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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
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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…
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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 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…
35 terms
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 Language and Composition Unit 1
Eludicate
Copious
Cacophonous
Aberration
(Verb) interpret;define;clarify;explain
(Adj) plentiful;ample;profuse
(Adj) discordant;dissident; harsh
(Noun) devotion from what is correct or right
Eludicate
(Verb) interpret;define;clarify;explain
Copious
(Adj) plentiful;ample;profuse
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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
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AP Language and Composition Unit 1
6 Types of Arguments
Arguments to inform
Arguments to convince
Arguments to persuade
Arguments to inform, convince, persuade, explore, make decisi…
tell members of an audience new information
aimed to convince readers rather than win over opponents, how…
writers want to move audiences enough to provoke action
6 Types of Arguments
Arguments to inform, convince, persuade, explore, make decisi…
Arguments to inform
tell members of an audience new information
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AP Language and Composition Unit 1 Study Guide
Audience
Concession
Context
Counterargument
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text or performance
agreeing that an opposing argument may be true or reasonable
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
an argument or set of reasons put forward to oppose an idea o…
Audience
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text or performance
Concession
agreeing that an opposing argument may be true or reasonable
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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 1
abberation
amiable
baleful
cacophonous
noun... synonym: divergence... a departure from what is normal,usua…
adjective... synonym: friendly... having or displaying a friendly a…
adjective... synonym: hostile ... threatening harm; menacing
adjective... synonym: dissident... involving or producing a harsh,…
abberation
noun... synonym: divergence... a departure from what is normal,usua…
amiable
adjective... synonym: friendly... having or displaying a friendly a…
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AP Language and Composition: Unit 1 Vocabulary
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
(Adj.) able to retain ideas or information, concerning with a…
(V.) to claim or take without right
(Adj.) hackneyed
(V.) to work on excessively
Acquisitive
(Adj.) able to retain ideas or information, concerning with a…
Arrogate
(V.) to claim or take without right
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AP English Language and Composition Unit 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Anachronism
The repetition of accented consonant sounds at the beginning…
A reference in literature or in art to previous literature, h…
Quality of being intentionally unclear. Events or situations…
An element in a story that is out of its time frame; sometime…
Alliteration
The repetition of accented consonant sounds at the beginning…
Allusion
A reference in literature or in art to previous literature, h…
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 1 Vocabulary
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
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AP Language and Composition Latin Vocab Unit 1
ag, act
cogent
exigent
assay
to drive, do
strong and to the point; convincing
urgent; pressing
to test, analyze
ag, act
to drive, do
cogent
strong and to the point; convincing
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AP Language & Composition Unit 1 Vocabulary
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
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Unit 1 AP Language and Composition Vocab Words
ACQUISITIVE (ADJ.)
ARROGATE (V.)
BANAL (ADJ.)
BELABOR (V.)
IDEAS FOCUSED ON OBTAINING WEALTH
TO TAKE SOMETHING WITHOUT RIGHT
UNORIGINAL, BORING, STALE
TO ARGUE IN EXCESSIVE DETAIL
ACQUISITIVE (ADJ.)
IDEAS FOCUSED ON OBTAINING WEALTH
ARROGATE (V.)
