Unit 6 Vocab

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  1. abject
    (def.)
    degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and unrelieved
  2. abject
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  3. abject
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: wretched, miserable, ignoble, sheer, utter
    • Ant: lofty, noble, exalted
  4. agnostic
    (Def)
    One who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skeptic; Without faith, skeptical
  5. agnostic
    (PoS)
    N, Adj
  6. agnostic
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: (n.) doubter
    • Ant: (n.) believer
  7. complicity
    (Def)
    Involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
  8. complicity
    (PoS)
    N.
  9. complicity
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: connivance, collusion
    • Ant: non-involvement, innocence
  10. derelict
    (Def)
    Someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; left abandoned; neglectful of duty
  11. derelict
    (PoS)
    N, Adj
  12. derelict
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: (n.) vagrant; (adj.) remiss, delinquent
    • Ant: (adj.) punctilious, conscientious, scrupulous
  13. diatribe
    (def)
    A bitter and prolonged verbal attack
  14. diatribe
    (PoS)
    N.
  15. diatribe
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: harangue, tirade
    • Ant: panegyric, encomium, eulogy
  16. effigy
    (def)
    Crude image of a despised person
  17. effigy
    (PoS)
    N.
  18. effigy
    (Syn)
    Syn: figure, figurine, likeness
  19. equity
    (def)
    the state or quality of being just, fair, or impartial; fair and equal treatment; something that is fair; the money value of a property above and beyond any mortgage or other claim
  20. equity
    (PoS)
    N.
  21. equity
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: justice, fairness, impartiality
    • Ant: injustice, unfairness, bias, prejudice
  22. inane
    (def)
    silly, empty of meaning or value
  23. inane
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  24. inane
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: vapid, idiotic, moronic, fatuous
    • Ant: sensible, meaningful, profound
  25. indictment
    (def)
    the act of accusing; a formal accusation
  26. indictment
    (PoS)
    N.
  27. indictment
    (Syn)
    Syn: charge, accusation
  28. indubitable
    (def)
    certain, not to be doubted or denied
  29. indubitable
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  30. indubitable
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: unquestionable, indisputable
    • Ant: questionable, debatable, dubious
  31. intermittent
    (def)
    stopping and beginning again, sporadic
  32. intermittent
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  33. intermittent
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: fitful, spasmodic, random
    • Ant: continuous, uninterrupted
  34. moot
    (def)
    open ti discussion and debate, unresolved; to bring up for discussion; a hypothetical law case argued by students
  35. moot
    (PoS)
    Adj, V, N
  36. moot
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: (adj.) debatable, questionable; (v.) broach
    • Ant: (adj.) undebatable, indisputable, self-evident
  37. motif
    (def)
    a principal idea, feature, theme, or element; a repeated or dominant figure in design
  38. motif
    (PoS)
    N.
  39. neophyte
    (def)
    new convert, beginner, novice
  40. neophyte
    (PoS)
    N.
  41. neophyte
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: tenderfoot, tyro, rookie
    • Ant: veteran, past master, expert, pro
  42. perspicacity
    (def)
    keenness in observing and understanding
  43. perspicacity
    (PoS)
    N.
  44. perspicacity
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: acuity, acumen, discernment
    • Ant: dullness, obtuseness
  45. plenary
    (def)
    complete in all aspects or essentials; absolute; attended by all qualified members
  46. plenary
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  47. plenary
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: unlimited, unrestricted
    • Ant: limited, restricted, incomplete
  48. surveillance
    (def)
    a watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation
  49. surveillance
    (PoS)
    N.
  50. surveillance
    (Syn)
    Syn: observation, scrutiny, monitoring
  51. sylvan
    (def)
    pertaining to or characteristic of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody
  52. sylvan
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  53. sylvan
    (Syn)
    Syn: forested, Arcadian
  54. testy
    (def)
    easily irritated; characterized by impatience and exasperation
  55. testy
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  56. testy
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: irritable, peevish, waspish, petulant
    • Ant: even-tempered, imperturbable, unexcitable
  57. travesty
    (def)
    a grotesque or grossly inferior imitation; a disguise, especially the clothing of the opposite sex; to ridicule by imitating in a broad or burlesque fashion
  58. travesty
    (PoS)
    N., V.
  59. travesty
    (Syn)
    Syn: (N.) burlesque, parody, caricature, farce

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