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AP Language Unit 8
Cur
Discursive
Concur
Succor
To run
Wandering from one topic to another
To agree in an opinion or decision
Badly neded help; aid
Cur
To run
Discursive
Wandering from one topic to another
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious adj.
bovine adj.
consternation n.
corpulent adj.
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious adj.
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine adj.
sluggish, unresponsive
AP Language Unit 8
Agglomeration
Ambiguous
Arduous
Bombastic
Collection or heap
Permitting more than one interpretation
Hard to do or sternness
Marked by the use of high sounding language
Agglomeration
Collection or heap
Ambiguous
Permitting more than one interpretation
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
portage
portfolio
comport
deportment
the carrying of boats are goods overland from one body of wat…
a flat case for carrying documents or artworks; the investmen…
to be in agreement with; to behave
manner of conducting oneself socially
portage
the carrying of boats are goods overland from one body of wat…
portfolio
a flat case for carrying documents or artworks; the investmen…
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AP Language: Unit 8 Definitions
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocab
Gambol
Microcosm
Ambivalent
Éclat
To jump or skip playfully
A group or system viewed as the model of a larger group or sy…
Having opposite and conflicting feelings
Dazzling or conspicuous success or acclaim; elaborate display…
Gambol
To jump or skip playfully
Microcosm
A group or system viewed as the model of a larger group or sy…
AP Language & Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Conducive
Consternation
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
(n.) dismay, confusion
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Psychology Unit 8 Thinking and Language
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
a standard or typical example
a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some…
cognition
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
sluggish, unresponsive
Unit 8 AP Language Vocabulary
Discursive
Concur
Succor
Obsequious
Wandering from one topic to another
To agree in an opinion or decision
Badly needed help; aid
Too willing to serve or obey
Discursive
Wandering from one topic to another
Concur
To agree in an opinion or decision
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocab
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 Definitions - AP Lang
betrothed
blasphemy
cadence
canon
adj: engaged to be married... n: A person whom one is engaged to…
n: An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
n: a rhythm marked by a regular beat
n: A rule or principle that provides the norm for judgement... n…
betrothed
adj: engaged to be married... n: A person whom one is engaged to…
blasphemy
n: An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
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Unit 8 AP Language Vocab
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay, confusion
Fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language vocab unit 8
Bellicose
Elusive
Contumacious
Referendum
Truculent; always looking for a fight.
Sneaky, avoiding detection.
Stubborn; unwilling to conform or obey authority.
A general vote by an electorate council (typically in deliber…
Bellicose
Truculent; always looking for a fight.
Elusive
Sneaky, avoiding detection.
Unit 8 AP Language Vocab
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocabulary
abashed
analogous
ascesis
bard
embarrassed; disconcerted
corresponding in some particular
strict self-discipline or self-control, as for religious or m…
a poet, often a singer as well
abashed
embarrassed; disconcerted
analogous
corresponding in some particular
AP Psych Unit 8 (Language)
Noam Chomsky
insight
representative heuristic
syntax
"infinite # of sentences" & "humans have the inborn ability t…
sudden realization tht gives us the solution to a prob
judge likelihood by how and event matches prototypes of the s…
(Chomsky) how words are arranged; determined by the word order
Noam Chomsky
"infinite # of sentences" & "humans have the inborn ability t…
insight
sudden realization tht gives us the solution to a prob
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AP Language and Composition Vocab Unit 8
quail
assail
morass
rote
to shrink with fear; to cower; to lose heart and courage
to attack violently
anything that hinders, traps or overwhelms; low-lying, soggy…
a memorizing process using routine or repetition, often witho…
quail
to shrink with fear; to cower; to lose heart and courage
assail
to attack violently
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Unit 8 - AP Language & Composition
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
(n.) dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderm…
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweight,…
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
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AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
Assert without proof
Shameless
Banter
Appease
Allege
Assert without proof
Arrant
Shameless
AP English Language and Composition : Unit 8 Vocabulary
Acrimonious
Bovine
Conducive
Consternation
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
(n.) dismay, confusion
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
AP Language Swanson Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 Sentences - AP Lang
The __________ couple exchanged gifts…
Michele didn't observe the holy days a…
The crowd thrilled to the ________ of…
Those who would not conform to the ___…
betrothed
blasphemy
cadence
canon
