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ap12 english
analogous
brigand
emissary
felicity
Similar or equivalent in some respects,the otherwise dissimilar
A robber, bandit or highway man
an agent sent on a mission to represent the interest of someo…
happiness or bliss
analogous
Similar or equivalent in some respects,the otherwise dissimilar
brigand
A robber, bandit or highway man
10 terms
Week 12 AP English
rapport (n.)
recalcitrant (adj.)
winsome (adj.)
toady (n.)
mutual understanding and harmony
defiant, unapologetic
charming, pleasing
one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
rapport (n.)
mutual understanding and harmony
recalcitrant (adj.)
defiant, unapologetic
10 terms
AP English Vocab 12
alacrity
aplomb
barrage
cognizant
brisk and cheerful readiness
self confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding…
to bombard someone
having knowledge or being aware of
alacrity
brisk and cheerful readiness
aplomb
self confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding…
20 terms
AP 12 English Vocab. 3
cavort
credence
decry
dissemble
To romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry.
brief, mental acceptance.
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreci…
to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression.
cavort
To romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry.
credence
brief, mental acceptance.
43 terms
12 AP English Lit: Drama Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
The most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
A short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
The final resolution or denouement of the plot in a tragedy,…
Act
A major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
Antagonist
The most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
189 terms
AP English 12 Smith Vocab
prophet
oracle
rapt
importunate
a person who speaks by divine inspiration or as the interpret…
a place where prophecies are made, the prophet of this place,…
deeply absorbed; engrossed
stubbornly or unreasonably persistent in request or demand
prophet
a person who speaks by divine inspiration or as the interpret…
oracle
a place where prophecies are made, the prophet of this place,…
English 12 AP English
Denotation
Connotation
Parallel Structure
Antithesis
The literal meaning of the words
The ideas or feelings that a word invokes in addition to its…
Use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the sa…
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Denotation
The literal meaning of the words
Connotation
The ideas or feelings that a word invokes in addition to its…
50 terms
AP 12 English Vocab
Abhor
enfranchise
noxious
placid
to hate completely, abominate, despise
to admit citizenship, to grant franchise, to set free, liberate
harmful or injurious to health or physical well-being, corrup…
pleasantly calm, peaceful, tranquil, gentle, serene
Abhor
to hate completely, abominate, despise
enfranchise
to admit citizenship, to grant franchise, to set free, liberate
Ap english 12 vocabulary
connotation
consonance
context
controlling metaphor
the implied or associative meaning of a word as opposed to th…
the repetition of two or more consonants with a change in the…
words,events,or circumstances that help determine meaning
a metaphor that runs through an entire work and determines th…
connotation
the implied or associative meaning of a word as opposed to th…
consonance
the repetition of two or more consonants with a change in the…
100 terms
AP English 12 Vocabulary
Accrue
Feckless
Misanthrope
Rainment
to increase, accumulate, gain... Antonym: to lose
useless, unproductive... Antonym: useful, productive
hating mankind... Antonym: philanthropic
clothing garments... Antonym: exposed, to be without clothing
Accrue
to increase, accumulate, gain... Antonym: to lose
Feckless
useless, unproductive... Antonym: useful, productive
109 terms
AP English 12 Vocabulary
allegory
allusion
apostrophe
hyperbole
an elaborate system of symbols that are all inter-related (ex…
a reference to another work of literature, mythology, history…
