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AP Literature SAT List #3
juxtaposition
jeremiad
jargon
jejune
placing next to one another for the purpose of comparison
speech or written work that mournfully laments the wrongdoing…
words used by a specialized group or profession that are ofte…
dull, bland or uninteresting
juxtaposition
placing next to one another for the purpose of comparison
jeremiad
speech or written work that mournfully laments the wrongdoing…
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AP Literature Unit 3
Cavort
Credence
Decry
Dissemble
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... Synonym: credit, trust, confid…
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
(v.) to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impres…
Cavort
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
Credence
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... Synonym: credit, trust, confid…
AP Literature Week 3
avocation
capricious
disparity
efficacy
a minor hobby
given to sudden change in mood or behavior
a great difference
the ability to produce a desired result
avocation
a minor hobby
capricious
given to sudden change in mood or behavior
AP Literature List 3
Alliteration
Assonance
Ballad Meter
Blank Verse
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds. " A land…
A four line stanza rhymed abcb with four feet in lines one an…
Unrhymed iambic pentameter. Men called him Mulciber; and how…
Alliteration
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
Assonance
The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds. " A land…
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AP Literature and Composition List 3
strumpet
veneration
disparity
vernacular
prostitute; harlot
deep reverence or respect
inequality
the everyday speech of a region
strumpet
prostitute; harlot
veneration
deep reverence or respect
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AP Literature Vocabulary List #3
allay
capacious
diurnal
extricate
(v) to lessen fear; to calm; to relieve pain
(adj.) able to hold much, roomy
(Adj) 1) Daily; occurring in a day or every day 2) Active dur…
(v.) to free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove wi…
allay
(v) to lessen fear; to calm; to relieve pain
capacious
(adj.) able to hold much, roomy
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AP English 3 Literature Terms
diction
syntax
theme
thesis
word choice
sentence structure
central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work
sentence that states the author's opinion on a topic
diction
word choice
syntax
sentence structure
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary (Set- 3)
Impasse
Indolent
Lugubrious
Ribald
blocked path; dilemma with no solution
Lazy, slothful
sorrowful; mournful; dismal
humorous in a vulgar way
Impasse
blocked path; dilemma with no solution
Indolent
Lazy, slothful
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AP Literature Vocab 3
Asyndeton
Aubade
Allegory
Autobiography
the omission of conjunctions that ordinarily join coordinate…
a poem about morning
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
author's own life story; first- person account
Asyndeton
the omission of conjunctions that ordinarily join coordinate…
Aubade
a poem about morning
AP Literature Vocabulary 3
Abstruse
Affable
Audacity
Contrite
difficult to understand,recondite,concealed
friendly,courteous,amiable
execessive boldness,rashness,daring
extremely apologetic,remorseful,repetant
Abstruse
difficult to understand,recondite,concealed
Affable
friendly,courteous,amiable
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AP Literature Unit 3 Vocabulary
cavort v.
credence n.
decry v.
dissemble v.
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
belief, mental acceptance
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreci…
to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
cavort v.
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
credence n.
