Vocab 13 and 14
Terms in this set (39)
to consent to comply passively or without protest.
of or pertaining to the brain or cerebrum; appealing to or marked by the working of intellect rather than instinct or intuition.
in decline; in a state or condition of decline or decay; corrupt.
to avoid; shun; to stay away from certain actions, foods, environments, etc.
causing or capable of causing fire; tending to inflame or stir up agitated feelings.
the state or quality of being light; buoyancy; a light manner or attitude (especially when inappropriate); frivolity.
a recurrent thematic element used in an artistic or literary work; a dominant theme.
extremely wicked or infamous; evil.
to read or examine with thoroughness, care, or close attention (often words).
to cause to move in a smooth wavelike motion; wavelike in appearance or form; ripple.
the science that deals with the origins, physical and cultural development, racial characteristics and social customs and belief of mankind; study or man's similarity to and divergence from other animals.
attributing human feelings to nonhuman beings, objects, or natural phenomena; ascribing human motivations to non-humans.
hastily and superficially done; not thorough.
verbal expression in speech or writing; verbal exchnage- conversation; a formal or lengthy discussion of a subject.
hatred, distrust, or dislike of mankind.
consciousness of one's own thinking processes; thinking about thinking-about how one uses one's mind.
complete change of form, structure, or substance; any complete change in appearance.
branch of philosophy concerned with the ultimate nature of existence; examination of fundamental principles that provide an under-standing of the meaning of man's existence.
one that precedes and indicates or announces someone or something to come; predecessor.
to present the appearance of being someone or having some belief of intending to do something that may not match reality.
to give a false impression; to show to be false; to misrepresent.
to kill off a large proportion of a group of people, animals, or things; to inflict so much damage on something that it is very nearly destroyed or damaged beyond repair.
drawn from many sources (of taste, opinion, belief, design, etc)
to bring out; evoke; to call forth a reaction.
small flaw, imperfection or weakness in character or personality.
lying, leaning, or resting on something else; imposed as an obligation or duty; obligatory; currently holding a specified office.
of or pertaining to the essential nature of a person, or thing- the inherent value of doing good work; innate; also can refer to belonging solely to a body part.
an area of low lying, soggy ground that is difficult to walk on; something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms.
done as a duty or a routine but without much care or interest; done without much thought.
having the power of perception by the senses; able to percieve the senses; conscious or having consciousness.
fixed or unchanging; steady; firmly loyal or constant.
to deny oneself; renounce.
to keep away from; purposefully not doing something.
difficult to understand- usually because the idea itself of the way it is explained seems hard to follow.
something that deviates from the general rule or situation; an irregularity or inconsistency.
a newly formed word of phrase
a recent convert to a religion; an organization, or a way of life; beginner
person new to a field or activity
doctrine identifying God with the various forces of nature- The material universe and man are seen as the mainfestation of God.