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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…
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…
15 terms
AP English Language Set
Bliss
Blithe
Buoy
Complacency
Very happy state... a state of extreme happiness
Merry; joyous... joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
Cheerful; able to float... capable of floating; cheerful
Self-satisfaction; smugness
Bliss
Very happy state... a state of extreme happiness
Blithe
Merry; joyous... joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
20 terms
AP English Language Set
aesthetic
Ambivalence
Analogous
Anarchist
relating to art or beauty
having mixed feeling towards something
showing an analogy or a likeness that permits one to draw an…
a person who believes in or tries to bring about anarchy
aesthetic
relating to art or beauty
Ambivalence
having mixed feeling towards something
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…
28 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 2))
Concomitant
Conflagration
Contrite
Conundrum
(adj.) accompanying in a subordinate fashion (His dislike of…
(n.) great fire (The conflagration consumed the entire buildi…
(adj.) penitent, eager to be forgiven (Blake's contrite behav…
(n.) puzzle, problem (Interpreting Jane's behavior was a cons…
Concomitant
(adj.) accompanying in a subordinate fashion (His dislike of…
Conflagration
(n.) great fire (The conflagration consumed the entire buildi…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 1)
Abjure
Abrogate
Acerbic
Acrimony
(v.) to reject, renounce (To prove his honesty, the president…
(v.) to abolish, usually by authority (The Bill of Rights ass…
(adj.) biting, bitter in tone or taste (Jill became extremely…
(n.) bitterness, discord (Though they vowed that no girl woul…
Abjure
(v.) to reject, renounce (To prove his honesty, the president…
Abrogate
(v.) to abolish, usually by authority (The Bill of Rights ass…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 3)
Evince
Exculpate
Execrable
Exigent
(v.) to show, reveal (Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-bi…
(v.) to free from guilt or blame, exonerate (My discovery of…
(adj.) loathsome, detestable (Her pudding is so execrable tha…
(adj.) urgent, critical (The patient has an exigent need for…
Evince
(v.) to show, reveal (Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-bi…
Exculpate
(v.) to free from guilt or blame, exonerate (My discovery of…
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…
10 terms
AP English Language Set 2
Economical
Elliptical
Eloquent
Emphatic
Intended to save money, as by efficient operation or eliminat…
expressed with extreme or excessive economy; relieved of irre…
Characterized by persuasive, powerful discourse: an eloquent…
uttered, or to be uttered, with emphasis; strongly expressive.
Economical
Intended to save money, as by efficient operation or eliminat…
Elliptical
expressed with extreme or excessive economy; relieved of irre…
25 terms
AP English Language Set 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
to rise... controlling influence; domination
severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
Self-governing, independent
antithesis
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
ascend
to rise... controlling influence; domination
10 terms
AP English Language Set 1
Articulate
Circuitous
Conversational
Crisp
to speak distinctly and carefully to express oneself easily
Roundabout, not direct
an informal exchange or presentation of thoughts and feelings
Lively; sprightly
Articulate
to speak distinctly and carefully to express oneself easily
Circuitous
Roundabout, not direct
10 terms
AP English Language Set 4
Paradox
Parody
Satire
Semantics
A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be t…
A literary or artistic work that imitates the characteristic…
A literary work in which human vice or folly is attacked thro…
Linguistics The study or science of meaning in language.
Paradox
A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be t…
Parody
A literary or artistic work that imitates the characteristic…
33 terms
AP Language Set 1
Anaphora
Metonymy
Antithesis
Rhetoric
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
Direct opposite
From the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principl…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
10 terms
AP English Language Set 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Abiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
20 terms
AP English Language: Second Set
anadiplosis
anaphora
anthimeria
antithesis
the repetition of the last word of a preceding clause
a rhetorical device that consists of repeating a sequence of…
one part of speech substituting for another (i.e. a noun subs…
the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas, often in par…
anadiplosis
the repetition of the last word of a preceding clause
anaphora
a rhetorical device that consists of repeating a sequence of…
20 terms
AP English Language: Fifth Set
allusion
anachronism
aphorism
claim
a passing or casual reference to a widely known person or pla…
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
brief statement of a principle; original thought spoken or wr…
to assert or maintain as a fact
allusion
a passing or casual reference to a widely known person or pla…
anachronism
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
20 terms
AP English Language: Fourth Set
allegory
analogy
antimetabole
chiasmus
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a…
the repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse gram…
also called "reverse parallelism," since the second part of a…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
analogy
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a…
16 terms
AP English Language Set 2
Anaphora
Asyndeton
Epistrophe
Polysyndeton
the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earli…
the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a s…
the repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or…
a stylistic device in which several coordinating conjunctions…
Anaphora
the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earli…
Asyndeton
the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a s…
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…
20 terms
AP English Language: Fifth Set
allusion
anachronism
aphorism
claim
a passing or casual reference to a widely known person or pla…
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
brief statement of a principle; original thought spoken or wr…
to assert or maintain as a fact
allusion
a passing or casual reference to a widely known person or pla…
anachronism
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
58 terms
AP English Language Set #2
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…
