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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 3 Literature Terms
diction
syntax
theme
thesis
word choice
sentence structure
central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work
sentence that states the author's opinion on a topic
diction
word choice
syntax
sentence structure
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AP English, Part 3
Ephemeral
Esoteric
Expiate
Fiasco
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
(v.) to make amends for, atone
(n.) a complete and utter failure
Ephemeral
(adj.) lasting only a short time, fleeting
Esoteric
(adj) understood by or intended for only a few; secret
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AP English 3, Set 4
Myopic
Obstreperous
Parsimonious
Perfidious
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
(adj.) noisy, unruly
(adj.) stingy, miserly; meager, poor
(adj) disloyal, treacherous, violating one's trust
Myopic
(adj) Near-sighted; lacking long-term thinking, short-sighted
Obstreperous
(adj.) noisy, unruly
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AP English 3 Devices
Antithesis
Isocolon
Parallelism
Anastrophe
A rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas are put toget…
The use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, a…
The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
A rhetorical device in which a language's usual word order is…
Antithesis
A rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas are put toget…
Isocolon
The use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, a…
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AP English Vocab #3
apprehensive
aversive
bewilder
bleak
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happ…
Causing avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior by using…
cause (someone) to become perplexed and confused
charmless and inhospitable; dreary
apprehensive
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happ…
aversive
Causing avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior by using…
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AP English 3 Vocabulary
Contumely
Descry
Facile
Surreptitious
Noun. Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness an…
Verb. To catch sight of; find; discover
Adjective. Easily accomplished or attained; shallow; simplist…
Adjective. Stealthy; sneaky; do something in secret
Contumely
Noun. Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness an…
Descry
Verb. To catch sight of; find; discover
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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
AP English Vocab #3
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
Hobby or minor occupation
Showing or having an intensive and cruel disregards for others
Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior
A great difference
Avocation
Hobby or minor occupation
Callous
Showing or having an intensive and cruel disregards for others
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AP English Vocab 3
antagonist
apologist
confirmation
conflict
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
a person who offers an argument in defense of something contr…
the main part of a text in which logical arguments in support…
literature elements that involves a struggle between two oppo…
antagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
apologist
a person who offers an argument in defense of something contr…
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AP English Vocab 3
prophetic
impromptu
ambiguous
ambivalent
foretelling or predicting future events
not planned in advance; spur of the moment
open to more than one interpretation
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, such as love and hate
prophetic
foretelling or predicting future events
impromptu
not planned in advance; spur of the moment
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AP English 3 Set 1, Part 1
1. Acumen
Adamant
Anomaly
Assiduous
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
(n) deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
1. Acumen
(n) the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, k…
Adamant
(adj.) Firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
AP English 3 Terms
balanced sentence
anaphora
narration
asyndeton
It consist of two parts roughly equivalent in both length and…
repeats a word or words at the beginning of successive phrase…
it tells a story. Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," Carl Sandb…
connects sentence elements together WITHOUT conjunctions. [Ex…
balanced sentence
It consist of two parts roughly equivalent in both length and…
anaphora
repeats a word or words at the beginning of successive phrase…
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ENGLISH 3 AP VOCAB
Abate
Abet
Abhor
Acquit
(v) to lessen in violence or intensity ... -When the winds _____…
(v) to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... -For hid…
(v) to detest, loathe, hate strongly... -The father warned his c…
(v) to find not guilty of a fault or crime... -The jury ________…
Abate
(v) to lessen in violence or intensity ... -When the winds _____…
Abet
(v) to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... -For hid…
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AP ENGLISH VOCABULARY 3
Articulate
Cavort
Creedence
Decry
(V.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
(V.) to romp or prints around exuberantly; to make Merry…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... synonym-credit, trust, confid…
(V.) to condemn, expressed strong disapproval of; to official…
Articulate
(V.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
Cavort
(V.) to romp or prints around exuberantly; to make Merry…
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AP English vocab 3
Abominate (v)
Acculturation (n)
Adventitious (adj)
Ascribe (v)
to dislike strongly
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
associated with something by chance rather than by necessity
to give credit of authorship to;to attribute to a specific so…
Abominate (v)
to dislike strongly
Acculturation (n)
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
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AP English III Vocabulary Set 3
jubilant
juxtaposition
laconic
languid
adjective: extremely joyful, happy... Gabby Douglas, along with…
noun: the act of placing two things next to each other for im…
adjective: terse in speech or writing... A man of few words, Br…
adjective: sluggish from fatigue or weakness... After swimming…
jubilant
adjective: extremely joyful, happy... Gabby Douglas, along with…
juxtaposition
noun: the act of placing two things next to each other for im…
AP English 3.3
Engender
Ironic
Profound
Congenial
cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition).
happening in the opposite way to what is expected, and typica…
Very great or intense
pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests th…
Engender
cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition).
