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11th grade English vocab final
Terms in this set (57)
Unyielding, unshakable or immovable especially in opposition. Inexorable, obdurate
In a manner of showing respect and esteem due a superior or an elder. Respectful.
Concealing the facts, hiding under a false.
Dreadful, fearful, extremely serious.
Excessively thin and angular. Lank, lean.
Motionless, in active, idol, passive.
Disposed to seek revenge.
Going rapidly over something, without noticing details, brief, careless, quick, perfunctory.
Done without advance preparation, improvised, impromptu.
Foolish, especially in self-satisfied way, absurd, asinine.
Firmly fixed, not easily changed, not easily swayed or influenced, uncorrectable, unreformed.
So as to avoid exertion. Slowly. Inactively. Lazily.
Incapable of being rectified or remedied, irrecoverable.
Outwardly appearing as such, allegedly, allegedly, reputed
Careful, percise, cautious, exacting, rigorous, conscientious.
Take little exercise, idol, inactive, sluggish
Offensively bold, tactless, audacious, impudent, brazen
Feeling regret and sorrow for ones sins or offenses. Apologetic. Remorseful. Repentant.
Overly dramatic. Melodramatic. Overreacting.
Organized opposition to authority or the government, disorder, insurgents, insurgency, mutiny, coup
A strong or spellbinding appeal, fascination, hypnotic, attraction
Expressing or revealing thoughtfulness, usually marked by some sadness, contemplative, dreamy, grave, melancholy
The study of the shape of the skull as a means of determining character and intelligence, it has been disapproved as a science.
A drawstring handbag or purse
Excessive devotion to someone, flattery, worship, servile
Pertaining to, or characteristics of an uncle
Of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life, pastoral
The reduction or limitation of the size, equipment, etc. of the Army, Navy, or Air Force of a country, demilitarization, demobilization
To make believe, pretend, act, dissemble, fake
To adorn with a decorative representation of flowers, foliage, adorn, decorate
To address and a scolding or a long or intense verbal attack, diatribe, tirade
The quality of being high minded and noble, chivalry, philanthropy
To examine by touch, especially for the purpose of diagnosing disease or illness, examine, inspect, probe
Loosely made or held together, rickety, shaky, decrepit
Extremely high or elevated, lofty, exalted
To bring or send back (a person, especially a prisoner of war, a refugee, etc.) to his or her country or land of citizenship.
A person, especially a child, who has no home or friends, castaway, urchin
To endeavor to influence (a person) by smooth, flattering, or beguiling words or acts, cajole, coax.
Pertaining to, involving, or concerned with pure emotion in sensation as opposed to pure intellectuality.
Large or bulky of body, overweight, portly, Stout, fat
Tending to delay or procrastinate, slow, tardy
To compose offhand, improvise
Happening or produced by chance, Lucky, fortunate
Composition from like parts, elements, or characteristics, agreement, sameness
Incapable of being expressed or described in words, inexpressible
To establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of others, especially by deliberate effort, flatter, kowtow
Stealthily treacherous or deceitful, operating or proceeding in an inconspicuous or seemingly harmless way but actually with grave effect, dangerous, deceptive
Monotonously or annoyingly protracted or continued, unceasing, incessant.
Lacking in figure or vitality, slack or slow, apathetic
Deserving praise, praise worthy, commendable
As belonging to an owner
Having or showing the manners in viewpoints considered characteristics of unsophisticated inhabitants of the province, parochial, narrow, limited
Haughtily disdainful, condescending, contemptuous, overbearing, arrogant, scornful
The Mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is no longer present or in existence. Remains, Remainder, hint, relic
Performed, exercise, received, or suffered in place of another
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