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20 terms
AP English Units 10
askance
attentuate
benign
cavil
S: distrustfully, suspiciously, skeptically
S: thin out, dilute, water down... A: thicken, strengthen, bolster
S: benevolent, salutary, salubrious, harmless... A: malevolent,…
S: nitpick, quibble
askance
S: distrustfully, suspiciously, skeptically
attentuate
S: thin out, dilute, water down... A: thicken, strengthen, bolster
15 terms
AP English Vocab. 10
Amputate
Aptitude
Beneficiary
Boon
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
A natural talent
One who benefits or gains an advantage from something
A welcome gift or blessing
Amputate
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
Aptitude
A natural talent
20 terms
AP English Vocabulary 10
Cognizance
Cohere
Conjecture
Dialectic
an awareness; knowledge
to fit or stick together effectively
an informed guess
the process of intellectual investigation by rational dialogu…
Cognizance
an awareness; knowledge
Cohere
to fit or stick together effectively
34 terms
Ap English 10
Tout
Transgression
Elated
Kudos
to promote or praise
A sin, breaking the law
excited
Fame, glory honor
Tout
to promote or praise
Transgression
A sin, breaking the law
11 terms
Unit 10 AP English
totalitarian
totality
holistic
catholic
having to do with a government in which one person, group, or…
completeness
concerning the importance of the whole rather than the parts
universal; comprehensive
totalitarian
having to do with a government in which one person, group, or…
totality
completeness
50 terms
English 10 AP vocabulary
Assertion
Clarity
Cogent
Coherent
A declaration or statement
Clearness in thought or expression
Convincing; reasonable
logically connected
Assertion
A declaration or statement
Clarity
Clearness in thought or expression
14 terms
AP English Vocab 10
palliate (v)
quell (v)
erudite (adj)
cogent (adj)
to cover by excuses and apologies
to put an end to by force
characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly
convincing or believable by virtue of forcible, clear, or inc…
palliate (v)
to cover by excuses and apologies
quell (v)
to put an end to by force
26 terms
ENGLISH: AP Vocabulary 10
recidivism
recondite
recumbent
redolent
habitual return to crime
abstruse; profound; secret
reclining; lying down
suggestive of an odor; fragrant
recidivism
habitual return to crime
recondite
abstruse; profound; secret
20 terms
AP English Vocab 10
askance
attenuate
benign
cavil
Adverb ... With an attitude or look of suspicion or disapproval.
Reduce the force, effect, or value of... Verb
Not harmful, gentle;kindly ... Adjective
Make unnecessary objections ... Verb
askance
Adverb ... With an attitude or look of suspicion or disapproval.
attenuate
Reduce the force, effect, or value of... Verb
11 terms
Pre AP English 10
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Anastrophe
Repetition of the first letter or sound in almost each word o…
repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of several wo…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of several po…
Senteces worded differently than usual by fliping words aroun…
Alliteration
Repetition of the first letter or sound in almost each word o…
Allusion
repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of several wo…
20 terms
Group 10 AP English
Asseverate
Atrophy
Bastion
Concord
To declare, affirm positively
Waste away- can be a noun
Angular structure, base
Unity
Asseverate
To declare, affirm positively
Atrophy
Waste away- can be a noun
44 terms
Vocab English 10 ap
Acer, acid, acri
Acro
Alt
An, ian
Bitter, sour,sharp
High
High, deep
Native of, relating to
Acer, acid, acri
Bitter, sour,sharp
Acro
High
15 terms
AP english vocab 10
entourage
epithet
eponym
equitable
n. attendants or followers or a person
a descriptive name (alexander the great)
n. the person for whom something is or is believed to be name…
adj. fair or impartial
entourage
n. attendants or followers or a person
epithet
a descriptive name (alexander the great)
15 terms
AP English Week 10
Discrete
Discreet
Sonority
Jurisprudence
separate, distinct,unique... ant: connected, common
modest, prudent,judicious... ant: careless
pleasant sounding... ant: discordant, strident, harsh
having to do with decision making, judgments, law... ant: anarch…
Discrete
separate, distinct,unique... ant: connected, common
Discreet
modest, prudent,judicious... ant: careless
15 terms
AP English Vocab 10
Synedoche
Metonymy
Assonance
Consonance
A figure of speech using a word that is a part to represent t…
A figure of speech in which one thing is replaced with a word…
The act of repeating a vowel sound in a phrase or sentence, o…
The recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
Synedoche
A figure of speech using a word that is a part to represent t…
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which one thing is replaced with a word…
20 terms
AP English Vocabulary 10
animosity
ascetic
baroque
cogitation
(n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility
(n.) One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; a…
An artistic style of the seventeenth century characterized by…
(n) deep thought or consideration that somebody gives to a pa…
animosity
(n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility
ascetic
(n.) One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; a…
31 terms
AP English 10 vocab
Acuity
Adept
Admonish
Ambiguous
Noun, sharpness, acuteness, keenness
Adj, very skilled, expert
Verb, to caution against something
Adj, having unclear meaning
Acuity
Noun, sharpness, acuteness, keenness
Adept
Adj, very skilled, expert
20 terms
AP English List 10
Disparage
Deviate
Dormant
Disperse
Definition: To speak of or treat slightingly... POS: Verb ... Synon…
Definition: To turn aside, as from a route, way, course, etc.…
Definition: Lying asleep or as if asleep, inactive as in slee…
Definition: To drive or send off in various directions; scatt…
Disparage
Definition: To speak of or treat slightingly... POS: Verb ... Synon…
Deviate
Definition: To turn aside, as from a route, way, course, etc.…
20 terms
Pre Ap English 10
Filial
Benevolent
Panegyrics
Albatross
of or due from a son or daughter.... (Adjective)
Well meaning and kind... (Adjective)
a public speech or published text in praise of someone or som…
a very large oceanic bird related to the shearwaters, with lo…
Filial
of or due from a son or daughter.... (Adjective)
Benevolent
Well meaning and kind... (Adjective)
39 terms
AP English vocab 10
Adjective
Cogent
Co
Agree
Cogent part of speech
Forceful and to the point; compelling; persuasive; convincing…
Together
To drive
Adjective
Cogent part of speech
Cogent
Forceful and to the point; compelling; persuasive; convincing…
20 terms
AP English Vocab. 10
askance
attenuate
benign
cavil
with suspicion, distrust, disapproval; distrustfully; suspici…
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding: having a favorable or…
to find fault in a petty way, carp; a trivial objection or cr…
askance
with suspicion, distrust, disapproval; distrustfully; suspici…
attenuate
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
10 terms
AP English #10
bereft
ambulatory
Churlish
Diffident
Adj: sad because a family member or friend has died ... lacking…
adjective... Relating to or adapted for walking.... Noun-a place fo…
adj.- rude in a mean-spirited and surly way. The boy was chur…
adj-Modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence. The d…
bereft
Adj: sad because a family member or friend has died ... lacking…
ambulatory
adjective... Relating to or adapted for walking.... Noun-a place fo…
10 terms
AP English 1-10
Accusatory
Awe
Belligerent
Caustic
Adjective; something that indicates a wrongdoing
Noun; an overwhelming fear of reverence
Adjective; hostility
Adjective; tearing down emotions
Accusatory
Adjective; something that indicates a wrongdoing
Awe
Noun; an overwhelming fear of reverence
23 terms
Pre ap english 10
Ancedote
Antithesis
Anaphora
Annotation
A short paragraph about an incident
Presentation of two or more contrasting images
Repetition of a word that deliberated the form of a repetitio…
Explained notes added to a text
Ancedote
A short paragraph about an incident
Antithesis
Presentation of two or more contrasting images
24 terms
AP English Vocab #10
-ine
-ate, -it(e)
cur-
equ-
pertaining to, like, of
possessing, being
care
equal
-ine
pertaining to, like, of
-ate, -it(e)
possessing, being
19 terms
AP English 10 Vocab
Equanimity
Propensity
Pretentious
Pragmatic
Noun- Evenness or calmness of mind, especially under stress
Noun- Natural tendency or inclination for something
Adjective- Assuming dignity or importance, especially when un…
Adjective- Practical
Equanimity
Noun- Evenness or calmness of mind, especially under stress
Propensity
Noun- Natural tendency or inclination for something
60 terms
AP English 10-12
askance
attenuate
benign
cavil
with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or…
to find fault in a petty way, carp; a trivial objection or cr…
askance
with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
attenuate
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
25 terms
AP English sheet 10
Connotation
Consonance
Conventional characters
Denotation
Associations a word calls to mind.
