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AP English 9 Vocab Week 9
weather
diminish
jostle
sabotage
(v) to wear away
(v) to make or become smaller
(v) to bump roughly against someone
(v) to cause deliberate damage to something
weather
(v) to wear away
diminish
(v) to make or become smaller
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AP English 9 Vocab week of 9/21
attentive
subside
somber
brackish
(adj) paying attention
(V) becoming less intense
(adj) dark in color/tone
(adj) salty flavor of water
attentive
(adj) paying attention
subside
(V) becoming less intense
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AP English Vocab #9
ignominy
aboveboard
anecdote
bedlam
disgrace, humiliation, shame. Ancient Romans suffered 'ignomi…
without dishonesty or trickery. Originally was a gambler's te…
brief story of an interesting or amusing incident. In 60th ce…
noisy confusion. St. Mary of Bethlehem was created in London…
ignominy
disgrace, humiliation, shame. Ancient Romans suffered 'ignomi…
aboveboard
without dishonesty or trickery. Originally was a gambler's te…
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AP English Vocab 9
affront
blase'
cajole
choleric
an action or remark that causes outrage or offense
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or flat…
bad tempered or irritable
affront
an action or remark that causes outrage or offense
blase'
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
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AP English List 9
abject
bereavement
defy
desist
adj. utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
n. a period of mourning after a loss, especially after the de…
v. to challenge the power of; resist boldly or openly
v. to cease, as from some action or proceeding; stop
abject
adj. utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
bereavement
n. a period of mourning after a loss, especially after the de…
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AP English Stems #9
path
a-
nomy
fid
feeling
not
law
faith
path
feeling
a-
not
Pre AP English 9
-dicto-
pan-
dis-
-mono-
say
across
seperate
one
-dicto-
say
pan-
across
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AP English: Week 9
Alacrity
Aplomb
Barrage
Cognizant
(N.): A cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action. ... Synonym:…
(N.): Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendiculari…
(N.): A curtain of artillery fire; any overwhelming attack, a…
(Adj.): Aware; having knowledge of something. ... Synonym: infor…
Alacrity
(N.): A cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action. ... Synonym:…
Aplomb
(N.): Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendiculari…
AP English Vocab #9
Alacrity
Aplomb
Barrage
Cognizant
Brisk and cheerful readiness
Self-confidence
Artillery bombardment over a wide area
Having knowledge or being aware
Alacrity
Brisk and cheerful readiness
Aplomb
Self-confidence
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AP English 9
Extended Metaphor
Euphemism
Prose
Exposition
A metaphor stretched through many sentences
A polite word or phrase that refers to a harsher or more impo…
Form of language with no structure
Writing that explains, informs, or analysis information
Extended Metaphor
A metaphor stretched through many sentences
Euphemism
A polite word or phrase that refers to a harsher or more impo…
Pre-AP English 9 - Short Story Unit Lit Terms
internal conflict
external conflict
plot
exposition
the struggle occurring within a character's mind... EXAMPLE:... E…
a struggle between a character and an outside force... EXAMPLE:…
the sequence of events in a story... EXAMPLE:... EXPLANATION:
information that sets the scene for the story and presents th…
internal conflict
the struggle occurring within a character's mind... EXAMPLE:... E…
external conflict
a struggle between a character and an outside force... EXAMPLE:…
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Pre AP English 9
Bindle
Morosely
Brusquely
Contorted
A blanket roll that carries clothes and personal items
Sullenly, melancholy, gloomy
Abrupt and curt in Manner or speech
Twisted
Bindle
A blanket roll that carries clothes and personal items
Morosely
Sullenly, melancholy, gloomy
English 9 pre-ap
Ray Bradbury
ecsape literature
Interpretive literature
Dystopia
author of science fiction
Takes the reader away from real life
Takes the reader deeper into the real world
antinym of utopia
Ray Bradbury
author of science fiction
ecsape literature
Takes the reader away from real life
AP English vocab 9/16
reprobate
prepossess
abstruse
reverential
a depraved, unprincipled, or wicked person
