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English Composition Vocabulary week 2
Laconic
Throng
Intrepid
Accost
Expressing much in few words
Crowd
Brave
To approach and speak to
Laconic
Expressing much in few words
Throng
Crowd
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English composition vocabulary week 2
Acost
Adroit
Avid
Cajole
To greet first
Clever
Enthusiastic
Coax, convince
Acost
To greet first
Adroit
Clever
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English Composition Week 2 Vocab Words
Aria
Classical
Commodity
Consumer Price Index
Solo part for voice
Conforming to an established art form
Anything that is bought or sold
An index showing prices paid to a selected number of goods an…
Aria
Solo part for voice
Classical
Conforming to an established art form
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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION WEEK 2 VOCABULARY
Apprehension
Copious
Gratify
Clamor
Fear of what may happen in the future, anxiety
Large in quantity, plentiful
To satisfy or indulge
Confused, insistent shouting
Apprehension
Fear of what may happen in the future, anxiety
Copious
Large in quantity, plentiful
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HSLDA - AP English and Composition Week 2
values
beliefs
integrity
tradition
1. Principles (morals, standards, ethics, ideology
1. Viewpoint, thinking (certainty)... 2. Way of life, tenet (con…
1. With honesty (trustworthiness, truthfulness, reliability)…
1. habit or continuing pattern handed down over time (custom,…
values
1. Principles (morals, standards, ethics, ideology
beliefs
1. Viewpoint, thinking (certainty)... 2. Way of life, tenet (con…
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English Composition: Vocabulary Words-Week 2
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
(v) warn or reprimand someone firmly.
(v) make a gap in and break through
(n) a member of a gang that ambushes and robs people in fores…
(adj) wary and unwilling to take risks.
Admonish
(v) warn or reprimand someone firmly.
Breach
(v) make a gap in and break through
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Week 2 Vocabulary Words English 3 Composition
Belie
Metamorphosis
Tempestuous
Facetious
Be in contradiction with
A striking change in appearance or character or circumstances
Characterized by violent emotions or behavior
Cleverly amusing in tone
Belie
Be in contradiction with
Metamorphosis
A striking change in appearance or character or circumstances
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 2
Aberration
Amenable
Austere
Bounty
(n) departure from the normal
(adj.) responsive
(adj.) severe; strict
(n) generosity
Aberration
(n) departure from the normal
Amenable
(adj.) responsive
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 2
indigenous
lachrymose
jovial
obfuscate
adj. native, or originating in a particular region / The rese…
adj. tearful, mournful, tends to cause tears / The sad movie…
adj. hearty, joyous humor, spirit of good fellowship / Santa…
verb to confuse, bewilder, stupefy, to make unclear / The leg…
indigenous
adj. native, or originating in a particular region / The rese…
lachrymose
adj. tearful, mournful, tends to cause tears / The sad movie…
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English Composition Week 3
Succulence
Naiad
Maxim
Eventual
full of juice; juicy
class of nymphs presiding over rivers and springs
expression of a general truth or principle
happening at some future time
Succulence
full of juice; juicy
Naiad
class of nymphs presiding over rivers and springs
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week 4:English composition
alacrity
disdain
belligerent
intimidate
attitude
hate/disrespect
naughty/bad
scare
alacrity
attitude
disdain
hate/disrespect
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Composition vocab week 2
something
article
especially
irritate
...
...
...
...
something
...
article
...
