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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…
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…
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.
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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…
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
25 terms
AP English Set 2
archy
ard
cide
ician
government
always
kill
specialist
archy
government
ard
always
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
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)
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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
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
AP English vocab set 2
Ebullience
Effusive
Egregious
Flagrant
Intense enthusiasm
expressing feelings of gratitude in an unrestrained manner
Conspicuously bad or offensive
Extremely or deliberately shocking or noticeable
Ebullience
Intense enthusiasm
Effusive
expressing feelings of gratitude in an unrestrained manner
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…
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
20 terms
Ap English (set 2)
Clemency (N)
Aloof (asj)
Sycophant (N)
Jargon (N)
Mercy,mildness
Indifferent, unsympathetic, not interested, apart, emotionall…
One who tries to win favor or advance himself by flattering p…
The specialized vocabulary of memebers of a group
Clemency (N)
Mercy,mildness
Aloof (asj)
Indifferent, unsympathetic, not interested, apart, emotionall…
25 terms
AP English Lit. & Comp. Key Terminology: Set 2
connotation
denotation
consonance
diction
the underlying, implied meaning of a word or phrase
the dictionary definition of a word
the repetition of 2+ consonants with a change in intervening…
word choice an author uses to persuade or convey tone, purpos…
connotation
the underlying, implied meaning of a word or phrase
denotation
the dictionary definition of a word
AP English Set 2
Pragmatic
Pompous
Reticent
Indignant
dealing with things sensibly; practical
affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self important
disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved
expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust
Pragmatic
dealing with things sensibly; practical
Pompous
affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self important
25 terms
AP English set 2
decorum
cache
rancor
salacious
propriety
hiding place
deep-seated malice
highly indecent
decorum
propriety
cache
hiding place
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AP English set 2
Pedestrian (adj)
Carrion (n)
Pinion (verb)
Kismet (n)
Ordinary; moving on foot
Dead and rotting flesh
Bind the wings so as not to fly; confine
Fate
Pedestrian (adj)
Ordinary; moving on foot
Carrion (n)
Dead and rotting flesh
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AP English Set 2
Symbol
Allegory
Conventional
Exposition
An authoritative summary of faith or doctrine; something that…
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
According with a mode of artistic representation that simplif…
Introduces the characters and the conflicts they face; part o…
Symbol
An authoritative summary of faith or doctrine; something that…
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
AP English set 2
Hemo
Mort
Morph
Cide
Blood
Death
Form, shape
Killer
Hemo
Blood
Mort
Death
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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
AP English set 2
Denotation
Denouement
Dialogue
Diction
Dictionary meaning of a word
Resolution of the plot
Conversation in-between characters
Selection of words
Denotation
Dictionary meaning of a word
Denouement
Resolution of the plot
29 terms
AP English set 2
Ancien Régime
Deciduous
Pandoras Box
Deleterious
-The political and social system of france before the revolut…
-Adj... 1. Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of…
- In classical mythology, a box that zeus gave to Pandora, th…
-Adj... - Having a harmful effect; injurious
Ancien Régime
-The political and social system of france before the revolut…
Deciduous
-Adj... 1. Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of…
12 terms
AP English set 2
Diction
Elegy
Enjambment
Epic
Specific word choice to persuade or convey tone
Poetic lament upon death of particular person
Continuation of sentence from one line of poem to the next
Poem celebrating achievements of heroes/heroines
Diction
Specific word choice to persuade or convey tone
Elegy
Poetic lament upon death of particular person
AP English: Set 2
Foil
Frame
Genre
Hubris
a character who contrasts with another character in order to…
As story (also known as a frame tale or frame narrative) is a…
A style of writing; Artistic category or style
an extreme pride and arrogance shown by a character that ulti…
Foil
a character who contrasts with another character in order to…
Frame
As story (also known as a frame tale or frame narrative) is a…
10 terms
AP English Set 2
admonish (v)
akimbo (adv)
lassitude (n)
licentious (adj)
To warn or reprimand firmly.
With hands on the hips and elbows turned outward.
A state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy
Promiscuous or undisciplined in sexual matters; disregarding…
admonish (v)
To warn or reprimand firmly.
akimbo (adv)
With hands on the hips and elbows turned outward.
20 terms
AP English Set 2
Ex officio
Infringe
Callow
Amerliorate
By virtue of holding a certain office.
To violent, trespass, go beyond recongized bounds.
Without feathers; without experience; immature, not fully dev…
To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.
Ex officio
By virtue of holding a certain office.
Infringe
To violent, trespass, go beyond recongized bounds.
AP English Set 2
anomalous
conciliatory
cunning
decadent
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected.... s: abno…
intended or likely to placate or pacify... s: propitiatory, plac…
having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or…
characterized by or reflecting a state of moral or cultural d…
anomalous
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected.... s: abno…
conciliatory
intended or likely to placate or pacify... s: propitiatory, plac…
7 terms
English AP set 2
Acost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
To approach and speak first; to confront in a challenging or…
A comment indicating strong critcism or disapproval... Syn: rebu…
Desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely eager…
Having a salty taste and unpleasent to drink... Syn: briny, sali…
Acost
To approach and speak first; to confront in a challenging or…
Animadversion
A comment indicating strong critcism or disapproval... Syn: rebu…
AP English set 2
Ancien Régime
Deciduous
Pandoras Box
Deleterious
-The political and social systems of france before the revolu…
-ADJ... 1. Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of…
In classical mythology, a box that zeus gave to Pandora, the…
-ADJ... - Having a harmful effect; injurious... - " Why do people c…
Ancien Régime
-The political and social systems of france before the revolu…
Deciduous
-ADJ... 1. Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of…
18 terms
Ap english set 2
Poignant
Profligate
Plagiarize
Pugnacious
PPainfully moving, keenly felt, sharply experienced
Wasteful in use of resources
...
