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AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
Assert without proof
Shameless
Banter
Appease
Allege
Assert without proof
Arrant
Shameless
AP English Language and Composition : Unit 8 Vocabulary
Acrimonious
Bovine
Conducive
Consternation
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
(n.) dismay, confusion
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
AP English Language - Unit 8 Vocabulary
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
(noun) - dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewi…
(adj) - fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweigh…
acrimonious
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
bovine
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
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Vocab Unit 8 AP English and Language
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
AP English Language and Composition: Vocab Unit 8
Port
Importune
Importunate
Rapport
Latin portare, portatum: "to carry"
To urge or beg without end
Extremely demanding; insistent
A positive relationship
Port
Latin portare, portatum: "to carry"
Importune
To urge or beg without end
AP English Language and Composition: Unit 8 Vocabulary
Élan
Dissipate
Disavow
Conducive
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
(v.) to deny responsibility for or connection with
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
Élan
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
Dissipate
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
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AP Language Unit 8
Cur
Discursive
Concur
Succor
To run
Wandering from one topic to another
To agree in an opinion or decision
Badly neded help; aid
Cur
To run
Discursive
Wandering from one topic to another
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious adj.
bovine adj.
consternation n.
corpulent adj.
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious adj.
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine adj.
sluggish, unresponsive
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AP English Unit 8 Vocab
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
(n.) the source or cause of fatal injury, death, destruction,…
(n.) the intrusion of commonplace or trite material into a co…
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
ad hoc
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
AP Language Unit 8
Agglomeration
Ambiguous
Arduous
Bombastic
Collection or heap
Permitting more than one interpretation
Hard to do or sternness
Marked by the use of high sounding language
Agglomeration
Collection or heap
Ambiguous
Permitting more than one interpretation
AP Language & Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Conducive
Consternation
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
(n.) dismay, confusion
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocab
Gambol
Microcosm
Ambivalent
Éclat
To jump or skip playfully
A group or system viewed as the model of a larger group or sy…
Having opposite and conflicting feelings
Dazzling or conspicuous success or acclaim; elaborate display…
Gambol
To jump or skip playfully
Microcosm
A group or system viewed as the model of a larger group or sy…
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
portage
portfolio
comport
deportment
the carrying of boats are goods overland from one body of wat…
a flat case for carrying documents or artworks; the investmen…
to be in agreement with; to behave
manner of conducting oneself socially
portage
the carrying of boats are goods overland from one body of wat…
portfolio
a flat case for carrying documents or artworks; the investmen…
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AP English Unit 8
elan
dissipate
disavow
conducive
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
(v.) to deny responsibility for or connection with
helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
elan
(n.) an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness, spirit; a flair
dissipate
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend fool…
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AP english unit 8
allege
arrant
badinage
conciliate
(v) to assert without proof or confirmation... s: contend... a: prove
(adj) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant... s: egreg…
(n) light and playful conversation... s: banter... a: sermon
(v) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify…
allege
(v) to assert without proof or confirmation... s: contend... a: prove
arrant
(adj) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant... s: egreg…
AP English Unit 8
Aloof
Autonomous
Conscientious
Diffuse
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
(adj.) Independent, self‐governing
(adj.) Thorough; careful
(v.) to spread or scatter freely or widely
Aloof
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
Autonomous
(adj.) Independent, self‐governing
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AP Language: Unit 8 Definitions
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Psychology Unit 8 Thinking and Language
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
a standard or typical example
a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some…
cognition
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Cryptic
Cursory
Dearth
Debilitate
Secret; having hidden meaning; mysterious
Hasty and without attention to details
Shortage; scarcity
To weaken; to make feeble
Cryptic
Secret; having hidden meaning; mysterious
Cursory
Hasty and without attention to details
Unit 8 AP Language Vocabulary
Discursive
Concur
Succor
Obsequious
Wandering from one topic to another
To agree in an opinion or decision
Badly needed help; aid
Too willing to serve or obey
Discursive
Wandering from one topic to another
Concur
To agree in an opinion or decision
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocab
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
AP Psych Unit 8 (Language)
Noam Chomsky
insight
representative heuristic
syntax
"infinite # of sentences" & "humans have the inborn ability t…
sudden realization tht gives us the solution to a prob
judge likelihood by how and event matches prototypes of the s…
(Chomsky) how words are arranged; determined by the word order
Noam Chomsky
"infinite # of sentences" & "humans have the inborn ability t…
insight
sudden realization tht gives us the solution to a prob
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Unit 8 AP Language Vocab
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay, confusion
Fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language vocab unit 8
Bellicose
Elusive
Contumacious
Referendum
Truculent; always looking for a fight.
Sneaky, avoiding detection.
Stubborn; unwilling to conform or obey authority.
A general vote by an electorate council (typically in deliber…
Bellicose
Truculent; always looking for a fight.
Elusive
Sneaky, avoiding detection.
