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AP English Language and Composition Vocab Unit 9
abate
adulation
anathema
astute
to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less…
praise or flattery that is excessive
an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation…
shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
abate
to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less…
adulation
praise or flattery that is excessive
20 terms
AP Language and Composition: Unit 9
Abate
Adulation
Anathema
Astute
To make less in amount; to become less
Praise or flattery that is excessive
An object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation
Shrewd, crafty, showing practice wisdom
Abate
To make less in amount; to become less
Adulation
Praise or flattery that is excessive
AP Language & Composition: Unit 9 Root Words
Phobia, phobos
Phon
Photo
Plac, plais
Fear
Sound
Light
Please
Phobia, phobos
Fear
Phon
Sound
AP Language & Composition: Unit 9 Tropes
Metaphor
Simile
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Implied comparison between two things of unlike nature withou…
Explicit comparison between two things of unlike nature (Uses…
Figure of speech in which a part stands for the whole or a wh…
Substitution of some attributive or suggestive word for what…
Metaphor
Implied comparison between two things of unlike nature withou…
Simile
Explicit comparison between two things of unlike nature (Uses…
AP Language & Composition: Unit 9 SAT Words
Abate (verb)
Adulation (noun)
Anathema (noun)
Astute (adj)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Praise or flattery that is excessive
An object of intense dislike; A curse or strong denunciation
Shrewd; Crafty, showing practical wisdom
Abate (verb)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Adulation (noun)
Praise or flattery that is excessive
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 9
Phobia, phobos
Phon
Photo
Plac, plais
Fear
Sound
Light
Please
Phobia, phobos
Fear
Phon
Sound
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Unit 9 - AP Language & Composition
abate
adulation
anathema
astute
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... synonyms: adoratio…
(n.) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denuncia…
(adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom... synonyms: sh…
abate
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
adulation
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... synonyms: adoratio…
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AP Language and Composition Vocab Unit 9
acme
pysche
bedlam
prehensile
the highest point
the human soul; the mind
a place or scene of noisy uproar and confusion
adapted for grasping or holding
acme
the highest point
pysche
the human soul; the mind
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP Language/Composition - Unit 9 Vocab
Acclamation
Bucolic
Calumniate
Chary
(Noun) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of app…
(Adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to…
(Verb) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
(Adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved,…
Acclamation
(Noun) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of app…
Bucolic
(Adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 9 SAT Words
Abate (verb)
Adulation (noun)
Anathema (noun)
Astute (adj)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Praise or flattery that is excessive
An object of intense dislike; A curse or strong denunciation
Shrewd; Crafty, showing practical wisdom
Abate (verb)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Adulation (noun)
Praise or flattery that is excessive
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 9 Tropes
Metaphor
Simile
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Implied comparison between two things of unlike nature withou…
Explicit comparison between two things of unlike nature (Uses…
Figure of speech in which a part stands for the whole or a wh…
Substitution of some attributive or suggestive word for what…
Metaphor
Implied comparison between two things of unlike nature withou…
Simile
Explicit comparison between two things of unlike nature (Uses…
20 terms
AP Language & Composition: Unit 9 SAT Words
Abate (verb)
Adulation (noun)
Anathema (noun)
Astute (adj)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Praise or flattery that is excessive
An object of intense dislike; A curse or strong denunciation
Shrewd; Crafty, showing practical wisdom
Abate (verb)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Adulation (noun)
Praise or flattery that is excessive
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP Language & Composition Unit 9 Vocab
acclamation
bucolic
calumniate
chary
(n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural
(v.) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
(adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved,…
acclamation
(n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
bucolic
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural
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AP English Language and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
using character and/or story elements symbolically to represe…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
a direct/indirect reference to something which is presumably…
having multiple meaning, either intentional or unintentional,…
allegory
using character and/or story elements symbolically to represe…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
69 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
AP English Language and Composition Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Argumentation
My definition: Repeating sounds that are close together.... AP…
My definition: Referencing a specific event, place, or techno…
My definition: Addresses something that is imaginary to have…
My definition: The entire main idea or point of the story tha…
Alliteration
My definition: Repeating sounds that are close together.... AP…
Allusion
My definition: Referencing a specific event, place, or techno…
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
49 terms
AP English Language and Composition Terms
Argument
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Devices
Rhetorical Modes
A formal variety mode of writing that offers reasons for or a…
The art of using words effectively in speaking or writing. It…
Tools that writers use to convey meaning. Some examples inclu…
Strategies for writing may include the overall pattern of the…
Argument
A formal variety mode of writing that offers reasons for or a…
Rhetoric
The art of using words effectively in speaking or writing. It…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
AP Language and Composition: Unit 9 Vocab
Abate
Adulation
Anathema
Astute
To make less in amount; to become less
Praise or flattery that is excessive
An object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation
Shrewd, crafty, showing practice wisdom
Abate
To make less in amount; to become less
Adulation
Praise or flattery that is excessive
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
69 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
54 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Unit 9 AP English Literature & Composition
Avocation
Callous
Capricious
Disparity
noun... a hobby or minor occupation.
adjective... showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregar…
adjective... given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood o…
noun... a great difference.
Avocation
noun... a hobby or minor occupation.
Callous
adjective... showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregar…
63 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
50 terms
AP English Language and Composition - Terms
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. "But it…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
17 terms
AP English Language and Composition Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition
adhere
allegory
alliteration
allusion
stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believe in a…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
adhere
stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believe in a…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
10 terms
AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 9
acerbity
mercurial
protocol
stigmatize
noun roughness or harshness, as in language or temperament /…
adj. subject to sudden or unpredictable changes / Because my…
noun guidelines for conduct in specific environments / The ne…
verb to set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon / Often peop…
acerbity
noun roughness or harshness, as in language or temperament /…
mercurial
adj. subject to sudden or unpredictable changes / Because my…
AP English Language and Composition Terms
Abstract Language
Ad Hominem
Adjective
Admonition
Vocabulary that signifies a concept, quality, or abstract ide…
Appeal to prejudice, emotions, or special interests rather th…
Word that describes a noun.... Ex: pretty, bright, soft
Mild, kind, yet earnest reproof.... Ex:
Abstract Language
Vocabulary that signifies a concept, quality, or abstract ide…
Ad Hominem
Appeal to prejudice, emotions, or special interests rather th…
26 terms
AP English Language & Composition Terms
ad hominem argument
allegory
alliteration
ambiguity
from the Latin meaning "to or against the person," this is an…
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The reputation of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
ad hominem argument
from the Latin meaning "to or against the person," this is an…
allegory
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
35 terms
AP English Language & Composition Terms
Alliteration
Analogy
Assonance
Consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
Analogy
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
13 terms
TERMS- AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
using character and/or story elements symbolically to represe…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
direct or indirect reference to something which is presumably…
multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional
allegory
using character and/or story elements symbolically to represe…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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AP English Language and Composition Terms 1-40
Ad Hominem
Adjective
Adverb
Allegory
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a noun or a…
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a verb, adje…
Extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
Ad Hominem
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
Adjective
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a noun or a…
94 terms
AP English Language & Composition Terms
Argument
Reasons for Argument
Kinds of Arguments
Arguments from the Heart
- a spoken, written, or visual text that expresses a point of…
inform, convince, explore, make decisions, mediate or ponder,…
- fact: (did something happen?)... - definition: (what is the na…
- appeal to reader's emotions and feelings; emotions can make…
Argument
- a spoken, written, or visual text that expresses a point of…
Reasons for Argument
inform, convince, explore, make decisions, mediate or ponder,…
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