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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 1)
Active Voice
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
• the opposite of passive voice... • any sentence with an active…
• attack on a person rather than the issue at hand... • common f…
• repetition of phonetic sounds at the beginning of several w…
• reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
Active Voice
• the opposite of passive voice... • any sentence with an active…
Ad Hominem
• attack on a person rather than the issue at hand... • common f…
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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 2)
Apostrophe
Appositive
Argument from Ignorance
Asyndeton
• prayer-life, a direct address to someone who is not present…
• aka noun phrase → modifies the noun next to it... ex) The dra…
• argument stating that something is true because it has neve…
• deliberate omission of conjunctions from a series of relate…
Apostrophe
• prayer-life, a direct address to someone who is not present…
Appositive
• aka noun phrase → modifies the noun next to it... ex) The dra…
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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 3)
Compound-Complex Sentence
Connotation
Declarative Sentence
Deductive
• combination of a compound and a complex sentence... ex) Becau…
• associations or moods that accompany a word... • generally neg…
• basic statement or assertion... • most common type of sentence…
• form of logical argumentation that uses claims or premises…
Compound-Complex Sentence
• combination of a compound and a complex sentence... ex) Becau…
Connotation
• associations or moods that accompany a word... • generally neg…
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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 5)
Hyperbole
Imagery
Imperative Sentence
Independent Clause
• exaggeration, fairly common in nonfiction prose arguments (…
• one of the five senses (visual, auditory, tactile, olfactor…
• sentence that gives a command... ex) Go clean the dishes or s…
• clause that can stand alone as a sentence... • must have a nou…
Hyperbole
• exaggeration, fairly common in nonfiction prose arguments (…
Imagery
• one of the five senses (visual, auditory, tactile, olfactor…
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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 8)
Rhetorical Shift
Simile
Simple Sentence
Slippery Slope (Domino Theory)
• when the author of an essay significantly alters his or her…
• crucial figure of speech in an argument when what is unknow…
• independent clause → subject and a verb... ex) The giant chop…
• fallacy of argumentation → argues that one thing inevitably…
Rhetorical Shift
• when the author of an essay significantly alters his or her…
Simile
• crucial figure of speech in an argument when what is unknow…
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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 6)
Logos
Loose Sentence
Malapropism
Metaphor
• appeal to reason... • writers may use inductive or deductive a…
• independent clause followed by all sorts of debris, usually…
• word play in which one word is mistakenly substituted for a…
• the unknown is compared to something known in order to bett…
Logos
• appeal to reason... • writers may use inductive or deductive a…
Loose Sentence
• independent clause followed by all sorts of debris, usually…
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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 7)
Parallel Structure (Parallelism)
Parentheticals
Participle
Passive Voice
• pattern of language that creates a rhythm of repetition oft…
• phrases, sentences, and words inside parentheses ()... ex) Th…
• verbal (expressing action or a state of being) that is used…
• opposite of active voice... ex) The dog bit Hope.
Parallel Structure (Parallelism)
• pattern of language that creates a rhythm of repetition oft…
Parentheticals
• phrases, sentences, and words inside parentheses ()... ex) Th…
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AP English Language - Fundamental Terms (Set 4)
Epanalepsis
Epistrophe
Ethos
Etymology
• the figure repeats the opening word or phrase at the end of…
• ending of a series of lines, phrases, clauses, or sentences…
• appeal to credibility... • writer is convincing you that he/sh…
• study of the origin of words and their historical uses... ex)…
Epanalepsis
• the figure repeats the opening word or phrase at the end of…
Epistrophe
• ending of a series of lines, phrases, clauses, or sentences…
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Fundamental Terms - AP English Language
Allusion
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Imagery
A reference that recalls another work, another time in ... histo…
Prayer-like, this is a direct address to someone who is ... not…
An exaggeration, fairly common in nonfiction prose ... arguments…
Any time one of the five senses is evoked by what you have ... r…
Allusion
A reference that recalls another work, another time in ... histo…
Apostrophe
Prayer-like, this is a direct address to someone who is ... not…
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AP English Language Study Set
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Alagory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as the "Pete…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
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AP English Language Set #1
Affective Fallacy
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of initial identical CONSONANT sounds or any V…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Affective Fallacy
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
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AP Language and Composition Fundamental Terms Part 1
Active Voice
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
The opposite of passive voice, the active voice is essentiall…
This is an attack on the person rather than the issues at han…
The repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
A reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
Active Voice
The opposite of passive voice, the active voice is essentiall…
Ad Hominem
This is an attack on the person rather than the issues at han…
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AP English Language Set
Bliss
Blithe
Buoy
Complacency
Very happy state... a state of extreme happiness
Merry; joyous... joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
Cheerful; able to float... capable of floating; cheerful
Self-satisfaction; smugness
Bliss
Very happy state... a state of extreme happiness
Blithe
Merry; joyous... joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
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AP English Language Set
aesthetic
Ambivalence
Analogous
Anarchist
relating to art or beauty
having mixed feeling towards something
showing an analogy or a likeness that permits one to draw an…
a person who believes in or tries to bring about anarchy
aesthetic
relating to art or beauty
Ambivalence
having mixed feeling towards something
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AP English Language Study Set
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Alagory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as the "Pete…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
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AP English Language Set 2
Economical
Elliptical
Eloquent
Emphatic
Intended to save money, as by efficient operation or eliminat…
expressed with extreme or excessive economy; relieved of irre…
Characterized by persuasive, powerful discourse: an eloquent…
uttered, or to be uttered, with emphasis; strongly expressive.
