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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 11
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized…
deserving of blame or correction
likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on unce…
to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
abstemious
moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized…
censurable
deserving of blame or correction
UNIT 11 AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
ABROGATE (V.)
AMBIENT (ADJ.)
ASPERITY (N.)
BURNISH (V.)
REPEAL, CANCEL
COMPLETELY SURROUNDING
HARSHNESS, ROUGH
TO POLISH
ABROGATE (V.)
REPEAL, CANCEL
AMBIENT (ADJ.)
COMPLETELY SURROUNDING
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Ap language and composition unit 11
Abrogate
Ambient
Asperity
Burnish
To cancel
Surrounding
Roughness
Make smooth
Abrogate
To cancel
Ambient
Surrounding
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 11 Root Words
Stru, struct
Tact, tang, tag, tig, ting
Tele
Tempo
Build
Touch
Far
Time
Stru, struct
Build
Tact, tang, tag, tig, ting
Touch
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 11 Trophes
Irony
Verbal Irony
Situation Irony
Dramatic Irony
Use of a word in such a way as to convey a meaning opposite t…
When something is said, but the meaning behind it is the oppo…
When an event does not turn out the way one would think it wo…
When the audience's knowledge surpasses the character
Irony
Use of a word in such a way as to convey a meaning opposite t…
Verbal Irony
When something is said, but the meaning behind it is the oppo…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 11 SAT Words
Abstemious (adj)
Censurable (adj)
Contingent (adj/noun)
Corroborate (verb)
Moderate, sparing; Characterized by abstinence, and self-disc…
Deserving of blame, or correction
(adj)Likely, but not certain to happen; Dependent on certain…
To confirm, or make certain
Abstemious (adj)
Moderate, sparing; Characterized by abstinence, and self-disc…
Censurable (adj)
Deserving of blame, or correction
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 11 SAT Words
Abstemious (adj)
Censurable (adj)
Contingent (adj/noun)
Corroborate (verb)
Moderate, sparing; Characterized by abstinence, and self-disc…
Deserving of blame, or correction
(adj)Likely, but not certain to happen; Dependent on certain…
To confirm, or make certain
Abstemious (adj)
Moderate, sparing; Characterized by abstinence, and self-disc…
Censurable (adj)
Deserving of blame, or correction
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Voc English Unit 11 (only 4 pro's)
actor(actress)
birth
breath
breathe
Schauspieler(in)
Geburt
Atemzug
atmen
actor(actress)
Schauspieler(in)
birth
Geburt
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AP English Language Unit 11
Abrogate
Ambient
Asperity
Burnish
To repeal, cancel, declare null and void
Completely surrounding, encompassing
Roughness, severity; bitterness or tartness
To make smooth or glossy by rubbing, polish; gloss; brightnes…
Abrogate
To repeal, cancel, declare null and void
Ambient
Completely surrounding, encompassing
Voc English Unit 11 (only 4 pro's)
actor(actress)
birth
breath
breathe
Schauspieler(in)
Geburt
Atemzug
atmen
actor(actress)
Schauspieler(in)
birth
Geburt
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AP English Language - Unit 11 Vocabulary
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
(adj) - moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); charac…
(adj) - deserving of blame or correction... synonyms: blamewor…
(adj) - likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
(verb) - to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate…
abstemious
(adj) - moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); charac…
censurable
(adj) - deserving of blame or correction... synonyms: blamewor…
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ENGLISH Language Leader (dossier 2) unit 11
breathtaking
classical music
set
classic
à couper le souffle
musique classique
plateau
classique
breathtaking
à couper le souffle
classical music
musique classique
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AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 11
abrogate
ambient
asperity
burnish
revoke
encompassing
bitterness
shine
abrogate
revoke
ambient
encompassing
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HSLDA AP English Language and Composition Vocab 11
Critique
Diatribe
Prosaic
Ponderous
1. an evaluation or essay that evaluates (analysis, assessmen…
1. bitter attack, criticism (tirade, denunciation, rant)
1. dull and unimaginative (banal, mundane, pedestrian)... 2. col…
1. cumbersome (weighty, heavy)... 2. extremely dull
Critique
1. an evaluation or essay that evaluates (analysis, assessmen…
Diatribe
1. bitter attack, criticism (tirade, denunciation, rant)
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AP English Language and Composition (11-20) terms
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
Apostrophe
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Two opposite or contracting words, phrase, clauses, or ideas,…
A short statement which expresses a general truth or a moral…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Antithesis
Two opposite or contracting words, phrase, clauses, or ideas,…
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AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#3)
Irony
Logic
Logical Fallacy
Metaphor
an unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what…
the process of reasoning.
a mistake in reasoning.
a direct comparison between dissimilar things.
