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AP Literature week 4
Epitaph
Euphemism
Euphony
Explicit
A phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has d…
A mild on indirect word or expression substituted for one con…
A pleasant sound, harmony, or group of words to the ear.
Clearly expressed or demonstrated.
Epitaph
A phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has d…
Euphemism
A mild on indirect word or expression substituted for one con…
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AP Literature Week 4
picaresque
satire
realism
naturalism
belonging to or characteristic of a type of prose fiction tha…
literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule…
in literature, a work that portrays characters, events, etc.…
a movement in literature and the arts, and an approach to phi…
picaresque
belonging to or characteristic of a type of prose fiction tha…
satire
literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule…
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AP Literature Week 4
Atrophy
Bastion
Concord
Consummate
waste away
Stronghold
Agreement
To complete
Atrophy
waste away
Bastion
Stronghold
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AP Literature: Week 4
Accordant
Accoutrements
Deportment
Exposition
Agreeing or compatible. Adj.
Additional items of dress or equipment, or other items carrie…
Person's behavior or manners. Noun.
Comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theor…
Accordant
Agreeing or compatible. Adj.
Accoutrements
Additional items of dress or equipment, or other items carrie…
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 4
Primeval
Prodigy
Proffer
Profundity
Aboriginal, primordial, primal (first)
Genius, especially gifted child
To suggest, to propose
Intellectual depth, penetrating knowledge; keen insight, etc.
Primeval
Aboriginal, primordial, primal (first)
Prodigy
Genius, especially gifted child
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AP Literature Terms week 4
Anecdote
Anticlimax
Antihero
Setting
A short narrative
Occurs when an action produces far smaller results than one h…
A protagonist who is markedly unheroic: morally weak, cowardl…
The physical location of a play, story, or novel, which often…
Anecdote
A short narrative
Anticlimax
Occurs when an action produces far smaller results than one h…
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AP Literature Vocabulary, Week 4
anathema
bereft
coffer
depredation
something or someone cursed or loathed
deprived or robbed of the possession or use of something
a treasury; a box or place for holding precious things
an act of attack or plunder
anathema
something or someone cursed or loathed
bereft
deprived or robbed of the possession or use of something
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AP Literature Vocabulary (Week 4)
Insipid
Nefarious
Urbane
Remonstrate
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Extremely wicked or villainous
Having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
To say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
Insipid
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Nefarious
Extremely wicked or villainous
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 4
Affront
Blasé
Cajole
Choleric
An insult
(adj.) indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many…
(v.) to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to decei…
Extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible
Affront
An insult
Blasé
(adj.) indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many…
AP Literature Terms: Week 4
Ode
Elegy
Sestrina
Sonnet
A long, often elaborate stanzaic poem of varying line lengths…
In classical Greco-Roman literature, "elegy" refers to any po…
This poetic form is all about sixes. A sestina consists of si…
A lyric poem of fourteen lines, usually in iambic pentameter,…
Ode
A long, often elaborate stanzaic poem of varying line lengths…
Elegy
In classical Greco-Roman literature, "elegy" refers to any po…
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AP Literature Vocab Week #4
posterity
eloquence
misanthrope
nocturnal
n. future generations
n. fluid and persuasive discourse, circumlocution n. talk tha…
n. one who hates mankind, ant. philanthrope, philanthropist n…
adj. occurring at night, ant. diurnal
posterity
n. future generations
eloquence
n. fluid and persuasive discourse, circumlocution n. talk tha…
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AP Literature and Composition Week 4
Characterization
Cliché
Climax
Narration (composition)
The creation of believable fictitious personalities
An overused phrase which had lost its freshness
The turning point of the action on the plot. The climax repre…
Tells about an event or series of events. The chief purpose i…
Characterization
The creation of believable fictitious personalities
Cliché
An overused phrase which had lost its freshness
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Ap English Literature Week 4
Epitaph
Euphemism
Euphony
Explicit
Lines that commemorate the dead at their burial place
A word or phrase that takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant,…
When sounds blend together harmoniously
To say or write something directly and clearly
Epitaph
Lines that commemorate the dead at their burial place
Euphemism
A word or phrase that takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant,…
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week #4
feckless
decorum
penchant
platitude
not very productive
proper etiquette
strong inclination
overused moral lesson
feckless
not very productive
decorum
proper etiquette
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Ap Literature Vocab week 4
Compliance
Reminiscent
Deteriorate
Pacify
To obey a desire or command. The prisoner had a history of co…
To remind one of something. In the photo, it is obvious the t…
Gets progressively worse. The value of your car begins to det…
To calm or soothe someone. Hopefully the warm bottle of milk…
Compliance
To obey a desire or command. The prisoner had a history of co…
Reminiscent
To remind one of something. In the photo, it is obvious the t…
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AP Literature Weeks 3 & 4
Annals (N.)
