Ayn Rand Webquest – Who was she?
Collectivism: (n) the political principle of centralized social and economic control, especially of all means of production.
Transgression: (n) an act of transgressing; violation of a law, command, etc.; sin.
Toil: (n) hard and continuous work; exhausting labor or effort.
Convulsion: (n) 1. contortion of the body caused by violent, involuntary muscular contractions of the extremities, trunk, and head.; 2. violent agitation or disturbance; commotion.
Corruption: (n) 1. the act of corrupting or state of being corrupt; 2. moral perversion; depravity; 3. perversion of integrity.
Redemption: (n) 1. an act of redeeming or atoning for a fault or mistake, or the state of being redeemed; 2. deliverance; rescue.
Infamy: (n) extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act: a time that will live in infamy.
Humble: (adj) 1. not proud or arrogant; modest; 2. having a feeling of insignificance, inferiority, subservience,
Avert: (v) 1. to turn away or aside: to avert one’s eyes. ; to ward off; prevent: to avert evil; to avert an accident.
Torrent: (n) 1. a stream of water flowing with great rapidity and violence; 2. a rushing, violent, or abundant and unceasing stream of anything: a torrent of lava; 3. a violent downpour of rain; 4. a violent, tumultuous, or overwhelming flow: a torrent of abuse.
Solitude: (n) 1. the state of being or living alone; seclusion: to enjoy one’s solitude; 2. remoteness from habitations, as of a place; absence of human activity: the solitude of the mountains.
Individualism: (n) 1. a social theory advocating the liberty, rights, or independent action of the individual; 2. the principle or habit of or belief in independent thought or action.