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AP English literature: Vocabulary 3
Impertinent
Rabble
Prodigious
Magnanimous
Not showing proper respect. Not relevant.
A disorderly crowd; a mob.
Impressively great in size or degree; unusual.
Very generous or forgiving.
Impertinent
Not showing proper respect. Not relevant.
Rabble
A disorderly crowd; a mob.
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AP English Literature Vocabulary 3
litotes
loose sentence/non-periodic sentence
metaphor
metonymy
a form of understatement that involves making an affirmative…
a type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause…
a figure of speech using implied comparison of seemingly unli…
a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substit…
litotes
a form of understatement that involves making an affirmative…
loose sentence/non-periodic sentence
a type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause…
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AP English 3 Literature Terms
diction
syntax
theme
thesis
word choice
sentence structure
central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work
sentence that states the author's opinion on a topic
diction
word choice
syntax
sentence structure
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AP English Literature Vocabulary 3
buffoon
bullion
burnish
cadaverous
a ridiculous but amusing person; a clown
gold or silver in bulk before coining, or valued by weight; i…
v. polish by rubbing... n. the shine on a highly polished surface
resembling a corpse in being very pale, thin, or bony
buffoon
a ridiculous but amusing person; a clown
bullion
gold or silver in bulk before coining, or valued by weight; i…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary #3
Admonish
Brusque
Existentialism
Fathom
warn or reprimand someone firmly
abrupt or offhand in speech or manner
a philosophical theory or approach that emphasizes the existe…
understand (a difficult problem or an enigmatic person) after…
Admonish
warn or reprimand someone firmly
Brusque
abrupt or offhand in speech or manner
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AP English Literature Tone Vocabulary, Week 3
Abhorrent
Audacious
Cerebral
Consternated
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
daring, bold, impudent, foolhardy, rash
intellectual, rational, logical, academic, analytical
dismayed, disquieted, anxious, concerned
Abhorrent
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
Audacious
daring, bold, impudent, foolhardy, rash
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AP English Literature List 3 vocabulary
avocation
callous
capricious
disparity
an activity that you do regularly for enjoyment rather than a…
not feeling or showing any concern about the problems or suff…
changing often and quickly; especially in mood or behavior (a…
being markedly distinct in quality or character (adjective)
avocation
an activity that you do regularly for enjoyment rather than a…
callous
not feeling or showing any concern about the problems or suff…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
12 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
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AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Antagonist
Catharsis
Climax
Conflict
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters o…
Antagonist
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Catharsis
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
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AP English Literature and Composition Tone Vocabulary 3
Acerbic
Chagrined
Detached
Fervent
caustic, bitter
mortified, embarrassed
aloof, disinterested
zealous, fanatical
Acerbic
caustic, bitter
Chagrined
mortified, embarrassed
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AP English Literature Vocabulary lesson 3
Hydrogenic
Chronothermal
Gastric
Hydropathy
Caused by the action of water
Relating to both time and temperature
Relating to stomach
Treatment of inquiry or disease with water
Hydrogenic
Caused by the action of water
Chronothermal
Relating to both time and temperature
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AP English Literature Units 3 + 4 Vocabulary
avocation
callous
capricious
disparity
a hobby/a minor occupation
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
prone to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior
a substantial difference
avocation
a hobby/a minor occupation
callous
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
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AP English Literature and Composition: Vocabulary Week 3
Vindicate (v)
Imperious (adj)
Cryptic (adj)
Futile (adj)
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion... show or prove to be ri…
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
Vindicate (v)
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion... show or prove to be ri…
Imperious (adj)
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Terms List 3
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
-Something a person does in addition to a principal occupatio…
-Made hard; hardened... -(Of a person) insensitive; indifferent;…
Subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or…
Lack of similarity or equality; inequality; difference
Avocation
-Something a person does in addition to a principal occupatio…
Callous
-Made hard; hardened... -(Of a person) insensitive; indifferent;…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Blank Verse
Cacophony
Declarative Sentence
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
A harsh, discordant mixture of sounds
a sentence that makes a statement or declaration
