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AP Language & Composition: Unit 9 SAT Words
Abate (verb)
Adulation (noun)
Anathema (noun)
Astute (adj)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Praise or flattery that is excessive
An object of intense dislike; A curse or strong denunciation
Shrewd; Crafty, showing practical wisdom
Abate (verb)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Adulation (noun)
Praise or flattery that is excessive
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 13 SAT Words
Abet (verb)
Aver (verb)
Blatant (adj)
Broach (verb)
To encourage, or assist especially in something wrong or unwo…
To affirm, or to declare confidently
Noisy in a coarse offensive way; Obvious or conspicuous espec…
To break the surface of the water; To turn sideways to the wi…
Abet (verb)
To encourage, or assist especially in something wrong or unwo…
Aver (verb)
To affirm, or to declare confidently
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AP Language SAT Words Unit 2
Millennium
Lassitude
Inveigh
Occult
a period of one thousand years, a period of great joy, prospe…
weariness of body or mind; lack of energy
to make a violent attack in words or to address strong disapp…
matters involving the supernatural
Millennium
a period of one thousand years, a period of great joy, prospe…
Lassitude
weariness of body or mind; lack of energy
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AP Language / SAT Vocabulary List #20
mawkish
maxim
mendacious
mercurial
maudlin
a common saying
being dishonest or deceptive
short lived, changing rapidly moody
mawkish
maudlin
maxim
a common saying
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AP Language / SAT Vocabulary List #27
vapid
vehemently
veneer
veracity
lacking liveliness
marked by intense emotion
a superficial or deceptive appearance
truthfulness
vapid
lacking liveliness
vehemently
marked by intense emotion
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AP Language / SAT Vocabulary List #17
ingenious
indigent
indefatigable
iniquity
clever
very poor
incapable of defeat
sin, wickedness
ingenious
clever
indigent
very poor
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AP language SAT terms lesson 2
Reprove
Pessimism
Cursory
Profligate
To scold; to find fault with
Gloominess; a belief that the bad guy always win
Hasty; not thorough
Extremely wasteful; wildly extravagant
Reprove
To scold; to find fault with
Pessimism
Gloominess; a belief that the bad guy always win
AP Language SAT Words Lesson 9
benign
blithe
bumpkin
corroborate
beneficial; favorable
carefree and lighthearted
an unsophisticated person
to make more certain, add evidence to
benign
beneficial; favorable
blithe
carefree and lighthearted
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 10 SAT Words
Accrue
Annotation
Bedlam
Covert
(verb) To grow; To accumulate in the course of time; To happe…
(noun) A critical or explanatory note or comment especially f…
(noun) A state or scene of uproar or confusion
(adj) Hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; Sheltered…
Accrue
(verb) To grow; To accumulate in the course of time; To happe…
Annotation
(noun) A critical or explanatory note or comment especially f…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 12 SAT Words
Absolve (verb)
Caricature (noun/verb)
Clangor (verb/noun)
Contiguous (adj)
To clear from blame, responsibility, guilt
(noun) A representation in which the subjects characteristic…
(verb) To make a loud ringing noise... (noun) A loud ringing noise
Side by side, touching, near, adjacent in time
Absolve (verb)
To clear from blame, responsibility, guilt
Caricature (noun/verb)
(noun) A representation in which the subjects characteristic…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 14 SAT Words
Amenable
Berate
Carnage
Credulous
(adj) Willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submi…
(verb) To scold sharply
(noun) Large scaled slaughter or loss of life
(adj) To ready to believe; easily deceived
Amenable
(adj) Willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submi…
Berate
(verb) To scold sharply
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 9 SAT Words
Abate (verb)
Adulation (noun)
Anathema (noun)
Astute (adj)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Praise or flattery that is excessive
An object of intense dislike; A curse or strong denunciation
Shrewd; Crafty, showing practical wisdom
Abate (verb)
To make less in amount or degree; To subside; To nullify; To…
Adulation (noun)
Praise or flattery that is excessive
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 11 SAT Words
Abstemious (adj)
Censurable (adj)
Contingent (adj/noun)
Corroborate (verb)
Moderate, sparing; Characterized by abstinence, and self-disc…
Deserving of blame, or correction
(adj)Likely, but not certain to happen; Dependent on certain…
To confirm, or make certain
Abstemious (adj)
Moderate, sparing; Characterized by abstinence, and self-disc…
Censurable (adj)
Deserving of blame, or correction
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AP Language SAT Vocabulary and Tone Words
Abstruse
Accolade
Meager
Elusive
Obscured, profound
Award of merit
Small amount
Elude, evasive, hard to grasp
Abstruse
Obscured, profound
Accolade
Award of merit
AP language- SAT week 6 vocab
Prevalent
Delineate
Partial
Concise
Widespread in a particular area at a particular time
Describe or portray (something) precisely
Favoring one side in a dispute above the other
giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words
Prevalent
Widespread in a particular area at a particular time
Delineate
Describe or portray (something) precisely
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Ap english Language SAT VOCABULARY #4
ecstatic
exultant
elated / exhilarated / exuberant
despondent
elated
exhilarated
ecstatic; exultant
depressed
ecstatic
elated
exultant
exhilarated
AP English Language & Composition SAT Vocabulary List #3
reprove
discern
cursory
profligate
to scold; to find fault with
to distinguish one thing from another
hasty, not thorough
extremely wasteful; wildly extravagant
reprove
to scold; to find fault with
discern
to distinguish one thing from another
Lesson 5 SAT Vocab. AP Language and Composition
Acrimonious
Ameliorate
Amenable
Amorphous
Caustic
To make better, to relieve, to improve
Open to or willing to take advice or suggestion, tractable, m…
Shapeless, having no definite form
Acrimonious
Caustic
Ameliorate
To make better, to relieve, to improve
AP Language and Composition - SAT Vocabulary Lesson I
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
ap language sat vocab wordlist 1-4
aesthetic
adroit
abridge
affirmation
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty.
