AP Vocab 6

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aggrandize

(verb) to increase in size and intensity; make greater in power, wealth, rank, or honor

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assiduous

(adj) done with careful and constant attention; diligent; perserving

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assiduousness- noun; assiduity- noun; assidere- to sit beside

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clandestine

(adj) kept secret or hidden especially for some illicit purpose; furtive; covert; surreptitious

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clandestin- hidden (French); celare- also the root for Hell

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climatic

(adj) pertaining to the most intense part (of a story)

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antonym- anticlimatic

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coalesce

(verb) to unite into one body; to merge; to fuse; to meld; to combine

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co- together; alescere- to grow up; coalescent (adj); coalition (noun)

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cogitation

(noun) deep, serious thought; meditation; careful consideration; deliberation

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cogito ergo sum- Latin, I think therefore I am, from Rene Descartes

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collateral

(adj) parallel in time, rank, or importance; aside from the major subject; secondary (noun) something given as security

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colloquy

(noun) a conversation or discussion especially formal; a literary work written as dialogue; a serious high-level discussion; a conference

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co- together; loqui- to speak

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collusion

(noun) a secret agreement for some wrongful purpose; a conspiracy

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collude (verb)

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