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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
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
AP English #4
Frivolous (adj.)
Pompous (adj.)
Flippant (adj.)
Recalcitrant (adj.)
not having any serious purpose or value; petty
having or exhibiting self-importance
not showing a serious or respectful attitude; irrelevant
stubborn; uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline
Frivolous (adj.)
not having any serious purpose or value; petty
Pompous (adj.)
having or exhibiting self-importance
90 terms
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
50 terms
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
10 terms
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
20 terms
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.
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
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
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
184 terms
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…
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…
22 terms
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…
10 terms
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
10 terms
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…
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
15 terms
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 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
Ap english vocab #4
colloquy
irrevocable
effluence
denizen
conversation
Irreversible
an outward flow
Inhabitant
colloquy
conversation
irrevocable
Irreversible
AP English 4
abstract language
accent
allegory
alliteration
language describing ideas and/or qualities, rather than concr…
stress on a syllable--basic element of rhythm
a narrative in which characters, action, and sometimes settin…
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of successiv…
abstract language
language describing ideas and/or qualities, rather than concr…
accent
stress on a syllable--basic element of rhythm
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 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
22 terms
AP English - Vocab 4
asseverate
atrophy
bastion
concord
to affirm earnestly and with emphsis
the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive d…
a fortified place, stronghold
a state of agreement, harmony; a treaty
asseverate
to affirm earnestly and with emphsis
atrophy
the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive d…
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
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
32 terms
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
20 terms
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…
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
75 terms
Hamlet Vocabulary English 4 AP
abate
abridge
adulterate
apprehend
to reduce in intensity or amount
to shorten, diminish
to make impure by adding ledser substances, to corrupt
to sieze or arrest
abate
to reduce in intensity or amount
abridge
to shorten, diminish
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
20 terms
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
20 terms
AP English Vocab 4
affiliated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
(adj) Associated, connected
(v) To find out
(n) an accomplishment
(v) to give or pass on as an inheritance
affiliated
(adj) Associated, connected
ascertain
(v) To find out
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
AP English 11 #4
Deleterious
Demagogue
Derelict
Despondent
adj. causing harm or damage
n. leader that plays with emotions to gain support
adj. in very poor condition; n. person without home, job, or…
adj. discouraged
Deleterious
adj. causing harm or damage
Demagogue
n. leader that plays with emotions to gain support
9 terms
Ap English 4
Bildungsroman
Syllogism
Parody
Delayed sentence
processes by which maturity is achieved by a character throug…
an extremely subtle sophisticated or deceptive argument
Imitation of a piece of work or art for purpose of ridiculing…
A sentence that with holds its main idea until the end
Bildungsroman
processes by which maturity is achieved by a character throug…
Syllogism
an extremely subtle sophisticated or deceptive argument
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…
AP English vocab 4
affinity
bilious
cognate
corollary
(n) a natural attraction to a person, thing, or activity; a r…
(adj) peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant
(adj) closely related in origin, essential nature, or functio…
(n) a proposition that follows from one already proven; a nat…
affinity
(n) a natural attraction to a person, thing, or activity; a r…
bilious
(adj) peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant
39 terms
AP English 4
ignominious
vehement
sardonic
lugubrious
causing disgrace or shame
Showing strong and often angry feelings; very emotional
Showing that you disapprove of or do not like someone or some…
Full of sadness or sorrow
ignominious
causing disgrace or shame
vehement
Showing strong and often angry feelings; very emotional
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
16 terms
AP English Vocab #4
Tenuous (adj)
Sallow (adj)
Puerile (adj)
Emulate (v)
having little substance or stability; weak
of a pale, sickly yellowish color
childishly foolish; immature and trivial
to imitate with effort to equal or surpass
Tenuous (adj)
having little substance or stability; weak
Sallow (adj)
of a pale, sickly yellowish color
11 terms
AP English 4 Vocabulary
Incite
Resuscitate
Solicitous
Perturb
to stir up, to provoke
to bring back to consciousness
showing care or worry
to make worried or upset
Incite
to stir up, to provoke
Resuscitate
to bring back to consciousness
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
10 terms
AP English 4
elegy
discursive
transcience
inconspicuous
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead
moving from topic to topic without order: rambling
not lasting long
not clearly visible or attracting attention
elegy
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead
discursive
moving from topic to topic without order: rambling
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
AP English Vocab 4
euphony
deride
insipid
austere
pleasant sound
to ridicule, to make fun of
bland, boring, stupid
severe, without frills
euphony
pleasant sound
deride
to ridicule, to make fun of
62 terms
AP English 4- Terms (review!)
Adulation
Adversity
Aesthetic
Anachronistic
High Praise
Misfortune
Pertaining to beauty
Out-of-date
Adulation
High Praise
Adversity
Misfortune
AP English Vocab 4
Aberration
Callow
Deprecate
Engender
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
(especially of a young person) inexperienced and immature
express disapproval of
cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition)
Aberration
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
Callow
(especially of a young person) inexperienced and immature
AP English V4
atavistic
atrophy
aversion
curmudgeon
relating to or characterized by reversion to something ancien…
Waste away
A strong dislike
Bad-tempered, difficult person; grouch
atavistic
relating to or characterized by reversion to something ancien…
atrophy
Waste away
28 terms
RT AP English 4
Anadiplosis- think Dixie Chicks
Anaphora- think Daffy Duck
Antecedent- oh that thing
Antimetobole- Normal then Yoda
repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
Repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
The noun to which a later pronoun refers.... ex. a model for som…
Repeating a sentence but changing the words around.... ex. One s…
Anadiplosis- think Dixie Chicks
repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
Anaphora- think Daffy Duck
Repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
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