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20 terms
AP Language Set 2
Penitent
Plausible
Substantiated
Condescending
Expressing remorse for ones misdeeds.
Seemingly valid or acceptable; credible.
Support with proof or evidence; verified.
Treating people as weak or inferior.
Penitent
Expressing remorse for ones misdeeds.
Plausible
Seemingly valid or acceptable; credible.
AP Language Set 2
corporeal
decry
defer
deliquesce
having physical substance, material form
express strong disapproval of
submit or yield to another's wish or opinion
to disappear as if by melting
corporeal
having physical substance, material form
decry
express strong disapproval of
AP Language Set 2
exposition
argument
narration
polemic
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
A single assertion or a series of assertions presented and de…
A method of informing that explains something by recounting e…
An aggressive argument that tries to establish the superiorit…
exposition
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
argument
A single assertion or a series of assertions presented and de…
18 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 2
Bias
Aphorism
Claim
Close Reading
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
An assertion usually supported by evidence.
A careful reading that is attentive to organization, figurati…
Bias
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
Aphorism
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
10 terms
AP Language Set 2
Caricature
Clause
Colloquial/ Colloquialism
Conceit
Verbal description to exaggerate or distort for comic effect,…
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb. I…
Use of slang or informalities in speech or writing.
Fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metap…
Caricature
Verbal description to exaggerate or distort for comic effect,…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb. I…
19 terms
AP Language Terms Set 2
ambiguity
antithesis
apostrophe
conceit
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Direct opposite
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
ambiguity
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
antithesis
Direct opposite
33 terms
AP Language Set 1
Anaphora
Metonymy
Antithesis
Rhetoric
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
Direct opposite
From the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principl…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
AP Language Set 2
Penitent
Plausible
Substantiated
Condescending
Expressing remorse for ones misdeeds.
Seemingly valid or acceptable; credible.
Support with proof or evidence; verified.
Treating people as weak or inferior.
Penitent
Expressing remorse for ones misdeeds.
Plausible
Seemingly valid or acceptable; credible.
AP Language Set 2
fable
footnote
hyperbole
ambivalence
A story that uses metaphors to teach a lesson.
When you define a word at the bottom of a passage in case the…
An exaggeration of a concept.
Having mixed ideas about an object.
fable
A story that uses metaphors to teach a lesson.
footnote
When you define a word at the bottom of a passage in case the…
AP Language: Review Set 2
Anachronism
Catharsis
Propaganda
Antithesis: the contrasting of ideas b…
The misplacement of a person, occurrence, custom, or idea in…
A cleansing or purification of one's emotions through art.
Ideas, facts, or allegations spread to persuade others to sup…
"I came to bury Caesar, not to praise him."
Anachronism
The misplacement of a person, occurrence, custom, or idea in…
Catharsis
A cleansing or purification of one's emotions through art.
