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AP English Literature Week 7
Pathos
Periodic Sentence
Persona
Personification
Aspects of a literary work that are used to appeal to the emo…
A sentence that is not grammatically complete until it has re…
In literature, the person who is understood to be speaking (o…
Giving an inanimate object human qualities or characteristics
Pathos
Aspects of a literary work that are used to appeal to the emo…
Periodic Sentence
A sentence that is not grammatically complete until it has re…
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AP English Literature Week 7 Vocabulary
Allay
Capacious
Didactic
Diurnal
to make (something) less severe or strong (verb)
able to hold or contain a lot (adjective)
designed or intended to teach people something (adjective)
active mainly during the day (adjective)
Allay
to make (something) less severe or strong (verb)
Capacious
able to hold or contain a lot (adjective)
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #7
Imbue
Prognosticate
Inclement
Multifarious
Spread or diffuse through
Make a prediction about; tell in advance
Excessive sternness; not kind or merciful
Having many attributes
Imbue
Spread or diffuse through
Prognosticate
Make a prediction about; tell in advance
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 7
imbue
prognosticate
inclement
multifarious
spread or diffuse through
make a prediction about; tell in advance
excessive sternness; not kind or merciful
having many attributes
imbue
spread or diffuse through
prognosticate
make a prediction about; tell in advance
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AP English Literature Week 7 Vocab
incarcerate
ludicrous
pecuniary
stratagem
(v.) to put into jail... syn: imprison... ant: liberate... sent: She w…
(adj.) laughable or hilarious because of obvious absurdity... sy…
(adj.) of or relating to money... syn: financial, monetary... ant:…
(n.) a maneuver to deceive or surprise an enemy, usually mili…
incarcerate
(v.) to put into jail... syn: imprison... ant: liberate... sent: She w…
ludicrous
(adj.) laughable or hilarious because of obvious absurdity... sy…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #7
Imbue
Prognosticate
Inclement
Multifarious
Spread or diffuse through
Make a prediction about; tell in advance
Excessive sternness; not kind or merciful
Having many attributes
Imbue
Spread or diffuse through
Prognosticate
Make a prediction about; tell in advance
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AP Literature Week 7
Pathos
Periodic Sentence
Persona
Personification
A quality that evokes pity or sadness.
A long sentence that is not grammatically until the reader re…
The point of view of someone's character that is adopted by a…
The act of giving human like characteristics to a non-human.
Pathos
A quality that evokes pity or sadness.
Periodic Sentence
A long sentence that is not grammatically until the reader re…
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AP Literature - week 7
daunting (adj.)
deference (noun)
didactic (adj.)
disparage (verb)
intimidating, seemingly difficult to deal with
respectful yielding or submission as to another's opinion, ju…
teaching, instructional
to belittle
daunting (adj.)
intimidating, seemingly difficult to deal with
deference (noun)
respectful yielding or submission as to another's opinion, ju…
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AP Literature Week 7
Keening
Chintz
Decrepit
Poignant
A wailing lament for the dead.
A printed cotton fabric, glazed or unglazed.
1. Weakened by old age; feeble; infirm. 2. Worn out by long u…
1. Keenly distressing to the feelings. 2. Keen or strong in m…
Keening
A wailing lament for the dead.
Chintz
A printed cotton fabric, glazed or unglazed.
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AP Literature: Week 7
Chastening
Corporeal
Derive
Dubious
Have a restraining order moderating effect on. Verb.
Of or relating to a person's body, especially as opposed to t…
Obtain something from. Verb.
Hesitating or doubting. Adj.
Chastening
Have a restraining order moderating effect on. Verb.
