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spareadj: additional to what is necessary for ordinary use; (verb) to give time, money, space, etc. to someone
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
backgroundn: the details of a person’s social heritage, such as family, vocational or educational experience; past information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
philosophyn: the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind
colonialadj: of or relating to a colony (= a territory that is controlled by a more powerful country); to the period of time during which a country or region was a colony
tracev: to find or discover someone or something that was lost
viewpointn: a way of thinking about a specific subject; a place from which something can be viewed, especially in an area of natural beauty
puzzlingadj: confusing or difficult to understand; mysterious
romanticadj: of or relating to love or a sexual relationship
tintn: a shade or small amount of a color
lensn: a transparent optical device with curved sides, used in an optical instrument that makes objects seem larger, smaller, clearer, etc.; (metaphor) the basic thoughts or mindsets through which someone sees or understands the environment or situation
benevolentadj: well-meaning and kind; serving a charitable or philanthropic purpose
pleasantadj: enjoyable, attractive, friendly, or agreeable
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
oppressv: to treat people in a cruel and authoritarian way, especially by denying them the same freedoms, rights, etc. as other people
beepv: to make a short, high-pitched sound, typically as a signal or warning
contextn: the circumstances, facts, or conditions that surround a particular event, situation, or statement and that give it meaning
quartern: one of four equal parts; a fourth part or portion
murkyadj: dark and gloomy or difficult to see through
encounterv: to face something, particularly something unpleasant or difficult, while attempting to do something else; to meet, especially unexpectedly
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
clichen: a phrase or expression that has become overused to the point that it has lost its original impact or meaning; a trite or unoriginal idea or statement
stereotypen: a fixed and unvarying idea or image that people have about what someone or something is like, but which is often not true in reality and may cause hurt and offense
internaladj: of or relating to the inside of something
universen: everything that exists, especially all physical matter, including planets, stars, galaxies, and all other forms of matter and energy
increasinglyadv: more and more
psychologyn: the scientific study of mind and behavior
cognitiveadj: of or relating to mental processes of understanding
therapyn: the act of caring for someone through medication, remedial training, etc.
scholarn: professor; a person who studies a topic in considerable depth, particularly in a university
persistentadj: continuing firmly or obstinately in the course of action despite difficulty or opposition; lasting or enduring without fading or being lost over time
prejudicen: a thought or feeling that is unfair and makes no sense, mainly when it is formed without enough thought or knowledge
biasn: a strong feeling in favor of or against one group of people, an idea, or thing, often not based on fair judgment
phobian: an extreme or irrational fear of a particular object, person, situation, or activity; a type of anxiety disorder
unfortunatelyadv: by bad luck; unluckily
misogynyn: a dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women
persistv: to continue to do and refuse to stop something despite difficulties or opposition, even if it appears unreasonable
racismn: prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people based on their membership in a particular ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized
instancen: a particular example or single occurrence of something
finiteadj: having a limit or restriction of size, time, etc.
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
identityn: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another
invariablyadv: in every case or on every occasion; without exception
parceln: something wrapped in paper so that it can be carried or sent by post
broadenv: to make or become wider or more extensive; to make or become more tolerant or liberal.
worldviewn: a particular philosophy or cognitive orientation of life or conception of the world
obligatoryadj: required by a rule, law, or social convention; compulsory
coconutn: the large, hard-shelled seed of a tropical palm, which has a fibrous husk surrounding a single-seeded nut
orangutann: a large long-armed ape with red-brown hair that lives in Borneo and Sumatra and has arboreal habits
countrysiden: rural areas or regions outside of cities and urban centers often characterized by open fields, farmland, forests, and countryside scenery
agriculturen: the practice or science of cultivating the land or raising stock
sitcomn: a television or radio program that features a continuing cast of characters in humorous or dramatic situations, typically presented in a half-hour format
draman: a play in a theatre, television, or radio, or performance on a stage
uglyadj: unattractive in appearance; unpleasant to look at
organicadj: of or derived from biological substance; producing plants and animals for food and other items without the use of synthetic chemicals
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
regardv: to think about or consider somebody or something in a specified way
defeatv: to win against somebody in a fight, war, or attempt
exploitv: to make full use of and gain an advantage from resources, opportunities, etc.
