• Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources.
Usage: Profligate consumers of energy.
• A licentious, dissolute person.
Usage: He is a drunkard and a profligate.
2. Puppet state
• Puppet government, is a state that is de jure independent but de facto completely dependent upon an outside power and does its bidding.
• Puppet states have nominal sovereignty, but a foreign or otherwise alien power effectively exercises control, for reasons such as financial interests, economic or military support.
• Puppet states are distinguished from allies in that allies choose their actions on their own or in accordance with treaties they voluntarily entered.
Usage: In 1931, Japan seized Manchuria from the Republic of China, setting up a puppet state under Puyi, the last Manchu emperor of China.
• Made for a particular customer or user.
Usage: A bespoke suit.
• A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.
• A state that is controlled and protected by another.
Usage: Panama was juridical a protectorate of the United States.
• The quality of being cheerful and full of energy; exuberance.
Usage: The ebullience of happy children.
• A dispute or argument, typically one that is long and complicated.
Usage: An insurance wrangle is holding up compensation payments.
7. Horse trading
• Hard and shrewd bargaining, especially in politics.
Usage: We will win with no horse-trading or electoral pacts.
• “Orwellian” is an adjective describing a situation, idea, or societal condition that George Orwell identified as being destructive to the welfare of a free and open society.
• Craxism was and is according to some extent, an Italian political ideology based on the thought of socialist leader Bettino Craxi, who was also Prime Minister in the 1980s.
• Today, the Craxism is often used in derogatory form to define a corrupt politician, although some welcome him in a favourable manner.
Usage: Craxism, although the term derogatory today was based on a synthesis of social democracy, socialism and liberal conservatism.
• A state of incompatibility or disagreement.
Usage: A fissure between philosophy and reality.