directly addresses someone who is absent/dead or something no…
an extreme exaggeration
allegory
an elaborate system of symbols that are all inter-related (ex…
allusion
a reference to another work of literature, mythology, history…
20 terms
Unit 12- Ap English 12
Absolve
Caricature
Clangor
Contifuous
discharge
parody, cartoon
continuously loud
adjacent
Absolve
discharge
Caricature
parody, cartoon
30 terms
English Vocab 12 AP
economy
either/or reasoning
elegy
ellipsis
a style of writing characterized by brevity and conciseness
the tendency to see an issue as having only two sides
a solemn, reflective poem, usually about death, written in a…
omission of an element from a sentence so that the grammatica…
economy
a style of writing characterized by brevity and conciseness
either/or reasoning
the tendency to see an issue as having only two sides
AP English 12 Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
any writing in verse or prose that has a double meaning; this…
​ the repetition of initial identical consonant sounds or any…
a brief reference to a real or fictional person, place, event…
​a process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects shar…
Allegory
any writing in verse or prose that has a double meaning; this…
Alliteration
​ the repetition of initial identical consonant sounds or any…
90 terms
AP English 12 Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Anaphora
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
When an author leaves out details/information or is unclear a…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
27 terms
AP English 12: Beowulf Characters
Aeschere
Beowulf
Brecca
Ecgtheow
Hrothgar's advisor who is killed by Grendel's mother
The main character and Geat hero
Competes in a swimming contest with Beowulf
Beowulf's father
Aeschere
Hrothgar's advisor who is killed by Grendel's mother
Beowulf
The main character and Geat hero
10 terms
AP English Vocab #12
Sedentary
Articulate
Convivial
Pathological
Extremely lazy, largely inactive; accustomed to sitting and n…
Having the power of speech; expressing oneself easily in clea…
fond of feasting, drinking, and good company
related to or caused by a disease; showing behavior thai s ha…
Sedentary
Extremely lazy, largely inactive; accustomed to sitting and n…
Articulate
Having the power of speech; expressing oneself easily in clea…
FINAL ENGLISH 12 AP VOCAB
Acclaim
Adhoc
Adumbrate
Adjudicate
(v.) to praise enthusiastically and publicly; (n.) enthusiast…
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
(v.) report or represent in outline; foreshadow or symbolize;…
(v.) make a formal judgment or decision about a problem or di…
Acclaim
(v.) to praise enthusiastically and publicly; (n.) enthusiast…
Adhoc
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
AP English 12 Vocabulary
dichotomy
paradigm
facetious
schema
(noun) division into two opposing groups or sets... syn: divisio…
(noun) model or example usually on a broad scale. ... syn: model…
(adj) not meant to be taken seriously... syn: tongue-in-cheek, j…
(noun) diagram, plan, scheme... syn: diagram, plan, scheme... ant:…
dichotomy
(noun) division into two opposing groups or sets... syn: divisio…
paradigm
(noun) model or example usually on a broad scale. ... syn: model…
12 AP English Vocab
abstruse
paradigm
rapacious
rebuke
difficult to comprehend
model or pattern for something to copy
always wanting more possessions
speak in an angry or critical way
abstruse
difficult to comprehend
paradigm
model or pattern for something to copy
Ap English 12 words
Drama of the absurd
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
A type of drama radically nonrealistic in both content and pr…
Same as stress. A syllable given more prominence in pronuncia…
A narrative or description that has a second meaning beneath…
The repetition at close intervals of initial consonant sounds…
Drama of the absurd
A type of drama radically nonrealistic in both content and pr…
Accent
Same as stress. A syllable given more prominence in pronuncia…
AP English 12 voacb
dilapidated
squalor
penchant
negation
reduced to or fallen into partial ruin or decay