belief, mental acceptance
AP Literature Vocabulary 3
Maelstrom
Sanguine
Fetid
Dessicate
Whirlpool (n)
Confident of success (adj)
Unpleasant to smell; reeks (adj)
To dry out
Maelstrom
Whirlpool (n)
Sanguine
Confident of success (adj)
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AP Literature Terms 3
connotation
denotation
conflict (internal/external)
diction
NOT dictionary definition (denotation) but the associations s…
The literal, explicit meaning of a word ... EX: police officer:…
internal: psychological struggle within the mind of a charact…
Word choice ... -describe the type of diction when writing ... E…
connotation
NOT dictionary definition (denotation) but the associations s…
denotation
The literal, explicit meaning of a word ... EX: police officer:…
ap literature terms 3
connotation
denotation
conflict
diction
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the…
a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
connotation
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
denotation
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the…
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Group 3: AP Literature
in conflict; utterly opposed; loathsom…
utterly detest; loathe; hate
reprove gently but seriously; warn of…
gentle warning; friendly reproof
abhorrent
abhor
admonish
admonition
in conflict; utterly opposed; loathsom…
abhorrent
utterly detest; loathe; hate
abhor
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AP Literature Vocab #3
Understatement
Allusion
Poetic Drama
Paradox
A common figure of speech in which the literal sense of what…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
A term properly restricted to play as written to be acted. If…
A statement that although seemingly contradictory or absurd m…
Understatement
A common figure of speech in which the literal sense of what…
Allusion
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
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AP Literature Vocab 3
ancillary
bowdlerize
condescend
cozen
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary... SYNONYMS: auxiliary, subs…
(v.) to remove material considered offensive... SYNONYMS: censor…
(v.) to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to d…
(v.) to trick; to cheat or swindle... SYNONYMS: dupe, deceive, b…
ancillary
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary... SYNONYMS: auxiliary, subs…
bowdlerize
(v.) to remove material considered offensive... SYNONYMS: censor…
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AP Literature Unit 3 Vocabulary
Anagram
Noncommittal
Assertion
Quixotic
Word or phrase formed from another word or phrase by changing…
Not committing to any one position or course of action; not r…
The act of declaring something positively
Practically idealistic, noble or chivalry
Anagram
Word or phrase formed from another word or phrase by changing…
Noncommittal
Not committing to any one position or course of action; not r…
31 terms
AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
AP Literature Vocab #3
Abattoir
Circumbendibus
Colloquy
Coulibiac
(n.) Slaughter House... Origin(s): French
(n.) Roundabout way; circumlocution... Origin(s): Latin
(n.) a conversational exchange; dialogue; a conference... Origi…
(n.) A fish pie usually made with salmon or sturgeon combined…
Abattoir
(n.) Slaughter House... Origin(s): French
Circumbendibus
(n.) Roundabout way; circumlocution... Origin(s): Latin
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AP Literature: Vocabulary 3
Articulate
Articulate
Cavort
Cavort
Verb. To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words.... -Adj…
_____________________writing scores higher than simplistic an…
Verb. To romp or prance around exuberantly
The actors __________________ed on the stage for the closing…
Articulate
Verb. To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words.... -Adj…
Articulate
_____________________writing scores higher than simplistic an…
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AP Literature #3
Calamity
Confer
Depose
Diabolical
(Noun) disaster
(Verb) grant a title; exchanging opinions
(Verb) remove from office suddenly and forcefully
(Adj) belonging to the Devil
Calamity
(Noun) disaster
Confer
(Verb) grant a title; exchanging opinions
AP Literature List 3
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
An activity taken up in addition to one's regular work, a hobby
Showing a lack of pity, tough
Someone/something that is subject to sudden change
Inequality or difference
Avocation
An activity taken up in addition to one's regular work, a hobby
Callous
Showing a lack of pity, tough
AP Literature Vocab 3
bacchanalian
bailiwick
banal
barrister
drunken, out of control, wild
special domain; jurisdiction
commonplace, ordinary, trite
British term for a lawyer
bacchanalian
drunken, out of control, wild
bailiwick
special domain; jurisdiction
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AP Literature Vocab 3
avocation
capricious
disparity
efficacy
(n.) activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby... Though dancing be…
(adj.) inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic; un…
(n.) inequality in age, rank, or degree; difference... In order…
(n.) the ability to produce an intended or desired result... Jas…
avocation
(n.) activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby... Though dancing be…
capricious
(adj.) inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic; un…
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AP English Literature #3
tribulation
concede
implore
temporal
something to be endured or suffered through
surrender or yield, to admit after resisting
to beg earnestly
pertaining to time, fleeting, relating to the physical rather…
tribulation
something to be endured or suffered through
concede
surrender or yield, to admit after resisting
AP Literature Terms 3
connotation (example: "home" refers to…
denotation (example: house - a buildin…
conflict (internal/external)
diction (example: medical diction; The…
The associations suggested by a word; this is the implied mea…
The literal, explicit meaning of a word.
