To abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal, to declare null and void
Abrogate
An unnecessary, wasteful and/or pointless project
Boondoggle
Unrestricted power to act at one's own discretion
Carte Blanche
The distress caused by feeling guilty, regret, remorse
Compunction
A dabber in the arts; one who engages in an activity in an amateurish. trifling or superficial way
Dilettante
A summary. condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality; a perfect example
Epitome
Humorous, not meant seriously
Facetious
A tactic of making long speeches in order to delay or obstruct legislation or other productive work from getting done by a ruling body
Filibuster
A person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another; an omen
Harbinger
Presenting a positive, peaceful view of rural life (as poetry or prose); pleasant in a natural, simple way
Idyllic
Intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
Insidious
A dictionary of a language; the special vocabulary of a person, group, or subject; a compendium
Lexicon
A sacred word, chant, or sound that is repeated over and over to advance one's spiritual growth or a repeated utterance designed to focus one's power
Mantra
A new convert, beginnner, novice
Neophyte
Somebody with newly acquired wealth who likes to display and flaunt it
Nouveau Riche
To exclude from a group, banish, send away, shun
Ostracize
Done in a superficial or halfhearted manner; without interest or enthusiasm, performed only out of duty or routine
Perfunctory
Next; nearest; immediately before or after in order, place, occurrence, etc
Proximate
The making of amends for a wrong one has done, by paying money to or otherwise helping those who have been wronged
Reparation
Coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed
Scurrilous
An advocate for the extension of voting rights (especially for women)
Suffragist
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc)
Totalitarian
Not capable of being held or defended as an argument/point of view; impossible to maintain
Untenable
Boisterous, loud and noisy; compelling attention
Vociferous
Fervent, fervid, intense, passionate, enthusiastic, eager in the pursuir of something or belief in something
Zealous

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