residualadj: relating to or constituting a remainder or leftover portion; remaining after other elements or factors have been removed or taken into account
tropicaladj: originating in, located in, or characteristic of the tropics
folkn: people in general, especially those of a particular group or type
emergev: to move out of or away from something and become visible
governv: to legally control and direct a country, city, group of people, etc. and be responsible for introducing new laws, organizing and maintaining public services
logicn: a way of thinking or reasoning conducted or evaluated by strict validity principles; the study of correct reasoning or good arguments
capitalismn: an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
interrogatev: to examine someone with questions over a lengthy period, especially in an aggressive manner
exoticadj: originating from or characteristic of a foreign country or culture; strikingly unusual, uncommon, or intriguing
cosplayn: a type of performance art in which participants dress up in costumes and accessories to represent a specific character or idea from a book, movie, video game, or other media
malln: a large, enclosed shopping center that typically contains many stores, restaurants, and other businesses
costumen: a set of clothes worn by an actor in a play or film or by a person representing a particular character or occupation
kitn: a set of tools, supplies, or equipment for a particular purpose
paraden: a public procession, especially one celebrating a special day or event
absolutelyadv: without restriction or limitation; completely or utterly
archn: a curved structure with two supports that holds the weight of something above it, such as a bridge or the upper part of a building
genesisn: the origin or beginning of something; the first book of the biblical scriptures of both Judaism and Christianity, describing the creation of the Earth and humankind
journaln: a newspaper or magazine specialized in a specific topic or profession
enormousadj: extremely large or great
unprecedentedadj: never having been seen, done, or known before
geopoliticaladj: of or relating to political activity or relations between countries and groups of countries, as influenced by the physical features of a country or area
contestn: a competition in which people compete for supremacy in a sport or other activity; a struggle between rivals
industrialadj: of or relating to or resulting from industry
revolutionn: a large-scale attempt to overthrow the government of a country, often using violence or war;
adaptv: to make fit for or change to suit a new purpose or environment
staidadj: sedate, respectable, and unadventurous in style, character, or manner; exhibiting a calm and steady demeanor
engagev: to attract and keep someone’s attention and interest; to participate in or obtain services of something
sociologistn: a person who studies the institutions and development of human society
anthropologyn: the scientific study of humanity, concerned with human behavior, human biology, cultures, societies, and linguistics in both the present and past, including past human species
economicaladj: providing a satisfactory return on the money, time, or effort; not using more money, fuel, etc. than necessary
confinev: to restrict the movement of someone or something
debaten: a formal discussion or argument of opposing viewpoints, often to persuade others to adopt a specific position; a public discussion, often on an issue of current interest, in which participants offer opinions and differing perspectives
determinantn: a factor, circumstance, or condition that contributes to the shaping, influencing, or determining of a particular outcome or result
railwayn: a transportation system consisting of tracks and trains, usually used for the transportation of goods or passengers over long distances
marginn: the space around the edge of a page or document; (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
erasev: to remove something completely, especially by rubbing it
uncoverv: to remove the cover from something; to discover something previously unseen or hidden
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
empiren: a group of countries ruled by one leader or government
inventionn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation; the act of inventing
imperialadj: relating to or associated with an empire or the person or country that rules it
nation-staten: a sovereign political entity that is composed of a nation, which is a group of people who share a common cultural, linguistic, or ethnic identity
independencen: freedom from another’s or others’ control or influence
reproducev: to make a copy of something such as a picture, piece of text, music, etc.; to produce offspring through a sexual or asexual process
concludev: to come to an end or close; to reach a judgment or opinion by reasoning
notwithstandingadv: despite anything to the contrary; nevertheless; (preposition) despite or in spite of
colonn: the punctuation mark ( : ) used to introduce a list, summary, explanation, etc., or before reporting what someone has said; a significant part of the large intestine, the final section of the digestive system
shadown: a dark area or shape cast by an object blocking the passage of light; an area in darkness or shade; a reflected image or copy of something; a person, activity, or influence that follows or accompanies someone or something closely and persistently, often in a secretive or ominous manner
reignitev: to cause something to start burning again
entirelyadv: completely
individuallyadv: separately or apart from others
fictionn: the type of book or story, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people; anything made up or imagined that is not true
conjurev: to call forth by magic; to create or bring about through the imagination
trapn: a piece of equipment or hole for catching animals or people; (verb) to catch animals or people and prevent them from escaping
victimn: a person who has been harmed, injured, or otherwise negatively affected by a particular action, circumstance, or event

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