A Raisin in the Sun

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assimilation

process by which a minority group takes on the customs and attitudes of the dominant culture

decisive

determined; showing no doubt

defer

to put off; postpone

despise

to look down on with hatred and disgust

entrepreneur

a person who starts and manages his/her own business

epitaph

an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there

erratic

not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; unpredictable

exasperated

greatly annoyed; frustrated

facetious

humorous; sarcastic; not meant to be taken seriously

futile

producing no result or effect; useless

idealist

one who chooses to see the world the way it should be, rather than the way it really is; a dreamer

indifferent

showing no interest or concern; not caring one way or the other

looming

likely to happen at any moment; threatening to take place in the near future

ludicrous

completely ridiculous

mirage

something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion; a false impression

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