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28 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Ap english midterm
Tone
Parallelism
Paradox
Inverted syntax
the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writin…
the use of successive verbal constructions in poetry or prose…
a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposi…
occurs when lines do not follow traditional sentence patterns…
Tone
the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writin…
Parallelism
the use of successive verbal constructions in poetry or prose…
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 13
Antithesis
Analogy
Inference
Implication
two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve…
a comparison in which an idea or a thing is compared to anoth…
logical deductions are made based on premises assumed to be t…
something implied or suggested as naturally to be inferred or…
Antithesis
two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve…
Analogy
a comparison in which an idea or a thing is compared to anoth…
10 termscreated on January 18, 2017
English Group 2
Ellipsis
Phrase
Clause
Synecdoche
Leaving out words
Group of words without a subject or a predicate
Contains both a subject and a word
Part that stands for the whole, the whole that stands for the…
Ellipsis
Leaving out words
Phrase
Group of words without a subject or a predicate
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 12
Allegory
anecdote
conceit
Epiphany
story that contains a moral
personal story
a comparison which is exceedingly unlikely but is, nonetheles…
moment in the story where a character achieves realization, a…
Allegory
story that contains a moral
anecdote
personal story
14 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Vocabulary Units 13-15 AP English III Bernard
Cend, cens
Incendiary
Incense
Flam
Latin: "to burn"
Inflaming, provoking heat or anger... Syn: flammable
To infuriate; to make passionately angry... syn; to enrage... Ant;…
Latin: "flame"
Cend, cens
Latin: "to burn"
Incendiary
Inflaming, provoking heat or anger... Syn: flammable
10 termscreated on January 18, 2017
16.11
Adjure
Affidavit
Confidant
Conjure
To command solemnly as under oath
A written declaration under oath
Person yo whom secrets or private matters are confided
Produce by magic
Adjure
To command solemnly as under oath
Affidavit
A written declaration under oath
16 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP English Lit Terms 1
Convention
Stereotype
Persona
Atmosphere
Device of style or subject that becomes a recognizable means…
A conventional pattern, expression, character, or idea. Unvar…
Mask; speaker created by writer to tell a poem or story. They…
Mood created by the whole literary work. It can be determined…
Convention
Device of style or subject that becomes a recognizable means…
Stereotype
A conventional pattern, expression, character, or idea. Unvar…
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 11
Anaphora
Antanaclasis
Epanalepsis
Epistrohphe
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
repetition of a similar word in a sentence with different mea…
words at the start of a sentence or clause are repeated at th…
the repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or…
Anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
Antanaclasis
repetition of a similar word in a sentence with different mea…
24 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Word Within the Word 19
ven
ichthy
pulse
calor
come
fish
drive
heat
ven
come
ichthy
fish
10 termscreated on January 18, 2017
english vocab 2 SAT
Ambiance
Amenable
Amplify
Antecedent
mood, feeling; general atmosphere
AGREEABLE; COOPERATIVE; SUITED
(v.) to make stronger, larger, greater, louder, or the like
Going before; preceding; an occurrence or event preceding ano…
Ambiance
mood, feeling; general atmosphere
Amenable
AGREEABLE; COOPERATIVE; SUITED
10 termscreated on January 18, 2017
english vocab 1 SAT
Abhor
abominate
abridge
abstruse
to Hate very much
(v.) To have an intense dislike or hatred for
To shorten
Difficult to understand
Abhor
to Hate very much
abominate
(v.) To have an intense dislike or hatred for
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 10
Ellipsis
Parenthetical
Tricolon
Periodic sentence
...
( )
three parallel clauses, phrases or words, which happen to com…
main clause or predicate at the end
Ellipsis
...
