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20 terms
AP English 3
allay
bestial
convivial
coterie
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
(n.) a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive…
allay
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
bestial
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
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AP English, Part 3
Ephemeral
Esoteric
Expiate
Fiasco
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
(v.) to make amends for, atone
(n.) a complete and utter failure
Ephemeral
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
Esoteric
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
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AP English 3, Part 2
Castigate
Chicanery
Depraved
Discursive
(v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral princip…
(adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another…
Castigate
(v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
Chicanery
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
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AP English 3, Set 4
Myopic
Obstreperous
Parsimonious
Perfidious
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
(adj.) noisy, unruly
(adj.) stingy, miserly; meager, poor
(adj) disloyal, treacherous, violating one's trust
Myopic
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
Obstreperous
(adj.) noisy, unruly
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AP English 3 Literature Terms
diction
syntax
theme
thesis
word choice
sentence structure
central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work
sentence that states the author's opinion on a topic
diction
word choice
syntax
sentence structure
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AP English Vocabulary 3.2 - Bradshaw
antithesis
avarice
colloquial
contrite
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
Characteristic of writing that seeks the effect of informal s…
regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
antithesis
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
avarice
(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
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AP English 3 Set 1, Part 1
1. Acumen
Adamant
Anomaly
Assiduous
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
(n) deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
1. Acumen
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
Adamant
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
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AP English 3 Terms
balanced sentence
anaphora
narration
asyndeton
It consist of two parts roughly equivalent in both length and…
repeats a word or words at the beginning of successive phrase…
it tells a story. Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," Carl Sandb…
connects sentence elements together WITHOUT conjunctions. [Ex…
balanced sentence
It consist of two parts roughly equivalent in both length and…
anaphora
repeats a word or words at the beginning of successive phrase…
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AP English 3 Devices
Antithesis
Isocolon
Parallelism
Anastrophe
A rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas are put toget…
The use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, a…
The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
A rhetorical device in which a language's usual word order is…
Antithesis
A rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas are put toget…
Isocolon
The use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, a…
30 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Set 3
jubilant
juxtaposition
laconic
languid
adjective: extremely joyful, happy... Gabby Douglas, along with…
noun: the act of placing two things next to each other for im…
adjective: terse in speech or writing... A man of few words, Br…
adjective: sluggish from fatigue or weakness... After swimming…
jubilant
adjective: extremely joyful, happy... Gabby Douglas, along with…
juxtaposition
noun: the act of placing two things next to each other for im…
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AP English Vocab #3
Melancholic (adj)
Blithe (adj)
Vertigo (n)
Rationalize (v)
very sad
happy without worry; unconcerned
a feeling of dizziness caused by being in a high place
to explain or justify with logical reasons
Melancholic (adj)
very sad
Blithe (adj)
happy without worry; unconcerned
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AP English 3 Vocabulary
Contumely
Descry
Facile
Surreptitious
Noun. Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness an…
Verb. To catch sight of; find; discover
Adjective. Easily accomplished or attained; shallow; simplist…
Adjective. Stealthy; sneaky; do something in secret
Contumely
Noun. Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness an…
Descry
Verb. To catch sight of; find; discover
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Close Reading AP English Language (AP 3)
Inference
Archetype
Antagonist
Protagonist
opinion with evidence to support
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
person who opposes the protagonist
the hero or main character
Inference
opinion with evidence to support
Archetype
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
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AP English Vocab #3
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
Hobby or minor occupation
Showing or having an intensive and cruel disregards for others
Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior
A great difference
Avocation
Hobby or minor occupation
Callous
Showing or having an intensive and cruel disregards for others
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AP English Vocab 3
antagonist
apologist
confirmation
conflict
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
a person who offers an argument in defense of something contr…
the main part of a text in which logical arguments in support…
literature elements that involves a struggle between two oppo…
antagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
apologist
a person who offers an argument in defense of something contr…
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AP English Vocab #3
apprehensive
aversive
bewilder
bleak
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happ…
Causing avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior by using…
cause (someone) to become perplexed and confused
charmless and inhospitable; dreary
apprehensive
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happ…
aversive
Causing avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior by using…
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AP English Vocab 3
prophetic
impromptu
ambiguous
ambivalent
foretelling or predicting future events
not planned in advance; spur of the moment
open to more than one interpretation
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, such as love and hate
prophetic
foretelling or predicting future events
impromptu
not planned in advance; spur of the moment
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AP ENGLISH VOCABULARY 3
Articulate
Cavort
Creedence
Decry
(V.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
(V.) to romp or prints around exuberantly; to make Merry…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... synonym-credit, trust, confid…
(V.) to condemn, expressed strong disapproval of; to official…
Articulate
(V.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
Cavort
(V.) to romp or prints around exuberantly; to make Merry…
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ENGLISH 3 AP VOCAB
Abate
Abet
Abhor
Acquit
(v) to lessen in violence or intensity ... -When the winds _____…
(v) to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... -For hid…
(v) to detest, loathe, hate strongly... -The father warned his c…
(v) to find not guilty of a fault or crime... -The jury ________…
Abate
(v) to lessen in violence or intensity ... -When the winds _____…
Abet
(v) to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... -For hid…
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AP English 3.3
Engender
Ironic
Profound
Congenial
cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition).
happening in the opposite way to what is expected, and typica…
Very great or intense
pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests th…
Engender
cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition).
