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- Sentence: "There can be no gainsaying the fact that racial injustice engulfs this community."
- Definition: (verb) to deny or contradict a fact or statement, to speak against or oppose
- Sentence: “Where were their voices when the lips of Governor Barnett dripped with words of interposition and nullification?” Definition:(noun)
- the states'-rights doctrine that a state can refuse to recognize or to
- enforce a federal law passed by the United States Congress.
- “Of course, there is nothing new about this kind of civil disobedience.
- It was evidenced sublimely in the refusal of Shadrach, Meshach and
- Abednego to obey the laws of Nebuchadnezzar, on the ground that a higher
- moral law was at stake. “Definition: (Adj) Inspiring awe; impressive.
- Now is the time to make real the promise of democracy and transform our
- pending national elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. Definition: Noun, 1.A poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead. 2.A piece of music in a mournful style.
Definition: (noun) literal: a fly that bites livestock, esp. a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly;
- Let us all hope that the dark clouds of racial prejudice will soon pass
- away and the deep fog of misunderstanding will be lifted from our
- fear-drenched communities, and in some not too distant tomorrow the
- radiant stars of love and brotherhood will shine over our great nation
- with all their scintillating beauty. Definition: (adj.) Animated; Vivacious; Effervescent
Definition: to free from restraint; liberate.
To deprive someone of power, rights or possessions.Sentence: “Slavery soon proved its ability to divest her of these heavenly qualities.”
having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligationsSentence: "When I went there, she was pious, warm, and tender-hearted woman."
- being at full strength or force
- Sentence: “I read them over and over again with unabated interest.”
- a means of exoneration from an accusation; a fact, evidence,
- circumstance, etc, that serves to vindicate a theory or claim
- [vindicate: to clear, as from an accusation]
- Sentence: "What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slavery, and a powerful vindication of human rights" (102).
- (n.) a state in which things essential for human well-being such as food and warmpth are scarce or lacking
- Sentence: “With
- every generation, fortunes increase on the one hand, and some new
- privation is added to poverty on the other. We are verging towards
- those extremes of opulence and of penury, each of which unhumanizes the
- human mind.”
- (n.) assistance and support in times of hardship and distressSentence: “Avarice,
- on the other hand, sees, in all the victims of misery around it, not
- objects for pity and succor, but only crude materials to be worked up
- into more money.”
- (n.) desire to do good to others; goodwill; charitableness
- Sentence: “I
- suppose it to be the universal sentiment of all those who mingle any
- ingredient of benevolence with their notions on political economy,