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AP English Vocab 1-30
Aberration
Abeyance
Acerbic
Acuity
Different than what is normal, usual, or expected. (Usually u…
Temporary suspension or inactivity.
Harsh or severe. (Speaking)... Sour or bitter. (Taste)
Sharpness in thought, vision, or hearing.
Aberration
Different than what is normal, usual, or expected. (Usually u…
Abeyance
Temporary suspension or inactivity.
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English 1 Pre AP
Expressive writing
Theme
moral courage
ethics
When you write to express yourself and when the writing is no…
The overall meaning or message of the story but is not stated…
When you do something for someone or something even though th…
your beliefs that control you actions
Expressive writing
When you write to express yourself and when the writing is no…
Theme
The overall meaning or message of the story but is not stated…
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Hitchings English AP #1
Enigma
Unsullied
Congenial
Foolhardy
Hard to understand
Clean, pure
Nice
Rash
Enigma
Hard to understand
Unsullied
Clean, pure
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AP English 1.1
Intice
Ascribe
Wholly
Savour
To attract, tempt, or provoke attention by offering something…
To attribute or credit to a particular cause, source, or author
Completely or fully, as it relates to the whole
A particular flavor, smell, or quality that makes something i…
Intice
To attract, tempt, or provoke attention by offering something…
Ascribe
To attribute or credit to a particular cause, source, or author
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AP English List #1
asceticism
dint
envoy
defray
n. austerity and self-denial, especially as a principled way…
n. the force by something is driven to occur (By dint of her…
n. somebody acting as a diplomat on behalf of a national gove…
v. to provide money to pay for part or all of the cost of som…
asceticism
n. austerity and self-denial, especially as a principled way…
dint
n. the force by something is driven to occur (By dint of her…
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AP English 1
aplomb
eclectic
bombastic
credulous
imperturbable (incapable of being upset or agitated) self-pos…
made up of what is selected from different sources; not follo…
(of speech, writing, etc.) high-sounding; high-flown; inflate…
willing to believe or trust too readily, especially without p…
aplomb
imperturbable (incapable of being upset or agitated) self-pos…
eclectic
made up of what is selected from different sources; not follo…
50 terms
AP English Language Set #1
Affective Fallacy
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of initial identical CONSONANT sounds or any V…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Affective Fallacy
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
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AP English Vocab 1-200
Abjure
Abrogate
Acrimony
Acumen
To reject, renounce
To abolish, usually by authority
Bitterness, discord
Keen insight
Abjure
To reject, renounce
Abrogate
To abolish, usually by authority
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Pre-AP English 1 Flashcards
Narrative poem
Stanza
Quatrain
Repetition
A poem that tells a story.
A group of lines forming a section within a poem; similar to…
A four-line stanza in a poem.
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphas…
Narrative poem
A poem that tells a story.
