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Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
momentous
default
legitimate
militancy
of great importance
TO FAIL TO ACT... failure to pay back a loan
(adj.) lawful, rightful; reasonable, justifiable
the act of aggressively supporting a political or social caus…
momentous
of great importance
default
TO FAIL TO ACT... failure to pay back a loan
10 terms
American Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
anomalous
aspersion
brusque
demagogue
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n.) A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slanderin…
(adj.) Abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
(n.) A leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claim…
anomalous
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
aspersion
(n.) A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slanderin…
Literature Vocab Unit 6
Accede
Brandish
Compromise
Deft
To yield to; to assume an office or dignity
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
To include or contain; to be made up of
Skillful, nimble
Accede
To yield to; to assume an office or dignity
Brandish
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
accede
brandish
comprise
deft
to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
to waive or florish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
to include or contain; to be made up of
skillful, nimble
accede
to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish
to waive or florish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
10 terms
American Literature Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 6 (Adapted)
bizarre
brusque
cajole
contrive
(adj). extremely strange, unusual, atypical... syn. grotesque, f…
(adj). abrupt, blunt, with no formalities... syn. curt, tactless…
(v). to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to decei…
(v). to plan with ingenuity, invent; to bring about as the re…
bizarre
(adj). extremely strange, unusual, atypical... syn. grotesque, f…
brusque
(adj). abrupt, blunt, with no formalities... syn. curt, tactless…
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
(adj) Degraded; Base, contemptible; Cringing, servile; Comple…
(n) One who believes that nothing can be known about God; A s…
(n) Involvement in wrongdoing; The state of being an accompli…
(n) Someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (adj…
Abject
(adj) Degraded; Base, contemptible; Cringing, servile; Comple…
Agnostic
(n) One who believes that nothing can be known about God; A s…
47 terms
Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
agenda
amiable
befuddle
blight
the program for a meeting,a list, outline, or plan of things…
friendly, good- natured (adj)
to confuse, make stupid (v)
a disease that causes plant to wither and die, a condition of…
agenda
the program for a meeting,a list, outline, or plan of things…
amiable
friendly, good- natured (adj)
Literature - Unit 6 Vocabulary
abashed
aloof
anguish
articulate
embarrassed, ashamed
withdrawn
suffering, to be deeply tormented
pronounce distinctly, use language effectively
abashed
embarrassed, ashamed
aloof
withdrawn
Literature - Unit 6 Vocabulary
abashed
aloof
anguish
articulate
adjective
adjective
noun, verb
verb, adjective
abashed
adjective
aloof
adjective
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
(adj) Degraded; Base, contemptible; Cringing, servile; Comple…
(n) One who believes that nothing can be known about God; A s…
(n) Involvement in wrongdoing; The state of being an accompli…
(n) Someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (adj…
Abject
(adj) Degraded; Base, contemptible; Cringing, servile; Comple…
Agnostic
(n) One who believes that nothing can be known about God; A s…
20 terms
AP Literature Unit 6 Vocabulary
abject adj.
agnostic n. adj.
complicity n.
derelict n. adj.
degraded
-skeptic ... -without faith, skeptical
involvement in wrongdoing
-someone or something that is abandoned or neglected ... -left a…
abject adj.
degraded
agnostic n. adj.
-skeptic ... -without faith, skeptical
20 terms
Unit 6 Literature Vocabulary
anomalous
aspersion
bizarre
brusque
abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or…
extremely strange, unusual, atypical
abrupt, blunt, with no formalitites
anomalous
abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
aspersion
a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or…
20 terms
Literature Vocabulary: Unit 6
atone
bondage
credible
defray
(verb) to make up for
(noun) slavery, any state of being bound or held down
(adjective) believable
(verb) to pay for
atone
(verb) to make up for
bondage
(noun) slavery, any state of being bound or held down
20 terms
Literature: Unit 6 Vocabulary
Atone
Bondage
Credible
Defray
To make up for
Slavery; any state of being bound or held them
Believable
To pay for
Atone
To make up for
Bondage
Slavery; any state of being bound or held them
Vocabulary Unit 6 Vocab Terms- Pre AP Literature
Affluent
Feasible
Discern
Sally (v.)
Rich
Possible
Perceive or aware
Suddenly rush forth
Affluent
Rich
Feasible
Possible
Literature-Unit 6 Vocabulary
myth
legend
fable
tall tale
traditional story used to explain mysteries of the universe
a story passed down based on real people and events
a brief story that teaches a lesson
a story with exaggeration and is often humorous
myth
traditional story used to explain mysteries of the universe
legend
a story passed down based on real people and events
30 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary: Unit 6 (+ Lit Terms)
abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
(adj.) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
(v.) to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
(adj.) insolent or rude in speech or behavior; insultingly ab…
(n.) a short saying; an authoritative statement
abortive
(adj.) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
bruit
(v.) to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
Unit 6 Literature Terms
essay
formal essay
informal essay
short story
a short prose composition that aims to discuss or explore a s…
possess ann impersonal but authoritative voice and a serious…
relaxed and unpretentious, stated in the author's own voice a…
fictional prose; a product of the author's imagination
essay
a short prose composition that aims to discuss or explore a s…
formal essay
possess ann impersonal but authoritative voice and a serious…
20 terms
Unit 6 Vocab Terms ~ Literature
Abashed
Aloof
Anguish
Articulate
Embarrassed, ashamed, nonpulsed
Withdrawn, standing apart from others by choice
Great mental suffering, distress, pain
To pronounce distinctly, to express well in words
Abashed
Embarrassed, ashamed, nonpulsed
Aloof
Withdrawn, standing apart from others by choice
Unit 6 literature terms
Novel
Daniel Defoe
Samuel Richardson
Characteristic of a novel
A type of extended prose fiction
Wrote robin son crusoe
Wrote Pamela
Realistic char., a definite plot, and an obvious theme.
