Unit 2A Vocab Flashcards

English-language films
Terms Definitions
Occult
Supernatural, magic arts
Perusal
A close look, study
Heterodox
A belief contrary to some established article of faith, like a heresy
Orthodox
In agreement with doctrine or belief
Paradox
"beyond belief", a contrary statement
Chauvinism
Excessive or blind patriotism; undue partiality or attachment to a group or place to which one belongs or has belonged; an attitude of superiority toward members of the opposite sex
Affirmation
The act of affirming; something affirmed; a positive assertion
Checking
An action or influence that stops motion or expression; a restraint
Exorbitant
Excessive; unreasonably high
Derelict
Vagrant; drifter
Exorcise
Banish; send away
Imperceptible
Unobservable; untraceable
Manoeuvred
handled; moved skillfully
Arbitrary
Random; discretionary
Diabolic
Devilish; fiendish
Misanthropy
Dislike of humanity
Pedantic
Professional; nit-picking
Irreproachable
Blameless; impeccable
Derelict
Vagrant; drifter
Exorcise
Banish; send away
Imperceptible
unobservable; untraceable
Manoeuvred
Handled; moved skillfully
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