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AP Language Unit 2
Laconic
Intrepid
Accost
Reticent
expressing much in few words
brave
to approach and speak to
silent
Laconic
expressing much in few words
Intrepid
brave
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AP Language--Unit 2 Vocab
Raze
Stentorian
Scurry
Recant
Destroy
Loud
Run hastily
Withdraw previous statements
Raze
Destroy
Stentorian
Loud
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AP Language: Unit 2
anaphora
antithesis
anecdote
complex sentence
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Opposition, or contrast, of ideas or words in a parallel cons…
A brief story to illustrate a point or claim.
A sentence that includes one independent clause and at least…
anaphora
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
antithesis
Opposition, or contrast, of ideas or words in a parallel cons…
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AP Language Vocab Unit 2
Emulate (verb)
Serendipitous (adjective)
Avidity (noun)
Pervade (verb)
To copy or mimic someone or something.
Very lucky or fortunate.
Passion or eagerness; enthusiasm.
To spread through or fill (typically the air in an environmen…
Emulate (verb)
To copy or mimic someone or something.
Serendipitous (adjective)
Very lucky or fortunate.
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AP Language UNIT 2: Steingraber
invective
comportment
unflappable
interminable
(n.) vehement (very strong) denunciation, rejection, or repro…
(n.) personal bearing or conduct; demeanor; behavior
(adj.) not easily upset or confused, especially in a crisis
(adj.) unending
invective
(n.) vehement (very strong) denunciation, rejection, or repro…
comportment
(n.) personal bearing or conduct; demeanor; behavior
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AP Language Vocab (Unit 2)
ameliorate v.
aplomb n.
bombastic adj.
callow adj.
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
poise, assurance, great self-confidence
pretentious; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal…
without experience; immature
ameliorate v.
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
aplomb n.
poise, assurance, great self-confidence
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AP Language Unit 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to comfort in a challeng…
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj.) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) having a salty taste and unpleasant drink
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to comfort in a challeng…
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
25 terms
AP Language Unit 2
Colloquial .
Dialect
Jargon .
Pedantic .
Informal, conversational
Regional language both in diction and syntax
Techcnical words related to specific field
Caring a lot about formalities often more than necessary
Colloquial .
Informal, conversational
Dialect
Regional language both in diction and syntax
Unit 2 Ap Language
abhorrence
aesthetic
analogous
concord
noun; the act of disliking
adjective; relating to art or beauty
adjective; similar in someway
noun; a state when people or things agree with each other and…
abhorrence
noun; the act of disliking
aesthetic
adjective; relating to art or beauty
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AP Language and Comp Unit 2
William Cullen Bryant (Thanatopsis Poem)
Michel-Guilluane Jean de Crevecoeur-"L…
Oloudah Equiano- "The Life of Equiano"
Benjamin Franklin- Franklin's Autobiog…
Nature has a healing effect on people and can make them feel…
He was a Frenchman who served in the French and Indian War an…
-first hand account of the slave trade.... - Bought freedom and…
Franklin urged America to break away from European Literature…
William Cullen Bryant (Thanatopsis Poem)
Nature has a healing effect on people and can make them feel…
Michel-Guilluane Jean de Crevecoeur-"L…
He was a Frenchman who served in the French and Indian War an…
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AP Language: Vocabulary Unit 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challeng…
(n) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
accost
(v) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challeng…
animadversion
(n) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
AP Language Vocab: Unit 2
Emulate
Serendipitous
Avidity
Pervade
(v.) to copy or mimic someone or something
(adj.) very lucky or fortunate
(n.) passion or eagerness; enthusiasm
(v.) to spread through or fill (typically the air in an envir…
Emulate
(v.) to copy or mimic someone or something
Serendipitous
(adj.) very lucky or fortunate
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
Ameliorate (v)
Bombastic (adj)
Drivel (v)
Infringe (v)
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Pompous or overblown in language; full of high sounding words…
