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18 terms
AP English 11 Satire
satire
allusion
burlesque
Horatian satire
the use of mockery, irony, or wit to attack or ridicule somet…
While not a direct satirical technique, it is often used as p…
A work designed to ridicule style, literary form, or subject…
is gently, urbane, smiling; it aims to correct with broadly s…
satire
the use of mockery, irony, or wit to attack or ridicule somet…
allusion
While not a direct satirical technique, it is often used as p…
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English 11 AP Vocabulary SL
peremptory
brazen
meager
infamy
not allowing contradiction or refusal
unrestrained by convention or propriety
deficient in amount or quality or extent
extreme dishonor; evil fame or public reputation
peremptory
not allowing contradiction or refusal
brazen
unrestrained by convention or propriety
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AP English 11 - Logical Fallacies
Begging the questions (or circular log…
Non sequitur arguments
Post hoc, ergo propter hoc (false caus…
Faulty analogies
happens when the writer presents an arguable point as a fact…
don't follow a logical sequence. The conclusion doesn't logic…
(after this, therefore also this) arguments, or past hoc for…
lead to faulty conclusions. Writers often use similar situati…
Begging the questions (or circular log…
happens when the writer presents an arguable point as a fact…
Non sequitur arguments
don't follow a logical sequence. The conclusion doesn't logic…
33 terms
English AP 11
admonish
condone
decorum
negate
Warn or reprimand someone firmly
Overlook, tolerate, regard as harmless
appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety
Deny or refute; make void or cause to be ineffective
admonish
Warn or reprimand someone firmly
condone
Overlook, tolerate, regard as harmless
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AP English 11 #11
Pivotal
Placate
Plethora
Plumage
adj. of crucial importance in relation to the development or…
v. make less angry or hostile; soothe; calm; appease
n. large or excessive amount; surplus
n. feathers of a bird
Pivotal
adj. of crucial importance in relation to the development or…
Placate
v. make less angry or hostile; soothe; calm; appease
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AP English 11, Logical Fallacies
Ad Hominem
Bandwagon
Begging the Question/Circular Logic
Either/Or
personal attack on speaker instead of argument (i.e., "The... Pr…
claiming wide-spread popularity makes an idea viable (i.e., "…
using a debatable point to "prove" the argument (i.e.,... "Stude…
over-simplifying complex choices to only two solutions (i.e.,…
Ad Hominem
personal attack on speaker instead of argument (i.e., "The... Pr…
Bandwagon
claiming wide-spread popularity makes an idea viable (i.e., "…
21 terms
AP English 11, Schemes
Scheme
Amplification (also called Climax; als…
Antithesis
Parallelism
(a form of Syntax) - word order deviates from the usual or ex…
the arrangement of words,... phrases, or clauses in an order of…
opposition of words (often) in a parallel construction (e.g.,…
repeat grammatical structures at the word/phrase/clause level…
Scheme
(a form of Syntax) - word order deviates from the usual or ex…
Amplification (also called Climax; als…
the arrangement of words,... phrases, or clauses in an order of…
16 terms
AP English 11, Syntax
Action Verbs
Active Voice
Passive Voice
Clause
show physical/mental action (generally, minimize "to be" verb…
voice generally preferred (verb expresses action performed by…
only transitive verbs (those that take an object)
a group of words that contains a verb and its subject, used a…
Action Verbs
show physical/mental action (generally, minimize "to be" verb…
Active Voice
voice generally preferred (verb expresses action performed by…
111 terms
AP English 11
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Summary of written work; something that is not physical or co…
Appealing to one's prejudices, emotions, or special interests…
Story in which people, things, or happenings have a symbolic…
The commencement of 2 or more words of a word group with the…
Abstract
Summary of written work; something that is not physical or co…
Ad Hominem
Appealing to one's prejudices, emotions, or special interests…
66 terms
AP ENGLISH -11 VOCABULARY
alliteration
allusion
analogy
aphorism
Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of…
A reference in one literary work to a character or theme foun…
A comparison of two different things that are alike in some w…
A brief statement which expresses an observation on life, usu…
alliteration
Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of…
allusion
A reference in one literary work to a character or theme foun…
10 terms
AP English-Week 11
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Enervate
(n.) sharpness, particularly of mind or senses
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid de…
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral princip…
(v.) to weken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor…
Acuity
(n.) sharpness, particularly of mind or senses
Delineate
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid de…
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English 11 AP Vocab Unit 1
aberrant
animosity
biased
corroborate
abnormal or deviant-adj.
