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contextn: the circumstances, facts, or conditions that surround a particular event, situation, or statement and that give it meaning
noveln: an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story; (adjective) original and of a kind not seen before
depictv: to illustrate someone or something in a photograph
oppressiveadj: treating people in a cruel and authoritarian way
totalitarianadj: of or relating to a system of government in which a single political party has complete control and power
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
authoritarianadj: characterized by strict, absolute control and obedience to authority or rules; dictatorial and lacking in personal freedoms or individual rights
conveyv: to express ideas, feelings, etc. so that it is known or understood by other people; to carry something from one place to another
preciseadj: sharply exact or accurate or delimited
warnv: to make someone aware of potential danger or difficulty, particularly one that may occur in the future
opposedadj: being completely different from something or disagreeing strongly with something
tyrannyn: a form of government in which a single ruler has absolute power, often exercised cruelly and oppressively; the arbitrary or oppressive exercise of power or control over others
democracyn: a form of government in which the people have the authority to deliberate and decide legislation, or to choose governing officials to do so
ideologyn: a set of beliefs or philosophies that an economic or political system is based on
proliferatev: to grow or increase rapidly in number; to reproduce or spread rapidly, especially in an uncontrolled manner
profoundadj: extremely great; sensed or experienced very strongly; displaying a high level of knowledge or comprehension
insightn: the ability to gain an accurate and deep understanding of people or situations; an accurate and deep understanding of what something is like
importancen: the quality of being important and worthy of note
obviousadj: easy to see, discover or understand
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
loomv: to appear or take shape as a large, especially in a frightening way
overheadn: the expense of maintaining something that is involved in operating a business, such as rent and heating; (adverb) above your head; in the sky
inundatev: to flood or overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
constantadj: happening repeatedly or all the time
propagandan: information, ideas, or claims spread to influence public opinion or promote a particular cause or ideology
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
manufacturev: to make goods in large numbers, usually in a factory using machines
ministryn: a department of government responsible for a particular area of public service
militaryadj: relating to or characteristic of members of the armed forces; of or relating to war or warfare
laborn: productive work, especially physical work done for wages; the people who do manual or physical work in a country or company for wage; (verb) to work hard or to strive and make an effort to reach a goal
detainv: to keep someone in official custody; to prevent them from leaving
torturen: the act of causing intense pain or suffering to someone to punish them, extract information from them, or for some other reason
deliberateadj: done with full consciousness of nature and effects rather than by accident
ironyn: the expression of one’s meaning by using language that usually signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or rhetorical effect
underminev: to make someone or something less powerful, less effective, weaker gradually; to make someone’s fame, confidence, or authority less effective or weaker gradually
corruptibleadj: capable of being made to do something dishonest or immoral
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
regimen: the organization, a system, or method that is the governing authority of a political unit
eliminatev: to remove or get rid of someone or something
dialectn: a form of a language that is spoken in a particular geographical area or by a particular group of people and has distinguishing characteristics
crudeadj: being in an unrefined or natural state; (noun) the unprocessed form of oil
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)
concreteadj: existing in a physical or material form rather than an abstract one; based on facts rather than ideas or guesses; made of or covered with cement
nounn: a word that generally functions as the name of a specific object or set of objects
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
encouragev: to give someone support, confidence, or hope; to persuade someone to do or continue to do something by making it easier for them and making them believe it is a good thing to do
nuancedadj: characterized by subtle differences in appearance, meaning, sound, etc.
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
psychen: the human soul, mind, or spirit
hypnoticadj: inducing sleep; causing sleepiness, mainly as a result of a repetitive noise or motion
cognitiveadj: of or relating to mental processes of understanding
dissonancen: a lack of harmony or agreement between people or things; a harsh or discordant combination of sounds
compelv: to force or require someone to do something; to exert a strong, irresistible force or pressure that makes someone act in a certain way
disregardv: to pay no attention to or to ignore someone or something
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
dictatev: to state or give order with total authority; to say or read aloud for somebody else to write down or to be recorded
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
definitionn: a concise explanation of the meaning of a word, phrase, or symbol
privacyn: someone’s right to keep their personal matters and relationships not watched or interrupted by other people
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
violn: a stringed instrument, typically with six strings and frets, played with a bow, also called a viola da gamba
guiltyadj: feeling responsible for or having done something wrong or criminal
affairn: event, situation, or subject that is significant from a political or public perspective; a secretive or illicit sexual relationship
subversiveadj: intended to undermine or overthrow a system, authority, or established order through an intentional effort to cause disruption or to challenge the existing norms or beliefs; (noun) a person or thing intended to undermine the power or authority of an established system or institution
rebellionn: an act of violent or open resistance to an established government or ruler
essayn: a short piece of writing on a particular topic, usually written by a student as a port of a course of study
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
pretentiousadj: attempting to impress others by pretending to be more important, innovative, or significant than is actually the case; showy or ostentatious
atrocityn: brutal act; an extremely wicked or cruel act
buryv: to place a dead body in the ground, grave, or tomb
euphemismn: a mild or indirect word or expression used in place of one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing
convolutedadj: extraordinarily complicated and hard to understand
structuren: the way of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts, or a complex thing constructed of many parts
mundaneadj: very ordinary and therefore lacking interest or excitement
abusen: the use of something in an incorrect or harmful manner
advertisev: to draw attention to something such as a product, service, or event in public to encourage people to buy, use, or attend it
craftn: an activity that requires a particular skill in making things with one’s hands
appealn: a serious, earnest, or urgent request for money, information, or help; a quality that makes somebody or something attractive or interest
soundbiten: a short and memorable excerpt or snippet of speech or music, typically taken from a longer recording, presentation, or interview, often used in media to convey a concise message or key point
perspectiven: a confident attitude toward something; a particular style of thinking about something
ready-madeadj: (of a product) already made or prepared; (of an idea or solution) preconceived or complete and requiring no further development or work
phrasen: a group of words that mean something specific when used together
gleanv: to collect information, knowledge, etc., in small amounts and often with difficulty; to gather, as natural products
assumev: to think or accept something to be true without having proof of it; to take or begin to have power; to begin to exhibit a specific quality or appearance
deceptiveadj: tending to mislead or deceive either deliberately or inadvertently; causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true
manipulativeadj: characterized by the use of shrewd, cunning, or deceptive tactics to control or influence others, often in a self-serving or unethical manner
massn: a large amount of a substance with no definite shape or form; a large number of people or things grouped or crowded together
surveillancen: the act of carefully monitoring a person suspected of a crime or a place where a crime may be committed or expected
intrudev: to enter or to be present in a place or situation where one is not wanted or allowed; to interrupt or disturb someone or something
necessarilyadv: in an essential manner; in such a way as could not be otherwise
dislikev: to not like someone or something
currencyn: a system of money in general use in a particular country
basisn: the most important facts, ideas, or events from which something is developed; the way how things are organized or arranged
interactionn: the act of connecting with someone, mainly when working, playing, or spending time with them
urgev: to spur on or encourage someone, especially by cheers and shouts; (noun) a strong desire or impulse, especially one that is difficult to control or resist
ultimateadj: furthest or highest in degree or order
communicatev: to share or exchange information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body, or using other signals
slaveryn: the practice or system of owning, buying, and selling people as property and forcing them to work