15 terms

AP English Lang Vocab Week Six

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Sectarian
Adjective; confined particularly to one group, insular, dogmatic
Peregrination
Noun; travel by walking, trekking, exploration
Accoutrement
Noun; an accessory item of dress/equipment, device, gadget, gear
Contrive
Verb; to plan cleverly, devise, concoct, design, engineer
Hubris
Noun; overbearing pride, arrogance, conceit, smugness, pompousness
Platitude
Noun; obvious remark, a cliche, banality, maxim
Venerate
Verb; to respect, revere, glorify
Scullion
Noun; servant for menial tasks
Quotidian
Adjective; everyday, commonplace, ordinary, routine
Prognosticate
Verb; to predict, foreshadow
Antediluvian
Adjective; extremely old, ancient, archaic
Stringent
Adjective; restrictive, imposing demanding standards, severe, rigid
Haughty
Adjective; condescending, arrogant, conceited, snobbish
Sanctimonious
Adjective; showing false piety/righteousness, hypocritical
Imbroglio
Noun; difficult and embarrassing situation, predicament, dilemma