Ap lit vocab week 4

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Ap lit vocab week 4

  1. 1. Ardent – Passionate Drake CabanasAdjective 10/03/12Positive AP Lit VocabS: AvidA: ColdThe man was very ardent about his jobsaving lives.
  2. 2. Countenance – FaceexpressionNounNoneS: AspectA: DisguisePeople have different countenance’sfor different places and their peers.
  3. 3. Dauntless – FearlessAdjectiveNoneS: BraveA: AfraidThe man was dauntless, running backinto the fire to save another child.
  4. 4. Harrowing – ExtremellydistressingAdjectiveNegativeS: AgonizingA: PleasantThe man harrowly escaped theexploding bomb.
  5. 5. Irrevocably – In a wayimpossible to changeAdverbNoneS: CompletelyA: DoubtfullyMost surgery is irrevocable.
  6. 6. Mariner – Navigator of a shipNounNoneS: Sea dogA: N/AA ship will not get anywhere without amariner.
  7. 7. Perseverance – SteadypersistenceNounPositiveS: DedicationA: ApathyIn order to achieve, you mustperservere.
  8. 8. Benevolent – Showing charityAdjectivePositiveS: CaringA: GreedyA benevolent leader will rarely loseoffice.
  9. 9. Commiserate – To expresssympathyVerbPositiveS: CompassionateA: IndifferentIn a time of need, everyone shouldcommiserate.
  10. 10. Consolation – Something thateases sorrow or disappointmentNounPositiveS: ComfortA: AnnoyanceConsolation prizes for any event aremore and more common in America.
  11. 11. Discern – To detect; toperceiveVerbNoneS: AnticipateA: DisregardIt was hard to discern if the teacherwas sarcastic about a 300 questiontest.
  12. 12. Fiend – Evil spirit; devilNounNegativeS: DemonA: AngelFiend’s are very dangerous.
  13. 13. Hideous – Extremelly uglyAdjectiveNegativeS: AbominableA: BeautifulMost monsters are imagined to behideous.
  14. 14. Omen – a sign of future goodor evilNounNoneS: HarbingerA: N/AAs he was walking along the trail hesaw a skeletion hanging up, he know itwas a bad omen.
  15. 15. Adversary – Enemy;opponentNounNegativeS: AntagonistA: AssistantThe average person has an adversaryin their life.
  16. 16. Consternation – State ofconfusionNounNoneS: AlarmA: CalmWhen most people first see a test,they enter a momentary consternationperiod.
  17. 17. Illustrious – Very distinguisedAdjectivePositiveS: NotableA: InfamousThe politician was very illustrious.
  18. 18. Omnipotent – All-powerfulAdjectivePositiveS: DivineA: WeakThe vaccum of space is omnipotent.
  19. 19. Pilgrimage – Long journey fora spiritual purposeNounNoneS: CrusadeA: JauntSome religions require a pilgrimage, inorder to prove worthiness.

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