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20 terms
Hitchings English AP #2
derision
woefully
unambiguous
macabre
mockery
sadness, full of depression
clear, blatant, obvious; clear and precise; exhibiting no unc…
(adj.) grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death…
derision
mockery
woefully
sadness, full of depression
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AP English List 2
august
perpetuity
deputation
mote
adj. majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
n. a state of infinite or indefinitely long duration
n. a group appointed to represent others
n. small particle, speck
august
adj. majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
perpetuity
n. a state of infinite or indefinitely long duration
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Pre-AP English 2 Flashcards
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Protagonist
How the author reveals the personality of a character.
The author makes direct statements about a character's person…
The author reveals information about a character's personalit…
The main character (not always the "good guy").
Characterization
How the author reveals the personality of a character.
Direct characterization
The author makes direct statements about a character's person…
25 terms
AP English Vocab 2
acquiesce
arduous
assuage
beguile
(verb)... accept something reluctantly but without protest
(adjective)... involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficul…
(verb)... 1. make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.... 2. satis…
verb... 1. charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive…
acquiesce
(verb)... accept something reluctantly but without protest
arduous
(adjective)... involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficul…
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AP English Vocabulary 3.2 - Bradshaw
antithesis
avarice
colloquial
contrite
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
Characteristic of writing that seeks the effect of informal s…
regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
antithesis
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
avarice
(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
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AP English Vocab 2
Benign
fabricated
mollify
dubious
gently; kindly
invent or concoct, typically with deceitful intent
appease the anger or anxiety of someone
hesitating or doubting
Benign
gently; kindly
fabricated
invent or concoct, typically with deceitful intent
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ap english vocab #2
eccentric
provincial
futile
diverse
odd; unusual; quirky
narrow-minded; unsophisticated
hopeless; without effect
varied
eccentric
odd; unusual; quirky
provincial
narrow-minded; unsophisticated
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Pre-AP English II--Vocabulary 2.2
cynical
depreciation
derogatory
didactic
distrusting or disparaging the motives of others
decrease in value due to wear and tear, decay, decline in pri…
tending to lessen the merit or reputation of a person or thin…
teaching or intending to teach a moral lesson
cynical
distrusting or disparaging the motives of others
depreciation
decrease in value due to wear and tear, decay, decline in pri…
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AP English List 2
anthropology
bacteriology
biology
cariology
science dealing with the origin, races, customs, and beliefs…
science dealing with the study of bacteria
science dealing with the study of living organisms
science dealing with the action and diseases of the heart
anthropology
science dealing with the origin, races, customs, and beliefs…
bacteriology
science dealing with the study of bacteria
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AP English Vocab #2 2015
admonish
lassitude
audacious
consternated
(trans. verb) to prove gently; to warn, caution; to remind of…
(noun) a state or feeling of weariness, diminished energy, or…
(adj) fearlessly, often recklessly baring, bold; unrestrained…
(trans. verb) in a state of paralyzing dismay or fear
admonish
(trans. verb) to prove gently; to warn, caution; to remind of…
lassitude
(noun) a state or feeling of weariness, diminished energy, or…
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AP English vocab 2
Decorum
Cache
Rancor
Salacious
propriety
hiding place
deep-seated malice
highly indecent
Decorum
propriety
Cache
hiding place
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AP English Vocab 2
Repugnant
Unpalatable
Parsimonious
Itinerant
Causing disgust or hatred
Not pleasing to the taste
Excessively cheap
Traveling from place to place
Repugnant
Causing disgust or hatred
Unpalatable
Not pleasing to the taste
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Pre-AP English 2 Vocabulary Words
Ameliorate... (Definition)
Ameliorate ... (Part of Speech)
Ameliorate ... (Synonyms)
Ameliorate ... (Antonyms)
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Verb
Amend, Better
Worsen, Aggravate
Ameliorate... (Definition)
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Ameliorate ... (Part of Speech)
Verb
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AP English 3, Part 2
Castigate
Chicanery
Depraved
Discursive
(v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral princip…
(adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another…
Castigate
(v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
Chicanery
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
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AP English Vocabulary 2
avocation
capricious
disparity
efficacy
hobby (noun)
unpredictable (adj)
inequality, difference (noun)
effectiveness (noun)
avocation
hobby (noun)
capricious
unpredictable (adj)
20 terms
AP English Vocabulary 2
Apprehension
Arbitrary
Archaic
Arrogance
anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reas…
very old or old-fashioned.
