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Collegiate Words 76-100
conondrum
demure
effulgent
fatuous
(n)- a puzzle or problem
(adj)- quiet, modest, reserved
(adj)- radient, shining brightly
(adj)- silly, foolish
conondrum
(n)- a puzzle or problem
demure
(adj)- quiet, modest, reserved
Final Vocabulary: Definitions: Lit & Comp
Obscure (adj.)
Acrimonious (adj.)
Ephemeral (adj.)
Conciliatory (adj.)
1.) Not well known... 2.) Difficult to understand... 3.) Difficult…
1.) Angry and bitter
1.) Lasting a very short time
1.) To make someone more friendly or less angry
Obscure (adj.)
1.) Not well known... 2.) Difficult to understand... 3.) Difficult…
Acrimonious (adj.)
1.) Angry and bitter
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Biblical Allusions #4
Mark
Lucifer
Manna
Mary and Joesph
The 2nd gospel of the New Testament, but probably the first o…
Often portrayed as carrying a torch, his name means "bearer o…
The name of the food that the Israelites ate during their 40…
The angel Gabriel came to Mary saying that she will carry the…
Mark
The 2nd gospel of the New Testament, but probably the first o…
Lucifer
Often portrayed as carrying a torch, his name means "bearer o…
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Biblical Allusions #3
Golgotha
The Good Samaritan
Jacob and Esau
Jezebel
The site of Jesus' crucifixion. In Aramaic it means "the skul…
In the Book of Luke, Jesus tells the tale of a Jewish man who…
The sons of Isaac and Rebecca. Esau the older brother and hun…
The wife of King Ahab of Israel. She brings the Phoenician go…
Golgotha
The site of Jesus' crucifixion. In Aramaic it means "the skul…
The Good Samaritan
In the Book of Luke, Jesus tells the tale of a Jewish man who…
12 terms
Comp/Lit 8 - WWW4
Centri
Cide
Cise
Cred
Center
Kill
Cut
Believe
Centri
Center
Cide
Kill
12 terms
Comp/Lit 8 - WWW 7
Amphi
Bene
Corp
Dorm
Both
Good
Body
Sleep
Amphi
Both
Bene
Good
12 terms
Comp/Lit 8 - WWW6
Penta
Phon
Photo
Poly
5
Sound
Light
Many
Penta
5
Phon
Sound
12 terms
Comp/Lit 8 - WWW8
Morph
Nov
Ortho
Pater
Shape
New
Straight
Father
Morph
Shape
Nov
New
12 terms
Comp/Lit 8 - WWW 9
Alter
Astr
Chron
Cogn
Other
Star
Time
Know
Alter
Other
Astr
Star
10 terms
comp and lit vocab 2
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
to combine, consolidate
mentally ill; insane, derranged
to sharpen;
to besiege by encircling (as with an army), surround
amalgamate
to combine, consolidate
demented
mentally ill; insane, derranged
25 terms
Collegiate Words 126-150
cupidity
desecrate
ephemeral
feral
(n)- greed, strong desire
(v)- to violate the sacredness of a thing or place
(adj)- short-lived, fleeting
(adj)- wild savage
cupidity
(n)- greed, strong desire
desecrate
(v)- to violate the sacredness of a thing or place
20 terms
Vocab Week 5 (Lit and Comp H1)
Harrowing
aptitude
endure
Chronic
terrifying, to be extremely frightened
Natural ability or capability of ones self to learn
to push through tough times, to put up with
continuing over a long period of time, Not ending
Harrowing
terrifying, to be extremely frightened
aptitude
Natural ability or capability of ones self to learn
26 terms
250 Most Difficult Collegiate Words: 1-25
antipathy
approbation
ascetic
aspersion
(n)- a strong dislike, repugnance, hatred
(n)- praise
(adj)- practicing restraint as a means of self-discipline, us…
(n)- a curse, expression of ill-will
antipathy
(n)- a strong dislike, repugnance, hatred
approbation
(n)- praise
7 terms
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Vocabulary
Slander (noun)
Digression (noun)
Irate (adjective)
Implode (verb)
Words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
A message that departs from the main subject
Feeling or Showing Extreme Anger
To burst inward
Slander (noun)
Words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
Digression (noun)
A message that departs from the main subject
15 terms
Lit Comp Wordly Wise 6
ameliorate
baleful
berate
circumvent
To make better; to become better, to improve.
