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AP English Vocab

Subjects : english, ap
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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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