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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
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
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.
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…
25 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
17 terms
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
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
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
59 terms
WOTD AP English 12
diction
standard english
non-standard english
dialect
(n.) word choice
common American language, words and grammatical forms that ar…
words and grammatical forms used mainly by people who speak a…
(n.) a variety of English based on differences as in geograph…
diction
(n.) word choice
standard english
common American language, words and grammatical forms that ar…
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 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
5 terms
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…
25 terms
Pre-AP English #12
ANarchy
ABsent
MELody
ADENovirus
Without
Away
Song
Gland
ANarchy
Without
ABsent
Away
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
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
10 terms
AP English Week 12
Lugubrious
Saccharine
Nostalgic
Ineluctable
looking and sounding extremely sad
resembling/containing sugar
to have the desire to be somewhere else or in a different time
unavoidable
Lugubrious
looking and sounding extremely sad
Saccharine
resembling/containing sugar
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…
56 terms
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
15 terms
AP English Vocab 12
Evocation
Melodramatic
Bemused
Churlish
An act or instance of evoking (to call up or produce i.e. mem…
Emotional in a way that is very extreme or exaggerated; extre…
Bewildered or confused
Like a churl (a rude, boorish, or surly person); boorish; rude
Evocation
An act or instance of evoking (to call up or produce i.e. mem…
Melodramatic
Emotional in a way that is very extreme or exaggerated; extre…
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
12 terms
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
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
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.
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…
67 terms
English 12 AP
alliteration
assonance
consonance
caesura
repetition of the sound of the beginning of words in one line
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Repetition of consonant sounds
pause in the middle of a poetic line or sentence
alliteration
repetition of the sound of the beginning of words in one line
assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
15 terms
AP English: Unit 12
Accede
Acumen
Apocryphal
Denigrate
To agree
Keen insight
Fictitious or false
To belittle or diminish the opinion of
Accede
To agree
Acumen
Keen insight
45 terms
AP English 12 Vocab
Abhor
Enfranchise
Noxious
Placid
To regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; to detest utte…
Give the right to vote
Harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant
Not easily upset or excited
Abhor
To regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; to detest utte…
Enfranchise
Give the right to vote
44 terms
AP English 12
Allegory
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Analogy
A story or poem which characters or event stand for other eve…
Repitition of the same or similar consonant sounds
Suggests two or more different meanings
Comparison between two things and how they are alike
Allegory
A story or poem which characters or event stand for other eve…
Alliteration
Repitition of the same or similar consonant sounds
29 terms
AP English 12 Vocabulary
Austere
Blasphemy
Chronic
Correlation
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance (adjective)
To act or speak against something that is held in high regard…
Constant or continuous (adjective)
When one thing relates to or is connected to another (noun)
Austere
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance (adjective)
Blasphemy
To act or speak against something that is held in high regard…
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
15 terms
AP English Week 12
redundancy
abjure
tenacious
nefarious
repetitious, prolix, verbose, pleonastic, long-winded, verbos…
to denounce under oath
committed, unyielding, mulishness, obstinacy, doggedness, per…
markedly evil, wicked
redundancy
repetitious, prolix, verbose, pleonastic, long-winded, verbos…
abjure
to denounce under oath
11 terms
AP English 12 Allusions
Abraham and Isaac
Absalom
Achilles
Agamemnon
asked by God to sacrifice his beloved son. At the last moment…
David's favorite son who was killed in battle while attemptin…
the hero of Homer's Iliad who was the model of valor and beau…
he was the king who sacrificed his daughter Iphigenia to win…
Abraham and Isaac
asked by God to sacrifice his beloved son. At the last moment…
Absalom
David's favorite son who was killed in battle while attemptin…
10 terms
Ap English vocab #12
induction
deduction
fallacy
Ad hominem
a conclusion reached through reasoning. An___________ stateme…
a method of reasoning from the general to the specific. ... ex:…
an incorrect argument dependent upon an unsound or illogical…
a literary term that involves commenting on or against an opp…
induction
a conclusion reached through reasoning. An___________ stateme…
deduction
a method of reasoning from the general to the specific. ... ex:…
12 terms
AP English Lit. #12
Soliloquy
Clandestine
Scapegoat
Homily
An act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or re…
Done in secret
A person or group that bears the blame for another
Lecture or sermon
Soliloquy
An act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or re…
Clandestine
Done in secret
10 terms
English 12 AP Vocab
Denouement
Litotes
Metonymy
Pastoral
the final outcome of the main dramatic complication
understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negati…
one word phrase, usually a name or thing, is substituted for…
literature relating to the country life in an idealized manner
Denouement
the final outcome of the main dramatic complication
Litotes
understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negati…
25 terms
AP English List 12
throng
edifice
utpoia
allot
a great number of persons crowded
a large, usually impressive building
a place or state of political or social perfection
to divide or distribute in shares
throng
a great number of persons crowded
edifice
a large, usually impressive building
16 terms
AP English 12
Vocab words
Austere
Blasphemy
Cronic
...