Stanza
A group of lines forming a section within a poem; similar to…
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AP English Vocabulary 1
Smitten
Eccentric
Profligate
Incumbent
1) Struck with a powerful feeling; inspired with love... 2)"she…
1) Departing from norms or conventions... 2) "My favorite uncle…
1) Completely and shamelessly immoral, or extremely wasteful…
1) Necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.... 2) "I…
Smitten
1) Struck with a powerful feeling; inspired with love... 2)"she…
Eccentric
1) Departing from norms or conventions... 2) "My favorite uncle…
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AP English Vocab 1.1
Acumen
Adamant
Anomaly
Assiduous
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
(n) deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
Acumen
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
Adamant
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
Pre-AP English 1
Allusion
Couplet
Quatrain
Quatrain Rhyming: (letters)
A reference to a person, place or thing indirectly
Two line poem that has rhythm and the same metre
A four line poem usually with alternating rhymes
ABAC
Allusion
A reference to a person, place or thing indirectly
Couplet
Two line poem that has rhythm and the same metre
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AP English Textbook - Ch. 1 Vocab
inscrutable
seminal
edifice
filial
difficult to understand
original, important
building
related to a son or daugter
inscrutable
difficult to understand
seminal
original, important
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AP English Vocab 1-75
Abjure
Abrogate
Acrimony
Acumen
To reject, renounce
To abolish, usually by authority
Bitterness, discord
Keen insight
Abjure
To reject, renounce
Abrogate
To abolish, usually by authority
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AP English 3 Set 1, Part 1
1. Acumen
Adamant
Anomaly
Assiduous
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
(n) deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
1. Acumen
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
Adamant
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
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Beowulf AP English 1
parallelism
allusion
diction
personification
the same phrase is repeated in a slightly different way
refers (or alludes) to a familiar thing, event, or person
author's choice of words
When an author gives a nonhuman... item or a thing a human chara…
parallelism
the same phrase is repeated in a slightly different way
allusion
refers (or alludes) to a familiar thing, event, or person
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Nicholas County AP English Week 1
voracious
paradox
implore
drudgery
desiring or consuming great quantities
a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradi…
to plead urgently for aid or mercy
unpleasant, dull, or hard work
voracious
desiring or consuming great quantities
paradox
a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradi…
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AP English list 1
acrophobia
agoraphobia
anglophobia
claustrophobia
fear of being at a great height
fear of open spaces
dislike of England or the English
fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
acrophobia
fear of being at a great height
agoraphobia
fear of open spaces
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AP English Vocab 1
Languor
Tacit
Atonement
Efface
Lack of physical or mental energy; listlessness
Habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little
Amends or reparation made for an injury or wrong
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
Languor
Lack of physical or mental energy; listlessness
Tacit
Habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little
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AP English Vocab #1
Simile
Logos
Allusion
Immediate audience
A comparison between two items in using the words like or as
Persuasion through appeals through logic and reasoning
Reference to a famous historical, biblical, mythological, or…
The audience that is physically present when a speech is deli…
Simile
A comparison between two items in using the words like or as
Logos
Persuasion through appeals through logic and reasoning
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AP ENGLISH 1.1
Blanch
Chimerical
Dulcify
Finesse
To whiten by removing color;bleach
Unreal; imaginary
To make more agreeable;sweeten
Skill and cleverness in handling an situation
Blanch
To whiten by removing color;bleach
Chimerical
Unreal; imaginary
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ap english vocab #1
indifferent
apathy
obscure
ambiguous
not caring one way or the other; lacking a preference
lack of emotion or interest
unclear; clouded; partially hidden; hard to understand
unclear in meaning
indifferent
not caring one way or the other; lacking a preference
apathy
lack of emotion or interest
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AP English: 1-13
abdicate
aberration
abhorrent
abrade
to give up (royal power or the like)
deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course
very repugnant; hateful
to wear away the surface or some part of by friction
abdicate
to give up (royal power or the like)
aberration
deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course
15 terms
AP English Vocab 1
alliteration
allusion
anecdote
analogy
repetition of initial consonant sounds
reference to something in history
a short, entertaining account of something happening, frequen…
a kind of extended metaphor or long simile in which an explic…
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
allusion
reference to something in history
10 terms
AP English Vocab 1
caustic
contemptuous
feral
fractious
bitingly sarcastic or witty... adj
feeling hatred; scornful... adj
savage, fierce, or untamed... adj
quarrelsome; unruly... adj
caustic
bitingly sarcastic or witty... adj
contemptuous
feeling hatred; scornful... adj
22 terms
AP English Unit 1
encomium
coherent
belabor
eschew
(noun) formal expression of praise; a lavish tribute... the enco…
(adjective) holding or sticking together; making a logical wh…
(verb) to work on excessively; to thrash soundly... belabor(ed)…
