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english two honors final exam vocab

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trepidation
a feeling of alarm or dread
abdominable
horrible or unpleasant
auspicious
tending to favor or bring good luck
acquitted
declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime
imcumbent
imposed as a duty; obligatory
insolent
unrestrained by convention or propriety
incredulity
doubt about the truth of something
lethargy
inactivity
myriad
a large indefinite number
unscrupulous
without scruples or principles
barbarous
(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
incorrigible
impervious to correction by punishment
altercation
noisy quarrel
shroud
burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
sagacious
acutely insightful and wise
conspicous
obvious
obstinate
persist stubbornly
indictment
an accusation of wrongdoing
ardor
a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
approbation
official recognition or approval
capacious
large in capacity
fastidious
giving and careful attention to detail
alacrity
liveliness and eagerness
callow
lacking experience of life
posthumous
occurring or coming into existence after a person's death
gratuitous
unnecessary and unwarranted
maudlin
effusively or insincerely emotional
surreptitious
conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
simian
relating to or resembling an ape
asceticism
rigorous self-denial and active self-restraint
atonement
the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
derisively
in a disrespectful and mocking manner
solecism
a socially awkward or tactless act
precipitous
extremely steep
innocuous
unlikely to harm or disturb anyone
plainitive
to express sorrow or woe
emphatically
without question and beyond doubt
patronizing
(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
eminence
high status importance owing to marked superiority
venerable
profoundly honored
mollified
to soften in feeling or temper
interminable
tiresomely long
truculently
in a defiantly truculent manner
subversive
in opposition to a civil authority or government
conviction
(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
superfluous
more than is needed, desired, or required
vindictively
in a vindictive, revengeful manner
congenial
agreeable
deferential
respectful and polite in a submissive way