Flashcards in Text Collection (Test 1) Deck (64):
a progressive brain disorder that causes uncontrolled movements and emotional problems.
improve by making fine adjustments to something
an organism which lives in or on another organism (its host).
something that causes desire but is seemingly unobtainable.
a word, phrase or sequence that reads the same backwards and forwards.
giving the worrying impression that something bad is about to happen.
a large cloth hung at the back of a theatre stage to act as a background.
of highest quality
a person who applies ethics to science and biology.
a meeting between heads of government
pointed end where two curves meet
a series of germ cells each developed (from earlier cells in the series).
relating to the body as distinct from the mind
the whole of an organism, with information encoded in its DNA.
relating to society
a state of perplexity over what to do in a difficult situation
sickle cell anemia
genetic blood disease caused by an abnormal form of hemoglobin.
relating to or using force or threats
make something worse
relating to an imagined place where everything is bad
consisting of molecules
ingrained prejudice against women
aggressive pressure or intimidation
seeking to make people more aware
within a reasonable view
a pragmatic attitude or policy
a person who is strongly prejudiced against women
agreement of feeling or action
claims that someone has done something illegal or wrong
important; projecting from something
the theory of intersectionality
suggests that discrete forms of oppression are shaped by one another.
permission for something to happen
a strong, negative reaction by a large number of people
treat someone or something as insignificant
just coming into existence
explains how the feminist movement can be more diverse.
the interconnected nature of social categorisations such as race, gender etc.
problems due to issues inherent in the overall system
a difficult and unpleasant situation.
the mass killing of people belonging to one ethnicity or religion
psychological manipulation: brainwashing
life of self-efficiency
moving to another place
consisting of many different types of people that do not seem to belong together.
the state of being weak or easily hurt physically or emotionally
an opening in a wall or fence that can be closed by a gate
describing very serious damage and destruction in past or future events.
to make a small supply of something, such as religion or politics.
a person who is extremely enthusiastic about something, such as religion or politics.
to take the place of someone; to replace
too difficult to comprehend
the wreckage of a ship or cargo found washed up or by the sea
to examine someone and form an opinion about them
to cause something to happen
one who looks good on television
protection given to people who have left their own country.
a quality that evokes pity or sadness
the dispersion of Jews beyond Israel
a programme with the mandate to protect refugees
The Arab Spring
Arabian countries protested governments in Arabian countries that led to wars. It promised free elections, human rights, employment and ended with success in some countries but wars and corruption in others, such as Syria.
not recognised as a citizen of any country