AP Vocab 46-60.txt

  1. deferential (adjective)
    courteous, respectful; showing regard for another's wishes; honor
  2. denouement (noun)
    the final resolution of the intricacies of a plot; the outcome or resolution of a deoubtful series of occurrences
  3. deprecate (verb)
    to express disapproval of; to urge reasons against; protest against
  4. dichotomy (noun)
    division into two parts, kinds; division into two mutually exclusive, opposed, or contradictory groups
  5. dictum (noun)
    formal statement of principle, proposition, or opinion
  6. disparage (verb)
    to lower in rank or reputation; degrade; to speak slightly of; decry
  7. disparity (noun)
    lack of similarity or equality; distinction in quality or character; dissimilarity; difference
  8. doughty (adjective)
    able; valient
  9. droll (adjective)
    having a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality; laughable
  10. ecstatic (adjective & noun)
    subject to or in a state of overwheling emotion; rapturous delight
  11. egoism (noun)
    the habit of valuing everything only in reference to one's personal interest; the view that morality ultimately rests on self-interest; selfishness
  12. empathetic (adjective & adverb)
    pertaining to or characterized by the intellectual indentification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another; the capacity for participating in another's feelings or ideas
  13. empirical (adjective & noun)
    relying on experience or observation alone w/out regard for system or theory
  14. enigmatic (adjective)
    hard to understand or explain; puzzling; mysterious
  15. enumerate (verb)
    to specify one after another; list
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AP Vocab 46-60.txt
AP Vocab 46-60