World War Z Glossary

World War Z Glossary

Commodity

An item or product that can be bought and sold

Primal

Fundamental and essential; extremely important

Sun Tzu

A famous Chinese military strategist, who wrote 'The Art of War'

Agonising

Extremely painful

Molotov cocktail

An explosive weapon that causes a fire

Inherent trait

An aspect of a person's character that deeply shapes who they are, and cannot easily be changed

Zeitgeist

The mood of a particular historical period

Relinquished

Gave away without a fight

Objective

Focusing on facts that can be proved and evaluated, rather than focused on opinion

Apocalyptic

Relating to the end of the world

Weary

Feeling extremely tired and exhausted

Uncontested

Cannot be argued against; universally agreed to be true

Neurotic

Mentally ill and unstable

Curmudgeon

A person with a bad temper

Dire

Problematic

Fatalistic

Fearing and predicting death in the near future

Bueracrat

A person working for the government

Yankee

A derogatory term for a citizen of the United Stated of America

Slum

A poor, run down area where many people are living in extreme poverty

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