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AP Language 6
intuitive
counterintuitive
plausible
coherent
based on what one feels to be true even without conscious rea…
contrary to common-sense expectation (but often nevertheless…
seeming reasonable or probable::... "His story sounds plausible."
logically consistent:... "This view does not cohere with their o…
intuitive
based on what one feels to be true even without conscious rea…
counterintuitive
contrary to common-sense expectation (but often nevertheless…
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AP Language Vocab 6
Derivative
Proliferation
Depict
Predator
Not original; secondary
A rapid and often excessive spread or increase
To represent or characterize in words; describe
Any organism that exists by preying upon other organisms
Derivative
Not original; secondary
Proliferation
A rapid and often excessive spread or increase
32 terms
AP Ch. 6 Language
language
culture
standard language
dialects
A set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
Collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group
The variant of a language that a country's political and in…
Local or regional characteristics of a language. While acce…
language
A set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
culture
Collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group
25 terms
AP Language Vocabulary #6
Settting
Simile
Stream of Conciousness
Style
Time, place, in which a story occurs (social, political, hist…
A figurative comparison using words like or as
A style of writing in which the author tries to reproduce the…
The manner in which an author uses and arranges words, shapes…
Settting
Time, place, in which a story occurs (social, political, hist…
Simile
A figurative comparison using words like or as
20 terms
Unit #6 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
abject
agnostic
complicity
derelict
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; compl…
(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a…
(n.) involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accompl…
(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (ad…
abject
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; compl…
agnostic
(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a…
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AP Language Vocab Quiz #6
Inimitable
Anomalous
Grotesque
Gaudy
one of a kind, peerless, impossible to copy
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(adj.) unnatural, distorted; bizarre
(adj.) flashy, showy; not in good taste
Inimitable
one of a kind, peerless, impossible to copy
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
20 terms
AP Language Set 6
Endure
Intrepid
Maveric
Obdurate
To put of with; to survive a hardship.
Courageous; fearless.
One who is independent and resists adherence to a group.
Stubborn; inflexible.
Endure
To put of with; to survive a hardship.
Intrepid
Courageous; fearless.
20 terms
AP: Language Week #6
reproof
complaisant
compunction
sequestered
noun; censure, blame; rebuke
adjective; obliging, amiable, cheerfully obliging
noun; feeling of uneasiness caused by guilty conscience; misg…
adjective; separated from others; isolated
reproof
noun; censure, blame; rebuke
complaisant
adjective; obliging, amiable, cheerfully obliging
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AP Composition and Language #6
embellish
florid
opulent
ornate
to make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate
describing flowery or elaborate speech
exhibiting a display of great wealth
elaborately decorated
embellish
to make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate
florid
describing flowery or elaborate speech
10 terms
AP Language Terms (Part 6)
Prose
Repetition
Rhetoric
Sarcasm
A form of language that has no formal metrical structure, and…
Repeating a word, phrase, or sentence to add emphasis, unity,…
The art or skill of using language (speaking or writing) form…
Meant to mock with satirical or ironic remarks, with a purpos…
Prose
A form of language that has no formal metrical structure, and…
Repetition
Repeating a word, phrase, or sentence to add emphasis, unity,…
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Week 6 AP Language
Prevalent
Delineate
Partial
Concise
widespread in a particular area at a particular time
describe or portray (something) precisely
favoring one side in a dispute above the other
giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words
Prevalent
widespread in a particular area at a particular time
Delineate
describe or portray (something) precisely
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AP Language (6)
Anathema
Assuage
Avuncular
Convivial
Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, or s…
1. To satisfy... 2. To lessen or reduce the intensity of
Like a benevolent uncle; familiar and indulgent
Sociable; concerned with good company and festivities
Anathema
Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, or s…