TO TAKE SOMETHING WITHOUT RIGHT
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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 1
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; offi…
to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of de…
approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; offi…
assuage
to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
20 terms
Unit #1 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
acquisitive
arrogate
belabor
carping
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
(v.) to claim or take without right... synonyms: usurp, seize,…
(v.) to work on excessively; to thrash soundly... synonyms: ove…
(adj.) tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, o…
acquisitive
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
arrogate
(v.) to claim or take without right... synonyms: usurp, seize,…
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AP Composition and Language: Unit 1 Vocabulary
acquisitve
arrogate
banal
belabor
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
(v.) to claim or take without right
(adj.) hackneyed, trite, commonplace, stale, unoriginal
(v.) to work on excessively; to thrash soundly; overwork
acquisitve
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
arrogate
(v.) to claim or take without right
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AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 1
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
to claim or take without right
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
to work on excessively, to thrash soundly
acquisitive
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
arrogate
to claim or take without right
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AP Language & Composition Unit 1 Test
Hypophora
Parallelism
Chiasmus
Antithesis
asking a question and then proceeding to answer it
using the same general structure for multiple parts of a sent…
flips the original form around and is a verb & adverb followe…
makes use of a contrast in language to bring out a contrast i…
Hypophora
asking a question and then proceeding to answer it
Parallelism
using the same general structure for multiple parts of a sent…
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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary: Unit 1
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimerical
Noun... Something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
Noun... The male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
Verb... To howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel... Noun... A harsh o…
Adjective... Absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
Adjunct
Noun... Something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
Bellwether
Noun... The male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
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AP Language/Composition Vocabulary Unit 1
adjunct
bellwether
caterwaul
chimerical
(n.) something added to another thing but not essential to it…
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
(v) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n) a harsh or…
(adj.) fantasy, unreal or imaginary; (adj.) highly unrealistic
adjunct
(n.) something added to another thing but not essential to it…
bellwether
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
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AP Language & Composition Vocab Unit 1 Roots
acer, cid, acri
archae, arche
cant
civ
bitter, sharp, sour
primitive, ancient
sing
citizen
acer, cid, acri
bitter, sharp, sour
archae, arche
primitive, ancient
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AP Language & Composition Vocab Unit 1
aberrant
akimbo
aphasia
avuncular
deviating from normal or correct
with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
the loss of a previously held ability to speak or understand…
like an uncle
aberrant
deviating from normal or correct
akimbo
with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 1
Attenuate
Contend
Distend
Extenuating
(V.) To reduce in force or degree; to weaken
(V.) To fight, struggle; to compete; to argue
(V.) To swell, inflate, or bloat
(Adj.) Making less guilty or more forgivable
Attenuate
(V.) To reduce in force or degree; to weaken
Contend
(V.) To fight, struggle; to compete; to argue
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AP Composition and Language: Unit 1 Vocabulary
acquisitve
arrogate
banal
belabor
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
(v.) to claim or take without right
(adj.) hackneyed, trite, commonplace, stale, unoriginal
(v.) to work on excessively; to thrash soundly; overwork
acquisitve
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
arrogate
(v.) to claim or take without right
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AP Language/Composition Vocabulary Unit 1
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimerical
(adj.) something added to another thing but not an essential…
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
(v) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n) a harsh or…
wildly fanciful; highly unrealistic; unreal; imaginary; visio…
Adjunct
(adj.) something added to another thing but not an essential…
Bellwether
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
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AP Language & Composition: UNIT 1 VOCAB
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
(adj) seeking to acquire; greedy
(v) to claim without justification
(adj) commonplace, devoid of originality; trite
(v) to work at excessively, or more than necessary
Acquisitive
(adj) seeking to acquire; greedy
Arrogate
(v) to claim without justification
AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 1
Fac-
Opus
Erg
Labor
Latin facere, factum "To make, do"
Latin opus, operis "work"... Ops, opis "wealth, power, resource"
Greek ergon "work"
Latin labor "work"
Fac-
Latin facere, factum "To make, do"
Opus
Latin opus, operis "work"... Ops, opis "wealth, power, resource"
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AP Language and Composition Unit 1-4 Vocabulary
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
(adjective) able to use both hands equally well, very skillfu…
(verb) to make larger, increase... SYN: enlarge, supplement, amp…
(adjective) deprived of, made unhappy through a loss... SYN: ber…
adulterate
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
ambidextrous
(adjective) able to use both hands equally well, very skillfu…
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AP Language and Composition Unit 1 Vocablary
Approbation
Assuage
coalition
decadence
approval
sooth
union
decay
Approbation
approval
Assuage
sooth
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AP English language and composition unit 1 vocab
Style
Tone
Diction
Mood
Design or form of a piece of writing
The general character or attitude of a piece of writing.
Word choice
A state of mind or feeling based on the text
Style
Design or form of a piece of writing
Tone
The general character or attitude of a piece of writing.
