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AP English Vocabulary 3.2 - Bradshaw
antithesis
avarice
colloquial
contrite
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
Characteristic of writing that seeks the effect of informal s…
regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
antithesis
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
avarice
(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
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AP English 3 Vocabulary
Contumely
Descry
Facile
Surreptitious
Noun. Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness an…
Verb. To catch sight of; find; discover
Adjective. Easily accomplished or attained; shallow; simplist…
Adjective. Stealthy; sneaky; do something in secret
Contumely
Noun. Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness an…
Descry
Verb. To catch sight of; find; discover
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AP ENGLISH VOCABULARY 3
Articulate
Cavort
Creedence
Decry
(V.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
(V.) to romp or prints around exuberantly; to make Merry…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... synonym-credit, trust, confid…
(V.) to condemn, expressed strong disapproval of; to official…
Articulate
(V.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
Cavort
(V.) to romp or prints around exuberantly; to make Merry…
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AP English III Vocabulary Set 3
jubilant
juxtaposition
laconic
languid
adjective: extremely joyful, happy... Gabby Douglas, along with…
noun: the act of placing two things next to each other for im…
adjective: terse in speech or writing... A man of few words, Br…
adjective: sluggish from fatigue or weakness... After swimming…
jubilant
adjective: extremely joyful, happy... Gabby Douglas, along with…
juxtaposition
noun: the act of placing two things next to each other for im…
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English 3 AP Vocabulary
nonchalant
render
sarcasm
paradox
Casual
to make happen, to give in return or as retribution
Biting remark (dialogue)
statement that contradicts itself
nonchalant
Casual
render
to make happen, to give in return or as retribution
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Vocabulary 3 (AP English)
Homily
Imagery
Invective
Verbal Irony
speech that a religious person or priest delivers before a gr…
author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth t…
speech or writing that attacks, insults, or denounces a perso…
words mean something different from what a person actually says
Homily
speech that a religious person or priest delivers before a gr…
Imagery
author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth t…
20 terms
AP English Vocabulary 3
affront
blase
cajole
choleric
a personally offensive act (noun); to offend (verb)
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
to persuade by flattery (verb)
bad-tempered (adj)
affront
a personally offensive act (noun); to offend (verb)
blase
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
AP English Vocabulary #3
Wont
Fell
Melancholy
Niggardly
1. (adj)accustomed to or used to ... 2. (adj)Likely to
(adj) an inhumanly cruel nature... or ... capable of destroying/let…
(n) sadness or depression - gloom
(adv) unwilling to give, spend or share (stingy)
Wont
1. (adj)accustomed to or used to ... 2. (adj)Likely to
Fell
(adj) an inhumanly cruel nature... or ... capable of destroying/let…
AP English Vocabulary 3
Confluence
Conformist
Confound
Congenial
(N) a gathering together
(N) one who behaves the same as others
(V) to frustrate, confuse
(Adj) pleasantly agreeable
Confluence
(N) a gathering together
Conformist
(N) one who behaves the same as others
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AP English 3 Vocabulary
Enervate
Vilify
Carp
Allay
To weaken
To make insulting remarks about; to slander.
to complain
to put (fear, doubt, suspicion, anger, etc.) to rest; calm; q…
Enervate
To weaken
Vilify
To make insulting remarks about; to slander.
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AP English 3 vocabulary
Spacious
Mitigate
Pedantic
Gregarious
Appears to be the truth, but it is not
To lessen the intensity
Overly concerned with learning and the rules of learning
Friendly, Talkative, outgoing person
Spacious
Appears to be the truth, but it is not
Mitigate
To lessen the intensity
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AP English 3 Vocabulary
Absolute
Abstract
Adage
Ad hominem argument
a word free from limitations or qualifications
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
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AP ENGLISH VOCABULARY #3
demagogue
robust
conjecture
cynic
a leader who uses prejudice is gain power
strong and healthy; strong flavor
a guess
a person who believes all people all people have selfish moti…
demagogue
a leader who uses prejudice is gain power
robust
strong and healthy; strong flavor
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AP English 3 Vocabulary 14
Termagant
Usurer
Ostentation
Parsimony
a quarrelsome, scolding woman
a moneylender
showiness; pretentious display
stinginess
Termagant
a quarrelsome, scolding woman
Usurer
a moneylender
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AP English Vocabulary (3)
Tone
Caricature
Homily
Humor
Both a major rhetorical strategy and effect created by use of…
A tonal rhetorical strategy in which a writer creates a grote…
A tonal rhetorical strategy that is literally a sermon, but m…
A tonal rhetorical strategy that creates the effect of comedy…
Tone
Both a major rhetorical strategy and effect created by use of…
Caricature
A tonal rhetorical strategy in which a writer creates a grote…
AP English-Vocabulary 3
abstruse
affable
audacity
contrite
difficult to understand, recondite, concealed
friendly, courteous, amiable
