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AP Literature Lesson 10
Mutability
Nascent
Nonplussed
Pedantic
Changeability
Starting to develop; coming into existence
Bewildered
Excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules
Mutability
Changeability
Nascent
Starting to develop; coming into existence
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AP literature lesson 2
Ana
Di
e- ec- ef-
Ex
Back, again... Analyze
Two... Divide
Out... Eject... Eclipse
Former, out... Excuse
Ana
Back, again... Analyze
Di
Two... Divide
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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 Lesson Six
Sedition
Wizened
Corpulent
derisive
rebellion
shriveled; withered; wrinkled
excessively fat
ridiculing, mocking
Sedition
rebellion
Wizened
shriveled; withered; wrinkled
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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
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AP Literature Lesson 7
anecdote
cerebral
churlish
cogent
a short account or story
relating to the brain; intelligent
boorish or vulgar; surly
convincing; clear reasoning
anecdote
a short account or story
cerebral
relating to the brain; intelligent
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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 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 lesson 5
cajole
callous
capitulate
capricious
to persuade by pleasant words
unfeeling; insensitive
to surrender
changeable; fickle
cajole
to persuade by pleasant words
callous
unfeeling; insensitive
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AP Literature lesson 9
deprecate
derogatory
desecrate
despot
to express strong disapproval of
tending to lower in estimation; degrading
to treat with disrespect
monarch with unlimited power
deprecate
to express strong disapproval of
derogatory
tending to lower in estimation; degrading
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AP Literature lesson 8
cryptic
cursory
dearth
debilitate
secret; having a hidden meaning
without attention to details
shortage
to weaken
cryptic
secret; having a hidden meaning
cursory
without attention to details
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AP Literature lesson 10
diminution
discerning
disdain
dismantle
a lessening
keenly perceptive; shrewd
a feeling of contempt for anything that is regarded as unwort…
to pull down; to take apart
diminution
a lessening
discerning
keenly perceptive; shrewd
AP Literature Lesson Six
Elixir
Elucidate
Emanate
Emendation
A remedy for ailments.
To make clear.
To come forth. To send forth.
A correction.
Elixir
A remedy for ailments.
Elucidate
To make clear.
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AP Literature-Lesson 2
Trilogy
Trisect
Triumvirate
Quadrant
(N.) A group of three literary or musical works that have a r…
(V.) To divide into three parts
(N.) A group of three, especially in authority
(N.) ... 1. (mathematics) A quarter of a circle or of its circum…
Trilogy
(N.) A group of three literary or musical works that have a r…
Trisect
(V.) To divide into three parts
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Lesson 25 AP Literature
Arcane
Artifacts
Atone
Callow
Secret, mysterious
Simple objects showing human workmanship
To make amends
Immature, inexperienced
Arcane
Secret, mysterious
Artifacts
Simple objects showing human workmanship
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AP Literature Lesson 3
incredulous (adj)
laudatory (adj)
fawning (adj, v)
pedantic (adj)
unwilling or unable to believe something... ex) The slave child…
expressing praise and commendation... ex) His swimming record i…
displaying exaggerated flattery or affection; obsequious... ex)…
excessively concerned with minor details or rules... ex) I thin…
incredulous (adj)
unwilling or unable to believe something... ex) The slave child…
laudatory (adj)
expressing praise and commendation... ex) His swimming record i…
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AP Literature Lesson 4
Inception
Incipient
Annihilate
Nihilism
(n) the beginning of something
(adj) early stages
(v) to destroy completely
(n) total rejection of of religious/moral beliefs
Inception
(n) the beginning of something
Incipient
(adj) early stages
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AP Literature Lesson Two
Triology
Trisect
Triumvirate
Quadrant
(n) group of three novels
(v) To divide into three parts
(n) A group of three rulers
(n) A quarter of a circle or of its circumference
Triology
(n) group of three novels
Trisect
(v) To divide into three parts
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AP Literature-Lesson 4
inception
incipient
annihilate
nihilism
(n.) the beginning of something
(adj.) in its early stages; beginning
(v.) to destroy completely
(n.) the total rejection of religious or moral beliefs
inception
(n.) the beginning of something
incipient
(adj.) in its early stages; beginning
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AP Literature Lesson 4
Inception
Incipient
Annihilate
Nihilism
(n) the beginning of something
(adj) early stages
(v) to destroy completely
(n) total rejection of of religious/moral beliefs
Inception
(n) the beginning of something
Incipient
(adj) early stages
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Lesson 29 AP Literature
Adherent
