Definitions: Open Veins of Latin America Pages 7? – 99

Another way to make the picture clearer-

  1. Absolve:  to make (someone) free from guilt, responsibility, etc.: to give forgiveness to (someone who has sinned) or for (a sin)
  2. Resounding: producing a loud, deep sound that lasts for a long time: leaving no doubt : very definite
  3. Garnered:  to collect or gather (something): to get or receive (something wanted or valued)
  4.  

    Impotence: lacking power or strength

  5. Gaiety:  a happy and lively quality
  6. Aspired: to want to have or achieve something (such as a particular career or level of success)
  7. Strikebreakers: a person who is hired to replace a worker who is on strike or who continues to work during a strike
  8. Martyr: a person who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty of witnessing to and refusing to renounce a religion :  a person who sacrifices something of great value and especially life itself for the sake of principle :  victimespecially :  a great or constant sufferer <a martyrto asthma all his life — A. J. Cronin
  9. Rancor: an angry feeling of hatred or dislike for someone who has treated you unfairly
  10. Penitence: a feeling of deep sadness because you have done something wrong
  11. Socialist: see socialism:  a way of organizing a society in which major industries are owned and controlled by the government rather than by individual people and companies 
  12. Semblance:  the state of being somewhat like something but not truly or fully the same thing
  13. Indignation: anger caused by something that is unfair or wrong
  14. Avarice: a strong desire to have or get moneyT
  15. Tandem: a group of two people or things that work together or are associated with each other
  16. Potentates: a powerful ruler
  17. Entombed: to deposit in or as if in a tomb :  bury
  18. Detestable: causing or deserving strong dislike
  19. Encoded:  to put (a message) into the form of a code so that it can kept secret
  20. Subsidized: to help someone or something pay for the costs of (something)
  21. Impetus: a driving force :  impulse (2) :  incentivestimulus stimulation or encouragement resulting in increased activity
  22. Obeah Shrines: of African origin, Obeah is a secret word.
  23. Castigating: to criticize (someone) harshly
  24. Cunning:  dexterous or crafty in the use of special resources (as skill or knowledge) or in attaining an end <a cunning plotter> displaying keen insight <a cunning observation> :  characterized by wiliness and trickery
  25. Intoned: to speak (a prayer, poem, etc.) in a way that sounds like music or chanting
  26. Beriberi:  Beriberi is a disease in which the body does not have enough thiamine (vitamin B1).Charnel: a building or chamber in which bodies or bones are deposited —called also charnel houseVulcanizing
  27. Impervious: not allowing entrance or passage :  impenetrable <a coatimpervious to rain> :  not capable of being damaged or harmed <a carpetimpervious to rough treatment> : not capable of being affected or disturbed <impervious to criticism>
  28. Indemnity: a promise to pay for the cost of possible damage, loss, or injury
  29. Sour: having an acid taste that is like the taste of a lemon: having the unpleasant taste or smell of food that is no longer fresh: unpleasant or unfriendly
  30. Hermetically: closed tightly so that no air can go in or out: Languishing of or relating to the mystical and alchemical writings or teachings arising in the first three centuries a.d. and attributed to Hermes Trismegistus:  relating to or characterized by occultism or abstruseness.
  31. Subsidies: to help someone or something pay for the costs of (something)Debt-Deliquint
  32. Prosperous: having success usually by making a lot of moneyInaugerated
  33. Atomization: to treat as made up of many discrete units:  to reduce to minute particles or to a fine spray:  dividefragment <an atomized society>; also :  to deprive of meaningful ties to others <atomized individuals>
  34. Repressive Apparatus:  French Marxist philosopher Louis Althusser’s concept for what is known in contemporary political discourse as ‘hard power’, i.e. a form of power that operates by means of violence. It is usually accompanied by what Althusser termed the Ideological State Apparatus, which is a ‘soft power’ concept. The Repressive State Apparatus consists of the army, the police, the judiciary, and the prison system. It operates primarily by means of mental and physical coercion and violence (latent and actual).What things are vs. How they make one feel 
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