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AP English Language and Composition : Unit 6 Vocabulary
Anomalous
Arbiter
Aspersion
Bizarre
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n.) one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
(n.) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slanderin…
(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Arbiter
(n.) one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
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Ap English Language and Composition: Unit 6
Brusque
Demagogue
Cajole
Ennui
(adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
(n.) a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claim…
(v.) to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to decei…
(n.) weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or…
Brusque
(adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Demagogue
(n.) a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claim…
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Unit 6 Vocabulary- AP English Language and Composition
acquisitive
aesthetic
antagonize
arrogate
concerned with acquiring wealth or property
(adj.) concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty;(n…
cause someone to become hostile; to incur the dislike of
to claim or take without right
acquisitive
concerned with acquiring wealth or property
aesthetic
(adj.) concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty;(n…
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AP Language and Composition Unit 6
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or…
Extremely strange, unusual, atypical
Abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Anomalous
Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Aspersion
A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or…
20 terms
AP Language & Composition: Unit 6 SAT Words
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(noun) A damaging, derogatory statement; The act of slanderin…
(adj) Extremely strange , unusual or atypical
(adj) Abrupt, blunt, no formalities
Anomalous
(adj) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Aspersion
(noun) A damaging, derogatory statement; The act of slanderin…
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AP English Language and Composition Unit 6 Exam
James Baldwin
Flannery O'Connor
Kurt Vonnegut
Maxine Hong Kingston
A Letter to My Nephew
A Good Man Is Hard To Find
Slaughterhouse-Five
No Name Woman
James Baldwin
A Letter to My Nephew
Flannery O'Connor
A Good Man Is Hard To Find
21 terms
AP Language & Composition: Unit 6 Schemes and Tropes
Antimetabole
Polysyndeton
Alliteration
Anadiplosis
Repetition of words in inverted and reverse order
Choosing to have to many conjunctions
Repetition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
Repetition of the last words of one clause at the beginning o…
Antimetabole
Repetition of words in inverted and reverse order
Polysyndeton
Choosing to have to many conjunctions
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 6 Root Words
Liber, liver
Liter
Loc, loco
Log, logo, ology
Free
Letters
Place
Word, study, speech
Liber, liver
Free
Liter
Letters
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Vocabulary: Unit 6- AP Language and Composition
Abortive
Bruit
Contumelious
Dictum
Adjective... Failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; o…
Verb... To spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
Adjective... Insolent or rude in speech or behavior; insulting,…
Noun... A short saying; an authoritative statement
Abortive
Adjective... Failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; o…
Bruit
Verb... To spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
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AP language and composition vocab unit 6
abject ... (ab' jekt)
agnostic ... (ag nas' tik)
complicity ... (kem plis' e te)
derelict ... (der' e likt)
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible, cringing, servile; compl…
(n) one who believes that nothing can be known about god; a s…
(n.) involvement in wrongdoing; state of being an accomplice
(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (ad…
abject ... (ab' jekt)
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible, cringing, servile; compl…
agnostic ... (ag nas' tik)
(n) one who believes that nothing can be known about god; a s…
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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.
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 6 SAT Words
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(noun) A damaging, derogatory statement; The act of slanderin…
(adj) Extremely strange , unusual or atypical
(adj) Abrupt, blunt, no formalities
Anomalous
(adj) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Aspersion
(noun) A damaging, derogatory statement; The act of slanderin…
20 terms
Unit #6 Vocabulary (AP Language and Composition)
abject
agnostic
complicity
derelict
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; compl…
(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a…
(n.) involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accompl…
(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (ad…
abject
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; compl…
agnostic
(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a…
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…
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
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AP English Language and Composition
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Avante Garde
an appeal to emotion.
an appeal to logic or reason.
an appeal to credibility or character.
The suggestion that using this product puts the user ahead of…
Pathos
an appeal to emotion.
Logos
an appeal to logic or reason.
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…
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…
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 Language and Composition Unit 6 Vocab
internecine
abortive
in medias res
maladroit
destructive to both sides in a conflict
failing to produce the intended result
into the middle of a narrative
ineffective; clumsy
internecine
destructive to both sides in a conflict
abortive
failing to produce the intended result
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AP Language and Composition Unit 6 Vocabulary
admonish
sagacious
paucity
delineate
to warn or scold someone firmly
having or displaying good judgment
the presence of something only in small or insufficient amoun…
to describe or portray something precisely
admonish
to warn or scold someone firmly
sagacious
having or displaying good judgment
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
UNIT 6 AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION VOCAB
ABJECT (ADJ.)
AGNOSTIC (N.)
COMPLICITY (N.)
DERELICT (ADJ.)
EXTREMELY BAD, UNPLEASANT
A PERSON WHO BELIEVES THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF GOD EXISTING
INVOLVED IN ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES
IN VERY POOR CONDITION AS A RESULT OF NEGLECT
ABJECT (ADJ.)
EXTREMELY BAD, UNPLEASANT
AGNOSTIC (N.)