Corporeal
Of or relating to a person's body, especially as opposed to t…
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AP English Literature Week 8
Simile
Soliloquy
Stanza
Stock Character
A comparison of two unlike things using the words as, like or…
A speech spoken by a character alone on stage, meant to conve…
A group of line in poetry, similar to the function of a parag…
Standard of clichéd character types: the drunk, the miser, th…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words as, like or…
Soliloquy
A speech spoken by a character alone on stage, meant to conve…
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Ap English Literature Week 2
Apostrophe
Assonance
Ballad
Bathos
An address to someone not present, or to a personified object
The repeated use of vowel sounds, as in "old King Cole was a…
A long, narrative poem, usually in a very regular meter and r…
When an author tries to hard to create dramatic instances in…
Apostrophe
An address to someone not present, or to a personified object
Assonance
The repeated use of vowel sounds, as in "old King Cole was a…
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Ap English Literature Week 1
Abstract
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion or syllable of…
A story in which each aspect has a symbolic meaning outside t…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
Abstract
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
Accent
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion or syllable of…
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Ap English Literature Week 5
Hyperbole
Lament
Implicit
Lampoon
Exaggeration or deliberate overstatement
A poem of sadness or grief over the death of a loved one, or…
To say or write something that suggests, but never says somet…
A satire
Hyperbole
Exaggeration or deliberate overstatement
Lament
A poem of sadness or grief over the death of a loved one, or…
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Ap English Literature Week 3
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Couplet
A startling, unusually metaphor developed and expanded upon S…
The implied or suggested meaning of a word
The repetition of consonant sounds within words
A pair of poetic lines that end in rhyme
Conceit
A startling, unusually metaphor developed and expanded upon S…
Connotation
The implied or suggested meaning of a word
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AP English Literature Week 6
Nemesis
Objectivity
Omniscient Narrator
Onomatopoeia
the protagonist's archenemy or supreme and persistent difficu…
An impersonal and objective view of events
Third person narrator who sees, like God, into each character…
Words that sound like what they mean, such as BOOM, SPLAT, etc
Nemesis
the protagonist's archenemy or supreme and persistent difficu…
Objectivity
An impersonal and objective view of events
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Ap English Literature Week 4
Epitaph
Euphemism
Euphony
Explicit
Lines that commemorate the dead at their burial place
A word or phrase that takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant,…
When sounds blend together harmoniously
To say or write something directly and clearly
Epitaph
Lines that commemorate the dead at their burial place
Euphemism
A word or phrase that takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant,…
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AP Literature Vocab Week 7
allay
capacious
didactic
diurnal
to relieve or alleviate pain
having lots of space inside; roomy
intending to teach, particularly in having moral instruction…
of or during the day
allay
to relieve or alleviate pain
capacious
having lots of space inside; roomy
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Vocabulary week 7 AP Literature Mrs Lynn
Prostrate
Propitious
Phlegmatic
Palpitate
Lay oneself flat on the ground face downward, especially in r…
Likely to have or produce good results. A good chance of succ…
(Of a person) having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposi…
(Of the heart) to beat quickly and strongly and often in a wa…
Prostrate
Lay oneself flat on the ground face downward, especially in r…
Propitious
Likely to have or produce good results. A good chance of succ…
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 7
Clamourous
Cognizant
Complaisant
Congenital
(adj) loud-spoken, demanding... (n) clamor: uproar
(adj) aware of... (n) cognizance
(adj) agreeable and obliging
(adj) existing at birth or by nature
Clamourous
(adj) loud-spoken, demanding... (n) clamor: uproar
Cognizant
(adj) aware of... (n) cognizance
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AP Literature Vocab Week 7
Motif
Myth
Natualism
Narrative
A device that unifies agent in conveying a theme (Reassuring…
Beliefs and values created by author
A mode of work in which writers applies total objectivity
A form of verse or prose that tells a story
Motif
A device that unifies agent in conveying a theme (Reassuring…
Myth
Beliefs and values created by author
AP English Literature week 3
Non sequitor
Syllogism
Sycophant
Dogma
A conclusion that is not aligned with previous premises or ev…
Logical reasoning where you arrive at a conclusion by looking…
A person who tries to gain attention by flattering wealthy or…
The expression of opinions as if they were facts
Non sequitor
A conclusion that is not aligned with previous premises or ev…
Syllogism
Logical reasoning where you arrive at a conclusion by looking…
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Ap English Literature week 3
Licentious
Licentious
Droll
Perspicuity
Promiscuous
Unprincipled in sexual matters
Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
Clearness
Licentious
Promiscuous
Licentious
Unprincipled in sexual matters
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 7
Assiduous
Augment
Conflagration
Derive
Diligent, hardworking, determined
Increase, add to, expand, raise
Fire, blaze
Gain, obtain
Assiduous
Diligent, hardworking, determined
Augment
Increase, add to, expand, raise
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AP Literature Week of 3/7/16
abstruse
ameliorate
lackadaisical
pugnacious
obscure; profound; difficult to understand... Ex. The professor…
to make better or more tolerable... To ameliorate the issues wi…
lacking spirit or liveliness
quarrelsome, fond of fighting
abstruse
obscure; profound; difficult to understand... Ex. The professor…
ameliorate
to make better or more tolerable... To ameliorate the issues wi…
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AP English Literature Vocab 7
Diurnal
Extricate
Ignominous
Mitigate
Of or pertaining to the day
To free or release from entanglement
Marked with disgrace; dishonorable
To lessen in force or severity
Diurnal
Of or pertaining to the day
Extricate
To free or release from entanglement
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AP English literature: vocabulary 7
Exhort
Proprietary
Cortege
Precipitate
Strongly encourage; urge.
