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JHS English 9 : Unit I Test Vocabulary

Each word shows up on one/all of the selection tests. Create your own set for each story and story pairing. 1. The Washwoman + New Directions = Obstinacy, Rancor, Ominous, Amicably, Carelessly, Meticulously, Impetuously 2. Sonata for Harp and Bicycle = Furtive, Reciprocate, Tantalizingly, 3. Checkouts + The Girl Who Can = Reverie, Fertile, Perverse 4. from A White House Diary + My English = Poignant, Tumultuous, Implication, Bilingual, Interminably, Countenance, 5. The Secret Life of Walt…
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Obstinancy
stubbornness
Rancor
bitter hate; hatred
Ominous
threatening
Amicably
in a friendly way
Carelessly
without care or concern
Meticulously
very carefully and precisely
Impetuously
impulsively; acting without thought or consideration
Synonym
Words that have similar or the same meaning
Furtive
sneaky; hidden
Reciprocate
return
Reverie
dreamy thinking and imagining
Fertile
rich in nutrients that promote growth
Dishevelment
disorder; messiness
Tumultuous
greatly disturbed; in an uproar
Poignant
emotionally touching
Bilingual
using or knowing two languages
Interminably
endlessly
Distraught
very troubled or confused
Insolent
boldly disrespectful
Disconsolately
very unhappily
Unrequited
not returned or repaid
Atonement
compensation for a wrong
Unpalatable
not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind
Tantalizing
very pleasantly inviting
Arid
lacking sufficient water or rainfall
Eroded
worn away over time
Perverse
resistant to guidance or discipline
Implication
a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
Countenance
consent to, give permission
Inscrutable
difficult to understand
Revitalize
restore strength