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30 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Set 2
exculpate
exigent
expunge
extol
verb: to free from guilt or blame... It was such a relief to be…
adjective: urgent, critical... Though it is often not realized…
verb: to obliterate, eradicate... When Sarah turned 18, her pre…
verb: to praise, revere... He nominated her for the lifetime ac…
exculpate
verb: to free from guilt or blame... It was such a relief to be…
exigent
adjective: urgent, critical... Though it is often not realized…
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AP english 3 set 2
antipathy
Bellicose
Concise
Deplore
noun. a strong feeling of dislike. ... sentence: The other nativ…
adj. having or showing a tendency to argue or fight. ... Sentenc…
adj. using few words, not including extra information. ... Sente…
verb. to hate or dislike very much. ... Sentence: Barbara deplor…
antipathy
noun. a strong feeling of dislike. ... sentence: The other nativ…
Bellicose
adj. having or showing a tendency to argue or fight. ... Sentenc…
20 terms
AP English 3 Set 2
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
V: make (something bad or unsatifactory) better. ... S: improve,…
N:Imperturable self-possession, poise or assurance.... S: compos…
Adj: high sounding; high flown; inflated.... S:pompuous... A:humble…
Adj: immature or inexperienced. ... S:untried, green... A:mature, a…
Ameliorate
V: make (something bad or unsatifactory) better. ... S: improve,…
Aplomb
N:Imperturable self-possession, poise or assurance.... S: compos…
15 terms
AP English 3 Set 2
Impotent
Antithesis
Maelstrom
Emendation
Powerless; lacking strength
An exact opposite
Whirlpool; turbulance; agitated state of mind
A correction
Impotent
Powerless; lacking strength
Antithesis
An exact opposite
18 terms
AP english 3 set 2
Ephemeral
Epitome
Erudite
Expository
lasting for a short amount of time
perfect example of a particular quality or type
having great knowledge or showing
intended to explain or surprise
Ephemeral
lasting for a short amount of time
Epitome
perfect example of a particular quality or type
39 terms
AP English 3 Set 2
accolade
accost
accretion
accrue
tribute; honor; praise
to approach and speak to someone
growth in size or increase in amount
to accumulate
accolade
tribute; honor; praise
accost
to approach and speak to someone
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AP English 3 (set 2)
ephemeral
epitome
erudite
expository
lasting for a very short time
pinnacle, perfect example of a particular trait or quality
having or showing great knowledge or learning
writing that is done to explain something
ephemeral
lasting for a very short time
epitome
pinnacle, perfect example of a particular trait or quality
26 terms
AP ENGLISH set 2
Conceit
Colloquial
Denotation
Diction
A fanciful expression, usually in the firm of an extended met…
The use of slang or informalities in speech or writing. Not g…
The strict, literal,dictionary definition of a word, devoid a…
Related to style, it refers to the writers word choices, espe…
Conceit
A fanciful expression, usually in the firm of an extended met…
Colloquial
The use of slang or informalities in speech or writing. Not g…
25 terms
AP English quarter 3 set 2
dispersion
indigenous
prosaic
synthesis
scattering
native to; innate
unpoetic; monotonous; unimaginative; dull
the combination of separate parts into a whole
dispersion
scattering
indigenous
native to; innate
20 terms
AP English Rhetorical Terms (Set 2)
Coinage
Colloquial Expressions
Conceit
Concrete
A word or phrase that is made, invented or fabricated.... EX: "g…
Words or phrases characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary…
an elaborate and surprising figure of speech comparing two ve…
pertains to actual things, instances, or experiences: opposit…
Coinage
A word or phrase that is made, invented or fabricated.... EX: "g…
Colloquial Expressions
Words or phrases characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary…
15 terms
AP english vocabulary set 2
antipathy
Bellicose
Concise
Deplore
noun, a strong feeling of dislike. Joshua Cohen had felt anti…
adjective, having or showing a tendency to argue or fight. In…
adjective. using few words, not including extra or unnecessar…
verb. to hate or dislike (something) very much, to strongly d…
antipathy
noun, a strong feeling of dislike. Joshua Cohen had felt anti…
Bellicose
