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Honors English III Vocab Semester 1 Test

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  1. anathemas
  2. stratagems
  3. odiousness
  4. inexplicable
  5. effectual
  1. a a plan, scheme, or trick for surprising or deceiving an enemy
  2. b -noun, plural -mas.
    1.a person or thing detested or loathed:
    2.a person or thing accursed or doomed to damnation or destruction.
    3.a formal ecclesiastical curse involving excommunication
  3. c -adjective
    incapable of being accounted for or explained.
  4. d deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable
  5. e adjective
    1.producing an intended effect; adequate.
    2. valid or binding, as an agreement or document.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. of sparta, or sternly disciplined and simple, brave, austere
  2. a dark purple-red or plants of the primrose family
  3. -adjective
    1. harsh; grating; rasping.
    2. easily annoyed; irritable.
  4. -noun
    1.a deadly or virulent epidemic disease, like theBUBONIC PLAGUE.
    2.something that is considered harmful, destructive, or evil.
  5. noun
    1. gross injustice or wickedness.
    2. a violation of right or duty; wicked act; sin.

5 True/False Questions

  1. requiteverb (with object)
    1. to assail with contemptuous or opprobrious language; address or speak of abusively.
    2. to speak abusively


  2. progenitornoun
    1. a biologically related ancestor
    2. a person or thing that first indicates a direction, originates something, or serves as a model; predecessor; precursor


  3. 3. venerable-noun
    1.a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson.
    2.a statement or comment that conveys a meaning indirectly by the use of comparison, analogy, or the like.


  4. imperative1.absolutely necessary or required; unavoidable
    2. expressing a command
    3. a command. unavoidable obligation or requirement that demands attention; necessity


  5. palindrome1. the act of willing, choosing, or resolving;
    2. a choice or decision made by the will.
    3. the power of willing; will.


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