AP Comp Vocabulary 2
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adj. not showing proper respect; rude
n. 1. a tall vertical structure of stone, wood, or metal, used as a support for a building, or as an ornament or monument. 2. a person or thing regarded as reliably providing essential support for something.
adj. unable to be attacked, questioned, or defeated
n. 1. music: the concluding passage of a piece or movement, typically forming an addition to the basic structure.
2. the concluding section of a dance, especially of a pas de deux, or the finale of a ballet in which the dancers parade before the audience.
3. a concluding event, remark, or section.
adj. lacking harmony; unusual or unsuitable in combination, clashing
n. 1. the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving scorn. 2. he offense of being disobedient to or disrespectful of a court of law and its officers.
v. (of something perceived as hostile, threatening, or negative) become less intense or widespread.
n. (the state of) stubbornly refusing to compromise
n. harshness of tone or manner
n. (in Christian theology) a state of eternal punishment and damnation into which a sinful and unpenitent person passes after death
n. the state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to someone or something.
n. a spoken curse.
n. a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor of something (a predilection for Korean food)
n. (of something considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive (flagrant bad taste; flagrant disrespect)
adj. intended or likely to placate or pacify.
adj. not able to be denied or disputed.
v. praise highly in speech or writing (typically someone who has just died)
n. a medicine taken or given to counteract a particular poison.
n. the ability to produce a desired or intended result.
v. use ambiguous language so as to conceal the truth or avoid committing oneself.
adj. not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something.
n. he complete final destruction of the world, especially as described in the biblical book of Revelation.
2.an event involving destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic scale.
"a stock market apocalypse"
adj. showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements.
v. to accept something, perhaps reluctantly, but without protest.
adj. unchanging over time or unable to be changed.
n. bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standing.
n. an indication or hint
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