|Boon (Noun)||A Thing that is helpful or beneficial||
||The route will be a boon to many travellers|
|Contemporary (Adj)||Belonging to
or occurring in the present
||The tension and complexities of our contemporary society.|
|Discernible (Adj)||Able to be discerned;
||The figure was scarcely discernible in the pale moonlight.|
|Ethnic (Adj)||Relating to a population
subgroup (within a larger or dominant national or cultural group)
with a common national or cultural tradition
cultural rights and
|Expulsion (Noun)||The action of forcing someone to leave an organization||
||They faced expulsion
from the party.
|Instance (Noun)||An example or single occurrence of something||
||There was not a single instance of religious persecution|
|Pogroms (Noun)||An organized massacre
of a particular ethnic group,
in particular that of Jews in Russia
or eastern Europe.
||The Nazis began a pogrom
against Jewish people in Germany.
|Rely (Verb)||depend on with full trust or confidence||
|| I know I can rely
on your discretion
|Scapegoats (Noun)||A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings,
mistakes, or faults of others,
especially for reasons of expediency.
||The older boy bullied his younger brother into being the scapegoat for the crime he committed.|
|Soothe (Verb)||Gently calm (a person or their feelings).||
||A shot of brandy might soothe his nerves|