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AP English Vocab

Subjects : english, ap
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Exhibiting a display of great wealth






2. An assortment or a mixture - especially of musical pieces






3. To leave one country or region and settle in another






4. Presenting favorable circumstances; auspicious






5. Causing great harm






6. Wildly excited or active






7. Treating people as weak or inferior






8. Known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous






9. Describing a large amount of something






10. Informative; contributing to one's awareness






11. Made; concocted to deceive






12. The attribution of humanlike characteristics to inanimate objects - animals - or forces of nature






13. To put up with; to survive a hardship






14. The ability to speak vividly or persuasively






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






16. To make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate






17. Proper; marked by good taste






18. Anxiety or fear about the future






19. Intense enthusiasm






20. To cause to be doubted






21. An example or model






22. Stubbornly adhering to an opinion or a course of action






23. To calm or soothe






24. Given freely; unearned; unwarranted






25. Inequality in age - rank - or degree; - difference






26. A feeling about the future






27. A grammar construction in which two identical syntactic constructions are used






28. Commonplace; ordinary






29. Bound to happen; unavoidable






30. Insulting in manner or speech






31. Having a harmful effect; injurious






32. Characteristic of an earlier period; old-fashioned






33. Domineering; oppressively overbearing






34. Statement of high praise






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






36. A place of retreat or security






37. Imposed as a duty; obligatory






38. Seemingly valid or acceptable; credible






39. Sadness; depression






40. To make vicious statements about






41. To consider perfect






42. Open and sincere in expression; straightforward






43. To make an itemized list of






44. Easily shaped or formed; easily influenced






45. To slow the progress of






46. Disdainfully or ironically humorous; harsh - bitter - or caustic






47. To speak of in a slighting way or negatively; to belittle






48. Easily broken when subjected to pressure






49. Relatively unknown; to conceal or make indistinct






50. Highly respected