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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #6
caustic
erudite
patronize
sardonic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
having or showing great knowledge or learning
treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of sup…
disdainfully or ironically humorous
caustic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
erudite
having or showing great knowledge or learning
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AP English Literature Week 6
Nemesis
Objectivity
Omniscient Narrator
Onomatopoeia
the protagonist's archenemy or supreme and persistent difficu…
An impersonal and objective view of events
Third person narrator who sees, like God, into each character…
Words that sound like what they mean, such as BOOM, SPLAT, etc
Nemesis
the protagonist's archenemy or supreme and persistent difficu…
Objectivity
An impersonal and objective view of events
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 6
caustic
erudite
patronize
sardonic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
having or showing great knowledge or learning
treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of sup…
disdainfully or ironically humorous
caustic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
erudite
having or showing great knowledge or learning
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AP English Literature Week 6 Vocab
credence
distraught
exhume
nefarious
(n.) acceptance as true or valid... syn: belief, acceptance... ant:…
(adj.) deeply agitated from emotional conflict... syn: agitated,…
(v.) to take body from grave... syn: unearth... ant: bury... sent: The…
(adj.) infamous by way of being extremely wicked... syn: horribl…
credence
(n.) acceptance as true or valid... syn: belief, acceptance... ant:…
distraught
(adj.) deeply agitated from emotional conflict... syn: agitated,…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary #6
Caustic
Erudite
Patronize
Sardonic
Sarcastic in a scatging and bitter way
Having or showing great knowledge or learning
Treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of sup…
Disdainfully or ironically humorous
Caustic
Sarcastic in a scatging and bitter way
Erudite
Having or showing great knowledge or learning
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 6
austere
contrive
rapacious
reproof
stern, severe
to scheme
overly greedy
censure; expression of disapproval
austere
stern, severe
contrive
to scheme
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AP Literature Vocabulary Week 6
Arid
Astute
Contemptuous
Despondent
Very dry, desert-like
Wise, clever, shrewd, sharp
Arrogant, snobbish, condescending
Depressed, gloomy
Arid
Very dry, desert-like
Astute
Wise, clever, shrewd, sharp
AP English Literature Vocabulary #6
Caustic
Erudite
Patronize
Sardonic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
having or showing great knowledge or learning
treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of sup…
disdainfully or ironically humorous
Caustic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
Erudite
having or showing great knowledge or learning
AP English Literature Week 12 Vocabulary
elegiac
fecund
infirmity
malady
of or relating to the period in Greece about the seventh cent…
fruitful in offspring or vegetation (adjective)
the condition of being feeble (noun)
a disease or disorder of the animal body (noun)
elegiac
of or relating to the period in Greece about the seventh cent…
fecund
fruitful in offspring or vegetation (adjective)
AP English Literature Week 11 Vocabulary
austere
corpulent
derisive
effeminate
stern and cold in appearance or manner (adjective)
having a large bulky body (adjective)
expressing contempt or ridicule (adjective)
having feminine qualities untypical of a man (adjective)
austere
stern and cold in appearance or manner (adjective)
corpulent
having a large bulky body (adjective)
AP English Literature Week 14 Vocabulary
countenance
deposition
discursive
epigram
a calm expression (noun)
a testifying especially before a court (noun)
moving from topic to topic without order (adjective)
a terse, sage, or witty and often paradoxical saying (noun)
countenance
a calm expression (noun)
deposition
a testifying especially before a court (noun)
AP English Literature Week 15 Vocabulary
confound
curate
ethereal
gambol
to increase the confusion of (verb)
a member of the clergy in charge of a parish (noun)
lacking material substance (adjective)
to skip about in play (verb)
confound
to increase the confusion of (verb)
curate
a member of the clergy in charge of a parish (noun)
AP English Literature Week 7 Vocabulary
Allay
Capacious
Didactic
Diurnal
to make (something) less severe or strong (verb)
able to hold or contain a lot (adjective)
designed or intended to teach people something (adjective)
active mainly during the day (adjective)
Allay
to make (something) less severe or strong (verb)
Capacious
able to hold or contain a lot (adjective)
AP English Literature Week 9 Vocabulary
alacrity
aplomb
barrage
cognizant
a quick and cheerful readiness to do something (noun)
confidence and skill shown especially in a difficult situatio…
a dam placed in a watercourse to increase the depth of water…
aware of something (adjective)
alacrity
a quick and cheerful readiness to do something (noun)
aplomb
confidence and skill shown especially in a difficult situatio…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 2
reticent
ignominious
derisive
magnanimous
Not inclined to speak; reserved;
discreditable; humiliating
expressing contempt or ridicule
Generous in forgiving an injury; free from petty resentfulnes…
reticent
Not inclined to speak; reserved;
ignominious
discreditable; humiliating
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AP ENGLISH LITERATURE VOCABULARY #6
Caustic
Erudite
Patronize
Sardonic
Sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
Having or showing great knowledge or learning
Treat with with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling o…
Disdainfully or ironically humorous
Caustic
Sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
Erudite
Having or showing great knowledge or learning
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 7
imbue
prognosticate
inclement
multifarious
spread or diffuse through
make a prediction about; tell in advance
excessive sternness; not kind or merciful
having many attributes
imbue
spread or diffuse through
prognosticate
make a prediction about; tell in advance
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #9
Dilatory
Penury
Fortitude
Augury
Wasting time, intended to delay
A state of extreme poverty or destitution
Strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity
An event indicating important things to come
Dilatory
Wasting time, intended to delay
Penury
A state of extreme poverty or destitution
AP English literature: vocabulary 6
Supplicate
Disquiet
Obtrude
Indisposition
To beg earnestly, to implore.
