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AP Language 11 Tropes
Allusion
Conceit
Epithet
Euphemism
reference to famous/historical person/event
extended comparison by exploring metaphoric possibilities in…
descriptive phrase highlighting key traits ("the Brown Bomber…
use of inoffensive language in place of hurtful terms ("verti…
Allusion
reference to famous/historical person/event
Conceit
extended comparison by exploring metaphoric possibilities in…
15 terms
AP Language List 11
empirical
erudite
strident
aesthetic
capable of being confirmed, verified, or disproved by observa…
having or showing knowledge that is learned by studying
sounding harsh and unpleasant
of or relating to art or beauty
empirical
capable of being confirmed, verified, or disproved by observa…
erudite
having or showing knowledge that is learned by studying
15 terms
AP Language Vocab Quiz #11
Fetters
Coarse
Despotism
Coerce
Chains, manacles
Rough
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
To compel, force
Fetters
Chains, manacles
Coarse
Rough
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11 AP Language & Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "peck of…
A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or ev…
A type of composition (or, more commonly, a part of a composi…
Allegory
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
Alliteration
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "peck of…
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AP Language Vocabulary #11
ubiquitous
umbrage
unctuous
undulate
(adj.) existing everywhere, widespread
(n.) resentment, offense
(adj.) smooth or greasy in texture, appearance, manner
(v.) to move in waves
ubiquitous
(adj.) existing everywhere, widespread
umbrage
(n.) resentment, offense
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AP Language Vocab 11
inundate
fruitless
poignant
garbled
to flood
useless
moving, painful to the fellings
confused, mixed up
inundate
to flood
fruitless
useless
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AP Language Vocab 11
Pernicious
Perspicacity
Pertinacious
Petulance
Extremely destructive or harmful
Shrewdness, perceptiveness
Stubbornly persistent
Rudeness, irritability
Pernicious
Extremely destructive or harmful
Perspicacity
Shrewdness, perceptiveness
102 terms
AP Terms: Language 11
Logos
Ethos
Pathos
Rhetoric
Appeal to logic; supportive dara and evidence, although some…
Appeal to credibility; concession to the other side
Appeal to emotion; a fetal that plays on love, sympathy, fear…
Art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especiall…
Logos
Appeal to logic; supportive dara and evidence, although some…
Ethos
Appeal to credibility; concession to the other side
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AP English Language #11
inundate
fruitless
poignant
garbled
to flood
useless
moving, painful to the feelings
confused, mixed up
inundate
to flood
fruitless
useless
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AP Language Set 11
Prosaic
sedentary
apprehension
harbinger
unimaginative; dull
not migratory; settled
anxiety or fear about the future
something that indicates what is to come; a forerunner
Prosaic
unimaginative; dull
sedentary
not migratory; settled
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AP Language Vocab #11
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
sparing or moderate in diet or thirst
deserving of edits or censure
dependent upon; occurring or existing only as a result of the…
to support, to confirm
abstemious
sparing or moderate in diet or thirst
censurable
deserving of edits or censure
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AP Language Vocabulary #11
Anomaly
Askance
Beatific
Cognizant
(n) deviation from what is common; inconsistency
(adv.) with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval /... with a side…
(adj.) blissful; rendering or making blessed
(adj.) aware, mindful
Anomaly
(n) deviation from what is common; inconsistency
Askance
(adv.) with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval /... with a side…
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AP Language Week 11
Propensity
Propitious
Prosaic
Proscribe
(n.) an inclination, preference
(adj.) favorable
(adj.) plain, lacking liveliness
(v.) to condemn, outlaw
Propensity
(n.) an inclination, preference
Propitious
(adj.) favorable
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AP Language (11)
Attenuate
Behemoth
Disinter
Impinge
1. To make or become thin... 2. To lessen the amount, force, or…
Something or someone of enormous size or power
To remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up
(Used with on)... 1. To go beyond desirable or established limit…
Attenuate
1. To make or become thin... 2. To lessen the amount, force, or…
Behemoth
Something or someone of enormous size or power
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AP Language Vocabulary List 11
Austere
Corpulent
Derisive
Effeminate
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.
