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15 terms

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