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filmmakern: a person who makes films, typically as a profession
butchern: a person who prepares and sells meat, especially at a retail shop; a person who kills or slaughters animals, especially for food; a person who engages in the relentless or brutal treatment of others
identityn: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another
mosquen: a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret (= slender tower with balconies)
beardn: hair that grows on a man’s face, often around the mouth and chin
skullcapn: a small close-fitting cap, particularly one worn as part of a uniform or in religious ceremonies; a plant of the mint family, used in herbal medicine for its calming and relaxing properties
swarmn: a group of many things, such as insects, fishes, etc., in the air or water or on the ground
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
lifelessadj: without life; dead
monolithn: a large, single upright block of stone, especially one shaped into a pillar or monument; something that is very large, solid, and uniform in shape or appearance
stereotypen: a fixed and unvarying idea or image that people have about what someone or something is like, but which is often not true in reality and may cause hurt and offense
frustratev: to hinder or prevent efforts, plans, or desires from doing, succeeding, or being fulfilled; to make someone feel upset or annoyed because they are unable to change or achieve something
myopicadj: near-sighted; lacking foresight or ability to plan; narrow-minded or lacking in perspective
crazyadj: stupid or not sensible; very angry
vastadj: enormous in size, number, amount, or quantity
refugeen: a displaced person who has crossed national borders and who cannot or is unwilling to return home due to political, religious, or economic reasons or because of a war
Sufin: a follower or practitioner of Islam’s mystical or ascetic branch, known as Sufism. Sufis emphasize the personal experience of God and spiritual growth through contemplation, prayer, and devotion
emergev: to move out of or away from something and become visible
complicatedadj: involving a lot of different things or parts in a way that is difficult to understand or analyze
portraitn: a painting, picture; the likeness of a person, especially one showing the face
coveragen: the reporting or news of an important event, sports, subject, etc.; the amount, range, area, or quality of something that something provides
journalistn: a person who collects and writes news stories or articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or other online media
revisitv: to go to a place again, especially after a long period
excitingadj: causing a lot of interest or excitement
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
athleten: a person who competes in one or more sports that involve physical strength, speed, or endurance
sabbaticaln: a period of leave granted to a person for rest, travel, or other pursuits, often in academia or other professions
leaguen: an association of sports teams who compete against each other; an obsolete unit of distance of variable length, equal to about 3 miles or 4,000 meters
blossomn: the reproductive structure on a flowering plant that consists of usually colorful petals and a typically green calyx (merging of sepals); the state or time of flowering; the peak of a person’s or thing’s development or success
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
waywardadj: behaving or acting in an unpredictable, erratic, or disobedient manner; straying from what is considered normal, expected, or acceptable
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
semblancen: the outward appearance or visible form of something, especially when it is different from the reality beneath; a vague or superficial similarity
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
discordn: lack of agreement or harmony between people or things; a disagreement or dispute; a harsh, unpleasant sound or noise
nudgev: to push someone or something gently, especially with your elbow, to attract the person’s attention; (noun) a small push or prod to encourage a desired action or behavior
dronen: a low continuous humming noise; someone who takes more time than necessary; a pilot-less aerial vehicle that is operated by remote control
relevancen: the state or degree of being closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand
essentiallyadv: relating to the essential features or concepts of anything
entrustv: to delegate or assign responsibility or authority to someone else; to put trust or confidence in someone’s abilities or judgment
sociopoliticaladj: relating to both social and political aspects of society; having to do with how politics and social issues are interconnected or influence each other
symboln: something visible that is used to represent something else
championn: someone who has won first place in a competition; someone who fights for a specific group of people or a belief
gesturen: a movement of the hands, head, or face that express a particular meaning
headlongadv: with great speed or force; in a rush, or without caution
flashn: a sudden intense burst of radiant energy; a momentary brightness
agendan: a list or outline of things to be done, discussed, or considered
immersionn: the act of putting someone or something into a liquid completely; the state of being completely involved in a subject or activity
empathyn: the ability to share another person’s feelings or experiences by imagining that person’s situation
emotionn: a strong feeling such as love, anger, etc. deriving from one’s situation, mood, or relationships with others
largelyadv: virtually entirely; to a large degree
deficientadj: lacking something needed or normal
festivaln: a celebration or event, usually marking a particular religious or cultural occasion, often involving processions, music, dancing, and the performance of plays or other artistic works
internv: to put someone in prison, especially for political or military reasons; (noun) a student or trainee who works, sometimes for free, to get work experience or to fulfill qualification criteria
halaladj: denoting or relating to food or another item that is permissible to consume or use according to Islamic law
slaughtern: the killing of a large number of animals or people brutally and indiscriminately; a violent and bloody event that results in the death of many individuals
strictadj: strongly limiting someone’s freedom; allowing no deviation from a standard, rule, belief, etc.
guidelinen: a general rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior; a piece of advice or instructions that tell you how something should be done or what something should be
unfortunatelyadv: by bad luck; unluckily
faithn: complete trust in something or someone’s ability or knowledge; a strong belief in religion, divine power, etc.
ethicaladj: of or relating to principles about what is right and wrong, or the branch of knowledge dealing with these
violn: a stringed instrument, typically with six strings and frets, played with a bow, also called a viola da gamba
advantagen: a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position; a beneficial feature or asset that someone or something has
orthodoxyn: adherence to a conventional or widely accepted set of beliefs or practices, especially in religion or politics; the accepted or established doctrine or teachings of a particular group or institution
absolutelyadv: without restriction or limitation; completely or utterly
fashionn: a style that is popular at a particular time or place; the state of being popular
districtn: a part of a country or town, especially one with particular features
reclaimv: to take back something previously lost, given, or paid, or ask to have it back
organicadj: of or derived from biological substance; producing plants and animals for food and other items without the use of synthetic chemicals
affordableadj: not expensive and able to pay
unbelievableadj: beyond belief or understanding and extremely surprising
interactv: to communicate or react with somebody
intimateadj: having a very close friendship, personal
disparateadj: very different or distinct from something else and is not connected or comparable in any way
restlessadj: unwilling or unable to stay still or relax because you are worried and uneasy
visceraladj: relating to or affecting the internal organs; instinctive or emotional rather than rational; characterized by deep-seated emotional reactions or responses
curatorn: a person whose job is to manage the objects or artworks in a museum, art gallery, etc.
oversimplifyv: to describe or explain something in a way that is too simple and no longer holds true
inventiveadj: able to come up with novel and unique ideas
apologeticadj: feeling or expressing regret, remorse, or sorrow for one’s actions; making an apology or expressing an excuse for something
whitewashn: a substance made of lime and water used to cover walls or fences; a deliberate attempt to conceal or gloss over unpleasant or controversial facts or events
saken: purpose; reason for wanting something done
massn: a large amount of a substance with no definite shape or form; a large number of people or things grouped or crowded together
appealn: a serious, earnest, or urgent request for money, information, or help; a quality that makes somebody or something attractive or interest
trumpn: a playing card with a picture of a trumpeter on it, used in certain card games
creativeadj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create something
couragen: the ability to face danger, difficulty, uncertainty, or pain without being overcome by fear or despair; the quality of being brave or courageous
noveltyn: the quality of being new, attractive, and unusual
damnv: to express disapproval of or disappointment in something or someone; to condemn or to curse; (a swear word) an expression of anger
compromisev: to settle a problem or disagreement by mutual concession
acknowledgedadj: recognized or admitted as being true or valid