AP LANG UNIT 1 VOCAB
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excessively interested in acquiring money or material things. (greedy)
take or claim something without justification
so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring (stale)
1. argue argue or elaborate (a subject) in excessive detail.
2.attack or assault (someone) physically or verbally.
difficult to please; critical.
1.(of an argument, theory, or policy) logical and consistent.
2.united as or forming a whole.
to thicken into a solid
to make rigid or inflexible
match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.
speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly.
to keep away from; to avoid; to shun
relevant to a subject under consideration
(of an appetite or desire) impossible to satisfy.
tending to cause discontent, harm, or resentment; offensively unfair (offensive, hateful, causing bitterness or resentment)
generosity in bestowing money or gifts upon others.
military observation of a region to locate an enemy or ascertain strategic features. (survey, exploration)
provide evidence to support or prove the truth of.provide evidence to support or prove the truth of.
(of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.
to stall or act evasively in order to gain time, postpone,