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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language & Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Conducive
Consternation
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
(n.) dismay, confusion
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 - AP Language & Composition
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
(n.) dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderm…
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweight,…
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 Root Words
Oligo
Omni
Oper
Ortho
Few, little
All, every
work
Straight, correct
Oligo
Few, little
Omni
All, every
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Antonyms AP Language & Composition
ad hoc
bane
cantankerous
de facto
(adj.) permanent
blessing
good-natured
de jure
ad hoc
(adj.) permanent
bane
blessing
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Definitions AP Language & Composition
aberration
aberration
ad hoc
ad hoc
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(n.) a lapse from a sound mental state
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised
(adv.) with respect to this
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
aberration
(n.) a lapse from a sound mental state
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Synonyms AP Language & Composition
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
deviation
(adj.) makeshift
spoiler
mawkishness
aberration
deviation
ad hoc
(adj.) makeshift
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Ap language and composition unit 8 vocab
allege (v.)
arrant (adj.)
badinage (n.)
conciliate (v.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
thoroughgoing, out-and out; shameless, blatant
light and playful conversation
to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; to…
allege (v.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
arrant (adj.)
thoroughgoing, out-and out; shameless, blatant
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Vocab Unit 8 - AP Language/Composition
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
(verb) to assert without proof or confirmation
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out, shameless, blatant
(noun) light and playful conversation
(verb) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pac…
Allege
(verb) to assert without proof or confirmation
Arrant
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out, shameless, blatant
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AP Language and Composition Unit 8 Vocab
ad hoc
depredation
harbinger
de facto
done for a particular purpose only
an act of attacking or plundering
something that announces the approach of another
in fact, regardless of wrong or right
ad hoc
done for a particular purpose only
depredation
an act of attacking or plundering
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AP Language/Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
(n.) the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal…
(adj.) concerned or dealing with a specific subject, purpose,…
(n.) a person or thing that ruins or spoils.
(n.) a ludicrous descent from the exalted or lofty to the com…
aberration
(n.) the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal…
ad hoc
(adj.) concerned or dealing with a specific subject, purpose,…
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Unit 8 Vocab - AP Language & Composition
circumvent (v)
breach (v)
entomology (n)
impunity (n)
to avoid being stopped
to break or act contrary to
the study of insects
freedom from punishment
circumvent (v)
to avoid being stopped
breach (v)
to break or act contrary to
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 Root Words
Oligo
Omni
Oper
Ortho
Few, little
All, every
work
Straight, correct
Oligo
Few, little
Omni
All, every
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 SAT Words
Acrimonious (adj)
Bovine (n/adj)
Consternation (noun)
Corpulent (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay or confusion
Fat; Having a large bulky body
Acrimonious (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Bovine (n/adj)
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 SAT Vocab Words
Acrimonious (adj)
Bovine (n/adj)
Consternation (noun)
Corpulent (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay or confusion
Fat; Having a large bulky body
Acrimonious (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Bovine (n/adj)
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 SAT Vocab Words
Acrimonious (adj)
Bovine (n/adj)
Consternation (noun)
Corpulent (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay or confusion
Fat; Having a large bulky body
Acrimonious (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Bovine (n/adj)
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 SAT Vocab Words
Acrimonious (adj)
Bovine (n/adj)
Consternation (noun)
Corpulent (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay or confusion
Fat; Having a large bulky body
Acrimonious (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Bovine (n/adj)
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8-14 SAT Vocab Words
Acrimonious (adj)
Bovine (n/adj)
Consternation (noun)
Corpulent (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay or confusion
Fat; Having a large bulky body
Acrimonious (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Bovine (n/adj)
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
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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…
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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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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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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…
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…
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…
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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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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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…
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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…
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Unit #8 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
allege
arrant
badinage
conciliate
(v.) to assert without proof or confirmation.... Synonyms: clai…
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant.... Synon…
(n.) light and playful conversation.... Synonyms: banter, persi…
(v.) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacif…
allege
(v.) to assert without proof or confirmation.... Synonyms: clai…
arrant
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant.... Synon…
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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…
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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AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
Assert without proof
Shameless
Banter
Appease
Allege
Assert without proof
Arrant
Shameless
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AP English Language - Unit 8 Vocabulary
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
(noun) - dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewi…
(adj) - fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweigh…
acrimonious
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
bovine
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
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.
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AP English Language & Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
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 consonants in to…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary: Course Introduction
apathetic
egotistical
eloquent
flippant
(adj.) lacking concern, emotion (Uninterested in politics, Br…
(adj.) excessively self-centered; conceited (Though Danielle…
(adj.) expressive, articulate, moving (The priest gave such a…
(adj.) lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy (The teen…
apathetic
(adj.) lacking concern, emotion (Uninterested in politics, Br…
egotistical
(adj.) excessively self-centered; conceited (Though Danielle…
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 2 Vocabulary
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
(adj.) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-soundin…
(adj.) without feathers; without experience; immature, not fu…
Ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Aplomb
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
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AP English Language and Composition
apostrophe
diction
didactic
double entendre
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
word choice
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
a word or phrase open to two interpretations, one of which is…
apostrophe
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
diction
word choice
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 5 Vocabulary
Addendum
Amnesty
Autonomy
Axiomatic
(n.) an addition or supplement designed to increase correctne…
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
(n.) self-government, political control
(adj.) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted princi…
Addendum
(n.) an addition or supplement designed to increase correctne…
Amnesty
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
60 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
(v.) to make larger, increase
(adj., part.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
Ambidextrous
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition : Unit 6 Vocabulary
Anomalous
Arbiter
Aspersion
Bizarre
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n.) one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
(n.) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slanderin…
(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Arbiter
(n.) one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
Vault
Alight
Conjurer
Disposition
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
To descend and come to rest
One who performs magic; sorcerer
One's general way of thinking or feeling
Vault
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
Alight
To descend and come to rest
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 1 Vocabulary
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
100 terms
Ap English - Language and Composition
Appeals
Argument
Assertion
Assumption
ethos: persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility... logos…
Statement put fourth and supported by evidence
Emphatic statement; declaration, an assertion supported by ev…
belief or statement taken for granted without proof
Appeals
ethos: persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility... logos…
Argument
Statement put fourth and supported by evidence
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Diction
Euphony
Detonation
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
18 terms
AP English and Language Composition
Baleen
Bombazine
Beneficiary
Broadside
a horny keratinous substance found in two rows of transverse…
willed dress fabric of worsted and silk or cotton
One who benefits
Collide with a side of (vehicle)
Baleen
a horny keratinous substance found in two rows of transverse…
Bombazine
willed dress fabric of worsted and silk or cotton
472 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Rhetorical triangle
Annotation
Simple sentence
Inverted sentence
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
critical notes added to text.
statement that contains a complete subject and a complete pre…
sentence in which the verb comes before the subject.
Rhetorical triangle
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
Annotation
critical notes added to text.
47 terms
English Language and Composition AP
metonymy
synecdoche
malapropism
circumlocution
one term substituted for another, closely related term... "The s…
metonymy restricted to cases in which a part is used to descr…
unintentional use of a word that resembles the word intended…
i.e. being wordy rather than precise... "brains blown out with m…
metonymy
one term substituted for another, closely related term... "The s…
synecdoche
metonymy restricted to cases in which a part is used to descr…
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 4 Vocabulary
Affable
Aggrandize
Amorphous
Archetype
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
(n.) an original model after which similar things are pattern…
Affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
Aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 3 Vocabulary
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
(v.) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
Abominate
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
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