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AP Literature and Composition Vocab Unit 1
Achilles' heel
Adonis
aegis
amazon
a single vulnerable spot
an extremely handsome young man
sponsorship or protection
a powerful, masculine woman
Achilles' heel
a single vulnerable spot
Adonis
an extremely handsome young man
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AP Literature & Composition- Unit 1 Vocabulary
paraphrase
figure of speech
denotations
connotations
(n.) a prose restatement of the central ideas of a poem in yo…
(n.) a way of saying one thing in terms of something else; in…
(n.) literal meanings of words... ex: aberration = a state or co…
(n.) associations and implications that go beyond literal mea…
paraphrase
(n.) a prose restatement of the central ideas of a poem in yo…
figure of speech
(n.) a way of saying one thing in terms of something else; in…
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AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary Unit 1
Flashback
Hyperbole
Psychological novel
Bildungsroman
A part of a story or movie that describes or shows something…
Language that describes something as better or worse than it…
Work of fiction in which the thoughts, feelings, and motivati…
A novel about the moral and psychological growth of the main…
Flashback
A part of a story or movie that describes or shows something…
Hyperbole
Language that describes something as better or worse than it…
AP English Literature and Composition Unit 1
Abortive
Absurd
Belie
Cacophony
Adj. ... Failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
Adj. ... Contrary to reason; obviously inconsistent with truth…
Verb.... Contradict; give a false impression
Noun.... Harsh-sounding, discordant
Abortive
Adj. ... Failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
Absurd
Adj. ... Contrary to reason; obviously inconsistent with truth…
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AP English Literature & Composition Master Vocabulary List unit 1
allocation noun
ascetic noun
beguile verb
crass adjective
being set apart for a particular purpose; assign or allot; lo…
relating to or having a strict and simple way of living that…
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude; ch…
having or showing no understanding of what is acceptable;coar…
allocation noun
being set apart for a particular purpose; assign or allot; lo…
ascetic noun
relating to or having a strict and simple way of living that…
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AP Literature & Composition #1
polytheism
circumlocution
misogyny
aberration
the belief in many gods
the use of an unnecessarily large number of words to express…
a hatred of women
the fact or an instance of deviating, especially from a moral…
polytheism
the belief in many gods
circumlocution
the use of an unnecessarily large number of words to express…
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Intro to Literature and Composition - Unit 1 Vocabulary
bandwagon
assumption
central idea
contradictory
a popular activity that attracts growing support
taking something for granted
the part of a story that ties all of the other story elements…
saying or doing the opposite
bandwagon
a popular activity that attracts growing support
assumption
taking something for granted
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AP ENGLISH LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION (BROWN) VOCABULARY 1-4 (Unit 1)
Parallelism
Assonance
Anaphora
Alliteration
Agreement in direction, tendency, or character,... "What you see…
Resemblance of sounds; in which the same vowel sounds are use…
Repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
The commencement of two or more stressed syllables if a word…
Parallelism
Agreement in direction, tendency, or character,... "What you see…
Assonance
Resemblance of sounds; in which the same vowel sounds are use…
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AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
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AP Literature & Composition #1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
a story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
the repetition of the consonant sounds at the beginning of wo…
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
a Greek word which means "to reduplicate", repetition of word…
allegory
a story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
alliteration
the repetition of the consonant sounds at the beginning of wo…
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AP Literature and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
sound device; repetition of initial (beginning) consonant sou…
figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
something out of its place in time or history. Ex: Julius Cae…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
sound device; repetition of initial (beginning) consonant sou…
English Literature and Composition AP
theme
verisimilitude
tone
diction
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that…
a writer's or speaker's choice of words
theme
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
verisimilitude
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
AP Literature and Composition Unit 5
Aficionado
Browbeat
Commensurate
Diaphanous
(n.) An enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan
(v.) To intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully
(adj.) Equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; propor…
(adj.) very sheer and light; almost completely transparent
Aficionado
(n.) An enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan
Browbeat
(v.) To intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully
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AP English Literature and Composition
adage
allegory
alliteration
allusion
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
A reference to a person, place, or event meant to create an e…
adage
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
allegory
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary Unit 2
sycophant
temerity
quagmire
pragmatic
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in or…
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that…
sycophant
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in or…
temerity
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
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Terms for AP Literature and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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AP English Literature and Composition Unit One Study Guide
Drink to Me, Only with Thine Eyes- Ben…
Dover Beach- Matthew Arnold
Elegy Written in a Country Courtyard-T…
A Letter Sent to Summer-Jane Shore
Loving someone with consistently, compares a rose to the viab…
Metaphorizes faith as a sea and God as a lighthouse and human…
Questions whether men in graves could have done great things…
Personifies summer and wishes for it to continue throughout t…
Drink to Me, Only with Thine Eyes- Ben…
Loving someone with consistently, compares a rose to the viab…
Dover Beach- Matthew Arnold
Metaphorizes faith as a sea and God as a lighthouse and human…
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AP Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary
acquisitive adj.
