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AP English Terms 12
lyrical
matter-of-fact
mocking
morose
expressing a poet's inner feelings; emotional; full of images…
accepting of conditions; not fanciful or emotional
treat with contempt or ridicule
gloomy, sullen, surly, despondent
lyrical
expressing a poet's inner feelings; emotional; full of images…
matter-of-fact
accepting of conditions; not fanciful or emotional
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AP English Vocab 12
Malady
Vitiate
Terse
Remonstrance
Noun... A disease or ailment
Verb... To impair or weaken the effectiveness of
Adj... Brief and pithy (as language)
Noun... An expression of protest (grief)
Malady
Noun... A disease or ailment
Vitiate
Verb... To impair or weaken the effectiveness of
Ap English vocab 12
equanimity
estrange
vernacular
interlocutor
calmness
to alienate
everyday language
questioner
equanimity
calmness
estrange
to alienate
AP English Vocab - 12
importune
perfunctory
interpolate
tantamount
Synonyms: to implore, entreat, to dun, tax
Synonyms: slapdash, cursory, superficial, shallow
Synonyms: to insert, inject, interpose, introduce
Synonyms: equivalent to, indistinguishable from
importune
Synonyms: to implore, entreat, to dun, tax
perfunctory
Synonyms: slapdash, cursory, superficial, shallow
34 terms
AP English 12
dichotomy
paradigm
facetious
diaspora
n. division into two opposing groups/sets... contradiction, divi…
n. model or example ... model, example... none
adj. not meant to be taken seriously... tongue-in-cheek, joking…
n. any group migration... migration, scattering... immigration
dichotomy
n. division into two opposing groups/sets... contradiction, divi…
paradigm
n. model or example ... model, example... none
Week 12 AP English
Eclectic
Excerpt
Genre
Medley
Made up of a variety of sources of styles
A selected part of a passage or scene
Describing a category
A mixture
Eclectic
Made up of a variety of sources of styles
Excerpt
A selected part of a passage or scene
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ap english 12
absolve
ostentatious
sanctimonious
winsome
to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt... S: acquit, exon…
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy... S: flashy…
making a show of virtue or righteousness, hypocritically mora…
charming, attractive, pleasing... S: winning, engaging, delightful
absolve
to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt... S: acquit, exon…
ostentatious
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy... S: flashy…
26 terms
AP English 12 Vocab
capricious
caste
castigation
caustic
changing frequently, especially as regards one's loyalties, i…
any of the hereditary social classes of Hindu society; social…
punishment; chastisement; criticism
sarcastically biting; burning
capricious
changing frequently, especially as regards one's loyalties, i…
caste
any of the hereditary social classes of Hindu society; social…
AP English 12
Naive
Ambiguity
Implacable
Vitriolic
Showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgement
Uncertainty or inexactness lf meaning in language (uncertainty)
Cannot be calmed (unappeasable) cannot be pleased
Filled with bitter criticism (bitter, poisonous)
Naive
Showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgement
Ambiguity
Uncertainty or inexactness lf meaning in language (uncertainty)
36 terms
AP English 12 Vocab
apathetic
cynical
condescension
callous
indifferent due to lack of energy or concern
questions the basic sincerity and goodness of people
condescending a feeling of superiority
unfeeling, insensitive to feelings of others
apathetic
indifferent due to lack of energy or concern
cynical
questions the basic sincerity and goodness of people
AP English 12 Vocab
introspective
intervene
syndrome
subordinate
inward looking
come between
complex of symptoms
lower
introspective
inward looking
intervene
come between
AP English Vocab #12
elegiac
fecund
infirmity
malady
mournful quality
fertile, capable of producing new offspring
physical or mental weakness
disease or ailment
elegiac
mournful quality
fecund
fertile, capable of producing new offspring
AP 12 English Vocab
Advocate
Ambiguous
Archetype
Asset
A person who speaks or writes support or defense of a person,…
Open to or having several different meanings
The original pattern or model from which all things are copie…
A useful or valuable thing, such as a person or item
Advocate
A person who speaks or writes support or defense of a person,…
Ambiguous
Open to or having several different meanings
13 terms
AP English Vocab #12
cogent
perspicacious
euphemism
extirpate
convincing
discerning
flowery expression
remove completely
cogent
convincing
perspicacious
discerning
45 terms
AP English 12 Vocab
abhor
enfranchise
noxious
placid
regard with disgust and hatred... syn: detest, hate, despise... sen…
give the right to vote to; free (a slave)... syn: give suffrage…
harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant... syn: toxic, deadly, da…
(of a person or animal) not easily upset or excited; (especia…
abhor
regard with disgust and hatred... syn: detest, hate, despise... sen…
enfranchise
give the right to vote to; free (a slave)... syn: give suffrage…
32 terms
AP English Vocab 12
Antipathy
Apathy
Empathy
Pathetic
aversion; dislike
Lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or excitement; indifference
Complete understanding of another's feelings, motives, etc.
