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AP Language Vocabulary 5: From Your Last MC
Terms in this set (12)
believing the worst of human nature and motives, believing the worst of human nature and motives, adjective, negative. 'The boy believed all of them deserved to die, and was cynical'
deeply absorbed in thought, perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements, adjective, neutral. 'The boy was bemused in his chemistry class, much to the suffering of his grades'
profoundly moving; touching, adjective, neutral. 'The song touched the boy, and was poignant'
feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses, adjective, neutral. 'The assassin was not remorseful in his kill. Life and death are only natural'
belittling or undervaluing oneself; excessively modest, adjective, negative. 'The boy was so hard on himself, he was self-deprecating his own value'
having a bad disposition, adjective, negative. 'The man was churlish towards the serf, it had no place in his path'
concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste, adjective, neutral. 'The aesthetics of the building were okay'
not genuine, not genuine, adjective, negative. 'Any likeness I've show is just a feigned lie about caring for the human race'
present at birth but not necessarily hereditary, adjective, neutral. 'The instinct to kill is innate in life forms'
joyously unrestrained, adjective, neutral. 'The assassin was ebullient when he finally killed his victim'
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy, adjective, negative 'The boy was haughty, and believed every single pathetic life to be just a putrid pile of garbage'
unrestrained by convention or propriety, adjective, negative 'The boy slit the president's throat, the insolent boy having gone too far'
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