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siblingn: a brother or sister; member of a family born to the same parents
polygamyn: the practice of having more than one spouse at the same time
distinctadj: noticeable from something else of a similar type
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
colonialadj: of or relating to a colony (= a territory that is controlled by a more powerful country); to the period of time during which a country or region was a colony
constantlyadv: all the time
largelyadv: virtually entirely; to a large degree
advantageousadj: providing a benefit or advantage; favorable or beneficial
locatev: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something
administerv: to oversee and control the operation or arrangement of something
scalableadj: capable of being easily expanded or increased in size, number, or scale to meet changing demands
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
unskilledadj: lacking the knowledge, training, or specialized skills required for a particular job or task; not having developed or cultivated a particular ability or expertise
alikeadv: similar or identical in nature or appearance
willingnessn: the state of being ready or inclined to do something
constantadj: happening repeatedly or all the time
fluxn: the state of constantly changing or flowing; the rate of flow of energy or particles across a particular place
resilientadj: able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
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
contradictoryadj: containing or consisting of conflicting or incompatible elements
transportn: a system for moving people or products from one location to another using automobiles, roads, and so on
privatelyadv: in a private manner; not publicly; secretly
regularlyadv: at regular intervals or times
accidentn: an unfortunate event, especially one causing damage or injury
luxuryn: a state of great comfort or sophistication, mainly provided by expensive and beautiful things
maintainv: to continue to uphold or sustain; to keep in a particular state or condition; to assert or declare something to be true
floodn: a large amount of water flowing beyond its normal limits; an overwhelming number or amount
evangelistn: a person who seeks to convert others to their religious beliefs, especially through public preaching
slightlyadv: in a small degree or extent; a little
ubiquitousadj: being or existing everywhere at once
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
degreen: a unit of measurement for angles, temperature, or level of proficiency or achievement; a rank or level of academic or professional attainment
prominentadj: important, well-known, or noticeable
churchn: a building or institution dedicated to religious worship or activities; a Christian religious organization or denomination
possibilityn: a chance that something may happen or be true
impossibilityn: the state or condition of being impossible; something that is not possible or cannot be done
fluidn: a substance that can flow and is not solid
conceptn: an idea or principle associated with something abstract
determinantn: a factor, circumstance, or condition that contributes to the shaping, influencing, or determining of a particular outcome or result
ethnicadj: relating or belonging to a group of people who share a cultural tradition
orientationn: a person’s basic attitudes, beliefs, and preferences about particular things; a course introducing a new situation or environment
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
visibleadj: capable of being seen; or open to easy view
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
fisheryn: an area of water where fish are caught in large quantities for living; a business or practice of catching and selling fish
inlandadj: situated or located away from the coast or a body of water; (adverb) towards or into the interior of a region
creekn: a small, narrow stream or waterway; a narrow, winding passage between cliffs or hills
lagoonn: a shallow stretch of water separated from a larger body of water by sandbanks or coral reefs; a small saltwater lake near a sea or an ocean
alumnin: (the plural form of “alumnus” or “alumna”) former students or graduates of an educational institution or program
educatedadj: having received a high standard of education
eliteadj: belonging to the wealthiest, most potent, best-educated, or best-trained group in a society
independencen: freedom from another’s or others’ control or influence
illustriousadj: famous, respected, and honored
surveyorn: an engineer who measures and records the details of areas of land
bustlev: to move or act energetically and noisily; (noun) a rapid active commotion
waistn: the part of the human body between the ribs and hips or the corresponding part in other animals
translatev: to convert or change words into another language
descendantn: children or offspring of a specific person, plant, or animal
emergentadj: starting to exist or view, or to become known
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
declarev: to say, state, or announce something clearly, officially, or publicly
aspirationn: a strong desire to achieve something; the action or process of drawing breath
megacityn: a huge city, especially with a population of more than 10 million people
povertyn: the condition of being extremely poor
unfortunatelyadv: by bad luck; unluckily
eradicatev: to get rid of or destroy something completely, especially something bad
strategyn: a detailed plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall goal.
eliminatev: to remove or get rid of someone or something
governorn: the person who holds the highest executive office in a state or province
announcev: to make something known or officially inform people about something
demolishv: to completely destroy or tear down a building, structure, or other entity; to ruin or eliminate the effectiveness or power of something
waterfrontn: the area of land along the edge of a body of water, such as a lake, river, or ocean
settlementn: an official agreement that brings an argument to a close; the process of establishing permanent residence in a place.
