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Literature and Composition Unit 2
Rapacious (adj)
Rapt (adj)
Surreptitious (adj)
Perceptible (adj)
Seizing everything or greedy (children, teen, adults)
Giving total attention to; captivated (Video games)
Hidden or Secret (Lifestyle, CIA)
Able to be noticed or felt (Change)
Rapacious (adj)
Seizing everything or greedy (children, teen, adults)
Rapt (adj)
Giving total attention to; captivated (Video games)
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10A Literature & Composition Unit 2 Vocab
Fractious
Infraction
Infringe
Excise
Tending to argue or cause discord.
Minor violation of a rule or law.
To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass.
To cut out of; remove.
Fractious
Tending to argue or cause discord.
Infraction
Minor violation of a rule or law.
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Literature & Composition: Vocabulary Unit 2
Adjourn
Alien
Comely
Compensate
(v.) to stop proceeding temporarily; move to another place.
(n.) a citizen of another country. (adj.) foreign, strange.
(adj.) having a pleasing appearance.
(v.) to make up for; to repay for services.
Adjourn
(v.) to stop proceeding temporarily; move to another place.
Alien
(n.) a citizen of another country. (adj.) foreign, strange.
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary Unit 2
sycophant
temerity
quagmire
pragmatic
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in or…
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that…
sycophant
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in or…
temerity
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
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AP Literature & Composition- Unit 2 Vocabulary
onomatopoeia
alliteration
assonance
consonance
(n.) words that resemble the sound they denote... ex: buzz, ratt…
(n.) repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of nearb…
(n.) repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words... ex: trees sle…
(n.) the repetition of identical consonant patterns; close re…
onomatopoeia
(n.) words that resemble the sound they denote... ex: buzz, ratt…
alliteration
(n.) repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of nearb…
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AP English Literature & Composition Unit 2
Abstruse
Belligerent
Candor
Decorum
Adj.... Obscure; profound difficult to understand
Adj.... Given to fighting, warlike; (N) one at war, on engaged…
Noun.... Outspokenness; frankness
Noun.... Proper behavior, orderliness
Abstruse
Adj.... Obscure; profound difficult to understand
Belligerent
Adj.... Given to fighting, warlike; (N) one at war, on engaged…
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Honors American Literature and Composition Vocabulary Unit 2
Capacious (adj)
Capacious (adj)
Carnivorous (adj)
Carnivorous (adj)
Large, roomy; extensive
Antonyms: Confined, Cramped, Snug
Meat-eating
Antonyms: Herbivorous, Vegetarian
Capacious (adj)
Large, roomy; extensive
Capacious (adj)
Antonyms: Confined, Cramped, Snug
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AP Literature and Composition Mythological Vocabulary Unit 2
adonis
arachnophobia
"between Scylla and Charybdis"
chimerical
(n.) a very handsome young man
(n.) fear or hatred of spiders
as the proverb goes, "between a rock and a hard place"; force…
(adj.) unreal or imaginary; wildly fanciful and highly unreal…
adonis
(n.) a very handsome young man
arachnophobia
(n.) fear or hatred of spiders
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AP English Literature & Composition Unit 2 Literary Terms
Ambiguity
Analogy
Asyndeton
Atmosphere
word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one meaning
comparison in which an idea or a thing is compared to another…
used in literature and poetry to intentionally eliminate conj…
type of feelings that readers get from a narrative based on d…
Ambiguity
word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one meaning
Analogy
comparison in which an idea or a thing is compared to another…
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Composition Practice Unit 2
architect
architecture
contest
cubic feet
(n) a person who designs buildings
(n) the products, study and profession of architects
(n) competition; many people try to win
(n) length by width by height, measured in feet
architect
(n) a person who designs buildings
architecture
(n) the products, study and profession of architects
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Intro to Literature and Composition - Unit 1 Vocabulary
bandwagon
assumption
central idea
contradictory
a popular activity that attracts growing support
taking something for granted
the part of a story that ties all of the other story elements…
saying or doing the opposite
bandwagon
a popular activity that attracts growing support
assumption
taking something for granted
Composition Unit 2 Vocab.
