Dreams From My Father Glossary

Dreams From My Father Glossary

justness

being equitable

conscience

sense of right and wrong

immediacy

instant involvement

sketchy

incomplete

Sacred

holy

contempt

deep hatred

corrosive

eroding

anguish

intense despair

colonialism

acquiring political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically.

obtuseness

unintelligent

bitter

unhappy at being treated unjustly

irony

sarcasm

cascade

a succession of things

serene

calm, peaceful

glorified

appearing more elevated than actual

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