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AP Terms and Vocabulary Week 14
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#5 Antithesis The juxtaposition of sharply contrasting ideas in balanced or parallel words, phrases, grammatical structures, or ideas.
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#7 Apostrophe An address or invocation to something inanimate
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#13 Canon That which has been accepted as authentic, such as in canon law.
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#15 Claim In argumentation, an assertion of something as a fact.
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#23 Deductive Reasoning The method of argument in which specific statements and conclusions are drawn from general principles. Movement from the general to specific
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#41 Inductive Reasoning The method of reasoning or argument in which general statements and conclusions are drawn from specific principles. Movement from the specific to general
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#34 Extended Metaphor A series of comparisons within a piece of writing. If they are consistently on one concept, this is also known as a conceit.
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#25 Diction Word Choice
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#38 Homily A sermon, but more contemporary uses include any serious talk, speech, or lecture involving morals or spiritual life.
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#39 Hyperbole Overstatement characterized by exaggerated language, usually to make a point or to draw attention.
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Anathema A cursed, detested person
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Antipathy A strong dislike, repugnance
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Cogent Intellectually convincing
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Cupidity Greed, strong desire
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Exculpate To free from guilt or blame
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Fatuous Silly, foolish
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Garrulous Talkative, wordy
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Grandiloquence Lofty, pompous language
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Impinge To impact, affect, make an impression To encroach, infringe
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