to possess or dominate mentally beforehand, as a prejudice do…
hard to understand; recondite; esoteric
of the nature of or characterized by reverence; reverent
reprobate
a depraved, unprincipled, or wicked person
prepossess
to possess or dominate mentally beforehand, as a prejudice do…
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AP English 9
elliptics
behoove
serendipitous
epiphany
of or relating to extreme economy of oral or written expressi…
to be necessary or proper
to have luck that takes the form of finding valuable or pleas…
a moment in which you suddenly see or understand something in…
elliptics
of or relating to extreme economy of oral or written expressi…
behoove
to be necessary or proper
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AP English Vocab 9
Hyperbole
Hypophora
Hypothesis
Imagery
Definition- derived from a Greek word meaning "over-casting"…
Definition- a figure of speech in which a writer raises a que…
Definition- is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon. For a…
Definition- means to use figurative language to represent obj…
Hyperbole
Definition- derived from a Greek word meaning "over-casting"…
Hypophora
Definition- a figure of speech in which a writer raises a que…
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Ap English week 9
Relegate
Dogmatic
Adamant
Indolent
(Verb)To send or consign to an inferior position, place, or c…
(Adjective)Asserting opinions on a doctrinaire or arrogant ma…
(Adjective)Utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite…
(Adjective)1.Having or showing a disposition to avoid exertio…
Relegate
(Verb)To send or consign to an inferior position, place, or c…
Dogmatic
(Adjective)Asserting opinions on a doctrinaire or arrogant ma…
AP English Vocab 9
beatitude
bete noire
bode
dank
(n) a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing
(n) someone or something that one especially dislikes, dreads…
(v) to be an omen of; to indicate by signs
(adj) unpleasantly damp or wet
beatitude
(n) a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing
bete noire
(n) someone or something that one especially dislikes, dreads…
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AP English vocab 9
obtuse
oscillate
incessant
onerous
(adj) not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect
(v) to swing or move to and fro; to vacillate between differi…
(adj) continuing without interruption; ceaseless
(adj) burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome
obtuse
(adj) not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect
oscillate
(v) to swing or move to and fro; to vacillate between differi…
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AP English Vocab #9
Provocative
Bumpkin
Toady
Culpable
(adj.) Tending to excite or stimulate.... • Synonyms: *Provoki…
(n.) An unsophisticated, awkward person.... • Synonyms: Yokel;…
(n.) A person who flatters for personal gain.... • Synonyms: S…
(adj.) Deserving blame or condemnation; guilty.... • Synonym…
Provocative
(adj.) Tending to excite or stimulate.... • Synonyms: *Provoki…
Bumpkin
(n.) An unsophisticated, awkward person.... • Synonyms: Yokel;…
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AP English 9 Vocab Week 8
adversary
repugnant
terse
waft
(n) opponent or enemy
(adj) causing disgust; offensive
(adj) brief and to the point
(v) to float in the air
adversary
(n) opponent or enemy
repugnant
(adj) causing disgust; offensive
AP English Vocab 9
vacillate
fervor
dispassionate
pragmatic
to waver between choices
passion
without passion, objective, neutral
practical
vacillate
to waver between choices
fervor
passion
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AP English Unit 9 Vocab
beatitude
bete noire
bode
dank
(n.) a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing…
(n.) someone or something that one especially dislikes, dread…
(v.) to be an omen of; to indicate by signs... SYNONYMS: presag…
(adj.) unpleasantly damp or wet... SYNONYMS: clammy, moist, soggy
beatitude
(n.) a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing…
bete noire
(n.) someone or something that one especially dislikes, dread…
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AP English 9 Vocab Week 7
quell
banish
potential
furitive
(v) to calm or settle
(v) to force to leave somewhere
(n) the ability to grow and improve
(adj) sneaky
quell
(v) to calm or settle
banish
(v) to force to leave somewhere
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AP English Vocab #9
acri
carn
cruc, crux
dign
bitter
flesh
cross
worthy
acri
bitter
carn
flesh
AP English Vocabulary List #9
peccadillo
