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15 terms
Aplang 2
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
Genre
The device of using character and or story elements symbolica…
A direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
A major literary category into which a literary work fits. Th…
Allegory
The device of using character and or story elements symbolica…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly…
APLANG 2
antimetabole
antithesis
aphorism
apostrophe
the repetition of words in an inverted order
the opposition or contrast of ideas
a terse statement of known authorship which expresses a gener…
figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagina…
antimetabole
the repetition of words in an inverted order
antithesis
the opposition or contrast of ideas
20 terms
Aplang 2
Affable
Affectation
Alacrity
Altruism
Adj. Good natured
N. Artificial behavior
N. Eager willingness
Adj. Selflessness
Affable
Adj. Good natured
Affectation
N. Artificial behavior
APLANG 2
Meticulous
Misanthrope
Myopic
Machination
Extremely careful, fastidous, painstaking
A person who hates human beings
Nearsightes, narrow-minded
Plot or scheme, plan
Meticulous
Extremely careful, fastidous, painstaking
Misanthrope
A person who hates human beings
aplang #2
attest
attributes
discern
enigma
v; declare to be true
n; traits, characteristic
v; to distinguish, to see clearly
n; mystery, puzzle
attest
v; declare to be true
attributes
n; traits, characteristic
15 terms
aplang #2
acquiesce
ameliorate
esteem
eminent
to give in peacefully
to make something better, improve situation
high opinion which someone is held
highly respected and well known
acquiesce
to give in peacefully
ameliorate
to make something better, improve situation
20 terms
APLANG #2
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Repition of the same sound beginning several words or syllabl…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order
Alliteration
Repition of the same sound beginning several words or syllabl…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
20 terms
aplang 2
vapid
amelicrate
zealous
unassuming
lacking loneliness or interest, dull
to improve
filled with or motivated about enthusiastic devotion
not showy or arrogant, modest
vapid
lacking loneliness or interest, dull
amelicrate
to improve
25 terms
APLang 2
Acclaim
Acumen
Amity
Anecdote
Public praise and approval
Keen perception
Friendship
Brief and enjoyable story
Acclaim
Public praise and approval
Acumen
Keen perception
20 terms
APLANG #2
Circumspect
Abstract
Succinct
Defunct
Cautious; heedful of situations and potential consequences
Difficult to understand; impersonal; theoretical
Brief and to the point; concise and terse
Dead or inactive; having ceased to exist
Circumspect
Cautious; heedful of situations and potential consequences
Abstract
Difficult to understand; impersonal; theoretical
5 terms
APlang2
adventitious
seditious
peculate
wheedle
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
(adj.) resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of o…
(v.) to steal something that has been given into one's trust;…
(v.) To use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end
adventitious
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
seditious
(adj.) resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of o…
15 terms
APLANG- Vocabulary #2- 2016
Frenetic
Gratuitous
Superfluous
Alleviate
wildly excited or active
given freely; unearned
extra; unnecessary
to ease a pain or burden
Frenetic
wildly excited or active
Gratuitous
given freely; unearned
20 terms
APLANG SET 2
Ephemeral
Esoteric
Expiate
Fiasco
Short-lived, fleeting
Understood by or intended for only a few; secret
(v.) to make amends, make up for; to avert
complete failure
Ephemeral
Short-lived, fleeting
Esoteric
Understood by or intended for only a few; secret
10 terms
APLang2
Abrasive
Bilk
Covert
Engender
Rough;coarse; harsh
To cheat; defraud
Hidden; undercover
To cause
Abrasive
Rough;coarse; harsh
Bilk
To cheat; defraud
10 terms
APLANG List 2 vocab
cozen
sacrosanct
ensconced
insouciant
(verb) to cheat, deceive, or trick.
