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20 terms
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
Ap English Language Vocabulary
Syndics
Plaited
Recompense
Rustic
A government administrator or magistrate
To intertwine in a pattern
Pay
Simple, unsophisticated
Syndics
A government administrator or magistrate
Plaited
To intertwine in a pattern
21 terms
AP English Language
audience
concession
connotation
context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
34 terms
AP English Language Devices
Rhetoric
Style
Ad hoc
Analogy
The entire process of written communication; tools that enabl…
The way an author presents his/her ideas through the use of d…
A Latin phrase which means "for this [purpose]" A specific ac…
A comparison between two different things in order to highlig…
Rhetoric
The entire process of written communication; tools that enabl…
Style
The way an author presents his/her ideas through the use of d…
100 terms
AP English Language Glossary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
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…
29 terms
AP English Language Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
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…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
68 terms
Ap english language 2015
Allegory
Abstract
Aesthetics
Allusion
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Pertaining to the value of art for its own sake or for form.…
A figure of speech which makes brief, even casual reference t…
Allegory
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
27 terms
AP English | Figurative Language
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
repetition of initial consonant sound of several consecutive…
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
involves a direct contrast of structurally parallel word grou…
a form of personification in which the absent or dead are spo…
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sound of several consecutive…
allusion
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
AP English Language Tropes
Allusion
Archaic diction
Metaphor
Metonymy
Brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictiti…
Old fashioned or outdated choice of words... ex. beliefs are for…
Figure of speech that says one thing is another in order to e…
Using a single feature to represent the whole... ex. In your han…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictiti…
Archaic diction
Old fashioned or outdated choice of words... ex. beliefs are for…
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
Balance
Parallelism
Chiasmus
Climax
The syntactic structure of each sentence supports its meaning…
Expresses similar or related ideas in similar grammatical str…
Grammatical structure of the first clause or phrase is revers…
Writer arranges ideas in order of importance
Balance
The syntactic structure of each sentence supports its meaning…
Parallelism
Expresses similar or related ideas in similar grammatical str…
AP English Language Schemes
Alliteration
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Asyndeton
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order.... ex. [A]sk not what your…
Omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses,…
Alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Anaphora
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
AP English Language: Logic
Logic
Argument
Premises
Validity
Study of methods for evaluating whether the premises of an ar…
A sentence which has a yes or no answer
What supports the conclusions of an argument; the evidence
If it's impossible for the premises to be true and the conclu…
Logic
Study of methods for evaluating whether the premises of an ar…
Argument
A sentence which has a yes or no answer
10 terms
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Articulate
Allegory
Circuitous
Crisp
Def-... Endowed with the power of speech... Ex-... "What we have been…
Def-... a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to rev…
Going through a different route or journey longer than the mo…
Def-... firm but easily broken ... Ex-... The chips are crisp
Articulate
Def-... Endowed with the power of speech... Ex-... "What we have been…
Allegory
Def-... a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to rev…
20 terms
AP English Language #12
diatribe
inhibition
fortuitous
incoherent
bitter criticism
restraint
accidental
disjointed
diatribe
bitter criticism
inhibition
restraint
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 #6
affluent
feasible
discern
sally
rich
possible
perceive
suddenly rush forth
affluent
rich
feasible
possible
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…
20 terms
AP English Language #4
alacrity
disdain
belligerent
intimidate
briskness, lively action
contempt
warlike
to overawe
alacrity
briskness, lively action
disdain
contempt
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AP English language
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
the representation of abstract ideas or principle by characte…
the repetition of the same sound or same kind of sounds at th…
a figurative or symbolic reference
something of doubtful meaning
allegory
the representation of abstract ideas or principle by characte…
alliteration
the repetition of the same sound or same kind of sounds at th…
69 terms
AP English Language and Comp. Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
literally means 'to the man' in Latin. The arguments appeal t…
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…
Ad hominem argument
literally means 'to the man' in Latin. The arguments appeal t…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
24 terms
AP English Language: Schemes
Parallelism
Isocolon
Tricolon
Antithesis
Similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
Use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, as in…
Sentence consisting of three parts of equal importance and le…
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Parallelism
Similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
Isocolon
Use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, as in…
20 terms
AP English Language #2
laconic
throng
intrepid
accost
expressing much in few words
crowd
brave
to approach and speak to
laconic
expressing much in few words
throng
crowd
AP English Language Vocabulary #6
Palpable
Altruism
Odious
Indomitable
readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evi…
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotio…
highly offensive, disgusting, hateful
that cannot be subdued or overcome, as person's, will, or cou…
Palpable
readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evi…
Altruism
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotio…
10 terms
AP English Language #2
Economical
Elliptical
Eloquent
Emphathic
no more words than necessary ... saying things straight to the p…
Confusing involving you in the same thing over and over. Goin…
having or showing the ability to use language clearly and eff…
expressing something forcibly and clearly.