excessive boldness, rashness, daring
extremely apologetic, remorseful, repentant
abstruse
difficult to understand, recondite, concealed
affable
friendly, courteous, amiable
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AP English 3 Vocabulary 18
Chicanery
Commensurate
Feign
Ignominy
the use of clever talk or trickery to deceive
in proper proportion; having the same scale, measure, or size
to pretend; to make up
public disgrace; public dishonor
Chicanery
the use of clever talk or trickery to deceive
Commensurate
in proper proportion; having the same scale, measure, or size
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AP English Vocabulary 3
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
Noun; hobby, pastime, side interest
Adj; cruel, insensitive, cold
Adj; impulsive, erratic, moody
Noun; difference, discrepancy, divergence
Avocation
Noun; hobby, pastime, side interest
Callous
Adj; cruel, insensitive, cold
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AP English 3 Vocabulary
abhorrent
acerbic
ambivalent
angst
inspiring disgust and loathing
sharp and forthright
having mixed feelings about someone/something; being unable t…
a feeling of deep anxiety or dread; a feeling of persistent w…
abhorrent
inspiring disgust and loathing
acerbic
sharp and forthright
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AP English 3 Vocabulary 15
Maverick
Sporific
Motley
Neophyte
rebel
sleep causing
multicolored
beginner
Maverick
rebel
Sporific
sleep causing
10 terms
AP English 3 Vocabulary 16
Broach
Capriciouis
Chastise
Subjugate
to bring up; to mention for the first time
impulsive; erratic
to punish; to criticize servery
to conquer and enslave or controll
Broach
to bring up; to mention for the first time
Capriciouis
impulsive; erratic
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AP English Vocabulary #3
Yahoo (n)
Caveat (n)
Precarious (adj)
Aficionado (n)
an uneducated and unrefined person (hick)
a warning
dangerously unstable; literal or figurative
a fan of something
Yahoo (n)
an uneducated and unrefined person (hick)
Caveat (n)
a warning
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AP English 3 Vocabulary 17
Epitome
Euphemism
Foment
Germane
embodiment; perfect example
a milder expression
incite
relevant
Epitome
embodiment; perfect example
Euphemism
a milder expression
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AP English Vocabulary (3)
Tone
Caricature
Homily
Humor
Both a major rhetorical strategy and effect created by use of…
A tonal rhetorical strategy in which a writer creates a grote…
A tonal rhetorical strategy that is literally a sermon, but m…
A tonal rhetorical strategy that creates the effect of comedy…
Tone
Both a major rhetorical strategy and effect created by use of…
Caricature
A tonal rhetorical strategy in which a writer creates a grote…
20 terms
AP English Vocabulary 3
Magnitude
Indulge
Arduous
Comport
(N.) Great in size or importance
(V.) to yield to an inclination or desire
(ADJ.) laborious, difficult
(V.) behave
Magnitude
(N.) Great in size or importance
Indulge
(V.) to yield to an inclination or desire
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AP English Vocabulary 3
ad hominem
anapest
asyndeton
cacophony
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
a metrical foot of two unstressed syllables followed by one s…
construction in which elements are presented in a series with…
language that is discordant and difficult to pronounce.
ad hominem
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
anapest
a metrical foot of two unstressed syllables followed by one s…
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AP English vocabulary #3
Clemency
Coalesce
Confound
Congeal
To have mercy or forgiveness
To come together as one, to unite
To cause someone to become confused or mixed up
To solidify, as in freezing
Clemency
To have mercy or forgiveness
Coalesce
To come together as one, to unite
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AP English Vocabulary 3
exigent
moue
odium
acerb-ic
urgent; calling for immediate action
a pouting grimace; a wry face
hatred
(1) harsh, bitter, caustic in taste ... (2) or in temper, language
exigent
urgent; calling for immediate action
moue
a pouting grimace; a wry face
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English 3 AP Vocabulary
Assertion
Cogent
Coherent
Cohesive
A declaration or statement
Convincing, reasonable
Logically connected
Condition of sticking together
Assertion
A declaration or statement
Cogent
Convincing, reasonable
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AP English Vocabulary 3
Ebullient
Disparge
Descry
Dexterous
bubbly; overflowing
to belittle; reduce in esteem
to discern; catch sight of something difficult
adroit or useful skills in hands or body
Ebullient
bubbly; overflowing
Disparge
to belittle; reduce in esteem
102 terms
AP English 3 Vocabulary
Antecedent
Subject complement
Subordinate clause
Independent/Dependent clause
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
The word (with any accompanying phrases) or clause that follo…
Like all clauses, this word group contains both a subject and…
In an independent clause the sentence stands alone (ex. I bro…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Subject complement
The word (with any accompanying phrases) or clause that follo…
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AP English Vocabulary #3
Capricious
Churlish
Disparity
Droll
changes of mood or behavior
Rude, mean-spirited
great difference
Funny, ... curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
Capricious
changes of mood or behavior
Churlish
Rude, mean-spirited
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Ap English vocabulary 3
Anagram
Anecdote
Assertion
Climatic
noun... a word, phrase, or name formed by rearranging the letter…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.
relating to climate.
