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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…
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AP English III Vocabulary Set 5
reprove
repudiate
rescind
ribald
verb: to scold, rebuke... He always felt it necessary to ______…
verb: to reject, refuse to accept ... Despite the federal manda…
verb: to take back, repeal... After the misunderstanding, they…
adjective: coarsely, crudely humorous... Ted, the movie, is kno…
reprove
verb: to scold, rebuke... He always felt it necessary to ______…
repudiate
verb: to reject, refuse to accept ... Despite the federal manda…
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AP English III Vocabulary Set 1
abjure
acerbic
acrimony
acumen
verb: to reject, renounce... The cat ____________ my frugal cho…
adjective: biting, bitter in tone or taste... The ____________…
noun: bitterness; discord... The political _______________ has…
noun: keen insight... If I had the ____________ of Einstein, I…
abjure
verb: to reject, renounce... The cat ____________ my frugal cho…
acerbic
adjective: biting, bitter in tone or taste... The ____________…
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AP English III Vocabulary Set 2
exculpate
exigent
expunge
extol
verb: to free from guilt or blame... It was such a relief to be…
adjective: urgent, critical... Though it is often not realized…
verb: to obliterate, eradicate... When Sarah turned 18, her pre…
verb: to praise, revere... He nominated her for the lifetime ac…
exculpate
verb: to free from guilt or blame... It was such a relief to be…
exigent
adjective: urgent, critical... Though it is often not realized…
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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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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 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
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AP English 3 Set 1, Part 1
1. Acumen
Adamant
Anomaly
Assiduous
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
(n) deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
1. Acumen
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
Adamant
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
AP English Terms
metaphor
simile
personification
synecdoche
comparison of two seemingly unlike things
comparison using like or as
characteristics of humans given to non-humans
giving the part for the whole
metaphor
comparison of two seemingly unlike things
simile
comparison using like or as
26 terms
AP ENGLISH set 2
Conceit
Colloquial
Denotation
Diction
A fanciful expression, usually in the firm of an extended met…
The use of slang or informalities in speech or writing. Not g…
The strict, literal,dictionary definition of a word, devoid a…
Related to style, it refers to the writers word choices, espe…
Conceit
A fanciful expression, usually in the firm of an extended met…
Colloquial
The use of slang or informalities in speech or writing. Not g…
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AP English (set 7)
Merit
Meritocratic
Affirmative Action
Prerogative
Quality excellence ... the quality of being particularly good…
government or the holding of power by people selected on the…
an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from di…
Privilege ... White people are perogative in the U.S. ... a right…
Merit
Quality excellence ... the quality of being particularly good…
Meritocratic
government or the holding of power by people selected on the…
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AP English set 14
Paragon
Rectitude
sanctimonious
temerity
a model
extreme morality, uprightness
hypocrisy of piety
excessive confidence
Paragon
a model
Rectitude
extreme morality, uprightness
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AP English (set 8)
Oblivious
Color Blindness ... AKA racial blindness
White Privillege
Perpetuate
not aware of something
the disregard of racial characteristics when selecting which…
White privilege is a set of advantages and/or immunities that…
to last for a long time ... to make something such as a bad si…
Oblivious
not aware of something
Color Blindness ... AKA racial blindness
the disregard of racial characteristics when selecting which…
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English AP (Set 6)
Race Card
Race Card Card
Self-aggrandizing
Cynical
Playing the race card is an idiomatic phrase that refers to e…
EXPLAIIINNN
Cocky ... Self aggrandizement is defined as exaggerating one's…
Mhm... ... believing that people are motivated by self-interest…
Race Card
Playing the race card is an idiomatic phrase that refers to e…
Race Card Card
EXPLAIIINNN
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AP English Set 3
servile
embellish
opulent
ornate
submissive
to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details
exhibiting a display of great wealth
elaborately decorated
servile
submissive
embellish
to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details
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AP English Vocabulary Set
Disparage
Auspicious
Voluminous
Ameliorate
To regard something with little value, to belittle or sneer at
Favorable, or to be successful
Large in volume, lengthy
To make something better or less worse
Disparage
To regard something with little value, to belittle or sneer at
Auspicious
Favorable, or to be successful
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AP English set THANKSGIVING
Capricious
Demure
Enervate
Fecund
changing one's mind quickly and often... ex: the young girls CAP…
