.
.
Based on Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary
Use the BACK button on your browser to return

object
a thing that can be seen or touched; material thing

objective, objectively, objectiveness, objectivity
having to do with a known or perceived object as distinguised from something existing only in the mind of the subject, or person thinking; of, relating to, or being an object, phenomenon, or condition in the realm of sensible experience independent ofindividual thought and perceptible by all observers; having reality independent of the mind (objective reality); compare subjective

obnoxious, obnoxiousness, obnoxiously
exposed to something unpleasant or harmful; odiously or disgustingly objectionable; highly offensive 

obscure
not clear or distinct; ambiguous; hidden; dim; dark; murky
obscure applies to that which is perceived with difficulty, either because it is veiled, perhaps by design obscurantism

obscurantism
the practice of preventing the facts or full details of something from becoming known
obscurant
a person or thing that obscures

obsequious, obsequiously, obsequiousness
full of or exhibiting servile compliance; fawning

obviate, obviated, obviating, obviates, obviation, obviator, obviation
to do away with; to attempt to do away with; counter; prevent; render unnecessary; to anticipate and dispose of effectively

Old Testament
the first of the two main divisions of the Christian Bible; the covenant (agreement) of God with Israel as distinguished in Christianity from the dispensation (time of affairs in the world) of Jesus constituting the New Testament.

oligarchy, oligarchies, oligarchi.or.oligarchical
a state controlled by a few persons often behind the scene, behind closed doors and away from public view (closet communists?); those making up such a government; government by a few, especially by a small faction of persons or families

Province of Ontario

oppress
to keep down by the cruel or unjust use of power or authority
oppression
a thing that oppresses

oppressive, oppressively, oppressiveness
difficult to bear; burdensome: oppressive laws; exercising power arbitrarily and often unjustly; weighing heavily on the senses or spirit (oppressive weather); burdensome

orbit
a range of activity, experience, or knowledge; a range of control or influence; range

order(s) in council
an 'order in council' is equal to an Act of Parliament; in British political practice, those ordinances issued by the king or queen upon the advice of the Privy Council, a remnant of the period when the king or queen had absolute authority (how they lost it)

outcome
a natural result; a consequence; effect
.
I n d e x  o f  C a n a d i a n  p o l i t i c a l  h i s t o r y
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
*
.