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
(v.) to make shorter
Confirmation
aesthetic
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty.
adroit
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
AP Language and Composition - SAT Vocabulary Lesson II
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
adj. - powerless; lacking strength
n. - an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
n. - whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
n. - a correction
impotent
adj. - powerless; lacking strength
antithesis
n. - an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
AP English Language SAT Vocabulary Set #3
Alacrity
Blithe
Conundrum
Deprecate
Definition: Eager and enthusiastic; willingness... Example Sent…
Definition: Carefree and lighthearted; casually concerned... Ex…
Definition: Riddle, puzzle, or problem with no solution... Exam…
Definition: To express disapproval of; to belittle... Example S…
Alacrity
Definition: Eager and enthusiastic; willingness... Example Sent…
Blithe
Definition: Carefree and lighthearted; casually concerned... Ex…
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AP Language terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
ap language sat vocab 5-8
antuquated
antithesis
apathy
apocryphal
old fashioned or outdated
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
(n.) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
of questionable authority or authenticity (fiction)
antuquated
old fashioned or outdated
antithesis
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
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AP Language / SAT Vocabulary List #25
sagacity
salve
sanctimonious
sanguine
shrewdness, wisdom
a soothing balm
hypocritical appearance of piety
optimist, cheerful
sagacity
shrewdness, wisdom
salve
a soothing balm
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AP Language / SAT Vocabulary List #26
tacit
taciturn
temerity
tenuous
expressed without words
not inclined to talk
audacity, reckless
having little substance or strength
tacit
expressed without words
taciturn
not inclined to talk
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AP English Language SAT Words week 14
aspire
inveigh
nettle
overt
to strive for
attack verbally
irritate
open
aspire
to strive for
inveigh
attack verbally
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AP English Language SAT Words week 15
complicity
liquidation
accomplice
recant
partnership in wrongdoing
disposal of, killing
an associate in a crime
withdraw previous statements
complicity
partnership in wrongdoing
liquidation
disposal of, killing
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SAT Vocabulary List 13 (AP Language)
multifarious
munificence
myriad
nadir
(adj.) having great diversity or variety
(n.) generosity in giving
(adj.) consisting of a very great number
(n.) the lowest point of something
multifarious
(adj.) having great diversity or variety
munificence
(n.) generosity in giving
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AP English Language SAT words week 13
importune
incontrovertible
surreptitious
haven
ask urgently
undeniable
stealthy, accomplished by secret
place of safety
importune
ask urgently
incontrovertible
undeniable
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AP Language and Composition: SAT Vocab 1
Acquiesce (verb)
Altruistic (adj.)
Bilk (verb)
Banal (adj.)
Accept something reluctantly but without protest (Agwee?)
Showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-bei…
To evade payment of by deceit or without justification; cheat…
Lacking in originality or novelty, overfamiliar through overu…
Acquiesce (verb)
Accept something reluctantly but without protest (Agwee?)
Altruistic (adj.)
Showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-bei…
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AP Language & Composition AP/SAT Vocabulary Terms Week 3
Vacillate (verb)
Lassitude (noun)
Garrulous (adjective)
Myriad (noun)
To repeatedly change your opinions or desires.
The condition of being tired; lack of physical or mental ener…
Pointlessly or annoyingly talkative.
A very large number of things.
Vacillate (verb)
To repeatedly change your opinions or desires.
