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11 terms
AP English--Argumentation Vocabulary
Claim
Evidence
Counterargument
Rebuttal
A statement that you are asking another person to accept or a…
Support for your claim--the more concrete, the better... Ex: He…
At least one good reason why others might disagree or offer a…
A reason why the counterclaim is not as strong as the Claim.…
Claim
A statement that you are asking another person to accept or a…
Evidence
Support for your claim--the more concrete, the better... Ex: He…
11 terms
AP English--Argumentation Vocabulary
Claim
Evidence
Counterargument
Rebuttal
A statement that you are asking another person to accept or a…
Support for your claim--the more concrete, the better... Ex: He…
At least one good reason why others might disagree or offer a…
A reason why the counterclaim is not as strong as the Claim.…
Claim
A statement that you are asking another person to accept or a…
Evidence
Support for your claim--the more concrete, the better... Ex: He…
78 terms
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…
84 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
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…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
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…
20 terms
AP English Language Summer Vocabulary Quiz
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
An Anecdote is
Ethos, Logos, Pathos are
Author's distinguishing style, tone, p…
Lexical Ambiguity
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
Appeals
Voice
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
Lexical Ambiguity
An Anecdote is
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
20 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Unit One
aesthetic
conventional
mitigate
pragmatic
pertaining to a sense of the beautiful; of or pertaining to t…
conforming or adhering to accepted standards, as of conduct o…
to lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness,…
of or pertaining to a practical point of view or practical co…
aesthetic
pertaining to a sense of the beautiful; of or pertaining to t…
conventional
conforming or adhering to accepted standards, as of conduct o…
30 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Set 4
paragon
pariah
parsimony
pathos
noun: a model of excellence or perfection... Even at 90 years o…
noun: an outcast... Poor Rudolph was the ____________ of the gr…
noun: frugality; stinginess... Mr. Krabs is a paragon of ______…
noun: an emotion of sympathy (in rhetoric: appealing to the e…
paragon
noun: a model of excellence or perfection... Even at 90 years o…
pariah
noun: an outcast... Poor Rudolph was the ____________ of the gr…
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…
30 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Set 5
reprove
repudiate
rescind
ribald
verb: to scold, rebuke... He always felt it necessary to ______…
verb: to reject, refuse to accept ... Despite the federal manda…
verb: to take back, repeal... After the misunderstanding, they…
adjective: coarsely, crudely humorous... Ted, the movie, is kno…
reprove
verb: to scold, rebuke... He always felt it necessary to ______…
repudiate
verb: to reject, refuse to accept ... Despite the federal manda…
30 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Set 1
abjure
acerbic
acrimony
acumen
verb: to reject, renounce... The cat ____________ my frugal cho…
adjective: biting, bitter in tone or taste... The ____________…
noun: bitterness; discord... The political _______________ has…
noun: keen insight... If I had the ____________ of Einstein, I…
abjure
verb: to reject, renounce... The cat ____________ my frugal cho…
acerbic
adjective: biting, bitter in tone or taste... The ____________…
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…
30 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Set 3
jubilant
juxtaposition
laconic
languid
adjective: extremely joyful, happy... Gabby Douglas, along with…
noun: the act of placing two things next to each other for im…
adjective: terse in speech or writing... A man of few words, Br…
adjective: sluggish from fatigue or weakness... After swimming…
jubilant
adjective: extremely joyful, happy... Gabby Douglas, along with…
juxtaposition
noun: the act of placing two things next to each other for im…
49 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…
25 terms
AP English Vocabulary
accede
acumen
adamant
anecdote
to agree to a demand or request
the ability to make good judgements and quick decisions
refusing to be persuaded or change your mind
a short, humorous account
accede
to agree to a demand or request
acumen
the ability to make good judgements and quick decisions
62 terms
AP English Vocabulary
ambivalent
benevolent
bemused
candid
adjective: not sure whether you want or like something or not…
adjective: kind and generous... Antonyms: selfish, cruel, hateful
adjective: looking as if you are confused or puzzled... Antonym…
adjective: telling the truth, even when the truth may be unpl…
ambivalent
adjective: not sure whether you want or like something or not…
benevolent
adjective: kind and generous... Antonyms: selfish, cruel, hateful
16 terms
AP English Vocabulary 3.2 - Bradshaw
antithesis
avarice
colloquial
contrite
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
Characteristic of writing that seeks the effect of informal s…
regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
antithesis
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
avarice
(n.) a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
AP English Terms
metaphor
simile
personification
synecdoche
comparison of two seemingly unlike things
comparison using like or as
characteristics of humans given to non-humans
giving the part for the whole
metaphor
comparison of two seemingly unlike things
simile
comparison using like or as
41 terms
AP English Vocabulary
Aristotelian or Rhetorical Triangle
