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xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
hovel - shack; small wretched house
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
referendum - direct vote by all the people
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in