indigenousadj: someone or something that is native to or occurring naturally in a particular place
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
quartern: one of four equal parts; a fourth part or portion
demolitionn: the act of destroying or tearing down a building or other structure
homelessadj: without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets
surnamen: the family name passed down through generations; a person’s last name
blindadj: unable to see; unable or unwilling to perceive or understand the true nature of something
basiln: an herb with fragrant, green leaves that is used to flavor many different types of food, especially Italian and Thai cuisine
drownv: to die or cause to die by being unable to breathe underwater
presumev: to suppose or assume something to be true, often without sufficient evidence or proof; to take liberties, behave impolitely, or overstep one’s bounds, often due to arrogance or ignorance
grabv: to take hold of something or someone suddenly with a hand, especially in a violent way
standingadj: existing or remaining upright; having a vertical position; (noun) social, financial, or professional status or reputation
sheltern: a structure built to protect from poor weather, danger, or attack; (verb) to protect or shield from harm or adversity, particularly relating to environmental conditions or danger
sandn: finely granulated particles of rock or mineral material typically found along beaches, deserts, or riverbeds; used in construction, landscaping, and other applications requiring drainage or abrasive action
ruinv: to damage, spoil, or demolish something; (noun) an unrecoverable state of devastation and destruction,
primaryadj: first or highest in rank, order, or importance; most fundamental or essential; pertaining to the initial or introductory stage of something, such as a school year or election cycle
enthusiasticallyadv: in a way that shows intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval
residentn: a person who lives in a particular place or has their home in a place
nowhereadv: not in, at, or to any place; not anywhere
personneln: a group of people who are employed in an organization or one of the armed forces; the department responsible for hiring, training, and placing employees
bulletn: a metal projectile that is shot from a gun
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
crewn: a group of people who work together, especially on a ship or airplane
affordv: to have enough money or time to be able to buy or do something
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
periwinklen: a small creeping evergreen plant with blue, purple, or white flowers; a type of sea snail with a spiral shell
estaten: a large piece of land with an impressive house on it, often owned by a wealthy family; all of a person’s possessions and assets at the time of their death; an area of land considered as a unit in terms of ownership, use or taxation
evictv: to expel someone from a property, especially with the support of the law
incrediblyadv: in a way that is very difficult to believe; exceedingly or extremely
unconstitutionaladj: not in accordance with the constitution (= the set of fundamental principles or established precedents) of a country or state
absolutelyadv: without restriction or limitation; completely or utterly
definitionn: a concise explanation of the meaning of a word, phrase, or symbol
slumn: a heavily populated urban area characterized by poor, run-down housing and infrastructure, often associated with poverty and social neglect
organicadj: of or derived from biological substance; producing plants and animals for food and other items without the use of synthetic chemicals
acuteadj: extremely sharp or severe
deficitn: the total amount by which money spent is greater than money earned in a particular period of time; the property of being an amount by which something, especially an amount of money, is less than expected or required
inequalityn: the unfairness of a society in which some people have more opportunity, money, etc. than others; (mathematics) relation between two values when they are different
shantyn: a small, crudely built, usually temporary house or dwelling; often used to describe a rough or inexpensive structure
oddsn: the degree or probability that a particular thing will or will not happen
imperfectlyadv: in a faulty or incomplete way
primeadj: main or most important; basic
innovationn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation
adaptableadj: able or willing to modify or be modified to deal with new situations
functionaladj: designed for or capable of a particular activity, purpose, or task; practical or ready for use or service
identityn: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another
rhythmn: a strong regular repeated pattern of sounds, words, or musical notes that are used in music, poetry, and dancing
endlessadj: having no end or conclusion; infinitely very large in size or amount
puppyn: a young dog, usually less than a year old
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
improvisationn: the act of making something up on the spot or creating or performing something without preparation
recognizev: to acknowledge or realize something or someone; to identify, remember, or become aware of something that was previously known or encountered
publiclyadv: in a manner accessible to or observable by the public; by the government
dwellern: a person or animal that lives in a particular place or region; an inhabitant of a specific location
forefrontn: the leading or most important position or place; the forefront of a movement or cause
