Rare: Often Offensive.
[ nee-groh-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈni groʊˌɪz əm /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)
the doctrine or advocacy of equal rights for Black people.
a quality or manner, as a speech pattern or pronunciation, considered characteristic of Black people.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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