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior... ex:though everyone…
To weaken... ex: writing these sentences ENERVATES me so much
fertile; fruitful; productive... ex: the FECUND tree bore enough…
Capricious
changing one's mind quickly and often... ex: the young girls CAP…
Demure
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior... ex:though everyone…
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AP English Rhetorical Terms (Set 1)
Abstract
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
designating qualities of characteristics apart from specific…
a narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
the repetition of initial identical consonant sounds or any v…
a brief reference to a real or fictional person, place, event…
Abstract
designating qualities of characteristics apart from specific…
Allegory
a narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
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Ap English - Set 21
Implacable
Munificence
Opulent
Perfunctory
Incapable of being satisfied
Generosity in giving
Luxurious; rich
Showing little intrest
Implacable
Incapable of being satisfied
Munificence
Generosity in giving
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Set two ap english
Ameliorate
Amity
Amorphous
Anachronism
(v) to relieve, as from pain or hardship
(n) friendship
(adj) without determinate shape
(n) anything occurring or existing out of its time
Ameliorate
(v) to relieve, as from pain or hardship
Amity
(n) friendship
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AP English Set 11
Pivotal
Placate
Plethora
Plumage
Adjective.... vitally important
Verb.... to soothe/calm
Noun.... a large or excessive amount of something
Noun.... bird's feathers
Pivotal
Adjective.... vitally important
Placate
Verb.... to soothe/calm
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AP English Set 14
Swarthy
Sycophant
Taciturn
Talisman
Adjective.... have a dark complexion
Noun.... One who sucks up to others
Adjective.... Not talking much, reserved; silent, holding back i…
Noun.... lucky charm
Swarthy
Adjective.... have a dark complexion
Sycophant
Noun.... One who sucks up to others
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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
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AP English Set 9
Loquacious
Marshall
Martinet
Matriarchy
Adjective.... Extremely talkative
Noun.... A United States program of economic aid for the reconst…
Noun.... Strict disciplinarian
Noun.... Society governed by women
Loquacious
Adjective.... Extremely talkative
Marshall
Noun.... A United States program of economic aid for the reconst…
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AP English Set 15
Travesty
Truism
Truncate
Ubiquitous
Noun.... a parody, an imitation that makes crude fun of something
Noun.... obvious truth
Verb.... to cut short
Adjective.... present, appearing/being everywhere at the same time
Travesty
Noun.... a parody, an imitation that makes crude fun of something
Truism
Noun.... obvious truth
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AP English Set 7
Imbibe
Imminent
Impeccable
Impetuous
Verb.... to drink/to take in
Adjective.... about to happen
Adjective.... faultless, perfect
Adjective.... acting quickly without thought or care
Imbibe
Verb.... to drink/to take in
Imminent
Adjective.... about to happen
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AP English Set 17
Lackadaisical
Lambaste
Lampoon
Languid
(Adj) Showing lack of interest
(V) To give a thrashing
(N) Light, good-humored satire
(Adj) Lacking energy; weak
Lackadaisical
(Adj) Showing lack of interest
Lambaste
(V) To give a thrashing
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AP English Set 19
Nemesis
Nettle
Nocturnal
Nullify
N. An opponent difficult to beat
V. To irritate
Adj. Of or occurring at night
V. To make useless; cancel
Nemesis
N. An opponent difficult to beat
Nettle
V. To irritate
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AP English Set 1
Abashed
Abate
Abide
Ablution
Ashamed or embarrassed
To reduce
To remain; continue; stay; endure
A cleansing with water
Abashed
Ashamed or embarrassed
Abate
To reduce
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Ap English Set 13
Resonate
Revile
Rue
Sagacity
Verb.... to echo
Verb.... to verbally attack
Verb.... to regret
Noun.... wisdom
Resonate
Verb.... to echo
Revile
Verb.... to verbally attack
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AP English Rhetorical Terms (Set 2)
Coinage
Colloquial Expressions
Conceit
Concrete
A word or phrase that is made, invented or fabricated.... EX: "g…
Words or phrases characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary…
an elaborate and surprising figure of speech comparing two ve…
pertains to actual things, instances, or experiences: opposit…
Coinage
A word or phrase that is made, invented or fabricated.... EX: "g…
Colloquial Expressions
Words or phrases characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary…
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AP English Set 11
Dwell
Ebullience
Edification
Egg
To remain for a time; to focus attention on
Enthusiastic; bubbling with excitement
Enlighten; instruct
To encourage or incite to action
Dwell
To remain for a time; to focus attention on
Ebullience
Enthusiastic; bubbling with excitement
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AP English Set 2
Maudlin
Mellifluous
Morose
Obsequious
self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunke…
(of a voice or words) sweet or musical; pleasant to hear.
sullen and ill-tempered.
obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.