Arousing pity
Antipathy
aversion; dislike
Apathy
Lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or excitement; indifference
40 terms
Ap English 12 Vocab For Mid term
adjunct
bellwether
caterwaul
effete
(noun)... something added to something else as helpful or useful…
(noun)... the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterho…
(verb)... to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel;... (-SYN whine…
(adjective)... lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or…
adjunct
(noun)... something added to something else as helpful or useful…
bellwether
(noun)... the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterho…
AP English 12
Dichotomy
Paradigm
Facetious
Diaspora
Noun. ... Syn: Division... Ant: Combination
Noun... Syn: Model... Ant: none
Adj. ... Syn: Tongue-in-Cheek... Ant:Serious
Noun... Syn: migration... Ant: immigration
Dichotomy
Noun. ... Syn: Division... Ant: Combination
Paradigm
Noun... Syn: Model... Ant: none
33 terms
English 12 AP terms
Brazen
Marauding
Compunction
Din
Shameless, bold
Wandering in search of an opportunity to create chaos
Guilt
General noise
Brazen
Shameless, bold
Marauding
Wandering in search of an opportunity to create chaos
AP English 12
turbid
turbulent
perturb
solicitous
cloudy, confused
very excited or upset
to make worried or upset
showing care or worry
turbid
cloudy, confused
turbulent
very excited or upset
59 terms
12 AP English
1st person POV
3rd person limited POV
3rd person omniscient POV
POV
personal narrative (I, me, mine, myself, we, us, ourselves)
knows the thoughts and feelings of only one character
knows the thoughts and feelings of all the characters
a position from which the story is being told
1st person POV
personal narrative (I, me, mine, myself, we, us, ourselves)
3rd person limited POV
knows the thoughts and feelings of only one character
11 terms
AP English 12 Vocab 2
Rhyme
Free Verse
End Rhyme
Internal Rhyme
Close similarity or identity of sound between accented syllab…
Verse that does not conform to any fixed meter of rhyme scheme.
When a poem has lines ending with words that sound the same.
Rhyme that occurs within a line, rather than at the end.
Rhyme
Close similarity or identity of sound between accented syllab…
Free Verse
Verse that does not conform to any fixed meter of rhyme scheme.
25 terms
Pre-AP English #12
ANarchy
ABsent
MELody
ADENovirus
Without
Away
Song
Gland
ANarchy
Without
ABsent
Away
30 terms
AP English: Lessons 10-12
Ambivalence
Avail
Equivalent
Evaluation
- Simultaneous existence of conflicting feelings or thoughts,…
- Use, benefit, or advantage. ... - To be of use or advantage to…
- Equal in quantity, force, meaning, or value... - Having simila…
- The act of judging the value or worth of. ... - The result of…
Ambivalence
- Simultaneous existence of conflicting feelings or thoughts,…
Avail
- Use, benefit, or advantage. ... - To be of use or advantage to…
31 terms
English 12 AP
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
Setting apart for a particular purpose, save
Person leading a simple life and denies themselves the pleasu…
To influence by trickery, mislead or deceive
Without delicacy or sensitivity, vulgar or tough
Allocation
Setting apart for a particular purpose, save
Ascetic
Person leading a simple life and denies themselves the pleasu…
46 terms
AP ENGLISH 12
Foreshadowing
Stream of Consciousness
Flashback
Frame story
be a warning or indication of (a future event)
a method of narration that describes in words the flow of tho…
set in a time earlier than the main story.
