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Honors - Writing/English Composition - Word List #3
Informative
Introduction
Irregular Verb
Irrelevant Details
A form of writing that is synonymous with expository or expla…
The opening of a piece of writing that is integral to what fo…
A verb that does not use -ed to form the past tense.... e.g., be…
Details—word, phrases, sentences, or information—that are not…
Informative
A form of writing that is synonymous with expository or expla…
Introduction
The opening of a piece of writing that is integral to what fo…
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Honors - Writing/English Composition - Word List #3
Informative
Introduction
Irregular Verb
Irrelevant Details
A form of writing that is synonymous with expository or expla…
The opening of a piece of writing that is integral to what fo…
A verb that does not use -ed to form the past tense.... e.g., be…
Details—word, phrases, sentences, or information—that are not…
Informative
A form of writing that is synonymous with expository or expla…
Introduction
The opening of a piece of writing that is integral to what fo…
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AP English Language and Composition 3
figure of speech
generic conventions
genre
homily
A device used to produce figurative language.
This term describes traditions for each genre.
The major category into which a literary work fits.
This term literally means "sermon," but more informally, it c…
figure of speech
A device used to produce figurative language.
generic conventions
This term describes traditions for each genre.
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 3)
Evince
Exculpate
Execrable
Exigent
(v.) to show, reveal (Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-bi…
(v.) to free from guilt or blame, exonerate (My discovery of…
(adj.) loathsome, detestable (Her pudding is so execrable tha…
(adj.) urgent, critical (The patient has an exigent need for…
Evince
(v.) to show, reveal (Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-bi…
Exculpate
(v.) to free from guilt or blame, exonerate (My discovery of…
27 terms
AP English 3 Language and Composition
Satirical
Simile
Ad hominem argument
Extended metaphor
containing or using satire.
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
An extended metaphor is when an author uses a metaphor, a com…
Satirical
containing or using satire.
Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
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AP English Composition List 3
expository
bolster
precarious
superficial
explain or describe
support / strengthen
not secured
existing / occurring on the surface
expository
explain or describe
bolster
support / strengthen
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AP English LIterature & Composition #3
avocation (noun)
capricious (adj)
disparity (noun)
efficacy (noun)
something a person does in addition to a principal occupation…
subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or…
lack of similarity or equality
capacity for producing a desired result or effect
avocation (noun)
something a person does in addition to a principal occupation…
capricious (adj)
subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or…
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AP English Language and Composition 3
syntax
theme
thesis
tone
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into…
directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, or…
similar to mood, tone describes the author's attitude toward…
syntax
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
theme
central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into…
30 terms
AP English Language and Composition 3
Garish
Predilection
Proclivity
Paean
Gaunty; Too showy; Loud; Flashy; Glaring
A preconceived liking; A preference
A natural tendency; An inclination
A song or praise of triumph
Garish
Gaunty; Too showy; Loud; Flashy; Glaring
Predilection
A preconceived liking; A preference
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AP English Language and Composition 3
Oxymoron
Paradox
Parallelism
Inference
Contradictory terms are grouped together to suggest a paradox
Self-contradictory or opposed to common sense but upon closet…
Grammatical or rhetorical framing of words ,phrases,sentences…
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
Oxymoron
Contradictory terms are grouped together to suggest a paradox
Paradox
Self-contradictory or opposed to common sense but upon closet…
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AP English 3 language and composition
satirical
simile
ad hominem argument
extended metephor
Satire is a technique employed by writers to expose and criti…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarit…
means "against the man". As the name suggests, it is a litera…
is when an author uses a metaphor, a comparison between two u…
satirical
Satire is a technique employed by writers to expose and criti…
simile
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarit…
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AP English Composition Set 3
Interference/to infer
Invective
Irony/Ironic
Verbal Irony
To draw a reasonable conclusion.
Using strong or abusive language .
Contrast between what is stated and what is really meant .
Word that state the oposite of the writer's true meaning .
Interference/to infer
To draw a reasonable conclusion.
Invective
Using strong or abusive language .
