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widown: a woman whose spouse has died and who has not remarried
strugglev: to make a great effort to do something when it is difficult, or there are a lot of problems; to use force or violence to break away from restraint or constriction
accusev: to charge or criticize someone with a crime or wrongdoing
skipv: to move along lightly and quickly, making a step from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce; to intentionally fail to do something which would normally do
promiscuousadj: having casual sexual relations frequently with different partners; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; not selective of a single class or person
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
juvenileadj: relating to or characteristic of youth or young people; immature
delinquentn: a person who regularly engages in minor criminal or antisocial activities, especially a young person; a person who has failed to neglect one’s duty
committedadj: willing to put in a lot of effort, time, and energy into something; firmly believing in something
administerv: to oversee and control the operation or arrangement of something
assignv: to give a specific job or piece of work to a someone
verdictn: an official opinion or decision made in a civil or criminal case or an inquest (= an inquiry into the cause of an unexpected death); the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision
sterilizev: to make something free of all forms of life, especially bacteria or viruses, by using heat, chemicals, or radiation
deficiencyn: the state of lack, or not having enough of, something that is essential
horrificadj: causing horror or disgust; gruesome and terrifying
talen: a story made up in someone’s imagination, especially one full of action and adventure
authoritarianadj: characterized by strict, absolute control and obedience to authority or rules; dictatorial and lacking in personal freedoms or individual rights
regimen: the organization, a system, or method that is the governing authority of a political unit
relentlessadj: persistent and determined; continuing despite difficulties or setbacks
eugenicadj: relating to or promoting the improvement of the human genetic stock, particularly through controlled breeding, to enhance desirable traits among offspring
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
reproductionn: the process by which organisms create offspring; the production of something similar to an original work
retainv: to keep or continue to possess or maintain something
traitn: a particular feature of your nature
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
evolutionn: a gradual process of transformation of living things
geneticsn: the branch of biology that studies genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
movementn: a group of people working together to achieve a shared goal, especially a political, social, or artistic one; the process of moving or being moved, physically or figuratively
dedicatev: to give all of your energy, time, etc., entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; to set apart for a particular purpose or use
endeavorv: to make an earnest attempt or effort; to strive or work hard towards a goal or objective
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
prominentadj: important, well-known, or noticeable
progressiveadj: relating to or supporting development or advancement, especially social or political one
reformern: a person who makes changes to a system or law to improve it
improvev: to make or become better
desirableadj: worth having or achieving; pleasing, attractive, or sought after
definitionn: a concise explanation of the meaning of a word, phrase, or symbol
largelyadv: virtually entirely; to a large degree
determinantn: a factor, circumstance, or condition that contributes to the shaping, influencing, or determining of a particular outcome or result
prejudicen: a thought or feeling that is unfair and makes no sense, mainly when it is formed without enough thought or knowledge
unfitadj: not suitable or good enough for a particular purpose or standard
immigrantn: a person who has come to a country where they were not born to live there permanently
disabilityn: a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for someone to do some things that other people do
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
descentn: the act or process of moving downward; a person’s family origins
influencen: the ability to affect someone’s or something’s character, growth, or behavior, or the effect itself
restrictedadj: limited in extent, number, scope, or action, especially by official rules, laws, etc.