The __________ couple exchanged gifts…
betrothed
Michele didn't observe the holy days a…
blasphemy
AP English Language - Unit 8 Vocabulary
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
(noun) - dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewi…
(adj) - fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweigh…
acrimonious
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
bovine
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 Root Words
Oligo
Omni
Oper
Ortho
Few, little
All, every
work
Straight, correct
Oligo
Few, little
Omni
All, every
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AP Language: Unit 8 Synonyms and Antonyms
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish... antony…
synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid... antonyms: alert, sharp,…
synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay... antonyms: ca…
synonyms: overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly... antonyms: s…
acrimonious
synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish... antony…
bovine
synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid... antonyms: alert, sharp,…
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AP Psychology Unit 8- Language and Thought
Language
3 Characteristics of Language
Phonemes
Morphemes
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
1. Structured... 2. Generative... 3. Arbitrary
Smallest distinctive sound unit... Ex: to say bat, we utter phon…
The smallest possible unit that carries meaning; may be a wor…
Language
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
3 Characteristics of Language
1. Structured... 2. Generative... 3. Arbitrary
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AP PSYCH - UNIT 8 - THINKING AND LANGUAGE
Cognition
Concepts
Prototypes
Algorithm
Thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
Like a schema - a mental grouping of similar objects, events,…
A mental image/best example of a category
A methodical, logical rule or procedure - always right, but t…
Cognition
Thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
Concepts
Like a schema - a mental grouping of similar objects, events,…
Unit 8 Vocabulary Antonyms AP Language & Composition
ad hoc
bane
cantankerous
de facto
(adj.) permanent
blessing
good-natured
de jure
ad hoc
(adj.) permanent
bane
blessing
Unit 8 Vocabulary Definitions AP Language & Composition
aberration
aberration
ad hoc
ad hoc
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(n.) a lapse from a sound mental state
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised
(adv.) with respect to this
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
aberration
(n.) a lapse from a sound mental state
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AP Psych Unit 8 Language & Thought
Phonemes
How many phonemes does English have?
Morphemes
Grammar
smallest units of sound
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smallest unit of Meaningful sound ... "ed" "a" "but"
rules of a language
Phonemes
smallest units of sound
How many phonemes does English have?
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Synonyms AP Language & Composition
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
deviation
(adj.) makeshift
spoiler
mawkishness
aberration
deviation
ad hoc
(adj.) makeshift
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Cryptic
Cursory
Dearth
Debilitate
Secret; having hidden meaning; mysterious
Hasty and without attention to details
Shortage; scarcity
To weaken; to make feeble
Cryptic
Secret; having hidden meaning; mysterious
Cursory
Hasty and without attention to details
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AP Psych Unit 8 Thinking, Language, & Intelligence
Cognition
Concept
Prototype
Algorithm
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas or people
a mental image or best example of a category; matching new it…
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
Cognition
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
Concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas or people
AP Psychology- Unit 8: Cognition and language
cognitive psychology
information processing system
thinking
reaction time
the study of mental processes by which the information humans…
mechanisms for receiving information, representing it with sy…
the manipulation of mental representations
the time elapsing between the presentation of a stimulus and…
cognitive psychology
the study of mental processes by which the information humans…
information processing system
mechanisms for receiving information, representing it with sy…
AP Psychology - Unit 8: Thinking/Language/Intelligence
Intelligence test
Mental age
Stanford-Binet
Intelligence quotient (IQ)
A method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
A measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet;…
The widely used American revision (by Terman at Stanford Univ…
Defined originally as the ratio of mental age (ma) to chronol…
Intelligence test
A method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
Mental age
A measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet;…
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AP Psych Unit 8: Language and Cognition
symbolic
semantic
generative
structured
spoken sounds and words to represent objects, actions, and id…
meaningful
limited number of symbols can be combined in an infinite vari…
rules govern the arrangement of words
symbolic
spoken sounds and words to represent objects, actions, and id…
semantic
meaningful
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Vocabulary Unit 8 AP Language 2014-15
Caricature
Extended metaphor
Homily
Invective
A verbal description of someone (usually humorous) exaggerati…
A lengthy metaphor occurring frequently throughout writing.
