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33 terms
Pre-AP English 2 Flashcards
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Protagonist
How the author reveals the personality of a character.
The author makes direct statements about a character's person…
The author reveals information about a character's personalit…
The main character (not always the "good guy").
Characterization
How the author reveals the personality of a character.
Direct characterization
The author makes direct statements about a character's person…
Pre-AP English 2
Placid
Bilk
Nuance
Abasement
Calm or peaceful
to cheat; defraud
Something subltle
Humiliation
Placid
Calm or peaceful
Bilk
to cheat; defraud
35 terms
English pre AP 2
Alliteration
Anastrophe
Apposition
Anadiplosis
The repetition of initial sound in successive or neighboring…
The inversion of the usual order of words or clauses (yoda)
a relationship between two or more words or phrases in which…
the repetition of a word or words in successive clauses in su…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial sound in successive or neighboring…
Anastrophe
The inversion of the usual order of words or clauses (yoda)
20 terms
English 2 Pre-AP
Admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to…
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highway
careful, cautious
Admonish
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to…
29 terms
English 2 Pre AP
para
anti
path
simul
beside
against
feeling
fein; fake
para
beside
anti
against
12 terms
Pre-AP English II--Vocabulary 2.2
cynical
depreciation
derogatory
didactic
distrusting or disparaging the motives of others
decrease in value due to wear and tear, decay, decline in pri…
tending to lessen the merit or reputation of a person or thin…
teaching or intending to teach a moral lesson
cynical
distrusting or disparaging the motives of others
depreciation
decrease in value due to wear and tear, decay, decline in pri…
13 terms
English 2 Pre Ap
Absalom
Achilles heel
Adonic
Amazonian
a. noun - son who brings heartache to his father; "the ultima…
a. noun - a vulnerable point... b. As a baby Achilles' mother di…
a. adjective - very handsome or beautiful... b. From Adonis who…
a. adj. - a strong, warrior-like woman... b. Mythical female wa…
Absalom
a. noun - son who brings heartache to his father; "the ultima…
Achilles heel
a. noun - a vulnerable point... b. As a baby Achilles' mother di…
20 terms
Pre-AP English II--Set 6.2
avarice
averse
cynic
debacle
excessive desire to get and keep riches; greed; covetousness.
opposed or unwilling to; not favorable toward.
one who believes that all humans are insincere and selfish; a…
a sudden and utter breakdown; an overwhelming and ruinous tur…
avarice
excessive desire to get and keep riches; greed; covetousness.
averse
opposed or unwilling to; not favorable toward.
20 terms
pre ap vocab 2 english
abstruse
acrimonious
beguile
candor
obscure; profound; difficult to understand
bitter in words or manner
mislead or delude
frankness; honesty
abstruse
obscure; profound; difficult to understand
acrimonious
bitter in words or manner
20 terms
Pre-AP English II--Set 4.2
allocate
amenities
bourgeois
callow
to assign as a portion or share; to set apart for; to distrib…
considerate and courteous acts of expressions; pleasing featu…
the middle class; a member of the middle class; pertaining to…
inexperienced; immature.
allocate
to assign as a portion or share; to set apart for; to distrib…
amenities
considerate and courteous acts of expressions; pleasing featu…
29 terms
English 2 Pre - Ap
Voice
Denotation
Context Clues
Conotation
Range of pitch or type of tone.
Dictionary Definition
hints that give the reader help on difficult or unusual words
Idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to it's vital…
Voice
Range of pitch or type of tone.
Denotation
Dictionary Definition
23 terms
English 2 PRE AP
Improvident
Ultimatum
Capricious
Abomination
Thoughtless, not able to plan ahead.
A final demand.
A sudden change in mood or behavior (bi polar)
A thing that causes hatred or disgust
Improvident
Thoughtless, not able to plan ahead.
Ultimatum
A final demand.
