AP Vocabulary LIsts 2000 by 6ur85O

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									                                                  4. ALLUDE to refer to indirectly
    AP Vocabulary Lists 2000-                     5. ALTERCATION angry dispute
             2001                                 6. ALTRUISM unselfish devotion
                                                  7. AMELIORATE to improve
                                                  8. AMIABLE pleasant; kind
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                                                  9. AMNESTY pardon
                                                  10. ACERBITY bitterness, severity
1. ABASE to humiliate; degrade
                                                  11. ACRIMONY acerbity
2. ABATE to lesson; diminish
                                                  12. ADAMANT immovable; unyielding
3. ABET to aid; encourage
                                                  13. ADJUDICATE to decide (a case)
4. ABHOR to hate
                                                  14. ADJUNCT assistant
5. ABOMINATE to abhor
                                                  15. ADMONISH to warn
6. ABROGATE to abolish
7. ABSCOND to flee secretly
8. ABSOLVE to pardon                              3
9. ABSTRUSE hard to understand; recondite
                                                  1. ADROIT skillful
10. ACCRUE to accumulate
                                                  2. ADULATION praise
11. AGGRANDIZE to enlarge
                                                  3. ADVOCATE to recommend
12. AGILITY quickness; nimbleness
                                                  4. AESTHETIC pertaining to beauty
13. AGNOSTIC one who believes God is unknowable
                                                  5. AFFABLE friendly; courteous
14. AGRARIAN pertaining to farming
                                                  6. AFFINITY attraction
15. ALACRITY liveliness
                                                  7. AFFLUENCE wealth
                                                  8. AFFRONT insult
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                                                  9. ANACHRONISM something out of its proper time
                                                  10. ANARCHY absence of government
1. ALLAY to reduce the intensity of; to calm
                                                  11. ANATHEMA ban; curse
2. ALLEGORY narrative using figurative language
                                                  12. ANIMOSITY hatred
3. ALLOCATE to set aside; to apportion
13. ANOMALY irregularity; straying from the norm        4. ATTEST to confirm
14. ANTIPATHY dislike                                   5. AUDACIOUS bold
15. ANTIPODES opposite side of the earth                6. AUGMENT to increase
                                                        7. AUGUR to predict
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                                                        9. AUSPICES protection
1. ANTITHESIS direct opposite                           10. AUSPICIOUS favorable
2. APATHY indifference; lack of interest                11. AUSTERITY severity
3. APHORISM brief statement; proverb                    12. AUTOCRATIC arrogant
4. APLOMB self-confidence                               13. AUTONOMY self-government
5. APPALL to terrify; to shock                          14. AVARICE greed
6. ARCHAIC no longer in use                             15. BADGER to harass; to nag
7. ARDUOUS difficult
8. ARREARS (in arrears) in debt                         6
9. ARTICULATE (adj.) distinct; (V) to express clearly
10. ARTIFICE trickery                                   1. BANAL meaningless; commonplace
11. ASCENDANT rising                                    2. BELLICOSE warlike
12. ASPERSION slanderous remark                         3. BENIGNANT kindly; gentle
13. ASSAY to analyze chemically; to test                4. BICKER to quarrel
14. ASSIDUITY care; diligence                           5. BIENNIAL occurring every two years
15. ASSUAGE to make less severe; to calm                6. BLAND mild
                                                        7. BLATANT objectionably
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                                                        9. BLUSTER to speak boastfully
1. ASTUTE shrewd                                        10. BOTCH to ruin through clumsiness
2. ATHEIST one who denies existence of God              11. BOURGEOIS pertaining to the middle class
3. ATROPHY to waste away                                12. BROACH to introduce a topic
13. BRUSQUE abrupt in manner               4. COGENT convincing
14. BUFFOON clown                          5. COGITATION act of reflecting; meditation
15. BURNISH to polish                      6. COGNATE related
                                           7. COGNIZANT aware
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                                           9. COLLUSION secret agreement to defraud another
