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15 terms
AP Senior English Vocab
Syllogism
Ubiquitous
Antiquated
Regressive
An instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is d…
Present, appearing, or found everywhere (ever-present, everyw…
Old-fashioned or outdated (outdated, outworn, old, stale, beh…
Becoming less advanced; returning to a former or less develop…
Syllogism
An instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is d…
Ubiquitous
Present, appearing, or found everywhere (ever-present, everyw…
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AP Senior English Literature
Abstract
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Brief summary of the major parts of a research study
A literary form in which something is said to be like somethi…
Repetition of consonant sounds
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Abstract
Brief summary of the major parts of a research study
Allegory
A literary form in which something is said to be like somethi…
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Senior AP English Vocabulary
Abjure
Abrogate
Abstemious
Acumen
formal solemnly renounce (a belief, a cause, or claim) ... "Her…
Formal repeal or do away with... "She proposed to abrogate the r…
Not self-indulgent... "I only had one fry" " Very abstemious of…
The ability to make good judgements and quick decisions... " Her…
Abjure
formal solemnly renounce (a belief, a cause, or claim) ... "Her…
Abrogate
Formal repeal or do away with... "She proposed to abrogate the r…
57 terms
AP ENGLISH SENIOR YEAR
Verisimilitude
Foil
Syntax
Diction
In reference to setting, the appearance or semblance of truth
a minor character that, through contrast, emphasizes the trai…
patterns of arrangement; the rule governed arrangement of wor…
word choice
Verisimilitude
In reference to setting, the appearance or semblance of truth
Foil
a minor character that, through contrast, emphasizes the trai…
10 terms
Ap senior English
catawampus
baksheesh
codswallop
dithyram
askew; awry
a relatively small amount of money given for services rendere…
Nonsense
(ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Diony…
catawampus
askew; awry
baksheesh
a relatively small amount of money given for services rendere…
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AP Senior English Vocabulary
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
(n) The act of setting apart for a particular purpose.
(n) A person who leads an austerely simple life, especially o…
(v) To influence by trickery, flattery, etc; mislead; delude
(adj) Without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; ob…
Allocation
(n) The act of setting apart for a particular purpose.
Ascetic
(n) A person who leads an austerely simple life, especially o…
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Senior AP English Vocabulary
Ambivilent
Deftly
Fowler
Naivete
Mixed feelings
skillfully/elegantly
a hunter of birds
innocence
Ambivilent
Mixed feelings
Deftly
skillfully/elegantly
AP Senior English Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
A figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent…
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Allusion
a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
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AP Senior English
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
A literary device which creates interest by the recurrence of…
A literary device which creates interest through brief, indir…
When, for a higher purpose, and author intentionally suggests…
A comparison between two things, or pairs of things, to revea…
Alliteration
A literary device which creates interest by the recurrence of…
Allusion
A literary device which creates interest through brief, indir…
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AP senior English- vocab.
adjunct
chimerical
fait accompli
Liturgy
something added to another but not essential
highly unrealistic or imaginary or improbable
a deed or fact that is already done and seemingly cannot be r…
a ritual of public worship, such as in a religious service
adjunct
something added to another but not essential
chimerical
highly unrealistic or imaginary or improbable
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Ap Senior English
Allegory
Anapestic
Anecdote
Antagonist
A story told on 2 levels and intended to teach a moral lesson
Metrical foot consisting of 2 unstressed syllables followed b…
A very short story told to make a point
The main adversary of the hero/heroine or protagonist
Allegory
A story told on 2 levels and intended to teach a moral lesson
Anapestic
Metrical foot consisting of 2 unstressed syllables followed b…
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AP Senior English Exam
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
Anadiplosis
repetition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
an error of chronology or timeline in a literary piece. In ot…
repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
Alliteration
repetition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
Allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
43 terms
AP Senior English Final
Abstract
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Brief summary of the major parts of a research study
A literary form in which something is said to be like somethi…
Repetition of consonant sounds
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Abstract
Brief summary of the major parts of a research study
Allegory
A literary form in which something is said to be like somethi…
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AP English final Senior
what is a metaphor?
what is a simile?
