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Vocab oct 14


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Vocab oct 14

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