How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "ap language week 2"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "ap language week 2"

10 terms
AP Language Week 2
Inversion
Juxtaposition
Metaphor
Oxymoron
Inverted order of words in a sentence (variation of the subje…
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize similar…
Figure of speech that compares two things without using like…
A paradox made up of two seemingly contradictory words. (p. 1…
Inversion
Inverted order of words in a sentence (variation of the subje…
Juxtaposition
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize similar…
60 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
ascribe
askance
askew
asperity
(v.) to attribute, to describe as a cause or source... I _______…
(adv.) distrustfully, scornfully (said of how one looks at so…
(adj.) turned to one side, crooked... After Anders finally kisse…
(n.) roughness, harshness, irritability, acrimony... Stone talke…
ascribe
(v.) to attribute, to describe as a cause or source... I _______…
askance
(adv.) distrustfully, scornfully (said of how one looks at so…
20 terms
RMHS AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
aphorism
aonnotation
diction
denotation
noun. A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a…
noun. The nonliteral, associative meaning of a word; the impl…
noun. The writer's word choices. Use with an adjective, such…
noun. The strict, literal dictionary definition of a word.
aphorism
noun. A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a…
aonnotation
noun. The nonliteral, associative meaning of a word; the impl…
AP LANGUAGE WEEK 2
Cadaverous
Callow
Candid
Captious
Gaunt;haggard;corpse-like
Immature; inexperienced;unfledged
Frank;unprejudiced;outspoken
Quick to find petty faults;quibbling;hard to please
Cadaverous
Gaunt;haggard;corpse-like
Callow
Immature; inexperienced;unfledged
9 terms
Ap Language Week 2
innate
lethargic
melancholy
opaque
existing from birth
being super slow, sluggish
depression of spirit; sadness
not allowing the passage of light
innate
existing from birth
lethargic
being super slow, sluggish
AP Language Week 2
Avarice
Pragmatism
Genre
Posit
Greed for wealth
Practical way of thinking about results
Distinct category or class
Put something forward
Avarice
Greed for wealth
Pragmatism
Practical way of thinking about results
10 terms
AP language week 2
Catharsis
Connotation
Denotation
Dialect
The sense of emotional release that a reader or viewer experi…
The ideas or feelings that are connected to a word beyond its…
The technical, dictionary definition of a word(apart from the…
A dorm of language unique to people of a certain region, incl…
Catharsis
The sense of emotional release that a reader or viewer experi…
Connotation
The ideas or feelings that are connected to a word beyond its…
AP Language Week 2
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Euphemism
The strict, liberal, dictionary definition of a word
Related to style; refers to the writers word choices especial…
Literally means teaching; have the primary aim of teaching or…
More agreeable or less offensive substitute for a generally u…
Denotation
The strict, liberal, dictionary definition of a word
Diction
Related to style; refers to the writers word choices especial…
24 terms
AP Language Vocabulary- Week 2
aphorism
aphorism
apostrophe
archetype
a brief statement which expresses an observation on life, usu…
"Drive thy business; let it not drive thee."- Benjamin Franklin
a figure of speech wherein the speaker speaks directly to som…
a term used to describe universal symbols that evoke deep and…
aphorism
a brief statement which expresses an observation on life, usu…
aphorism
"Drive thy business; let it not drive thee."- Benjamin Franklin
20 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
aphorism
connotation
diction
denotation
noun. A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a…
noun. The nonliteral, associative meaning of a word; the impl…
noun. The writer's word choices. Use with an adjective, such…
noun. The strict, literal dictionary definition of a word.
aphorism
noun. A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a…
connotation
noun. The nonliteral, associative meaning of a word; the impl…
10 terms
AP Language Vocab week 2
Didactic
Elegaic (tone/style)
Erudite
Invective
Writing that is "preachy" or seeks overtly to convince a read…
Complaints about love, sustained formal lamentation, or sombe…
Having or showing knowledge that is gained by studying
Speech or writing that attacks, insults, or denounces a perso…
Didactic
Writing that is "preachy" or seeks overtly to convince a read…
Elegaic (tone/style)
Complaints about love, sustained formal lamentation, or sombe…
20 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
aphorism
connotation
diction
denotation
noun. A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a…
noun. The nonliteral, associative meaning of a word; the impl…
noun. The writer's word choices. Use with an adjective, such…
noun. The strict, literal dictionary definition of a word.