A sermon or speech typically on spirituality or morality.
A strong, verbal attack on someone or something (sometimes in…
Caricature
A verbal description of someone (usually humorous) exaggerati…
Extended metaphor
A lengthy metaphor occurring frequently throughout writing.
20 terms
AP Language and Composition Unit 8 Vocab
ad hoc
depredation
harbinger
de facto
done for a particular purpose only
an act of attacking or plundering
something that announces the approach of another
in fact, regardless of wrong or right
ad hoc
done for a particular purpose only
depredation
an act of attacking or plundering
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AP Language/Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
(n.) the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal…
(adj.) concerned or dealing with a specific subject, purpose,…
(n.) a person or thing that ruins or spoils.
(n.) a ludicrous descent from the exalted or lofty to the com…
aberration
(n.) the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal…
ad hoc
(adj.) concerned or dealing with a specific subject, purpose,…
20 terms
Ap language and composition unit 8 vocab
allege (v.)
arrant (adj.)
badinage (n.)
conciliate (v.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
thoroughgoing, out-and out; shameless, blatant
light and playful conversation
to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; to…
allege (v.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
arrant (adj.)
thoroughgoing, out-and out; shameless, blatant
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Vocab Unit 8 - AP Language/Composition
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
(verb) to assert without proof or confirmation
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out, shameless, blatant
(noun) light and playful conversation
(verb) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pac…
Allege
(verb) to assert without proof or confirmation
Arrant
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out, shameless, blatant
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Unit 8 Vocab - AP Language & Composition
circumvent (v)
breach (v)
entomology (n)
impunity (n)
to avoid being stopped
to break or act contrary to
the study of insects
freedom from punishment
circumvent (v)
to avoid being stopped
breach (v)
to break or act contrary to
16 terms
AP Psychology Unit 8 - Thinking & Language
Cognition
Concept
Prototype
Algorithm
All the meds like to duties associated with thinking, knowing…
And mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or peo…
A mental image or best example of a category. Matching new it…
And methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees sol…
Cognition
All the meds like to duties associated with thinking, knowing…
Concept
And mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or peo…
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AP Language and Comp Vocab Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj) resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
(n) dismay, confusion
(adj) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj) resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
AP Psychology Unit 8 Thinking and Language
Cognition
Algorithm
Insight
Confirmation basis
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
a sudden and often novel realization of the solution to a pro…
a tendency to search for information that confirms one's prec…
Cognition
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
Algorithm
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
AP English Language and Composition: Vocab Unit 8
Port
Importune
Importunate
Rapport
Latin portare, portatum: "to carry"
To urge or beg without end
Extremely demanding; insistent
A positive relationship
Port
Latin portare, portatum: "to carry"
Importune
To urge or beg without end
AP English Language and Composition: Unit 8 Vocabulary
Élan
Dissipate
Disavow
Conducive
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
(v.) to deny responsibility for or connection with
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
Élan
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
Dissipate
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 SAT Vocab Words
Acrimonious (adj)
Bovine (n/adj)
Consternation (noun)
Corpulent (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay or confusion
Fat; Having a large bulky body
Acrimonious (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Bovine (n/adj)
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
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