Something that occurs casually in connection with something else, of which it constitutes an inessential part; an event, sometimes relatively unimportant in itself, which causes or could cause harmful effects
A lively feeling of delight or joy caused by particular circumstances
An inhabitant of Baltimore, Maryland; a person related to Baltimore.
To to stick out; to jab or push (a person) with one's hand or finger; to stir up, to incite
A very small part or amount
Although historically the term refers simply people with black skin, (From Latin "Niger" / Portuguese "Negro"), the long history of enslavement and racial subjugation of African peoples by European and American colonists has made the term a synonym for racial hatred. It is an exceptionally offensive slur. It is sometimes used in academic contexts when directly quoting the use of the term in a historical document or literary text. However, many prefer to refer to it as "the n-word" even when directly quoting.
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