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  1. Stems List 24

  2. 1. democracy • demo=people • cracy=government

  3. 1. democracy • government by the people

  4. 2. monarchy • mono=one • archy=government

  5. 2. monarchy • land ruled by one-usually for life

  6. 3. aristocracy • cracy=government

  7. 3. aristocracy • political control by those considered to be superior

  8. 4. mobocracy • mob=move • cracy=government

  9. 4. mobocracy • political control by a mob

  10. 5. theocracy • theo=god • cracy=government

  11. 5. theocracy • a government in which a god or deity is supreme authority.

  12. 6. interregnum • inter=between • reg=rule

  13. 6. interregnum • a period of time with no ruler

  14. 7. emissary • ex=out • miss=carry

  15. 7. emissary • an agent sent on a mission; a spy

  16. 8. anarchist • an=without • archy=government • ist=one who

  17. 8. anarchist • one against the government

  18. 9. belligerent • bell=war

  19. 9. belligerent • aggressive; hostile

  20. 10. diatribe • dia=across • trib=pay

  21. 10. diatribe • abusive criticism

  22. 11. disputatious • dis=away • put=think • ous=full of

  23. 11. disputatious • argumentative

  24. 12. bellicose • bell=war

  25. 12. bellicose • warlike; ready to fight

  26. 13. retribution • re=again • trib=pay • tion=act or state of

  27. 13. retribution • revenge

  28. 14. insurgence • in=in • surg=rise

  29. 14. insurgence • act of rebellion; uprising

  30. 15. pandemonium • pan=all • demo=people • ium=element

  31. 15. pandemonium • utter chaos

  32. 16. casus belli • bell=war

  33. 16. casus belli • cause for war

  34. 17. abdicate • ab=away • dict=say • ate=cause

  35. 17. abdicate • to give up a title voluntarily

  36. 18. depose • de=down • pos=put

  37. 18. depose • to remove from power There are those that would love to depose this king!

  38. 19. expatriate • ex=out • pater=father • ate=cause

  39. 19. expatriate • banish

  40. 20. carnage • carn=flesh

  41. 20. carnage • butchery; massacre

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