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English Composition 2
Genre
Fiction
Poetry
Drama
A type or category of literature based on structure and writi…
A work of literature in prose, poetry, or drama that is based…
A genre of literature that employs the sound and rhythm of wo…
A genre of literature that is intended to be performed by act…
Genre
A type or category of literature based on structure and writi…
Fiction
A work of literature in prose, poetry, or drama that is based…
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English Composition 2
Every Day Use
Hills Like White Elephants
Let America Be America Again
Araby
Alice Walker
Ernest Hemingway
Langston Hughes
James Joyce
Every Day Use
Alice Walker
Hills Like White Elephants
Ernest Hemingway
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English Composition Week two grammar
ominous
palsy
abase
ameliorate
portending evil or harm
variety of atonal muscular conditions characterized by tremors
to reduce or degrade
to make or become better
ominous
portending evil or harm
palsy
variety of atonal muscular conditions characterized by tremors
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Composition Vocabulary Week 2
Ostentatious
Morose
Quiescent
Precocious
characterized by a pretentious show in order to impress
sullenly ill-humored (person); expressing gloom; glum
being at rest; quiet or still; in active or motionless
unusually advanced or mature development or talent
Ostentatious
characterized by a pretentious show in order to impress
Morose
sullenly ill-humored (person); expressing gloom; glum
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Composition Week 2 Vocab
caliber
callous
civility
candid
the quality of someones character or the level of someones ab…
Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
Formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech
truthful and straightforward
caliber
the quality of someones character or the level of someones ab…
callous
Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
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Vocab week 2 - Composition
Malestrom
Impotent
Emendation
Gloat
A whirlpool; turbulence; an agitated state of mind
Powerless; lacking strenght
A correction
To look at or think about with great satisfaction
Malestrom
A whirlpool; turbulence; an agitated state of mind
Impotent
Powerless; lacking strenght
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English Language and Composition #2
Systematic
Intuitive
Enthymeme
Premise
Defined invention strategy... ex. John used a systematic approac…
Spontaneous invention ... ex. Skilled writers can be intuitive i…
Logical reasoning with one premise left unstated... ex. His enth…
An idea or concept... ex. The major premise is that all humans a…
Systematic
Defined invention strategy... ex. John used a systematic approac…
Intuitive
Spontaneous invention ... ex. Skilled writers can be intuitive i…
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AP English Language and Composition Week 2 (2016-2017)
Dandy
Discombobulated
Deciduous
Deleterious
a man unduly devoted to style, neatness, and fashion in dress…
disconcert or confuse (someone).
(of a tree or shrub) shedding its leaves annually.
causing harm or damage.
Dandy
a man unduly devoted to style, neatness, and fashion in dress…
Discombobulated
disconcert or confuse (someone).
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English Composition Vocabs 2
confidence
confide
confidential
confidant
faith or trust
trust a person with a secret
intended to be kept secret
a person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, tru…
confidence
faith or trust
confide
trust a person with a secret
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Composition Week 2
abrogate
belie
chicanery
epiphany
(vt) - to abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by auth…
(vt) - to give a false representation to; misrepresent; contr…
(n) - deception by trickery or sophistry
(n) - a revelatory manifestation of a divine being; a sudden…
abrogate
(vt) - to abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by auth…
belie
(vt) - to give a false representation to; misrepresent; contr…
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English Composition Ch. 2
planning
thesis statement
drafting
revising
the thinking and organizing that go into establishing a direc…
a sentence or set of sentences that sums up the central idea…
writing sentences and paragraphs to create an initial draft w…
improving a draft through large scales changes such as adding…
planning
the thinking and organizing that go into establishing a direc…
thesis statement
a sentence or set of sentences that sums up the central idea…
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week 2 vocab composition
e, ex
in, im
eminent
imminent
out, from, away
in, into, on
standing or jutting out, famous, distinguished
threatening, impending, about to occur
e, ex
out, from, away
in, im
in, into, on
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English Composition ch 2
How can we understand a text better?
What does style contribute to?
Elizabeth I speech : Speaker
Elizabeth I speech: Occasion
By examining its sentence structure, vocabulary, imagery, and…
The meaning, purpose, and effect of a text (written, oral, or…
Elizabeth I, Queen of England. ... Virgin queen bc never married…
She is exhorting her troops to face the battle with courage a…
How can we understand a text better?
By examining its sentence structure, vocabulary, imagery, and…
What does style contribute to?
