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12 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
inference
procedure
purpose
narrative
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
the reason for which something is done or created or for whic…
a story or sequence of events
inference
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
procedure
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
12 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
inference
procedure
purpose
narrative
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
the reason for which something is done or created or for whic…
a story or sequence of events
inference
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
procedure
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
41 terms
8th Grade English Vocab
Obsolete
Obstinate
Obsess
Obliterate
no longer in general use; out of date
stubborn
to think and talk about someone or something in an unhealthy…
to destroy completely
Obsolete
no longer in general use; out of date
Obstinate
stubborn
12 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
inference
procedure
purpose
narrative
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
the reason for which something is done or created or for whic…
a story or sequence of events
inference
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
procedure
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
38 terms
Vocabulary Words 8th Grade English
Sandal
Snowbank
Heralding
Sternness
Noun... any of various low shoes or slippers
Noun... a mound of snow, as a snowdrift or snow shoveled from a…
Verb... a person or thing that proclaims or announces
Noun... firm, strict, or uncompromising
Sandal
Noun... any of various low shoes or slippers
Snowbank
Noun... a mound of snow, as a snowdrift or snow shoveled from a…
5 terms
8th Grade english sheets
Crave
irrelevant
myriad
urbane
Disire
not related to
countless numbers
polished, civilized
Crave
Disire
irrelevant
not related to
45 terms
8th grade English vocab definitions
Conspicuous... 1
Declare... 1
Eloquent (eloquence)... 1
Exhibit... 1
easily or plainly seen
to make known; to state openly
skilled at speaking or writing; having the power to move people
to show in public; an item or collection of items in a public…
Conspicuous... 1
easily or plainly seen
Declare... 1
to make known; to state openly
9 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
Renounce
Insolent
Simultaneous
Incredulous
To give up
Boldly rude or disrespectful
Happening at the same time
Disbelieving
Renounce
To give up
Insolent
Boldly rude or disrespectful
12 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
inference
procedure
purpose
narrative
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
the reason for which something is done or created or for whic…
a story or sequence of events
inference
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
procedure
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
5 terms
8th grade English
deem
buff
romp
latent
to regard or consider in a detailed way... Syn- Consider
a person that is enthusiastically interested in certain thing…
usually of a child or animal playing rough ... Syn- play, skip
of quality or state existing but not yet developing... Syn- hid…
deem
to regard or consider in a detailed way... Syn- Consider
buff
a person that is enthusiastically interested in certain thing…
English Vocabulary 8th grade
conceive
vex
stifle
crevice
think about something
annoy
smothering something
narrow crack
conceive
think about something
vex
annoy
27 terms
8th Grade English Overview
Appositive
Adjective clause
Relative Pronoun
Subordinate Conjunctions
A noun or noun phrase that renames another noun right beside it
A group of words with a subject and verb that modifies a noun…
Words such as that, when, where, who, whom, whose, which, and…
After, although, when, because, before, while
Appositive
A noun or noun phrase that renames another noun right beside it
Adjective clause
A group of words with a subject and verb that modifies a noun…
40 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
Abstract
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
thought of apart from concrete realities
Figurative treatment of one subject under the quite of another
A reference which the author expects is known by the reader
A comparison made to a similarity, connection, or symbolic co…
Abstract
thought of apart from concrete realities
Allegory
Figurative treatment of one subject under the quite of another
85 terms
8th Grade English
salient
cogent
fulcrum
bereft
Adj. standing out, prominent
Adj. to the piont, relevent, logical
N. support, prop
Adj. deprived
salient
Adj. standing out, prominent
cogent
Adj. to the piont, relevent, logical
20 terms
8th Grade English review
enthusiasm
vexed
hideous
technique
strong feelings of enjoyment and interest
annoyed
horrible or extremely ugly
a special way of doing things
enthusiasm
strong feelings of enjoyment and interest
vexed
annoyed
180 terms
English Vocabulary (8th grade)
allusion
anthology
dialogue
episode
a mention; an indirect reference
a collection of writing
conversation
one part of a series
allusion
a mention; an indirect reference
anthology
a collection of writing
10 terms
8th grade English Vocabulary
grammar
haiku
hyperbole
hypotenuse
rules to follow for acceptable writing and speaking
Japanese poetry of nature, three lines in length
an intentional exaggeration
longest side of right triangle
grammar
rules to follow for acceptable writing and speaking
haiku
Japanese poetry of nature, three lines in length
10 terms
Advanced English-8th grade
Detriment
Dexterious
Discretion
Facetious
something that causes damage, harm, or loss
Skillful in using the hands or body
Good judgement or tact in actions or speaking
Humorous; playful joking
Detriment
something that causes damage, harm, or loss
Dexterious
Skillful in using the hands or body
15 terms
Adv. English 8th grade
Audacious
Confiscate
Conscientious
Depict
Brave; daring.