85 terms
Pre-AP English 2 Vocabulary Words
Ameliorate... (Definition)
Ameliorate ... (Part of Speech)
Ameliorate ... (Synonyms)
Ameliorate ... (Antonyms)
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Verb
Amend, Better
Worsen, Aggravate
Ameliorate... (Definition)
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Ameliorate ... (Part of Speech)
Verb
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Pre-AP English II--Vocabulary 2.1
cacophony
callous
caustic
contrite
harsh discordance of sound
made hard; hardened
severely critical or sarcastic
showing sincere remorse
cacophony
harsh discordance of sound
callous
made hard; hardened
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PRE AP ENGLISH 2
adjudicate
centennial
countenance
disgruntle
to judge
one hundredth anniversary
a persons face;... support or approval
to put in bad mood
adjudicate
to judge
centennial
one hundredth anniversary
12 terms
Pre-AP English II--Vocabulary 1.2
articulation
autonomy
bias
blatant
phonetic processing of sounds therefore creating appropriate…
independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions
prejudice
extremely obvious, typically without shame
articulation
phonetic processing of sounds therefore creating appropriate…
autonomy
independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions
12 terms
Pre-AP English II--Vocabulary 3.2
empathy
erudite
essence
euphony
the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencin…
characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly
the basic, real, and invariable nature of a thing or its sign…
agreeableness of sound; pleasing effect to the ear, esp. a pl…
empathy
the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencin…
erudite
characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly
20 terms
Pre-AP English II--Set 5.2
assimilate
assuage
cowers
crass
to absorb and make a part of; to take in and relate; to diges…
to lessen in severity or harshness; to mitigate; to alleviate…
shrinks away from in fear; cringes.
unrefined; common; vulgar.
assimilate
to absorb and make a part of; to take in and relate; to diges…
assuage
to lessen in severity or harshness; to mitigate; to alleviate…
15 terms
English 2 Pre-AP: Fallacies
false dilemma (either/or)
slippery slope
overly sentimental appeals
ad populum (bandwagon)
a fallacy of argument in which a complicated issue is misrepr…
a fallacy of argument exaggerating the possibility that a rel…
the excessive use of tender emotions to distract readers from…
a claim or course of action is recommended on the grounds tha…
false dilemma (either/or)
a fallacy of argument in which a complicated issue is misrepr…
slippery slope
a fallacy of argument exaggerating the possibility that a rel…
20 terms
English 2 pre ap
Abroad
Align
Assesment
Attain
Adj-out of ones own country; in a foreign country or countrie…
Verb- To place or become placed in a line
Noun- the evaluation or estimation of native; quality
Verb- to reach achieve or accomplish something
Abroad
Adj-out of ones own country; in a foreign country or countrie…
Align
Verb- To place or become placed in a line
20 terms
English Pre-AP (2)
Adroit
Amicable
Averse
Belligerent
skillful, expert in the use of your hands or mind
peaceful, friendly
opposed, unwilling
prone to violence
Adroit
skillful, expert in the use of your hands or mind
Amicable
peaceful, friendly
10 terms
English 2 PreAP
Adroit
Arrogant
Cavalier
Condescending
Skillful and clever; resourceful
Feeling or showing an overbearing pride or south arrogant; co…
Showing a haughty or disdainful disregardedfor, sometimes in…
Showing a snobbish or superior attitude
Adroit
Skillful and clever; resourceful
Arrogant
Feeling or showing an overbearing pride or south arrogant; co…
48 terms
English 2 PRE-AP
Amiable
Equanimity
Inalienable
Magnanimous
Generally pleasant, friendly, and nice to be around
Calmness and evenness
That which cannot be taken away or transferred to someone else
Showing a kind or noble newest of mind and spirit; high minde…
Amiable
Generally pleasant, friendly, and nice to be around
Equanimity
Calmness and evenness
20 terms
PreAp English 2
Indirect Characterization
Direct Characterization
Static Character
Dynamic Character
The author reavels to the reader what the character is like b…
The author tells us directly what the character is like.
