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Complicity
(n) involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
Inane
(adj) silly, empty of meaning or value
Agnostic
(n) one who believes that nothing is known about God
Indictment
(n) the act of accusing, a formal accusation
Equity
(n) the state or quality of being just, fair, or impartial; fair and equal treatment
Abject
(adj) degraded, wretched; base, contemptible; cringing
Diatribe
(n) a bitter and prolonged verbal attack
Intermittent
(adj) stopping and beginning again, sporadic
Derelict
(n) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected
(adj) left abandoned
Effigy
(n) a crude image of a despised person
Indubitable
(adj) certain, not to be doubted or denied
Travesty
(n) a grotesque or grossly inferior imitation; a disguise
(v) to ridicule by imitating in a broad or burlesque fashion
Surveillance
(n) a watch kept over a person
Meretricious
(adj) superficially attractive in a showy, cheap, or vulgar way
Neophyte
(n) a new convert, novice, beginner
Sylvan
(adj) pertaining to or characteristic of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody
Moot
(adj) open to discussion and debate
(v) to bring up for discussion
(n) a hypothetical law case argued by students
Perspicacity
(n) keeness in observing and understanding
Testy
(adj) easily irritated; characterized by impatience and exasperation
Plenary
(adj) complete in all aspects or essentials; absolute
Motif
(n) a principal idea or feature; a repeated or dominant figure in a design
Prestigious
(adj) having a highly favorable reputation