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shiite

A member of that branch of the Mohammedans to which the Persians belong. They reject the first three caliphs, and consider Ali as being the first and only rightful successor of Mohammed. They do not acknowledge the Sunna, or body of traditions respecting Mohammed, as any part of the law, and on these accounts are treated as heretics by the Sunnites, or orthodox Mohammedans.

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jihadist

  • noun a Muslim who is involved in a jihad

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hardline

  • adjective satellite firm and uncompromising
    hard-line.
    • a hard-line policy

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insurgency

  • noun an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
    insurgence.

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sunni

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
    Sunni Muslim; Sunnite.
  • noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
    Sunni Islam.

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extremism

  • noun any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies

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extremist

  • noun a person who holds extreme views
  • adjective satellite (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    radical; ultra.
    • extremist political views
    • radical opinions on education
    • an ultra conservative

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shi'ite

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
    Shiite; Shi'ite Muslim; Shiite Muslim; Shia Muslim.

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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chechen

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Chechnya
  • noun a northern Caucasian language spoken by the Chechen

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ideologue

  • noun an advocate of some ideology
    ideologist.

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tunisian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Tunisia
  • adjective of or relating to the city of Tunis or its residents
    • Tunisian markets

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extremist

  • noun a person who holds extreme views
  • adjective satellite (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    radical; ultra.
    • extremist political views
    • radical opinions on education
    • an ultra conservative

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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fundamentalist

  • noun a supporter of fundamentalism
  • adjective of or relating to or tending toward fundamentalism
    fundamentalistic.

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militancy

  • noun a militant aggressiveness
    militance; combativeness.

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shia

  • noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran
    Shiah; Shiah Islam.

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insurgency

  • noun an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
    insurgence.

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hizb

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sudanese

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Sudan
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the African Republic of the Sudan or its people
    • the Sudanese desert

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terrorist

  • noun a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities

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radicalize

  • verb make more radical in social or political outlook
    • Her work in the developing world radicalized her

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kurdish

Of or pertaining to the Kurds. Written also Koordish.

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sympathiser

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathizer.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    sympathizer; well-wisher.

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homegrown

  • adjective satellite grown or originating in a particular place
    • stands selling homegrown fruits and vegetables

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fundamentalist

  • noun a supporter of fundamentalism
  • adjective of or relating to or tending toward fundamentalism
    fundamentalistic.

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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hardliner

  • noun a conservative who is uncompromising
  • adjective satellite firm and uncompromising
    hardline; hard-line.
    • a hard-line policy

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jordanian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Jordan
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Jordan or its people
    • Jordanian archeological sites

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fundamentalism

  • noun the interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth

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pakistani

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Pakistan
  • adjective of or relating to Pakistan or its people or language
    • Pakistani mountain passes
    • Pakistani soldiers

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militia

  • noun civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
    reserves.
  • noun the entire body of physically fit civilians eligible by law for military service
    • their troops were untrained militia
    • Congress shall have power to provide for calling forth the militia"--United States Constitution

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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terrorism

  • noun the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
    terrorist act; act of terrorism.

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uzbek

  • noun a member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas
    Uzbak; Usbek; Uzbeg; Usbeg.
  • noun a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
    Uzbekistan; Republic of Uzbekistan.

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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jihad

  • noun a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
    international jihad; jehad.
  • noun a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal
    jehad.

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transnational

  • adjective satellite involving or operating in several nations or nationalities
    multinational.
    • multinational corporations
    • transnational terrorist networks

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terrorist

  • noun a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities

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mujahideen

  • noun a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad
    mujahedin; mujahadeen; mujahadin; mujahadein; mujahidin; mujahedeen.
    • some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists

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afghan

  • noun a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan
    Afghanistani.

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jamaat

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resurgent

  • adjective satellite rising again as to new life and vigor
    renascent.
    • resurgent nationalism

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radicalism

  • noun the political orientation of those who favor revolutionary change in government and society

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hamas

  • noun a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing
    Islamic Resistance Movement.

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revivalism

  • noun an attempt to reawaken the evangelical faith

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avowedly

  • adverb by open declaration
    professedly.
    • their policy has been avowedly Marxist
    • Susan Smith was professedly guilty of the murders
  • adverb as acknowledged
    admittedly; true; confessedly.
    • true, she is the smartest in her class

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moderate

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; middle of the roader.
  • verb preside over
    chair; lead.
    • John moderated the discussion

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radicalization

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mainstream

  • noun the prevailing current of thought
    • his thinking was in the American mainstream

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activist

  • noun a militant reformer
    militant.
  • adjective satellite advocating or engaged in activism
    activistic.

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saudi

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Arabian.
  • adjective of or relating to Saudi Arabia or its people
    Saudi-Arabian.
    • the Saudi-Arabian desert
    • the Saudi royal family

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guerrilla

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerilla; insurgent; irregular.

