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introductionn: a preliminary explanation or remarks given before the start of a text, performance, or event; the act of bringing something new into existence or introducing something to a wider audience or new market
eageradj: showing enthusiasm and a strong desire or interest to do something
undergraduaten: a student who is studying for their first degree at a university or other higher education institution
slamv: to shut a door or window noisily; to strike something violently or noisily
templen: a place of worship, especially one that is associated with a particular religion or faith; the flat area on either side of the forehead
predominantlyadv: mainly, mostly, or primarily; having the greatest influence or power in a particular situation or group
visibleadj: capable of being seen; or open to easy view
presencen: the fact or state that someone or something exists, occurs, or is present
swearv: to make a solemn promise or vow; to use rude or offensive language
calmadj: not excited, angry, or nervous; free from wind, large waves
stoopv: to bend forward and downward from the waist, often to pick something up or gain a better view; to lower oneself morally or socially
handcuffn: a pair of metal restraints that are designed to lock around a person’s wrists and prevent them from moving their hands freely; (verb) to restrain or restrict the movement of a person by applying handcuffs, typically as part of an arrest or other security-related process
provokev: to stimulate or give rise to a particular reaction or have a particular effect
upsetadj: causing or marked by anxiety, uneasiness, trouble, or grief; (verb) to make someone anxious, unhappy, or angry
cuffn: a band or strip of material, usually worn around the wrist or ankle, often used to secure or fasten something in place; a blow or hit delivered with an open hand, typically to the head or ear
slumpv: to fall or sink suddenly, often due to loss of support or stability; to decline or decrease abruptly, as in business or economic conditions; to become despondent or dispirited; (noun) a sudden or prolonged decline or drop in value, price, or quality
brickn: a rectangular block of baked clay used as a building material
retrievev: to find or get something back
idn: a part of the psyche that represents the unconscious desires and instincts of an individual; in psychoanalytic theory, it is believed to be the most basic and primal part of the human psyche; (also ID, short for identification) a document or card that proves a person’s identity, such as a driver’s license, passport, or national ID card
pavev: to cover something with a hard, flat material such as stones, bricks, or concrete, to make it suitable for travel or use
replacev: to take the place of something
helplessadj: unable to take care of oneself or to do things without help
alarmn: a loud noise or an automatic signal that warns people of danger; a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event or particular danger
frustrationn: the feeling of being upset or annoyed as a result of being unable to change or achieve something
mightyadj: very large, powerful, or strong
racismn: prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people based on their membership in a particular ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized
silentadj: without any or little sound
friskv: to search for someone or something in a quick, lively manner, often to discover something hidden or suspicious; to frolic or skip about in a lively or playful manner
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
shiftn: a slight transition in position, direction, or trend
geniusn: someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
yellv: to shout in a sudden and loud way
nodv: to lower and raise one’s head, sometimes several times, as to show approval, agreement, greeting, or confirmation
lifetimen: the duration of someone’s life or something’s existence;
exchangev: to give something and receive something else in return, often with the implication that the items being traded are of equal or comparable value; (noun) the act of giving or taking something in return for something else; a place or system where goods or services can be bought, sold, or traded
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
interactionn: the act of connecting with someone, mainly when working, playing, or spending time with them
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
devastatingadj: causing a great deal of destruction or damage
accordn: an official agreement or treaty between two organizations, countries, etc.; (verb) allow to have
confessv: to admit to having done something wrong or to reveal something personal or private
cringev: to move back or away from someone or something because you are afraid or shocked; to shrink as in fear, disgust, or embarrassment
convincedadj: completely certain about something; having a strong belief or conviction in a particular religion
fistn: a hand with the fingers clenched tightly into the palm to form a hard rounded shape; an act of striking someone or something with the fist
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
sheltern: a structure built to protect from poor weather, danger, or attack:
presidentn: the leader of a republic, for example, the US; the person in charge of the organization such as a company, university, club, etc.
