AP English Vocabulary List 10

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abortive

fruitless, unsuccessful

supercilious

patronizingly haughty

fractious

irritable, quarrelsome

peremptory

expressive of urgency

tortuous

marked by repeated bends

banns

proclamation of marriage

hauteur

arrogance, haughtiness

fortnight

two weeks time

cordial

a stimulant or liquor

prodigal

marked by extravagant waste

vacuous

empty, stupid, inane

wan

sickly, feeble

echolalia

repetition of words just spoken by others

obstetrical

relating to birth

vinous

affected by wine

punctilious

careful

somnambulatory

sleepwalking

denizen

one that frequents a place, inhabitant

postern

back door or gate

insidious

beguiling but harmful, seductive

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