1.) internal conflict: psychological struggle within the mind…
Word choice.
connotation (example: "home" refers to…
The associations suggested by a word; this is the implied mea…
denotation (example: house - a buildin…
The literal, explicit meaning of a word.
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AP Literature Vocabulary 3
Anagram
Noncommittal
Assertion
Quixotic
Word or phrase formed from another word or phrase by changing…
Not committing to any one position or course of action; not r…
The act of declaring something positively
Practically idealistic, noble or chivalry
Anagram
Word or phrase formed from another word or phrase by changing…
Noncommittal
Not committing to any one position or course of action; not r…
AP Literature Vocab 3
Indignant
Indifferent
Ironic
Patronizing
Feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as…
Having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned; unint…
Sarcastic; saying one thing and meaning the opposite; having…
Treating with apparent kindness that actually comes from a fe…
Indignant
Feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as…
Indifferent
Having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned; unint…
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AP Literature Vocabulary 3
abstemious
archaic
dulcet
expurgate
eating and drinking moderately
no longer current or applicable; antiquated
melodious; pleasant to hear
to remove objectionable words from
abstemious
eating and drinking moderately
archaic
no longer current or applicable; antiquated
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AP Literature Terms #3
Dramatic poem
Elegy
Epiphany
Explication
A poem containing emotion, spiritual, and detailed elements
A poem dealing with the subject matter common to early Greco…
A sudden flare into revelation of an ordinary object or scene
The act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meanin…
Dramatic poem
A poem containing emotion, spiritual, and detailed elements
Elegy
A poem dealing with the subject matter common to early Greco…
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AP Literature Rhetorical Terms : 3
Investigating
Irony
Narration
Pace
Activities that writers use, during the writing process, to l…
Writing or speaking that implies the contrary of what is actu…
In ancient Roman oratory, the part of a speech in which the s…
The speed with which a plot moves from one event to another.
Investigating
Activities that writers use, during the writing process, to l…
Irony
Writing or speaking that implies the contrary of what is actu…
12 terms
AP Literature Vocab #3
Trite
Harmartia
Hubris
Didantic
Overused; lacking originality
A personal error in a protagonists personality that brings tr…
Excessive pride/ self confidence
Intended to teach
Trite
Overused; lacking originality
Harmartia
A personal error in a protagonists personality that brings tr…
AP Literature Week 3
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Couplet
A fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate meta…
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
The repetition of the same consonant or consonant pattern.
Two-lines put together to rhyme.
Conceit
A fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate meta…
Connotation
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
101 terms
AP Literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
AP Literature Vocabulary, Week 3
Archaic (adj)
Reprobate (noun)
Ruminate (verb)
Morose (adj)
Old-fashioned or out dated... The dress from my great grandmothe…
Depraved, unprincipled, or wicked person... The wicked witch was…
To go over and over in ones mind... I can't get this math proble…
Gloomy or sullen... She looked very morose after her father's de…
Archaic (adj)
Old-fashioned or out dated... The dress from my great grandmothe…
Reprobate (noun)
Depraved, unprincipled, or wicked person... The wicked witch was…
30 terms
AP Literature (3)
Narrator
Novella
Neutral Language
Oblique Rhyme
someone who tells a story
a short novel usually under 100pgs
language opposite from emotive language as it is literal or e…
imperfect rhyme scheme
Narrator
someone who tells a story
Novella
a short novel usually under 100pgs
AP Literature Vocab 3
Aggrandize
Affable
Blithe
Cajole
To enlarge
Friendly; courteous
Carefree
To coax
Aggrandize
To enlarge
Affable
Friendly; courteous
AP Literature list 3
Antihero
Catharsis
Epigraph
Motif
Protagonist of a literary work who does not embody the tradit…
Purification or cleansing of the spirit through the emotions…
Quote set at the beginning of a literary work or at its divis…
Recurrent device, formula, or situation that often serves as…
Antihero
Protagonist of a literary work who does not embody the tradit…
Catharsis
Purification or cleansing of the spirit through the emotions…
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 3
bumptious
byzantine
cabal
cachet
loudly assertive
tremendously complex, intricate
group of conspirators
mark or quality of distinction or authenticity
bumptious
loudly assertive
byzantine
tremendously complex, intricate
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AP Literature Terms #3
inference/infer
invective
irony
loose sentence
to draw a reasonable conclusion from given evidence.