(verb) to avoid, shun, keep away from... eschew(ed) bad habits
encomium
(noun) formal expression of praise; a lavish tribute... the enco…
coherent
(adjective) holding or sticking together; making a logical wh…
21 terms
AP English Vocab. #1
Relentless (adj)
Adversity (n)
Scourge (v)
Scourge (n)
Continuing w/o becoming weaker; remain strict/determine
difficult situation; misfortune
causes great amount of trouble or suffering
a whip used to punish people
Relentless (adj)
Continuing w/o becoming weaker; remain strict/determine
Adversity (n)
difficult situation; misfortune
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AP English Tone Terms 1
Acerbic
Acrimonious
Admonitory
Aloof
Sour; harsh or severe, as of temper or expression; think crit…
Stinging or bitter in nature, speech, behavior
giving a warning, caution
indifferent, detached emotionally
Acerbic
Sour; harsh or severe, as of temper or expression; think crit…
Acrimonious
Stinging or bitter in nature, speech, behavior
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AP English List 1
brazen
compunction
din
edict
(adj)shameless or impudent... Since Tia comes from a wealthy fam…
(noun)a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by regret for…
(noun) a loud continued noise of discordant sounds... Since ther…
(noun) an official order that's given by a person with power…
brazen
(adj)shameless or impudent... Since Tia comes from a wealthy fam…
compunction
(noun)a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by regret for…
20 terms
AP english 1
approbation(n)
assuage(v)
coalition(n)
decadence(n)
approval; commendation.official approval
make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense,satisfy (an appetit…
an alliance for combined action, especially a temporary allia…
moral or cultural decline as characterized by excessive indul…
approbation(n)
approval; commendation.official approval
assuage(v)
make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense,satisfy (an appetit…
10 terms
AP English 1-3
Analogous
Basalt
Converge
Constraint
Showing an analogy or likeness that permits one to draw an an…
A dark gray or black igneous rock
To Move toward one point and meet
Something that limits or restrict someone or something
Analogous
Showing an analogy or likeness that permits one to draw an an…
Basalt
A dark gray or black igneous rock
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AP English 1-2
Marshal
Abstraction
Virtue
Elicit
To arrange in proper order
An abstract or general idea or term
Moral excellence
To draw or bring forth
Marshal
To arrange in proper order
Abstraction
An abstract or general idea or term
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AP English 1.1
Redolent
Decry
alloy
vitiate
fragrant
denounce as faulty
a mixture of metals
weaken the effectiveness of
Redolent
fragrant
Decry
denounce as faulty
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AP English #1
Facetious
Estrange
Slough
Non sequitur
Treating serious issues with inappropriate humor; adj
To turn away feeling or affection; verb
Situation with lack of progress; noun
Out of sequence, does not follow premise illogical; noun
Facetious
Treating serious issues with inappropriate humor; adj
Estrange
To turn away feeling or affection; verb
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AP English III Vocabulary Set 1
abjure
acerbic
acrimony
acumen
verb: to reject, renounce... The cat ____________ my frugal cho…
adjective: biting, bitter in tone or taste... The ____________…
noun: bitterness; discord... The political _______________ has…
noun: keen insight... If I had the ____________ of Einstein, I…
abjure
verb: to reject, renounce... The cat ____________ my frugal cho…
acerbic
adjective: biting, bitter in tone or taste... The ____________…
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AP English Vocab Unit 1
adjunct
bellwether
caterwaul
chimerical
(n.) something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
(v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n.) a harsh…
(adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible... SYNONYMS: fancifu…
adjunct
(n.) something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
bellwether
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
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AP English List 1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
n. a share set aside for a specific purpose
n. One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; abs…
v. to trick, deceive
adj. dull-witted; unrefined
allocation
n. a share set aside for a specific purpose
ascetic
n. One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; abs…
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vocabulary #1 AP English
autonomous
despondent
egoist
insolence
independent, self-governement
dispirited, disheartened ... Depressed
narcissist, self-interest... someone who is selfish
rude and disrespectful behavior
autonomous
independent, self-governement
despondent
dispirited, disheartened ... Depressed
26 terms
ap english list 1
ad hominem argument:
argument (or argumentation):
bandwagon:
bathos:
An argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
The way in which an author or speaker convinces an audience o…
Also called vox populi, this argument is the "everyone's doin…
: An insincere or overly sentimental quality of writing or sp…
ad hominem argument:
An argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
argument (or argumentation):
The way in which an author or speaker convinces an audience o…
13 terms
Ap english vocab 1
Abstract
Concrete
Dichotomy
Allegory
A style of writing that is typically complex and discusses in…
Style of writing that discusses tangible qualities like sound…
A division or contrast between two opposed or different thing…
Story in which each aspect has a symbolic meaning outside the…
Abstract
A style of writing that is typically complex and discusses in…
Concrete
Style of writing that discusses tangible qualities like sound…
27 terms
AP English Vocab 1
analysis
argument
description
discourse
detailed examination of the elements or structure of somethin…
exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated o…
spoken or written representation or account of a person, obje…
written or spoken communication or debate.
