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reparation

reparation

/ˌɹɛpɝˈeɪʃən/
noun
something done or paid in expiation of a wrong
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14 trillion dollars in reparation is an appropriate statement.

That racial wealth gap is a starting place for any reparations program.

What would a potential reparations program look like?

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acculturation

acculturation

/ɐkˌʌltʃɚɹˈeɪʃən/
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the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

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demarcation

demarcation

/ˌdimɑɹˈkeɪʃən/
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the boundary of a specific area
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The line of demarcation with policing and video was the Rodney King situation.

The gravel is South, and the concrete is demarcation line.

You can see the line of, like, demarcation of my skin and my foundation.

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fruition

fruition

/fɹuˈɪʃən/
noun
something that is made real or concrete
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This was his other dream but he did not live to see it come to fruition.

The idea never came to fruition but the technical legality of it just shows how convoluted maritime law is.

He was happy to plant the seeds that would come to fruition at a later time.

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incursion

incursion

/ˌɪnˈkɝʒən/
noun
the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)
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Turkey defends its incursion by saying these fighters are terrorists.

This was two decades after his incursions into Britain.

Taiwanese pilots scramble American-made fighter jets to practice responding to Chinese military incursions.

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coronation

coronation

/ˌkɔɹəˈneɪʃən/
noun
the ceremony of installing a new monarch
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The queen joined the king for his coronation festivities.

" The statement also said that the king's consort had attempted to prevent the queen's coronation.

This coronation was in name only and the elder Henry still retained authority.

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gumption

gumption

/ˈɡəmpʃən/
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fortitude and determination
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and I see the gumption to ask these questions, not to be afraid.

but he didn't really have the gumption to do it.

Oh, and also, the gumption to win the thing in a playoff.

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hesitation

hesitation

/ˌhɛzəˈteɪʃən/
noun
a certain degree of unwillingness
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People in Britain say that was without the slightest hesitation.

I have a moment of hesitation.

But I don't, I wouldn't say that there was a hesitation.

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retribution

retribution

/ˌɹɛtɹəbˈjuʃən/
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the action of making amends for a mistake
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But she believed authorities would want retribution.

This place is called retribution.

Anybody who faced their responsibility, answered truthfully, and testified openly, retribution.

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formation

formation

/fɔɹˈmeɪʃən/
noun
an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
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But since then, the formation of women-run cooperatives has transformed the production into a billion-dollar industry.

According to McDonnell, physical distancing will be implemented into marching formations, with space between each graduate.

AEW announced its formation in January.

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permutation

permutation

/ˌpɝmjuˈteɪʃən/
noun
complete change in character or condition
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It's a break in the code because you live in a permutation.

8 times 8 in a series of planned permutations showing clue, cube, cough.

It changes as you study different versions and permutations of an idea.

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insurrection

insurrection

/ˌɪnsɝˈɛkʃən/
noun
organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
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The president of the United States incited this insurrection.

Faced with an insurrection, the government collapsed.

It is part of an investigation into the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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compunction

compunction

/kəmˈpəŋkʃən/
noun
a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
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And then there's Steven Spielberg, a master of adaptation who has no compunction about changing the source material.

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dissipation

dissipation

/ˌdɪsɪˈpeɪʃən/
noun
useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
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Such materials can transport electricity without dissipation.

And it's rated for a total of 360 Watts of heat dissipation.

It's hard to believe that there is no copper in here for the heat dissipation.

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depredation

depredation

/ˌdɛpɹəˈdeɪʃən/
noun
an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding

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involution

involution

/ɪnvəlˈuːʃən/
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the act of sharing in the activities of a group

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dereliction

dereliction

/ˌdɛɹəˈɫɪkʃən/
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willful negligence
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That is not the president's role, responsibility, and it's a dereliction of his duty.

I think that was a dereliction of duty.

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importation

importation

/ˌɪmpɔɹˈteɪʃən/
noun
commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
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The importation or manufacturing of a Psychoactive Substance has a penalty of two years in prison.

So with this importation to other countries, this was oppression at a grand scale.

It was about the importation and migration of persons.

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locomotion

locomotion

/ˌɫoʊkəˈmoʊʃən/
noun
self-propelled movement
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’s locomotion is pretty intriguing.

What species pioneered this style of locomotion?

So I have been fascinated as long as I can remember with locomotion.

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