Parenthetical
( )
28 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP World History Vocab Chapter 17
Absolute monarchy
Adam Smith
Anglican
Jean Calvin
Concept of government developed during rise of nation-states…
(Scottish economist) in The Wealth of Nations, he created the…
relating to the Church of England
French Protestant (16th century) who stressed doctrine of pre…
Absolute monarchy
Concept of government developed during rise of nation-states…
Adam Smith
(Scottish economist) in The Wealth of Nations, he created the…
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 9
Colloquialism
Dialect
Cliche
idiom
slang
language that is used by a particular group of people
overused expression
phrase that is understood as to mean something quite differen…
Colloquialism
slang
Dialect
language that is used by a particular group of people
20 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP English Vocab 1/19/2017
Sagacious
Sanctimonious
Sardonic
Scrutinize
discerning; shrewd; keen in judgment; wise
pretending to be devote; affecting religious feeling
mocking; scornful
to examine very carefully
Sagacious
discerning; shrewd; keen in judgment; wise
Sanctimonious
pretending to be devote; affecting religious feeling
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 8
Structure
Style
Theme
Motif
framework that underlies the order and manner in which a narr…
the way a writer writes and it is the technique which an indi…
main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that ma…
recurring theme
Structure
framework that underlies the order and manner in which a narr…
Style
the way a writer writes and it is the technique which an indi…
23 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP ENGLISH PARTS OF SPEECH
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The divorce of using a character or a story to symbolical rep…
The repetition of words, sounds, or phrases.
A direct or indirect reference to someone or something which…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The divorce of using a character or a story to symbolical rep…
Alliteration
The repetition of words, sounds, or phrases.
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 7
Allusion
Assonance
Consonance
Euphemism
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
two or more words close to one another repeat the same vowel…
repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or…
polite, indirect expressions which replace words and phrases…
Allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Assonance
two or more words close to one another repeat the same vowel…
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 6
hyperbole
Personification
Rhetorical question
figurative language
exaggeration
giving non-human objects human characteristics
question that is not meant to be answered
using figures of speech to be more effective, persuasive and…
hyperbole
exaggeration
Personification
giving non-human objects human characteristics
50 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP English 10 Final Exam Vocabulary
Eligiac
Antithesis
Sanctimonious
Acrimonious
Expressing sorrow; mournful speech
The opposite- either in writing or philosophy
Hypocritical righteousness/ piety
Bitter; ill-tempered
Eligiac
Expressing sorrow; mournful speech
Antithesis
The opposite- either in writing or philosophy
20 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Midterms Honors English
characterization
tone
symbolism
point of view
The actions, words an demeanor of a character is known as
the feeling or atmosphere created by an author
an object that stands for something else or beyond its meaning
the method of narrating a story
characterization
The actions, words an demeanor of a character is known as
tone
the feeling or atmosphere created by an author
25 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Word Within the Word 16
Anglo
ist
saur
pithec
English
one who
lizard
ape
Anglo
English
ist
one who
22 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Page 7 Tone Words
Gothic
Grave
Greedy
Grim
Goth man.. The Cure.
Sericous or solemn
Excessively wealthly
Stern
Gothic
Goth man.. The Cure.
Grave
Sericous or solemn
18 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP Lang Midterm Words
Abstract
Ad Homimen
Allegory
Alliteration
that which is intangible, not of the physical world
Distorts the argument by attacking the person's character
A form of extended metaphor in which characters and story ele…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Abstract
that which is intangible, not of the physical world
Ad Homimen
Distorts the argument by attacking the person's character
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 5
Balanced sentence
Cumulative Sentence
Syntax
Inverted syntax
two segments which are equal not only in length, but also in…
a loose sentence that starts with an independent clause or ma…
set of rules in a language
lines do not follow traditional sentence patterns
Balanced sentence
two segments which are equal not only in length, but also in…
Cumulative Sentence
a loose sentence that starts with an independent clause or ma…
30 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP English and Composition
Morose
Repartee
Ubiquitous
Venerable
Sullen and ill-tempered
Conversation or speech characterized by quick
Found everywhere
Accorded a great deal of respect
Morose
Sullen and ill-tempered
Repartee
Conversation or speech characterized by quick
10 termscreated on January 18, 2017
The Things They Carried Section 9: Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong
What does Rat Kiley have a reputation…
What was the river the men were near c…
Who is the highest ranking man in the…
Who does Mark Fossie bring to Vietnam…
exaggeration
