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AP English 3 Unit 2 Vocabulary

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Aberrant
Departing from an accepted standard; deviating from what is normal; straying from the right or usual
Ab
apart, away
Err
wander, stray
Ant
that which
Anachronistic
Chronologically misplaced
Ana
Back, through
Chron
time
ic
Characterized by
Augment
To make or become greater in size, number or amount
Aug
grow or increase
Ment
the result of
Circumlocution
Speaking in circles; Roundabout speech
Circum
around
locut
talk
tion
act of
Consecrate
To make or declare something sacred, to regard with great respect
Con
together or with
sacr
holy
ate
make, do, cause
Discursive
Digressing from subject to subject, covering a wide range of topics
dis
apart or away
curs
run
ive
tending to, having the nature of
Encumbrance
A burden or impediment, a lien on claim or property
En
inside, within
combre
hinder, block
ance
state or condition
Impecunious
Poor
im
not
pecunia
money
ous
full of
Inept
(adj.) totally without skill or appropriateness
In
not
ept
able or capable
Intransigent
Refusing to moderate an especially extreme position; refusing to agree or compromise; unwilling to change one's views
In
not
trans
across
ag
drive
ent
full of
Manifest
Clearly apparent to the sight or understanding, obvious
Manu
hand
festus
made, done
Non Sequitur
A statement that does not logically follow what proceeded it; an inference or conclusion that does not follow from the evidence
Non
not
sequ
follow
Peripatetic
Walking about, moving from place to place
Peri
around
Patein
walk
Precept
A general rule or principle intended to control behavior or thought
Pre
before
cept
take, seize
Propinquity
Nearness in place/time, similarity in nature, kinship
Propinquus
near
ity
state of
Remiss
lax or careless in matters requiring attention, careless of duty
re
back, again
miss
send
Sentient
Able to feel or percieve things, having sense of perception
sent
feel
ent
full of
Supplicate
To ask for humbly as by praying; to make an earnest request BEG
Sub
under
Pirc?
fold
Verbiage
Speech or writing that uses too many words or excessively technical language
Verb
word
age
action
Vilify
To write about in abusively disparaging way
Vills
worthless
fy
make