Vocab 6

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Vocab 6
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  1. Atonement
    reparation for a wrong or injury
  2. Bicameral
    having two branches or chambers
  3. decalogue
    the ten comandments
  4. decimate
    kill, destroy, or move a large percentage or part of
  5. dichotomy
    a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different
  6. double-think
    the acceptence of or mental capacity to accept contrary opinions or beliefs at the same time
  7. millennium
    a period of a thousand years
  8. nihilism
    the rejection of all religious and moral principles, often in the blief that life is meaningless
  9. penultimate
    last but one in a series of things, second to last
  10. primeval
    of or resembling the earliest ages in the history of the world
  11. protocol
    the official procedure or system of rules governing affairs of state or diplomatic occasions
  12. quatrain
    a stanza of four lines, one having alternate rhymes
  13. Quintessence
    the most perfect or typical example of quality or class
  14. tessellated
    decorate (a floor) with mosaics
  15. untrammeled
    not depreived of freedom of action or expression, not restricted of hampered

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