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podcastn: a radio program made available in digital format that you can download from the Internet and play on a computer or music player
entitlev: to give someone the right to have or do something; to give a title to someone or something
serialadj: consisting of or occurring in a series or sequence; relating to or involving a series or sequence of events, stories, or incidents
docu-draman: a type of television program, film, or play that is meant to combine elements of documentary and fictional storytelling, typically by dramatizing real-life events
murdern: the crime of killing somebody intentionally
staircasen: a set of stairs inside a building, usually with posts and bars that are fixed at the side
obsessionn: the state in which a person’s mind is filled with thoughts of one single object or particular person
dipv: to put something into a liquid for a short time and take it out again
initialadj: of or happening at the beginning; (noun) the first letter of a word, especially a person’s name
releasev: to set free or allow to escape from confinement
divev: to jump into the water with your head and arms going in first, or to move down to a deeper level underwater
headfirstadv: with the head leading or going first or in front of the rest of the body while moving forward; in a daring, impulsive, or reckless manner without proper caution or preparation
explodev: to burst or break open violently and noisily; to cause something to burst or break open
obsessv: to fill the mind of someone continually so that one can’t think of anything else
dissertationn: a long and formal written treatise or discourse, often presenting research or analysis on a particular subject or topic, in support of a degree or academic qualification
countlessadj: too numerous to be counted or very many
consumev: to spend something, especially fuel, energy, or time, in a large amount
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
quantityn: the amount or number of something; magnitude
categorizev: to put people or things into groups according to their features, types, etc.
identifyv: to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
scholarn: professor; a person who studies a topic in considerable depth, particularly in a university
creditorn: a person, company, etc. to whom a debtor owes money
predatev: to have existed or happened earlier than something
transatlanticadj: relating to or situated on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, especially about travel communication or cultural exchange between Europe and North America
terrorn: intense fear; a state of intense fear or alarm
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
jackn: a mechanical device used for lifting or supporting heavy objects
luridadj: vivid or colorful to an unpleasant or sensational degree; causing shock or disgust; sensational and exaggerated
frenzyn: a state of wild, uncontrolled excitement or activity, often characterized by chaotic or irrational behavior
loren: traditional knowledge, stories, or beliefs, often passed down through oral tradition; a body of knowledge or tradition that is often considered to be mythological or legendary in nature
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
executionn: the act or process of carrying out a plan, order, or course of action; the act or process of carrying out the death penalty
witchn: a person, typically a woman, who is believed to have magic powers and practices witchcraft
inquisitionn: a judicial or official inquiry, especially one aimed at suppressing dissent or heresy
entertainmentn: public shows, films, television, or other performances or activities of enjoying people
spectatorn: someone present at an event, such as a sports game, play, or concert, to watch or observe it
fascinatev: to attract and hold the attention of someone deeply and irresistibly
horrifyv: to shock or disgust greatly
intersectionn: a point where two or more roads, lines, etc., cross each other
eviladj: profoundly immoral, cruel, and wicked; having or exerting a harmful effect on people
injusticen: a violation of the rights of others or the laws of a society
grimadj: looking or sounding very serious or gloomy
spectaclen: something or someone seen, especially a notable or unusual sight; an optical device consisting of a frame that houses a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
perceivev: to become aware or conscious of something through the senses
associatev: to mentally connect someone or something with someone or something else
horrorn: intense fear or disgust, especially at something shocking or terrifying
fictionn: the type of book or story, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people; anything made up or imagined that is not true
zeitgeistn: the spirit or general outlook of a particular period of time, especially as it is reflected in the beliefs and attitudes of that time; the cultural, intellectual, or moral climate of a society or era
multitaskingn: the ability to do more than one task at the same time; the state of doing more than one task at the same time
expandv: to increase or to make something greater in size, number, or importance
narrativen: a story or a description of a series of events or process of telling a story
emergingadj: starting to exist, mature, or become well-known
criminaln: a person who has committed a crime
reformn: the act of improving or correcting something that is wrong or bad; a change made to correct a flaw or problem
convictionn: a strong belief or opinion, especially one that is based on principles or evidence; (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
unsolvedadj: not yet understood, explained, or resolved; remaining a mystery or enigma
streamn: a small, narrow river; a continuous flow of something, such as liquid, gas, people, vehicles, etc.