Ironic
happening in the opposite way to what is expected, and typica…
English 3 AP Vocabulary
nonchalant
render
sarcasm
paradox
Casual
to make happen, to give in return or as retribution
Biting remark (dialogue)
statement that contradicts itself
nonchalant
Casual
render
to make happen, to give in return or as retribution
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ap english vocab #3
lucid
aesthetic
prodigal
augment
clear; easy to understand
having to do with art or beauty
extravagant; wasteful
to add to; to increase; to make bigger
lucid
clear; easy to understand
aesthetic
having to do with art or beauty
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Vocabulary 3 (AP English)
Homily
Imagery
Invective
Verbal Irony
speech that a religious person or priest delivers before a gr…
author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth t…
speech or writing that attacks, insults, or denounces a perso…
words mean something different from what a person actually says
Homily
speech that a religious person or priest delivers before a gr…
Imagery
author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth t…
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AP English 3 (Terms 3)
A Posteriori
A Priori
Acute
Ambivalent
reasoning from known facts or past events rather than by maki…
reasoning without reference to particular facts or experience.
very serious or dangerous; requiring serious attention; havin…
having mixed attitudes or feelings (as attraction and hatred)…
A Posteriori
reasoning from known facts or past events rather than by maki…
A Priori
reasoning without reference to particular facts or experience.
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AP English 3 Term Review
academe
adaptive
affinity
affluence
noun... 1. the campus activity, life, and interests of a colle…
adjective... 1. serving or able to to make suitable to require…
noun... 1. a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thi…
noun... 1. abundance of money, property, and other material go…
academe
noun... 1. the campus activity, life, and interests of a colle…
adaptive
adjective... 1. serving or able to to make suitable to require…
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AP ENGLISH 3 MIDTERM
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
A direct or indirect reference to something that is presumabl…
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 consonants in tw…
AP English Vocab 3
Affront (v), (Affront (v.))
Blasé (adj.)
Cajole (v.)
Choleric (adj.)
SYN: Dis/ Diss (Slang), Insult, Offend, Disrepect... ANT: Compl…
SYN: Nonchalant, Unmoved, Unconcerned... ANT: Uptight, Concerne…
Coax, Entice, Bribe, Sweet-talk, Persuade... Compel, Bug, Haras…
Peevish, Irritable, Short-tempered, Snippy... Angerless, Deligh…
Affront (v), (Affront (v.))
SYN: Dis/ Diss (Slang), Insult, Offend, Disrepect... ANT: Compl…
Blasé (adj.)
SYN: Nonchalant, Unmoved, Unconcerned... ANT: Uptight, Concerne…
AP English 3 Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using narrative elements symbolically to repres…
Repetition of (often initial) consonant sounds in words or sy…
Indirect reference to something which is presumably commonly…
Multiple or conflicting meaning, either intentional or uninte…
Allegory
The device of using narrative elements symbolically to repres…
Alliteration
Repetition of (often initial) consonant sounds in words or sy…
AP English 3 Vocabulary 16
Broach
Capriciouis
Chastise
Subjugate
to bring up; to mention for the first time
impulsive; erratic
to punish; to criticize servery
to conquer and enslave or controll
Broach
to bring up; to mention for the first time
Capriciouis
impulsive; erratic
AP English 3 Vocabulary 14
Termagant
Usurer
Ostentation
Parsimony
a quarrelsome, scolding woman
a moneylender
showiness; pretentious display
stinginess
Termagant
a quarrelsome, scolding woman
Usurer
a moneylender
AP English week 3
avocation
callous
capricious
disparity
noun... something a person does in addition to a principal occup…
adjective... made hard; hardened.... syn: careless, heartless... ant:…
adjective... subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd…
noun, plural disparities.... lack of similarity or equality; ine…
avocation
noun... something a person does in addition to a principal occup…
callous
adjective... made hard; hardened.... syn: careless, heartless... ant:…
AP English 3 Vocabulary 18
Chicanery
Commensurate
Feign
Ignominy
the use of clever talk or trickery to deceive
in proper proportion; having the same scale, measure, or size
to pretend; to make up
public disgrace; public dishonor
Chicanery
the use of clever talk or trickery to deceive
Commensurate
in proper proportion; having the same scale, measure, or size
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AP English 3 Vocab
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Attacking an opponent's motives or character rather than the…
extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
Figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms…
The repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of…
Ad Hominem
Attacking an opponent's motives or character rather than the…
Allegory
extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
AP English 3 Vocabulary 15
Maverick
Sporific
Motley
Neophyte
rebel
sleep causing
multicolored
beginner
Maverick
rebel
Sporific
sleep causing
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AP English Final - #3
Allegory
Allusion
Anthimeria
Antithesis
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
The substitution of one part of speech for another
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
AP English 3 Rhetorical Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Amplification
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