emotionally violent, or abusive language.
the contrast of what is specifically stated and what is meant
a type of sentence in which the independent clause comes firs…
inference/infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from given evidence.
invective
emotionally violent, or abusive language.
AP Literature Terms 3
Fable
Figurative language
Figure of speech
Flashback
A brief story that leads to a moral, often using animals as c…
Language that employs the use of figures of speech (Example:…
Expressions that use words to achieve effects beyond ordinary…
The insertion of an earlier event into the normal chronologic…
Fable
A brief story that leads to a moral, often using animals as c…
Figurative language
Language that employs the use of figures of speech (Example:…
AP Literature: Archetypes (3)
Garden
Rose
Serpent
Journey
When a story takes place ina garden, it is most likely going…
A symbol of love and fragility (ex. The Grapes of Wrath, A Ro…
Thought of evil or deceitful (ex. Medusa-Greek Mythology, The…
Journey that a man takes (physical or emotional) to discover…
Garden
When a story takes place ina garden, it is most likely going…
Rose
A symbol of love and fragility (ex. The Grapes of Wrath, A Ro…
AP Literature Vocabulary 3
Physiognomy
Retinue
Nefarious
Suppliant
(noun) A person's facial features or expression... The art of j…
(noun) A group of advisors, assistants, or others accompanyin…
(adj.) Extremely wicked or evil
(noun) A person making a humble plea to someone in power or a…
Physiognomy
(noun) A person's facial features or expression... The art of j…
Retinue
(noun) A group of advisors, assistants, or others accompanyin…
AP Literature Unit 3
Accost
Aversion
Credence
Conversant
to confront boldly
a strong feeling of dislike
belief as to the truth of something
familiar by use or study
Accost
to confront boldly
Aversion
a strong feeling of dislike
AP Literature lesson 3
antagonism
antithesis
apocryphal
arduous
hostility, active opposition
direct opposite
counterfeit
hard to do
antagonism
hostility, active opposition
antithesis
direct opposite
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AP Literature Devices 3
Polysyndeton
Portmanteau
Prologue
Puns
the process of using conjunctions or connecting words frequen…
the practice of joining together two or more words in order t…
an introduction to a story that usually sets the tone for the…
a device where a word is used in a manner to suggest two or m…
Polysyndeton
the process of using conjunctions or connecting words frequen…
Portmanteau
the practice of joining together two or more words in order t…
AP Literature List 3
diction
elegy
enjambment
epic
choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead
the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral traditio…
diction
choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
elegy
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead
31 terms
AP Literature Terms #3
Dactylic
Deconstruction
Deductive Reasoning
Denotation
a metrical foot in poetry that consists of one stressed sylla…
a close reading of a text which serves to demonstrate that an…
a method by which one "deduces" conclusions or theories from…
the literal meaning (dictionary) of a term
Dactylic
a metrical foot in poetry that consists of one stressed sylla…
Deconstruction
a close reading of a text which serves to demonstrate that an…
12 terms
AP Literature Terms #3
Inference/infer
Invective
Irony/ironic
Loose sentence
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is explicitly stated and what is re…
A type of sentence in which the main idea comes first, follow…
Inference/infer
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
Invective
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
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