(Of a person) fat.
Expressing contempt or ridicule.
(Of a man) having or showing characteristics regarded as typi…
Austere
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.
Corpulent
(Of a person) fat.
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AP Language Vocab 11
Beseech
Cajole
Elicit
Enjoin
Verb- to implore or beg
Verb- to wheedle; urge with gentle, repeated appeals
Verb- to bring out or call forth
Verb- to prohibit or forbid
Beseech
Verb- to implore or beg
Cajole
Verb- to wheedle; urge with gentle, repeated appeals
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AP Language 11-20
Exacerbate
Fortuitous
Cynical
Dogmatic
to make a problem, bad situation, or feeling even worse
happening by accident or chance rather than design
doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is…
inclined to present ideas as if they are irrevocably true
Exacerbate
to make a problem, bad situation, or feeling even worse
Fortuitous
happening by accident or chance rather than design
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AP Language 11 vocab
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Antithesis
Appositive
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
The repetition of words in an inverted order to sharpen a con…
Parallel structure that juxtaposes contrasting ideas.
A word or phrase that renames a nearby noun or pronoun.
Anaphora
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Antimetabole
The repetition of words in an inverted order to sharpen a con…
14 terms
RMHS AP Language Vocabulary Week 11
ASTUTE
DISCERNING
FORMIDABLE
INDEFATIGABLE
adj. wise, shrewd, perceptive; perspicacious.
adj. showing wisdom and wise judgment; discriminating wisely…
adj. fostering respect or awe; arousing fear; redoubtable.
adj. untiring, tireless (see root of "fatigue.")
ASTUTE
adj. wise, shrewd, perceptive; perspicacious.
DISCERNING
adj. showing wisdom and wise judgment; discriminating wisely…
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AP Language vocab #11
aberration
adjudge
candor
corroborate
n. a departure from the usual course; a deviation; an abnorma…
v. to decree or decide by law; to pass sentence
n. openness; saying what one really thinks, frankness; impart…
v. to support or strengthen an idea or a statement to attest…
aberration
n. a departure from the usual course; a deviation; an abnorma…
adjudge
v. to decree or decide by law; to pass sentence
9 terms
AP Language 11-20
Annotation
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
Explanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite, or give d…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Two opposite contrasting words, phrases, or clauses.
A terse statement which expresses a general truth or moral pr…
Annotation
Explanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite, or give d…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
20 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 11
fraught
benign
attenuate
cavil
causing or having a lot of emotional stress or worry
showing kindness and gentleness; harmless
to make weaker or less in amount, effect, or force; reduced e…
to complain about things that are not important
fraught
causing or having a lot of emotional stress or worry
benign
showing kindness and gentleness; harmless
AP Language Week 11
Servile
Paragon
Zealot
Bereft
adj: Slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning.
noun: a model or pattern of excellence or of a particular exc…
noun: a person who shows zeal. Warlike ardently patriotic gro…
adj: deprived.
Servile
adj: Slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning.
Paragon
noun: a model or pattern of excellence or of a particular exc…
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AP Language Vocabulary 11
allege
anecdote
articulate
badinage
(verb) to assert without proof
(noun) a short account of a particular instance or event, esp…
(adjective) uttered clearly in distinct syllables
(noun) light, playful banter or raillery
allege
(verb) to assert without proof
anecdote
(noun) a short account of a particular instance or event, esp…
15 terms
AP Language Vocab 11
Elixir
Desiccated
Cessation
Juxtapose
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments
adj. dried up
n. a stopping; a discontinuance
v. To play side-by-side for comparison
Elixir
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments
Desiccated
adj. dried up
20 terms
Ap Language Vocabulary #11
Apostate
Bravado
Consensus
Constrict
a person who renounces a religious or political belief or pri…
a bold manner or a show of boldness intended to impress or in…
majority of opinion:... OR... General Agreement
to draw or press in; cause to contract or shrink; compress.
