AP English High-level Vocabulary

AP English High-level Vocabulary

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Pestilence

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Cards (57)

Section 1

(50 cards)

Pestilence

Front

A fatal epidemic/occurrence

Back

Accost

Front

To approach and address someone boldly and aggressively

Back

Bounteous

Front

Generously given or giving; bountiful

Back

Repose

Front

A state of rest, sleep, or tranquility

Back

Avow

Front

To confess or assert openly

Back

Quittance

Front

A release or discharge from a debt or obligation

Back

Enamored

Front

displaying a liking or admiration for

Back

Panoply

Front

A complete or impressive collection

Back

Beget

Front

Bring into existence by the process of reproduction.

Back

Venerable

Front

Accorded a great deal of respect because of age and wisdom.

Back

Hearken

Front

To listen

Back

Infamy

Front

The state of being well known for some bad quality or deed/an evil or wicked act.

Back

Bequeath

Front

Leave (something) to someone by way of a will

Back

opprobrious

Front

expressing scorn or criticism.

Back

Whither

Front

To what place or state

Back

Abhor

Front

Regard with disgust and hatred

Back

sanctity

Front

the state or quality of being holy, sacred, or saintly

Back

Servile

Front

Having or showing an excessive willingness to please or serve others

Back

Bereft

Front

Deprived of or lacking something, especially a nonmaterial asset

Back

Ensanguine

Front

To stain or to cover, or as with blood

Back

hireling

Front

a person employed to undertake menial work

Back

Glen

Front

A narrow valley

Back

Vagrant

Front

Living homelessly wandering from place to place begging

Back

Surmise

Front

Supposing something is true without having evidence to confirm it.

Back

acquittal

Front

when a judge says a person is not guilty of a crime

Back

Suppliant

Front

A person making a humble plea to someone in power or authority.

Back

Sojourn

Front

a temporary stay

Back

Absolve

Front

Set or declare (someone) free from guilt, responsibility, or guilt

Back

Assail

Front

Make a concerted or violent attack

Back

Mar

Front

impair the appearance of/disfigure

Back

Vehement

Front

showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense.

Back

Contrive

Front

Create or bring about (an object/situation) by deliberate use of skill and artifice

Back

Bluster

Front

To talk in a loud and aggressive way with little effect.

Back

Parricide

Front

The killing of a parent or other near relative

Back

Glib

Front

being talkative in a smooth, almost insincere way

Back

auger

Front

a tool with a helical bit for boring holes in wood

Back

rampart

Front

a defensive wall of a castle or walled city, having a broad top with a walkway and typically a stone parapet

Back

Vex

Front

Make someone annoyed, frustrated or worried especially with trivial matters

Back

Sooth

Front

Truth

Back

Surfeit

Front

Cause (someone) to desire no more of something as a result of having consumed or done it to excess

Back

Impunity

Front

Exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action

Back

Surmount

Front

To overcome a difficulty or obstacle

Back

Pelf

Front

money or wealth, especially when regarded with contempt or acquired by reprehensible means.

Back

haughty

Front

arrogantly superior and disdainful

Back

Dastard

Front

dishonorable or despicable person.

Back

Abase

Front

Belittle or degrade someone

Back

Brazen

Front

Bold and without shame

Back

suborn

Front

to bribe or otherwise induce someone to commit an unlawful act

Back

Defile

Front

Damage the purity or appearance of; mar or spoil

Back

Knave

Front

A dishonest or unscrupulous man

Back

Section 2

(7 cards)

Tumult

Front

Confusion or disorder

Back

Malady

Front

A disease or ailment

Back

Forboding

Front

Fearful apprehension; feeling that something bad will happen

Back

Bewail

Front

To express regret or sadness

Back

Augur

Front

Portend a good or bad outcome

Back

Dank

Front

Moist

Back

Forswear

Front

Agreed to give up or do without

Back