Word List- Social Studies 7C

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Word List- Social Studies 7C
brutally
circumstances
compromise
equality
extermination impersonators
infestation
opportunistic
oppressors
representation
romanticized
suffocate
distinctive
menace
staple
Definitions
brutally
(brootuhlee)
1. In a vicious manner.
2. Extremely ruthless or cruel.
Extremely harsh,unrelenting, or cruel.
3. Do something in a mean, abusive way
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circumstances
(surkuhmstansuhz) noun,verb
A condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity.
A set of facts that surround a certain event or situation.
conditions or events that affect something
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compromise
(kompruhmiiz) noun,verb
to settle a disagreement by each side giving up part of what they want
resolution of differences where both sides give up something
each side giving up part of what it wants to reach an agreement
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distinctive
(dihstihNGktihv) adjective
Of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing.
Something that helps identify a person or thing.
Having a characteristic that stands out.
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equality
(ihkwoluhtee) noun
the state of being of the same value
being equal; fairness; being the same; justice
being the same, having the same
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extermination
(ihksturmuhnayshuhn) noun,verb
Complete annihilation.
Process of killing all or most members of a group.
impersonators
(ihmpursuhnayturz)
appearance of another.
Someone who (fraudulently) assumes the
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infestation
(ihnfEHstayshuhn)
The state of being overrun in unpleasantly large numbers (as by parasites).
to be full of unpleasant critters
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menace
(mEHnuhs) noun,verb
Something that is a source of danger.
Pose a threat to; present a danger to.
A threat or the act of threatening. "he spoke with desperate menace"
someone who is dangerous or causes trouble
something or someone who threatens to cause evil, harm; threat
opportunistic
(opurtoonihstihk) adjective,noun
1. Taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible
benefit.
2. Taking advantage of opportunities as they arise.
3.
taking control in order to advance oneself
oppressors
pressures.
(uhprEHsurz)
A person of authority who subjects others to undue
representation
(rEHpruhzEHntayshuhn) noun
1. A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image.
2. The act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with
authority in their behalf.
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romanticized
(rohmantuhsiizd)
Interpret romantically.
Act in a romantic way.
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staple
(staypuhl) noun,verb,adjective
(usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant.
Necessary foods or commodities. "wheat is a staple crop"
Any of the basic food items that are used regularly.
suffocate
(suhfuhkayt) verb
1. Deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing. "The child suffocated herself with a
plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
2. Feel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air.
3. Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake.
4. to deprive somebody of air or prevent somebody from breathing, or to be unable to
breathe
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