20 terms

AP Language 2013-14 Vocab Week 10

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nonchalant
casual, careless, informal
catharsis
a cleansing or purging experience
morose
gloomy, down in the dumps, depressed
arduous
difficult, strenuous
astute
perceptive, shrewd
superficial
shallow, external
burgeon
to bloom, to grow, to do well
deprecate
to disapprove of; to denounce
stagnant
not moving or flowing; inactive
tangible
able to be touched; concrete not abstract
homogeneous
of the same kind or type
omnivorous
having a diet of both plants and animals; eating anything
latent
hidden, yet to be discovered
quixotic
idealistic, yet impractical
charlatan
a fraud, an imposter
ephemeral
lasting a short time
remittance
a payment of money sent to a person in another place
assiduous
Diligent
trifle
something of small importance
emulate
to copy; to try to equal or excel
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