15 terms

FHS AP English 11 SAT Vocab Week 1

AP English 11
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abhor
(V) find repugnant, hate
abrasive
(ADJ) rough, coarse, harsh
bigot
(N) a narrow-minded, prejudiced person intolerant of any opinions differing from his/her own
bilk
(V) cheat, defraud somebody out of what is due, especially money
counterfeit
(ADJ) fake, false, not genuine
covert
(ADJ) hidden, undercover
enfranchise
(V) give voting rights
engender
(N) cause
hamper
(V) hinder, obsturct
hangar
(N) storage area (like a garage) for a plane
kindle
(V) to start a fire
noxious
(ADJ) harmful, poisonous, lethal
placid
(ADJ) calm, peaceful
remuneration
(N) payment for work done
talisman
(N) lucky charm