Novel
A type of extended prose fiction
Daniel Defoe
Wrote robin son crusoe
Unit 6 Literature Terms
bandwagon appeal
"plain folds" appeal
testimonial
transfer
encourages the audience to do what others are doing; taps int…
Implies ordinary people are on "our side" or a candidate is l…
relies on endorsements from well-known people or satisfied cu…
connects a product, a candidate, or a cause with a positive i…
bandwagon appeal
encourages the audience to do what others are doing; taps int…
"plain folds" appeal
Implies ordinary people are on "our side" or a candidate is l…
Unit 6 Literature Terms
bandwagon appeal
"plain folds" appeal
testimonial
transfer
encourages the audience to do what others are doing; taps int…
Implies ordinary people are on "our side" or a candidate is l…
relies on endorsements from well-known people or satisfied cu…
connects a product, a candidate, or a cause with a positive i…
bandwagon appeal
encourages the audience to do what others are doing; taps int…
"plain folds" appeal
Implies ordinary people are on "our side" or a candidate is l…
22 terms
American Literature and Composition Unit 6 vocabulary
Anomalous
Arbiter
Aspersion
Bizarre
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n.) One having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
(n.) A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slanderin…
(adj.) Extremely strange, unusual, weird
Anomalous
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Arbiter
(n.) One having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
agenda
amiable
befuddle
blight
the program for a meeting; a list, outline, or plan of things…
friendly, good-natured
to confuse, make stupid
a disease that causes plants to wither or die; a condition of…
agenda
the program for a meeting; a list, outline, or plan of things…
amiable
friendly, good-natured
20 terms
Unit 6 Literature Terms
argument
claim
support
counter
an issue on which people can take a position and support it w…
the writer's or speaker's position on an issue
the reasons and evidence that support the claim
to oppose or act against something
argument
an issue on which people can take a position and support it w…
claim
the writer's or speaker's position on an issue
20 terms
American Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
accede
brandish
comprise
deft
to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
to include or contain; to be made up of
skillful, nimble
accede
to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
Literature Unit 6 Vocabulary
Atone
Bondage
Credible
Defray
To make up for
Slavery; any state of being bound or held down
Believable
To pay for
Atone
To make up for
Bondage
Slavery; any state of being bound or held down
24 terms
Literature Unit 6 Vocabulary
prologue
recant
agenda
abstain
a speech, passage, or event coming before the main speech or…
to formally withdraw
plan of action; purpose
to not do something
prologue
a speech, passage, or event coming before the main speech or…
recant
to formally withdraw
15 terms
Literature unit 6 vocabulary
Infinitely
Aptitude
Vengeance
Inconsolable
Limitless or endless in space
Natural ability to do something
Punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or…
Not able to be comforted or alleviated
Infinitely
Limitless or endless in space
Aptitude
Natural ability to do something
25 terms
Literature unit 6 Vocabulary
Cerulean
Morbid
Filially
Acrid
Sky blue
Given to interest in disturbing subject manner such as death…
In the manner of a child to a parent
Strong harsh
Cerulean
Sky blue
Morbid
Given to interest in disturbing subject manner such as death…
11 terms
Unit 6 Literature vocabulary
Bluff
Stallion
Jerky
Dusk
A hill or cliff
A male horse used for breeding.
Dried beef
Partial darkness between day and night
Bluff
A hill or cliff
Stallion
A male horse used for breeding.
