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AP Language Composition Vocabulary: Week 1
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alacrity
capitulate
ingenuous
v. weary and exhausted
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
v. to stop fighting an enemy or opponent, to admit that the e…
frank, without deception
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v. weary and exhausted
alacrity
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
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AP Language and Composition: Root words - Week 1
avi
dic, dict
fac, fec, fic
geo
bird
say, speak
make
earth
avi
bird
dic, dict
say, speak
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AP Language Composition Vocabulary: Week 1
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alacrity
capitulate
ingenuous
v. weary and exhausted
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
v. to stop fighting an enemy or opponent, to admit that the e…
frank, without deception
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v. weary and exhausted
alacrity
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
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AP Language and Composition Week 1 Vocab
Archaism
Colloquial
Debasement
Evocative
Imitation of old or obsolete
Particular, local to an area, familiar; common, everyday
The act of lowering in value, meaning, the act of degrading
Tending to call or draw forth
Archaism
Imitation of old or obsolete
Colloquial
Particular, local to an area, familiar; common, everyday
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AP Language and Composition: Vocabulary Week 1 Examples
metaphor
epistrophe
analogy
alliteration
Her hair was a bridal veil around her face, shimmering, pale…
The cars do not sell because the engineering is inferior, the…
Knowledge always desires increase: it is like a fire, which m…
Yes, I have read that little bundle of pernicious prose, but…
metaphor
Her hair was a bridal veil around her face, shimmering, pale…
epistrophe
The cars do not sell because the engineering is inferior, the…
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AP Language Composition Vocabulary: Week 1
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alacrity
capitulate
ingenuous
v. weary and exhausted
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
v. to stop fighting an enemy or opponent, to admit that the e…
frank, without deception
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v. weary and exhausted
alacrity
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
18 terms
AP Language Composition Vocabulary: Week 1
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alacrity
capitulate
ingenuous
v. weary and exhausted
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
v. to stop fighting an enemy or opponent, to admit that the e…
adj. obsolete
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v. weary and exhausted
alacrity
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
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AP LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION VOCAB WEEK 1
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than t…
A narrative that functions on a symbolic level (Pilgrim's pro…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than t…
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AP Language and Composition: Vocabulary Week 1
alliteration
analogy
anaphora
assonance
the occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthon…
alliteration
the occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
analogy
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
15 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms Week 1
Allegory
Ambiguity
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
A narrative in which the characters, events, and... setting demo…
The multiple meanings, intentional or... unintentional, of a wor…
The repetition of the last word of one clause at... the beginnin…
The regular repetition of the same words or... phrases at the be…
Allegory
A narrative in which the characters, events, and... setting demo…
Ambiguity
The multiple meanings, intentional or... unintentional, of a wor…
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AP Language and Composition Rhetoric Vocabulary Week 1
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Appealing to one's prejudices, emotions, or special interests…
A representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through…
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
A reference to another text or historic event.
Ad Hominem
Appealing to one's prejudices, emotions, or special interests…
Allegory
A representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary -- Week 1
audience (aw-dee-ens [noun])
purpose (pur-pus [noun])
assumption (uh-sump-shun [noun])
didactic (die-dac-tic [adjective])
1. people watching, listening, or reading what you have to of…
1. reason for, point for acting (rationale, principle, point,…
1. taken for granted without proof (supposition, belief)... 2. t…
1. educational, instructive teaching (informative, instructio…
audience (aw-dee-ens [noun])
1. people watching, listening, or reading what you have to of…
purpose (pur-pus [noun])
1. reason for, point for acting (rationale, principle, point,…
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AP Language Composition Vocabulary: Week 1
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alacrity
capitulate
ingenuous
v. weary and exhausted
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
v. to stop fighting an enemy or opponent, to admit that the e…
frank, without deception
flag
v. weary and exhausted
alacrity
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
18 terms
AP Language Composition Vocabulary: Week 1
flag
alacrity
capitulate
ingenuous
v. weary and exhausted
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
v. to stop fighting an enemy or opponent, to admit that the e…
frank, without deception
flag
v. weary and exhausted
alacrity
n. a quick and cheerful readiness to do something
29 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 1
Abate
Ameliorate
Auspicious
Bombastic
Lessen
To better
Of favorable prospect
Pompous in language
Abate
Lessen
Ameliorate
To better
10 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary: week 1
Ideology
Magistrate
Wrath
Junta
Belief
Judge
Anger
Council
Ideology
Belief
Magistrate
Judge
15 terms
AP Language and Composition Term 2 Week 1
rapport
notorious
vitriol
dissemination
mutual relationship
well known for a bad deed
