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kowtowv: to kneel and touch one’s forehead to the ground as a sign of respect or worship, particularly in traditional Chinese culture; to show extreme subservience or deference to someone or 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
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
detourn: a route that deviates from the main or direct one, usually taken to avoid something such as traffic or construction; a diversion from the usual or expected course of action
specificallyadv: only associated with or meant for one thing
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
residentn: a person who lives in a particular place or has their home in a place
propertyn: a thing or things that belong to someone
revolutionaryadj: relating to or characterized by a complete or dramatic change
ordinaryadj: not different, exceptional, or unexpected in any way, especially in quality, ability, size, or degree
relyv: to require a specific thing or the assistance and support of someone or something to continue, run properly, or succeed.
supposedlyadv: according to what is generally assumed or believed without actually knowing for sure
superioradj: better, higher in quality, or more advanced than others
appropriateadj: suitable or proper in the circumstances; fitting
fast-forwardv: to advance or move forward in time or progress, particularly in a rapid or accelerated manner; to increase the playback speed of a recording
flourishv: to grow or develop vigorously or successfully
representativen: someone who speaks or acts officially on behalf of another person or group of people
electv: to choose someone for a specific position by voting for them; to decide or choose to do something
bunchn: a grouping of several similar things which are growing or fastened together
physicallyadv: in a way related to a person’s body or appearance rather than their mind
virtuallyadv: almost completely
internv: to put someone in prison, especially for political or military reasons; (noun) a student or trainee who works, sometimes for free, to get work experience or to fulfill qualification criteria
crisisn: a time of great disagreement, confusion, or danger when problems must be resolved or critical decisions must be taken
fundamentaladj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected
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
turkeyn: (of an animal) a large bird with a fan-shaped tail native to North America, widely grown for food; (of a country) a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans
frighteningadj: causing fear or alarm, or very surprising and alarming
authoritarianadj: characterized by strict, absolute control and obedience to authority or rules; dictatorial and lacking in personal freedoms or individual rights
upgradev: to improve the value or usefulness of something such as a machine, computer system, etc., or to replace it with something newer or of a higher standard
reliantadj: needing something or something to continue, to work correctly, or to succeed
inheritv: to receive money, property, or a title from someone after they have died
surveyn: an investigation of the opinions, behavior, etc. of a particular group of people, made by asking people questions
decision-makern: a person who makes important decisions, especially at a high level in an organization
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
genuineadj: real and exactly; not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
deferentialadj: showing or expressing respect or obedience; yielding to someone else’s opinions or judgment
engagev: to attract and keep someone’s attention and interest; to participate in or obtain services of something
pacen: the speed at which someone or something moves, or the rate at which something happens or changes
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
shiftn: a slight transition in position, direction, or trend
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
participatev: to take part in something
deliberateadj: done with full consciousness of nature and effects rather than by accident
fancyv: to want to do or have something; (noun) something that many people believe but that is false, or that does not exist; imagination or fantasy
discussv: to talk about or examine in detail through conversation or debate; to exchange ideas, opinions, or information on a particular topic
wisdomn: the quality of being wise, or the ability to use your knowledge and experience to make sensible decisions
scatterv: to cause to separate and go in different directions
isolatev: to physically or socially separate someone or something from other people or things
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
abstractadj: based on general ideas, feelings, or qualities and not on any a physical or concrete existence
imaginaryadj: existing only in someone’s mind
quotev: to repeat or reproduce the words or statement of someone else, often acknowledging the source; to give an estimated cost or price for goods or services
fictionn: the type of book or story, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people; anything made up or imagined that is not true
unevenlyadv: in a manner that is not uniform or consistent; with irregularities or disparities
excitev: to make someone feel suddenly enthusiastic or eager
componentn: one of several parts that combines with others to form something bigger
assemblyn: a group of people who have been elected, especially one that meets regularly and makes decisions or laws for a specific region or country
polln: an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people; the process of voting at an election
contractn: a legally binding agreement between two or more parties, setting out their rights and obligations to each other, typically in writing and enforceable by law
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
ethnicityn: the cultural characteristics of a particular group, such as language, religion, and traditions, that distinguish them from other groups
crucialadj: extremely vital or necessary
importancen: the quality of being important and worthy of note
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
nowhereadv: not in, at, or to any place; not anywhere
pityn: a feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the suffering or misfortunes of others; an object of contempt or disdain
fellowadj: someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same class, profession, or situation as you
consensusn: general agreement or accord in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole
recommendationn: an official suggestion that something is good or suitable for a particular purpose or job
nationn: a large organized community of people living in a particular country or region and having a particular culture
counciln: a group of people who have been elected or appointed to make decisions or give advice on a particular subject or in a particular place
chunkn: a thick and solid mass or piece of something
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
trade-offn: a balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible features; an exchange that occurs as a compromise
improvev: to make or become better
suburbn: an outlying district or residential area of a city or town, typically comprising middle-class and affluent neighborhoods
wardn: a room in a hospital for patients requiring special care
allocatev: to give or distribute something, such as resources or duties, to someone or something for a particular purpose
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
inhabitantn: a person or an animal that lives in a particular place
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
immediatelyadv: now or without delay
launchv: to send or propel something into the air or space using a device such as a rocket, missile, or spacecraft; to make something available or on sale for the first time
softwaren: a set of computer programs and associated documentation and data for doing particular computational jobs
coincidentadj: happening or operating in the same place or at the same time
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
encouragev: to give someone support, confidence, or hope; to persuade someone to do or continue to do something by making it easier for them and making them believe it is a good thing to do
proposaln: a formal suggestion or offer, sometimes a written one
refinedadj: made pure by having impurities or unwanted elements removed by processing
yieldn: the total output of crops, profits, etc. that are produced; (verb) to produce or supply helpful something, such as a profit, an amount of food, or information
regulatev: to control something, especially by means of rules or laws
inspiringadj: stimulating and motivating you to want to do something
optimistn: a person who tends to expect the best in all things and to be hopeful and confident about the future
innovationn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation
periln: serious and great danger or risk
threatn: a strong indication or likelihood of harm, danger, or adverse consequences; an expression of intent to inflict harm or injury on someone or something, often made as a means of coercion or intimidation
libertyn: the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one’s way of life, behavior, or political views
descendv: to move downward and lower; to come from, or to be connected by a relationship of blood
emergencyn: a sudden unforeseen crisis usually involving danger that requires immediate action
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
combinev: to join or merge to form a single thing or group
adaptv: to make fit for or change to suit a new purpose or environment
indigenousadj: someone or something that is native to or occurring naturally in a particular place
threadn: a fine cord of natural or synthetic fibers or filaments, such as cotton or nylon, used in sewing, knitting, or weaving; a series of connected messages or comments on a social media platform or online forum, often related to a particular topic; a sequence or line of events, ideas, or actions that are connected or related; (verb) to pass a thread through a needle or other small opening, in preparation for sewing or stitching
bindv: to tie or fasten someone or something tightly with rope, string, etc. so that they cannot move or are held together strongly
essentiallyadv: relating to the essential features or concepts of anything
faithn: complete trust in something or someone’s ability or knowledge; a strong belief in religion, divine power, etc.
handlev: to deal with a situation, problem, or strong emotion
intelligentadj: having the capacity for thought and reason, especially to a high degree
agileadj: able to move quickly and easily, often in a way that is graceful and controlled
nimbleadj: quick and light in movement or action
technologicaladj: based on scientific and industrial progress
disruptv: to prevent or stop something, especially an event, activity, or process, from continuing in the usual way by causing a problem or disturbance
disproportionatelyadv: in a way that is not reasonably or appropriately balanced, equal, or distributed; in a manner that is unequal or excessive about something else
infrastructuren: the basic systems, services, or features that are necessary for an organization or country, such as transport and power supplies
observev: to watch or notice something carefully, often to gather information or insights; to take note of something or someone; to celebrate or commemorate a special event or occasion
entrenchedadj: established firmly and securely
consistentadj: always behaving or happening in the same way, or having the same thoughts, standards, etc.
astoundv: to surprise or shock someone with wonder very much
suspicionn: the act of doubting something, especially something wrong
doubtn: a feeling of being uncertain about something, especially about how good or accurate it is
burdenn: a duty, responsibility, etc. that is oppressive or worrisome; a load, typically a heavy one that is difficult to carry
instancen: a particular example or single occurrence of something
misinformationn: information that is false or inaccurate, or the act of giving wrong information, especially deliberately
preyn: the object of a hunt; an animal hunted or trapped for eating
propagandan: information, ideas, or claims spread to influence public opinion or promote a particular cause or ideology
virtualadj: being actually such in almost every respect; existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact
prejudicen: a thought or feeling that is unfair and makes no sense, mainly when it is formed without enough thought or knowledge
philosophyn: the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind
heathn: an area of open uncultivated land, typically covered in heather, gorse, or other shrubs; a low-growing, evergreen shrub found in heathland areas
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
outdatedadj: no longer useful or valid because of being old-fashioned
demonstratev: to display something or give an exhibition to an interested audience

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