Irony
an unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what…
Logic
the process of reasoning.
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AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#2)
Denotation
Dialect
Diction
Didactic
the literal or dictionary meaning of a word.
the re-creation of regional spoken language.
word choice; the author's choice of words that creates tone,…
writing whose purpose is to instruct or to teach.
Denotation
the literal or dictionary meaning of a word.
Dialect
the re-creation of regional spoken language.
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AP English 11 Language & Composition Terms
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
- The device of using character and/or story elements symboli…
- A direct or indirect reference to something that is presuma…
- The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional,…
- A similarity or comparison between 2 different things or th…
Allegory
- The device of using character and/or story elements symboli…
Allusion
- A direct or indirect reference to something that is presuma…
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AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#5)
Anaphora
Aphorism
Archaism
Ambiguity
the repetition of words, phrases, and/or clauses at the begin…
a concise statement that reveals a truth or principle.
employment of words, styles, or concepts that are out-of-date.
a word or idea that can be understood in a variety of ways.
Anaphora
the repetition of words, phrases, and/or clauses at the begin…
Aphorism
a concise statement that reveals a truth or principle.
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AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#4)
Pun
Reductio ad Absurdum
Rhetoric (X)
Rhetorical Question
a play on words that often has a comic effect.
a logical/rhetorical fallacy, because it reduces an argument…
(X) refers to the entire process of written communication.
a statement in question form.... one that does not expect an exp…
Pun
a play on words that often has a comic effect.
Reductio ad Absurdum
a logical/rhetorical fallacy, because it reduces an argument…
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Unit 4 AP English Language and Composition
Neologism
Organic Form
Oxymoron
Slang
A new word or expression or a new meaning of a word ex: selfi…
The structure of a work that has grown naturally from the aut…
A combination of words that have opposite or very different m…
Words that are not part of standard vocabulary that are used…
Neologism
A new word or expression or a new meaning of a word ex: selfi…
Organic Form
The structure of a work that has grown naturally from the aut…
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AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#1)
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than t…
a work that functions on a symbolic level.
the repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than t…
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AP English Language and Composition Set 11
impotent
imprecation
jocular
juxtapose
powerless; lacking strength
a curse
humorous, lighthearted
to place side by side for comparison
impotent
powerless; lacking strength
imprecation
a curse
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 11
Acerb
Apostate
Awry
Cadaverous
(adj.) acid; sour
(n, adj.) a renegade; one who deserts his principles
(adv., adj.) turned to one side
(adj.) haggard; ghostly pale
Acerb
(adj.) acid; sour
Apostate
(n, adj.) a renegade; one who deserts his principles
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 2 Vocabulary
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
(adj.) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-soundin…
(adj.) without feathers; without experience; immature, not fu…
Ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Aplomb
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 5 Vocabulary
Addendum
Amnesty
Autonomy
Axiomatic
(n.) an addition or supplement designed to increase correctne…
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
(n.) self-government, political control
(adj.) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted princi…
Addendum
(n.) an addition or supplement designed to increase correctne…
Amnesty
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 7 Vocabulary
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
(adj.) pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
(v.) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish)…
Austere
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
Beneficent
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
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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…
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 1 Vocabulary
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
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AP English language and composition lesson 11
Abet
Agile
Antidote
Ascertain
To encourage or to assit usually an offense agaiant justice o…
The abile to move quicky with grace
Something that relieves the effects of poision
To fine out definitely to determine
Abet
To encourage or to assit usually an offense agaiant justice o…
Agile
The abile to move quicky with grace
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 4 Vocabulary
Affable
Aggrandize
Amorphous
Archetype
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
(n.) an original model after which similar things are pattern…
Affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
Aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
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AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 3
cavort
articulate
credence
decry
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
to pronounce distinctly
belief, mental acceptance
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreci…
cavort
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
articulate
to pronounce distinctly
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AP English Language and Composition Unit 3
asperity
atrophy
bombast
bumptious
harshness of tone or manner; harsh qualities or conditions; a…
(of body tissue or an organ) waste away, typically due to the…
high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress p…
self-assertive or proud to an irritating degree
asperity
harshness of tone or manner; harsh qualities or conditions; a…
atrophy
(of body tissue or an organ) waste away, typically due to the…
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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 3 Vocabulary
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
(v.) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
Abominate
