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16 terms

Inherit the Wind Vocab

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equivocator
n. one who use intentionally vague language to conceal the truth.
dogma
n. an arrogant declaration of opinion, Fiercly held opinions asserted as truth w/put being carefully thought out.
heathen
n. an unenlightened person, a person who does not beling to widely held religon as regardedd by those who do.
infidel
n. an unbeliever
pollute
v. to make filthy; to contaminate
plumb
v. to reach the depths of: to learn in detail the facts about a matter, to examine critically.
umplumbed
adj. not thoroughly explored
sovereign
adj. independent, free from external control
right
adj. correct
righteous
adj. upright, just, good
conform
v. comply with rules, to make similar
insinuate
v. introduce oneself, another person, or idea into favor by means of manipulation
lamentations
n. passionate expressions of grief
literal
adj. taking words in their concrete sense only without metaphor or allegory
allegory
n. a story in which meaning is represented symbolically.
bigotry
n. obstinate, intolerate belief in a political theory or religion; prejudice