the condition of being squalid, faith and misery
a strong inclination, taste, or liking for something
act of denying
dilapidated
reduced to or fallen into partial ruin or decay
squalor
the condition of being squalid, faith and misery
Vocabulary English 12 AP
Abstraction
Absolute Phrase
Ad Hominem Fallacy
Ad Populum Fallacy
considering something as an idea/concept, but not concrete
group of words that modify an independent clause as a whole;…
type of logical fallacy where an attack is made on a person's…
claim is true because it is the most popular claim
Abstraction
considering something as an idea/concept, but not concrete
Absolute Phrase
group of words that modify an independent clause as a whole;…
22 terms
Vocab 12 EnglishAP
Aesthetic
Conjecture
Defunct
Discomfit
(adj) pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty…
(n) a guess, tentative theory... (v) to make a guess, surmise
(adj) extinct, nonexistent, dead
(v) to frustrate, thwart, or defeat; to confuse, perplex, or…
Aesthetic
(adj) pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty…
Conjecture
(n) a guess, tentative theory... (v) to make a guess, surmise
AP English Vocab 12
Motley
Abscond
Inexplicable
Futile
exhibiting great diversity of elements... Adj
to avoid capture by running away secretly... V
incapable of being accounted for or explained.... Adj
incapable of producing any result; ineffective; useless; not…
Motley
exhibiting great diversity of elements... Adj
Abscond
to avoid capture by running away secretly... V
10 terms
AP English Roots 12
Cogn
Psycho
Extra
Sanct
Know
Mind
Outer
Holy
Cogn
Know
Psycho
Mind
Ap English 12
Archetype
Antebellum
banal
Bellicose
an original
before the war(mainly civil war)
common; lacking originality
war-like; likes to fight
Archetype
an original
Antebellum
before the war(mainly civil war)
ap english - vocab 12
angst
invective
invocation
kitsch
deep anxiety or dread about the human condition and state of…
insulting, abusive, or highly critical language
summoning something for assistance or authority
design considered poor in taste because of over-decoration or…
angst
deep anxiety or dread about the human condition and state of…
invective
insulting, abusive, or highly critical language
AP English Vocab 12
Equivocal
Epicurean
Cuckold
Askance
adj. allowing the possibility of several different meanings,…
adj. having luxurious tastes or habits, esp. in eating and dr…
n. the husband of an unfaithful wife
adv. with suspicion, mistrust; with a side glance
Equivocal
adj. allowing the possibility of several different meanings,…
Epicurean
adj. having luxurious tastes or habits, esp. in eating and dr…
10 terms
AP English Vocab 12
Cognizant
Conscientious
Extraneous
Malevolent
Having knowledge or being aware of
Of a person wishing to do what's right especially to do one's…
Something irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt…
Having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person
Cognizant
Having knowledge or being aware of
Conscientious
Of a person wishing to do what's right especially to do one's…
90 terms
AP English 12 Vocabulary
accrue
feckless
misanthrope
raiment
to increase, accumulate, gain
useless, unproductive
hating mankind
clothing garments
accrue
to increase, accumulate, gain
feckless
useless, unproductive
AP English 12
1Abdicate... 2Abdication
1Abnegate... 2Abnegation
Absolve
1Catharsis... 2Cathartic
1Trans. Verb... To relinquish formally... Intrans. Verb... To relinqui…
1Trans. Verb... To deny to oneself; renounce... "She decided to abn…
Trans. Verb... A) To pronounce clear of blame or guilt... B) To rel…
1Noun... A purifying or figurative cleaning or release of tensio…
1Abdicate... 2Abdication
1Trans. Verb... To relinquish formally... Intrans. Verb... To relinqui…
1Abnegate... 2Abnegation
1Trans. Verb... To deny to oneself; renounce... "She decided to abn…
10 terms
AP English Vocabulary #12
adjure
admonish
cessation
epoch
urge or request (someone) solemnly or earnestly to do somethi…
warn or reprimand someone firmly.... or... advise or urge (someone)…
the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end.
