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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 8 Vocabulary
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
AP English Language and Composition: Vocab Unit 8
Port
Importune
Importunate
Rapport
Latin portare, portatum: "to carry"
To urge or beg without end
Extremely demanding; insistent
A positive relationship
Port
Latin portare, portatum: "to carry"
Importune
To urge or beg without end
AP English Language and Composition: Unit 8 Vocabulary
Élan
Dissipate
Disavow
Conducive
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
(v.) to deny responsibility for or connection with
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
Élan
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
Dissipate
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
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…
AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 Root Words
Oligo
Omni
Oper
Ortho
Few, little
All, every
work
Straight, correct
Oligo
Few, little
Omni
All, every
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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AP Language and Composition Vocab Unit 8
quail
assail
morass
rote
to shrink with fear; to cower; to lose heart and courage
to attack violently
anything that hinders, traps or overwhelms; low-lying, soggy…
a memorizing process using routine or repetition, often witho…
quail
to shrink with fear; to cower; to lose heart and courage
assail
to attack violently
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
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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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
20 terms
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
20 terms
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,…
AP Language and Composition Vocab Unit 8
Astute (adj)
Coup (n)
Disingenuous (adj)
Hypocrisy (n)
having an ability to accurately assess situations or people;…
a highly successful, unexpected stroke, act, or move; a cleve…
lacking in frankness, candor, or sincerity; falsely or hypocr…
a pretending of having a virtuous character, moral, or religi…
Astute (adj)
having an ability to accurately assess situations or people;…
Coup (n)
a highly successful, unexpected stroke, act, or move; a cleve…
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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
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
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.
20 terms
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
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
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…
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.
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…
63 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
A literary, historical, religious, or mythological refrence
Repetition of words at start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
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…
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…
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.
5 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
...
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
...
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
...
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
81 terms
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…
20 terms
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…
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…
AP English Language and Composition
Abstract
Adjective
Adverb
Aesthetic
Opposed to concrete, not quantifiable
modifies, alters, changes a noun
modifies, alters, changes a verb
the study or philosophy of beauty in art, literature and nature
Abstract
Opposed to concrete, not quantifiable
Adjective
modifies, alters, changes a noun
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…
20 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
Assert without proof
Shameless
Banter
Appease
Allege
Assert without proof
Arrant
Shameless
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…
80 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Antecedent
Antithesis
Metonymy
Syllogism
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substit…
From the Greek for "reckoning together," a syllogism is a ded…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Antithesis
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
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.
79 terms
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
90 terms
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
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…
AP English Language and Composition : Unit 7 Vocabulary
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
(adj.) pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
(v.) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish)…
Austere
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
Beneficent
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
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…
8 terms
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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