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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
Ap English 10-12
ambivalence
avail
equivalent
evaluation
the simultaneous existence of conflicting feelings or thought…
use, or advantage
equal in quantity, force or value
the act of judging the value or worth of
ambivalence
the simultaneous existence of conflicting feelings or thought…
avail
use, or advantage
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…
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
20 terms
Vocab 10 (AP English)
Askance
Attenuate
Benign
Civic
with an attitude or look of suspicion or disapproval.
reduce the force, effect, or value of.
gentle; kindly.
of or relating to a city or town, especially its administrati…
Askance
with an attitude or look of suspicion or disapproval.
Attenuate
reduce the force, effect, or value of.
Ap English vocabulary #10
Knavery
Laggard
Languid
Lascivious
Deceitfulness in dealing.
Falling behind.
Relaxed.
Lustful.
Knavery
Deceitfulness in dealing.
Laggard
Falling behind.
Pre-AP English 10
adamant
ambiance
ambivalent
cacophony
unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all appeals
special atmosphere
having mixed feelings
harsh mix of sounds
adamant
unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all appeals
ambiance
special atmosphere
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…
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…
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
15 terms
English 10 Pre-AP
Acronym (n)
Affix (n)
Coinage (n)
Colloquial (adj)
name formed by combining initial letters of words
a word element that is attached to a base, stem, or root
The invention of new words
Referring to informal speech or writing
Acronym (n)
name formed by combining initial letters of words
Affix (n)
a word element that is attached to a base, stem, or root
25 terms
AP English Vocab #10
Adulterate
Audacious
Affinity
Caducous
(V): to make inferior, in a physical manner
(Adj): daring, presumptuous
(N): close relationship or mutual attraction, or a physical a…
(Adj): dropping off (leaves in tree) or fleeting (passing qui…
Adulterate
(V): to make inferior, in a physical manner
Audacious
(Adj): daring, presumptuous
Pre-AP English 10
Nwoye
Ikemefuma
MR. Smith
Mr. Brown
My father never really thought very much of me, but then I ha…
I truly believed that I was going home to my mother until the…
The world is a battle field in which the children of light ar…
I was saddened to have to leave my new church because my heal…
Nwoye
My father never really thought very much of me, but then I ha…
Ikemefuma
I truly believed that I was going home to my mother until the…
AP English #10
Askance
Attenuate
Benign
Cavil
With an attitude or look of suspicion or disapproval; Skeptic
Reduce the force, effect or value of; Weaken
Gentle; kindly.
An objection seen as petty or unnecessary
Askance
With an attitude or look of suspicion or disapproval; Skeptic
Attenuate
Reduce the force, effect or value of; Weaken
25 terms
AP English Vocab #10
accrue
annotation
antediluvian
bedlam
(v.) to accumulate over time
(n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment
(adj.) antiquated
(n.) a state or scene of uproar and confusion
accrue
(v.) to accumulate over time
annotation
(n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment
Pre-AP English 10 Unit 7 Vocab
Abhor
Amend
Buffet
Chaos
(verb) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
(verb) To change in a formal way; to change for the better
(verb) to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly with blows; to f…
(noun) great confusion, disorder
Abhor
(verb) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
Amend
(verb) To change in a formal way; to change for the better
15 terms
English 10 Honors/AP - Vocab Lesson 6
ameliorate
baleful
berate
circumvent
To make better; to become better; to improve.
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
To avoid through craftiness.
ameliorate
To make better; to become better; to improve.
baleful
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
English 10-AP Vocabulary
illicit
vicariously
matronly
pallid
FORBIDDEN BY LAW, RULES, OR CUSTOM
RECEIVE OR SUFFER IN PLACE OF ANOTHER
HAVING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF AN OLDER, MATURE MARRIED WOMAN…
PALE TYPICALLY FROM POOR HEALTH / FEEBLE OR INSIPID
illicit
FORBIDDEN BY LAW, RULES, OR CUSTOM
vicariously
RECEIVE OR SUFFER IN PLACE OF ANOTHER
AP English 11 #10
Opulent
Pathos
Peevish
Penchant
adj. wealthy
n. a quality that evokes emotions
adj. easily irritated
n. strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do…
Opulent
adj. wealthy
Pathos
n. a quality that evokes emotions
40 terms
AP English- 9 and 10
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
an evil design or plan ... ploy: honesty
insulting ... belittling: complimentary
omen, sign ... indication: misinformation
suitable for marriage in age and development ... marriageable: i…
machination
an evil design or plan ... ploy: honesty
pejorative
insulting ... belittling: complimentary
15 terms
English 10 Honors/AP - Vocab Lesson 3
curtail
discriminate
espionage
inalienable
To cut short or reduce.
