ENGLISH HOLOCAUST VOCABULARY

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20 words to memorize for quiz on 11/18/11

Anti-Semitism

discrimination against people of jewish descent. (n)

Collaborator

someone who cooperates with an enemy nation;spy
(n)

Presumptuous

surprisingly bold (adj.)

Miser

a stingy person (n)

Sanitarium

a health resort;asylum
(n)

Spigot

a pug used to stop/close vents (n)

Tantamount

equal in value, meaning, or effect (adj.)

Incarceration

to imprison (v)

Duress

the use of force or threats to make someone do something (n)

Connotation

a suggested meaning or significance (n)

Philosophical

concerned with the deeper meanings in life (adj.)

Begrudged

to envy the position of a person (V?)

Coax

to persuade (v)

Communism

an economic system of collective ownership (n)

Dragnet

a system or coordinated efforts to catch wanted criminals (n)

Ghetto

a section of a city occupied by a minority group (n)

Degraded

reduced in dignity or esteem (adj.)

Kapos

a nazi prisoner given privileges for supervising prisoners (n)

Secration

a discharged substance (n)

Stupor

a state of mental numbness from shock; a daze (n)

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