Economical
no more words than necessary ... saying things straight to the p…
Elliptical
Confusing involving you in the same thing over and over. Goin…
42 terms
AP English Language Vocabulay
palisades
procure
providence
loath
a large pointed stake set in the ground to form a fence used…
to obtain something with care or effort
the protective care of God or of nature as a spiritual power
reluctant; unwilling
palisades
a large pointed stake set in the ground to form a fence used…
procure
to obtain something with care or effort
AP English Language
Allusion
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Irony
Brief reference to a person, event, or place(real or fictitio…
The act of addressing some abstraction or personification tha…
An extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to…
A figure of speech that occurs when a speaker or character sa…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place(real or fictitio…
Apostrophe
The act of addressing some abstraction or personification tha…
20 terms
AP English Language #1
voracious
indiscriminate
eminent
steeped
desiring or consuming great quantities
choosing at random without careful selection
of high reputation, outstanding
soaked, drenched, saturated
voracious
desiring or consuming great quantities
indiscriminate
choosing at random without careful selection
AP English Language: Fallacies
Affirming the consequent
Joint effect
Coincidental correlation
Complex causation
If p then q. Q therefore p (fallacy)
One thing is told to cause another when in fact both are caus…
When an author assumes since one thing follows another it was…
Identifies one causes when in fact there are many causes (cas…
Affirming the consequent
If p then q. Q therefore p (fallacy)
Joint effect
One thing is told to cause another when in fact both are caus…
46 terms
AP English Language Terms
Allegory
Analogy
Anaphora
Anastrophe
a narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
a process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects share…
one of the devices of repetition in which the same expression…
the inversion of the usual order of the parts of a sentence.…
Allegory
a narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
Analogy
a process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects share…
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…
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.
39 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
a piece of narration or description that can be read on sever…
repetition of the initial sound in a line, sentence, or phrase
a reference to a biblical, historical, literary or mythologic…
any comparison between two things otherwise unlike. (everythi…
allegory
a piece of narration or description that can be read on sever…
alliteration
repetition of the initial sound in a line, sentence, or phrase
20 terms
AP English Language #5
rampant
inane
ethics
concur
going unchecked, widespread
foolish
code of principles
agree
rampant
going unchecked, widespread
inane
foolish
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AP English Language #10
inclement
peruse
premonition
desist
unfavorable, stormy
to read carefully
forewarning
cease
inclement
unfavorable, stormy
peruse
to read carefully
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…
15 terms
AP English Language and Comp Tone Words Set 2
ludicrous
sardonic
satiric
wry
adj. ridiculous, laughable, outlandish, silly
adj. scornfully or cynically mocking; sarcastic; disdainfully…
adj. characterized by satire; characterized by use of irony,…
adj. cleverly and often ironically or grimly humorous; bitter…
ludicrous
adj. ridiculous, laughable, outlandish, silly
sardonic
adj. scornfully or cynically mocking; sarcastic; disdainfully…
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…
44 terms
AP English Language Tone Words
Fanciful
Confident
Cynical
Detached
Extravagant, whimsical
Positive, certain
Suspicious, doubtful
Separated, apathetic
Fanciful
Extravagant, whimsical
Confident
Positive, certain
69 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…
14 terms
AP English Language and Comp Tone Words Set 1
eulogistic
grave
pensive
venerative
adj. involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually fo…
adj. serious or solemn; somber
adj. dreamily or wistfully thoughtful
adj. regarding with reverence, awe, respect
eulogistic
adj. involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually fo…
grave
adj. serious or solemn; somber
20 terms
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
206 terms
AP English Language: Fall Final
accismus
ad hominem
adianoeta
a fortiori
a figure of coyness, "Oh, you shouldn't have"
character attack; attack on someones previous failures or lif…
figure of hidden meaning; meant to be understood by part of t…
Argument of Strength; if something less likely is true, then…
accismus
a figure of coyness, "Oh, you shouldn't have"
ad hominem
character attack; attack on someones previous failures or lif…
50 terms
AP English Language Flashcards
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Repetition of a word or words in successive clauses in such a…
Deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in or…
Alliteration
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
28 terms
Ap English Language: Tones
Didactic
Diffident
Effusive
Elegiac
Intended for teaching or conveying instruction and information
Modest or shy; lacking self-confidence
Expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an…
A poetic mournful quality
Didactic
Intended for teaching or conveying instruction and information
Diffident
Modest or shy; lacking self-confidence
25 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
unselfish
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
stiff in manner
having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importa…
altruistic
unselfish
ambivalent
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
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…
AP English Language 2
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
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…
50 terms
AP English Language
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
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…
148 terms
AP English Language Terms
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
(Latin) means "against the man". As the name suggests, it is…
a narrative, whether in prose or verse, in which the agents a…
Is the repetition of a speech sound in a sequence of nearby w…
Is a passing reference, without explicit identification, to a…
Ad Hominem
(Latin) means "against the man". As the name suggests, it is…
Allegory
a narrative, whether in prose or verse, in which the agents a…
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