harbinger
vitiate
subjugate
n. a minor offense
n. one that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; forerun…
v. to make impure; to pollute
v. to subdue and dominate
peccadillo
n. a minor offense
harbinger
n. one that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; forerun…
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AP English 9.1
Beseech
Capitulate
Nonplused
Deprecate
To implore; to make an earnest and sincere request
To give up all resistance; to acquiesce; to surrender
Bewildered; perplexed; confounded
To express disapproval; to belittle ; to put down
Beseech
To implore; to make an earnest and sincere request
Capitulate
To give up all resistance; to acquiesce; to surrender
AP English Vocab 9
Futile
Aphorism
Akimbo
Lassitude
ineffective; useless; not successful
short witty statement that gives advice about life
adv. with hand on hip and elbow bent outward
weariness of body or mind from strain, lack of energy
Futile
ineffective; useless; not successful
Aphorism
short witty statement that gives advice about life
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AP English: List 9
Alacrity
Aplomb
Barrage
Cognizant
A quick and cheerful readiness to do something
Confidence and skill shown eclectically in a difficult situat…
A rapid outpouring or projection of many things at once
Aware of something
Alacrity
A quick and cheerful readiness to do something
Aplomb
Confidence and skill shown eclectically in a difficult situat…
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AP English 9/15
affront
blasé
cajole
choleric
(noun) an action or remark that causes outrage or offense
(adj) unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has…
(verb) persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing…
(adj) Bad tempered, irritable, grumpy
affront
(noun) an action or remark that causes outrage or offense
blasé
(adj) unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has…
Ap English vocab 9
culpable
cursory
dank
daunt
deserving blame
superficial
chilly and wet
to discourage
culpable
deserving blame
cursory
superficial
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AP English Vocabulary #9
ameliorate
averred
capitulate
conjecture
make better, improve
declare or confirm to be true
surrender
speculation, hypothesis
ameliorate
make better, improve
averred
declare or confirm to be true
AP English Vocab 9
Abate
Adulation
Anathema
Astute
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive
(n.) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denuncia…
(adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
Abate
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
Adulation
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive
AP English Vocabulary (9)
Antecedent
Audience
Basis for Comparison
Body Paragraph
An element of writing that is the word, phrase, or clause ref…
An element of writing that the writer must account for when d…
An element of the rhetorical mode comparison/contrast that lo…
An element of writing that develops or supports an essay's th…
Antecedent
An element of writing that is the word, phrase, or clause ref…
Audience
An element of writing that the writer must account for when d…
AP English #9
Machination
Pejorative
Harbinger
Nubile
N-... An evil design or plan
Adj-... Having a negative effect; insulting
N-... An omen, Ora, sign
Adj-... Suitable for marriage in age and physical development
Machination
N-... An evil design or plan
Pejorative
Adj-... Having a negative effect; insulting
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AP english vocab 9
guile
hackneyed
harangue
haughty
(n) deceitful, cunning, sly behavior
(adj) unoriginal, trite
1. (n) ranting speech 2. (v) to give such a speech
(adj) disdainfully proud
guile
(n) deceitful, cunning, sly behavior
hackneyed
(adj) unoriginal, trite
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AP English Vocab #9
beat'itude
bete noir'
bode
dank
n. a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing... sy…
n. someone or something that one especially dislikes, dreads,…
v. to be an omen of; to indicate by signs... syn: presage, augur…
adj. unpleasantly damp or wet... syn: clammy, moist, soggy... ant:…
beat'itude
n. a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing... sy…
bete noir'
n. someone or something that one especially dislikes, dreads,…
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AP English Lit Term Quiz #9
aesthetic
aesthetics
anecdote
black humor
is a coherent sense of taste
the study of beauty
a short account of a particular incident or event of an inter…
the use of disturbing themes in comedy