17 terms
AP Language Set 2
Perception
Binocular rivalry
analogy
Syntax
-The process by which you create meaning for your world
-A Phenomenon whereby two people from different cultures expo…
-Relationship between one pair to another... -Example A is relat…
-Sentence structure... -Logical aspects, Suspense, Urgency
Perception
-The process by which you create meaning for your world
Binocular rivalry
-A Phenomenon whereby two people from different cultures expo…
AP Language Vocab. Set 2
indolent
incontrovertible
quandary
arbiter
slothful
indisputable; not open to question
state of perplexity or uncertainty; dilemma
person empowered to decide matters at issue; judge; umpire
indolent
slothful
incontrovertible
indisputable; not open to question
AP Language Set 2
unfazed/unfappable
unfettered
unfounded
unorthodox
calm, not disturbed/ not easily upset, calm
free from restraints, liberated
without evidence, groundless, false
not following established way of thinking
unfazed/unfappable
calm, not disturbed/ not easily upset, calm
unfettered
free from restraints, liberated
26 terms
AP Language Set 2
unfazed/unfappable
unfettered
unfounded
unorthodox
calm, not disturbed/ not easily upset, calm
free from restraints, liberated
without evidence, groundless, false
not following established way of thinking
unfazed/unfappable
calm, not disturbed/ not easily upset, calm
unfettered
free from restraints, liberated
AP Language Set 2
Caricature
Clause
Colloquial/Colloquialism
Conceit
A verbal description, the purpose of which is to exaggerate o…
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb
The use of slang of informalities in speech or writing
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
Caricature
A verbal description, the purpose of which is to exaggerate o…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb
Ap language set 2
approbation
assuage
coalition
Decadence
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;offic…
to make easier or milder,relieve;to quiet,to calm,to put an e…
a combination,union or merger for some specific purpose
decline,decay,or deterioration;a condition or period of decli…
approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;offic…
assuage
to make easier or milder,relieve;to quiet,to calm,to put an e…
AP Language Set 2
Syllepsis
Chiasmus
Conceit
Understatement
The linking of one word with two other words in two strikingl…
A statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the sec…
A fanciful, particularly clever extended metaphor.... i.e. Using…
The deliberate representation of something as less in magnitu…
Syllepsis
The linking of one word with two other words in two strikingl…
Chiasmus
A statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the sec…
25 terms
AP language set 2
Drone
pedestrian
Desecrate
Euphonious
To talk on and on in a dull way
Commonplace ;ordinary
To show disrespect or to deface
Melodious is; pleasant sounding
Drone
To talk on and on in a dull way
pedestrian
Commonplace ;ordinary
20 terms
AP Language, set 2
reprove
pessimism
cursory
profligate
to scold; to find fault with
gloominess, a belief that the bad guys will always win
hasty, not thorough
extremely wasteful, wildly extravagant
reprove
to scold; to find fault with
pessimism
gloominess, a belief that the bad guys will always win
AP Language Vocab Set 2
Ultracrepidarian
Propensity
Conflagration
Slander
a person who gives opinions beyond his area of belief
natural inclination or tendency
fire
malicious, false, defamatory statement or report
Ultracrepidarian
a person who gives opinions beyond his area of belief
Propensity
natural inclination or tendency
41 terms
AP Language: Review Set 2
Anachronism
Catharsis
Propaganda
Antithesis: the contrasting of ideas b…
The misplacement of a person, occurrence, custom, or idea in…
A cleansing or purification of one's emotions through art.
Ideas, facts, or allegations spread to persuade others to sup…
"I came to bury Caesar, not to praise him."
Anachronism
The misplacement of a person, occurrence, custom, or idea in…
Catharsis
A cleansing or purification of one's emotions through art.
15 terms
AP English Language and Comp Tone Words Set 2
ludicrous
sardonic
satiric
wry
adj. ridiculous, laughable, outlandish, silly
adj. scornfully or cynically mocking; sarcastic; disdainfully…
adj. characterized by satire; characterized by use of irony,…
adj. cleverly and often ironically or grimly humorous; bitter…
ludicrous
adj. ridiculous, laughable, outlandish, silly
sardonic
adj. scornfully or cynically mocking; sarcastic; disdainfully…
16 terms
Mrs. Mooney's AP Language SET #2
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Enumeratio
The strict, literal meaning of a word.
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
A term used to describe fiction or nonfiction that teaches a…
Figure of amplification- the subject is divided into parts or…
Denotation
The strict, literal meaning of a word.
Diction
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
10 terms
AP English Language Set 2
Economical
Elliptical
Eloquent
Emphatic
Intended to save money, as by efficient operation or eliminat…
expressed with extreme or excessive economy; relieved of irre…
Characterized by persuasive, powerful discourse: an eloquent…
uttered, or to be uttered, with emphasis; strongly expressive.