Anthropomorphic (Adj.)
Antic (N./Adj.)
Antipathy (N.)
Historical Records
Describes any act or statement that ascribes human characteri…
Odd or eccentric behavior, amazing gestures, pranks, etc.
A natural, basic, or habitual repugnance, a feeling of strong…
Annals (N.)
Historical Records
Anthropomorphic (Adj.)
Describes any act or statement that ascribes human characteri…
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AP Spanish Literature Week 4
trepidante
bermeja
la humareda
la vía férrea
shuttering/ shivering
bright red
smoke cloud
railroad
trepidante
shuttering/ shivering
bermeja
bright red
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AP Literature Poetry Week 4
Allegory
Symbolism
Situational Irony
Dramatic Irony
A narrative having a second meaning beneath the surface one.
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
A literary device that you can easily identify in literary wo…
Irony that is inherent in speeches or in a situation of a dra…
Allegory
A narrative having a second meaning beneath the surface one.
Symbolism
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 4
Apathy
Copious
Corroborate
Facile
Indifference, disinterest, lack of feeling
Abundant, plentiful
Confirm truth or accuracy of, verify, validate
Skillful, adept
Apathy
Indifference, disinterest, lack of feeling
Copious
Abundant, plentiful
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AP Literature and Composition Week 4
Emblematic Poems
Empathy
End Rhyme
End stopped
Poem in shape of subject (George Herbert's Easter Wings)
Feeling of Association
Rhyme ending of verse lines
Poetry line with a pause at the end
Emblematic Poems
Poem in shape of subject (George Herbert's Easter Wings)
Empathy
Feeling of Association
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AP Literature and Composition - Week 4
Sarcasm
Satire
Scansion
Setting
A form of verbal irony in which apparent praise is actually h…
A literary work that holds up human failings to ridicule and…
The analysis of a verse to show its meter
The time and place of the action in a story, poem, or play.
Sarcasm
A form of verbal irony in which apparent praise is actually h…
Satire
A literary work that holds up human failings to ridicule and…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 4
insipid
nefarious
urbane
remonstrate
without distinctive, interesting, stimulating qualities; vapid
extremely wicked or villainous
having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
insipid
without distinctive, interesting, stimulating qualities; vapid
nefarious
extremely wicked or villainous
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AP English Literature Week 4 Vocab
articulate
decry
eulogy
feckless
(adj.) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective langu…
(v.) to condemn openly... syn: condemn, denounce, criticize... ant:…
(n.) a laudatory speech or piece of writing, esp. for someone…
(adj.) feeble or ineffective... syn: futile, pointless, meaningl…
articulate
(adj.) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective langu…
decry
(v.) to condemn openly... syn: condemn, denounce, criticize... ant:…
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AP Literature & Composition: Everything Diction, Week 4
Colloquial
Concise
Dialectical
Domestic
informal; characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary or fam…
expressing or covering much in few words; brief in form
relating to the logical discussion of ideas and opinions
of or relating to the running of a home or to family relation…
Colloquial
informal; characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary or fam…
Concise
expressing or covering much in few words; brief in form
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #4
Insipid
Nefarious
Urbane
Remonstrate
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Extremely wicked or villainous
Having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
To say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
Insipid
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Nefarious
Extremely wicked or villainous
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AP Literature SAT Vocab Baker Week 4
officious
ostensible
palliate
paradigm
annoyingly eager to help or advise
apparent (but misleading); professed
to relieve or alleviate something without getting rid of the…
a model or example
officious
annoyingly eager to help or advise
ostensible
apparent (but misleading); professed
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AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary (week 3-4)
incognito (n.)