Audience
Concession
Connotation
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
Aristotelian or Rhetorical Triangle
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
20 terms
AP English III Vocabulary Unit Two
qualify
concede
rebut
refute
to modify or limit in some way; make less strong or positive;…
to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit; to acknowledg…
to refute by evidence or argument; to oppose by contrary proof
to prove to be false or erroneous, as an opinion or charge; t…
qualify
to modify or limit in some way; make less strong or positive;…
concede
to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit; to acknowledg…
40 terms
AP English Vocabulary
Beguile
Usurp
Pecuniary
Insipid
verb... -to deceive by guile or charm... The girl beguiled the teac…
verb... -to seize and hold (the power or right of another, for e…
adjective... -of or relating to money... The pecuniary rich family…
adjective... -lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or inter…
Beguile
verb... -to deceive by guile or charm... The girl beguiled the teac…
Usurp
verb... -to seize and hold (the power or right of another, for e…
116 terms
AP ENGLISH VOCABULARY
Words that I know
allegory
alliteration
anaphora
Act, allusion, analogy, annotation, atmosphere, caricature, c…
A literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sentence of word…
repetition of an initial word or words to add emphasis... ex: wh…
Words that I know
Act, allusion, analogy, annotation, atmosphere, caricature, c…
allegory
A literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
10 terms
English 11 AP Vocabulary SL
peremptory
brazen
meager
infamy
not allowing contradiction or refusal
unrestrained by convention or propriety
deficient in amount or quality or extent
extreme dishonor; evil fame or public reputation
peremptory
not allowing contradiction or refusal
brazen
unrestrained by convention or propriety
198 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Antagonist
Catharsis
Climax
Conflict
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters o…
Antagonist
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Catharsis
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
50 terms
AP English Midterm Vocabulary
bibliography
Bildungsroman
blank verse
burlesque
a list of works cited or otherwise relevant to a subject or o…
a German word referring to a novel structured as a series of…
poetry written in iambic pentameter, the primary meter used i…
a work of literature meant to ridicule a subject; a grotesque…
bibliography
a list of works cited or otherwise relevant to a subject or o…
Bildungsroman
a German word referring to a novel structured as a series of…
64 terms
AP English Vocabulary List
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
the use of character or story elements symbolically to repres…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to a commonly known event, boo…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
allegory
the use of character or story elements symbolically to repres…
alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
12 terms
AP English Vocabulary 1
Smitten
Eccentric
Profligate
Incumbent
1) Struck with a powerful feeling; inspired with love... 2)"she…
1) Departing from norms or conventions... 2) "My favorite uncle…
1) Completely and shamelessly immoral, or extremely wasteful…
1) Necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.... 2) "I…
Smitten
1) Struck with a powerful feeling; inspired with love... 2)"she…
Eccentric
1) Departing from norms or conventions... 2) "My favorite uncle…
180 terms
AP English Vocabulary
Accrue
Feckless
Misanthrope
Raiment
To increase, accumulate, gain... Antonyms: to lose
Useless, unproductive... Antonyms: useful, productive
Hater of mankind... Antonyms: philanthropic
Clothing garments... Antonyms: exposed, to be without clothing
Accrue
To increase, accumulate, gain... Antonyms: to lose
Feckless
Useless, unproductive... Antonyms: useful, productive
50 terms
AP English Vocabulary
abstract
aesthetic
alleviate
ambivalent
general; not concrete
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
to ease a pain or a burden
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
abstract
general; not concrete
aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
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…
20 terms
AP ENGLISH VOCABULARY 3
Articulate
Cavort
Creedence
Decry
(V.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
(V.) to romp or prints around exuberantly; to make Merry…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... synonym-credit, trust, confid…
(V.) to condemn, expressed strong disapproval of; to official…
Articulate
(V.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
Cavort
(V.) to romp or prints around exuberantly; to make Merry…
55 terms
AP English Literary Elements
alliteration
allusion
allegory
anaphora
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event.
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event.
59 terms
AP English Vocabulary
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
(n.) setting apart/aside for a particular purpose
(adj./n.) person who leads a simple life, abstains from mater…
to influence by trickery, flattery; mislead; delude
(adj.) without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; o…
allocation
(n.) setting apart/aside for a particular purpose
ascetic
(adj./n.) person who leads a simple life, abstains from mater…
87 terms
AP English Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Symbolism extended through a literary work.
Repetition of sounds in a sequence of words.
Reference to a literary work, person, event, etc. outside of…
Doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention.
Allegory
Symbolism extended through a literary work.
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds in a sequence of words.
