AP Lang Vocab #6

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Fallacy

A deceptive, misleading, or false notion, belief

Finesse

delicate skill

Genealogical

a record or account of the ancestry and descent of a person, family, group

Homologous

having the same or similar relation; corresponding

Hone

to make more acute or effective; improve; perfect

Humanistic

a person having a strong interest in or concern for human welfare, values, and dignity

Ideologue

someone who follows a defined set of ideas or way of thinking; theorist

Imperious

overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling

Incantation

the chanting or uttering of words that supposedly have a magical power

Inconstancy

changeable; fickle; variable

Incredulous

indicating or showing desbelief'; skeptical

Intrinsic

belonging to a thing by its very nature

Intuition

instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)

Irony

meaning that is opposite of its literal meaning

Laxity

the state or quality of being loose; indifference

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