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AP English Vocabulary List 10

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abortive
fruitless, unsuccessful
supercilious
patronizingly haughty
fractious
irritable, quarrelsome
peremptory
expressive of urgency
tortuous
marked by repeated bends
banns
proclamation of marriage
hauteur
arrogance, haughtiness
fortnight
two weeks time
cordial
a stimulant or liquor
prodigal
marked by extravagant waste
vacuous
empty, stupid, inane
wan
sickly, feeble
echolalia
repetition of words just spoken by others
obstetrical
relating to birth
vinous
affected by wine
punctilious
careful
somnambulatory
sleepwalking
denizen
one that frequents a place, inhabitant
postern
back door or gate
insidious
beguiling but harmful, seductive