Ambiguity
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
Blank Verse
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
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AP English Literature Vocabulary- Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
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AP English Literature Tone Vocabulary 3
colloquial
compassionate
impartial
insipid
of or related to language; informal
sympathetic; pitying; consciousness of another's distress wit…
not biased; treating or affecting all equally
lacking qualities that interest, stimulate, or challenge
colloquial
of or related to language; informal
compassionate
sympathetic; pitying; consciousness of another's distress wit…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Foot
Iamb
Blank Verse
Caesura
This literary device is a measuring unit in poetry, which is…
Combination of unstressed and stressed syllable - (daDUM) (IT…
verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentam…
A rhythmical pause in a poetic line or a sentence. It often o…
Foot
This literary device is a measuring unit in poetry, which is…
Iamb
Combination of unstressed and stressed syllable - (daDUM) (IT…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
sardonic
obtuse
egregious
abhor
scornfully or cynically mocking
ignorant, simpleminded, annoyingly insensitive or slow to und…
shocking, appalling, terrible, awful, horrendous, atrocious
hate
sardonic
scornfully or cynically mocking
obtuse
ignorant, simpleminded, annoyingly insensitive or slow to und…
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AP English Literature vocabulary
Abstract
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion (syllable) of…
A story in which each aspect has a symbolic meaning outside t…
The repetition of initial consonant sound
Abstract
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
Accent
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion (syllable) of…
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AP English Literature & Composition Vocabulary (Set 3)
Avocation
Capricious
Disparity
Efficacy
a hobby
Changing one's mind quickly and often
An inequality; a gap; an imbalance
EFFICIENCY; EFFECTIVENESS
Avocation
a hobby
Capricious
Changing one's mind quickly and often
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AP English Literature Vocabulary set 3
farce
in-medis-res
formal diction
exposition
a play or scene in a play or book that is characterized by br…
refers to opening a story in the middle of the action, necess…
language that is lofty, dignified, and impersonal
that part of the structure of a plot that sets the scene, int…
farce
a play or scene in a play or book that is characterized by br…
in-medis-res
refers to opening a story in the middle of the action, necess…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
ad hominem argument
allegory
allusion
analogy
"against the man"; a general category of fallacies in which a…
An extended comparison where many elements of a story stands…
A brief or indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or i…
A comparison to a directly parallel case
ad hominem argument
"against the man"; a general category of fallacies in which a…
allegory
An extended comparison where many elements of a story stands…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Set 3
Abridge
Adherent
Altercation
Cherubic
Make shorter
Follower; Supporter
Angry argument
Youthfully angelic in appearance
Abridge
Make shorter
Adherent
Follower; Supporter
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Anaphora
A story or poem in which characters, settings, and events sta…
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds at the beg…
Deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Allegory
A story or poem in which characters, settings, and events sta…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds at the beg…
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AP English Literature All Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
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AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapestic
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
a reference to a literary or historical event, person, or pla…
a metrical foot in poetry that consists of two unstressed syl…
Allegory
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
Alliteration
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
107 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
altruistic
ameliorate
ambiguous
ardent
(adj) unselfishly generous,moon earned for others
(v) improve
(adj) open to debate or argument, arguable, debatable, obscur…
(adj) enthusiastic or passionate
altruistic
(adj) unselfishly generous,moon earned for others
ameliorate
(v) improve
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Impunity
Apocalyptic
Surreptitious
Aberration
exemption from punishment
end of the world like
secretive
departing from the right, normal, or usual course
Impunity
exemption from punishment
Apocalyptic
end of the world like
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AP Literature Vocabulary List #3
allay
capacious
diurnal
extricate
(v) to lessen fear; to calm; to relieve pain
(adj.) able to hold much, roomy
(Adj) 1) Daily; occurring in a day or every day 2) Active dur…
(v.) to free from entanglements or difficulties; to remove wi…
allay
(v) to lessen fear; to calm; to relieve pain
capacious
(adj.) able to hold much, roomy
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Antagonist
Archetype
Aside
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
very typical example of a certain person or thing.
