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descent
ancestry; orgin
His family background was Italian descent.
oppressed
persecuted; crushed; overburdened
Slaves were an oppressed people in the South.
destitute
poor, needy; deprived
After the father lost his job the family had no money and was destitute.
oppressed
persecuted; crushed; overburdened
Slaves were an oppressed people in the South.
advocated
favored; recommended
The lawyer advocated that the jail time for the young mother should be reduced.
incapacitated
unable to function in some way
After her car accident she was incapacitated for two weeks.
exclusive
one and only;
She went to an exclusive all girl's school.
similar
the same; alike
They had on similar outfits so they looked like twins.
organization
system; structure; plan
The organization was responsible for feeding the homeless.
desolate
lonely; abandoned; miserable
The garage looked desolate after the house burned to the ground.
desolate
lonely; abandoned; miserable
The garage looked desolate after the house burned to the ground.
requirements
things wanted or needed; demands
There are strict requirements to be a pilot.