20 terms

AP Language Vocabulary 17

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extol
praise; glorify
repudiate
disown; disavow
capricious
unpredictable; fickle
superficial
trivial; shallow
censure
blame; criticize
coercion
use of force to get someone to obey
homogeneous
of the same kind
hypothetical
based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed
hypocritical
pretending to be virtuous; deceiving
disseminate
distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
ingenious
clever; resourceful
adulation
flattery; admiration
adversary
opponent
anarchist
person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
extricate
free; disentangle
reticence
reserve; uncommunicativeness; inclination to silence
adversity
poverty; misfortune
superfluous
unnecessary; excessive; overabundant
surreptitious
secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
taciturn
habitually silent; talking little
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