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20 terms
AP English Unit 5 Vocab
aficionado
browbeat
commensurate
diaphanous
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... SYNO…
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
(adj.) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; propor…
(adj.) very sheer and light; almost completely transparent... S…
aficionado
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... SYNO…
browbeat
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
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PreAP English I: Unit 5 Vocabulary
accomplice
annihilate
arbitrary
brazen
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime.... SYN: partner in crim…
(v.) to destroy completely.... SYN: obliterate, decimate, demoli…
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without r…
(n.) made of brass; shameless, impudent.... SYN: saucy, bold... ANT…
accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime.... SYN: partner in crim…
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely.... SYN: obliterate, decimate, demoli…
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English AP Vocabulary Unit 5
amnesty
autonomy
axiomatic
blazon
(noun) a general pardon granted by a government
(noun) self-government
(adjective) evident without proof or argument
(verb) to make widely or generally known
amnesty
(noun) a general pardon granted by a government
autonomy
(noun) self-government
AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
Altruistic
Assent
Benefactor
Chivalrous
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
to express agreement; agreement
one who does good to others
marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly
Altruistic
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
Assent
to express agreement; agreement
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AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Emend
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
Brought to a state of evil and corruption; devoid of moral pr…
To correct; to alter to serve a new or different purpose
Acuity
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
Delineate
To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
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AP English Vocabulary - Unit 5
abridge
emendation
finality
garrulous
v. to shorten the number of words; to condense
n. a correction; a change in a written text
n. the quality or condition of being complete or settled; con…
adj. talking too much, especially about unimportant things
abridge
v. to shorten the number of words; to condense
emendation
n. a correction; a change in a written text
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PreAP English I: Unit 5 Vocabulary
accomplice
annihilate
arbitrary
brazen
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime.... SYN: partner in crim…
(v.) to destroy completely.... SYN: obliterate, decimate, demoli…
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without r…
(n.) made of brass; shameless, impudent.... SYN: saucy, bold... ANT…
accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime.... SYN: partner in crim…
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely.... SYN: obliterate, decimate, demoli…
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AP English Unit 5
acuity
delineate
depraved
enervate
(n) sharpness (Particularly in mind or senses)... SYN: keenness,…
(v) To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid deta…
(adj) Marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principl…
(v) to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor…
acuity
(n) sharpness (Particularly in mind or senses)... SYN: keenness,…
delineate
(v) To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid deta…
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PreAP English I: Unit 5 Vocabulary
accomplice
annihilate
arbitrary
brazen
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime.... SYN: partner in crim…
(v.) to destroy completely.... SYN: obliterate, decimate, demoli…
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without r…
(n.) made of brass; shameless, impudent.... SYN: saucy, bold... ANT…
accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime.... SYN: partner in crim…
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely.... SYN: obliterate, decimate, demoli…
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AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Emend
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
Brought to a state of evil and corruption; devoid of moral pr…
To correct; to alter to serve a new or different purpose
Acuity
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
Delineate
To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
20 terms
Pre-AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
accomplice
annihilate
arbitrary
brazen
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
(v.) to destroy completely
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without r…
(adj.) shameless, impudent; made of brass
accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely
22 terms
AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Emend
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
Brought to a state of evil and corruption; devoid of moral pr…
To correct; to alter to serve a new or different purpose
Acuity
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
Delineate
To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
20 terms
AP English Unit 5 Vocabulary
Aficionado
Browbeat
Commensurate
Diaphanous
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... Synon…
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
(adj.) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; propor…
(adj.) very sheer and light; almost completely transparent... Sy…
Aficionado
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... Synon…
Browbeat
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
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AP English Unit 5 Vocabulary
aficionado
browbeat
commensurate
diaphanous
pos: noun... an ardent devotee; fan, enthusiast
pos: verb... to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully
pos: adjective... Corresponding in amount, magnitude, or degree…
pos: adjective... Very sheer and light; almost completely transp…
aficionado
pos: noun... an ardent devotee; fan, enthusiast
browbeat
pos: verb... to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully
22 terms
AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Emend
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
Brought to a state of evil and corruption; devoid of moral pr…
To correct; to alter to serve a new or different purpose
Acuity
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
Delineate
To portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
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Unit 5 AP English Vocabulary
Delineate
Hallow
Emend
Figment
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid de…
(v.) to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to…
(v.) to correct; to alter to serve a new or different purpose
(n.) a fabrication of the mind; an arbitrary notion
Delineate
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid de…
Hallow
(v.) to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to…
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AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
Paltry
Contrition
Supposition
Contingency
Small; insignificant.
