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15 terms
AP English Set #4
ebullient
effrontery
effulgent
egregious
(adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic
(n.) impudence, nerve, insolence
(adj.) radiant, splendorous
(adjective) extremely bad
ebullient
(adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic
effrontery
(n.) impudence, nerve, insolence
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AP English 3, Set 4
Myopic
Obstreperous
Parsimonious
Perfidious
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
(adj.) noisy, unruly
(adj.) stingy, miserly; meager, poor
(adj) disloyal, treacherous, violating one's trust
Myopic
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
Obstreperous
(adj.) noisy, unruly
10 terms
AP English Set #4
Akin
Corroborate
Inexorable
Insipid
(adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
(adj.) impossible to stop or prevent
(adj.) dull; bland; boring
Akin
(adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
Corroborate
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
43 terms
Ap English SET #4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
happening by chance or accident
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion
celibate
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
fortuitous
happening by chance or accident
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AP English III Vocabulary Set 4
paragon
pariah
parsimony
pathos
noun: a model of excellence or perfection... Even at 90 years o…
noun: an outcast... Poor Rudolph was the ____________ of the gr…
noun: frugality; stinginess... Mr. Krabs is a paragon of ______…
noun: an emotion of sympathy (in rhetoric: appealing to the e…
paragon
noun: a model of excellence or perfection... Even at 90 years o…
pariah
noun: an outcast... Poor Rudolph was the ____________ of the gr…
15 terms
Ap English set 4
Fervent
Fatuous
Apocalypse
Indigent
Committed to something
Foolish
A vision of the future or end of the world
Extremely poor
Fervent
Committed to something
Fatuous
Foolish
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AP English Set 4
Deleterious
Demagogue
Derelict
Despondent
Adjective.... harmful/injurious
Noun.... A leader who lies and arouses passions/prejudices again…
Noun.... someone/something that is abandoned or neglected
Adjective.... depressed, discouraged, hopeless
Deleterious
Adjective.... harmful/injurious
Demagogue
Noun.... A leader who lies and arouses passions/prejudices again…
10 terms
AP English Set 4
Electic
Egregious
Ennui
Facile
deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse rang…
outstandingly bad; shocking.
a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a…
(especially of a theory or argument) appearing neat and compr…
Electic
deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse rang…
Egregious
outstandingly bad; shocking.
32 terms
AP English Set 4
Clockwise universe
Kowtow
Metabasis
Luddites
-An image of the universe as a clock wound up by God and tick…
-1. To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expressi…
-Summarizing the body of work that has come before so that yo…
-Opponents of the introduction of labor saving machinery... -The…
Clockwise universe
-An image of the universe as a clock wound up by God and tick…
Kowtow
-1. To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expressi…
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AP english set 4
insipid
impartial
moralistic
taunting
lacking flavor, bland; unimaginative
neutral, unbiased
expressing moralities
provoke, torment
insipid
lacking flavor, bland; unimaginative
impartial
neutral, unbiased
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AP English: Set 4
coordination
counterargument
cumulative sentence
declarative sentence
grammatical equiv bet. parts of a sentence, often through a c…
an opposing argument
an ind clause followed by subordinate clauses or phrases that…
sentence that makes a statement
coordination
grammatical equiv bet. parts of a sentence, often through a c…
counterargument
an opposing argument
AP English Set 4
Metonymy
Middle English
Mock epic
Mock solemnity
A figure of speech that uses the name of one thing to represe…
The language spoken in England roughly between 1150 and 1500…
A parody of traditional epic form
Feigned or deliberatly artificial seriousness, often for sati…
Metonymy
A figure of speech that uses the name of one thing to represe…
Middle English
The language spoken in England roughly between 1150 and 1500…
13 terms
AP English set 4
Parody
Pedantic
Periodic sentence
Personification
Work that closely imitates the style or content of another wi…
Adjective that describes words, phrases, or tone that is over…
Sentence that presents its central meaning in main clause at…
Figure of speech that describes things with human emotions
Parody
Work that closely imitates the style or content of another wi…
Pedantic
Adjective that describes words, phrases, or tone that is over…
10 terms
English AP Set 4
Ekphrastic Poetry
Ballad
Carpe Diem
Dramatic Monologue
a form of poetry that comments on a work of art in another ge…
a sung poem that recounts a dramatic story
a literary theme meaning "seize the day" usually found in lyr…
