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Ap English Words

Ap English Words 9-7-06

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poilisheh
 
polish woman
Purim
 
a jewish holiday in feb/mar. commerated deliverance of jews from massacre by Ester
stupe
 
dumb
mundane
 
repeated
munifiently
 
splendidly generous
epigrams
 
major points
begvile
 
mesmerize
regurgitate
 
get back, memorize and say something back
podium
 
platform
bereft
 
torn away
elucidate
 
give in detail
emolient
 
lotion, makes hand soft, glass, mayonaise
nostalgic
 
feeling mushy
expedite
 
make easier, straight
paradox
 
"I have never sinned" is a sin. Oxymoron
palliatives
 
pretending to make better, fake friend
predacious
 
kill to live, prey on something
stark
 
standing out
lassitude
 
exhausted
altrustically
 
giving without expectation of return
perfidious
 
not faithful, unfaithful
blandishment
 
saying nice things to get things in return
raucious
 
loud and full sound
audity
 
avid, eager
epitome
 
high point
plenary
 
every person present and accounted for
specious
 
misleading information
extrirate
 
to pull by the roots
equivocal
 
go back and forth in a decision
benison
 
blessing
beatific
 
beautiful on the inside
sanguine
 
a person knows or understands
surcrease
 
pause
obviated
 
to anticipate and prevent (as a situation) or make unnecessary (as an action)
perused
 
study, indepth
rancor
 
bad feelings between others
truncheon
 
a shattered spear or lance
parsimonious
 
stinginess, cheap, thrifty
compendium
 
summary
megaiomania
 
to be everything
capricious
 
a little breeze, to change one's mind with the wind
dilatory
 
delayed
ebullilion
 
bubbly
relegate
 
to punish, lower position
recondite
 
smart, hard to understand
redolent
 
fragance, aroma, smells good
dissimulated
 
to pretend, to fake, hide under false pretenses
ken
 
smart, recognized before others
sublime
 
a message given but not in an obvious way
termagant
 
bad word
sedulous
 
hardworking
animus
 
mutual hate
descried
 
see something before someone else and warns
adulation
 
to love
subsequently
 
not logically followed
expurgated
 
pull out, expell from the inside out
liaison
 
a close bond, connection, also know as a mistress
sedentary
 
much sitting, couch potatoe
turpor
 
extreme sluggishness
esoteric
 
design to be known by a few people
suppprciliously
 
make a person feel inadaquate
abstemious
 
on diet, abstem from things
ephemeral
 
short life
histrionic
 
acting like a woman
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