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15 terms

AP English Language: Lesson 11

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bulwark
a wall or embankment for defense
syn: fortification
crescendo
a steady increase in intensity or force
disingenuous
crafty, not straightforward
and: candor
dogged
unrelenting, persistent
syn: unyielding
ant: giving up
etymology
the study of word origin and change
extant
in existence
ant: extinct
impresario
producer of entertainment; manager
intransigent
refusing to moderate a position; uncompromising
syn: adamant
ant: alterable
lachrymose
inclined to shed many tears; mournful
syn: tearful
ant: joyous
malaise
discomfort; unease
pallid
pale, dull
syn: wan
palpable
able to be handled or touched; obvious
syn: plain, manifest
ant: obscure
pundit
a critic
syn: authority
requisite
required; important
syn: needed
ant: luxury; dispensable
waive
not enforce a rule; set aside
syn: renounce; remit
ant: demand