To take by force.
careful; honest.
To describe.
Audacious
Brave; daring.
Confiscate
To take by force.
18 terms
8th Grade English terms
Conflict
Imagery
Protagonist
Antagonist
Struggle between opposing forces
Affect the 5 senses
Main character
a character or force in conflict
Conflict
Struggle between opposing forces
Imagery
Affect the 5 senses
10 terms
English 8th Grade Vocabulary
urban
nationality
anxiety
resolute
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
the condition of belonging to a particular nation
feeling uneasy or worried about what may happen
bold, determined; firm
urban
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
nationality
the condition of belonging to a particular nation
15 terms
Vocabulary 8th Grade English
Paradox
Ecstasy
Inexorable
Monotony
seemingly self-contradictory statement
overwhelming delight
relentless, unchangeable, unstoppable
boring because of sameness
Paradox
seemingly self-contradictory statement
Ecstasy
overwhelming delight
34 terms
Jesuit 8th Grade English Pronouns
pronoun
pronouns have different forms
First Person (speaker) singular
First Person (speaker) plural
a word used in place of a noun
depending on person and number
I, me
we, us
pronoun
a word used in place of a noun
pronouns have different forms
depending on person and number
20 terms
english 8th grade
turbulent
tedious
obscure
deficiency
marked by wild, irregular motion
boring
little known
lack of something that is necessary
turbulent
marked by wild, irregular motion
tedious
boring
12 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
inference
procedure
purpose
narrative
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
the reason for which something is done or created or for whic…
a story or sequence of events
inference
a logical conclusion based on observation and past experience
procedure
a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner
47 terms
WASD 8th grade English
reputation
prodigy
tangible
effective
noun-the opinion others have of you
noun-child expert
adj-able to be touched
adj-successful
reputation
noun-the opinion others have of you
prodigy
noun-child expert
40 terms
English vocabulary, 8th grade
Crony
Cryptic
Plummet
Stint
Very close friend, chum, Buddy
Puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic
(v.) to plunge straight down; (n.) a weight fastened to a line
To limit, be sparing or frugal;a limit or restriction, a fixe…
Crony
Very close friend, chum, Buddy
Cryptic
Puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic
52 terms
8th grade english
Anne frank
Mrs. Edith Frank
Margot Frak
Mr. Otto Frank
A teen who writes a diary while she is hiding in Amsterdam
A source of many conflicts with Anne during the two years the…
Anne's sister; she is three years older than Anne
A Jewish businessman who left Germany after Hitler's rise to…
Anne frank
A teen who writes a diary while she is hiding in Amsterdam
Mrs. Edith Frank
A source of many conflicts with Anne during the two years the…
8th Grade English
Tranquility
Indifferent
Fatal
Bewilderment
calmness; peacefulness; other forms: tranquil (adj)
unconcerned; not caring
deadly
extremely confused
Tranquility
calmness; peacefulness; other forms: tranquil (adj)
Indifferent
unconcerned; not caring
5 terms
English vocab 8th grade
Allusion
Moral
Simile
Trilogy
reference to a well-known person, place, idea, or event
a lesson that a story teaches
a comparison using like, or as
a group of three things
Allusion
reference to a well-known person, place, idea, or event
Moral
a lesson that a story teaches
English words 8th grade
Adage
Bonanza
Churlish
Citadel
a wise saying
a rich mass of ore in a mine
lacking politeness
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city
Adage
a wise saying
Bonanza
a rich mass of ore in a mine
13 terms
English Words 8th Grade
assuaged
contemptuous
taciturn
disapprobation
make (an unpleasant feeling) less severe
Showing disapproval; scornful
Reserved or uncommunicative in speech.
Strong disapproval, typically on moral grounds
assuaged
make (an unpleasant feeling) less severe
contemptuous
Showing disapproval; scornful
65 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary Legacy
contemplate
inevitable
animosity
warily
to regard thoughtfully
unavoidable
a feeling of resentment that could lead to violence
on guard; alert to or looking out for danger
contemplate
to regard thoughtfully
inevitable
unavoidable
10 terms
8th grade English Vocabulary
grammar
haiku
hyperbole
hypotenuse
rules to follow for acceptable writing and speaking
Japanese poetry of nature, three lines in length
an intentional exaggeration
longest side of right triangle
grammar
rules to follow for acceptable writing and speaking
haiku
Japanese poetry of nature, three lines in length
20 terms
8th grade english
muster
illiteracy
tremor
askew
assemble:come together
inability to read or write
quiver, vibrations
not in straight lines
muster
assemble:come together
illiteracy
inability to read or write
29 terms
8th Grade English
elusive
metric
sustain
crave
adj. hard to catch
adj. Relating to measurement.
