AP Voc. #9

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AP Voc. #9

ambiguous

having more than one possible meaning

amiable

friendly; agreeable; good-natured

crass

Coarse, crude, and unrefined

discursive

Rambling, moving from one topic to another randomly

docile

easy to teach or manage, passive

estrange

To alienate, to separate

exonerate

to free from blame

gratuitous

given freely; unearned; unwarranted

hypothesize

To reach a conclusion based on an assumption, or something not proven; (Before you begin your eperiments you should __________ about the possible outcomes.)

indignation

anger aroused by something unjust, unworthy, or mean

induce

To bring on or to bring about; to generalize

intractable

Stubborn, difficult to manage

introspective

examining of one's own thoughts and feelings, inward-looking

lucid

mentally sound; capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner

meticulous

marked by extreme care in treatment of details

misanthrope

a person who hates or despises people

munificent

extremely generous, lavish

plagiarize

use ideas or writings of another and present them as one's own

profuse

very abundant; given or flowing freely

recluse

(n.) a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world

sated

satisfied fully

stupefy

make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation

terse

concise

transient

enduring a very short time; one who stays for a short time

virtuoso

one skilled in the fine arts as an accomplished musician, a savant

therm

heat temperature

socio

companion friend

phon, phono, phone

sound, voice

strain, strict, string

Bind, tie, or draw tight

terr, terra

EARTH, LAND

naut, naus, nav

relating to the sea, ships

to have cold feet

to hesitate because of fear or uncertainty

to spill the beans

to give away a secret

to keep a stiff upper lip

to be courageous in the face of trouble

to look a gift horse in the mouth

to be critical of a present

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