Assuage
1. To satisfy... 2. To lessen or reduce the intensity of
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AP Language Week 6
Benign
Capricious
Dawdle
Defamation
Not harmful in effect (of disease) (adj)
Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior…
Waste time; be slow (verb)
The action of damaging the good reputation, of someone; sland…
Benign
Not harmful in effect (of disease) (adj)
Capricious
Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior…
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AP Language Vocab #6
Askew
Assiduous
Atrophy
Attenuate
crooked, tilted
diligent, persistent, hard-working
to waste away, wither from disuse
to make thin or slender; weaken
Askew
crooked, tilted
Assiduous
diligent, persistent, hard-working
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AP Language 5&6
Halcyon
Fastidious
Badinage
Malapropism
calm or pleasant
Hard to please
Playful or teasing talk
Word mispronounced humorously
Halcyon
calm or pleasant
Fastidious
Hard to please
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AP Language Vocab #6
erudite
sanction
zealot
indulge
having or showing profound knowledge
official permission or approval
a fervent and even militant proponent of something
yield to; give satisfaction to
erudite
having or showing profound knowledge
sanction
official permission or approval
20 terms
AP English Language #6
affluent
feasible
discern
sally
rich
possible
perceive
suddenly rush forth
affluent
rich
feasible
possible
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AP language #6
Anathema (n)
Assuage (v)
Avuncular (adj)
Convivial (adj)
Someone or somethinh that is intensely disliked, cursed, or s…
1.satisfy... 2. To lessen or reduce
Lie a benevolent uncle; familiar and indulgent
Sociable; concerned so good company and festivities
Anathema (n)
Someone or somethinh that is intensely disliked, cursed, or s…
Assuage (v)
1.satisfy... 2. To lessen or reduce
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AP Language Vocab #6
Amplification
Anthimeria
Aphorism
Absolute
The repeating of a word or expression while adding more detai…
A type of pun in which one part of speech is substituted for…
A concise expression of insight or wisdom
Words or terms that leave no negotiation or exception: all, e…
Amplification
The repeating of a word or expression while adding more detai…
Anthimeria
A type of pun in which one part of speech is substituted for…
35 terms
AP Language Vocabulary #6
palpable
altruism
odious
indomitable
adj. readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived
noun. the principle or practice of unselfish devotion to the…
adj. highly offensive, disgusting, hateful
adj. that cannot be subdued or overcome; unconquerable
palpable
adj. readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived
altruism
noun. the principle or practice of unselfish devotion to the…
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AP Language List 6
Epoch
Ardurous
Assail
Tedious
(n) a period of time in history or a person's life, typically…
(adj) involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and…
(v) to make a concerted or violent attack on
(adj) too long, slow, or dull: tiresome or monotonous
Epoch
(n) a period of time in history or a person's life, typically…
Ardurous
(adj) involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and…
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AP Language 6-9
atrophy
aversion
equivocate
esoteric
the wasting away of the body, its organs or tissue
a strong dislike for; repugnance
to speak ambiguously in order to mislead or deceive
intended for or understood by only a small group of people
atrophy
the wasting away of the body, its organs or tissue
aversion
a strong dislike for; repugnance
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AP Language 6 (no sentences)
intuitive
counterintuitive
plausible
coherent
based on what one feels to be true even without conscious rea…
contrary to common-sense expectation (but often nevertheless…
seeming reasonable or probable:
logically consistent:
intuitive
based on what one feels to be true even without conscious rea…
counterintuitive
contrary to common-sense expectation (but often nevertheless…
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Bower AP Language Terms #6
Attitude
Concrete details
Descriptive detail
Devices
The way that a person views something. It determines whether…
Details that arrange words to show visual representation of t…
Details that are used to create a picture or impression in th…
the umbrella that all writing technique is under
Attitude
The way that a person views something. It determines whether…
Concrete details
Details that arrange words to show visual representation of t…
30 terms
AP Language Vocab 6
antecendent
appositive
clause
cleft sentence
a word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun... EX)"But i…
a noun or noun substitute placed next to anther noun to be de…
a grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb. I…