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Ambiguity
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
Antagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
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AP English literature vocabulary
Literary epic
Lyric poetry
Magic realism
Materialism
Composed by individual writers, ofteb following earlier models.
Focuses on expressing emotions or thoughts, rather than on te…
A literary style that combines incredible events with realist…
A belie that nothing exists except matter and that the operat…
Literary epic
Composed by individual writers, ofteb following earlier models.
Lyric poetry
Focuses on expressing emotions or thoughts, rather than on te…
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ap english literature vocabulary
Aquisitive
Arrogate
Emulate
Eschew
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
to claim or take without right
to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model
to avoid, shun, keep away from
Aquisitive
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
Arrogate
to claim or take without right
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
ascetic
beguile
crass
eschew
a person who leads an austerely simple life, esp. one who abs…
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude
without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; obtuse;…
to avoid and stay away from deliberately
ascetic
a person who leads an austerely simple life, esp. one who abs…
beguile
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude
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AP Literature Vocabulary 3
Abstruse
Affable
Audacity
Contrite
difficult to understand,recondite,concealed
friendly,courteous,amiable
execessive boldness,rashness,daring
extremely apologetic,remorseful,repetant
Abstruse
difficult to understand,recondite,concealed
Affable
friendly,courteous,amiable
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
An extended narrative that carries a second meaning along wit…
The repetition of accented consonant sounds at the beginning…
A reference in literature to previous literature, history, my…
The quality of being intentionally unclear. Makes the situati…
Allegory
An extended narrative that carries a second meaning along wit…
Alliteration
The repetition of accented consonant sounds at the beginning…
60 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
enjambment
pastoral
ode
antithesis
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
the juxtaposition of sharply contrasting ideas in balanced or…
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
pastoral
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
109 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
ad hominem argument
allegory
allusion
analogy
"against the man"; a general category of fallacies in which a…
An extended comparison where many elements of a story stands…
A brief or indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or i…
A comparison to a directly parallel case
ad hominem argument
"against the man"; a general category of fallacies in which a…
allegory
An extended comparison where many elements of a story stands…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
lexicon
transgress
repudiate
ludicrous
the vocabulary of a language, an individual speaker or group…
(1) to violate a command or law (2) to go beyond a boundary o…
to refuse to accept
amusing or laughable through obvious absurdity, incongruity,…
lexicon
the vocabulary of a language, an individual speaker or group…
transgress
(1) to violate a command or law (2) to go beyond a boundary o…
78 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
78 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
79 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
parody
mixed metaphor
metonym
tableau
A work that closely imitates the style or content of another…
is a metaphor that has gotten out of control and mixes its te…
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted…
A scene or event shown by a group of persons in costumes who…
parody
A work that closely imitates the style or content of another…
mixed metaphor
is a metaphor that has gotten out of control and mixes its te…
115 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anthropomorphism
An extended metaphor in which the characters, places, and obj…
The repetition of initial stressed, consonant sounds in a ser…
A brief, intentional reference to a historical, mythic, or li…
A form of personification in which human qualities are attrib…
allegory
An extended metaphor in which the characters, places, and obj…
alliteration
The repetition of initial stressed, consonant sounds in a ser…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Harbinger
Euphoria
Jejune
Prosaic
an omen, a sign of future events
extreme happiness
boring, uninteresting
common, ordinary
Harbinger
an omen, a sign of future events
Euphoria
extreme happiness
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
pathos
periodic sentence
personification
rhetorical question
aspects of a literary work that elicit pity from the audience
Sentence that places the main idea or central complete though…
Where something non human is given human characteristics
a question that anticipates no real answer
pathos
aspects of a literary work that elicit pity from the audience
periodic sentence
Sentence that places the main idea or central complete though…
78 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
22 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A story illustrating an idea or a moral principle in which ob…
Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of…
A reference in one literary work to a character or theme foun…
The lack of clarity caused by a statement that contains two o…
Allegory
A story illustrating an idea or a moral principle in which ob…
Alliteration
Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of…
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