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AP Lit Vocab Set #7
Terms in this set (45)
v. to comply without overt protest, to give in.
n. an indirect reference to something or someone.
n. mutual enmity, hostility.
adj. constantly attentive, diligent.
adj. trite, cliche, "played out".
v. to store or hide for later use.
n. a place to keep hidden goods.
adj. of or relating to the sky, heavenly or spiritual.
v. to grow or come together as one.
v. to attest the truth of.
v. to make weak or feeble.
v. to violate the sanctity of, profane.
adj. showing insight and judgement, perceptive.
adj. anxious, worried, upset.
adj. 1. Chemistry. giving off gas in small bubbles.
2. bubbly, high spirited, cheerful.
n. something that baffles understanding.
v. to make worse or more severe, aggravate.
v. to make easier.
adj. inspiring dread, fear or awe, difficult to undertake or overcome.
adj. pompous or bombastic in speech or behavior.
adj. unduly dramatic or emotional.
adj. unemotional, stoic, stolid.
adj. just beginning to appear to occur.
v. to gain favor with deliberately (to suck up to).
adj. not willing to change an opinion, uncompromising.
v/n. to broadly satirize or ridicule a particular group, person or institution.
n. a plot, a scheme, a contrived event.
v. to soothe the temper of, placate.
v. to make obscure, to cloud or confuse.
adj. diligent and attentive to detail, meticulous.
n. breach of loyalty or faith, treacherous.
adj. crude, common, coarse, vulgar.
adj. extraordinary, wonderful, of great quantity or force.
adj. always ready to fight or argue, combative.
adj. mutually given from one to the other, interchangeable.
v. to scold, find fault with, to rebuke.
v. to think on or ponder at length.
v. to examine closely, look at critically.
adj. not authentic, fake, false.
adj. marked by brevity, concise.
adj. uncommunicative, stoic.
adj. worn, well-used.
adj. clear, not doubtful or uncertain.
adj. characterized as "perfect" or ideal society, considered unrealistically optimistic.
v. to condemn as villainous or evil, to persecute.
adj. sexually suggestive, lewd, lacking sound reason or cause.