The repetition of starting consonant or assonant sounds. ... Ex…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Device in which the author repeats something they've just sai…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Alliteration
The repetition of starting consonant or assonant sounds. ... Ex…
AP English 3 Vocabulary 17
Epitome
Euphemism
Foment
Germane
embodiment; perfect example
a milder expression
incite
relevant
Epitome
embodiment; perfect example
Euphemism
a milder expression
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English 3 AP #3
Dialect
Dialogue
Diction
Didactic
A variety of speech characterized by its own particular gramm…
Conversation between two or more people
The word choices made by a writer
Having the primary purpose of teaching or instructing
Dialect
A variety of speech characterized by its own particular gramm…
Dialogue
Conversation between two or more people
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ap english 3 rhet. terms
alliteration
anaphora
antistrophe
antithesis
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of successiv…
opposition, or contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or pa…
alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
AP English Vocab #3
Melancholic (adj)
Blithe (adj)
Vertigo (n)
Rationalize (v)
very sad
happy without worry; unconcerned
a feeling of dizziness caused by being in a high place
to explain or justify with logical reasons
Melancholic (adj)
very sad
Blithe (adj)
happy without worry; unconcerned
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Stems English 3 AP
ante
anti
bi
circum
before
against
two
around
ante
before
anti
against
AP English 3 Vocabulary
ameliorate (v)
apotheosis (n)
atrophy (v)
clandestine (adj)
to make better or improve
the glorification of a subject to a divine level
to decay over time
secret
ameliorate (v)
to make better or improve
apotheosis (n)
the glorification of a subject to a divine level
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AP english vocab #3
Inference/infer
Invective
Irony/ironic
Juxtaposition
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
When two words, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
Inference/infer
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
Invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
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AP English Vocab Unit 3
ancillary
bowdlerize
condescend
cozen
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary... SYNONYMS: auxiliary, subs…
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, pl…
(v.) to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to d…
(v.) to trick; to cheat or swindle... SYNONYMS: dupe, deceive, b…
ancillary
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary... SYNONYMS: auxiliary, subs…
bowdlerize
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, pl…
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English AP unit 3
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred... SYNONYMS: loathe,…
(n.) the modification of social patterns, traits, or structur…
adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent caus…
(v.) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute…
Abominate
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred... SYNONYMS: loathe,…
Acculturation
(n.) the modification of social patterns, traits, or structur…
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AP English Vocab 3
ballyhoo... ballyhooed, ballyhooing [v]
balustrade... balustraded [adj]
baroque
bauble
1) noun: clamorous attempt to win customers... 2) verb: to adver…
1) noun: railing with supports
1) adj: Italian style of art or architecture... 2) adj: post-Ren…
1) noun: a showy, cheap ornament... 2) noun: a jester's wand
ballyhoo... ballyhooed, ballyhooing [v]
1) noun: clamorous attempt to win customers... 2) verb: to adver…
balustrade... balustraded [adj]
1) noun: railing with supports
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AP English 3 Terms
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 ir 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 English List 3
Ambiguous
Ambivalent
Ample
Arbiter
open to more than one interpretation
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, such as love and hate
describing a large amount of something
a judge who decides a disputed issue
Ambiguous
open to more than one interpretation
Ambivalent
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, such as love and hate
English 3 AP Vocabulary
slipshod
nefarious
precursor
impregnable
showing a lack of care or thought
wicked criminal
a person or thing that comes before another of a similar kind
unable to be captured or broken into
slipshod
showing a lack of care or thought
nefarious
wicked criminal
AP English Vocab 3
Yahoo (n)
they are characters in Gulliver's trav…
Caveat (n)
Precarious (adj)
an uneducated person; someone of little refinement
What is the origin of yahoos?
a warning
dangerously unstable
Yahoo (n)
an uneducated person; someone of little refinement
they are characters in Gulliver's trav…
What is the origin of yahoos?
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AP English Vocabulary 3
affront
blase
cajole
choleric
a personally offensive act (noun); to offend (verb)
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
to persuade by flattery (verb)
bad-tempered (adj)
affront
a personally offensive act (noun); to offend (verb)
blase
unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has exper…
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AP 12 English Vocab. 3
cavort
credence
decry
dissemble
To romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry.
brief, 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
brief, mental acceptance.
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