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AP English Language #7
inplacable
paroxysm
reprehensible
jurisdiction
cannot be pacified, inexorable
a fit, sudden outburst
worthy of blame
power, range of authority
inplacable
cannot be pacified, inexorable
paroxysm
a fit, sudden outburst
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AP English and Language 7
Aloof
Refute
Treatise
Sardonic
Not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
Prove a steam or theory to be wrong or false
A written work dealing formally and systematically with a sub…
Grimly mocking
Aloof
Not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
Refute
Prove a steam or theory to be wrong or false
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AP English Language and Composition 7
symbol/symbolism
syntax
theme
thesis
Anything that represents itself and stands for something else.
Arrangement of words in phrases and sentences.
Central idea of a work of literature
the sentence group of sentences that directly expresses the a…
symbol/symbolism
Anything that represents itself and stands for something else.
syntax
Arrangement of words in phrases and sentences.
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AP English Language - Vocab 7
Adroit
Macroscopic
Fatuous
Bovine
adj. skillful; clever
adj. visible to the naked eye
adj. foolish; inane
adj. relating to cows or cattle
Adroit
adj. skillful; clever
Macroscopic
adj. visible to the naked eye
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AP Language 7
anomaly
salient
constituent
pander
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or exp…
most noticeable or important: ... "The lawyer quickly covered al…
being a part of a whole: ... "The constituent minerals of the ro…
to do or provide what someone wants or demands (even though i…
anomaly
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or exp…
salient
most noticeable or important: ... "The lawyer quickly covered al…
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AP English Language Rhetorical Terms List #7
meter
metonymy
modernism
modifier
the formal, regular organization of stressed and unstressed s…
figure of speech in which something is represented by another…
a movement of writers that reached its apex between the 1920s…
an adjective, an adverb, a phrase, or a clause that gives mor…
meter
the formal, regular organization of stressed and unstressed s…
metonymy
figure of speech in which something is represented by another…
AP English 12: (7) Language
Syntax
Collocation
Idiom
Dipthong
Sentence structure, or the arrangement of words in a sentence.
A grouping of arrangement, especially of words.
1. A correct expression that is unusual in form or meaning.... 2…
Two vowels united into a single, complex sound.
Syntax
Sentence structure, or the arrangement of words in a sentence.
Collocation
A grouping of arrangement, especially of words.
50 terms
Vocabulary 7 (AP English Language)
paradox (n)
parsimonious (adj)
partisan (n)
patent (adj)
a true statement that nonetheless seems to contradict itself
stingy
one who supports a particular person, cause, or idea
obvious
paradox (n)
a true statement that nonetheless seems to contradict itself
parsimonious (adj)
stingy
15 terms
AP English Language Test 7
Polysyndeton
Catachresis
Pleonasm
Metabasis
Figure of addition and emphasis which intentionally employees…
An extravagant implied metaphor using words in an alien or un…
Use of superfluous or redundant words, often enriching the th…
A transitional statement in which one explains what has been…
Polysyndeton
Figure of addition and emphasis which intentionally employees…
Catachresis
An extravagant implied metaphor using words in an alien or un…
AP English Language Lesson 7
Adroit
Macroscopic
Fatuous
Bovine
Skillful; clever.
Visible to the naked eye.
Foolish; inane.
Pertaining to cows or cattle.
Adroit
Skillful; clever.
Macroscopic
Visible to the naked eye.
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AP English Language Vocab. 7
gesticulate
hue
impasse
ineluctable
(v.) to make motions or gestures
(n) shades, tints
(n.) standstill, deadlock, an insoluble difficulty
(adj.) certain, unavoidable, inevitable
gesticulate
(v.) to make motions or gestures
hue
(n) shades, tints
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Ap English Language Unit 7
Trepidation
Approbation
Incipient
Anemic
A feeling of great fear or apprehension
Approval
Developing or budding.