(adjective) 1. extremely sacred or inviolable.... 2. not to be e…
(adjective) 1. settled securely or snugly.... 2. covered or shel…
(adjective) free from concern, worry, or anxiety; carefree; n…
cozen
(verb) to cheat, deceive, or trick.
sacrosanct
(adjective) 1. extremely sacred or inviolable.... 2. not to be e…
10 terms
APLang Vocab List 2
admonish
akimbo
lassitude
licentious
to advise against something
with hand on hip and elbow bent outward
weariness of body or mind from strain
unrestrained by general morality
admonish
to advise against something
akimbo
with hand on hip and elbow bent outward
12 terms
APLANG Vocabulary 2
lament*
nostalgia*
reticence*
prodigal*
crying
reminisce
reserved; silent
extravagant; generous
lament*
crying
nostalgia*
reminisce
APLANG VOC 2
Empirical
Connotation
Denotation
Logical Fallacy
Based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or exp…
An idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
The literal or primary meaning of a word.
Common errors in a reasoning that undermine the validity of a…
Empirical
Based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or exp…
Connotation
An idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
20 terms
APLANG VOCAB #2
wastrel
waylay
wheedle
wily
noun. someone who dissipates resources indulgently
verb. stopping someone by using either violence or some other…
verb. to sweet talk someone to get something in return
adj. marked by skill in deception
wastrel
noun. someone who dissipates resources indulgently
waylay
verb. stopping someone by using either violence or some other…
20 terms
APLANG Vocab 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v) to approach, especially with a greeting, question, or rem…
(n) criticism or censure.
(adj) very keen; enthusiastic.
(adj) distasteful; unpleasant.
accost
(v) to approach, especially with a greeting, question, or rem…
animadversion
(n) criticism or censure.
15 terms
aplang vocab 2
abeyance
amorphous
balm
callow
n; remission; temporary inactivity, or suspension
adj; shapeless; lacking definite form
n; salve, any various oils, fragrant substance
adj; naive; immature or inexperienced
abeyance
n; remission; temporary inactivity, or suspension
amorphous
adj; shapeless; lacking definite form
30 terms
APLang Vocab. 2
Allay
Capacious
Didactic
Diurnal
: to make (something) less severe or strong... : to subdue or re…
: able to hold or contain a lot : large in capacity... that car…
: designed or intended to teach ... : intended to convey instruc…
Adj... : active mainly during the day... : happening every day... Th…
Allay
: to make (something) less severe or strong... : to subdue or re…
Capacious
: able to hold or contain a lot : large in capacity... that car…
APLANG vocab list 2
Charlatan
Disseminate
Illict
Precipitate
A person who pretends to have expert knowledge or skill that…
To scatter far and wide; spread out
Not allowed by law, custom, or rule
To cause to happen before expected
Charlatan
A person who pretends to have expert knowledge or skill that…
Disseminate
To scatter far and wide; spread out
Aplang Vocab 2
apostrophe
atmosphere
clause
colloquial/colloquialism
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
The emotional mood created by the entirety of a literary work…
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb. A…
The use of slang or informalities in speech or writing. Not g…
apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
atmosphere
The emotional mood created by the entirety of a literary work…
APLANG Week 2 Vocab
Castigate/Castigation
Chicanery
Depraved/Depravity
Discursive/Discursiveness
Severely criticize
Trickery
Incorrigibly evil
Rambling
Castigate/Castigation
Severely criticize
Chicanery
Trickery
15 terms
APLANG VOCAB #2
Spurious
Ostensibly
Querulous
Somnolent
Based on a false idea of bad reasoning
Apparent but perhaps not actually
Complaining in a whiny matter; always complaining habitually
Being sleepy or drowsy or induced sleep
Spurious
Based on a false idea of bad reasoning
Ostensibly
Apparent but perhaps not actually
10 terms
APLANG SEM 2:2
Metaphor
Mood
Narration
Oxymoron
A figurative image that implies the similarity between things…
The pervading impression made on the feelings of the reader.…
An account of events as they happen. A narrative organizes ma…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," an oxymoron is a figu…
Metaphor
