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AP Literature Tone Vocab

Subjects : english, ap, literature
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Smug - oily (verbally that is) or excessively pious






2. Talking down to - conveying experience to one who has none






3. Stuck up - considering self better than everyone else






4. Caustic or sarcastic in a mean way






5. Lacking social grace - sensitivity or acuteness






6. Insulting and condescending






7. With great energy or exertion - with great emphasis and passion






8. Uncaring - or feeling no emotion






9. Harshly sarcastic






10. Foolish or insane






11. Abusive - or irreverent; vulgar or indecent






12. Recklessly bold or contemptuous;






13. Producing keen or strong emotion; totally touching






14. Reserved - unassertive






15. Praise






16. Scorn - despise






17. Totally rejecting of established laws or institutions.






18. Emotional attachment






19. Easily angered






20. Laid back - unwilling to get involved






21. Skeptical and unbelieving






22. Meditative or deliberative






23. Personal and emotional






24. Scholarly






25. To be exessively prideful or arrogant






26. Full of rage






27. Inclined or eager to fight






28. To deprive of force or strength






29. Haughty - disdainful or contemptuous






30. Passive - accepting as inevitable






31. Carefree and unconcerned






32. Sarcastic






33. Boorish - rude






34. Distrustful (like Grant R.)






35. Tending or threatening to break out into open violence






36. Uncaring






37. Direct and outspoken






38. Having mixed feelings - could go either way






39. Ill-humored - very down






40. Intending to instruct






41. To act in an obsequious manner






42. Lacking respect - derisive






43. With an air of superiority - talking down to






44. Scornful derision - mocking - cynical






45. Enticing - beguiling - captivating






46. Mournful - dismal - or gloomy






47. Inciting - stimulating - irritating






48. Sensitivity - relating to another's emotions






49. Vicious - wanton - or mischievous






50. Sorrowful lamentation