occidental

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occidental

[‚äk·sə′dent·əl]
(lapidary)
Property of a gemstone which is of an inferior quality (grade, luster, or value) or is an inferior variety.
Property of a substitute gemstone that is misrepresented as being the genuine gem.
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The "greatest gift" that the American Jew can offer means not the assimilated (what she called the "modernized, occidentalized, liberalized") Judaism of the congregations but rather the authentic Oriental essence that is, she contends, the Jew's eternal nature.
19) Noteworthy here is not the fact that Alick can pass, but that Ryan slips by failing to acknowledge how racial and religious categories are perpetuated by white, Western, Christian culture and not by either Orientalized or Occidentalized Jews.
To call him Occidentalized would be almost but not exactly correct.