the quality of being arrogant.
Apprehension
anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
Arbitrary
based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reas…
20 terms
AP English Vocab #2
Pragmatic (adj)
Insular (adj)
Vanity (n)
Mitigate (v)
dealing with the problems in a logical way instead of dependi…
ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or people's e…
excessive pride in or admiration of appearance or achievements
make less severe, serious, or painful
Pragmatic (adj)
dealing with the problems in a logical way instead of dependi…
Insular (adj)
ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or people's e…
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AP English Vocab 2
Supercilious
Beneficient
Deprecatory
Reproach
Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of thos…
Performing acts of kindness or charity
To express regret or disapproval
To blame for something; a disgrace
Supercilious
Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of thos…
Beneficient
Performing acts of kindness or charity
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Ap english 2
alliteration... ex. Bob bends backwards
Allusion... ex. He was evil like Presiden…
Anaphora... ex.Anaphora... Ex: Not as a call…
Antimetabole:... Ex: Ask not what they ha…
-Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or syll…
-Brief reference to a person, event or place ... -(real or ficti…
-Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of the follo…
-Repetition of words in reverse order
alliteration... ex. Bob bends backwards
-Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or syll…
Allusion... ex. He was evil like Presiden…
-Brief reference to a person, event or place ... -(real or ficti…
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AP English - Fab Vocab Review #2
ebullient
spurious
dulcet
overweening
ADJ - boiling up; bubbling; effervescent
ADJ - not genuine; counterfeit; like a sham
ADJ - melodious; soft; soothing
ADJ - overbearing; excessive
ebullient
ADJ - boiling up; bubbling; effervescent
spurious
ADJ - not genuine; counterfeit; like a sham
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AP English 1-2
Marshal
Abstraction
Virtue
Elicit
To arrange in proper order
An abstract or general idea or term
Moral excellence
To draw or bring forth
Marshal
To arrange in proper order
Abstraction
An abstract or general idea or term
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Pre-AP English II--Set 6.2
avarice
averse
cynic
debacle
excessive desire to get and keep riches; greed; covetousness.
opposed or unwilling to; not favorable toward.
one who believes that all humans are insincere and selfish; a…
a sudden and utter breakdown; an overwhelming and ruinous tur…
avarice
excessive desire to get and keep riches; greed; covetousness.
averse
opposed or unwilling to; not favorable toward.
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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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Vocabulary #2 AP English
Gratuity
Sequester
Intrinsic
Callow
bonus, perk, tip
seclude, close off, segregate
natural, underlying, basic
immature, inexperienced, childish
Gratuity
bonus, perk, tip
Sequester
seclude, close off, segregate
20 terms
AP English Vocab Unit 2
Aegis
Apprise
Bibulous
Claque
(n.) protection; patronage; sponsorship... SYNONYMS: auspices
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
(adj.) fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent... SYNONYMS: ineb…
(n.) a group of people hired to applaud a performer or perfor…
Aegis
(n.) protection; patronage; sponsorship... SYNONYMS: auspices
Apprise
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
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Vocabulary #2 AP English
arduous
belligerent
decadence
eccentric
Difficult
aggressive and hostile
moral deterioration, corruption
Odd, peculiar
arduous
Difficult
belligerent
aggressive and hostile
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AP English vocab 2
Ameliorate (v)
Aplomb (n)
Bombastic (adj)
Callow (adj)
to make better
self confidence; assurance; poise
high-sounding but with little meaning; inflated.
