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Vocab for midterm

6-8 evens

(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
Created by: djc1102
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