15 terms

Wordly Wise book 7, lesson 18

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acclaim
To praise strongly or applaud loudly; Strong praise or approval
bigot
One who is not tolerant of those people who are different in some way; a prejudiced person
covet
To have a strong and envious desire for, especially for something belonging to another.
deceased
Dead
formidable
Causing fear or apprehension; Difficult
ghetto
A section of a city occupied by a minority group of people who are prevented from moving to a more attractive part, usually because of poverty or social pressure.
momentous
Very Important
oppress
To weigh down with worry; To keep down by severe and unjust use of force
overwhelm
To defeat utterly and completely; To deeply affect the mind or emotions of; to upset or turn over
perceive
To become aware of through the senses, especially the sense of sight; To take in information through the mind
premiere
The first preformance of play film etc.
prospective
Expected or likely to happen or become
spurn
To refuse in a scornful way
staunch
Faithful; True; Strong
theme
A dominant idea, as in art, literature, or music; A topic or subject of; A short essay on a single subect; a series of musical notes on which variations are made; a melody that is associated with a film or television show.