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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter 25
capricious
catharsis
discrepancy
ephemeral
changeable; actinig on impulses; unpredictable
emotional release
a lack of agreement, as between facts; an inconsistency
lasting for only a short time; fleeting
capricious
changeable; actinig on impulses; unpredictable
catharsis
emotional release
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Nine
Accolade
Assuage
Cacophony
Censure
praise
to relieve; lessen
harsh; discordant sounds
blame; a rebuke
Accolade
praise
Assuage
to relieve; lessen
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter One
Affinity
Fledgling
Hackneyed
Incessant
a natural attraction or liking
new and untried; inexperienced
overused; stale; trite
constant; without stopping
Affinity
a natural attraction or liking
Fledgling
new and untried; inexperienced
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Six
Appall
Cognizant
Commiserate
Expedient
to horrify; dismay
aware
to sympathize; express compassion
self-serving; convenient
Appall
to horrify; dismay
Cognizant
aware
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Seven
Clamor
Contract
Duplicity
Equivocal
a loud outcry; hubbub
to reduce in size; become compressed
deliberate deceptiveness; deceit
open to more than one interpretation and often intended to mi…
Clamor
a loud outcry; hubbub
Contract
to reduce in size; become compressed
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Three
coalesce
decadence
exemplary
exuberance
to merge together to form one whole; unite; combine
a condition of moral deterioration; decay
worthy of imitation; praiseworthy
high-spirited enthusiasm
coalesce
to merge together to form one whole; unite; combine
decadence
a condition of moral deterioration; decay
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter 27
abstract
archaic
engender
erudite
theoretical; not applied; not practical
no longer current; out-of-date
to cause or produce; bring into existence
having or showing wide knowledge
abstract
theoretical; not applied; not practical
archaic
no longer current; out-of-date
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Eight
Affable
Apocryphal
Desultory
Garbled
friendly; easy to get along with
of doubtful authenticity; not genuine
moving from one thing to another in an unplanned way
mixed up to such an extent as to be misleading or incomprehen…
Affable
friendly; easy to get along with
Apocryphal
of doubtful authenticity; not genuine
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Five
copious
dearth
eloquent
jargon
abundant; in full plentiful abundance
a scarcity; lack
extremely expressive and persuasive
the specialized language of people in the workplace
copious
abundant; in full plentiful abundance
dearth
a scarcity; lack
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Ten
Blasphemy
Enmity
Erroneous
Garner
disrespect toward something sacred or important; irreverence
hatred
mistake; in error
to collect
Blasphemy
disrespect toward something sacred or important; irreverence
Enmity
hatred
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Two
Brusque
Dispassionate
Effervescent
Indefatigable
rudely abrupt; curt
not influenced by emotion; impartial
budding with high spirits; exhilarated
untiring
Brusque
rudely abrupt; curt
Dispassionate
not influenced by emotion; impartial
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Thirty
arduous
ascetic
blithe
deprecate
difficult to do; strenuous
practicing self denial; austere
cheerful and lighthearted
to express disapproval of; criticize
arduous
difficult to do; strenuous
ascetic
practicing self denial; austere
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Fourteen
Anarchy
Authoritarian
Depravity
Meager
lawlessness; lack of government; absence of authority or rules
demanding or expecting total obedience
evil; moral corruption
lacking in quality or quantity; insufficient
Anarchy
lawlessness; lack of government; absence of authority or rules
Authoritarian
demanding or expecting total obedience
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twenty One
assiduous
caustic
chastise
elucidate
careful, hardworking, and thorough; diligent
sarcastic; biting; stinging
to scold sharply
to explain; clarify
assiduous
careful, hardworking, and thorough; diligent
caustic
sarcastic; biting; stinging
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twenty Nine
ambivalence
anomaly
biased
credulous
mixed feelings; uncertainty; indecisiveness
something different, odd, or peculiar
prejudiced; having a preconceived opinion
tending to believe too readily; easily convicted
ambivalence
mixed feelings; uncertainty; indecisiveness
anomaly
something different, odd, or peculiar
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Thirteen
Acquiesce
Articulate
Belittle
Bombastic
to consent without protest; comply; assent
well-spoken
to make something seem less worthy or less important; disparage
using high-sounding language without much meaning; overblown
Acquiesce
to consent without protest; comply; assent
Articulate
well-spoken
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twenty Two
colloquial
crass
discerning
hyperbole
related to informal speech or writing; conversational
lacking skill or sensitivity in dealing with others
penetrating; clear and sharp; pointed
obvious exaggeration, usually for effect and emphasis
colloquial
related to informal speech or writing; conversational
crass
lacking skill or sensitivity in dealing with others
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twenty Three
ameliorate
assent
haphazard
incontrovertible
to make better
to agree
careless; lacking a plan; lacking order
undeniable
ameliorate
to make better
assent
to agree
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Nineteen
Accommodate
Clairvoyant
Contiguous
Debilitate