A feeling of anxiety or unease; to make someone anxious.
To become imposing or force something that is unwelcome.
Mild illness; reluctance.
Supplicate
To beg earnestly, to implore.
Disquiet
A feeling of anxiety or unease; to make someone anxious.
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 4
insipid
nefarious
urbane
remonstrate
without distinctive, interesting, stimulating qualities; vapid
extremely wicked or villainous
having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
insipid
without distinctive, interesting, stimulating qualities; vapid
nefarious
extremely wicked or villainous
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Ap English Literature Vocabulary Week 2
reticent
ignominious
derisive
magnanimous
disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved
discreditable; humiliating
contempuous; mocking
generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty re…
reticent
disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved
ignominious
discreditable; humiliating
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #7
Imbue
Prognosticate
Inclement
Multifarious
Spread or diffuse through
Make a prediction about; tell in advance
Excessive sternness; not kind or merciful
Having many attributes
Imbue
Spread or diffuse through
Prognosticate
Make a prediction about; tell in advance
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #4
Insipid
Nefarious
Urbane
Remonstrate
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Extremely wicked or villainous
Having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
To say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
Insipid
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Nefarious
Extremely wicked or villainous
AP Literature Week 6
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Droll
Excessive devotion to someone.
Strong or vehement expression of disapproval.
To give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the trut…
Amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous; waggish.
Adulation
Excessive devotion to someone.
Censure
Strong or vehement expression of disapproval.
AP Literature Week 6
Nemesis
Objectivity
Omniscient Narrator
Onomatopoeia
The inescapable agent of someone's or something downfall. A l…
Point of view that only gives facts
The voice in which a story is written that is outside the sto…
A word that imitates the sound of the object or action it ref…
Nemesis
The inescapable agent of someone's or something downfall. A l…
Objectivity
Point of view that only gives facts
AP English Literature Tone Vocabulary, Week 3
Abhorrent
Audacious
Cerebral
Consternated
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
daring, bold, impudent, foolhardy, rash
intellectual, rational, logical, academic, analytical
dismayed, disquieted, anxious, concerned
Abhorrent
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
Audacious
daring, bold, impudent, foolhardy, rash
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 2
reticent
ignominious
derisive
magnanimous
Not inclined to speak; reserved; reluctant
deserving or causing public disgrace or shame
expressing contempt or ridicule
Generous in forgiving, above small meanness
reticent
Not inclined to speak; reserved; reluctant
ignominious
deserving or causing public disgrace or shame
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AP Literature Week 6
Transgress
Rabble
Carnage
Anguish
To break (a law, rule, etc.). To go beyond or overstep (a lim…
A disorderly crowd; mob. The lower classes; the common people.
Butchery, mass murder, massacre, slaughter.
Excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain.
Transgress
To break (a law, rule, etc.). To go beyond or overstep (a lim…
Rabble
A disorderly crowd; mob. The lower classes; the common people.
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 1
Subversive
Inexorable
Benevolent
Diffident
intended to undermine or overthrow
Impossible to stop or prevent
kindly, charitable
Lacking self-confidence
Subversive
intended to undermine or overthrow
Inexorable
Impossible to stop or prevent
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #12
Furtive
Inscrutable
Impregnable
Perverse
Taken, done, surreptitiously or by stealth; secret
Incapable of being analyzed or scrutinized; not easily unders…
Strong enough to resist or withstand attack
Willfully determined to counter what is expected or desired;…
Furtive
Taken, done, surreptitiously or by stealth; secret
Inscrutable
Incapable of being analyzed or scrutinized; not easily unders…
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AP English Literature: Vocabulary List 6
adulation
censure
dissemble
dissimulation
(n.) excessive admiration or praise.
