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6-8 evens

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(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God (adj.) without faith, skeptical   agnostic  
(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected (adj.) left abandoned; neglectful of duty   derelict  
(n.) a crude image of a despised person   effigy  
(adj.) silly, empty of meaning or value   inane  
(adj.) certain, not to be doubted or denied   indubitable  
(adj.) open to discussion and debate, unresolved (v.) to bring up for discussion (n.) a hypothetical law case argued by students   moot  
(n.) a new convert, beginner, novice   neophyte  
(adj.) complete in all aspects and essentials; absolute; attended by all qualified members   plenary  
(adj.) pertaining to or characteristic of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody   sylvan  
(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   travesty  
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility   bestial  
(n.) a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest   coterie  
(v.) to object or take exception to (n.) an objection   demur  
(v.) to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details   embellish  
(adj.) appropiate, well chosen; marked by well-being or good fortune, happy   felicitous  
(adj.) glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive way   garish  
(adj.) needy, impoverished   indigent  
(v.) to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome   jettison  
(adj.) very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied   pertinacious  
(n.) clothing, garment   raiment  
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out and about; shameless, blatant   arrant  
(v.) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; make consistent   conciliate  
(n.) one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military unit; a steplike formation or arrangement   echelon  
(adj.) stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied way   fatuous  
(n.) a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path   juggernaut  
(n.) a prayer consisting of short appeals to God recited by the leader alternating with repsonses from the congregation; any repetitive chant; a long list   litany  
(n.) an inadequate quantity, scarcity, dearth   paucity  
(v.) to tear down, destroy completely; to cut or scrape off or out   raze  
(v.) to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity; to satisfy fully   saturate  
(v.) to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; to plod through as if through mud (n.) a mire, a state of depression   slough  


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