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AP Literature Vocab 6
Deus ex machina
Dialect
Dialogue
Diction
An unexpected, artificial, or improbable character, device, o…
speech peculiar to a region; exhibits distinctions between tw…
Conversation between two or more characters, usually set off…
An author's choice of words—i.e., simple, sophisticated, coll…
Deus ex machina
An unexpected, artificial, or improbable character, device, o…
Dialect
speech peculiar to a region; exhibits distinctions between tw…
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AP Literature Week 6
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Droll
Excessive devotion to someone.
Strong or vehement expression of disapproval.
To give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the trut…
Amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous; waggish.
Adulation
Excessive devotion to someone.
Censure
Strong or vehement expression of disapproval.
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AP Literature Terms 6
parody
pedantic
periodic sentence
periphrasis
exaggerated imitation of a serious work for humorous purposes…
adjective that describes words, phrases, or general tone that…
When the main idea is not completed until the end of the sent…
use of excessive and longer words to convey a meaning which c…
parody
exaggerated imitation of a serious work for humorous purposes…
pedantic
adjective that describes words, phrases, or general tone that…
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AP Literature - week 6
complacent (adj.)
console (verb)
conspicuous (adj.)
corrode (verb)
pleased or satisfied with oneself
to comfort
clearly visible
to ruin or destroy little by little
complacent (adj.)
pleased or satisfied with oneself
console (verb)
to comfort
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AP Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
(adj) Degraded; Base, contemptible; Cringing, servile; Comple…
(n) One who believes that nothing can be known about God; A s…
(n) Involvement in wrongdoing; The state of being an accompli…
(n) Someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (adj…
Abject
(adj) Degraded; Base, contemptible; Cringing, servile; Comple…
Agnostic
(n) One who believes that nothing can be known about God; A s…
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AP Literature Vocabulary 6
beneficial
sortie
congenial
interminable
helpful; useful; advantageous
an attack made by troops coming out from a position of defense
Friendly
Endless; seeming to be without end
beneficial
helpful; useful; advantageous
sortie
an attack made by troops coming out from a position of defense
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AP Literature: Vocab 6
Abject
Abject
Abject
Agnostic
adj - degraded, wretched; base, contemptible; cringing, servile
SYN - wretched, miserable, utter, sheer ANT - lofty, exalted
ex. Living in __________ poverty
n - one who believes that nothing is known about God; a skeptic
Abject
adj - degraded, wretched; base, contemptible; cringing, servile
Abject
SYN - wretched, miserable, utter, sheer ANT - lofty, exalted
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AP Literature vocab 6
abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose
to spread news, reports, or rumors
insolent or rude in speech or behavior
a short saying
abortive
failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose
bruit
to spread news, reports, or rumors
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AP Literature Vocab 6
Adulation
Conceit
Dissemble
Dissimulation
(n.) Excessive praise or flattery... Jason expresses his adulati…
(n.) a fanciful expression, usually an extended metaphor that…
(v.) to deceive or conceal; to mislead... Jason has no reason to…
(n.) the act of deceiving; concealment if one's thought or ac…
Adulation
(n.) Excessive praise or flattery... Jason expresses his adulati…
Conceit
(n.) a fanciful expression, usually an extended metaphor that…
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Ap literature Vocab 6
lucrative
cajole
tepid
nebulous
profitable, money-making
to coax
lukewarm
cloudy,unclear
lucrative
profitable, money-making
cajole
to coax
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AP Literature #6
adulation
censure
dissemble
dissimulation
excessive flattery or admiration
an expression of strong disapproval
to disguise one's true nature, feelings or motives behind a f…
to conceal under a feigned appearance
adulation
excessive flattery or admiration
censure
an expression of strong disapproval
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AP Literature terms #6
Ode
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Parable
A long, elaborate poem of varying line lengths with a serious…
The use sounds are similar to the noise that are represent fo…
Using contradiction in a manner that oddly make sense on a de…
A story or short narrative designed to reveal allegorically s…
Ode
A long, elaborate poem of varying line lengths with a serious…
Onomatopoeia
The use sounds are similar to the noise that are represent fo…
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AP Literature Week 6
Transgress
Rabble
Carnage
Anguish
To break (a law, rule, etc.). To go beyond or overstep (a lim…
A disorderly crowd; mob. The lower classes; the common people.
