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Ap English Literature Week 5
Hyperbole
Lament
Implicit
Lampoon
Exaggeration or deliberate overstatement
A poem of sadness or grief over the death of a loved one, or…
To say or write something that suggests, but never says somet…
A satire
Hyperbole
Exaggeration or deliberate overstatement
Lament
A poem of sadness or grief over the death of a loved one, or…
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AP English Literature Week 5 Vocab
cavort
dissemble
evince
murky
(v.) to bound or prance about in a sprightly manner... syn: frol…
(v.) to disguise or conceal behind a false appearance... syn: di…
(v.) to show or demonstrate clearly... syn: manifest, display, s…
(adj.) dark... syn: dim, gloomy... ant: clear, bright... sent: The sky…
cavort
(v.) to bound or prance about in a sprightly manner... syn: frol…
dissemble
(v.) to disguise or conceal behind a false appearance... syn: di…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 5
tremulous
lionize
petulant
abject
timid, fearful; characterized as trembling, as from fear, ner…
to treat a person as a celebrity
moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially…
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
tremulous
timid, fearful; characterized as trembling, as from fear, ner…
lionize
to treat a person as a celebrity
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #5
Tremulous
Lionize
Petulant
Abject
Timid, fearful; characterized as trembling, as from fear, ner…
To treat a person as a celebrity
Moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially…
Utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
Tremulous
Timid, fearful; characterized as trembling, as from fear, ner…
Lionize
To treat a person as a celebrity
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #5
Tremulous
Lionize
Petulant
Abject
Timid, fearful; characterized as trembling, as from fear, ner…
To treat a person as a celebrity
Moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially…
Utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
Tremulous
Timid, fearful; characterized as trembling, as from fear, ner…
Lionize
To treat a person as a celebrity
AP Literature Week 5
Hyperbole
Implicit
In medias res
Interior Monologue
Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
Suggested or to be understood though not plainly expressed.
In the middle of things.
A passage that presents inner thoughts.
Hyperbole
Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
Implicit
Suggested or to be understood though not plainly expressed.
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AP Literature Week 5
condescending
ambivalent
candid
cathartic
showing superiority often in an insulting manner
having mixed emotions; indecisive
frank, truthful
cleansing, purging
condescending
showing superiority often in an insulting manner
ambivalent
having mixed emotions; indecisive
AP English Literature #5
Enervating
Arid
Prosaic
Denouement
Physically weakening, impairs one's strength
Dry, uninteresting
Dull, mundane (of prose?)
Unravelling of events (act 5 of shakespeare)
Enervating
Physically weakening, impairs one's strength
Arid
Dry, uninteresting
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AP English Literature Week 8
Simile
Soliloquy
Stanza
Stock Character
A comparison of two unlike things using the words as, like or…
A speech spoken by a character alone on stage, meant to conve…
A group of line in poetry, similar to the function of a parag…
Standard of clichéd character types: the drunk, the miser, th…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words as, like or…
Soliloquy
A speech spoken by a character alone on stage, meant to conve…
Ap Literature week 5
Inevitable
Languish
Reconcile
Profuse
Certain to happen. The changing of the seasons is an inevitab…
Loss of energy. After being dumped by her boyfriend, Sally di…
Restore peace. The church split into several factions after t…
Excessive. Profuse sweating is often a sign of a high fever.
Inevitable
Certain to happen. The changing of the seasons is an inevitab…
Languish
Loss of energy. After being dumped by her boyfriend, Sally di…
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AP Literature - week 5
candid (adj.)
chasm (noun)
cognizant (adj.)
colloquial (adj.)
straightforward
a profound difference between people, viewpoints, feelings
taking notice, aware of
controversial or common speech
candid (adj.)
straightforward
chasm (noun)
a profound difference between people, viewpoints, feelings
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AP Literature Week 5
Brevity
Copious
Gout
Habiliments
Concise and exact use of words in writing or speech. Noun.
Abundant in supply or quantity. Adj.
Disease which metabolism of uric acid causes arthritis. Noun.
Clothing. Noun.
Brevity
Concise and exact use of words in writing or speech. Noun.
Copious
Abundant in supply or quantity. Adj.
