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AP English Vocab

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1. Introducing something new

2. Simultaneously having opposing feelings; uncertain

3. Of chief concern or importance

4. A place of retreat or security

5. Difficult to capture - as in something actually fleeting

6. Passing away with time; passing from one place to another

7. Fear - apprehension

8. Possessing carefull attention to detail; difficult to please

9. Quarrelsome

10. To slow the progress of

11. Worn out through overuse; trite

12. Rudely abrupt

13. Favorable; promising

14. Copied or adapted from a source

15. Subdued; kept from being circulated

16. Stubbornly adhering to unproved beliefs

17. The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure

18. Courageous; fearless; bold

19. Wildly excited or active

20. Arrogantly domineering or overbearing

21. An apparent contradiction of terms

22. The ability to speak vividly or persuasively

23. A large painting applied directly to a wall or ceiling surface

24. Emotionally unrestrained; gushy

25. Sadness; depression

26. Calm

27. Concerned only with what is on the surface or obvious; shallow

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

29. Exercising absolute power; tyrannical

30. Able to pay one's debts

31. Commonplace; ordinary

32. Point of view

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

34. Express grief for; mourn

35. General agreement

36. Indifferent to pleasure or pain; impassive

37. Subject to erratic behavior; unpredictable

38. A tremendously skilled artist

39. Verbal expression or exchange; conversation

40. Contempt - scorn - to regard or treat with contempt; to look down on

41. Well-meaning; generous

42. Sincerity; openness

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

44. The act of suggesting or hinting

45. Done or achieved with little effort; easy

46. Describing words or phrases that belittle or speak negatively of someone

47. Secretive

48. Cunning

49. Long established; deep-rooted; habitual

50. Not able to be denied or disputed