Maudlin
self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunke…
Mellifluous
(of a voice or words) sweet or musical; pleasant to hear.
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AP English Set 12
Prosaic
Purloin
Queue
Redress
Adjective.... dull/ordinary
Verb.... to steal
Noun.... a line
Verb.... to set right after wrong-doing
Prosaic
Adjective.... dull/ordinary
Purloin
Verb.... to steal
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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…
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AP English Set 14
Forthright
Frank
Fray
Fusillade
Adverb/Noun. Directly foreword; without hesitation; a straigh…
Adjective. Marked by free and sincere expression
Noun. Fight or scuffle; brawl
Noun. A rapid outburst or barrage
Forthright
Adverb/Noun. Directly foreword; without hesitation; a straigh…
Frank
Adjective. Marked by free and sincere expression
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AP English Set 15
Gullible
Hamper
Hearten
Hiatus
Easily cheated or fooled
To hinder or impede
To give strength, courage, or hope
A gap or interruption in space, time, or continuity
Gullible
Easily cheated or fooled
Hamper
To hinder or impede
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AP English Set 10
Opulent
Pathos
Peevish
Penchant
Adjective.... Wealthy/Luxurious
Noun.... Emotional appeal
Adjective.... Easily irritated
Noun.... A strong liking
Opulent
Adjective.... Wealthy/Luxurious
Pathos
Noun.... Emotional appeal
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AP English Set 26
Sedentary
Seethe
Serene
Shunt
Adj. Requiring much sitting
V. To churn and foam as if boiling; to be agitated
Adj. clear; tranquil
V. To evade by putting aside or ignoring
Sedentary
Adj. Requiring much sitting
Seethe
V. To churn and foam as if boiling; to be agitated
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AP English Set 1
Apathetic
Austere
Callous
Choleric
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
bad-tempered or irritable
Apathetic
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
Austere
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance
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AP English Set 6
Camaraderie
Canopy
Capitulate
Carnivore
Friendship
A covering
To surrender
A flesh-eating animal
Camaraderie
Friendship
Canopy
A covering
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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.
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AP English: SET 3
bias
cite
claim
close reading
prejudice
identifying as piece of a source
an assertion supported by evidence
careful attentive reading
bias
prejudice
cite
identifying as piece of a source
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AP English Set 6
Fraught
Frugal
Futile
Gamut
Adjective.... filled (negative)
Adjective.... sparing with money
Adjective.... useless/pointless
Noun.... an entire range or series
Fraught
Adjective.... filled (negative)
Frugal
Adjective.... sparing with money
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Set 3 AP English
Orthodox
Solicit
Preclude
Efface
Conventional; adhering to established principles or doctorine…
To ask for, to seek
To prevent, to make impossible, to shut out
To erase; to rub away the features of
Orthodox
Conventional; adhering to established principles or doctorine…
Solicit
To ask for, to seek
AP English set 2
Hemo
Mort
Morph
Cide
Blood
Death
Form, shape
Killer
Hemo
Blood
Mort
Death
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AP English Set 8
Jaunt
Jocular
Jurisprudence
Juxtapose
Noun.... short pleasure trip
Adjective.... playful; humorous
Noun.... the science or philosophy of law
Verb.... To place side by side
Jaunt
Noun.... short pleasure trip
Jocular
Adjective.... playful; humorous
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AP English Set 3
Frame
Genre
*Harangue
Homily
A structure that provides a premise or setting for a narrativ…
A term used to describe literary forms, such as novel, play a…
A forceful sermon, lecture, or tirade
A lecture or sermon on a religious or moral theme meant to gu…
Frame
A structure that provides a premise or setting for a narrativ…
Genre
A term used to describe literary forms, such as novel, play a…
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