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Pre-AP English 2 Literary Terms
Absolute
Adage
Ad hominem
Allegory
100%. No room for discussion.
a familiar proverb or wise saying
in an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Absolute
100%. No room for discussion.
Adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying
Pre-AP English 2 Vocab_Week 6
Labyrinth
Nullify
Plaintiff
Replete
(n.) a maze
(v.) to counter; make unimportant
(n.) one who begins a lawsuit; petitioner (in court of law)
(adj.) full, abundant (The unedited version was replete with…
Labyrinth
(n.) a maze
Nullify
(v.) to counter; make unimportant
Pre-AP English 2 Vocab_Week 8
Labyrinthine
Nuzzle
Plaudit
Reprehensible
(adj.) complicated; highly convoluted
(v.) cuddle; snuggle
(n.) statement giving strong praise
(adj.) Shameful, very bad
Labyrinthine
(adj.) complicated; highly convoluted
Nuzzle
(v.) cuddle; snuggle
Pre-AP English 2 Vocab_Week 3
Abrasive
Bilk
Covert
Engender
(adj.) rough; coarse; harsh
(v.) cheat, defraud (The lawyer discovered that this firm had…
(adj.) hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered…
(v.) to bring into existence, give rise to, produce; to come…
Abrasive
(adj.) rough; coarse; harsh
Bilk
(v.) cheat, defraud (The lawyer discovered that this firm had…
Pre AP English 2 TERMS
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
A story with both literal and symbolic meaning
The repetition of initial consonants or vowels sounds in two…
A reference to a well known person, place, event, work of art…
A type of repetition in which the last words of a sentence ar…
Allegory
A story with both literal and symbolic meaning
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonants or vowels sounds in two…
Pre AP 2 English Vocab
Askew
Composure
Countenance
Decrepit
ADJ. crooked; out of line
N. calmness and dignity maintained by self-control
N. appearance, especially facial expression
ADJ. weakened by old age, illness or overwork
Askew
ADJ. crooked; out of line
Composure
N. calmness and dignity maintained by self-control
28 terms
Pre ap english 2 vocab
generalization
genre
hyperbole
induction/inductive reasoning
a point that a speaker or writer generates on the basis of co…
a piece of writing classified by type--for example, letter, n…
an exaggeration, or overstatement, for effect
reasoning that begins by citing a number of specific instance…
generalization
a point that a speaker or writer generates on the basis of co…
genre
a piece of writing classified by type--for example, letter, n…
Pre-Ap English 2 Vocabulary
Alchemist
Buffeted
Countenance
Incensed
One who tried to change ordinary metals into gold.
Pounded repeatedly by storms or adversities.
The appearance conveyed by a persons face.
Angered at something unjust or wrong.
Alchemist
One who tried to change ordinary metals into gold.
Buffeted
Pounded repeatedly by storms or adversities.