abusen: the use of something in an incorrect or harmful manner
aggressiveadj: behaving in an angry, energetic, or threatening way towards another person; tending to spread quickly
crazyadj: stupid or not sensible; very angry
marginaladj: of, relating to, or situated at the edge or outer limit; of secondary or minor importance; barely satisfactory or effective
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
hirev: to give somebody a job
underlyingadj: significant as a cause or basis of something but not immediately apparent or stated clearly
reactv: to take action in response to something
crisisn: a time of great disagreement, confusion, or danger when problems must be resolved or critical decisions must be taken
surroundingadj: that is near or around, or closely encircling something
sufferv: to experience pain, distress, or hardship; to undergo or endure something painful or unpleasant
racialadj: of or related to the race (= classification of humans into groups based on physical traits or social relations)
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
unarmedadj: without weapons or arms; not carrying any form of weapon or ammunition, or engaging in physical conflict with weapons
diagnosev: to determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a careful analysis
isolatev: to physically or socially separate someone or something from other people or things
stubbornadj: refusing to change one’s mind or behavior despite persuasion or evidence to the contrary; unyielding; difficult to move or change
racistadj: characterized by or showing discrimination or prejudice against people of other races; (noun) a person with a prejudiced belief that one racial group is superior to others
progressiveadj: relating to or supporting development or advancement, especially social or political one
injusticen: a violation of the rights of others or the laws of a society
revolvev: to rotate around a central point
alarmingadj: causing concern or apprehension; causing a feeling of danger, harm, or emergency; unsettling or disturbing
propn: a piece of wood, metal, etc., placed beneath or against something to support it or keep it in position; a system, institution, or person that gives help or support to someone or something
proxyn: a person or entity that is authorized to act on behalf of another person or entity
criminaln: a person who has committed a crime
substituten: a person or thing acting or serving instead of another one; (verb) to act as a something or someone instead of another one
confrontv: to face, meet or deal with a problem or difficult situation or person
jarn: a cylindrical container, typically made of glass, metal, or pottery, with a wide mouth and a screwed or sealed lid, used for storing food, liquids, and other materials
individualizev: to make something personal or more personal to suit the needs of a particular person, place, etc.
situadj: short for “situated,” meaning located or placed in a particular position or circumstance
churchn: a building or institution dedicated to religious worship or activities; a Christian religious organization or denomination
manifeston: a public declaration or statement of policy and aims, usually issued by a political party or government; a written statement or proclamation of one’s beliefs or intentions
contemporaryadj: belonging to the same or present time
infectv: to affect a person, an animal, or a plant with a disease-causing organism
presumptionn: an idea or belief taken to be true without proof or confirmation; an assumption or hypothesis based on incomplete evidence or understanding; a forward or audacious attitude or behavior that assumes too much authority or familiarity
tightadj: fixed, fastened, or kept together firmly or closely
boundv: to move forward by leaps and bounds; to form the boundary of something
high-profileadj: attracting much attention and interest from the public and media
attestv: to provide evidence or proof of something; to confirm or certify the authenticity of something; to bear witness to the truth of something
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
contextn: the circumstances, facts, or conditions that surround a particular event, situation, or statement and that give it meaning
triggerv: to make something happen suddenly; to cause something such as a device, machine, etc. to function
threatenv: to utter intentions of injury or punishment against someone
influencen: the ability to affect someone’s or something’s character, growth, or behavior, or the effect itself
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
mythn: an ancient story or set of stories accepted as history, especially explaining the worldview of a people
reinforcev: to strengthen or support something, especially by adding another material to it; to make emotion, idea, etc. stronger
clutchv: to grasp and hold somebody or something tightly
automaticadj: able to work or operate with little or no direct human control; independent of external control
dimlyadv: faintly or indistinctly; with little light or clarity; not clearly or brightly
ashamedadj: feeling guilt, embarrassment, or remorse about something because of something you have done
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
posev: to present a risk, problem, or other issues that must be addressed
ushern: a person who shows people to their seats in a theater or church or who guides them through a building
separatev: to force, take, or pull apart; mark as different
surroundv: to be all around something or somebody
