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20 terms
AP English Language #3
loathe
reprimand
lackluster
caustic
to hate
to show sharp disapproval
dull
sarcastic, biting
loathe
to hate
reprimand
to show sharp disapproval
AP English Language 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
AP English Language #3
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Logical fallacies
Demonstrates that they are trustworthy, un bias,or credible.…
An appeal to emotions, values,desire, or hope and fear/ preju…
Reason/ logic that is used in a statement or argument that pe…
Making an error in reasoning of an argument; false conclusion…
Ethos
Demonstrates that they are trustworthy, un bias,or credible.…
Pathos
An appeal to emotions, values,desire, or hope and fear/ preju…
AP English Language 3
ad hominem
colloquial
declarative sentence
exposition
A fallacy that attacks the person rather than dealing with th…
Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal sp…
A sentence that makes a statement
Background information presented in a literary work.
ad hominem
A fallacy that attacks the person rather than dealing with th…
colloquial
Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal sp…
82 terms
AP English Language 3 Vocab
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
the repetition of initial consonant sounds... "Peter Piper picke…
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
124 terms
Close Reading AP English Language (AP 3)
Inference
Archetype
Antagonist
Protagonist
opinion with evidence to support
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
person who opposes the protagonist
the hero or main character
Inference
opinion with evidence to support
Archetype
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
AP English Language 3
Elegy
Epitaph
Eulogy
Euphemism
A poem or prose work that laments, or meditates upon, the dea…
Writing in praise of a dead person, most often inscribed upon…
A speech or written passage in praise of a person; an oration…
An indirect, kinder, or less harsh or hurtful way of expressi…
Elegy
A poem or prose work that laments, or meditates upon, the dea…
Epitaph
Writing in praise of a dead person, most often inscribed upon…
20 terms
AP English language 3
Slippery slope
Either or reasoning
Earnest
Caricature
an idea or course of action which will lead to something unac…
When an issue is clear-cut, either/or reasoning is fine. (Eit…
resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction.
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
Slippery slope
an idea or course of action which will lead to something unac…
Either or reasoning
When an issue is clear-cut, either/or reasoning is fine. (Eit…
20 terms
AP English Language #3
Argument
Assonance
Asyndeton
Audience
A series of statements/reasons and a conclusion drawn from th…
Repetition of a similar vowel in a sequence of nearby words.
The omission of coordinating conjunctions.
The intended reader.
Argument
A series of statements/reasons and a conclusion drawn from th…
Assonance
Repetition of a similar vowel in a sequence of nearby words.
60 terms
AP English Language/ 3
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimercal
Something added to it but not essential
A male sheep that leads the flock wearing a bell; a leader
To utter a long wailing cry; howl or screech
Unreal; imaginary; visionary; widely fanciful; highly unreali…
Adjunct
Something added to it but not essential
Bellwether
A male sheep that leads the flock wearing a bell; a leader
10 terms
AP English and Language 3
Balletic
Diminutive
Evoke
Precipitous
Of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
Extremely or unusually small
To bring or recall to conscious mind
Dangerously high or steep
Balletic
Of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
Diminutive
Extremely or unusually small
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AP English Language List 3
Balletic
Diminutive
Evoke
Precipitous
(adj) of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
(adj) extremely or unusually small
(v) to bring or recall to the conscious mind
(adj) dangerously high or steep
Balletic
(adj) of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
Diminutive
(adj) extremely or unusually small
44 terms
AP English Language Vocab 3
impregnable
conclave
despondent
belligerent
beyond refutation; impossible to enter by force
a secret meeting
feeling profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or…
of warlike character; aggressively hostile
impregnable
beyond refutation; impossible to enter by force
conclave
a secret meeting
10 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary #3
interdict
invidious
largess
ogle
forbid
arousing envy
generous gift
flirt
interdict
forbid
invidious
arousing envy
26 terms
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…
98 terms
AP English 3 Language Glossary
Active Voice
Ad Hominem
Alliterations
Allusions
entails writing sentences with active verbs. usually preferre…
this is an attack on the person rather than the issue at hand…
the repetition of a letter or a phonetic sound at the beginni…
a reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
Active Voice
entails writing sentences with active verbs. usually preferre…
Ad Hominem
this is an attack on the person rather than the issue at hand…
14 terms
AP English Language: Test # 3
inference/ infer
invective
irony/ ironic
Juxtaposition
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using w…
the contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
When two words, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
inference/ infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using w…
28 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary List 3
abate
admonition
adulation
amorphous
to lessen
a gentle rebuke
high praise
formless
abate
to lessen
admonition
a gentle rebuke
20 terms
AP English Language Pt. 3
Admonitory
Ambiguous
Ameliorate
Berate
Adj. Giving or conveying a warning or reprimand
Adj. Open to more than one interpretation; having a double me…
V. To make something bad better
V. Scold or criticize someone angrily
Admonitory
Adj. Giving or conveying a warning or reprimand
Ambiguous
Adj. Open to more than one interpretation; having a double me…
Ap English Language List 3
Gravity
Sanctions
Circumvent
Incontinent
The condition of being serious;solemn.
