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American Literature Vocab #9
asylum
conditional
conformist
haughty
a shelter from danger or hardship (n)
qualified by conditions (adj)
someone who follows established standard of conduct (n)
having or showing arrogant superiority or disdain (adj)
asylum
a shelter from danger or hardship (n)
conditional
qualified by conditions (adj)
American Literature Vocab #9
Brevity
Daunt
Esoteric
Gravity
Conciseness
Intimidate; Frighten
Hard to understand; known only to the chosen few
Seriousness
Brevity
Conciseness
Daunt
Intimidate; Frighten
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American Literature- Vocab 9
circum
circumvent
circumlocution
circumnavigate
prefix for around
verb... find a way around (an obstacle)... The horrific security a…
noun... the use of many words where fewer would do, especially i…
verb... sail all the way around (something, especially the world)
circum
prefix for around
circumvent
verb... find a way around (an obstacle)... The horrific security a…
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Vocabulary List 9 - American Literature
1. DIDACTIC LITERATURE
2. DIME NOVEL
3. DIMINUTIVE
4. DONNÉE
Writing that is "preachy" or seeks overtly to convince a read…
Cheap or sensationalist publications, especially the series b…
Any affix meaning "small." It can suggest cuteness or an emot…
The assumptions upon which a writer constructs a work of lite…
1. DIDACTIC LITERATURE
Writing that is "preachy" or seeks overtly to convince a read…
2. DIME NOVEL
Cheap or sensationalist publications, especially the series b…
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American Literature Vocabulary #9
Disdain
Emulate
Fanaticism
Implication
v. view with scorn or contempt... My mother looked at me with di…
v. imitate; rival... I always try to emulate people that I admire.
n. excessive zeal; extreme devotion... Some rock groups have fan…
n. something hinted at or suggested... After hearing the evidenc…
Disdain
v. view with scorn or contempt... My mother looked at me with di…
Emulate
v. imitate; rival... I always try to emulate people that I admire.
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American Literature Vocabulary 9
concurrent
confiscate
constitute
decipher
same time; simultaneous
to take; to keep
to form; to be
to figure out; to know
concurrent
same time; simultaneous
confiscate
to take; to keep
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American Literature Vocabulary #9
aloof
ambiguous
befall
coherent
not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning
(of something bad) happen to someone
logical and consistent
aloof
not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
ambiguous
open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning
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American Literature Vocab 9
Barbaric
Intimate
Calumny
Sidle
Adjective... without civilizing influences; uncivilized; primiti…
Verb... Hinted at; to suggest at something indirectly
Noun... a false and malicious statement designed to injure the r…
Verb... To move sideways... I sidle my way to the other side of the…
Barbaric
Adjective... without civilizing influences; uncivilized; primiti…
Intimate
Verb... Hinted at; to suggest at something indirectly
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American literature unit 9
Fin
Ambul
Ous
Topo
End
Walk
Full of
Place
Fin
End
Ambul
Walk
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American Literature (unit 9)
Acclamation
Bucolic
Calumniate
Chary
(N.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
(Adj.) characteristics of a countryside, rural; relating to s…
(V.) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
(Adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved,…
Acclamation
(N.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
Bucolic
(Adj.) characteristics of a countryside, rural; relating to s…
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American Literature Unit 9 Vocabulary (11-20)
gnarled
indemnity
inkling
limpid
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
(n.) a payment for damage or loss
(n.) a hint; a vague notion
(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood
gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
indemnity
(n.) a payment for damage or loss
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Vocabulary 9 American Literature
apathetic
compel
complacency
contemptuous
(adj) Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indif…
(v) To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain;…
(n) A feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especially…
(adj) Manifesting or regarding someone or something as inferi…
apathetic
(adj) Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indif…
compel
(v) To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain;…
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American Literature - Vocab 9 - Review
advent
blas‎‎é
bravado
disparate
(n.) a coming or arrival.
(a French word now part of our vocabulary)... (adj.) indifferent…
(n.) an ostentatious display or bravery; defiant or swaggerin…
(adj.) containing or made up of fundamentally different and o…
advent
(n.) a coming or arrival.
blas‎‎é
(a French word now part of our vocabulary)... (adj.) indifferent…
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American Literature week 9
Ingenuity
Benevolence
Innate
Profane
Cleverness, inventiveness, resourcefulness.
Kindness, generosity, charity
Existing from birth, inborn
Showing contempt
Ingenuity
Cleverness, inventiveness, resourcefulness.
