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AP Language 9
pejorative
equanimity
vilify
notorious
a word or phrase that has negative connotations or that is in…
mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especiall…
to say or write very harsh and critical things about someone…
famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed:…
pejorative
a word or phrase that has negative connotations or that is in…
equanimity
mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especiall…
90 terms
AP Language Week 9
Absolute
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Adage
a word free from limitations or qualifications
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
AP Language Vocab 9
engender
ephemeral
epistolary
equanimity
call forth
anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day
written in the form of letters or correspondence
steadiness of mind under stress
engender
call forth
ephemeral
anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day
20 terms
AP: Language Week #9
polyglot
conundrum
solace
coterie
adjective; speaking or understanding several languages; made…
noun; riddle; unanswerable question; a riddle in which a fanc…
noun; comfort in sorrow; consolation
noun; a clique; select group; close circle of friends
polyglot
adjective; speaking or understanding several languages; made…
conundrum
noun; riddle; unanswerable question; a riddle in which a fanc…
AP Language Vocab 9
Acrid
Boorish
Poignant
Respite
Sharp or biting to the taste or smell;extremely or sharply st…
Rough and bad-mannered; coarse
Evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret
A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or…
Acrid
Sharp or biting to the taste or smell;extremely or sharply st…
Boorish
Rough and bad-mannered; coarse
AP Language Vocabulary #9
tactic
evasive
belligerent
bestow
noun. a plan for promoting a desired end result
adj. elusive
adj. war-like
verb. to present as a gift
tactic
noun. a plan for promoting a desired end result
evasive
adj. elusive
15 terms
AP Language (9)
Advent
Blasé
Bravado
Disparate
A coming or arrival
Indifferent to what others might find pleasurable or exciting…
An ostentatious display of bravery, defiant or swaggering beh…
1. Containing or made up of fundamentally different and often…
Advent
A coming or arrival
Blasé
Indifferent to what others might find pleasurable or exciting…
20 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 9
acclamation
bucolic
calumniate
chary
(n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to…
(v.) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
(adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved,…
acclamation
(n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
bucolic
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to…
AP Language list 9
Cacophony
Disparate
Fabricate
Felicitous
Dissonance
Dissimilar, distinct on quality
Devise, fake, make up
Appropriate, pleasant, well times
Cacophony
Dissonance
Disparate
Dissimilar, distinct on quality
22 terms
AP Language: L9
provocative
bumpkin
culpable
hortatory
dull, boring
intellectual
innocent, blameless
discouraging, dampening
provocative
dull, boring
bumpkin
intellectual
AP Language Rhetorical Terms 9
Precedent
Red Herring
Reductio ad Absurdum
Regionalism
An argument based on a comparable situation or an issue that…
When a writer raises an irrelevant issue to draw attention aw…
Latin for "to reduce to the absurd." This is a technique crea…
An element in literature that conveys a realistic portrayal o…
Precedent
An argument based on a comparable situation or an issue that…
Red Herring
When a writer raises an irrelevant issue to draw attention aw…
42 terms
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
20 terms
AP English Language #9
impresario
extortion
adverse
asset
one who presents cultural series, organizer
getting money by threats
unfavorable, harmful
a valuable thing to have
impresario
one who presents cultural series, organizer
extortion
getting money by threats
25 terms
AP Language Vocabulary #9
rancor
rebuke
recalcitrant
rectitude
(n.) deep, bitter resentment
(v.) to scold, criticize
(adj.) defiant, unapologetic
(n.) uprightness, extreme morality
rancor
(n.) deep, bitter resentment
rebuke
(v.) to scold, criticize
20 terms
AP Language Vocab 9
Abate
Adulation
Anathema
Astute
(v) to make less in amount, degree, etc; to subside, become l…
(n) praise or flattery that is excessive
(n) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciat…
(adj) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
Abate
(v) to make less in amount, degree, etc; to subside, become l…
Adulation
(n) praise or flattery that is excessive
42 terms
AP Language - Vocab #9
capitulate
cavil
chicanery
corroborate
(verb) to give up; to surrender (under pre-arranged condition…
(verb) to object when there is little or no reason to do so;…
(noun) deception by artful subterfuge or sophistry; deception…
(verb) to support a statement; to confirm; to bolster; to sub…
capitulate
(verb) to give up; to surrender (under pre-arranged condition…
cavil
(verb) to object when there is little or no reason to do so;…
10 terms
AP Language Vocab Quiz #9
calamitous
Licentious
Venerable
Eradicate
(adj.) causing great misfortune
immoral; unrestrained by society
Commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity
(v.) to root out, get rid of, destroy completely
calamitous
(adj.) causing great misfortune
Licentious
immoral; unrestrained by society
AP Language Vocabulary List 9
Alacrity
Aplomb
Barrage
Cognizant
Brisk and cheerful readiness.
Self-confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding…
A concentrated artillery bombardment over a wide area.
Having knowledge or being aware of.
Alacrity
Brisk and cheerful readiness.
