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abject
degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and unrelieved (know all)
agnostic
one who believes that nothing can be known about god; a skeptic; without faith, skeptical
complicity
involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an acconplice
derelict
someone o something that is abandoned or neglected; left abondoned; neglectful of duty
diatribe
a bitter prolonged verbal attack
effigy
a crude image of a depised person
equity
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 (know all)
inane
silly, empty of meaning or value
indictment
the act of accusing; a formal accusation
indubitable
certain, not to be doubted or denied
intermittent
stopping and beginning again, sporadic
moot
open to discussion and debate, unresolve; to bring up for discussion; a hypothetical law case argued by students (know all)
motif
a principal idea, feature, theme, or element; a repeated or dominant figure in a design ( know all)
neophyte
a new convert, beginner, novice
perspicacity
keenness in observing and understanding
plenary
complete in all aspects or essentials; absolute; attended by all qualified memebers (know all)
surveillance
a watch kept over a person; careful, close and disciplined observation
sylvan
pertaining to or characteristic of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody
testy
easily irritated; characterized by impatience and exasperation
travesty
a grotestque or grossly inferior imitation, a disguise, especially the clothing of the opposite sex; to ridicule by imitating in a broad or burlesque fashion