Advanced Vocabulary Week 7
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decided or arranged without any reason or plan, often unfairly
to know about and understand something
a sculpture or model of a person;
a roughly made model of a person that is made in order to be damaged or destroyed as a protest.
to make a bad situation worse
to deliberately disobey a law, rule etc, without trying to hide what you are doing
an argument or fight
to make someone's life unpleasant, for example by frequently saying offensive things to them or threatening them
very determined to continue opposing someone or something
the right to use an official power to make legal decisions, or the area where this right exists
(of a building) very large and characterless;
(of an organization or system) large, powerful, indivisible, and slow to change.
to force someone out of a position of power, especially so that you can take their place
a sudden expression of strong feeling that you cannot control
very bad behaviour that deserves criticism
to change back to a situation that existed in the past
a short argument
to prevent someone from doing what they have planned or want to do
bring to an end.
characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not stable or calm