Dean Rusk

Vocabulary – Dean Rusk

Architect Noun somebody who creates or invents something

Opposed Adjective Disagreeing with or taking an active stance against somebody or something

Appeasement Noun the political strategy of calming a potentially hostile nation in the hope of avoiding war, often by granting concessions

Tyranny Noun oppressive government by one or more people who exercise absolute power cruelly and unjustly

Worldview Noun The way a person sees and interprets the world. A person’s worldview impacts the way they react to events in their life.

Theater Noun A specific region where military operations occur during a war or armed conflict

Diplomatic Adjective showing tact and skill in dealing with people, especially in dealing with foreign relations

Cold War Noun the hostile yet nonviolent relations between the former Soviet Union and the United States, and their respective allies, from around 1946 to 1989

Escalation Verb To become or cause something to become greater, more serious, or more intense