10 terms
Pre-Ap English 2 Vocabulary
Allegory
Analogy
Euphemism
Hyperbole
Extended metaphore used theoughout the the whole work
A comparison of something unfamiliar to something familiar
A mild discriptive word used instead of an offensive or sexis…
Use of overstatement or exaggeration
Allegory
Extended metaphore used theoughout the the whole work
Analogy
A comparison of something unfamiliar to something familiar
43 terms
Pre-Ap English 2 Vocabulary
Denizen
Gratify
Caricature
Elated
Occupant or inhabitant
To please
An exaggerated portrayal
In high spirits
Denizen
Occupant or inhabitant
Gratify
To please
English Pre-AP Vocabulary 2
capricious
assimilate
constrain
compulsory
tending to make sudden, unpredictable changes
to integrate into a group so differences are erased
to limit or restrict something
required by law or authority
capricious
tending to make sudden, unpredictable changes
assimilate
to integrate into a group so differences are erased
Pre-AP English 2 vocab
Cataclysmic
Proliferate
Adverse
Bellicose
catastrophic; Disastrous
spread rapidly or increase in numbers
negative, harmful, or unplesant
demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight; eager for…
Cataclysmic
catastrophic; Disastrous
Proliferate
spread rapidly or increase in numbers
20 terms
Pre-Ap English list 2
Sage
Assail
Fecund
Deride
Noun; a wise man, wise through experience-- guru, guide, mentor
Verb; to attack with words or force-- assault, besiege
Adjective; fertile, productive-- fruitful
Verb; to ridicule-- to mock, to put down
Sage
Noun; a wise man, wise through experience-- guru, guide, mentor
Assail
Verb; to attack with words or force-- assault, besiege
English 2 PreAP Vocab
Precocius
Pugnacious
Amicable
Stipulate
Adj; Exceptionally early development; exhibiting mature quali…
Adj; To have a quarrelsome or combative nature
Adj; Friendly, without conflict, characterized by friendly go…
Verb; To demand an express term in an agreement
Precocius
Adj; Exceptionally early development; exhibiting mature quali…
Pugnacious
Adj; To have a quarrelsome or combative nature
29 terms
English 2 pre-ap vocabulary
Syn
Verb, log, logy
Co, com, con
Graph, gram
Together, along with
Word
With, together
Write
Syn
Together, along with
Verb, log, logy
Word
30 terms
English 2 Pre-AP Vocabulary
Ambiguous
Banal
Blasphemous
Chicanery
Having a fouble meaning; onscure; unclear
Meaningless from overuse; trivial
Showing disrespect or scorn for God or anything sacred
Trickery; use of clever talk or action to deceive
Ambiguous
Having a fouble meaning; onscure; unclear
Banal
Meaningless from overuse; trivial
Terms- ENGLISH 2 PRE-AP
Epigram
Epigraph
Fable
Fantasy
A brief and often paradoxical saying
A saying or statement on the title page of a work
A brief story that leads to a moral, often using animals as c…
A story in an unreal world with unreal characters; whimsical…
Epigram
A brief and often paradoxical saying
Epigraph
A saying or statement on the title page of a work
Vocabulary English 2 Pre-AP
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Bereft
Dour
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful, deceitful…
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss SYNONYMS: bereaved A…
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored SYNONYMS: harsh, bleak…
Adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
Ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful, deceitful…
20 terms
Pre-AP English List 2
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
a citizen of another country; foreign, strange
having a pleasant appearance
to make up for; to repay for services
adjourn
to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
a citizen of another country; foreign, strange
English 2 Pre-AP: Rhetorical Terms
rhetoric
persuasion
argument
counterargument
the art of using language purposefully
to cause a person to believe or do something by reasoning wit…
expresses a position on an issue and supports that position w…
an argument made to oppose another argument
rhetoric
the art of using language purposefully
persuasion
to cause a person to believe or do something by reasoning wit…
47 terms
English 2 Pre-Ap Terminology
Archetype
Antagonist
Protagonist
Dynamic
Original model from which something is developed or made; in…
The character pitted against the protagonist of a work with w…
The most important or leading character in a work; usually id…
Character has an epiphany or experiences a change during the…
Archetype
Original model from which something is developed or made; in…
Antagonist
The character pitted against the protagonist of a work with w…
26 terms
Pre-ap English 2 Vocab
anaphora
antecedent-
anecdote
antithesis-
the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earli…
a thing or event that existed before or logically precedes an…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or s…
anaphora
the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earli…
antecedent-
a thing or event that existed before or logically precedes an…
11 terms
english 2 pre ap words
Ad Hominem
appeal to emotion
bandwagon
begging the question
a personal attack
"you'll be a winner if you drink super aid"
"but, dad, I've just got to the party! Everybody's going!"