The meaning, purpose, and effect of a text (written, oral, or…
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Composition Vocab week 2
Acquiesce
Indolent
Fabricate
Deride
to consent or comply without protest/ to give in
inactive;lazy
to make or create
to speak or treat with mockery or ridicule/to make fun of
Acquiesce
to consent or comply without protest/ to give in
Indolent
inactive;lazy
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Week 2 vocab composition
An-
Ab
Mel
Aden
Without
Away
Song
Gland
An-
Without
Ab
Away
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Composition Week 2
Acquiesce
Alacrity
Cajole
Chide
to agree without protest
you do something with eagerness and speed
to urge or to coax; can use flattery to make someone agree
voicing your disapproval; scolding gently
Acquiesce
to agree without protest
Alacrity
you do something with eagerness and speed
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Composition Vocabulary week 2
Fabricate
Felon
Furtive
Hapless
(verb) to create or make up something in order to trick people
(noun) a criminal who has committed a serious crime
(adjective) done in a quiet and secretive way to avoid being…
(adjective) having no luck; very unfortunate
Fabricate
(verb) to create or make up something in order to trick people
Felon
(noun) a criminal who has committed a serious crime
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Composition Vocab- Week 2
Accost
Adroit
Avid
Cajole
To greet first
Clever
Enthusiastic (eager)
Coax, wheedle
Accost
To greet first
Adroit
Clever
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Composition week 2 vocabulary
Stanch
Staunch
Extant
Restive
to stop the flow of
firm and steadfast
still in existence, not destroyed
resisting authority, difficult to control, restless, fidgety
Stanch
to stop the flow of
Staunch
firm and steadfast
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Composition Week 2 Vocab
Caliber
Callous
Civility
Candid
The inside diameter of a gun
Kind of opinion that is straightforward and frank
Politeness
Frank, sincere; impartial; unpose
Caliber
The inside diameter of a gun
Callous
Kind of opinion that is straightforward and frank
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Composition Vocab - Week 2
caliber
callous
candid
centrifugal
the quality of someone's character or the level of someones q…
showing or having an intensive and cruel disregard for others
truthful and straightforward
moving or tending to move away from a center
caliber
the quality of someone's character or the level of someones q…
callous
showing or having an intensive and cruel disregard for others
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English Composition Test #2
If the conclusion follows logically fr…
How many reasons does an enthymeme use…
In an argument essay, the writer tries…
The setup for deductive reasoning is c…
Valid
only one
evidence
syllogism
If the conclusion follows logically fr…
Valid
How many reasons does an enthymeme use…
only one
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English Composition 2
The Story of an Hour
The Rocking-Horse Winner
The Storm
Hills Like White Elephants
Kate Chopin
D.H. Lawrence
Kate Chopin
Ernest Hemingway
The Story of an Hour
Kate Chopin
The Rocking-Horse Winner
D.H. Lawrence
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English Composition 2
Quintessential
Erudite
Hubris
Panacea
The ideal form of something
Very well educated
Extreme arrogance ... Excessive pride
A cure-all specifically for illness or disease
Quintessential
The ideal form of something
Erudite
Very well educated
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English Composition Glossary 2
Cohesiveness
Commonly Confused Words
Compare/Contrast
Dangling Modifier
A quality of writing indicative of a logical flow of an argum…
Words that are used mistakenly because of similarity in spell…
An organizational structure in which the writer places togeth…
A dangling modifier is a word or phrase that is not clearly a…
Cohesiveness
A quality of writing indicative of a logical flow of an argum…
Commonly Confused Words
Words that are used mistakenly because of similarity in spell…
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Composition Weeks 1&2
impressario
extortion
adverse
asset
organizer
getting money by threats
unfavorable
something of value
impressario
organizer
extortion
getting money by threats
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English composition #2
Abeyance
Badinage
Bastion
Camaraderie
Temporay inactivity / stop
Playful conversation in witty manner
Fortified place of strong defense
Loyalty & friendship among group of people
Abeyance
Temporay inactivity / stop
Badinage
Playful conversation in witty manner
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English Composition 2
Four Elements of Arguments
Claims
Evidence
Assumptions
1. Claim 2. Evidence 3. Assumptions 4. Rhetorical Appeals
Claim of Fact, Claim of Policy, Claim of Value
Personal Experience, Reports (facts/statistics), Authority
