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AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
Assert without proof
Shameless
Banter
Appease
Allege
Assert without proof
Arrant
Shameless
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AP English Language - Unit 8 Vocabulary
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
(noun) - dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewi…
(adj) - fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweigh…
acrimonious
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
bovine
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious adj.
bovine adj.
consternation n.
corpulent adj.
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious adj.
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine adj.
sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8
Agglomeration
Ambiguous
Arduous
Bombastic
Collection or heap
Permitting more than one interpretation
Hard to do or sternness
Marked by the use of high sounding language
Agglomeration
Collection or heap
Ambiguous
Permitting more than one interpretation
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AP Language Unit 8
Cur
Discursive
Concur
Succor
To run
Wandering from one topic to another
To agree in an opinion or decision
Badly neded help; aid
Cur
To run
Discursive
Wandering from one topic to another
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AP English Unit 8 Vocab
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
(n.) the source or cause of fatal injury, death, destruction,…
(n.) the intrusion of commonplace or trite material into a co…
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
ad hoc
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
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AP Language & Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Conducive
Consternation
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
(n.) dismay, confusion
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocab
Gambol
Microcosm
Ambivalent
Éclat
To jump or skip playfully
A group or system viewed as the model of a larger group or sy…
Having opposite and conflicting feelings
Dazzling or conspicuous success or acclaim; elaborate display…
Gambol
To jump or skip playfully
Microcosm
A group or system viewed as the model of a larger group or sy…
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
portage
portfolio
comport
deportment
the carrying of boats are goods overland from one body of wat…
a flat case for carrying documents or artworks; the investmen…
to be in agreement with; to behave
manner of conducting oneself socially
portage
the carrying of boats are goods overland from one body of wat…
portfolio
a flat case for carrying documents or artworks; the investmen…
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AP English Unit 8
elan
dissipate
disavow
conducive
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
(v.) to deny responsibility for or connection with
helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
elan
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
dissipate
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
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AP english unit 8
allege
arrant
badinage
conciliate
(v) to assert without proof or confirmation... s: contend... a: prove
(adj) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant... s: egreg…
(n) light and playful conversation... s: banter... a: sermon
(v) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify…
allege
(v) to assert without proof or confirmation... s: contend... a: prove
arrant
(adj) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant... s: egreg…
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AP Language: Unit 8 Definitions
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP English Unit 8
Aloof
Autonomous
Conscientious
Diffuse
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
(adj.) Independent, self‐governing
(adj.) Thorough; careful
(v.) to spread or scatter freely or widely
Aloof
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
Autonomous
(adj.) Independent, self‐governing
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AP Psychology Unit 8 Thinking and Language
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
a standard or typical example
a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some…
cognition
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Cryptic
Cursory
Dearth
Debilitate
Secret; having hidden meaning; mysterious
Hasty and without attention to details
Shortage; scarcity
To weaken; to make feeble
Cryptic
Secret; having hidden meaning; mysterious
Cursory
Hasty and without attention to details
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocab
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 AP Language Vocab
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay, confusion
Fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 AP Language Vocab
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocabulary
abashed
analogous
ascesis
bard
embarrassed; disconcerted
corresponding in some particular
strict self-discipline or self-control, as for religious or m…
a poet, often a singer as well
abashed
embarrassed; disconcerted
analogous
corresponding in some particular
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AP Language vocab unit 8
Bellicose
Elusive
Contumacious
Referendum
Truculent; always looking for a fight.
Sneaky, avoiding detection.
Stubborn; unwilling to conform or obey authority.
A general vote by an electorate council (typically in deliber…
Bellicose
Truculent; always looking for a fight.
Elusive
Sneaky, avoiding detection.
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AP English: Vocab Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 - AP Language & Composition
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
(n.) dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderm…
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweight,…
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
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AP English Vocab Unit 8
aplomb
automaton
berate
cascade
a handling of something with confidence and composure; self-a…
a creature acting in a mechanical way with no indication of i…
to engage in intense and long scolding or condemnation
a steep waterfall or series of waterfalls, a continuous series
aplomb
a handling of something with confidence and composure; self-a…
automaton
a creature acting in a mechanical way with no indication of i…
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Swanson Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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Word Wealth Unit 8 AP English Language 11th grade
impute
renounce
relinquish
relinquishment
Attribute or ascribe (to another); accuse or blame
Give up, cast off, deny a claim (formally)
Give up, abandon, let something go
A passive (unwilling to act or lead) act of giving up something
impute
Attribute or ascribe (to another); accuse or blame
renounce
Give up, cast off, deny a claim (formally)
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AP English Unit 8
restive
sardonic
sensuous
stolid
(adj) nervous, uneasy, restless
(adj) sarcastic, biting, ironic
(adj) physical, sensory
(adj) not easily excited, unemotional, impassive
restive
(adj) nervous, uneasy, restless
sardonic
(adj) sarcastic, biting, ironic
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AP English: Unit 8
Echelon
Irrefutable
Badinage
Allege
One of a series of levels
Cannot be disproved
Light and playful conversation
To assert without proof
Echelon
One of a series of levels
Irrefutable
Cannot be disproved
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AP English Unit 8
Consign
Consternation
Contingency
Copious
To deliver; to send; to assign
Great fear or shock that leaves one confused and bewildered;…
A possible happening; a chance event
Abundant; plentiful; full of information
Consign
To deliver; to send; to assign
Consternation
Great fear or shock that leaves one confused and bewildered;…
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Unit 8 AP English
importune
importunate
rapport
insufferable
to urge or beg without end
extremely demanding; insistent
a positive relationship
impossible to bear; intolerable
importune
to urge or beg without end
importunate
extremely demanding; insistent
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AP Language Vocabulary Roots Unit 8
PORTARE, PORTATUM
Importune
Importunate
Rapport
To carry
To urge or beg without end
Extremely demanding; insistent
A positive relationship
PORTARE, PORTATUM
To carry
Importune
To urge or beg without end
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AP English Unit 8
Mellifluous
Piece de resistance
De Facto
Ad hoc
Flowing sweetly or smoothly
The principal dish of a meal; an outstanding acomplishment
Actually existing or in effect, although not legally required
for this specific purpose; impromptu
Mellifluous
Flowing sweetly or smoothly
Piece de resistance
The principal dish of a meal; an outstanding acomplishment
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Unit 8 of AP English
echelon
irrefutable
badinage
allege
one of a series of levels or grades in an organization or fie…
that cannot be disproved; beyond argument
light and playful conversation
to assert without proof or confimation
echelon
one of a series of levels or grades in an organization or fie…
irrefutable
that cannot be disproved; beyond argument
English 3, Unit 8
Allege (v.)