Ironic
happening in the opposite way to what is expected, and typica…
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AP English, Part 3
Ephemeral
Esoteric
Expiate
Flaccid
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
(v.) to make amends for, atone
(adj.) limp, not firm; lacking vigor or effectiveness
Ephemeral
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
Esoteric
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
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AP English Vocab 3
Affront (v), (Affront (v.))
Blasé (adj.)
Cajole (v.)
Choleric (adj.)
SYN: Dis/ Diss (Slang), Insult, Offend, Disrepect... ANT: Compl…
SYN: Nonchalant, Unmoved, Unconcerned... ANT: Uptight, Concerne…
Coax, Entice, Bribe, Sweet-talk, Persuade... Compel, Bug, Haras…
Peevish, Irritable, Short-tempered, Snippy... Angerless, Deligh…
Affront (v), (Affront (v.))
SYN: Dis/ Diss (Slang), Insult, Offend, Disrepect... ANT: Compl…
Blasé (adj.)
SYN: Nonchalant, Unmoved, Unconcerned... ANT: Uptight, Concerne…
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English 3 AP Vocabulary
nonchalant
render
sarcasm
paradox
Casual
to make happen, to give in return or as retribution
Biting remark (dialogue)
statement that contradicts itself
nonchalant
Casual
render
to make happen, to give in return or as retribution
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ap english vocab #3
lucid
aesthetic
prodigal
augment
clear; easy to understand
having to do with art or beauty
extravagant; wasteful
to add to; to increase; to make bigger
lucid
clear; easy to understand
aesthetic
having to do with art or beauty
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Vocabulary 3 (AP English)
Homily
Imagery
Invective
Verbal Irony
speech that a religious person or priest delivers before a gr…
author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth t…
speech or writing that attacks, insults, or denounces a perso…
words mean something different from what a person actually says
Homily
speech that a religious person or priest delivers before a gr…
Imagery
author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth t…
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English AP unit 3
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred... SYNONYMS: loathe,…
(n.) the modification of social patterns, traits, or structur…
adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent caus…
(v.) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute…
Abominate
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred... SYNONYMS: loathe,…
Acculturation
(n.) the modification of social patterns, traits, or structur…
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AP English Vocabulary 3
affront
blase
cajole
choleric
a personally offensive act (noun); to offend (verb)
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
to persuade by flattery (verb)
bad-tempered (adj)
affront
a personally offensive act (noun); to offend (verb)
blase
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
20 terms
AP English 3 (Terms 3)
A Posteriori
A Priori
Acute
Ambivalent
reasoning from known facts or past events rather than by maki…
reasoning without reference to particular facts or experience.
very serious or dangerous; requiring serious attention; havin…
having mixed attitudes or feelings (as attraction and hatred)…
A Posteriori
reasoning from known facts or past events rather than by maki…
A Priori
reasoning without reference to particular facts or experience.
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AP English 1-3
Analogous
Basalt
Converge
Constraint
Showing an analogy or likeness that permits one to draw an an…
A dark gray or black igneous rock
To Move toward one point and meet
Something that limits or restrict someone or something
Analogous
Showing an analogy or likeness that permits one to draw an an…
Basalt
A dark gray or black igneous rock
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AP English vocab 3
Abominate (v)
Acculturation (n)
Adventitious (adj)
Ascribe (v)
to dislike strongly
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
associated with something by chance rather than by necessity
to give credit of authorship to;to attribute to a specific so…
Abominate (v)
to dislike strongly
Acculturation (n)
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
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AP ENGLISH 3 MIDTERM
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
A direct or indirect reference to something that is presumabl…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
English pre ap 3
In-text citation
Works cited entry
Indirect characterization
Direct characterization
The purpose of an MLA, sometimes called a parenthetical refer…
pages would appear at the end of a research paper means the s…
The author doesn't directly tell you the how the character is…
The author directly tells you how the character is.
