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primeadj: main or most important; basic
ministern: a person appointed to or a job of a head of a government department
claimv: to assert that something is true; to demand or request something as one’s own; to lay legal or moral right to something; (noun) a demand or assertion of a right or something that one believes to be true
abusen: the use of something in an incorrect or harmful manner
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
reparationn: the act of repairing or making amends for damage, harm, or injury caused to someone or something
vividadj: producing very clear, powerful, and detailed images in the mind
scarn: a mark that remains on the skin after a wound has healed
testimonyn: a formal written or spoken statement that something is true, especially one given in court; something that serves as evidence
underminev: to make someone or something less powerful, less effective, weaker gradually; to make someone’s fame, confidence, or authority less effective or weaker gradually
documentaryn: a film or a radio or television program that gives facts and information about a subject; of or derived from official documents
sanctionn: official permission or approval for an action, especially an economic or political action by a government or international organization; a penalty or punishment imposed for breaking the law, rule, or agreement; (verb) to impose a penalty or punishment for breaking the law, rule, or agreement
torturen: the act of causing intense pain or suffering to someone to punish them, extract information from them, or for some other reason
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
witnessn: a person who sees something happen, especially a crime or an accident
attestv: to provide evidence or proof of something; to confirm or certify the authenticity of something; to bear witness to the truth of something
referv: to direct someone’s attention, thoughts, or questions to another source or person; to mention, cite, or allude to something as evidence or support
repeatedlyadv: again and again; many times
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
refusev: to show that one is not willing to do or accept something
suspectv: to consider anything to be actual or probable
gapn: a conspicuous disparity or difference separates something such as a figure, people, their opinions, situation, etc.
archivesn: a collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people
releasev: to set free or allow to escape from confinement
relevancen: the state or degree of being closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand
acknowledgedadj: recognized or admitted as being true or valid
pertinentadj: relevant or applicable to a particular matter; having a direct bearing on the matter at hand
securityn: the state of being free from danger, risk, or harm; measures taken to protect against threats or attacks; a financial asset, such as a stock or bond that derives value exclusively from the ownership interest or claim to a particular underlying asset or obligation
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
colonyn: a country or an area that is governed by a more powerful country that is often far away
declarev: to say, state, or announce something clearly, officially, or publicly
independencen: freedom from another’s or others’ control or influence
widespreadadj: existing or happening in various places or among many people
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
operatev: to work in a particular way; to supervise something
legacyn: something that is handed down from an earlier generation or time, often something that has had a significant impact on subsequent generations; a bequest made by a person in their will, often money or property
destroyv: to ruin or damage severely or completely; to eradicate or eliminate completely
incriminatev: to make someone seem guilty of a crime or wrongdoing
strategyn: a detailed plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall goal.
instructv: to teach someone practical skills or knowledge; to formally order or tell someone to do something
transportn: a system for moving people or products from one location to another using automobiles, roads, and so on
slaten: a flat piece of rock or stone that is typically used as a roofing or flooring material; a list of candidates for an election arranged in a specific order
destructionn: the act of causing so much damage to something
ashn: the powdery residue left after the burning of a substance, typically containing minerals and other impurities; the solid remains of a dead person after cremation
sinkv: to submerge or go down below the surface of a liquid or substance; to decline or deteriorate; to cause something to go down into a liquid substance or sink into something else
craten: a large container, typically made of wood or metal, used for transporting or storing goods
shoren: the land along the edge of a sea, lake, broad river, or other large body of water; (verb) to support by placing against something solid or rigid
revn: a measure of the rate at which an engine or motor rotates, often expressed in revolutions per minute (RPM); (verb) to increase the number of rotations per minute
locatev: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something
finn: a thin flat part on the body of a fish or other aquatic animal used for propulsion or balance
estimatev: to guess or calculate the cost, size, value, etc. of something
sprawlv: to sit, lie, or fall with one’s arms and legs spread out
exposedadj: having no protection or shield from something, such as bad weather, attack, or criticism
incineratev: to burn something, especially waste material completely
ultimateadj: furthest or highest in degree or order
obscureadj: not well known to many people
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
aspectn: one part or feature of a situation, problem, subject, etc.
attorney-generaln: the chief legal officer of a country or state, responsible for representing the government in legal matters and advising on legal issues
sinn: the offense against a religious or moral law or against God
administerv: to oversee and control the operation or arrangement of something
forciblyadv: done by physical power or violence; against someone’s will
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
fertileadj: capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops; intellectually productive
settlern: a person who moved with a group of others to live in a different country or area
large-scaleadj: involving many people or things and involving a lot of change or activity
mandaten: an official or authoritative instruction or command; a commission or authority to carry out a particular task
laborn: productive work, especially physical work done for wages; the people who do manual or physical work in a country or company for wage; (verb) to work hard or to strive and make an effort to reach a goal
implementv: to put a decision, plan, or system into effect
reservev: to keep something for future use or contingency; to obtain or arrange something, such as a meeting, seat, etc., in advance
indigenousadj: someone or something that is native to or occurring naturally in a particular place
restrictedadj: limited in extent, number, scope, or action, especially by official rules, laws, etc.