The condition of being right, fitting, appropriate (by societ…
A solemn procession or a person's retirement.
Cause to move suddenly and unexpectedly.
Exhort
Strongly encourage; urge.
Proprietary
The condition of being right, fitting, appropriate (by societ…
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AP English Literature Vocab #7
Enjambment
Canto
Catalectic
Foreshadowing
Continuation of a sentence beyond the end of a line - the tho…
Division in a long poem
Missing syllables - relates to loss or lamentation
Author anticipating/hinting to something in the future
Enjambment
Continuation of a sentence beyond the end of a line - the tho…
Canto
Division in a long poem
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AP English Literature Vocab #7
Enjambment
Canto
Catalectic
Foreshadowing
Continuation of a sentence beyond the end of a line - the tho…
Division in a long poem
Missing syllables - relates to loss or lamentation
Author anticipating/hinting to something in the future
Enjambment
Continuation of a sentence beyond the end of a line - the tho…
Canto
Division in a long poem
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AP English Literature Vocab #7
Ethereal
Elegy
Raucous
Dissonance
Relating to the heavens or spirits
Expressing sorrow for something now past
Making a loud or harsh noise
A tension or clash resulting from the combination of two dish…
Ethereal
Relating to the heavens or spirits
Elegy
Expressing sorrow for something now past
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AP English Literature Tone Vocabulary, Week 3
Abhorrent
Audacious
Cerebral
Consternated
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
daring, bold, impudent, foolhardy, rash
intellectual, rational, logical, academic, analytical
dismayed, disquieted, anxious, concerned
Abhorrent
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
Audacious
daring, bold, impudent, foolhardy, rash
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AP English Literature Week 8 Vocabulary
acquiesce
amity
arduous
gestalt
to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying sil…
a feeling of friendship (noun)
very difficult (adjective)
psychology: something that is made of many parts and yet is s…
acquiesce
to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying sil…
amity
a feeling of friendship (noun)
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AP English Literature Week 9 Vocabulary
alacrity
aplomb
barrage
cognizant
a quick and cheerful readiness to do something (noun)
confidence and skill shown especially in a difficult situatio…
a dam placed in a watercourse to increase the depth of water…
aware of something (adjective)
alacrity
a quick and cheerful readiness to do something (noun)
aplomb
confidence and skill shown especially in a difficult situatio…
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AP English Literature Lesson 7
Antebellum
Antecedent
Anterior
Avant-garde
(adj) before the war
(n) thing or event that precedes
(adj) coming before in position or time
(adj) head of the times, especially in the arts
Antebellum
(adj) before the war
Antecedent
(n) thing or event that precedes
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 1
Subversive
Inexorable
Benevolent
Diffident
intended to destroy or undermine existing system
not to be persuaded or moved
expressing goodwill or kindly feelings
Lacking self-confidence in ones own ability or worth
Subversive
intended to destroy or undermine existing system
Inexorable
not to be persuaded or moved
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AP English Literature Week 11 Vocab
agnostic
diatribe
inane
intermittent
(n.) one who believes that there is no proof of the existence…
(n.) a bitter, abusive denunciation... syn: criticism... ant: compl…
(adj.) lacking sense or substance... syn: empty... ant: appropriate…
(adj.) stopping and starting at intervals... syn: sporadic, disc…
agnostic
(n.) one who believes that there is no proof of the existence…
diatribe
(n.) a bitter, abusive denunciation... syn: criticism... ant: compl…
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AP English Literature Week 2 Vocab
germane
insatiable
intransigent
invidious
(adj.) being both pertinent and fitting... syn: relevant, approp…
(adj.) impossible to satisfy... syn: voracious, wanting, insiste…
(adj.) refusing to moderate a position, esp. a strong one... syn…
(adj.) tending to rouse ill will, animosity, or resentment... sy…
germane
(adj.) being both pertinent and fitting... syn: relevant, approp…
insatiable
(adj.) impossible to satisfy... syn: voracious, wanting, insiste…
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AP English Literature Vocab Week 1
Imagery
Diction
Allusion
Derision
Use of sensory detail to conjure up an image in fhe mind of r…
Author's Word Choice
Making a reference to historical event, myth, popular culture…
To ridicule
Imagery
Use of sensory detail to conjure up an image in fhe mind of r…
Diction
Author's Word Choice
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AP English Literature Week 9 Vocab
jocular
nettle
recumbent
depraved
(adj.) marked by joking... syn: funny, humorous... ant: serious, mo…
(v.) to irritate... syn: vex, annoy... ant: comfort, soothe, entert…