can cut off your argument from people who don't share them
Four Elements of Arguments
1. Claim 2. Evidence 3. Assumptions 4. Rhetorical Appeals
Claims
Claim of Fact, Claim of Policy, Claim of Value
English composition 2
Alliteration:
Allusion:
Cacophony:
Caesura:
the repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of…
A brief reference to a person, place, thing, even, or idea in…
is language that is discordant and difficult to pronounce, su…
A pause within a line of poetry that contributes to the rhyth…
Alliteration:
the repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of…
Allusion:
A brief reference to a person, place, thing, even, or idea in…
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English Composition 2 Vocab
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Aversion
Disparage
Adjective. Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, g…
Adjective. Contrary feelings or attitude; uncertain as to cou…
Noun. Strong dislike. His pet aversion is guests who are alwa…
Verb. To degrade; to speak to in a demeaning manner. Your bad…
Altruistic
Adjective. Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, g…
Ambivalent
Adjective. Contrary feelings or attitude; uncertain as to cou…
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Ap English and composition 2
Generic conventions
Genre
Homily
Hyperbole
Describes traditions for each genre; helps determine genre
Major category where literary work fits
Sermon; serious talk, speech etc
Figure of speech Using deliberate exaggeration or overstatement
Generic conventions
Describes traditions for each genre; helps determine genre
Genre
Major category where literary work fits
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Unit 2 Vocabulary - English Composition
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
(adj.) having a pleasing appearance
(v.) to make up for; to repay services
adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
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Unit 2 English Composition
Abridge
Adherent
Altercation
Cherubic
(V) to make shorter
(N) a follower, supporter
(N) an angry argument
(ADJ) resembling and angel portrayed as a little child with a…
Abridge
(V) to make shorter
Adherent
(N) a follower, supporter
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English Composition II - Ch. 2
alliteration
antithesis
backing
critical thinking
Repetition of initial consonants in words in a series.
The rhetorical strategy of placing two opposing ideas togethe…
The fourth element of Toulmin's model, which consists of addi…
The mental process of conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, s…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonants in words in a series.
antithesis
The rhetorical strategy of placing two opposing ideas togethe…
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English Composition I - Ch. 2
active reading
annotating
bibliography
brainstorming
A series of strategies that help you engage with a text, incl…
Writing a note—in the margin of the document you are reading…
A list of books referenced in a text that appears toward the…
Summarizing your main ideas, questions, and responses to a te…
active reading
A series of strategies that help you engage with a text, incl…
annotating
Writing a note—in the margin of the document you are reading…
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English Composition 2 Final
Microfilm
Microfiche
Boolean
A scholarly book
A type of microform that uses a reel of tape is called ___
A type of microform that uses a small flat sheet is called____.
The symbols +. -, and t: are all examples of____operators.
What type of book is published to further the knowledge in a…
Microfilm
A type of microform that uses a reel of tape is called ___
Microfiche
A type of microform that uses a small flat sheet is called____.
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English Composition 2 Final
Microfilm
Microfiche
Boolean
Scholarly Book
A type of microform that uses a reel of tape is called ____.
A type of microform that uses a small flat sheet is called____.
The symbols +. -, and t: are all examples of____operators.
What type of book is published to further the knowledge in a…
Microfilm
A type of microform that uses a reel of tape is called ____.
Microfiche
A type of microform that uses a small flat sheet is called____.
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English Composition Test #2
Illustration
Illustration does this
Generalization
Key questions to ask when analyzing an…
Technique that uses one or more examples to make a point
1) It brings Ideas to Life... 2) Helps clarify unfamiliar or dif…
A statement offered as a general truth
-How does each example illustrate the thesis?... -What kinds of…
Illustration
Technique that uses one or more examples to make a point
Illustration does this
1) It brings Ideas to Life... 2) Helps clarify unfamiliar or dif…
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