35 terms

SSP109 Unit 4

SSP109 Unit 4 Vocabulary
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censor
to examine and delete objectionable material
outrage
a feeling of righteous anger
righteous
morally justified
sermon
an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
Sodom and Gomorrah
The cities of the plain destroyed by God because of wickedness
squalor
Miserable, filthy conditions
obscene
offensive to the mind
lyricism
style used to apply words to music
thrive
grow stronger
buck
dollar
corrupt
evil; dishonest; to break away from honesty
Satanic
extremely evil or cruel
verse
a piece of poetical writing
get burned
get hurt in spiritually
profundity
intellectual depth
elites
a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
seamless web
undefined tangle
the political arena
scene of public controversy
zealots
fanatics; strong believer
yahoos
human like creatures who are sloppy and mean
flaps
states of nervous excitement of confusion
a slippery slope
a path that leads to problems
the intelligensia
that part of the community that can be regarded as intellectual and capable of independent thinking
scams
fraudulent operations intended to cheat others
shades of gray
the possibility of uncertainty - not only black and white
moguls
powerful or important people
a mind-set
a way of thinking
to obliterate
to remove or destroy all traces of
to desist
to seize, to stop doing something
to be denounced
to be condemned or criticized publicly
iconoclastic
attacking of popular beliefs or customs
preposterous
ridiculous; senseless
crude
not refined or processed
corrosive
a substance having the tendency to cause destruction
antagonistic
opposed; hostile; aggressive

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