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
resistv: to refuse to accept something and attempt to prevent it from happening
incursionn: a sudden or brief invasion or attack; the act of entering into something in a way that is not authorized or welcomed
increasinglyadv: more and more
aimv: to try or plan to get or achieve something
overthrowv: to defeat or remove a leader or a government from a position of power by force
emergencyn: a sudden unforeseen crisis usually involving danger that requires immediate action
permitv: to allow for something to happen or be done; (noun) the act of giving a formal, usually written, authorization
illegaladj: not allowed by law
regainv: to get something back or recover something after it has been lost or taken away
confirmv: to support or establish the truth or certainty of something previously believed or suspected to be the case
participatev: to take part in something
resistancen: the act of defending oneself from an aggressor or refusing to accept something
horribleadj: extremely unpleasant or bad; causing fear or disgust
imprisonv: to confine a person to a prison, a detention facility, or a place of involuntary confinement
convictv: to prove or declare someone to be guilty of a crime; (noun) a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
terrorismn: the use of violence to attain political or religious goals or to compel a government to act
imposev: to officially force a new law, tax, duty, etc. to be obeyed or received
extremeadj: very great in amount or degree
surveillancen: the act of carefully monitoring a person suspected of a crime or a place where a crime may be committed or expected
interrogatev: to examine someone with questions over a lengthy period, especially in an aggressive manner
tacticsn: the methods or strategies used to achieve a specific goal or outcome, particularly in the context of military, business, or sports
rapn: a type of music characterized by a strong, repetitive beat and lyrics that often focus on social and political issues; a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
castv: to cause light or shadow to appear on a surface; to assing or choose someone such as an actor or representative, especially by selection process
shacklen: a metal ring, bar, or other device used to confine, restrain, or limit freedom of movement; a restraint or impediment of any kind
wristn: the joint between the hand and the forearm; the narrow part of the hand near this joint
handcuffn: a pair of metal restraints that are designed to lock around a person’s wrists and prevent them from moving their hands freely; (verb) to restrain or restrict the movement of a person by applying handcuffs, typically as part of an arrest or other security-related process
blindfoldn: a covering for the eyes used to block out light, particularly one used as a means of sensory deprivation or as a form of punishment or revenge; (verb) to cover someone’s eyes with a blindfold or similar material, often as a way of preventing them from seeing something or to make a game or activity more challenging
suspendv: to stop something from continuing or being in force or effect, either temporarily or permanently; to hang something freely
upsiden: the positive aspect or potential of something; the upper side of something
violn: a stringed instrument, typically with six strings and frets, played with a bow, also called a viola da gamba
apologyn: an act of saying or writing that you are sorry for something that has been done wrong or that causes a trouble
out-of-courtadj: referring to legal proceedings, negotiations, or settlements that take place outside of a courtroom, often through arbitration, mediation, or private agreement
settlementn: an official agreement that brings an argument to a close; the process of establishing permanent residence in a place.
claimantn: a person who makes a claim, especially one who makes a claim for financial compensation or legal rights in a court of law
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
pavev: to cover something with a hard, flat material such as stones, bricks, or concrete, to make it suitable for travel or use
rewritev: to write something such as a book or speech again in a different way, usually to improve it or add new information
uncoverv: to remove the cover from something; to discover something previously unseen or hidden
fundamentaladj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected
mythn: an ancient story or set of stories accepted as history, especially explaining the worldview of a people
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
benevolentadj: well-meaning and kind; serving a charitable or philanthropic purpose
instituten: an organization that has a specific purpose, particularly one dealing with science, education, or a particular profession; (verb) to initiate, introduce, or establish something
democracyn: a form of government in which the people have the authority to deliberate and decide legislation, or to choose governing officials to do so
graciousadj: behaving in a kind, polite and generous way
survivev: to live or exist despite a dangerous event or period
rescuev: to save someone or something from a dangerous or difficult situation

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