Aplomb
Self-confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding…
WHS AP Language Quiz #9
supplant
surreptitious
sycophant
synergy
to take the place or move into the position of
secretive, sneaky
insincere, flatterer
combined action or operation (synthesis)
supplant
to take the place or move into the position of
surreptitious
secretive, sneaky
15 terms
AP Language Terms List #9
Meiosis
Pleonasm
Polyptoton
Tautology
A form of understatement that dismisses or belittles esp. by…
The use of an excessive number of words to say something, inc…
When words are repeated that are not identical but are derive…
Where two near-synonyms are placed consecutively or very clos…
Meiosis
A form of understatement that dismisses or belittles esp. by…
Pleonasm
The use of an excessive number of words to say something, inc…
10 terms
Vocab 9: AP Language: Semester 1
vindicate
prosaic
wary
prosperity
to clear of blame or suspicion
dull, ordinary
watchful, alert
wealth, success
vindicate
to clear of blame or suspicion
prosaic
dull, ordinary
AP Language Vocab 9
Acquiesce
Adamant
Balk
Camaraderie
Verb- to agree without protest
Adj- stubbornly determined
Verb- to suddenly or stubbornly refuse to do something
Noun- lighthearted good will
Acquiesce
Verb- to agree without protest
Adamant
Adj- stubbornly determined
10 terms
AP Language Week 9
Erudite
Exotic
Fuse
Immutable
Characterized by great knowlede, learned or scholarly (adj)
Of foreign origin or character; not native; introduced from a…
To combine or blend by melting together (verb)
Not mutable; unchangeable; changeless (adj)
Erudite
Characterized by great knowlede, learned or scholarly (adj)
Exotic
Of foreign origin or character; not native; introduced from a…
AP Language Week 9
Belligerent
Orator
Obfuscator
Extemporaneous
Warlike Character; aggressively hostile.
A person who gives an oration (A formal public speech)
One that (Obfuscates)confuses; to make obscure or unclear
Done, Spoken, Performed, etc. without special advance prepara…
Belligerent
Warlike Character; aggressively hostile.
Orator
A person who gives an oration (A formal public speech)
14 terms
AP Language Unit 9
Jud
Judicious
Adjudicate
Mor
Judgement
Having or showing good judgement
To settle a dispute or argument
Law, custom, habit, humor
Jud
Judgement
Judicious
Having or showing good judgement
20 terms
AP Language Set 9
Decorous
equanimity
modest
propriety
proper; marked by good taste
the quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure
quiet or humble in manner or appearance
appropriateness of behavior
Decorous
proper; marked by good taste
equanimity
the quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure
15 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 9
Advent (n)
Blasé (adj)
Bravado (n)
Disparate (adj)
A coming or arrival
Indifferent to what others might find pleasurable or exciting…
An ostentatious display of bravery, defiant or swaggering beh…
1. Containing or makeup of fundamentally different and often…
Advent (n)
A coming or arrival
Blasé (adj)
Indifferent to what others might find pleasurable or exciting…
90 terms
AP Language Week 9
Absolute
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Adage
a word free from limitations or qualifications
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
21 terms
AP Language 1-9
Ad Hominem Arguement
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
"To the man." Refers to an arguement that attacks the opposin…
The repetition of consonant sounds. Donald Duck and all that…
A passing reference to a familiar person, mythology, literatu…
When something is ambiguous, it is uncertain or indefinite; i…
Ad Hominem Arguement
"To the man." Refers to an arguement that attacks the opposin…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds. Donald Duck and all that…
23 terms
ap language 9
Proposition
Pun
Purpose
Qualify
The terms to be discussed
Play on words based on mult meanings of words
Reason behind text
Author accepts theory or proposition to an extent
Proposition
The terms to be discussed
Pun
Play on words based on mult meanings of words
AP Language Week #9
Austere
Esoteric
Facsimile
Mesmerize
without decoration or luxury; severely simple
intended for or understood by only a certain group; beyond th…
an exact copy or reproduction
to hypnotize or fascinate; hold spellbound
Austere
without decoration or luxury; severely simple
Esoteric
intended for or understood by only a certain group; beyond th…
25 terms
AP Language Vocab 9
Fervor
Futile
Guile
Heresy
Ardor
Ineffectual
Deceit
controversial
Fervor
Ardor
Futile
Ineffectual
10 terms
AP Language List 9
balletic
diminutive
evoke
precipitous
of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
extremely or unusually small
to bring or recall to the conscious mind
dangerously high or steep
balletic
of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
diminutive
extremely or unusually small
AP Language Week 9
Precipitate
Inherent
Lament
Pervade
To cause to happen abruptly
Part of the essential nature of something intrinsic
To mourn
To spread throughout
Precipitate
To cause to happen abruptly
Inherent
Part of the essential nature of something intrinsic
AP language vocab 9
Acclamation
Bucolic
Calumniate
Chary
(N.) a shout of welcome, an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
(Adj.) characteristic of countryside, rural, relating to shep…
(V.) to slander, to accuse falsely and maliciously
(Adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow to, reserved, di…
Acclamation