a type of poem in which the speaker (not the poet) addresses…
Ekphrastic Poetry
a form of poetry that comments on a work of art in another ge…
Ballad
a sung poem that recounts a dramatic story
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English Ap set 4
False dilemma
Figurative language
Flashback
Genre
A fallacy of oversimplification that offers a limited number…
Language in which figures of speech (such as metaphors,simile…
A shift in a narrative to an earlier event that interrupts th…
A category of artistic composition, as in film or literature,…
False dilemma
A fallacy of oversimplification that offers a limited number…
Figurative language
Language in which figures of speech (such as metaphors,simile…
7 terms
AP English 3, Set 4
Myopic
Obstreperous
Parsimonious
Perfidious
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
(adj.) noisy, unruly
(adj.) stingy, miserly; meager, poor
(adj) disloyal, treacherous, violating one's trust
Myopic
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
Obstreperous
(adj.) noisy, unruly
10 terms
AP English Set 4
Balk
Bandy
Barrage
Battery
To stop short and refuse to proceed
To trade; to give back and forth; to bat to and fro
A curtain of artillery fire; any overwhelming attack, as of w…
The unlawful beating of a person; act of beating or pounding
Balk
To stop short and refuse to proceed
Bandy
To trade; to give back and forth; to bat to and fro
20 terms
Hitchings English AP #4
rake
crux
inquest
matriarchy
scratch over the surface of something
an essential or pivotal point; a perplexing difficulty
an investigation; an inquiry
a society where the mother is the head of the family and desc…
rake
scratch over the surface of something
crux
an essential or pivotal point; a perplexing difficulty
30 terms
AP English Set 4
Invective
Irony
Isocolon
Juxtaposition
The use of angry and insulting language in satrical writing
A situation or statement characterized by significant differe…
Parallel structure in which the parallel elements are similar…
Placing of two items side by side to create a certain effect,…
Invective
The use of angry and insulting language in satrical writing
Irony
A situation or statement characterized by significant differe…
51 terms
AP English Set 4
aesthetic
paradox
enigmatic
acquiesce
(adj) relating to the nature of beauty, art and taste; having…
a seemingly contradictory statement that nonetheless expresse…
mysterious, puzzling, unfathomable, baffling
to comply, to agree, to give in
aesthetic
(adj) relating to the nature of beauty, art and taste; having…
paradox
a seemingly contradictory statement that nonetheless expresse…
16 terms
AP English Set 4
satire
scene
setting
short story
genre using humor to mock human preference and vice, to make…
breakdown of a play, show a break in time
time and place of a literary work
focused narrative that presents one or two main characters in…
satire
genre using humor to mock human preference and vice, to make…
scene
breakdown of a play, show a break in time
63 terms
AP English Set 4 Extended
exultant
ecstatic
elated
exhilarated
elated, exhilorated
elated, exhilorated
ecstatic; exultant
ecstatic; exultant
exultant
elated, exhilorated
ecstatic
elated, exhilorated
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AP English set 4
Egregious
Capricious
Ultimate
Deference
remarkably bad
subject to whims or passing fancies; spur of the moment
most remote in space or time; extreme
courteous regard for another's wish
Egregious
remarkably bad
Capricious
subject to whims or passing fancies; spur of the moment
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AP English Set 4
Benevolent
Charismatic
Funereal
Hesitant
well meaning and kindly; (of an organization) serving a chari…
exercising a compelling charm that inspires devotion in other…
having the mournful, somber character appropriate to a funera…
tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking.... S: uncertai…
Benevolent
well meaning and kindly; (of an organization) serving a chari…
Charismatic
exercising a compelling charm that inspires devotion in other…
51 terms
AP English Set 4
aesthetic
paradox
enigmatic
acquiesce
(adj) relating to the nature of beauty, art and taste; having…
a seemingly contradictory statement that nonetheless expresse…
mysterious, puzzling, unfathomable, baffling
to comply, to agree, to give in
aesthetic
(adj) relating to the nature of beauty, art and taste; having…
paradox
a seemingly contradictory statement that nonetheless expresse…
AP English Set 4
aesthetic
paradox
enigmatic
acquiesce
(adj) relating to the nature of beauty, art and taste; having…
a seemingly contradictory statement that nonetheless expresse…
mysterious, puzzling, unfathomable, baffling
to comply, to agree, to give in
aesthetic
(adj) relating to the nature of beauty, art and taste; having…
paradox
a seemingly contradictory statement that nonetheless expresse…
10 terms
AP English Set 4
Insipid
impartial
moralistic
taunting
lacking flavor
not partial or biased
characterized by displaying a concern with mortality
insulting remarks
Insipid
lacking flavor
impartial
not partial or biased
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AP English Set 4
celibate (adj.)
