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94 terms
AP Language
English
adage
allegory
alliteration
English
a proverb or wise saying commonly used... (ex: Things are not al…
a story in which people, things and happenings have a hidden…
words used in quick succession and begin with letters belongi…
English
English
adage
a proverb or wise saying commonly used... (ex: Things are not al…
AP Language: Figurative Language
Alliteration
Example of Alliteration
Hyperbole
Example of Hyperbole
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
A trope composed of exaggerated words or ideals used for emph…
"I've told you a million times not to call me a liar!"
Alliteration
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
Example of Alliteration
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
94 terms
AP Language
English
adage
allegory
alliteration
English
a proverb or wise saying commonly used... (ex: Things are not al…
a story in which people, things and happenings have a hidden…
words used in quick succession and begin with letters belongi…
English
English
adage
a proverb or wise saying commonly used... (ex: Things are not al…
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…
70 terms
AP Language
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
100 terms
AP Language 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 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…
10 terms
AP Language 10
partisan
polarize
obfuscate
substantive
(1) a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person.... (2) pre…
to break up into opposing factions or groupings:... "The campai…
to render obscure, unclear, or confusing (sometimes done on p…
having substance; having a firm basis in reality and therefor…
partisan
(1) a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person.... (2) pre…
polarize
to break up into opposing factions or groupings:... "The campai…
75 terms
AP Language
allusion
antithesis
argumentation
coherence
A reference to some famous literary work, historical figure,…
The use of parallel structure to call attention to contrasts…
The writer's attempt to convince his reader to agree with him…
The principle of clarity and logical adherence to a topic tha…
allusion
A reference to some famous literary work, historical figure,…
antithesis
The use of parallel structure to call attention to contrasts…
10 terms
AP Language 8
anachronism
gesticulate
conjecture
enmity
something out of place in time or sequence:... "Can you spot the…
to move your arms and hands especially when speaking:... "He ges…
an opinion or idea formed without proof or sufficient evidenc…
mutual hatred or ill will:... "His comments earned him the enmit…
anachronism
something out of place in time or sequence:... "Can you spot the…
gesticulate
to move your arms and hands especially when speaking:... "He ges…
14 terms
AP Language
Anecdote
Condescending
Voice
Cogent
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real person…
Having or feeling superior. patronizing or assuming superiori…
An authors distinctive literary style, basic vision and gener…
(of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.
Anecdote
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real person…
Condescending
Having or feeling superior. patronizing or assuming superiori…
11 terms
AP Language 9
pejorative
equanimity
vilify
notorious
a word or phrase that has negative connotations or that is in…
mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especiall…
to say or write very harsh and critical things about someone…
famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed:…
pejorative
a word or phrase that has negative connotations or that is in…
equanimity
mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especiall…
11 terms
AP Language 7
anomaly
salient
constituent
pander
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or exp…
most noticeable or important: ... "The lawyer quickly covered al…
being a part of a whole: ... "The constituent minerals of the ro…
to do or provide what someone wants or demands (even though i…
anomaly
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or exp…
salient
most noticeable or important: ... "The lawyer quickly covered al…
123 terms
AP US Government & Politics Module 1.1 Unofficial ID/SIG Terms
issue
politics
power
authority
a conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
the activity by which an issue is agitated or settled
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
the right to use power
issue
a conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
politics
the activity by which an issue is agitated or settled
115 terms
AP US Government & Politics Module 1.3 Unofficial ID/SIG Terms
divided government
unified government
gridlock
electoral college
one party controls the White House, another controls one or b…
same party controls both the White House and both Houses of C…
inability for government to act because of a rival party cont…
people chosen to cast each state's vote(s) in presidential el…
divided government
one party controls the White House, another controls one or b…
unified government
same party controls both the White House and both Houses of C…
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…
24 terms
AP Language: Figurative Language
Alliteration
Example of Alliteration
Hyperbole
Example of Hyperbole
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
A trope composed of exaggerated words or ideals used for emph…
"I've told you a million times not to call me a liar!"
Alliteration
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
Example of Alliteration
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
58 terms
AP Language Literary Terms
Cumulative (Loose) Sentence
Periodic Sentence
Litotes
Warrant
begins with a main clause that is followed by phrases and/or…
a sentence that, by leaving the completion of its main clause…
a figure of speech in which a negative statement is used to a…
expresses the assumption necessarily shared by the speaker an…
Cumulative (Loose) Sentence
begins with a main clause that is followed by phrases and/or…
Periodic Sentence
a sentence that, by leaving the completion of its main clause…
130 terms
AP US Government & Politics Module 1.2 Unofficial ID/SIG Terms
political culture
5 elements of American view of politic…
civic duty
civic competence
a patterned and sustained way of thinking about how political…
1. Liberty 2. Equality 3. Democracy 4. Civic Duty 5. individu…
belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic and…
belief that one can affect govt. policies
political culture
a patterned and sustained way of thinking about how political…
5 elements of American view of politic…
1. Liberty 2. Equality 3. Democracy 4. Civic Duty 5. individu…
70 terms
AP Language
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
150 terms
AP Language
Rhetoric
Bombastic
Ethos
Logos
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, espec…
High sounding but with little meaning; inflated;grandiloquent.
Appeal based on the character of speaker. Meaning convincing…
An appeal to logic or reason. For example scholarly documents.
Rhetoric
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, espec…
Bombastic
High sounding but with little meaning; inflated;grandiloquent.