Same consonant sound in words with different vowel sounds
A character with traits that are expected or traditional.
The dictionary or literal meaning of a word or phrase.
Connotation
Associations a word calls to mind.
Consonance
Same consonant sound in words with different vowel sounds
40 terms
AP vocabulary. English 10
static character
dynamic character
flat character
round character
one who does not change much in the story
one who changes in some important way as a result of the stor…
one who has 1 or 2 personality traits; one dimensional; summe…
one who has more dimensions to their personality; complex, un…
static character
one who does not change much in the story
dynamic character
one who changes in some important way as a result of the stor…
52 terms
AP English 2-10
Repentant
Repose
Reprieve
Reproach
Sorry
To rest or lie down
Temporary delay of punishment
To scold or disapprove
Repentant
Sorry
Repose
To rest or lie down
20 terms
AP English Vocab #10
Irascible
Itinerant
Jocular
Jubilation
Irritable; touchy; choleric
Traveling from place to place
Playful; witty
Great joy; exultation
Irascible
Irritable; touchy; choleric
Itinerant
Traveling from place to place
English 10 Pre AP
Imagery
Resolution
Foreshadowing
Paradox
Descriptive or figurative language in a literary work; the us…
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds…
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
Imagery
Descriptive or figurative language in a literary work; the us…
Resolution
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
10 terms
AP English Vocab #10
Bedlam
Capricious
Despondent
Despondency
A state of confusion or madness
Subject to or exhibiting erratic or unpredictable behavior
Feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discoura…
The state of feeling despondent
Bedlam
A state of confusion or madness
Capricious
Subject to or exhibiting erratic or unpredictable behavior
11 terms
Ap English Lit #10
Coerce
Cogent
Cohere
Collaborate
to force someone to do something against their will by using…
forceful and convincing and to the point
to hold or stick together, to fit together into an orderly lo…
to work together, to cooperate with the enemy in some treason…
Coerce
to force someone to do something against their will by using…
Cogent
forceful and convincing and to the point
10 terms
AP English 1-10
Abate
Aberration
Abet
Abeyance
To reduce in amount.... "After hearing the news his good mood be…
The act of departing from the usual/right. ... "Her actions seem…
To encourage. ... "They all were there to abet the team during t…
Temporary inactivity. ... "Hold that problem in abeyance for a w…
Abate
To reduce in amount.... "After hearing the news his good mood be…
Aberration
The act of departing from the usual/right. ... "Her actions seem…
15 terms
AP English Vocab #10
Rapscallion
Aberration
Abase
Abstain
Rascal
A deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course
To lower in position, estimation; to degrade
To keep oneself back from doing or using something
Rapscallion
Rascal
Aberration
A deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course
24 terms
AP English 10/28
Anaphora
anastrophe
antanaclasis
antimetabole
repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
inversion of the usual order of words
a form of speech in which a key word is repeated and used in…
the repetition of words in successive clauses, but in transpo…
Anaphora
repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
anastrophe
inversion of the usual order of words
19 terms
AP English #10
Epi
Gam
Gen
Log
Upon, on
Marriage
Rare/kind/birth
Speech
Epi
Upon, on
Gam
Marriage
30 terms
AP English List 10
Alacrity
Complacent
Conjecture
Conspicuous
brisk and cheerful readiness
Self-satisfied
An inference based upon guesswork; a supposition
Easy to notice; obvious
Alacrity
brisk and cheerful readiness
Complacent
Self-satisfied
20 terms
AP English vocab 10
acumen
adjudicate
anachronism
apocryphal
quick, keen, or accurate knowledge or insight