aesthetic
is a coherent sense of taste
aesthetics
the study of beauty
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AP English Week 9-
alacrity
aplomb
barrage
cognizant
noun... Cheerful or speedy willingness... syn: alertness/ enthusias…
noun... poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendiculari…
noun... a rapid, large-scale outpouring of something... syn: bombar…
adj... Aware... syn: conscious/ observant ... ant: ignorant/ unaware
alacrity
noun... Cheerful or speedy willingness... syn: alertness/ enthusias…
aplomb
noun... poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendiculari…
AP English Vocab 9
Pronouns
Proposition
Pun
Punctuation
Part of speech that takes the place of a noun or noun phrase
The point to be discussed in an arguement usually stated in t…
A play upon words based upon the multiple meanings of words
Period, comma, colan, ect
Pronouns
Part of speech that takes the place of a noun or noun phrase
Proposition
The point to be discussed in an arguement usually stated in t…
AP English vocab: 9
leitmotif
inscrutable
Byronic hero
propensity
-a frequently recurring bit of melody, usually in opera, asso…
-in capable of being understood... -impossible to see through ph…
-a kind of hero found in several of the works of Lord Blank... -…
-natural inclination or predilection (preference) toward
leitmotif
-a frequently recurring bit of melody, usually in opera, asso…
inscrutable
-in capable of being understood... -impossible to see through ph…
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AP English 9
Machination
Pejorative
Harbinger
Nubile
An evil design or plan
Having a negative effect; insulting
An omen or sign
Suitable for marriage and physical development, referring to…
Machination
An evil design or plan
Pejorative
Having a negative effect; insulting
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AP English Week 9
dictum
abeyance
obeisance
incorporeal
an authoritative, often formal pronouncement, declaration
condition of being temporarily set aside, suspension
attitude of deference
intangible
dictum
an authoritative, often formal pronouncement, declaration
abeyance
condition of being temporarily set aside, suspension
AP English (List 9)
Balletic
Diminutive (adj.)
Evoke
Precipitous
Of or relation to a characteristic of ballet; graceful.
Extremely or unusually small.
To bring or recall to the conscious mind.
Dangerously high or steep.
Balletic
Of or relation to a characteristic of ballet; graceful.
Diminutive (adj.)
Extremely or unusually small.
AP English vocab 9
Machination
Pejorative
Harbinger
Nubile
An evil design or plan
Having a negative effect; insulting
An omen or sign
Suitable for marriage in age and physical development, female
Machination
An evil design or plan
Pejorative
Having a negative effect; insulting
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9 AP English vocab
consort (with)
indisoluble
rebuke
resolve
to associate
won't go away, unable to be destroyed; lasting.
to repudiate, express sharp disapproval or criticism of (some…
to determine, settle or find a solution to (a problem, disput…
consort (with)
to associate
indisoluble
won't go away, unable to be destroyed; lasting.
AP English - Vocab 9
auspicious
aplomb
barrage
cognizant
really great and promising
calm in the middle of a storm; composure
a lot of something
aware
auspicious
really great and promising
aplomb
calm in the middle of a storm; composure
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AP English Vocab #9
taciturn
affable
querulous
antipathy
(adj) reserved, saying little
(adj) cordial, easy to talk to
(adj) complainy
(n) a feeling of dislike; aversion
taciturn
(adj) reserved, saying little
affable
(adj) cordial, easy to talk to
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AP English Vocab 9
risque
epitaph
esprit de corps
guru
daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety; off-color, sugge…
a commemorative inscription on a tomb or mortuary monument ab…
group spirit; sense of pride, honor, etc. shared by those in…
preceptor giving personal religious instruction, an intellect…
risque
daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety; off-color, sugge…
epitaph
a commemorative inscription on a tomb or mortuary monument ab…
AP English 9
Alacrity
Aplomb
Barrage
Cognizent
Brisk and cheerful readiness
Self confidence or assurance, especially in a demanding situa…
To bombard someone with something
Having knowledge or being aware of
Alacrity
Brisk and cheerful readiness
Aplomb
Self confidence or assurance, especially in a demanding situa…
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