16 terms
AP Language
Simple Sentence
Compound Sentence
Complex sentence
Compound-Complex sentence
Contains one subject and one verb. ... Ex: The singer bowed to h…
Contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinate conju…
Contains an independent clause and one or more subordinate cl…
Contains two or more principal clauses and one or more subord…
Simple Sentence
Contains one subject and one verb. ... Ex: The singer bowed to h…
Compound Sentence
Contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinate conju…
80 terms
AP Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity (am-bi-gyoo-i-tee)
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
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 consonants in to…
118 terms
AP US Government & Politics Module 2.1 Unofficial ID/SIG Terms
bureaucracy
government by proxy
laissez-faire
discretionary authority
large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Washington pays state and local governments and private group…
economic theory that government should not interfere with com…
how much an agency can decide stuff on their own
bureaucracy
large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
government by proxy
Washington pays state and local governments and private group…
33 terms
AP Human Geo Language
Creole
Dialect
Ebonics
Extinct Language
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
Dialect spoken by some African Americans.
A language that was once used by people in daily activities b…
Creole
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
Dialect
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
28 terms
AP Psychology - Language and Cognition
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
a mental image or best example of a category.
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
cognition
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
99 terms
AP Language Vocabulary
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…
100 terms
AP Language 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 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…
20 terms
AP Language: Unit 1
diction
syntax
rhetoric
speaker
A speaker's choice of words. Analysis of diction looks at the…
The arrangement of words into phrases, clauses, and sentences…
Aristotle defined rhetoric as "the faculty of observing in an…
The person or group who creates the text. This might mean a p…
diction
A speaker's choice of words. Analysis of diction looks at the…
syntax
The arrangement of words into phrases, clauses, and sentences…
10 terms
AP Language Unit 1
Voracious
Indiscriminate
Eminent
Replete
desiring or consuming great quantities
choosing at random without careful selection
of high reputation; outstanding
completely filled or supplied with
Voracious
desiring or consuming great quantities
Indiscriminate
choosing at random without careful selection
AP Language
Implacable
Midigate
eclectic
opprobrium
not to be appeased modified or pacified;inexorable
to become milder, lessen in severity
not following any one system (as of medicine, philosophy ect.…
the disgrace of the reproach incurred by conduct considered o…
Implacable
not to be appeased modified or pacified;inexorable
Midigate
to become milder, lessen in severity
123 terms
AP US Government & Politics Module 1.1 Unofficial ID/SIG Terms
issue
politics
power
authority
a conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
the activity by which an issue is agitated or settled
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
the right to use power
issue
a conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
politics
the activity by which an issue is agitated or settled
20 terms
AP Language Unit 2
Laconic
Intrepid
Accost
Reticent
expressing much in few words
brave
to approach and speak to
silent
Laconic
expressing much in few words
Intrepid
brave
100 terms
AP Language
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
56 terms
AP Language Terms
analogy
anaphora
anecdote
antagonist
a comparison between things that are alike in some ways
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
short account of an amusing or interesting event
a character or force in conflict with the main character
analogy
a comparison between things that are alike in some ways
anaphora
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
99 terms
AP Language 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 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…
99 terms
Top 100 AP Language 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 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…
50 terms
AP Language Study Rhetorical Terms
abstract
allusion
analogy
anecdote
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
is a brief, engaging account of some happening, often histori…
abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
99 terms
AP Language terminology
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…
20 terms
AP Language Unit 3
Alacrity
Disdain
Pugnacious
Feint
Briskness, Lively Action
Contempt
Quarrelsome
A false attack
Alacrity
Briskness, Lively Action
Disdain
Contempt
Top 100 AP Language 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 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…
71 terms
AP Language 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 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…
120 terms
AP Language
allusion
analogy
argument
audience
A reference to an artistic work, person, place, event about w…
An extended comparison. An analogy explains features of one t…
Writing the attempts to prove a point through reasoning. Argu…
As actors audiences who can see and hear them, writers have r…
allusion
A reference to an artistic work, person, place, event about w…
analogy
An extended comparison. An analogy explains features of one t…
14 terms
AP Language
destitute
bleak
plight
misogyny
(adj.) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in... Extrem…
(adj.) bare, dreary, dismal
A difficult or dangerous condition or situation... predicament
n. hatred of women
destitute
(adj.) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in... Extrem…
bleak
(adj.) bare, dreary, dismal
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
94 terms
Top AP Language 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 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…
86 terms
AP Language 1-8
assertion
biased
convoluted
integral
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief:
unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something:
extremely complex and difficult to follow:
forming a necessary part of something;
assertion
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief:
biased
unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something:
20 terms
AP Language
Antithesis/ Duality
Ellipsis
Conntation
Ethos
Opposition/contrast of ideas in a parallel construction... "We s…
The omission from speech or writing of a word or words that a…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word that g…
Character, Credibility, Trustworthy appeal
Antithesis/ Duality
Opposition/contrast of ideas in a parallel construction... "We s…
Ellipsis
The omission from speech or writing of a word or words that a…
100 terms
Top 100 AP Language terms
Allegory
Allegory -- vs Symbolism--Difference b…
Alliteration
Allusion
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Although an allegory uses symbols, it is different from symbo…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Allegory -- vs Symbolism--Difference b…
Although an allegory uses symbols, it is different from symbo…
14 terms
Ap language
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Against the man
Abstract ideas and principles are described in terms of chara…
Words with same first letter occurring close together in a se…
A brief and indirect reference to.....
Ad hominem
Against the man
Allegory
Abstract ideas and principles are described in terms of chara…
21 terms
AP Language: Argument Terms
Fact claim
value claim
policy claim
3 categories of thesis statements
the claim is either true or false
the claim is good/bad; right/wrong; etc.
the claim encourages change
closed, open, and counter argument/qualified
Fact claim
the claim is either true or false
value claim
the claim is good/bad; right/wrong; etc.
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