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Hitchings English AP #4
rake
crux
inquest
matriarchy
scratch over the surface of something
an essential or pivotal point; a perplexing difficulty
an investigation; an inquiry
a society where the mother is the head of the family and desc…
rake
scratch over the surface of something
crux
an essential or pivotal point; a perplexing difficulty
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AP English List 4
coda
epilogue
addendum
postscript
a concluding musical section
a concluding section of literary work
an addition or supplement to a book
a note or series of notes appended to a completed letter
coda
a concluding musical section
epilogue
a concluding section of literary work
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AP English 4 Vocab (4)
Apogee
Betoken
Cite
Communal
The highest or most distant point; the climax
To give a sign of
To quote an authority
Pertaining to a group or community
Apogee
The highest or most distant point; the climax
Betoken
To give a sign of
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AP English Vocab 4
allegorical
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
(adj) a narrative or description that has a second meaning be…
(n) a passing or casual reference
(n) addressing someone absent or dead or something nonhuman a…
(n) the repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of…
allegorical
(adj) a narrative or description that has a second meaning be…
allusion
(n) a passing or casual reference
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AP English Set #4
ebullient
effrontery
effulgent
egregious
(adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic
(n.) impudence, nerve, insolence
(adj.) radiant, splendorous
(adjective) extremely bad
ebullient
(adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic
effrontery
(n.) impudence, nerve, insolence
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ap english vocab 4
allay
didactic
ignominious
mitigate
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
adj. Intended to instruct; teaching, or teaching a moral lesson
(adj.) humiliating, disgracing (It was really ignominious to…
(v.) to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intens…
allay
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
didactic
adj. Intended to instruct; teaching, or teaching a moral lesson
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AP ENGLISH 4 4
zeugma
Truism
stock
Rhapsody
use of two different words in a grammatically similar way tha…
wisdom
A stereotypical and formulaic character in a novel or film
a state of great happiness expressed in speech or writing
zeugma
use of two different words in a grammatically similar way tha…
Truism
wisdom
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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 Vocab 4
Disseminate
Dissent
Dissipate
Dissonance
(V) to spread widely
(V) to disagree ... (N) the act of disagreeing
(V) to disappear, cause to disappear ... (V) to waste
(N) lack of harmony of consistency
Disseminate
(V) to spread widely
Dissent
(V) to disagree ... (N) the act of disagreeing
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AP English-Week4
Anaphora
Caterwaul
Elegiac
Enigma
(n.) A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word…
(v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n) a harsh o…
(adj.) Expressing sorrow or lamentation
(n.) puzzle, mystery, riddle; mysterious or contradictory per…
Anaphora
(n.) A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word…
Caterwaul
(v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n) a harsh o…
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AP English Vocabulary 4
allay
capacious
diurnal
extricate
to reduce, usually pain, fear (verb)
capable of holding a lot (adj)
daily (adj)
to free or release from entanglement (verb)
allay
to reduce, usually pain, fear (verb)
capacious
capable of holding a lot (adj)
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AP English Vocab #4
dunce
charlatan
sycophant
anachronism
stupid person. John Duns Scotus challenged a philosopher St.…
deceiver who falsely claims to have knowledge or skill; impos…
sickeningly humble self-seeking flatterer. Etymologists trace…
something out of its proper historical time; error of putting…
dunce
stupid person. John Duns Scotus challenged a philosopher St.…
charlatan
deceiver who falsely claims to have knowledge or skill; impos…
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AP English 4
Advocate
Animosity
Etiquette
Exacerbate
the publicly support a cause
strong hostility
the customary code of polite behavior
to make something worse
Advocate
the publicly support a cause
Animosity
strong hostility
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AP english week 4
phantasmagoric (adj)
sagacity (n)
amenable (adj)
efficacy (n)
an exhibit of optical effects and illusions; a constantly shi…
the quality of being discerning, sound in judgement, and fars…
willing to accept a suggestion or submit to authority; suscep…
producing the result intended; Power or capacity to produce a…
phantasmagoric (adj)
an exhibit of optical effects and illusions; a constantly shi…
sagacity (n)
the quality of being discerning, sound in judgement, and fars…
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AP English vocab 4
Affable (adj)
Aggrandize (v)
Amorphous (adj)
Aura (n)
friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to.
increase the power, status, or wealth of.
lacking a clear structure or focus.
the distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround…
Affable (adj)
friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to.
