Week 13 & 14
Terms in this set (37)
n. Neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction.
to slow or impede the progress of
(v.) to feel or express regret or disapproval
A change of behavior of an individual at the request of another.
the quality of being convenient and practical despite possibly being improper or immoral; convenience.
a society or organization founded for a religious, educational, social, or similar purpose with an established law, practice, or custom.
a system of ideas and ideals, especially one that forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy.
A federal law that authorized federal action against segregation in public accommodations, public facilities, and employment.
The rights and freedoms to which everyone is entitled
Refers to the quality or style of one's handwriting
Incapable of being avoided or prevented.
Special importance, value, or prominence given to something.
cause (a person or place) to be or remain alone or apart from others.
a person who wants to put an end to slavery completely
Cruel and inhumane acts that people commit against each other
Taking advantage of a weaker group. The utilization of another person or group for selfish purposes.
a person who takes advantage of opportunity with no regard for principle.
(adj) asleep, inactive, on a break
a broad view; outlook
Go off-topic when speaking or writing
a religious teacher who is regarded as someone who speaks for God or for a god
existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute
something handed down from one generation to the next.
surprise or impress (someone) greatly.
Closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand
Separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differences
to elude or avoid by cunning; to flee from a pursuer
a lack of government and law; confusion or
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
(v.) to admit as true; to yield, submit
Hostile and aggressive
having absolute authority in a certain realm
or independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
to add beauty; to decorate
unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
a self-taught person
person who complies with accepted rules and customs;
a person who follows a group without questioning
needing no outside help in satisfying one's basic needs: emotionally and intellectually independent.
quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive.