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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
34 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
allegory
alliteration
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
a literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of se…
ad hominem
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
50 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
AP Language and Composition Terms
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
anaphora
a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occ…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
the repetition of a word or words in successive clauses in su…
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
alliteration
a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occ…
allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
brazen
compunction
din
edict
shameless or impudent
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused b…
a loud, confusing noise
a proclamation, decree, or command
brazen
shameless or impudent
compunction
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused b…
Ap Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition 3
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
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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,…
AP Composition and Language Vocab #4
convoluted
cryptic
futile
impede
intricate; complex
difficult to comprehend
having no useful purpose; pointless
to slow the progress of
convoluted
intricate; complex
cryptic
difficult to comprehend
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AP Language and Composition: The Language of Composition General Terms
rhetorical appeals
ethos
counterargument
concession (concede)
Rhetorical techniques used to persuade an audience by emphasi…
Greek for "character." Speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrat…
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward.…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
rhetorical appeals
Rhetorical techniques used to persuade an audience by emphasi…
ethos
Greek for "character." Speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrat…
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AP Language and Composition
Ad hominem
Ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
Alliteration
Allusion
this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary tactic of sw…
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
brief reference to a person, event, or place or to a work of…
Ad hominem
this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary tactic of sw…
Ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
37 terms
AP Language and Composition Quarter 2 Vocabulary Terms
erotema
hypophora
antimetabole
liotes
Asking a rhetorical question to the reader as a transition or…
Consists of raising one or more questions and then proceeding…
Repetition in reverse order
understatement by using double negatives ("not too bad", "she…
erotema
Asking a rhetorical question to the reader as a transition or…
hypophora
Consists of raising one or more questions and then proceeding…
20 terms
Unit #4 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold.... (synonyms) citadel, rampa…
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact…
(v.) to bring to a state of completion or perfection; (adj.)…
atrophy
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
bastion
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold.... (synonyms) citadel, rampa…
AP Composition and Language Vocabulary #3
condescending
contemptuous
despotic
dictatorial
treating people as weak or inferious
feeling hatred; scornful
exercising absolute power; tyrannical
domineering; oppressively overbearing
condescending
treating people as weak or inferious
contemptuous
feeling hatred; scornful
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AP Composition and Language Vocabulary #2
arbiter
exculpate
impartial
incontrovertible
a judge who decides a disputed issue
to free from guilt or blame
not in favor of one side or another; unbiased
not able to be denied or disputed
arbiter
a judge who decides a disputed issue
exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
Terminology for AP Language and Composition
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…
20 terms
Unit #7 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
allay
bestial
convivial
coterie
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve (fe…
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
(adj.) festive, sociable, having fun together, genial.... (syno…
(n.) a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive…
allay
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve (fe…
bestial
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
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Unit #5 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
acuity
delineate
depraved
enervate
(n.) sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses).... synonym…
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid de…
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral princip…
(v.) to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor…
acuity
(n.) sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses).... synonym…
delineate
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid de…
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AP Language & Composition Vocabulary
rhetoric
the rhetorical situation
S.O.A.P.S.
parallelism
the art of effective and persuasive communication
the context in which the communication takes place
subject, occasion, audience, purpose, and speaker
use of components in a sentence that are grammatically and st…
rhetoric
the art of effective and persuasive communication
the rhetorical situation
the context in which the communication takes place
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Unit #2 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval... Syn…
(adj.) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink... Synonyms:…
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval... Syn…
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Unit #3 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
articulate
cavort
credence
decry
(v.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fi…
(v) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... Synonyms: credit, trust, conf…
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
articulate
(v.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fi…
cavort
(v) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
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AP Language and Composition: Grammar
Infinitive phrase
Pronoun
Compound Sentence
Complex Sentence
to+ verb (ex: Daydreaming about summer, I missed the assignme…
Takes place as the subject (noun) examples include he, she, h…
Two or more independent clauses (can stand alone) conjoined t…
One or more dependent clauses joined to an independent clause…
Infinitive phrase
to+ verb (ex: Daydreaming about summer, I missed the assignme…
Pronoun
Takes place as the subject (noun) examples include he, she, h…
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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…
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…
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
direct or indirect reference to something that is known; book…
multiple meanings (intentional/unintentional) of a word, phra…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
alliteration
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
AP Language/Composition
1. Appeals
2. Argument
3. Assertion
4. Assumption
Persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility Ethos; to re…
Statement put forth and supported by evidence
Emphatic statement; declaration. An assertion supported by ev…
Belief or statement taken for granted without proof.
