AP Vocab Set 2

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abrogate

(verb) to abolish by formal or official means; put an end to; rescind; invalidate

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abrogate clues

rogare - to ask

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acerbic

(adj) harsh or severe as in temper of expression; sharp or biting

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4

acerbic clues

acerb - sour, unripe, bitterly harsh

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acquiesce

(verb) to consent or comply passively or without protest; to assent tacitly

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acquiesce clues

adv - aquiescingly; adj - nonacquiescing; quiescere - to rest

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acquisitive

(adj) tending or seeking to acquire and own often greedily; tending to acquire and retain ideas or information

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adulation

(noun) excessive flatter or admiration

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adulation clue

adulates - to flatter; adulari - to fawn upon; ad- to; ulos - tail "to wag the tail" as a fawning dog

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affinity

(noun) a natural liking or attraction to; a relationship by ties other than blood

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affinity clue

affinis - related by marriage

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antithesis

(noun) opposition; contrast; direct opposite

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aficionado

(noun) a person who likes, knows about, and appreciates a pursued interest or activity; a devotee; buff; "junkie"

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aficionado clues

from affectio- "liking"

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broach

(verb) to intorduce a subject; to bring up for discussion; to suggest for the first time

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ameliorate

(verb) to improve; to make better; amend

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ameliorate clues

a - "to"; meillor - "better"; compare exacerbate

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