20 terms

AP Language 2013-14 Vocabulary Set 11

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extricate
free; release from a difficulty; disentagle
exuberance
joyful enthusiasm; unrestrained vigor and joy; overflowing abundance; lavishness
fallacious
logically unsound; false; mistaken; misleading
fastidious
difficult to please; excessively particular; squeamish
feasible
practical; capable of being done; possible; realistic
fervor
glowing ardor; passionate intensity of feeling; earnestness of emotion
flagrant
conspicuously wicked; blatant; outrageous
frivolous
lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently carefree; silly; trivial
furtive
sneaky; surreptitious; secret
garrulous
talkative; wordy; chatty
gravity
seriousness; importance; solemnity
gregarious
sociable; seeking the company of others
guile
deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning
haughtiness
arrogance; overbearing pride; disdain toward one's supposed inferiors
heresy
opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; unorthodox
hierarchy
arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body organized into ranks
homogeneous
of the same nature or kind; uniform in composition
hyperbole
exaggeration; overstatement
hypothetical
based on assumptions; supposed; theoretical; speculative; uncertain
immutable
unchangeable; changeless; static
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