fortuitous (adj.)
recapitulate (v.)
perfunctory (adj.)
abstaining from intercourse, unmarried
happening by chance or accident
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion
celibate (adj.)
abstaining from intercourse, unmarried
fortuitous (adj.)
happening by chance or accident
24 terms
AP English Set 4
allegory
anagram
ballad
cadence
literary work in which characters, objects or actions represe…
word or phrase made from the letters of another word or phrase
narrative poem written in deliberate imitation of its origin
measured, rhythmical movement either in prose or verse
allegory
literary work in which characters, objects or actions represe…
anagram
word or phrase made from the letters of another word or phrase
24 terms
Ap english set 4
motif
myth
narrator
naturalism
a distinctive figure or dominant idea in an artistic or liter…
a lie that is widely known to be "true" cats always land on t…
Person telling the story
A nineteenth-century literary movement that was an extension…
motif
a distinctive figure or dominant idea in an artistic or liter…
myth
a lie that is widely known to be "true" cats always land on t…
10 terms
AP English set 4
Affable
Amiss
Deign
Epitome
Adj- friendly, easy to talk to
Adj- not quite right. Adv- inappropriately
V-'do something beneath one's dignity
N- person that is a perfect example of; summary of written work
Affable
Adj- friendly, easy to talk to
Amiss
Adj- not quite right. Adv- inappropriately
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Ap English Set 4
Dogmatic
Dubious
Ebullience
Eclectic
Stubborn, adhering to unproven beliefs
Doubtful, unlikely authentically
Intense enthusiasm
Made up by a variety of sources, everything to a T
Dogmatic
Stubborn, adhering to unproven beliefs
Dubious
Doubtful, unlikely authentically
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Ap English Set 4
Laudatory
Caricature
Bombastic
Magnanimous
Expressing praise.
A picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
High sounding, pretentious. Ex: Baser
Generous, Noble. Free from petty.
Laudatory
Expressing praise.
Caricature
A picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
30 terms
AP English Set 4
gallant
gelatinous
ghastly
goaded
brave, noble-minded, chivalrous
having a jellylike consistency
gruesome indicative of death or the dead
to prod or incite, to bully
gallant
brave, noble-minded, chivalrous
gelatinous
having a jellylike consistency
15 terms
AP English Set 4
Grammar
Unclear pronoun references
Antecedent
Loose sentence
unclear pronoun references, Antecedent, Loose sentence, Perio…
when it is unclear to which subject a pronoun refers to (not…
the noun a pronoun refers to
main idea (subject/verb) comes first, followed by subordinate…
Grammar
unclear pronoun references, Antecedent, Loose sentence, Perio…
Unclear pronoun references
when it is unclear to which subject a pronoun refers to (not…
25 terms
AP English set 4
absolute
ad hominem argument
ambiguity
antecedent
a word free of limitations or qualifications
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
absolute
a word free of limitations or qualifications
ad hominem argument
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
10 terms
AP English 4- Set #3
Avocation
Capricious
Disparity
Efficacy
(n.) a hobby alongside one's occupation
(adj.) impulsive and unpredictable
(n.) a lack of similarity or equality; difference
(n.) a result of something; effectiveness
Avocation
(n.) a hobby alongside one's occupation
Capricious
(adj.) impulsive and unpredictable
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AP English 4- Set #2
Admonish
Akimbo
Lassitude
Licentious
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
(adj.) with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
(n.) weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
(adj.) displaying a lack of moral or legal restraints
Admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
Akimbo
(adj.) with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
10 terms
AP English 4- Set #11
Confound
Curate
Ethereal
Gambol
(v.) to frustrate, confuse
(n.) a person who can lead religious worship... (v.) the act of…
(adj.) heavenly, exceptionally delicate or refined
(v.) to jump or skip about playfully
Confound
(v.) to frustrate, confuse
Curate
(n.) a person who can lead religious worship... (v.) the act of…
24 terms
AP English Set 4
Allegory
Anagram
Ballad
Cadence
Literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repres…
Word or phrase made from the letters of another word or phrase
Narrative poem written in deliberate imitation of its origin…
Measured, rhythmical movement either in prose or verse
Allegory
Literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repres…
Anagram
Word or phrase made from the letters of another word or phrase
15 terms
AP English Vocab Set 4
Capricious
Filial
Appellation
Portal
Adj-Impulsive, erratic, * Mercurial, fickle, inconsistent, un…
Adj-Family affection, son-like, respectful, dutiful, daughter…
N-name, title, Cognomen, Epithet, * Sobriquet
N-Door, entrance, gate.