One who does not change much in the course of a story
One who changes in some important way as a result of the stor…
Indirect Characterization
The author reavels to the reader what the character is like b…
Direct Characterization
The author tells us directly what the character is like.
12 terms
English 2 pre-AP
Objective
Critique
Cite
Criteria
Based on facts rather than feelings or opinions: not influenc…
A careful judgment in which you give your opinion about the g…
To give credit
A standard of judgment or criticism; a rule or principle for…
Objective
Based on facts rather than feelings or opinions: not influenc…
Critique
A careful judgment in which you give your opinion about the g…
Pre-AP English 2
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Angular
Arrogant
Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
Having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
Lean; sharp cornered;gaunt
Overbearingly assuming; indolently proud
Altruistic
Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
Ambivalent
Having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
30 terms
Pre-ap English 2
Assault
Augur
Bevy
Careen
attacked; offense
predict; foreshadow
flock; group
Moving; lurching
Assault
attacked; offense
Augur
predict; foreshadow
10 terms
English 2 PreAP
Adroit... Adroitly... Adroitness
Arrogant... Arrogance
Cavalier... Cavalierly
Condescending... Condescendingly
Skillful and clever; resourceful
Feeling or showing an overbearing pride or south arrogant; co…
Showing a haughty or disdainful disregardedfor, sometimes in…
Showing a snobbish or superior attitude
Adroit... Adroitly... Adroitness
Skillful and clever; resourceful
Arrogant... Arrogance
Feeling or showing an overbearing pride or south arrogant; co…
50 terms
Pre-Ap English 2
Abase
Brazen
Candor
Defile
To humiliate
Excessively bold
honesty
to make unclean
Abase
To humiliate
Brazen
Excessively bold
20 terms
Pre-Ap English 2
Avarice
Eccentric
Indulgent
Exult
Greed, excessive desire for riches( noun)
Unconventional, a little kooky( adjective)
Lenient, yielding to desire(adjective)
To celebrate(verb)
Avarice
Greed, excessive desire for riches( noun)
Eccentric
Unconventional, a little kooky( adjective)
10 terms
English 2 Pre AP
Anathema
Ascetic
Approbation
Arrogate
something or someone that one vehemently dislikes .
Characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe self-di…
Approval or Praise .
Take or claim (something) without justification .
Anathema
something or someone that one vehemently dislikes .
Ascetic
Characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe self-di…
30 terms
English 2 pre ap
Languid
Abrogate
Maxim
Imminent
Unenergetic, lazy, droopy
Officially end a law without others permission
Saying, proverb, motto
About to happen, coming up, looming
Languid
Unenergetic, lazy, droopy
Abrogate
Officially end a law without others permission
58 terms
Pre-AP English 2
Mit
Intermittent
Remit
Mitigate
sent
stopping and starting in between intervals
to send back
to lessen in force or intensity; as with grief, harshness, or…
Mit
sent
Intermittent
stopping and starting in between intervals
13 terms
Pre-Ap English 2
Allegory
Anecdote
Antagonist
Protagonist
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institutio…
the leading character or one of the major characters in a dra…
Allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Anecdote
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
25 terms
Pre-Ap English 2
Acrimonious
Ameliorate
Amenable
Amorphous
Caustic
To make better; to improve
Willing; tractable; temporary
Shapeless
Acrimonious
Caustic
Ameliorate
To make better; to improve
24 terms
Pre-AP English #2
Impetus
Jeopardy
Meticulous
Nostalgic
A moving force, impulse
Danger
Extremely careful, particularly about details
A longing for
Impetus
A moving force, impulse
Jeopardy
Danger
8 terms
Pre-AP English 2
Diction
Syntax
Tone
Mood
Word choice and how you express feelings in words
The way of organizing words into a meaningful sentence.