1. CAJOLE to coax                          10. COMMENSURATE proportionate
2. CALUMNY a false accusation; a slander   11. COMMODIOUS spacious
3. CAPITULATE to surrender                 12. COMPASSION pity for distress of another
4. CAPRICE an impulsive change of mind     13. COMPLACENT content
5. CAPTIOUS finding fault                  14. COMPUNCTION uneasiness; remorse
6. CAPTIVATE to fascinate                  15. CONCLAVE secret meeting
7. CAREEN to swerve
8. CARP to complain constantly             9
9. CASTIGATE to punish
10. CATHARTIC cleansing                    1. CONCOMITANT accompanying
11. CAVIL to quibble                       2. CONDOLENCE expression of sympathy
12. CENSURE to criticize sharply           3. CONGENITAL existing at birth but not inherited
13. CHAFF worthless matter                 4. CONGRUENT agreeing
14. CHAGRIN embarrassment                  5. CONJECTURE to guess; to suppose
15. CHARLATAN faker                        6. CONNOTE to suggest; to imply
                                           7. CONSTERNATION sudden confusion; panic
8                                          8. CONSTRICT to constrain; bind
                                           9. CONTIGUOUS adjacent; touching
1. CHIDE to scold                          10. CONTINGENT conditional; dependent; possible but
2. CLANDESTINE secret                      not certain
3. COERCE to force                         11. CONTUMELY rudeness
12. CONUNDRUM riddle                       3. DEMEANOR behavior
13. CONVIVIAL sociable; jovial             4. DEMURE shy
14. CONVOKE to call together               5. DEPLORE to regret
15. COPIOUS abundant                       6. DEPRAVED sinful
                                           7. DEPRECATE to disapprove of
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                                           9. DESIST (desist from) to stop doing something
1. COROLLARY inference; result             10. DESULTORY disconnected; rambling
2. CORPULENT fat                           11. DICHOTOMY division into two parts
3. CORROBORATE to strengthen; to confirm   12. DIDACTIC instructive
4. COVERT concealed; secret                13. DIFFIDENT lacking confidence
5. COWER to cringe in fear                 14. DIGRESS to stray from the main subject
6. CREDIBLE believable                     15. DILEMMA difficult situation
7. CULPABLE deserving blame
8. CURSORY superficial                     12
9. DANK chilly and wet
10. DAUNT to discourage                    1. DILIGENT industrious
11. DEBASE to lower in rank                2. DISCONCERT to disturb
12. DEBAUCH to corrupt                     3. DISCONSOLATE without hope
13. DEBILITY weakness                      4. DISDAIN to scorn
14. DECREPIT weakened by age               5. DISPARAGE to belittle
15. DEFERENCE respect                      6. DISPARITY difference
                                           7. DISSEMINATE to spread widely
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                                           9. DIVEST to deprive
1. DELETERIOUS harmful                     10. DOCILE easy to handle; submissive
2. DELINEATE to describe                   11. DOGGEREL poorly written verse
12. DOGMATIC dictatorial                              3. EQUANIMITY calmness
13. DOLOROUS mournful                                 4. EQUIVOCATE to mislead by using ambiguous
14. DOLT stupid person                                language
15. DORMANT asleep; temporarily inactive              5. ERUDITE very learned
                                                      6. ESCHEW to avoid
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                                                      8. ETHEREAL airy; delicate
1. DOUR gloomy                                        9. EULOGY praise for a dead person
2. DUCTILE easily molded                              10. EXPIATE to atone for
3. DULCET pleasing to the ear; melodious              11. EXTANT in existence
4. DUPLICITY deception                                12. EXTOL to praise highly
5. DURESS constraint                                  13. EXTRADITE to surrender a prisoner to another
6. EBULLIENT enthusiastic                             authority
7. ECLECTIC selecting the best from various sources   14. EXTRANEOUS not belonging
8. ECSTATIC extremely happy                           15. EXTRICATE to free
9. EFFERVESCENT bubbling; vivacious
10. EFFRONTERY impudence                              15
11. EGREGIOUS outrageous
12. EMACIATE to make thin                             1. FABRICATE to construct; to devise (a deception)
13. EMULATE to try to equal or excel                  2. FACADE front part of a building; false front
14. ENERVATE to weaken                                3. FACETIOUS humorous; flippant
15. ENNUI boredom                                     4. FACILE easy
                                                      5. FACTITIOUS artificial
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                                                      7. FATUOUS foolish
1. ENSCONCE to place securely; to conceal             8. FEASIBLE capable of being accomplished; possible
