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APC Chapter 17

APC English 2 Honors Class Advancing Vocabulary Skills 2
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Exhort
admonish, advise, beseech, bid, call upon, caution, counsel, egg on, encourage, enjoin, entreat, goad, incite, insist, persuade, plead, preach, press, pressure, prick, prod, prompt, propel, spur, stimulate
Flamboyant
baroque, bombastic, brilliant, camp, chichi, colorful, dashing, dazzling, elaborate, exciting, flaky, flaming, flashy, florid, gassy, gaudy, glamorous, jazzy, luscious, luxuriant, ornate, ostentatious, peacockish, pretentious, resplendent, rich, rococo, showy, splashy, sporty, swank, swashbuckling
Foible
characteristic, defect, eccentricity, failing, fault, frailty, idiosyncrasy, infirmity, kink, mannerism, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, shortcoming, singularity, vice, weak point, weakness
Innocuous
banal, bland, flat, innocent, innoxious, inobnoxious, inoffensive, insipid, jejune, kind, painless, safe, sapless, unobjectionable, unoffending, weak
Magnanimous
Santa Claus, all heart, altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, big, bighearted, bountiful, charitable, considerate, forgiving, free, generous, great, greathearted, handsome, has heart in right place, high-minded, kindly, knightly, liberal, lofty, loose, munificent, noble, openhanded, selfless, soft*, soft-touch, ungrudging, unselfish, unstinting
Masochist
bugger, coprophiliac, erotomaniac, exhibitionist, fetishist, narcissist, necrophiliac, nymphomaniac, paraphiliac, pederast, pedophiliac, rapist, sadist, satyr, scotophiliac, sodomist, sodomite, transvestite, voyeur, zoophiliac
Meticulous
accurate, cautious, conscientious, conscionable, crossing the t's, dotting the i's, exact, fastidious, fussy, heedful, microscopic, nitpicking, painstaking, particular, persnickety*, picky, precise, punctilious, punctual, scrupulous, stickling, strict, thorough
Rancor
acerbity, acrimony, animosity, animus, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, bad blood, bile, dudgeon, enmity, grudge, hardness of heart, harshness, hate, hatred, hostility, ill feeling, ill will, malevolence, malice, malignity, mordacity, pique, resentfulness, resentment, retaliation, revengefulness, ruthlessness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, umbrage, uncharitableness, unfriendliness, variance, vengeance, vengefulness, venom, vindictiveness, virulence
Recrimination
allegation, arraignment, attribution, beef, blast, bum rap, censure, citation, complaint, denunciation, dido, exposé, gripe, impeachment, imputation, incrimination, indictment, insinuation, recrimination , roar, rumble, slur, squawk, stink
Repugnant
abhorrent, abominable, adverse, against, alien, antagonistic, antipathetic, averse, conflicting, contradictory, counter, creepy*, different, disagreeable, disgusting, distasteful, extraneous, extrinsic, foreign, foul, hateful, horrid, in opposition, incompatible, inconsistent, inconsonant, inimical, invidious, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, noisome, objectionable, odious, offensive, opposed, opposite, repellent, revolting, revulsive, sickening, unconformable, unfitted, unfriendly, vile