(v.) to act as judge in a matter; to settle through the use o…
Something out of its correct chronological order
of questionable authority or authenticity
acumen
quick, keen, or accurate knowledge or insight
adjudicate
(v.) to act as judge in a matter; to settle through the use o…
60 terms
AP English 10-12
Acquiesce (v)
Allure (v)
Askew(adj)
Blithe(adj)
To accept without protest
To entice
Twisted to one side
Cheerful
Acquiesce (v)
To accept without protest
Allure (v)
To entice
20 terms
AP English Vocab. 10
askance
attenuate
benign
cavil
with suspicion, distrust, disapproval; distrustfully; suspici…
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding: having a favorable or…
to find fault in a petty way, carp; a trivial objection or cr…
askance
with suspicion, distrust, disapproval; distrustfully; suspici…
attenuate
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
20 terms
AP English U10
Accrue v
Annotation n
Bedlam n
Covert adj, n
Grow over time, happen as natural result
Explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
State of uproar and confusion
Hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; hiding place
Accrue v
Grow over time, happen as natural result
Annotation n
Explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
22 terms
AP English G-10
fraught
benign
attenuate
cavil
full of or loaded with; accompanied by
gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or…
to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
to find fault in a petty way, carp; a trivial objection or cr…
fraught
full of or loaded with; accompanied by
benign
gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or…
25 terms
AP English Vocabulary #10
Connoisseur (n)
Palmary (adj)
Inimitable (adj)
Palpable (adj)
one who is especially competent to pass criticl judgement in…
praiseworthy
unable to be imitated
readily or plainly seen, heard
Connoisseur (n)
one who is especially competent to pass criticl judgement in…
Palmary (adj)
praiseworthy
50 terms
English 10 AP Terms
Diction
Figurative Language
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Devices
The word choices made by a writer. (diction can be described…
Language employing one or more figures of speech. (simile, me…
The art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
Literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
Diction
The word choices made by a writer. (diction can be described…
Figurative Language
Language employing one or more figures of speech. (simile, me…
48 terms
Ap English vocabulary #10
Knavery
Laggard
Languid
Lascivious
Deceitfulness in dealing.
Falling behind.
Relaxed.
Lustful.
Knavery
Deceitfulness in dealing.
Laggard
Falling behind.
10 terms
AP English vocabulary #10
banter
codify
conundrum
defuse
talk in which people make jokes about each in a friendly way
- to put (laws or rules) together as a code or system... - to pu…
a confusing or difficult problem
- to make something less serious, difficult, or tense... -to rem…
banter
talk in which people make jokes about each in a friendly way
codify
- to put (laws or rules) together as a code or system... - to pu…
53 terms
P-AP English 10
Puritan
Elect
Rationalism
Deism
Number of Protestant groups that sought to purify the Church…
Idea that the person was to go to heaven, showed in actions a…
Human beings could arrive at truth by using reason, rather th…
Universe is orderly and good, and perfectibility through use…
Puritan
Number of Protestant groups that sought to purify the Church…
Elect
Idea that the person was to go to heaven, showed in actions a…
93 terms
Pre-AP english 10
Alliteration
Antagonist
Biography
Characterization
The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of a word…
Person or force that opposes the main character
A true account of a person's life
The methods of developing character
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of a word…
Antagonist
Person or force that opposes the main character
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