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jerseyn: a knitted garment typically made of wool or cotton, worn as a shirt or pullover
relativeadj: considered and evaluated through comparison with something else
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
sightseeingn: the activity of visiting places of interest in a particular location or region as a tourist, often by walking or taking a guided tour
sneakv: to go somewhere, or take someone or something somewhere secretly or stealthily; to steal or do something secretly or stealthily
downstairsadv: on or to a lower or ground floor of a building
innn: a small hotel or lodging establishment typically located in a rural area, often serving food and drink as well as lodging
blackfacen: (considered offensive) a form of theatrical makeup used to portray a negative and stereotypical caricature of black people, often involving the use of darkening makeup on the face
confusev: to mistake one thing for another; to make somebody hard to understand
introductionn: a preliminary explanation or remarks given before the start of a text, performance, or event; the act of bringing something new into existence or introducing something to a wider audience or new market
minstreln: historically, a medieval poet, musician, or performer who traveled from place to place, often entertaining audiences with music, song, and poetry; a performer or entertainer who performs traditional or folk music, storytelling, or other forms of performance art
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
incidentn: an event or occurrence, often unexpected or unplanned; something that happens
corkn: a type of light and buoyant material that comes from the bark of the cork oak tree often used as a stopper for bottles or as a material for insulation or flooring; (verb) to close or seal something with a cork or similar stopper
exaggeratev: to describe or represent something as better or worse than it is
tightadj: fixed, fastened, or kept together firmly or closely
coilv: to wind something in a spiral or helical shape; to create a coil or coil-like shape; to group or organize something closely together in a circular or spiral pattern
wign: a head covering made of synthetic or real hair worn for a variety of reasons, including as a fashion accessory, to conceal hair loss or baldness, or as part of a costume
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
parodyn: a humorous imitation of a serious piece of literature or music designed to ridicule or criticize the original work
interspersev: to scatter or distribute among or between other things; to insert or place something at intervals
stumpv: to cause to be perplexed or confused; (noun) the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
interluden: a period of time between two events or periods of activity, often marked by a pause or break; a brief entertainment or performance between two larger acts or events
skitn: a short, often humorous performative piece or act, typically performed in a comic or satirical tone or style, as part of a variety show or a theatrical or musical performance
rostern: a list of people’s names, often who are available to do a job
recurringadj: happening or occurring again periodically or repeatedly
interlocutorn: a person who participates in a conversation or dialogue; a person who speaks or converses with another
emceen: (a short for MC, a master of ceremonies) who introduces speakers, performers, or entertainers and keeps the event moving smoothly; (verb) to act as the master of ceremonies or a host of an event, typically by introducing performers, speakers, or other participants and helping to keep the event organized and flowing smoothly
clownn: a performer, typically in a circus, who wears distinctive makeup and costumes and plays practical jokes, and performs tricks or stunts to entertain audiences
slaven: a person who is, either legally or illegally, owned by someone; a person entirely dominated by some influence or a person
maternaladj: relating to or characteristic of a mother; having feelings that are typical of a caring mother towards her child
hypersexualizedadj: characterized by the excessive or exaggerated focus on or depiction of sexual activity, often for commercial or entertainment purposes
wenchn: (considered offensive and is generally not used in modern English) a young woman or girl, usually of low social status
arrogantadj: having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one’s importance or abilities
dandyn: a man who is excessively fastidious in his dress and manner; (adjective) very good
zipn: a fastener made of interlocking teeth or ridges that is used to join two edges or pieces of fabric; a sound or motion that resembles the sound made by a zipper when it is pulled; (of a computer) a popular file compression and archiving format; (short for Zone Improvement Plan) a system of postal codes used in the United States to help facilitate mail delivery more efficiently
brutaladj: harsh or cruel
anticadj: ludicrously strange and unusual; playful or amusing
illiterateadj: unable to read or write; lacking basic education and knowledge in reading and writing
superioradj: better, higher in quality, or more advanced than others
simplicityn: the quality or condition of being natural and plain or easy to understand or do
buffoonn: a foolish or clumsy person, especially one who amuses others by making funny faces or behaving in a silly way
capturev: to catch a person or an animal and confine them in an area which they cannot escape
imaginaryadj: existing only in someone’s mind
wildfiren: a large, uncontrolled fire that spreads quickly through a natural area such as a forest, grassland, or mountain slope
entertainmentn: public shows, films, television, or other performances or activities of enjoying people
applaudv: to express approval of someone or something by clapping the hands
humorn: the quality of being amusing or funny; the liquid parts of the body
entertainv: to keep a group of people interested or excited; to take into consideration an idea or feeling
humanizev: to make something or someone more humane or compassionate; to make something more relatable or understandable to humans
ridiculen: speech or behavior that makes fun of or mocks someone or something; teasing, sarcasm, or scornful remarks that are intended to belittle or humiliate; (verb) to mock, criticize, or make fun of someone or something in a scornful or derisive way
abolitionistn: a person who advocates for the abolition (the act of doing away with something) of slavery or some other practice considered unjust
filthyadj: dirty or unclean, often to an extreme or offensive degree; morally offensive or obscene
scumn: a layer of unwanted or unclean material that forms on the surface of a liquid or a solid, often containing dirt, oil, or other debris, also used figuratively to describe undesirable people or groups
complexionn: the natural color, texture, and appearance of a person’s skin, especially their face
denyv: to state that one refuses to admit the existence or truth of something
forgev: to fashion or shape metal by heating it and hammering it into shape; to create or develop something new or original; to form strong bonds or relationships with others
appropriateadj: suitable or proper in the circumstances; fitting
maskv: to conceal something; (noun) a covering that you wear over your face to hide it
mockv: to make fun of someone, usually by imitating them in a witty but harsh way
embracev: to accept something willingly and enthusiastically; (noun) the act of clasping another person in the arms as in greeting or affection
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
instructionn: detailed direction, order, etc., on how to do or use something
routinen: a usual or habitual way of doing things; a set sequence of steps, part of a larger computer program
costumen: a set of clothes worn by an actor in a play or film or by a person representing a particular character or occupation
politiciann: a person who is a member of a government or law-making organization, especially as an elected member of parliament, etc.
