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AP English Language & Composition SAT Vocabulary List
Apathy
Ambiguous
Fervent
Vagrant
Lack of emotion or intrest
Having more than meaning; vague
Passionate
A wandering homeless person; a tramp
Apathy
Lack of emotion or intrest
Ambiguous
Having more than meaning; vague
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AP English Language and Composition: SAT 28
Salutary
Sanction
Saturate
Savory
Healthful; Beneficial
Approval
Soak; Bathe
Appetizing; Tasty
Salutary
Healthful; Beneficial
Sanction
Approval
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AP English Language/Composition: SAT 22
Opulent (adj)
Overt (adj)
Painstaking (noun)
Pariah (noun)
Wealthy, rich
Not concealed or secret
Careful and diligent effort
An outcast
Opulent (adj)
Wealthy, rich
Overt (adj)
Not concealed or secret
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AP English Language and Composition SAT vocab
Abate
Abdicate
Aberration
Abhor
To reduce or lessen
To give up or surrender a position
Something unusual; anomaly
To hate, despise
Abate
To reduce or lessen
Abdicate
To give up or surrender a position
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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
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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 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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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 & 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
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Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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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 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 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 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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Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP English Language & Composition SAT Vocabulary List #2
apathy
ambiguous
fervent
vagrant
lack of emotion or interest
having more than one meaning; vague
passionate
a wandering homeless person; a tramp
apathy
lack of emotion or interest
ambiguous
having more than one meaning; vague
AP Language/Composition SAT Words
placate
raze
contentious
blighted
pacify; conciliate
destroy completely
quarrelsome; causing quarrels
impaired; suffering from a disease
placate
pacify; conciliate
raze
destroy completely
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AP English Language & Composition SAT Vocabulary List #5
abstract
cacophonous
cliché
colloquial
language that is conceptual or philosophical
harsh, confrontational, or brutal sounding language
figurative language used so often it has lost its freshness a…
regional language differing in usage, connotation, pronunciat…
abstract
language that is conceptual or philosophical
cacophonous
harsh, confrontational, or brutal sounding language
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AP English Language & Composition SAT Vocabulary List #4
prodigal
assess
deter
complacent
extravagant; wasteful
to estimate the value of; to measure
to prevent, especially by threatening
smug; self-satisfied; overly confident
prodigal
extravagant; wasteful
assess
to estimate the value of; to measure
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English Language and Composition #3
Claim
Grounds
Warrant
Backing
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
Shows the relationship between the grounds and the claim, leg…
Gives answers to different questions and supports the warrant…
Claim
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Grounds
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 10
Irreproachable
Jocular
Laconic
Lampoon
blameless; impeccable
said or done in jest
brief and to the point
ridicule
Irreproachable
blameless; impeccable
Jocular
said or done in jest
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 8
Heresy
Homogeneous
Hypocritical
Hypothetical
opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accep…
of the same kind
pretending to be virtuous; deceiving
based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed
Heresy
opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accep…
Homogeneous
of the same kind
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English Language & Composition AP SAT Vocabulary List 9
Indefatigable
Indelible
Indict
Indolent
tireless
not able to be erased
charge
lazy
Indefatigable
tireless
Indelible
not able to be erased
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AP English Language & Composition SAT Vocabulary List #4
prodigal
assess
deter
complacent
extravagant; wasteful
to estimate the value of; to measure
to prevent, especially by threatening
smug; self-satisfied; overly confident
prodigal
extravagant; wasteful
assess
to estimate the value of; to measure
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AP English Language and Composition Part 1 SAT VOCAB
abrogate
abstrute
admonish
adulate
to repeal to abolish... synonym ... revoke overturn... antonym ... inst…
hard to understand; esoteric; technical ... synonym ... obscure; p…
to warn; to advise... synonym ... reprimand, scold... antonym ... appro…
to idolize, to worship... synonym... adore cherish... antonym... despis…
abrogate
to repeal to abolish... synonym ... revoke overturn... antonym ... inst…
abstrute
hard to understand; esoteric; technical ... synonym ... obscure; p…
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AP English Language and Composition SAT Vocabulary Study Week One
abrogate
abstrus
admonish
adulate
to repeal; to abolish
hard to understand; esoteric; technical
to warn; to advise
to idolize; to worship
abrogate
to repeal; to abolish
abstrus
hard to understand; esoteric; technical
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AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
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AP Language and Composition SAT List Week of 3/14/16
facetious
fastidious
feckless
malinger
(adj) lacking serious intent; concerned with something noness…
(adj) especially attentive to detail; exacting; ... Difficult to…
(adj.) lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irr…
(v) to evade responsibility by pretending to be ill
facetious
(adj) lacking serious intent; concerned with something noness…
fastidious
(adj) especially attentive to detail; exacting; ... Difficult to…
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Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP English Language and Composition
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Avante Garde
an appeal to emotion.
an appeal to logic or reason.
an appeal to credibility or character.
The suggestion that using this product puts the user ahead of…
Pathos
an appeal to emotion.
Logos
an appeal to logic or reason.
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English Language and Composition #2
Systematic
Intuitive
Enthymeme
Premise
Defined invention strategy... ex. John used a systematic approac…
Spontaneous invention ... ex. Skilled writers can be intuitive i…
Logical reasoning with one premise left unstated... ex. His enth…
An idea or concept... ex. The major premise is that all humans a…
Systematic
Defined invention strategy... ex. John used a systematic approac…
Intuitive
Spontaneous invention ... ex. Skilled writers can be intuitive i…
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AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
direct or indirect reference to something that is known; book…
multiple meanings (intentional/unintentional) of a word, phra…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
alliteration
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
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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 English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
A literary, historical, religious, or mythological refrence
Repetition of words at start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
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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 & 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…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
84 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Antecedent
Antithesis
Metonymy
Syllogism
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substit…
From the Greek for "reckoning together," a syllogism is a ded…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Antithesis
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Synechdoche
Colloquial
Litotes
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
Ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Synechdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Colloquial
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
121 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary "Hit Parade"
Cogent
Didactic
Discourse
Lucid
convincing, reasonable
intended to instruct
verbal expression or exchange; conversation
easily flowing
Cogent
convincing, reasonable
Didactic
intended to instruct
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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 English Language and Composition
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
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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 7 SAT Words
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
(adj) Severe, stern in manner; Without adornment or luxury; H…
(adj) Performing acts of kindness or charity; Conferring bene…
(adj) Pale, gaunt, resembeling a corpse
(verb) To prepare by combining ingredients; To devise, invent…
Austere
(adj) Severe, stern in manner; Without adornment or luxury; H…
Beneficent
(adj) Performing acts of kindness or charity; Conferring bene…
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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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