AP English 12

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AP English 12
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  1. The way we use language, especially to persuade aka "The How" 
    Rhetoric
  2. Lower class dialect
    Patois
  3. A system of beliefs 
    Ideology
  4. Without
    Sans
  5. Direct opposite of
    Antithes
  6. Slight difference/variation in color/tone
    Nuance
  7. Special vocabulary 
    Lexicon
  8. Informal or slang
    Colloqual
  9. To give and take in kind
    Reciprocate
  10. Out of place
    Incongrous
  11. Admit the "other side" is right
    Concede
  12. Crafty, schemes, plots, intreges, 'evil plans'
    Machinations
  13. Exaggerated, dramatic, designed to get attention
    Histrionics
  14. The thing being referred to by a word or expression
    Referent 
  15. Anything out of its proper historical time
    Anachronistic
  16. Misleading or deceptive
    Fallacious
  17. Never tiring
    Indefatigable
  18. In every case 
    Invariably
  19. Especially appropriate or relevant 
    Apropos
  20. Boring through repetition 
    Banal
  21. The resolution
    Denouement
  22. Extra beyond the required 
    Gratuitous
  23. Stingy 
    Niggardly
  24. Often repeated dull remark
    Platitude
  25. Unchangeable
    Immutable
  26. Different in type
    Disparate
  27. Incapable of putting into words
    Ineffable
  28. Deprived
    Bereft
  29. To shun. Avoid.
    Eschew
  30. The perfect example
    Epitome
  31. A noisy fight
    Fracas
  32. Foolishly idealistic
    Quixotic
  33. Next to last
    Penultimate
  34. Happening by chance "Lucky Accident"
    Fortuitous
  35. Evil, wicked, villainous 
    Nefarious
  36. Kiss ass (suck up) 
    Sycophant
  37. Equal to
    Tantmount
  38. Hidden "Neadering"
    Latent
  39. A state of rest. Relaxation
    Repose
  40. Unspoken, unwritten, not openly expressed
    Tacit
  41. Conventional or traditional 
    Orthodox
  42. To spoil or rotten/ruin
    Mar
  43. Inarguable / indisputable
    Incontrovertible
  44. Clever trick
    Ruse
  45. The releasing of built up emotions (usually in art)
    Catharsis
  46. Burdensome, difficult
    Onerous
  47. To fake something to escape duty
    Malinger
  48. Deviating from the normal
    Aberrant
  49. Fierce, cruel, savage 
    Truculent
  50. To praise highly
    Extol
  51. Flashy beauty but lacking substance
    Meretericious
  52. Marked by gradual shifting of colors
    Variegated
  53. Over-indulgence
    Surfeit
  54. Likely to argue
    Disputatious
  55. To drink deply
    Quaff
  56. Brief stay. Visit
    Sojourn
  57. Refuse to obey authority (children)
    Recalcitrant
  58. Refuse to obey authority/the norm. (Others) 
    Subversive
  59. Exile. Assign a lower rank
    Relegate
  60. Transparent
    Diaphanous
  61. Inevitable
    Inexorable
  62. To improve/to make better
    Ameliorate
  63. A split based on belief
    Schism
  64. To fake or prevent
    Feign
  65. Willing
    Fain
  66. To take by force
    Piratical
  67. Breif
    Laconic
  68. To make or regard as holy
    Hallow
  69. Repent
    Contrition
  70. Writing that appears in the form of sentences or paragraphs instead of lines or stanzas
    Prose
  71. Noble and generous 
    Magnanimous
  72. Review, scold by public
    Castigate
  73. To coax w/ flattery 
    Cajole
  74. Scandalous
    Salacious
  75. Calm and peaceful 
    Halcyon
  76. To split from and cling to (cleavage)
    Cleave
  77. Not to develop
    Inchoate
  78. To calm
    Assuage
  79. To reward
    Recompense
  80. To try to be like someone else
    Emulate
  81. Chaos, noisy
    Tumult
  82. Accorded a great deal of respect
    Venerable
  83. To stop
    Cessation
  84. Morally upright character
    Rectitude
  85. Hastily done
    Cursory
  86. Very likely to change your mind. Indecisive. 
    Fickle
  87. Dealing with money
    Pecuriary
  88. Just beginning to emerge
    Incipient
  89. Irresponsible
    Feckless
  90. Small amount
    Tittle
  91. Hostile
    Inamical
  92. Dull & lifeless
    Vapid
  93. Confused
    Nonplus
  94. Tendency to cause delay
    Dilatory
  95. Superficially done
    Perfuntory
  96. Oily, slick : in personality
    Unctenous
  97. Appearance of reality
    Versimiltude
  98. The highest point (i.e. climax)
    Apex
  99. Curdious, respect
    Deference
  100. Remorseful
     Refuel 
  101. Exempt from hurt or harm
    Impunity
  102. Short lived
    Ephemerial
  103. Only for elite few
    Esoteric
  104. Period of refraining 
    Moratorium
  105. Narrow in space
    Parochial
  106. Something you hope for but is impossible to achieve
    Chimera
  107. A buliding
    Edifice
  108. Too many to count
    Innumuable
  109. To appease 
    Placate
  110. To beg
    Implore
  111. Outcast
    Pariah
  112. To make filthy
    Defile
  113. Witty remark
    Quip
  114. The state of being impurished
    Destitution
  115. Bitter
    Acrid
  116. Done with stealth
    Surreptitious
  117. Trace of something dyng
    Vestige

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