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WT AP English (List 5)

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ambient of or relating to the immediate surroundings of something
asperity harshness of tone or manner; to cast aspersions = to say mean things
burnish to polish by rubbing
cabal secret faction/society
deprecate to express disapproval of
detritus waste or debris
ebullient cheerful and full of energy
eclectic deriving ideas, style or taste from a broad range of sources
impecunious having little or no money
inexorable impossible to stop or prevent; (of a person): impossible to persuade
moribund at the point of becoming obsolete; in terminal decline
necromancer a communicator with the dead
onerous (of a task, duty or responsibility) involving an amount of effort and difficulty that is oppressively burdensome
rife of common occurrence; widespread
rudiments the first principles of a subject; an elementary or primitive form of something
sequester to isolate or hide away
winnow to identify and remove the least valuable items in a set
espouse to adopt or support; to marry
aesthetic giving or designed to give pleasure through beauty; of pleasing appearance
defunct no longer existing or functioning
gregarious (of a person): fond of company, sociable