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English 101 Final Exam
Barbarisms Coloquialisms Vocabulary
to be made up of
to make up
to compel assent or belief by argument
to influence to a decision or sourse of action
draws a conclusion
DO NOT write: can't hardly
WRITE: can hardly
DO NOT write: equally as....as
DO NOT write: most favorite
to be dissimilar
to disagree with
DO NOT write: very unique
WRITE: very unusual, incredibly strange, almost unique, or nearly unique
recurring at intervals
continuing without interruption
figurative distance or extent
DO NOT use "feel" loosely; use "think" or "believe" instead
use "feel" for nonrational perceptions or impressions
DO NOT use "most perfect" or "very parrallel"
WRITE: "almost perfect" and "very nearly parrallel"
DO NOT use "nice"
USE: enjoyable, etc
without curiosity, care, concern
DO NOT use "expect"
...for "presume" or "suppose"
feasible, capable of being done
in a way that is practical
DO NOT use "due to"
...for "because of"
opposed, esp, reciprocally opposed; excited distaste or aversion
able to speak or write several languages
in close proximity without actually touching
something that completes or makes perfect
belittle; speak slightingly of; to lower esteem
surroundings, esp of a social or cultural nature
innate, inherent, natural; originating in and characteristic of a particular region or country
very caustic; scathing
display of narrow-minded and trivial scholarship; unimaginative and arbitrary adherence to rules
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronolical time
being truly or very much so
addicted to wasteful expenditure, as of money, time, or strength; yielding in profusion; bountiful
one's strong point; orig, the strong part of the blade of a sword from the middle to the hilt
a rule or law; an established rule or principle; a standard for judgement
self-denial or self-sacrifice
tending to conciliate; intended to placate or reconcile
to destroy completely, abolish; more violent than eradicate
exclusion, by general consent, from social acceptance, priviledges, friendship, etc.
extremely bad or daring
a ghost, an appatrition; any object of fear or dread
occassional; occurring at irregular intervals
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused by regret for wrong doing
an artifice or expendient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, hide something, etc
deceitful in speech or content
a sudden and disastrous breakdown or collapse; ruin, rout
knowledge acquired by study, research, etc; learning scholarship
a yielding in opinion, judgement, wishes, etc; a courteous regard or respect
deserving of reproof, rebuke, or censure; blameworthy
to taunt, tease, ridicule, etc with reference to anything embarrassing
in existence; still existing, not destroyed or lost
made hard; hardened; insensitive, indifferent; un sympathetic
a system of moral principles or values
concerned with first principles and ultimate grounds; concerned with abstract thought or subjects; highly abstract or abtruse
indicating of showing unbelief
causing to appear foolish or ridiculous; rendering absurdly or wholly ineffectual
exceeding the bounds of custom, propriety, or reason; away from its track
requiring great exertion; hard to endure
belonging exclusively or confined to a province; narrowness
something that is continuous, of which no separate parts are discernible; a continuous extent or whole
the external boundary of any surface of area
a person who organizes and manages an enterprise