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Pretense
Noun - False Claim, unsupported by fact
"Pretty tense"
Indictment
Noun - Charged with offense
Dogged
Adj - Stubbornly determined
Assimilation
Gives up culture to fit in with their new culture.
Encapsulation
Noun - submerge into and keep their own culture.
Heathen
Noun - unconverted member of a nation that doesn't acknowledge God of the Bible.
Quizzical
Adj - comically quaint, teasing
Dumbfounded
Verb - Astonished, amazed
coquettishly
Adv - flirtatiously
enrapture
To fill with delight
Strident
adj - harsh sounding, shrill
Primly
adv - stiffly formal, precise
Prometheus
A titan who stole fire from the Gods and gave it to man, and his punishment was chained to a rock where an eagle at his liver every day, and his liver grew back only to be eaten again.
Idiom
Noun - Language or dialect of people or class, a phrase with meaning different from the literal
Sullen
Adj - showing resentment by morose. Gloomy, sulking
colonialism
Noun - country that maintains foreign colonies.
idealist
Noun - one who has thoughts based on a conception of things as one thinks they should be
Realist
Noun - one who faces the facts and is practical
Retrogression
Noun - a move backwards, especially into a worse condition.
aculturation
Noun - Can maintain their culture and still live with another culture.