____ exaggerate to make a point
describe personification?
compare two things/ not actually alike/ to make a point
uses "like" or "as"
hyperbole
giving human qualities to something that is not a human
what is a metaphor?
compare two things/ not actually alike/ to make a point
what is a simile?
uses "like" or "as"
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AP Senior English Vocab 2
assignation
excoriate
turbid
venality
an appointment for a meeting between lovers; a tryst
to denounce; to censure strongly
in a state of turmoil
susceptibility to bribery or corruption
assignation
an appointment for a meeting between lovers; a tryst
excoriate
to denounce; to censure strongly
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AP Senior English Vocab 3
fulminate
dolorous
pander
fetid
to issue a thunderous verbal attack
exhibiting sorrow or grief
to cater to the lower tastes and desires of others
having an offensive odor
fulminate
to issue a thunderous verbal attack
dolorous
exhibiting sorrow or grief
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AP Senior English Vocab 1
apotheosis
manumission
adamantine
dyspeptic
(n) exaltation to divine rank or stature; deification
(n) freedom from slavery; emancipation
(adj) having the hardness of a diamond
(adj) displaying a morose or gloomy disposition
apotheosis
(n) exaltation to divine rank or stature; deification
manumission
(n) freedom from slavery; emancipation
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AP Senior English Vocab 01
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
The act of setting apart for a particular purpose.
A person who leads an austerely (stern) simple life, esp. one…
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.
without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; obtuse;…
Allocation
The act of setting apart for a particular purpose.
Ascetic
A person who leads an austerely (stern) simple life, esp. one…
10 terms
AP Senior English Vocab 9
rebuke
pestilent
paragon
swaddle
to criticize or reprove sharply; to reprimand
deadly
a model of excellence; a peerless example
to wrap or bind in bandages
rebuke
to criticize or reprove sharply; to reprimand
pestilent
deadly
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AP Senior English Vocab 8
dole
peevish
sully
grizzled
to give out in small portions; distribute sparingly
illtempered
to soil or stain
partly gray or streaked with gray
dole
to give out in small portions; distribute sparingly
peevish
illtempered
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AP Senior English Vocab 02
Admonish
Akimbo
Germane
Lassitude
To reprove or scold, esp. in a mild and good willed manner.
With hands on hips and elbows bent outward.
Appropriate or fitting; relevant
Weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate, et…
Admonish
To reprove or scold, esp. in a mild and good willed manner.
Akimbo
With hands on hips and elbows bent outward.
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AP Senior English Vocab 10
petard (n)
politic (adj)
cicatrice (n)
oblivion (n)
a small bell shaped bomb used to breach a wall or gate
marked by prudence
a scar
the condition of being completely forgotten
petard (n)
a small bell shaped bomb used to breach a wall or gate
politic (adj)
marked by prudence
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AP Senior English Vocab 2
assignation
excoriate
turbid
venality
an appointment for a meeting between lovers; a tryst
to denounce; to censure strongly
in a state of turmoil
susceptibility to briber or corruption
assignation
an appointment for a meeting between lovers; a tryst
excoriate
to denounce; to censure strongly
10 terms
AP Senior English Vocab 6
insuperable
diaspora
fecund
languidly
impossible to overcome; insurmountable
dispersion of an originally homogeneous people
productive of offspring or vegetation; fruitful
in a weak or unenergetic manner
insuperable
impossible to overcome; insurmountable
diaspora
dispersion of an originally homogeneous people
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AP Senior English Week 2
Climax
Comic Relief
Connotation
Couplet
The most intense, exciting, or important point of something
comic episodes in a dramatic or literary work that offset mor…
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by r…
Climax
The most intense, exciting, or important point of something
Comic Relief
comic episodes in a dramatic or literary work that offset mor…
10 terms
AP Senior English Set #1
apotheosis
manumission
adamantine
tumescent
(n) exaltation to divine rank or stature; deification
