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Anne Frank - Set 1 of 5

Introduction through Friday, 21 August, 1942
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occupation
taking possession of
degradation
to talk down to someone
poignant
deeply moving
appropriate
to take; the right thing to do
enhance
to make better
pogrom
organized massacre, especially of Jews
melancholy
remembering the past
capitulation
to surrender on conditions agreed upon
tram
a box-like car running on a railway through a town
placard
a notice posted in a public place
florin
an old gold coin used in Europe
Zionism
a movement to establish a Jewish community in Palestine and modern Israel
fanatic
someone who is crazy about something
vital
something very important
cum laude
graduating with honors
superfluous
being more than needed; above and beyond
accord
to agree
concentration
to focus on something
chattel
something you own other than land
monotonous
dull and repetitive
lumbago
pain in the back
pique
to arouse an emotion or provoke an action
hypochondria
excessive worry about one's health
wardrobe
a collection of clothes or a large piece of furniture that holds clothes