The Song Tra Bong
Eddie Diamond is a pleasure-seeker
Mary Anne Bell, his elementary school sweetheart
What does Rat Kiley have a reputation…
exaggeration
What was the river the men were near c…
The Song Tra Bong
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 4
Paradox
Metaphor
Similie
Jargon
statement that appears to be self-contradictory or silly but…
comparison between two things that are unrelated but share so…
comparison showing similarities between two different things…
specific phrases and words by writers in a particular situati…
Paradox
statement that appears to be self-contradictory or silly but…
Metaphor
comparison between two things that are unrelated but share so…
1,074 termscreated on January 18, 2017
APUSH Semester 1
Corn or Maize
Portugal
Horse
Treaty of Tordesillas
Staple crop that formed the economic foundation of Indian civ…
First European nation to send explorers around the west coast…
Animal introduced by Europeans that changed Indian way of lif…
Treaty that secured Spanish title to lands in Americas by div…
Corn or Maize
Staple crop that formed the economic foundation of Indian civ…
Portugal
First European nation to send explorers around the west coast…
14 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP Euro Chapter 20 Terms
Industrial revolution
Spinning Jenny
Water frame
Steam engines
A term first coined in 1799 to describe the burst of major in…
A simple, inexpensive, hand powered spinning machine created…
A spinning machine created by Richard Arkwright that had a ca…
A breakthrough invention by Thomas savery in 1698 and Thomas…
Industrial revolution
A term first coined in 1799 to describe the burst of major in…
Spinning Jenny
A simple, inexpensive, hand powered spinning machine created…
20 termscreated on January 18, 2017
English 3 ap vocab unit 5
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Enervate
Sharpness (of the mind)
To portray, sketch, or described in an accurate and vivid det…
Marked by evil or corruption
To weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor
Acuity
Sharpness (of the mind)
Delineate
To portray, sketch, or described in an accurate and vivid det…
6 termscreated on January 18, 2017
The Things They Carried Section 8: The Dentist
Why was mourning Curt Lemon difficult…
Where are the men at work in an area o…
Why is Lemon nervous about the dentist?
What happens when Lemon goes into the…
He didn't know him well
Somewhere along the South China Sea
He had some bad experiences with dentists in high school
He faints
Why was mourning Curt Lemon difficult…
He didn't know him well
Where are the men at work in an area o…
Somewhere along the South China Sea
15 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP Lit Works
A&P
Araby
A Rose for Emily
Good Country People
John Updike
James Joyce
William Faulkner
Flannery O'Connor
A&P
John Updike
Araby
James Joyce
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 3
Syllogism
Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Concession
device that starts an argument with a reference to something…
specific to general
general to specific
one acknowledges a point made by one's opponent
Syllogism
device that starts an argument with a reference to something…
Inductive Reasoning
specific to general
19 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Early Enlightenment and Economic/Social Life
What new ideas were brought up?
Matteo Ricci
What was the main idea of the Enlighte…
Was there social mobility?
Europe was not superior to global cultures
Jesuit missionary who made a map with China in the center, an…
Society functions orderly like planet orbit- optimistic view…
Between the middle levels, some move up with education or mon…
What new ideas were brought up?
Europe was not superior to global cultures
Matteo Ricci
Jesuit missionary who made a map with China in the center, an…
10 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Pre Ap English vocabulary
Amiable
Malicious
Abhorrence
Traipse
Having friendly or pleasent manner
Doing mean things for pleasure
A strong dislike
To walk or wander about
Amiable
Having friendly or pleasent manner
Malicious
Doing mean things for pleasure
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 2
Ethos
Logos
Pathos
Rhetoric
appeals to credibility
appeals to logic
appeals to emotions
technique of using language effectively and persuasively in s…
Ethos
appeals to credibility
Logos
appeals to logic
45 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP Euro Midterm
The Edict of Nantes
Treaty of Westphalia
Thirty-Nine Articles
The cause of the Spanish Armada
A formal religious settlement that gave Protestants religious…
Spain first signs truce in 1609 and recognizes full independe…
is issued in 1563 (under the reign of Elizabeth I), making mo…
Queen Elizabeth I execution of Mary Queen of Scots
The Edict of Nantes
A formal religious settlement that gave Protestants religious…
Treaty of Westphalia
Spain first signs truce in 1609 and recognizes full independe…
24 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Chapter 16 AP European History
scientific revolution
geocentric conception
nicolaus copernicus
heliocentric conception
The intellectual movement in Europe, initially associated wit…
Ptolemy's idea that the universe is a series of concentric sp…
A Polish astronomer who proved that the Ptolemaic system was…
Copernicus's idea that the universe consists of 8 spheres wit…
scientific revolution
The intellectual movement in Europe, initially associated wit…
geocentric conception
Ptolemy's idea that the universe is a series of concentric sp…
54 termscreated on January 18, 2017
APUSH Midterm Ideas
Characteristics of First English Settl…
Beliefs/Characteristics of Puritans
Slavery
Salem Witch Trials
...