Pale, bland, lifeless
Trepidation
A feeling of great fear or apprehension
Approbation
Approval
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AP English language Terms
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
AP English Language and Composition 7
symbol/symbolism
syntax
theme
thesis
Anything that represents itself and stands for something else.
Arrangement of words in phrases and sentences.
Central idea of a work of literature
the sentence group of sentences that directly expresses the a…
symbol/symbolism
Anything that represents itself and stands for something else.
syntax
Arrangement of words in phrases and sentences.
40 terms
WILSON // AP English Language Academic Vocabulary #7
Spur
Spurn
Stylize
Troupe
to prod
to reject or refuse contemptuously
to fashion; to formalize
a group of actors
Spur
to prod
Spurn
to reject or refuse contemptuously
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
AP English Language Vocabulary 7 - Zallen
Trepidation
Approbation
Incipient
Anemic
A feeling of great fear or apprehension
Approval
Developing or budding
Pale, bland, lifeless
Trepidation
A feeling of great fear or apprehension
Approbation
Approval
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
84 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
49 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
AP Language Vocab 7
demagogue
denigrate
derivative
despot
a leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions
charge falsely or with malicious intent
a compound obtained from another compound
a cruel and oppressive dictator
demagogue
a leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions
denigrate
charge falsely or with malicious intent
20 terms
AP English Language Review
Parallelism
Anaphora
Paradox
Asyndeton
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
A seemingly contradictory statement that is actually true
The lack of conjunctions where they normally would be used
Parallelism
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
Anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
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AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 7
Allay
Bestial
Convivial
Coterie
Calm, alleviate
Beastlike
Festive
Clique
Allay
Calm, alleviate
Bestial
Beastlike
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AP English Language Vocabulary Lesson 7
candor
compassion
crestfallen
diffidence
sincerity in expression; frankness
the feeling of sharing another's suffering
disappointed; discouraged
state of being unassertive or lacking self-confidence
candor
sincerity in expression; frankness
compassion
the feeling of sharing another's suffering
AP English Language: Vocab Lesson 7
archipelago
careen
cavalier
contiguous
(n) a large group of islands; a body of water containing a la…
(v) to rush headlong, often with a swerving or lurching motio…
(adj) showing an offhand or carefree disregard; arrogant
(adj) sharing a boundary, being very close or in contact; adj…
archipelago
(n) a large group of islands; a body of water containing a la…
careen
(v) to rush headlong, often with a swerving or lurching motio…
AP English Language and Composition : Unit 7 Vocabulary
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
(adj.) pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
(v.) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish)…
Austere
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
Beneficent
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
50 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
21 terms
AP English Language: Vocabulary List 7
Obdurate
Obstinate
Recalcitrant
Perspicacious
Unwilling to change a wrong behavior or opinion.
Stubborn; adamant.
Rebellious; stubborn; difficult.
Mentally keen; extremely perceptive.
Obdurate
Unwilling to change a wrong behavior or opinion.
Obstinate
Stubborn; adamant.
