AP Literature Vocabulary
* = words that i'm supposed to study
Terms in this set (40)
(v.) to beg, implore, ask earnestly
(adj.) shameless, impudent; made of brass
(v.) able to endure embarrassing/difficult situations by behaving with apparent confidence and lack of shame
(v.) to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly, revere
(adj.) conducive to success; favorable
(adj) possessing or acting with bravery or boldnes
(v.) to ask urgently to do something
(adj.) overly submissive and eager to please
(adj.) easily irritated or annoyed
(adj.) cheerful and lighthearted
(n.) a person's face or facial expression
(v.) admit as acceptable or possible
(adj.) wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant
(n.) one who is wasteful and self-indulgent
(adj.) about to happen
(v.) express severe disapproval of (someone or something), typically in a formal statement.
(n.) the expression of formal disapproval.
(v.) it is a duty or responsibility for someone to do something, necessary, or benefitting
(v.) to charm in a deceptive way
(n.) a small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in which a dead person is laid or buried. TOMB.
(v.) lay or bury in or as if in a sepulcher.
(n.) supreme power or authority.
(adj.) inclined to, characterized by, or inciting to lust or lechery; lascivious.
(adj.) extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
(adj.) (of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked.
(adj.) (especially of a woman) sexually immodest or promiscuous.)
(v.) tarnishes; defiles or stains
(n.) concise and exact use of words in writing or speech.
(n.) shortness of time.
(v.) to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess; (n.) likely idea that lacks definite proof
(n.) false statement which harms the reputation of others and gives occasion for false judgments concerning them.
(v.) making the false statements ^^
(n.) fear of what may happen in the future; anxiety.
(n.) understanding; grasp
(n.) the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class
(v.) hange to a solid or semisolid state
(adj.) offensive, disagreeable, distasteful
(adj.) intended to hurt or harm
(n.) garbage; waste parts
(adj.) characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not controlled or calm
(adj.) (of air or water) moving unsteadily or violently
(n.) a serious event causing distress or misfortune
(n.) an offensive disrespectful impudent act
(n.) rushing, violent, or abundant and unceasing stream of anything
(n.) a sudden, violent, and copious outpouring of (something, typically words or feelings
(adj.) hateful, loathsome
(v.) to express extreme sorrow or regret; to mourn
(n.) angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
(adj.) persuasive and moving, especially in speech