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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 8
Accolade
Antithesis
Avert
Buttress
(n) salutation
(n) contrast
(v) turn aside; prevent
(n, v) support or prop up
Accolade
(n) salutation
Antithesis
(n) contrast
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 8
convoluted
noxious
unconscionable
dogmatic
adj. twisted, coiled, complicated / Although my friend spoke…
adj. harmful to health or physical well-being / The mosquito…
adj. not in agreement with what is just or reasonable / Spitt…
adj. relating to any strong set of principles concerning fait…
convoluted
adj. twisted, coiled, complicated / Although my friend spoke…
noxious
adj. harmful to health or physical well-being / The mosquito…
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Week 8 AP Language & Composition
emaciated
surge
tranquil
sanctuary
(adj.,part.) unnaturally thin... Extremely thin; wasted away
to rush suddenly
peaceful
a place of protection
emaciated
(adj.,part.) unnaturally thin... Extremely thin; wasted away
surge
to rush suddenly
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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION WEEK 3
Appease
Abate
Prudence
Abhor
To bring to a state of peace or quiet, soothe
To lessen or reduce in force or intensity
Exercise of good and cautious judgement
To regard with disgust
Appease
To bring to a state of peace or quiet, soothe
Abate
To lessen or reduce in force or intensity
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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION WEEK 4
Tyranny
Resolution
Petrified
Exploit
Creul use of authority; oppressive power
Firmness of purpose
Paralyzed with fear
Notable, heroic deed, feat
Tyranny
Creul use of authority; oppressive power
Resolution
Firmness of purpose
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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION WEEK 2 VOCABULARY
Apprehension
Copious
Gratify
Clamor
Fear of what may happen in the future, anxiety
Large in quantity, plentiful
To satisfy or indulge
Confused, insistent shouting
Apprehension
Fear of what may happen in the future, anxiety
Copious
Large in quantity, plentiful
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AP Language and Composition Terms Week 8
Loquacious (adj)
Infirmity (n)
Incredulous (adj)
Discourse (n)
tending to talk a great deal; talkative
physical or mental weakness
unwilling or unable to believe something; skeptical; doubtful
written or spoken communication or debate;conversation
Loquacious (adj)
tending to talk a great deal; talkative
Infirmity (n)
physical or mental weakness
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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.
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary -- Week 1
audience (aw-dee-ens [noun])
purpose (pur-pus [noun])
assumption (uh-sump-shun [noun])
didactic (die-dac-tic [adjective])
1. people watching, listening, or reading what you have to of…
1. reason for, point for acting (rationale, principle, point,…
1. taken for granted without proof (supposition, belief)... 2. t…
1. educational, instructive teaching (informative, instructio…
audience (aw-dee-ens [noun])
1. people watching, listening, or reading what you have to of…
purpose (pur-pus [noun])
1. reason for, point for acting (rationale, principle, point,…
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HSLDA English Language and Composition Week 8
tone
attitude
voice
unity
1. in writing, referring to a particular mental or emotional…
1. feeling toward a person, place, thing, or action (approach…
1. vocal utterance or speech [noun]... 2. say-so, opinion, or wi…
1. the state of being one, whole, or total in nature... 2. in wr…
tone
1. in writing, referring to a particular mental or emotional…
attitude
1. feeling toward a person, place, thing, or action (approach…
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HSLDA - AP English Language and Composition Week 12
abstract
outline
introduction
hook
1. a summary of research or scientific text, one paragraph in…
1. an organized written plan of a proposed written piece givi…
1. the moment of introducing one person to another... 2. in a wr…
1. a curved piece made to hold an object [noun]... 2. a rounded…
abstract
1. a summary of research or scientific text, one paragraph in…
outline
1. an organized written plan of a proposed written piece givi…
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HSLDA AP English Language and Composition Week 12
abstract
outline
introduction
hook
1. a summary of research or scientific text, one paragraph in…
1. an organized written plan of a proposed written piece givi…
1. the moment of introducing one person to another... 2. in a w…
1. a curved piece made to hold an object [noun]... 2. a rounded…
abstract
1. a summary of research or scientific text, one paragraph in…
outline
1. an organized written plan of a proposed written piece givi…
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HSLDA - AP English Language and Composition Week 13
claim
proof/support/evidence/grounds
substantiate/substantiated
assertion
1. an assertion that requires support [noun]... 2. take hold of…
1. in writing: specific facts, information, quotes, and examp…
1. verify (prove, authenticate, validate)
1. claim or declaration, often without support (statement, al…
claim
1. an assertion that requires support [noun]... 2. take hold of…
proof/support/evidence/grounds
1. in writing: specific facts, information, quotes, and examp…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP English Language and Composition
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Avante Garde
an appeal to emotion.
an appeal to logic or reason.
an appeal to credibility or character.
