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  1. Vocabulary Week 1

  2. Week 1 Day 1 • Empire • Gladiators • Invasion

  3. Answer Day 1 • Empire – • an extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly esp. an emperor or empress. • "the Roman Empire" • synonyms:kingdom, realm, domain, territory, imperium;

  4. Answer Day 1 • Gladiator - • (in ancient Rome) a man trained to fight with weapons against other men or wild animals in an arena.

  5. Answer Day 1 • Invasion - • an instance of invading a country or region with an armed force. • "the Allied invasion of Normandy" • synonyms:occupation, capture, seizure, annexation, annexing, takeover

  6. Week 1 Day 2 • Plague • Slavery • Inflation

  7. Answer Day 2 • Plague - 1. • a contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes (see bubonic plague) and sometimes infection of the lungs ( pneumonic plague ). • "an outbreak of plague"

  8. Answer Day 2 • Slavery - 1. • the state of being a slave. Forced to work. • "thousands had been sold into slavery" • synonyms:bondage, enslavement, servitude, thralldom, thrall, serfdom, vassalage More

  9. Answer Day 2 • Inflation - noun • noun: inflation • 1 .the action of inflating something or the condition of being inflated. • "the inflation of a balloon.” • 2. Economics • a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money. • "policies aimed at controlling inflation"

  10. Week 1 Day 3 • Barter • Reform • Emperor

  11. Answer Day3 • Barter – • exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money. • "he often bartered a meal for drawings" • synonyms: trade, swap, exchange, sell

  12. Answer Day 3 • Reform- • make changes in (something, typically a social, political, or economic institution or practice) in order to improve it. • "an opportunity to reform and restructure an antiquated schooling model" • synonyms:improve, better, make better, ameliorate, refine; 

  13. Answer Day 3 • Emperor • a sovereign ruler of great power and rank, esp. one ruling an empire. • synonyms: ruler, sovereign, king, monarch, 

  14. Week 1 Day 4 • Conquer • overcome and take control of (a place or people) by use of military force. • "the Magyars conquered Hungary in the Middle Ages" • synonyms:defeat, beat, vanquish, trounce, triumph over, be victorious over, get the better of, worst;