a sentence formed by a main clause and a subordinate clause,…
antecendent
a word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun... EX)"But i…
appositive
a noun or noun substitute placed next to anther noun to be de…
35 terms
AP Spanish Language #6
patrocinar
solicitar
remunerar
gerente
to sponsor, finance
to request
to compensate, pay
manager, boss
patrocinar
to sponsor, finance
solicitar
to request
13 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 6
Cata-
Culp-
Dur-
Eu-
(G) down, with... ex. cation, cathode, catacomb, catalog, catego…
(L)blame, fault... ex. culprit, culpable, exculpate
(L)hard, lasting... ex. durable, duration, endure, obdurate
(G) well, good... ex. euphoria, euthanasia
Cata-
(G) down, with... ex. cation, cathode, catacomb, catalog, catego…
Culp-
(L)blame, fault... ex. culprit, culpable, exculpate
23 terms
AP Language Vocabulary #6
fidelity
infidel
elucidate
lucid
n. truthfulness; faithfulness; loyalty
n. an atheist; one who does not adhere to an accepted belief
v. to clarify or explain a point or concept
adj. clearhanded; coherent in though or speech; in possession…
fidelity
n. truthfulness; faithfulness; loyalty
infidel
n. an atheist; one who does not adhere to an accepted belief
20 terms
AP Language #6
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
Adj abnormal,irregular,departing from the usual
N a damaging or derogatory statement;the act of slandering or…
Adj extremely strange, unusual or atypical
Ask abrupt,blunt,with no formalities
Anomalous
Adj abnormal,irregular,departing from the usual
Aspersion
N a damaging or derogatory statement;the act of slandering or…
15 terms
AP language 6
Amplification
Anthimeria
Aphorism
Absolute
The repeating of a word or expression while adding more detai…
A type of pun in which one part of speech is substituted for…
A concise expression of insightor wisdom.
Words or terms that leave no negotiation or exception.
Amplification
The repeating of a word or expression while adding more detai…
Anthimeria
A type of pun in which one part of speech is substituted for…
20 terms
AP Language Vocab 6
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
(adj) extremely strange, unusual or atypical
(adj) Abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Anomalous
(adj) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Aspersion
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
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AP Language - Vocab #6
Aggrandize
Assiduous
Assiduousness
Assiduity
(Verb) to increase in size and intensity; make greater in pow…
(Adj) done with careful and constant attention; diligent; per…
Noun form of assiduous (ness)
Noun form of assiduous (ty)
Aggrandize
(Verb) to increase in size and intensity; make greater in pow…
Assiduous
(Adj) done with careful and constant attention; diligent; per…
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Lesson 6 (AP Language)
Antiquated
Arable
Ascendancy
Atrophy
out of fashion, no longer usable
fit for plowing, tillable
domination, growing power
to waste away
Antiquated
out of fashion, no longer usable
Arable
fit for plowing, tillable
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Vocabulary #6 - AP Language & Composition
despotic
disdain
imperious
quandary
(adj) exercising absolute power; tyrannical
(noun) contempt, scorn, (verb) to regard or treat with contem…
(adj) arrogantly domineering or overbearing
(noun) a state of uncertainty or perplexity
despotic
(adj) exercising absolute power; tyrannical
disdain
(noun) contempt, scorn, (verb) to regard or treat with contem…
35 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary #6
Palpable
Altruism
Odious
Indomitable
readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evi…
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotio…
highly offensive, disgusting, hateful
that cannot be subdued or overcome, as person's, will, or cou…
Palpable
readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evi…
Altruism
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotio…
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AP Language Vocab 6
Antipathy
Elucidate
Imminent
Banal
An intense dislike
To make clear
Likely to happen; threatening
Common, ordinary
Antipathy
An intense dislike
Elucidate
To make clear
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Vocab 6: AP Language: Semester 1
procrastinate
incompatible
tactful
superfluous
to delay unnecessarily
unable to work together
diplomatic, polite
more than enough
procrastinate
to delay unnecessarily
incompatible
unable to work together
10 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 6
Acumen
Empathy
Inveigle
Aberration
Keen insight
To identify with another persons feelings
To entice or lure
The act of departing from the normal
Acumen
Keen insight
Empathy
To identify with another persons feelings
20 terms
AP Language Vocab 6
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The smooth, slippery snake slithered slowly.