Capricious
Adj-Impulsive, erratic, * Mercurial, fickle, inconsistent, un…
Filial
Adj-Family affection, son-like, respectful, dutiful, daughter…
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AP English 4 Set 4
Irreverent
Benevolent
Seductive
Candid
Showing a lack of respect for people or things that are gener…
Well-meaning and kindly
Tempting and attractive; enticing
Truthful and straightforward; frank
Irreverent
Showing a lack of respect for people or things that are gener…
Benevolent
Well-meaning and kindly
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AP English vocab set #4
anomie
anthropomorphic
antinomy
apercu
NOUN - in society, unrest or instability that arises form a c…
ADJECTIVE - attributing human characteristics to animals or o…
NOUN - another word for "paradox," the apparent contradiction…
NOUN - from the french meaning "to percieve," an immediate im…
anomie
NOUN - in society, unrest or instability that arises form a c…
anthropomorphic
ADJECTIVE - attributing human characteristics to animals or o…
27 terms
AP English Rhetorical Terms (Set 4)
Personification
Point of view
Polysyndeton (paulee-SIN-dih-tawn)
Prosody
attributing human characteristics to nonhuman things... EX: "The…
the vantage point from which the author presents the actions…
the repetition of conjunctions in close succession for rhetor…
the study of sound and rhythm in poetry
Personification
attributing human characteristics to nonhuman things... EX: "The…
Point of view
the vantage point from which the author presents the actions…
10 terms
AP English Language Set 4
Paradox
Parody
Satire
Semantics
A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be t…
A literary or artistic work that imitates the characteristic…
A literary work in which human vice or folly is attacked thro…
Linguistics The study or science of meaning in language.
Paradox
A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be t…
Parody
A literary or artistic work that imitates the characteristic…
15 terms
English 11 AP Set #4
Ambivalence
Amorphous
Apocryphal
Audacious
State of having mixed feelings
Without clearly defined state or form
Story/statement of doubtful authenticity
Showing a willingness to take suprisingly bold risks
Ambivalence
State of having mixed feelings
Amorphous
Without clearly defined state or form
10 terms
AP English Vocab Set #4
buffoon
farce
irony
jocular
noun; a rude clown or jester
noun; a comic play, marked by exaggeration
noun; words that are deliberately used to mean their opposite
adjective; in a joking manner
buffoon
noun; a rude clown or jester
farce
noun; a comic play, marked by exaggeration
9 terms
AP English Words Set 4
akin
corroborate
inexorable
insipid
of similar character
confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding)
impossible to stop or prevent
lacking flavor
akin
of similar character
corroborate
confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding)
40 terms
AP English Lit. & Comp: Set 4
exposition
narrative
synecdoche
syntax
a literary device used to introduce background information ab…
mode of discourse that tells a story of some sort and is base…
a figure of speech in which a part signifies the whole (100 h…
the way words are put together to form phrases, clauses, and…
exposition
a literary device used to introduce background information ab…
narrative
mode of discourse that tells a story of some sort and is base…
10 terms
Set 4 AP English Vocabulary
Deleterious
Demagogue
Derelict
Despondent
causes harm or damage
a political leader who seeks support through sweet talking
in very poor condition as a result of disuse and and neglect
in low spirit from loss of hope and courage
Deleterious
causes harm or damage
Demagogue
a political leader who seeks support through sweet talking
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