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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. Lacking social grace - sensitivity or acuteness






2. Praise






3. Producing keen or strong emotion; totally touching






4. Direct and outspoken






5. Questioning - ridiculing - or chaffing






6. To be exessively prideful or arrogant






7. Insulting and condescending






8. Passive - accepting as inevitable






9. Reserved - unassertive






10. With an air of superiority - talking down to






11. Enticing - beguiling - captivating






12. Stuck up - considering self better than everyone else






13. Sorrowful lamentation






14. Overly obedient - dutiful - brown-nosing - fawning






15. Totally rejecting of established laws or institutions.






16. Inclined or eager to fight






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






18. Scornful derision - mocking - cynical






19. Not emotionally involved - at a distance






20. Haughty - disdainful or contemptuous






21. To deprive of force or strength






22. Lacking respect - derisive






23. Harshly sarcastic






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






25. Laid back - unwilling to get involved






26. Skeptical and unbelieving






27. Hearty conviviality and good cheer






28. Deeply respectful






29. Reluctant or restrained






30. Intending to instruct






31. Heartfelt and serious






32. Easily angered






33. Inciting - stimulating - irritating






34. Carefree and unconcerned






35. Sarcastic






36. Abusive - or irreverent; vulgar or indecent






37. Distrustful (like Grant R.)






38. Prudent forethought






39. Frivolously disrespectful






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






41. Uncaring - or feeling no emotion






42. Ill-humored - very down






43. Recklessly bold or contemptuous;






44. Foolish or insane






45. Full of rage






46. Immature or childish






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






48. Overflowing and demonstrative






49. Vicious - wanton - or mischievous






50. Discourage