1. Appeals
Persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility Ethos; to re…
2. Argument
Statement put forth and supported by evidence
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The Language of Composition, Complete Glossary, AP Language and Composition Vocab Review
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…
AP Language and Composition Vocab
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Anecdote
A repetition of a sound or letter at the beginning of words u…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
a repeating sequence of the words at the beginnings of neighb…
Short Story
Alliteration
A repetition of a sound or letter at the beginning of words u…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP Language and Composition: Chapter 3
crazed rhetoric
argument
Rogerian arguments are based on...
What is the goal of Rogerian arguments?
raised voices interrupting one another, exaggerated assertion…
a persuasive discourse, a coherent and considered movement fr…
the assumption that having a full understanding of an opposin…
not to destroy you opponents or dismantle their viewpoints bu…
crazed rhetoric
raised voices interrupting one another, exaggerated assertion…
argument
a persuasive discourse, a coherent and considered movement fr…
98 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms.
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 thing…
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…
56 terms
AP Language & Composition
Harried
Degenerating
Appeal
Forbearance
harassed, annoyed
[participle - verb as adj.] deteriorating; crumbling; passing…
(N or V) the way in which we get somebody to believe in somet…
patience, self-control, restraint
Harried
harassed, annoyed
Degenerating
[participle - verb as adj.] deteriorating; crumbling; passing…
AP Language and Composition
rhetoric
for aims of rhetoric
deductive argument
Write your own:
the art of writing persuasively
to persuade- subtly guide readers perspective ... to inform- to…
(syllogism) moving from general rule to specific example.
...
rhetoric
the art of writing persuasively
for aims of rhetoric
to persuade- subtly guide readers perspective ... to inform- to…
AP Language and Composition: Vocabulary
Ambiguous (adj)
Vivacious (adj)
Tentative (adj.)
Animosity (noun)
able to be understood in more than one way : having more than…
happy and lively in a way that is attractive... There are not m…
not done with confidence : uncertain and hesitant... Gogol, in…
a strong feeling of dislike or hatred... Gogol's animosity towa…
Ambiguous (adj)
able to be understood in more than one way : having more than…
Vivacious (adj)
happy and lively in a way that is attractive... There are not m…
95 terms
AP Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar thing…
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clause…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
AP Language and Composition
Licentious
Colloquial
Vuglus
Dyuersite
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters.
(of language) used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not…
the common people; masses.
Formal old English text
Licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters.
Colloquial
(of language) used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not…
AP language/composition vocab
Authority
Audience
Backing
Assertion
a tacit understanding that the narrator is a credible source…
who you are writing for/speaking to... Example: In an essay to…
the support or explanation provided for the warrant, often ch…
a stylistic approach or technique involving a strong declarat…
Authority
a tacit understanding that the narrator is a credible source…
Audience
who you are writing for/speaking to... Example: In an essay to…
AP Language & Composition Terms
Allusion
Alliteration
Antithesis
Asyndeton
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
The opposition or contrast of ideas; the direct opposite
Commas used without conjunction to separate a series of words…
Allusion
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
Alliteration
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Paradox
Euphemism
Metonymy
Synecdoche
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
A figure of speech in which a part is substituted for the who…
Paradox
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
Euphemism
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
Terminology for AP Language and Composition
Alliteration
Ad Hominem
Allusion
Analogy literary
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 thing…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Ad Hominem
36 terms
AP Language and Composition: Midterm
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Caricature
using character and/or story elements to symbolically represe…
direct/indirect reference to something historical, literary,…
short narrative account of amusing, unusual, revealing or int…
representation where subject's distinct features are delibera…
Allegory
using character and/or story elements to symbolically represe…
Allusion
direct/indirect reference to something historical, literary,…
119 terms
AP Language & Composition
abstract language
allusion
anecdote
antithesis
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or…
abstract language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
98 terms
Terminology for AP Language and Composition
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…
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
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
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
Terminology for AP Language and Composition
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…
5 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
...
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
...
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
...
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
Terminology for AP Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clause…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
472 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Rhetorical triangle
Annotation
Simple sentence
Inverted sentence
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
critical notes added to text.
statement that contains a complete subject and a complete pre…
sentence in which the verb comes before the subject.
Rhetorical triangle
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
Annotation
critical notes added to text.
AP Language & Composition Tone Words
Acerbic
Benevolent
Bittersweet
Clinical
acidic; bitter; sharp
kindly
showing a mixture of pain and pleasure
highly objective;rigorously scientific; analytical
Acerbic
acidic; bitter; sharp
Benevolent
kindly
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