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List 1 Vocab

AP LANG

QuestionAnswer
Obfuscates v to confuse, bewilder, or stupefy; unclear
Discourse n /v communication of thought by words; talk; conversation; dialogue; dissertation
Euphemisms n substitution of mild, indirect, vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt
Cumbersome adj Burdensome; troublesome. Unwieldy; clumsy.
Recite v to repeat the words of, as from memory, esp. in a formal manner
Totalitarian adj Dictatorial; in control or complete authority
Entranced v captivate, hypnotize
Malaise n Condition of general bodily weakness/discomfort, often marking the onset of disease;
Predecessor n something, someone that comes before
Perpetual adj Continuing or enduring forever; everlasting
Exhortation n an utterance, discourse, or address conveying urgent advice or recommendations. ;warning, urging
Hypocrisy n a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess; a pretense of having some desirable or publicly approved attitude
Indoctrination v to teach or inculcate
Juxtaposition n an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, esp. for comparison or contrast
Epithets n any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality; nickname
Divisive adj forming or expressing division or distribution
Onerous adj burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome; causing hardship: having or involving obligations or responsibilities, esp. legal ones, that outweigh the advantages
Cerebral adj betraying or characterized by the use of the intellect rather than intuition or instinct; intellectual
Pretentious adj characterized by assumption of dignity or importance; snobbish, conceited
Mundane adj of or pertaining to this world or earth as contrasted with heaven; worldly; earthly; common; ordinary; banal; unimaginative.
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