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Seeing Is Defining Vocabulary from James Baldwin
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Expatriate To be banished, or to withdraw residence or allegiance from one’s native country
Profound Penetrating or entering deeply into subjects of thought or knowledge; having deep insight or understanding
Serene Calm, peaceful or tranquil; unruffled
Intrinsic A trait, quality or characteristic that is natural, internal or innate
Maverick A person pursuing rebellious, even potentially disruptive, policies or ideas
Polemic A controversial argument that is highly critical of an opposing point of view, opinion, idea, etc.
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