OGT Vocabulary

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violation
an act that disregards an agreement or a right
various
many different kinds
thesis
opinion put forward and supported by reasoned arguments
accelerated
caused to go more rapidly
emphasis
Special attention; importance given to something
emergence
the gradual beginning or coming forth
discrimination
unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
deficit
shortage; , the amount by which expenditures exceed income
tactics
methods used to gain an end, esp. military maneuvers
status
a state at a certain time
speculation
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
affiliation
the act of becoming formally connected or joined
demonstrate
provide evidence for
critique
a serious examination and judgment of something
criteria
requirements or standards used to make a decision
distinguish
mark as different
slander
an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
restrictions
rules to prevent you from doing something
reputation
the state of being held in high esteem and honor
anticipate
make a prediction about
credibility
the quality of being believable or trustworthy
contributions
gifts of money,, act of giving or doing something
consequences
the results of some previous action
endurance
a state of surviving
reliable
worthy of being depended on
regulation
the act of controlling or directing according to rule
qualifications
Requirements to be able to get a job, including education and work experience
approximately
Almost, but not exactly; more or less
compelling
forceful; urgently demanding attention
collective
consisting of a number of persons or objects considered as gathered into a mass or sum
analyze
To examine carefully; study closely
expand
become larger in size or volume or quantity
prosperity
wealth, success
propaganda
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
persuasive
convincing
biased
favoring one side unduly; prejudiced
advocates
Supporters, to speak or write in favor of;
adequate
Sufficient, enough
acquire
gain through experience, , to gain ownership of something
insignificant
not large enough to consider or notice
perspectives
A point of view , the position from which a person looks at an issue
opportunities
favorable circumstances; chances for advancement
legalized
acceptable according to law
collapse
fall apart, the act of throwing yourself down
accurate
conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
detect
to discover something not easily noticed
cultural
of or relating to the shared knowledge and values of a society, , relating to the raising of plants or animals
obstacles
things that get in your way when you are going somewhere or trying to reach a goal
justify
to show to be fair or right; to give good reasons for
impact
influencing strongly
gender
the classification of being male or female
correlation
connection between facts or events
conflict
a struggle between opposing forces
assess
place a value on
expansion
the act, process, or result of enlarging
progressive
going forward to something considered better
evident
obvious; clear
equality
a state of being essentially equal or equivalent
enduring
lasting
debilitating
weakening, harmful
libel
(n.) a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom it is made; (v.) to write or publish such a statement
international
from or between other countries
exploitation
the act of making a profit from the labor of others without giving a just return
prosperity
wealth, success