gutn: the long tube in the body of a person or animal through which food passes when it leaves the stomach; the mental strength or bravery required to do something difficult or unpleasant
proceedsn: the money or profit earned from a particular activity or venture; the total amount collected from a sale or fundraiser
accusev: to charge or criticize someone with a crime or wrongdoing
insistv: to say something clearly or demand something forcefully, especially when other people disagree with or oppose what you say
costumen: a set of clothes worn by an actor in a play or film or by a person representing a particular character or occupation
jewelryn: decorative ornaments made of precious metals, gemstones, or other materials, worn as personal adornment, which can include items such as necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, and brooches
vacationn: a period in which someone does not have to attend work or school and is free to do whatever they choose, such as travel or leisure
confusev: to mistake one thing for another; to make somebody hard to understand
brassn: a metal alloy of copper and zinc; a yellowish color; a group of wind instruments made of brass
knucklen: one of the joint-like parts of the fingers and toes, especially of the hand
politelyadv: in a courteous or respectful manner, showing good manners or consideration for others
explanationn: the information or arguments that someone provides to make something understandable or clear
credentialv: to provide someone with certification or verification of their qualifications, usually in a particular field or profession; (noun) a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
constitutionaladj: of or relating to a constitution (= the set of fundamental principles), especially of a country or government; existing as an essential characteristic
citev: to refer to something such as a passage, book, etc. as evidence for a theory or as a reason why something has happened
landmarkn: a notable or important event, place, or achievement; a significant object or feature that serves as a reference point
supremeadj: highest in rank, level, or importance
homelandn: a place regarded as one’s native country or where one belongs
securityn: the state of being free from danger, risk, or harm; measures taken to protect against threats or attacks; a financial asset, such as a stock or bond that derives value exclusively from the ownership interest or claim to a particular underlying asset or obligation
rulebookn: a set of rules or regulations, especially one governing a particular activity or organization
libertyn: the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one’s way of life, behavior, or political views
nervousadj: worried and anxious about something; relating to the nerves
drainv: to empty or dry something by removing the liquid from it
delayv: to cause something to happen at a later time than originally intended or expected
fleev: to leave by running away, especially out of fear or danger
terminaln: a building or place where buses, trains, or airplanes stop and where passengers or goods can be picked up or dropped off; (adjective) of or situated at the ends of a delivery route
tremblev: to shake slightly in a way that you cannot control, for example, because you are frightened, angry, or excited, or because of illness
ragen: a strong feeling of anger or violence
tapv: to hit someone or something quickly, gently, and often repeatedly; to use existing resources, such as energy, knowledge, etc.
ordealn: a painful, difficult, or dangerous experience or trial; a severe test of endurance or patience
releasev: to set free or allow to escape from confinement
custodyn: the state of being physically responsible for something or someone, especially a child; a state of being confined, usually for a short time
overlookv: to fail to notice something; to watch over someone; to provide a view from above
complicityn: the state of being involved with others in an illegal, harmful, or shameful act; the act of assisting or collaborating with someone else in wrongdoing or crime
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
militaryadj: relating to or characteristic of members of the armed forces; of or relating to war or warfare
strictadj: strongly limiting someone’s freedom; allowing no deviation from a standard, rule, belief, etc.
suspiciousadj: making you feel that someone has done something wrong, illegal, or dishonest without any evidence
departv: to go away or leave, especially to start a journey
folkn: people in general, especially those of a particular group or type
influenzan: (formal for flu) a highly contagious viral disease that causes fever, severe aching, and catarrh and often occurs in epidemics
allergyn: a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system, characterized by an exaggerated response to certain allergens, such as pollens, foods, and drugs
cure-alln: a remedy or treatment for all diseases and problems, regardless of their causes or symptoms
sinn: the offense against a religious or moral law or against God
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
calculatedadj: done with careful thought or planning; deliberate and intentional; based on a process of reasoning or estimation rather than on instinct or chance
integratev: to combine one thing with another so that they form a whole or work together; to accept equal participation for members of all races and ethnic groups
innovativeadj: introducing or using new methods, ideas, etc.
