Vocab 19 - Sexism in English

Vocab 19 - Sexism in English - shrew – a woman of violent...

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Sexism in English , Pg 158 – 169 chaderi  – heavily draped cloth covering the entire head and body predisposed  – To make (someone) inclined to something in advance; To make susceptible or  liable eponyms  – a person, real or imaginary, from whom something, as a tribe, nation, or place,  takes or is said to take its name inherent  – existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality,  or attribute temperance  – moderation or self-restraint in action, statement, etc.; self-control
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Unformatted text preview: shrew – a woman of violent temper and speech; termagant shrewd – keen; piercing ambivalent – uncertainty or fluctuation, esp. when caused by inability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire to say or do two opposite or conflicting things wizard – a person who practices magic; magician or sorcerer witch – a person, now esp. a woman, who professes or is supposed to practice magic, esp. black magic or the black art;...
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