Allude (v.)
Brevity (n.)
Compatible (adj.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
to refer to causally or indirectly
conciseness
able to get along or work well together; capable of use with…
Allege (v.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
Allude (v.)
to refer to causally or indirectly
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AP Language: Unit 8 Synonyms and Antonyms
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish... antony…
synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid... antonyms: alert, sharp,…
synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay... antonyms: ca…
synonyms: overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly... antonyms: s…
acrimonious
synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish... antony…
bovine
synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid... antonyms: alert, sharp,…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 Root Words
Oligo
Omni
Oper
Ortho
Few, little
All, every
work
Straight, correct
Oligo
Few, little
Omni
All, every
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AP English: Unit 8
Aesthetic
Affable
Candor
Dilettante
Relating to beauty; artistic or visually appealing
Friendly or warmly polite
Unreserved and open expression
A lover of an art or science merely for amusement
Aesthetic
Relating to beauty; artistic or visually appealing
Affable
Friendly or warmly polite
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Unit 8 vocabulary language
Aberration
Ad hoc
Bane
Bathos
Something that is unusual and unexpected (such as an issue or…
For the particular end or case at hand without consideration…
A cause of great distress or annoyance; source of harm or ruin.
The sudden appearance of a silly idea or event in a book, mov…
Aberration
Something that is unusual and unexpected (such as an issue or…
Ad hoc
For the particular end or case at hand without consideration…
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AP English Unit 8
allege
arrant
badinage
conciliate
to assert without proof or confirmation; claim
thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, egregious
light and playful conversation; banter, repartee
to overcome the distrust of, win-over; placate
allege
to assert without proof or confirmation; claim
arrant
thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, egregious
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AP Psychology Unit 8- Language and Thought
Language
3 Characteristics of Language
Phonemes
Morphemes
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
1. Structured... 2. Generative... 3. Arbitrary
Smallest distinctive sound unit... Ex: to say bat, we utter phon…
The smallest possible unit that carries meaning; may be a wor…
Language
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
3 Characteristics of Language
1. Structured... 2. Generative... 3. Arbitrary
51 terms
AP Psych Unit 8 Thinking, Language, & Intelligence
Cognition
Concept
Prototype
Algorithm
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas or people
a mental image or best example of a category; matching new it…
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
Cognition
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
Concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas or people
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Antonyms AP Language & Composition
ad hoc
bane
cantankerous
de facto
(adj.) permanent
blessing
good-natured
de jure
ad hoc
(adj.) permanent
bane
blessing
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Definitions AP Language & Composition
aberration
aberration
ad hoc
ad hoc
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(n.) a lapse from a sound mental state
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised
(adv.) with respect to this
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
aberration
(n.) a lapse from a sound mental state
11 terms
Unit 8 AP English
importune
importunate
rapport
insufferable
To urge or beg without end; v
Extremely demanding; insistent; adj
A positive relationship; n
Impossible to hear; intolerable; adj
importune
To urge or beg without end; v
importunate
Extremely demanding; insistent; adj
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AP Psych Unit 8 Language & Thought
Phonemes
How many phonemes does English have?
Morphemes
Grammar
smallest units of sound
44
smallest unit of Meaningful sound ... "ed" "a" "but"
rules of a language
Phonemes
smallest units of sound
How many phonemes does English have?
44
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English AP Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adjective) full of bitterness
(adjective) sluggish; unresponsive; dull
(noun) panic; confusion
(adjective) very fat; obese
acrimonious
(adjective) full of bitterness
bovine
(adjective) sluggish; unresponsive; dull
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Ap English unit 8
Aloof
Autonomous
Diffuse
Conscientious
Apart reserved or standoffish
Self governing
Wordy rambling spread out
Scrupulous careful
Aloof
Apart reserved or standoffish
Autonomous
Self governing
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AP English unit 8
Allege
Badinage
Conciliate
Countermand
(V) To asset without proof or confirmation
(N) Light and playful conversation
(V) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify…
(V) to cancel or reverse one order or command with another th…
Allege
(V) To asset without proof or confirmation
Badinage
(N) Light and playful conversation
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AP English UNIT 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
Bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish
Confusion, dismay
Fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
Bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish
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