a period of time in history or a person's life, typically one…
adjure
urge or request (someone) solemnly or earnestly to do somethi…
admonish
warn or reprimand someone firmly.... or... advise or urge (someone)…
AP English - Vocab 12
elegiac
fecund
fortuitious
infirmity
sad, mournful
highly fertile
by chance
old, weak, ill state
elegiac
sad, mournful
fecund
highly fertile
18 terms
AP English Vocab #12
Propensity
Condescending
Compunction
Sepulcher
(n.) A tendency.... • Synonyms: Inclination; predisposition; p…
(adj.) Displaying superiority; patronizing.... • Synonyms: D…
(n.) An uneasiness caused by guilt; a qualm.... • Synonyms: *R…
(n.) A tomb or burial chamber.... • Synonyms: Crypt; *catacomb…
Propensity
(n.) A tendency.... • Synonyms: Inclination; predisposition; p…
Condescending
(adj.) Displaying superiority; patronizing.... • Synonyms: D…
13 terms
AP English Vocab 12
clandestine
denunciation
efface
extol
secret, private
expressing strong and open disapproval
to wipe out or erase
to praise highly
clandestine
secret, private
denunciation
expressing strong and open disapproval
AP English February 12
hyperbole
metonymy
zeugma
ad hominem
an exaggeration
a minor figure of speech in which the name of one thing is su…
a minor device in which two or more elements in a sentence ar…
attack on the person rather than the issues at hand
hyperbole
an exaggeration
metonymy
a minor figure of speech in which the name of one thing is su…
20 terms
AP English Language #12
diatribe
inhibition
fortuitous
incoherent
bitter criticism
restraint
accidental
disjointed
diatribe
bitter criticism
inhibition
restraint
20 terms
AP English Vocab 12
cogn
psycho
extra
sanct
know
mind
outer
holy
cogn
know
psycho
mind
12 terms
AP English 12
Equivocal
Epicurean
Cuckold
Askance
allowing the possibility of several different meanings, ambig…
having luxurious tastes or habits, esp. in eating and drinking
the husband of an unfaithful wife
with suspicion, mistrust; with a side glance
Equivocal
allowing the possibility of several different meanings, ambig…
Epicurean
having luxurious tastes or habits, esp. in eating and drinking
176 terms
AP English 12
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Climax
Story where people, things, and actions represent an idea or…
Reference to familiar person, place or thing
Short summary of interesting or humorous incident or event
Turning point
Allegory
Story where people, things, and actions represent an idea or…
Allusion
Reference to familiar person, place or thing
AP English 12 Vocab
Allegory
Allusion
Anachronism
Anaphora
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
A reference to another work of famous figure.
"Misplaced in time"
Replacing a word used earlier in the sentence to avoid repeti…
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
Allusion
A reference to another work of famous figure.
10 terms
AP english vocab 12
ostentatious
ostracism
pallid
panacea
(adj) excessively showy, glitzy
(n) exclusion from a group
(adj) lacking color
(n) a remedy for all ills or difficulties
ostentatious
(adj) excessively showy, glitzy
ostracism
(n) exclusion from a group
10 terms
AP English Vocab #12
FLU/FLUCT
affluence
effluent
fluctuation
"to flow"
an abundance of material wealth
something that flows out; polluting waste material discharged…
uncertain shifting back and forth
FLU/FLUCT
"to flow"
affluence
an abundance of material wealth
20 terms
AP English #12
Cogn
Extra
Mal
Neuro
Know
Outer
ill
Nerve
Cogn
Know
Extra
Outer
AP English vocab #12
abject
complicity
derelict
diatribe
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
the state of being an accomplice; partnership or involvement…
left or deserted; abandoned
a bitter, sharply abusive denunciation, attack, or criticism
abject
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
complicity
the state of being an accomplice; partnership or involvement…
AP English Vocab 12
jeopardy
supercilious
avarice
pivotal
danger
haughty, arrogant
greed
important, critical, crucial
jeopardy
danger
supercilious
haughty, arrogant
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AP English Set #12
ambi-, amphi-
brad(y)
dendr
equi
both, on both sides
slow
tree, bush
even
ambi-, amphi-
both, on both sides
brad(y)
slow
12 terms
Ap English 12
abject
complicity
derelict
diatribe
utterly hopeless, miserable
being an accomplice
a person abandoned by society, a homeless person
criticism
abject
utterly hopeless, miserable
complicity
being an accomplice
45 terms
English vocab AP 12
Imagery
Denotation
Deus ex machina
Connotation
Language that appelas to the senses
Dictionary meaning of a word
Character or force that appears at the end to resolve conflic…
Thoughts and feelings associated with a word
Imagery
Language that appelas to the senses
Denotation
Dictionary meaning of a word
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