Vocabulary words and expressions

thoughtful       a kind deed or action

introduce        to present someone or oneself by name

origin           the beginning of something

evidence         proof of the existence of something

cannibalistic    act of eating human flesh

genocide         systematic killing of all people from a  
                 national, ethnic or religious group

stronghold       place that can be easily defended

dwindled         to decrease little by little; get smaller

coup             sudden overthrow of government

priority         the state of having great importance

lush             producing vigorous rich growth

cricket          popular sport played in Europe

medicinal        having to do with medicine

skepticism       a doubting attitude; unbeliever
Author: Torsten Daerr