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  • n  an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

  • Secure in their own ingroup, the men soon convinced one another of the medical fact that homosexuality is not a physiological condition present at birth but an emotional .
  • Said Shorty of the new Up-Beat Generation: "We eschew the verbal shorthand popularly supposed to be the language of this ingroup, and we reject the death-wish symbolism of the .
  • I don't think Ambassador Wadsworth is in their ingroup.

  • Miles Hewstone in
    Hewstone says: "There are two funda-mental requirements for an identity: the need to belong and the need to be different. That need to belong can lead to favouring one's own 'ingroup', while the need to be different can lead to the desire to...

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