Anagram
noun... a word, phrase, or name formed by rearranging the letter…
Anecdote
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
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AP English Vocabulary #3
Cavort
Credence
Decry
Dissemble
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
(n.) belief, mental acceptance
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
(v.) to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impres…
Cavort
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
Credence
(n.) belief, mental acceptance
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AP English Vocabulary #3
Editing
Effect
Efferent reading
Ellipsis
The final onservation, before delivery, by a writer or speake…
The emotional or psychological impact a text has on a reader…
Reading to garner information from a text.
The omission of words, the meaning of which is provided by th…
Editing
The final onservation, before delivery, by a writer or speake…
Effect
The emotional or psychological impact a text has on a reader…
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AP English Vocabulary 3
Censure
Coercion
Commemorate
Compile
express severe disapproval of (someone or something), typical…
the practice of persuading someone to do something by using f…
recall and show respect for (someone or something) in a cerem…
produce (something, especially a list, report, or book) by as…
Censure
express severe disapproval of (someone or something), typical…
Coercion
the practice of persuading someone to do something by using f…
29 terms
AP English 3 Vocabulary
Pedantic
Didactic
Bellicose
Dogmatic
Of or like a pedant (pedant = one excessively concerned with…
Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
Demonstrating aggression & willing to fight
Relating to the nature of dogma (any strong set of principles…
Pedantic
Of or like a pedant (pedant = one excessively concerned with…
Didactic
Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
35 terms
AP English vocabulary 3
Phil
Andro
Apo
Crypt
Love
Man
Away
Hidden
Phil
Love
Andro
Man
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AP English Vocabulary #3
ancillary
bowdlerize
condescend
cozen
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, pl…
(v.) to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to d…
(v) to trick; to cheat or swindle
ancillary
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary
bowdlerize
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, pl…
19 terms
AP English Vocabulary #3
aberrant
amorphous
ascetic
commodious
outside the norm
shapeless
self-denying (usually of food or other comforts), mostly for…
spacious
aberrant
outside the norm
amorphous
shapeless
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English 3 AP Vocabulary
Caprice
Mien
Fastidious
Pliant
Impulsive behavior or notion
Appearance
Difficult to satisfy; stubborn
Easily influenced; yielding; easy to bend
Caprice
Impulsive behavior or notion
Mien
Appearance
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AP English 3 Vocabulary
Abbreviate
Abstinence
Adulation
Adversity
Shorten, abridge
Act of refraining from
High praise
Misfortune
Abbreviate
Shorten, abridge
Abstinence
Act of refraining from
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AP English (Vocabulary 3)
Apprehensive
Aversive
Bewilder
Bleak
Anxiuos or fearful that something bad or unpleasent will happ…
Tending to avoid or causing avoidance of a noxious or punishi…
To confuse (someone) very much.
Not warm, friendly, cheerful, hopefully or encouraging.
Apprehensive
Anxiuos or fearful that something bad or unpleasent will happ…
Aversive
Tending to avoid or causing avoidance of a noxious or punishi…
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AP English Vocabulary 1.3
Ascetic
Astute
Attrition
Augment
practicing great self-denial
marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
a wearing down to weaken or destroy
enlarge or increase
Ascetic
practicing great self-denial
Astute
marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
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AP ENGLISH 3 VOCABULARY (3)
condescending
contemptuous
despotic
dictatorial
treating people as weak or inferior
feeling hatred; scornful
exercising absolute power; tyrannical
domineering; oppressively overbearing
condescending
treating people as weak or inferior
contemptuous
feeling hatred; scornful
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Vocabulary #3 English 3 AP
reprehensible
tranquil
hardy
meticulous
adj. bad; disgusting; evil; terrible; worthy of or deserving…
adj. free from agitation of mind or spirit; steady; peaceful
adj. (root: OF hardir "to make hard") ... 1) bold, brave... 2) us…
adj. extreme or excessive care in the handling of details; pa…
reprehensible
adj. bad; disgusting; evil; terrible; worthy of or deserving…
tranquil
adj. free from agitation of mind or spirit; steady; peaceful
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AP English Vocabulary #3
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
a hobby or minor occupation
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior
a great difference
Avocation
a hobby or minor occupation
Callous
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
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AP English- Vocabulary 3
Scapegoat
Peremptory
Atelier
Axiom
One who bears the blame for others
Not allowing refusal or delay; imperative
An artist's or a designer's workshop
A universal truth; an established rule
Scapegoat
One who bears the blame for others
Peremptory
Not allowing refusal or delay; imperative
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AP English 3 Vocabulary 3
Egregious
Gregarious
Eschew
Unobtrusive
Outstandingly bad; deliberately bad
Sociable; outgoing
To avoid; to reject; to turn away from
Not noticeable; inconspicious
Egregious
Outstandingly bad; deliberately bad
Gregarious
Sociable; outgoing
20 terms
AP English 3 Vocabulary 3
Archaic
Bogus
Cliche
Dilemma
ancient, outdated, antiquated
not genuine
a trite expression of phrase
a situation that requires a choice between options
Archaic
ancient, outdated, antiquated
Bogus
not genuine
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