Aggrandize (v)
increase the power, status, or wealth of.
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AP English vocab 4
Ambivalence
Caricature
Contentious
Disparage
noun.simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (as…
noun.a drawing that makes someone look funny or foolish becau…
Adjective. likely to cause people to argue or disagree.
Verb. to describe (someone or something) as unimportant, weak…
Ambivalence
noun.simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (as…
Caricature
noun.a drawing that makes someone look funny or foolish becau…
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Close Reading AP English Literature (AP 4)
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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Vocab 4 Ap English
ambivalence (n)
caricature (n)
contentious (adj)
disparage (v)
- simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (as at…
- a distortion so gross... - exaggeration by means of often ludi…
- likely to cause disagreement or argument... - exhibiting an of…
- to lower in rank or reputation... - to depreciate by indirect…
ambivalence (n)
- simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (as at…
caricature (n)
- a distortion so gross... - exaggeration by means of often ludi…
Ap English Vocabulary #4
Erudite
Scrupulous
Caprice
Solace
(adj) characterized by deep and extensive learning
(adj) troubled with doubts or questions of conscience
(n) an uncountable change of mind or conduct (on a whim)
(n) a thing that gives comfort or consolation in sorrow, dist…
Erudite
(adj) characterized by deep and extensive learning
Scrupulous
(adj) troubled with doubts or questions of conscience
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AP English Vocab #4
Exigence
Form
Inductive Reasoning
Syllogism
Exigent state or character, urgency
An art of discourse, which studies and employs various method…
A logical process in which multiple premises, all believed tr…
an argument the conclusion of which is supported by two premi…
Exigence
Exigent state or character, urgency
Form
An art of discourse, which studies and employs various method…
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English 4 AP - Vocabulary
Ambulatory
Brazen
Din
Ennui
able to walk
Bold and without shame
A loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise
A feeling of dissatisfaction from a lack of occupation
Ambulatory
able to walk
Brazen
Bold and without shame
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AP English Vocab #4*
Akin
Corroborate
Inexorable
Insipid
Of similar character
Confirm or give support
Impossible to prevent or stop
Lacking flavor
Akin
Of similar character
Corroborate
Confirm or give support
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AP English Week 4
Banal
Belligerent
Benevolent
Blasphemy
Common, ordinary, lacking freshness, hackneyed... ( Because of…
Given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; one at war…
Kindly; favorable towards
An act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for something…
Banal
Common, ordinary, lacking freshness, hackneyed... ( Because of…
Belligerent
Given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; one at war…
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AP English Vocab 4
abode
analgesic
centrifuge
contusion
a home; dwelling, residence
causing insensitivity to pain
an apparatus used for separating materials by the use of cent…
a bruise, an injury that does not break the skin
abode
a home; dwelling, residence
analgesic
causing insensitivity to pain
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Ap English Vocab #4
Allay(v)
Capacious(adj)
Diurnal(adj)
Extricate(v)
( To calm) ... ease,soothe,mitigate
(Large in space)... roomy, spacious
(Active in daytime) ... Daily,Daytime
(To remove or free) ... release,free
Allay(v)
( To calm) ... ease,soothe,mitigate
Capacious(adj)
(Large in space)... roomy, spacious
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AP English Vocab 4
Allay (v.)
Capacious (adj.)
Diurnal (adj.)
Extricate (v.)
Alleviate, Soothe, Ease (a situation mentally)... Aggravate, Ex…
Spacious, Commodious, Roomy... Claustrophobic, Cramped, Small
DEF: Something up during the day... Daily, Quotidian, Day-to-Da…
Disentangle, Free, Liberate, Remove... Embroil, Entangle, Disen…
Allay (v.)
Alleviate, Soothe, Ease (a situation mentally)... Aggravate, Ex…
Capacious (adj.)