Degenerate
Engender
Genre
Cognate
a corrupt wrongdoer
to bring about; to produce
a kind or type of art
related to or coming from the same source
Degenerate
a corrupt wrongdoer
Engender
to bring about; to produce
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Literature and Composition - U2
Enunciate (v.)
Renounce (v.)
Pronouncement (n.)
Invoke (v.)
Pronounce or articulate. (speech)
To reject by declaration (membership of a club)
A declaration of opinion; judgement. (books, movies)
To call on for support. (cause)
Enunciate (v.)
Pronounce or articulate. (speech)
Renounce (v.)
To reject by declaration (membership of a club)
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Unit 2 - Literature
an adventue novel
an autobiography
a biography
a crime novel
an adventue novel
an autobiography
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Literature Unit 2 -Vocabulary
Point of View
First-person point of view
Third-person point of view
Omniscient third-person point of view
It gives the perspective from which a literary work is told.
The narrator (the voice that is telling the story) is a chara…
The narrator is someone outside the action, rather than a cha…
the narrator is an all-knowing observer who can relate what e…
Point of View
It gives the perspective from which a literary work is told.
First-person point of view
The narrator (the voice that is telling the story) is a chara…
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Unit 6 Literature & Composition
Adherent(n.)
Incoherent(adj.)
Inherent(adj.)
Diffuse(adj.)
A follower of a person or idea
Not able to be understood
Existing as a natural part
Not concentrated or focused
Adherent(n.)
A follower of a person or idea
Incoherent(adj.)
Not able to be understood
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Literature Vocab Unit 2
avalibale
cater
customary
dissuade
ready for use, at hand
to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant…
(adj.) usual, expected, routine
To persuade not to do something
avalibale
ready for use, at hand
cater
to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant…
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Composition: Unit 2
Stanch (v.)
Staunch (adj.)
Extant (adj.)
Restive (adj.)
to stop the flow of
firm and steadfast... -beliefs or rights
still in existence; not destroyed
resisting authority; difficult to control
Stanch (v.)
to stop the flow of
Staunch (adj.)
firm and steadfast... -beliefs or rights
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Unit 7 Literature & Composition
Proficient(adj.)
Factotum(n.)
Facsimile(n.)
Facile(adj.)
Skilled at; highly knowledgeable of
An assistant who does a variety of jobs
A copy or imitation
Too easy
Proficient(adj.)
Skilled at; highly knowledgeable of
Factotum(n.)
An assistant who does a variety of jobs
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Unit 4 Literature & Composition
Viaduct (n.)
Impervious (adj.)
Deviate (v.)
Obviate (v.)
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
Unable to be affected
To depart ; especially from a path or plan
To make unnecessary; to avoid
Viaduct (n.)
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
Impervious (adj.)
Unable to be affected
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Vocabulary unit 2 composition
E, ex
In, im
Eminent
Imminent
Out, away, from
In, into, on, against, over
(Adjective) standing out, famous, noteworthy, distinguished
(Adjective) looming over one's head, threatening
E, ex
Out, away, from
In, im
In, into, on, against, over
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Advanced Composition Unit 2
Stanch
Staunch
Extant
Restive
To stop the flow of
Firm and steadfast
Still in existence, not destroyed
Resisting authority; difficult to control
Stanch
To stop the flow of
Staunch
Firm and steadfast
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Literature and Composition Unit 5
Envisage (v.)
Visage (n.)
Apparition (n.)
Perspicacious (adj.)
To imagine; to conceive of
Face; facial expression
An unreal figure; a ghost
Wise; insightful; acutely intelligent
Envisage (v.)
To imagine; to conceive of
Visage (n.)
