A Raisin In The Sun Vocabulary

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unflinching

not showing fear or hesitation in the face of danger or difficulty

resolute

admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering

quest

a long search for something

excise

to remove; to cut out

abridge

shorten without losing the sense

consensus

general agreement

implicit

implied; not plainly expressed

portend

to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning of

luminous

emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating

myriad

a very large number

pertinent

relevant

oppression

unjust treatment or control

endow

to invest

formative

serving to form something

inequity

lack of fairness

ineradicable

unable to be destroyed or removed

ruminate

think deeply about something

essence

something abstract, that determines its character

inextricable

impossible to seperate

nuance

a slight or subtle degree of difference

unwavering

steady or resolute

aspire

direct one's hope or ambitions toward achieving something

culminate

climax; highest point

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