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AP English Language #6
affluent
feasible
discern
sally
rich
possible
perceive
suddenly rush forth
affluent
rich
feasible
possible
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AP English Language Vocabulary #6
Palpable
Altruism
Odious
Indomitable
readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evi…
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotio…
highly offensive, disgusting, hateful
that cannot be subdued or overcome, as person's, will, or cou…
Palpable
readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evi…
Altruism
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotio…
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AP English Language #6
Diction
Didactic
Digression
Discourse
Choice and arrangement of words.
More intent on the lesson than the story.
Movement away from the main story line.
A formal discussion of a subject.
Diction
Choice and arrangement of words.
Didactic
More intent on the lesson than the story.
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AP English Language - Vocab 6
Antipathy
Elucidate
Imminent
Banal
n. an intense dislike
v. to make clear
adj. likely to happen; threatening
adj. common; ordinary
Antipathy
n. an intense dislike
Elucidate
v. to make clear
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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…
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…
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 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…
66 terms
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…
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AP English Language Lesson 6
Antipathy
Elucidate
Imminent
Banal
An intense dislike.
To make clear.
Likely to happen; threatening.
Common; ordinary.
Antipathy
An intense dislike.
Elucidate
To make clear.
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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…
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WHS AP English Language Quiz 6
litigious
loquacious
lucid
lugubrious
prone to engage in lawsuits
very talkative
clear
mournful (dismal, gloomy)
litigious
prone to engage in lawsuits
loquacious
very talkative
66 terms
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…
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AP English Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
a work that functions on a symbolic level
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allegory
a work that functions on a symbolic level
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
34 terms
AP English Language Biblical Allusions
Alpha and Omega
Armageddon
blind leading the blind
Cain and Abel/brother's keeper
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
MEANING: one of little experience teaching or showing someone…
MEANING: to indicate someone avoiding responsibility for the…
Alpha and Omega
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
Armageddon
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
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AP English Language Historical Allusions
Attila
berserk
blarney
Casanova
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
MEANING: has also come to mean to placate with soft talk or t…
MEANING: a man who is amorously and gallantly attentive to wo…
Attila
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
berserk
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
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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…
34 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary Pages 5 & 6
juxtaposition
litotes
maxim
meiosis (understatement)
a poetic and rhetorical device in which normally unassociated…
understatement employed for the purpose of enhancing the effe…
a concise, pointed statement that gives behavioral advice
the opposite of hyperbole; kind of irony that deliberately re…
juxtaposition
a poetic and rhetorical device in which normally unassociated…
litotes
understatement employed for the purpose of enhancing the effe…
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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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AP English Language Rhetorical Terms List #6
faulty analogy
figurative language
first-hand evidence
form
a fallacy that occurs when a writer compares things that are…
often evokes strong imagery, also referred to as a trope
based upon something the writer knows, whether from personal…
refers to the defining structural characteristics of a work,…
faulty analogy
a fallacy that occurs when a writer compares things that are…
figurative language
often evokes strong imagery, also referred to as a trope
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AP English Language Vocabulary Week 6
remedial
remiss
renown
renunciation
Intended to repair gaps in students' basic knowledge (After h…
Negligent, failing to take care (The burglar gained entrance…
Honor, acclaim (The young writer earned international _______…
To reject (Fiona's ____________ of red meat resulted in weigh…
remedial
Intended to repair gaps in students' basic knowledge (After h…
remiss
Negligent, failing to take care (The burglar gained entrance…
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…
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AP English Language Vocal
ad hominem
ad populum
alliteration
allusion
The specific diversionary tactic of switching the argument fr…
(bandwagon appeal) When evidence boils down to "everybody's d…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
The specific diversionary tactic of switching the argument fr…
ad populum
(bandwagon appeal) When evidence boils down to "everybody's d…
100 terms
AP English Language Glossary