To let saliva or mucus flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense…
To violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
Ameliorate (v)
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Bombastic (adj)
Pompous or overblown in language; full of high sounding words…
Unit 2 Vocabulary- AP Language
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
To make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory…
Confidence; imperturbable self-possession, poise, or assurance
(Of speech, writing, etc.) high-sounding, high-flown; inflate…
Immature or inexperienced
Ameliorate
To make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory…
Aplomb
Confidence; imperturbable self-possession, poise, or assurance
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
mediocrity (noun)
harangued (adjective)
depravity (noun)
pious (adjective)
the quality or state of being mediocre... Ex. The mediocrity of…
lecture (someone) at length in an aggressive and critical man…
moral corruption; wickedness.... Ex. The depravity in the Middl…
devoutly religious... Ex. The pious man gave an empowering serm…
mediocrity (noun)
the quality or state of being mediocre... Ex. The mediocrity of…
harangued (adjective)
lecture (someone) at length in an aggressive and critical man…
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Unit 2 AP Language
Degenerate
Engender
Genre
Cognate
A corrupt wrongdoer
To bring about; to produce
A kind of type of art
Related to or coming from the same source
Degenerate
A corrupt wrongdoer
Engender
To bring about; to produce
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AP Language Vocab Unit 2
Sta
Stanch
Staunch
Extant
Stand,stay
To stop the flow of
Firm and steadfast
Still in existence, not destroyed
Sta
Stand,stay
Stanch
To stop the flow of
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
Kleptomania
Dipsomaniac
Megalomaniac
Egomaniac
A mental illness in which a person has a strong desire to ste…
A person with an extreme and uncontrollable desire for alcohol
A mental disorder marked by feelings of great personal power…
Someone who is extremely self centered and ignores the proble…
Kleptomania
A mental illness in which a person has a strong desire to ste…
Dipsomaniac
A person with an extreme and uncontrollable desire for alcohol
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AP language unit 2
Languish
Salacious
Diatribe
Remonstrate
To weaken; to suffer.
Lustful; libidinous
Tirade; vocal outburst.
To argue; to object.
Languish
To weaken; to suffer.
Salacious
Lustful; libidinous
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
avid
halcyon
devious
accost
intensely eager, desirous to the point of greed
calm, peaceful; happy, golden; prosperous, affluent
done or acting in a shifty or underhanded way
to approach and speak to first
avid
intensely eager, desirous to the point of greed
halcyon
calm, peaceful; happy, golden; prosperous, affluent
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AP Language Unit 2
Gen
Degenerate
Engender
Genre
Race, type, kind
A corrupt wrongdoer
To bring about; to produce
A kind or type of art
Gen
Race, type, kind
Degenerate
A corrupt wrongdoer
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AP Language: Vocabulary Unit 2
objectivity
irony
transient
evinces
the state or quality of not being influenced by personal feel…
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of…
not lasting, enduring, or permanent (of a thing)
to display; to show clearly
objectivity
the state or quality of not being influenced by personal feel…
irony
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of…
20 terms
AP Language Unit 2 Vocab
ameliorate
aplomb
bombastic
callow
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words…
without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking so…
ameliorate
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
aplomb
poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
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AP Language Unit 2
Aegis
Apprise
Bibulous
Claque
(n) the shield or breastplate of Zeus or Athena, bearing at i…
(v) to give notice to; inform; advise
(adj) fond of or addicted to drink; absorbent; spongy
(n) a group of persons hired to applaud an act or performer
Aegis
(n) the shield or breastplate of Zeus or Athena, bearing at i…
Apprise
(v) to give notice to; inform; advise
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AP Language Unit 2
Aegis
Apprise
Bibulous
Claque
1. The shield of breastplate of Zeus or Athena... 2. Protection;…
1. To give notice to; inform; advise
1. Fond of or addicted to drink... 2. Absorbent; spongy
1. A group of persons hired to applaud an act or performer... 2.…
Aegis
1. The shield of breastplate of Zeus or Athena... 2. Protection;…
Apprise
1. To give notice to; inform; advise