Butchery, mass murder, massacre, slaughter.
Excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain.
Transgress
To break (a law, rule, etc.). To go beyond or overstep (a lim…
Rabble
A disorderly crowd; mob. The lower classes; the common people.
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AP Literature Week 6
Nemesis
Objectivity
Omniscient Narrator
Onomatopoeia
The inescapable agent of someone's or something downfall. A l…
Point of view that only gives facts
The voice in which a story is written that is outside the sto…
A word that imitates the sound of the object or action it ref…
Nemesis
The inescapable agent of someone's or something downfall. A l…
Objectivity
Point of view that only gives facts
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AP Literature Vocab Week 6
reiterate
circumlocution
proletariat
distend
to say again; repeat
the use of many words where fewer would do
the industrial working class
to swell
reiterate
to say again; repeat
circumlocution
the use of many words where fewer would do
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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…
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AP Literature Vocabulary 6
feckless
fecund
feral
fetter
lacking responsibility, ineffective
fertile, productive, fruitful
wild, like a wild animal, savage
to impede, restrain, hamper
feckless
lacking responsibility, ineffective
fecund
fertile, productive, fruitful
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AP Literature lesson 6
chastise
chimerical
chronic
circumspect
to criticize severely
absurd; wildly fanciful
lasting a long time; constant
careful
chastise
to criticize severely
chimerical
absurd; wildly fanciful
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AP Literature Unit 6
abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only partia…
to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
insolent or rude in speech or behavior; insultingly abusive;…
a short saying; an authoritative statement
abortive
failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only partia…
bruit
to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
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AP Literature Unit 6
Abortive
Bruit
Contumelious
Dictum
(adj.) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
(V.) to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
(adj.) Insolent or rude in speech or behavior; insultingly ab…
(n.) a short saying; an authoritative statement
Abortive
(adj.) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
Bruit
(V.) to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
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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 6
Extricate (verb)
Propitious (adj)
Prate (verb)
Soliloquy (noun)
Free (someone or something) from a constraint or difficulty.
Giving or indicating a good chance of success; favorable.
Talk foolishly or tediously about something.
An act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or re…
Extricate (verb)
Free (someone or something) from a constraint or difficulty.
Propitious (adj)
Giving or indicating a good chance of success; favorable.
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AP Literature Vocabulary 6
affront (noun, verb)
blasé (adj.)
cajole (verb)
choleric (adj.)
an action or remark that causes outrage or offense./offend th…
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or flat…
bad-tempered or irritable
affront (noun, verb)
an action or remark that causes outrage or offense./offend th…
blasé (adj.)
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
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Ap Literature Vocab 6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
Extremely bad, unpleasant, and degrading... s~Wretched, Miserabl…
Without faith, or knowledge of God... s~(n) Doubter
Involvement in wrongdoing; robbery... s~Connivance, Collusion
Someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; ... s~ (n)…
Abject
Extremely bad, unpleasant, and degrading... s~Wretched, Miserabl…
Agnostic
Without faith, or knowledge of God... s~(n) Doubter
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AP Literature Vocabulary #6
aplomb
amlioration
pejoration
phlegmatic
self confidence or assurance especially in a demanding situat…
the act of making something better
the process or condition of worsening or degenerating
having an unemotional and strongly calm disposition
aplomb
self confidence or assurance especially in a demanding situat…
amlioration
the act of making something better
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AP Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
(adj) Degraded; Base, contemptible; Cringing, servile; Comple…
(n) One who believes that nothing can be known about God; A s…
(n) Involvement in wrongdoing; The state of being an accompli…
(n) Someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (adj…
Abject
(adj) Degraded; Base, contemptible; Cringing, servile; Comple…
Agnostic
(n) One who believes that nothing can be known about God; A s…
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AP Literature Terms 6
Ode
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Parable
a long, elaborate poem of varying lengths with a serious subj…
the use of sounds that are similar to the noise they present…
using contradiction in a manner that oddly makes sense on a d…
a story or short narrative designed to reveal allegorically s…
Ode
a long, elaborate poem of varying lengths with a serious subj…
Onomatopoeia
the use of sounds that are similar to the noise they present…
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AP Literature List 6
Austere
Corpulent
Effeminate
Irreverent
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance. Many sch…
Of a person (fat). The man was corpulent because he ate fast…
of a man) having or showing characteristics regarded as typic…
showing a lack of respect for people or things that are gener…
Austere
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance. Many sch…
Corpulent
Of a person (fat). The man was corpulent because he ate fast…
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AP Literature: Week 6
Caustic
Dissolute
Ebullient
Entourage
Sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way. Adj.
