[Noun] Dirigisme

1. An economy in which government exerts strong directive influence.

[Adj] Ephemeral

  1. Lasting for a very short time.
  2. Having a very short life cycle.

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[Adj] Wraithlike

  1. Shadowy: lacking in substance
  2. Dim shadowy forms.
  3. (Noun) The exact likeness of a living person seen usually just before death as an apparition.

[Adj] Salient

  1. Most noticeable or important.
  2. Prominent or conspicuous relevant information in content. 

[Noun] Ontology

  1. The branch of metaphysics dealing with the nature of being.
  2. A branch of philosophy focusing upon the origins, essence and meaning of being.
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[Adj] Erudite

  1. Having or showing great knowledge or learning.
  2. Learned, scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books

[Noun] Proletariat

  1. Workers or working-class people, regarded collectively (often used with reference to Marxism)
  2. The proletariat (from Latin proletarius, a citizen of the lowest class) is a term used to identify a lower social class.
tags - Words: P Noun

[Adj] Sacrosanct

  1. Regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with.
  2. Considered holy; inviolable.
  3. Beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable; sacred

[Adj] Ascetic

  1. Characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons.
  2. (Noun)  A person who practices such self-discipline.

[Noun] Infinitesimal

  1. An indefinitely small quantity; a value approaching zero
  2. (Adj) Infinitely or immeasurably small
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