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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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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…
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AP English Set 1
Connotation
Colloquial
Antithesis
Allusion
The suggested meaning of a word
Use of slang in speech
two opposite ideas r put together
direct or indirect refrence to a person/ thing
Connotation
The suggested meaning of a word
Colloquial
Use of slang in speech
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AP English Language Vocabulary Set 1
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
Antithesis
Reference to well-known person, place, event, literary work o…
Drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Word, phrase or clause to which a pronoun refers
Juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling…
Allusion
Reference to well-known person, place, event, literary work o…
Analogy
Drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
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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 Vocabulary Set 1
accede (v)
acumen (n)
adamant (adj)
anecdote (n)
to agree to a demand or request
the ability to make good judgements and quick decisions
refusing to be persuaded or change your mind
a short, humorous account
accede (v)
to agree to a demand or request
acumen (n)
the ability to make good judgements and quick decisions
50 terms
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…
AP english set 5
Gerund
Munificent
Abeyance
Flux
Noun formed from adding -ing to a verb
Adj generous or charitable
Noun a state of suspension or temporary inaction
Noun - a state of constant movement of change or renewal
Gerund
Noun formed from adding -ing to a verb
Munificent
Adj generous or charitable
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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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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 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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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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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 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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AP English Set 2
archy
ard
cide
ician
government
always
kill
specialist
archy
government
ard
always
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AP English Set 12
Emphatic
Enhance
Enmity
Escapade
Forcibly expressive
To improve; to intensify
Hostility; deep-seated hatred
An adventurous unconventional act
Emphatic
Forcibly expressive
Enhance
To improve; to intensify
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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 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 7
Propaganda
purpose
refute
rhetoric
neg writing designed to sway opinion rather than present info…
one's intention in a piece of writing
discredit an argument
use of the "available means of persuasion"
Propaganda
neg writing designed to sway opinion rather than present info…
purpose
one's intention in a piece of writing
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AP English: Set 2
appositive
archaic diction
argument
Aristotelian triangle
a word or phrase that renames a nearby noun or pronoun
use of words from earlier time period
statement supported by evidence
diagram that reps. speaker, sub, audience
appositive
a word or phrase that renames a nearby noun or pronoun
archaic diction
use of words from earlier time period
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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 13
Exemplar
Exodus
Exonerate
Expatriate
A model or original; a person or thing serving as a typical e…
A mass departure
To free from accusation, blame, or responsibility
To exile, banish; to leave one's counties by force or desire;…
Exemplar
A model or original; a person or thing serving as a typical e…
Exodus
A mass departure
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AP English Set 5
Neophyte
Obfuscate
Obstreperous
Officious
a person who is new to a subject, skill, or belief.
to be evasive, unclear, or confusing
noisy and difficult to control.
assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, espe…
Neophyte
a person who is new to a subject, skill, or belief.
Obfuscate
to be evasive, unclear, or confusing
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AP English Set 16
Incontrovertible
Indolence
Influx
Intrepid
(Adj) Not open to question or dispute
(N) The quality or state of trying to avoid exertion
(N) An arrival of entry of large numbers of people or things
(Adj) Fearless; adventurous
Incontrovertible
(Adj) Not open to question or dispute
Indolence
(N) The quality or state of trying to avoid exertion
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…
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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 5
ethos
figurative language
figure of speech
hyperbole
a Greek term referring to the character of a person; one of A…
the use of tropes or figures of speech ; going beyond literal…
an expression that strives for literary effect rather than co…
exaggeration
ethos
a Greek term referring to the character of a person; one of A…
figurative language
the use of tropes or figures of speech ; going beyond literal…
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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 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
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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 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 8
sentence variety
simile
syntax
synthesize
using a variety of sentence patterns
like as
sentence structure
bringing together to make better
sentence variety
using a variety of sentence patterns
simile
like as
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AP English: Set 6
logos
metaphor
Metonymy
occasion
"word"
compare
use of an aspect of something to represent the whole
an aspect of context; cause or reason
logos
"word"
metaphor
compare
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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 3
Aberration
Abnegation
Acquiesce
Anarchist
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
the act of renouncing or rejecting something.
accept something reluctantly but without protest.
a person who believes in or tries to bring about anarchy.
Aberration
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
Abnegation
the act of renouncing or rejecting something.
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AP English Set 3
Apex
Appease
Armament
Ascribe
The highest point; peak
To soothe; to pacify or relieve by giving into
Military supplies and weapons; the process of arming for war
To attribute to a specific cause, source, or origin
Apex
The highest point; peak
Appease
To soothe; to pacify or relieve by giving into
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AP English: SET 1
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
repetition of a sound or letter at the beginning of consecuti…
indirect ref. (often to history or a/o text)
extended comparison to dissimilar thigns
rep of words @ beg of succesive clauses
alliteration
repetition of a sound or letter at the beginning of consecuti…
allusion
indirect ref. (often to history or a/o text)
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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 18
Malice
Malodor
Mammoth
Manifest
N. A desire or intention to harm others or see them suffer
N. A bad odor
Adj. Huge; gigantic
V. To make clear or evident to the eye; obvious
Malice
N. A desire or intention to harm others or see them suffer
Malodor
N. A bad odor
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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 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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