Economical
Intended to save money, as by efficient operation or eliminat…
Elliptical
expressed with extreme or excessive economy; relieved of irre…
23 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Set 2
Condescending
Contemptuous
Despotic
Dictatorial
Treating people as weak or inferior
Feeling hatred; scornful
Exercising absolute power; tyrannical
Domineering; oppressively overbearing
Condescending
Treating people as weak or inferior
Contemptuous
Feeling hatred; scornful
14 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Set 2
Colloquial
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Online Example:... - wanna - want to... - gonna - going to... literar…
Online Example:... "Oh stay! three lives in one flea spare... Where…
Online Example:... Home suggests family, comfort and security.…
Online Example:... 'T was later when the summer went... Than when t…
Colloquial
Online Example:... - wanna - want to... - gonna - going to... literar…
Conceit
Online Example:... "Oh stay! three lives in one flea spare... Where…
AP Language and Lit set 2
Admonish
Akimbo
Lassitude
Licentious
Mildly scorn; caution, advise, or remind to do something
with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
tiredness, weariness; lazy indifference
Sexually unrestrained; immoral; ignoring the rules
Admonish
Mildly scorn; caution, advise, or remind to do something
Akimbo
with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
29 terms
AP Language Set I
ALLITERATION
APOSTROPHE
HYPERBOLE
MEIOSIS
repetition of the same sound within nearby words; most often,…
addresses an abstraction, an inanimate object, or to the some…
exaggeration for effect
understatement for effect
ALLITERATION
repetition of the same sound within nearby words; most often,…
APOSTROPHE
addresses an abstraction, an inanimate object, or to the some…
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…
AP English Language Set 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
to rise... controlling influence; domination
severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
Self-governing, independent
antithesis
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
ascend
to rise... controlling influence; domination
22 terms
AP Language Vocab Set 2
abrogate (verb)
acerbic (adj)
acquiesce (verb)
acquisitive (adj)
to abolish by formal or official means; put to an end; rescin…
harsh or severe as in temper of expression; sharp or biting
to consent or comply passively or without protest; to assent…
tending or seeking to acquire and own often greedily; tending…
abrogate (verb)
to abolish by formal or official means; put to an end; rescin…
acerbic (adj)
harsh or severe as in temper of expression; sharp or biting
20 terms
AP Language Vocab set 2
Bildungsroman
Blank verse
Bombast
Bon mot
A coming of age story.... A Separate Peace, To Kill a Mockingbird
Unrhymed iambic pentameter used in english epics and dramas.…
Excessively robust, bosting style of speech used to a ridicul…
Witty remarks or clever observations... Elizabeth Bennet
Bildungsroman
A coming of age story.... A Separate Peace, To Kill a Mockingbird
Blank verse
Unrhymed iambic pentameter used in english epics and dramas.…
AP Language Set 2
Effulgent... (Adj)... (I•ful•jent)
Frank... (Adj)... (Franjk)
Gambit... (V)... (Gam•bit)
Insidious ... (Adj)... (In•sid•ee•us)
Radiant, splenderous, brilliant
Straightforward, open and sincere in expression
To take a risk for some advantage
Appealing but imperceptibly (invisibly) harmful, enticing, se…
Effulgent... (Adj)... (I•ful•jent)
Radiant, splenderous, brilliant
Frank... (Adj)... (Franjk)
Straightforward, open and sincere in expression
10 terms
AP Language Vocab Set 2
Engender
Enhance
Obliterate
Querulous
Create, develop, arouse, breed, generate, produce, incite
Strengthen, exalt heighten, magnify, lift, boost, supplement,…
Liquidate, destroy, eliminate,demolish, wipe out,remove, anni…
Peevish, pettish, fractious, irritable, crabby, moody, petulant
Engender
Create, develop, arouse, breed, generate, produce, incite
Enhance
Strengthen, exalt heighten, magnify, lift, boost, supplement,…
10 terms
AP Language Vocab Set 2
Chicanery
Paucity
Acrimony
Ebullient
trickery
Scarcity
Bitterness
Extremely lively
Chicanery
trickery
Paucity
Scarcity
20 terms
ap language vocab set 2
adroit
amicable
averse
belligerent
(adj) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
(adj) peaceful, friendly
