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AP Language: Week #8
artisan
mundane
contiguous
expatiate
noun; one who is skilled in a manual occupation; craftsman
adjective; worldly; ordinary; secular; dull and routine
adjective; touching; adjoining; sharing an edge; connected in…
verb; to expound; to talk or write at length
artisan
noun; one who is skilled in a manual occupation; craftsman
mundane
adjective; worldly; ordinary; secular; dull and routine
10 terms
AP Language Week 8
Abstruse
Affable
Audacity
Contrite
Hard to understand; recondite; esoteric (adj)
Pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to; friendly; cordial…
Boldness or daring, especially with confident or arrogant dis…
Caused by or showing sincere remorse (adj)
Abstruse
Hard to understand; recondite; esoteric (adj)
Affable
Pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to; friendly; cordial…
AP Language Week 8
Epitome
Belied
Meticulous
Pseudonym
A person or thing that is typical of or possesses to a high d…
To show to be false; Contradict
Taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise;…
A fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her ide…
Epitome
A person or thing that is typical of or possesses to a high d…
Belied
To show to be false; Contradict
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AP Language: Week #8
artisan
mundane
contiguous
expatiate
noun; one who is skilled in a manual occupation; craftsman
adjective; worldly; ordinary; secular; dull and routine
adjective; touching; adjoining; sharing an edge; connected in…
verb; to expound; to talk or write at length
artisan
noun; one who is skilled in a manual occupation; craftsman
mundane
adjective; worldly; ordinary; secular; dull and routine
10 terms
AP Language Week #8
Clandestine
Contingency
Egocentric
Exonerate
done in secret; kept hidden
a possible future event that must be prepared for or guarded…
self centered; seeing everything in terms of oneself
to clear an accusation or charge; prove innocent
Clandestine
done in secret; kept hidden
Contingency
a possible future event that must be prepared for or guarded…
15 terms
AP Language Week 8
Pander
Otiose
Puerile
Aleatory
To exploit weaknesses of others; to carter to the vices of ot…
Useless; futile
Childish; juvenile
Dependent on luck or chance
Pander
To exploit weaknesses of others; to carter to the vices of ot…
Otiose
Useless; futile
AP Language Week 8
Gainsay
Impervious
Intractable
Exonerate
To deny; to speak against
Not allowing anything to pass through; impenetrable
Hard to control; stubborn
To free completely from blame
Gainsay
To deny; to speak against
Impervious
Not allowing anything to pass through; impenetrable
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RMHS AP Language Vocabulary Week 8
ARROGANT
DISDAIN
FASTIDIOUS
HAUGHTY
adj. proud, overbearing; snootily self- important.
n. scorn; snooty disapproval or dislike; contempt v. to disda…
adj. extremely fussy and particular; meticulous.
adj. openly and disdainfully proud; snooty n. hauteur, haught…
ARROGANT
adj. proud, overbearing; snootily self- important.
DISDAIN
n. scorn; snooty disapproval or dislike; contempt v. to disda…
30 terms
AP Language Vocab Week 8
Affable (adj.)
Affinity (n.)
Amenable (adj.)
Captious (adj.) ***
friendly; good nature
a natural liking of someone or something
easily persuaded
detecting small or trivial faults
Affable (adj.)
friendly; good nature
Affinity (n.)
