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English Language and Composition #3
Claim
Grounds
Warrant
Backing
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
Shows the relationship between the grounds and the claim, leg…
Gives answers to different questions and supports the warrant…
Claim
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Grounds
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
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Winter Honors English Language and Composition Final
aesthetic
ascetic
efface
morose
(adj.) artistic; having a love of beauty
(adj.) self-denying; austere; rigorously self-disciplined
(v.) to rub or wipe out; obliterate; erase
(adj.) sullenly melancholy; gloomy; ill-humored
aesthetic
(adj.) artistic; having a love of beauty
ascetic
(adj.) self-denying; austere; rigorously self-disciplined
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Honors - Writing/English Composition - Word List #3
Informative
Introduction
Irregular Verb
Irrelevant Details
A form of writing that is synonymous with expository or expla…
The opening of a piece of writing that is integral to what fo…
A verb that does not use -ed to form the past tense.... e.g., be…
Details—word, phrases, sentences, or information—that are not…
Informative
A form of writing that is synonymous with expository or expla…
Introduction
The opening of a piece of writing that is integral to what fo…
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Honors Language and Composition Vocab 1
abate
abdicate
cant
digress
v. to decrease, reduce
v. to give up position or power
n. insincere talk; language of a particular group
v. to stray away from original point
abate
v. to decrease, reduce
abdicate
v. to give up position or power
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Honors Language and Composition Vocab 2
Aggrandize
Aggregate
blandishment
bucolic
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(adj). Gathered into a whole; total
(n). a flattering act or remark; allurement; enticement
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to…
Aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
Aggregate
(adj). Gathered into a whole; total
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AP English Language and Composition 3
figure of speech
generic conventions
genre
homily
A device used to produce figurative language.
This term describes traditions for each genre.
The major category into which a literary work fits.
This term literally means "sermon," but more informally, it c…
figure of speech
A device used to produce figurative language.
generic conventions
This term describes traditions for each genre.
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AP English 3 Language and Composition
Satirical
Simile
Ad hominem argument
Extended metaphor
containing or using satire.
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
An extended metaphor is when an author uses a metaphor, a com…
Satirical
containing or using satire.
Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
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Honors - Writing/English Composition - Word List #3
Informative
Introduction
Irregular Verb
Irrelevant Details
A form of writing that is synonymous with expository or expla…
The opening of a piece of writing that is integral to what fo…
A verb that does not use -ed to form the past tense.... e.g., be…
Details—word, phrases, sentences, or information—that are not…
Informative
A form of writing that is synonymous with expository or expla…
Introduction
The opening of a piece of writing that is integral to what fo…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 3)
Evince
Exculpate
Execrable
Exigent
(v.) to show, reveal (Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-bi…
(v.) to free from guilt or blame, exonerate (My discovery of…
(adj.) loathsome, detestable (Her pudding is so execrable tha…
(adj.) urgent, critical (The patient has an exigent need for…
Evince
(v.) to show, reveal (Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-bi…
Exculpate
(v.) to free from guilt or blame, exonerate (My discovery of…
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Honors Language and Composition Review
RHETORICAL DEVICES--- SYNTAX AND MODE
Periodic
Loose
Coordination
...
delaying the principle clause until the end of the sentence i…
delivering the principle clause immediately in order to achie…
giving different clauses an equal grammatical emphasis
RHETORICAL DEVICES--- SYNTAX AND MODE
...