...
Virginia:... Constitution:
...
Characteristics of First English Settl…
...
Beliefs/Characteristics of Puritans
...
5 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Week 1
Connotation
Denotation
Tone
Mood
a meaning that is implied by a word apart from the thing whic…
literal or dictionary meanings of a word
attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience
certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descri…
Connotation
a meaning that is implied by a word apart from the thing whic…
Denotation
literal or dictionary meanings of a word
28 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Lit Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
contrasting words, clauses, sentences, ideas - binary opposit…
someone, some abstract quality, or a nonexistent personage is…
Alliteration
Repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds
Allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
12 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Pre-AP English Lit Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Apostrophe
close repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or with…
a reference to another literary work, historical event, or myth
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
a type of personification in which the death are spoken to as…
Alliteration
close repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or with…
Allusion
a reference to another literary work, historical event, or myth
22 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Unit 2 Vocab
ameliorate
aplomb
bombastic
callow
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
(adj.) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-soundin…
(adj.) without experience; immature, not fully developed; lac…
ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
aplomb
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
25 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Word Within the Word #16
Anglo
ist
saur
pithec
English
one who
lizard
ape
Anglo
English
ist
one who
18 termscreated on January 18, 2017
English 10 Midterm
Name of the God that dances, and songs…
How many people could the Greek theate…
Why did the greeks use plays?
How long could greek plays last?
Dionysis
15000
To teach lessons, and to entertain
3-4 hours
Name of the God that dances, and songs…
Dionysis
How many people could the Greek theate…
15000
25 termscreated on January 18, 2017
English Pre AP PSAT 6
Antiquated (adj)
Arable (adj)
Ascendency (n)
Atrophy (v)
Obsolete, out of fashion, no longer usable
Fit for plowing, tillable
Domination, growing power
To waste away, to wither
Antiquated (adj)
Obsolete, out of fashion, no longer usable
Arable (adj)
Fit for plowing, tillable
10 termscreated on January 18, 2017
AP Lang SAT Vocab List 1
Elegiac
Perfunctory
Iconoclast
Anomalous
Expressing sadness or sorrow, usually through couplet poetry.
Something done in a manner without care and with careless has…
One who attacks tradition due to the belief that the traditio…
Not fitting into a common classification; unusual, irregular.
Elegiac
Expressing sadness or sorrow, usually through couplet poetry.
Perfunctory
Something done in a manner without care and with careless has…
6 termscreated on January 18, 2017
7. Reward, Punishment
meed
remuneration
restitution
retribution
a merited reward.
compensation, pay, or recompense
a reimbursement, or a restoration of something to its rightfu…
a deserved punishment
meed
a merited reward.
remuneration
compensation, pay, or recompense
14 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Scientific Revolution
What were common beliefs believed befo…
Aristotle
Pythagoras
How were Greco-roman ideas challenged?
Greco-Roman ideas that were promoted by the church were used…
Believed that Earth was heavy, and light heavenly bodies orbi…
Used mystical math to describe nature- put importance on simp…
Proved universe was caused by scientific reasons- all secular
What were common beliefs believed befo…
Greco-Roman ideas that were promoted by the church were used…
Aristotle
Believed that Earth was heavy, and light heavenly bodies orbi…
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