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Abject
adj. degraded; base, contemptile; cringing, servile, sheer, utter
Agnostic
n. one who believes that nothing can be known abot God;skeptic
Complicity
involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
Derelict
n. someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; adj. left abandoned; neglectful of duty
Diatribe
n. a bitter and prolonged verbal attack
Effigy
n. a crude image fo a despised person
Equity
n. the state or quality of being just, fair, or impartial; fair and equal treatment
Inane
adj. silly, empty of meaning or value
Indictment
n. the act of accusing; a formal accusation
Indubitable
adj. certain, not to be doubted or denied
Intermittent
adj. stopping and beginning again, sporadic
Moot
adj. open to discussion and debate, unresolved. v. to bring up for discussion. n. a hypothetical law case argued by students
Motif
n. a principle idea, feature, theme, or elemen; a repeated or dominant figure in a design
Neophyte
n. a new convert, beginner, novice
Perspicacity
n. keenness in observing and understanding
Plenary
adj. complete in all aspects or essentials; absolute; attended by all qualified members
Surveillance
n. a watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation
Sylvan
adj. pertaining to or characteristc of forests; living or located in a forest; woody, wooded
Testy
adj. easily irritated, characterized by impatience and exasperation
Travesty
n. a grotesque or grossly inferior imitation; a disguise, especially the clothing of the opposite sex