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speak or act in an evasive way
hatred or dislike of females
"public figure (politician/actor/etc) who makes outlandish, strident statements on issues, thinking that the average man cares"
not showing a serious or respectful attitude
deceit used in order to achieve one's goal
enthusiastic devotion to a cause
pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands
expressed clearly- easy to understand
shift in urban community toward wealthier residents
"ruler who holds absolute power, typically exercising it in a cruel or oppressive way"
(ventricular) is an irregular and uncoordinated contraction of the cardiac muscle of the ventricles.
nickname of a certain dynasty of Roman emperors
forceful bitter attack against someone/something
able to see beyond ordinary perception
having mixed feelings : being unable to choose between two (usually conflicting) courses of action
against war and violence
always fearful/worried about something : tending to worry in a way that is not healthy
special words that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.
of a child : having or showing the qualities or abilities of an adult at an unusually early age
Having or showing an intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries
In-sid-ee-uhs - - Intended to entrap -- deceitful -- operating in an inconspicuous or seemingly harmless way but actually with grave effect
To submit or comply silently without protest
Understood without being openly expressed- implied
Disposed to cause harm
Host or Hostess at a restaurant
Pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely
"The fundamental character or spirit of a culture- the underlying sentiment that informs the beliefs, customs, or practices of a group or society"
Money or gifts given generously
evaluating other peoples and cultures according to the standards of one's own culture.
Bitterness or ill feeling
"Legislation of a city, state or country. Law basically"
Showing that you believe that you are more intelligent or better than other people
Simple or plain : not fancy. Unadorned. Simple. Harsh. Having few pleasures.
Uncertainty. Mixed feelings.
"Displaying wealth, knowledge, etc. in a way that is meant to attract attention, envy, or admiration. Flamboyant. Flashy. "
"Providing necessary support to the primary activities or operations of an organization, system, industry or institution."
"Very important or noticeable. Jetting upward. Projecting beyond a line, surface or level. Standing out conspicuously. Prominent."
Very easy to see or notice
"Leadership or dominance, especially by one country or social group over others."
"Excited, confused, disorderly- making a loud confused noise- uproarious"
"Concerning. ""Approps of that topic"""
A deep seated feeling of dislike- aversion
Official process whereby one country transfers a suspected or convicted criminal to another country
"A written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court"
A person unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others (opposed to egoist)
clever - mentally adroit and skillful
Presentation or application of knowledge or learning
"Having or showing the attitude of people who speak and behave in very formal and serious way because they believe that they are better, smarter or more important than other people"
A strong liking for something or a strong tendency to behave in a certain way
Providing psychological relief through open expression of strong emotions- causing catharsis (crying)
"To confine in retirement, seclude- to confine in a monastery or convent"
a systematic attempt to overthrow or undermine a government or political system by persons working secretly from within
anger aroused by something that is unfair or wrong
aboriginal - growing or existing in a certain place
"Having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way"
"rude, insensitive - having or showing no understanding of what is proper or acceptable"
"conquer - to defeat and gain control of (someone/something) by the use of force - to conquer and gain the obedience of a group of people, country, etc."
"a family, group, or government controlled by a man or a group of men - a social system in which family members are related through their fathers"
assumed - seeming or said to be true or real but very possibly not true or real
disdain - a feeling that someone or something is not worthy of any respect or consideration
principle source - a spring that is the source of a stream
Involved with others in an illegal activity or wrongdoing
Feeling or expressing remorse or penitence- affected by guilt
To formally or authoritatively declare or announce something
assuming power or authority without justification- arrogant and domineering.
"British Dialect. a person who gapes or stares in wonder, especially a rustic or unworldly person who is easily awed."
An extremely impressive or important person- a person who seems like a god in some way- a deified mortal
To make bad- corrupt- especially : to corrupt morally
1. To talk to someone in a way that shows that you believe you are more intelligent or better than other people- to treat someone in a condescending manner. 2. to be a frequent customer of a place
Showing or characterized by a patronizing or superior attitude toward others
To put aside one's dignity or superiority voluntarily and assume equality with one regarded as inferior
To bring to a state of peace- pacify- soothe
To overcome the distrust or hostility of- placate- win over
"The body of doctrine, myth, belief, etc., that guides an individual, social movement, institution, class, or large group"
"To act together through a secret understanding, especially with evil or harmful intent"
"until now, up to this or that time"
prim - very strict especially concerning morals and religion
alienate - to cause someone to be no longer involved or connected with something
"dogmatist - a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc."
"rebuke - a cause or occasion of blame, discredit or disgrace"
belittling - a word or phrase that has negative connotations or that is intended to disparage
"acting or done quickly and without thought, controlled by emotion rather than thought"
"Friendly, lively, and enjoyable"
"Lively and noisy festivities, especially when these involve drinking a large amount of alcohol"
A chance happening or event
the amount of time which one has to perform a task is the amount of time it will take to complete the task.
"80/20 - e.g., 80% of revenues are made by 20% of customers"
the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles every 2 years
"anything that can go wrong, will."
alias - a word or phrase that describes a person or thing
agitator - a political leader who tries to get support by making false claims and promises and using arguments based on emotion rather than reason
impostor - a person who falsely pretends to know or be something in order to deceive people
"amazing or wonderful, very big"
Extravagant - carelessly and foolishly spending money, time, etc.
chide - to criticize sharply