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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. Friendly; sincere






2. Strikingly new or unusual






3. Imposed as a duty; obligatory






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






5. To put up with; to survive a hardship






6. Of chief concern or importance






7. Severely critical or sarcastic






8. Fear - apprehension






9. Possessed at birth; inborn






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






11. Awareness; insight






12. A collection of literary pieces






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






14. Extremely dull






15. Sadness; depression






16. A widespread fire






17. Arrogantly domineering or overbearing






18. Forceful; urgently demanding attention






19. Dispersed throughout






20. Freed from blame






21. To slow the progress of






22. Spread or flowing throughout






23. Unimportant






24. Referring to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned






25. Wildly excited or active






26. Plentiful; having a large quantity






27. To restrain; to hold back






28. Stubborn; inflexible






29. Enormous






30. Well-meaning; generous






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






32. To express strong disapproval of; denounce






33. Difficult to comprehend






34. Closeness






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






36. Stubbornly persevering






37. Insulting in manner or speech






38. Hard-working






39. Feeling hatred; scornful






40. Characterized by the telling of a story






41. An unusual - observable event






42. A feeling or understanding resulting from an experience






43. The power of knowing things without thinking; sharp insight






44. Not able to be denied or disputed






45. Made up of a variety of sources or styles






46. Made; concocted to deceive






47. Timid; fearful about the future






48. False charges and malicious oral statements about someone






49. Done or achieved with little effort; easy






50. Open and sincere in expression; straightforward