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Chapter 9 Reading Guide

The Battle of the Sexes
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triggers
situations, people, and events that cause a person to feel an emotion
differentiation
a discrimination between things as different and distinct
secrete
place out of sight
belligerent
characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
elongated
having notably more length than width
contentious
involving or likely to cause controversy
dominant
exercising influence or control
culprit
the guilty person
ambiguous
having more than one possible meaning
migration
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
debunked
to expose as false or exaggerated
empathy
sharing of feelings
arbitrary
Unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
entrenched
established firmly and securely
controversial
debatable
imperative
a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
causality
the relation between causes and effects
quest
the act of searching for something
consummated
to make perfect
muse
reflect deeply on a subject
euphoria
sense of great happiness or well-being
perceive
to become aware of through the senses
diminishes
make smaller, lessens, reduces
negotiate
discuss the terms of an arrangement
corrodes
Eat away/deteriates