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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
Balance
Parallelism
Chiasmus
Climax
The syntactic structure of each sentence supports its meaning…
Expresses similar or related ideas in similar grammatical str…
Grammatical structure of the first clause or phrase is revers…
Writer arranges ideas in order of importance
Balance
The syntactic structure of each sentence supports its meaning…
Parallelism
Expresses similar or related ideas in similar grammatical str…
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary: Course Introduction
apathetic
egotistical
eloquent
flippant
(adj.) lacking concern, emotion (Uninterested in politics, Br…
(adj.) excessively self-centered; conceited (Though Danielle…
(adj.) expressive, articulate, moving (The priest gave such a…
(adj.) lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy (The teen…
apathetic
(adj.) lacking concern, emotion (Uninterested in politics, Br…
egotistical
(adj.) excessively self-centered; conceited (Though Danielle…
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.
26 terms
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…
28 terms
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…
26 terms
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…
56 terms
AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary
Abstract
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical o…
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
Uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language
Abstract
Existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical o…
Alliteration
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
AP English Language and Composition: Vocabulary
Fluid (n)
Implication (n)
Lucid (adj)
Arbiter (n)
smoothly elegant or graceful
the conclusion that can be drawn from something, although it…
expressed clearly; easy to understand
a person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a…
Fluid (n)
smoothly elegant or graceful
Implication (n)
the conclusion that can be drawn from something, although it…
99 terms
AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary
abstract
ad hominem
adage
allegory
1. An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or…
1. Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead…
1. A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience…
1. A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath th…
abstract
1. An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or…
ad hominem
1. Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead…
392 terms
AP English Language and Composition Comprehensive Vocabulary List
assertion
clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration or statement
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration or statement
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
27 terms
AP English Language and Composition 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…
392 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
assertion
clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration or statement
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration or statement
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
Abstract Language
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary
Abstract
Ad hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, o…
appealing to ones own prejudices, emotions or special interes…
the commencement of two or more words of a word group with th…
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
Abstract
thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, o…
Ad hominem
appealing to ones own prejudices, emotions or special interes…
100 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
Indifferent
Apathy
Obscure
Ambiguous
Not caring one way or another; lacking of preference; neutral
Lack of emotion or interest
Unclear; clouded; partially hidden;hard to understand
Having more than one meaning; vague
Indifferent
Not caring one way or another; lacking of preference; neutral
Apathy
Lack of emotion or interest
79 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
Abstract Language
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
35 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
Aristotelian Triangle
SOAPS
Polemic
Refutation
Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject
A strong written or verbal attack against something or someone
Negation of an argument against a point that has been made
Aristotelian Triangle
SOAPS
Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject
AP English Language and Composition Comprehensive Vocabulary List
assertion
clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration or statement
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration or statement
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
121 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary "Hit Parade"
Cogent
Didactic
Discourse
Lucid
convincing, reasonable
intended to instruct
verbal expression or exchange; conversation
easily flowing
Cogent
convincing, reasonable
Didactic
intended to instruct
60 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
63 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
A literary, historical, religious, or mythological refrence
Repetition of words at start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
52 terms
AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary
Rhetoric
Text
Occasion
Context
the art of effective, persuasive speaking or writing
this is not limited to the written word. This means any cultu…
the time and place a speech is given or a text is created.
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
Rhetoric
the art of effective, persuasive speaking or writing
Text
this is not limited to the written word. This means any cultu…
32 terms
AP English Language & Composition Testing Vocabulary
Salutary
Didactic
Catharsis
Aphorism
(adj.) beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
Instructive
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A concise statement of a truth or principle
Salutary
(adj.) beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
Didactic
Instructive
56 terms
AP English language and composition vocabulary
antimetabole
antithesis
anaphora
archaic
Repetition of words in reverse order.
An opposition, or contrast, of ideas or words in a parallel C…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Old-fashioned or outdated choice of words.
antimetabole
Repetition of words in reverse order.
antithesis
An opposition, or contrast, of ideas or words in a parallel C…
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition Chapter One Vocabulary
Audience
Concession
Connotation
Context
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
an acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
meanings or a associations with a word beyond its definition.
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
Audience
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
Concession
an acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Synechdoche
Colloquial
Litotes
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
Ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Synechdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Colloquial
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
200 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary 1-10
Abject
Aperture
Benign
Charlatan
(adj) (of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unpleasant…
(n) a space through which light passes in an optical or photo…
(adj) gentle; kindly... In medicine, (of a disease) not harmful…
(n) a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or…
Abject
(adj) (of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unpleasant…
Aperture
(n) a space through which light passes in an optical or photo…
50 terms
AP English Language & Composition: Vocabulary
abstract language
allegory
alliteration
allusion
Language that includes immaterial or intangible things.
