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abject

(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and unrelieved
synonyms: wretched, miserable, ignoble, sheer, utter

ject-

throw

agnostic

(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skeptic; (adj.) without faith, skeptical
synonyms: (n.) doubter

gnos-

know

complicity

(n.) involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
synonyms: connivance

co-

with, together

plic-

fold

derelict

(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (adj.) left abandoned, neglected of duty
synonyms: (n.) vagrant, (adj.) remiss, delinquent

re-

back, behind

diatribe

(n.) a bitter and prolonged verbal attack
synonyms: harangue, tirade

effigy

(n.) a crude image of a despised person
synonyms: figure, figurine, likeness

fic- or fac-

to do, to make

equity

(n.) 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 any mortgage or claim
synonyms: justice, fairness, impartiality

equi-

equal

inane

(adj.) silly, empty of meaning or value
synonyms: vapid, idiotic, moronic, fatuous

indictment

(n.) the act of accusing; a formal accusation
synonyms: charge, accusation

dict-

word, speak

indubitable

(adj.) certain, not to be doubted or denied
synonyms: unquestionable, indisputable

dubit-

doubt

intermittent

(adj.) stopping and starting again, sporadic
synonyms: fitful, spasmodic, random

inter-

between

mitt-

send

moot

(adj.) open to discus and debate, unresolved; (v.) to bring up for discussion; (n.) a hypothetical law case argued by studens
synonyms: (adj.) debatable, questionable (v.) broach

motif

(n.) a principle idea, feature, theme, or element; a repeated or dominant figure in a design

neophyte

(n.) a new convert, beginner, novice
synonyms: tenderfoot, tyro, rookie

phyte-

plant

perspicacity

(n.) keenness in observing and understanding
synonyms: acuity, acumen, discernment

per-

through

spic-

sight

plenary

(adj.) complete in all aspects or essentials, absolute, attended by all qualified manners
synonyms: unlimited, unrestricted

plen-

full

surveillance

(n.) watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation
synonyms: observation, scrutiny, monitoring

sur-

above

veil-

vigil

sylvan

(adj.) pertaining to or of characteristics of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody
synonyms:forested, arcadian

testy

(adj.) easily irritated, characterized by impatience and exasperation
synonyms: irritable, peevish, waspish, petulant

test-

head

travesty

(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
synonyms: (n.) burlesque, parody, caricature, farce

trans-

across (tra-)

vest-

clothes

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