34 terms
AP English Language Tone Vocabulary
Frivolous
Vexed
Zealous
Lackadaisical
lack of seriousness or sense
irritated or annoyed
full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, d…
lacking enthusiasm and determination
Frivolous
lack of seriousness or sense
Vexed
irritated or annoyed
84 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
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…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
40 terms
AP English Lang. Vocabulary
Idiosyncrasies (n)
Incorporated (adj)
Camaraderie (n)
Contrite (adj)
a mode of behavior or way of thought peculiar to an individual
formed into a legal corporation
mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of t…
feeling or expressing remorse or penitence; affected by guilt
Idiosyncrasies (n)
a mode of behavior or way of thought peculiar to an individual
Incorporated (adj)
formed into a legal corporation
86 terms
AP English Vocabulary
absolute
Ad Hominem Argument
Allusion
Analogy
a word free from limitations or qualifications (best , all, u…
An argument attacking an individuals character rather than hi…
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications (best , all, u…
Ad Hominem Argument
An argument attacking an individuals character rather than hi…
70 terms
AP English - Vocabulary List
Abet
Beseech
Circumspect
Indefatigable
(v) to aid, help, encourage
(v) to beg, plead, implore
(adj) cautious; wary or unwilling to take risks
(adj) incapable of defeat, failure, and decay
Abet
(v) to aid, help, encourage
Beseech
(v) to beg, plead, implore
161 terms
AP English Vocabulary
Abolish
Abortive
Absurd
Abundant
To put and end to.
Unsuccessful.
Ridiculous.
An ample amount.
Abolish
To put and end to.
Abortive
Unsuccessful.
45 terms
Pre-AP English Vocabulary
Verbal Irony
Situational Irony
Dramatic Irony
Austere
writer/speaker says one thing but really means something comp…
what is expected is the opposite of what occurs
the reader or audience knows something the character in the s…
serious, solemn
Verbal Irony
writer/speaker says one thing but really means something comp…
Situational Irony
what is expected is the opposite of what occurs
60 terms
AP English 3 Vocabulary
Contumely
Descry
Facile
Surreptitious
Noun. Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness an…
Verb. To catch sight of; find; discover
Adjective. Easily accomplished or attained; shallow; simplist…
Adjective. Stealthy; sneaky; do something in secret
Contumely
Noun. Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness an…
Descry
Verb. To catch sight of; find; discover
25 terms
AP English Vocabulary 5
Acrimonious
Ameliorate
Amenable
Amorphous
Caustic -- sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
To make better; to relieve; to improve
Open or willing to follow advice or suggestion; tractable; ma…
Shapeless; having no defined form
Acrimonious
Caustic -- sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
Ameliorate
To make better; to relieve; to improve
75 terms
English III and III AP Vocabulary
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Aegis
(Adj.) Causing disagreement; belligerent; contentious
(Adj.) Dishonorable; shameful' despicable; base
(N.) A rude or impolite person; buffoon
(N.) A shield; protection; backing
Factious
(Adj.) Causing disagreement; belligerent; contentious
Ignoble
(Adj.) Dishonorable; shameful' despicable; base
78 terms
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…
23 terms
AP English Vocabulary- List 4 (Parody-Vernacular)
Parody
Periodic Sentence
Personification
Point of View
An exaggerated imitation of a serious work for humorous purpo…
A sentence in which the main clause (or the main idea) comes…
A type of figurative language which attributes human qualitie…
The perspective from which a narrative is told. It may be Fir…
Parody
An exaggerated imitation of a serious work for humorous purpo…
Periodic Sentence
A sentence in which the main clause (or the main idea) comes…
20 terms
AP English Vocabulary 2
Apprehension
Arbitrary
Archaic
Arrogance
anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reas…
very old or old-fashioned.
the quality of being arrogant.
Apprehension
anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
Arbitrary
based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reas…
19 terms
AP English Vocabulary
Adjunct (N)
Bellwether (N)
Caterwaul (Transitive V)
Chimerical (Adj)
something added to another thing but not essential to it
a wether or male sheep that leads the flock, usually bearing…
to utter a similar sound; howl or screech
unreal; imaginary; visionary; a chimerical terrestrial paradi…
Adjunct (N)
something added to another thing but not essential to it
Bellwether (N)
a wether or male sheep that leads the flock, usually bearing…
40 terms
AP English Vocabulary
Beguile
Usurp
Pecuniary
Insipid
verb... -to deceive by charm
verb... -to seize and hold (the power or right of another, for e…
adjective... -of or relating to money
adjective... -lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or inter…
Beguile
verb... -to deceive by charm
Usurp
verb... -to seize and hold (the power or right of another, for e…
16 terms
AP English Vocabulary
Simple Sentence
Compound Sentence
Complex Sentence
Compound-Complex Sentence
Contains one subject and one verb.... Ex: The boy hit the ball.
Contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinate conju…
Contains a independent clause and one or more subordinate cla…
Contains two or more principal clauses and one or more subord…
Simple Sentence
Contains one subject and one verb.... Ex: The boy hit the ball.
Compound Sentence
Contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinate conju…
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