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gayadj: homosexual; happy, carefree
probableadj: likely to happen or likely to be true
orientationn: a person’s basic attitudes, beliefs, and preferences about particular things; a course introducing a new situation or environment
referv: to direct someone’s attention, thoughts, or questions to another source or person; to mention, cite, or allude to something as evidence or support
dimen: an American or Canadian coin worth one-tenth of a dollar
creditorn: a person, company, etc. to whom a debtor owes money
opposingadj: competing, fighting, or working against each other
motivationn: the reason or enthusiasm for acting or behaving in a particular way
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
identityn: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another
offendv: to cause someone to feel upset, angry, or annoyed
visibleadj: capable of being seen; or open to easy view
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
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
obligationn: the state of being morally or legally bound to do or pay something
suitn: a set of clothes that are made from the same material; a claim or complaint that a person or organization can file in court against another party; (verb) to be fit or acceptable for
tightadj: fixed, fastened, or kept together firmly or closely
pageantn: a public spectacle or display, often involving colorful costumes, music, and elaborate sets; a contest in which people participate, often involving a parade, talent show, or beauty competition
crownn: a circular ornamental headdress, worn as a symbol of authority by a king, usually made of gold and precious stones
dragv: to pull or haul with force
routinen: a usual or habitual way of doing things; a set sequence of steps, part of a larger computer program
judgen: a person who makes decisions in a court of law; (verb) to determine the result of or form a critical opinion of something
confirmv: to support or establish the truth or certainty of something previously believed or suspected to be the case
shockingadj: extremely or surprisingly bad, or causing a strong emotional response such as surprise or disgust
scaredadj: afraid or frightened
grantv: to agree to give or allow somebody
horrifyv: to shock or disgust greatly
harryv: to persistently harass, badger, or bother someone or something; to persistently attack or pursue an opposing force or target
pottern: a person who makes pottery, objects that are made of clay and then fired in a kiln to make them hard and durable; (verb, also putter) to occupy oneself in a leisurely or casual way, often with no particular goal or aim in mind
costumen: a set of clothes worn by an actor in a play or film or by a person representing a particular character or occupation
scarn: a mark that remains on the skin after a wound has healed
foreheadn: the part of the face above the eyebrows and below the hairline; the upper part of the face that extends from the eyes to the hairline
outfitn: a set of clothing worn together, typically for a particular occasion or activity; any cohesive unit such as a company, military, etc.
tapv: to hit someone or something quickly, gently, and often repeatedly; to use existing resources, such as energy, knowledge, etc.
necessarilyadv: in an essential manner; in such a way as could not be otherwise
peern: a person who has the same age, status, or ability
whisperv: to speak very quietly to somebody using the breath rather than the voice so that only those close to you can hear you
rumorn: a piece of unverified information of uncertain origin that is spread by word of mouth
slurv: to speak about someone or something in a way that is insulting, derogatory, or libelous; to damage or smear a person’s reputation by making false or defamatory statements
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
detectv: to find or recognize something, especially something difficult to see, hear, etc.
honorn: high regard or great respect for someone; the quality of having and doing based on a keen sense of morality; (verb) to show respect towards someone
suddenlyadv: quickly and unexpectedly
deliberateadj: done with full consciousness of nature and effects rather than by accident
crackv: to break or cause to break without dividing into separate parts; (noun) a line on the surface of something along which it has separated without breaking
insultn: a remark or action that causes offense or disrespect; (verb) to treat, mention, or speak to rudely
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
motivatev: to make someone want to do something, especially something that requires tremendous work and effort
navigatev: to plan and direct the way that a ship, plane, etc. will travel, often by using a map
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
expendv: to use or spend time, money, energy, etc.