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Ap English Literature Week 9
Theme
Thesis
Tragic Flaw
Truism
The main idea of the overall work; what the author wishes to…
The main position of an argument
The weakness possessed by an otherwise good character, which…
A truth that is way to obvious
Theme
The main idea of the overall work; what the author wishes to…
Thesis
The main position of an argument
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Ap English Literature Week 2
Apostrophe
Assonance
Ballad
Bathos
An address to someone not present, or to a personified object
The repeated use of vowel sounds, as in "old King Cole was a…
A long, narrative poem, usually in a very regular meter and r…
When an author tries to hard to create dramatic instances in…
Apostrophe
An address to someone not present, or to a personified object
Assonance
The repeated use of vowel sounds, as in "old King Cole was a…
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Ap English Literature Week 1
Abstract
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion or syllable of…
A story in which each aspect has a symbolic meaning outside t…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
Abstract
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
Accent
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion or syllable of…
AP English Literature Week 13
ambivalent
analogous
emissary
felicity
having uncertainty as to which approach to follow (adjective)
showing a likeness that permits one to draw an analogy (adjec…
a secret agent (noun)
an instance of happiness (noun)
ambivalent
having uncertainty as to which approach to follow (adjective)
analogous
showing a likeness that permits one to draw an analogy (adjec…
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AP English Literature Week 7
Pathos
Periodic Sentence
Persona
Personification
Aspects of a literary work that are used to appeal to the emo…
A sentence that is not grammatically complete until it has re…
In literature, the person who is understood to be speaking (o…
Giving an inanimate object human qualities or characteristics
Pathos
Aspects of a literary work that are used to appeal to the emo…
Periodic Sentence
A sentence that is not grammatically complete until it has re…
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Ap English Literature Week 3
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Couplet
A startling, unusually metaphor developed and expanded upon S…
The implied or suggested meaning of a word
The repetition of consonant sounds within words
A pair of poetic lines that end in rhyme
Conceit
A startling, unusually metaphor developed and expanded upon S…
Connotation
The implied or suggested meaning of a word
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AP English Literature Terms 5
anticlimax
catastrophe
catharsis
central conflict
something that is much less exciting or dramatic than it was…
in literature, the final action that completes the unraveling…
refers to an emotional release for the characters in a litera…
the main problem in the story
anticlimax
something that is much less exciting or dramatic than it was…
catastrophe
in literature, the final action that completes the unraveling…
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AP English Literature Week 6
Nemesis
Objectivity
Omniscient Narrator
Onomatopoeia
the protagonist's archenemy or supreme and persistent difficu…
An impersonal and objective view of events
Third person narrator who sees, like God, into each character…
Words that sound like what they mean, such as BOOM, SPLAT, etc
Nemesis
the protagonist's archenemy or supreme and persistent difficu…
Objectivity
An impersonal and objective view of events
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Ap English Literature Week 4
Epitaph
Euphemism
Euphony
Explicit
Lines that commemorate the dead at their burial place
A word or phrase that takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant,…
When sounds blend together harmoniously
To say or write something directly and clearly
Epitaph
Lines that commemorate the dead at their burial place
Euphemism
A word or phrase that takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant,…
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 5
Sepulcher
Sire
Supine
Suppliant
Burial chamber, tomb
A father; to father, engender
Lying prone, flat, especially in humility
To petition or beseech, one who begs for intercession
Sepulcher
Burial chamber, tomb
Sire
A father; to father, engender
AP Literature Vocabulary, Week 5
reticent
taciturnity
scintillating
spectral
restrained or reserved, especially in speech
silence or extreme reserve; unwillingness to speak
brilliant; sparkling
ghostly
reticent
restrained or reserved, especially in speech
taciturnity
silence or extreme reserve; unwillingness to speak
Week 5 AP Literature
Prose
Syllogism
Theme
Juxtaposition
a written or spoken language without rhythm
a formal argument in logic that is formed by two statements a…
the main subject or underlying message that is being discusse…
the act or an instance of placing two or more things side by…
Prose
a written or spoken language without rhythm
Syllogism
a formal argument in logic that is formed by two statements a…
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AP English Literature Vocab 5
Anomalous
Antithetical
Buttress
Callous
Deviating from or inconsistent with the common order, form, o…
Directly opposed or contrasted; opposite.
Any external prop or support built to steady a structure by o…
Made hard; hardened; insensitive, indifferent, unsympathetic.
Anomalous
Deviating from or inconsistent with the common order, form, o…
Antithetical
Directly opposed or contrasted; opposite.
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AP English Literature #5
Enervating
Arid
Prosaic
Denouement
Physically weakening, impairs one's strength
Dry, uninteresting
Dull, mundane (of prose?)