Story within a story
Foreshadowing
be a warning or indication of (a future event)
Stream of Consciousness
a method of narration that describes in words the flow of tho…
81 terms
AP English 12 Summer
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Repetition of consonant sounds
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
19 terms
AP English 12 Vocab 1
diction
denotation
connotation
colloquial
author's choice of words, choice of specific words
the literal meaning of a word
what a word suggests or implies, not its literal meaning--i.e…
a word or phrase used in everyday conversational English that…
diction
author's choice of words, choice of specific words
denotation
the literal meaning of a word
AP English 12
Pedantic
Jingoistic
Idyllic
Maudlin
Overly concerned with little details
Aggressive, militaristic, patriotism
Charmingly simple or rustic
Tearful, foolishly sentimental (sentimental, emotional)
Pedantic
Overly concerned with little details
Jingoistic
Aggressive, militaristic, patriotism
AP English roots 12
Cogn/sci
Psych
Extra
Sanct
Know
Mind
Outer
Holy
Cogn/sci
Know
Psych
Mind
AP English 12
Anticlimax
Archetype
characterization
confidant/confidante
an effect that spoils a climax
a pattern or model of an action, a character type, or an imag…
method by which an author creates the appearance and personai…
someone that the protagonist talks to, enabling the audience…
Anticlimax
an effect that spoils a climax
Archetype
a pattern or model of an action, a character type, or an imag…
AP English Vocabulary Ch. 12 11-20
munificent (adj.)
paltry (adj.)
pamper (v.)
perturbation (n.)
characterized by or displaying great generosity; bountiful; g…
practically worthless; insignificant; meager; measly
treat with extreme or excessive care or attention
state of being perturbed (agitated or disturbed); agitation;…
munificent (adj.)
characterized by or displaying great generosity; bountiful; g…
paltry (adj.)
practically worthless; insignificant; meager; measly
60 terms
AP English 12 vocab
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
Antagonist
A story in which the characters, setting, and events stand fo…
A reference to a statement, person, place, event or thing tha…
A comparison of two things to show that they are alike in cer…
The character or force who opposes or blocks the protagonist…
Allegory
A story in which the characters, setting, and events stand fo…
Allusion
A reference to a statement, person, place, event or thing tha…
10 terms
AP English 12.3
Dirge
Guile
Facile
Constrain
A funeral hymn, one expressing mourning.
The quality of being good at deceiving people in a clever way.
Too simple; a lack of careful, intelligent thinking.
Severely restrict the scope, extent, or activity of; limit; r…
Dirge
A funeral hymn, one expressing mourning.
Guile
The quality of being good at deceiving people in a clever way.
