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AP English Language - Week 3
disingenuous
auspicious
cosmopolitan
placate
adj) insincere, crafty, not straightforward or frank
adj) favorable, promising, pointing to a good result
adj) worldly, sophisticated
v) to pacify, to appease, to soothe
disingenuous
adj) insincere, crafty, not straightforward or frank
auspicious
adj) favorable, promising, pointing to a good result
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AP English Language Vocabulary -- Week 3
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 Week 3/9
Antecedent
Clause
Diction
Loose sentence/ non-periodic sentence
A word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun... Example: L…
A grammatical unit that contains a subject and a verb.... Exampl…
Refers to the author's word choice in regard to correctness,…
A sentence in which the independent clause comes first and th…
Antecedent
A word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun... Example: L…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains a subject and a verb.... Exampl…
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AP English Language - Week 3 AP Terms
active voice
passive voice
independent clause
dependent clause
- in a sentence that has active voice, the subject of the sen…
- in a sentence that has passive voice, the subject becomes t…
- must have a subject and predicate ... - is a complete thought…
- must have subject and predicate ... - is NOT a complete though…
active voice
- in a sentence that has active voice, the subject of the sen…
passive voice
- in a sentence that has passive voice, the subject becomes t…
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AP English Language Vocabulary Week 3
raconteur
relegate
sycophant
zany
n. a person skilled at telling stories or anecdotes
v. to put in a less important position; to banish
n. one who tries to advance himself by flattery; one who suck…
adj. clownish, foolish, funny, absurd
raconteur
n. a person skilled at telling stories or anecdotes
relegate
v. to put in a less important position; to banish
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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 SAT words week 3
Loathe
Reprimand
Lackluster
Caustic
to hate
to show sharp disapproval
dull
sarcastic, biting
Loathe
to hate
Reprimand
to show sharp disapproval
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 & 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 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 Language Week 3
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Angular
Arrogant
Showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-bei…
Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
(of an object, outline of shape) having angles or sharp corne…
Having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importa…
Altruistic
Showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-bei…
Ambivalent
Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
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AP Language Week 3
Philanthropy
Misanthropy
Idiosyncrasy
Ideology
Charity
A hatred or distrust of humankind
A way of behaving, thinking, or feeling that is particular to…
A closely organized system of beliefs, values, and ideas form…
Philanthropy
Charity
Misanthropy
A hatred or distrust of humankind
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AP language week 3
Abstinence
Exasperate
Adversity
Indomitable
The fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in…
irritate intensely; infuriate.
difficulties; misfortune
impossible to subdue or defeat.
Abstinence
The fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in…
Exasperate
irritate intensely; infuriate.
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AP English Language 3
ad hominem
colloquial
declarative sentence
exposition
A fallacy that attacks the person rather than dealing with th…
Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal sp…
A sentence that makes a statement
Background information presented in a literary work.
ad hominem
A fallacy that attacks the person rather than dealing with th…
colloquial
Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal sp…
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Close Reading AP English Language (AP 3)
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…
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AP Language Verbs Week 3
Diversify
Grapple
Heed
Jostle
To make diverse, as in form or character, give variety or div…
To engage in a struggle or close encounter; to try to overcom…
To give careful attention to
Bump, brush against, push, shove, or elbow roughly or rudely;…
Diversify
To make diverse, as in form or character, give variety or div…
Grapple
To engage in a struggle or close encounter; to try to overcom…
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AP English Language #3
loathe
reprimand
lackluster
caustic
to hate
to show sharp disapproval
dull
sarcastic, biting
loathe
to hate
reprimand
to show sharp disapproval
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AP English Language 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 language week 3
Abstinence
Exasperate
Adversity
Indomitable
he fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in…
irritate intensely; infuriate.
difficulties; misfortune
impossible to subdue or defeat.
Abstinence
he fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in…
Exasperate
irritate intensely; infuriate.