Lax in morals, licentious. Adj.
Cheerful and full of energy. Adj.
A group of people attending or surrounding an important perso…
Caustic
Sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way. Adj.
Dissolute
Lax in morals, licentious. Adj.
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AP Literature Vocabulary 6
Attenuate
Perorate
Undulate
Uxorial
Dilute
To speak at length about a subject
To move in smooth wave like pattern
Related to a wife
Attenuate
Dilute
Perorate
To speak at length about a subject
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AP Literature - Vocab 6
adulation
censure
dissemble
dissemination
excessive flattery or admiration
an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism
to disguise or conceal behind a false appearance
to spread information
adulation
excessive flattery or admiration
censure
an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism
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AP Literature Allusions #6
Vulcanize
Zeus
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
to treat rubber with sulfur to increase strength and elastici…
a powerful man; king of the gods, ruler of Mt. Olympus, venge…
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged; after Brobdin…
Vulcanize
to treat rubber with sulfur to increase strength and elastici…
Zeus
a powerful man; king of the gods, ruler of Mt. Olympus, venge…
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AP Literature Vocabulary 6
Meter
Blank Verse
Narrative Poem
Ballad
Pattern of the beats or foot, each has certain amount of syll…
Poetry that is not rhymed but in iambic pentameter, has no fi…
Poetry that tells a story, usually written in metered verse.…
Typically arranged in quatrains with the rhyme scheme ABAB, u…
Meter
Pattern of the beats or foot, each has certain amount of syll…
Blank Verse
Poetry that is not rhymed but in iambic pentameter, has no fi…
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ap literature terms 6
parody
pedantic
periodic sentence
periphrasis
an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or…
ostentatious in one's learning; overscrupulous
has the main clause or predicate at the end; a sentence that,…
the use of indirect and circumlocutory speech or writing; the…
parody
an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or…
pedantic
ostentatious in one's learning; overscrupulous
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AP Literature Vocabulary 6
stagnate
mitigate
reprehensible
engender
not moving
to lessen the severity
shameful, bad
to create, to produce
stagnate
not moving
mitigate
to lessen the severity
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AP Literature Set: 6
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Dissimulation
(n) Flattery; Admiration
(v) To express disapproval of _____
(v) To conceal one's true emotions
(n) The concealment of one's thoughts, feelings or character
Adulation
(n) Flattery; Admiration
Censure
(v) To express disapproval of _____
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AP Literature Vocabulary #6
Austere
Corpulent
Derisive
Effeminate
Adj- strict or severe in manner; living conditions: no comfor…
Adj- fat; syn: portly, stout; ant: gaunt
Adj- expressing ridicule or mocking someone; syn: jeering; an…
Adj- having feminine qualities not typical of a man (softness…
Austere
Adj- strict or severe in manner; living conditions: no comfor…
Corpulent
Adj- fat; syn: portly, stout; ant: gaunt
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AP Literature Vocabulary 6
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Droll
Obsequious flattery; excessive praise
Express severe disapproval in a formal statement
To conceal one's motives, feelings or beliefs
Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
Adulation
Obsequious flattery; excessive praise
Censure
Express severe disapproval in a formal statement
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AP Literature Vocabulary 6
Inflection
Utter
Ecstatic
Incredulous
A change in the pitch or tone of a person's voice
To speak
Very happy; excited
Feeling or showing a lack of belief
Inflection
A change in the pitch or tone of a person's voice
Utter
To speak
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AP Literature 9/6
Couplet
Elegy
Epic
Allegory
rhyming stanzas made up of 2 lines. Shakespearean sonnets usu…
a sad and thoughtful poem lamenting the death of a person
a very short, satirical, and witty poem usually written as a…
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
Couplet
rhyming stanzas made up of 2 lines. Shakespearean sonnets usu…
Elegy
a sad and thoughtful poem lamenting the death of a person
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Vocab 6 AP literature
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Dissimulation
(N) obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise
(V) to officially criticize strongly and publicly
(V) to hide your true feelings
(N) concealment of one's thoughts, feelings
Adulation
(N) obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise
Censure
(V) to officially criticize strongly and publicly
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Ap Literature Terminology 6
Romanticism
Sarcasm
Satire
Setting
a movement in the arts and literature that originated in the…
the use of irony to mock or convey contempt.
