Unit 5

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citizen
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or her country or community
drastic
Extreme; harsh or intense
democracy
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
lofty
very high; noble
obedient
Doing what one is asked or told
oblivious
Not aware of or not concerned about what is happening around one.
origin
Beginning
persuade
to convince
transfer
to move or change from place to another
unanimous
Being in complete agreement
dystopia
A society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding.
ominous
giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen; threatening; inauspicious.
obsolete
no longer produced or used; out of date.