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Wordscape-64: Know these words?

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1. Acculturation: A process of social, psychological and cultural change that stems from the balancing of two cultures while adapting to the prevailing culture of the society

Eg. When people transition from living a lifestyle of their own culture to moving to a new lifestyle of another culture, they must acculturate and the process is acculturation.

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2. Abstractionist: An artist who uses shapes , lines and colours in a way that does not try to represent people or things as they appear

Eg. Robert Delaunay was a great French abstractionist.

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3. Kulning: The ancient Swedish herding call

Eg. Since I was a kid, I have been fascinated by the kulning call.

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4. Adventitiously: Happening as a result of some external factor or chance not by design or inherent nature.

Eg. The adventitiously grown buds in spring bloomed a few months later.

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5. Balkanization: To divide into small ineffectual groups/states

Eg. We cannot accept the balkanization or fragmentation of our country.

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