creativeadj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create 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
vocabularyn: the words used by a language, group, or individual; the knowledge and understanding of words and their meanings that a person possesses
hormonen: a chemical substance made by organs that encourages or influences the development, growth, sex, etc., of an animal and is carried around the body in the blood
introductoryadj: intended as an introduction or preliminary; serving as a base or starting point
debaten: a formal discussion or argument of opposing viewpoints, often to persuade others to adopt a specific position; a public discussion, often on an issue of current interest, in which participants offer opinions and differing perspectives
apologeticadj: feeling or expressing regret, remorse, or sorrow for one’s actions; making an apology or expressing an excuse for something
dedicatev: to give all of your energy, time, etc., entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; to set apart for a particular purpose or use
worshipv: to have or show a strong feeling of profound respect and admiration for a religious entity such as God or a god
hilariousadj: extremely funny
slightlyadv: in a small degree or extent; a little
overweightadj: weighing more than is considered normal, desirable, or healthy for a particular height and build
Jewishadj: of or relating to people whose traditional religion is Judaism
apologizev: to express regret for committing wrongdoing or causing a problem
methamphetaminen: (commonly known as “meth” or “crystal meth”) a powerful and highly addictive stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system
labn: a workplace for the conduct of scientific research; a laboratory
clarificationn: the act or process of making a statement or situation less confusing and more understandable; the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
addictn: a person who cannot stop using or doing something as a habit, especially something harmful
trailn: a path or track roughly through a countryside, mountain, or forest area, often made or used for a particular purpose; (verb) to lag or linger behind
laboratoryn: a workplace for doing scientific research or teaching science; a lab
mentorn: a person who helps and advises a younger or less experienced person over time, usually at work or school
engagev: to attract and keep someone’s attention and interest; to participate in or obtain services of something
submitv: to give or offer a document, proposal, etc. to a decision-maker for examination or consideration
prestigiousadj: having a high reputation or status; respected or honored; widely recognized as being of high quality or importance
accentn: a distinctive way of pronouncing the words of a language that shows which area, country, or social group a person comes from; particular importance or significance
recognizev: to acknowledge or realize something or someone; to identify, remember, or become aware of something that was previously known or encountered
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
contextn: the circumstances, facts, or conditions that surround a particular event, situation, or statement and that give it meaning
stonewallv: to refuse to answer questions or provide information; to delay discussion or decision
innn: a small hotel or lodging establishment typically located in a rural area, often serving food and drink as well as lodging
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
instancen: a particular example or single occurrence of something
acknowledgedadj: recognized or admitted as being true or valid
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
effeminateadj: having qualities or characteristics traditionally associated with women, especially delicacy, softness, and a lack of strength or assertiveness
queeradj: strange or odd, typically in an interesting or attractive way
brickn: a rectangular block of baked clay used as a building material
punchv: to strike someone or something with one’s fist; to make a hole in something
exposedadj: having no protection or shield from something, such as bad weather, attack, or criticism
strengthn: the quality or state of being physically, or sometimes mentally, strong
giantadj: enormous; much bigger or more important than similar items usually are
influencen: the ability to affect someone’s or something’s character, growth, or behavior, or the effect itself
vowv: to make a promise or commitment, usually formal and solemn
administratorn: a person or organization responsible for managing and directing the affairs of a business, institution, government agency, or other organization; someone who administers, regulates, or supervises
homophobian: a strong fear, aversion, or hostility towards people who are homosexual or towards homosexuality itself; discrimination or prejudice against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals based on their sexual orientation or gender identity
pushbackn: resistance, opposition, or an adverse reaction to a plan, idea, or proposal; a deliberate effort to resist, challenge, or oppose external pressure or influence; (verb) to resist or object to a proposal, idea, or plan
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
publiclyadv: in a manner accessible to or observable by the public; by the government
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
disappointv: to fail to meet someone or their hopes or expectations; to make someone feel sad
revolvev: to rotate around a central point
vastadj: enormous in size, number, amount, or quantity
unlikelyadj: not probable or likely to happen
identifyv: to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
exclusiveadj: not divided or shared with others
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
ignorev: to intentionally not listen or pay attention to
mainstreamn: the ideas, opinions, beliefs, etc., that are considered normal or accepted by most people
convertv: to have a talk with someone; (adjective) reversed in order, relation, or action
radicaladj: relating to the essential aspects of anything; far beyond the norm, mainly used of opinions and actions
implicationn: something that is inferred or indirectly stated; the act or fact of being involved in something
infectionn: a condition in which pathogenic microorganisms or viruses have entered the body
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
infectv: to affect a person, an animal, or a plant with a disease-causing organism
unacceptablyadv: in a way that is not acceptable or satisfactory
debtn: something, especially money, goods, or services owed by one person to another; the state of owing something
novicen: a person who is new to a particular activity or experience; a beginner or learner
unfortunatelyadv: by bad luck; unluckily
ruinv: to damage, spoil, or demolish something; (noun) an unrecoverable state of devastation and destruction,
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
nationn: a large organized community of people living in a particular country or region and having a particular culture
championshipn: a contest to decide who is the best player or team in a particular sport; the act of providing approval and support
presidentn: the leader of a republic, for example, the US; the person in charge of the organization such as a company, university, club, etc.
bushn: a plant growing thickly with many small branches and several stiff stems coming up from the root
institutionalizev: to establish or make something a part of an institution (= a place such as a university, hospital, etc.)
