Lessons 19, 20, 21

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These are the vocab words for lessons 19, 20, and 21 for AP Lang at FHE.

abrogate

trans verb: To abolish or annul by authority; cancel.

acquisition

noun: a. The act or process of gaining possession. b. Something gained, especially an addition to an established category or group.

conquistador

noun: A conqueror, esp. one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru.

inquisitive

adjective: a. Eager to learn; curious. b. Unduly curious; prying

perquisite

noun: a. A payment or profit received in addition to a regular wage or salary, esp. a benefit expected as one's due. b. A tip. c. Something claimed as an exclusive right

presage

trans. verb: a. To indicate or warn of in advance. b. To foretell or predict; intrans. verb: To make or utter a prediction; noun: a. An indication or warning of a future occurrence; omen. b. A feeling or intuition of what is going to occur

quest

noun: The act or instance of seeking or pursuing something

requisite

adjective: Required; essential

sagicity

noun: Keenness of perception; soundness of judgment; wisdom

surrogate

noun: Someone or something that takes the place of another; adjective: Substitute

abeyance

noun: The condition of being temporarily set aside; suspension

abstemious

adjective: a. Sparing, esp. in the use of food and drink; moderate; temperate. b. Restricted to bare necessities; very plain

circuitous

adjective: a. Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; indirect. b. Not being forthright in language or action

circumvent

trans. verb: a. To avoid by or as if passing around. b. To overcome or get the better of by artful maneuvering; outwit

elude

trans. verb: a. To escape from, as by artfulness, cunning, or daring. b. To escape the understanding of; baffle

eschew

trans. verb: To avoid habitually, esp. on moral or practical grounds; shun; abstain from

evasion

noun: a. The act of escaping or avoiding by cleverness or deceit; dodging. b. A means of evading; a trick or excuse used to avoid something

malinger

intrans. verb: To pretend to be ill or injured in order to avoid duty or work

oblique

adjective: a. Indirect; not straightforward. b. Devious, misleading, or dishonest. c. Having a slanting or sloping direction, course, or position; inclined

shirk

trans. verb: To neglect, put off, or avoid discharging

banal

adjective: Lacking freshness or originality; trite

emulate

trans. verb: To strive to equal or excel, esp. through imitation

mimicry

noun: A close copying or imitation of the speech, expression, or gesture of another

platitude

noun: A trite remark or statement

prototype

noun: a. An original type, form, or instance that serves as a model on which later stages are based or judged. b. An early and typical example

recapitulate

trans. verb: To repeat in concise form

redundant

adjective: a. Exceeding what is necessary or natural; superfluous. b. Repeating the same idea, usually in different words; wordy

rendition

noun: a. An interpretation of a musical score or dramatice piece. b. A performance of a musical or dramatic work

sham

noun: a. Something false or empty that is supposed to be genuine. b. The quality of deceitfulness; empty pretense. c. A person who assumes a false character; adjective: Impostor

simulation

noun: The taking on of the appearance, form, or sound of something else; an imitation

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