In Praise of Idleness | Study Guide

Bertrand Russell

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In Praise of Idleness | Glossary

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appropriated: (v) taken without permission

asceticism: (n) a practice of refusing pleasure

conscience: (n) a principle governing judgments about morality

diminution: (n) a reduction in size

plutocracy: (n) a form of government by the wealthy

prerogative: (n) a privilege

pundit: (n) expert who addresses public audiences

technic: (n) technology

unutilitarian: (adj) non-utilitarian; unhelpful or useless

vapid: (adj) empty

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