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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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., "…
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AP English 11, Voice
Diction
Detail
Imagery
Syntax
selection of words
facts, observations, incidents
sensory details used to describe, arouse emotions, or represe…
arrangement of groups of words
Diction
selection of words
Detail
facts, observations, incidents
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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…
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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…
AP English 11
Discomfit
Edification
Malfeasance
Feasible
To embarrass and confuse
Improvement or enlightenment
Misconduct or wrongdoing
Capable of being accomplished
Discomfit
To embarrass and confuse
Edification
Improvement or enlightenment
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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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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…
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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
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 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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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 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…
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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
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 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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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
AP English 11 List 11
Acme n
Auspicious adj
Anathema n
Bovine adj
the point at which someone or something is best, perfect, or…
conducive to success; favorable.
something or someone that one vehemently dislikes.
of, relating to, or affecting cattle.
Acme n
the point at which someone or something is best, perfect, or…
Auspicious adj
conducive to success; favorable.
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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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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
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 - Tone Words
irate
irreverent
sardonic
sarcastic
displaying anger in a dispassionate way
showing a lack of respect for things or people that should be…
grimly mocking or cynical
marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey…
irate
displaying anger in a dispassionate way
irreverent
showing a lack of respect for things or people that should be…
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AP English 11 Rhetorical Terms Semester 1
metanoia
hortative sentence
anaphora
antecedent
self-correction in speech or writing
a sentence that exhorts; a call to action
repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive…
the noun or noun phrase to which a pronoun refers
metanoia
self-correction in speech or writing
hortative sentence
a sentence that exhorts; a call to action
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
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
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.
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
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Key Terms AP English 11
abstraction
abstract noun
allegory
alliteration
the quality of dealing with ideas rather than events. somethi…
a noun denoting an idea, quality, or state rather than a conc…
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
abstraction
the quality of dealing with ideas rather than events. somethi…
abstract noun
a noun denoting an idea, quality, or state rather than a conc…
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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…
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
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
English Vocab 11-AP
Reproach
Feign
Supercilious
Effeminate
To blame, disgrace
To simulate, to fake
Arrogant, conceited
Womanish, unmanly
Reproach
To blame, disgrace
Feign
To simulate, to fake
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
English 11 AP Vocab
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
(adj) obsessively concerned with acquiring wealth or property
(v) to claim or take without right
(adj) hackneyed, trite, commonplace, cliche
(v) to argue or go over a subject in accessive detail
acquisitive
(adj) obsessively concerned with acquiring wealth or property
arrogate
(v) to claim or take without right
11 AP english "DICTION"
Diction
Repetition
Voice
denotation
choice of words ... example= crowd vs. mob
use a key word or phrase 2x
unique style
dictionary definition
Diction
choice of words ... example= crowd vs. mob
Repetition
use a key word or phrase 2x
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AP ENGLISH 11 TERMS
Allegory
Appeal to False Authority
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
a. The device of using character and/or story elements symbol…
a. Attempting to bolster an argument with references to exper…
a. Tries to divert attention from the facts of an argument by…
a. The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sou…
Allegory
a. The device of using character and/or story elements symbol…
Appeal to False Authority
a. Attempting to bolster an argument with references to exper…
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AP English 11 Vocab
Intepid (adj)
Venerable (adj)
Querulous (adj)
Querulous (adj) synonyms
Bold, fearless
Respected because of age or impressive dignity.
Complaining; irritable.
Petulant, Carping
Intepid (adj)
Bold, fearless
Venerable (adj)
Respected because of age or impressive dignity.
AP English 11 #3
Charlatan
Colloquial
Conciliate
Conjecture
n. a fraud
adj. used in ordinary conversation; informal
v. stop someone from being angry; calm down
n. conclusion from incomplete information; assumption
Charlatan
n. a fraud
Colloquial
adj. used in ordinary conversation; informal
AP English 11: Order
Primordial
Premier
Precursor
Vanguard
Original, primitive, or existing from the beginning
Chief or principle, or first in importance, rank, or time
A forerunner, or something that precedes and indicates the ap…
The forefront or leaders of a field or movement; or the troop…
Primordial
Original, primitive, or existing from the beginning
Premier
Chief or principle, or first in importance, rank, or time
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English 11 AP Vocab
Sycophant
Pernicious
Ubiquitous
Non sequitur
Someone who uses flattery to try to get what he/she wants fro…
Intending to cause harm
Appearing everywhere
A statement that does not logically follow a conversation's f…
Sycophant
Someone who uses flattery to try to get what he/she wants fro…
Pernicious
Intending to cause harm
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AP English 11 Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
the repetition of sounds in neighboring words
a direct or indirect reference to something commonly known
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun
Alliteration
the repetition of sounds in neighboring words
Allusion
a direct or indirect reference to something commonly known
AP English 11 Vocab
Abashed
Abhorring
Abstruse
Absurd
ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted
to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest utterly…
difficult to understand
ridiculous; silly
Abashed
ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted
Abhorring
to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest utterly…
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AP English 11 vocab
Acumen (n)
Perfunctory (adj)
Lugubrious (adj)
Petulant (adj)
Wisdom, the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions
Half done
sad, lonely, melancholy
easy to anger, rancor
Acumen (n)
Wisdom, the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions
Perfunctory (adj)
Half done
AP English 11
1Abound... 2Abundant
1Amplitude... 2Ample
1Augment... 2Augmentation... 3Augmented
1Brevity... 2Brief
1Intrans. Verb... A) To be great in number of amount... B) To be fu…
1Noun... A) Greatness of size; magnitude... B) Fullness... C) Breadth…
1Trans. Verb... A) To make greater, as in size, extent, or quant…
1Noun... A) Briefness or duration... B) Concise expression; tersene…
1Abound... 2Abundant
1Intrans. Verb... A) To be great in number of amount... B) To be fu…
1Amplitude... 2Ample
1Noun... A) Greatness of size; magnitude... B) Fullness... C) Breadth…
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AP English Vocabulary 11
meander
instigate
heed
virtuoso
to wander randomly
to start trouble
to obey
an accomplished musician
meander
to wander randomly
instigate
to start trouble
AP English 11 Week 2
circumlocution
clause
colloquial
conciliatory
Speaking in circles; Roundabout speech
(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but…
characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
Appeasing, intending to PLACATE
circumlocution
Speaking in circles; Roundabout speech
clause
(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but…
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AP English 11 B
Terse
Coerce
Diverse
Abate
Adj. Brief and to the point; concise; almost rude
V. To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering…
Adj. Different; varied
V. To reduce
Terse
Adj. Brief and to the point; concise; almost rude
Coerce
V. To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering…
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