cognizant (adj.)
farcicial (adj.)
discursive (adj.)
one who is in disguise
aware about something
ridiculous and comical
shifting from one subject to another
incognito (n.)
one who is in disguise
cognizant (adj.)
aware about something
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AP Literature SAT List Week of 4/18/2016
bereft
concomitant
crescendo
deferential
(adj) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
adj accompanying in a subordinate fashion
n A steady increasing in volume or force
adj. showing respect for someone's authority
bereft
(adj) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
concomitant
adj accompanying in a subordinate fashion
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AP Literature Vocab Words Week 4
Interminable
Progeny
Desecration
Propriety
Being or seeming to be without an end; endless
One born of, begotten by, or derived from another; an offspri…
To violate the sacredness of; profane
Being proper; appropriateness; conformity to prevailing customs
Interminable
Being or seeming to be without an end; endless
Progeny
One born of, begotten by, or derived from another; an offspri…
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AP Literature Vocabulary Terms (week 4)
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Conventional Character
an extended metaphor that compares two unlike things
the feelings and emotions behind a word or phrase
a sound that occurs internally in words
a heavily repeated character throughout many pieces of litera…
Conceit
an extended metaphor that compares two unlike things
Connotation
the feelings and emotions behind a word or phrase
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AP Literature SAT List Week of 4-25 to 4-29
shirk
incumbent
chicanery
apocryphal
(v.) to avoid or get out of doing work, neglect a duty; to sn…
(adj.) obligatory, required; (n.) one who holds a specific of…
(n) deception by means of craft or guile
(adj) of questionable authority or authenticity
shirk
(v.) to avoid or get out of doing work, neglect a duty; to sn…
incumbent
(adj.) obligatory, required; (n.) one who holds a specific of…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary-Week 4
Insipid
Nefarious
Urbane
Remonstrate
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Extremely wicked or villainous
Having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
To say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
Insipid
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Nefarious
Extremely wicked or villainous
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AP Literature Literary Terms week 4
didactic
digression
epigram
euphemism
explicitly instructive. A ____ poem or novel may be good or b…
the use of material unrelated to the subject of a work. The i…
A pithy saying, often using contrast. The _____ is also a ver…
a figure of speech using indirection to avoid offensive blunt…
didactic
explicitly instructive. A ____ poem or novel may be good or b…
digression
the use of material unrelated to the subject of a work. The i…
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AP Literature and Composition: Week 4 Vocab
avarice
calumny
consonant
dearth
greed, cupidity
slander, defamation
in harmony with, in agreement
scarcity, shortage
avarice
greed, cupidity
calumny
slander, defamation
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AP Literature and Composition Week 4 Vobaulary
Akin - adjective.
Corroborate - verb.
Inexorable - adjective.
Insipid - adjective.
Of similar character. ; related by blood. ... Example sentence:…
Confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding.)…
Impossible to stop or prevent. ; (of a person) impossible to…
Lacking flavor. ; lacking vigor or interest.... Example sentence…
Akin - adjective.
Of similar character. ; related by blood. ... Example sentence:…
Corroborate - verb.
Confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding.)…
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AP Literature Vocab (Julien)- Week 4
jocular
grotesque
odious
congenial
characterized by joking; humorous
strangely distorted; hideous
disgusting; offensive
pleasant; agreeable
jocular
characterized by joking; humorous
grotesque
strangely distorted; hideous
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AP literature vocabulary week of 4/25
Enjambment
Apostrophe
Couplet
Archetype
is incomplete syntax at the end of a line; the meaning runs o…
A writer or a speaker, using an apostrophe, detaches humself…
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by r…
A very typical example of a certain person or thing
Enjambment
is incomplete syntax at the end of a line; the meaning runs o…
Apostrophe
A writer or a speaker, using an apostrophe, detaches humself…
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AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary Week #4
Cicerone
Hector
Hedonism
Nestor
A guide, especially one who takes tourists to museums, monume…
To bully, intimidate or harass by bluster.
An attitude or way of life based on the idea that pleasure or…
A senior figure or leader in one's field.
Cicerone
A guide, especially one who takes tourists to museums, monume…
Hector
To bully, intimidate or harass by bluster.
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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
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AP Literature - week four
begrudge
belittle
benign
beset
to envy one of the possession of
to disparage, put down
good & kind heart
to attack on all sides
begrudge
to envy one of the possession of
belittle
to disparage, put down
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AP Literature Vocabulary Words (weeks 1-4)
Assiduous
Incumbent
Prudent
Dogmatic
Hard working
Imposed as a duty, obligatory
Exercising good judgement or common sense
Stubbornly adhering to unproved beliefs, opinionated
Assiduous
Hard working
Incumbent
Imposed as a duty, obligatory
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AP Literature Sem 1 GP 1 Week 4 (Aug. 28)
abate
antiquated
auspicious
brazen
to reduce in intensity or amount
obsolete, out of fashion, no longer usable
favorable
shameless, insolent, disrespectful
abate
to reduce in intensity or amount
antiquated
obsolete, out of fashion, no longer usable
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AP Literature Week 2
admonish
akimbo
lassitude
licentious
warn or reprimand someone firmly
with hands on the hips and elbows turned outward.
a state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters.
admonish
warn or reprimand someone firmly
akimbo
with hands on the hips and elbows turned outward.
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AP Literature Vocabulary Work (Weeks 3 & 4)
avocation
callous
capricious
disparity
noun; a hobby or minor occupation; one of his avocations was…
adjective; showing or having an insensitive and cruel disrega…
adjective; given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood…
noun; a great difference; There were many disparities between…
avocation
noun; a hobby or minor occupation; one of his avocations was…
callous
adjective; showing or having an insensitive and cruel disrega…
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AP Literature Vocab 4
Cacophony
Caesura
Canon
Catharsis
A combination of harsh, unpleasant sounds which create an eff…
A pause for effect in the middle of a line of poetry; (period…
Works generally considered by scholars, critics, and teachers…
Aristotle's word for the pity and fear an audience experience…
Cacophony
A combination of harsh, unpleasant sounds which create an eff…
Caesura
A pause for effect in the middle of a line of poetry; (period…
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AP Literature - week 7
daunting (adj.)
deference (noun)
didactic (adj.)
disparage (verb)
intimidating, seemingly difficult to deal with
respectful yielding or submission as to another's opinion, ju…
teaching, instructional
to belittle
daunting (adj.)
intimidating, seemingly difficult to deal with
deference (noun)
respectful yielding or submission as to another's opinion, ju…
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AP Literature - week 11
garrulous (adj.)
gregarious (adj.)
grapple (verb)
hinder (verb)
wordy, loquacious
sociable
to take hold of
to obstruct
garrulous (adj.)
wordy, loquacious
gregarious (adj.)
sociable
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AP Literature - week 10
feign (verb)
foible (noun)
forgo (verb)
formidable (adj.)
pretend
weakness; slight fault
to deny oneself
menacing: threatening
feign (verb)
pretend
foible (noun)
weakness; slight fault
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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 - week one
puerile
abstain
acquiesce
acrimonious
childish
to keep oneself back (from doing or using something)
passively agree
full of bitterness
puerile
childish
abstain
to keep oneself back (from doing or using something)
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