Spacious, Commodious, Roomy... Claustrophobic, Cramped, Small
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AP English Vocabulary 4
Disdain
Disinclination
Dismiss
Disparage
the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's co…
a reluctance or lack of enthusiasm.... "Lucy felt a strong disin…
order or allow to leave; send away.... "she dismissed the taxi a…
regard or represent as being of little worth.... "he never misse…
Disdain
the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's co…
Disinclination
a reluctance or lack of enthusiasm.... "Lucy felt a strong disin…
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AP English vocab 4
desultory (adj.)
imperious (adj.)
urbane (adj.)
profundity (n)
lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm... The desultory present…
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant…
(of a person, especially a man) suave, courteous, refined in…
deep insight; great depth of knowledge or thought... The profun…
desultory (adj.)
lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm... The desultory present…
imperious (adj.)
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant…
25 terms
AP English Vocab 4
abet
adherent
clemency
contrite
v. to encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval,…
n. a person who follows or upholds a leader, cause, etc; supp…
n. disposition to show forbearance, compassion, or forgivenes…
adj. filled with a sense of guilt and the desire for atonemen…
abet
v. to encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval,…
adherent
n. a person who follows or upholds a leader, cause, etc; supp…
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AP English 4 Unit 4
broach
charlatan
erudite
etymology
v - introduce
n - a quack (falsely claims expert knowledge)
adj - learned, scholary
n - origin
broach
v - introduce
charlatan
n - a quack (falsely claims expert knowledge)
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AP English Vocab 4
rhetorical question
homily
colliquial
flat character
question posed by the speaker which has an obvious answer, no…
religious discourse that is intended primarily for spiritual…
used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
2-D character in that they are uncomplicated and do not chang…
rhetorical question
question posed by the speaker which has an obvious answer, no…
homily
religious discourse that is intended primarily for spiritual…
AP ENGLISH: AP TERMS #4
litotes
chiasmus... (key-as-mus)
polysyndeton
asyndeton... (an-sin-de-ton)
figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which an…
a reversal in the order of words in two otherwise parallel ph…
the repetition of conjunctions in close succession for rhetor…
omission of conjunction from constructions in which they norm…
litotes
figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which an…
chiasmus... (key-as-mus)
a reversal in the order of words in two otherwise parallel ph…
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AP English 4- Terms (review!)
Adulation
Adversity
Aesthetic
Anachronistic
High Praise
Misfortune
Pertaining to beauty
Out-of-date
Adulation
High Praise
Adversity
Misfortune
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AP English Vocabulary Ch. 4
Aesthetic
Aloof
Arachaic
Assuage
Relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
Apart, indifferent
Antiquated, old, out of use
To ease, to mitigate, to make less painful or burdensome; to…
Aesthetic
Relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
Aloof
Apart, indifferent
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English 4 AP The Awakening
Edna Pontellier
Leonce Pontellier
Raoul & Etinne Pontellier
The Colonel
The protagonist of the novel, Edna embarks on a path of emoti…
As Edna's husband, Leónce spends most of the time away from h…
Edna and Leónce's toddler children. Raoul and Etienne are ver…
Edna's father. The Colonel fought in the Confederate army and…
Edna Pontellier
The protagonist of the novel, Edna embarks on a path of emoti…
Leonce Pontellier
As Edna's husband, Leónce spends most of the time away from h…
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AP English Vocab #4
Assuage
Castigate
Discern
Eschew
to make milder or less severe; relieve; to sooth
to punish in order to correct
to distinguish mentally; recognize as distinct or different;…
to abstain or keep away from; avoid
Assuage
to make milder or less severe; relieve; to sooth
Castigate
to punish in order to correct
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AP English Final - #4
Mr. Jones is symbolic of Tsar Nicholas…
The Wizard of Oz - The lion represents…
I was surprised his nose was not growi…
He was a real Romeo with the ladies.