Periodic
delaying the principle clause until the end of the sentence i…
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AP English Language and Composition 3
syntax
theme
thesis
tone
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into…
directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, or…
similar to mood, tone describes the author's attitude toward…
syntax
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
theme
central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into…
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AP English Language and Composition 3
Garish
Predilection
Proclivity
Paean
Gaunty; Too showy; Loud; Flashy; Glaring
A preconceived liking; A preference
A natural tendency; An inclination
A song or praise of triumph
Garish
Gaunty; Too showy; Loud; Flashy; Glaring
Predilection
A preconceived liking; A preference
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AP English 3 language and composition
satirical
simile
ad hominem argument
extended metephor
Satire is a technique employed by writers to expose and criti…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarit…
means "against the man". As the name suggests, it is a litera…
is when an author uses a metaphor, a comparison between two u…
satirical
Satire is a technique employed by writers to expose and criti…
simile
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarit…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary 3
Pertinacious
Petulance
Pithy
Platitude
(adj.) stubbornly persistent (Harry's parents were frustrated…
(n.) rudeness, irritability (The nanny resigned after she cou…
(adj.) concisely meaningful (My father's long-winded explanat…
(n.) an uninspired remark, cliché (After reading over her pap…
Pertinacious
(adj.) stubbornly persistent (Harry's parents were frustrated…
Petulance
(n.) rudeness, irritability (The nanny resigned after she cou…
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Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP English Language and Composition Tone Quiz #3
Erudite
Moralistic
Irreverent
Lugubrious
Characterized by deep, wide learning
Narrow-minded concern for right and wrong
Lacking respect
Exaggeratedly mournful, dismal, gloomy
Erudite
Characterized by deep, wide learning
Moralistic
Narrow-minded concern for right and wrong
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AP English 3 [Language and Composition 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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Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition3
Oxymoron(n.)- A figure of speech where…
Paradox(n.)- A statement or propositio…
Parallelism(n.)- It refers to the gram…
Parody(n.)- As comedy, parody distorts…
Oxymoron
Paradox
Parallelism
Parody
Oxymoron(n.)- A figure of speech where…
Oxymoron
Paradox(n.)- A statement or propositio…
Paradox
Set #3 - AP English Language & Composition Jargon
ad populum
asyndeton
compound sentence
cumulative sentence
This is an emotional appeal that speaks to positive or negati…
The deliberate omission of conjunctions from a series of rela…
Two or more independent clauses combined with a semicolon or…
A sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated…
ad populum
This is an emotional appeal that speaks to positive or negati…
asyndeton
The deliberate omission of conjunctions from a series of rela…
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The Language of Composition Chapter 3
Ad Hominem
Appeal to False Authority
Argument
Backing
Latin for "against the man," this fallacy refers to the speci…
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
In the Toulmin model, this consists of further assurances or…
Ad Hominem
Latin for "against the man," this fallacy refers to the speci…
Appeal to False Authority
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
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Chapter 3 Language of Composition
ad hominem
bandwagon appeal
appeal to false authority
argument
the specific diversionary tactic of switching the argument fr…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
when someone who has no expertise to speak on an issue is cit…
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
the specific diversionary tactic of switching the argument fr…
bandwagon appeal
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION WEEK 3
Appease
Abate
Prudence
Abhor
To bring to a state of peace or quiet, soothe
To lessen or reduce in force or intensity
Exercise of good and cautious judgement
To regard with disgust
Appease
To bring to a state of peace or quiet, soothe
Abate
To lessen or reduce in force or intensity
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AP English Language & Composition: Vocabulary Quiz #3
Abstract Language
Allusion
Annotation
Aphorism
Language describing ideas and qualities as opposed to specifi…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Notes or comments included beside or below a piece of literat…
A terse statement of known authorship, which expresses a gene…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities as opposed to specifi…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
37 terms
AP English Language and Composition - Chapter 3 Terms
ad hominem
ad populum
appeal to the false authority
argument
"to the man" this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary…
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everyone's d…
this fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise on an i…
a process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
"to the man" this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary…
ad populum
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everyone's d…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocab 3
Inference
Invective
Irony
Juxtaposition
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
When two words, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
Inference
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
Invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 3
cavort
articulate
credence
decry
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
to pronounce distinctly
belief, mental acceptance
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreci…
cavort
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
articulate
to pronounce distinctly
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AP English Language and Composition Unit 3
asperity
atrophy
bombast
bumptious
harshness of tone or manner; harsh qualities or conditions; a…
(of body tissue or an organ) waste away, typically due to the…
high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress p…
self-assertive or proud to an irritating degree
asperity
harshness of tone or manner; harsh qualities or conditions; a…
atrophy
(of body tissue or an organ) waste away, typically due to the…
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AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
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AP English Language and Composition Vocab List 3
Akin
Corroborate
Inexorable
Insipid
(adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
(adj.) inflexible, beyond influence; relentless, unyielding
(adj.) dull, boring, lacking enthusiasm
Akin
(adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
Corroborate
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
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AP English Language of Composition Chapters 1-3
Rhetoric
Context
Purpose
Assertion
The study of effective, persuasive language use; according to…
the occasion or the time and place it was written or spoken
a goal that the speaker or writer wants to acheive
Clear focused statement
Rhetoric
The study of effective, persuasive language use; according to…
Context
the occasion or the time and place it was written or spoken
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Set 3
juxtaposition
imperative sentence
logos
metonymy
a literary technique in which 2 or more ideas, places, charac…
a type of sentence that gives advice or instructions or that…
a statement, sentence or argument used to convince or persuad…
a figure of speech that replaces the name of a thing with the…
juxtaposition
a literary technique in which 2 or more ideas, places, charac…
imperative sentence
a type of sentence that gives advice or instructions or that…
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AP English 3 - Language of Composition Glossary
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
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AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#3)
Irony
Logic
Logical Fallacy
Metaphor
an unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what…
the process of reasoning.
a mistake in reasoning.
a direct comparison between dissimilar things.