adjective, having or showing a tendency to argue or fight. In…
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AP English 3 Vocabulary Set 2
Caprice
Anathema
Expatiating
Behest
A whim; a sudden change of mind
Strong curse
Explaining in great detail
A person's order, command, or bidding
Caprice
A whim; a sudden change of mind
Anathema
Strong curse
20 terms
AP English 3 Vocab. Set#2
cognizant
effusive
avarice
spurious
adjective... aware of something... The ship captain blindly followe…
adjective... expressing a lot of emotion... Bursting with joy, the…
noun... a strong desire to have or get money... Scamming in avarice…
adjective... not genuine, sincere, or authentic... She gave a spuri…
cognizant
adjective... aware of something... The ship captain blindly followe…
effusive
adjective... expressing a lot of emotion... Bursting with joy, the…
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AP English Vocab Set 2.3
Diction
Denotation
Connotation
Syntax
the choice and placement of words
the basic, literal, or primary meaning of a word
the ideas or feelings a word invokes in addition to its denot…
the arrangement of words and phases to create well-formed sen…
Diction
the choice and placement of words
Denotation
the basic, literal, or primary meaning of a word
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English 3 AP Tone Words Set 2
poignant, elegiac, morose, plaintive,…
rancorous, indignant, irate, virulent,…
reverent, laudatory, extolling, venera…
disingenuous, equivocal, enigmatic, am…
sad, regretful, mournful
bitterness, hate, great anger
deep/solemn respect, praise
not sincere, vague, difficult to interpret
poignant, elegiac, morose, plaintive,…
sad, regretful, mournful
rancorous, indignant, irate, virulent,…
bitterness, hate, great anger
15 terms
english 3 ap vocab set 2
denotation
diction
didactic
enumeratio
the strict, literal, definition of the word, no emotion
the writers word choice
teaching or instructing
divided into parts or details
denotation
the strict, literal, definition of the word, no emotion
diction
the writers word choice
25 terms
AP English 3 Literary Terms Set 2
Pedantic
Periodic Sentence
Personification
Point of view
Adjective that describes something overly academic. Show-offy
A sentence that presents its central meaning in a main clause…
Giving human attributes to describe concepts or animals
The perspective from which the story is told
Pedantic
Adjective that describes something overly academic. Show-offy
Periodic Sentence
A sentence that presents its central meaning in a main clause…
20 terms
English 3 AP set 2 voc.
Blithe
Bumptious
Capricious
Craven
Light-hearted, casual
Arrogant, conceded
Impulsive, unpredictable
Cowardly
Blithe
Light-hearted, casual
Bumptious
Arrogant, conceded
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AP 3 ENGLISH VOCAB SET 2
Impotent
Antithesis
Maelstrom
Emendation
Powerless
An exact opposite
Whirlpool;turbulence; agitated state of mind
A correction
Impotent
Powerless
Antithesis
An exact opposite
30 terms
3 AP English (Zajac) Vocabulary Set 2
confluence
conjugal
contentious
conundrum
A place where things merge or flow together
Relating to marriage (mostly sex)
causing or likely to cause an argument; controversal
A confusing or difficult problem or question.
confluence
A place where things merge or flow together
conjugal
Relating to marriage (mostly sex)
AP English 3 Vocabulary SET2
replicate
plight
implicate
supple
dublicate, copy, or repeat
condition or situation or difficulty or adversity
involve or connect incriminatingly
readily bent; pliant
replicate
dublicate, copy, or repeat
plight
condition or situation or difficulty or adversity
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AP English 3 vocab set 2
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 terms
AP English Language Set 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
to rise... controlling influence; domination
severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
Self-governing, independent
antithesis
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
ascend
to rise... controlling influence; domination
10 terms
AP English Language Set 2
Economical
Elliptical
Eloquent
Emphatic
Intended to save money, as by efficient operation or eliminat…
expressed with extreme or excessive economy; relieved of irre…
Characterized by persuasive, powerful discourse: an eloquent…
uttered, or to be uttered, with emphasis; strongly expressive.
