86529: Performative Spaces : Medea

ma⋅nip⋅u⋅la⋅tion
noun
1 exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one’s own advantage • his manipulation of his
friends was scandalous ⤻
syn: use
2 the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical
means ⤻
syn: handling

in⋅fan⋅ti⋅cide
noun
1 a person who murders an infant ⤻
2 murdering an infant ⤻
fil⋅i⋅cide /’fili,saɪd/
noun
1 a parent who murders his own son or daughter ⤻
2 the murder of your own son or daughter ⤻

 

pas⋅sion
noun
1 a strong feeling or emotion ⤻
syn: passionateness
2 the trait of being intensely emotional ⤻
syn: heat, warmth
3 something that is desired intensely ⤻
syn: rage
4 an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action ⤻
syn: mania, cacoethes
5 a feeling of strong sexual desire ⤻
6 any object of warm affection or devotion • he has a passion for cock fighting; ⤻
syn: love

rage
noun
1 a feeling of intense anger • his face turned red with rage ⤻
syn: fury, madness
2 a state of extreme anger • she fell into a rage and refused to answer ⤻
3 something that is desired intensely • his rage for fame destroyed him ⤻
syn: passion
4 violent state of the elements • the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks ⤻
5 an interest followed with exaggerated zeal • it was all the rage that season ⤻
syn: fad, craze, furor, furore, cult
verb 1
1 behave violently, as if in state of a great anger ⤻
syn: ramp, storm
2 be violent; as of fires and storms ⤻
3 feel intense anger ⤻
hu⋅bris /’hju:brɪs/
noun
1 overbearing pride or presumption

gen⋅der role
noun
1 the overt expression of attitudes that indicate to others the degree of your maleness or femaleness •
your gender role is the public expression of your gender identity
so⋅cial psy⋅chol⋅o⋅gy /’soʊʃəl saɪ’kɔlədʒi/
noun
1 the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relationships with others and with groups
and with society as a whole

ab⋅duc⋅tion
noun
1 the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man’s wife is abducted
it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
2 (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body
ex⋅ile /’ɛɡ,zaɪl/
noun
1 a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country ⤻
syn: expatriate, expat
2 a person who is expelled from home or country by authority ⤻
syn: deportee
3 the act of expelling a person from their native land • men in exile dream of hope ⤻
syn: deportation, expatriation, transportation
verb
1 expel from a country • The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government’s
actions ⤻
syn: expatriate, deport

sta⋅tus
noun
1 the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society • he had the status of a
minor • the novel attained the status of a classic ⤻
syn: position
2 a state at a particular time • the current status of the arms negotiations ⤻
syn: condition

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