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Ap language vocab unit 2
Emulate
serendipitous
Avidity
Pervade
To copy or mimic somone or something
Very lucky or fortunate
Passion or eagerness; enthusiasm
To spread through or fill (typically the air in the environme…
Emulate
To copy or mimic somone or something
serendipitous
Very lucky or fortunate
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AP Language Unit 2
elucidate
Oratorical
Kowtow
Zeugma
clarify, explain something... Example: The teacher had Tim eluci…
relating to the art of public speaking, used to make a case f…
to agree too easily to do what someone says; to obey someone…
a figure of speech in which a word applies to two different s…
elucidate
clarify, explain something... Example: The teacher had Tim eluci…
Oratorical
relating to the art of public speaking, used to make a case f…
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Ap Language Unit 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
v. to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challengi…
n. a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
adj. desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely e…
adj. having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
accost
v. to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challengi…
animadversion
n. a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
20 terms
AP Lang Unit 2
aegis
apprise
bibulous
claque
protection
notify
inebrious
fan club
aegis
protection
apprise
notify
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AP Language and Composition Unit 2
Aside
Assonance
Attitude
Aubade
A short speech or remark made by an actor to the audience rat…
The repeated use of a vowel sound.
The authors feelings towards the topic here she is writing ab…
A poem or song about lovers who must leave one another in the…
Aside
A short speech or remark made by an actor to the audience rat…
Assonance
The repeated use of a vowel sound.
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AP Language Vocab Unit 2
ameliorate
aplomb
bombastic
callow
to improve, make better
great self confidence
pompous, full of high sounding words
immature, without experience
ameliorate
to improve, make better
aplomb
great self confidence
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
alienate
alleviate
aloof
altruistic
to turn away the normal feelings of fondness toward anyone; t…
to make easier to endure; to relieve; to diminish
indifferent; unsympathetic; not interested; apart
thoughtful of the welfare of others
alienate
to turn away the normal feelings of fondness toward anyone; t…
alleviate
to make easier to endure; to relieve; to diminish
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
abrogation
abscond
accede
appellation
(n.) the act or instance of repealing
(v.) to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to a…
(v.) to give consent, approval, or adherence
(n.) a name, title, or designation
abrogation
(n.) the act or instance of repealing
abscond
(v.) to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to a…
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AP Language Unit 2.4 Vocabulary
nomenclature
poignant
perusal
perpetuity
a system of names(or symbols) for things in a field; the act…
evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret; sharp in taste or…
the act of reading or examining something, usually with great…
a thing that lasts forever or for an indefinite period; an an…
nomenclature
a system of names(or symbols) for things in a field; the act…
poignant
evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret; sharp in taste or…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 2 SAT Words
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
(verb) To improve, or correct a flaw or shortcomings
(noun) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; Perpendicular…
(adj) Pompous, overblown in language; Full of high sounding w…
(adj) Without feathers; Without experience; Immature; Lacking…
Ameliorate
(verb) To improve, or correct a flaw or shortcomings
Aplomb
(noun) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; Perpendicular…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 2 Root Words
Brev
Cator
Capit, Capt
Carn
short
Heat
Head
Flesh
Brev
short
Cator
Heat
20 terms
Unit 2 AP Language Vocab
Hindrance
Cognizant
Expedient
Lavish
An obstacle; impediment
Aware
Self-serving; convenient
Extravagant
Hindrance
An obstacle; impediment
Cognizant
Aware
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Unit 2 Vocab AP Language
bombastic (adj.)
surmise (v.)
inveigh (v.)
surmise (n.)
pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words…
to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to c…
to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
likely idea that lacks definite proof
bombastic (adj.)
pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words…
surmise (v.)
to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to c…
30 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
maelstrom
impotent
impotent
impotent
whirlpool; turbulence; an agitated state of mind
powerless; lacking strength
syn. ineffective, helpless
ant. potent, powerful
maelstrom
whirlpool; turbulence; an agitated state of mind
impotent
powerless; lacking strength
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
Accost
Aminadversion
Avid
Brackish
verb... 1. To approach and speak to first... 2. To confront in a ch…
noun... 1. A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
adjective... 1. having desire for something to the point of gree…
adjective... 1. having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
Accost
verb... 1. To approach and speak to first... 2. To confront in a ch…
Aminadversion
noun... 1. A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
to confront in a challenging or aggressive way ... S= button ho…
strong criticism or disapproval ... S= rebuke... A=compliment
intensely eager... S= enthusiastic ... A= reluctant, indifferent
having salty taste
Accost
to confront in a challenging or aggressive way ... S= button ho…
Animadversion
strong criticism or disapproval ... S= rebuke... A=compliment
19 terms
AP Language & Composition: Unit 2 Schemes and Tropes
Loose Sentence
Periodic Sentence
Hypotactic Sentence
Paratactic Sentence
Independent Clause, Dependent Clause
Dependent Clause, Independent Clause. Used to show suspense
Complex Sentence
Simple Sentence
Loose Sentence
Independent Clause, Dependent Clause
Periodic Sentence
Dependent Clause, Independent Clause. Used to show suspense
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
Ameliorate
Ameliorate Synonyms
Ameliorate Antonyms
Aplomb
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
amend, better
worsen, aggravate, exacerbate
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
Ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Ameliorate Synonyms
amend, better
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Unit 2 Vocabulary AP LANGUAGE
Ascetic
Attenuate
Attribute
Depravity
A person that renounces material comforts
Reduce weaken or lessen
To ascribe relating to a cause or source
Moral corruption
Ascetic
A person that renounces material comforts
Attenuate
Reduce weaken or lessen
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AP Language Vocabulary - Unit 2
lethargic
gregarious
egregious
galvanize
adj. lazy, sluggish, lacking energy
adj. liking the company of others
adj. outstandingly bad
v. to stimulate or excite as if by an electric shock
lethargic
adj. lazy, sluggish, lacking energy
gregarious
adj. liking the company of others
20 terms
unit 2 ap language vocab
adroit
amicable
averse
belligerent
(adj) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
(adj) peaceable, friendly
(adj) having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
(adj) given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; (n)…
adroit
(adj) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
amicable
(adj) peaceable, friendly
25 terms
AP Language Unit 2 Vocab
Colloquial
Dialect
Jargon
Pedantic
Informal, conversational
Regional language - both in diction and syntax
Technical words related to a specific field
Caring a lot about formalities, ostentatious, arrogant
Colloquial
Informal, conversational
Dialect
Regional language - both in diction and syntax
20 terms
AP Language Unit 2 Vocabulary
Abrogate
Asperity
Complicity
Culpable
to end or cancel in a formal and official way; to fail to do…
harshness of behavior or speech that expresses bitterness or…
the act of helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some way;…
deserving blame; guilty of doing something wrong
Abrogate
to end or cancel in a formal and official way; to fail to do…
Asperity
harshness of behavior or speech that expresses bitterness or…
52 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 2
Ameliorate
Ameliorate Synonyms
Ameliorate Antonyms
Aplomb
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
amend, better
worsen, aggravate, exacerbate
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
Ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Ameliorate Synonyms
amend, better
20 terms
AP Language Unit 2 Vocab
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(verb) to confront in challenging or aggressive way
(noun) a comment indication strong criticism or disapproval
(adj.) desiring something to the point of greed; intensely ea…
(adj.) salty
accost
(verb) to confront in challenging or aggressive way
animadversion
(noun) a comment indication strong criticism or disapproval
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