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 12
absolve
caricature
clangor
contiguous
to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
a representation (especially a drawing) in which the subject'…
a loud ringing sound; to make a loud ringing noise
side by side, touching; near; adjacent in time
absolve
to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
caricature
a representation (especially a drawing) in which the subject'…
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Unit #11 Vocabulary (A.P. Language and Composition)
abrogate
ambient
asperity
burnish
(v.) to repeal, cancel, declare null and void.... Synonyms: rea…
(adj.) completely surrounding, encompassing.... Synonyms:
(n.) roughness, severity; bitterness or tartness.... Synonyms:…
(v.) to make smooth or glossy by rubbing, polish; (n.) gloss,…
abrogate
(v.) to repeal, cancel, declare null and void.... Synonyms: rea…
ambient
(adj.) completely surrounding, encompassing.... Synonyms:
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AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 5
acuity
delineate
depraved
enervate
sharpness, particularly of the mind or senses
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles
to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of;…
acuity
sharpness, particularly of the mind or senses
delineate
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 11
vestige
presumptuous
euphoria
bode
noun a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is…
adj. failing to realize the limits of what is permitted or ap…
noun a state of intense happiness and confidence / Once the e…
verb to be an omen of, to be a prediction of an outcome / Get…
vestige
noun a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is…
presumptuous
adj. failing to realize the limits of what is permitted or ap…
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AP English Language and Composition Unit 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Anachronism
The repetition of accented consonant sounds at the beginning…
A reference in literature or in art to previous literature, h…
Quality of being intentionally unclear. Events or situations…
An element in a story that is out of its time frame; sometime…
Alliteration
The repetition of accented consonant sounds at the beginning…
Allusion
A reference in literature or in art to previous literature, h…
19 terms
5-11 AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
shift
tone
point of view
theme thesis
a general term in linguistics for any slight alteration in a…
the writer's attitude toward his reader and his subject; his…
A way the events of a story are conveyed to the reader, it is…
the message conveyed by a literary work
shift
a general term in linguistics for any slight alteration in a…
tone
the writer's attitude toward his reader and his subject; his…
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AP English 11 (Language and Composition) Terms
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
from the Latin meaning "to or against the man," this is an ar…
a story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
the repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
a reference (usually indirect) to a person, place or event me…
Ad hominem
from the Latin meaning "to or against the man," this is an ar…
Allegory
a story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
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AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
to approach and speak first; to confront in a challenging or…
a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely eager
having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
accost
to approach and speak first; to confront in a challenging or…
animadversion
a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 5
acuity
delineate
depraved
enervate
sharpness, particularly of the mind or senses
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles
to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of;…
acuity
sharpness, particularly of the mind or senses
delineate
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
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AP English 11: Language and Composition Terms
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
Story elements symbolically to represent an obstruction in ad…
A historical literary religious or mythical reference
Multiple meanings
The similarity or comparison that explains something unfamili…
Allegory
Story elements symbolically to represent an obstruction in ad…
Allusion
A historical literary religious or mythical reference
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 10
accrue
annotation
bedlam
covert
to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result
a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a l…
a state or scene of uproar and confusion
hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, seclu…
accrue
to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result
annotation
a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a l…
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 13
abet
aver
blatant
broach
to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something w…
to affirm, declare confidently
noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, esp…
to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce,…
abet
to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something w…
aver
to affirm, declare confidently
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AP English Language and Composition: Unit 2 Vocabulary
Accost
Animadverison
Avid
Brackish
v. to approach and speak first; to confront in a challenging…
n. a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
adj. desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely e…
adj. having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink, saline
Accost
v. to approach and speak first; to confront in a challenging…
Animadverison
n. a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 1
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
to claim or take without right
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
to work on excessively, to thrash soundly
acquisitive
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
arrogate
to claim or take without right
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AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary Unit 3
cavort
credence
decry
dissemble
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
belief, mental acceptance
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreci…
to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
cavort
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
credence
belief, mental acceptance
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