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foster

to help grow or develop

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devote

to use for

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oppressed

to treat in a cruel or unfair way

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undermine

to make weaker or less effective usually in a secret or gradual way

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exclaim

to say in an enthusiastic or forceful way

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compatriot

person from the same country as someone else

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sonorous

having a sound that is deep, loud, and pleasant

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hail

to speak of or welcome with praise or enthusiasm

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inexplicable

not able to be explained or understood

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innumerable

too many to be counted; very many

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tribunal

a kind of court that has authority in a specific area

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silt

very small or little

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propaganda

ideas or statements that are often false or exaggerated and that are spread in order to help a cause, a political leader, a government, etc.

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judicious

having or showing good judgment; wise

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unscrupulous

not honest or fair; doing things that are wrong, dishonest, or illegal

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deluded

to cause someone to believe something that is not true

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gape

to look at someone or something with your mouth open in surprise or wonder

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prophet

a person who states that something will happen in the future

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villainous

very bad or evil; wicked

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disparate

different from each other

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precedent

a similar action or event that happened at an earlier time

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parallel

a way in which things are similar; a shared quality or characteristic

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collective

shared or done by a group of people; involving all members of a group

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undisclosed

not made known to the public; not named or identified

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overwhelming

very great in number, effect, or force

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disciplined

to train yourself to do something by controlling your behavior

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articulate

able to express ideas clearly and effectively in speech or writing

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indispensable

extremely important and necessary

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impetuous

acting or done quickly and without thought; controlled by emotion rather than thought; impulsive

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proliferate

to increase in number or amount quickly

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sound (v)

to cause something to make a sound or be heard

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proclaim

to say or state something in a public, official, or definite way; to declare or announce

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fathom

to understand the reason for something

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detached

not emotional; not influenced by emotions or personal interest

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divisive

causing a lot of disagreement between people and causing them to separate into different groups

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objective

based on facts rather than feelings or opinions

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illuminate

to make clear and easier to understand

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vast

very great in size, amount, or extent

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susceptible

easily affected, influenced, or harmed by something

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dubious

unsure or uncertain