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SAT vocab Wk13 #5

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confrontation
a face-to-face meeting of active opponents with a view to defying, exploring, and possibly settling their differences
credibility gap
an inconsistency between a person's stated pledge or statement and the actual truth
disaffected
alienated
embargo
a legal or other restriction or prohibition imposed upon commerce
expose
a public disclosure of a secret, discreditable act
input
data put into a computer
missile
a projectile type of war weapon
monitor
a device used to keep close surveillance or check on broadcasts, propaganda, plots, etc.
nationalization
legal or arbitrary expropriation by a governmant of industries, land, or alien industries and properties within its territory
negotiation
a meeting between representatives of contesting parties in an endeavor by disscussion and dickering to arrive at a settlement of their differences
persona non grata
an emissary, diplomatic representative
prima facie
at first sight
profile
a vivid biographical sketch of an individual
recession
a temporary reduction in general economic activity
scenario
a detailed working outline or synopsis of the plot of a dramatic work
schizophrenia
a mental disorder characterized by a split in personality
summit
a meeting between chiefs of state or heads of government of two countries in order to improve relations
tokenism
the symbolic admittance of a limited number of minority members of society into schools or businesses as in compliance with the civil rights law
urban renewal
rehabilitation of a dilapidated city areas
value judgment
a judgment reflecting one's personal view