Unravelling of events (act 5 of shakespeare)
Enervating
Physically weakening, impairs one's strength
Arid
Dry, uninteresting
AP English Literature week 3
Non sequitor
Syllogism
Sycophant
Dogma
A conclusion that is not aligned with previous premises or ev…
Logical reasoning where you arrive at a conclusion by looking…
A person who tries to gain attention by flattering wealthy or…
The expression of opinions as if they were facts
Non sequitor
A conclusion that is not aligned with previous premises or ev…
Syllogism
Logical reasoning where you arrive at a conclusion by looking…
AP English Literature: Week One
Brazen
Compunction
Din
Edict
shameless, or overly bold or loud, or made of brass.
to feel a sharp prick of your conscience.... a feeling of uneas…
a loud continued noise; especially : a welter of discordant s…
an order, declaration or command by someone in a position of…
Brazen
shameless, or overly bold or loud, or made of brass.
Compunction
to feel a sharp prick of your conscience.... a feeling of uneas…
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Ap English Literature week 3
Licentious
Licentious
Droll
Perspicuity
Promiscuous
Unprincipled in sexual matters
Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
Clearness
Licentious
Promiscuous
Licentious
Unprincipled in sexual matters
15 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Week 5
Abstruse
Appease
Asylum
Conception
Difficult to understand, incomprehensible, complex
Soothe, try to satisfy
Institution, mental hospital, sanitarium or refuge, shelter,…
Idea, concept, notion
Abstruse
Difficult to understand, incomprehensible, complex
Appease
Soothe, try to satisfy
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AP English Literature Allusions #5
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
-"The Fox and the Grapes" from Aesop's Fables... -a fox tries to…
-19th Century America during the days of slavery... -many servan…
-Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution-punished people f…
-Pyrrhus was Ancient Greek General-after defeating the Romans…
Sour Grapes
-"The Fox and the Grapes" from Aesop's Fables... -a fox tries to…
Sold Down the River
-19th Century America during the days of slavery... -many servan…
AP Literature Vocabulary Week 5
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Dissimulation
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive
To criticize harshly
(v.) to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impres…
To act deceitfully.
Adulation
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive
Censure
To criticize harshly
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 5
rancor
remonstrance
incensed
complacency
extreme bitterness
formal protest
inflamed
false sense of security
rancor
extreme bitterness
remonstrance
formal protest
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AP English Literature Vocab 5
Affront
Blasé
Cajole
Choleric
A personally offensive act or word
Indifferent or bored with life
To persuade with flattery or promise
Easily irritable or angered
Affront
A personally offensive act or word
Blasé
Indifferent or bored with life
AP English Literature Vocab #5
Admonition
Didactic
Swarmy
Capricious
A cautionary warning or advice; a gentle reproof (warning) of…
Intended to teach ; Pedantic
Excessive flattery
Characterized by sudden, unexplainable changes without eviden…
Admonition
A cautionary warning or advice; a gentle reproof (warning) of…
Didactic
Intended to teach ; Pedantic
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5 Steps To a 5 AP English Literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anapest
A work that functions on a symbolic level
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference contained in a work
a metrical pattern of two unaccented syllables followed by an…
allegory
A work that functions on a symbolic level
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
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AP English Literature Vocab 5
Periphrasis
Persona
Personification
Picaresque
the use of indirect and circumlocutory speech or writing. Did…
the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or per…
the attribution of a human characteristics to something nonhu…
relating to an episodic style of fiction dealing with the adv…
Periphrasis
the use of indirect and circumlocutory speech or writing. Did…
Persona
the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or per…
AP English Literature Week 15 Vocabulary
confound
curate
ethereal
gambol
to increase the confusion of (verb)
a member of the clergy in charge of a parish (noun)
lacking material substance (adjective)
to skip about in play (verb)
confound
to increase the confusion of (verb)
curate
a member of the clergy in charge of a parish (noun)
AP English literature: vocabulary 5
Circumspect
Cogitate
Effluvia
Caprice
Wary, cautious, unwilling to take risks.
Think deeply about something; contemplate.
Unpleasant or harmful odors.
A sudden change (typically of mood or behavior.
Circumspect
Wary, cautious, unwilling to take risks.
Cogitate
Think deeply about something; contemplate.
