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AP English Language And Composition Vocab

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1. Practical






2. This occurs when a person engaging in an argument defines his opponent's position when the opponent is not present and defines it in a manner that is easy to attack






3. A beginner






4. The basic message or meaning conveyed through elements of character and conflict; appears often in literature and is paralleled in nonfiction prose by an argument's thesis






5. Three dots that indicate words have been left out of a quotation; they also can be used to create suspense






6. The act of suggesting or hinting






7. Describing a showy or pretentious display






8. To make vicious statements about






9. Arrogantly domineering or overbearing






10. In its basic form - this is a three-part argument construction in which two premises lead to a truth






11. Having little substance or strength; shaky; unsure - weak






12. Lacking application or practical application






13. Quarrelsome; unruly






14. The opposite of passive voice; essentially any sentence with an active verb






15. Passing away with time; passing from one place to another






16. Express grief for; mourn






17. Point of view






18. A person or character is introduced with language that suggests that he is not at all reliable before the listener/reader knows anything about him






19. The reversal of the natural order of words in a sentence or line of poetry






20. Commonplace; ordinary






21. Not genuine






22. Responsive; agreeable






23. Playfully humorous






24. Having a harmful effect; injurious






25. Informative; contributing to one's awareness






26. Another fallacy - this is also known as post hoc ergo propter hoc (Latin for 'after this - therefore because of this') - and it falls under the general umbrella of a causality fallacy or false cause






27. A brief statement of an opinion or elemental truth






28. To express strong disapproval of; denounce






29. Subdued; kept from being circulated






30. A pattern of speech and vocabulary associated with a particular group of people






31. Made up of a variety of sources or styles






32. To absorb; to make similar






33. Statement of high praise






34. Easily flowing






35. Treating facts without influence from personal feelings or prejudices






36. A grouping of words that define or clarity; a group of words that is not a sentence because there is no verb






37. An attack on the person rather than the issues at hand (a common fallacy)






38. Relatively unknown






39. Determined by impulse rather than reason






40. To leave one country or region and settle in another






41. Treating people as weak or inferior






42. Unplanned; naturally occurring






43. Hateful; marked by deep-seated ill-will






44. Abundantly supplied: filled to capacity






45. Shrewd; clever






46. On guard






47. Not straightforward; crafty






48. Characterized by the telling of a story






49. Appropriateness of behavior






50. A statement using 'like' or 'as' to compare two unlike objects