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary 3
Pertinacious
Petulance
Pithy
Platitude
(adj.) stubbornly persistent (Harry's parents were frustrated…
(n.) rudeness, irritability (The nanny resigned after she cou…
(adj.) concisely meaningful (My father's long-winded explanat…
(n.) an uninspired remark, cliché (After reading over her pap…
Pertinacious
(adj.) stubbornly persistent (Harry's parents were frustrated…
Petulance
(n.) rudeness, irritability (The nanny resigned after she cou…
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AP English 3 [Language and Composition Vocabulary]
Antecedent
Subject complement
Subordinate clause
Independent/Dependent clause
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
The word (with any accompanying phrases) or clause that follo…
Like all clauses, this word group contains both a subject and…
In an independent clause the sentence stands alone (ex. I bro…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Subject complement
The word (with any accompanying phrases) or clause that follo…
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AP English Language and Composition Tone Quiz #3
Erudite
Moralistic
Irreverent
Lugubrious
Characterized by deep, wide learning
Narrow-minded concern for right and wrong
Lacking respect
Exaggeratedly mournful, dismal, gloomy
Erudite
Characterized by deep, wide learning
Moralistic
Narrow-minded concern for right and wrong
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AP English & Composition Rhetorical Devices (1/3)
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
Contradiction
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
A direct opposition between things compared; inconsistency
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
Perspective
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
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AP English & Composition Rhetorical Devices (3/3)
Imagery
Euphemism
Genre
Voice
Sensory details in a work; the use of figurative language to…
Substitution of a milder or less direct expression for one th…
Term used to describe literary forms, such as tragedy, comedy…
The acknowledged or unacknowledged source of words of the sto…
Imagery
Sensory details in a work; the use of figurative language to…
Euphemism
Substitution of a milder or less direct expression for one th…
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Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition3
Oxymoron(n.)- A figure of speech where…
Paradox(n.)- A statement or propositio…
Parallelism(n.)- It refers to the gram…
Parody(n.)- As comedy, parody distorts…
Oxymoron
Paradox
Parallelism
Parody
Oxymoron(n.)- A figure of speech where…
Oxymoron
Paradox(n.)- A statement or propositio…
Paradox
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AP English & Composition Rhetorical Devices (3/3)
Imagery
Euphemism
Genre
Voice
Sensory details in a work; the use of figurative language to…
Substitution of a milder or less direct expression for one th…
Term used to describe literary forms, such as tragedy, comedy…
The acknowledged or unacknowledged source of words of the sto…
Imagery
Sensory details in a work; the use of figurative language to…
Euphemism
Substitution of a milder or less direct expression for one th…
Set #3 - AP English Language & Composition Jargon
ad populum
asyndeton
compound sentence
cumulative sentence
This is an emotional appeal that speaks to positive or negati…
The deliberate omission of conjunctions from a series of rela…
Two or more independent clauses combined with a semicolon or…
A sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated…
ad populum
This is an emotional appeal that speaks to positive or negati…
asyndeton
The deliberate omission of conjunctions from a series of rela…
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AP English Literature and Composition: Vocabulary Week 3
Vindicate (v)
Imperious (adj)
Cryptic (adj)
Futile (adj)
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion... show or prove to be ri…
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
Vindicate (v)
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion... show or prove to be ri…
Imperious (adj)
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION WEEK 3
Appease
Abate
Prudence
Abhor
To bring to a state of peace or quiet, soothe
To lessen or reduce in force or intensity
Exercise of good and cautious judgement
To regard with disgust
Appease
To bring to a state of peace or quiet, soothe
Abate
To lessen or reduce in force or intensity
29 terms
AP English Language & Composition: Vocabulary Quiz #3
Abstract Language
Allusion
Annotation
Aphorism
Language describing ideas and qualities as opposed to specifi…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Notes or comments included beside or below a piece of literat…
A terse statement of known authorship, which expresses a gene…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities as opposed to specifi…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP English Lang and Composition-Set 3
Aesthetics-(Noun)
Callous-(Adjective)
Convey-(Verb)
Derision-(Noun)
Concerned with notions such as the beautiful and the ugly.... In…
To make hard: To harden.... In "The Weight of Blood" Lila gained…
To carry, bring, or take from one place to another: To transp…
Ridicule: Mockery.... In "Putting Down the Gun" derision was a c…
Aesthetics-(Noun)
Concerned with notions such as the beautiful and the ugly.... In…
Callous-(Adjective)
To make hard: To harden.... In "The Weight of Blood" Lila gained…
37 terms
AP English Language and Composition - Chapter 3 Terms
ad hominem
ad populum
appeal to the false authority
argument
"to the man" this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary…