Combative "bring on the argument"
Poignant
PPainfully moving, keenly felt, sharply experienced
Profligate
Wasteful in use of resources
AP English set 2
Cajole
Calibrate
Camraderie
Capricious
To urge, coax
To set, standardize
Brotherhood, jovial unity
Subject to whom, fickle
Cajole
To urge, coax
Calibrate
To set, standardize
Set 2 ap English
Connotation
Consonance
Conundrum
Deduction
Implied or suggesting meaning of word
Repetition of identical consonant sounds within two or more w…
A riddle whose answers is or involves a pun
The process of moving from a general rule to specific example
Connotation
Implied or suggesting meaning of word
Consonance
Repetition of identical consonant sounds within two or more w…
AP English Set 2
Circumlocution
Classic
Classical, classicism
Clause
Literally, "talking around" a subject; i.e., discourse that a…
A highly regarded work of literature or other art form that h…
Deriving from the orderly qualities of ancient Greek and Roma…
A structural element of a sentence, consisting of a grammatic…
Circumlocution
Literally, "talking around" a subject; i.e., discourse that a…
Classic
A highly regarded work of literature or other art form that h…
15 terms
AP English vocab set 2
acidulous
bombastic
bootless
denizen
slightly sour; sharp, caustic
pompous, using inflated language
useless
inhabitant of
acidulous
slightly sour; sharp, caustic
bombastic
pompous, using inflated language
32 terms
Ap English set 2
cumulative sentence
deduction
definition
denotation
a sentence that completes the main idea at the beginning of t…
the process of reasoning from a started premise to a necessar…
a statement of the meaning of a word. it may be either brief…
Dictionary definition of a word
cumulative sentence
a sentence that completes the main idea at the beginning of t…
deduction
the process of reasoning from a started premise to a necessar…
AP English Set 2
Claim
Clause
Climax
Closure
An assertion of something as fact, to demand as aright or as…
A group of structurally related words that have a subject and…
The repetition or words or similar grammatical units in order…
Brining to and end or closing
Claim
An assertion of something as fact, to demand as aright or as…
Clause
A group of structurally related words that have a subject and…
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AP English (Set 2)
Impetuous
Nonchalant
Prudent
Rancorous
rash, impulsive, acting without thinking
calm, casual, seeming unexcited
careful, cautious
bitter, hateful
Impetuous
rash, impulsive, acting without thinking
Nonchalant
calm, casual, seeming unexcited
Ap English set 2
Cajole
Concomitant
Diffident
Evince
To persuade by promises
Existing or occurring with someone else
Lacks confidence in own ability
To show clearly
Cajole
To persuade by promises
Concomitant
Existing or occurring with someone else
AP English Set 2 Vocabulary
Colloquial
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Example 1: Im "gonna" make a pizza.... Example 2: "Ya'll" go ove…
Example 1 Found: "Oh stay! three lives in one flea spare... Wher…
Example 1 Found: Childlike, childish and youthful... Example 2 M…
Examples 1 Found: The ship has sailed to the far off shores.…
Colloquial
Example 1: Im "gonna" make a pizza.... Example 2: "Ya'll" go ove…
Conceit
Example 1 Found: "Oh stay! three lives in one flea spare... Wher…
AP English set 2
Abhor
Cascade
Chagrin
Colloquial
(v) regard with disgust and hatred
(n,v) small waterfall, pass on, pour down, arrange
(n,v) distress, feeling humiliated, disappointment
(adj.) use in ordinary conversation
Abhor
(v) regard with disgust and hatred
Cascade
(n,v) small waterfall, pass on, pour down, arrange
Set 2, AP English
absolute
ad hominem argument
allegory
alliteration
a word free from limitations or qualifications
an argument attacking ones character
a literary work in which characters objects or actions repres…
repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring words
absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications
ad hominem argument
an argument attacking ones character
AP English Set 2
Schemes of Omission
Ellipsis
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Ellipsis, Asyndeton, Polysyndeton
omission of a word or words readily implied by context.
omission of conjunctions between a series of clauses.
opposite of asyndeton, a superabundance of conjunctions
Schemes of Omission
Ellipsis, Asyndeton, Polysyndeton
Ellipsis
omission of a word or words readily implied by context.
19 terms
AP English Set 2
Penitent
Plausible
substantiated
Vindicated
Expressing remorse for one's misdeeds
Seemingly valid or acceptable
supported with proof
Freed from blame
Penitent
Expressing remorse for one's misdeeds
Plausible
Seemingly valid or acceptable
24 terms
AP English set 2
active voice
analogy
bathos
cause and effect
any sentence with an action verb; expresses more energy and c…
a comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
insincere or overly sentimental quality of writing or speech…
one thing causes another because it came before it
active voice
any sentence with an action verb; expresses more energy and c…
analogy
a comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
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