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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 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 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 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 - 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 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…
23 terms
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
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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.
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…
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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 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 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…
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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 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…
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…
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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…
100 terms
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…
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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
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…
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
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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…
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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…
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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 - Unit 7 Vocabulary
austere
beneficient
cadaverous
concoct
(adj) - severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxur…
(adj) - performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring be…
(adj) - pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
(verb) - to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a d…
austere
(adj) - severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxur…
beneficient
(adj) - performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring be…
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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
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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…
22 terms
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…
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…
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…
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.
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 Vocabulary 12.7
Propitious
Gregarious
Obsequious
Germane
Presenting favorable conditions
Fond of the company of others
Humble and meek, showing servile compliance
Closely related(ideas not people)
Propitious
Presenting favorable conditions
Gregarious
Fond of the company of others
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AP English Language Vocab Units 6-7
Somnolent
Soporific
Sopor
Languid
Drowsy; sleepy
Causing sleep or fatigue
Sleep; drowsiness
Lacking energy; weak
Somnolent
Drowsy; sleepy
Soporific
Causing sleep or fatigue
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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 7)
Parallel Structure (Parallelism)
Parentheticals
Participle
Passive Voice
• pattern of language that creates a rhythm of repetition oft…
• phrases, sentences, and words inside parentheses ()... ex) Th…
• verbal (expressing action or a state of being) that is used…
• opposite of active voice... ex) The dog bit Hope.
Parallel Structure (Parallelism)
• pattern of language that creates a rhythm of repetition oft…
Parentheticals
• phrases, sentences, and words inside parentheses ()... ex) Th…
Week 7 AP English Language and Composition
Invective
Inversion
Irony/ironic
Juxtaposition
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack strong…
A sentence in which the verb precedes the subject
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
when two words, phrases,images, ideas are placed close togeth…
Invective
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack strong…
Inversion
A sentence in which the verb precedes the subject
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
48 terms
AP English Language Study Set
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Alagory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as the "Pete…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
10 terms
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
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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…
20 terms
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
50 terms
AP English Language Set #1
Affective Fallacy
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of initial identical CONSONANT sounds or any V…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Affective Fallacy
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
20 terms
(AP English Language) Vocabulary Quiz #7
gesticulate
hue
impasse
ineluctable
(v.) to make motions, make gestures
(n.) a shade, a tint
(n.) a standstill, a deadlock
(adj.) certain, unavoidable, inevitable
gesticulate
(v.) to make motions, make gestures
hue
(n.) a shade, a tint
25 terms
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…
22 terms
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…
100 terms
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…
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…
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
92 terms
AP English Language Vocal
ad hominem
ad populum
alliteration
allusion
The specific diversionary tactic of switching the argument fr…
(bandwagon appeal) When evidence boils down to "everybody's d…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
The specific diversionary tactic of switching the argument fr…
ad populum
(bandwagon appeal) When evidence boils down to "everybody's d…
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