fraternaladj: relating to or like a brother or brothers; (of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova (= the female reproductive cell)
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
indelibleadj: cannot be removed, erased, or forgot
imprintv: to make a mark or impression on a surface; to leave a lasting impression or influence on someone or something; (noun) a mark or impression made by pressing or stamping something onto a surface; a distinctive feature or characteristic that is left by something or someone
psychen: the human soul, mind, or spirit
racialadj: of or related to the race (= classification of humans into groups based on physical traits or social relations)
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
circulatev: to move continuously or freely around a place or closed system
vaudevillen: a type of variety show that was popular in the late 19th and early 20th century, featuring a mix of comedy, music, dance, and other forms of entertainment; often characterized by a series of short acts or sketches performed by different performers
reinforcementn: the act of strengthening, supporting, or consolidating; something that serves to strengthen or support
supremacyn: the state, condition, or position of being superior to all others in authority, power, or status
inferiorityn: the state or condition of being lower in rank, quality, or status; a feeling or sense of being less worthy or capable than others
headlinen: a heading at the top of a newspaper or magazine story or page
hauntv: to frequent or visit repeatedly, often in a way that is disturbing or unsettling; to occupy or fill the mind, often in a way that is unpleasant or persistent
surveyn: an investigation of the opinions, behavior, etc. of a particular group of people, made by asking people questions
conductv: to organize and carry out a particular activity
appealn: a serious, earnest, or urgent request for money, information, or help; a quality that makes somebody or something attractive or interest
impersonatev: to pretend to be someone else, often with the intent to deceive or defraud; to imitate the mannerisms or speech of another person as a form of tribute or satire
slaveryn: the practice or system of owning, buying, and selling people as property and forcing them to work
segregationn: the act or process of separating or isolating people, things, or groups based on race, gender, religion, social class, or other characteristics; a political or social system that enforces such separation or isolation
continuallyadv: in a way that happens without interruption or repeatedly
reappearv: to show up again or return after not being heard of or seen for a period of time
echon: a sound heard after being reflected off a surface, such as a wall or a cliff
sufferv: to experience pain, distress, or hardship; to undergo or endure something painful or unpleasant
grotesqueadj: bizarre or fantastic in shape, appearance, or character; fantastic; bizarre
persistentadj: continuing firmly or obstinately in the course of action despite difficulty or opposition; lasting or enduring without fading or being lost over time
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
prejudicen: a thought or feeling that is unfair and makes no sense, mainly when it is formed without enough thought or knowledge
breedv: to keep animals for producing offspring in a regulated manner
infiltratev: to enter or penetrate a group, organization, or place covertly or secretly, usually with a specific purpose or goal in mind; to spread or diffuse through something gradually or subtly
ingrainedadj: deeply rooted in someone’s mind or behavior; difficult to change due to being established for a long time
subjugatev: to bring under control; to conquer; to make subservient to one’s authority
embodyv: to represent or exemplify something; to give tangible form to an abstract idea
perpetuatev: to make something continue or prevail for a long time
continuumn: a series of similar items in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
aggressionn: the act of attacking or assaulting; hostile or violent behavior
psychicadj: relating to or capable of extrasensory perception or paranormal phenomena; relating to the mind or mental processes
refusev: to show that one is not willing to do or accept something
healv: to make a wound or injury to become well again
impersonationn: the act of deliberately imitating or pretending to be someone else, often for comedic or deceptive purposes
shiftn: a slight transition in position, direction, or trend
representationn: the act of speaking, acting, or being present on behalf of someone officially; a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
expansiveadj: large or wide in extent or scope; friendly and open and willing to talk
narrativen: a story or a description of a series of events or process of telling a story
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
recognizev: to acknowledge or realize something or someone; to identify, remember, or become aware of something that was previously known or encountered
symboln: something visible that is used to represent something else
reinforcev: to strengthen or support something, especially by adding another material to it; to make emotion, idea, etc. stronger
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
ideologyn: a set of beliefs or philosophies that an economic or political system is based on
assessv: to judge or decide the nature or quality of someone or something
biasn: a strong feeling in favor of or against one group of people, an idea, or thing, often not based on fair judgment
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
dismantlev: to take apart or demolish (a structure, machine, system, or the like); to strip off fittings or equipment
oppressv: to treat people in a cruel and authoritarian way, especially by denying them the same freedoms, rights, etc. as other people
humiliatev: to cause someone to feel ashamed, embarrassed, or degraded, especially in public or through revealing personal information
confrontv: to face, meet or deal with a problem or difficult situation or person

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