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23 terms

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