aphorism
noun. A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a…
connotation
noun. The nonliteral, associative meaning of a word; the impl…
60 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
ascribe
askance
askew
asperity
(v.) to attribute, to describe as a cause or source
(adv.) distrustfully, scornfully (said of how one looks at so…
(adj.) turned to one side, crooked
(n.) roughness, harshness, irritability, acrimony
ascribe
(v.) to attribute, to describe as a cause or source
askance
(adv.) distrustfully, scornfully (said of how one looks at so…
25 terms
AP Language Vocab Week 2
Abjure (v.)
Acrimony (n.)
Antipathy (n.)
Buttress (v.)
to reject or renounce
bitterness
feeling of strong dislike; REPUGNANCE
to support
Abjure (v.)
to reject or renounce
Acrimony (n.)
bitterness
14 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Epistrophe
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid…
Related to style, ____________ refers to the writer's word ch…
From the Greek, it literally means "teaching." ____________ w…
The opposite of anaphors, repetition at the END of successive…
Denotation
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid…
Diction
Related to style, ____________ refers to the writer's word ch…
12 terms
ap language vocabulary week 2
trope
metonymy
periphrasis
Personification
is any artful variation from the typical arrangement of words…
an entity is referred to by one of its assets
A descriptive word or phrase used to refer to a proper name
inanimate objects are given human characteristics
trope
is any artful variation from the typical arrangement of words…
metonymy
an entity is referred to by one of its assets
Ap Language Vocab - Week 2
Histrionic
Muse
Brazen
Aberration
Adj. Overly theatrical (Melodramatic)
V. To ponder
Adj. Disrespectful
N. A divination from the normal or expected
Histrionic
Adj. Overly theatrical (Melodramatic)
Muse
V. To ponder
10 terms
AP Language Week 2 Vocab
Arid
Assiduous
Asylum
Raucous
Locking vitality or spirit, boring. Sentence: Bridget was lac…
Mark by care in persistent effort ,dedicated. Sentence: Court…
Shelter, place of refuge. Sentence: The homeless shelter is a…
Unpleasantly loud and harsh, disturbing public peace. Sentenc…
Arid
Locking vitality or spirit, boring. Sentence: Bridget was lac…
Assiduous
Mark by care in persistent effort ,dedicated. Sentence: Court…
20 terms
AP language Vocab Week 2
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusions
Ambiguity
A literary work in which characters, objects or actions repre…
repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects or actions repre…
Alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
20 terms
AP language week 2 vocab.
