misrule


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a lack of civil order or peace

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government that is inefficient or dishonest

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The reason behind this surge was the Congress misrule which led to the party's defeat.
In addition to a focus on historical accuracy and atmosphere, Murder by Misrule offers its information in digestible chapters perfect for pick-up-and-put-down browsing.
Berman concentrates on the large body of English Freemasons, examining Laurence Dermott and the Ancient Grand Lodge, Ancient Freemasonry and the London Irish, the Ancients' General Register, London's magistracy and the London Irish, the decline of the English Grand Lodge from 1740 to 1751, Masonic misrule, the King's Arms Lodge, and the Anglo-Irish in ascendancy and alienation.
That our country is so poor is a monument to hundreds of years of misrule by London.
Some people are happy to welcome them because they were fed up with the misrule of the al-Shabab fighters," another resident, Abdullahi Farey Hassan, said.
He said: "There was precious little to commend Chairman Mao's misrule in China, but his policy of sending recalcitrant officials back to the countryside for re-education seems to have something to commend it.
99 Lord of Misrule Jaimy Gordon LORD OF MISRULE became the talk of the US publishing world when beating off competition from some of the heavy hitters of the literary scene to win the 2010 National Book Award for fiction, writes Nicholas Godfrey.
This unaccountable cabal of EU commissioners continues to misrule and is nothing short of dictatorship.
Legal scholars have affected academia at many different levels: SCHOOLS FOR MISRULE documents this trend, documenting dubious lawsuits and the effects of legal misrule on all kinds of systems.
These animals inhabit rundown tracks like Indian Mound Downs, the setting of Lord of Misrule, where they race for small stakes and generally cause trouble for their already-troubled owners and jockeys.
Giving lie to the idea that never the twain, or, rather, the Mark Twain, shall meet; or, alternatively, giving lie to the idea that the gulf between dialect-heavy narration and literary fiction cannot be bridged by contemporary writers, Jaimy Gordoffs swampy-mouthed Lord of Misrule evokes as much the abovementioned Mississippian master of dialect as it does William Faulkner, another literary giant attentive to colloquial speech; Gordon proving in her voluptuous novel, marked by its lyrically sweeping style, that she too is attentive to spoken language's indelible rhythms, its evocative idiosyncrasies, its poetic subtleties.
There is anarchy everywhere, misrule is all pervasive and there is a conspiracy of corruption," she said in her 20-minute address.
He said there existed a clear consensus amongst the people against these attacks and that they were a legacy of Musharraf's misrule that had undermined Pakistan's sovereignty and integrity as well as killed innocent citizens.
They squandered money throughout their 13 years of misrule, ramping up the national debt.
I have said before that some people prefer to whitewash the Labour misrule of past years while others have long memories.