experimentn: the scientific test conducted to observe what happens and gain new knowledge
committedadj: willing to put in a lot of effort, time, and energy into something; firmly believing in something
educationaladj: relating to education or providing knowledge or instruction
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
bulletn: a metal projectile that is shot from a gun
barreln: a large round container made of wood, metal, or plastic, with flat ends and, usually, curved sides; one of several units of volume
illegaladj: not allowed by law
manhandlev: to handle or move someone or something roughly or awkwardly, often using physical force or without care; to treat someone roughly or brutally
expandv: to increase or to make something greater in size, number, or importance
visionn: the ability to think about or see the future with imagination and intelligence; the faculty of being able to see
cruxn: the most important or fundamental part of a matter or situation; the key point or central issue
doen: a mature female of mammals of which the male is called a buck, such as a deer or a rabbit
necessarilyadv: in an essential manner; in such a way as could not be otherwise
dislodgev: to forcibly remove or loosen something from a particular position or place; to cause something to become detached or dislodged
supremacyn: the state, condition, or position of being superior to all others in authority, power, or status
fortressn: a large and strongly built structure, typically with high walls and a moat, used as a military defense or for protection against attackers
assemblev: to collect in one place as a single group
arsenaln: a collection of weapons or military equipment stored in preparation for war or conflict; a collection of resources or tools available for use in a particular field or endeavor
damnv: to express disapproval of or disappointment in something or someone; to condemn or to curse; (a swear word) an expression of anger
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
segregatev: to separate or set apart from others, often based on race, gender, or some other characteristic
escalatev: to increase in intensity, size, or severity; to make something greater, worse, or more serious
politiciann: a person who is a member of a government or law-making organization, especially as an elected member of parliament, etc.
wagen: a particular amount of money that somebody earns, usually every week or every month, for work or services
massn: a large amount of a substance with no definite shape or form; a large number of people or things grouped or crowded together
demonstrationn: a display or show, often of a particular skill or product, intended to convince or persuade others
lobbyn: a large area inside the entrance of a public building where people can meet and wait; a group of people who try to persuade a politician, the government, or an official group to influence legislation
congressn: a formal meeting of the representatives of different countries, constituent states, organizations, trade unions, political parties, or other groups
lynchv: to put to death or punish (usually by hanging) without legal authorization or due process, often as an act of mob justice or vigilante action; (noun) a violent punishment, often extrajudicial, in which a mob or group of people seize and kill someone, usually by hanging, as a form of punishment or vengeance
litigatev: to initiate or engage in legal proceedings, typically to settle a dispute or enforce a legal right
massiveadj: enormous amount; very heavy and solid
extraordinaryadj: exceptional, unexpected, very unusual; surpassing the ordinary or usual
mobn: a large and disorderly crowd of people; a large horde of animals
commitmentn: a promise or firm decision to do something or to behave in a certain way
dramaticallyadv: in a very impressive manner
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
institutionalizev: to establish or make something a part of an institution (= a place such as a university, hospital, etc.)
differentialn: an amount, value, or size of the difference between things that are compared; (adjective) relating to or showing a difference
unintentionaladj: not done or made on purpose; accidental
deservev: to be worthy of or entitled to something, especially something good or valuable
associatev: to mentally connect someone or something with someone or something else
indirectlyadv: not going straight to the point; implying or suggesting something
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
swapv: to give something and receive something in trade
denyv: to state that one refuses to admit the existence or truth of something
comfortn: a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint
brutalityn: the quality or state of being cruel or savage
progressionn: the act or process of changing to the next stage or phase or moving forward
durabilityn: the ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage over a while; longevity
couragen: the ability to face danger, difficulty, uncertainty, or pain without being overcome by fear or despair; the quality of being brave or courageous
divisionn: the act or outcome of splitting into separate parts; a critical organizational unit or sector
participatev: to take part in something
walkoutn: a sudden and spontaneous departure by a group of people, often in protest or disagreement; a strike or work stoppage by employees
halfwayadj: in or at a point midway or an equal distance between two points
swellingn: an abnormal local enlargement of a part of your body, mainly because of illness or injury
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
quadn: (short for quadrangle) a square or rectangular open area or courtyard, often surrounded by buildings or used for recreational or social purposes
flashbackn: an interruption of the chronological sequence of events in a narrative, in which an event or scene from a past time is inserted into the current narrative
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
quon: the existing state or condition of something, especially in relation to a particular situation or issue

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