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A literary work in which characters , objects, or actions rep…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
The multiple meanings, either intentional,of a word, phrase,…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters , objects, or actions rep…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
43 terms
AP Spanish Language Week #2
Adelantar
Adelantarse
Adivinar
Admitir
To advance, progress
To go forward, take the lead
To guess
To admit, permit
Adelantar
To advance, progress
Adelantarse
To go forward, take the lead
Ap Language Vocabulary Week 2
Turpitude
Ubiquitous
Umbrage
Uncanny
Depravity, moral corruption
Existing everywhere, widespread
Resentment, offense
Of supernatural character or origin
Turpitude
Depravity, moral corruption
Ubiquitous
Existing everywhere, widespread
25 terms
AP Language | Vocab Week 2
imagery
vernacular
salient
formal
(n.) a form of figurative language that asks the reader to cr…
(n.) everyday language used by ordinary people; specialized l…
(adj.) prominent, of notable significance
(adj.) written in a manner that respects proper language conv…
imagery
(n.) a form of figurative language that asks the reader to cr…
vernacular
(n.) everyday language used by ordinary people; specialized l…
21 terms
AP Language-Week 2 Vocabulary
Connotation
Culmulative Sentence
Denotation
Dialect
A meaning that is implied by a word apart from the thing whic…
A loose sentence that starts with a simple and straight indep…
Literal or dictionary meanings of a word in contrast to its c…
Language used by the people of a specific area, class, distri…
Connotation
A meaning that is implied by a word apart from the thing whic…
Culmulative Sentence
A loose sentence that starts with a simple and straight indep…
10 terms
AP Language Vocab Week 2
infraction
mitigate
pillage
prate
a breaking of the law
to make milder
rob
to talk a great deal, prance around a topic
infraction
a breaking of the law
mitigate
to make milder
9 terms
SHS AP LANGUAGE VOCABULARY: WEEK 2 (compound)
admonish
akimbo
lassitude
muse
(v.) caution, scold, remind
(adj.) crooked, bent, splayed
(n.) weariness, tired, exhausted
(v.) dream, ponder, consider... (n.) inspiration, source, artist…
admonish
(v.) caution, scold, remind
akimbo
(adj.) crooked, bent, splayed
10 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
Indigenous
Lachrymose
Jovial
Obfuscate
Native
tearful
Cheerful
Deliberately make something difficult to understand
Indigenous
Native
Lachrymose
tearful
11 terms
AP Language Vocab Week 2
Panacea
Quixiotic
Repartee
Salutary
A remedy for ills, cure all
Chivalrous or romantic to an absurd or extravagant degree
clever, quick witted, bright comments or thoughts
Producing health, wholesome, advantageous; Producing good eff…
Panacea
A remedy for ills, cure all
Quixiotic
Chivalrous or romantic to an absurd or extravagant degree
15 terms
AP Language Vocab Week 2
Overt
Superficial
Mitigate
Superfluous
adjective... 1.open to view or knowledge; not concealed or secre…
adjective... 1.being at, on, or near the surface:... 2.of or relati…
verb (used with object)... 1.to lessen in force or intensity, as…
adjective... 1.being more than is sufficient or required; excess…
Overt
adjective... 1.open to view or knowledge; not concealed or secre…
Superficial
adjective... 1.being at, on, or near the surface:... 2.of or relati…
60 terms
Ap Language Vocabulary Week 2
ascribe
askance
askew
asperity
to attribute, to describe as a cause or source
distrustfully, scornfully (To look at distressfully and scorn…
turned to one side, crooked
roughness, harshness, irritability, acrimony
ascribe
to attribute, to describe as a cause or source
askance
distrustfully, scornfully (To look at distressfully and scorn…
12 terms
AP Language Vocab Week 2
Allegory
Alliteration
Anadiplosis
Analogy
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
It refers to the repetition of a word or words in successive…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
15 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Aegis
Causing a disagreement
Dishonorable/shameful
Rude/impolite
Shield/Protection
Factious
Causing a disagreement
Ignoble
Dishonorable/shameful
10 terms
Week 2 AP language vocabulary
Edifice
Arduous
Obtuse
Furrow
A large, imposing building
Very difficult to accomplish or achieve
Dull of mind, insensitive , stupid
To make wrinkles or grooves
Edifice
A large, imposing building
Arduous
Very difficult to accomplish or achieve
20 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
(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 challen…
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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
53 terms
Ap Language Vocabulary Week 2
Ecstatic
Choleric
Bantering
Grave
(adj.) intensely and overpoweringly happy (The couple was ecs…
(adj.) easily made angry, bad-tempered
(adj.) good-natured ridiculing
adj. serious; dignified; formal
