English 1 honors vocabulary
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jointed or to speak clearly syn- enunciate
blissfully happy syn-
strike of lighting. roll of cloth. jump/run in a hurry syn-
very strange or odd. syn- comical, curious, unusual, weird, odd.
to make up, create, act in a calm manner. syn- cast, craft, draft, frame.
Believing that people are motivated by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity
a raised platform
worker bees. a repeated annoying sound
noisy quarrel. fight/battle
tending to eat/drink excessively
to be deceived, tricked
no emotion, expressionless, ex. pokerface
unprincipled, untrustworthy, dishonest person, fool
awareness of consciousness, process of gaining an understanding syn- insight, wisdom, perceptiveness, perceptivity.
disturb in mind, trouble. syn- bothered, upset, restless
ghost, image in mind, illusion, ex. danny phantom
glow in the dark
reorganized, water added
enjoy something a lot
free from emotion, accepting of what fate brings. syn- forbearing, patient, tolerant, uncomplaining.
difficult to detect or grasp, physically thin, delicate in meaning. syn- tricky, slick, sly, artful, cunning.
outskirts of a city
deadly, end of line, computer workstation.
either of two main parts of the bible
in rows,stairs, bleachers.
not returned, reciprocated
brightly colored, full of life, intense, providing clear mental images. syn- delineated, pictorial, picturesque, visual, graphic
changes shape/form. change suddenly or violently. syn- short tempered, unstable, explosive, unpredictable.
reference to another work of literature in a story, author refers/compares something to another piece of literature without actually identifying it.
play, usually about serious topic/situation
antagonist, person goes against man character to get in way of intended action,prevent an intended outcome
opposite of what was expected
dramatic speech delivered by a single character in a play/also a speech performed by one person to the audience
point of view
where a person is writing from 1,2,3 person 1,i was 2, you walk 3, he gripped
introduction a preface to literary work
dramatic play that tells the story of a character, usually of noble birth, who meets an untimely & unhappy death or downfall often because of a specific character flaw or twist of fate.
journeys to foreign land usually for religious reasons