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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)
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
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 Vocab Unit 2
academy
Arcadian
Croesus
cynic
a school or learned society
simple, peaceful, rustic
a very rich man
one who sarcastically doubts human motives
academy
a school or learned society
Arcadian
simple, peaceful, rustic
15 terms
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…
12 terms
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.
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…
24 terms
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
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
43 terms
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…
35 terms
Mr Weinheimer AP Literature and Composition Vocab Unit 2
allegory
ambiguity
apostrophe
deduction
a narrative or description that has a second meaning beneath…
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
a process of reasoning in which a conclusion follows necessar…
allegory
a narrative or description that has a second meaning beneath…
ambiguity
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
16 terms
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
17 terms
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
Literature & Composition 10a: Unit Two
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
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
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
21 terms
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
12 terms
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.
12 terms
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
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
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
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
22 terms
AP Literature & Composition #2
idiom
situational irony
dramatic irony
verbal irony
a phrase or expression that means something different from wh…
the difference between what is expected to happen and the way…
occurs when facts are not known to the characters in a work o…
occurs when the speaker means something totally different tha…
idiom
a phrase or expression that means something different from wh…
situational irony
the difference between what is expected to happen and the way…
12 terms
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
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…
40 terms
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…
5 terms
American Literature and Composition - Week 2 Vocabulary Words
opaqueness
leering
affable
cosmopolite
dullness/not allowing light to pass through
Looking at (someone or something) in an evil or unpleasant way
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
n. a person at ease in any part of the world and/or knowledge…
opaqueness
dullness/not allowing light to pass through
leering
Looking at (someone or something) in an evil or unpleasant way
20 terms
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…
AP Literature and Composition Unit 5
Aficionado
Browbeat
Commensurate
Diaphanous
(n.) An enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan
(v.) To intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully
(adj.) Equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; propor…
(adj.) very sheer and light; almost completely transparent
Aficionado
(n.) An enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan
Browbeat
(v.) To intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully
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…
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
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…
22 terms
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
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
Composition unit 2
Abundant
Corridor
Cumbersome
Enclosure
more than enough
hall
clumsy
closed up area
Abundant
more than enough
Corridor
hall
Unit 2 vocabulary composition
Abundant
Corridor
Cumbersome
Enclosures
More than enough
Hall
Clumsy
Closed up areas
Abundant
More than enough
Corridor
Hall
20 terms
Unit 2 Vocab Composition
e, ex
eminent
in, im
imminent
out, away, from
famous; distinguished for good being
in, into, on, against, over
threatening, about to occur
e, ex
out, away, from
eminent
famous; distinguished for good being
20 terms
Composition Unit 2
assuage
brandishing
cynical
demoralized
to ease/calm
waving
distrustful
disheartened
assuage
to ease/calm
brandishing
waving
20 terms
Composition Vocab Unit 2
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval... sY…
(adj) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink... sYNoNYtvt…
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval... sY…
Composition vocab unit 2
intravenous
extraneous
intra
extra
within or by way of the veins
coming from or existing outside; foreign, not essential
within
outside
intravenous
within or by way of the veins
extraneous
coming from or existing outside; foreign, not essential
Unit 2 Vocab - Composition
Stanch (v)
Staunch (adj)
Extant (adj)
Restive (adj)
to stop the flow of.... - blood... -injury... -doctor
firm and steadfast... - beliefs... -rights... - advocate
still in existence; not destroyed... - deer, elk
resisting authority; difficult to control... - leaders, rights,…
Stanch (v)
to stop the flow of.... - blood... -injury... -doctor
Staunch (adj)
firm and steadfast... - beliefs... -rights... - advocate
12 terms
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.
17 terms
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
Unit 2 Composition
Stanch (v)
Staunch (adj)
Extant (adj)
Restive (adj)
to stop the flow of
firm and steadfast
Still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost
resisting authority and difficult to control
Stanch (v)
to stop the flow of
Staunch (adj)
firm and steadfast
21 terms
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…
30 terms
Composition Unit 2
draconian
erudite
fortuitous
noxious
very harsh and severe punishment
very scholarly and knowledgeable
luck and chance
dangerous to ones health
draconian
very harsh and severe punishment
erudite
very scholarly and knowledgeable
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
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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