Economical
Intended to save money, as by efficient operation or eliminat…
Elliptical
expressed with extreme or excessive economy; relieved of irre…
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AP English Language Set 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
to rise... controlling influence; domination
severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
Self-governing, independent
antithesis
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
ascend
to rise... controlling influence; domination
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 2))
Concomitant
Conflagration
Contrite
Conundrum
(adj.) accompanying in a subordinate fashion (His dislike of…
(n.) great fire (The conflagration consumed the entire buildi…
(adj.) penitent, eager to be forgiven (Blake's contrite behav…
(n.) puzzle, problem (Interpreting Jane's behavior was a cons…
Concomitant
(adj.) accompanying in a subordinate fashion (His dislike of…
Conflagration
(n.) great fire (The conflagration consumed the entire buildi…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 1)
Abjure
Abrogate
Acerbic
Acrimony
(v.) to reject, renounce (To prove his honesty, the president…
(v.) to abolish, usually by authority (The Bill of Rights ass…
(adj.) biting, bitter in tone or taste (Jill became extremely…
(n.) bitterness, discord (Though they vowed that no girl woul…
Abjure
(v.) to reject, renounce (To prove his honesty, the president…
Abrogate
(v.) to abolish, usually by authority (The Bill of Rights ass…
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AP English Language Set 1
Articulate
Circuitous
Conversational
Crisp
to speak distinctly and carefully to express oneself easily
Roundabout, not direct
an informal exchange or presentation of thoughts and feelings
Lively; sprightly
Articulate
to speak distinctly and carefully to express oneself easily
Circuitous
Roundabout, not direct
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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…
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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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AP English Language Set 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Abiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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AP English Language: Second Set
anadiplosis
anaphora
anthimeria
antithesis
the repetition of the last word of a preceding clause
a rhetorical device that consists of repeating a sequence of…
one part of speech substituting for another (i.e. a noun subs…
the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas, often in par…
anadiplosis
the repetition of the last word of a preceding clause
anaphora
a rhetorical device that consists of repeating a sequence of…
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AP English Language: Fourth Set
allegory
analogy
antimetabole
chiasmus
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a…
the repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse gram…
also called "reverse parallelism," since the second part of a…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
analogy
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a…
20 terms
AP English Language: Fifth Set
allusion
anachronism
aphorism
claim
a passing or casual reference to a widely known person or pla…
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
brief statement of a principle; original thought spoken or wr…
to assert or maintain as a fact
allusion
a passing or casual reference to a widely known person or pla…
anachronism
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
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AP English Language Set 2
Anaphora
Asyndeton
Epistrophe
Polysyndeton
the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earli…
the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a s…
the repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or…
a stylistic device in which several coordinating conjunctions…
Anaphora
the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earli…
Asyndeton
the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a s…
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AP English Language: Fifth Set
allusion
anachronism
aphorism
claim
a passing or casual reference to a widely known person or pla…
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
brief statement of a principle; original thought spoken or wr…
to assert or maintain as a fact
allusion
a passing or casual reference to a widely known person or pla…
anachronism
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
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English AP Fundamental Terms
ethos
ethos
pathos
pathos
ethical appeal, convinced of the argument based upon the auth…
the effect of this is that it demonstrates the author's relia…
emotion appeal, the author appeals to the reader's emotions,…
relies on emotionally loaded language, emotional examples, co…
ethos
ethical appeal, convinced of the argument based upon the auth…
ethos
the effect of this is that it demonstrates the author's relia…
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AP Language and Comp: Examples of Fundamental Terms
active voice
alliteration
allusion
adadiplosis
Johnny Appleseed planted his seeds.