devotev: to commit or dedicate oneself or one’s time, effort, or energy to a particular task or purpose
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
fandomn: a community or subculture of fans sharing a common interest in a particular work of fiction, creator, celebrity, or genre, typically expressed through fan fiction, fan art, fan theories, fan conventions, and other fan activities
emergev: to move out of or away from something and become visible
doen: a mature female of mammals of which the male is called a buck, such as a deer or a rabbit
ickyadj: unpleasant or uncomfortable; causing a feeling of disgust or revulsion
shrugv: to raise your shoulders and then drop them to say you do not know or are not interested
criticismn: the act of analyzing, evaluating, or judging something, especially literary or artistic work, to find fault with it or to offer suggestions for improvement; the expression of disapproval or censure
storytellingn: the act or art of narrating or writing stories
uglyadj: unattractive in appearance; unpleasant to look at
journalistn: a person who collects and writes news stories or articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or other online media
advocaten: a person who supports or suggests an idea, development, or way of doing something
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
navigatev: to plan and direct the way that a ship, plane, etc. will travel, often by using a map
dichotomyn: a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different; a sharp contrast between two opposing and mutually exclusive categories or concepts
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
reputationn: the general opinion that people have about someone or something, especially when this is based on their previous experiences or behaviors
obviousadj: easy to see, discover or understand
gushv: to flow or pour out rapidly and in large quantities
exploitv: to make full use of and gain an advantage from resources, opportunities, etc.
salaciousadj: characterized by or describing inappropriate, often sexually suggestive content or behavior; excessively erotic or lustful in nature
prurientadj: characterized by a lurid or obsessive fascination with sexual matters; having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters
pornographyn: materials such as films, photographs, or written descriptions that depict or describe sexual activity graphically or explicitly, often intended to be sexually arousing
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
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
implicationn: something that is inferred or indirectly stated; the act or fact of being involved in something
consumptionn: the amount used or eaten; the act of using up a resource such as energy, food, or materials
tragicadj: causing great sadness or suffering; very unfortunate
fann: a person who admires and supports a person, group, sport, sports team, etc.; a device for creating a current of air by the movement of a surface or surfaces
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
survivorn: a person who remains alive after an event in which others have died
victimn: a person who has been harmed, injured, or otherwise negatively affected by a particular action, circumstance, or event
assaultn: a violent physical attack; the crime of forcing someone to submit to sexual intercourse against their will
harassmentn: the act of repeatedly annoying, tormenting, or persecuting someone in a way that is threatening or unwelcome, often relating to issues of race, gender, or other identities
healingn: the process of becoming or making somebody or something well again
empowerv: to give someone the power or authority to do something
titillationn: the act of exciting or stimulating someone or something, often in a sexual way; a state of arousal or excitement
morbidadj: characterized by a preoccupation with death or unhealthy topics or behaviors; gruesome or disturbing
curiosityn: a strong desire to know or learn about something
validadj: having a reasonable basis in logic or fact; still legally or officially acceptable
excitementn: a feeling of great enthusiasm and eagerness
motivationn: the reason or enthusiasm for acting or behaving in a particular way
topicn: a subject that is being discussed or written about
psychologyn: the scientific study of mind and behavior
eudaimonian: a state of happiness, prosperity, and well-being, often considered to be the ultimate goal in ancient greek philosophy
hedonicadj: characterized by, relating to, or focused on pleasure, enjoyment, or the pursuit of gratification; referring to the pursuit of happiness or avoidance of pain as the chief motivator of human action
questn: a long or challenging search for something
necessarilyadv: in an essential manner; in such a way as could not be otherwise
tragedyn: an event or situation causing great loss, misfortune, or destruction; a play or literature that deals with a severe and sad event and often ends with the death of the main character
coveragen: the reporting or news of an important event, sports, subject, etc.; the amount, range, area, or quality of something that something provides