The suggestion that using this product puts the user ahead of…
Pathos
an appeal to emotion.
Logos
an appeal to logic or reason.
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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…
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HSLDA - AP English Language and Composition Week 17
burlesque
didactic literature
dirge
dramatic monologue
1. a caricature or parody that mocks average or normal materi…
1. literature for instruction... 2. literature so filled with fa…
1. a funeral song... 2. a mournful song
1. a single character's speech, common in folk ballads and po…
burlesque
1. a caricature or parody that mocks average or normal materi…
didactic literature
1. literature for instruction... 2. literature so filled with fa…
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HSLDA - AP English Language and Composition Week 14
controversial
opposition
propaganda
ad hoc argument
1. contentious, divisive... 2. arguable, questionable
1. antagonism, hostility, resistance... 2. group or person who r…
1. information given to others to persuade, or to support or…
1. an argument that's thrown together without planning, with…
controversial
1. contentious, divisive... 2. arguable, questionable
opposition
1. antagonism, hostility, resistance... 2. group or person who r…
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HSLDA - AP English Language and Composition Week 19
theme
realism
archetype
emblem
1. a conversation's subject... 2. a central idea, moral, or mess…
1. being accurate to the original in life... 2. a style of art u…
1. the standard, perfect example, or prototype
1. an object representing a quality... 2. a sign representing an…
theme
1. a conversation's subject... 2. a central idea, moral, or mess…
realism
1. being accurate to the original in life... 2. a style of art u…
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HSLDA - AP English Language and Composition Week 20
Rhetorical device
rhetorical context
rhetorical question
mode of discourse
1. Using specific aspects to expresses ideas through language…
1. the situation that surrounds your writing, answering the q…
1. a question that is not expected to be answered, with the s…
1. originating from the Greeks, one of four ways to present i…
Rhetorical device
1. Using specific aspects to expresses ideas through language…
rhetorical context
1. the situation that surrounds your writing, answering the q…
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AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
direct or indirect reference to something that is known; book…
multiple meanings (intentional/unintentional) of a word, phra…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
alliteration
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
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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…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 1
Abate
Ameliorate
Auspicious
Bombastic
Lessen
To better
Of favorable prospect
Pompous in language
Abate
Lessen
Ameliorate
To better
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 11
Acerb
Apostate
Awry
Cadaverous
(adj.) acid; sour
(n, adj.) a renegade; one who deserts his principles
(adv., adj.) turned to one side
(adj.) haggard; ghostly pale
Acerb
(adj.) acid; sour
Apostate
(n, adj.) a renegade; one who deserts his principles
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 4
Abject
Analogy
Autonomous
Braggadocio
(adj.) servile; cringing
(n) similarity
(adj.) self-governing
(n) unjustified boasting
Abject
(adj.) servile; cringing
Analogy
(n) similarity
AP English Language and Composition Week 3
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
Verb - to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
Adjective - able to use both hands equally well; very skillful
Verb - to make larger, increase
Adjective - deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
Verb - to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
Ambidextrous
Adjective - able to use both hands equally well; very skillful
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AP English Language and Composition
Synechdoche
Colloquial
Litotes
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
Ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Synechdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Colloquial
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 5
Abrogate
Anathema
Avarice
Brusque
(v) cancel
(n) curse; abomination
(n) greed
(adj.) abrupt
Abrogate
(v) cancel
Anathema
(n) curse; abomination
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 12
Acme
Apposite
Axiomatic
Cadence
(n) highest point
(adj.) appropriate
(adj.) self-evident
(n) rhythm
Acme
(n) highest point
Apposite
(adj.) appropriate
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 13
Acolyte
Apt
Baleful
Cajole
(n) novice; young assistant
(adj.) likely; fit; skillful
(adj.) deadly; evil
(v) persuade by flattery or deceit
Acolyte
(n) novice; young assistant
Apt
(adj.) likely; fit; skillful
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 9
Accost
Apathy
Avid
Cabal
(v, n) greet; address
(n) indifference
(adj.) greedy
(n, v) intrique; a group plotting secretly
Accost
(v, n) greet; address
Apathy
