ELA 8H MASTER SET!

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A cumulative collection of this year's vocabulary terms.

anarchy

a state of lawlessness, confusion or disorder

ardent

passionate, enthusiastic and fiery

augment

to add to

blase

unimpressed and indifferent

desolate

without any people; dismal and devastated

embark

to start or begin

fend

to ward off or defend

panorama

an unobstructed or complete view

reception

the act or instance of receiving or meeting

rubble

broken bits and pieces

teem

to swarm, brim or overflow

tract

an area, expanse or region

vice versa

conversely, in reverse

vie

to compete for

wrangle

to argue or dispute

agile

able to move quickly and easily; flexible

audacious

bold, daring or uninhibited

crusade

a military expedition; a campaign for a cause

dub

to choose; to name

era

a period of time marked by distinct events

exceptional

unusual, extraordinary

grapple

to struggle with physically or mentally

heritage

legacy or tradition

legendary

well-known or famous

mien

manner or appearance

muse

to think about or ponder something

muster

to gather or summon

pivotal

important, vital

stamina

endurance

stance

1. an intellectual or emotional attitude towards something. 2. the position of one's feet

amiss

in a faulty way, astray, or wrong

avail

to be of use to; to help

bizarre

unusual, odd or outrageous

chastise

to critisize or discipline

contagious

easily transmittable

culminate

to come to the end or the highest point

deplore

deplore

dialect

the language specific to a group of people due to geography, society, or an occupation

hover

to suspend in air; to wait nearby

loll

to lounge; to recline

modify

to change; to amend

preposterous

foolish, absurd

spontaneous

unplanned and impulsive

subside

to lessen, diminish, decline

tedious

boring, tiring, or monotonous

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