(n) freedom from slavery; emancipation
(adj) having the hardness of a diamond
(adj) becoming swollen
apotheosis
(n) exaltation to divine rank or stature; deification
manumission
(n) freedom from slavery; emancipation
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AP Senior English Vocab 5
dolefully
imminent
sanguine
patrimony
in a mournful manner
about to occur; impending
cheerfully confident; optimistic
an inheritance from a father or another ancestor
dolefully
in a mournful manner
imminent
about to occur; impending
10 terms
AP Senior English Vocab 7
apparition
usurp
avouch
brazen
a ghostly figure; a specter
to seize and hold by force and without legal authority
to declare the provable truth or validity of; affirm
marked by flagrant and insolent audacity
apparition
a ghostly figure; a specter
usurp
to seize and hold by force and without legal authority
25 terms
AP Senior English Set 1
apotheosis
manumission
adamantine
dyspeptic
deification
freedom from slavery
having the hardness of a diamond
having a gloomy disposition
apotheosis
deification
manumission
freedom from slavery
30 terms
AP Senior English Siddhartha Vocab
ardent
assiduous
austere
benediction
extreme interest in pursuit of something; showing great warmt…
marked by careful and unremitting attention; tended to with p…
severe or stern in disposition or appearance; somber or grave
an utterance of good wishes
ardent
extreme interest in pursuit of something; showing great warmt…
assiduous
marked by careful and unremitting attention; tended to with p…
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Metamorphosis Vocabulary-AP Senior English
admonish
brusque
fathom
fulminations
to scold in a mild manner
abrupt; blunt
to understand
verbal assaults; denunciations
admonish
to scold in a mild manner
brusque
abrupt; blunt
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AP Senior English Vocab 1
apotheosis
manumission
adamantine
dyspeptic
(n) exaltation to divine rank or stature; deification
(n) freedom from slavery; emancipation
(adj) having the hardness of a diamond
(adj) displaying a morose or gloomy disposition
apotheosis
(n) exaltation to divine rank or stature; deification
manumission
(n) freedom from slavery; emancipation
10 terms
AP Senior English Vocab 3
fulminate
dolorous
pander
fetid
(n) to issue a thunderous verbal attack
(adj) exhibiting sorrow or grief
(v) to cater to the lower tastes and desires of others
(adj) having an offensive odor
fulminate
(n) to issue a thunderous verbal attack
dolorous
(adj) exhibiting sorrow or grief
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Senior AP English Metaphysical Vocabulary
Anaphora
Parallelism
Ontology
Epistemology
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of a line
the repetition of a word or phrase anywhere within a line
the philosophical study of the nature of being, becoming, exi…
the theory of knowledge, esp with regard to its methods, vali…
Anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of a line
Parallelism
the repetition of a word or phrase anywhere within a line
10 terms
AP english IV senior vocav
acumen (n)
capricious (adj)
discretion (n)
facade (n)
skill in a particular area or subject
impulsive and unpredictable
the right or ability to do and decide something
1 a fault or deceptive appearance 2 front of a building
acumen (n)
skill in a particular area or subject
capricious (adj)
impulsive and unpredictable
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AP Senior English 91-100
Benison
Array
Musty
Illustrious
A blessing
An orderly arrangement
Stale or moldy odor or taste
Highly distinguished, renowned
Benison
A blessing
Array
An orderly arrangement
80 terms
AP Senior English vocab words
Mentor
Travesty
Curtail
Hypocrisy
To train; experienced advisor
False; distorted
To reduce to deprive of something
Claiming to have certain beliefs
Mentor
To train; experienced advisor
Travesty
False; distorted
25 terms
AP Senior English Set 4
amity
engender
caitiff
quagmire
friendship; peaceful harmony
to produce, cause or give rise to
a despicable person
a difficult situation
amity
friendship; peaceful harmony
engender
to produce, cause or give rise to
26 terms
Senior AP English Poetry Test
assonance
blank verse
cacophony
caesura
repetition of the sound of a vowel in nonrhyming stressed syl…
verse without rhyme; uses iambic pentameter
a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds
a pause/interruption near the middle of a line
assonance
repetition of the sound of a vowel in nonrhyming stressed syl…
blank verse
verse without rhyme; uses iambic pentameter