(v.) to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo; to bea…
(adj) very cowardly, lacking courage
elusive
adj. hard to catch
metric
adj. Relating to measurement.
20 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
teetered
floundering
impertinent
chameleon
to tip (something) up and down; move unsteadily. ... The woman _…
to struggle clumsily or helplessly:... The mother rescued her yo…
inappropriate, incongruous, or absurd.... The teacher accused th…
a changeable, fickle, or inconstant person.... The actor was lik…
teetered
to tip (something) up and down; move unsteadily. ... The woman _…
floundering
to struggle clumsily or helplessly:... The mother rescued her yo…
28 terms
English 8th Grade
Deceive
Sovereignty
Grievance
Forfeiture
To trick or mislead
Having authority or power over someone or something
A complaint
Loss of something for a penalty of doing wrong
Deceive
To trick or mislead
Sovereignty
Having authority or power over someone or something
10 terms
8th Grade English List 1
Adage
Collaborate
Decree
Discordant
N A wise old saying
V To work together, especially in literary artistic or scient…
N An authoritative order having the force of law
Adj Not harmonious; conflicting; harsh sounding
Adage
N A wise old saying
Collaborate
V To work together, especially in literary artistic or scient…
16 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
askew
benediction
fate
epitaph
(adj., adv.) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
a blessing
a final outcome that cannot be avoided.
a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone
askew
(adj., adv.) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
benediction
a blessing
95 terms
8th Grade English Final
Define Coordinating Conjunctions
What does Fanboys stand for.
Prepositions
Subordinate Conjunctions
The joining of two main clauses with a comma before it
for, and, not, but, or, yet, so
shows a relationship between a noun/ pronoun to some other wo…
joins and independent and dependent clause; will possibly nee…
Define Coordinating Conjunctions
The joining of two main clauses with a comma before it
What does Fanboys stand for.
for, and, not, but, or, yet, so
96 terms
Summer English 8th grade
crawl
panic
prove
shake
לזחול
בהלה... להיבהל מ
להוכיח
לנער... לרעוד
crawl
לזחול
panic
בהלה... להיבהל מ
36 terms
English 8th grade vocab
noun
pronoun
preposition
count nouns
person,place,thing,or idea
replaces a noun that is already been said in a sentence
tells a position;links a noun or pronoun to other words in a…
nouns that can be counted
noun
person,place,thing,or idea
pronoun
replaces a noun that is already been said in a sentence
15 terms
8th Grade English Vocab
wary
dissimulation
profound
sagacity
careful, cautious
disguise
intellectual, thoughtful
wisdom
wary
careful, cautious
dissimulation
disguise
65 terms
8th Grade English Exam
Allusion
Anthropomorphism
Dialect
Character
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Attributing human characteristics to an animal or inanimate o…
A particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specifi…
A person or an animal in a story, a play, or another literary…
Allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Anthropomorphism
Attributing human characteristics to an animal or inanimate o…
55 terms
8th Grade English Writing Terms
independent clause
dependent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentenc…
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as…
a subordinate clause that modifies a noun or pronoun. Usually…
A subordinate clause that modifies a verb, adjective, or adve…
independent clause
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentenc…
dependent clause
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as…
110 terms
English 8th grade vocab words
agile
agitate
allege
enact
able to move quickly and lightly
1. to publicly demand; petition for.... 2. To move vigorously o…
To put forth as true; claim
To make legal or official
agile
able to move quickly and lightly
agitate
1. to publicly demand; petition for.... 2. To move vigorously o…
14 terms
8th grade English voc
connotative means
explicit textual meaning
implicit textual evidence
literal language
an association that comes with a word - not is actual meaning
stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion o…
implied- not plainly expressed; vague
words that do not deviate from their defined meaning
connotative means
an association that comes with a word - not is actual meaning
explicit textual meaning
stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion o…
40 terms
8th Grade English, Fank
adjourn
bogus
encounter
debris
(v)to recess; to postpone
(adj) fake; not real
(v)to meet; to experience
(n)trash; waste
adjourn
(v)to recess; to postpone
bogus
(adj) fake; not real
29 terms
8th Grade English Colonies
Jamestown
John Smith
Indentured Servants
Bacon's Rebellion
The first permanent English settlement in North America. The…
Took control of Jamestown by building a fort in 1608. He forc…
servants who signed a contract to work for four to seven year…
an attack led by Nathaniel Bacon against American Indians and…
Jamestown
The first permanent English settlement in North America. The…
John Smith
Took control of Jamestown by building a fort in 1608. He forc…
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