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DO NOW. Take out note cards. Go over Canterbury Study Guide Review Words! Synonyms and Antonyms Choosing the Right Word Vocabulary in Context Work on Vocabulary Worksheet (due end of class). Unit 6 Vocabulary. Only 9 More Units to Go!. Abject. Adjective

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    1. DO NOW Take out note cards. • Go over Canterbury Study Guide • Review Words! • Synonyms and Antonyms • Choosing the Right Word • Vocabulary in Context • Work on Vocabulary Worksheet(due end of class)

    2. Unit 6 Vocabulary Only 9 More Units to Go!

    3. Abject • Adjective • Degraded; base; contemptible; cringing; servile; complete and unrelieved • Synonyms: wretched, miserable, ignoble, sheer, utter • Antonyms: lofty, noble, exalted

    4. Agnostic • Noun • One who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skeptic • Adjective • without faith; skeptical • Synonym: doubter • Antonym: believer

    5. Complicity • Noun • Involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice • Synonyms: connivance, collusion • Antonyms: noninvolvement, innocence

    6. Derelict • Noun • Someone or something that is abandoned or neglected • Adjective • left abandoned; neglectful of duty • Synonyms: (n) vagrant; (adj) remiss, delinquent • Antonyms: (adj) punctilious, conscientious, scrupulous

    7. Diatribe • Noun • A bitter and prolonged verbal attack • Synonyms: harangue, tirade • Antonyms: panegyric, encomium, eulogy

    8. Effigy • Noun • A crude image of a despised person • Synonyms: figure, figurine, likeness

    9. Equity • Noun • 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 • Synonyms: justice, fairness, impartiality • Antonyms: injustice, unfairness, bias, prejudice

    10. Inane • Adjective • Silly, empty of meaning or value • Synonyms: vapid, idiotic, moronic, fatuous • Antonyms: sensible, meaningful, profound

    11. Indictment • Noun • The act of accusing; a formal accusation • Synonyms: charge, accusation

    12. Indubitable • Adjective • Certain, not to be doubted or denied • Synonyms: unquestionable, indisputable • Antonyms: questionable, debatable, dubious

    13. Intermittent • Adjective • Stopping and beginning again, sporadic • Synonyms: fitful, spasmodic, random • Antonyms: continuous

    14. Moot • Adjective • Open to discussion and debate, unresolved; (v) to bring up for discussion; (n) a hypothetical law case argued by students • Synonyms: (adj) debatable, questionable; (v) broach • Antonyms: (adj) undebatable, indisputable, self-evident

    15. Motif • Noun • A principal idea, feature, theme, or element; a repeated or dominant figure in a design

    16. Neophyte • Noun • A new convert, beginner, novice • Synonyms: tenderfoot, tyro, rookie • Antonyms: veteran, past master, expert, pro

    17. Perspicacity • Noun • Keenness in observing and understanding • Synonyms: acuity, acumen, discernment • Antonyms: dullness, obtuseness

    18. Plenary • Adjective • Complete in all aspects or essentials; absolute; attended by all qualified members • Synonyms: unlimited, unrestricted • Antonyms: limited, restricted, incomplete

    19. Surveillance • Noun • A watch kept over a person; careful, close, and disciplined observation • Synonyms: observation, scrutiny, monitoring

    20. Sylvan • Adjective • Pertaining to or characterized of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody • Synonyms: forested, arcadian

    21. Testy • Adjective • Easily irritated; characterized by impatience and exasperation • Synonyms: irritable, peevish, waspish, petulant • Antonyms: even-tempered, imperturbable, unexcitable

    22. Travesty • Noun • A grotesque or grossly inferior imitation; a disguise, especially the clothing of the opposite sex • Verb • to ridicule by imitating in a broad or burlesque fashion • Synonyms: burlesque, parody, caricature, farce