(v.) express severe disapproval of (someone or something), es…
(v.) conceal or disguise one's true feelings or beliefs
(n.) concealment of one's thoughts, feelings, or character
adulation
(n.) excessive admiration or praise.
censure
(v.) express severe disapproval of (someone or something), es…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #8
Abhorrence
Scourge
Assuage
Despondent
Hate coupled with disgust
Something causing misery or death
Provide physical relief, as from pain
Feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
Abhorrence
Hate coupled with disgust
Scourge
Something causing misery or death
AP English Literature and Composition: Vocabulary Week 3
Vindicate (v)
Imperious (adj)
Cryptic (adj)
Futile (adj)
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion... show or prove to be ri…
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
Vindicate (v)
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion... show or prove to be ri…
Imperious (adj)
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary List #6
florid
floridness
flout
foment
red-colored, flushed, gaudy, ornate
ruddiness, ornateness
to reject, mock, go against (as in going against tradition or…
to stir up, arouse, incite
florid
red-colored, flushed, gaudy, ornate
floridness
ruddiness, ornateness
AP English Literature Week 8 Vocabulary
acquiesce
amity
arduous
gestalt
to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying sil…
a feeling of friendship (noun)
very difficult (adjective)
psychology: something that is made of many parts and yet is s…
acquiesce
to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying sil…
amity
a feeling of friendship (noun)
AP English Literature and Composition Tone Vocabulary 6
Bristled
Credulous
Enervated
Inane
annoyed, irritated
gullible, trusting
languid, lethargic
ridiculous, mindless
Bristled
annoyed, irritated
Credulous
gullible, trusting
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 7
Allay v.
Capacious adj.
Didactic adj.
Diurnal adj.
Diminish or put at rest
Having a lot of space inside or roomy
Intended to teach with moral instruction or motive
Relating to a day or each day
Allay v.
Diminish or put at rest
Capacious adj.
Having a lot of space inside or roomy
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #8
Abhorrence
Scourge
Assuage
Despondent
Hate coupled with disgust
Something causing misery or death
Provide physical relief, as from pain
Feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
Abhorrence
Hate coupled with disgust
Scourge
Something causing misery or death
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #7
Imbue
Prognosticate
Inclement
Multifarious
Spread or diffuse through
Make a prediction about; tell in advance
Excessive sternness; not kind or merciful
Having many attributes
Imbue
Spread or diffuse through
Prognosticate
Make a prediction about; tell in advance
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 1
Subversive
Inexorable
Benevolent
Diffident
intended to destroy or undermine existing system
not to be persuaded or moved
expressing goodwill or kindly feelings
Lacking self-confidence in ones own ability or worth
Subversive
intended to destroy or undermine existing system
Inexorable
not to be persuaded or moved
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
AP English Literature Vocabulary- Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
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AP Literature Vocab Week 6
reiterate
circumlocution
proletariat
distend
to say again; repeat
the use of many words where fewer would do
the industrial working class
to swell
reiterate
to say again; repeat
circumlocution
the use of many words where fewer would do
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Ap English Literature Vocabulary Week 1
acquiesce
admonish
audacious
benevolent
to comply without protest
to reprove or scold
extremely bold or daring, recklessly brave
expressing goodwill or kindly feelings
acquiesce
to comply without protest
admonish
to reprove or scold
AP English Literature Vocabulary-Week 4
Insipid
Nefarious
Urbane
Remonstrate
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Extremely wicked or villainous
Having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
To say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
Insipid
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Nefarious
Extremely wicked or villainous
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AP English Literature Week 8
Simile
Soliloquy
Stanza
Stock Character
A comparison of two unlike things using the words as, like or…
A speech spoken by a character alone on stage, meant to conve…
A group of line in poetry, similar to the function of a parag…
Standard of clichéd character types: the drunk, the miser, th…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words as, like or…
Soliloquy
A speech spoken by a character alone on stage, meant to conve…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #10
languor
acquisitive
impinge
commandeer
n. lack of enery or vitality; sluggishness
adj. tending or seeking to acquire and own; often greedily
v. to make an impression; have an effect or impact
v. to order or force into active military service
languor
n. lack of enery or vitality; sluggishness
acquisitive
adj. tending or seeking to acquire and own; often greedily
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 5
tremulous
lionize
petulant
abject
timid, fearful; characterized as trembling, as from fear, ner…
to treat a person as a celebrity
moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially…
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
tremulous
timid, fearful; characterized as trembling, as from fear, ner…
lionize
to treat a person as a celebrity
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