inexperienced and immature
Ameliorate (v)
to make better
Aplomb (n)
self confidence; assurance; poise
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Vocab 2 Ap English
antipathy (n)
bellicose (adj)
concise (adj)
deplore (v)
opposition in feeling, settled aversion or dislike, strong fe…
favoring or inclined to start quarrels or wars
marked by brevity of expression or statement : free from all…
to feel or express grief for; to regret strongly; to hate or…
antipathy (n)
opposition in feeling, settled aversion or dislike, strong fe…
bellicose (adj)
favoring or inclined to start quarrels or wars
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AP English Vocab #2
affiliated (adj.)
ascertain (v.)
attainment (n.)
bequeath (v.)
associated, connected
to find out
an accomplishment; the act of achieving
to give or pass on as an inheritance
affiliated (adj.)
associated, connected
ascertain (v.)
to find out
13 terms
AP English Terms #2
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Epistrophe
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word
The writers word choice
Teaching
Repetition at the end of successive clauses
Denotation
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word
Diction
The writers word choice
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AP English Vocab 2
appeal to reasons
appeal to reasons example
archetype
archetype example
the author's attempt to influence readers by means of logic,…
...
a theme, motif, symbol, or stock character that holds a famil…
prim from the hunger games is an archetype of innocence becau…
appeal to reasons
the author's attempt to influence readers by means of logic,…
appeal to reasons example
...
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AP English Vocab #2
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Parenthesis
Asyndeton
the repetition of the last word (or phrase) from the previous…
repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
inseration of a verbal unit that interrupts normal syntactica…
the ommision of conjuctions between clauses, often resutling…
Anadiplosis
the repetition of the last word (or phrase) from the previous…
Anaphora
repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
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Pre-AP English II--Set 4.2
allocate
amenities
bourgeois
callow
to assign as a portion or share; to set apart for; to distrib…
considerate and courteous acts of expressions; pleasing featu…
the middle class; a member of the middle class; pertaining to…
inexperienced; immature.
allocate
to assign as a portion or share; to set apart for; to distrib…
amenities
considerate and courteous acts of expressions; pleasing featu…
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English AP Vocabulary 2
Abate
Abet
Babble
Baleful
To decrease in force or intensity.... Ex: We were waiting for t…
To actively encourage, to assist or support.... Ex: Abu Allibi…
To utter a meaningless confusion of words or sounds.... Ex: Bab…
Harmful in intent or effect.... Ex: He had a baleful look.
Abate
To decrease in force or intensity.... Ex: We were waiting for t…
Abet
To actively encourage, to assist or support.... Ex: Abu Allibi…
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Pre-AP English II--Vocabulary 2.1
cacophony
callous
caustic
contrite
harsh discordance of sound
made hard; hardened
severely critical or sarcastic
showing sincere remorse
cacophony
harsh discordance of sound
callous
made hard; hardened
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AP English Vocab 2
assonance
asyndeton
metaphor
simile
the repetition of the sound of a vowel or dipthong in non-rhy…
the omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clau…
figure of speech that says one thing is another by explaining…
figure of speech that says one thing is another by explaining…
assonance
the repetition of the sound of a vowel or dipthong in non-rhy…
asyndeton
the omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clau…
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AP English Language #2
Economical
Elliptical
Eloquent
Emphathic
no more words than necessary ... saying things straight to the p…
Confusing involving you in the same thing over and over. Goin…
having or showing the ability to use language clearly and eff…
expressing something forcibly and clearly.
