AP Lang unit 1

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indigenous

adj, describes people or things that are native to a region.

interloper

Noun, someone who intrudes where they aren't wanted; either meddlers in the affairs of others, or non-indigenous species of plants.

extraneous

adj, coming from the outside; irrelevant or unimportant

germane

adj, relevant, suitable, or closely connected.

pariah

noun, a social outcast.

endemic

adj, native or common to or peculiar to a specific region or abstract area. often used for negative phenomena.

intrinsic

adj, a rough synonym for inherent; innate.

ostracize

verb, to expell a person from a community either literally or figuratively.

tangential

adj, something slightly touching or barely connected.

ominous

adj, a foreshadowing of the future describing something threatening or menacing.

portentous

adj, something carrying a sign, a portent, of the threats of the future. Can also mean the pretentiously weighty; the pompous.

inauspicious

adj, forecasts something negative

imminent

adj, something about to occur, can be positive or negative.

impending

adj, referring to some upcoming event, threatening or not.

minatory

adj, threatening

presage

verb, to be a forewarning or ominous feeling

bode

verb, to be an omen

forebode

verb, to intensify or repeat the omen

propitiate

verb, to take actions to appease or calm forces that might oppose a favorable outcome.

harbinger

noun, a forerunner or early warning or messenger of what's to come

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