Vocab 6

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Abject(adj) hopeless and downtrodden
Agnostic(noun) a person who claims neither faith nor disbelief in God (adj) without faith
Complicity(noun) the state of being involved with others in an illegal activity or wrongdoing
Derelict(noun) a person who is abandoned (adj) in a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect, abandoned
Diatribe(noun) a forceful and bitter verbal attack against someone or something
Effigy(noun) a crude image of a despised person
Equity(noun) the quality of being fair and impartial
Inane(adj) silly or stupid (idiotic)
Indictment(noun) a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime
Indubitable(adj) impossible to doubt; unquestionable
Intermittent(adj) occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady
Moot(adj) open to discussion, or unresolved
Motif(noun) a distinctive feature or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition, often repeated
Neophyte(noun) a person who is new to a subject, skill, or belief (novice)
Perspicacity(noun) the quality of having a ready insight into things; keenness in observation
Plenary(adj) absolute, complete in all aspects
Surveillance(noun) close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal
Sylvan(adj) consisting of or associated with woods
Testy(adj) easily irritated; impatient and somewhat bad-tempered
Travesty(noun) a false, absurd, or distorted representation of something (parody)

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