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15 terms

AP ENG. Vocab List 1

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abashed
feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; ashamed; embarrassed
augured
to predict, especially from signs or omens; foretell
bodice
part of a dress above the waist
cloister
a courtyard with covered walks, as in religious institutions(noun); to seclude from the world(verb)
congenial
having the same nature, disposition, or tastes; agreeable
contumely
lies; rude language or treatment arising from contempt
countenance
the face as an indication of mood, emotion, or character
deportment
the manner in which one conducts oneself
discern
to detect with the senses; to see/understand the difference
edifice
a large or massive structure
evanescent
tending to vanish like vapor
haughty
blatantly, disdainfully proud
heterodox
characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
ignominy
a state of dishonor; deep personal humiliation and disgrace
impropriety
an indecent or improper act