65 terms
AP English 12: Vocab
Anadiplosis
Anapestic
Anaphora
Anathema
The repetition of a keyword, especially the last one, at the…
The foot in poetry with two unstressed syllable followed by o…
The rhetorical device of repeating a word or phrase at the be…
I thing or person accursed or damned, greatly detested. A for…
Anadiplosis
The repetition of a keyword, especially the last one, at the…
Anapestic
The foot in poetry with two unstressed syllable followed by o…
10 terms
AP English Vocab 12
Funeral
Renown
Meticulous
Formidable
Mornfull, gloomy, or dismal
Widespread fame
Taking extreme care with detail
Causing fear, apprehension, or dread
Funeral
Mornfull, gloomy, or dismal
Renown
Widespread fame
AP English 12
A Street Car Named Desire
A Midnight Summers Dream
The Sun Also Rises
Pride and Prejudice
Author: Tennessee Williams ... Time Period: 1947... Major Character…
Author: Shakespeare ... Time Period: 1590-96... Major Characters: L…
Author: Hemingway ... Time Period: 1925... Major Characters: Bet, J…
Author: Jane Austin ... Time Period: 1817... Major Characters: Lizz…
A Street Car Named Desire
Author: Tennessee Williams ... Time Period: 1947... Major Character…
A Midnight Summers Dream
Author: Shakespeare ... Time Period: 1590-96... Major Characters: L…
AP English 12
Sic
Circa
I.e. (Id est)
E.g. (Exempli gratia)
Thus, so (after an error)
About, approximatley with time
That is
For example
Sic
Thus, so (after an error)
Circa
About, approximatley with time
15 terms
Vocab 12 AP English
heresy
hoax
hue
humility
a religious belief opposed to the established doctrine
a practical joke
the quality which makes one color different from other colors
absence of vanity
heresy
a religious belief opposed to the established doctrine
hoax
a practical joke
20 terms
AP English vocab 12
jeopardy
supercilious
avarice
pivotal
danger
haughty; arrogant
greed
important; critical; crucial
jeopardy
danger
supercilious
haughty; arrogant
10 terms
AP English Vocabulary 12
Exonerate (v)
Temporal (adj)
Impeccable (adj)
Mitigate (v)
To relieve of responsibility or blame
Relating to earthly life
Flawless
To lessen in severity
Exonerate (v)
To relieve of responsibility or blame
Temporal (adj)
Relating to earthly life
10 terms
AP english 12
Malady
Vitiate
Terse
Remonstrance
Noun- Disease or ailment
Verb- to impair or weaken the effectiveness of
Adjective- brief and pithy
Noun- an expression of protest
Malady
Noun- Disease or ailment
Vitiate
Verb- to impair or weaken the effectiveness of
AP English vocab 12
Elucidate
Censure
Lassitude
Aesthetic
To make lucid or clear
Strong expression of disaproval
Weariness of body or mind from strain
Pertaining to a sense of beauty
Elucidate
To make lucid or clear
Censure
Strong expression of disaproval
10 terms
AP English 12
Cascade
Palisade
Fusillade
Parable
A waterfall; anything resembling a waterfall
A fortification of timbers set in the ground; and extended cl…
A rapid outburst or barrage
A simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson
Cascade
A waterfall; anything resembling a waterfall
Palisade
A fortification of timbers set in the ground; and extended cl…
AP English 12
Broach
Capricious
Catharsis
Contrived
To open a subject for dissucion
Unpredictable, likely to change at any moment
A purification, freeing
Artificial;labored ( not fake) hard to do
Broach
To open a subject for dissucion
Capricious
Unpredictable, likely to change at any moment
25 terms
ap english 12
throng
edifice
utopia
allot
a big crowd of people
a large impressive building
political or government perfection
to distribute or share
throng
a big crowd of people
edifice
a large impressive building
20 terms
AP English Vocab 12
aesthetic
defunct
discomfit
espouse
Concerned with beauty ... Adjective
No longer functioning or existing ... Adjective
Make someone feel embarrassed or uneasy... Verb
Adopt or support a cause, believe or way of life ... Verb
aesthetic
Concerned with beauty ... Adjective
defunct
No longer functioning or existing ... Adjective
20 terms
Ch 12 AP English
aesthetic (adj)
defunct (adj)
discomfit (v)
espouse (v)
pertaining to beauty... sensitive or responsive to beauty
no longer in existence or functioning ... dead
to frustrate, thwart or defeat... to confuse, perplex or embarrass
to take up and support... to become attached to; adopt
aesthetic (adj)
pertaining to beauty... sensitive or responsive to beauty
defunct (adj)
no longer in existence or functioning ... dead
10 terms
AP English 12 #5
Akin
Corroborate
Inexorable
Insipid
Of kin: related
To make more certain
Unyielding
Lacking flavor / uninterested
Akin
Of kin: related
Corroborate
To make more certain
AP English 12
Apathy
Atrocity
Inscrutable
Laxity
Lack of interest, enthusiasm, unconcern
Extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physic…
Impossible to understand or interpret
The state or quality of being lax, looseness, wideness, openn…
Apathy
Lack of interest, enthusiasm, unconcern
Atrocity
Extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physic…
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