immigrationn: the act or process of coming to live permanently in a foreign country
outlawv: to make something illegal; (noun) a person who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
racialadj: of or related to the race (= classification of humans into groups based on physical traits or social relations)
unionn: a group of employees who have banded together to advocate for their rights and better their working conditions; the act or the state of joining together or being joined together
hygienen: the practice of maintaining cleanliness in the home and person to prevent illness
concludev: to come to an end or close; to reach a judgment or opinion by reasoning
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
gayadj: homosexual; happy, carefree
extremeadj: very great in amount or degree
brutalityn: the quality or state of being cruel or savage
policyn: a set of rules, guidelines, principles, or procedures that govern decision-making or action, often used in the context of business or government; a course of action or plan of action adopted or followed by an organization or individual to achieve a goal or objective
globen: the earth or world, mainly used to emphasize its vastness
enactv: to make a law; to put something into practice
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
forciblyadv: done by physical power or violence; against someone’s will
enforcev: to make sure that people obey a particular law, rule, or situation
mandaten: an official or authoritative instruction or command; a commission or authority to carry out a particular task
deemv: to consider or decide something in a particular way
defectiveadj: having a flaw or fault that prevents proper functioning or usability; broken or imperfect in some way
labeln: a small piece of paper, fabric, or other material attached to an object and giving information about it; (verb) to assign to a category
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
superficialadj: existing or occurring only at or on the surface; appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely
diagnosev: to determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a careful analysis
linguistn: a person who speaks several foreign languages; a person who studies or teaches languages or linguistics
cultn: a small religious group, especially one that is not part of a larger religion and that is regarded as outside the norm; followers of an exclusive system of beliefs and practices
biasn: a strong feeling in favor of or against one group of people, an idea, or thing, often not based on fair judgment
racistadj: characterized by or showing discrimination or prejudice against people of other races; (noun) a person with a prejudiced belief that one racial group is superior to others
problematicadj: full of difficulties; difficult to deal with or solve
incrediblyadv: in a way that is very difficult to believe; exceedingly or extremely
operatev: to work in a particular way; to supervise something
famen: the condition of being well-known and discussed by a large number of people as a result of one’s accomplishments, abilities, and so on
arguev: to express differing opinions or points of view, often in a heated or contentious manner; to present a case or reasoning to persuade or convince others
violn: a stringed instrument, typically with six strings and frets, played with a bow, also called a viola da gamba
constitutionn: the set of fundamental principles or established precedents that a state, a country, or an organization is governed by; the act of forming or establishing something
deprivev: to take away something from someone
judgen: a person who makes decisions in a court of law; (verb) to determine the result of or form a critical opinion of something
overseev: to watch and direct someone or something to make sure that it is being done correctly
spareadj: additional to what is necessary for ordinary use; (verb) to give time, money, space, etc. to someone
impendingadj: about to happen or occur; close in time; imminent
surgeryn: medical treatment of injuries or diseases involving an incision with instruments and often removing or replacing some parts of the body; the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
victimn: a person who has been harmed, injured, or otherwise negatively affected by a particular action, circumstance, or event
acquirev: to buy or obtain something such as an asset, object, knowledge, etc., for oneself
negativeadj: having the quality of something bad or harmful; expressing refusal
connotev: to suggest or imply something in addition to its literal or primary meaning; to imply something beyond the literal or primary meaning
horrorn: intense fear or disgust, especially at something shocking or terrifying
nuancedadj: characterized by subtle differences in appearance, meaning, sound, etc.
bioethicsn: the study of ethical issues related to life sciences and healthcare, particularly those related to the moral implications of scientific advances in medicine and biology
bluntadj: having a dull or rounded edge or point; not sharp; straightforward in speech or manner, often to the point of being rude or insensitive
pursuev: to do something or attempt to attain something over time; to follow or seek someone or something, especially in trying to catch them
involuntaryadj: acting or done without or against one’s will
finn: a thin flat part on the body of a fish or other aquatic animal used for propulsion or balance
lawsuitn: a legal action taken by one party against another in a court of law, typically seeking damages or some other form of remedy for perceived wrongs or harms suffered
protestn: a strong expression of disagreement, disapproval, or opposition
marchv: to walk militarily with stiff, regular steps
galvanizev: to stimulate or shock someone into taking action; to cover metal containing zinc to protect it from rust
lawmakern: a politician or legislator who is responsible for making and changing laws
repealn: the act of officially canceling or making something no longer in force; (verb) to officially cancel or make something no longer in force
unfortunatelyadv: by bad luck; unluckily
illegaladj: not allowed by law
oppressv: to treat people in a cruel and authoritarian way, especially by denying them the same freedoms, rights, etc. as other people
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use

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