[NS] Word Power Made Easy – Words Used

#1 North and South Korea

  • previous : We will need to hasten ourselves to solve all the problems, so that we can forget all those previous fights between countries and become a single country.
  • conversational : Also we will have to overcome all the differences in culture, custom, conversational language, and even sentences used in literature to achieve a real reunification of Korean peninsula.

  • sentence : Also we will have to overcome all the differences in culture, custom, conversational language, and even sentences used in literature to achieve a real reunification of Korean peninsula.

  • ambivalence : They are showing an ambivalence, which means in fact they don’t really want unification, but they pretend to do so just to get benefit. Gaeseong Industrial Complex is one of the examples.

#2 Structural Violence – The Gap Between the Rich and Poor

  • egoist : This basically means the wealthy egoists or egotists, are the ones with political power, which means they are allowed to change the economic system to their favor.
  • egotist : This basically means the wealthy egoists, or egotists, are the ones with political power, which means they are allowed to change the economic system to their favor.
  • altruist : People with power and money forms their own community and keeps monopolizing the wealth, never being altruists.
  • alternative : John D. Sutter, a columnist for CNN Opinion, is suggesting some alternatives for narrowing the cap between the rich and poor, which can be used instead of trying to actually be the ruling class ourselves (Sutter).
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