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65 terms
English Vocab Semester 2 AP ENG LANG
anachronism
a priori
assiduous
denigrate
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
from a general law to a particular instance; valid independen…
constant in application or effort; working diligently at a ta…
to speak damagingly of; criticize in a derogatory manner; sul…
anachronism
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
a priori
from a general law to a particular instance; valid independen…
64 terms
ap eng
Rhetoric
Juxtaposition
Periodic sentence
Cumulative sentence
Logos-fact/reason ... Pathos-emotion ... Ethos-character
placing things side by side for a better understanding
main part of sentence is closer to the end
main part of sentence is at beginning
Rhetoric
Logos-fact/reason ... Pathos-emotion ... Ethos-character
Juxtaposition
placing things side by side for a better understanding
Ap Eng
Mortification
Courtly
Sacrosanct
Platonic
A feeling of great shame
Respectful and formal
Sacred or holy
Based on friendship (not physical)
Mortification
A feeling of great shame
Courtly
Respectful and formal
10 terms
AP Eng
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
to divide and give out for a special reason
relating to or having a strict and simple way of living
to trick or deceive
having or showing no understanding of what is proper or accep…
allocation
to divide and give out for a special reason
ascetic
relating to or having a strict and simple way of living
AP ENG
rhetoric
paradox
repartee
direct object
argumentation
contradictory
conversation
receives the action
rhetoric
argumentation
paradox
contradictory
21 terms
AP ENG
Good arguments
prove point by telling a story
narration
process
process, definition, cause and effect, narration, description
narration
prove point by telling a story
well first...then...then....
Good arguments
process, definition, cause and effect, narration, description
prove point by telling a story
narration
61 terms
AP Eng
lemmings
mourner
dire
gnarled
anyone who mindlessly follows a crowd;... little rodents that lo…
a person who attends a funeral as a relative or friend of the…
fraught with extreme danger
knotted, twisted, lumpy
lemmings
anyone who mindlessly follows a crowd;... little rodents that lo…
mourner
a person who attends a funeral as a relative or friend of the…
43 terms
AP ENG
Zeugma
Theme
Synecdoche
Satire
a figure of speech in which a word applies to two others in d…
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thought…
a figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole or t…
the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing…
Zeugma
a figure of speech in which a word applies to two others in d…
Theme
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thought…
38 terms
AP Eng
ambiguity
allusion
apostrophe
alliteration
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Forest Gump; A direct or indirect reference to something that…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
ambiguity
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
allusion
Forest Gump; A direct or indirect reference to something that…
15 terms
English class eng = eng
Flatmates
Mopping
Lodger
Mach up
Colocataire
Épongeant (éponger)
Locataire
Melanger
Flatmates
Colocataire
Mopping
Épongeant (éponger)
31 terms
SUPPORT ENGLISH CLASS ENG/ENG
grammar
explain
practice
verbs
the rules about how words change their form and combine with…
to make something clear or easy to understand by describing o…
training
words that describe actions, experience or conditions (for ex…
grammar
the rules about how words change their form and combine with…
explain
to make something clear or easy to understand by describing o…
13 terms
AP English Language - Fitzgerald - Rhetorical Terms/DevicesTerms 9 to 18 Only AP Eng/Lit **Schemes of Repetition**
Alliteration
Anaphora
Alliteration
Assonance
repetition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
A sub-type of parallelism, when the exact repetition of words…
repetition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
- the repetition of similar vowel sounds, preceded and follow…
Alliteration
repetition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
Anaphora
A sub-type of parallelism, when the exact repetition of words…
AP eng
Abeyance
Ambivalent
Beleaguer
Carey blanche
A state of being temporarily inactive, suspended or set aside
Having opposite and conflicting feelings about someone or som…
To set upon from all sides; to surround with an army; to trou…
Full freedom or authority to act at ones own discretion
Abeyance
A state of being temporarily inactive, suspended or set aside
Ambivalent
Having opposite and conflicting feelings about someone or som…
9 terms
AP eng :(
vernacular
euphemism
metonymy
simile
1. Language or dialect of a particular country ... 2. Language o…
A more agreeable or less offensive substitute for generally u…
replacing an actual word or idea with a related word or concept
Using words such as"like" or "as" to make a direct and figura…
vernacular
1. Language or dialect of a particular country ... 2. Language o…
euphemism
A more agreeable or less offensive substitute for generally u…
12 terms
AP Eng
Realism
Refrain
Rhetorical question
Rhyme
Describing nature/life without idealization
Repeated stanza/line in poem or song
Question asked for stylistic effect, answer not expected
Repetition of same/similar sounds
Realism
Describing nature/life without idealization
Refrain
Repeated stanza/line in poem or song
15 terms
AP Eng
Connotation
Dennotation
Ruminate
Immolate
commonly understood cultural or emotional association that so…
the literal or primary meaning of a word
think deeply about something
kill or offer as a sacrifice, especially by burning
Connotation
commonly understood cultural or emotional association that so…
Dennotation
the literal or primary meaning of a word
AP ENG
Spatial
Sequential
General to Specific
Advantages and disadvantages
arranges items according to their relationship or physical po…
arranges information in a step by step sequence that describe…
moves from broad observation about a topic to specific detail…
List pros and cons of any given topic
Spatial
arranges items according to their relationship or physical po…
Sequential
arranges information in a step by step sequence that describe…
11 terms
ap eng
collective noun
compound noun
common noun
proper noun
herd
sister in law
dog
New York City
collective noun
herd
compound noun
sister in law
20 terms
ap eng
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
a story, poem, or pocture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
reputation of consonants
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or…
last word of a clause is the same as the first of the next cl…
allegory
a story, poem, or pocture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
reputation of consonants
74 terms
AP ENG******
Rhetoric
Persuasion
Rhetor is the speaker or writer.
