Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

oppression \Op*pres"sion\, n. [F., fr. L. oppressio.]
   1. The act of oppressing, or state of being oppressed.

   2. That which oppresses; a hardship or injustice; cruelty;
      severity; tyranny. ``The multitude of oppressions.'' --Job
      xxxv. 9.

   3. A sense of heaviness or obstruction in the body or mind;
      depression; dullness; lassitude; as, an oppression of
      spirits; an oppression of the lungs.

            There gentlee Sleep First found me, and with soft
            oppression seized My drowsed sense.   --Milton.

   4. Ravishment; rape. [Obs.] --Chaucer.


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     n 1: the act of subjugating by cruelty [syn: subjugation]
     2: kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "the tyrant's
        oppression of the people"
     3: a feeling of being oppressed [syn: oppressiveness]


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     adj : relating to or characteristic of fascism; "fascist
           propaganda" [syn: fascistic]
     n : an adherent of fascism or other right-wing authoritarian


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     n : a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical
         government (as opposed to democracy or liberalism)


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

bigotry \Big"ot*ry\, n. [Cf. F. bigoterie.]
   1. The state of mind of a bigot; obstinate and unreasoning
      attachment of one's own belief and opinions, with
      narrow-minded intolerance of beliefs opposed to them.

   2. The practice or tenets of a bigot.


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

compromise \Com"pro*mise\, n. [F. compromis, fr. L. compromissum
   a mutual promise to abide by the decision of an arbiter, fr.
   compromittere to make such a promise; com- + promittere to
   promise. See Promise.]
   1. A mutual agreement to refer matters in dispute to the
      decision of arbitrators. [Obs.] --Burrill.

   2. A settlement by arbitration or by mutual consent reached
      by concession on both sides; a reciprocal abatement of
      extreme demands or rights, resulting in an agreement.

            But basely yielded upon compromise That which his
            noble ancestors achieved with blows.  --Shak.

            All government, indeed every human benefit and
            enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is
            founded on compromise and barter.     --Burke.

            An abhorrence of concession and compromise is a
            never failing characteristic of religious factions.
	    Laban and himself were compromised That all the
            eanlings which were streaked and pied Should fall as
            Jacob's hire.                         --Shak.

3. A committal to something derogatory or objectionable; a
      prejudicial concession; a surrender; as, a compromise of
      character or right.

            I was determined not to accept any fine speeches, to
            the compromise of that sex the belonging to which
            was, after all, my strongest claim and title to
            them.                                 --Lamb.


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

conformity \Con*form"i*ty\, n.; pl. Conformities. [Cf. F.
   1. Correspondence in form, manner, or character; resemblance;
      agreement; congruity; -- followed by to, with, or between.

            By our conformity to God.             --Tillotson.

            The end of all religion is but to draw us to a
            conformity with God.                  --Dr. H.More.

            A conformity between the mental taste and the
            sensitive taste.                      --Addison.

   2. (Eng. Eccl. Hist.) Compliance with the usages of the
      Established Church.

            The king [James I.] soon afterward put forth a
            proclamation requiring all ecclesiastical and civil
            officers to do their duty by enforcing conformity.

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     n 1: correspondence in form or appearance [syn: conformance]
     2: acting according to certain accepted standards [syn: conformation,
         compliance, abidance] [ant: disobedience, nonconformity]
     3: orthodoxy in thoughts and belief [syn: conformism] [ant: nonconformity]
     4: concurrence of opinion; "we are in accord with your
        proposal" [syn: accord, accordance]
     5: hardened conventionality [syn: ossification]


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

assimilation \As*sim`i*la"tion\, n. [L. assimilatio: cf. F.
   1. The act or process of assimilating or bringing to a
      resemblance, likeness, or identity; also, the state of
      being so assimilated; as, the assimilation of one sound to

            To aspire to an assimilation with God. --Dr. H.

            The assimilation of gases and vapors. --Sir J.

   2. (Physiol.) The conversion of nutriment into the fluid or
      solid substance of the body, by the processes of digestion
      and absorption, whether in plants or animals.

