Advance Composition Vocab List #2

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  1. 2. Verb: To mark or pronounce with an accent
    Accentuate: (verb)
  2. 1. Verb: To give emphasis or prominence to
    Accentuate: (verb)
  3. 4. Adj: Lacking clearness or definiteness; obscure; indistinct
    Ambiguous: (adj.)
  4. 3. Adj: Of doubtful or uncertain nature; difficult to comprehend, distinguish, or classify
    Ambiguous: (adj.)
  5. 2. Adj: Linguistics. (of an expression) exhibiting constructional homonymity; having two or more structural descriptions, as the sequence
    Ambiguous: (adj.)
  6. 1. Adj: Open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal
    Ambiguous: (adj.)
  7. 5. Noun: the detailed layout of an advertisement, showing placement of photographs, illustrations, copy, etc., as for presentation to a client
    Comprehensive: (adj. and noun)
  8. 4. Noun: an examination of extensive courage given to measure a student's general progress, proficiency in his or her major field of study, or the like
    Comprehensive: (adj. and noun)
  9. 2. Adj: comprehending mentally; having an extensive mental range or grasp
    Comprehensive: (adj. and noun)
  10. 3. Adj: Insurance. Covering
    or providing broad protection against loss
    Comprehensive: (adj. and noun)
  11. 1. Adj: of large scope; covering or involving much; inclusive
    Comprehensive: (adj. and noun)
  12. 2. Adj: Having a special ability for suitable manner or expression, as a person
    Felicitous: (adj.)
  13. 1. Adj: Well-suited for the occasion, as an action, manner, or expression; apt; appropriate
    Felicitous: (adj.)
  14. 2. Adj: Not to be overcome or overthrown
    Impregnable: (adj.)
  15. 1. Adj: Strong enough to resist or withstand attack; not to be taken by force, unconquerable
    Impregnable: (adj.)
  16. 3. Noun: (In science fiction) the act of instilling an idea into someone's mind by entering his or her dreams
    Inception: (noun)
  17. 2. Noun: British. The act of graduating or earning a degree; the graduation ceremony
    Inception: (noun)
  18. 1. Noun: Beginning; start; commencement
    Inception: (noun)
  19. 2. Adj: An intricate part, action, etc.
    Intricacy: (adj.)
  20. 1. Adj: Intricate character or state
    Intricacy: (adj.)
  21. 1. Adj: Characterized by introspection, the act or process of looking in oneself
    Introspective: (adj.)
  22. 2. Noun: something provocative
    Provocative: (noun and adj.)
  23. 1. Adj: tending or serving to provoke; inciting; stimulating, irritating, or vexing
    Provocative: (noun and adj.)
  24. 2. Adj: Expressed or written in the native language of a place, as literary works
    Vernacular: (adj.)
  25. 3. Adj: Using such a language
    Vernacular: (adj.)
  26. 4. Adj: Of or pertaining to such a language
    Vernacular: (adj.)
  27. 5. Adj: Using plain, everyday, ordinary language
    Vernacular: (adj.)
  28. 1. Adj: (of language) native or indigenous (opposed to literary or learned)
    Vernacular: (adj.)
  29. 3. Noun: Emblem
    Allegory: (noun)
  30. 2. Noun: A symbolic narrative
    Allegory: (noun)
  31. 1. Noun: A representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms; figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another
    Allegory: (noun)
  32. 2. Noun: an opinion or theory so formed or expressed; guess; speculation
    Conjecture: (noun and verb)
  33. 3. Noun: Obsolete.
    the interpretation of signs or omens
    Conjecture: (noun and verb)
  34. 4. Verb: (used with object) to conclude or suppose from grounds or evidence insufficient to ensure reliability
    Conjecture: (noun and verb)
  35. 5. Verb: (used without object) to form conjectures
    Conjecture: (noun and verb)
  36. 1. Noun: the formation or expression of an opinion or theory without sufficient evidence for proof
    Conjecture: (noun and verb)
  37. 1. Adj: Deserving to be despised; contemptible
    Despicable: (adj.)
  38. 1. Adj: Indifferent to moral restraints; given to immoral or improper conduct; licentious; dissipated
    Dissolute: (adj.)
  39. 1. Noun: A ferocious quality or state; savage fierceness
    Ferocity: (noun)
  40. 2. Not harmonious in character; inconstant; lacking harmony of parts
    Incongruous: (adj.)
  41. 3. Adj: Inconsistent
    Incongruous: (adj.)
  42. 1. Adj: Out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming
    Incongruous: (adj.)
  43. 1. Noun: A hater of mankind
    Misanthrope: (noun)
  44. 6. Verb: (used with object) to introduce with or as if with a prologue
    Prologue: (noun and verb)
  45. 2. Noun: An introductory speech, often in verse, calling attention to the theme of a play
    Prologue: (noun and verb)
  46. 3. Noun: The actor or actress who delivers this
    Prologue: (noun and verb)
  47. 4. Noun: An introductory scene, preceding the first act of a play, opera, etc.
    Prologue: (noun and verb)
  48. 5. Noun: Any introductory proceeding, event, etc.
    Prologue: (noun and verb)
  49. 1. Noun: A preliminary discourse; a preface or inductor part of a discourse, poem, or novel
    Prologue: (noun and verb)
  50. 2. Noun: A proponent for or advocate of a political cause,social program, etc.
    Protagonist: (noun)
  51. 3. Noun: The leader of principal person in a movement,cause, etc.
    Protagonist: (noun)
  52. 4. Noun: The first actor in ancient Greek drama, who played not only the main role, but also other roles when the main character was offstage
    Protagonist: (noun)
  53. 5. Noun: Physiology. Agonist
    Protagonist: (noun)
  54. 1. Noun: The leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work
    Protagonist: (noun)
  55. 2. Adj: Abruptly concise; curt; brusque
    Terse: (adj.)
  56. 1. Adj: Neatly or effectively concise; brief and pithy, as language
    Terse: (adj.)

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