The purpose is
is the art of observing in any given case
is the ability to persuade, move by argument, entirety ect
The rhetor has to take three things into account when writing…
what the author is trying to achieve: persuade, evoke sympath…
Rhetoric
is the art of observing in any given case
Persuasion
is the ability to persuade, move by argument, entirety ect
10 terms
ap eng
cajole
capricious
desiccated
demure
to urge; coax
subject to whim; frickle
dried up; dehydrated
quiet, modest, reserved
cajole
to urge; coax
capricious
subject to whim; frickle
29 terms
Ap eng
Alliteration
Assonance
Onomatopoeia
Simile
Repetition of words at the beginning of each letter
Repetition of vowel sounds
Sound of words
Using like or as... Ex: crazy like a lion
Alliteration
Repetition of words at the beginning of each letter
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds
15 terms
Ap eng
Acerbic
Admonitory
Apathetic
Condemnatory
Sarcastic
Giving a warning
Showing no interest
Expressing strong disapproval
Acerbic
Sarcastic
Admonitory
Giving a warning
6 terms
Ap eng
Anaphora
aphorism
syllepsis
syllogism
repetition of phrases or words
short pithy observation
catch cold and train
transitive property
Anaphora
repetition of phrases or words
aphorism
short pithy observation
12 terms
Ap eng
Asyndeton
Anaphora
Assonance
Epistrophe
No conjunctions
Same start
Same vowel sound
Similar at end
Asyndeton
No conjunctions
Anaphora
Same start
Ap eng
Epigraph
Euphemism
Euphony
Extended metaphor
A short poem or quote that precedes a chapter
Softens the meaning
Melodic sounding... Pleasing to the ear
Comparison made through the length of the piece
Epigraph
A short poem or quote that precedes a chapter
Euphemism
Softens the meaning
40 terms
Ap Eng
physiognomies
augured
betokened
magistrate
face; or, art of judging character from facial features
to predict, forecast the future.
To mean, stand for
Judge or law enforcement officers
physiognomies
face; or, art of judging character from facial features
augured
to predict, forecast the future.
ap eng
Adage
ad hominem argument
allegory
allusion
A stitch in time saves nine.
Don't vote for them because they are ugly.
Lord of the Flies
like Sisyphus
Adage
A stitch in time saves nine.
ad hominem argument
Don't vote for them because they are ugly.
25 terms
Ap eng
Synedoche
Exemplification
Zewgma
Classific
Part=whole
Lists, examples
One word two meanings
Grouping
Synedoche
Part=whole
Exemplification
Lists, examples
14 terms
ap eng
litotes
metonymy
chiasmus
antithesis
affirmative expressed by negative of contrary
suit for executive, etc
repeated in reverse order
direct opposite
litotes
affirmative expressed by negative of contrary
metonymy
suit for executive, etc
98 terms
Ap Eng
Abstract Language
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
language that we use when we talk about intangibles and ideas…
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
a story, fictional or non fictional in which characters and e…
repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning of w…
Abstract Language
language that we use when we talk about intangibles and ideas…
Ad Hominem
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
16 terms
AP eng
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Rhyme
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
The repetition of vowel sounds
The repetition of final consonant sounds
The repetition of accented vowel sounds and any succeeding co…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
Assonance
The repetition of vowel sounds
15 terms
Ap eng
Rotogravure
Peremptory
Sumptuous
Credulity
Printing process
Commanding
Lavish; great expense
Gullibility
Rotogravure
Printing process
Peremptory
Commanding
AP Eng
Ambiguity
Antecedent
Aphorism
Conceit
The multiples meanings, either intentional or unintentional,…
A word, phrase, or clause to which a following pronoun refers…
A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a gener…
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
Ambiguity
The multiples meanings, either intentional or unintentional,…
Antecedent
A word, phrase, or clause to which a following pronoun refers…
Ap Eng
acerbic
admiring
adoring
affectionate
sharp and forthright in a harsh or cruel manner
regard with respect or warm approval
love and respect deeply
feeling or showing fondness or tenderness
acerbic
sharp and forthright in a harsh or cruel manner
admiring
regard with respect or warm approval
20 terms
Ap eng
Lamentable
Torpid
Bilious
Antipathy
Regret
Sluggish
Peevish
Dislike
Lamentable
Regret
Torpid
Sluggish
17 terms
AP Eng
ad hominem
Anaphora
antithesis
Asyndeton
Latin phrase for "against the man"; in an argument or debate…
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of o…
a balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or…
Commas used (with no conjunction) to separate a series of wor…
ad hominem
Latin phrase for "against the man"; in an argument or debate…
Anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of o…
AP eng
Brazen (adj)
Compunction (n)
Din (n)
Edict (n)
shameless, bold, impulsive
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused b…
a loud, unpleasant, confused, and prolonged noise; noisy clamor
an official order, command, or proclamation issued by a perso…
Brazen (adj)
shameless, bold, impulsive
Compunction (n)
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused b…
12 terms
AP Eng
Declarative
Imperative
Interrogative
Allusion
A declaration/statement (Ex: The ball is round.)