(n) indifference
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
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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…
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…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 3
Abet
Amity
Authentic
Bowdlerize
(V) encourage
(N) friendliness
(Adj.) genuine
(V) remove offensive portions in a book
Abet
(V) encourage
Amity
(N) friendliness
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 2
Aberration
Amenable
Austere
Bounty
(n) departure from the normal
(adj.) responsive
(adj.) severe; strict
(n) generosity
Aberration
(n) departure from the normal
Amenable
(adj.) responsive
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 10
Accrue
Apocryphal
Avouch
Cache
(v) be added by growth
(adj.) of dubious origin; fictitious
(v) declare strongly
(n, v) hiding place
Accrue
(v) be added by growth
Apocryphal
(adj.) of dubious origin; fictitious
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 6
Abstemious
Anomalous
Aver
Bucolic
(adj.) moderate; especially in the use of food and drink
(adj.) abnormal; irregular
(v) assert
(adj., n) pertaining to the country
Abstemious
(adj.) moderate; especially in the use of food and drink
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal; irregular
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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
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AP Language Art and Composition Vocabulary Week #8
animadversion
brackish
celerity
histrionic
an unfavorable or censorious comment
having a salty pr briny flavor
swiftness
deliberately affected or self-consciously emotional
animadversion
an unfavorable or censorious comment
brackish
having a salty pr briny flavor
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AP language and composition week 8 vocab
Accolade
Antithesis
Avert
Buttress
Salutation
Contrast
Turn aside; prevent
Support and prop up
Accolade
Salutation
Antithesis
Contrast
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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…
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…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 15
snide
deprecated
scourge
zenith
adj. derogatory in a nasty manner / The heckler made snide re…
verb to express disapproval of, depreciate, belittle / Since…
noun a persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble / The d…
noun highest point, most successful period of time / The sing…
snide
adj. derogatory in a nasty manner / The heckler made snide re…
deprecated
verb to express disapproval of, depreciate, belittle / Since…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 3
Irreparable
Ostentatious
Nonchalant
Icon
adj. not reparable, incapable of being remedied or made good…
adj. pretentious display, intended to attract notice / My wea…
adj. coolly unconcerned, indifferent, or unexcited / Although…
a picture, image, or other representation. A person or thing…
Irreparable
adj. not reparable, incapable of being remedied or made good…
Ostentatious
adj. pretentious display, intended to attract notice / My wea…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 16
nefarious
myopic
grandiloquence
abjure
adj. extremely wicked or evil / One man had a nefarious schem…
adj. shortsighted, unable or unwilling to act wisely / The te…
noun speech that is lofty in tone / Politicians who say nothi…
verb to give up a belief or an activity / Because John ignore…
nefarious
adj. extremely wicked or evil / One man had a nefarious schem…
myopic
adj. shortsighted, unable or unwilling to act wisely / The te…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 6
aberration
ad hoc
empathy
nepotism
noun the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual co…
adj dealing with a specific subject or purpose / Some of the…
noun the identification or experiencing of the feelings, thou…
noun favoritism shown because of family relationship / She wa…
aberration
noun the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual co…
ad hoc
adj dealing with a specific subject or purpose / Some of the…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 5
repository
ensconce
portentous
abeyance
noun a place where things are deposited or stored / The libra…
verb to settle securely or to cover / I found him in the libr…
adj. giving a sign or warning that something usually bad or u…
noun temporary inactivity or suspension / Due to budget cuts,…
repository
noun a place where things are deposited or stored / The libra…
ensconce
verb to settle securely or to cover / I found him in the libr…
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AP Language and Composition Weeks 7-8
Presumptuous (adj.)
Mercenary (n.)
Caustic (adj.)
Avaricious (adj.)
Excessively forward; overfamiliar; rude
One motivated by a desire for money or a personal desire
Stinging and biting in speech; sarcastic; cutting
Excessively hoarding riches; greedy;
Presumptuous (adj.)
Excessively forward; overfamiliar; rude
Mercenary (n.)
One motivated by a desire for money or a personal desire
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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…
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