21 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…
10 terms
set 1: AP english Language
abrogate
antebellum
acumen
abjure
repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement)... ex…
occurring or existing before a particular war ... ex: the americ…
the ability to make good judgement and quick decisions typica…
solemnly renounce a belief, cause or claim... ex:his refusal to…
abrogate
repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement)... ex…
antebellum
occurring or existing before a particular war ... ex: the americ…
10 terms
AP English Language Set 3
Caricature
Clause
Conceit
Euphemism
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
A group of words containing a subject and a predicate and for…
a fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate meta…
a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one con…
Caricature
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
Clause
A group of words containing a subject and a predicate and for…
22 terms
Vocabulary Set- AP English Language
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
sequential repetition of similar initial sound
a literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference
repetition of words at start of successive clauses
allegory
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
alliteration
sequential repetition of similar initial sound
10 terms
AP English Language Starter Set
intice
ascribe
wholly
savour
to attract, tempt, or provoke attention by offering something…
to attribute or credit to a particular cause, source, or author
completely or fully, as it relates to the whole
a particular flavor; smell or quality that makes something in…
intice
to attract, tempt, or provoke attention by offering something…
ascribe
to attribute or credit to a particular cause, source, or author
51 terms
AP English Language Set #1
Loaded Questions
Conundrum
Jargon
Syntactic Fluency
a question that contains a controversial or unjustified assum…
a question asked for amusement, typically one with a pun in i…
special words or expressions that are used by a particular pr…
the ability to manipulate a variety of sentence structures ef…
Loaded Questions
a question that contains a controversial or unjustified assum…
Conundrum
a question asked for amusement, typically one with a pun in i…
10 terms
AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #3
Bereft
Bilious
Bowdlerize
Burgeon
filled with a sense of loss; deprived of somebody or somethin…
nauseatingly unpleasant; disagreeable [adj.]
to edit by remove parts of a work that are considered indecen…
to produce new growth; flourish or develop rapidly [intrans./…
Bereft
filled with a sense of loss; deprived of somebody or somethin…
Bilious
nauseatingly unpleasant; disagreeable [adj.]
10 terms
AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #1
Abase
Abate
Abjure
Abrogate
to belittle; degrade [v.]
to become less; end; reduce something [v.]
to formally renounce something [trans v.]
to annul or end formally by official means [trans. v.]
Abase
to belittle; degrade [v.]
Abate
to become less; end; reduce something [v.]
10 terms
AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #2
Amenable
Anathema
Anomaly
Antipodal
Open or susceptible to suggestion, cooperation or agreement;…
Object of loathing or hatred [n.]
a deviation or irregularity from the common norm or from expe…
places at the opposite sides of the world from each other [n.]
Amenable
Open or susceptible to suggestion, cooperation or agreement;…
Anathema
Object of loathing or hatred [n.]
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 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…
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.
10 terms
AP English Language Vocab Set 3
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
Noun: A hobby or minor occupation
Adjective: Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disrega…
Adjective: Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood…
Noun: A great difference
Avocation
Noun: A hobby or minor occupation
Callous
Adjective: Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disrega…
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…
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 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…
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…
70 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary - Set 1
connotation
denotation
pedantic
simple
the idea or meaning suggested by a word or thing; the associa…
the literal definition of a word
applying to literary formal rules
pure, easy, plain, basic
connotation
the idea or meaning suggested by a word or thing; the associa…
denotation
the literal definition of a word
25 terms
Ap English comp. and language
Elude
Arduous
Cacophony
Flommuck
To attract
Strenuous
Harsh mixture of sounds
Confused
Elude
To attract
Arduous
Strenuous
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…
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…
Set 2 - AP English Language & Composition Jargon
anaphora
apostrophe
chiasmus
damning with faint praise
The repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
A figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent…
A statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the sec…
Intentional use of a positive statement that has a negative i…
anaphora
The repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
apostrophe
A figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent…
Set 1 - AP English Language & Composition Jargon
anadiplosis
antithesis
chronological ordering
deductive reasoning
From the Greek meaning "again" and "to double". The repetitio…
A contrast or opposition; a statement in which two opposites…
Arrangement in the order in which things occur; may move from…
Reasoning in which a conclusion is reached by stating a gener…
anadiplosis
From the Greek meaning "again" and "to double". The repetitio…
antithesis
A contrast or opposition; a statement in which two opposites…
49 terms
AP English & Language Comp Vocab Set #2
Haughty
Imperious
patronizing
substantiated
arrogant; vainly proud
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
condescending
supported with proof or evidence; verified
Haughty
arrogant; vainly proud
Imperious
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
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…
29 terms
AP Language Set I
ALLITERATION
APOSTROPHE
HYPERBOLE
MEIOSIS
repetition of the same sound within nearby words; most often,…
addresses an abstraction, an inanimate object, or to the some…
exaggeration for effect
understatement for effect
ALLITERATION
repetition of the same sound within nearby words; most often,…
APOSTROPHE
addresses an abstraction, an inanimate object, or to the some…
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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