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AP English Language And Composition Vocab

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1. Express grief for; mourn






2. A perfect example; an original pattern or model






3. A grammar construction in which a noun (or noun phrase) is placed with another as an explanation






4. The act of passing off the ideas or writing of another as one's own






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






6. Plentiful; having a large quantity






7. The word 'to' plus a verb - usually functioning as a noun - and often as a predicate in a sentence






8. To grow or increase rapidly






9. Treating people as weak or inferior






10. A brilliantly executed plan






11. Possessed from birth; inborn






12. Easily broken when subjected to pressure






13. Supported with proof or evidence; verified






14. All-powerful






15. Any time one of the five senses (visual - auditory - tactile - olfactory - gustatory) is evoked by what you have read - you have encountered this






16. A command






17. A form of deductive reasoning; a major premise - a minor premise - and a conclusion






18. Unimaginative; dull






19. Also called a noun phrase - this modifies the noun next to it






20. Having great depth or seriousness






21. Uncertainty; apprehension






22. Wrongdoing - misconduct






23. A feeling or understanding resulting from an experience






24. Intricate; complex






25. Verbal expression or exchange; conversation






26. A minor device - this is the ending of a series of lines - phrases - clauses - or sentences with the same word or words






27. Appeal based on emotion






28. The presence of two or more possible meanings in any passage; not clear






29. A union of two or more groups






30. The deliberate omission of conjunctions from a series of related independent clauses






31. Something that indicates what is to come; a forerunner






32. A clause that can stand alone as a sentence; it must have a noun and a verb (subject and predicate)






33. General agreement






34. Exercising good judgment or common sense






35. To put up with; to survive a hardship






36. Hatefully evil; abominable






37. The moods/associations/implications of a word or phrase - as opposed to its exact meaning






38. The perspective from which the writer chooses to present his or her story (fiction) or essay (nonfiction)






39. Like chiasmus - this figure repeats the opening word or phrase at the end of the sentence to emphasize a statement or idea - but it is not an ABBA reversal






40. Subdued; kept from being circulated






41. A combination of a compound and a complex sentence






42. The use of irony - sarcasm - ridicule - and humor in exposing or denouncing vice or folly






43. Disdainfully or ironically humorous; harsh - bitter - or caustic






44. A selected part of a passage or scene






45. Characteristic of an earlier period; old-fashioned






46. Unplanned; naturally occurring






47. A grammar construction in which two identical syntactic constructions are used






48. Also known as an either/or fallacy; the suggestion is made in the argument that the problem or debate only has two solutions; can also be called the fallacy of the excluded middle






49. A choice in which something must be one way or the other - there is no middle ground






50. Mutual hatred or ill-will