AP Vocab Terms

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AP Vocab Terms
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  1. to hate
    Abhor
  2. to scold; criticize
    Berate
  3. fake;false
    Counterfeit
  4. to give voting rights
    Enfranchise
  5. to hinder;obstruct
    Hamper
  6. to star a fire
    Kindle
  7. harmful; poisonous; lethal
    Noxious
  8. calm; peaceful
    Placid
  9. payment for work done
    Remuneration
  10. bootlicker; flatterer
    Sycophant
  11. rough; coarse; harsh
    Abrasive
  12. to cheat; defraud
    Bilk
  13. hidden; undercover
    Covert
  14. to cause
    Engender
  15. to give support or approval to
    Endorse
  16. complex; difficult to solve
    Knotty
  17. comthing subtle; a fine shade of meaning
    Nuance
  18. a shortage
    Paucity
  19. fame; high repute
    Renown
  20. going of the main subject
    Tangent
  21. humiliation; degradation
    Abasement
  22. swelling; fluttering; waving
    Billowing
  23. to recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
    Cower
  24. to improve; make better or clearer
    Enhance
  25. noisy, attacking speech
    Harangue
  26. a maze
    Labyrinth
  27. to counter; make unimportant
    Nullify
  28. petitioner (in court of law)
    Plaintiff
  29. full
    Replete
  30. can be touched
    Tangible
  31. to cancel; deny; repeal
    Abrogate
  32. speech which offends religious sentiments
    Blasphemy
  33. believable
    Credible
  34. puzzle; mystery
    Enigma
  35. indicators; bringers of warning
    Harbingers
  36. complicated; highly convulted
    Labrinthine
  37. to cuddle; snuggle
    Nuzzle
  38. statement giving strong praise
    Plaudit
  39. shameful; very bad
    Reprehensible
  40. to entertain
    Regale
  41. forgiveness; pardon; release
    Absolution
  42. obvious
    Blatant
  43. praiseworthy
    Creditable
  44. to establish firmly in a position
    Enscnonce
  45. to hurry; accelerate; rush
    Hasten
  46. never-ending
    Interminable
  47. stubborn
    Obdurate
  48. can be believed; reasonable
    Plausible
  49. respite; postponement of a sentence
    Reprieve
  50. of little value; gaudy
    Tawdry
  51. to desist; go without; withdraw
    Abstain
  52. damaged; destroyed; ruined
    Blighted
  53. gullible; ready to believe anything
    Credulous
  54. to cover
    Enshroud
  55. arrogance; pride
    Haughtiness
  56. tearful; sad
    Lachrymose
  57. to deliberately make something difficult to understand
    Obfuscate
  58. an excess
    Plethora
  59. to shun; eschew
    Repudiate
  60. boredom
    Tedium
  61. self denying; refraining from indulging
    Abstemious
  62. free-spirited; carefree
    Blithe
  63. active at dawn and dusk
    Crepuscular
  64. clear pronunciation; accent; articulation
    Enunciation
  65. stubborn; willful
    Headstrong
  66. dull; monotonous; bland
    Lackluster
  67. unbiased; not subjective
    Objective
  68. flexible; not stubborn
    Pliable
  69. to retract; repeal
    Rescind
  70. to moderate; soften
    Temper
  71. difficult to understand; obscure
    Abstruse
  72. an ancient weapon; 2. a clumsy person
    Blunderbuss
  73. to recoil; flinch; shy away
    Cringe
  74. to cause bitterness and bad feeling
    Envenom
  75. self indulgence; pleasure seeking
    Hedonism
  76. using few words; brief to point
    Laconic
  77. indirect; slanting
    Oblique
  78. disturbed; troubled
    Perturbed
  79. acceptance of fate
    Resignation
  80. stubborn; resolute; holding firm to a purpose
    Tenacious
  81. tribute; honor; praise
    Accolade
  82. to support; prop up
    Bolster
  83. puzzling; enigmatic
    Cryptic
  84. short-lived
    Ephemeral
  85. a pleasure seeker
    Hedonist
  86. expression of regret or sorrow
    Lamentation
  87. to destroy; demolish; eradicate
    Obliterate
  88. inciting; stimulating
    Provocative
  89. determination
    Resolution
  90. not certain
    Tentative
  91. to agree to; give in to
    Acquiesce
  92. arrogant, pompous language
    Bombast
  93. to cut short
    Curtail
  94. someone who appreciates good food and drink
    Epicre
  95. to listen to
    Heed
  96. to ridicule; spoof
    Lampoon
  97. totally unaware
    Oblivious
  98. characterized by strength, fullness, richness, clearness
    Orotund
  99. echoing
    Resonant
  100. flimsy; not solid
    Tenuous

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