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114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
162 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
50 terms
NHS VFA AP English Language and Composition Words
parlance
annotation
eventuality
theoretical
n. a particular manner of speaking
n. a critical or explanatory note
n. something that may occur
a. restricted to ideas; unproven
parlance
n. a particular manner of speaking
annotation
n. a critical or explanatory note
50 terms
ap english language and composition tone words
bitter
condescending
contemptuous
disdainful
proceeding from strong animosity
to speak to as if one is imferior
to regard or treat with scorn, disrespect
to reject aloofly
bitter
proceeding from strong animosity
condescending
to speak to as if one is imferior
28 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Tone Words 1
eulogistic
grave
pensive
venerate
High praise.
Severe, major.
Quietly sad or thoughtful.
To feel or show deep respect for (someone or something that i…
eulogistic
High praise.
grave
Severe, major.
25 terms
Ap English comp. and language
Elude
Arduous
Cacophony
Flommuck
To attract
Strenuous
Harsh mixture of sounds
Confused
Elude
To attract
Arduous
Strenuous
80 terms
Research Word Study 2015 - AP English Language
accrue
aggregate
ameliorate
apoplexy
(v.) to be added as a matter of periodic gain or advantage, a…
(adj.) formed by adding together two or more amounts... syn: add…
(v.) to make something better or less painful... syn: alleviate,…
(n.) great anger and excitement; the sudden loss of feeling o…
accrue
(v.) to be added as a matter of periodic gain or advantage, a…
aggregate
(adj.) formed by adding together two or more amounts... syn: add…
52 terms
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION: TONE WORDS
acerbic
ambivalent
appreciative
callous
sharp and forthright, sarcastic
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
feeling or showing gratitude or pleasure
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
acerbic
sharp and forthright, sarcastic
ambivalent
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
15 terms
AP English Language and Composition List 1 words
Acquisitive
Banal
Belabor
Carping
adjective... excessively interested in acquiring money or mater…
adjective... so lacking in originality as to be obvious and bor…
verb... argue or elaborate (a subject) in excessive detail.
adjective... difficult to please; critical.
Acquisitive
adjective... excessively interested in acquiring money or mater…
Banal
adjective... so lacking in originality as to be obvious and bor…
69 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Tone words
abashed
abhorring
abstruse
absurd
ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted
to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest utterly…
difficult to understand
ridiculous; silly
abashed
ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted
abhorring
to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest utterly…
20 terms
AP English Language: week 1 SAT Words
Voracious
Indiscriminate
Eminent
Steeped
wanting or devouring great quantities
done at random without careful selection
a high reputation, outstanding
soaked, drenched, saturated
Voracious
wanting or devouring great quantities
Indiscriminate
done at random without careful selection
AP English Language and Composition "T" Words
Tone
Trite
Theme
Tautology
Similar to mood, _____ describes the author's attitude toward…
Overused and hackneyed ((of a phrase or idea) lacking signifi…
The central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers…
Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; red…
Tone
Similar to mood, _____ describes the author's attitude toward…
Trite
Overused and hackneyed ((of a phrase or idea) lacking signifi…
10 terms
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…
27 terms
ap english language: tone words (f-r)
facetious
factual
fanciful
forgiving
tongue in cheek, kidding, blithe
real, correct, absolute, accurate
imaginary, romantic, absurd
sparing, accepting, kind
facetious
tongue in cheek, kidding, blithe
factual
real, correct, absolute, accurate
46 terms
AP English Language and Composition- Tone Words
accustory
apathetic
awe
bitter
charging of wrong doing
indifferent due to the lack of energy or concern
solemn wonder
exhibiting strong animosity as a result of pain or grief
accustory
charging of wrong doing
apathetic
indifferent due to the lack of energy or concern
20 terms
AP English 11 "Words that Describe Language"
abstruse
antiquated
bombastic
colloquial
difficult to understand; obscure.
old-fashioned or outdated.
high-sounding but with little meaning; inflated.
used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
abstruse
difficult to understand; obscure.
antiquated
old-fashioned or outdated.