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everyone's d…
this fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise on an i…
a process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
"to the man" this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary…
ad populum
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everyone's d…
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AP English Literature and Composition Tone Vocabulary 3
Acerbic
Chagrined
Detached
Fervent
caustic, bitter
mortified, embarrassed
aloof, disinterested
zealous, fanatical
Acerbic
caustic, bitter
Chagrined
mortified, embarrassed
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AP English Lang and Composition Vocab 3
mal- (ex: malnourished, dismal, malici…
ne(o)- (ex: neolithic, neologism)
ob- (ex: obfuscate, obstinate)
theo- (theism, theocentric)
bad, wretched
new or refined version of
against, denoting, blocking
god, godlike
mal- (ex: malnourished, dismal, malici…
bad, wretched
ne(o)- (ex: neolithic, neologism)
new or refined version of
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AP English 3 - Language of Composition Glossary
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocab 3
Inference
Invective
Irony
Juxtaposition
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
When two words, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
Inference
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
Invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
22 terms
HSLDA - AP English and Composition Week 3
diction
euphony
denotation
connotation
1. word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
1. sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. pleasing, harmonious speech
1. Direct, given meaning, as opposed to an associated meaning
1. implication or association, derived from another word or p…
diction
1. word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
euphony
1. sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. pleasing, harmonious speech
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AP English Language and Composition Vocab List 3
Akin
Corroborate
Inexorable
Insipid
(adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
(adj.) inflexible, beyond influence; relentless, unyielding
(adj.) dull, boring, lacking enthusiasm
Akin
(adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
Corroborate
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 3
cavort
articulate
credence
decry
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
to pronounce distinctly
belief, mental acceptance
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreci…
cavort
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
articulate
to pronounce distinctly
25 terms
AP English Literature & Composition Fab Vocab #3
Anathema
Multifarious
Pugnacious
Reverie
(Noun)... Under a solemn ban or curse, usually by ecclesiastical…
(Adjective)... Having great diversity or variety... (Example: One p…
(Adjective)... Combative, quarrelsome... (Example: Watch yourself!…
(Noun)... Dream, musing, state of being lost in thought... (Example…
Anathema
(Noun)... Under a solemn ban or curse, usually by ecclesiastical…
Multifarious
(Adjective)... Having great diversity or variety... (Example: One p…
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition Unit 3
asperity
atrophy
bombast
bumptious
harshness of tone or manner; harsh qualities or conditions; a…
(of body tissue or an organ) waste away, typically due to the…
high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress p…
self-assertive or proud to an irritating degree
asperity
harshness of tone or manner; harsh qualities or conditions; a…
atrophy
(of body tissue or an organ) waste away, typically due to the…
30 terms
AP English Literature and Composition List 3+4
Chorus
Climax
Conceit
Connotation
a group of actors speaking or chanting in unison, often while…
the turning point or high point in a plot
a metaphor of great ingenuity in which a fanciful notion, an…
what a word suggests beyond its basic definition; a word's ov…
Chorus
a group of actors speaking or chanting in unison, often while…
Climax
the turning point or high point in a plot
30 terms
AP English & Composition Rhetorical Devices (1/3)
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
Contradiction
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
A direct opposition between things compared; inconsistency
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
Perspective
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
25 terms
AP English & Composition Rhetorical Devices (2/3)
Chiasmus
Thesis
Litote
Doppelganger
Figure of speech by which the order of the terms in the first…
Focus statement of an essay; premise statement upon which the…
Form of understatement in which the negative of the contrary…
Ghostly counterpart of a living person or an alter ego
Chiasmus
Figure of speech by which the order of the terms in the first…
Thesis
Focus statement of an essay; premise statement upon which the…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Set 3
juxtaposition
imperative sentence
logos
metonymy
a literary technique in which 2 or more ideas, places, charac…
a type of sentence that gives advice or instructions or that…
a statement, sentence or argument used to convince or persuad…
a figure of speech that replaces the name of a thing with the…
juxtaposition
a literary technique in which 2 or more ideas, places, charac…
imperative sentence
a type of sentence that gives advice or instructions or that…
25 terms
English 3 AP Composition Terms: Evolution 04
Active voice
Ad hominem
Adage
Antecedent
In this verb form, the subject of the sentence performs the a…
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A word to which a pronoun refers.