Economical
no more words than necessary ... saying things straight to the p…
Elliptical
Confusing involving you in the same thing over and over. Goin…
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AP English Vocab #2
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Onomatopoeia
A figure of speech that compare unlike objects ... "Life is a j…
A figurative comparison using words like or as
A figure of speech in which objects and animals are given hum…
The use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning
Metaphor
A figure of speech that compare unlike objects ... "Life is a j…
Simile
A figurative comparison using words like or as
25 terms
Ap English ch 2 roots
Prim
Port/portat
Reg
Rupt
First
Carry
Rule
Break
Prim
First
Port/portat
Carry
10 terms
AP English Vocab. 1.2
Castigate
Chicanery
Depraved
Discursive
(v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral princip…
(adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another…
Castigate
(v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
Chicanery
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
15 terms
AP English Vocab 2
Aphorism
Attitude
Colloquial
Convention
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
The sense expressed by the tone of voice or the mood of a pie…
A term identifying the diction of common, ordinary folks. esp…
An accepted manner, model, or tradition; for instance, Aristo…
Aphorism
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
Attitude
The sense expressed by the tone of voice or the mood of a pie…
12 terms
Pre-AP English II--Vocabulary 1.2
articulation
autonomy
bias
blatant
phonetic processing of sounds therefore creating appropriate…
independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions
prejudice
extremely obvious, typically without shame
articulation
phonetic processing of sounds therefore creating appropriate…
autonomy
independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions
24 terms
AP English Lit Term Quiz #2
abstract
active voice
classic
cliche
Expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specifi…
the subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the su…
in literature, it is an accepted masterpiece.
A sentence or phrase, usually expressing a popular or common…
abstract
Expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specifi…
active voice
the subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the su…
20 terms
AP English Terms 2
Non standard
Vulgarity
Slang
Colloquial
Language deficient in some form or manner
Language deficient in taste and refinement;course, base
Vernacular language sometimes humorous, exaggerated, or short…
Regonial language, differeing in usage, connotation, pronunci…
Non standard
Language deficient in some form or manner
Vulgarity
Language deficient in taste and refinement;course, base
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AP English Vocab. Terms #2
Colloquial/Colloquialism
Connotation
Denotation
Dialect
Use of slang/informalities in speech or writing. Colloquial e…
Non-literal, associative meaning of a word, the implied, sugg…
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, lacking…
Regional or social variety of a language distinguished by pro…
Colloquial/Colloquialism
Use of slang/informalities in speech or writing. Colloquial e…
Connotation
Non-literal, associative meaning of a word, the implied, sugg…
12 terms
Pre-AP English II--Vocabulary 3.2
empathy
erudite
essence
euphony
the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencin…
characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly
the basic, real, and invariable nature of a thing or its sign…
agreeableness of sound; pleasing effect to the ear, esp. a pl…
empathy
the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencin…
erudite
characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly
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AP English Vocab List 2
Diaphanous
Feint
Inured
Mettlesome
transparent (thin, delicate)
pretended attack (a move intended to deceive)
hardened (habituated)
spirited (full of spirit and courage)
Diaphanous
transparent (thin, delicate)
Feint
pretended attack (a move intended to deceive)
17 terms
AP English Literary Terms 2
loose sentence
metaphor
metonomy
mood
main idea (independent clause) comes first, followed by depen…
figure of speech using implied comparison
a figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted…
indicative mood: factual statements "Joe eats too quickly."... s…
loose sentence
main idea (independent clause) comes first, followed by depen…
metaphor
figure of speech using implied comparison
36 terms
AP English Lit Vocab 2
ode
omniscient point of view
oxymoron
parable
lyric poem with elaborate structure praising person/character…
perspective seen from multiple character points of view
figure of speech combining two apparently contradictory eleme…
short fiction illustrating explicit moral lesson through anal…
ode
lyric poem with elaborate structure praising person/character…
omniscient point of view
perspective seen from multiple character points of view
20 terms
pre ap vocab 2 english
abstruse
acrimonious
beguile
candor
obscure; profound; difficult to understand
bitter in words or manner
mislead or delude
frankness; honesty
abstruse
obscure; profound; difficult to understand
acrimonious
bitter in words or manner
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