AP Language Week 3
Modulated
Expunge
Erudite
Engender
Alter something to make less strong
Get rid of something completely
Very knowledgable through study
Create or arise
Modulated
Alter something to make less strong
Expunge
Get rid of something completely
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AP Language Week 3
Genre
Imagery
Imperative
Imply
category or classification (poetry, drama, prose--science fic…
use of vivid sensory words in order to connect the reader to…
very important; in grammar, a sentence that makes a command
To suggest indirectly
Genre
category or classification (poetry, drama, prose--science fic…
Imagery
use of vivid sensory words in order to connect the reader to…
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AP English and Language 3
Balletic
Diminutive
Evoke
Precipitous
Of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
Extremely or unusually small
To bring or recall to conscious mind
Dangerously high or steep
Balletic
Of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
Diminutive
Extremely or unusually small
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Ap Language Vocabulary Week 3
cadence
cajole
callous
callow
rhythm
to persuade by flattery or promises. synonym for blandish
insensitive, hard hearted, unsympathetic
immature, inexperienced, neophyte
cadence
rhythm
cajole
to persuade by flattery or promises. synonym for blandish
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AP English Language #3
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Logical fallacies
Demonstrates that they are trustworthy, un bias,or credible.…
An appeal to emotions, values,desire, or hope and fear/ preju…
Reason/ logic that is used in a statement or argument that pe…
Making an error in reasoning of an argument; false conclusion…
Ethos
Demonstrates that they are trustworthy, un bias,or credible.…
Pathos
An appeal to emotions, values,desire, or hope and fear/ preju…
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RMHS AP Language Vocabulary Week 3
adulation
anachronistic
assiduous
circuitous
n. Excessive flattery or admiration
adj. out-of-date; not attributed to the correct historical pe…
adj. persistent; hard-working
adj. Indirect, taking the longest route; a rambling route or…
adulation
n. Excessive flattery or admiration
anachronistic
adj. out-of-date; not attributed to the correct historical pe…
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AP English Language and Composition Week 3 (2016-2017)
Facetious
Fatuous
Firmament
Flivver
treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor…
silly and pointless.
the heavens or the sky, especially when regarded as a tangibl…
a cheap car or aircraft, especially one in bad condition.
Facetious
treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor…
Fatuous
silly and pointless.
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HSLDA AP English Language and Composition Week 3 Vocab
diction
euphony
denotation
connotation
1. word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
1. sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. pleasing, harmonious speech
1. direct, given meaning, as opposed to an associated meaning
1. implication or association, derived from another word or p…
diction
1. word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
euphony
1. sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. pleasing, harmonious speech
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AP English language 3
Slippery slope
Either or reasoning
Earnest
Caricature
an idea or course of action which will lead to something unac…
When an issue is clear-cut, either/or reasoning is fine. (Eit…
resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction.
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
Slippery slope
an idea or course of action which will lead to something unac…
Either or reasoning
When an issue is clear-cut, either/or reasoning is fine. (Eit…
20 terms
AP English Language #3
Argument
Assonance
Asyndeton
Audience
A series of statements/reasons and a conclusion drawn from th…
Repetition of a similar vowel in a sequence of nearby words.
The omission of coordinating conjunctions.
The intended reader.
Argument
A series of statements/reasons and a conclusion drawn from th…
Assonance
Repetition of a similar vowel in a sequence of nearby words.
60 terms
AP English Language/ 3
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimercal
Something added to it but not essential
A male sheep that leads the flock wearing a bell; a leader
To utter a long wailing cry; howl or screech
Unreal; imaginary; visionary; widely fanciful; highly unreali…
Adjunct
Something added to it but not essential
Bellwether
A male sheep that leads the flock wearing a bell; a leader
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AP English Language Vocabulary -- Week 2
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 week 1
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Aegis
Causing disagreement
Dishonorable; shameful
Rude or impolite person
Shield; protection
Factious
Causing disagreement
Ignoble
Dishonorable; shameful
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AP Language Week 3 Vocabulary
eloquence
extemporaneous
invectives
censure
fluent or persuasive speaking or writing
something done or spoken with little or no preparation
insulting, abusive, or highly critical language
to criticize or judge in a harsh manner
eloquence
fluent or persuasive speaking or writing
extemporaneous
something done or spoken with little or no preparation
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Ap English language week 2
Impotent
Antithesis
Maelstrom
Emendation
Powerless; lacking strength
Exact opposite; an opposite extreme
Whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
A correction
Impotent
Powerless; lacking strength
Antithesis
Exact opposite; an opposite extreme
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AP English Language Vocabulary -- Week 1
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 Language Vocabulary- Week 3
abstract
antecedent
Cacophony
Coinage
refer to language that describes concepts rather than concret…
the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
harsh discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work
act or process of inventing words
abstract
refer to language that describes concepts rather than concret…
antecedent
the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
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AP Language Vocabulary Week 3
adulation
anachronistic
assiduous
circuitous
n. Excessive flattery or admiration
adj. out-of-date; not attributed to the correct historical pe…
adj. persistent; hard-working
adj. Indirect, taking the longest route; a rambling route or…
adulation
n. Excessive flattery or admiration
anachronistic
adj. out-of-date; not attributed to the correct historical pe…
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AP Language Vocab Week 3
Apathetic (adj.) ***
Brusque (adj.)