Active voice
In this verb form, the subject of the sentence performs the a…
Ad hominem
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 3 Vocabulary
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
(v.) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
Abominate
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
81 terms
AP English & Composition: Chapter 3 Key Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
a narrative in which the characters, behavior, and even the s…
the sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
a literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference.…
the regular repetition of the same words or phrases at the be…
Allegory
a narrative in which the characters, behavior, and even the s…
Alliteration
the sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
40 terms
AP English Language of Composition Chapters 1-3
Rhetoric
Context
Purpose
Assertion
The study of effective, persuasive language use; according to…
the occasion or the time and place it was written or spoken
a goal that the speaker or writer wants to acheive
Clear focused statement
Rhetoric
The study of effective, persuasive language use; according to…
Context
the occasion or the time and place it was written or spoken
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#3)
Irony
Logic
Logical Fallacy
Metaphor
an unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what…
the process of reasoning.
a mistake in reasoning.
a direct comparison between dissimilar things.
Irony
an unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what…
Logic
the process of reasoning.
11 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Set 3
figurtive language
figure of speech
generic conversations
genre
writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meani…
a device used to produce figurtive language
describes traditions for each genre
the major cateregory into which a literary work fits
figurtive language
writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meani…
figure of speech
a device used to produce figurtive language
25 terms
AP English & Composition Rhetorical Devices (2/3)
Chiasmus
Thesis
Litote
Doppelganger
Figure of speech by which the order of the terms in the first…
Focus statement of an essay; premise statement upon which the…
Form of understatement in which the negative of the contrary…
Ghostly counterpart of a living person or an alter ego
Chiasmus
Figure of speech by which the order of the terms in the first…
Thesis
Focus statement of an essay; premise statement upon which the…
40 terms
AP English Lang & Composition - Vocab #3
bolster (v.)
ardor (n.)
ebullient (adj.)
euphoria (n.)
to strengthen or support something
intense feeling
full of cheerful enthusiasm
a feeling of great joy
bolster (v.)
to strengthen or support something
ardor (n.)
intense feeling
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Terms-AP English Language Composition #3
inference/infer
invective
irony/ironic
litotes
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is really…
a form of understatement that involves making an affirmative…
inference/infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
30 terms
AP english language and composition list 3
alleviate
asylum
auspicious
benevolent
to ease a pain or burden
a place of retreat or security
favorable; promising
well-meaning; generous
alleviate
to ease a pain or burden
asylum
a place of retreat or security
29 terms
AP English Language and Composition Quiz 3
Backing
Over-Simplificaiton
Abstract Language
Annotation
Support/evidence
When a writer obscures or denies the complexity of an issue
language describing ideas and qualities as opposed to specifi…
Notes or comments included beside/below a piece of literature…
Backing
Support/evidence
Over-Simplificaiton
When a writer obscures or denies the complexity of an issue
12 terms
Glossary of Terms #3: AP English Language and Composition
inference/infer
invective
irony/ironic
loose sentence
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
A type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause…
inference/infer
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
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