circular reasoning
Ad Hominem
a personal attack
appeal to emotion
"you'll be a winner if you drink super aid"
Part 2 of English Pre-AP
Adversity
Decadent
Ingrate
Prattle
Misfortune
Decaying
An ungrateful person
Meaningless sounds
Adversity
Misfortune
Decadent
Decaying
20 terms
English 2 Pre-AP Unit 4 Vocab
affable
aggrandize
amorphous
archetype
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to... aff…
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
(n.) an original model on which something was patterned or re…
affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to... aff…
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
English 2 Pre-AP: Tone Vocab
amiable
apathetic
caustic
clinical
friendly and pleasant; generally agreeable
not having or showing much emotion or interest; having little…
very harsh and critcal
analytical or coolly dispassionate
amiable
friendly and pleasant; generally agreeable
apathetic
not having or showing much emotion or interest; having little…
20 terms
English Pre-AP Unit 2
Bulbous
Conscientious
Congenial
Derision
Shaped like a bulb ; swollen
Characterized by extreme care and great effort
Friendly, compatible
Contemptuous laughter; mockery
Bulbous
Shaped like a bulb ; swollen
Conscientious
Characterized by extreme care and great effort
8 terms
English 2 Pre Ap term
Ballad
Lyric poem
Narrative poem
Sonnet
Poem that has religeous themes and love
A poem where the speaker expresses thoughts or feelings
Non drama poem where story represents narrative
14 line iambic pentameter poem
Ballad
Poem that has religeous themes and love
Lyric poem
A poem where the speaker expresses thoughts or feelings
25 terms
English 2 Pre AP Vocab
Abhor
Bombast
Epithet
Moor
repugnant
pompous/pretentious talk/writing
abusive word/phrase
muslim in North Africa
Abhor
repugnant
Bombast
pompous/pretentious talk/writing
Pre Ap English Vocab 2
equivocal
Fastidious
Formidable
Haughty
Ambiguous
Reflecting a meticulous or demanding attitude
Causing fear or awe
Arrogant
equivocal
Ambiguous
Fastidious
Reflecting a meticulous or demanding attitude
Pre ap English test 2
Diverse
Benevolent
Pious
Conciliatory
Varied
Kind,good-hearted,generous
Outwardly reverent or devout
Making peace
Diverse
Varied
Benevolent
Kind,good-hearted,generous
20 terms
Pre AP English Terms (#2)
Elegy
Epanalepsis
Epic
Epigraph
A poem of mourning, usually about someone who has died. A EUL…
A device if repetition in which the same expression (word or…
A long narrative poem, written in highlighted language, which…
A quotation or aphorism at the beginning of a literary work s…
Elegy
A poem of mourning, usually about someone who has died. A EUL…
Epanalepsis
A device if repetition in which the same expression (word or…
English 2 Pre-AP words
irony
style
sarcasm
allegory
a situation or statement where the truth is the opposite of a…
the overall manner in which an individual writer expresses id…
harsh, cutting language/tone designed to ridicule
a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
irony
a situation or statement where the truth is the opposite of a…
style
the overall manner in which an individual writer expresses id…
20 terms
English 2 pre ap vocabulary
Accolade
Aesthetic
Ambiguous
Anarchist
praise, an award
relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
having more than one meaning, not a clear meaning
one who believes in the absence of government or law and stat…
Accolade
praise, an award
Aesthetic
relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
53 terms
English 2 Pre-AP Vocab
Divulge
abet
ardor
Dogmatic
Syn: unveil; disclose
Syn: promote; incite
Syn: zeal
Syn: dictatorial
Divulge
Syn: unveil; disclose
abet
Syn: promote; incite
47 terms
English 2 Pre-AP Vocab
Divulge (v)
abet (v)
ardor (n)
Dogmatic (adj)
Ant: conceal
Ant: impede; dissuade
Ant: indifference
Ant: open-minded
Divulge (v)
Ant: conceal
abet (v)
Ant: impede; dissuade
10 terms
English 2 Pre-AP Vocabulary
Omnipotence
Woe
Pandemonium
Retrograde
All powerful (God-like)
Distress
A very noisy place
Moving backwards
Omnipotence
All powerful (God-like)
Woe
Distress
60 terms
English 2 Pre-AP Vocab
Divulge (v)
abet (v)
ardor (n)
Dogmatic (adj)
to tell; reveal a secret... Syn: unveil; disclose... Ant: conceal
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... Syn: promote…
an intense feeling of devotion or eagerness... Syn: zeal... Ant: in…
arrogant and stubborn about one's belief... Syn: dictatorial... Ant…
Divulge (v)
to tell; reveal a secret... Syn: unveil; disclose... Ant: conceal
abet (v)
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... Syn: promote…
10 terms
English 2 Pre-AP Vocabulary
Dirges
Confer
Expatriating
Colloquy
A funeral hymn; a poetic or musical expression of grief
To give, grant, or bestow; to have a conference or talk; to m…
To banish from one's native country; to withdraw from one's n…
A conversation or conference, usually formal
Dirges
A funeral hymn; a poetic or musical expression of grief
Confer
To give, grant, or bestow; to have a conference or talk; to m…
66 terms
Pre-AP English 2 Vocabulary
Analyze
Clarify
Evaluate
Imply
to separate (a material or abstract entity) into constituent…
make (a statement or situation) less confused and more clearl…
form an idea of the amount, number, or value of; assess.