a natural liking of someone or something
24 terms
Ap language vocab week 8
Emaciated
Surge
Tranquil
Sanctuary
Abnormally thin, wasted away... thin, skeletal, bony, gaunt, wa…
To rush suddenly... gush, rush, outpouring, stream, flow
Quiet
Shelter
Emaciated
Abnormally thin, wasted away... thin, skeletal, bony, gaunt, wa…
Surge
To rush suddenly... gush, rush, outpouring, stream, flow
60 terms
AP Language 2013-14 Week 8 Redemption
aberration
abhor
abide
abscond
straying away from what is normal
to hate, to detest
be faithful, to endure
Run away; usually includes taking something along
aberration
straying away from what is normal
abhor
to hate, to detest
Ap Language Vocab - Week 8
Impugn
Ineffable
Reverie
Turgid
V. To criticize
Adj. Cannot be expressed in speech or words
N. A daydream
Adj. Swollen
Impugn
V. To criticize
Ineffable
Adj. Cannot be expressed in speech or words
25 terms
AP Language Vocab week 8
Austere
Chimerical
Cognizant
Commodious
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance (adj), Gr…
Existing only as the product of unchecked imagination (adj),…
Having knowledge or being aware of (adj), Latin
(Especially of furniture or a building) roomy and comfortable…
Austere
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance (adj), Gr…
Chimerical
Existing only as the product of unchecked imagination (adj),…
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AP Language Vocab Week 8
Acolyte
Aqueous
Balderdash
Cognate
an officer of minor rank; an attendant, an assistant
anything formed in or by water; of the nature of water
non-sense; foolish talk or writing
related by blood; related in origin
Acolyte
an officer of minor rank; an attendant, an assistant
Aqueous
anything formed in or by water; of the nature of water
25 terms
AP Language | Vocab Week 8
gratis
rapacity
virtuoso
mountebank
(adv. / adj.) without charge; free
(n.) aggressive greed
(n.) a person who has special knowledge or skill in a field
(n.) a person who tricks and cheats other people
gratis
(adv. / adj.) without charge; free
rapacity
(n.) aggressive greed
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Ap Language Vocabulary Week 8
apt
absurd
barbarous
illustrious
(adj.) suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
ridiculous
uncultured; crude
(adj.) very famous, distinguished
apt
(adj.) suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
absurd
ridiculous
24 terms
AP Language - Vocabulary Week 8
Emaciated
Surge
Tranquil
Sanctuary
Abnormally thin
To rush suddenly
Quiet
Shelter
Emaciated
Abnormally thin
Surge
To rush suddenly
20 terms
AP Language Vocab. Week 8
Explanatory
Explanatory (Synonym & Antonym)
Skeptic
Skeptic (Synonym & Antonym)
(ADJ) Serving to explain something.
S: Clarification/ Simplification/ Descriptive/ Informative... A:…
(NOUN) A person inclined to question or doubt all accepted op…
S: Doubter/ Cynic/ Pessimist... A: Believer/ Optimist
Explanatory
(ADJ) Serving to explain something.
Explanatory (Synonym & Antonym)
S: Clarification/ Simplification/ Descriptive/ Informative... A:…
20 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 8
allege
arrant
badinage
conciliate
(v.) to assert without proof or confirmation
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant
(n.) light and playful conversation
(v.) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacif…
allege
(v.) to assert without proof or confirmation
arrant
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant
10 terms
SHS AP LANGUAGE VOCABULARY: WEEK 8 (asyndeton)
acquiesce
amity
arduous
gestalt
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
n. friendship
(adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort
(n.) the experience that comes from organizing bits and piece…
acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
amity
n. friendship
12 terms
AP Language Roots Week 8
Mal
Man, manu
Mania
Mar, Mari, mer
Bad, badly
Hand, make, do
Madness
Sea, pool
Mal
Bad, badly
Man, manu
Hand, make, do
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
18 terms
AP English Language: Vocabulary Week 4/8
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Colloquialism
Concrete language
Direct opposite
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
a word or phrase that is not formal or literary, typically on…
Language that describes specific, observable things, people,…
Antithesis
Direct opposite
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
10 terms
AP Language 8
anachronism
gesticulate
conjecture
enmity
something out of place in time or sequence:... "Can you spot the…
to move your arms and hands especially when speaking:... "He ges…