the use of humor, irony, exaggeration,
the place or type of surroundings where something is position…
Romanticism
a movement in the arts and literature that originated in the…
Sarcasm
the use of irony to mock or convey contempt.
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AP Literature Vocab 6
Arduous
Sardonic
Nebulous
Squalor
Hard; Difficult... Climbing the mountain was ____. We were so ex…
Mocking; Scornful... Robert's weak attempts at humor were met no…
Vague; Hazy; Indistinct... Oscar's views are so ____ that no one…
Filth; wretched; degraded, or repulsive living conditions.... Th…
Arduous
Hard; Difficult... Climbing the mountain was ____. We were so ex…
Sardonic
Mocking; Scornful... Robert's weak attempts at humor were met no…
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AP Literature 4-6
Accolade
Acrid
Adamant
Ameliorate
An award, an honor
Harshly pungent, bitter
Stubborn
To make better or more tolerable
Accolade
An award, an honor
Acrid
Harshly pungent, bitter
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AP Literature Vocab (6)
Repudiate (v)
Mediocrity (n)
Revere (v)
Ineptitude (n)
1. to regect the validity or autority of 2. reject strongly a…
1. A state of moderate to inferior quality 2. mediocre abilit…
To regard with awe, deference and devotion
1. inappropriateness 2. a lack of judgment sense of reasons,…
Repudiate (v)
1. to regect the validity or autority of 2. reject strongly a…
Mediocrity (n)
1. A state of moderate to inferior quality 2. mediocre abilit…
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AP Literature Vocab 6
Ephemeral (adj)
Rancor (n)
Deride (v)
Apocryphal (adj)
1. Lasting for a markedly brief period of time 2. Living or l…
Bitter long lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will
To speak of or treat with contemptuous mirth
Of questionable authorship or authenticity, erroneous, fictit…
Ephemeral (adj)
1. Lasting for a markedly brief period of time 2. Living or l…
Rancor (n)
Bitter long lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will
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AP Literature Vocab 6
contumacy
contumely
convivial
convolutions
stubborn resistance to authority
rude language
welcoming, as a good host
twists and turns
contumacy
stubborn resistance to authority
contumely
rude language
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AP literature week 6
Quatrain
Ballad
Allegory
Blank verse
type of stanza, or a complete poem, consisting of four lines.
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
poem with no rhyme but does have iambic pentameter. This mean…
Quatrain
type of stanza, or a complete poem, consisting of four lines.
Ballad
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
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AP Literature List 6
nostalgia
wistful
disillusionment
ambiguous
a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past
having or showing feeling of regretful longing
a feeling of disappointment resulting from the discovery that…
open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning
nostalgia
a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past
wistful
having or showing feeling of regretful longing
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AP Literature Vocabulary #6
Agility
Audacity
Austerity
Complicity
the ability to make coordinated, quick, and precise movements…
a boldness marked by recklessness or disregard of normal rest…
the practice of imposing severe limits on costs, pleasures, d…
a participation in wrongful deeds
Agility
the ability to make coordinated, quick, and precise movements…
Audacity
a boldness marked by recklessness or disregard of normal rest…
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