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23 terms

AP Lang Vocab List 6

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FIDELITY
faithfulness
INFIDEL
an atheist
ELUCIDATE
to clarify or explain
LUCID
clearheadedness
TRANSLUCENT
describing a substance that diffuses light
PELLUCID
perfectly transparent
SYNCHRONIZE
operate simultaneously
CHRONOLOGICAL
Arranged in order of time of occurrence
ANACHRONISM
something out of place in time
SUPERFLUOUS
more than is needed, desired, or required
CONFLUENCE
a place where things merge or flow together
AFFLUENT
having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; wealthy
PERFIDIOUS
terribly dishonest
EXACERBATE
to worsen or intensify a situation or condition
PLACID
calm
PLACATE
to appease someone who is upset
IMPLACABLE
not capable of being appeased
COMPLACENT
smugly self-satisfied
ACRID
harsh or corrosive in tone; bitter
ACRIMONIOUS
caustic; bitter
ACUITY
keenness
ACUMEN
great perceptiveness or insight
ACUTE
intense; marked; severe