Lassitude (noun)
The condition of being tired; lack of physical or mental ener…
AP English Language and Composition SAT words
Affront
Blase
Cajole
Choleric
A personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display…
Indifferent to or bored with life; unimpressed, as or as if f…
To persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle; coax
Extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible
Affront
A personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display…
Blase
Indifferent to or bored with life; unimpressed, as or as if f…
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SAT Vocab AP English Language and Composition
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Aegis
Causing disagreement
Dishonorable; shameful
A rude or impolite person
A shield; protection
Factious
Causing disagreement
Ignoble
Dishonorable; shameful
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AP Language & Composition AP/SAT Vocabulary Terms Week 2
Connoisseur (noun)
Asunder (adjective/adverb)
Raze (verb)
Blighted (adjective)
A person who knows a lot about something (such as art, wine,…
Into parts; apart from each other in position.
To destroy (something, such as a building) completely.
Spoiled, harmed, or destroyed.
Connoisseur (noun)
A person who knows a lot about something (such as art, wine,…
Asunder (adjective/adverb)
Into parts; apart from each other in position.
AP English Language and Composition SAT VOCABULARY STUDY
assimilation
astringent
attenuate
bawdy
to absorb, to make similar
binding, constricting
to make or become fine, to diminish the value of
vulgar, lewd
assimilation
to absorb, to make similar
astringent
binding, constricting
AP English Language and Composition SAT VOCABULARY STUDY
abrogate
abstruse
admonish
adulate
to repeal; to abolish
hard to understand; esoteric; technical
to warn; to advise
to idolize; to worship
abrogate
to repeal; to abolish
abstruse
hard to understand; esoteric; technical
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Ap English language sat vocabulary words set #3
antipathy / empathy
diffident
fidelity / infidelity
perfidious
feeling against; dislike / feeling the same
lack of faith in one's self; lack of confidence
loyalty; faithfulness / lack of loyalty, unfaithfulness
untrustworthy; treacherous
antipathy / empathy
feeling against; dislike / feeling the same
diffident
lack of faith in one's self; lack of confidence
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AP Language/SAT Vocabulary- Sets 11 and 12
carouse
epicure
glutton
gourmand
to engage in a drunken revel
one with refined taste in food and wine
1) one who overeats or 2) one who endures
one who loves good food and drink
carouse
to engage in a drunken revel
epicure
one with refined taste in food and wine
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AP Language/SAT Vocab- Sets 5 and 6
innocuous
predilection
prepossessing
trove
harmless
an established preference for something
attractive or tending to create a favorable impression
a treasure or a valuable collection
innocuous
harmless
predilection
an established preference for something
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AP Language and Composition AP/SAT Vocabulary Week 1
Bucolic (adjective)
Pretentious (adjective)
Gullible (adjective)
Convivial (adjective)
Of or relating to the country or country life.
Having or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want t…
Easily fooled or cheated; quick to believe something that is…
Of or relating to social events where people can eat, drink,…
Bucolic (adjective)
Of or relating to the country or country life.
Pretentious (adjective)
Having or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want t…
AP Language and Composition SAT List Week of 10/3 to 10/7/16
acuity
consummate
facile
beseech
(n) acuteness of perception or keenness
(adj) supremely skilled or accomplished
(adj) done or achieved with little to no effort; easy
(v)nto address an earnest request to; to implore or beg
acuity
(n) acuteness of perception or keenness
consummate
(adj) supremely skilled or accomplished
AP Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 6
Enervate
Engender
Enigma
Ephemeral
weaken
cause; produce
puzzle; mystery
short-lived; fleeting
Enervate
weaken
Engender
cause; produce
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 7
hamper
haughtiness
hedonist
Extricate
obstruct
pride, arrogance
one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life
free; disentangle
hamper
obstruct
haughtiness
pride, arrogance
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 3
Censure
Clemency
Coercion
Compliance
blame; criticize
disposition to be lenient
use of force to get someone to obey
readiness to yield; conformity in fulfilling requirements
Censure
blame; criticize
Clemency
disposition to be lenient
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 5
DIsperse
Disseminate
Dissonance
Distend
scatter
distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
discord
expand; swell out
DIsperse
scatter
Disseminate
distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 2
Articulate
Ascendancy
Astute
Atrophy
effective; distinct
controlling influence; domination
wise; shrewd; keen
wasting away
Articulate
effective; distinct
Ascendancy
controlling influence; domination
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 4
Debilitate
Delineate
Depravity
Deprecate
weaken; enfeeble
portray
extreme corruption; wickedness
express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
Debilitate
weaken; enfeeble
Delineate
portray
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 1
Abstract
Acquiesce
Adulation
Adversarey
theoretical; not concrete; non-representational
assent, agree without professing
flattery; admiration
opponent
Abstract
theoretical; not concrete; non-representational
Acquiesce
assent, agree without professing
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