Issues a command (Ex: Kick the ball. We must do what we can t…
Contains a question (Ex: To whom did you kick the ball?)
An indirect reference to something (usually literature, but i…
Declarative
A declaration/statement (Ex: The ball is round.)
Imperative
Issues a command (Ex: Kick the ball. We must do what we can t…
Ap eng
Aesthetic
Anthology
Contemporary
Dilettante
Having to do with appreciation of beauty
A collection of literary pieces
Current, modern; from the same time
One with an amateurish or superficial understanding of a fiel…
Aesthetic
Having to do with appreciation of beauty
Anthology
A collection of literary pieces
10 terms
AP ENG
Antagonist
Antanaclasis
Anticipated Objection
Antimetabole
The character that opposes the protagonists interests.
A repetition of a word in two different senses.
The technique a writer or speaker uses in an argumentative te…
The repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse gram…
Antagonist
The character that opposes the protagonists interests.
Antanaclasis
A repetition of a word in two different senses.
AP Eng
Acerbic
Alacrity
Brusque
Capricious
Biting, bitter in tone or taste
Eagerness, speed
Short, abrupt, dismissive
Subject to whim, fickle
Acerbic
Biting, bitter in tone or taste
Alacrity
Eagerness, speed
17 terms
ap eng
ambivalent
aver
corpulent
deprecate
Having mixed feelings
(adj.) having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
To express disapproval of something/someone
ambivalent
Having mixed feelings
aver
(adj.) having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
AP eng
Allegory
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Anastrophe
Story or poem in which characters settings, and events stand…
Deliberately suggesting two or more different and sometimes c…
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Inversion of the usual, normal, or logical order of the parts…
Allegory
Story or poem in which characters settings, and events stand…
Ambiguity
Deliberately suggesting two or more different and sometimes c…
82 terms
Ap eng
Metonymy
Synecdoche
Paradox
Colloquialism
Replacement or substitute name
Part of sometjing refer to the whole
Statement that appears wrong or oppose common sense but true
Word acceptable on informal but not in formal
Metonymy
Replacement or substitute name
Synecdoche
Part of sometjing refer to the whole
12 terms
Ap eng
Prolific
Propensity
Proqinquity
Propriety
Abundantly fruitful, great productivity
Preference, natural inclination
Nearness
Correct conduct
Prolific
Abundantly fruitful, great productivity
Propensity
Preference, natural inclination
26 terms
AP ENG
Mellifluous
mel
fluere
ebullient
adj, sweetly, smoothly flowing,
(honey)
flow
adj, overflowing with excitement,
Mellifluous
adj, sweetly, smoothly flowing,
mel
(honey)
ap eng
allegory
allusion
cacophony
colloquial
story or poem, can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
harsh, discordant mixture of sounds
used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal
allegory
story or poem, can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
10 terms
ap eng
adulaterate
auspicious
brazen
enmity
to debase or make impure by adding lesser substances
encouraging, promising success, favorable
shameless and disrespectful
extreme hatred
adulaterate
to debase or make impure by adding lesser substances
auspicious
encouraging, promising success, favorable
50 terms
Ap eng
Ad hominem
Allusion
Euphemism
Asyndeton
Argument directed against adversary
An indirect reference to something or someone
Mild word substituted for a harsher one
Leaving out conjunctions ex: (and,nor,but)
Ad hominem
Argument directed against adversary
Allusion
An indirect reference to something or someone
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