A Raisin in The Sun Quiz Vocabulary

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resolute

characterized by quickness and firmness

unflinching

not shrinking from danger

quest

the act of searching for something

excise

remove by cutting

abridge

to shorten

consensus

agreement

implicit

implied

portend

indicate by signs

luminous

giving off light

myriad

countless

pertinent

being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

oppression

the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority

endow

give qualities or abilities to

formative

forming or capable of forming or molding

commentary

a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material

inequity

partiality that is not fair or equitable

ineradicable

not able to be destroyed or rooted out

ruminate

reflect deeply on a subject

essence

the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

inextricable

incapable of being solved or untangled

nuance

a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

unwavering

not showing abrupt variations

aspire

have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

culminate

rise to, or form, a summit

apt

mentally quick and resourceful

impel

cause to move forward with force

mores

(sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group

topical

of interest at the present time

presage

a sign of something about to happen

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