20 terms

The Girl Who Lived Forever

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regime
a government that was not elected fairly
scapegoat
someone who is blamed for something bad that happens, even if it is not their fault
ingrain
beliefs and attitudes not easily changed
flourish
to grow and thrive
Netherlands
a European country of the Dutch people
isolate
to separate from others
persecution
cruel or unfair treatment of someone over a period of time
annex
an attachment to a building
longing
a strong feeling of wanting something or someone
notorious
famous for something bad
concentration camp
a place where political prisoners kept, treated cruelly and sometimes killed
loathe
to hate
vow
a solemn or sacred promise or pledge
catastrophe
a terrible event with a lot of destruction, suffering or death
ransack
to go through a place, stealing things and causing damage
genocide
the deliberate murder of a whole group or race of people
liberate
to set free
typhus
a serious infectious disease carried by insects
insignificant
not important
anti-Semitism
hostility or prejudice against Jews

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