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The ABC's of Politics (For Better or Words)

The ABC's of Politics (For Better or Words) (SMILE! They aren’t misspelled.) Aboulomania. Bahadur. Caducity. Dapatical. Ecmnesia. Fabulist. Gerrymander. Highbinder. Ideopraxist. Jobbery. Kakistocracy. Lucripetous. Malversation. Nomocracy. Obrogate. Papyrocracy. Quadrennium. Raconteur. Satisdation. Talliate. Unconsentaneous. Vacillate. Wondermonger. Xenogenous. Yare. Zabernism. That's Today's Politics Just for You! Dictionary Reference: http://phrontistery.info/a.html . . . . Scroll Down . . . . . . . . . The ABC’s of Politics (For Better and Words) A-- aboulomania (pathological indecisiveness) B-- bahadur (self-important official) C-- caducity (being of a transitory or impermanent nature) D-- dapatical (lavish; sumptuous; costly) E--ecmnesia (loss of memory of the events of a specific period) F-- fabulist (one who invents fables) G – gerrymander (to divide electoral districts for one's own political gain) H – highbinder (scheming or corrupt politician) I-- ideopraxist (one who is impelled to carry out an idea) J-- jobbery (the conduct of public business for private gain.) K-- kakistocracy (government by the worst) L-- lucripetous (eager for gain) M--malversation (corruption in office; corrupt administration; misconduct) N-- nomocracy (government based on legal system; rule of law) O-- obrogate (to alter the law by passing a new law) P-- papyrocracy (government by newspapers or literature) Q— quadrennium (period of four years) R-- raconteur teller of anecdotes S-- satisdation provision of security T-- talliate to impose a tax U-- unconsentaneous not in agreement V— vacillate fluctuate in opinion or resolution venal W—wondermonger (one who promises miracles) X—xenogenous (due to an outside cause) Y-- yare (marked by quickness and agility; nimble; prepared; easily) Z-- zabernism (misuse of military authority; bullying) Did you like the joke? Please go to the Narrative Version, next.

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Date: 9/15/2009 6:26:00 AM
I was able to squeeze out 3 that I knew. I feel so educated today. Thank You and was I match the title with the definitions I got a chuckle.
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Date: 9/12/2009 7:58:00 AM
very funny, thanks for the definitions, I was fixin to get the dictionary!
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Date: 9/11/2009 2:48:00 PM
Can i have my dictionary back now, awesome write Dane Ann>>James
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Date: 9/11/2009 2:19:00 PM
Interesting content and design. Sara
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Date: 9/10/2009 6:45:00 PM
Amazing, Dane! I never heard of many of these words. Thanks for the dictionary definitions. I needed it and it may help me understand Congress. (As if ANYONE can understand Congress.) Thank you for this educational insight! Love, Carolyn
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