Economical
Intended to save money, as by efficient operation or eliminat…
Elliptical
expressed with extreme or excessive economy; relieved of irre…
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AP English Set 2- Gentrification
Tradeoff
Idealistic
Bureaucracy
Skeptical
a balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible fea…
characterized by idealism; unrealistically aiming for perfect…
a system of government in which most of the important decisio…
hard to believe
Tradeoff
a balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible fea…
Idealistic
characterized by idealism; unrealistically aiming for perfect…
30 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Set 2
exculpate
exigent
expunge
extol
verb: to free from guilt or blame... It was such a relief to be…
adjective: urgent, critical... Though it is often not realized…
verb: to obliterate, eradicate... When Sarah turned 18, her pre…
verb: to praise, revere... He nominated her for the lifetime ac…
exculpate
verb: to free from guilt or blame... It was such a relief to be…
exigent
adjective: urgent, critical... Though it is often not realized…
77 terms
AP English 11 Vocab Set 2/3
Invective
Irony
Juxtaposition
Loose Sentence
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
Placing dissimilar items, descriptions, or ideas close togeth…
A type of sentence in which the main idea (Independent Clause…
Invective
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
Irony
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
15 terms
AP English 3 Tone Words Vocab Set 2
Amiable
Jovial
Reverent
Condemnatory
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
Cheerful and friendly
Feeling or showing deep and solemn respect
Expressing strong disapproval
Amiable
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
Jovial
Cheerful and friendly
10 terms
AP English Set 2
Maudlin
Mellifluous
Morose
Obsequious
self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunke…
(of a voice or words) sweet or musical; pleasant to hear.
sullen and ill-tempered.
obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.
Maudlin
self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunke…
Mellifluous
(of a voice or words) sweet or musical; pleasant to hear.
AP English set 2
Hemo
Mort
Morph
Cide
Blood
Death
Form, shape
Killer
Hemo
Blood
Mort
Death
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AP English Set 2
Beseech
Blighted
Blithe
Brusque
Beg/urgently ask someone to do something
Spoil, harm, destroy
Happy and without worry
Abrupt/blunt in speech or manner
Beseech
Beg/urgently ask someone to do something
Blighted
Spoil, harm, destroy
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AP English Set 2
archy
ard
cide
ician
government
always
kill
specialist
archy
government
ard
always
AP English Set 2
Venerate
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Aversion
to respect deeply
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
Uncertain
A strong feeling of dislike
Venerate
to respect deeply
Altruistic
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
10 terms
AP English: Set 2
appositive
archaic diction
argument
Aristotelian triangle
a word or phrase that renames a nearby noun or pronoun
use of words from earlier time period
statement supported by evidence
diagram that reps. speaker, sub, audience
appositive
a word or phrase that renames a nearby noun or pronoun
archaic diction
use of words from earlier time period
15 terms
AP English set 2
Magnanimous
Intimation
Languid
Fortuitous
generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty re…
a hint; suggestion
lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent.... droopi…
happening or produced by chance; accidental... lucky; fortunate:
Magnanimous
generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty re…
Intimation
a hint; suggestion
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AP english set 2
pragmatic
pompous
reticent
indignant
practical, sensible
arrogant, overbearing
reserved, withdrawn
feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as…
pragmatic
practical, sensible
pompous
arrogant, overbearing
15 terms
Ap English set 2
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Epistrophe
Strict, literal, dictionary definition of word, void of emoti…
Writer's word choices ... (ex. Informal or formal)
Teaching of moral or ethical principles
Repetition at the end of clause ... (They saw no evil, they spok…
Denotation
Strict, literal, dictionary definition of word, void of emoti…
Diction
Writer's word choices ... (ex. Informal or formal)
18 terms
AP References - Set 2
King Arthur
Paul Bunyan
Buddha
Brutus
Perhaps one of the most famous monarchs of history. became ki…