A figurative image that implies the similarity between things…
Mood
The pervading impression made on the feelings of the reader.…
APLANG VOCAB 2
pugnacious
brash
scoff
belittle
quick to argue
self-assertive in an overbearing way; cocky
speak in a mocking way
make something seem unimportant
pugnacious
quick to argue
brash
self-assertive in an overbearing way; cocky
APLANG week 2
pecuniary
ambulatory
idolatry
symmetry
relating to money
able to walk
excessive or unthinking devotion or adoration
Balanced proportions
pecuniary
relating to money
ambulatory
able to walk
25 terms
SAT2 APLANG
Abet
Accost
Allay
Apocryphal
to aid, act as accomplice
to approach and speak to someone
to lessen, ease, or soothe
not genuine; fictional
Abet
to aid, act as accomplice
Accost
to approach and speak to someone
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APLANG SEM 2:5
Example
Generalization
Logical Fallacy
Objective Writing and Subjective Writing
an instance that is representative of an idea or claim or tha…
a statement that asserts some broad truth based upon a knowle…
errors in reasoning used by speakers or writers, sometimes in…
Two different attitudes toward description. In objective writ…
Example
an instance that is representative of an idea or claim or tha…
Generalization
a statement that asserts some broad truth based upon a knowle…
APLANG vocab #2 - Cannon
Attenuate
Beatific
Contrite
Efficacy
To make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
Blissful; rendering or making blessed (Adj)
Regretful for some misdeed or sin; plagued by a sense of guil…
The power to produce a desired result (Noun)
Attenuate
To make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intens…
Beatific
Blissful; rendering or making blessed (Adj)
10 terms
APLANG SEM 2:3
Rhetoric
Rhetorical modes
Simile
Slanting
The art of using persuasive language
This flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, an…
A figure of speech which, like the metaphor, implies a simila…
The characteristic of selecting facts, words, or emphasis to…
Rhetoric
The art of using persuasive language
Rhetorical modes
This flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, an…
10 terms
APLANG SEM 2:1
Allusion
Argumentation
Coherence
Description
A reference to some famous literary work, historical figure,…
Argumentation is the writer's attempt to convince his reader…
The principle of clarity and logical adherence to a topic tha…
A rhetorical mode used to develop an essay whose primary aim…
Allusion
A reference to some famous literary work, historical figure,…
Argumentation
Argumentation is the writer's attempt to convince his reader…
10 terms
APLANG SEM 2:4
Appeal To Pathos
Begging The Question
Causal Relationship
Colloquialism
appeal to emotion
the situation that results when a writer or speaker construct…
the relationship expressing, "If X is the cause, then Y is th…
a word or expression acceptable in informal usage but inappro…
Appeal To Pathos
appeal to emotion
Begging The Question
the situation that results when a writer or speaker construct…
25 terms
APLang - Roots Week #2
cern, cert, cret, crim
chrom, chromat
chron
cid, cide
to separate, to distinguish
color
time
to kill
cern, cert, cret, crim
to separate, to distinguish
chrom, chromat
color
APLANG CH2 TERMS
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words of sylla…
Brief reference to a person, place, event, or to a work of ar…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order. ... *"Eat to live, not li…
alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words of sylla…
allusion
Brief reference to a person, place, event, or to a work of ar…
21 terms
APlang Vocab Week 2
anaphora
antithesis
assonance
chiasmus
regular repetition of the same words or phrases at the beginn…
juxtaposition of sharply contrasting ideas in balanced or par…
repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds, usually in s…
figure of speech and generally a syntactical structure wherei…
anaphora
regular repetition of the same words or phrases at the beginn…
antithesis
juxtaposition of sharply contrasting ideas in balanced or par…
APLang Week #2 Voacb
Metamorphosis
Donnybrook
Nonchalant
Vestige
A transformation or dramatic change
A fight, an uproar
Unconcerned, indifferent
A trace or evidence of something that once existed
Metamorphosis
A transformation or dramatic change
Donnybrook
A fight, an uproar