severe in effect
to spread quickly
rapport
mutual relationship
notorious
well known for a bad deed
15 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 1
Exacerbate
Despondent
acquiesce
volatile
Verb... to increase the severity, bitterness, or violence. aggra…
adjective... feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection…
Verb... to accept something reluctantly but without protest
adjective... tending or threatening to break out into open viole…
Exacerbate
Verb... to increase the severity, bitterness, or violence. aggra…
Despondent
adjective... feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection…
20 terms
Unit #1 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
acquisitive
arrogate
belabor
carping
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
(v.) to claim or take without right... synonyms: usurp, seize,…
(v.) to work on excessively; to thrash soundly... synonyms: ove…
(adj.) tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, o…
acquisitive
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
arrogate
(v.) to claim or take without right... synonyms: usurp, seize,…
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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Terms Week #1
metaphor
didactic
epistrophe
assonance
figure of speech; a comparison between two unlike things with…
words designed or intended to teach or lecture; fond of instr…
repetition of a word or expression at the end of successive p…
figurative language; repetition of vowel sounds within adjoin…
metaphor
figure of speech; a comparison between two unlike things with…
didactic
words designed or intended to teach or lecture; fond of instr…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 1
Diminutive
Pithy
Hierarchy
Oblivious
adj. small, tiny / The 3 story apartment looks diminutive com…
adj. brief, forceful, full of vigor / While reading through t…
noun a system where persons or things are ranked one above an…
adj. unmindful, unaware, forgetful / The citizen was obliviou…
Diminutive
adj. small, tiny / The 3 story apartment looks diminutive com…
Pithy
adj. brief, forceful, full of vigor / While reading through t…
20 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
65 terms
AP Language and Composition Quarter 1 Terms
cumulative sentence
independent clause
dependent clause
staccato sentence
begins with an independent clause and builds (accumulates or…
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentenc…
A group of words that contain a subject ... and a verb but does…
One to two words
cumulative sentence
begins with an independent clause and builds (accumulates or…
independent clause
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentenc…
14 terms
AP Language and Composition 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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 consonant sounds…
167 terms
AP Language and Composition 1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
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 "a peck o…
19 terms
AP Language and Composition AP/SAT Vocabulary Week 1
Bucolic (adjective)
Pretentious (adjective)
Gullible (adjective)
Convivial (adjective)
Of or relating to the country or country life.
Having or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want t…
Easily fooled or cheated; quick to believe something that is…
Of or relating to social events where people can eat, drink,…
Bucolic (adjective)
Of or relating to the country or country life.
Pretentious (adjective)
Having or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want t…
12 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary #1
assertion
clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration or statement
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration or statement
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
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Vocab 1 AP Language and Composition
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Aegis
Adj. Causing disagreement
Adj. Dishonorable; Shameful
N. A rude of impolite person
N. A shield; Protection
Factious
Adj. Causing disagreement
Ignoble
Adj. Dishonorable; Shameful
15 terms
Vocabulary #1 - AP Language & Composition
assertion
clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration or statement
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration or statement
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
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AP Language & Composition Vocabulary 1
allegory
colloquial expression
euphemism
figure of speech
a story in which the people, places and things represent gene…
words and phrases used in everyday speech but avoided in form…
the use of a word or phrase that is less direct, but also les…
a word or expression that is not meant to be interpreted in a…
allegory
a story in which the people, places and things represent gene…
colloquial expression
words and phrases used in everyday speech but avoided in form…
12 terms
AP Language and Composition Week #12
abject
complicity
derelict
diatribe
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating
the state of being anaccomplice
a person abandoned by society; left or deserted
a bitter, sharp denunciation, attack, or criticism
abject
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating
complicity
the state of being anaccomplice
30 terms
AP Language and Composition 1
Absolute
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
A word free from limitation (e.g. best, perfect, unique)
A literary work where characters represent abstractions (Dr.…
Repetition of initial sounds (Angelica and Alex, according to…
An indirect reference to another text or event (She was a Jul…
Absolute
A word free from limitation (e.g. best, perfect, unique)
Allegory
A literary work where characters represent abstractions (Dr.…
15 terms
AP Language and Composition-1
Acolyte
Bibulous
Coalesce
Covert
n. A follower who assists in some religious services (조수)
adj. 1.Consumption of alcoholic drinks (술고래인)... 2.Highly absorb…
v. To grow together (합치다)
adj. Secret
Acolyte
n. A follower who assists in some religious services (조수)
Bibulous
adj. 1.Consumption of alcoholic drinks (술고래인)... 2.Highly absorb…
30 terms
AP Language & Composition: Vocabulary 1
Aberration... (Ex: His actions may hav…
Abeyance... (Ex: Let's hold that probl…
Acerbic... (Ex: Much of it tastes like…
Acuity... (Ex: His remarkable memory h…
Deviation from expected course.
Suspension
Sour or bitter.
Acuteness of perception.
Aberration... (Ex: His actions may hav…
Deviation from expected course.