arrogate v.
banal adj.
belabor v.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
to claim or take without right
so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive adj.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
arrogate v.
to claim or take without right
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10A Literature & Composition Unit 1 Vocab
Invincible
Provincial
Evince
Conducive
Unable To Be Conquered
Limited In The Knowledge Of The World; Narrow Minded
To Establish; To Reflect The Truth Of
Supportive; Encouraging, Helping To Bring About
Invincible
Unable To Be Conquered
Provincial
Limited In The Knowledge Of The World; Narrow Minded
AP Literature & Composition List 1
Sepulcher
Suppliant
Tumult
Din
To lay or bury
A humble plea
Chaos, confusion, disorder
Loud unpleasant noise, a clamor
Sepulcher
To lay or bury
Suppliant
A humble plea
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AP Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary
acquisitive adj.
arrogate v.
banal adj.
belabor v.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
to claim or take without right
so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive adj.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
arrogate v.
to claim or take without right
Honors Composition and Literature unit 1
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
(noun) praise or approval.
(verb) to make an unpleasant feeling better.
(noun) a combination or alliance especially a temporary one b…
(noun) the act or process of falling into an inferior conditi…
approbation
(noun) praise or approval.
assuage
(verb) to make an unpleasant feeling better.
Unit 1 AP Composition Vocabulary
Anithetical
Apathetic
Astonished
Brash
directly opposed or contrasted; mutually incompatible.(Contra…
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.(Unint…
surprise or impress (someone) greatly.(astound)
self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or overbearing way.(pushy)
Anithetical
directly opposed or contrasted; mutually incompatible.(Contra…
Apathetic
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.(Unint…
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AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
accent
aesthetics
allegory
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
the study of beauty; "What is beauty?" "Is the beautiful alwa…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
accent
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
AP Literature & Composition: Everything Diction
Allusive
Archaic
Blunt
Ceremonial
containing or characterized by indirect references
dated; old and no longer used
abrupt in address or manner
relating to or characterized by ceremony
Allusive
containing or characterized by indirect references
Archaic
dated; old and no longer used
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary 1
Abashed (adj.)
Condiment (n)
Ennui (n)
Pungent (adj.)
Embarrassed
Seasoning, spice
Boredom
Sharp in smell or taste
Abashed (adj.)
Embarrassed
Condiment (n)
Seasoning, spice
AP Literature and Composition Unit 7 Vocabulary
abjure
anomaly
equanimity
estrange
To renounce
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence
stability, calmness
to alienate
abjure
To renounce
anomaly
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence
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Unit 1 AP Language and Composition
Narration
Chronology
Description
Process Analysis
telling a story/recounting a series of events. Based on perso…
Concrete detail, Point of View, and dialogue. Crafts a story…
Emphasizes the senses: sight, sound, taste, feel. Establishes…
Explains how to do something, how something works, how someth…
Narration
telling a story/recounting a series of events. Based on perso…
Chronology
Concrete detail, Point of View, and dialogue. Crafts a story…
AP Literature and Composition 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 & Composition - Diction
Monosyllabic
Polysyllabic
Colloquial
Informal
One syllable in length
More than one syllable in length (the more if polysyllabic wo…
Regional, provincial language
Conversational
Monosyllabic
One syllable in length
Polysyllabic
More than one syllable in length (the more if polysyllabic wo…
AP Literature and Composition List #1
Anthropomorphism
Anti-hero
Aphorism
Apostrophe
The attribution of human characteristics or behavior to a god…
A central character in a story, movie, or drama who lacks con…
A statement of truth or opinion expressed in a concise and wi…
A figure of speech in which the poet addresses an absent pers…
Anthropomorphism
The attribution of human characteristics or behavior to a god…
Anti-hero
A central character in a story, movie, or drama who lacks con…
Unit 1 Etymology Vocab AP Language and Composition
L
GK
ON
AS
Latin
Greek
Old Norse, the Germanic language of the Scandinavian peoples…
Anglo Saxon, the language of the Germanic peoples who overran…
L
Latin
GK
Greek
Literature & Composition: Vocabulary Unit 1
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
(n.) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman.