The general feeling or attitude of a piece of literature
The part of a piece of literature that makes the reader feel…
Diction
Word choice and how you express feelings in words
Syntax
The way of organizing words into a meaningful sentence.
26 terms
Pre Ap English 2
Allusion
Analogy
Antithesis
Aphorism
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A statement in which two opposing ideas are balanced
A concise, statement that expresses succinctly a general trut…
Allusion
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
Analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
30 terms
Pre-AP English 2
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
In alliteration, words that begin with the same sound are pla…
A literary device in which two different things are compared…
A literary device in which two different things are compared…
An anecdote is a very short story that is significant to the…
Alliteration
In alliteration, words that begin with the same sound are pla…
Allusion
A literary device in which two different things are compared…
27 terms
english pre ap 2
archae, archa
hetero
homo
olig
Ancient
Various, Unlike
Same
few
archae, archa
Ancient
hetero
Various, Unlike
20 terms
English 2 pre ap
uncouth
eloquence
slatternly
destitute
awkward, clumsy, unmannerly; having lack of acceptable manner…
practice art of using language with fluency and aptness (n)
(adj) slovenly, unclean ans untidy
(adj) without means of subsistence; lacking food, clothing, a…
uncouth
awkward, clumsy, unmannerly; having lack of acceptable manner…
eloquence
practice art of using language with fluency and aptness (n)
25 terms
Pre-Ap English 2
Archy
Ard
Cide
Ician
Government
Always
Kill
Specialist
Archy
Government
Ard
Always
20 terms
Pre-ap English 2
Disparage
Affable
Prodigal
Reticent
Unimportant or bad
Friendly
Wasteful of time or money
Reluctant to communicate
Disparage
Unimportant or bad
Affable
Friendly
65 terms
PreAP English 2
Tone
Diction
Irony
Theme
The attitude that an author takes toward the audience, a subj…
The authors choice of words and the way they are arranged.
A contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality or…
The main idea or message about life that a poem, story, novel…
Tone
The attitude that an author takes toward the audience, a subj…
Diction
The authors choice of words and the way they are arranged.
25 terms
Pre-AP English 2
Baffle
Callous
Clandestine
Convoluted
To confuse
Unfeeling, tough, emotionally hardened
Kept or done in secret
Intricate, complicated
Baffle
To confuse
Callous
Unfeeling, tough, emotionally hardened
9 terms
Pre-Ap English 2
Coordinating Conjunction
Subordinating Conjunction
Nonessential clause
Essential clause
A word that when proceeded by a comma, or semicolon joins two…
A word that makes a clause a dependent clause. (after, althou…
A dependent clause that's not necessary to the basic meaning…
A dependent clause that is necessary to the basic meaning of…
Coordinating Conjunction
A word that when proceeded by a comma, or semicolon joins two…
Subordinating Conjunction
A word that makes a clause a dependent clause. (after, althou…
100 terms
English Pre-ap 2
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A stroy with two or more levels of meaning: literal and symbo…
The repetition of consonantal sounds in words close together,…
A brief reference to, or representation of, a place, event, l…
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
Allegory
A stroy with two or more levels of meaning: literal and symbo…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonantal sounds in words close together,…
30 terms
Pre-AP English 2
a/an
ambi/amphi
ante/anti
ann/enn
not, without
around, both
BEFORE
year
a/an
not, without
ambi/amphi
around, both
15 terms
Pre-AP English 2
Debauchery
Adversities
Sundry
Interpose
Immoral
Challenges
Various
In between
Debauchery
Immoral
Adversities
Challenges
20 terms
English 2 Pre-AP
adroit
arrogant
cavalier
condescending
skillfull and clever; resourceful
feeling or showing an overbearing pride or self-importance; c…
showing a haughty or disdainful disregard for, sometimes in a…
showing a snobbish or superior attitude
adroit
skillfull and clever; resourceful
arrogant
feeling or showing an overbearing pride or self-importance; c…
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