academicadj: associated with schools, colleges, and universities, especially studying and thinking, not with practical skills
Catholicadj: universal and including many different types of things; related to or associated with the part of the Christian Church that has the Pope as its leader
victoryn: success in a game, competition, election, or battle, or the knowledge that you have won
graduaten: a person who has a first degree from university or college; (verb) to complete the first course of university or college and get a degree
religionn: a deep conviction in a supernatural power that controls human destiny
affiliatedadj: being associated with or connected to a larger organization, group, or system
prospectn: the possibility or likelihood of something happening or being successful; a person or thing that is likely to succeed or become popular; a potential customer or client; (verb) to explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
contendv: to struggle to win or surmount something
wisdomn: the quality of being wise, or the ability to use your knowledge and experience to make sensible decisions
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
denyv: to state that one refuses to admit the existence or truth of something
assimilatev: to take in and understand information or ideas; to integrate
advocacyn: the act of supporting or promoting a particular cause or point of view, often through public campaigning or lobbying
jeann: a sturdy cotton twill fabric, typically blue, used for jeans and other clothing
lesbiann: a woman who is attracted romantically and sexually to other women
acronymn: a word formed from the first letter of each word in a phrase, such as NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) or AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
plaintiffn: a person or entity that brings a legal action against someone else in a court of law; the person or party that is bringing a lawsuit
lawsuitn: a legal action taken by one party against another in a court of law, typically seeking damages or some other form of remedy for perceived wrongs or harms suffered
suev: to claim a person or organization, especially by filing a legal claim for money or redress
settlev: to reach an agreement of disagreement
priden: a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s achievements
commitmentn: a promise or firm decision to do something or to behave in a certain way
basisn: the most important facts, ideas, or events from which something is developed; the way how things are organized or arranged
anguishn: severe physical or emotional pain or suffering; distress or mental agony
faithn: complete trust in something or someone’s ability or knowledge; a strong belief in religion, divine power, etc.
demonstrationn: a display or show, often of a particular skill or product, intended to convince or persuade others
incidentn: an event or occurrence, often unexpected or unplanned; something that happens
biasn: a strong feeling in favor of or against one group of people, an idea, or thing, often not based on fair judgment
restartv: to start something again, especially after a pause or interruption
baptizev: to make someone officially a member of the Christian Church by baptism (= a form of Christian ritual purification)
gownn: a long, flowing garment worn on formal occasions, especially by women
blamev: to think or say that someone or something did something wrong or is responsible for something bad
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
privilegen: a special right or advantage that only one person or group of people has, usually because they are rich and powerful in a society
tacklev: to try to deal with a complex problem or situation
churchn: a building or institution dedicated to religious worship or activities; a Christian religious organization or denomination
obviousadj: easy to see, discover or understand
oppositionn: the act of disagreeing or resisting; the state of strong disagreement
deemv: to consider or decide something in a particular way
superlativeadj: of the highest degree, quality, or intensity; surpassing all others, used to describe comparisons that are extreme or the highest in a particular category
overviewn: a general description or summary of a subject
résumén: a summary of a person’s education, work experience, and qualifications, often used in job applications as a way to showcase their skills and achievements
interrogatev: to examine someone with questions over a lengthy period, especially in an aggressive manner
refusev: to show that one is not willing to do or accept something
sessionn: a formal meeting or series of meetings for the execution of a particular group’s functions; a period spent doing a particular activity
diversityn: the quality or fact of many different types of things or people being included in something; a range of different things or people
embracev: to accept something willingly and enthusiastically; (noun) the act of clasping another person in the arms as in greeting or affection
donationn: a voluntary gift of money, service, or ideas that are given to a person or an organization, or the act of giving them
financen: the management of money, credit, banking, and investments, especially by a government or commercial organization; the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets
irreconcilableadj: unable to be resolved or made compatible; not able to be in harmony or agreement due to fundamental differences or conflicts
symboln: something visible that is used to represent something else
trailblazingadj: pioneering; innovative; the action of blazing a trail or creating a path for others to follow
complacencyn: a feeling of self-satisfaction or contentment, often resulting in a lack of motivation to improve or address problems
straightadj: extending or moving in one direction without bending or curving; having no deviations
authenticadj: known to be real and what people say it is; not a fake or copy
folkn: people in general, especially those of a particular group or type
homelessadj: without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets
murdern: the crime of killing somebody intentionally
abidev: to accept or tolerate something or to act in accordance with a rule, decision, recommendation, etc.; to remain in a particular state or condition
brutalityn: the quality or state of being cruel or savage
votern: a person who votes or has a legal right to vote in a political election

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