analysis
detailed examination of the elements or structure of somethin…
argument
exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated o…
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AP English Vocab 1
abstract
abstract example
active voice
active voice example
not attached to anything specific or concrete
compassion (intangible and not concrete)
in this verb form, the subject of the sentence performs the a…
Gretchen sweeps the floor (Gretchen is performing the action…
abstract
not attached to anything specific or concrete
abstract example
compassion (intangible and not concrete)
12 terms
AP English Vocabulary 1
Smitten
Eccentric
Profligate
Incumbent
1) Struck with a powerful feeling; inspired with love... 2)"she…
1) Departing from norms or conventions... 2) "My favorite uncle…
1) Completely and shamelessly immoral, or extremely wasteful…
1) Necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.... 2) "I…
Smitten
1) Struck with a powerful feeling; inspired with love... 2)"she…
Eccentric
1) Departing from norms or conventions... 2) "My favorite uncle…
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AP English Vocab 1.3
Ephemeral
Esoteric
Expiate
Fiasco
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
(v.) to make amends for, atone
(n.) a complete and utter failure
Ephemeral
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
Esoteric
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
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Theme English 1 Pre-AP
Expressive Writing
ethics
moral courage
theme
expressive writing is were you write about personal topics.
beliefs about behavior
the courage to stand up for your beliefs
the message the story wants to get across
Expressive Writing
expressive writing is were you write about personal topics.
ethics
beliefs about behavior
Theme English 1 Pre -AP
Expressive Writing
Moral Courage
Ethics
Morals
writing about anything you want using emotions (feelings) and…
being brave and standing up for what you believe in, even if…
beliefs that determine a person's behavior
beliefs about what is acceptable and not acceptable behavior
Expressive Writing
writing about anything you want using emotions (feelings) and…
Moral Courage
being brave and standing up for what you believe in, even if…
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theme english 1 pre-ap
expressive writing
Ethics
morals
moral courage
writing where you can pour your heart out into.
moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior.
moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior.
standing up for your beliefs.
expressive writing
writing where you can pour your heart out into.
Ethics
moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior.
Theme English 1 Pre- Ap
Expressive Writing
Ethics
Morals
Moral Courage
Writing that allows the writer to write anything they want ab…
Moral principles that control a person's behavior or reaction.
What somebody thinks is what is right and what is wrong.
To take action for moral purposes even though there are unfav…
Expressive Writing
Writing that allows the writer to write anything they want ab…
Ethics
Moral principles that control a person's behavior or reaction.
10 terms
AP English Vocab. 1.2
Castigate
Chicanery
Depraved
Discursive
(v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral princip…
(adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another…
Castigate
(v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
Chicanery
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
46 terms
AP English vocab 1
Credence
Cred
Ence
creditable
a)Belief in or acceptance as true... b) means to think that some…
belief
action, state, condition, or quality
a)bringing or deserving credit, honor, reputation, or esteem…
Credence
a)Belief in or acceptance as true... b) means to think that some…
Cred
belief
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