AP English 3 Unit 2 Vocabulary

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Aberrant

Departing from an accepted standard; deviating from what is normal; straying from the right or usual

Ab

apart, away

Err

wander, stray

Ant

that which

Anachronistic

Chronologically misplaced

Ana

Back, through

Chron

time

ic

Characterized by

Augment

To make or become greater in size, number or amount

Aug

grow or increase

Ment

the result of

Circumlocution

Speaking in circles; Roundabout speech

Circum

around

locut

talk

tion

act of

Consecrate

To make or declare something sacred, to regard with great respect

Con

together or with

ate

make, do, cause

Discursive

Digressing from subject to subject, covering a wide range of topics

dis

apart or away

ive

tending to, having the nature of

Encumbrance

A burden or impediment, a lien on claim or property

En

inside, within

combre

hinder, block

ance

state or condition

Impecunious

Poor

pecunia

money

ous

full of

Inept

(adj.) totally without skill or appropriateness

ept

able or capable

Intransigent

Refusing to moderate an especially extreme position; refusing to agree or compromise; unwilling to change one's views

trans

across

ent

full of

Manifest

Clearly apparent to the sight or understanding, obvious

festus

made, done

Non Sequitur

A statement that does not logically follow what proceeded it; an inference or conclusion that does not follow from the evidence

sequ

follow

Peripatetic

Walking about, moving from place to place

Peri

around

Patein

walk

Precept

A general rule or principle intended to control behavior or thought

Pre

before

cept

take, seize

Propinquity

Nearness in place/time, similarity in nature, kinship

Propinquus

near

ity

state of

Remiss

lax or careless in matters requiring attention, careless of duty

re

back, again

Sentient

Able to feel or percieve things, having sense of perception

ent

full of

Supplicate

To ask for humbly as by praying; to make an earnest request BEG

Pirc?

fold

Verbiage

Speech or writing that uses too many words or excessively technical language

age

action

Vilify

To write about in abusively disparaging way

Vills

worthless

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