In-text citation
The purpose of an MLA, sometimes called a parenthetical refer…
Works cited entry
pages would appear at the end of a research paper means the s…
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AP English - Vocab 3
deploy
cavalier
egg
mete
to arrange strategically
casual, a gallant gentleman
to encourage
to distribute by or measure out
deploy
to arrange strategically
cavalier
casual, a gallant gentleman
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AP English Vocab Unit 3
ancillary
bowdlerize
condescend
cozen
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary... SYNONYMS: auxiliary, subs…
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, pl…
(v.) to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to d…
(v.) to trick; to cheat or swindle... SYNONYMS: dupe, deceive, b…
ancillary
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary... SYNONYMS: auxiliary, subs…
bowdlerize
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, pl…
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English 3 AP #3
Dialect
Dialogue
Diction
Didactic
A variety of speech characterized by its own particular gramm…
Conversation between two or more people
The word choices made by a writer
Having the primary purpose of teaching or instructing
Dialect
A variety of speech characterized by its own particular gramm…
Dialogue
Conversation between two or more people
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vocab #3 AP English
capricious
envision
prudent
rapport
frequently changing
to imagine something not yet in existence
Careful
mutual understanding and harmony
capricious
frequently changing
envision
to imagine something not yet in existence
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Vocab 3 Ap English
aesthetics (n)
callous (adj)
convey (v)
derision (n)
of or relating to art or beauty
not feeling or showing any concern about the problems or suff…
- to move in a continuous stream or mass... - to impart or commu…
- an object of ridicule or scorn... - the feeling that people ex…
aesthetics (n)
of or relating to art or beauty
callous (adj)
not feeling or showing any concern about the problems or suff…
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Devices- AP English 3
Syllepsis
Epistrophe
Antithesis
Apostrophe
sounds like a slip; slip up figuratively (like making a mista…
repetition at the end of a sentence
true opposites
addressing/talking to thing (non-human)
Syllepsis
sounds like a slip; slip up figuratively (like making a mista…
Epistrophe
repetition at the end of a sentence
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English 3 AP Terms
Prompt
Paradox
Tone
Theme
Statements the focus on a topic or issue, followed by a quest…
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
A message about life or human nature that the writer shares w…
Prompt
Statements the focus on a topic or issue, followed by a quest…
Paradox
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
AP English Vocabulary #3
Wont
Fell
Melancholy
Niggardly
1. (adj)accustomed to or used to ... 2. (adj)Likely to
(adj) an inhumanly cruel nature... or ... capable of destroying/let…
(n) sadness or depression - gloom
(adv) unwilling to give, spend or share (stingy)
Wont
1. (adj)accustomed to or used to ... 2. (adj)Likely to
Fell
(adj) an inhumanly cruel nature... or ... capable of destroying/let…
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AP English Vocab 3
catharsis
catharsis example
claim
claim example
a cleansing or purification of one's emotions through art
romeo and juliet- when romeo commits suicide, the audience us…
a statement or assertion that is open to challenge and that r…
animal farm- idea presented that all animals are equal (peopl…
catharsis
a cleansing or purification of one's emotions through art
catharsis example
romeo and juliet- when romeo commits suicide, the audience us…
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AP English week 3
avocation
callous
capricious
disparity
noun... something a person does in addition to a principal occup…
adjective... made hard; hardened.... syn: careless, heartless... ant:…
adjective... subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd…
noun, plural disparities.... lack of similarity or equality; ine…
avocation
noun... something a person does in addition to a principal occup…
callous
adjective... made hard; hardened.... syn: careless, heartless... ant:…
65 terms
AP English 3 Vocab
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Attacking an opponent's motives or character rather than the…
extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
Figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms…
The repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of…
Ad Hominem
Attacking an opponent's motives or character rather than the…
Allegory
extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
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AP English 3, Set 4
Myopic
Obstreperous
Parsimonious
Perfidious
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
(adj.) noisy, unruly
(adj.) stingy, miserly; meager, poor
(adj) disloyal, treacherous, violating one's trust
Myopic
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
Obstreperous
(adj.) noisy, unruly
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AP English-Week 3
Ambiguity
Celerity
Contemptuous
Devious
(n.) The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintention…
(n.) swiftness, rapidity of motion or action
(adj.) scornful, looking down at others with a sneering attitud
(adj.) not straightforward, deceitful (Not wanting to be puni…
Ambiguity
(n.) The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintention…
Celerity
(n.) swiftness, rapidity of motion or action
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English 3 AP Rhetorical Terms
Active Voice
Passive Voice
Allusion
Alter-ego
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
when the subject of the sentence receives the action. ... ie: T…
An indirect reference to something with which the reader is s…
A character that is used by the author to speak the author's…
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
Passive Voice
when the subject of the sentence receives the action. ... ie: T…
20 terms
AP English Week 3
Ascetic
Astute
Attrition
Augment
One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; absent…
Quick in discernment; shrewd, clever, keen
a gradual reduction or weakening; a wearing down to weaken or…
To increase; Make larger
Ascetic
One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; absent…
Astute
Quick in discernment; shrewd, clever, keen
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AP English Vocab #3
Caricature
Clause
Conceit
Euphemism
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
a unit of grammatical organization next below the sentence in…
excessive pride in oneself.
a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one con…
Caricature
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
Clause
a unit of grammatical organization next below the sentence in…
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AP English Vocab 1.3
Ephemeral
Esoteric
Expiate
Fiasco
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
(v.) to make amends for, atone
(n.) a complete and utter failure
Ephemeral
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
Esoteric
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
29 terms
AP English (Week 3)
abet
amity
authentic
bowdlerize
encourage
friendliness
genuine
remove offensive portions in a book
abet
encourage
amity
friendliness
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