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statue
a law; a rule; a regulation
asterisk
a starlike mark used in printing (often to indicate a footnote)
brochure
a phamplet
discredit
to fail to believe; to cause doubt; to damage the reputation of; disbelief; disgrace, or something that causes disbelief or disgrace
recession
an act of withdrawal or going back; a procession leaving a place of assembly; a temporary decline in economic activity
hypothetical
supposed or believable but not necessarily true; imagined, uncertain
thesis
an arguement or supposition to be defended
perspective
point of veiw; the effects of distance or depth on the appearance of objects; drawn to produce this effect
jurisdiction
authority or power; the limitsor territory governed by an authority
bibliography
a list of books or essays on a particular subject or by a particular author
denounce
to condemn openly; to occuse formally; to inform against
galvanized
to arrouse suddenly, as if by electric shock; to coat a meatal with a thin layer of zinc to prevent corrosion
billigual
able to use two languages well; written or spoken in two languages
deficient
lacking some essential quality; defective; incomplete
infamous
having a bad reputation; famous for bad things; notorious
biographical
having to do with a person's life; giving the story of a person's life
satirical
using irony and wit to attack ideas, people, or customs; sarcastic
dissuade
to persuade someone not to do something; to discourage
fluent
able to use language easily and skillfully; flowing smoothly; effortlessly
chronological
arranged in the order in which things happen