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Glossary of Convergences: Supremancy Crimes

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mass

p. 354
definition: a large number of something, many
gay* (slang)

p. 355
definition: homosexual
fags* (slang)

p. 355
definition: homosexual people, usually male; usually used negatively
supremacy

p.351
definition: the need to be highest in rank, status, or authority
cliques* (slang)

p. 355
definition: small group of people, often united by a common interest
random

p. 354
definition: occurring without a goal, aim, purpose, or pattern
serial

p.353
definition: in numbered order or series
motive

p. 355
definition: reason for doing something
jocks* (slang)

p. 355
definition: athletes, usually male
homophobic

p. 354
definition: afraid of homosexual people
fundamental

p. 354
definition: basic
straight* (slang)

p. 353
definition: heterosexual
factor

p. 355
definition: something that causes something else to happen
heterosexual

p.351
definition: a person sexually interested in people of the opposite sex or gender
homosexuality

p.354
definition: being sexually attracted to people of the same sex or gender
to be hooked on something* (slang)

p. 354
definition: to be addicted to something, to need something so badly one is unable to control it
expository prose

p. 357
definition: writing, often an essay that uses logic to develope an idea or thesis
gay-baited* (slang)

p. 355
definition: to make cruel, negative remarks about being a homosexual person; the word "bait" is used because the expression contains the idea that the remark(s)are used as a trap or hook to "catch" someone almost as though the person were a fish or a hunted animal; the remarks may or may not be accurate
sadistic

p. 353
definition: finding pleasure in being mean and cruel or causing pain to other people or living things
monopoly

p. 354
definition: complete power or control over something

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