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graden: a particular level of quality, size, importance, etc.
segregatev: to separate or set apart from others, often based on race, gender, or some other characteristic
demographicn: a statistic characterizing that describes people or groups of people based on their age, sex, income, etc.
pausev: to take a short break from talking or doing something before continuing
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
tapv: to hit someone or something quickly, gently, and often repeatedly; to use existing resources, such as energy, knowledge, etc.
silentadj: without any or little sound
overhearv: to hear what other people are saying without intending to and their knowledge
mortifyv: to cause extreme embarrassment, shame, or humiliation; to subdue or discipline one’s bodily passions or desires
embarrassv: to cause someone to feel awkward, worried, or ashamed
offendv: to cause someone to feel upset, angry, or annoyed
physicallyadv: in a way related to a person’s body or appearance rather than their mind
interactv: to communicate or react with somebody
confirmv: to support or establish the truth or certainty of something previously believed or suspected to be the case
ethnicityn: the cultural characteristics of a particular group, such as language, religion, and traditions, that distinguish them from other groups
pioneern: inventor; explorer; someone who is among the first to achieve something
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
inventionn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation; the act of inventing
chemicaladj: relating to or connected with chemistry;
straightenv: to make something straight or orderly; to adjust or fix something crooked, bent, or misaligned
permanentadj: lasting for a long time without essential change
impermanentadj: not lasting or enduring; temporary, transitory, or fleeting
heinousadj: extremely wicked or cruel; evil
numerousadj: amounting to a large indefinite number
injusticen: a violation of the rights of others or the laws of a society
featn: a notable or impressive achievement, especially one that requires great skill or bravery
Negron: (“Negro” is now considered out of date and offensive) a term that was once used to refer to people of African descent, especially those living in the United States
stapleadj: essential, crucial, or regularly used
relaxv: to become or cause someone to become less active or tense and calmer
survivaln: the state of continuing to exist or live, frequently in the face of difficulty or danger
advancementn: the development, improvement, or progress of something
slaveryn: the practice or system of owning, buying, and selling people as property and forcing them to work
accustomedadj: familiar with; used to; in the habit of; having become habituated to something, often a behavior or situation
straightadj: extending or moving in one direction without bending or curving; having no deviations
cultn: a small religious group, especially one that is not part of a larger religion and that is regarded as outside the norm; followers of an exclusive system of beliefs and practices
obsessv: to fill the mind of someone continually so that one can’t think of anything else
essentiallyadv: relating to the essential features or concepts of anything
looseadj: not securely fixed or fastened in place or able to be detached or separated from something
curlv: to form or make something form into a curved or spiral shape; (noun) a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
institutionalizev: to establish or make something a part of an institution (= a place such as a university, hospital, etc.)
hierarchyn: a system in which people or things are organized into different levels of importance from highest to lowest
determinantn: a factor, circumstance, or condition that contributes to the shaping, influencing, or determining of a particular outcome or result
ideologyn: a set of beliefs or philosophies that an economic or political system is based on
invadev: to enter aggressively into another’s territory by military force for conquest and occupation
perceptionn: a belief, opinion, or image you have based on how you regard, understand, or interpret something; the ability to see, hear, or notice something through the senses
infectv: to affect a person, an animal, or a plant with a disease-causing organism
identityn: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another
salonn: a place for social gathering, especially for exchanging ideas and discussing artistic or cultural matters; a place of beauty treatment, such as a hair salon
scalpn: the skin that covers the top of a person’s head, together with the hair growing on it; also, the part of the body that is most vulnerable to an attack
harshadj: severe and unkind; extremely tough and unpleasant to inhabit
baldadj: having no hair on the head; having a smooth, shiny scalp with no hair
spotn: a particular location or place; a small round or roundish area, differing in color or feels from the surface around it
fryv: to cook food, especially meat or fish, in hot fat or oil
temperaturen: the degree of hotness or coldness of a thing or place
degreen: a unit of measurement for angles, temperature, or level of proficiency or achievement; a rank or level of academic or professional attainment
maintainv: to continue to uphold or sustain; to keep in a particular state or condition; to assert or declare something to be true
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
weavev: to make cloth, a carpet, a basket, etc., by repeatedly crossing a single thread through two sets of long threads at a right angle to them
adoptv: to choose to follow something; to legally take a child from another family and care for them as if they were one’s own
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
visionn: the ability to think about or see the future with imagination and intelligence; the faculty of being able to see
corporateadj: of or relating to a large company
discriminatev: to treat a person or particular group of people worse or better than another, especially in an unfair way; to recognize or perceive the difference between people or things
hirev: to give somebody a job
employeen: a person who is hired to work for a business or organization in exchange for wages or salary; a worker
dreadlocksn: a hairstyle in which the hair is left to grow into long, matted strands, often associated with Rastafarianism and Jamaican culture
messyadj: disorganized and untidy
uglyadj: unattractive in appearance; unpleasant to look at
urbanadj: relating to or located in a town or city
genuineadj: real and exactly; not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
scarev: to frighten a person or animal, or to become frightened
intimidatev: to make someone fearful or uneasy so that they will do something that you want them to do
associatev: to mentally connect someone or something with someone or something else
stigman: a mark of shame or disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person
