20 terms

AP Language 2013-14 Set 1

AP Language, English III vocabulary from reading
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conceived
formed in the mind
headlong
excessively quick
cumulative
increasing by successive addition
abstract
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
repudiate
reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust
exploit
use or manipulate to one's advantage
extract
obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
domesticate
overcome the wildness of
plaintive
expressing sorrow
forlorn
pitiable in circumstances especially through abandonment
invariably
persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
congruence
the quality of agreeing
obligation
a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply
rationalism
of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
impute
attribute or credit to
anthropomorphism
suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
humanist
marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
voyeur
a viewer who enjoys seeing the private acts of others
symbiosis
the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent
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