1. To make or recognize clear distinctions.... 2. To treat in a…
The act of spying, especially a government spy obtaining secr…
Not able to be taken or given away.
curtail
To cut short or reduce.
discriminate
1. To make or recognize clear distinctions.... 2. To treat in a…
13 terms
AP English Vocab 10
chronic
deflate
dogmatic
expedient
constant or lasting a long time
to reduce in size or importance
positive and emphatic in asserting opinions
useful/practical, based on self interest
chronic
constant or lasting a long time
deflate
to reduce in size or importance
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
Vocab List- 10 AP English
Amalgamate (v.)
Amnesty (n.)
Apostate (n.)
Bourgeois (adj.)
Combine; unite into one body
The act of an authority (as a government) by which pardon is…
One who abandons his or her religious faith or political beli…
1.) Middle class ... 2.) Selfishly materialistic ... 3.) Dully conv…
Amalgamate (v.)
Combine; unite into one body
Amnesty (n.)
The act of an authority (as a government) by which pardon is…
15 terms
English 10 Honors/AP - Vocab Lesson 7
castigate
colloquial
epitaph
exodus
To punish by criticizing sharply; to berate.
Characterized by informal language.
The words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased.
A mass departure.
castigate
To punish by criticizing sharply; to berate.
colloquial
Characterized by informal language.
20 terms
Unit 10 AP English
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
To find fault in a petty way; a trivial objection or criticism
Askance
With suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
Attenuate
To make thin or slender, to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
AP English Vocab 1-10
allusion
analogy
antecedent
antithesis
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
the word, phrase, or clause in which a pronoun refers... - The w…
the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a fee…
allusion
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
25 terms
AP English Vocab #10
Abet V.
Affront V.
Allay V.
Bandy V.
To encourage or assist someone to do something wrong (crime).
To offend the modesty or values of
To diminish or put at rest, fear, suspicion, or worry
Discuss lightly or glibly; exchange heatedly.
Abet V.
To encourage or assist someone to do something wrong (crime).
Affront V.
To offend the modesty or values of
10 terms
Vocab Pre- AP English 10
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
to make impure
able to use both hands equally well
Increase
deprived
Adulterate
to make impure
Ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well
15 terms
English 10 Honors/AP - Vocab Lesson 8
adjacent
beset
cede
circuitous
Near or next to; adjoining.
1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or weig…
To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreem…
Roundabout; indirect.
adjacent
Near or next to; adjoining.
beset
1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or weig…
Pre AP English 10 Vocabulary
Analyze
Compose
Correlate
Critical
Eamine methodically, and in detail the constitution or struct…
Wite or create ( a work of art, especially music or poetry)
Have a mutual relationship or connection, in which one thing…
Inclines to find fault or to judge with severity, often too r…
Analyze
Eamine methodically, and in detail the constitution or struct…
Compose
Wite or create ( a work of art, especially music or poetry)
20 terms
AP English Vocab 10
abeyance
discrepancy
homogenous
illicit
noun temporary cessation or suspension... a temporary suspension…
noun a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opin…
adj. all of the same or similar kind or nature
adj. contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual moralit…
abeyance
noun temporary cessation or suspension... a temporary suspension…
discrepancy
noun a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opin…
58 terms
Unit 10 of AP English
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…
11 terms
AP English Terms 10-20
round/dynamic character
flat/static character
first person point of view
second person point of view
is one who is fully developed and who undergoes some kind of…
is one who is predictable and one-dimensional; this character…
the narrator is a character in the story and refers to him/he…
the narrator speaks directly to the reader, the narrator says…
round/dynamic character
is one who is fully developed and who undergoes some kind of…
flat/static character
is one who is predictable and one-dimensional; this character…
50 terms
Pre-AP English 10 Vocab.
Allegory
Syntax
Rhetorical question
Appeal to pathos
A story with multipe levels of meaning
The way a writer chooses to join words into phrases clauses a…
A question asked to emphasize a point with no answer really e…
An appeal to a person's emotions
Allegory
A story with multipe levels of meaning
Syntax
The way a writer chooses to join words into phrases clauses a…
15 terms
English 10 Honors/AP - Vocab Lesson 9
cautionary
constrain
flotilla
gossamer
Offering or serving as a warning.
To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity.
A fleet of boats or small ships.
1. Thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze.... 2. A fine, filmy subs…
cautionary
Offering or serving as a warning.
constrain
To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity.