Benevolence
Kindness, generosity, charity
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American Literature-Test 9
Booker T. Washington
Bret Harte
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Joel Chandler Harris
founded Tuskegee Institute and wrote "Up from Slavery"
the leading local color writer of his day
New England local color writer
known for his Uncle Remus stories
Booker T. Washington
founded Tuskegee Institute and wrote "Up from Slavery"
Bret Harte
the leading local color writer of his day
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American Literature Unit 9 Vocabulary (1-10)
allocate
ardent
assiduous
brash
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
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American Literature Vocab 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
an evil design or plan
having a negative effect; insulting
omen or sign
suitable for marriage in age and physical development, referr…
machination
an evil design or plan
pejorative
having a negative effect; insulting
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American literature list 9
Despondent... The student became despond…
Elucidate ... The student was asked to e…
Fitful... After several fitful attempts…
Inception... We enjoyed the movie from i…
Adj. deressed; gloomy
V. Explain; enlighten
Adj. spasmodic; intermittent
N. Start; beginning.
Despondent... The student became despond…
Adj. deressed; gloomy
Elucidate ... The student was asked to e…
V. Explain; enlighten
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American Literature Vocabulary 9
Omniscent (adj)
Direct characterization (n)
Indirect characterization (n)
Avarice (n)
All knowing
The narrator tells the reader what the character is like
Personality traits are reveales through the words
Greed
Omniscent (adj)
All knowing
Direct characterization (n)
The narrator tells the reader what the character is like
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American literature list 9
Exasperating adj
Dilapidated adj
Interminable adj
Enterprising adj
Intensely irritating
Worn out, run down, in a state of disrepair
Seeming to have no end
Creative, able to make the best of opportunity
Exasperating adj
Intensely irritating
Dilapidated adj
Worn out, run down, in a state of disrepair
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American Literature Quiz #9
Concomitant
Condolence
Congenital
Congruent
Accompanying
Expression of sympathy
Existing at birth but not inherited
Agreeing
Concomitant
Accompanying
Condolence
Expression of sympathy
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American Literature Set 9
Labyrinth
Loquacious
Desiccate
Diverse
A maze; something like a maze
talkative, talkative
to dry out thoroughly
Different
Labyrinth
A maze; something like a maze
Loquacious
talkative, talkative
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9/28 Vocab American Literature
tallow
vendue
disseminator
depredations
(noun) : the fatty tissue or suet of animals... Syn: suet, fat,…
(n.) : a public auction... Syn.: Auction
(noun) : someone who scatters or spreads widely; broadcast; d…
(noun) : an act of attacking or plundering
tallow
(noun) : the fatty tissue or suet of animals... Syn: suet, fat,…
vendue
(n.) : a public auction... Syn.: Auction
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American Literature Quiz #9
entail
remiss
compulsory
scrutinize
to cause or involve by necessity or as a consequence
careless, negligent
required; mandatory
to examine in great detail carefully
entail
to cause or involve by necessity or as a consequence
remiss
careless, negligent
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American Literature Unit 9
allocate
ardent
assiduous
brash
to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute
very enthusiastic, impassioned
persistent, attentive, diligent
prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
allocate
to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute
ardent
very enthusiastic, impassioned
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American Literature Unit 9
Acclamation
Bucolic
calumniate
chary
(n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
(adj.) characteristic of countryside, rural;relating to sheph…
(v.) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
(adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or show (to);reserved, d…
Acclamation
(n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of appro…
Bucolic
(adj.) characteristic of countryside, rural;relating to sheph…
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American Literature
Nathaniel Ward
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
John Smith
John Smith
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
Early pamphlet warning New Englanders about the danger of rel…
Admiral of New England. He was an English soldier, explorer,…
He was a leader of the Virginia Colony (based at Jamestown) b…
Nathaniel Ward
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
Early pamphlet warning New Englanders about the danger of rel…
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Abeka American Literature Test 9
Mary E Wilkins Freeman
Edward Eggleston
Martha Snell Nicholson
"Conjugal Harmony"
quote - "You flatted a little on - soul"
quote - "Ef Bull once takes a holt, heaven and yarth can't ma…
quote - "The twig was bent, the tree inclined,/ And so his he…
The sermon by T. Dewitt Talmage emphasized the importance of…
Mary E Wilkins Freeman
quote - "You flatted a little on - soul"
Edward Eggleston
quote - "Ef Bull once takes a holt, heaven and yarth can't ma…
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American literature unit 9
What is the theme for all these spirit…
What popular ballad tells the story of…
What song tells about a dying cowboy w…
What is the theme of My Old Kentucky H…
Bible truth that touches the heart
john Henry
bury me not on the lone prairie
a sentimental look on rural life
What is the theme for all these spirit…
Bible truth that touches the heart
What popular ballad tells the story of…
john Henry
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American literature weeks 9 to end
Barn Burning
The Leader of the People
A Streetcar Named Desire
The Swimmer
William Faulkner
John Steinbeck
Tennessee Williams
John Cheever
Barn Burning
William Faulkner
The Leader of the People
John Steinbeck
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Honors American Literature Vocab 9
Abysmal
Approbation
Bent
Cadge
Very deep, very bad
Approval
Inclination, aptitude
Get by begging
Abysmal
Very deep, very bad
Approbation
Approval
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American literature- word power 9
adherent
blatant
clique
denounce
follower
done openly
group
criticize
adherent
follower
blatant
done openly
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american literature vocabulary 9-10
shrew
lucrative
garrulous
abridged
a mouse like animal that eats insects; a bad tempered nagging…
profitable; producing money or wealth
talking too much; especially about unimportant things
to shorten the length; to condense
shrew
a mouse like animal that eats insects; a bad tempered nagging…
lucrative
profitable; producing money or wealth
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American Literature-Vocab List #9
circumvent
circumlocution
circumnavigate
circumspect
Verb... Find a way around (an obstacle)... We must find a way to ci…
Noun... The use of many words where fewer would do, especially i…
Verb... Sail all the way around (something, especially the world…
Adjective... Wary and unwilling to take risks... My business partne…
circumvent
Verb... Find a way around (an obstacle)... We must find a way to ci…
circumlocution
Noun... The use of many words where fewer would do, especially i…
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Vocab: American Literature 9/15
Calamity: (n)
Cow: (v.)
