20 terms

Superior 9th Grade Vocabulary Word List 6


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Heresy (noun)
belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine
Heresy (noun)
opinion profoundly at odds with what is generally accepted
Extol (verb)
praise enthusiastically
Establish (verb)
set up (an organization, system, or set of rules) on a firm or permanent basis
Establish (verb)
achieve permanent acceptance or recognition for
Apprehensive (adjective)
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen
Apprehend (verb)
arrest (someone) for a crime
Apprehend (verb)
understand or perceive
Memorialize (verb)
preserve the memory of; commemorate
Abscond (verb)
leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to avoid detection of or arrest for an unlawful action such as theft
Centennial (adjective)
relating to a hundredth anniversary
Centennial (noun)
a hundredth anniversary
Pauper (noun)
a very poor person
conducive to or characterized by the expression of love
Romantic (adjective)
of, characterized by, or suggestive of an idealized view of reality
Romantic (noun)
a person with romantic beliefs or attitudes
Drivel (noun)
silly nonsense
Drivel (verb)
talk nonsense
Forum (noun)
a place, meeting, or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged
Umbrage (noun)
offense or annoyance