Face; facial expression
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Literature and composition- Unit 3
Prohibit
Inhibit
Suffuse
confound
To stop or to not allow
To get in the way
To fill up within
Confuse or frustrate
Prohibit
To stop or to not allow
Inhibit
To get in the way
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Unit 14 Literature and Composition
Inconsequential (adj.)
Consecutive (adj.)
Execution (n.)
Courier (n.)
Having no effect or importance; Questions, Games, Events in l…
Following an order; Days missed, Vacation, Math... Syn. Sequenti…
The way that something is done; Sports, Shot, Pitch, Lay up,…
One who carries and delivers; Person, Postman, UPS, FedEx, Mail
Inconsequential (adj.)
Having no effect or importance; Questions, Games, Events in l…
Consecutive (adj.)
Following an order; Days missed, Vacation, Math... Syn. Sequenti…
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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 2
ameliorate
epitome
exhort
infringe
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(n.) a summary, condensed account, an instance that represent…
(v.) to urge strongly, advise earnestly
(v.) to violate, to trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
epitome
(n.) a summary, condensed account, an instance that represent…
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10A Literature and Composition unit 4
Viaduct (n.)
Impervious (adj.)
Deviate (v.)
Obviate (v.)
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley.
Unable to be affected.
To depart, especially from a path or plan.
To make unnecessary.
Viaduct (n.)
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley.
Impervious (adj.)
Unable to be affected.
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Unit 5 Literature and composition.
Legacy
Allegation
Delegate
Agenda
Body of ideas, achievements and morals.
Claim of wrongdoing
To divide up, especially responsibilities
Plan of action, purpose
Legacy
Body of ideas, achievements and morals.
Allegation
Claim of wrongdoing
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Jr./Sr. Composition Vocab Unit 2
antipathy
antithesis
badinage
banal
an intense dislike
the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
playful, teasing talk
common, ordinary
antipathy
an intense dislike
antithesis
the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
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Literature and composition Unit 6
Metabolism (n)
Metamorphosis (n)
Metaphorical (adj)
Inalienable (adj)
The process through which an organism changes food into energy
Change in form
Symbolic rather than literal
Not to be taken away
Metabolism (n)
The process through which an organism changes food into energy
Metamorphosis (n)
Change in form
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Literature and Composition Unit 5
Injunction (n.)
Enjoin (v)
Rejoinder (n)
Impartial (adj)
An order which legally prevents something
to order to do; To forbid; Place command
An answer or reply
Having no bias or favor
Injunction (n.)
An order which legally prevents something
Enjoin (v)
to order to do; To forbid; Place command
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AP ENGLISH LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION VOCABULARY (BROWN) ASSIGNMENTS 5-8 (UNIT 2)
Analogy
Apophasis
Aporia
Exemplum
A similarity between like features of two things... "An eagle is…
Denial of one's intention to speak of a subject that is at th…
The expression of a simulated or real doubt, as about where t…
An anecdote that illustrated or supports moral point... "Tortois…
Analogy
A similarity between like features of two things... "An eagle is…
Apophasis
Denial of one's intention to speak of a subject that is at th…
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Literature and Composition Terms 2
Anaphora
Anecdote
Antihesis
Aphorism
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
The direct opposite, a sharp contrast
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Anecdote
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
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Unit 2 Vocabulary - English Composition
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
(adj.) having a pleasing appearance
(v.) to make up for; to repay services
adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
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Vocab Composition Unit 2
E-,Ex-
Im-,In-
Extra-
Intra-
Out, from, away
In, into, on, against, over
outside
inside
E-,Ex-
Out, from, away
Im-,In-
In, into, on, against, over
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Composition Unit 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
to approach and speak to first
A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
Desirous of something to the point of greed
having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
Accost
to approach and speak to first
Animadversion
A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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Composition Vocab Unit 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
to approach and speak to someone
a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
desirouf of something to the points of greed, intensely eager
having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
accost
to approach and speak to someone
animadversion
a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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Composition Unit 2
Stanch(v)
Staunch(adj)
Extant(adj)
Restive(adj)
To stop the flow of.