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AP English Language and Composition Unit1 Vocabulary
Acronym
Adjective
Adverb
Anagram
an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other word…
any member of a class of words that modify nouns and pronouns…
a word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, ver…
a word, phrase, or name formed by rearranging the letters of…
Acronym
an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other word…
Adjective
any member of a class of words that modify nouns and pronouns…
23 terms
Vocab unit 1-6 AP Language and Composition
enigmatic
hegira/hejira
ersatz
erudite
perplexing; baffling; of or like a riddle
a journey undertaken to escape from a dangerous situation
synthetic, not genuine; a fake or substitute
scholarly, learned, knowledgeable through book learning
enigmatic
perplexing; baffling; of or like a riddle
hegira/hejira
a journey undertaken to escape from a dangerous situation
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AP English Language and Composition Unit 1 Vocab
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; offi…
To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of de…
Approbation
The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; offi…
Assuage
To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
25 terms
AP English Language and Composition-Vocab Unit 1
Abdication
Abduct
Ablution
Aberration
to give up one's position of authority
Kidnapping
A washing or cleansing, especially of the body.
something not typical; a deviation from the standard
Abdication
to give up one's position of authority
Abduct
Kidnapping
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AP Language and Composition Unit 1-3
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
greedy
Claim or take without the right to do so
stale, insipid
to go over repeatedly or to an absurd extent
acquisitive
greedy
arrogate
Claim or take without the right to do so
20 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 1
acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
adj.-- able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
verb.--to claim to take without right... Syn: Expropriate, usurp…
adj.--hackneyed,trite, commonplace... Syn: stale, insipid... Ant: f…
verb.-- to work excessively; to thrash soundly... Syn: overwork
acquisitive
adj.-- able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
Arrogate
verb.--to claim to take without right... Syn: Expropriate, usurp…
22 terms
AP Language and Composition -- Unit 1 Literary Terms
Rhetoric
Connotation
Denotation
Syntax
From the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principl…
This is what a word suggests or implies, set apart from its l…
A word's dictionary definition
The order and structure of words
Rhetoric
From the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principl…
Connotation
This is what a word suggests or implies, set apart from its l…
15 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 1
Sanguine
Solicitous
Brusque
Capricious
adj. cheerfully optimistic, confident OR reddish, ruddy
adj. showing care and attention, especially in a worried or a…
adj. rough and abrupt in manner of speech
adj. unpredictable, tending to change abruptly for no apparen…
Sanguine
adj. cheerfully optimistic, confident OR reddish, ruddy
Solicitous
adj. showing care and attention, especially in a worried or a…
22 terms
Ap Language and Composition Unit 1 Multiple Choice
Tedious
Deferential
Obsolete
Cliché
Too long, slow, or dull: tiresome of monotonous Example- A te…
Showing deference; respectful Example- People were always def…
No longer produced or used; out of date Example- The disposal…
A phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of or…
Tedious
Too long, slow, or dull: tiresome of monotonous Example- A te…
Deferential
Showing deference; respectful Example- People were always def…
24 terms
AP English Language and Composition Unit 1 Exam
William Bradford
John Winthrop
Anne Bradstreet
Anne Bradstreet
Of Plymouth Plantation
A Model of Christian Charity (a/k/a "City upon a hill" sermon)
Prolouge
To my Dear and Loving Husband
William Bradford
Of Plymouth Plantation
John Winthrop
A Model of Christian Charity (a/k/a "City upon a hill" sermon)
24 terms
AP English Language and Composition Unit 1 Exam
William Bradford
John Winthrop
Anne Bradstreet
Anne Bradstreet
Of Plymouth Plantation
A Model of Christian Charity (a/k/a "City upon a hill" sermon)
Prolouge
To my Dear and Loving Husband
William Bradford
Of Plymouth Plantation
John Winthrop
A Model of Christian Charity (a/k/a "City upon a hill" sermon)
20 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
20 terms
Unit #4 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold.... (synonyms) citadel, rampa…
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact…
(v.) to bring to a state of completion or perfection; (adj.)…
atrophy
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
bastion
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold.... (synonyms) citadel, rampa…
20 terms
Unit #5 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
acuity
delineate
depraved
enervate
(n.) sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses).... synonym…
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid de…
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral princip…
(v.) to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor…
acuity
(n.) sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses).... synonym…
delineate
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid de…
20 terms
Unit #2 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval... Syn…
(adj.) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink... Synonyms:…
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval... Syn…
20 terms
Unit #3 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
articulate
cavort
credence
decry
(v.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fi…
(v) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... Synonyms: credit, trust, conf…
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
articulate
(v.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fi…
cavort
(v) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
20 terms
Unit #6 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
abject
agnostic
complicity
derelict
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; compl…
(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a…
(n.) involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accompl…
(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (ad…
abject
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; compl…
agnostic
(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a…
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