Allegory
Allegory
Allusion
Allusion
Mr. Jones is symbolic of Tsar Nicholas…
Allegory
The Wizard of Oz - The lion represents…
Allegory
14 terms
AP English 4 Vocabulary
Pedantic
Obstinate
Histronic
Fastidious
Overly concerned with details
Stubborn
Overly dramatic
Difficult to please
Pedantic
Overly concerned with details
Obstinate
Stubborn
38 terms
AP English - 4
insomnia
insouciant
intractable
intrepid
incapable of sleep
free from concern, worry or anxiety
hard to control or deal with
fearless, adventurous
insomnia
incapable of sleep
insouciant
free from concern, worry or anxiety
13 terms
AP English Vocab 4
allegory
argument
turning point
synecdoche
a literary work in which characters, objects, or action repre…
a statement of the meaning or main point of a literary work
the point in a work in which a very significant change occurs
using one part of an object to represent the entire object (f…
allegory
a literary work in which characters, objects, or action repre…
argument
a statement of the meaning or main point of a literary work
22 terms
AP English: Unit 4
Frenetic fre(net)ic
Disarray disa(rray)
Atrophy (a)trophy
Asseverate a(ser)vate
Adj, frenzied, frantic, highly agitated... SYNONYMS: frenzied, f…
N, disorder, confusion, v, to throw into disorder... SYNOYNMS: d…
N, the wasting away of an organ or tissue,v, to waste away... SY…
V, To affirm earnestly... SYNONYMS: to aver, avow, affirm, avouch
Frenetic fre(net)ic
Adj, frenzied, frantic, highly agitated... SYNONYMS: frenzied, f…
Disarray disa(rray)
N, disorder, confusion, v, to throw into disorder... SYNOYNMS: d…
10 terms
AP English 4.2
Neophyte
Defenestrate
Extrapolate
Iconoclast
A person who is new to a subject, skill or belief
Remove or dismiss someone from a position of power
To form an opinion about something based on facts
A person who attacks cherished beliefs
Neophyte
A person who is new to a subject, skill or belief
Defenestrate
Remove or dismiss someone from a position of power
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AP English Vocab 4
Candor
Curtailed
Euphemism
Extended metaphor
Sincerity, openness
Cut short, abbreviated
A less offensive substitute for generally unpleasant words or…
Metaphor introduced and then further developed throughout all…
Candor
Sincerity, openness
Curtailed
Cut short, abbreviated
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AP English Lesson 4
aesthetic
aloof
archaic
assuage
characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
remote in manner
so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
provide physical relief, as from pain
aesthetic
characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
aloof
remote in manner
10 terms
AP English Set #4
Akin
Corroborate
Inexorable
Insipid
(adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
(adj.) impossible to stop or prevent
(adj.) dull; bland; boring
Akin
(adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
Corroborate
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
10 terms
AP English 4.3
Catharsis
Eructation
Meretricious
Anachronistic
The process of releasing and providing relief from strong emo…
A belch
Attractive but having no integrity
Something that appears to have happened in another time
Catharsis
The process of releasing and providing relief from strong emo…
Eructation
A belch
15 terms
AP English // Vocab 4
Transgress
Inexorable
Efface
Expurgate
(V) to violate, go over a limit
(Adj.) incapable of being persuaded or placated
(V.) to wipe out, obliterate, rub away
(V.) to remove offensive or incorrect parts, usually of a book
Transgress
(V) to violate, go over a limit
Inexorable
(Adj.) incapable of being persuaded or placated
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AP English 4.1
Eccentric
Futile
Aesthetic
Diligent
Unconventional and slightly strange
Incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
Concerned with beauty
Showing care in one's work
Eccentric
Unconventional and slightly strange
Futile
Incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
24 terms
AP English 4 Vocabulary
Abhor
Accolade
Bequeath
Charlatan
To loathe
Praise or award
Hand down; give in a will
One who claims to know something they don't
Abhor
To loathe
Accolade
Praise or award
15 terms
week 4 vocab AP English
adulation
behemoth
conciliatory
incarnate
extreme praise
something of tremendous power or size
friendly;agreeable
existing in the flesh, embodied
adulation
extreme praise
behemoth
something of tremendous power or size
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