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English 10 Vocabulary Quiz II

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Adroit
skillful; deft
Aesthetic
having to do with artistic beauty
Agog
highly excited by eagerness
Ambivalence
indecision; experiencing contradictory emotions
Ambulatory
of or for walking; capable of walking
Ancillary
helping; providing assistance; subordinate
Animated
having life; alive; filled with activity, vigor, or spirit
Animosity
having a feeling of ill-will; bitter hostility
Annals
descriptive record; history
Annex
to add or attach
Antagonist
the person or thing working against the protagonist or hero of the work. When this is a person, he is usually called villain
Anecdote
a brief story, usually told as an example to illustrate a point
Antonyms
words that have the opposite general meaning
Appositive
A word or groups of words that renames a noun. Examples: My favorite month, October
Body
the middle paragraphs of the essay that develop to support thesis