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently.
To avoid through craftiness
ameliorate
To make better; to become better, to improve.
baleful
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
10 terms
Lev's AP Literature & Composition: Common Modernist Themes
human spirituality; good and evil
Loss; an age of scientific and industr…
Disillusionment; dream; ill-conceived…
an end to a dream; a realization that…
Loss of _______________ in an age of scientific and industria…
______ of human spirituality in ____________________________.…
______________, i.e. an end to a ________; a realization that…
Disillusionment: ... * ...... * ...... * ...
human spirituality; good and evil
Loss of _______________ in an age of scientific and industria…
Loss; an age of scientific and industr…
______ of human spirituality in ____________________________.…
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Q2 - Film Vocabulary - Types of Focus - 2.5
Focus
Deep Focus
Shallow Focus
Rack Focus
In film, focus refers to the sharpness of the image
The foreground and the background are equally in focus; can b…
With this type of focus, only one part of the image is in foc…
When the director shifts focus from one object to another in…
Focus
In film, focus refers to the sharpness of the image
Deep Focus
The foreground and the background are equally in focus; can b…
18 terms
Previous Vocabulary-Adv. Lit & Comp
Affliction
Cowering
fetter
Gorge
a cause of pain or distress
cringing in fear
to chain up; to restrain
to stuff with food
Affliction
a cause of pain or distress
Cowering
cringing in fear
48 terms
Lit Terms
figure of speech
simile
irony
verbal irony
word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of another
figure of speech that compares two non-similar things using "…
discrepancy between appearances and reality
discrepancy between what is said and what is meant or true
figure of speech
word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of another
simile
figure of speech that compares two non-similar things using "…
215 terms
Mr. Lewis's AP Literature: General SAT Vocabulary List
extol
repudiate
capricious
superficial
praise; glorify; speak about how wonderful or amazing someone…
disown; disavow; reject; to repudiate a claim made by another
unpredictable; fickle
trivial; shallow; existing only on the surface
extol
praise; glorify; speak about how wonderful or amazing someone…
repudiate
disown; disavow; reject; to repudiate a claim made by another
40 terms
Lev's AP Literature & Composition: Poetic Devices (Figure of Speech - Poetic License)
figure of speech
trope
apostrophe
hyperbole
A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare di…
Artful diction; the use of language in a nonliteral way; also…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
figure of speech
A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare di…
trope
Artful diction; the use of language in a nonliteral way; also…
10 terms
Lev's AP Literature & Composition: Elements of a Shakespearean Tragedy (Tragedy - Act 5)
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Hamartia
Peripeteia
Drama where the central character suffers disaster/great misf…
noble stature, outstanding qualities, their downfall is their…
tragic flaw that leads to the downfall of the tragic hero
reversal of fortune brought about by the hero's hamartia; thi…
Tragedy
Drama where the central character suffers disaster/great misf…
Tragic Hero
noble stature, outstanding qualities, their downfall is their…
36 terms
Lev's AP Literature & Composition: Poetry Forms (Speaker - Scansion)
speaker
stanza
meter
rhyme
The "voice" used by an author to tell a story or speak a poem
A group of lines in a poem
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
speaker
The "voice" used by an author to tell a story or speak a poem
stanza
A group of lines in a poem
132 terms
AP Lit & Comp Literary Terms
Metaphorical Devices/Imagery
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
...
Comparison of two seemingly unlike things
Comparison using like or as
Characteristics of humans given to non-humans
Metaphorical Devices/Imagery
...
Metaphor
Comparison of two seemingly unlike things
16 terms
Lev's AP Literature & Composition: Shakespearean Comedies (Abbess - Theseus)
Abbess
Chiasmus
Conceit
Cuckold
Motherly authority missing from the lives of Egeon and the An…
A statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the sec…
An extended metaphor. (e.g. Romeo comparing religion to love…
A man who grows horns while being betrayed by his wife.