Irony
an unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what…
Logic
the process of reasoning.
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 3 Vocabulary
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
(v.) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
Abominate
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
23 terms
Honors English Composition Vocabulary
Abstract
Anaesthetizes
Archaism
Bias
thoughts apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or…
to render insensible to pain by administering an anaesthetic
marked by the characteristics of an earlier period.
a particular tendency, trend, inclination, feeling, or opinio…
Abstract
thoughts apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or…
Anaesthetizes
to render insensible to pain by administering an anaesthetic
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AP English Language and Composition: Set 3
figurtive language
figure of speech
generic conversations
genre
writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meani…
a device used to produce figurtive language
describes traditions for each genre
the major cateregory into which a literary work fits
figurtive language
writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meani…
figure of speech
a device used to produce figurtive language
13 terms
Terms-AP English Language Composition #3
inference/infer
invective
irony/ironic
litotes
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is really…
a form of understatement that involves making an affirmative…
inference/infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
30 terms
AP english language and composition list 3
alleviate
asylum
auspicious
benevolent
to ease a pain or burden
a place of retreat or security
favorable; promising
well-meaning; generous
alleviate
to ease a pain or burden
asylum
a place of retreat or security
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Glossary of Terms #3: AP English Language and Composition
inference/infer
invective
irony/ironic
loose sentence
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
A type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause…
inference/infer
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 3
cavort
credence
decry
dissemble
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
belief, mental acceptance
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreci…
to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
cavort
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
credence
belief, mental acceptance
29 terms
AP English Language and Composition Quiz 3
Backing
Over-Simplificaiton
Abstract Language
Annotation
Support/evidence
When a writer obscures or denies the complexity of an issue
language describing ideas and qualities as opposed to specifi…
Notes or comments included beside/below a piece of literature…
Backing
Support/evidence
Over-Simplificaiton
When a writer obscures or denies the complexity of an issue
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AP English Language and Composition Terms (Part 3)
invective
irony/ironic
verbal irony
situational irony
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
when the words literary state the opposite of the writer's (o…
when events turn out the opposite of what was expected; when…
invective
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
irony/ironic
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
AP English Language and Composition Week 3
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
Verb - to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
Adjective - able to use both hands equally well; very skillful
Verb - to make larger, increase
Adjective - deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
Verb - to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
Ambidextrous
Adjective - able to use both hands equally well; very skillful
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 3
Irreparable
Ostentatious
Nonchalant
Icon
adj. not reparable, incapable of being remedied or made good…
adj. pretentious display, intended to attract notice / My wea…
adj. coolly unconcerned, indifferent, or unexcited / Although…
a picture, image, or other representation. A person or thing…
Irreparable
adj. not reparable, incapable of being remedied or made good…
Ostentatious
adj. pretentious display, intended to attract notice / My wea…
20 terms
Ap English Language & composition vocabulary list #3
Repository
Ensconce
Portentous
Abeyance
(Noun.) A facility where things can be deposited for storage…
(v.) to settle comfortably and firmly in position; to put or…
(Adj.) -ominous, predictive of future bad events.
(n.) Temporary suspension or inactivity
Repository
(Noun.) A facility where things can be deposited for storage…
Ensconce
(v.) to settle comfortably and firmly in position; to put or…
29 terms
AP English 3 (language & composition) terms
ad hominem argument
analogy
anticlimax
antithesis
personal attack of opponent rather than on an argument agains…
similarity b/t two different things or relationship b/t them.…
sudden drop from dignified or importance to the commonplace o…
a balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or…
ad hominem argument
personal attack of opponent rather than on an argument agains…
analogy
similarity b/t two different things or relationship b/t them.…
32 terms
English Language and Composition Finals - Vocab#1-3
Brevity
Concise
Laconic
Pithy
Briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
Using few words in speaking and writing
Using few words in speech
Brief and full of meaning
Brevity
Briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
Concise
Using few words in speaking and writing
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AP English Language and Composition Vocab Quiz 3
absolute
adage
ad hominem argument
anecdote
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best," "all,…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
a brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best," "all,…
adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying
32 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Avante Garde
an appeal to emotion.
an appeal to logic or reason.
an appeal to credibility or character.
The suggestion that using this product puts the user ahead of…
Pathos
an appeal to emotion.
Logos
an appeal to logic or reason.
29 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 3
Abet
Amity
Authentic
Bowdlerize
(V) encourage
(N) friendliness
(Adj.) genuine
(V) remove offensive portions in a book
Abet
(V) encourage
Amity
(N) friendliness
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