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Gp vocab

1. Rally

2. Accrue –verb.3rd person present: accrues-accumulate or receive (payments or benefits) over time. Past tense:

3. Patriarchy -a system of society or government in which the father or eldest male is head of the family and descent
is reckoned through the male line/ men hold the power and women are largely excluded from it.

4. Haven-a place of safety or refuge.

5. Infidel-a person who has no religion or whose religion is not that of the majority.

6. Debilitating-adjective (of a disease or condition) making someone very weak and infirm/tending to weaken
something. Verb: debilitate

7. Arduous-adjective involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.

8. Convene-verb come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble. Convening- present participle Convened
-past tense

9. Leverage-verb use (something) to maximum advantage. present participle: leveraging

10. Nebulous –adjective in the form of a cloud or haze; hazy/ (of a concept) vague or ill-defined.

11. Idiosyncrasy-noun .plural noun: idiosyncrasies-a mode of behaviour or way of thought peculiar to an individual/a
distinctive or peculiar feature or characteristic of a place or thing. Idiosyncratic-adjective peculiar or individual.

12.Embellish- verb;3rd person present: embellishes; past tense: embellished; past participle: embellished; present
participle: embellishing-make (something) more attractive by the addition of decorative details or features/make (a
statement or story) more interesting by adding extra details that are often untrue.

13. verb: burgeon; 3rd person present: burgeons; past tense: burgeoned; past participle: burgeoned; gerund or
present participle: burgeoning-begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.

14. adjective: pervasive-(especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an
area or a group of people.

15. sacred cow-noun: an idea, custom, or institution held to be above criticism.

16. adjective: disparate-essentially different in kind; not able to be compared/containing elements very different
from one another.,plural noun: disparates; noun: disparate-things so unlike that there is no basis for comparison.

17. verb: disparage-regard or represent as being of little worth.; 3rd person present: disparages; past
tense: disparaged; past participle: disparaged; gerund or present participle: disparaging

18. noun: derision-contemptuous ridicule or mockery.

19. adjective: parochial-having a limited or narrow outlook or scope. (Narrow minded)

20. verb: shirk; 3rd person present: shirks; past tense: shirked; past participle: shirked; gerund or present
participle: shirking-avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility)/be unwilling to do (something difficult).

21. noun: subjugation; plural noun: subjugations-the action of bringing someone or something under domination or
control. Verb: subjugate;3rd person present: subjugates; past tense: subjugated; past participle: subjugated;
gerund or present participle: subjugating

22.verb: sanction-give official permission or approval for (an action)/ impose a sanction or penalty on; 3rd
person present: sanctions; past tense: sanctioned; past participle: sanctioned; gerund or present
participle: sanctioning
23. noun: archetype; plural noun: archetypes-a very typical example of a certain person or thing.

24. adjective: indolent-wanting to avoid activity or exertion; lazy. noun: indolence; plural noun: indolences-
avoidance of activity or exertion; laziness

25.adjective: imperative-of vital importance; crucial/giving an authoritative command; peremptory(authoritative)

26. noun: mogul; plural noun: moguls; -an important or powerful person, especially in the film or media industry.

27. noun: repercussion; plural noun: repercussions-an unintended consequence of an event or action,
especially an unwelcome one.

28. adjective: untrammelled; adjective: untrammeled-not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not
restricted or hampered.

29. Patronise-verb; present participle: patronising-treat in a way that is apparently kind or helpful but that
betrays a feeling of superiority.

30. Inevitable

31. adjective: deleterious-causing harm or damage.

32. adjective: dogged-having or showing tenacity and grim persistence. Dog-verb; past tense: dogged; past
participle: dogged-follow (someone) closely and persistently.

33. noun: precedence; noun: precedency-the condition of being considered more important than someone or
something else; priority in importance, order, or rank.

34. countable noun, a free pass is an official document that allows a person to travel or to enter a particular
building without having to pay.

35. noun: referendum; plural noun: referenda; plural noun: referendums-a general vote by the electorate on a
single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.

36. noun: contravention; plural noun: contraventions-an action which offends against a law, treaty, or other

37. stratify: verb ;past tense: stratified; past participle: stratified-form or arrange into strata/arrange or classify.

38. noun: prerogative; plural noun: prerogatives-a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or
class/the a faculty or property distinguishing a person or class.

39. noun: ramification; plural noun: ramifications-a complex or unwelcome consequence of an action or event.

40. verb: mitigate; 3rd person present: mitigates; past tense: mitigated; past participle: mitigated; gerund or
present participle: mitigating-make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.

41. adjective: condescending-having or showing an attitude of patronizing superiority.

42. noun: panacea; plural noun: panaceas-a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.

43. noun: dogma; plural noun: dogmas-a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as
incontrovertibly(adjective: incontrovertible-not able to be denied or disputed) true.

44. peddle: verb; past tense: peddled; past participle: peddled-try to sell (something, especially small goods)
by going from place to place/sell (an illegal drug or stolen item)/promote (an idea or view) persistently or widely.

45. noun: refrain; plural noun: refrains-a comment or complaint that is often repeated.

46. noun: stigma; plural noun: stigmas; plural noun: stigmata-a mark of disgrace associated with a particular
circumstance, quality, or person.

47. verb: condone; 3rd person present: condones; past tense: condoned; past participle: condoned; gerund
or present participle: condoning-accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive)/approve or
sanction (something), especially with reluctance.
48. adjective: invidious-(of an action or situation) likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others/(of a
comparison or distinction) unfairly discriminating; unjust.

49. adjective: alluring-powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating; seductive. Verb: allure

50. noun: domain; plural noun: domains-an area of territory owned or controlled by a particular ruler or
government/a specified sphere of activity or knowledge.