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mulatto
A child of one Blck person and one White person
(noun)
objective
Not influenced byemotion or personal opinion
(adj.)
subjective
Based on personal feelings or prejudice
(adj.)
segregation
Separation of enthnic groups in housing, schooling, or other areas of life
(noun)
integration
Inclusion of people all ethnic groups without restriction
(noun)
interracial
Between different races
(adj.)
discrimination
the act of predjudice or bias against a group
(noun)
civil disobedience
Deliberate refusal to obey laws as a nonviolent protest
(noun)
appeal
To transfer or apply to transfer (a case) to a higher court for a hearing
(verb)
myriad
Amounting to a vast infinate number
(adj.)
doctrine
A principle or body of principles of presented for acceptance or belief; dogma
(noun)
jurisdiction
The right and power to interpret and apply law
(noun)
institutionalize
To make part of a structured and usually well-established system
(verb)
charisma
A rare personal quality attributed to leaders who arouse fervent popular devotion and enthusiasm
(noun)
status quo
The existing condition or state of affairs
(noun)
heckle
To harass or bother (somebody)with questions or annoying remarks
(verb)
inherent
Being part of the basic nature of a person or thing
(adj.)
scrutiny
A close carful examination or study
(noun)
deferred
Postonrd or delayed
(adj.)
defiance
The acto of openly opposing someone or something
(noun)
incognito
With one's identity hidden or disguised
(adv. and adj.)
rhetoric
The act of the effective and persuasive use of language
(noun)
denomination
An organized religous group with a common faith name
(noun)
prevalent
Widely existing or commonly occurring
(adj.)
remorse
Deep moral anguish and regret for past misdeeds
(noun)
discreet
With caution or self-control in one's speech or behavior, prudent
(adj.)
restraint
Control of feelings
(noun)
retribution
Something given or demanded in repayment, especially punishment
(noun)
rhyme
Repetiton of the final stressed and uunstressed syllables in poetry
(noun)
rhythm
the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
(noun)
metaphor
A figur of speech that states that one thing "is" something else but in a literal sense is not
(noun)
simile
A figure of speech in which unlike things are compared usually using "like" or "as"
(noun)
paraphrase
A restatemnt of the content of a poem (or other text)designed to make its "prose meaning" clear
(noun or verb)
meter
the measurable repetition of accented and unaccented syllables in poetry
(noun)
theme
The central idea of a literay work
(noun)
alliteration
The repetion of sounds of initial or stressed syllables often used to reinforce meaning
(noun)
allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in a literary work
(noun)
irony
A situation, or use of language, involving some kind of incongruity or discrepancy
(noun)
assonance
the repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of accented syllables or important words
(noun)
consonance
the repetition at close intervals of the final consonant sounds of accented syllables or importnat words
(noun)
onompotopoeia
the use of words that supposedly mimic their meaning in their sound
(noun)
bathos
a description that can move us to laughter instead of tears
(noun)
paradox
an apparent contradiction that is nevertheless somehow true
(noun)
hyperbole
an exaggeration or overstatement in the service of truth
(noun)
explication
a written explanation in great detail of a poem
(noun)