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Vocabulaire d'anglais.

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Expressions

To exploit people : to use someone unfairly for your own advantage

To take advantage of someone/something : to treat someone badly in order to get something good from them

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Word

Definition

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Synonyms

Bias

A particular tendency, trend, inclination, feeling, or opinion, especially one that is preconceived or unreasoned

Unless there is “a clear national security or law enforcement need,” thebias would lean toward disclosure.

bigotry

Discernment

The faculty of discerner; discrimination; acuteness of judgment andunderstanding.

But his essays show a man struggling to figure out the complexities of discernment and judgment.

acumen

chauvinism

Zealous and aggressive patriotism or blind enthusiasm for military glory.

We will give up and stop any manifestations of chauvinism andxenophobia.

fanaticism

difference

the state or relation of being different; dissimilarity

Again, the difference can seem subtle and sound more like splitting hairs, but the difference is important.

change

Favouritism

the practice of giving special treatment to a person or group

He suspects the vicar of favouritism in awarding the prizes.

favorites

Insight

an instance of apprehending the true nature of a thing, especiallythrough intuitive understanding

He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with AnimalHouse reference.

acumen

Intolerance

lack of tolerance; unwillingness or refusal to tolerate or respect opinions or beliefs contrary to one's own

But you should not have “acceptance” fed by feelings of futility; yourresponse should be intolerance of intolerance.

bigotry

Judgement

an act or instance of judging

“It would be a judgement call made based on their character at thatmoment,” he says.

jument

Prejudice

an unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason

But the exemption was also born of prejudice and discrimination.

animosity

Racialism / Racism

a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human racial groups determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to dominate others or that a particular racial group is inferior to the others.

Cosby conspiracy theorists share a perspective born of a long, pained history of American racism.

discrimination

Selectivity

the state or quality of being selective

This is due in part to individual attention given the defendants, but alsothe selectivity of the courts.

acumen

Sexism

attitudes or behavior based on traditional stereotypes of gender roles

Its biggest asset, of course, is the steely Atwell, who never asks you tofeel sorry for Carter despite all the sexism around her.

bias

Subtlety

the state or quality of being subtle

Political or not, shown in New York or Budapest, it is a worthy achievementcomposed with taste and subtlety.

nuance

Taste

to try or test the flavor or quality of (something) by taking some into the mouth

The taste of metal cutlery after years of plastic can also taste funny.

Bang

unfairness

not fair; not conforming to approved standards, as of justice, honesty, or ethics:

She just belches about the unfairness of those criticisms being made.

maltreatment

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Expressions ofconflict

to have a serious argument with someone : To have a clue with someone

to take a stand against : You don't have the same opinion of someone. You don't agree wth him

to be hot under the collar : Embarrassed of angry about something

to get streamed up : especially about something that other people do not think is important

to fly off the handle : to react in a very angry way to something

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