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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…
20 terms
AP Language Unit 6
Alacrity
Disdain
Pugnacious
Feint
Briskness, Lively Action
Contempt
Quarrelsome
A false attack
Alacrity
Briskness, Lively Action
Disdain
Contempt
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
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
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 (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 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
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
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.
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
10 terms
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 List 6
non sequitur
objective description
onomatopoeia
oxymoron
"it does not follow"... these statements do not follow the funda…
words in this type of description are "neutral" or "descripti…
a literary device wherein the sound of a word echoes the soun…
a combination of contradictory terms
non sequitur
"it does not follow"... these statements do not follow the funda…
objective description
words in this type of description are "neutral" or "descripti…
AP Language Vocab #6
anomalous
aspersion
bizarre
brusque
abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or…
extremely strange, unusual, atypical
abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
anomalous
abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
aspersion
a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or…
25 terms
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 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
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…
30 terms
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 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…
20 terms
AP English Language #6
affluent
feasible
discern
sally
rich
possible
perceive
suddenly rush forth
affluent
rich
feasible
possible
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…
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
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
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
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…
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…
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
15 terms
AP Language Tone List #6
austere
benevolent
complacent
derisive
stern and cold in appearance or manner; morally strict
well-meaning and kindly
self-satisfied; unconcerned and unaware of deficiencies and d…
expressing contempt or ridicule
austere
stern and cold in appearance or manner; morally strict
benevolent
well-meaning and kindly
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…
38 terms
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…
34 terms
AP Language March 6, 2015
Depravity
megalomania
attribute
celerity
moral corruption; perversion
having delusions of grandeur; an obsession with grandiose thi…
to relate to a particular cause; to ascribe
swiftness of action; speed
Depravity
moral corruption; perversion
megalomania
having delusions of grandeur; an obsession with grandiose thi…
Vocab 6 AP Language and Composition
Antipathy
Elucidate
Imminent
Banal
N. an intense dislike
V. to make clear
Adj. likely to happen; threatening
Adj. common, ordinary
Antipathy
N. an intense dislike
Elucidate
V. to make clear
119 terms
AP Language Units 1-6 Vocabulary Words
enigmatic
hegira/ hejira
ersatz
erudite
adj. perplexing; baffling; of or like a riddle. ( GK: ainos=…
n. a journey undertaken to escape from a dangerous situation.…
adj. synthetic, not genuine (the word usually suggests inferi…
adj. scholarly, learned, knowledgeable through book learning.…
enigmatic
adj. perplexing; baffling; of or like a riddle. ( GK: ainos=…
hegira/ hejira
n. a journey undertaken to escape from a dangerous situation.…
15 terms
AP Language Unit 6
Mor, Mur
Moratorium
Demure
Temp
Delay
A formal delay, a suspension
Modest and shy
Time
Mor, Mur
Delay
Moratorium
A formal delay, a suspension
5 terms
AP Language Set 6
Rhetoric
Rhetorical modes
Sarcasm
Satire
Describes the principles governing the art of writing effecti…
Describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of t…
Involves bitter, caustic language that is meant to hurt or ri…
A work that targets human vices and follies or social institu…
Rhetoric
Describes the principles governing the art of writing effecti…
Rhetorical modes
Describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of t…
15 terms
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…
15 terms
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
AP language List 6
Arduous
Decimate
Fledge
Gouge
Hard, difficult
Kill or destroy a large part of ( originally one tenth )
1. Grow feathers; 2. Leave nest ( or home )
Cut or dig out
Arduous
Hard, difficult
Decimate
Kill or destroy a large part of ( originally one tenth )
AP Human Geography Chapter 6 Language
Accent
Dialect
Esperanto
Extinct Language
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
An artificial language devised in 1887 as an international me…
An extinct language is a language that no longer has any spea…
Accent
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
Dialect
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
24 terms
AP Language Vocab 6
Setting
Simile
Stream of consciousness
Style
Time, place, in which a story takes place
A figurative comparison using 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 and cre…
Setting
Time, place, in which a story takes place
Simile
A figurative comparison using like or as
10 terms
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
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
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 Vocab 6
Metaphor
Metonymy
Mode of discourse
Mood
a direct comparison between dissimilar things.
a figure of speech in which a representative term is used for…
the way in which information is presented in written or spoke…
a feeling or ambiance resulting from the tone of a piece. The…
Metaphor
a direct comparison between dissimilar things.
Metonymy
a figure of speech in which a representative term is used for…
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…
15 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 6
astringent
brazen
brusque
catholic
harshly biting; caustic
shameless or impudent
abrupt in manner; blunt; rough
broad or wide-ranging in tastes, interests, or the like; havi…
astringent
harshly biting; caustic
brazen
shameless or impudent
Chp. 6 Language AP
language
mutual intelligibility
standard language
dialects
A system of communication through the use of speech, a collec…
The ability of two people to understand each other when speak…
the accepted norms of syntax, vocabulary, and pronunciation
variations of a language
language
A system of communication through the use of speech, a collec…
mutual intelligibility
The ability of two people to understand each other when speak…
AP Language 6
Parody
Persona
Predicate Adjective
Predicate Nominative
An exaggeration imitation of a serious work for humorous purp…
Fictional mask or narrator that tells the story
An adjective, group of adjectives or adjective clause that fo…
A noun, group of nouns or noun clause that follows a linking…
Parody
An exaggeration imitation of a serious work for humorous purp…
Persona
Fictional mask or narrator that tells the story
31 terms
AP Language List 6
Synesthesia
Syntax
Theme
Tone
When one kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subjective exper…
The way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
The central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers…
Describes the author's attitude toward his material, the audi…
Synesthesia
When one kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subjective exper…
Syntax
The way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
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