vocab 1

  1. having a sweet, penetrating smell; spicy
    aromatic
  2. having a stern look or manner; strict or severe in modes of living or acting
    auster
  3. profane speaking of God or of sacred things; an irreverent act or utterance
    blasphemy
  4. that which is held as an opinion; a belief, principle, doctrine (sometimes imperiously or arrogantly declared)
    dogma
  5. an obscure riddle or puzzle; a baffling situation or person
    enigma
  6. a belief or opinion at variance with established doctrine in religion or in other fields
    heresy
  7. characterized by a manner of speaking in which words are used to convey the opposite of their literal meaning; characteristic of that which is the direct opposite of what is expected or hoped for
    ironic
  8. an intricate structure or system of winding, interconnecting paths or passages; something highly intricate or perplexing in makeup
    labyrinth
  9. a quality, especially in literature or art, that awakens feelings of sympathy, pity, compassion, or sorrow
    pathos
  10. to try to convert
    proselytize
  11. an original held as the standard for subsequent forms
    prototype
  12. a fanatically devoted or committed person; an immoderate partisan
    zealot
Author
Rayna
ID
332951
Card Set
vocab 1
Description
A Beka 11th grade vocab
Updated