            Not conversing the body, not repairing it by
            assimilation, but preserving it by ventilation.
                                                  --Sir T.

   Note: The term assimilation has been limited by some to the
         final process by which the nutritive matter of the
         blood is converted into the substance of the tissues
         and organs.

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     n 1: the absorbing of one cultural group into harmony with
          another [syn: absorption]
     2: the state of being assimilated
     3: a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an
        adjacent sound
     4: the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after
        digestion [syn: absorption]
     5: the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing
        cognitive structure [syn: acculturation]
     6: in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general
        schema to a particular instance


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

submission \Sub*mis"sion\, n. [L. submissio a letting down,
   lowering: cf. F. soumission.]
   1. The act of submitting; the act of yielding to power or
      authority; surrender of the person and power to the
      control or government of another; obedience; compliance.

            Submission, dauphin! 't is a mere French word; We
            English warrious wot not what it means. --Shak.

   2. The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of
      inferiority or dependence; humble or suppliant behavior;
      meekness; resignation.

            In all submission and humility York doth present
            himself unto your highness.           --Shak.

            No duty in religion is more justly required by God .
            . . than a perfect submission to his will in all
            things.                               --Sir W.

   3. Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error.

            Be not as extreme in submission As in offense.

   4. (Law) An agreement by which parties engage to submit any
      matter of controversy between them to the decision of
      arbitrators. --Wharton (Law Dict.). Bouvier.


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

ignorance \Ig"no*rance\, n. [F., fr. L. ignorantia.]
   1. The condition of being ignorant; the want of knowledge in
      general, or in relation to a particular subject; the state
      of being uneducated or uninformed.

            Ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing
            wherewith we fly to heaven.           --Shak.

   2. (Theol.) A willful neglect or refusal to acquire knowledge
      which one may acquire and it is his duty to have. --Book
      of Common Prayer.

   Invincible ignorance (Theol.), ignorance beyond the
      individual's control and for which, therefore, he is not
      responsible before God.

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     n : the lack of knowledge or education


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

hypocrisy \Hy*poc"ri*sy\ (h[i^]*p[o^]k"r[i^]*s[y^]), n.; pl.
   Hypocrisies (-s[i^]z). [OE. hypocrisie, ypocrisie, OF.
   hypocrisie, ypocrisie, F. hypocrisie, L. hypocrisis, fr. Gr.
   "ypo`krisis the playing a part on the stage, simulation,
   outward show, fr. "ypokr`nesqai to answer on the stage, to
   play a part; "ypo` under + kri`nein to decide; in the middle
   voice, to dispute, contend. See Hypo-, and Critic.]
   The act or practice of a hypocrite; a feigning to be what one
   is not, or to feel what one does not feel; a dissimulation,
   or a concealment of one's real character, disposition, or
   motives; especially, the assuming of false appearance of
   virtue or religion; a simulation of goodness.

         Hypocrisy is the necessary burden of villainy.

         Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue. --La
                                                  (Trans. ).

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     n 1: an expression of agreement that is not supported by real
          conviction [syn: lip service]
     2: insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or
        beliefs that you do not really have


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Brutality \Bru*tal"i*ty\, n.; pl. Brutalities. [Cf. F.
   1. The quality of being brutal; inhumanity; savageness;

   2. An inhuman act.

            The . . . brutalities exercised in war. --Brougham.

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     n 1: the trait of extreme cruelty [syn: ferociousness, viciousness,
           savageness, savagery]
     2: a brutal barbarous savage act [syn: barbarity, barbarism,


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

'Elite \['E]`lite"\, n. [F., fr. ['e]lire to choose, L. eligere.
   See Elect.]
   A choice or select body; the flower; as, the ['e]lite of

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     adj : selected as the best; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite
           colleges" [syn: elect]
     n : a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual
         or social or economic status

(American Dream)

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American Dream 
     n : the widespread aspiration of Americans to live better than
         their parents did 

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