a make-believe giant with great strength, who in stories dug…
Means "Enlightened One." He is said to have renounced his wor…
A supporter of the republic. Best friend of Caesar. He killed…
King Arthur
Perhaps one of the most famous monarchs of history. became ki…
Paul Bunyan
a make-believe giant with great strength, who in stories dug…
13 terms
AP English Set 2
Hilarity
Indict
Latent
Monumental
Boisterous merriment, mirth
To charge or to accuse
Not visible
Massive very great or important
Hilarity
Boisterous merriment, mirth
Indict
To charge or to accuse
36 terms
AP English III Set 2
Cajole
Calibrate
Camaraderie
Capricious
To urge, coax
To set, standardize
Brotherhood, jovial unity
Subject to whom, fickle
Cajole
To urge, coax
Calibrate
To set, standardize
16 terms
English Ap set 2
Character
Chiasmus
Circular argument
Claim
An individual (usually a person) in a narative (usually a wor…
A verbal pattern in which the second half of an expression is…
An argument that commits the logical fallacy of assuming what…
An arguable statement, which may be a claim of fact,value, or…
Character
An individual (usually a person) in a narative (usually a wor…
Chiasmus
A verbal pattern in which the second half of an expression is…
10 terms
AP English 3 Vocabulary Set 2
(v.) efface
(v.) substantiate
(n.) epitome
(adj.) intemperate
to remove completely
to establish or strengthen
a standard or typical example of
indulgent
(v.) efface
to remove completely
(v.) substantiate
to establish or strengthen
10 terms
English AP Set 2
Free verse
Ode
Lyric
Sonnet
a form of poetry that does not have a regular rhythm or rhyme…
a form of poetry used to meditate on or address a single object
a short poem expressing personal feelings of a first person s…
a poetic form composed of 14 lines in iambic pentameter that…
Free verse
a form of poetry that does not have a regular rhythm or rhyme…
Ode
a form of poetry used to meditate on or address a single object
10 terms
AP English Set 2
ethos
damning with faint praise
deductive reasoning
false analogy
the ethical appeal, means to convince an audience of the auth…
an English idiom for words that effectively condemn by seemin…
the process of reasoning from one or more statements (premise…
an argument based on misleading, superficial, or implausible…
ethos
the ethical appeal, means to convince an audience of the auth…
damning with faint praise
an English idiom for words that effectively condemn by seemin…
10 terms
AP English Tone Words (Set 2)
Pompous
Reticent
Indignant
Contemptuous
Characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity or import…
Reserved; reluctant
Feeling strong displeasure at something considered unjust or…
Scornful; disrespectful; showing disdain
Pompous
Characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity or import…
Reticent
Reserved; reluctant
10 terms
AP English Set 2
Adroit
Aesthetic
Agog
Ambivalence
Skillful; deft
Having to do with artistic beauty
Highly excited by eagerness
Indecision; experiencing contradicting emotions
Adroit
Skillful; deft
Aesthetic
Having to do with artistic beauty
40 terms
AP English III Set 2
Delineate
Nefarious
Vernacular
Brawn
To describe accurately
Extreme wickedness
Everyday speech; slang
Muscular strength
Delineate
To describe accurately
Nefarious
Extreme wickedness
25 terms
AP English Set 2
*steadfast
*lurid
*expatiate
*inauspicious
(adj) resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering
(adj) very vivid in color, esp. so as to create an unpleasant…
(v) to speak or write at length or in detail
(adj) not conducive to success; unlucky
*steadfast
(adj) resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering
*lurid
(adj) very vivid in color, esp. so as to create an unpleasant…
14 terms
AP English Terms Set 2
denotation
diction
didactic
epistrophe
the strict, literal dictionary definition of a word, devoid o…
a writer's word choices, especially with regard to their clea…
describes works that are primarily used to teach or instruct…
repetition at the end of a clause (opposite of anaphora) ex:…
denotation
the strict, literal dictionary definition of a word, devoid o…
diction
a writer's word choices, especially with regard to their clea…
25 terms
AP English Lang Vocabulary Set 2
Atrophy
Auspicious
Beleaguer
Bemoan
to weaken in ability or function.... -- It was hard to watch my…
indicating a future of success; favorable; promising ... -- Beca…
to cause constant or repeated trouble to.... -- When John gets b…
to express discontent or sorrow over something.... -- As a milit…
Atrophy
to weaken in ability or function.... -- It was hard to watch my…
Auspicious
indicating a future of success; favorable; promising ... -- Beca…
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