Apostate
a person who renounces a religious or political belief or pri…
Bravado
a bold manner or a show of boldness intended to impress or in…
25 terms
11 AP Language and Composition list 2
Mollify
Ichthyologist
Polygot
Diaphanous
verb.... Make soft
noun.... Fish scientist
adjective.... Multi-linguist
adjective.... Semitransparent
Mollify
verb.... Make soft
Ichthyologist
noun.... Fish scientist
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AP language list 11
Maladroit
Scrupulous
Malady
Palpable
Clumsy, unskillful
Careful, diligent, painstaking
Illness
Easliy perceived
Maladroit
Clumsy, unskillful
Scrupulous
Careful, diligent, painstaking
25 terms
11 AP Language and Composition List 1
equivocate
superfluous
bilateral
unilateral
to hedge; use unclear expressions to mislead
excessive
of or involving two sides
affecting one side of something
equivocate
to hedge; use unclear expressions to mislead
superfluous
excessive
10 terms
AP LANGUAGE 11
Antanaclasis
Antimetabole
Bombast
Deus ex machine
Repetition of a word in 2 different senses.... Ex: If we do not…
The repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse gram…
Inflated or extravagant language
A person or thing (as in fiction or drama) that appears or is…
Antanaclasis
Repetition of a word in 2 different senses.... Ex: If we do not…
Antimetabole
The repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse gram…
15 terms
AP Language List 11
empirical
erudite
strident
aesthetic
capable of being confirmed, verified, or disproved by observa…
having or showing knowledge that is learned by studying
sounding harsh and unpleasant
of or relating to art or beauty
empirical
capable of being confirmed, verified, or disproved by observa…
erudite
having or showing knowledge that is learned by studying
10 terms
AP Language & Composition 11
Antecedent
Clause
Connotation
Denotation
noun or pronoun referring to a word or phrase
subject & predicate; simple sentece
additional meaning of a word or expression; not direct
direct meaning of a word or phrase; literal meaning
Antecedent
noun or pronoun referring to a word or phrase
Clause
subject & predicate; simple sentece
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AP Language Vocab 11
Eccentric
Evocation
Veritable
Repudiate
(adj) Odd, peculiar
(n) Suggestion
(adj) Real, genuine
(v) To reject, deny, to turn your back on
Eccentric
(adj) Odd, peculiar
Evocation
(n) Suggestion
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AP Language Vocabulary 11
Attenuate (v)
Behemoth (n)
Disinter (v)
Impinge (v)
1. To make or become thin ... 2. To lessen the amount, force, or…
Something or someone of enormous size or power
To remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up
1. To go beyond desirable or established limits; to encroach…
Attenuate (v)
1. To make or become thin ... 2. To lessen the amount, force, or…
Behemoth (n)
Something or someone of enormous size or power
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AP Language Vocab 11
abstain
annihilate
condescend
divulge
verb; restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
verb; destroy utterly, obliterate
verb; show feelings of superiority, be patronizing
verb; make known private or sensitive info
abstain
verb; restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
annihilate
verb; destroy utterly, obliterate
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AP Language Vocabulary #11
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
(adj.) moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); charact…
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
abstemious
(adj.) moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); charact…
censurable
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction
10 terms
AP Language list 11
austere
vehement
strident
ostentatious
(adj) strict/without luxury/ lacking softness
(adj) angry/ emotionally strong/ strenuous
(adj) making or having a harsh sound/ irritating quality
(adj) given to attract notice or impress others
austere
(adj) strict/without luxury/ lacking softness
vehement
(adj) angry/ emotionally strong/ strenuous
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AP Language list 11
austere
vehememt
strident
ostentatious
(adj) without luxury/ lacking softness/ strict
(adj) angry/ strongly emotional/ violent
(adj) harsh sounding/ having irritating quality/ forcefully p…
(adj) given to attract notice or to impress others
austere
(adj) without luxury/ lacking softness/ strict
vehememt
(adj) angry/ strongly emotional/ violent
22 terms
AP Language: L11
canard
wont
etymology
cortege
lie, pretense, sham
accustomed
X e
entourage, followers, posse
canard
lie, pretense, sham
wont
accustomed
15 terms
AP Language Set #11
Pariah
Reproach
Vigilant
Ameliorate
(n.) an outcast
(v.) to scold, disapprove
(adj.) watchful, alert
(v.) to improve
Pariah
(n.) an outcast
Reproach
(v.) to scold, disapprove
25 terms
11 AP Language and Composition list 3
Egocentric
Tangible
Demagogue
Preclude
self-centered... adj.
