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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.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

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. Hearty conviviality and good cheer






2. Haughty - disdainful or contemptuous






3. Passive - accepting as inevitable






4. Abusive - or irreverent; vulgar or indecent






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






6. Uncaring - or feeling no emotion






7. Carefree and unconcerned






8. Scholarly






9. Vicious - wanton - or mischievous






10. Prudent forethought






11. Heartfelt and serious






12. Discourage






13. Tending or threatening to break out into open violence






14. Scornful derision - mocking - cynical






15. Not emotionally involved - at a distance






16. Mournful - dismal - or gloomy






17. With an air of superiority - talking down to






18. Personal and emotional






19. Uncaring






20. Inciting - stimulating - irritating






21. Overflowing and demonstrative






22. Deeply respectful






23. Scorn - despise






24. Harshly sarcastic






25. To act in an obsequious manner






26. Intending to instruct






27. Ill-humored - very down






28. Reserved - unassertive






29. Foolish or insane






30. Self-rightously angry






31. Inclined or eager to fight






32. Questioning - ridiculing - or chaffing






33. Praise






34. Skeptical and unbelieving






35. Reluctant or restrained






36. Laid back - unwilling to get involved






37. Smug - oily (verbally that is) or excessively pious






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






39. Stuck up - considering self better than everyone else






40. Emotional attachment






41. Full of rage






42. Producing keen or strong emotion; totally touching






43. Lacking social grace - sensitivity or acuteness






44. Sensitivity - relating to another's emotions






45. Enticing - beguiling - captivating






46. Direct and outspoken






47. All mighty or infinite in power; all-knowing






48. Boorish - rude






49. Sorrowful lamentation






50. To be exessively prideful or arrogant