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AP Lang Second Semester Vocab (Edwards) Part 4

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ancillary
subsidiary, subordinate
antipodal
situated on opposite sides of the earth, or being exactly opposite
bilious
ill-tempered, cranky, angry
bumptious
pushy, conceited, noisily self-assertive
Byzantine
extremely intricate or complicated in structure
concomitant
accompanying, attending, going along with
effete
exhausted, lost vitality, over-refined
erudite
scholarly, deeply learned, well read
feckless
lacking responsibility, ineffective
feral
wild, like a wild animal, savage
histrionic
overly dramatic, theatrical, deliberately affected
ignominious
disgraceful, dishonorable
impercunious
without money, penniless
implacable
not capable of being appeased or mollified
inchoate
just beginning, not organized or orderly, incomplete
iniquitous
evil, unjust
insouciant
nonchalant, lighthearted, unconcerned
intransigent
uncompromising, stubborn
inveterate
habitual, deeply rooted or established
libidinous
lustful, lascivious