active enmity (opposition or hostility)-noun
slanted; prejudiced-adj.
confirm; support-verb
aberrant
abnormal or deviant-adj.
animosity
active enmity (opposition or hostility)-noun
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English 11 AP Vocab Unit 6
adverse
astute
clamor
delineate
adj; unfavorable, hostile-adj.
adj; wise, shrewd
n; noise
v; portray, depict, sketch
adverse
adj; unfavorable, hostile-adj.
astute
adj; wise, shrewd
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English 11 AP Vocab Unit 5
acute
aspire
chronicle
degrade
adj; quickly perceptive, keen, brief and severe
v; seek to attain, long for
v; report, record (in chronological order)
v; lower in rank or dignity, debase
acute
adj; quickly perceptive, keen, brief and severe
aspire
v; seek to attain, long for
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English 11 AP Vocab Unit 4
acquiesce
ascendancy
candor
defiance
assent; agree without protesting-verb
controlling influence-noun
frankness-noun
refusal to yield; resistance-noun
acquiesce
assent; agree without protesting-verb
ascendancy
controlling influence-noun
104 terms
11 AP English Midterm (definitions)
image
coherence
antithesis
voice
appeals directly to the reader's taste, touch, hearing, sight…
the logical connections that readers or listeners perceive in…
literal meaning opposite, is a rhetorical device in which two…
a writer's unique use of language that allows a reader to "he…
image
appeals directly to the reader's taste, touch, hearing, sight…
coherence
the logical connections that readers or listeners perceive in…
20 terms
AP English 11 Assessment 1
characterize
antiquate
convey
ferocity
(v) describe the distinctive nature or features of.
(adj) grown old; out of date.
(v.) to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; t…
(n.) fierceness or of a brutal nature
characterize
(v) describe the distinctive nature or features of.
antiquate
(adj) grown old; out of date.
25 terms
AP English 11 Rhetorical Terms Semester 1
allusion
ambiguity
anaphora
antecedent
a literary, historical, or cultural reference
a lack of clarity or some confusion about the definition or u…
repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive…
the noun or noun phrase to which a noun refers
allusion
a literary, historical, or cultural reference
ambiguity
a lack of clarity or some confusion about the definition or u…
61 terms
AP English 11
Cumulative sentence
Periodic sentence
Hortative sentence
Inverted sentence/Inversion
an independent clause followed by subordinate clauses or phra…
a sentence that builds toward and ends with the main clause
a sentence that urges or strongly encourages
a sentens in which the verb precedes the subject
Cumulative sentence
an independent clause followed by subordinate clauses or phra…
Periodic sentence
a sentence that builds toward and ends with the main clause
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AP English 11 - Vocab 9
accolade
assuage
cacophony
censure
expression of approval, praise
make less severe, to relieve
unpleasant noise, harsh/discordant sound
disapproval, a rebuke, blame
accolade
expression of approval, praise
assuage
make less severe, to relieve
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11 AP English Midterm (examples)
image
coherence
antithesis
voice
They lived in a forlorn-looking house that stood alone and ha…
"Flow, those visible links which bind the sentences of a para…
you must lose yourself; because in doing so, you will find yo…
"The personality I am expressing in this written sentence is…
image
They lived in a forlorn-looking house that stood alone and ha…
coherence
"Flow, those visible links which bind the sentences of a para…
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AP English 11 - Vocab 8
affable
apocryphal
desultory
garbled
good-natured, friendly, easy to get along with
fictitious, of doubtful authority, not genuine
random, moving from one thing to another in an unplanned way
distorted, mixed up to such an extent to be incomprehensible
affable
good-natured, friendly, easy to get along with
apocryphal
fictitious, of doubtful authority, not genuine
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AP English List 11
ardent
dire
earnest
ecstasy
adj. characterized by intense emotion
adj. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
adj. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the vali…
n. a state of elated bliss
ardent
adj. characterized by intense emotion
dire
adj. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
25 terms
English AP Vocab 11
Symmetry
Boon
Fen
Blithe
Balance perfection harmony 'Could frame thy fearful symmetry?'