State of repentance; remorse.
An uncertain belief
Potential happening.
Paltry
Small; insignificant.
Contrition
State of repentance; remorse.
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AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
Flout
Caveat
Blazon
Filch
(v.) to mock, treat with contempt
(n.) a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or disc…
(v.) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publ…
(v.) to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
Flout
(v.) to mock, treat with contempt
Caveat
(n.) a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or disc…
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AP English vocabulary unit 5
amnsety
Autonomy
Axiomatic
Blazon
Synonym: reprieve
Synonym: self-rule... Antonym: dependence, subjection
Synonym: taken for granted ... Antonym: dubious, questionable
Synonym: trumpet, broadcast... Antonym: hide, bury, conceal
amnsety
Synonym: reprieve
Autonomy
Synonym: self-rule... Antonym: dependence, subjection
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AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
acuity
delineate
depraved
enervate
sharpness of vision; sharpness (particularly of the mind or s…
represented accurately or precisely; to portray, sketch, or d…
deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper; m…
weaken mentally or morally; enfeeble; hamstring; impair
acuity
sharpness of vision; sharpness (particularly of the mind or s…
delineate
represented accurately or precisely; to portray, sketch, or d…
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AP English Unit 5 Vocabulary
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Enervate
(n.) sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)... Synonyms:…
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid; d…
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral princip…
(v.) to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor…
Acuity
(n.) sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)... Synonyms:…
Delineate
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid; d…
20 terms
AP English Unit 5 Vocabulary
acuity
delineate
depraved
enervate
sharpness of vision, sharpness (particularly of the mind or s…
represented accurately or precisely, to portray, sketch, or d…
deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper, m…
weaken mentally or morally, enfeeble; hamstring; impair
acuity
sharpness of vision, sharpness (particularly of the mind or s…
delineate
represented accurately or precisely, to portray, sketch, or d…
19 terms
AP English vocabulary unit 5
Acuity
Depraved
Enervate
Esoteric
Sharpness of mind or senses
Marked by evil and corruption
To weaken or lessen the strength of
A secret, something only known by a select few
Acuity
Sharpness of mind or senses
Depraved
Marked by evil and corruption
AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
tangible
semblance
modicum
discern
possible to touch; possible to be treated as fact... antonym: ab…
outward appearance or a representation or a copy of something…
a small, very modest, or token amount... antonym: entirety
to clearly understand through thought or vision... antonym: misu…
tangible
possible to touch; possible to be treated as fact... antonym: ab…
semblance
outward appearance or a representation or a copy of something…
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AP English unit 5 vocabulary
Abject
Admonish
Cajole
Conciliatory
(Adj) utterly hopeless and miserable
(V) to caution or advise against something
(V) to persuade with flattery
(Adjective) intending to appease or make concessions
Abject
(Adj) utterly hopeless and miserable
Admonish
(V) to caution or advise against something
AP English Unit 5 Vocabulary
Acuity
Delineate
Enervate
Esoteric
n. sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
v. to portray, sketch or describe in accurate or vivid detail…
v. to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor o…
adj. intended or understood only by a select few, private, se…
Acuity
n. sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
Delineate
v. to portray, sketch or describe in accurate or vivid detail…
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Unit 5 Vocabulary AP English
acuity (n.)
delineate (v.)
depraved (adj.)
enervate (v.)
sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)... syn: keenness,…
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail…
marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles... syn…
to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of;…
acuity (n.)
sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)... syn: keenness,…
delineate (v.)