to provide with something needed; make or have room for
having the supposed power to see things not perceived by the…
sharing an edge or a boundary
to deprive of strength or energy
Accommodate
to provide with something needed; make or have room for
Clairvoyant
having the supposed power to see things not perceived by the…
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Fifteen
callous
desecrate
evanescent
heed
hardened in mind or feelings
to treat with extreme disrespect; to violate the sacredness (…
gradually disappearing; fading away like a vapor
to pay attention to
callous
hardened in mind or feelings
desecrate
to treat with extreme disrespect; to violate the sacredness (…
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twenty Eight
convival
equanimity
lassitude
listless
fond of social pleasures; merry; festive
the quality of staying calm and even-tempered
a lack of energy or interest; weariness; fatigue
lacking energy or interest; sluggish
convival
fond of social pleasures; merry; festive
equanimity
the quality of staying calm and even-tempered
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AP Language and Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Four
brevity
clemency
frivolous
heist
briefness; a shortness of duration
mercy in judging; lemiency
not sensible; not properly serious; silly
an act of stealing or robbery
brevity
briefness; a shortness of duration
clemency
mercy in judging; lemiency
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twenty Four
altercation
circumspect
deference
guile
a heated argument
considering all the circumstances related to an action or a d…
a courteous yielding to another's wishes
slyness and cunning; trickery
altercation
a heated argument
circumspect
considering all the circumstances related to an action or a d…
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Sixteen
buoyant
enervate
incorrigible
inexorable
able to float or rise
to weaken; rob of strength or energy
not capable of being influenced or prevented; relentless; uns…
uncontrollable; unmanageable; not capable of being corrected…
buoyant
able to float or rise
enervate
to weaken; rob of strength or energy
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twenty Six
abstemious
abstruse
astute
aversion
self-denying; exercising restraint in appetites or behavior
difficult to understand; deep
clever; perceptive
an intense dislike
abstemious
self-denying; exercising restraint in appetites or behavior
abstruse
difficult to understand; deep
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Eleven
Aesthetic
Catalyst
Disparage
Ingratiate
having a sense of beauty; giving an impression of beauty; art…
a person or thing that brings about change
to speak ill of; criticize; put down
to charm; win favor; make oneself agreeable
Aesthetic
having a sense of beauty; giving an impression of beauty; art…
Catalyst
a person or thing that brings about change
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Eighteen
aberration
composure
congenital
elusive
an oddity; something different from what us normal or expected
calmness of mind or manner; self-possession
referring to a condition present at birth; inborn
tending to escape; hard to catch hold of or identify
aberration
an oddity; something different from what us normal or expected
composure
calmness of mind or manner; self-possession
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Seventeen
cajole
capitulate
egregious
premonition
to persuade with flattery; to sweet talk
to give in
highly noticeable in a negative way; conspicuously bad
a feeling that something bad is going to happen
cajole
to persuade with flattery; to sweet talk
capitulate
to give in
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twenty
Cordial
Defame
Discordant
Grueling
warm and friendly
to damage the good name or reputation of
lacking agreement; lacking harmony
physically or mentally exhausting
Cordial
warm and friendly
Defame
to damage the good name or reputation of
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AP Language & Composition: Advanced Word Power- Chapter Twelve
amicable
devious
dissonance
efface
friendly; showing goodwill
not straightforward; tricky; shifty
a harsh, disagreeable combination of sounds
to wipe out; erase; remove completely
amicable
friendly; showing goodwill
devious
not straightforward; tricky; shifty
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AP Language and Composition Rhetoric Terms List 1 (new terms)
Style
Point of View
Stream of Consciousness
Figurative Language
- The unique way an author presents his ideas... --> Diction, sy…
- The method of narration in a literary work... --> First Person…
- A literary style in which a character's thoughts, feelings,…
- The body of devices that enables the writer to operate on l…
Style
- The unique way an author presents his ideas... --> Diction, sy…
Point of View
- The method of narration in a literary work... --> First Person…
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AP Language and Composition Brave New World Vocab List
Satire
Utopia
Dystopia
Synthesis
The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose…
An imagined place or state of things in which everything is p…
An imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant…
Combination or composition
Satire
The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose…
Utopia
An imagined place or state of things in which everything is p…
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AP Language & Composition Brave New World - Semester 2 Final Exam Review
pain.
ignoble.
art.
unconcern when people die.
Death in the World State means sudden senility but no
The Savage (John) feels that the feelies are
John believes the people of the World State have made some sa…
The purpose of death conditioning is to create an attitude of
pain.
Death in the World State means sudden senility but no
ignoble.
