hegemony noun he·ge·mo·ny | \ hi-ˈje-mə-nē , -ˈge-;ˈhe-jə-ˌmō-nē \ Definition of hegemony 1: preponderant influence or authority over others : DOMINATIONbattled for hegemony in Asia 2: the social, cultural, ideological, or economic influence exerted by a dominant group
Vaccination Vaccination: Injection of a killed microbe in order to stimulate the immune system against the microbe, thereby preventing disease. Vaccinations, or immunizations, work by stimulating the immune system, the natural disease-fighting system of the body. https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5925
rigmarole noun rig·ma·role | \ ˈri-gə-mə-ˌrōl , ˈrig-mə-\ variants: or less commonly rigamarole Definition of rigmarole 1: confused or meaningless talk 2: a complex and sometimes ritualistic procedure
re·join·der /rəˈjoindər/ Learn to pronounce noun a reply, especially a sharp or witty one. “she would have made some cutting rejoinder but none came to mind” synonyms: answer, reply, response, retort, riposte, counter, sally; More DATED•LAW a defendant’s answer to the plaintiff’s reply or replication.
abridge verb \ ə-ˈbrij \ abridged; abridging Definition of abridge transitive verb 1: to shorten by omission of words without sacrifice of sense : CONDENSEabridge a novelan abridged dictionary 2: to shorten in duration or extentTess wished to abridge her visit as much as possible …— Thomas Hardy 3formal : to reduce in scope :Continue reading “Word of The Day”
mis·an·thrope /ˈmis(ə)nˌTHrōp,ˈmiz(ə)nˌTHrōp/ noun a person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society. “Scrooge wasn’t the mean-spirited misanthrope most of us believe him to be”
simpleminded adjective sim·ple·mind·ed | \ ˌsim-pəl-ˈmīn-dəd , ˈsim-pəl-ˌmīn-\ Definition of simpleminded : devoid of subtlety : UNSOPHISTICATEDalso : FOOLISH
mor·tal·i·ty | \ mȯr-ˈta-lə-tē \ 1: the quality or state of being mortalHer husband’s death reminded her of her own mortality. 2: the death of large numbers (as of people or animals)trying to reduce infant mortality 3archaic : DEATH 4: the human racethat natural extinction to which all mortality is subject— Thomas Paine 5a: theContinue reading “Definition of mortality”