25 terms
APLANG unit 2 vocab
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
Pompous or overblown in language; full of high sounding words…
Without experience, immature, not fully developed; lacking so…
Ameliorate
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Aplomb
Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
APLANG Vocab Unit 2
Ameliorate (v)
Aplomb (n)
Bombastic (adj)
Callow (adj)
Make (something bad/unsatusfactory) better
Self confidence or assurance, especially in a demanding situa…
High sounding but with little meaning; inflated
(Especially of a young person) inexperienced and immature
Ameliorate (v)
Make (something bad/unsatusfactory) better
Aplomb (n)
Self confidence or assurance, especially in a demanding situa…
Rhetorical Strategies (2)- APLANG
Complex Sentence
Compound Sentence
Conceit
Context
a sentence with one independent clause and at least one depen…
a sentence with two or more coordinate independent clauses, o…
a fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
the convergence of time, place, audience, and motivating fact…
Complex Sentence
a sentence with one independent clause and at least one depen…
Compound Sentence
a sentence with two or more coordinate independent clauses, o…
39 terms
APLang Vocab Unit 2
accost
accost
animadversion
animadversion
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
syn: buttonhole, approach, confront
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
syn: rebuke, reprove
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
accost
syn: buttonhole, approach, confront
58 terms
APLang Vocab Part 2
anaphora
anastrophe
antimetabole
anthesis
repetition of a group of words at the beginning of successive…
departure from normal word order for the sake of emphasis
repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse grammati…
juxtaposition of contrasting word or ideas, often in parallel…
anaphora
repetition of a group of words at the beginning of successive…
anastrophe
departure from normal word order for the sake of emphasis
20 terms
APlang Unit 2 Vocab
ameliorate
aplomb
bombastic
callow
v- to make better; to smooth over. B
n-poise; great self confidence. B
adj- overblown, pompous language. B
adj- inexperienced, green, immature. A
ameliorate
v- to make better; to smooth over. B
aplomb
n-poise; great self confidence. B
APLANG 2.2-2
Plagiarize
Limbo
Effete
Diabolic
take( the work/ idea) and pass it off as one'e own ... - purloin…
an uncertain period of awaiting a decision or resolution; an…
(of a person) affected, overrefined and ineffectual ... - decade…
belonging to or so evil as to recall the Devil ... - infernal, f…
Plagiarize
take( the work/ idea) and pass it off as one'e own ... - purloin…
Limbo
an uncertain period of awaiting a decision or resolution; an…
APLang Author Study 2
Aldo Leapold
Stephen J Gould
Hannah Arendt
Carl Sagan
•"Father of North American Ecology"... • wrote: 'A Sand County A…
•"Modern Day Darwin" •refuted scientific racism •proposed ide…
•controversial writer... •wrote: 'The Human Condition', The Orig…
•passionately wrote about space & the universe while connecti…
Aldo Leapold
•"Father of North American Ecology"... • wrote: 'A Sand County A…
Stephen J Gould
•"Modern Day Darwin" •refuted scientific racism •proposed ide…
APLANG SET 2
Ephemeral
Esoteric
Expiate
Fiasco
Short-lived, fleeting
Understood by or intended for only a few; secret
(v.) to make amends, make up for; to avert
complete failure
Ephemeral
Short-lived, fleeting
Esoteric
Understood by or intended for only a few; secret
APLANG Vocab Unit 2
abeyance
amorphous
balm
callow
(n) a state of temporary disuse or suspension. S: postponement
(adj) without a clearly defined shape or form, vague... S: shape…
(n) soothing ointment. S: salve
(adj) inexperienced, naïve. S: innocent
abeyance
(n) a state of temporary disuse or suspension. S: postponement
amorphous
(adj) without a clearly defined shape or form, vague... S: shape…
10 terms
APLANG: Vocabulary 2
Admonish
Akimbo
Lassitude
Muse
To caution, advice, or counselor against something
With hands on hips and elbows bent outward
Weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate, et…
Do you think or meditate in silence, as some subject
Admonish
To caution, advice, or counselor against something
Akimbo
With hands on hips and elbows bent outward
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