Simple Simon sat on the straw
"the Promised Land"
The men were chased by their nightmares. The nightmares awake…
active voice
Johnny Appleseed planted his seeds.
alliteration
Simple Simon sat on the straw
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AP English Language Set #2
Affective Fallacy
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of initial identical CONSONANT sounds or any V…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Affective Fallacy
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
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AP English Language Set #1
Affective Fallacy
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of initial identical CONSONANT sounds or any V…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Affective Fallacy
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
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AP Language Set 1
Anaphora
Metonymy
Antithesis
Rhetoric
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
Direct opposite
From the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principl…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
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set 1: AP english Language
abrogate
antebellum
acumen
abjure
repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement)... ex…
occurring or existing before a particular war ... ex: the americ…
the ability to make good judgement and quick decisions typica…
solemnly renounce a belief, cause or claim... ex:his refusal to…
abrogate
repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement)... ex…
antebellum
occurring or existing before a particular war ... ex: the americ…
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AP English Language Set 3
Caricature
Clause
Conceit
Euphemism
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
A group of words containing a subject and a predicate and for…
a fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate meta…
a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one con…
Caricature
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
Clause
A group of words containing a subject and a predicate and for…
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Vocabulary Set- AP English Language
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
sequential repetition of similar initial sound
a literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference
repetition of words at start of successive clauses
allegory
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
alliteration
sequential repetition of similar initial sound
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
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AP English Language Starter Set
intice
ascribe
wholly
savour
to attract, tempt, or provoke attention by offering something…
to attribute or credit to a particular cause, source, or author
completely or fully, as it relates to the whole
a particular flavor; smell or quality that makes something in…
intice
to attract, tempt, or provoke attention by offering something…
ascribe
to attribute or credit to a particular cause, source, or author
51 terms
AP English Language Set #1
Loaded Questions
Conundrum
Jargon
Syntactic Fluency
a question that contains a controversial or unjustified assum…
a question asked for amusement, typically one with a pun in i…
special words or expressions that are used by a particular pr…
the ability to manipulate a variety of sentence structures ef…
Loaded Questions
a question that contains a controversial or unjustified assum…
Conundrum
a question asked for amusement, typically one with a pun in i…
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AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #3
Bereft
Bilious
Bowdlerize
Burgeon
filled with a sense of loss; deprived of somebody or somethin…
nauseatingly unpleasant; disagreeable [adj.]
to edit by remove parts of a work that are considered indecen…
to produce new growth; flourish or develop rapidly [intrans./…
Bereft
filled with a sense of loss; deprived of somebody or somethin…
Bilious
nauseatingly unpleasant; disagreeable [adj.]
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AP English Fundamental Terms
Ad Hominem
alliteration
Allusion
anaphora
an attack on the person rather than the issues at hand
the repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
reference to another work, time in history, another famous pe…
deliberate repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of…
Ad Hominem
an attack on the person rather than the issues at hand
alliteration
the repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
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AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #1
Abase
Abate
Abjure
Abrogate
to belittle; degrade [v.]
to become less; end; reduce something [v.]
to formally renounce something [trans v.]
to annul or end formally by official means [trans. v.]
Abase
to belittle; degrade [v.]
Abate
to become less; end; reduce something [v.]
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AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #2
Amenable
Anathema
Anomaly
Antipodal
Open or susceptible to suggestion, cooperation or agreement;…
Object of loathing or hatred [n.]
a deviation or irregularity from the common norm or from expe…
places at the opposite sides of the world from each other [n.]
Amenable
Open or susceptible to suggestion, cooperation or agreement;…
Anathema
Object of loathing or hatred [n.]
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English III AP - Fundamental Terms
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
This is an attack on the person rather than the issues at han…
The repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
A reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
A term that signifies a relational comparison of or similarly…
Ad Hominem
This is an attack on the person rather than the issues at han…
Alliteration
The repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
20 terms
AP English Language Review
Parallelism
Anaphora
Paradox
Asyndeton
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
A seemingly contradictory statement that is actually true
The lack of conjunctions where they normally would be used
Parallelism
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
Anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
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AP English Language Vocab Set 3
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
Noun: A hobby or minor occupation
Adjective: Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disrega…
Adjective: Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood…
Noun: A great difference
Avocation
Noun: A hobby or minor occupation
Callous
Adjective: Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disrega…
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AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
84 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
100 terms
AP English language Terms
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
20 terms
AP English Language Summer Vocabulary Quiz
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
An Anecdote is
Ethos, Logos, Pathos are
Author's distinguishing style, tone, p…
Lexical Ambiguity
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
Appeals
Voice
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
Lexical Ambiguity
An Anecdote is
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
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