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20 terms

AP ENG. Vocab 4

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adduced
to bring forward as evidence; to lead
burnished
made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing
caprice
a sudden, impulsive, and seemingly unmotivated change of mind
catechism
oral instruction; a summary of religious doctrine often in the form of questions and answers
concord
a state of agreement, harmony
dauntless
invulnerable to fear or intimidation; fearless
depravity
a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice; moral perversion
despondent
without or almost without hope
diabolical
extremely evil or cruel; of or relating to the devil
emissary
someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
exigency
a pressing or urgent situation; the quality or state of requiring immediate aid or action
expatiate
to move about freely or at will; to speak or write at length or in detail
gauntlets
A protective glove worn with medieval armor.
guise
a form or style of dress; costume; a customary way of speaking or behaving
heed
pay close attention to; to take notice of
infernal
of or relating to hell; damnable
infirmity
the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
sunder
break apart or in two, using violence
temporal
of or relating to time as opposed to eternity; concerned with secular rather than sacred matters
vehemence
intensity or forcefulness of expression