A benefit enjoyed, a thing to be thankful for , a blessing
Swamp, bog
Joyous, happy, cheerful, Hail rot thee, blithe spirit
Symmetry
Balance perfection harmony 'Could frame thy fearful symmetry?'
Boon
A benefit enjoyed, a thing to be thankful for , a blessing
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AP English 11 Vocabulary #11
Premise
Vaunted
Contentious
Escalation
Hypothesis, argument
Praised boastfully it excessively
Quarrelsome
To increase in intensity, magnitude, etc
Premise
Hypothesis, argument
Vaunted
Praised boastfully it excessively
10 terms
AP English 11 - Vocab 7
clamor
contract
duplicity
equivocal
loud noise
become smaller
deceit, deliberate deceptiveness
vague, open to more than one decision, intended to mislead
clamor
loud noise
contract
become smaller
10 terms
AP English 11 - Vocab 12
amicable
devious
dissonance
efface
peaceable, friendly, showing goodwill
sneaky, not straightforward, tricky, shifty
an unpleasant sound, harsh sounds
to remove all traces of, to wipe out completely
amicable
peaceable, friendly, showing goodwill
devious
sneaky, not straightforward, tricky, shifty
196 terms
AP English 11 terms
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Adage
allegory
dealing with or tending to deal w a subject apart from a part…
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
saying containing a truth based on experience and often said…
story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the sur…
Abstract
dealing with or tending to deal w a subject apart from a part…
Ad Hominem
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
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AP English 11 - Vocab 10
blasphemy
enmity
erroneous
garner
an insult to something holy, irreverence
hostility, hatred
wrong, mistaken, in error
to gather, to collect
blasphemy
an insult to something holy, irreverence
enmity
hostility, hatred
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AP English 11 Tone Words
acerbic
allusive
audacious
benevolent
Sharp or sour; harsh or severe, as of temper or expression
Characterized by indirect references
Fearless; reckless daring; unrestrained; insolent
Characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings
acerbic
Sharp or sour; harsh or severe, as of temper or expression
allusive
Characterized by indirect references
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AP English 11 Vocabulary #11
allege
alleviate
allocate
alloy
to assert without proof
to relieve; to make bearable
to distribute; to assign
a combination of two or more things, usually metals
allege
to assert without proof
alleviate
to relieve; to make bearable
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AP English 11
alliteration
Allusion
ambiguity
anachronism
occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of cl…
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
A person, scene, event, or other element in literature that d…
alliteration
occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of cl…
Allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event…
21 terms
AP English 11 Chapter 1
audience
concession
connotation
context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
68 terms
AP English 11 Vocab
Paroxysm
Hallowed
Morose
Accost
a sudden attack or violent expression of a particular emotion…
make holy, consecrate (v)
sullen and ill tempered (adj.)
approach and address (someone) boldly or agressively (v)
Paroxysm
a sudden attack or violent expression of a particular emotion…
Hallowed
make holy, consecrate (v)
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AP English 11 terminology
Loose sentence
Metonymy
Complex Sentence
Compound Sentence
a sentence in which the subject and the predicate come before…
A figure of speech that substitutes the name of a related obj…
A sentence with one or more subordinate or dependent clauses.…
two or more independent clauses joined by a colon, semicolon…
Loose sentence
a sentence in which the subject and the predicate come before…
Metonymy
A figure of speech that substitutes the name of a related obj…
85 terms
Literary Terms (AP English 11)
ad hominem argument
allegory
alliteration
allusion
From the Latin meaning "to or against the man"... Ex. "How can y…
The device of using characters and/or story elements symbolic…
The repetition of sounds.... Ex. She sells sea shells by the sea…
A direct or indirect reference to something that is presumabl…
ad hominem argument
From the Latin meaning "to or against the man"... Ex. "How can y…
allegory
The device of using characters and/or story elements symbolic…
15 terms
English 11 AP Unit 7
Aesthetic
Authentic
