AP LANG UNIT 4

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AP LANG UNIT 4
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2011-10-18 19:04:03
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  1. resonant
    (adj) "sounding again"
  2. sonorous
    full, rich sound, spoken words that are impressive
  3. reverberate
    repercussion, striking back, sound beating its way back through the air
  4. acoustic
    free of electronic effect, overall effect of sound in an enclosed space
  5. timbre
    combination of indefinable qulaities of a sound that distinguish it from sounds identical in pitch and volume
  6. tintinnabulation
    persisstent ringing or buzzing sound in one or both ears
  7. noisome
    annoying, unpleasant or dangerous smells
  8. redolent
    good fragrance, aromatic smell. intangible quality, a memory or an aura.
  9. pungent
    sharp smells that may be pleasant
  10. odoriferous
    having a smell
  11. juxtapose
    placing items or abstractions next to each other for the sake of comparing or contrasting them
  12. contiguous
    sharing an edge, connecting without breaking
  13. proximity
    physically close
  14. athwart
    across
  15. trajectory
    a path through space
  16. adjacent
    lying close or next to
  17. periphery
    outmost area, area to the side
  18. perpendicular
    right angle or a line that is vertical
  19. oblique
    neither vertical or horizantal, slanting. indirect or downright misleading
  20. catercorner, cattycorner, kittycorner
    diagonal
  21. panoply
    striking or splendid display, often used in association with events such as a coronation or a state funeral.
  22. coruscate
    to sparkle
  23. eclat
    great brilliance of performance or the appreciation such a performance might receive
  24. flamboyant
    dashing and colorful in style, criticism for that which is overly showy
  25. sumptuous
    things or situations that are lavish, maked by abundances, cost a lot
  26. pyrotechnics
    fireworks. wit or brilliance in the performing arts that might rival the sparkling effoct of skyborne rockets
  27. burnish
    to polish to a high sheen
  28. sybarite
    admiringly or critically-give life over to pleasure and luxury
  29. iridescent
    appearance of a shining spectrum of colors
  30. ostentatious
    negative tone in describing something that is perceived as overly showy, pretentious

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