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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
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 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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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…
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AP English Language and Composition 3
figure of speech
generic conventions
genre
homily
A device used to produce figurative language.
This term describes traditions for each genre.
The major category into which a literary work fits.
This term literally means "sermon," but more informally, it c…
figure of speech
A device used to produce figurative language.
generic conventions
This term describes traditions for each genre.
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AP English 3 Language and Composition
Satirical
Simile
Ad hominem argument
Extended metaphor
containing or using satire.
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
An extended metaphor is when an author uses a metaphor, a com…
Satirical
containing or using satire.
Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
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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 Language and Composition SAT List Week of 3/14/16
facetious
fastidious
feckless
malinger
(adj) lacking serious intent; concerned with something noness…
(adj) especially attentive to detail; exacting; ... Difficult to…
(adj.) lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irr…
(v) to evade responsibility by pretending to be ill
facetious
(adj) lacking serious intent; concerned with something noness…
fastidious
(adj) especially attentive to detail; exacting; ... Difficult to…
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AP English Language and Composition 3
syntax
theme
thesis
tone
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into…
directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, or…
similar to mood, tone describes the author's attitude toward…
syntax
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
theme
central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into…
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AP English Language and Composition 3
Oxymoron
Paradox
Parallelism
Inference
Contradictory terms are grouped together to suggest a paradox
Self-contradictory or opposed to common sense but upon closet…
Grammatical or rhetorical framing of words ,phrases,sentences…
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
Oxymoron
Contradictory terms are grouped together to suggest a paradox
Paradox
Self-contradictory or opposed to common sense but upon closet…
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AP English Language and Composition 3
Garish
Predilection
Proclivity
Paean
Gaunty; Too showy; Loud; Flashy; Glaring
A preconceived liking; A preference
A natural tendency; An inclination
A song or praise of triumph
Garish
Gaunty; Too showy; Loud; Flashy; Glaring
Predilection
A preconceived liking; A preference
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AP English 3 language and composition
satirical
simile
ad hominem argument
extended metephor
Satire is a technique employed by writers to expose and criti…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarit…
means "against the man". As the name suggests, it is a litera…
is when an author uses a metaphor, a comparison between two u…
satirical
Satire is a technique employed by writers to expose and criti…
simile
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarit…
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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 English Language and Composition Vocabulary 3
Pertinacious
Petulance
Pithy
Platitude
(adj.) stubbornly persistent (Harry's parents were frustrated…
(n.) rudeness, irritability (The nanny resigned after she cou…
(adj.) concisely meaningful (My father's long-winded explanat…
(n.) an uninspired remark, cliché (After reading over her pap…
Pertinacious
(adj.) stubbornly persistent (Harry's parents were frustrated…
Petulance
(n.) rudeness, irritability (The nanny resigned after she cou…
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English Language and Composition #3
Claim
Grounds
Warrant
Backing
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
Shows the relationship between the grounds and the claim, leg…
Gives answers to different questions and supports the warrant…
Claim
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Grounds
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
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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 Tone Quiz #3
Erudite
Moralistic
Irreverent
Lugubrious
Characterized by deep, wide learning
Narrow-minded concern for right and wrong
Lacking respect
Exaggeratedly mournful, dismal, gloomy
Erudite
Characterized by deep, wide learning
Moralistic
Narrow-minded concern for right and wrong
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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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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…
25 terms
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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AP English 3 [Language and Composition Vocabulary]
Antecedent
Subject complement
Subordinate clause
Independent/Dependent clause
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
The word (with any accompanying phrases) or clause that follo…
Like all clauses, this word group contains both a subject and…
In an independent clause the sentence stands alone (ex. I bro…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Subject complement
The word (with any accompanying phrases) or clause that follo…
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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…
25 terms
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
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…
25 terms
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…
25 terms
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…
25 terms
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…
32 terms
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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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…
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 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
29 terms
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
18 terms
AP Language and Composition Week 3 Word Sentences
Consensus
Constraint
Contentious
Conviction
The ___ indicates that we are opposed to entering into this p…
There was a feeling of ___ in the room because no one dared t…
Disagreeing violently with the referees' ruling, the coach be…
Even her ___ for murder did not shake Peter's ___ that Harrie…
Consensus
The ___ indicates that we are opposed to entering into this p…
Constraint
There was a feeling of ___ in the room because no one dared t…
29 terms
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
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AP Language and Composition Vocab Week 3
Consensus
Constraint
Contentious
Conviction
General agreement
Compulsion; Repression of feelings
Quarrelsome
Judgement that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held be…
Consensus
General agreement
Constraint
Compulsion; Repression of feelings
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Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition3
Oxymoron(n.)- A figure of speech where…
Paradox(n.)- A statement or propositio…
Parallelism(n.)- It refers to the gram…
Parody(n.)- As comedy, parody distorts…
Oxymoron
Paradox
Parallelism
Parody
Oxymoron(n.)- A figure of speech where…
Oxymoron
Paradox(n.)- A statement or propositio…
Paradox
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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…
15 terms
AP Literature/Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 3
Carbuncle
Catharsis
Caucus
Caveat (emptor)
a severe abscess or multiple boil in the skin, typically infe…
the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from,…
a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are member…
a warning or proviso of specific stipulations, conditions, or…
Carbuncle
a severe abscess or multiple boil in the skin, typically infe…
Catharsis
the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from,…
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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…
10 terms
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…
29 terms
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 Language and Composition Terms Week 3
Pathos
Polysyndeton
Prose
Realism
Appeals to the emotions of the audience
A syntactical structure that places a conjunction... (and, or) a…
The ordinary form of written language without... metrical struct…
Attempting to describe nature and life without... idealization a…
Pathos
Appeals to the emotions of the audience
Polysyndeton
A syntactical structure that places a conjunction... (and, or) a…
10 terms
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…
81 terms
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…
37 terms
AP English Language and Composition - Chapter 3 Terms
ad hominem
ad populum
appeal to the false authority
argument
"to the man" this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary…
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everyone's d…
this fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise on an i…
a process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
"to the man" this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary…
ad populum
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everyone's d…
10 terms
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…
10 terms
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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