AP lang quiz beauty

laurabockoff's version from 2017-03-28 12:28

Section 1

Question Answer
abstemiouslyeating or drinking in moderation; temperate in diet
aestheticconcerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
amelioratemake (something bad or unsatisfactory) better
capitulatecease to resist an opponent or unwelcome demand; surrender
charismaticexercising a compelling charm that inspires devotion in others
coalitionan alliance for combined action
coy(especially with reference to a woman) making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to be alluring
denigratecriticize unfairly; disparage

Section 2

Question Answer
disseminationthe act of spreading something; information widely
dossiera collection of documents about a particular person, event, or subject
eclecticderiving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources
endemic(of a disease or condition) regularly found among particular people or in a certain area
epitomea person or thing that is a perfect example of a particular quality or type
faux pasan embarrassing social blunder or indescrition
inquitiousgrossly unfair and morally wrong

Section 3

Question Answer
rectitudemorally correct behavior or thinking; righteousness
slanderthe crime of making a false statement damaging to a persons reputation
surmisesuppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it
totemanything serving as a distinctive, often venerated (regarded with respect), emblem or symbol
unerringalways right or accurate

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