Political science 1 vocabulary
Vocabulary from Insights P.96 ELS Charlotte
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Political science 1 vocabulary
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N/V (Ally) The US and the UK were allies in
World War II.
The US and the UK formed an alliance in
(N) Antagonist- A person who actively
When we were younger, my brother constantly
My mother and I had an argument about the
tattoo on my wrist.
Dr. Dre and Lady Gaga collaborated on
A general commands the army.
(V) –Contend (2nd meaning)
(Adj) Contentious- Causing an argument:
Dokdo is one of the main islands of contention
between South Korea and Japan.
Political corruption is one of the main issues
with China’s development.
The US should have at least had the decency to
admit that they were wrong for spying on
Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Kim Jong Il is seen as a depraved leader.
(V) discord (archaic.)
A good family who shows no signs of discord.
The disunity of the members caused the group
The red fighter dominated over his opponents.
Ethics vary from culture to culture.
My brother forced me to eat worms when I was
Friction between nations can be lessened
Amber is pleased when her students work
together in harmony.
ADJ – Hegemonic
The upper class constitutes the hegemonic
ADJ – Honorable
ADV – Honorably
Winning the Noble Peace prize is an honor.
Between 1945-1990 there was a state of
political hostility between the Soviet Union
and the US.
To achieve harmony, we must make a joint
effort on the issues.
General Patton was a mighty general.
Her morals won’t allow her to lie.
ADV – Oppositely
The was a lot of opposition to the Vietnam
We had no doubt about the righteousness of
There was a fierce rivalry for the new job
posting at Samsung.
(V) Struggle – To make forceful or violent
attempts to break free of something,
Noun- A forceful or violent effort to get free of
restraint, or to overcome something.
ADJ – Strong
ADV – Strongly
The strength of the economy is the most
There was more uprightness in the past regime
than there is at the present time.
My only vice is smoking cigarettes.
ADJ – Virtuous
In the past, women were considered virtuous if
they neither drank nor smoked.
My phone is worth $200.
(ADJ) Worthy-Deserving effort, attention or