24 terms
AP English Language SAT words week 3
Loathe
Reprimand
Lackluster
Caustic
to hate
to show sharp disapproval
dull
sarcastic, biting
Loathe
to hate
Reprimand
to show sharp disapproval
AP English Language and Composition Word List #1
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
AP English Language and Composition "I" Words
Imagery
Inversion
Inference/Infer
Irony/Ironic
The sensory details or figurative language used to describe,…
reversing the customary (subject first, then verb, then compl…
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
Imagery
The sensory details or figurative language used to describe,…
Inversion
reversing the customary (subject first, then verb, then compl…
81 terms
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…
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…
10 terms
AV Words #3 AP English Language and Composition
Pedant
Leery
Irreverence
Prose
Someone who emphasizes rules, book learning, and minor details.
Suspicious, cautious, and doubtful.
Disrespect towards an authoritative figure.
Ordinary speech or writing
Pedant
Someone who emphasizes rules, book learning, and minor details.
Leery
Suspicious, cautious, and doubtful.
AP English Language and Composition "R" Words
Rhetoric
Resolution
Rhetorical Devices
Rhetorical Question
From the Greek for "orator", this term describes the principl…
The falling action of a narrative; the events following the c…
Literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
One that does not expect an explicit answer. It is used to po…
Rhetoric
From the Greek for "orator", this term describes the principl…
Resolution
The falling action of a narrative; the events following the c…
34 terms
AP English Language Terms
diction
imagery
paradox
enumeration
word choice
word pictures designed to appeal to the senses
a seemingly contradictory statement that may actually express…
"It is true that this international union is a strong, milita…
diction
word choice
imagery
word pictures designed to appeal to the senses
AP English Language and Composition "S" Words
Sarcasm
Stanza
Summary
Synecdoche
From the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," _____ involves bitter…
A group of lines arranged together; a group of lines roughly…
A simple retelling of what you've just read.
A figure of speech in which a part of something used to repre…
Sarcasm
From the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," _____ involves bitter…
Stanza
A group of lines arranged together; a group of lines roughly…
10 terms
AP English Language Composition Tone Words 4
Deferential
Moralistic
Aloof
Ambivalent
Showing respectful or yielding submission to judgement or opion
a person who teaches or inculcates morality
At a distance, especially in interest or feeling; apart
having mixed feelings about someone or something
Deferential
Showing respectful or yielding submission to judgement or opion
Moralistic
a person who teaches or inculcates morality
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
AP English Language and Composition "F" Words
Fable
Figurative Language
First Person
Flashback
a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or i…
Language that is symbolic or metaphorical and not meant to be…
tells the story with the first person pronoun, "I," and is a…
a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., b…
Fable
a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or i…
Figurative Language
Language that is symbolic or metaphorical and not meant to be…
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
AP English Language and Composition "M" Words
Modifier
Motif
Monologue
Myth
In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase struc…
A recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a liter…
A prolonged talk or discourse by a single speaker
A traditional story presenting supernatural characters and ep…
Modifier
In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase struc…
Motif
A recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a liter…
101 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
pious
venerative
fervent
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
displaying a reverence for God
regarding with reverence
warmth; intensity of spirit
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
pious
displaying a reverence for God
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
30 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
elegiac
lugubrious
derisive
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
of, relating to, or involving mourning or expressing sorrow
mournful, dismal, gloomy, especially to a ludicrous degree
ridiculing, mocking
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
elegiac
of, relating to, or involving mourning or expressing sorrow
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
AP English 11 Words that Describe Language
abstruse
antiquated
bombastic
colloquial
hard to understand
old fashioned
pretentious
appropriate to conversatuib rather than formal speech or writ…
abstruse
hard to understand
antiquated
old fashioned
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
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