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Kernes English 10 vocab 1-75 2011
The vocabulary terms covered in English 10 over the 1st semester. Words #1-75
adj.; Saw-toothed, notched
adj.; Showing wise judgment.
n.; High praise, honor
v.; To propose, to present
adj.; Bubbling over with high spirits
v.; To clear from insinuated charge or fault, to free from blame or guilt
adj.; Showing polite respect, appropriate consideration, courteous regard
n.; A looking back to the past
adj; Constant in application or effort, unremitting, persevering, working diligently.
v.; To reveal
adj.; Ambitious, seeking, longing for
n.; A riddle, puzzle, something very difficult to understand
adj.; Thinly scattered, not dense
n.; "Gun for hire", a soldier who fights for monetary gain instead of patriotism
n.; An insinuation
n.; Proportion, harmony, balance
adj.; clear, inescapable
n.; Authority, expert, gourmet
n.; Remorse, the showing or feeling of regret that one has done wrong
adj; Momentary or fleeting, lasting a very short time.
n.; Lack of interest or concern, indifference
n.; Remnant, a trace of something that disappeared
v.; To emphasize, to make more noticeable
v; To follow or try to excel; imitate with effort to equal or surpass.
.; All seeing, all knowing, all powerful, mighty
n.; Idleness, laziness, disliking work or effort.
adj.; Feeling very pleased or proud, joyful.
v.; To thicken, to jell, to coagulate.
To misinterpret, to misunderstand
adj.; Envious, envy or jealousy that leads to a prejudice view or opinion, intolerant, unfair
n.; (pl.) Educated guesses, a supposition put forward to account for certain facts and used as a basis for further investigation by which it may be proven or disproved.
adj.; External, originating from outside, not belonging to the basic nature of a person or thing.
v.; To lament, to mourn, to complain (not as strong as "grieve").
adj.; Gullible, easily persuaded or tricked.
n.; Having good judgment, freedom to act according to one's own judgment
n.; "Doubting Thomas", disbeliever, cynic
v.; To change into bone; to harden
v.; To heap up, to collect
v; To take away (deprive) of force or strength; to weaken.
v.; To laugh at scornfully, to ridicule.
n.; Patronizing manner or behavior, talking down to someone.
v.; To defend yourself by blocking.
v.; To reject or disown utterly, to deny totally
v.; To avoid or dodge either a comment or a punch.
adj.; Unable to be satisfied, unquenchable, unappeasable
n.; One who is charitable, a humanitarian, one who donates a lot of money or time to others.
n.; One who is obsessed with his physical problems.
adj.; Slightly improper, suggestive, daring (French).
n.; Satirical cartoon or picture
adj.; new methods, new approaches
adj.; Brief, using few words, but to the point and clear, concise, terse.
adj.; Unceasing, continually repeated
adj.; Occurring at intervals, not continuous
adj.; Desiring to cause harm, spiteful
n.; Hint, suggestion
v.; To deprive of, to take away or remove some of the whole.
v.; To find a way around
adj.; full to overflowing
n.; Quickness and keenness of judgment or insight
adj.; Irritable over something that is annoying.
v.; To give into your own desires (or of others)
adj.; Holding firm [a tenacious grip], retaining well [a tenacious memory], cohesive, adhesive, persistent, stubborn
adj.; Worldly, everyday, ordinary
adj.; Hoarse, rough sounding, boisterous noise.
adj.; Stuck up, remote, unapproachable, unsociable; cool (to an idea)
adj.; Doubtful, unsure of or uncertain of the outcome,.[a dubious character] [a dubious remark].
adj; Hateful, bitter resentment or ill-will.
adj.; Affectedly grand, acting superior.
adj.; Feeling dejected, hopeless
n.; Self-government, independence.
adj; Resolutely fearless, courageous.
n.; a revelation, a sudden recognition of the essence or meaning of something
adj.; Fictitious, Doubting origins or beginnings.
adj.; Not hidden, open, observable, apparent.