Advent
Cache
Celestial
A follower of something such as a leader, party, philosophy,…
A coming or arrival
A hole or hiding place used to store supplies
Pertaining to the sky or heavens
Adherent
A follower of something such as a leader, party, philosophy,…
Advent
A coming or arrival
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Lesson 28 AP Literature
Abeyance
Burly
Cavalier
Chargrin
Suspension of action
Great in bodily size, sturdy; brusque
An armed horseman, a knight; treating important matters lightly
Vexation through humiliation, hurt pride, or disappointment
Abeyance
Suspension of action
Burly
Great in bodily size, sturdy; brusque
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AP literature lesson 31
Incurious
Insubordination
Lassitude
Montage
Uninterested, lacking normal curiosity
Disobedience to authority
Feeling of weariness, fatigue
Any combination of desparate elements that form a unified, si…
Incurious
Uninterested, lacking normal curiosity
Insubordination
Disobedience to authority
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AP Literature Lesson 9
ambiguous (adj)
amiable (adj)
crass (adj)
discursive (adj)
having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain... ex) Victor…
friendly, sociable, and congenial; civil and urbane... ex) Eliz…
coarse, crude, and unrefined... ex) Victor's monster had a cras…
rambling, moving from one topic to another randomly... ex) Peop…
ambiguous (adj)
having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain... ex) Victor…
amiable (adj)
friendly, sociable, and congenial; civil and urbane... ex) Eliz…
AP Literature Lesson 10
Acumen
Apotheosis
Askew
Chasten
Keenness of the mind; shrewdness
The elevation of a person or thing to divine status
Turned or twisted to one side; out of line
To correct or improve by disciplining; to cause to be more ca…
Acumen
Keenness of the mind; shrewdness
Apotheosis
The elevation of a person or thing to divine status
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AP Literature Lesson 7
abjure
amorphous
animus
dichotomy
to renounce or give up formally
without a definite shape, boundary, or character
an attitude or spirit within a person that strongly influence…
division into two distinct parts or groups
abjure
to renounce or give up formally
amorphous
without a definite shape, boundary, or character
AP Literature, Lesson 11
cacophony (n)
confrere (n)
convoke (v)
filial (adj)
harsh or jarring sound
comrade; colleague
to summon or call together for a meeting
of, relating to, or befitting a son or daughter
cacophony (n)
harsh or jarring sound
confrere (n)
comrade; colleague
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AP Literature vocab lesson 2
alienate
alleviate
aloof
altruistic
to estrange
to relive; to make easier
not interested; apart
thoughtful of the welfare of others
alienate
to estrange
alleviate
to relive; to make easier
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AP Literature Lesson 1
vicarious experience
audience
explication
close reading
the impression that you are temporarily able to live in some…
determines both content and expression of your paper; has a n…
a detailed elucidation of a work, sometimes line by line or w…
looking at a piece of writing as it were through a magnifying…
vicarious experience
the impression that you are temporarily able to live in some…
audience
determines both content and expression of your paper; has a n…
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Lesson 27 AP Literature
Abyss
Acrid
Acuity
Baleful
Bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth.
Caustic, bitter, harsh (relates sometimes to taste and smell)
Sharpness of perception
Destructive, deadly
Abyss
Bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth.
Acrid
Caustic, bitter, harsh (relates sometimes to taste and smell)
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AP Literature Lesson 2
antithesis (n)
ascend (v)
austere (adj)
autonomous (adj)
a direct opposite; a contrast ... Maggie has a personality that…
to move upward; to rise from a lower station... Libson believes…
strict, stern, unadorned, ascetic... I cannot imagine Dee being…
independent, self-contained... Dee has an autonomous character,…
antithesis (n)
a direct opposite; a contrast ... Maggie has a personality that…
ascend (v)
to move upward; to rise from a lower station... Libson believes…
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AP Literature Lesson 2 Vocabulary
fauna
propensity
patricians
modicum
Leper enjoys observing the ________ around Devon School. In f…
It is only after Finny's accident that Gene realizes how dang…
In history class the students learned of the oligarchies of a…
Because he is highly allergic to milk, make sure not even a _…
fauna
Leper enjoys observing the ________ around Devon School. In f…
propensity
It is only after Finny's accident that Gene realizes how dang…
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AP Literature: Lesson 15
anachronism
apiary
archetype
carcinogen
n. 1. The placing of some person or thing out of its proper h…
n. A place where bees are raised for their honey.
n. 1. The original model from which others are made or develo…
n. A substance that causes cancer.... adj. carcinogenic
anachronism
n. 1. The placing of some person or thing out of its proper h…
apiary
n. A place where bees are raised for their honey.