mainstreamn: the ideas, opinions, beliefs, etc., that are considered normal or accepted by most people
indigenousadj: someone or something that is native to or occurring naturally in a particular place
excitingadj: causing a lot of interest or excitement
thrilln: a feeling of extreme and sudden excitement and pleasure; to cause someone to feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
fascinatingadj: extremely interesting
inherentadj: existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute
problematicadj: full of difficulties; difficult to deal with or solve
evaluatev: to assess or estimate the quality, significance, quantity, or value of something
complicatedadj: involving a lot of different things or parts in a way that is difficult to understand or analyze
ubiquitousadj: being or existing everywhere at once
documentaryn: a film or a radio or television program that gives facts and information about a subject; of or derived from official documents
framen: a strong border or structure of the wood, metal, etc. that surrounds something such as a picture, door, or window
argumentn: a set of statements or reasons used to support or refute a proposition or theory; a verbal or physical fight or dispute
nobleadj: having or showing excellent personal qualities or high moral principles that people admire
absentadj: not present in a particular place at a particular time
remedyn: a successful way of dealing with or improving an unpleasant or difficult situation or curing an illness
ethicaladj: of or relating to principles about what is right and wrong, or the branch of knowledge dealing with these
journalismn: the profession or activity of writing or reporting news for publication or broadcast
delvev: to dig or excavate deeply; to investigate or research intensively; to rummage or explore in a thorough or careful manner
criminologyn: the scientific study of crime, criminals, and the criminal justice system encompassing a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, law, and statistics, among others
extensiveadj: covering a large area; having a wide range
ethicsn: a branch of philosophy that considers what is morally right and wrong conduct; a set of beliefs about what is morally right and wrong
urgev: to spur on or encourage someone, especially by cheers and shouts; (noun) a strong desire or impulse, especially one that is difficult to control or resist
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
mysteryn: something difficult to understand or explain; a secret or enigmatic quality that adds to the fascination or interest of something; a genre of fiction that involves the solution of a crime or a puzzle
draman: a play in a theatre, television, or radio, or performance on a stage
episoden: a happening or story that is distinctive in a series of related events; an abrupt short period during which someone suffers from the effects of a physical or mental illness
shamn: something that is not as good or true as it seems to be and is intended to deceive people; a person who pretends to be something they are not
blastn: explosion, or a strong current of air, usually caused by an explosion; a sudden, thunderous noise
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
inflictv: to cause harm, injury, or suffering to someone or something
retellv: to tell someone about something again or differently
latteradj: situated nearer to the end of something than the beginning; recent
motivatev: to make someone want to do something, especially something that requires tremendous work and effort
justicen: the quality of being fair and reasonable and treating people equally according to their due
inimitableadj: incapable of being imitated, copied, or replicated; unmatched or unparalleled in a particular quality or trait
donatev: to give money, food, clothes, etc. to help a person or organization
congressn: a formal meeting of the representatives of different countries, constituent states, organizations, trade unions, political parties, or other groups
helplessadj: unable to take care of oneself or to do things without help
anguishedadj: characterized by severe mental or physical pain or suffering; expressing agony or distress
screamv: to give a loud, high shout suddenly, especially because of fear, anger, excitement, etc.; to utter or declare in a very loud voice
cluen: an object, a piece of evidence, or some information that helps someone to find the answer to a problem, question, or mystery
disappearv: to cease to exist or be visible
transcriptn: a written or printed version of something, especially a dictated or recorded speech, interview, or conversation; an official record of a student’s coursework and grades at a school or university
harassv: to annoy, torment, or pester persistently; to subject someone to repeated or chronic attacks or unwelcome attention
suspectv: to consider anything to be actual or probable
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
amplifyv: to enhance something, particularly sound or brightness

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