42 terms
Jordan AP Senior English Final
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
Anadiplosis
repetition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
when a character is placed in a place or situation that could…
repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
Alliteration
repetition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
19 terms
AP Senior English Vocab Unit 2
emotive language
euphemism
hyperbole
image
the deliberate choice of words to elicit emotion (usually to…
reference to polite, indirect expressions which replace words…
an exaggeration used to emphasize
a vivid phrase that evokes a particular sensation in a reader…
emotive language
the deliberate choice of words to elicit emotion (usually to…
euphemism
reference to polite, indirect expressions which replace words…
14 terms
AP Senior English Week One Vocab
Discursive
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Digressive,rambling
The repetition of consonant sounds
A reference to a more famous literary work
Direct address in poetry to someone who is not present or a p…
Discursive
Digressive,rambling
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds
20 terms
AP Senior (Level H) English vocabulary
adjudicate
fulsome
acumen
dissimulate
verb (used with object)... 1. to pronounce or decree by judicia…
adjective... 1. offensive to good taste, especially as being ex…
noun... 1. keen insight; shrewdness:
verb (used with object)... 1. to disguise or conceal under a fa…
adjudicate
verb (used with object)... 1. to pronounce or decree by judicia…
fulsome
adjective... 1. offensive to good taste, especially as being ex…
43 terms
English IV AP Terms #senioritis
Allegory
Apostrophe
Convention
Didactic
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A device of style or subject matter so often use that is beco…
A term used to describe fiction or nonfiction that teaches a…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
15 terms
Senior AP Unit 5
abate
abdicate
aberration
abhor
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to give up a position, right, or power
A state or condition markedly different from the norm
...
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power
136 terms
AP Senior English Sem. 1 Final
Atrophy
Bastion
Concord
Consummate
(n) The wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressi…
(n) A fortified place, strong hold
(n) A state of agreement, harmony, unanimity, a treaty, pact,…
(adj) complete or perfect in the highest degree; (v) to bring…
Atrophy
(n) The wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressi…
Bastion
(n) A fortified place, strong hold
143 terms
Lit Terms Senior AP English Lit&Comp.
Parallelism
Isocolon
Antithesis
Apposition
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
is a scheme of parallel structure, which occurs when the para…
the juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
placing side-by-side two coordinate elements, the second of w…
Parallelism
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
Isocolon
is a scheme of parallel structure, which occurs when the para…
10 terms
AP Senior English Lit and Comp Week of 9/14/15
amalgamate
amenable
anathema
imperious
(v) to combine several elements into a whole
(adj) agreeable; responsive to suggestion
(n) a curse; a person or thing who is loathed or damned.
(adj) arrogantly domineering or overbearing
amalgamate
(v) to combine several elements into a whole
amenable
(adj) agreeable; responsive to suggestion
20 terms
Senior AP English Unit 4 Vocab
antihero
appeal to emotion
ballad(ballad stanza)
catharsis
a prominent character in a play or book that has characterist…
A rhetorical strategy where the reasoning of an argument play…
It is a type of poetry or verse which was basically used in d…
an emotional discharge through which one can achieve a state…
antihero
a prominent character in a play or book that has characterist…
appeal to emotion
A rhetorical strategy where the reasoning of an argument play…
14 terms
AP Senior English Vocab Unit3
Paronomasia (Pun)
Persona
Personification
Rhetorical question
a play on words in which a humorous effect is produced by usi…
the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or per…
a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea, or an animal is…
asked just for effect or to lay emphasis on some point discus…
Paronomasia (Pun)
a play on words in which a humorous effect is produced by usi…
Persona
the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or per…
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