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AP English Unit 11 Vocabularys

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Pernicious
extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
Dowdy
lacking in smartness or taste
Salient
prominent; of notable significance
Denzien
(n.) an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
Foist
to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring about by stealth, dishonesty, or coercion
Specious
plausible but false
Heresy
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established doctrine
Corroborate
support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
Inculcate
to impress on the mind by repetition, teach persistently and earnestly
Palpable
capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind
Florid
elaborately or excessively ornamented
Censurable
deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
Satiated
satisfied
Disseminate
cause to become widely known
Gauche
lacking social polish
Discursive
rambling, moving from one topic to another randomly
Perceptive
having the ability to perceive or understand
Abstemious
sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
Contingent
determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established
Sear
cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat