English Vocab 2.1

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Theodicy

the vindication of divine goodness and providence in view of the existence of evil

In Medias Res

Latin term that denotes the literary narrative technique wherein the story begins in the middle of the action or at the conclusion

abet

to aid, help, encourage

calamity

an event with disastrous consequences

demure

quiet, modest, reserved

indigent

very poor, impoverished

larceny

obtaining anothers property by theft or trickery

magnanimous

noble, generous

nefarious

heinously villainous

paradigm

an example that is a perfect pattern or model

pathos

an emotion of sympathy

surfeit

an overabundant supply or indulgence

vicarious

experiencing through another

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