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enclaves -theoretically

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  • Vocab
    Enclaves- theoretically
  • enclaves (98)
    Definition
    Distinct groups or communities
    Example
    Chinatown is an example of an enclave.
  • medium
    Definition
    A means of conveying something.
    Example
    A popular medium of self-expression is body art like tattoos.
  • elitism
    Definition
    A perceived superiority
    Example
    Country clubs can be accused of elitism because they only let people in that meet a certain criteria.
  • transmitters
    Definition
    Something that carries or spreads (a signal, germs)
    Example
    Some people with HIV may not have symptoms, but are transmitters, spreading the disease to others.
  • exacerbates
    Definition
    Makes worse
    Example
    Scratching only exacerbates the rash.
  • adverse
    Definition
    unfavorable
    Example
    An adverse effect of my medication is nausea.
  • asymmetries
    Definition
    Lack of harmony and balance
    Example
    There are many asymmetries in the working world of women and of men; for example, women tend to receive twenty percent less than a man given the same job.
  • status
    Definition
    Position or rank; one’s standing in relation to others.
    Example
    Jimmy deplored his status at middle school where he had to sit alone at the lunch table and where he was treated like dirt.
  • paradox
    Definition
    A situation that may seem to be contradictory, but in fact is or may be true.
    Example
    Amy swore that , although it was a paradox, if you want a man, you should pretend you don’t.
  • framed
    Definition
    Placed within a context
    Example
    Every message should be looked at within the frame of its context.
  • implicit
    Definition
    Not directly stated
    Example
    Implicit is the opposite of explicit.
    Although she never stated her interest, She sent implicit messages by batting her eyelashes.
  • theoretically
    Definition
    based on theory, hypothetical
    Example
    Theoretically, if something goes up, it must come down.