(adj.) lying down, esp. for comfort or rest... syn: reclining... an…
(adj.) morally corrupt... syn: perverted, wicked... ant: moral, rig…
jocular
(adj.) marked by joking... syn: funny, humorous... ant: serious, mo…
nettle
(v.) to irritate... syn: vex, annoy... ant: comfort, soothe, entert…
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AP English Literature Week 3 Vocab
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to in an aggressive, hostile, or s…
(n.) strong criticism... syn: censure, condemnation... ant: complim…
(adj.) having an ardent desire or craving... syn: ardent, keen,…
(adj.) distastefully salty... syn: salty, briny... ant: savory, tas…
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to in an aggressive, hostile, or s…
animadversion
(n.) strong criticism... syn: censure, condemnation... ant: complim…
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AP English Literature Week 5 Vocab
cavort
dissemble
evince
murky
(v.) to bound or prance about in a sprightly manner... syn: frol…
(v.) to disguise or conceal behind a false appearance... syn: di…
(v.) to show or demonstrate clearly... syn: manifest, display, s…
(adj.) dark... syn: dim, gloomy... ant: clear, bright... sent: The sky…
cavort
(v.) to bound or prance about in a sprightly manner... syn: frol…
dissemble
(v.) to disguise or conceal behind a false appearance... syn: di…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
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AP English Literature Week 8 Vocab
incumbent
mordant
pusillanimous
delineate
(adj.) imposed as an obligation or a duty... syn: obligatory, ne…
(adj.) bitingly sarcastic... syn: unkind, critical... ant: kind, si…
(adj.) lacking courage... syn: cowardly... ant: brave, courageous... s…
(v.) to draw or trace the outline of... syn: draft, sketch... ant:…
incumbent
(adj.) imposed as an obligation or a duty... syn: obligatory, ne…
mordant
(adj.) bitingly sarcastic... syn: unkind, critical... ant: kind, si…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 2
reticent
ignominious
derisive
magnanimous
Not inclined to speak; reserved;
discreditable; humiliating
expressing contempt or ridicule
Generous in forgiving an injury; free from petty resentfulnes…
reticent
Not inclined to speak; reserved;
ignominious
discreditable; humiliating
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AP English Literature Week 14 Vocab
garish
inordinate
pertinacious
arrant
(adj.) marred by strident color or excessive ornamentation... sy…
(adj.) exceeding reasonable limits... syn: immoderate... ant: modes…
(adj.) holding tenaciously to a purpose, belief, opinion, or…
(adj.) completely such... syn: thoroughgoing... ant: (none)... sent: T…
garish
(adj.) marred by strident color or excessive ornamentation... sy…
inordinate
(adj.) exceeding reasonable limits... syn: immoderate... ant: modes…
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AP English: Week 7
Allay
Capacious
Didactic
Diurnal
(V.): To calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve.…
(Adj.): Able to hold a large amount; roomy. ... Synonym: abundan…
(Adj.): A term used to describe writing that teaches a specif…
(Adj.): Occurring every day; occurring during the daytime. ... S…
Allay
(V.): To calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve.…
Capacious
(Adj.): Able to hold a large amount; roomy. ... Synonym: abundan…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 4
insipid
nefarious
urbane
remonstrate
without distinctive, interesting, stimulating qualities; vapid
extremely wicked or villainous
having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
insipid
without distinctive, interesting, stimulating qualities; vapid
nefarious
extremely wicked or villainous
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AP English Literature Week 1 Vocab
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
(adj.) characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess... s…
(v.) to take or claim for oneself without right... syn: appropri…
(adj.) drearily commonplace and often predictable... syn: trite,…
(v.) to attack verbally or criticize... syn: attack, criticize... a…
acquisitive
(adj.) characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess... s…
arrogate
(v.) to take or claim for oneself without right... syn: appropri…
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AP English-Week 7
Cogent
Conceit
Despotic
Eloquent
(Adj) Convincing; reasonable argument
(Noun) A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an exten…
(Adj) Exercising absolute power; tyrannical
(Adj) Vivid or persuasive speech
Cogent
(Adj) Convincing; reasonable argument
Conceit
(Noun) A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an exten…
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Ap English Literature Vocabulary Week 2
reticent
ignominious
derisive
magnanimous
disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved
discreditable; humiliating
contempuous; mocking
generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty re…
reticent
disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved
ignominious
discreditable; humiliating
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