Firm and steadfast.
Still in existence; not destroyed.
Resisting authority; difficult to control
Stanch(v)
To stop the flow of.
Staunch(adj)
Firm and steadfast.
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Composition Vocabulary (Unit 2)
Candid
Inevitable
Lethargy
Morose
Frank and outspoken; free from reservation
Unable to be avoided, evaded, or escaped; certain
State of being dull, listless, drowsy, or unenergetic
Expressing glum
Candid
Frank and outspoken; free from reservation
Inevitable
Unable to be avoided, evaded, or escaped; certain
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Composition Unit 2 Vocab
E-, Ex-
In-, Im-
Eminent
Imminent
Out, From, Away
In, Into, On, Against, Over
Standing Out, Noteworthy
Impending
E-, Ex-
Out, From, Away
In-, Im-
In, Into, On, Against, Over
Composition Vocab: Unit 2
aegis
apprise
bibulous
claque
(v)protection; patronage; sponsorship
(v) to inform of, to make aware of by giving oral or written…
(adj) fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent
(n.) a group of people hired to applaud a performer or perfor…
aegis
(v)protection; patronage; sponsorship
apprise
(v) to inform of, to make aware of by giving oral or written…
Composition Unit 2 Vocabulary
Aegis
Apprise
Bibulous
Claque
(n) The power to protect, control or support something or som…
(v) To inform or to tell
(adj) Excessively fond of drinking alcohol, highly absorbent
(n) A group of people hired to applaud a performer or public…
Aegis
(n) The power to protect, control or support something or som…
Apprise
(v) To inform or to tell
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Unit 2: composition
Stanch (v)
Staunch (adj)
Extant (adj)
Restive (adj)
To stop the flow of. (blood, injury, doctor)
Firm and steadfast (belief, right)
Still in existence; not destroyed (animals, rain forest)
resisting authority; difficult to control. (leaders, riots, m…
Stanch (v)
To stop the flow of. (blood, injury, doctor)
Staunch (adj)
Firm and steadfast (belief, right)
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Unit 2 Vocabulary, Composition
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
To speak too boldly or aggressively
The utterance of criticism or censure
Marked by keen interest and enthusiasm
Distasteful; unpalatable
Accost
To speak too boldly or aggressively
Animadversion
The utterance of criticism or censure
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Unit 2 Chemical Quantities and Composition
Stoichiometry
theoretical yield
Actual yield
percent yield
calculation of quantities in chemical reactions
the maximum amount of product that can be produced from a giv…
the amount of product that actually forms when the reaction i…
the ratio of the actual yield to the theoretical yield expres…
Stoichiometry
calculation of quantities in chemical reactions
theoretical yield
the maximum amount of product that can be produced from a giv…
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Composition SAT Vocabulary Unit 2
fatuous
gregarious
impudent
juxtaposition
silly, foolish
drawn to the company of others
casually rude, bold, or shameless
the act of placing two things next to or close to each other…
fatuous
silly, foolish
gregarious
drawn to the company of others
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Composition and Literature Vocabulary Units 1,2, and 3
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpos…
(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
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English 9 Composition Unit2
allot
antics
audacious
banter
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portion
(n. pl.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
(v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease; (n.) talk that is pl…
allot
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portion
antics
(n. pl.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
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Composition Unit 2
assuage
brandishing
cynical
demoralized
to ease/calm
waving
distrustful
disheartened
assuage
to ease/calm
brandishing
waving
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Composition Vocabulary Unit 2
Asylum
Camraderie
Circuitous
Collaborate
sanctuary; place of safety
Trust among friends
Indirect; roundabout
To work together
Asylum
sanctuary; place of safety
Camraderie
Trust among friends
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