Give authority or permission to; grant formal approval.
Beat through cleverness and wit.
Not having control; lacking restraint.
Gravity
The condition of being serious;solemn.
Sanctions
Give authority or permission to; grant formal approval.
10 terms
AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #3
Bereft
Bilious
Bowdlerize
Burgeon
filled with a sense of loss; deprived of somebody or somethin…
nauseatingly unpleasant; disagreeable [adj.]
to edit by remove parts of a work that are considered indecen…
to produce new growth; flourish or develop rapidly [intrans./…
Bereft
filled with a sense of loss; deprived of somebody or somethin…
Bilious
nauseatingly unpleasant; disagreeable [adj.]
10 terms
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.
10 terms
AP English language vocab 3
Balletic
Diminutive
Evoke
Precipitous
Of or relating to a characteristic of baller; graceful
Extremely or unusually small
To bring or recall to the conscious mind
Dangerously high or steep
Balletic
Of or relating to a characteristic of baller; graceful
Diminutive
Extremely or unusually small
14 terms
AP English Language Vocab 3
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Logical Fallacies
Demonstrates that they are credible and trustworthy
Appeal to emotions, values, desires, and hopes, on the one ha…
Appeal to reason by offering clear, rational ideas
Potential vulnerabilities or weaknesses in an argument
Ethos
Demonstrates that they are credible and trustworthy
Pathos
Appeal to emotions, values, desires, and hopes, on the one ha…
14 terms
AP English Language Terms 3
Inference/infer
Invective
Irony/ironic
Juxtaposition (juhk-stuh-puh-zish-uhn)
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
When two words, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
Inference/infer
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
Invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
100 terms
AP English language Terms
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
AP English Language Terms - 3
inferance/infer
invective
irony/ironic
loose sentence
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…
a type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause…
inferance/infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
15 terms
AP English Language - Vocab 3
Pedestrian
Bona Fide
Adventitious
Fecund
adj. ordinary or dull
adj. in good faith
adj. accidental; nonessential
adj. fertile, productive
Pedestrian
adj. ordinary or dull
Bona Fide
adj. in good faith
AP English language vocab 3
Apocryphal
Exonerate
Fervid
Intermittent
Type of story that is wideley accepted but isn't true; myth
Free from blame
Passionate
In intervals;starting and stopping
Apocryphal
Type of story that is wideley accepted but isn't true; myth
Exonerate
Free from blame
AP English language vocabulary #3
Enlightenment (N)
Reason (N)
Optimist (N)
Pessimist (N)
Philosophical movement rejecting traditionally, social, relig…
A statement offered in explanation or justification(mind). Re…
Glass half full. Optimism (Adj)
Glass half empty. Pessimistic (Adj)
Enlightenment (N)
Philosophical movement rejecting traditionally, social, relig…
Reason (N)
A statement offered in explanation or justification(mind). Re…
40 terms
AP Language vocab 3 English
Assiduous
Compelling
Diligent
Dogged
Hard working
forceful; urgently demanding attention
Marked by painstaking effort; hard working
Stubbornly persevering
Assiduous
Hard working
Compelling
forceful; urgently demanding attention
13 terms
AP English Language terms (3)
homily
hyperbole
imagery
inference/infer
This term literally means "sermon," but more informally. It c…
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
the sensory details or figurative language used to describe,…
to draw reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
homily
This term literally means "sermon," but more informally. It c…
hyperbole
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
27 terms
AP English Language Ch. 3
ad hominem fallacy
ad populum (bandwagon)
appeal to false authority
argument
"against the man," refers to switching the argument from the…
"everybody's doing it, so it must be a good thing to do."