(adj.) careful, cautious
Admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
Breach
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
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AP Literature and Composition - Units 1-3
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimerical
n. Something added to something else as helpful or useful but…
n. The male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhouse;…
v. to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel;... n. a harsh or n…
adj. Absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
Adjunct
n. Something added to something else as helpful or useful but…
Bellwether
n. The male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhouse;…
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AP Literature and Composition (section #1)
Existentialism
Pernicious
Salacious
Multifarious
(N.) A philosophy that emphasizes the uniqueness and isolatio…
(Adj.) Highly injurious and destructive. (This word) implies…
(Adj.) Arousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination,…
(Adj.) Having or occurring in great variety, diverse.
Existentialism
(N.) A philosophy that emphasizes the uniqueness and isolatio…
Pernicious
(Adj.) Highly injurious and destructive. (This word) implies…
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AP Literature and Composition Terms
Anti-hero
Anagnorisis
Ad deus absconditus
False Analogy
the character upon whom the resolution of the story depends a…
Recognition of truth about one's self and his actions; moment…
Omniscient presence
When two cases are not sufficiently parallel to lead readers…
Anti-hero
the character upon whom the resolution of the story depends a…
Anagnorisis
Recognition of truth about one's self and his actions; moment…
25 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary 1
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Angular
Arrogant
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous
having contrary feelings or attitudes; uncertain as to course…
lean; sharp cornered; gaunt
overbearingly assuming; insolently proud
Altruistic
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous
Ambivalent
having contrary feelings or attitudes; uncertain as to course…
11 terms
AP Composition Unit 1 Vocab
Ubiquitous
inference
discourse
ideology
constantly encountered; pervasive
the act of process of deriving logical conclusions from premi…
formal discussion or debate
an organized collection of ideas
Ubiquitous
constantly encountered; pervasive
inference
the act of process of deriving logical conclusions from premi…
10 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary List 1
pedantic
didactic
ominous
effusive
one who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules…
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is goi…
expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an…
pedantic
one who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules…
didactic
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
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AP Literature & Composition Vocab Quiz #1
Absolute
Adage
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
A word free from limitations or qualifications ("best," "all,…
A familiar proverb or wise saying
An argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Absolute
A word free from limitations or qualifications ("best," "all,…
Adage
A familiar proverb or wise saying
AP Language and Composition Unit 1
aristotelian triangle
audience
concession
Connotation
a diagram that illiterates the interrelationship among the sp…
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text, mosts texts have m…
an acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
meanings or associated that readers have with a word beyond i…
aristotelian triangle
a diagram that illiterates the interrelationship among the sp…
audience
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text, mosts texts have m…
AP Language & Composition: Unit 1 Root Words
Acer, Acid, Acri
Acu
Alt (us)
Am, Amor
Bitter, sour, sharp
Sharp
High, deep
Love, liking
Acer, Acid, Acri
Bitter, sour, sharp
Acu
Sharp
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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
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
AP Language and Composition Unit 1
Ethos
Logos
Pathos
Syllogism
Speaker's Character or appeal to audience's values. It is est…
Reason or logic of the argument. This is usually established…
The use of specific language, such as detailed descriptions a…
Deductive argument in a short form. This contains 3 parts: th…
Ethos
Speaker's Character or appeal to audience's values. It is est…
Logos
Reason or logic of the argument. This is usually established…
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AP Literature and Composition Exam
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
AP Literature & Composition Definitions
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Allegory
A a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles a…
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
31 terms
AP Literature and Composition Literary Terms
litotes
anaphora
archetype
apostrophe
is a form of understatement in which the positive form is emp…
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
an original model or pattern from which other later copies ar…
calling out to an imaginary, dead, or absent person, or to a…
litotes
is a form of understatement in which the positive form is emp…
anaphora
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
33 terms
AP Language and Composition Unit 1
aegis
rectify
enervate
philanthropy
a shield, protection
to correct; to make right
to weaken
the act of donating money or work to those in need
aegis
a shield, protection
rectify
to correct; to make right
160 terms
Lesson (1-8) Vocabulary - AP Literature & Composition
acquiesce (adj)
alacrity (noun)
beneficence (noun)
benevolent (adj)
to comply silently and without protest
willingness, liveliness
the doing of good
expressing good will or desire to help others
acquiesce (adj)
to comply silently and without protest
alacrity (noun)
willingness, liveliness
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