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contribute
v. 1)to give along with others who are giving.
2)to have a part in briging about
contribution-n-that which is given
contributor-n-one who gives.
unveil
v-1)to remove a covering from
2)to make known or reveal for the first time
appeal
v. to make an earnest request; to ask
to be of interest to;to be attractive to.
n. an earnest request for help.
the power to attract or be attracted
clasp
v. to grasp or hold tightly.

n. 1)a strong grasp or hold.
2)something, as a hook or fastner, that holds two parts together.
exhibit
v.-to show in public

n.-an item or collection of items in a public show.

exhibition-n-a large-scale public show
pedestal
n-a base or support on which something stands
ferry
n-a boat that carries people and goods back and forth across a stretch of water

v-to move people or goods by boat across a stretch of water
eloquent
adj.-skilled at speaking or writing; having the power to move people
eloquence-n-skill at speakingor writing; the power to move people
lofty
adj.-1)very tall or high
2)noble in feeling of high in ideals.
3)showing a too-proud or superior attitude

affection
n. a fond or tender feeling
(Hugging is one way to show affection.)
affectionate-adj. gentle and loving.
(My mom took my hand and gave it an affectionate squeeze.)
poverty
n-the state of being poor
conspicuous
adj. easily or plainly seen.
declare
v. to make known; to state openly.
declaration-n-a public statement.
immigrant
n-a person who comes into a country to live there.
persecute
v-to treat cruelly or harshly because of political, religious, or tother differences
persecution-n-the state or condition of being persecuted