31 terms

AP English Kirk List 7

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trestle
framework for bridge
abscond
escape, bolt, flee
vie
compete, contend
imbrue
to soak in, to saturate
cadenza
solo (usually at the end of a musical work), extra
viceroy
governor, representative (sovereign in a province)
vicissitude
change, turn (of circumstance or fortune)
bursar
treasurer
wreak
inflict, impose (negative)
cabal
gang, faction (usually secret), conspiracy
imminence
immediacy, impending evil
zephyr
breeze, wind
cauterize
to burn
emblazon
celebrate, or extoll publicly / inscribe, adorn
embroil
involve, entangle
zeitgeist
spirit of the time period
emeritus
retired, but allowed to retain title as an honor
cede
relinquish freely and willingly
wrest
seize, snatch,
immaterial
irrelevant, unimportant
caitiff
coward, cowardly
reliquary
container (for holy relics), pyramids
remiss
negligent, careless
antiphony
alternate, responsive singing
wizen
shriveled, wrinkled, weathered
revocation
annulment, cancellation
stultify
remove effectiveness by making seem foolish
stripling
youngster, inexperienced
trident
3 pronged spear
abrogate
abolish, nullify
tribune
representative, champion (of people's rights and liberties)

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