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail…
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AP English Unit 5 Vocabulary
Aficionado
Browbeat
Commensurate
Diaphanous
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... Synon…
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
(adj.) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; propor…
(adj.) very sheer and light; almost completely transparent... Sy…
Aficionado
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... Synon…
Browbeat
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
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AP English Unit 5 Vocabulary
assiduous
caustic
chastise
elucidate
careful, hardworking, and thorough; diligent
sarcastic; biting; stinging
to scold sharply
to explain; clarify
assiduous
careful, hardworking, and thorough; diligent
caustic
sarcastic; biting; stinging
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AP English vocabulary unit 5
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Enervate
Sharpness (particularly in the mind or senses)
To portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
Marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles
To weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor or;…
Acuity
Sharpness (particularly in the mind or senses)
Delineate
To portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
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AP English unit 5 vocabulary
Aultruistic... Al trü 'is tik... Adj
Assent... e 'sent... Verb/noun
Benefactor ... 'Ben e fak ter... Noun
Chivalrous... Shiv el res ... Adj
An unselfish, concerned with welfare of others ... Ex: an aultru…
To express agreement... Ex: Agreement forced to assent to their…
One who does good to others... Ex: Become my benefactor like mrs…
Masked by honor, fairness, courtesy, and courage ... Ex: praised…
Aultruistic... Al trü 'is tik... Adj
An unselfish, concerned with welfare of others ... Ex: an aultru…
Assent... e 'sent... Verb/noun
To express agreement... Ex: Agreement forced to assent to their…
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AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
admonish (v.)
ambulatory (adj.)
aplomb (adj.)
barrage (n.)
Syn: warn, upbraid, reprimand... Ant: allow, extol... Form: admonis…
Syn: itinerant, roving, vagabond... Ant: settled, stiff... Form: am…
Syn: nonchalance, poise, coolness... Ant: fear, gaucheness... Form:…
Syn: bombardment, storm, plethora... Ant: defense... Form: barraged…
admonish (v.)
Syn: warn, upbraid, reprimand... Ant: allow, extol... Form: admonis…
ambulatory (adj.)
Syn: itinerant, roving, vagabond... Ant: settled, stiff... Form: am…
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AP English Vocab Unit 5
afoot
anachronism
barb
censorious
developing or in the process of happening
an error in chronology; a chronological misplacing of persons…
a critical or caustic remark
critical, carping, captious
afoot
developing or in the process of happening
anachronism
an error in chronology; a chronological misplacing of persons…
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AP English IV Unit 5 vocabulary
aficionado
browbeat
commensurate
diaphanous
noun: a serious devotee of some particular music genre or mus…
verb: discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering ma…
adj: corresponding in size or degree or extent
adj: so thin as to transmit light
aficionado
noun: a serious devotee of some particular music genre or mus…
browbeat
verb: discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering ma…
25 terms
AP English Unit 5 Vocabulary
catharsis
catholic
caudillo
cause celebre
noun; the purging of emotions or relieving of emotional tensi…
adjective; having diverse or eclectic tastes, interests, etc
noun; in Spanish-speaking countries, a head of state, especia…
noun; something that attracts great public attention like an…
catharsis
noun; the purging of emotions or relieving of emotional tensi…
catholic
adjective; having diverse or eclectic tastes, interests, etc
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AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
admonish (v.)
ambulatory (adj.)
aplomb (adj.)
barrage (n.)
Syn: warn, upbraid, reprimand... Ant: allow, extol... Form: admonis…
Syn: itinerant, roving, vagabond... Ant: settled, stiff... Form: am…
Syn: nonchalance, poise, coolness... Ant: fear, gaucheness... Form:…
Syn: bombardment, storm, plethora... Ant: defense... Form: barraged…
admonish (v.)
Syn: warn, upbraid, reprimand... Ant: allow, extol... Form: admonis…
ambulatory (adj.)