Ecstatic
(adj.) intensely and overpoweringly happy (The couple was ecs…
Choleric
(adj.) easily made angry, bad-tempered
24 terms
AP Language Roots Week 2
Arch
-ate
-ate
-Ate
Chief, first, rule
Noun: state, office, function
Verb: cause to be
Adjective: kind of state
Arch
Chief, first, rule
-ate
Noun: state, office, function
10 terms
AP Language - Semester 2 Week 6
magnanimous
loquacious
maudlin
manifesto
Filled with generosity and forgiveness; forgoing resentment a…
(adj.) full of trivial conversation; ... (adj.) Excessively talk…
overly sentimental, mawkish, saccharine, weepy
A public declaration of policies or intentions
magnanimous
Filled with generosity and forgiveness; forgoing resentment a…
loquacious
(adj.) full of trivial conversation; ... (adj.) Excessively talk…
33 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary -- Week 2
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
15 terms
Ap English language week 2
Impotent
Antithesis
Maelstrom
Emendation
Powerless; lacking strength
Exact opposite; an opposite extreme
Whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
A correction
Impotent
Powerless; lacking strength
Antithesis
Exact opposite; an opposite extreme
15 terms
AP Language Week 14
cessation
elixir
desiccated
juxtapose
a stopping; a discontinuance
a supposed remedy for all ailments
dried up
to place side-by-side for comparison
cessation
a stopping; a discontinuance
elixir
a supposed remedy for all ailments
Vocab AP Language Week 2
Illusory
Chastise
Stoticism
Ascribe
Deceptive; misleading
To discipline; to punish
Self-control; self-discipline
To attribute; to assign
Illusory
Deceptive; misleading
Chastise
To discipline; to punish
12 terms
AP Language Week 15
extrapolate
prosaic
ribald
derisive
Verb. To infer or estimate by extending or projecting known i…
(adj.) dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-o…
(adj.) irreverently mocking; coarse, vulgar, or indecent in l…
Adj: abusing vocally; expressing contempt; contemptuous; mock…
extrapolate
Verb. To infer or estimate by extending or projecting known i…
prosaic
(adj.) dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-o…
10 terms
Week 2 - AP English Language- Vocab
Cliche
Allusion
Hypothetical Example
Imagery
A phrase that has no original thought, overused.... Ex: All peo…
To call something to mind without mention it, indirectly.... Ex…
An example created to help a reader make sense of a difficult…
Phrasing that paints a picture /creates a visual in your head…
Cliche
A phrase that has no original thought, overused.... Ex: All peo…
Allusion
To call something to mind without mention it, indirectly.... Ex…
18 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 2
Adulterate
Propensity
Despot
Indignant
v; to debase or make impure by adding inferior materials or e…
n; a natural incination or tendance
n; a king or other ruler with absolute, unlimited power; auto…
a; feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasur…
Adulterate
v; to debase or make impure by adding inferior materials or e…
Propensity
n; a natural incination or tendance
10 terms
AP English Language: Vocab Week 2/29
Aphorism
Didactic
Euphemism
Invective
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
Intended to teach... Example: It is rude to put your elbows on t…
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
Aphorism
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
Didactic
Intended to teach... Example: It is rude to put your elbows on t…
10 terms
AP English Language: Vocab Week 2/18
Anastrophe
Caricature
Epigram
Hyperbole
the inversion of the usual order of words or clauses.... Example…
a verbal description, the purpose of which is to exaggerate o…
A concise but ingenious, witty, and thoughtful statement.
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
Anastrophe
the inversion of the usual order of words or clauses.... Example…
Caricature
a verbal description, the purpose of which is to exaggerate o…
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…
32 terms
AP Language (Weeks 1-2)
Ambiguous
Tone
Structure
Detail
Unclear or doubtful in meaning
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
The arrangement or framework of a sentence, paragraph, or ent…
Facts revealed by the author or speaker that support the atti…
Ambiguous
Unclear or doubtful in meaning
Tone
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
11 terms
AP Language: Week 2 vocab words
Adroit... ex. he was adroit at tax avoida…
Adversary ... ex. Davis beat his old adve…
Adverse... ex. taxes are having an advers…
Contend... ex. He contends that the judge…
skillful or clever using the hands or mind
One's opponent in a contest, dispute or conflict
harmful, unfavorable, disadvantageous
asserts something as a position in an argument, state, declare
Adroit... ex. he was adroit at tax avoida…
skillful or clever using the hands or mind
Adversary ... ex. Davis beat his old adve…
One's opponent in a contest, dispute or conflict
1 of 10