Unit 8 AP Language Vocab
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocabulary
abashed
analogous
ascesis
bard
embarrassed; disconcerted
corresponding in some particular
strict self-discipline or self-control, as for religious or m…
a poet, often a singer as well
abashed
embarrassed; disconcerted
analogous
corresponding in some particular
AP English: Vocab Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 - AP Language & Composition
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
(n.) dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderm…
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweight,…
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
AP English Vocab Unit 8
aplomb
automaton
berate
cascade
a handling of something with confidence and composure; self-a…
a creature acting in a mechanical way with no indication of i…
to engage in intense and long scolding or condemnation
a steep waterfall or series of waterfalls, a continuous series
aplomb
a handling of something with confidence and composure; self-a…
automaton
a creature acting in a mechanical way with no indication of i…
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
sluggish, unresponsive
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Word Wealth Unit 8 AP English Language 11th grade
impute
renounce
relinquish
relinquishment
Attribute or ascribe (to another); accuse or blame
Give up, cast off, deny a claim (formally)
Give up, abandon, let something go
A passive (unwilling to act or lead) act of giving up something
impute
Attribute or ascribe (to another); accuse or blame
renounce
Give up, cast off, deny a claim (formally)
AP Language Swanson Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
AP English: Unit 8
Echelon
Irrefutable
Badinage
Allege
One of a series of levels
Cannot be disproved
Light and playful conversation
To assert without proof
Echelon
One of a series of levels
Irrefutable
Cannot be disproved
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AP English Unit 8
restive
sardonic
sensuous
stolid
(adj) nervous, uneasy, restless
(adj) sarcastic, biting, ironic
(adj) physical, sensory
(adj) not easily excited, unemotional, impassive
restive
(adj) nervous, uneasy, restless
sardonic
(adj) sarcastic, biting, ironic
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AP Language and Composition Vocab Unit 8
quail
assail
morass
rote
to shrink with fear; to cower; to lose heart and courage
to attack violently
anything that hinders, traps or overwhelms; low-lying, soggy…
a memorizing process using routine or repetition, often witho…
quail
to shrink with fear; to cower; to lose heart and courage
assail
to attack violently
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AP English Unit 8
Consign
Consternation
Contingency
Copious
To deliver; to send; to assign
Great fear or shock that leaves one confused and bewildered;…
A possible happening; a chance event
Abundant; plentiful; full of information
Consign
To deliver; to send; to assign
Consternation
Great fear or shock that leaves one confused and bewildered;…
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Unit 8 AP English
importune
importunate
rapport
insufferable
to urge or beg without end
extremely demanding; insistent
a positive relationship
impossible to bear; intolerable
importune
to urge or beg without end
importunate
extremely demanding; insistent
AP Language Vocabulary Roots Unit 8
PORTARE, PORTATUM
Importune
Importunate
Rapport
To carry
To urge or beg without end
Extremely demanding; insistent
A positive relationship
PORTARE, PORTATUM
To carry
Importune
To urge or beg without end
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Unit 8 of AP English
echelon
irrefutable
badinage
allege
one of a series of levels or grades in an organization or fie…
that cannot be disproved; beyond argument
light and playful conversation
to assert without proof or confimation
echelon
one of a series of levels or grades in an organization or fie…
irrefutable
that cannot be disproved; beyond argument
English 3, Unit 8
Allege (v.)
Allude (v.)
Brevity (n.)
Compatible (adj.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
to refer to causally or indirectly
conciseness
able to get along or work well together; capable of use with…
Allege (v.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
Allude (v.)
to refer to causally or indirectly
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Unit 8 Definitions - AP Lang
betrothed
blasphemy
cadence
canon
adj: engaged to be married... n: A person whom one is engaged to…
n: An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
n: a rhythm marked by a regular beat
n: A rule or principle that provides the norm for judgement... n…
betrothed
adj: engaged to be married... n: A person whom one is engaged to…
blasphemy
n: An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
AP Psychology Unit 8
motivation
instinct
drive reduction theory
homeostatis
a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
the idea that a physiological need creates an arousal tension…
a tendency to maintain a balanced or constant interval state;…
motivation
a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
instinct
a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 Root Words
Oligo
Omni
Oper
Ortho
Few, little
All, every
work
Straight, correct
Oligo
Few, little
Omni
All, every
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AP Language: Unit 8 Synonyms and Antonyms
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish... antony…
synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid... antonyms: alert, sharp,…
synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay... antonyms: ca…
synonyms: overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly... antonyms: s…
acrimonious
synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish... antony…
bovine
synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid... antonyms: alert, sharp,…
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AP Psychology Unit 8- Language and Thought
Language
3 Characteristics of Language
Phonemes
Morphemes
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
1. Structured... 2. Generative... 3. Arbitrary
Smallest distinctive sound unit... Ex: to say bat, we utter phon…
The smallest possible unit that carries meaning; may be a wor…
Language
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
3 Characteristics of Language
1. Structured... 2. Generative... 3. Arbitrary
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AP PSYCH - UNIT 8 - THINKING AND LANGUAGE
Cognition
Concepts
Prototypes
Algorithm
Thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
Like a schema - a mental grouping of similar objects, events,…
A mental image/best example of a category
A methodical, logical rule or procedure - always right, but t…
Cognition
Thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
Concepts
Like a schema - a mental grouping of similar objects, events,…
AP Psychology- Unit 8: Cognition and language
cognitive psychology
information processing system
thinking
reaction time
the study of mental processes by which the information humans…
mechanisms for receiving information, representing it with sy…
the manipulation of mental representations
the time elapsing between the presentation of a stimulus and…
cognitive psychology
the study of mental processes by which the information humans…
information processing system
mechanisms for receiving information, representing it with sy…
Unit 8 AP English
importune
importunate
rapport
insufferable
To urge or beg without end; v
Extremely demanding; insistent; adj
A positive relationship; n
Impossible to hear; intolerable; adj
importune
To urge or beg without end; v
importunate
Extremely demanding; insistent; adj
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AP English: Unit 8
Aesthetic
Affable
Candor
Dilettante
Relating to beauty; artistic or visually appealing
Friendly or warmly polite
Unreserved and open expression
A lover of an art or science merely for amusement
Aesthetic
Relating to beauty; artistic or visually appealing
Affable
Friendly or warmly polite
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