You're a regular Einstein.
Electrons move up and down energy levels like they are going…
We came, we saw, we conquered.
Alliteration
The smooth, slippery snake slithered slowly.
Allusion
You're a regular Einstein.
30 terms
AP Language Vocab 6
Abhor
Acquiesce
Admonitory
Ameliorate
To hate or loathe
To agree to; to submit
Conveying a warning or reprimand
To make better
Abhor
To hate or loathe
Acquiesce
To agree to; to submit
AP Language Week 6
Quixotic
Rancor
Recalcitrant
Rescind
exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical
bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standing
having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority…
revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement)
Quixotic
exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical
Rancor
bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standing
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AP Language Week #6
Bolster
Depreciate
Indiscriminate
Inquisitive
to hold up; strenghthen, or reinforce; support with rigid obj…
to assign to a less important or less satisfying position, pl…
not chosen carefully, not based on careful selection
curious, eager to learn
Bolster
to hold up; strenghthen, or reinforce; support with rigid obj…
Depreciate
to assign to a less important or less satisfying position, pl…
10 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 6
Generic Conventions
Genre
Hyperbole
Imagery
from "genre" or type, each type of writing uses particular co…
Particular or category of writing
Exaggeration
Collections of images, descriptive details, pictures created…
Generic Conventions
from "genre" or type, each type of writing uses particular co…
Genre
Particular or category of writing
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Ap Language Vocab 6
Abstemious
Acclaim
Accord
Acumen
not self-indulgent, especially when eating and drinking.... ""We…
praise enthusiastically and publicly.... "the conference was acc…
give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition).... "the p…
(Noun) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions…
Abstemious
not self-indulgent, especially when eating and drinking.... ""We…
Acclaim
praise enthusiastically and publicly.... "the conference was acc…
15 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 6
Anathema (n)
Assuage (v)
Avuncular (adj)
Convivial (adj)
Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, or s…
1. To satisfy... 2. To lessen or reduce the intensity if
Like a benevolent uncle; familiar and indulgent
Sociable; concerned with good company and fesivities
Anathema (n)
Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, or s…
Assuage (v)
1. To satisfy... 2. To lessen or reduce the intensity if
79 terms
AP Language 6
Myriad
Bane
Paucity
Cogent
countless or extremely great number
cause of great distress or annoyance
presence of something only in small or insufficient
clear, logical, and convincing
Myriad
countless or extremely great number
Bane
cause of great distress or annoyance
10 terms
Ap Language #6
Meiosis
Symbolism
Anthimeria
Hyperbole
Intentional understatement
When something stands for more than its literal meaning
Taking a word that is usually a noun and using it as a verb
Extreme exaggeration
Meiosis
Intentional understatement
Symbolism
When something stands for more than its literal meaning
20 terms
AP Language Vocab #6
Vista
Emphatic
Machination
Corroborate
A scenic or extravagant view; a temporary permit providing em…
Giving or showing emphasis in a forceful or expressive manner
A scheme or plan (typically sinister)
To confirm or support something
Vista
A scenic or extravagant view; a temporary permit providing em…
Emphatic
Giving or showing emphasis in a forceful or expressive manner
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AP Language Vocabulary #6
Moribund
Munificent
Nefarious
Nettle
(Adj) 1. In a dying state; near death... 2. On the verge of exti…
(Adj) 1. Extremely liberal in giving; generous
(Adj) extremely wicked or villainous; iniquitous
1. (N) any plant with stinging hairs/ any of various allied o…
Moribund
(Adj) 1. In a dying state; near death... 2. On the verge of exti…
Munificent
(Adj) 1. Extremely liberal in giving; generous
20 terms
AP Language List #6
inscrutable
intangible
ascetic
imbibe
of an obscure nature
hard to pin down or identify
practicing great self-denial
receive into the mind and retain
inscrutable
of an obscure nature
intangible
hard to pin down or identify
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