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refugeen: a displaced person who has crossed national borders and who cannot or is unwilling to return home due to political, religious, or economic reasons or because of a war
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
harshadj: severe and unkind; extremely tough and unpleasant to inhabit
unfortunatelyadv: by bad luck; unluckily
despairn: the feeling that there is no hope and you cannot do anything to improve a difficult situation
impatiencen: a feeling of restlessness or irritation caused by a desire for something to happen or be done more quickly; lack of patience
mediatev: to try to bring about an agreement or understanding between people who are in conflict
presidev: to be in charge of or to lead a meeting, ceremony, or organization
religionn: a deep conviction in a supernatural power that controls human destiny
ruraladj: of or relating to the countryside
deep-seatedadj: firmly established or strongly felt; deeply ingrained or settled
resentmentn: bitterness or indignation at being treated unfairly
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
satisfyv: to make somebody pleased by giving them what they want or need
debtn: something, especially money, goods, or services owed by one person to another; the state of owing something
comfortn: a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint
crushv: to press it firmly, usually with your hands or a tool, so that it becomes flat or smaller
standingadj: existing or remaining upright; having a vertical position; (noun) social, financial, or professional status or reputation
tribaladj: relating to a social group or tribe, especially a preliterate society
supposev: to think that something is likely to be actual or possible
grossadj: being the total amount of something before any deductions; obese and ugly or unpleasant
illegaladj: not allowed by law
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
punitiveadj: relating to or involving punishment or inflicting punishment; aimed at punishing or disciplining
overusedadj: used too often or too much, to the point of becoming cliched; lacking originality
questn: a long or challenging search for something
intentionn: something you want to do and are going to do
litigatev: to initiate or engage in legal proceedings, typically to settle a dispute or enforce a legal right
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
professionaladj: having or showing the skill appropriate to a particular job; competent or skillful
ignorev: to intentionally not listen or pay attention to
fortunen: a large amount of money or property; chance or luck as an unknown and arbitrary force affecting human affairs
ambassadorn: a diplomatic representative of a country who is sent to another country or international organization
achievev: to successfully complete a task or goal, often through hard work, perseverance, and dedication; to attain or accomplish something that one has set out to do
uneducatedadj: lacking knowledge or education
supersedev: to replace or be replaced by something else, particularly something newer, better, or more effective; to supplant or take over the place or function of another
unusedadj: not being used, or never having been used
investorn: someone who puts money or capital into something to gain financial returns
economyn: the system by which a country or region produces manages, and distributes goods and services, including the money and finances involved in these activities; (of an airline) the lowest-priced, most basic option for seating in commercial travel
mindsetn: the established set of attitudes or fixed ideas held by someone
improvev: to make or become better
disappearv: to cease to exist or be visible
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
appealn: a serious, earnest, or urgent request for money, information, or help; a quality that makes somebody or something attractive or interest
judgen: a person who makes decisions in a court of law; (verb) to determine the result of or form a critical opinion of something
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
erasev: to remove something completely, especially by rubbing it
acknowledgedadj: recognized or admitted as being true or valid
engagementn: a mutual promise to marry someone; an agreement to do something, especially at a particular time
terminatev: to bring to an end or stop
temporarilyadv: for a limited time only or not permanently
detainv: to keep someone in official custody; to prevent them from leaving
accusev: to charge or criticize someone with a crime or wrongdoing
brotheln: (also “whorehouse”) a place where people, particularly women, engage in sexual activity for payment; a house of prostitution
spyn: a person who is employed or trained to observe or gather information in secret, often for military or political purposes; a person who secretly or illegally gathers information about a private individual or organization
grenaden: a hand-held explosive device designed to be thrown or projected toward a target and detonate upon impact or after a specified time
rewardn: a thing given in acknowledgment of service, hard work, achievement, etc.