Abbess
Motherly authority missing from the lives of Egeon and the An…
Chiasmus
A statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the sec…
14 terms
Literature Terms
Foreshadowing
Exposition
Resolution
Setting
is the is the act of presenting hints to events that will occ…
provides background information about the characters, setting…
the point at which the the central conflict is ended, or reso…
where and when the story that's place
Foreshadowing
is the is the act of presenting hints to events that will occ…
Exposition
provides background information about the characters, setting…
25 terms
Standard Lit and Comp Quarter 1
flummox
wunderkind
anathema
benevolent
verb: to confuse
noun: person who does amazing things at a young age
noun: something hated or detested
adjective: kind and generous
flummox
verb: to confuse
wunderkind
noun: person who does amazing things at a young age
20 terms
Lit/Comp Vocabulary #8
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt; self-confidence
(n.) an institution for care of children, elderly people, etc…
(v.) to comfort; (n.) the keyboard of an organ; a control pan…
(v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
assurance
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt; self-confidence
asylum
(n.) an institution for care of children, elderly people, etc…
73 terms
Fiction STORY Vocabulary Test COMPLETE--Mirrors&Windows V (Lit&Comp)
self-possessed
duly
engulf
falteringly
confident; composed
as required; sufficiently
swallow up
uncertainly, unsteadily
self-possessed
confident; composed
duly
as required; sufficiently
64 terms
Lev's AP English Literature & Composition: Useful Tone Words (Objective - Whimsical)
Objective
Ornate
Peaceful
Pedantic
Undistorted by emotion or personal bias
Rich in decorative detail
Not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
Marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially…
Objective
Undistorted by emotion or personal bias
Ornate
Rich in decorative detail
108 terms
Lit Terms 1-108
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
a narrative with multiple layers of meaning
repetition of initial sounds, usually consonants
reference to a literary or historical event, person, or place
repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of suc…
allegory
a narrative with multiple layers of meaning
alliteration
repetition of initial sounds, usually consonants
15 terms
Literature & Comp
Antithesis
Asyndeton
Connotation
Context
A contrast or opposition between two things
Rhetorical device that leaves out conjunctions between words,…
Not the words literal meaning but the word implies something
Words, events, circumstances that determine meaning
Antithesis
A contrast or opposition between two things
Asyndeton
Rhetorical device that leaves out conjunctions between words,…
10 terms
Vocabulary - Weeks One and Two
Sycophant
Pernicious
Ubiquitous
Non Sequitur
Someone who uses flattery to get what he or she wants from an…
Intending to cause harm
Appearing everywhere
A statement that does not logically follow a conversation's f…
Sycophant
Someone who uses flattery to get what he or she wants from an…
Pernicious
Intending to cause harm
18 terms
American Lit/Comp set #7
Ambulatory
Circumvent
Cuckold
Didactic
Able to walk
outwit; evade; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
A man whose wife is unfaithful
Intended for instruction
Ambulatory
Able to walk
Circumvent
outwit; evade; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
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Literature Terms Set I
literature
prose
fiction
nonfiction
Writings in either prose or poetry
Any literature that is written in paragraph form
A prose selection which is invented. It can be based on a tru…
Any prose selection that tells about something that actually…
literature
Writings in either prose or poetry
prose
Any literature that is written in paragraph form
11 terms
Comp/Lit 8 - WWW1
Ante
Anti
Bi
Circum
Before... Antes
Against... Contra
Two... Dos
Around... Alrededor
Ante
Before... Antes
Anti
Against... Contra
10 terms
Glendale Prep lit/Comp 9/19
Splinters
Champing
Bleat
Quaff
Break or cause to break into small fragments
Munch or chew vigorously and noisily
make a characteristic wavering cry
to drink heartily( mostly alcoholic)
Splinters
Break or cause to break into small fragments
Champing
Munch or chew vigorously and noisily
20 terms
Vocab 15-16 comp-lit
Renegade
Peon
Hacienda
Bravado
A rebel
A low-level worker
A large estate
Boastful Bravery
Renegade
A rebel