Confound
Despot
Adj; artistic, dealing with or capable of appreciation of the…
Adj; genuine
V; confuse, puzzle
N; tyrant, harsh, authoritarian ruler
Aesthetic
Adj; artistic, dealing with or capable of appreciation of the…
Authentic
Adj; genuine
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AP English 11 #7
Imbibe
Imminent
Impeccable
Impetuous
v. drink; absorb
adj. about to happen
adj. faultless; held to highest standards
adj. quick to act without thought
Imbibe
v. drink; absorb
Imminent
adj. about to happen
10 terms
AP English 11 #4
Deleterious
Demagogue
Derelict
Despondent
adj. causing harm or damage
n. leader that plays with emotions to gain support
adj. in very poor condition; n. person without home, job, or…
adj. discouraged
Deleterious
adj. causing harm or damage
Demagogue
n. leader that plays with emotions to gain support
10 terms
AP English 11 #12
Prosaic
Purloin
Queue
Redress
adj. lacking poetic beauty
v. to steal something
n. a sequence of items waiting their turn to be attended to
v. to correct; ... n. remedy or compensation for a wrong or grie…
Prosaic
adj. lacking poetic beauty
Purloin
v. to steal something
10 terms
AP English 11 #8
Jaunt
Jocular
Jurisprudence
Juxtapose
n. a short excursion or journey for pleasure
adj. humorous; playful
n. the study, science, or knowledge of law
v. place side by side for comparison
Jaunt
n. a short excursion or journey for pleasure
Jocular
adj. humorous; playful
20 terms
Vocabulary 11 - AP English 11
abstemious
consurable
contingent
corroborate
adj. moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); character…
adj. deserving of blame or correction
adj. likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on…
v. to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
abstemious
adj. moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); character…
consurable
adj. deserving of blame or correction
10 terms
AP English 11 #14
Swarthy
Sycophant
Taciturn
Talisman
adj. dark-skinned
n. a person who is subservient toward someone important in or…
adj. not talkative; reserved
n. a lucky charm
Swarthy
adj. dark-skinned
Sycophant
n. a person who is subservient toward someone important in or…
30 terms
AP English 11: Puritan Era
abate
calamity
calumny
catarrh
Verb: to lessen in intensity or degree... ex: "the storm sudden…
Noun: an event causing distress or misfortune... ex: "The lack…
Noun: the making of false statements to slander someone... ex:…
Noun: excessive discharge or build up of mucus in the nose or…
abate
Verb: to lessen in intensity or degree... ex: "the storm sudden…
calamity
Noun: an event causing distress or misfortune... ex: "The lack…
11 terms
AP English 11 #5
Efficacy
Emulate
Ensconce
Ephemeral
n. success; effectiveness
v. mock; imitate
v. establish or settle in a comfortable, safe, or secret place
adj. short-lived
Efficacy
n. success; effectiveness
Emulate
v. mock; imitate
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ap english 11 vocab
rhetoric
audience
context
rhetorical triangle
the study of persuasive, effective language, "available means…
one's listener or readership, those to whom a speech is addre…
the occasion or the time and place it was written or spoken
the interaction among subject, speaker, and audience and how…
rhetoric
the study of persuasive, effective language, "available means…
audience
one's listener or readership, those to whom a speech is addre…
10 terms
AP English 11 #6
Fraught
Frugal
Futile
Gamut
adj. filled
adj. not wasteful; requiring few resources
adj. incapable of producing any result; useless; ineffective
n. the entire scale or range
Fraught
adj. filled
Frugal
adj. not wasteful; requiring few resources
10 terms
AP English 11 #2
Beseech
Blighted
Blithe
Brusque
v. implore urgently
v. neglect
adj. happy; joyous
adj. abrupt or offhand in speech or manner
Beseech
v. implore urgently
Blighted
v. neglect
22 terms
English 11 AP Vocab
Accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v) to approach and speak first
(n) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj) intensely eager; enthusiasm
(adj) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink (this word…
Accost
(v) to approach and speak first
animadversion
(n) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
10 terms
AP English 11 #9
Loquacious
Marshall
Martinet
Matriarchy
adj. talkative
n. a person who is control of a meeting; ... jurist
n. a strict disciplinarian; ... person who demands complete obed…
n. woman's lineage;... governed by women
Loquacious
adj. talkative
Marshall
n. a person who is control of a meeting; ... jurist
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