lacking interest, enthusiasm, or concern
short, abrupt; curt
Apathetic (adj.) ***
lacking interest, enthusiasm, or concern
Brusque (adj.)
short, abrupt; curt
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AP Language: Week 3 Vocab
**Impassive ... ex. Impassive passerby ig…
Impede... ex. The sap causes swelling tha…
Impediment ... ex. A serious impediment t…
Emulate... ex. Lesser men try to emulate…
Without feeling, not feeling or showing emotion
To hinder, delay, slow, to prevent (someone or something) by…
A hinderance or obstruction in doing something, restricting
Imitate, to match or surpass, copy, mirror, echo, follow
**Impassive ... ex. Impassive passerby ig…
Without feeling, not feeling or showing emotion
Impede... ex. The sap causes swelling tha…
To hinder, delay, slow, to prevent (someone or something) by…
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AP Language Week 3 Vocab
loathe
reprimand
lackluster
caustic
to hate... feel intense dislike or disgust for.... synonyms: hate,…
to show sharp disapproval or rebuke... a rebuke, especially an o…
dull or unspired
sarcastic, biting ... sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way.... sy…
loathe
to hate... feel intense dislike or disgust for.... synonyms: hate,…
reprimand
to show sharp disapproval or rebuke... a rebuke, especially an o…
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AP English Language 3 Vocab
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
the repetition of initial consonant sounds... "Peter Piper picke…
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
20 terms
AP Language Vocab Week 3
Coherence
Connotation
Denotation
Dialect
being logical and consistent
the implied or associative meaning of a word
the dictionary definition of a word
a form of language spoken by people in a particular region or…
Coherence
being logical and consistent
Connotation
the implied or associative meaning of a word
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AP English Language: Vocabulary Week 4/8
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Colloquialism
Concrete language
Direct opposite
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
a word or phrase that is not formal or literary, typically on…
Language that describes specific, observable things, people,…
Antithesis
Direct opposite
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
AP Language Vocab - Week 3
Air
Stealth
Bourgeois
Vulnerable
V. To make a public utterance
N. Secret action
Adj. Typical of the middle class
Adj. Susceptible to injury or attack
Air
V. To make a public utterance
Stealth
N. Secret action
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AP Language Vocab Week 3
auspicious
dearth
eschew
mollify
showing or suggesting future success is likely
a scarcity or lacking of something
deliberately avoid using
reduce the severity of something
auspicious
showing or suggesting future success is likely
dearth
a scarcity or lacking of something
20 terms
Ap language vocab week 3
Coherence
Connotation
Denotation
Dialect
Being logical and consistent
The implied or associative meaning of a word
The dictionary definition of a word
A form of language spoken by people in a particular region or…
Coherence
Being logical and consistent
Connotation
The implied or associative meaning of a word
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AP English 3 Language Glossary
Active Voice
Ad Hominem
Alliterations
Allusions
entails writing sentences with active verbs. usually preferre…
this is an attack on the person rather than the issue at hand…
the repetition of a letter or a phonetic sound at the beginni…
a reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
Active Voice
entails writing sentences with active verbs. usually preferre…
Ad Hominem
this is an attack on the person rather than the issue at hand…
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Week 2 - AP English Language- Vocab
Cliche
Allusion
Hypothetical Example
Imagery
A phrase that has no original thought, overused.... Ex: All peo…
To call something to mind without mention it, indirectly.... Ex…
An example created to help a reader make sense of a difficult…
Phrasing that paints a picture /creates a visual in your head…
Cliche
A phrase that has no original thought, overused.... Ex: All peo…
Allusion
To call something to mind without mention it, indirectly.... Ex…
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AP English Language: Vocab Week 2/29
Aphorism
Didactic
Euphemism
Invective
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
Intended to teach... Example: It is rude to put your elbows on t…
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
Aphorism
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
Didactic
Intended to teach... Example: It is rude to put your elbows on t…
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AP English Language: Vocab Week 2/18
Anastrophe
Caricature
Epigram
Hyperbole
the inversion of the usual order of words or clauses.... Example…
a verbal description, the purpose of which is to exaggerate o…
A concise but ingenious, witty, and thoughtful statement.
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
Anastrophe
the inversion of the usual order of words or clauses.... Example…
Caricature
a verbal description, the purpose of which is to exaggerate o…
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