20 terms

11th Grade Set 8 & 9

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sadism
Get pleasure from inflicting pain
endure
To carry on through despite hardships; to put up with
contradiction
A direct opposition between things compared; inconsistency
culpability
responsibility for a fault or wrong; blame
jubilant
extremely joyful, happy
reconcile
to make peace with
eccentricity
strange and unconventional behavior
accountability
Willingness to take credit and blame for actions.
eithical
having to do with morals, values, right and wrong; in accordance with standards of right conduct
benevolence
kindness, generosity, charity
cognitive dissonance
an unpleasant state that arises when a person recognizes the inconsistency of his or her actions, attitudes, or beliefs
jaunty
(adj.) lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance
patronize
to talk to someone in a way that shows you believe you are smarter than them
disillusionment
a feeling of disappointment resulting from the discovery that something is not as good as one believed it to be
transgression
act of trespassing or violating a law or rule
bereaved
suffering the loss of a loved one
cowardice
lack of courage
remote
far away
reverence
deep respect for someone or something
placid
calm, peaceful
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