Flashcards in AP L&C Unit 6 Deck (20):
degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and unrelieved
After years of abandonment, the building was in such ABJECT condition that it needed to be demolished.
(n) one who believes that nothing can be known about God, a skeptic
(adj) without faith, skeptical
The components of atheism are people who are AGNOSTIC.
involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
Anyone with COMPLICITY in the school lunch theft should report themselves immediately to avoid harsher punishment.
(n) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected
(adj) left abandoned; neglectful of duty
The teacher's worst nightmare on a school trip is that a child is left DERELICT somewhere.
a bitter and prolonged verbal attack
You should not allow any "joke" to turn into a harsh DIATRIBE.
a crude image of a despised person
Today, Hitler is looked at through many different EFFIGIES.
the state or quality of being just, fair, or impartial; fair and equal treatment; something that is fair, the money value of a property above and beyond any mortgage or other claim
There is a state of EQUITY in the United States; this is the main idea behind the Constitution.
silly, empty of meaning or value
On a school night, it is INANE for you to go out.
the act of accusing; a formal accusation
After his INDICTMENT, people believed that Peter was the one who committed the robbery.
certain, not to be doubted or denied
It is INDUBITABLE that I will be crabby tomorrow if I don't fall asleep.
stopping and beginning again, sporadic
There will be INTERMITTENT rain tomorrow so bring an umbrella.
(adj) open to discussion and debate, unresolved
(v) to bring up for discussion
(n) a hypothetical law case argued by students
We know where the kids will be sleeping; where we will be is a MOOT discussion.
a principal idea, feature, theme, or element; a repeated or dominant figure in a design
I liked the Victorian MOTIF in the house I saw.
a new convert, beginner, novice
Freshmen in high school are always looked upon as minuscule NEOPHYTES that need to be taught a lesson.
keenness in observing and understanding
With amazing PERSPICACITY, the crab predicted the outcome of the Super Bowl.
complete in all aspects or essentials; absolute, attended by all qualified members
Until the items on my checklist are absolutely PLENARY, we are not leaving.
a watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation
The SURVEILLANCE cameras kept a watch over the halls of the high school.
pertaining to or characteristic of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody
Mahwah is a very SYLVAN environment; there are trees everywhere.
easily irritated; characterized by impatient and exasperation
Don't be TESTY with me; take a chill pill.