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English Regents Words
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synonyms - describe, illustrate, picture
a question asked to produce an effect not to get a reply.
not permanent- root word is permanent
Prefix- is like "un" as in un touched
lack of interest
something that changes from what is normal
Contrast (noun) (verb)
very different or a big difference when comparing 2 things. When comparing to show unlikeness.
causing one to feel unsettled - synonym disturbing, troubled
unusually advanced - or mature in development
to treat rules with contempt, = not following rules of polite society.
making disturbingly harsh and loud noise.
guilty of misleading others
evilly misleading others
lying on our backs
tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking
happening in the opposite way to what is expected, and typically causing wry amusement because of this.
not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.
having an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities
feeling sorry or sad or to express and apology
feeling or showing grief
causing or meant to cause laughter
excessive self absorbed unhappiness over ones own troubles
hopeful and confident about the future
not feeling confident or certainty
full of happiness and joy
an intense wish, or wanting something really bad
filled with or showing great emotion
having a sharp, taste or smell. Not sweet
eager for revenge
of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia - "I feel very sentimental when I drive past my house" (That's how I feel)
amusing and entertaining
expressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgements
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about someone or something, uncertain
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm or concern
difficult to understand
intending or intended to do harm
felling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment.
resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction
unwilling or unable to believe something
tending to avoid commitment or self - revelation, especially by responding only indirectly
not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
showing lack of respect for people or things that are taken seriously
having or showing a feeling of patronizing superiority
obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
obvious ; taken for granted
the quality of being trusted and believed in
praise highly especially in a public context
A principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as unquestionably true.
particles occuring within or smaller than an atomic nucleus
to pierce or pass into or through
a fact, occurrence or circumstance observed or observable that is impressive or extraordinary
absolutely trustworthy or sure; incapable of error
forgiving and compassionate
belief as to the truth of something; Truth
to skip about
literal meaning "He is a very cute dog."
something suggested by a word or thing (implied); an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
composed of many interconnected parts
usual or widespread usage, frequent
strong and healthy,
a feeling of hatred or dislike
really really hate or dislike
clever or having skill with your hands
literally means brother or can mean member of society, profession or religous group
rule of conduct
to correct someones bad behavior usually done by a superior (like your boss)
find a way around an obstacle
the act of being cheerful, merrymaking
grumpy gloomy, depressed
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