JHS English 9 : Unit I Test Vocabulary

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Each word shows up on one/all of the selection tests. Create your own set for each story and story pairing. 1. The Washwoman + New Directions = Obstinacy, Rancor, Ominous, Amicably, Carelessly, Meticulously, Impetuously 2. Sonata for Harp and Bicycle = Furtive, Reciprocate, Tantalizingly, 3. Checkouts + The Girl Who Can = Reverie, Fertile, Perverse 4. from A White House Diary + My English = Poignant, Tumultuous, Implication, Bilingual, Interminably, Countenance, 5. The Secret Life of Walt…

Obstinancy

stubbornness

Rancor

bitter hate; hatred

Ominous

threatening

Amicably

in a friendly way

Carelessly

without care or concern

Meticulously

very carefully and precisely

Impetuously

impulsively; acting without thought or consideration

Synonym

Words that have similar or the same meaning

Furtive

sneaky; hidden

Reciprocate

return

Reverie

dreamy thinking and imagining

Fertile

rich in nutrients that promote growth

Dishevelment

disorder; messiness

Tumultuous

greatly disturbed; in an uproar

Poignant

emotionally touching

Bilingual

using or knowing two languages

Interminably

endlessly

Distraught

very troubled or confused

Insolent

boldly disrespectful

Disconsolately

very unhappily

Unrequited

not returned or repaid

Atonement

compensation for a wrong

Unpalatable

not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind

Tantalizing

very pleasantly inviting

Arid

lacking sufficient water or rainfall

Eroded

worn away over time

Perverse

resistant to guidance or discipline

Implication

a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred

Countenance

consent to, give permission

Inscrutable

difficult to understand

Revitalize

restore strength

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