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The Vietnam War Era

Academic Vocabulary

alienate to cause (someone) to feel isolated or estranged
align to put (things) into correct or appropriate relative positions or to give support to (a person, organization, or cause)
ensure to make certain that (something) shall occur or be the case
implement put (a decision, plan, agreement, etc.) into effect.
monolithic (of an organization or system) large, powerful, and intractably indivisible and uniform
regime a system or planned way of doing things, especially one imposed from above
assert state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully; declare
doctrine a stated principle of government policy, mainly in foreign or military affairs
infiltrate to enter or gain access to [gradually] in order to acquire secret information
quagmire an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation
skirmish an episode of unpremeditated fighting between small groups
deferment postponement; putting somethin off till a later time
inconclusive not leading to a firm answer; proving nothing
inevitably certain to happen (as one would expect), unavoidable or predicrtable
undermine to gradually sabotage, damage or weaken (someone or something)
coalition an alliance for the purpose of a combined action
deceitful guilty of, or involving misleading others
incursion a sudden or brief invasion or attack
induce to bring about or give rise to
adulation excessive flattery or praise
Created by: Ms. Marshall