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AP English Literature Week 11 Vocab
agnostic
diatribe
inane
intermittent
(n.) one who believes that there is no proof of the existence…
(n.) a bitter, abusive denunciation... syn: criticism... ant: compl…
(adj.) lacking sense or substance... syn: empty... ant: appropriate…
(adj.) stopping and starting at intervals... syn: sporadic, disc…
agnostic
(n.) one who believes that there is no proof of the existence…
diatribe
(n.) a bitter, abusive denunciation... syn: criticism... ant: compl…
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AP English Literature Week 2 Vocab
germane
insatiable
intransigent
invidious
(adj.) being both pertinent and fitting... syn: relevant, approp…
(adj.) impossible to satisfy... syn: voracious, wanting, insiste…
(adj.) refusing to moderate a position, esp. a strong one... syn…
(adj.) tending to rouse ill will, animosity, or resentment... sy…
germane
(adj.) being both pertinent and fitting... syn: relevant, approp…
insatiable
(adj.) impossible to satisfy... syn: voracious, wanting, insiste…
AP English Literature Week 12 Vocabulary
elegiac
fecund
infirmity
malady
of or relating to the period in Greece about the seventh cent…
fruitful in offspring or vegetation (adjective)
the condition of being feeble (noun)
a disease or disorder of the animal body (noun)
elegiac
of or relating to the period in Greece about the seventh cent…
fecund
fruitful in offspring or vegetation (adjective)
AP English Literature Week 11 Vocabulary
austere
corpulent
derisive
effeminate
stern and cold in appearance or manner (adjective)
having a large bulky body (adjective)
expressing contempt or ridicule (adjective)
having feminine qualities untypical of a man (adjective)
austere
stern and cold in appearance or manner (adjective)
corpulent
having a large bulky body (adjective)
AP English Literature Week 14 Vocabulary
countenance
deposition
discursive
epigram
a calm expression (noun)
a testifying especially before a court (noun)
moving from topic to topic without order (adjective)
a terse, sage, or witty and often paradoxical saying (noun)
countenance
a calm expression (noun)
deposition
a testifying especially before a court (noun)
AP English Literature Week 9 Vocabulary
alacrity
aplomb
barrage
cognizant
a quick and cheerful readiness to do something (noun)
confidence and skill shown especially in a difficult situatio…
a dam placed in a watercourse to increase the depth of water…
aware of something (adjective)
alacrity
a quick and cheerful readiness to do something (noun)
aplomb
confidence and skill shown especially in a difficult situatio…
AP English Literature Week 7 Vocabulary
Allay
Capacious
Didactic
Diurnal
to make (something) less severe or strong (verb)
able to hold or contain a lot (adjective)
designed or intended to teach people something (adjective)
active mainly during the day (adjective)
Allay
to make (something) less severe or strong (verb)
Capacious
able to hold or contain a lot (adjective)
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AP English Literature Week 9 Vocab
jocular
nettle
recumbent
depraved
(adj.) marked by joking... syn: funny, humorous... ant: serious, mo…
(v.) to irritate... syn: vex, annoy... ant: comfort, soothe, entert…
(adj.) lying down, esp. for comfort or rest... syn: reclining... an…
(adj.) morally corrupt... syn: perverted, wicked... ant: moral, rig…
jocular
(adj.) marked by joking... syn: funny, humorous... ant: serious, mo…
nettle
(v.) to irritate... syn: vex, annoy... ant: comfort, soothe, entert…
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AP English Literature Week 3 Vocab
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to in an aggressive, hostile, or s…
(n.) strong criticism... syn: censure, condemnation... ant: complim…
(adj.) having an ardent desire or craving... syn: ardent, keen,…
(adj.) distastefully salty... syn: salty, briny... ant: savory, tas…
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to in an aggressive, hostile, or s…
animadversion
(n.) strong criticism... syn: censure, condemnation... ant: complim…
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AP English Literature Week 8 Vocab
incumbent
mordant
pusillanimous
delineate
(adj.) imposed as an obligation or a duty... syn: obligatory, ne…
(adj.) bitingly sarcastic... syn: unkind, critical... ant: kind, si…
(adj.) lacking courage... syn: cowardly... ant: brave, courageous... s…
(v.) to draw or trace the outline of... syn: draft, sketch... ant:…
incumbent
(adj.) imposed as an obligation or a duty... syn: obligatory, ne…
mordant
(adj.) bitingly sarcastic... syn: unkind, critical... ant: kind, si…
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AP English Literature Week 14 Vocab
garish
inordinate
pertinacious
arrant
(adj.) marred by strident color or excessive ornamentation... sy…
(adj.) exceeding reasonable limits... syn: immoderate... ant: modes…
(adj.) holding tenaciously to a purpose, belief, opinion, or…
(adj.) completely such... syn: thoroughgoing... ant: (none)... sent: T…
garish
(adj.) marred by strident color or excessive ornamentation... sy…
inordinate
(adj.) exceeding reasonable limits... syn: immoderate... ant: modes…
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