an opinion or idea formed without proof or sufficient evidenc…
mutual hatred or ill will:... "His comments earned him the enmit…
anachronism
something out of place in time or sequence:... "Can you spot the…
gesticulate
to move your arms and hands especially when speaking:... "He ges…
15 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 8 10-19-2015
stentorian
propitious
transient
tremulous
extremely loud
promising; auspicious
remaining only a short time
timid; fearful
stentorian
extremely loud
propitious
promising; auspicious
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
AP Language and Composition Terms Week 8
Loquacious (adj)
Infirmity (n)
Incredulous (adj)
Discourse (n)
tending to talk a great deal; talkative
physical or mental weakness
unwilling or unable to believe something; skeptical; doubtful
written or spoken communication or debate;conversation
Loquacious (adj)
tending to talk a great deal; talkative
Infirmity (n)
physical or mental weakness
24 terms
AP English Language SAT Words week 8
emaciated
surge
tranquil
sanctuary
abnormally thin, wasted away
to rush suddenly
quiet
shelter, sacred or religious place of refugee
emaciated
abnormally thin, wasted away
surge
to rush suddenly
86 terms
AP Language 1-8
assertion
biased
convoluted
integral
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief:
unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something:
extremely complex and difficult to follow:
forming a necessary part of something;
assertion
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief:
biased
unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something:
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
14 terms
RMHS AP Language Vocabulary Week 8
ARROGANT
DISDAIN
FASTIDIOUS
HAUGHTY
adj. proud, overbearing; snootily self- important.
n. scorn; snooty disapproval or dislike; contempt v. to disda…
adj. extremely fussy and particular; meticulous.
adj. openly and disdainfully proud; snooty n. hauteur, haught…
ARROGANT
adj. proud, overbearing; snootily self- important.
DISDAIN
n. scorn; snooty disapproval or dislike; contempt v. to disda…
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…
10 terms
AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 8
convoluted
noxious
unconscionable
dogmatic
adj. twisted, coiled, complicated / Although my friend spoke…
adj. harmful to health or physical well-being / The mosquito…
adj. not in agreement with what is just or reasonable / Spitt…
adj. relating to any strong set of principles concerning fait…
convoluted
adj. twisted, coiled, complicated / Although my friend spoke…
noxious
adj. harmful to health or physical well-being / The mosquito…
10 terms
Language Arts (ap Lang) Week 8
Tenuous
Dilligent
Obdurate
Proliferate
Weak, little substance
Hard working
Stubborn
Spreads rapidly, grows
Tenuous
Weak, little substance
Dilligent
Hard working
12 terms
AP Language Art and Composition Vocabulary Week #8
animadversion
brackish
celerity
histrionic
an unfavorable or censorious comment
having a salty pr briny flavor
swiftness
deliberately affected or self-consciously emotional
animadversion
an unfavorable or censorious comment
brackish
having a salty pr briny flavor
29 terms
AP language and composition week 8 vocab
Accolade
Antithesis
Avert
Buttress
Salutation
Contrast
Turn aside; prevent
Support and prop up
Accolade
Salutation
Antithesis
Contrast
29 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 8
Accolade
Antithesis
Avert
Buttress
(n) salutation
(n) contrast
(v) turn aside; prevent
(n, v) support or prop up
Accolade
(n) salutation
Antithesis
(n) contrast
16 terms
AP Language Week #4 Terms
pacing
parable
paradox
parallelism
tempo, rhythm, fluency of a piece that establishes the rate o…
short, simple story with moral lesson that is directly stated
on the surface a statement that appears false, but is truthfu…
rhetorical and grammatical term--equally important ideas pres…
pacing
tempo, rhythm, fluency of a piece that establishes the rate o…
parable
short, simple story with moral lesson that is directly stated
54 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Weeks 5~8
articulate
banal
eloquent
hackneyed
v. to speak in a clear, effective way; Adj- clear and effecti…
adj. commonplace and stale, not fresh; trite, insipid
adj. extremely expressive (a gesture or words.)
adj. banal, overused, commonplace, trite
articulate
v. to speak in a clear, effective way; Adj- clear and effecti…
banal
adj. commonplace and stale, not fresh; trite, insipid
10 terms
AP Language and Composition Weeks 7-8
Presumptuous (adj.)
