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sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.