Collection 4: Blocking the Transmission of Violence

As you read Alex Kotlowitz's "Blocking the Transmission of Violence," learn this word list. Here are links to lists for texts in Grade 12's Collection 4: Hamlet, Act 1, Hamlet, Act 2, Hamlet, Act 3, Hamlet, Act 4, Hamlet, Act 5, Hamlet's Dull Revenge, Tell Them Not to Kill Me!, Blocking the Transmission of Violence, Hatred
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  1. retribution
    the act of taking revenge
  2. affiliation
    a social or business relationship
  3. pierce
    penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
  4. suss out
    examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
  5. ruminate
    reflect deeply on a subject
  6. enmity
    a state of deep-seated ill-will
  7. bellicose
    having or showing a ready disposition to fight
  8. paraprofessional
    a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional
  9. unmitigated
    not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity
  10. cognitive
    relating to or involving the mental process of knowing
  11. dissonance
    a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
  12. mediate
    act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
  13. entrenched
    established firmly and securely
  14. ubiquity
    the state of being everywhere at once
  15. impoverished
    poor enough to need help from others
Created on July 15, 2014 (updated July 24, 2014)

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