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearence
To act or to speak against something that is held in high reg…
Constant or continuous
Vocab words
...
Austere
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearence
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…
13 terms
English 12 AP Outliers
Accumulative advantage
Meritocracy
Practical intelligence
Entitlement
Given initial advantage= accumulates and get mire advantage u…
Grouped souly by talent
Street smarts
Creating/ forming life in way that you want to go, taking sta…
Accumulative advantage
Given initial advantage= accumulates and get mire advantage u…
Meritocracy
Grouped souly by talent
20 terms
AP English 12 Vocab
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise, offi…
To make easier or milder; relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of de…
Approbation
The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise, offi…
Assuage
To make easier or milder; relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
10 terms
12 English AP - Vocabulary
Abash
Aberration
Banal
Cacophony
V. To feel ashamed or embarrassed
N. The act of departing from the right, the act of deviating…
Adj. Devoid of freshness or originality; hackneyed; trite
N. Harsh discordance of sound; dissonance
Abash
V. To feel ashamed or embarrassed
Aberration
N. The act of departing from the right, the act of deviating…
10 terms
AP English Vocab #12
Induction
Deduction
Fallacy
Ad hominem
a method of reasoning that moves from specific instances to a…
a method of reasoning from the general to the specific.
a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument.
overtly attacking somebody, or more subtly casting doubt on t…
Induction
a method of reasoning that moves from specific instances to a…
Deduction
a method of reasoning from the general to the specific.
105 terms
AP English 12 Vocab
Dilapidated
Squalor
Penchant
Negation
(Adj) reduced to or fallen in to partial ruin or decay.
(Noun) the condition of being in filth or misery
(Noun) a strong inclination or liking for something.
(Noun) the act of decaying, a denial, or a negative statement.
Dilapidated
(Adj) reduced to or fallen in to partial ruin or decay.
Squalor
(Noun) the condition of being in filth or misery
28 terms
AP English 12 Vocab
Austere... Part of speech - (adjective)
Blasphemy ... Part of speech- (Noun)
Chronic ... Part of speech - (Adjective)
Correlation ... Part of speech- (Noun) ... C…
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.... Example…
To act or to speak against something that is held in high reg…
Constant or continuous ... Example sentence- The chronic use of…
When one thing relates to or is connected to another.... Exampl…
Austere... Part of speech - (adjective)
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.... Example…
Blasphemy ... Part of speech- (Noun)
To act or to speak against something that is held in high reg…
125 terms
English 12 AP Vocabulary
camaraderie
frangible
litany
moratorium
rapport and good will
fragile; easy to break
any long, repetitive, or dull recital
a suspension of activity; an authorized stop
camaraderie
rapport and good will
frangible
fragile; easy to break
15 terms
AP English 12 Vocab
didactic
Pedantic
Elegaic
Mock Heroic
intending to teach a moral lesson or instructive. Negative co…
Overly concerned with details. So writing can be scholarly or…
Commemorative; death-related
Imitating or burlesquing that which is heroic, as in manner,…
didactic
intending to teach a moral lesson or instructive. Negative co…
Pedantic
Overly concerned with details. So writing can be scholarly or…
15 terms
AP English 12
thesis
tone
tragedy
tragic flaw
the main position of an argument. the central contention that…
the author's attitude toward the subject being written about.…
a form of literature in which the hero is destroyed by some c…
in a tragedy, this is the weakness of a character in an other…
thesis
the main position of an argument. the central contention that…
tone
the author's attitude toward the subject being written about.…
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