(N.) a shout of welcome, an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
Bucolic
(Adj.) characteristic of countryside, rural, relating to shep…
90 terms
AP Language Week 9
Absolute
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Adage
a word free from limitations or qualifications
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
10 terms
AP Language vocab #9
abnegation
copious
eulogy
euphony
n. self-denial; a giving up or renunciation of rights
adj. abundant; plentiful; full of information
n. a speech or piece of writing in praise of a person or thin…
n. agreeableness of sound; pleasant combination of sounds in…
abnegation
n. self-denial; a giving up or renunciation of rights
copious
adj. abundant; plentiful; full of information
20 terms
AP Language Vocabulary 9
abject
agnostic
complicity
derelict
extremely bad or severe; humble or shameful; weak/lack of cou…
one who is unsure (often of God)
the act of helping commit a crime or do wrong
no longer used or cared for; failing to do what should be done
abject
extremely bad or severe; humble or shameful; weak/lack of cou…
agnostic
one who is unsure (often of God)
22 terms
AP Language 9/24
antecedent
antethesis
aphorism
conceit
it
contrasting ideas in phrase
brief philosophical phrase
exaggerated metaphor
antecedent
it
antethesis
contrasting ideas in phrase
20 terms
AP: Language Week #9
polyglot
conundrum
solace
coterie
adjective; speaking or understanding several languages; made…
noun; riddle; unanswerable question; a riddle in which a fanc…
noun; comfort in sorrow; consolation
noun; a clique; select group; close circle of friends
polyglot
adjective; speaking or understanding several languages; made…
conundrum
noun; riddle; unanswerable question; a riddle in which a fanc…
AP Language - Vocab #9
capitulate
cavil
chicanery
corroborate
(verb) to give up; to surrender (under pre-arranged condition…
(verb) to object when there is little or no reason to do so;…
(noun) deception by artful subterfuge or sophistry; deception…
(verb) to support a statement; to confirm; to bolster; to sub…
capitulate
(verb) to give up; to surrender (under pre-arranged condition…
cavil
(verb) to object when there is little or no reason to do so;…
10 terms
AP Language Group 9 Vocab
Abate
Acquiesce
Ameliorate
Bode
To diminish in intensity
To accept, comply, or submit passively
To make better; improve
To indicate in advance; to be an omen of
Abate
To diminish in intensity
Acquiesce
To accept, comply, or submit passively
20 terms
Unit #9 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
acclamation
bucolic
calumniate
chary
(n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to…
(v.) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously.... Synonyms…
(adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved,…
acclamation
(n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
bucolic
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to…
26 terms
AP Language Vocab 9
Climax
Confirmation
Deduction
Definition
Consists of arranging words, clauses, or sentences in order o…
The third part of the classical model of a speech or oratory;…
The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example
This pattern of organization ensures that writers and their a…
Climax
Consists of arranging words, clauses, or sentences in order o…
Confirmation
The third part of the classical model of a speech or oratory;…
20 terms
AP Language Vocab List 9
Meticulous
Mire
Multifarious
Mundane
Extremely careful and precise
Wet, soggy ground; a bog; a difficult condition or situation
Having a great variety; disease
Of, relating to, or typical of this wolrd
Meticulous
Extremely careful and precise
Mire
Wet, soggy ground; a bog; a difficult condition or situation
26 terms
AP Language Terms 9
climax (gradatio)
confirmatio
deduction
definition
consists of arranging words, clauses, or sentences in order o…
third part of the classical model (5 part structure) of a spe…
the process of moving from a general rule to a specific examp…
this pattern of organization ensures that writers and their a…
climax (gradatio)
consists of arranging words, clauses, or sentences in order o…
confirmatio
third part of the classical model (5 part structure) of a spe…
15 terms
AP Language Week 9 Vocab
Placid
Specious
Despondent
Dejected
to be outwardly calm, composed
seemingly fair or true, but actually not so, deceptive
In low spirits from loss of hope
Sad, depressed
Placid
to be outwardly calm, composed
Specious
seemingly fair or true, but actually not so, deceptive
Unit 9 AP Language Vocabulary
abate
adulation
anathema
astute
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... SYNONYMS: adoratio…
(n.) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denuncia…
(adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom... SYNONYMS: ac…
abate
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
adulation
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... SYNONYMS: adoratio…
33 terms
AP Language Vocab List 9
saturnine
scrupulous
semantic
semaphore
gloomy or slow
strict, careful; hesitant for ethical reasons
pertaining to the meaning of words or symbols
a system of signaling, usually through the use of flags
saturnine
gloomy or slow
scrupulous
strict, careful; hesitant for ethical reasons
36 terms
AP Language Vocab List 9
boisterous
compassionate
confident
effusive
noisy, loud, rough
sympathetic
assured, certain, bold
excessively emotional in an unrestrained manner
boisterous
noisy, loud, rough
compassionate
sympathetic
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