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AP English Vocab

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1. To slow the progress of

2. A perfect example; an original pattern or model

3. Given freely; unearned; unwarranted

4. Stubbornly adhering to unproved beliefs

5. A judge who decides a disputed issue

6. Laziness; inactivity; dullness

7. Of or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness

8. The art of using language effectively and persuasively

9. A state of uncertainty or perplexity

10. Easily understood; clear

11. Exercising absolute power; tyrannical

12. Prejudiced

13. Easily shaped or formed; easily influenced

14. Trustworthiness; completeness

15. No longer in use; old-fashioned

16. Something out of place in time or sequence

17. Defense of an idea

18. Sincerity; openness

19. Referring to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned

20. An artistic work that imitates the style of another work for comic effect

21. Hatefully evil; abominable

22. Unplanned; naturally occurring

23. Hateful; marked by deep-seated ill-will

24. Without decoration; strict

25. Anxiety or fear about the future

26. Having to do with the appreciation of beauty

27. Simultaneously having opposing feelings; uncertain

28. To express strong disapproval of; denounce

29. A widespread fire

30. One with an amateurish or superficial understanding of a field of knowledge

31. Bound to happen; unavoidable

32. All-powerful

33. Intricate; complex

34. Coming into existence; emerging

35. Secretive

36. Doubtful; of unlikely authenticity

37. Emotionally unrestrained; gushy

38. A group organized by rank

39. Informative; contributing to one's awareness

40. Difficult to comprehend

41. Profoundly moving; touching

42. Describing a dry - rainless climate

43. Characterized by the telling of a story

44. Verbal expression or exchange; conversation

45. To free from guilt or blame

46. A type of figurative language in which one term is substituted for another term with which it is closely associated

47. Proper; marked by good taste

48. False charges and malicious oral statements about someone

49. Commendable; worthy of imitation

50. Incapable of being reformed