innovatev: to introduce new methods, ideas, or products
disconnectv: to unfasten or disjoin something, especially to break the connection between a supply of gas, water, or electricity and a piece of equipment
gridn: a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines; a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
remittancen: the act of sending money or paying a debt; a sum of money sent as payment or as a gift
bargainn: an agreement between two parties regarding the terms of a purchase or a transaction; a deal or a negotiation that results in a product or a service being acquired for a lower price than usual or expected
reformn: the act of improving or correcting something that is wrong or bad; a change made to correct a flaw or problem
hirev: to give somebody a job
hide-outn: a secret or remote place where a person can take refuge or hide, particularly from the authorities; a place used by criminals to hide from law enforcement
troublemakern: a person who intentionally causes difficulties or problems for others, often by disruptive or provocative behavior; a person who tends to create or attract trouble or controversy
engagingadj: attracting, pleasant, or charming
criminaln: a person who has committed a crime
toiletn: a bowl-shaped plumbing fixture with a seat for defecation and urination, or a room or building containing one or more of this fixture
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
informaladj: relaxed, casual, or unofficial in style or manner; not ceremonious or strict in adherence to rules or conventions; suitable for ordinary or everyday occasions
incorrectadj: not in accordance with fact or truth or not accurate
entrenchv: to establish or settle something firmly and securely, especially an idea, practice, or position; to occupy a trench or secured area
exclusionn: the act of keeping someone or something out or preventing them from participating in or being part of something
framen: a strong border or structure of the wood, metal, etc. that surrounds something such as a picture, door, or window
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
tacitadj: understood or implied without being stated outright; unspoken or inferred through context or implication
ignorantadj: lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unsophisticated; unaware of certain facts or information
continentn: one of the earth’s large landmasses; (adjective) abstaining from your feelings, especially your desire to have sex
inclusiveadj: including much or everything, and especially including stated limits; not excluding any of the people, things, ideas, etc. involved in something
progressionn: the act or process of changing to the next stage or phase or moving forward
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
erasev: to remove something completely, especially by rubbing it
exploitationn: the process of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
eliminationn: the act or process of removing or getting rid of something or someone
expendableadj: able to be consumed, used up, or sacrificed without consequence; dispensable or disposable; unnecessary or redundant
disabilityn: a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for someone to do some things that other people do
hawkn: a bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail; an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
begv: to ask for something urgently or earnestly; to appeal to someone to do something
extortv: to obtain something, often money, through force, threats, or coercion
detainv: to keep someone in official custody; to prevent them from leaving
prostituten: a person, typically a woman, who engages in sexual activity in exchange for payment
regardlessadv: not paying attention or considering something or someone even if the situation is bad or there are difficulties
gayadj: homosexual; happy, carefree
scapegoatv: to unfairly blame or punish someone for the misdeeds or mistakes of others, often to deflect attention or avoid accountability; (noun) a person or group that is unfairly blamed for the problems or misfortunes of others, typically to divert attention or responsibility from the actual cause
distractv: to draw someone’s attention away from what they are trying to do
legislationn: a law or a set of laws suggested and then passed by a parliament, or the act of making or enacting laws
intimidationn: the act of instilling fear or anxiety in someone, often to make them feel inferior or submissive; the use of threats or coercion to deter someone from taking a certain course of action
extinctadj: no longer in existence
suppressionn: the act of stopping or preventing something from being expressed or revealed
queeradj: strange or odd, typically in an interesting or attractive way
disappearv: to cease to exist or be visible
stripv: to remove the surface from something; (noun) a sizeable narrow piece of something such as paper, metal, cloth, etc., or area of land, sea, etc.
insistv: to say something clearly or demand something forcefully, especially when other people disagree with or oppose what you say
frontiern: a border that separates two countries, or the area near this line
nightmaren: a very frightening or unpleasant dream
requirementn: something that is needed or wanted
sufferv: to experience pain, distress, or hardship; to undergo or endure something painful or unpleasant
denyv: to state that one refuses to admit the existence or truth of something
incredibleadj: unbelievable; enormous
contributionn: the act of giving something, especially money, to a particular cause or organization; a voluntary gift as of money or service or ideas made to some worthwhile cause