AP ENG. Vocab List 1

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abashed

feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; ashamed; embarrassed

augured

to predict, especially from signs or omens; foretell

bodice

part of a dress above the waist

cloister

a courtyard with covered walks, as in religious institutions(noun); to seclude from the world(verb)

congenial

having the same nature, disposition, or tastes; agreeable

contumely

lies; rude language or treatment arising from contempt

countenance

the face as an indication of mood, emotion, or character

deportment

the manner in which one conducts oneself

discern

to detect with the senses; to see/understand the difference

edifice

a large or massive structure

evanescent

tending to vanish like vapor

haughty

blatantly, disdainfully proud

heterodox

characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

ignominy

a state of dishonor; deep personal humiliation and disgrace

impropriety

an indecent or improper act

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