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20 terms
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…
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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
50 terms
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.
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Vocab Pre AP English 2
Inexplicable
Superfluous
Beleaguered
assimilate
Incapable of being accounted for
Unnecessary; More than what is needed
beset by trouble or difficulty
to take in and incorporate as one's own; absorb; to conform
Inexplicable
Incapable of being accounted for
Superfluous
Unnecessary; More than what is needed
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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
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pre ap english vocab 2
amenable
draconian
fathom
hovel
agreeable, responsible to authority, pleasant, willing to giv…
hard, severe, cruel
to understand fully; to penetrate the meaning of
a small, miserable dwelling place; an open, low shed
amenable
agreeable, responsible to authority, pleasant, willing to giv…
draconian
hard, severe, cruel
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
57 terms
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…
120 terms
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
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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
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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
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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…
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…
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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…
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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
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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
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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…
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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…
18 terms
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
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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
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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
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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…
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
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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 vocab
Ambiguous
Banal
blasphemous
Chicanery
Having a double meaning;obscure;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 double meaning;obscure;unclear.
Banal
meaningless from overuse; trivial.
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Pre-AP English 2 Terminology
Antagonist
Protagonist
Dynamic
Static
Character against protagonist; villain with evil qualities
Leading character; usually has good and bad qualities
Characters change over the course of the work
Characters stay the same throughout the work
Antagonist
Character against protagonist; villain with evil qualities
Protagonist
Leading character; usually has good and bad qualities
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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
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…
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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…
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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"
Pre-AP English 2 Vocabulary
Divulge v.
Abet v.
Dogmatic adj.
Insipid adj.
To tell; reveal (as a secret)
To assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
Arrogant and stubborn about one's beliefs
Lacking flavor; dull; not stimulating
Divulge v.
To tell; reveal (as a secret)
Abet v.
To assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
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Pre-ap English Vocab 2
Intrepid
Stealth
naught
timidity
fearless
Caution, slyness
nothing/zero
fear/shyness
Intrepid
fearless
Stealth
Caution, slyness
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Pre-Ap English Vocab 2
Insidious
Intimation
Opulent
Pliable
intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
A hint, indirect suggestion
Wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
Insidious
intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
Intimation
A hint, indirect suggestion
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Pre-Ap English Vocab 2
Aloof
Allude
Alienate
Alacrity
not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at
cause (someone) to act unfriendly towards you
brisk and cheerful readiness or eagerness
Aloof
not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
Allude
suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at
25 terms
English 2 Pre-AP Vocabulary
Aberration
Abhor
Acquiesce
Alacrity
Surprising or werid
To not like someone
Letting an argument fly by and not say anything
Excited to do something
Aberration
Surprising or werid
Abhor
To not like someone
10 terms
Pre-Ap English 2 vocabulary
Ends -stopped line
Enjambment
Iambic pentameter/sonnet
Internal rhyme
When a line of poetry ends with a period or a definite punctu…
the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of o…
a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another…
Ends -stopped line
When a line of poetry ends with a period or a definite punctu…
Enjambment
the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
10 terms
Pre AP English Vocab 2
Kleptomaniac
Leviathan
Magnanimous
Novice
(noun) one whose sickness causes him to steal
(noun) an enormous giant sized creature
(adjective) one with great sacrificial spirit
(noun/adjective) an inexperienced beginner
Kleptomaniac
(noun) one whose sickness causes him to steal
Leviathan
(noun) an enormous giant sized creature
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
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English 2 PreAp Vocabulary
cogent
intransigent
exigent
solicitous
strong and to the point; convincing
refusing to compromise
urgent; pressing
showing care or worry
cogent
strong and to the point; convincing
intransigent
refusing to compromise
20 terms
Pre Ap English 2 vocab
Warily
Verbatim
Unkempt
Tentative
cautiously, with great care
word for word
(adj.) not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolishe…
not certain
Warily
cautiously, with great care
Verbatim
word for word
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English pre ap vocabulary 2
Baleful
Chide
Entreaty
Garish
Destructive ,deadly,harmful
To voice disapproval
Act of appealing or earnestly requesting
Marred by excessive ornamentation
Baleful
Destructive ,deadly,harmful
Chide
To voice disapproval
10 terms
English Pre AP Vocab 2
Apex
improvisation
tempestuously
incantation
n. highest point
n. something invented without preparation
adv. turbulently like a storm
n. a verbal charm or spell
Apex
n. highest point
improvisation
n. something invented without preparation
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English Pre Ap vocab 2
Adroit
Amicable
Averse
Belligerent
Skillful, expert in the use of hands or mind
Friendly, peaceable
Having deep-seated distaste. Opposed, unwilling
Warlike, aggressive
Adroit
Skillful, expert in the use of hands or mind
Amicable
Friendly, peaceable
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