Peon
A low-level worker
33 terms
Computer Literacy - Basic Computer Terms, Part 6 - Excel
Name Box
Formula Bar
Active Cell
Spreadsheet
In this field, you might see "A6". It tells you which is your…
In this field, you can see which of the three types of inform…
This is a cell that is ready to have information added or to…
Similar to a page in Word or a slide in Powerpoint
Name Box
In this field, you might see "A6". It tells you which is your…
Formula Bar
In this field, you can see which of the three types of inform…
72 terms
English Literature and Composition AP
theme
verisimilitude
tone
diction
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that…
a writer's or speaker's choice of words
theme
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
verisimilitude
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
50 terms
Computer Literacy - Basic Computer Terms, Part 2 - Software
BIOS
Macros
RAM
Backup
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
Random Access Memory. This is the memory the computer needs t…
(v.) To create a copy of a computer file or collection of fil…
BIOS
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Macros
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
8 terms
Crucible Vocabulary 3
anonymity
baffled
disruption
dutiful
condition of being nameless
puzzled; mystified
disturbance
obedient
anonymity
condition of being nameless
baffled
puzzled; mystified
25 terms
250 Most Difficult Collegiate Words: 51-75
contrite
deleterious
effrontery
fastidious
(adj)- penitent, eager to be forgiven
(adj)- harmful
(n)- impudence, nerve, insolence
(adj)- meticulous, demanding, having high standards
contrite
(adj)- penitent, eager to be forgiven
deleterious
(adj)- harmful
36 terms
AP Lit Prose Terms
Allusion
Allegory
Chiasmus
Dramatic Irony
Breif reference to an historical or literary figure, event, o…
Story where everything has a symbollic meaning.
The opposite of parallelism where the word order is inverted.
Irony in which the characters use word which mean one thing t…
Allusion
Breif reference to an historical or literary figure, event, o…
Allegory
Story where everything has a symbollic meaning.
18 terms
ECS Computer Parts
Central Processing Unit
Hard Drive
Hardware
Internet
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
The main storage device that stores digitally encoded data on…
Any part of your computer that has a physical structure, such…
The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer ne…
Central Processing Unit
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Hard Drive
The main storage device that stores digitally encoded data on…
10 terms
Comp Lit Terms 6
point of view
omniscient
limited omniscient
camera view (objective view)
The vantage point from which the story is told. In the first-…
a viewpoint which allows the narrator to relate the thoughts…
allows the narrator to relate the thoughts and feelings of on…
seeing and recording the action from a neutral or unemotional…
point of view
The vantage point from which the story is told. In the first-…
omniscient
a viewpoint which allows the narrator to relate the thoughts…
8 terms
Crucible Vocab 1
vindictive
faction
homage
paradox
vengeful
political party or interest group
respectful attention
an apparent contradiction
vindictive
vengeful
faction
political party or interest group
25 terms
250 Most Difficult Collegiate Words 100-125
credulity
deprecate
egregious
fecund
(n)- readiness to believe; gullibility
(v)- to belittle, depreciate
(adj)- extremely bad
(adj)- fruitful, fertile
credulity
(n)- readiness to believe; gullibility
deprecate
(v)- to belittle, depreciate
35 terms
AP Lit and Comp Literary Terms
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Antithesis
a story, that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
Something that's perceived as something else, but meaning som…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
Exact opposite of something or someone (ant)
Allegory
a story, that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
Allusion
Something that's perceived as something else, but meaning som…
37 terms
Greek Gods, Titans, Heroes, and other Mythical Figures
Zeus
Hera
Hades
Poseidon
"King" of the gods and wielder of the thunderbolt
"Queen" of the gods and protector of marriage and childbirth
Ruler of the underworld
Ruler of the Seas
Zeus
"King" of the gods and wielder of the thunderbolt
Hera
"Queen" of the gods and protector of marriage and childbirth
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