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…
60 terms
Paine AP English Language Vocabulary 6
Incontrovertible
Incorrigible
Indigenous
Indigent
(adj.) indisputable
(adj.) incapable of correction, delinquent
(adj.) originating in a region
(adj.) very poor, impoverished
Incontrovertible
(adj.) indisputable
Incorrigible
(adj.) incapable of correction, delinquent
48 terms
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…
40 terms
WILSON // AP English Language Academic Vocabulary #6
Hackneyed
Iconoclast
Jaded
Machination
worn out by overuse
one who attacks traditional beliefs
tired by excess or overuse; slightly cynical
plot or scheme
Hackneyed
worn out by overuse
Iconoclast
one who attacks traditional beliefs
20 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary 6 - Zallen
Vista
Emphatic
Machination
Corroborate
A scenic or extravagant view; a temporary permit providing em…
Giving or showing emphasis in a forceful or expressive manner
A scheme or plan (typically sinister)
To confirm or support something
Vista
A scenic or extravagant view; a temporary permit providing em…
Emphatic
Giving or showing emphasis in a forceful or expressive manner
100 terms
AP English language Glossary
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…
15 terms
AP English Language Vocab Lesson 6
anathema
assuage
avuncular
convivial
(n) someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed,…
(v) to satisfy; to lessen or reduce the intensity of
(adj) like a benevolent uncle; familiar and indulgent
(adj) sociable; concerned with good company and festivities
anathema
(n) someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed,…
assuage
(v) to satisfy; to lessen or reduce the intensity of
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AP English Language Vocabulary Lesson 6
amalgamate
audit
capital
collateral
to join or merge together
to examine and verify accounts
assets contributed to a business venture
property a borrower offers as a guarantee for a loan
amalgamate
to join or merge together
audit
to examine and verify accounts
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AP English Language Princeton Review: (6) "Revolution"
alliance
disparity
impinge
sanction
a union of two or more groups
inequality in age, rank, or degree; difference
hinder; interfere with
an economic or military measure put in place to punish anothe…
alliance
a union of two or more groups
disparity
inequality in age, rank, or degree; difference
20 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
Degraded
Skeptic or skeptical
Accomplice
Something abandoned
Abject
Degraded
Agnostic
Skeptic or skeptical
50 terms
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.
10 terms
AP English Language Lesson 6 Vocabulary
Abumbrate (trans. verb)
Arcane (adj.)
covert (adj.)
Educe (trans. verb)
a. To give a sketchy outline of. ... b. To disclose partially or…
Known or understood only by a few; esoteric.
a. Concealed; hidden; secret... b. covered or covered over; shel…
a. To draw or bring out; elicit. ... b. To assume or work out fr…
Abumbrate (trans. verb)
a. To give a sketchy outline of. ... b. To disclose partially or…
Arcane (adj.)
Known or understood only by a few; esoteric.
66 terms
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…
100 terms
AP English language Glossary
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 Vocab Unit 6
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing form the usual.... Synony…
(n) A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
(adj.) Extremely strange, unusual, atypical.... Synonyms: Grote…
(adj.) Abrupt, blunt, with no formalities.... Synonyms: Curt, T…
Anomalous
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing form the usual.... Synony…
Aspersion
(n) A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
90 terms
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…
34 terms
AP English Language Biblical Allusions
Alpha and Omega
Armageddon
blind leading the blind
Cain and Abel/brother's keeper
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
MEANING: one of little experience teaching or showing someone…
MEANING: to indicate someone avoiding responsibility for the…
Alpha and Omega
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
Armageddon
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
90 terms
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…
20 terms
WHS AP English Language Quiz 6
litigious
loquacious
lucid
lugubrious
prone to engage in lawsuits
very talkative
clear
mournful (dismal, gloomy)
litigious
prone to engage in lawsuits
loquacious
very talkative
34 terms
AP English Language Tone Vocabulary
Frivolous
Vexed
Zealous
Lackadaisical
lack of seriousness or sense
irritated or annoyed
full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, d…
lacking enthusiasm and determination
Frivolous
lack of seriousness or sense
Vexed
irritated or annoyed
100 terms
AP English Language Glossary
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…
100 terms
AP English language Glossary
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…
100 terms
AP English Language Glossary
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…
90 terms
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…
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…
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition : Unit 6 Vocabulary
Anomalous
Arbiter
Aspersion
Bizarre
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n.) one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
(n.) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slanderin…
(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Arbiter
(n.) one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
100 terms
AP English Language Glossary
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…
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