Abeyance... (Ex: Let's hold that probl…
Suspension
12 terms
AP Language and Composition Week #10
atrophy
disarray
exigency
flotsam
the wasting away pf the body pr an organ or part, as from def…
disorder
urgency
the part of the wreckage of a ship and its cargo found floati…
atrophy
the wasting away pf the body pr an organ or part, as from def…
disarray
disorder
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition #1
Rhetoric
Qualify
Persona
Logos
The art of effective speaking... ex. Having good rhetoric is hel…
Seeing both sides of a claim
How one shows themselves to the audience to best persuade the…
Using logic to provide evidence for a claim... ex. A good argume…
Rhetoric
The art of effective speaking... ex. Having good rhetoric is hel…
Qualify
Seeing both sides of a claim
12 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary #1
assertion
clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration or statement
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration or statement
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
10 terms
AP Language and Composition SAT List Week of 3/14/16
facetious
fastidious
feckless
malinger
(adj) lacking serious intent; concerned with something noness…
(adj) especially attentive to detail; exacting; ... Difficult to…
(adj.) lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irr…
(v) to evade responsibility by pretending to be ill
facetious
(adj) lacking serious intent; concerned with something noness…
fastidious
(adj) especially attentive to detail; exacting; ... Difficult to…
AP Language & Composition Terms 1-20
absolute phrase
active voice
passive voice
ad noseam
term applied to anything totally independent of influences, l…
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of th…
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of th…
signifies that the topic in question has been discussed exten…
absolute phrase
term applied to anything totally independent of influences, l…
active voice
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of th…
80 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms 1
Exposition
Description
Narration
Persuasion/Argument
intended to explain or describe something
a spoken or written representation or account of a person, ob…
the action or process of narrating a story
the act of convincing someone or of being convinced to do or…
Exposition
intended to explain or describe something
Description
a spoken or written representation or account of a person, ob…
20 terms
AP Language and Composition Week 14
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
(adj.) able to use both hands well; deceitful
(v.) to make larger
(adj.) 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 well; deceitful
30 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocab 1
Allocation (n.)
ascetic (noun)... aesthetic (adj.)
beguile (v.)
Crass ( adj.)
Synonyms: Share, Distribution, Portion, Ration, allotment. An…
Severe, austere, disciplined, beauty, ornateness.... Hedonistic,…
Entice, mesmerize, enthrall, charm, ... wasting time... Repel, hone…
Illiberal (Archaic), crude, vulgar (language wise), inappropr…
Allocation (n.)
Synonyms: Share, Distribution, Portion, Ration, allotment. An…
ascetic (noun)... aesthetic (adj.)
Severe, austere, disciplined, beauty, ornateness.... Hedonistic,…
13 terms
AP Language and Composition Week #7
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
carping
eager to possess things
to claim for oneself without having the right to claim someth…
lacking freshness or originality
characterized by fussy faultfinding
acquisitive
eager to possess things
arrogate
to claim for oneself without having the right to claim someth…
20 terms
Week 8 AP Language & Composition
emaciated
surge
tranquil
sanctuary
(adj.,part.) unnaturally thin... Extremely thin; wasted away
to rush suddenly
peaceful
a place of protection
emaciated
(adj.,part.) unnaturally thin... Extremely thin; wasted away
surge
to rush suddenly
20 terms
AP Language and Composition Semester 2 Week 1 Vocabulary
aboriginal
assidious
carousing
congregation
indigenous; inhabiting or existing in a land from the earlies…
showing great care and perseverance
drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with oth…
a group of people assembled for religious worship
aboriginal
indigenous; inhabiting or existing in a land from the earlies…
assidious
showing great care and perseverance
AP Language & Composition Week 2 Vocabulary
hurtle
Sir Lancelot
water-colour
vertigo
move with or as if with a rushing sound
one of the knights of the Round Table
water-soluble pigment
a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
hurtle
move with or as if with a rushing sound
Sir Lancelot
one of the knights of the Round Table
24 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocab Week 26
dubious
quandary
futile
cryptic
doubtful and uncertain
a perplexed state
pointless
oded
dubious
doubtful and uncertain
quandary
a perplexed state
25 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocab Week 32
novice
dilettante
nascent
propitious
beginner or apprentice
an amateur or dabbler who only knows a superficial amount of…
newly existing and growing
favorable
novice
beginner or apprentice
dilettante
an amateur or dabbler who only knows a superficial amount of…
10 terms
Ap Language and Composition Week 10
Austere
Corpulent
Derisive
Effeminate
Stern and cold in appearance; grave, somber
Large, bulky, fat
Mocking, jeering
Traits in a human male associated with female nature, behavio…
Austere
Stern and cold in appearance; grave, somber
Corpulent
Large, bulky, fat
12 terms
AP Language and Composition Week #9
cavort
credence
evince
exhume
to prance or caper
to give credit to a belief
to show clearly; reveal
to dig
cavort
to prance or caper
credence
to give credit to a belief
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