A story, poem, or image that has another meaning.... Example: "A…
A repetition of the first letter in a line.... Example: Peter Pi…
A reference to a work outside of the novel.
abstract language
Language that includes immaterial or intangible things.
allegory
A story, poem, or image that has another meaning.... Example: "A…
56 terms
AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary
explicit
implicit
syntax
contrast
very clear and complete; leaving no doubt about the meaning
understood, though not clearly or directly stated
the way in which words are put together to form phrases, clau…
to illustrate how things are different
explicit
very clear and complete; leaving no doubt about the meaning
implicit
understood, though not clearly or directly stated
AP English & Language Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Anecdote
Complex Sentence
Compound Sentence
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
A sentence with one independent clause and at least one depen…
A sentence with two or more coordinate independent clauses, o…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Anecdote
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary
abstract (n.)
abstract (adj.)
ad hominem
adage
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
dealing with or tending to deal with a subject apart from a p…
directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and oft…
abstract (n.)
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
abstract (adj.)
dealing with or tending to deal with a subject apart from a p…
AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary
Ad Hominem
Ad Populum (bandwagon appeal)
Alliteration
Allusion
Latin for "to the man;" fallacy that refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
Ad Hominem
Latin for "to the man;" fallacy that refers to the specific d…
Ad Populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
120 terms
AP English Language & Composition Vocabulary
Abate
Abjure
Blandishment
Boor
reduce in intensity
renounce; swear to refrain from something
words used to coax or flatter
ill-mannered person
Abate
reduce in intensity
Abjure
renounce; swear to refrain from something
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…
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…
472 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Rhetorical triangle
Annotation
Simple sentence
Inverted sentence
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
critical notes added to text.
statement that contains a complete subject and a complete pre…
sentence in which the verb comes before the subject.
Rhetorical triangle
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
Annotation
critical notes added to text.
45 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
analogy
the repetition of sounds in two or more neighboring words
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the multiple meanings of a word, phrase, sentence, or passage
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds in two or more neighboring words
allusion
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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…
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
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
antithesis
paltry
keen
antecedent
a contrast or opposition between two things
small or meager
sharp or penetrating
a thing or event that existed before or logically precedes an…
antithesis
a contrast or opposition between two things
paltry
small or meager
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
a narrative in which the characters, behavior, and setting de…
the sequential repetition of a similar initial sound, applied…
a literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference
a comparison in which an idea or thing is compared to another…
allegory
a narrative in which the characters, behavior, and setting de…
alliteration
the sequential repetition of a similar initial sound, applied…
180 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
aberration
abeyance
acerbic
acuity
straying from the average way
temporary inactivity
acidic in temper, mood, or tone
keenness of perception
aberration
straying from the average way
abeyance
temporary inactivity
135 terms
AP English and Language Composition Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Aphorism
Aphorism
Euphemism
The multiple meanings of a word or phrase, sentence or passag…
An abrupt statement of know authorship that expresses a gener…
If the author is unknown the statement is considered to be a…
Greek for good speech.
Ambiguity
The multiple meanings of a word or phrase, sentence or passag…
Aphorism
An abrupt statement of know authorship that expresses a gener…
38 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a…
repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
alliteration
the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
allusion
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
180 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
aberration
abeyance
acerbic
acuity
straying from the average way
temporary inactivity
acidic in temper, mood, or tone
keenness of perception
aberration
straying from the average way
abeyance
temporary inactivity
148 terms
AP English and Language Composition Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Aphorism
Aphorism
Euphemism
The multiple meanings of a word or phrase, sentence or passag…
An abrupt statement of know authorship that expresses a gener…
If the author is unknown the statement is considered to be a…
Greek for good speech. A more agreeable or less offensive sub…
Ambiguity
The multiple meanings of a word or phrase, sentence or passag…
Aphorism
An abrupt statement of know authorship that expresses a gener…
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
assertion
Clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration of truth
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration of truth
Clarity
clearness in thought or expression
60 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
a narrative in which the characters, behavior, and even the s…
the sequential repetition of a similar initial sound, usually…
a literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference.…
the regular repetition of the same words or phrases at the be…
Allegory
a narrative in which the characters, behavior, and even the s…
Alliteration
the sequential repetition of a similar initial sound, usually…
80 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
assertion
Clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration of truth
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration of truth
Clarity
clearness in thought or expression
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
archetype
syntax
diction
passive voice
a typical character; an action or a situation that seems to r…
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
the writer's word choices, especially with regard to their cl…
takes the blame away from the subject... ex: The ball was throw…
archetype
a typical character; an action or a situation that seems to r…
syntax
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
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