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academic vocabulary

TermDefinition
Egalitarian relating to or believing in the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.
kinship a sharing of characteristics or origins; blood relationship.
patriarchy a system of society or government in which the father or eldest male is head of the family and descent is traced through the male line.
hinderance Something that interferes with (or delays) action or progress.
elite
pastoral (especially of land or a farm) used for or related to the keeping or grazing of sheep or cattle; concerning or appropriate to the giving of spiritual guidance.
stratified form or arrange into strata;arrange or classify;place (seeds) close together in layers in moist sand or peat to preserve them or to help them germinate.
conduit a channel for conveying water or other fluid; a tube or trough for protecting electric wiring.
artisan a worker in a skilled trade, especially one that involves making things by hand.
textile a type of cloth or woven fabric; relating to fabric or weaving.
metallurgy the branch of science and technology concerned with the properties of metals and their production and purification
surplus an amount of something left over when requirements have been met; an excess of production or supply over demand.; more than what is needed or used; excess.
bureaucracy a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.
fertility the quality of being fertile; productiveness.; the ability to conceive children or young.
mobilized (of a country or its government) prepare and organize (troops) for active service.; organize and encourage (people) to act in a concerted way in order to bring about a particular political objective.
divine of, from, or like God or a god.; devoted to God; sacred.
monumental great in importance, extent, or size.; of or serving as a monument.
urban in, relating to, or characteristic of a town or city.
monotheism the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
veneration great respect; reverence.
diffuse spread or cause to spread over a wide area or among a large number of people.
razed completely destroy (a building, town, or other site.)
reinforced strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material.
diaspora the dispersion of the Jews beyond Israel.
piety the quality of being religious or reverent.
divergent tending to be different or develop in different directions.
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