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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