2. ENTITY something that exists independently         9. FELICITY great happiness
10. FERVENT emotional; ardent              1. INIQUITOUS unjust
11. FLAGRANT notorious; shocking           2. INNATE inherent
12. FLAMBOYANT showy                       3. INNOCUOUS harmless
13. FLAUNT to show off                     4. INSIDIOUS treacherous
14. FOIBLE minor weakness                  5. INSIPID dull
15 FRUGAL thrifty                          6. INTREPID fearless
                                           7. INTRINSIC essential
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                                           9. INVIDIOUS causing ill will; offensive
1. FURTIVE stealthy; foxy                  10. IRASCIBLE easily angered
2. GAMUT entire range                      11. JOCOSE joking; humorous
3. GARRULOUS talkative                     12. JUXTAPOSE to place side by side
4. GLIB fluent; smooth                     13. LACONIC using few words; concise
5. GREGARIOUS sociable                     14. LANGUID lacking in spirit or interest
6. HEINOUS hateful; abominable             15. LATENT hidden; dormant
7. ICONOCLAST destroyer of images
8. IGNOMINIOUS shameful                    18
9. IMMUTABLE unchangeable
10. IMPALPABLE vague; not understandable   1. LETHARGIC sluggish
11. IMPECUNIOUS penniless; poor            2. LITHE bending easily; flexible
12. INDIGENT poor                          3. LITIGATION lawsuit
13. INDOLENT lazy                          4. LOQUACIOUS talkative
14. INEXORABLE unyielding                  5. LUCID shining; easily understood
15. INHERENT inborn                        6. LUDICROUS ridiculous
                                           7. LUGUBRIOUS mournful
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                                           9. MAGNANIMOUS generous; noble
10. MALEVOLENT wishing evil; malicious
11. MALIGN to slander                               1. NIGGARDLY stingy
12. MALINGER to pretend sickness                    2. NURTURE to feed; to bring up
13. MAUDLIN tearfully sentimental                   3. OBDURATE stubborn
14. MAXIM short statement of a general truth        4. OBEISANCE show of respect
15. MENDACIOUS untruthful                           5. OBSCURE not clear
                                                    6. OBSEQUIOUS overly submissive
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                                                    8. OBTUSE stupid
1. MENIAL servile; low                              9. OBVIATE to prevent
2. MERETRICIOUS showily attractive; tawdry          10. ODIOUS hateful; disgusting
3. METAMORPHOSIS change of form                     11. OFFICIOUS meddlesome
4. METAPHYSICS philosophy that is subtle and hard   12. OMINOUS threatening
to understand                                       13. OPPROBRIOUS shameful
5. METE to allot                                    14. OPULENCE wealth
6. MICROCOSM world in miniature                     15. OSTENTATIOUS pretentious
7. MISANTHROPE hater of mankind
8. MOLLIFY to appease                               21
9. MORIBUND dying
10. MUNDANE worldly; earthly                        1. OSTRACIZE to banish
11. MYRIAD very great number                        2. OVERT not concealed
12. NARCISSISTIC self-love                          3. PALATABLE tasty
13. NEBULOUS vague; indistinct                      4. PALPABLE obvious
14. NEFARIOUS extremely wicked                      5. PANACEA cure-all
15. NEOPHYTE beginner; convert                      6. PARADOX seemingly absurd statement that is
                                                    nevertheless true
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8. PARITY equality                                        15. PLACATE to pacify
9. PARODY humorous imitation
10. PARSIMONY stinginess                                  23
11. PECUNIARY monetary; financial
12. PEDANT one who possesses mere book learning;          1. PLACID calm
narrow-minded teacher                                     2. PLAGIARISM claiming another's work as one's own
13. PERDITION hell                                        3. PLATONIC purely spiritual; not sensual
14. PEREMPTORY dictatorial; unconditional                 4. POIGNANT piercing
15. PERENNIAL continual; enduring                         5. PORTEND to warn; to foreshadow
                                                          6. POSTERITY succeeding generations
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                                                          8. PRAGMATIC practical
1. PERFIDIOUS treacherous                                 9. PRATE to talk much and to little purpose
2. PERFUNCTORY mechanical ; indifferent                   10. PRECLUDE to shut out
3. PERNICIOUS destructive                                 11. PREDILECTION preference
4. PERPETUATE to cause to continue                        12. PREROGATIVE privilege
5. PERSPECTIVE relation of parts to one another and       13. PRISTINE pert. to earliest period; unspoiled
to the whole                                              14. PROCRASTINATE to delay
