English 11 Vocabulary

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Appraise

to estimate a price

Cosmopolitan

worldly

Decay

to rot, ruin

Emblem

Symbol

Evoke

To start or call up

Improvident

not providing for the future

Incongruous

not harmonious

Lunacy

crazy, insane

Perpetual

ever lasting

Peruse

examine

Preen

speak with pride

Primitive

old in history

Treachery

Act of treason

Valise

Small piece of luggage

Vivacity

Liveliness

Vulgar

Disgusting, rude

Illusion

Act of deceiving

Allusion

Indirect reference

coquettish

Flirtatious

dote

to express love

emphatic

strongly expressive

incredulous

skeptical, doubtful

peal

prolonged ringing to bells

quaint

old fashion, strange

callous

Emotionally hardened; unfeeling

implore

to beg earnestly for

obscure

make less visible or unclear

repetition

the act of doing or performing again

transitory

short-lived or temporary

uncouth

unrefined, crude; awkward or clumsy

fractioness

n: the nature of a trouble maker

feigned

pretended or faked

exempt

excused

bizarre

Extremely strange, unusual, atypical

bantering

teasing or making fun of in a playful, good-natured way

complacency

self-satisfaction; smugness

intimation

a hint, indirect suggestion

desolate

crushed by grief

supercilious

proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority

contiguous

connecting without a break

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