touchable... adj.
corrupt politician... noun
foreclosure, to prevent... verb
Egocentric
self-centered... adj.
Tangible
touchable... adj.
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AP Language Terms 11
matter-of-fact
mocking
morose
malicious
accepting of conditions; not fanciful or emotional
treating with contempt or ridicule
gloomy, sullen, surly, despondent
purposely hurtful
matter-of-fact
accepting of conditions; not fanciful or emotional
mocking
treating with contempt or ridicule
15 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 11
impotent
imprecation
jocular
juxtapose
- (adj.) powerless; lacking strength... - syn: ineffective, help…
- (n.) a curse
- (adj.) humorous, lighthearted... - syn: joking; witty, amusing…
- (v.) to place side by side for comparison
impotent
- (adj.) powerless; lacking strength... - syn: ineffective, help…
imprecation
- (n.) a curse
21 terms
Ap Language 11 Vocab
arbiter
exculpate
penitent
despotic
a judge who decides a disputed issue
to free from guilt or blame
expressing remorse for ones misdeeds
exercising absolute power, tyrannical
arbiter
a judge who decides a disputed issue
exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
66 terms
AP Language 11: Final
Huck
Polly
Widow Douglas
Miss Watson
Main character, realistic, fears Pap, searching for self.
Tom Sawyer's aunt, he lives with her.
Huck's guardian, wants to civilize him.
Widow Douglas' sister, owner of Jim, tries to teach Huck to s…
Huck
Main character, realistic, fears Pap, searching for self.
Polly
Tom Sawyer's aunt, he lives with her.
20 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 11
abstemious adj.
censurable adj.
contingent adj. n.
corroborate v.
characterized by abstinence and self-discipline
deserving of blame or correction
-likely but not certain to happen, possible... -a representative…
to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
abstemious adj.
characterized by abstinence and self-discipline
censurable adj.
deserving of blame or correction
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AP Language Vocab 11/4
Arid
Belligerent
Cosmopolitan
Cumulative
Dry, Boring, Dull
Aggressive, Hostile, Confrontational
International, Multinational
increasing by successive additions, collective
Arid
Dry, Boring, Dull
Belligerent
Aggressive, Hostile, Confrontational
15 terms
AP Language Vocab Set #11
Elixir
Desiccated
Cessation
Juxtapose
noun. A supposed remedy for all ailments
adj. Dried up
noun. A stopping; a discountinuance
verb. To place side-by-side for comparison
Elixir
noun. A supposed remedy for all ailments
Desiccated
adj. Dried up
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AP Language 11 Tone Words
1.Allusive
2.Ambiguous
3.Ambivalent
4.Antagonistic
Makes many allusions or references to things that are well-kn…
Unclear; could be interpreted more than one way
Undecided; having both positive and negative feelings toward…
Extremely unfriendly; almost verbally attacking another person
1.Allusive
Makes many allusions or references to things that are well-kn…
2.Ambiguous
Unclear; could be interpreted more than one way
AP Language Vocab - Week 11
Alacrity
Bassness
Egregious
Indigent
N. Speed or quickness
N. The quality of being basic
Adj. Shamelessly bad
Adj. Extremely Poor
Alacrity
N. Speed or quickness
Bassness
N. The quality of being basic
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