Syn: itinerant, roving, vagabond... Ant: settled, stiff... Form: am…
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AP English Unit 5 Vocab
aficionado - aficio(na)do
browbeat - (brow)beat
commensurate - co(mmen)surate
diaphanous - di(aph)anous
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... SYNON…
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
(adj.) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; propor…
(adj.) very sheer and light; almost completely transparent... SY…
aficionado - aficio(na)do
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... SYNON…
browbeat - (brow)beat
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
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Unit 5 AP English Vocab.
aficionado (N)
browbeat (V)
commensurate (ADJ)
diaphanous (ADJ)
An enthusiastic and usually an expert follower or fan... S: devo…
to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner, bully... S: cow,…
equal in size, extent, duration, or importance, proportionate…
very sheer and light, almost completely transparent... S: transl…
aficionado (N)
An enthusiastic and usually an expert follower or fan... S: devo…
browbeat (V)
to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner, bully... S: cow,…
22 terms
AP English 11 Unit 5 Vocabulary
Flout
Caveat
Blazon
Filch
(v.) To show dislike for; To mock; To disagree or disobey ope…
(n.) A warning or caution
(v.) To make widely or generally known; To display conspicuou…
(v.) To steal something in small quantities
Flout
(v.) To show dislike for; To mock; To disagree or disobey ope…
Caveat
(n.) A warning or caution
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English 11 AP Vocab Unit 5
acute
aspire
chronicle
degrade
adj; quickly perceptive, keen, brief and severe
v; seek to attain, long for
v; report, record (in chronological order)
v; lower in rank or dignity, debase
acute
adj; quickly perceptive, keen, brief and severe
aspire
v; seek to attain, long for
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English 4 AP Unit 5 vocabulary
Abscond
Recondite
Crypric
Apocryphal
to leave in a hurry, especially to escape the law (flee)
Difficult to understand; hidden from understanding (obscure)
Hard to understand (unclear)
Coming from unreliable source; untrue (unauthenticated)
Abscond
to leave in a hurry, especially to escape the law (flee)
Recondite
Difficult to understand; hidden from understanding (obscure)
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AP Core English Vocabulary - Unit 5
levity
lurid
magnanimous
meticulous
(n) lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of approp…
(adj) glaringly vivid or sensational; shocking
(adj) generous in forgiving; eschewing resentment or revenge;…
(adj) taking or showing extreme care about minute details; pr…
levity
(n) lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of approp…
lurid
(adj) glaringly vivid or sensational; shocking
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AP English Vocabulary Unit 5
Anaphora
Anecdote
Antecedent
Balanced Sentence
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
a brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
a sentence in which words, phrases, or clauses are set off ag…
Anaphora
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
Anecdote
a brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
20 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 5
Acuity
Delineate
Depraved
Enervate
Keeness
Describe in detail
Thoroughly evil
To weaken
Acuity
Keeness
Delineate
Describe in detail
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AP English Unit 5
aficionado (n.)
browbeat (v.)
commensurate (adj.)
diaphanous (adj.)
an ethusiastic and usually expert follower or fan
to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully
equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; proportionate…
very sheer and light; almost completely transparent
aficionado (n.)
an ethusiastic and usually expert follower or fan
browbeat (v.)
to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully
20 terms
AP English: Unit 5
Delineate
Hallow
Emend
Fiat
To portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail
To set apart as holy or sacred
To correct
An order or decree
Delineate
To portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail
Hallow
To set apart as holy or sacred
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English 3 AP Unit 5 Vocabulary
Form
Meter
Strict
Struct
Shape; deform
Measure; thermometer
Make tight; constrict
Build; destruct
Form
Shape; deform
Meter
Measure; thermometer
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Unit 5 AP English Vocabulary Words
Amnesty (n.)
Autonomy (n.)
Axiomatic (adj.)
Blazon (v.)
a general pardon for an offense against a government; any act…
self-government
self-evident; universally accepted principle
to adorn or embellish;to publish or proclaim widely
Amnesty (n.)
a general pardon for an offense against a government; any act…
Autonomy (n.)
self-government
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AP English Unit 5
ludicrous
martinet
maudlin
nebulous
(adj) laughable, ridiculous
(n) a strict disciplinarian
(adj) weakly sentimental
(adj) vague, hazy
ludicrous
(adj) laughable, ridiculous
martinet
(n) a strict disciplinarian
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AP English IV: Vocabulary Unit 5
Acuity
Deliniate
Depraved
Emend
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
To portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
Brought to a state of evil and corruption, devoid of moral pr…
To correct; to alter to serve a new or different purpose
Acuity
Sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
Deliniate
To portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail;…
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