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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 17 Deck (36):
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anchorwoman

woman who presents a TV news program

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topless

(of a woman) only wearing clothes on the bottom half of the body

3

exploitation

treating someone unfairly to benefit from their work

4

exploration

travelling through an unfamiliar area to learn about it

5

stanza

a verse in a poem

6

MP

Minister of Parliament

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to brag

to talk about your achievements or abilities with excessive self-satisfaction

8

to boast

to talk about your achievements or abilities with excessive self-satisfaction

9

healthcare

provision of medical services

10

thinner

less thick or fat

11

sexism

discrimination on the basis of sex

12

to bring about change

to effect change

13

stereotype

a fixed, widely held idea about a type of person or thing

14

treatment

the manner in which someone behaves towards another person

15

chauvinism

excessive support of one's own cause, group or gender

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manual labor

physical work

17

sawmill

factory in which logs of wood are cut by a machine

18

stack

a group of things lying one on top of the other

19

pile

a group of things lying one on top of the other

20

childhood

period during which a person was a child

21

puberty

period during which adolescents reach sexual maturity

22

vulnerable

susceptible to physical or emotional harm

23

hook

a curved piece of metal for hanging things

24

work-related illness

illness resulting from work

25

role model

person considered to be an example for others

26

flesh

the skin and muscle of the human body

27

tycoon

a wealthy, powerful person in business

28

backlash

a strong adverse reaction to a political or social development

29

scantily dressed

wearing short or revealing clothing

30

pinup

a person with sex appeal, who appears in posters

31

showgirl

an actress who sings and dances in variety shows

32

skimpy frock

a short dress

33

plunging neckline

a low-cut neckline on a woman’s dress

34

old boy

former male student at a school, college or university

35

scorn

feeling that someone/something is despicable

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despicable

deserving hatred and contempt