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Can you name the words ending with the suffix 'ship' purely from their definitions?

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a state or government under absolute or despotic rule
a close association of friends or equals sharing similar interests / financial grant made to a member of a college or university
act of authorising and examining material and to remove or suppress what is considered morally, politically, or otherwise objectionable
the use in a sport or game of aggressive, often dubious tactics, such as psychological intimidation or disruption of concentration, to gain an advantage over one's opponent
a connection by blood, marriage, or adoption; family relationship
a legal agreement to work for another for a specific amount of time in return for instruction in a trade, art, or business
the condition of being administered by a person appointed by a court to manage property pending the outcome of litigation, after the owner(s) has been declared bankrupt
the art or technique of keeping another person or opponent slightly off balance in order to consistently retain an advantage
the practice of seeking advantage by creating the impression that one is willing and able to push a highly dangerous situation to the limit rather than concede
a) a high administrative position in one of the modern colonial empires. b) a position of provincial governor of chief magistrate rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

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