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politicize

  • verb give a political character to
    politicise.
    • politicize the discussion

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activism

  • noun a policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal

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clandestine

  • adjective satellite conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    hugger-mugger; secret; hole-and-corner; surreptitious; underground; cloak-and-dagger; hush-hush; undercover.
    • clandestine intelligence operations
    • cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
    • hole-and-corner intrigue
    • secret missions
    • a secret agent
    • secret sales of arms
    • surreptitious mobilization of troops
    • an undercover investigation
    • underground resistance

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fanatic

  • noun a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)
    fiend.
    • A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject"--Winston Churchill
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    rabid; overzealous; fanatical.
    • rabid isolationist

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nonviolent

  • adjective abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
  • adjective satellite achieved without bloodshed
    unbloody.
    • an unbloody transfer of power

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taliban

  • noun a fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government
    Taleban.
    • the Taliban enforced a strict Muslim code of behavior

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iranian

Of or pertaining to Iran. -- n. A native of Iran; also, the Iranian or Persian language, a division of the Aryan family of languages.

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leaning

  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; tendency.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity
  • noun a natural inclination
    propensity; proclivity.
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration

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nascent

  • adjective being born or beginning
    • the nascent chicks
    • a nascent insurgency

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insurgent

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    freedom fighter; rebel; insurrectionist.
  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; irregular.

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combat

  • noun an engagement fought between two military forces
    armed combat.
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; fighting; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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rethink

  • noun thinking again about a choice previously made
    second thought; afterthought; reconsideration.
    • he had second thoughts about his purchase
  • verb change one's mind
    • He rethought his decision to take a vacation

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website

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    web site; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers

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lebanese

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Lebanon
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Lebanon or its people
    • Lebanese mountains

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cleric

  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    divine; ecclesiastic; churchman.

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fanatical

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    rabid; overzealous; fanatic.
    • rabid isolationist

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theocracy

  • noun a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided)
  • noun the belief in government by divine guidance

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outlawed

  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illegitimate; illicit; outlaw; unlawful.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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sympathizer

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathiser.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    well-wisher; sympathiser.

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banned

  • adjective satellite forbidden by law
    prohibited.
  • verb forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
    ban; censor.

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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dissident

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissenter; protester.
  • adjective satellite characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    heterodox; heretical.

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violent

  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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revivalist

  • noun a preacher of the Christian gospel
    evangelist; gospeller; gospeler.

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turkish

Of or pertaining to Turkey or the Turks. -- n. The language spoken by Turks, esp. that of the people of Turkey. -- Turk"ish*ly, adv. -- Turk"ish*ness, n.

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fighter

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; belligerent; battler.
  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    fighter aircraft; attack aircraft.

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indonesian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Indonesia
  • noun the dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia
    Bahasa Indonesia; Bahasa.

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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insurgent

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    freedom fighter; rebel; insurrectionist.
  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; irregular.

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iraqi

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Iraq
    Iraki.
    • the majority of Iraqi are Arab Shiite Muslims although Sunni Muslims control the government
  • adjective of or relating to Iraq or its people or culture
    Iraki.
    • Iraqi oil
    • Iraqi refugees

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faction

  • noun a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
    junto; camarilla; cabal.
  • noun a dissenting clique
    sect.

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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cleric

  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    divine; ecclesiastic; churchman.

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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ideology

  • noun an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
    political orientation; political theory.
  • noun imaginary or visionary theorization

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modernist

  • noun an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles

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vigilante

  • noun member of a vigilance committee
    vigilance man.

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oppositional

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takeover

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    coup; coup d'etat; putsch.
  • noun a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation

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conservative

  • noun a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
    conservativist.
  • noun a member of a Conservative Party

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thinker

  • noun an important intellectual
    mind; creative thinker.
    • the great minds of the 17th century
  • noun someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)

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burgeon

  • verb grow and flourish
    • The burgeoning administration
    • The burgeoning population

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zealot

  • noun a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans
  • noun a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    partisan; drumbeater.

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influential

  • adjective having or exercising influence or power
    • an influential newspaper
    • influential leadership for peace

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challenger

  • noun the contestant you hope to defeat
    rival; contender; competitor; competition.
    • he had respect for his rivals
    • he wanted to know what the competition was doing

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arab

One of a swarthy race occupying Arabia, and numerous in Syria, Northern Africa, etc.

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ideology

  • noun an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
    political orientation; political theory.
  • noun imaginary or visionary theorization

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suspected

  • adjective believed likely
    • a suspected thief
    • a suspected infection
  • verb imagine to be the case or true or probable
    suspect; surmise.
    • I suspect he is a fugitive
    • I surmised that the butler did it

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resurgence

  • noun bringing again into activity and prominence
    revivification; revitalisation; revival; revitalization.
    • the revival of trade
    • a revival of a neglected play by Moliere
    • the Gothic revival in architecture

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upsurge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; spate; surge.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    surge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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worldwide

  • adjective satellite spanning or extending throughout the entire world
    world-wide.
    • worldwide distribution
    • a worldwide epidemic
  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    planetary; global; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance

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theoretician

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoriser; idealogue; theorizer.

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prominent

  • adjective satellite having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    striking; salient; spectacular; outstanding.
    • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
    • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
    • salient traits
    • a spectacular rise in prices
    • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    • a striking resemblance between parent and child
  • adjective satellite conspicuous in position or importance
    large; big.
    • a big figure in the movement
    • big man on campus
    • he's very large in financial circles
    • a prominent citizen

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agenda

  • noun a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
    docket; schedule.
  • noun a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)
    order of business; agendum.

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activist

  • noun a militant reformer
    militant.
  • adjective satellite advocating or engaged in activism
    activistic.

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mobilization

  • noun act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
    mobilisation; militarisation; militarization.
  • noun act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action
    mobilisation.
    • mobilization of the country's economic resources

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