Level G Vocab: Unit 6

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Level G Vocab: Unit 6
2013-12-02 16:18:16
level unit six marking period davidson jun
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  1. abject
    (adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and relieved
  2. agnostic
    (n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skeptic; (adj.) without faith, skeptical
  3. complicity
    (n.) involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
  4. derelict
    (n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (adj.) left abandoned; neglectful of duty
  5. diatribe
    (n.) a bitter and prolonged verbal attack
  6. effigy
    (n.) a crude image of a despised person
  7. equity
    (n.) 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
  8. inane
    (adj.) silly, empty of meaning or value
  9. indictment
    (n.) the act of accusing; a formal accusation
  10. indubitable
    (adj.) certain, not to be doubted or denied
  11. intermittent
    (adj.) stopping and beginning again, sporadic
  12. moot
    (adj.) open to discussion and debate, unresolved; (v.) to bring up for discussion; (n.) a hypothetical law case argued by students
  13. motif
    (n.) a principal idea, feature, theme, or element; a repeated; a repeated or dominant figure in a design
  14. neophyte
    (n.) a new convert, beginner, novice
  15. perspicacity
    (n.) keenness in observing and understanding
  16. plenary
    (adj.) complete in all aspects or essentials; absolute; attended by all qualified members
  17. surveillance
    (n.) a watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation
  18. sylvan
    (adj.) pertaining to or characteristic of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody
  19. testy
    (adj.) easily irritated; characterized by impatience and exasperation
  20. travesty
    (n.) a grotesque or grossly inferior imitation; a disguise, especially the clothing of the opposite sex; (v.) to ridicule by imitating in a broad or burlesque fashion