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Vocab Lessons 19-21
Terms in this set (30)
Cruel, brutal, or wicked condition, behavior, or quality. A cruel, brutal, or wicked action or situation.
Bold; daring. Too daring; insolent. Spirited and original.
Threatening evil; sinister; ominous.
To struggle or fight against difficulties. To compete. To argue or dispute.
Not able to be comforted; dejected. Gloomy; cheerless.
Relating to groups of people who share common characteristics such as race, nationality, religion, or language.
Continuing without interruption; constant; unceasing.
An account of events based on the author's experiences and observations. Often memoirs. An autobiography.
A person's appearance, bearing, or manner, especially as it shows character or feeling.
A law or body of laws of a church. A non-religious law or code of laws. A fundamental principle.
To treat with disrespect; to violate the sacredness of; defile; profane.
To preach the gospel.
Honored leader or founder. A respected old man of great dignity.
The loss of the soul; eternal damnation.
To attempt to convert from one faith, belief, or doctrine to another.
Violation or misuse of something sacred.
To ask for humbly or earnestly, as by praying. To beg.
To regard with deep respect and reverence; revere.
A faithful follower. A person who lives a life of religious service.
The act or practice of voluntarily doing without certain foods, drinks, or pleasures.
The act of trying to lessen seriousness of something, especially by giving partial excuses.
An indication, warning, or sign of something important or disastrous that is about to happen; omen.
Making claims to some distinction or importance. Making an exaggerated outward show; showy.
A group of attendants accompanying an important person.
Capable of being maintained in argument; reasonable. Capable of being defended against attack.
Holding firmly. Tending to retain well. Adhesive. Persistent; stubborn.
A person who pays rent to occupy or use the property owned by another, such as land or a building.
Lacking substance; flimsy; weak. Slender or delicate.
The holding of something, such as property or office. The length of time something is held.