Mercenary (n.)
Caustic (adj.)
Avaricious (adj.)
Excessively forward; overfamiliar; rude
One motivated by a desire for money or a personal desire
Stinging and biting in speech; sarcastic; cutting
Excessively hoarding riches; greedy;
Presumptuous (adj.)
Excessively forward; overfamiliar; rude
Mercenary (n.)
One motivated by a desire for money or a personal desire
15 terms
AP Language Vocab 8
Renown
Abasement
Cower
Harangue
The condition of being known or talked about by many people;…
To reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or estima…
To crouch, as in fear or shame
A scolding or a long or intense verbal attack
Renown
The condition of being known or talked about by many people;…
Abasement
To reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or estima…
20 terms
AP: Language: Week #5
tremulous
comely
sententious
commodious
adjective; characterized by quivering
adjective; pleasant looking; handsome
adjective; characterized by the use of proverbs or maxims; gi…
adjective; roomy
tremulous
adjective; characterized by quivering
comely
adjective; pleasant looking; handsome
20 terms
AP: Language: Week #4
inclement
sedentary
braggadocio
secular
adjective; lacking mildness; severe; harsh
adjective; characterized by sitting; settled
noun; act of swaggering or boasting; cocky
adjective; not connected with church or religion; worldly, as…
inclement
adjective; lacking mildness; severe; harsh
sedentary
adjective; characterized by sitting; settled
20 terms
AP: Language Week #9
polyglot
conundrum
solace
coterie
adjective; speaking or understanding several languages; made…
noun; riddle; unanswerable question; a riddle in which a fanc…
noun; comfort in sorrow; consolation
noun; a clique; select group; close circle of friends
polyglot
adjective; speaking or understanding several languages; made…
conundrum
noun; riddle; unanswerable question; a riddle in which a fanc…
15 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Week 8 10-19-2015 edit
stentorian adj
propitious adj
transient adj
tremulous adj
extremely loud
promising; auspicious
remaining only a short time
timid; fearful
stentorian adj
extremely loud
propitious adj
promising; auspicious
20 terms
AP: Language: Week #7
arduous
articulate
condiments
conflagration
adjective; difficult; strenuous, needs great effort
adjective; able to speak clearly and expressively
noun; things that add flavor or give relish to food; spices;…
noun; large, destructive fire
arduous
adjective; difficult; strenuous, needs great effort
articulate
adjective; able to speak clearly and expressively
20 terms
AP: Language: Week #10
crass
insipid
atrophy
cryptic
adjective; stupid, unrefined; crude
adjective; lacking flavor; dull; without appeal; lacking exci…
noun; a wasting away or become useless; deterioration
adjective; hidden meaning; mystifying
crass
adjective; stupid, unrefined; crude
insipid
adjective; lacking flavor; dull; without appeal; lacking exci…
20 terms
AP: Language Week #6
reproof
complaisant
compunction
sequestered
noun; censure, blame; rebuke
adjective; obliging, amiable, cheerfully obliging
noun; feeling of uneasiness caused by guilty conscience; misg…
adjective; separated from others; isolated
reproof
noun; censure, blame; rebuke
complaisant
adjective; obliging, amiable, cheerfully obliging
10 terms
AP Language Vocab Quiz #8
Avert
Insurgent
Deprecate
Invoke
To prevent
(n.) one who rebels or rises against authority; (adj.) rising…
(v.) to express mild disapproval; to belittle
To call on for support
Avert
To prevent
Insurgent
(n.) one who rebels or rises against authority; (adj.) rising…
30 terms
Week #8 & 9 AP Language Vocabulary and Rhetorical Device Terms
acerbic (adj)
depravity (n)
exacerbate (v)
meager (adj)
bitter, sour; severe
extreme wickedness or corruption
to make worse
not conforming to approved standards of behavior, a socially…
acerbic (adj)
bitter, sour; severe
depravity (n)
extreme wickedness or corruption
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