strongly suggest the truth or existence of (something not exp…
Analyze
to separate (a material or abstract entity) into constituent…
Clarify
make (a statement or situation) less confused and more clearl…
vocab #2 pre ap English
impassioned.
condescending
amiable
quarrelsome
showing or feeling very strong emotions
showing that you believe you are more intelligent or better t…
friendly&pleasant
ready or like to argue or disagree
impassioned.
showing or feeling very strong emotions
condescending
showing that you believe you are more intelligent or better t…
Pre-ap English Vocab 2
Intrepid
Stealth
naught
timidity
fearless
Caution, slyness
nothing/zero
fear/shyness
Intrepid
fearless
Stealth
Caution, slyness
Pre AP English Vocab #2
Minutiae
Prudent
Punctilious
Selective
Minor or trivial details
Using caution in handling practical matters
Attentive to etiquette/ exact
Careful in choosing/ discriminating
Minutiae
Minor or trivial details
Prudent
Using caution in handling practical matters
Pre-Ap English 2 SAT
antiquated
berate
choleric
conglomerate
old fashioned; out-of-date
to scold harshly
showing a quick temper; easily angered
mass; cluster; a large coroporation made by merging companies
antiquated
old fashioned; out-of-date
berate
to scold harshly
12 terms
Pre-AP English Vocabulary 2
capricious
assimilate
constrain
compulsory
tending to make sudden, unpredictable changes
to integrate into a group so that differences are erased
to limit or restrict something
required by law or authority
capricious
tending to make sudden, unpredictable changes
assimilate
to integrate into a group so that differences are erased
12 terms
Pre-Ap English 2 Vocabulary
cede
Precede
Recede
Intercede
go, give away, or yield
come before something in time
to go, or move back further from a previous position
to intervene on behalf of another
cede
go, give away, or yield
Precede
come before something in time
english pre ap, vocab #2
affect
effect
it's
its
to make a difference or have an effect on something... sentence…
a change that is a result or consequence of an action or othe…
a contraction of it is... sentence - It's a very beautiful day t…
associated with something previously mentioned... sentence - We…
affect
to make a difference or have an effect on something... sentence…
effect
a change that is a result or consequence of an action or othe…
20 terms
Pre-AP English Vocabulary 2
Acclaim
Casual
Course
dreadful
To praise, to honor
Informal, nonchalant
A movement along a path, a progression of steps
Awful, fearful
Acclaim
To praise, to honor
Casual
Informal, nonchalant
prefixes pre ap English 2
re
un
in, im, ir
non
back again, restore
not, opposite of, undo
not, opposite of
not
re
back again, restore
un
not, opposite of, undo
Pre-Ap English Vocab 2
FRACTIOUS
INFRACTION
INFRINGE
.EXCISE
Tending to argue or cause discord
n. Minor violation of a rule or law
v. To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass
To cut out of; remove
FRACTIOUS
Tending to argue or cause discord
INFRACTION
n. Minor violation of a rule or law
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