fallacy occurs when someone has no authority or expertise to…
a process of reasoned inquiry
ad hominem fallacy
"against the man," refers to switching the argument from the…
ad populum (bandwagon)
"everybody's doing it, so it must be a good thing to do."
15 terms
AP English Language Vocab #3
accede
blandish
complacency
destitute
to agree
to coax by using flattery
self-satisfied ignorance of danger
impoverished, utterly lacking
accede
to agree
blandish
to coax by using flattery
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
40 terms
AP English language vocab #3
Accolade
Benign
Carnivorous
Deflation
Praise, distiction
Kindly, gentle, or harmless
Meat-eating
Decrease, depreciation
Accolade
Praise, distiction
Benign
Kindly, gentle, or harmless
15 terms
AP English Language - Week 3
disingenuous
auspicious
cosmopolitan
placate
adj) insincere, crafty, not straightforward or frank
adj) favorable, promising, pointing to a good result
adj) worldly, sophisticated
v) to pacify, to appease, to soothe
disingenuous
adj) insincere, crafty, not straightforward or frank
auspicious
adj) favorable, promising, pointing to a good result
109 terms
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…
36 terms
AP English Language: Chapter 3
ad hominem
bandwagon appeal
appeal to a false authority
argument
this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary tactic of sw…
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
this fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
a process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary tactic of sw…
bandwagon appeal
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Figurative Language Ap English 3
Ethos
Logos
Pathos
Audience
n. Credibility
n. Appeal to logic
n. Appeal to emotion
n. the intended reader of a piece
Ethos
n. Credibility
Logos
n. Appeal to logic
13 terms
AP English 3: Figurative language
Cliché
Metonymy
Understatement
Apostrophe
Trite expressions, devalued bu overuse. Aspeaker may use this…
Substitutes the name of one object for that of another closel…
Presents something as less significant than it is. The ironic…
Directly address an absent person, who may be real, imagined…
Cliché
Trite expressions, devalued bu overuse. Aspeaker may use this…
Metonymy
Substitutes the name of one object for that of another closel…
AP English language list 3
Ambivalent
Amiable
Burlesque
Despondent
(Adj) undecided; neutral; wishy-washy
(Adj) friendly; agreeable
(Noun) a ludicrous, mocking, or exaggerated imitation
(Adj) extremely depressed; full of despair
Ambivalent
(Adj) undecided; neutral; wishy-washy
Amiable
(Adj) friendly; agreeable
23 terms
AP Language English Terms #3
Personification
Point of View
Prose
Repetition
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
In literature, the perspective from which a story is told
One of the major divisions of genre, refers to fiction and no…
The duplication, either exact or approximate, of any element…
Personification
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
Point of View
In literature, the perspective from which a story is told
84 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
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…
86 terms
AP English 3- Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Argumentation
the repetition of consonant or vowel sounds
a reference
a punctuation used to indicate posessioin
a statement, reason, or fact for or against a point
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant or vowel sounds
Allusion
a reference
10 terms
AP English Language: Vocabulary Week 3/9
Antecedent
Clause
Diction
Loose sentence/ non-periodic sentence
A word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun... Example: L…
A grammatical unit that contains a subject and a verb.... Exampl…
Refers to the author's word choice in regard to correctness,…
A sentence in which the independent clause comes first and th…
Antecedent
A word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun... Example: L…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains a subject and a verb.... Exampl…
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…
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
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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