AP Literature Vocabulary Lesson 8
circ/um-
di-
meta-
per-
around... Examples - circle, circuit, circumcise, circumnavigate…
two... Examples - dilemma, divide, dioxide, dichotomy, divorce,…
change, transform, beyond... Examples - metamorphosis, metabolis…
through, by, very... Examples - percussion, perceive, percolate,…
circ/um-
around... Examples - circle, circuit, circumcise, circumnavigate…
di-
two... Examples - dilemma, divide, dioxide, dichotomy, divorce,…
AP Literature - Vocabulary Lesson 10
il- ... ir-
pro-
self-
up-
not... Examples - irresponsible, irrelevant, irrational, illiter…
forward; beforehand... Examples - propeller, pro-activist, produ…
by oneself... Examples - self-control, self-rule, self-centered,…
upper, upward... Examples - upheaval, uprising, upbringing, upri…
il- ... ir-
not... Examples - irresponsible, irrelevant, irrational, illiter…
pro-
forward; beforehand... Examples - propeller, pro-activist, produ…
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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…
AP Literature Vocabulary Lesson #7
ante-
apo-
bi-... bin-... bis-
peri-
before... Examples - antecedent, antemeridian, antebellum, anter…
away; from; off... Examples - apostrophe, apogee, apology, apost…
two, twice, double... Examples - bilingual, bipartisan, biceps,…
around; encircling near... Examples - periodontal, perimeter, pe…
ante-
before... Examples - antecedent, antemeridian, antebellum, anter…
apo-
away; from; off... Examples - apostrophe, apogee, apology, apost…
AP Literature Vocabulary Lesson #11
a-... an-
amphi-
ant-... anti-
cor-
not, without... Examples - atheist, atypical, apart, anemic, ane…
two, both... Examples - amphibian, amphitheater, amphora, amphic…
against, opposite... Examples - anti-abortion, antifreeze, antis…
with, together... Examples - corroborate, correspond, correlate,…
a-... an-
not, without... Examples - atheist, atypical, apart, anemic, ane…
amphi-
two, both... Examples - amphibian, amphitheater, amphora, amphic…
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AP Literature: Lesson 2 vocabulary
antipodal
apocryphal
apogee
apoplexy
exact opposite or on opposite side of the earth
false or doubtful origin
point at which something is farthest away from another point
stroke resulting from loss of blood to the brain; becoming an…
antipodal
exact opposite or on opposite side of the earth
apocryphal
false or doubtful origin
AP Literature Vocabulary Lesson #9
epi-
ex-
pent-... quint-
pre-
on, outside... Examples - epitaph, epidermal, epiglottis
former, out... Examples - ex-husband, exclude, exit, excite, ext…
five... Examples - pentagon, Pentecost, pentarchy, pentathlon, p…
before... Examples - prevent, predispose, prehistoric, precautio…
epi-
on, outside... Examples - epitaph, epidermal, epiglottis
ex-
former, out... Examples - ex-husband, exclude, exit, excite, ext…
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AP Literature Terms ~ Lesson #4
Cadence
Canto
Caricature
Cartharsis
the beat or rhythm or poetry in a sense
the name of a section division in a long work of poetry
a portrait that exaggerates a facet of personality
drawn from Aristotle's writings on tragedy; cleansing of emot…
Cadence
the beat or rhythm or poetry in a sense
Canto
the name of a section division in a long work of poetry
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AP Literature Vocabulary Lesson One: 2016-2017
brazen
compunction
din
edict
Bold and without shame
A strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt; regret, sorrow
Loud sustained noise
An official order
brazen
Bold and without shame
compunction
A strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt; regret, sorrow
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AP Literature Vocab: Lesson 1
abjure
anomaly
equanimity
estrange
to renounce... syn: recant, retract... ant: pledge
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence... syn:…
stability, calmness... syn: composure, sangfroid... ant: perturbation
to alienate... syn: disunite... ant: reconcile
abjure
to renounce... syn: recant, retract... ant: pledge
anomaly
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence... syn:…
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AP Literature Lesson 2 Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comic Relief
Bildungsroman
Deus Ex Machina
the process of releasing strong or repressed emotions; relief
the relief from the emotional tension especially of a drama t…
a novel about the moral and psychological growth of the main…
a character or thing that suddenly enters the story in a nove…
Catharsis
the process of releasing strong or repressed emotions; relief
Comic Relief
the relief from the emotional tension especially of a drama t…
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AP Literature Vocab. Lesson 5
consternation
conundrum
coterie
emollient
concern
a problem
a clique
softening
consternation
concern
conundrum
a problem
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AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
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AP Literature Vocab||Lesson One
adroit
adulterate
adventitious
aegis
(adj.) skillful, clever
(verb) to make impure, to contaminate... (adj.) impure
(adj.) accidental; nonessential
(noun) a shield; protection; sponsorship
adroit
(adj.) skillful, clever
adulterate
(verb) to make impure, to contaminate... (adj.) impure
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AP Literature Vocab. Lesson 4
acme
apocryphal
catharsis
desiccate
the highest point
of doubtful origin; fictitious
an extremely emotional experience
to dry up completely
acme
the highest point
apocryphal
of doubtful origin; fictitious
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Poetic Terms AP Literature
alliteration
assonance
cacophony
consonance
the repetition of initial consonant sounds Example"Silence su…
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonan…
the opposite of euphony; a harsh, unpleasant combination of s…
the repetition in two or more words of final consonants in st…
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds Example"Silence su…
assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonan…
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AP Literature vocab lesson 4
autonomy
aversion
belittle
bequeath
self-government
strong or fixed dislike
to make something seem less important
to pass along
autonomy
self-government
aversion
strong or fixed dislike
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