outweighv: to be heavier, more significant, or more critical than something
unheardadj: not heard, listened to, or noticed; not having been brought to public attention
levern: a handle used to operate a vehicle or a machine; a rigid bar resting on a pivot so that one end of it can be pushed or pulled easily
crucialadj: extremely vital or necessary
journalistn: a person who collects and writes news stories or articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or other online media
vitaladj: necessary for the success or continued existence of something
corpsn: a large group of people trained and organized for a particular purpose, such as the military or a performing arts troupe
gilln: a respiratory organ of fish and some other aquatic animals that extracts dissolved oxygen from water and excretes carbon dioxide
accordn: an official agreement or treaty between two organizations, countries, etc.; (verb) allow to have
committeen: a group of people appointed or elected to perform a specific function or manage a particular task, often within a larger organization
threatenv: to utter intentions of injury or punishment against someone
injuryn: harm done to a person’s or an animal’s body caused by an accident or an attack
domesticadj: relating to or inside a particular country, not foreign or international
remarkableadj: worthy of attention because unusual or special
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
matteadj: having a surface without a shine, luster; non-glossy
displeasedadj: feeling or showing dissatisfaction or annoyance; not pleased or satisfied
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
exilen: the state of being forced to leave one’s country or home, typically for political or punitive reasons
acknowledgmentn: the act of accepting or admitting something, or the fact of being accepted or admitted; recognition or acceptance of the existence or truth of something
consequencen: the outcome of a particular action or event, especially relative to an individual
invitev: to ask someone to come or join; to offer an opportunity or possibility for something to happen or take place
reversev: to change something’s direction, order, position, decision, etc., to the opposite one; (adjective) directed or moving toward the rear
censorn: a person or institution responsible for examining books, movies, and other forms of media to determine if they are harmful or offensive and should be banned or altered; an official in charge of banning or suppressing information
intimidatev: to make someone fearful or uneasy so that they will do something that you want them to do
nationn: a large organized community of people living in a particular country or region and having a particular culture
silentadj: without any or little sound
transparentadj: easy to perceive, detect, or understand; (of a material or article) permitting light to pass through freely
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
transferv: to move, pass, or change from one person, place, or situation to another
electv: to choose someone for a specific position by voting for them; to decide or choose to do something
presidentn: the leader of a republic, for example, the US; the person in charge of the organization such as a company, university, club, etc.
optimisticadj: hoping or expecting that good thing will happen or something will be successful
sectorn: a distinct part or division of something often used to refer to a segment of an economy or industry; an area or field of work or activity
possibilityn: a chance that something may happen or be true
prolongv: to extend the duration or length of something, particularly a period of time or an event
viciousadj: having or showing a desire to cause harm to others; having the nature of vice
povertyn: the condition of being extremely poor
in-lawn: a relative by marriage, such as a mother-in-law, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law
prostituten: a person, typically a woman, who engages in sexual activity in exchange for payment
refusev: to show that one is not willing to do or accept something
torturen: the act of causing intense pain or suffering to someone to punish them, extract information from them, or for some other reason
severelyadv: very badly or seriously
rodn: a long, thin, straight piece of wood, metal, or other material used for support, as a weapon, or for punishment
basementn: a room or a part of a building that is partly or entirely below ground level
starvev: to suffer or die from lack of food; to cause someone or something to suffer or die from lack of food; to deprive something of necessary nourishment or sustenance
pliersn: a tool consisting of two metal arms joined at a pivot, used for gripping, bending, or cutting objects
fingernailn: the hard, slightly curved part that covers the outer tip of each finger
chambern: a large room used for a formal, public, or particular purpose; one of the parts of a parliament
dragv: to pull or haul with force
supremeadj: highest in rank, level, or importance
victimn: a person who has been harmed, injured, or otherwise negatively affected by a particular action, circumstance, or event
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
additionn: the act or process of adding something to something else; the process of adding numbers
suev: to claim a person or organization, especially by filing a legal claim for money or redress
damagev: to harm or cause injury to something or someone, often resulting in decreased value or functionality; to impair or negatively affect something, such as a reputation or relationship; (noun) harm or injury that is caused to a person, thing, or entity
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
whisperv: to speak very quietly to somebody using the breath rather than the voice so that only those close to you can hear you
unanimousadj: (of two or more people) in complete agreement; (of an opinion, decision, or vote) agreed or supported by everyone in a group
arrestv: to take into custody
compensationn: something especially money, given or received as payment or reparation for a service or loss or injury
contributorn: a person or thing that adds to the achievement, production, or growth of something (such as a project, organization, or publication); a donor or benefactor
transparencyn: the condition or quality of being easy to see through
crazyadj: stupid or not sensible; very angry
ethnicityn: the cultural characteristics of a particular group, such as language, religion, and traditions, that distinguish them from other groups
nationalityn: the legal status or right of belonging to a particular country
gendern: the range of characteristics of femininity and masculinity and differentiating between them, especially when considering social and cultural differences rather than differences in biology
belongv: to be the property of someone or something; to be a member or part of a group; to be in the proper or appropriate place
insanityn: the state of being seriously mentally ill; madness
corporateadj: of or relating to a large company
investv: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or achieve a result
concertedadj: involving the joint activity of more than one person, government, country, etc.