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irony

It was an irony that he did well on the test but didn't study.
occurence or result that is opposite to what was expected
militant

The union members became militant during the strike when contract talks broke down.
aggressive
morality

Mike's sense of morality did not allow him to cheat on the test.
set of ideas about right and wrong
perpetuate

He wanted to perpetuate his name so he named his baby after himself.
caused to be remembered for a long time
prominent

She comes from a wealthy family who is prominent in the community.
widely known; immediately noticeable
satire

The Tribune political cartoons satirized the President's abilities to govern.
literary work in which wit is uded to expose foolishness or wickedness
stereotype

People have stereotypes about Jewish people.
fixed idea or popular conception
unity

The flag stands for unity.
the state of being one; singleness
urgency

The fire alarm blared with urgency warning us to leave the building immediately.
pressing importance
virtue

Virtue is a good value to have so that you develop into a good person.
the quality of moral excellence