Flashcards in Global issue Deck (42):
friendliness among the people you work with
in the prime of life
(n) the period when you most active and successful
(n) the murder of a whole group
Ex: victims of genocide
(n) sadness, sorry for what you have done
Ex: He felt no remorse for the murder he had committed.
(adj) without injuries
Ex: Her husband died in the accident, but she escaped unscathed.
(n) a formal agreement
Ex: The US and Canada have signed for a free-trade pact.
(n) a person who studies human and their customs, belief
(n, v) come together to make support
Ex: The president has called on people to rally to the government.
(v) to ask someone to do sth in a sincere way
Ex: She implored her parents not to send her away from school.
(adj) most powerful, effective
Ex: The Berlin wall was a potent symbol of the Cold War.
Ex: The West made strides in improving energy efficiency.
(adj) different in every way
Ex: culturally disparate
(adj) not intentional
Ex: All authors need to be wary of inadvertent copying of other people's ideas.
advocate for change
(v) publicly support for change
fairness in health care practice
(n) a person to blame for
Ex: The captain was made a scapegoat for the team's failure.
(n) a person who unofficially prevent crime, or catch and punish someone (because they think the government cannot do it)
(adj) very hot
(v) to say aloud from memory
(v) to step awkwardly and fall
(adj) cruel, violent
(adj) believe strongly in religion
(n) dealing with problems in a sensible way (rather than stick to the fixed ideas)
Ex: The council has operated much more efficiently since pragmatism replaced political dogma.
coveted from afar
(v) to desire
(adj) mean, unwilling to spend money
wrestled with demons
to fight with demon
(n, v) destroy, be in a bad situation
someone who believes that a particular type or group of people should lead or have control over other types or groups of people because they believe they are better
Ex: a white supremacist
addle(v): to confuse
Ex: I think my brain has been addled by the heat
(adj) having good moral qualities and behavior
(adj) worrying, without hope
Ex: The future looks grim.
(n) the decision of a state to separate from the US
(v) to make familiar again
not thinking or behave normally
to repeat the details (that are similar to sth else)
Ex: I've heard the prime minister's view echoed throughout the party
(adj) in natural state, not yet processed
Ex: crude oil
predisposed to/towards sth
(adj) to be more likely to
(adj) extremely cruel
(v) to change direction