Inherit the Wind Vocab

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equivocator

n. one who use intentionally vague language to conceal the truth.

dogma

n. an arrogant declaration of opinion, Fiercly held opinions asserted as truth w/put being carefully thought out.

heathen

n. an unenlightened person, a person who does not beling to widely held religon as regardedd by those who do.

infidel

n. an unbeliever

pollute

v. to make filthy; to contaminate

plumb

v. to reach the depths of: to learn in detail the facts about a matter, to examine critically.

umplumbed

adj. not thoroughly explored

sovereign

adj. independent, free from external control

right

adj. correct

righteous

adj. upright, just, good

conform

v. comply with rules, to make similar

insinuate

v. introduce oneself, another person, or idea into favor by means of manipulation

lamentations

n. passionate expressions of grief

literal

adj. taking words in their concrete sense only without metaphor or allegory

allegory

n. a story in which meaning is represented symbolically.

bigotry

n. obstinate, intolerate belief in a political theory or religion; prejudice

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