AP English Vocab List 10
Abstract
Archaic Language
Bildungsroman
Kafkaesque
A broad concept, something that is not applied to a specific…
Words that were once common but are now no longer used
A novel that explores the maturation of the protagonist, with…
Having the nightmarish, uncanny characteristics of Kafka's st…
Abstract
A broad concept, something that is not applied to a specific…
Archaic Language
Words that were once common but are now no longer used
Pre-AP English 10: Vocabulary Quiz 1
anemity
anathema
atypical
balky
Agreeable ways or manners; the quality of being agreeable or…
A vigorous denunciation; one who is intensely disliked
Unusual or abnormal; odd
Refusing to proceed in an expected direction
anemity
Agreeable ways or manners; the quality of being agreeable or…
anathema
A vigorous denunciation; one who is intensely disliked
English 10 AP Prep: Vocabulary 10
Allocate
Ardent
Assiduous
Brash
S- Allot; Assign; Distribute... A- Withhold; Keep
S- Passionate; Fervent; Fierce... A- Apathetic
S- Diligent; Careful; Rigorous... A- Indifferent; Lazy; Lethargic
S- Cocky; Arrogant; Pushy... A- Meek
Allocate
S- Allot; Assign; Distribute... A- Withhold; Keep
Ardent
S- Passionate; Fervent; Fierce... A- Apathetic
20 terms
Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 2
abasement
cower
harangue
labyrinth
humiliation, degradation
to recoil in fear or servility; to shrink away from
noisy, attacking speech
a maze
abasement
humiliation, degradation
cower
to recoil in fear or servility; to shrink away from
11 terms
AP English Vocabulary: Week 10
Ambulatory
Brazen
Churlish
Diffident
(Adj.): Able to walk or move around (I will be glad when I ge…
(Adj.): Bold and without shame. ... Synonym: impudent, audacious…
(Adj.): Lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivi…
(Adj.): Shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved. ... Syno…
Ambulatory
(Adj.): Able to walk or move around (I will be glad when I ge…
Brazen
(Adj.): Bold and without shame. ... Synonym: impudent, audacious…
20 terms
Vocabulary 9 & 10 Ribas English III AP
shrew
lucrative
garrulous
abridge
a mouselike animal that eats insects; a bad-tempered, nagging…
profitable; producing money or wealth
talking too much, especially about unimportant things
to shorten the number of words; to condense
shrew
a mouselike animal that eats insects; a bad-tempered, nagging…
lucrative
profitable; producing money or wealth
ap english 10 vocab (cnhs)
anglo
ist
saur
pithec
english
one who
lizard
ape
anglo
english
ist
one who
AP English Ch. 10 Vocabulary
Askance (adv)
Attenuate (v)
Benign (adj)
Cavil (v/n)
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 (adv)
With suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
Attenuate (v)
To make thin or slender... To weaken or lessen in force, intens…
AP English Vocabulary List #10
imperial
espouse
enigma
exacerbate
adj. like an emperor or an empire
v. to support; to advocate
n. a mystery
v. to make worse
imperial
adj. like an emperor or an empire
espouse
v. to support; to advocate
Week 10 of AP English
Abstemious
Contingent
Corroborate
Disseminate
Moderate, sparing; characterized by abstinence and self-disic…
Likely but not certain to happen; possible; dependant on unce…
To confirm, make more certain, bloster, substantiate, verify
To scatter, or spread widely... S- Disperse. publicize. broadcas…
Abstemious
Moderate, sparing; characterized by abstinence and self-disic…
Contingent
Likely but not certain to happen; possible; dependant on unce…
10 terms
AP English Vocab 1-10
abstract language
allegory
alliteration
allusion
vocabulary that signifies a concept, quality, or abstract idea
a story, poem, or picture that can reinterpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
abstract language
vocabulary that signifies a concept, quality, or abstract idea
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can reinterpreted to reveal a…
10 terms
AP English Vocab 1-10
abstract language
allegory
alliteration
allusion
vocabulary that signifies a concept, quality, or abstract idea
a story, poem, or picture that can reinterpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
abstract language
vocabulary that signifies a concept, quality, or abstract idea
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can reinterpreted to reveal a…
25 terms
AP English Lesson 10 Vocabulary
abstracted
adulation
adversity
burgeon
removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost in one'…
extreme praise or admiration
misfortune, unfavorable happening
to sprout, to newly emerge
abstracted
removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost in one'…
adulation
extreme praise or admiration
ap english - vocab 9 & 10
abtruse
ebullient
ennui
excoriate
extraordinarily complex to the point of intellectual taxation…
upbeat, cheerful, enthusiastic, positive; describes a person
philosophical boredom with life; personality trait & dull sta…
totally dismantling someone's character and policies (trump t…
abtruse
extraordinarily complex to the point of intellectual taxation…
ebullient
upbeat, cheerful, enthusiastic, positive; describes a person
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