6. PERT bold; saucy                                       15. PRODIGIOUS extraordinary in size; force, etc.
7. PERUSE to read with thoroughness
8. PERVADE to go or spread throughout                     24
9. PETULANCE impatient irritation
10. PHILISTINE lacking in culture; commonplace            1. PROFLIGATE shamelessly immoral; extremely
11. PHLEGMATIC sluggish                                   wasteful
12. PIQUANT stimulating to the taste; exciting interest   2. PROFUSE overabundant
13. PIQUE to irritate                                     3. PROGENY descendants
14. PITHY terse                                           4. PROGNOSTICATE to forecast
5. PROLETARIAN worker; citizen of lowest class
6. PROMONTORY peak of high land jutting out over      1. RECONDITE concealed; profound
water                                                 2. RECONNOITER to survey a region
7. PROPENSITY tendency                                3. RECTITUDE honesty
8. PROPINQUITY nearness                               4. REDOLENT fragrant
9. PROPITIOUS favorable                               5. REMONSTRATE to protest
10. PROSAIC commonplace; dull                         6. REMUNERATION compensation
                                                      7. REPRISAL retaliation
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                                                      9. REPROBATE villain
1. PROSODY study of poetic meters and versification   10. RESPITE delay
2. PROTOTYPE original or model                        11. RETICENCE silence
3. PSEUDONYM assumed name to conceal identity         12. RETRIBUTION retaliation; revenge
4. PSYCHE soul; spirit; mind                          13. REVILE to abuse; to slander
5. PULCHRITUDE beauty                                 14. RIBALD indecent; vulgar
6. PUNDIT learned man                                 15. ROBUST brawny; vigorous
7. PUNGENT sharply penetrating
8. PURLOIN to steal                                   27
9. PURPORT to give the appearance of
10. QUALM misgiving                                   1. ROTUND round
11. QUERULOUS complaining                             2. RUDIMENTARY elementary; undeveloped
12. RANCOR hatred                                     3. SAGACITY wisdom
13. REBUKE to reprimand; to blame                     4. SALACIOUS lewd; obscene
14. RECALCITRANT not obedient                         5. SALIENT important; conspicuous
15. RECIPROCAL interchangeable                        6. SALUBRIOUS wholesome
                                                      7. SANGUINE optimistic
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9. SARDONIC derisive; sneering
10. SATURNINE gloomy; very serious   1. SPORADIC infrequent; irregular
11. SCATHING bitterly severe         2. SPURIOUS counterfeit; false
12. SCHISM split; discord            3. STAID sedate; serious
13. SCINTILLATE sparkle              4. STILTED pompous
14. SCOFF ridicule                   5. STOICISM repression of emotion
15. SCRUTINIZE to examine closely    6. STOLID having little emotion; impassive
                                     7. STRIDENT harsh-sounding
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                                     9. SUBSERVIENT inferior; humble
1. SCURRILOUS abusive; coarse        10. SUCCINCT concise
2. SECULAR wordly; nonreligious      11. SUCCOR to aid
3. SEDENTARY inactive                12. SUCCULENT full of juice
4. SEDITION rebellion                13. SUPERCILIOUS haughty; arrogant
5. SEDULOUS industrious              14. SUPERSEDE to replace
6. SEETHE to boil; to be disturbed   15. SUPPLE flexible
7. SHUNT to turn aside
8. SKEPTIC one who doubts            30
9. SLOTHFUL idle; lazy
10. SOLILOQUY talking when alone     1. SURREPTITIOUS acting in a secret, stealthy way
11. SOMBER dark; gloomy              2. SURVEILANCE supervision
12. SOMNOLENT drowsy; sleepy         3. SUSTENANCE nourishment
13. SONOROUS loud; resonant          4. SYCOPHANT flatterer; parasite
14. SORDID vile; dirty               5. TACIT silent
15. SPECIOUS misleading              6. TACITURN almost always silent
                                     7. TANGIBLE capable of being touched; perceptible
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9. TAWNY yellowish-brown                               32
10. TEMERITY foolish boldness
11. TEMPORAL lasting only for a certain time;          1. VACILLATE to sway to an fro; to show indecision
temporary                                              2. VENIAL excusable
12. TENACITY persistence                               3. VENERATE to respect greatly
13. TENUOUS slender; flimsy                            4. VERBOSITY wordiness
14. TERSE brief                                        5. VERITY truth
15. TIRADE long, vehement speech                       6. VERNACULAR pertaining to common language of a
                                                       land
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                                                       8. VICISSITUDE change; variation
1. TORRID very hot; scorching                          9. VINDICATE to justify
2. TRANSITORY lasting but a short time                 10. VITUPERATE to scold
3. TRAVESTY ludicrous treatment of a serious subject   11. VOCIFEROUS shouting
4. TREMULOUS quivering                                 12. VOLATILE evaporating rapidly; flighty
5. TRIBULATION trouble                                 13. VOLITION act of determination
6. TRUCULENT cruel                                     14. VORACIOUS very greedy
7. TRYST meeting                                       15. ZEALOT fanatic
8. TURBID muddy
9. TURGID swollen
10. UBIQUITOUS occurring everywhere
11. UNCTUOUS oily; excessively suave
12. UNMITIGATED not lessened; absolute
13. UPBRAID to scold
14. URBANE refined
15. USURY excessive rate of interest

								
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