AP Lang and Comp Multiple Choice Vocabulary
Terms in this set (59)
Adjective. (of a man) Having strength, energy, and a strong sex drive or having or characterized by strength and energy.
Adjective. Making or characterized by a hissing sound. (of a speech sound) sounded with a hissing effect, for example s, sh.
Adjective. (of a person) lying face upward, failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence.
Noun. The closing down or dismissal of an assembly, partnership, or official body, debauched living; dissipation.
Verb. To talk to (someone) in a bullying way.
Adjective. Having, serving, or done with a purpose.
Adverb. In a pretentious or showy way designed to impress.
An expression of blame or disapproval.
Adjective. Moving or tending to move toward a center
Adverb. (of a person) excessively or ingratiatingly flattering; oily.
Noun. A departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome
Noun. Exemption from a rule or usual requirement, a system of order, government, or organization of a nation, community, etc., especially as existing at a particular time
Adjective. Having full power to take independent action.
Noun. Something that causes annoyance, frustration, or worry.
Noun. (1) A person who is entitled to full political and civil rights. (2) a person who is not a slave or a serf
Noun. A person who is timid or submissive
Adjective. Expressing sorrow; mournful
Noun. Anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment
Noun. A state of near0unconsciousness or great impairment
Adjective. Annoying, bothersome
Adverb. In a bold and shameless way
Adverb. In a casually calm and relaxed manner
Verb. Marked o dotted with small patches of color or particles of something
Adjective. Demonstrating aggression or willingness to fight.
Verb. Surrounded or enclosed
Adjective. Remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree
Noun. The first principles of a subject
Noun. A dish of stewed or fried pieces of meat served in a thick white sauce
Adjective. Diligent, thorough, and extremely attentive to detail
Adjective. Dejected and lacking in confidence
Verb. Wounded or injured so that the body part is permanently damaged
Noun. Effort to match or surpass a person or achievement, typically by imitation
Noun. Concise and exact use of words in writing or speech
Adjective. Disgraceful; shockingly bad in quality
Adjective. Fit or able to be sold
Noun. Roman Catholics
Verb. To feel or express discontent
Noun. A man of high social standing who owns and lives on an estate in a rural area, especially the chief landowner in such an area
Noun. Meat from a deer
Noun. A member of the clergy engaged as assistant to a parish priest
Noun. Wine merchants
Adjective. Acting with or showing care and thought
Verb. To obtain, especially with care or effort
Noun. The breeding of specimens of a plant or animal by natural processes from the parent stock
Noun. (of the weather) Severe, rough, or harsh conditions
Noun. A highly seasoned dish of meat cut into small pieces and stewed with vegetables
Adjective. Of, or pertaining to the Roman Catholic church
Noun. The tenth part of an income, paid voluntarily to the church
Adverb. Until now or until the point in time under discussion
Adjective. Refusing or neglecting to oblige, acting contrary to desire or convenience; failing to accommodate
Noun. Food or drink regarded as a source of strength; nourishment
Adjective. Supplied or filled to excess
Noun. The dead body of an animal
Noun. Wild mammals and birds that are believed to be harmful to crops, farm animals, or game, or that carry disease, e.g., foxes, rodents, and insect pests
Verb. To have left the main subject temporarily in speech or writing
Verb. To make (someone) legally or morally bound to an action or course of action
extreme unwillingness to send money or use resources