attachv: to fasten, join, or connect one thing to another
hairstylen: the way in which a person’s hair is cut, styled, or arranged on their head
leadershipn: the ability, act, or status of leading a group of people or an organization
inclusiveadj: including much or everything, and especially including stated limits; not excluding any of the people, things, ideas, etc. involved in something
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
executiven: a person or group of people with top-level management responsibility in a business or other organization; the branch that is responsible for implementing, administering, and enforcing laws, as well as running the day-to-day operations
conceptn: an idea or principle associated with something abstract
advocacyn: the act of supporting or promoting a particular cause or point of view, often through public campaigning or lobbying
affiliationn: the act of joining or associating with a particular group or organization; a connection or relationship with a particular group or organization
associationn: a people or groups of people who have joined in a single organization together for a particular purpose; a social or business connection or relationship
fortunen: a large amount of money or property; chance or luck as an unknown and arbitrary force affecting human affairs
trimv: to make neat or tidy by clipping, cutting, or pruning away excess or unwanted parts; to adjust or modify to improve efficiency or performance
manicuren: a cosmetic treatment for the hands and nails, typically involving the trimming, shaping, and polishing of the nails, as well as the softening and moisturizing of the hands
pavev: to cover something with a hard, flat material such as stones, bricks, or concrete, to make it suitable for travel or use
iconn: a picture or statue of a holy person considered to be a sacred thing; a little icon on the screen of a computer or smartphone that denotes an application or a file
optv: to make a choice from a range of possibilities
authenticadj: known to be real and what people say it is; not a fake or copy
betv: to risk money on the result of an event or a competition, such as a race or game, to get more money; to have faith or confidence in something
attainv: to achieve or reach a goal or level of success
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
sweepingadj: extensive, broad, or far-reaching in scope or impact; characterized by a vigorous or forceful movement, often involving wide motions or gestures
transitionn: the process or period of changing from one state or circumstance to another
damn: a wall constructed over a river to block the flow of water, mainly used to generate energy
advocaten: a person who supports or suggests an idea, development, or way of doing something
ambassadorn: a diplomatic representative of a country who is sent to another country or international organization
roughlyadv: approximately but not precisely; with a violent manner
excessiveadj: greater than what seems necessary, normal, or desirable
extremeadj: very great in amount or degree
brittleadj: easily broken, cracked, or shattered when subjected to pressure or stress; lacking flexibility or resilience; fragile
chasev: to pursue something or someone to catch or capture them; to go after something vigorously or with determination; (noun) a pursuit or a hunt; a narrow groove or channel cut into a surface, often used for decorative purposes
conventionaladj: based on or following traditional rules, standards, customs, etc.
tolln: money that you have to pay to use a particular road, bridge, etc.; (verb) to ring slowly
refrainv: to avoid or stop doing something; to hold oneself back from an action
millenniumn: a span of 1000 years, or the 1000th anniversary (plural: millennia)
reluctantlyadv: in a way that you are unwilling to do something; with hesitation
belovedadj: loved very much
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
embracev: to accept something willingly and enthusiastically; (noun) the act of clasping another person in the arms as in greeting or affection
routinen: a usual or habitual way of doing things; a set sequence of steps, part of a larger computer program
hesitantadj: unsure or uncertain about what to do or how to act; reluctant or unwilling to take action or make a decision
paralyzev: to cause a person or part of the body to become unable to move or feel
identifyv: to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
undov: to reverse the effect of an action or event, typically one that is recent or specific
individualityn: the qualities or characters that distinguish a particular person or thing from others of the same kind
empowerv: to give someone the power or authority to do something
experimentn: the scientific test conducted to observe what happens and gain new knowledge
regularlyadv: at regular intervals or times
invitev: to ask someone to come or join; to offer an opportunity or possibility for something to happen or take place
reinforcev: to strengthen or support something, especially by adding another material to it; to make emotion, idea, etc. stronger
flourishv: to grow or develop vigorously or successfully
advancev: to go or move forward; to develop in a positive way
professionaladj: having or showing the skill appropriate to a particular job; competent or skillful
racialadj: of or related to the race (= classification of humans into groups based on physical traits or social relations)
confinev: to restrict the movement of someone or something
quon: the existing state or condition of something, especially in relation to a particular situation or issue
braidn: a complex pattern, design, or plait formed out of three or more strands, often used decoratively in hair, clothing, or textiles; threads of silk, cotton, or other material attached to clothes, uniforms, or other things made of cloth, as a decoration
drapev: to arrange or hang cloth or clothing loosely over something, typically in a decorative way; to cover or decorate loosely with material
colleaguen: one of a group of a coworker, especially in a profession or a business
admirev: to have regard for or respect for someone’s qualities or the actions they have performed
appreciatev: to value and acknowledge the worth of someone or something; to be grateful for something or someone
applaudv: to express approval of someone or something by clapping the hands
inclinedadj: having a tendency or preference for something; likely or disposed to think, feel, or behave in a certain way
braveadj: showing courage or fearlessness in the face of danger, difficulty, or adversity
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
strayv: to move about aimlessly or without any destination; to move away from the right course or place where you should be
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
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
compassionn: a strong feeling of sympathy and sadness for another’s suffering or bad luck