(adj) having a deep seated distaste, opposed, unwilling
(adj) given to fighting, warlike, combative, aggressive ... (n)…
adroit
(adj) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
amicable
(adj) peaceful, friendly
20 terms
AP Language 2013-14 Set 2
erroneous
perceived
noxious
heresy
in a mistaken manner
to become aware of through the senses
injurious to physical or mental health
a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
erroneous
in a mistaken manner
perceived
to become aware of through the senses
20 terms
AP Language Set A
GUISE
SEMBLANCE
DISPARAGE
PROSCRIBE
general external appearance
an assumed or unreal appearance
to speak of or treat slightingly
to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; ban…
GUISE
general external appearance
SEMBLANCE
an assumed or unreal appearance
20 terms
AP Language Set D
HEDONISM
TENUOUS
BOMBAST
CURTAIL
a system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highes…
thin or slender; lacking a sound basis as reasoning
speech too pompous for an occasion
to cut short
HEDONISM
a system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highes…
TENUOUS
thin or slender; lacking a sound basis as reasoning
15 terms
AP language study set #2
Enthymeme
Consonance
Ethos
Pathos
An argument in which the premise is not stated
When a consonant is repeated in the beginning middle or end o…
Convinces someone of the credibility of the author
Convinces audience of an argument based on emotional response
Enthymeme
An argument in which the premise is not stated
Consonance
When a consonant is repeated in the beginning middle or end o…
AP Language & Composition SET 2
Abate
Ambiguity
Benevolent
Camaraderie
to become less intense or widespread; to become smaller.
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
well meaning and kindly.
mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of t…
Abate
to become less intense or widespread; to become smaller.
Ambiguity
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
35 terms
AP Language: Vocabulary Set #2
Incendiary
arcane
mundane
cavalier
tending to stir up strife
mysteriously secret
dull, routine
off hand
Incendiary
tending to stir up strife
arcane
mysteriously secret
20 terms
AP Language - Vocabulary Set 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
AP Language and Composition Set 2
Antithesis
Ascend
Austere
Autonomous
A direct opposite, a contrast
To move upward, to rise from a lower
Strict, stern, unadorned, ascetic
Independent, self-contain
Antithesis
A direct opposite, a contrast
Ascend
To move upward, to rise from a lower
30 terms
AP Language Set G
PENSIVE
COLLOQUIAL
COLLUSION
CLANDESTINE
wistfully thoughtful, usually marked by sadness
appropriate to ordinary or familiar conversation rather than…
a secret agreement between two parties to appear as adversari…
characterized by or done in secrecy for the purpose of decept…
PENSIVE
wistfully thoughtful, usually marked by sadness
COLLOQUIAL
appropriate to ordinary or familiar conversation rather than…
67 terms
AP Language Vocab Set 2
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
AP Language Set of Vocab #2
Chicanery (noun)
Paucity(Noun)
Acrimony (noun)
ebullient(adjective)
-trickery or deception through sophistry (fallacious method o…
-scarcity
-bitterness; discord
- extremely lively, enthusiastic
Chicanery (noun)
-trickery or deception through sophistry (fallacious method o…
Paucity(Noun)
-scarcity
30 terms
AP Language Set B
COMPUNCTION
EXACERBATE
AMELIORATE
PLACATE
a feeling of anxiety caused by regret for doing something wro…
to increase the severity; aggravate
to make or become better or improve
to appease or pacify with concessions
COMPUNCTION
a feeling of anxiety caused by regret for doing something wro…
EXACERBATE
to increase the severity; aggravate
20 terms
AP Language Set C
INSIDIOUS
TUMULTUOUS
SUBSTANTIATE
POLEMICAL
intended to entrap
disorderly or noisy (a tumultuous crowd of students)
to establish by proof or competent evidence
controversial; highly debated
INSIDIOUS
intended to entrap
TUMULTUOUS
disorderly or noisy (a tumultuous crowd of students)
19 terms
AP Language Study Set #2
avarice
descant
obsequious
alacrity
inordinate desire for gaining wealth
to talk or write at length
servilely attentive ; fawning
eager readiness or speed
avarice
inordinate desire for gaining wealth
descant
to talk or write at length
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