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|conquer||v: to bring under control by force or authority|
|peninsula||n: a long piece of land that is almost surrounded by water but is linked to a larger part of the land|
|span||n: the entire length of something, such as time or space from beginning to end; the amount of space that something covers|
|origin||n: the first existence or beginning of something|
|occupation||n: a person’s job or profession; the act of taking possession|
|colloquial||adj: used in ordinary or familiar conversation but not in formal speech or writing|
|vulgar||adj: not having sophistication or good taste; making explicit and offensive references to sex or bodily functions|
|indigenous||adj: someone or something that is native to or occurring naturally in a particular place|
|approximately||adv: close to a specific number or time but not exactly that number or time|
|syntax||n: the grammatical order or rule of words in a sentence|
|instance||n: a particular example or single occurrence of something|
|verb||n: a word or phrase that describes an action, state, or experience|
|conjugate||v: to give the different forms of a verb, as they vary according to voice, mood, tense, number, and person|
|noun||n: a word that generally functions as the name of a specific object or set of objects|
|gender||n: the range of characteristics of femininity and masculinity and differentiating between them, especially when considering social and cultural differences rather than differences in biology|
|masculine||adj: having characteristics or an appearance that are usually regarded as typical or appropriate for men|
|lunar||adj: of or pertaining to the moon|
|feminine||adj: relating to women; having the features or appearance often associated with women|
|empire||n: a group of countries ruled by one leader or government|
|collapse||v: to fall down or give way suddenly, often after breaking apart|
|eventually||adv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on|
|germ||n: a very tiny living that causes the disease; a piece of something such as an organism, concept, etc., capable of growing into a new one or part of one|
|Caliphate||n: an Islamic state under the leadership of an Islamic steward with the title of caliph|
|oust||v: to force someone out of a position of power, job, place, or competition|
|Catholic||adj: 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|
|consolidate||v: to make something more vital, more solid, or more certain|
|monarch||n: a person who rules a country, such as a king or queen|
|expel||v: to officially force someone to leave a school, organization, or country|
|combine||v: to join or merge to form a single thing or group|
|distinct||adj: noticeable from something else of a similar type|
|kingdom||n: the country ruled by a king or queen|
|adopt||v: to choose to follow something; to legally take a child from another family and care for them as if they were one’s own|
|locate||v: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something|
|conquest||n: the act or process of taking control of a country, area, or situation|
|estimate||v: to guess or calculate the cost, size, value, etc. of something|
|expense||n: the money, time, or effort incurred or required for something|
|poncho||n: a type of outer garment without arms, made from a single large piece of cloth with a hole in the center for the head|
|lexicon||n: all the words and phrases of a particular language or branch of knowledge, such as nautical or medical|
|replace||v: to take the place of something|
|Don||n: a Spanish gentleman; a university lecturer, especially a senior member of a college at Oxford or Cambridge|
|arguably||adv: used when expressing an opinion or idea that you believe can be proven true|
|contemporary||adj: belonging to the same or present time|
|fashionable||adj: popular at a particular time|
|revolt||n: to take violent action against authority, especially government or ruler|
|independence||n: freedom from another’s or others’ control or influence|
|sovereign||n: a king or queen|
|oppress||v: to treat people in a cruel and authoritarian way, especially by denying them the same freedoms, rights, etc. as other people|
|inhabitant||n: a person or an animal that lives in a particular place|
|mandarin||n: an influential and high-ranking official, notably in the civil service; the branch of Chinese, which is the official language of China|
|colon||n: the punctuation mark ( : ) used to introduce a list, summary, explanation, etc., or before reporting what someone has said; a significant part of the large intestine, the final section of the digestive system|
|occasionally||adv: now and then; sometimes but not often|
|intelligible||adj: capable of being understood or apprehended|
|retain||v: to keep or continue to possess or maintain something|
|unity||n: the condition of being together or in agreement|
|grammar||n: the set of structural constraints on speakers’ or writers’ composition of clauses, phrases, and words|