9 terms
Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
Adjourn (v)
Alien (n)
Compensate (v)
Erratic (adj)
To move to another place
A citizen of another country
To make up for
Not regular
Adjourn (v)
To move to another place
Alien (n)
A citizen of another country
10 terms
Literature vocabulary unit 6
Adjourn
Alien
Compensate
Erratic
(V) to stop proceedings temporarily, move to another place
(N) a citizen of another country
(V) to make up for; to repay for services
(Adj) not regular or consistent
Adjourn
(V) to stop proceedings temporarily, move to another place
Alien
(N) a citizen of another country
unit 6 literature vocabulary
anomalous
aspersion
bizarre
brusque
abnormal
a damaging or derogatory statement
extremely strange
abrupt, blunt
anomalous
abnormal
aspersion
a damaging or derogatory statement
20 terms
Literature Unit 6 Vocabulary
Atone
Bondage
Credible
Defray
To make up for
Slavery / Any state of being held down or bound
Believable
To pay for
Atone
To make up for
Bondage
Slavery / Any state of being held down or bound
30 terms
Vocabulary Unit 6 Literature
Abscond
Amatory
Argot
Baleen
To sneak away and hide
Pertaining to lovers or lovemaking
Specialized vocabulary; jargon
Whalebone
Abscond
To sneak away and hide
Amatory
Pertaining to lovers or lovemaking
33 terms
Themes in Literature, Unit 6
imputation
instigates
predominating
subsiding
accusation; charge; reproach
to urge, provoke, or incite to some action or course
leading in number or strength
decreasing in amount or intensity
imputation
accusation; charge; reproach
instigates
to urge, provoke, or incite to some action or course
Literature Terms for Unit 6
A seeming contradiction
The contrast between what is reasonabl…
He contrast between a reader's knowled…
Language that means something other th…
Paradox
Situational irony
Dramatic irony
Verbal irony
A seeming contradiction
Paradox
The contrast between what is reasonabl…
Situational irony
16 terms
Literature: Vocabulary Unit 6
Recant
Incantation
Disenchanted
Cant/Chant
To formally withdrawal
Tutorial chants, spell
Losing fondness for, disillusioned
To sing, to call
Recant
To formally withdrawal
Incantation
Tutorial chants, spell
Literature terms(unit6)
Who was the author of the Eve of St. A…
Who was the author of Ozymandias?
Who was the author of She Walks in Bea…
Who was the author of Rime of the Anci…
Keats
Shelley
Byron
Coleridge
Who was the author of the Eve of St. A…
Keats
Who was the author of Ozymandias?
Shelley
22 terms
Advanced Literature - Unit 6 Vocabulary
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
Abnormal, irregular, departing from usual... S: exceptional, unu…
Damaging/derogatory statement, act of slandering/defaming... S:…
Extremely strange/unusual/atypical ... S: grotesque, fantastic,…
Abrupt, blunt, without formalities ... S: tactless, ungracious A…
Anomalous
Abnormal, irregular, departing from usual... S: exceptional, unu…
Aspersion
Damaging/derogatory statement, act of slandering/defaming... S:…
25 terms
Southern Literature- Unit 6 Vocabulary
-cryph-, -crypt-
-dem-, -demo-
-gen-
-gnos-
(Greek root) hidden, secret
(Greek root) people
(Greek root) race, kind, origin, birth
(Greek root) know
-cryph-, -crypt-
(Greek root) hidden, secret
-dem-, -demo-
(Greek root) people
20 terms
AP Literature Unit 6 Vocabulary
abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only partia…
to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
insolent or rude in speech or behavior; insultingly abusive;…
a short saying; an authoritative statement
abortive
failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only partia…
bruit
to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
20 terms
British Literature Unit 6 Vocabulary
abject
complicity
agnostic
derelict
adj. degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complet…
n. involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
n. one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a sk…
n. someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; adj.…
abject
adj. degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complet…
complicity
n. involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
25 terms
British Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
Abject
Agnostic
Agnostic
Complicity
(Adjective) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile;…
(Noun) one who believes that nothing can be known about God;…
(Adjective) without faith, skeptical
(Noun) involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accom…
Abject
(Adjective) degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile;…
Agnostic
(Noun) one who believes that nothing can be known about God;…
19 terms
Unit 6 Vocabulary - AP Literature
abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
(adj) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
(v) to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
(adj) isolent or rude in speech or behavior; insultingly abus…
(n) a short saying; an authoritative statement
abortive
(adj) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
bruit
(v) to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors
10 terms
AP Literature Unit 6 Vocabulary
Affable
Amiable
Amicable
Congenial
easy to talk to; easy to approach, friendly; kind, amiable
friendly, kind
showing goodwill; peaceable
compatible; having kindred needs or tastes; sympathetic
Affable
easy to talk to; easy to approach, friendly; kind, amiable
Amiable
friendly, kind
American Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
Aversion
Calamity
Consistency
Contradict
a fixed, intense dislike; repugnance; the avoidance of a thin…
(n) an event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or…
(n) agreement or logical coherence among things or parts; cor…
(v) to assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite. SYN…
Aversion
a fixed, intense dislike; repugnance; the avoidance of a thin…
Calamity
(n) an event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or…
11 terms
American Literature unit 6 (lit terms)
knickerbockers
rhetorical questions
alliteration
metaphor
three writers from New York- Washington Irving, James Fenimor…
questions asked not to revoke a reply but for emphasis
an approximate rhyme in which initial consonant sounds are th…
an implied comparison in which one thing is described in term…
knickerbockers
three writers from New York- Washington Irving, James Fenimor…
rhetorical questions
questions asked not to revoke a reply but for emphasis
12 terms
World Literature - Unit 6 Vocabulary
incoherent
inherent
diffuse
resolute
not able to be understood; nonsensical
existing as a natural part
not concentrated, focused; wordy OR to spread out or distribute
determined; steadfast
incoherent
not able to be understood; nonsensical
inherent
existing as a natural part
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