The Savage (John) feels that the feelies are
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 4 Lesson 4
efficacious
catharsis
inundate
revere
adj. effective; producing the desired outcome
n. a release of emotional tension
v. to overwhelm; to fill beyond capacity
v. to regard with respect, awe, or adoration
efficacious
adj. effective; producing the desired outcome
catharsis
n. a release of emotional tension
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 4 Lesson 2
metamorphosis
donnybrook
nonchalant
vestige
n. a transformation or dramatic change... The butterfly will exp…
n. a fight; an uproar... During the last minute of the close cha…
adj. unconcerned; indifferent... The ________ banker looked at t…
n. a trace or evidence of something that once existed... The ric…
metamorphosis
n. a transformation or dramatic change... The butterfly will exp…
donnybrook
n. a fight; an uproar... During the last minute of the close cha…
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 4 - Lesson Eight
pander
otiose
puerile
aleatory
to exploit weaknesses of others; to cater to the vices of oth…
useless; futile
childish; juvenile
dependent on luck or chance
pander
to exploit weaknesses of others; to cater to the vices of oth…
otiose
useless; futile
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3: Lesson 4, Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3: Lesson 3
celibate (adj)
fortuitous (adj)
recapitulate (v)
perfunctory (adj)
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
happening by chance or accident... syn: accidental, unexpected... a…
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion... syn: indifferent, off…
celibate (adj)
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
fortuitous (adj)
happening by chance or accident... syn: accidental, unexpected... a…
Vocab Power Plus book 3 lesson 3
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
(adj.) ordinary or dull
(adj.) in good faith
(adj.) accidental; nonessential
(adj.) fertile; productive
pedestrian
(adj.) ordinary or dull
bona fide
(adj.) in good faith
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Three
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
ordinary or dull
in good faith
accidental; nonessential
fertile, productive
pedestrian
ordinary or dull
bona fide
in good faith
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 4 - Lesson Nine
provocative
bumpkin
toady
culpable
tending to excite or stimulate
an unsophisticated, awkward person
a person who flatters for personal gain
deserving blame or condemnation; guilty
provocative
tending to excite or stimulate
bumpkin
an unsophisticated, awkward person
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Vocabulary PowerPlus Book Three Lesson 8
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
to ridicule; to mock
to criticize sharply
to frolic; to romp about playfully
to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
deride
to ridicule; to mock
censure
to criticize sharply
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3: Lesson 3
pedestrian (adj.)
bona fide (adj.)
adventitious (adj.)
fecund (adj.)
ordinary or dull... ant: imaginative, compelling
in good faith... ant: phony, fraudulent
accidental; nonessential
fertile; productive... ant:sterile
pedestrian (adj.)
ordinary or dull... ant: imaginative, compelling
bona fide (adj.)
in good faith... ant: phony, fraudulent
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Vocabulary Power Plus:Book 3 - Lesson 2
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
adj: powerless; lacking strength... syn: ineffective... ant: potent…
n. an exact opposite; an opposite extreme... syn: converse... ant:…
n. a whirlpool; turbulence; an agitated state of mind
n. a correction... syn: improvement, amendment
impotent
adj: powerless; lacking strength... syn: ineffective... ant: potent…
antithesis
n. an exact opposite; an opposite extreme... syn: converse... ant:…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3 Lesson 5
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
n. excessively fashionable man... syn: Dandy
n. a curse... syn: condemnation, anathema ... ant: blessing
n. something that does not logically flow... syn: fallacy; misco…
adj. cheerful; optimistic
fop
n. excessively fashionable man... syn: Dandy
imprecation
n. a curse... syn: condemnation, anathema ... ant: blessing
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Power Plus Lesson 4
Celibate
Fortuitous
Recapitulate
Perfunctory
(adj.) abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
(adj.) happening by chance or accident
(v.) to summarize; to repeat briefly
(adj.) done without care; in a routine fashion
Celibate
(adj.) abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
Fortuitous
(adj.) happening by chance or accident
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 4 - Lesson Five
consternation
anomaly
vitriolic
preamble
alarming dismay or concern
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence
harsh in tone; bitterly critical
a preliminary statement; an introduction
consternation
alarming dismay or concern
anomaly
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3: Lesson 6
antipathy (n.)
elucidate (v.)
imminent (adj.)
banal (adj.)
an intense dislike... syn: aversion... ant: affinity
to make clear... syn: explain, clarify... ant:obscure
likely to happen; threatening... syn: impending, approaching... ant…
common, ordinary... syn: trivial, insipid... ant:original, fresh
antipathy (n.)
an intense dislike... syn: aversion... ant: affinity
elucidate (v.)
to make clear... syn: explain, clarify... ant:obscure
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 2 - Lesson 1
divulge (v)
abet (v)
dogmatic (adj)
insipid (adj)
to tell; to reveal (as a secret)
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
arrogant and stubborn about one's (often unproven) beliefs
lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating
divulge (v)
to tell; to reveal (as a secret)
abet (v)
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
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Vocab Power Plus book 3 lesson 1
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
(adj.) causing disagreement
(adj.) dishonorable; shameful
(n.) a rude or impolite person
(n.) a shield; protection
factious
(adj.) causing disagreement
ignoble
(adj.) dishonorable; shameful
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3: Lesson 4
celibate (adj)
fortuitous (adj)
recapitulate (v)
perfunctory (adj)
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
happening by chance or accident... syn: accidental, unexpected... a…
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion... syn: indifferent, off…
celibate (adj)
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
fortuitous (adj)
happening by chance or accident... syn: accidental, unexpected... a…
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