A PERSON WHO BELIEVES THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF GOD EXISTING
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…
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
direct or indirect reference to something that is known; book…
multiple meanings (intentional/unintentional) of a word, phra…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
alliteration
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
20 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 6
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
abnormal
defaming, damaging
strange
blunt
Anomalous
abnormal
Aspersion
defaming, damaging
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AP Language and Composition: Unit 6 Vocabulary
Hyperbole
Litotes
Oxymoron/Paradox
Imagery
Deliberate exaggeration used for emphasis or to produce a com…
Ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
Two or more words that produce a contradictory meaning. ... "I m…
A description that appeals to the senses."... "Her hair was soft…
Hyperbole
Deliberate exaggeration used for emphasis or to produce a com…
Litotes
Ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
15 terms
AP Language and Composition: Unit 6 Vocabulary Words
Conspicuous (adj.)
Decrepit (adj.)
Despondent (adj.)
Enervante (v.)
Striking; Noticeable
Feeble; Dilapidated
Dejected; Downhearted
Debilitate; Weaken
Conspicuous (adj.)
Striking; Noticeable
Decrepit (adj.)
Feeble; Dilapidated
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AP Language and Composition Unit 6 Vocab
Anomalous
Arbiter
Aspersion
Bizarre
Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
One having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, umpire
A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or…
Extremely strange; unusual atypical
Anomalous
Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Arbiter
One having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, umpire
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 Language & Composition: Unit 6 SAT Words
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(noun) A damaging, derogatory statement; The act of slanderin…
(adj) Extremely strange , unusual or atypical
(adj) Abrupt, blunt, no formalities
Anomalous
(adj) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Aspersion
(noun) A damaging, derogatory statement; The act of slanderin…
20 terms
AP Language & Composition: Unit 6 SAT Words
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(noun) A damaging, derogatory statement; The act of slanderin…
(adj) Extremely strange , unusual or atypical
(adj) Abrupt, blunt, no formalities
Anomalous
(adj) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Aspersion
(noun) A damaging, derogatory statement; The act of slanderin…
20 terms
AP Language/Composition Vocabulary Unit 6
abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
(adj.) failing to succeed; unsuccessful
(v.) to voice abroad; rumor (used chiefly in the passive and…
(adj.) insulting display of contempt in words or actions; con…
(n.) an authoritative pronouncement; judicial assertion.
abortive
(adj.) failing to succeed; unsuccessful
bruit
(v.) to voice abroad; rumor (used chiefly in the passive and…
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AP Language/Composition - Unit 6 Vocab
Abject
Agonstic
Complicity
Derelict
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; compl…
(noun) one who believes that nothing can be known about God;…
(noun) involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an ccomp…
(noun) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (…
Abject
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; compl…
Agonstic
(noun) one who believes that nothing can be known about God;…
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…
79 terms
AP English Language & Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
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…
60 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
(v.) to make larger, increase
(adj., part.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
Ambidextrous
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
90 terms
AP English Language and Composition
apostrophe
diction
didactic
double entendre
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
word choice
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
a word or phrase open to two interpretations, one of which is…
apostrophe
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
diction
word choice
8 terms
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
Vault
Alight
Conjurer
Disposition
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
To descend and come to rest
One who performs magic; sorcerer
One's general way of thinking or feeling
Vault
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
Alight
To descend and come to rest
100 terms
Ap English - Language and Composition
Appeals
Argument
Assertion
Assumption
ethos: persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility... logos…
Statement put fourth and supported by evidence
Emphatic statement; declaration, an assertion supported by ev…
belief or statement taken for granted without proof
Appeals
ethos: persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility... logos…
Argument
Statement put fourth and supported by evidence
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.
47 terms
English Language and Composition AP
metonymy
synecdoche
malapropism
circumlocution
one term substituted for another, closely related term... "The s…
metonymy restricted to cases in which a part is used to descr…
unintentional use of a word that resembles the word intended…
i.e. being wordy rather than precise... "brains blown out with m…
metonymy
one term substituted for another, closely related term... "The s…
synecdoche
metonymy restricted to cases in which a part is used to descr…
18 terms
AP English and Language Composition
Baleen
Bombazine
Beneficiary
Broadside
a horny keratinous substance found in two rows of transverse…
willed dress fabric of worsted and silk or cotton
One who benefits
Collide with a side of (vehicle)
Baleen
a horny keratinous substance found in two rows of transverse…
Bombazine
willed dress fabric of worsted and silk or cotton
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Diction
Euphony
Detonation
Connotation
1. Word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
1. Sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. Pleasing, harmonious speech
1. Direct, given meaning, as opposed to an associated meaning
1. Implication or association, derived from another word or p…
Diction
1. Word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
Euphony
1. Sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. Pleasing, harmonious speech
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…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition
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 intention or unintentional, or…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
54 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Rhetoric
Argument
Dialect Thinking
Five Canons of Rhetoric
The study of effectiveness and persuasiveness of language
Make an original and controversial claim, justify it, recogni…
The process of listening to and considering multiple perspect…
Invention, Arrangement, Style, Memory, Delivery
Rhetoric
The study of effectiveness and persuasiveness of language
Argument
Make an original and controversial claim, justify it, recogni…
100 terms
AP English Language and Composition
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…
61 terms
AP English Language & Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
story, poem, picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidd…
the occurrence of the same letter/sound at the beginning at t…
expression designed to call something to mind without mention…
uncertainty; vagueness; lacking clarity; usually open to more…
allegory
story, poem, picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidd…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter/sound at the beginning at t…
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.
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