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Unit 7 Vocabulary

Little Rock Nine

Occasion A special or important event
Determined Having a strong desire to do something
Furious Very angry
Mission Something that you must do
Segregation The practice of separating people of different races, sexes, or religions
Courageously Bravely; confidently dealing with a dangerous or painful situation
Commemoration Act of remembering and respecting an important person or event in the past
Reconciliation Situation in which two people become friendly again after fighting
Bitter Jealous and upset because you feel you have been treated unfairly.
Rapprochement Establishment of a friendly relationship after a period of conflict
Inconsistencies Situations in which two statements are different, and both cannot be true
Incredulously Being unable or unwilling to believe something
Hick Uneducated, a person who lives in the country, regarded as being unintelligent
Remorseful To be sorry for something you had done
Deceased A dead person
Armory A place where guns and other military equipment is kept
Precise Exact; following the rules or form
Caravan A single line of vehicles traveling together
Intervals Spaces
Imposing Impressive, due to size or power
Salute Greet formally, often by a gesture of the hand
Peered Looked carefully or intently, with some difficulty
Process A set of steps or actions; a way of doing something
Intercom A device that allows people in separate rooms to communicate; common in schools for use by the principal and others to make announcements
Denied Rejected; unacknowledged
Reservations Concerns; fears that something bad will happen
Preparations Steps taken to prepare for something
School board A group of people from the same community as the school who make decisions about how the school should handle certain issues
Model An example
Compassionate Able to understand and feel sympathy for others
Scholarships Set amounts of money given to students to help them pay for school; often for college
Urge A strong feeling or impulse to do something
Innocence A lack of exposure to or understanding of the negative side of the world
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