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  • Vocab #171-200

    171. deference (n.) - courtesy; respect

    172. avuncular (adj.) - Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an uncle; friendly; helpful

    173. aesthetic (adj.) - pertaining to beauty; artful or beautiful

    174. blithe (adj.) - cheerful; jolly; joyful; jocund

    175. antipathy (n.) - a strong dislike; hatred

    176. onus (n.) - burden; responsibility

    177. pungent (adj.) - sharp or strong in smell or taste; acrid

    178. buffoon (n.) - clown; buffoonery: foolishness; silliness

    179. denizen (n.) - inhabitant; resident

    180. truncate (v.) - to shorten; to lop; to trim

    181. insouciant (adj.) - carefree; happy-go-lucky

    182. panache (n.) - a confident or stylish manner; dash

    183. chicanery (n.) - trickery; deception; sophistry (SOF uh stree)

    184. euphonious (adj.) - pleasing in sound; harmonious; mellifluous

    185. cacophonous (adj.) - discordant; noisy; harsh-sounding; clamorous

    186. gauche (adj.) - socially awkward; socially clumsy

    187. cogent (adj.) - convincing; to the point; conclusive

    188. indubitable (adj.) - undeniable; unquestionable; incontrovertible

    189. gadfly (n.) - a pest; someone who is bothersome

    190. pernicious (adj.) - harmful; deadly; (obsolete – evil; wicked)

    191. impious (adj.) - sinful; unethical; irreligious

    192. jocund (adj.) - jolly; light-hearted; joyful; blithe; jovial

    193. lucid (adj.) - clear; easily understood; limpid

    194. hirsute (adj.) - hairy

    195. tepid (adj.) - lukewarm; mild; half-hearted

    196. curmudgeon (n.) - a grouch; a crank; a churl

    197. florid (adj.) - ornate; flowery; red; ruddy

    198. eleemosynary (adj.) - charitable; beneficent

    199. disparate (adj.) - divergent; entirely dissimilar

    200. excoriate (v.) - to denounce; to criticize severely; to drub

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    A PDF copy of The Stranger is located here. It is also located under class resources. It is YOUR responsibility to stay on top of reading and annotations in class as we discuss. 

     

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  • Vocab #161-170

    1. proselyte (n.) - a convert; a disciple
    2. hoi polloi (n.) - the common people; the masses

    3. melee (n.) - a brawl; a free-for-all

    4. risible (adj.) - laughable; amusing; comical

    5. caterwaul (v., n.) - to howl or screech; a racket or noisy disturbance
    6. solecism (n.) - A breech of etiquette; a faux pas; a misusage

    7. pecuniary (adj.) - pertaining to money; financial

    8. brazen (adj.) - sassy; cheeky; impudent

    9. pundit (n.) - a learned person; an expert

    10. tautology (n.) - needless repetition; redundancy

     

     

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  • Vocab 131-150

    131. circuitous (adj.) - rambling; indirect; roundabout

    132. garish (adj.) - gaudy; flashy

    133. clamorous (adj.) - noisy; cacophonous

    134. compunction (n.) - remorse; regret

    135. erudite (adj.) - learned; scholarly

    136. indigent (adj.) - very poor; destitute

    137. nebulous (adj.) - cloudy; unclear

    138. refractory (adj.) - mulish; stubborn

    139. coquette (n.) - a flirt; coquettish (adj.): flirtatious

    140. castigate (v.) - to criticize severely

    141. desultory (adj.) - wandering; unfocused; off-the-subject

    142. lugubrious (adj.) - mournful; gloomy; very sad; saturnine

    143. malingerer (n.) - one who feigns an illness (pretends to be sick)

    144. copious (adj.) - plentiful; ample; replete

    145. profusion (n.) - Overabundance; plethora; surfeit; plentitude; Plethora = good OR bad; Surfeit = good

    146. bowdlerize (v.) - To purge; to censor; to remove bad or offensive parts

    147. rapacity (n.) - inordinate greed; cupidity: greed for money

    148. obfuscate (v.) - to darken or confuse; to obscure

    149. cozen (v.) - to trick; to cheat

    150. sere (adj.) - withered; dried-up; arid

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    Materials you will need for AP Lit in 2018-2019:

    1. **Please NO spiral notebooks—we will be keeping writing folders and loose leaf paper works best

    2. 1 three-ring binder (preferably 2 ½-3 inches; NO smaller than that)

    3. loose leaf college ruled paper

    4. 6 section dividers (1 section for each of the 4 units, a graded papers section, and a handouts section

    5. blue/black ink pens, pencils

    6. post-it notes (sticky notes)

    7. highlighters

    8. flash drive

    9. composition notebook

    10. 5 Steps to a 5 AP Literature 2018 (ISBN-13: 978-1259862335)**Recommended, but not required**

    11. Access to a laptop or tablet to bring to school during research papers and various writing assignments

     

    Supplies

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    Katelyn Hamilton
    AP Literature & Composition, certified
    AP Language & Composition, certified
    Email: hamilka@boe.richmond.k12.ga.us
    Grade(s): 9-12
    Subject(s): English Language Arts
     
     

     
     
     
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