74 terms
AP English Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
a work that functions on a symbolic level
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allegory
a work that functions on a symbolic level
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
34 terms
AP English Language Biblical Allusions
Alpha and Omega
Armageddon
blind leading the blind
Cain and Abel/brother's keeper
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
MEANING: one of little experience teaching or showing someone…
MEANING: to indicate someone avoiding responsibility for the…
Alpha and Omega
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
Armageddon
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
30 terms
AP English Language Week 7 Vocab
delayed sentence
denotative
dense
depose
A sentence that withholds its main idea until the end. For ex…
designative; specific or direct
crowded closely together; compact; thickheaded
to remove from office or power; to dethrone
delayed sentence
A sentence that withholds its main idea until the end. For ex…
denotative
designative; specific or direct
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AP English Language Vocabulary and Terms
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
The correspondence or resemblance between two things that are…
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
Ambiguity
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
22 terms
AP English Language Historical Allusions
Attila
berserk
blarney
Casanova
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
MEANING: has also come to mean to placate with soft talk or t…
MEANING: a man who is amorously and gallantly attentive to wo…
Attila
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
berserk
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
20 terms
AP English Language Summer Vocabulary Quiz
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
An Anecdote is
Ethos, Logos, Pathos are
Author's distinguishing style, tone, p…
Lexical Ambiguity
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
Appeals
Voice
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
Lexical Ambiguity
An Anecdote is
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
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AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary 1-7
repugnant
ravenous
tangible
status quo
causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
having a huge appetite
capable of being perceived by the sense of touch
the state or fact of being the way things usually are
repugnant
causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
ravenous
having a huge appetite
29 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 7
Abstruse
Antipathy
Averse
Bumptious
(adj.) profound; obscure
(n) strong dislike
(adj.) reluctant; disinclined
(adj.) boldly conceited
Abstruse
(adj.) profound; obscure
Antipathy
(n) strong dislike
AP English Language & Composition KEY TERMINOLOG 7
Syllogism
Symbol
Synesthesia
Syntax
Is a deductive system of formal logic that presents two premi…
Use of a person, place, thing, event, or pattern that figurat…
When one kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subject experien…
The way a writer joins to form phrases, clauses, and sentence…
Syllogism
Is a deductive system of formal logic that presents two premi…
Symbol
Use of a person, place, thing, event, or pattern that figurat…
10 terms
AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 7
narcissism
imperceptible
monolithic
disparity
noun fascination with oneself; excessive self-love / Jared di…
adj. very slight, gradual, or subtle / With my headphones ove…
adj. consisting of one massive piece, large in size and chall…
noun lack of similar equality, inequality, difference / The d…
narcissism
noun fascination with oneself; excessive self-love / Jared di…
imperceptible
adj. very slight, gradual, or subtle / With my headphones ove…
Vocabulary #7 AP English Language and Composition
Acumen
Ostensibly
Disparage
Forgo
(n) the ability to make good judments and quick decisions, ty…
(adv) apparently or purportedly but perhaps not actually
(v) regard or represent as being of little worth
(v) omit or decline to take (something pleasant or valuable);…
Acumen
(n) the ability to make good judments and quick decisions, ty…
Ostensibly
(adv) apparently or purportedly but perhaps not actually
AP English Language and Composition Vocab #7
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
(adj.) Severe or stern in manner
(adj.) Performing acts of kindness or charity
(adj,) Resembling a corpse, gaunt
(v.) To fabricate, to makeup, to prepare by combining ingredi…
Austere
(adj.) Severe or stern in manner
Beneficent
(adj.) Performing acts of kindness or charity
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
Antithesis
Reference to well-known person, place, event, literary work o…
Drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Word, phrase or clause to which a pronoun refers
Juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling…
Allusion
Reference to well-known person, place, event, literary work o…
Analogy
Drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Week 7 AP HSLDA English Language and Composition
Genre
Nonfiction
Short Story
Short Short Story
1. an artistic group, kind, or style based on content, techni…
1. factual prose, as opposed to imaginative works... 2. a group…
1. prose fiction usually focusing on one theme and usually un…
1. prose fiction shorter than the short story, usually conden…
Genre
1. an artistic group, kind, or style based on content, techni…
Nonfiction
1. factual prose, as opposed to imaginative works... 2. a group…
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
22 terms
AP English Language Vocab Unit 7
Desecrate
Inconsequential
Concoct
Disconcert
(v.) to commit sacrilege; to treat irreverently ... ___ the cem…
(adj.) trifling, unimportant ... Ignore the ___ details
(v.) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up as a dish;…
(v.) to confuse; to disturb the composure of ... ___ him with a…
Desecrate
(v.) to commit sacrilege; to treat irreverently ... ___ the cem…
Inconsequential
(adj.) trifling, unimportant ... Ignore the ___ details
AP English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
AP English Language and Composition: Unit 7 Vocabulary
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
(adj.) pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
(v.) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish)…
Austere
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
Beneficent
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
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