Derelict: (adj.)
Dogma: (n)
a disaster
to intimidate, to bully
in poor condition because of abuse or neglect
a principle held to be incontrovertibly true
Calamity: (n)
a disaster
Cow: (v.)
to intimidate, to bully
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American Literature- Lessons 9 & 10
beseech
blandishment
cajole
elicit
To address an earnest or urgent request to; implore. To reque…
The act of coaxing by flattery or wheedling.
To coax gently and persistently; wheedle.
To bring out; evoke. To call forth.
beseech
To address an earnest or urgent request to; implore. To reque…
blandishment
The act of coaxing by flattery or wheedling.
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American literature vocabulary list #9
Laconic
Jubilant
Judicious
Land
Adj. Using very few words
Adj. Joyful
Adj. Having or characterized by good judgment or sound thinking
V. To gain possession of (land or real estate)
Laconic
Adj. Using very few words
Jubilant
Adj. Joyful
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American Literature: Vocabulary Unit 9
barbaric (adj.)
intimate (adj., v.)
calumny (n.)
sidle (v.)
savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal; uncivilized... The perpetra…
closely acquainted; familiar, close; imply or hint... Even thou…
the making of false and defamatory statements in order to dam…
walk in a furtive, unobtrusive, or timid manner, especially s…
barbaric (adj.)
savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal; uncivilized... The perpetra…
intimate (adj., v.)
closely acquainted; familiar, close; imply or hint... Even thou…
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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 9
apathetic
compel
complacency
contemptuous
(adj) Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indif…
(v) To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain;…
(n) A feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especially…
(adj) Manifesting or regarding someone or something as inferi…
apathetic
(adj) Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indif…
compel
(v) To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain;…
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American Literature Vocab Set 9
Circum
Circumvent
Circumlocution
Circumnavigate
Around
Verb; ... Outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; ba…
Adj;... An indirect way of expressing something
Verb;... To travel around.
Circum
Around
Circumvent
Verb; ... Outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; ba…
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American Literature Vocab 9-1/25/2016
Deploy
Depravity
Deprecate
Despot
To arrange strategically
Extreme wickedness
To express disapproval of
An absolute ruler
Deploy
To arrange strategically
Depravity
Extreme wickedness
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American Literature I Vocab 9
Circumvent
Circumlocution
Circumnavigate
Circumspect
v. to find a way around (an obstacle)... Rushed for time, David…
n. a roundabout or indirect way of speaking... Circumlocution i…
v. to go or maneuver around... Seeing the frozen puddle in fron…
adj. watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent... The circumspec…
Circumvent
v. to find a way around (an obstacle)... Rushed for time, David…
Circumlocution
n. a roundabout or indirect way of speaking... Circumlocution i…
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American Literature List 9 Vocabulary
arrears
catechism
gallivanting
lamentation
(n.,pl.) unpaid or overdue debts; an unfinished duty
A book giving a brief summary of the basic principles of Chri…
go around from one place to another in the pursuit of pleasur…
Expression of regret or sorrow; grief
arrears
(n.,pl.) unpaid or overdue debts; an unfinished duty
catechism
A book giving a brief summary of the basic principles of Chri…
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Abeka American Literature Unit 9
The Country School
Oh!Susanna
My Old Kentucky Home
Closse to Thee
Winslow Homer
Stephen Foster
Stephen Foster
Crosby
The Country School
Winslow Homer
Oh!Susanna
Stephen Foster
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American Literature- Vocab Chapter 9
acquiesce
adamant
balk
camaraderie
v. to agree without protest
adj. stubbornly determined
v. to stubbornly refuse
n. friendship
acquiesce
v. to agree without protest
adamant
adj. stubbornly determined
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Abeka American Literature Unit 9
The Country School
Nobody Knows de Trouble I See
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Roll, Jordan, Roll
Winslow Homer
Negro Spiritual
Negro Spiritual
Negro Spiritual
The Country School
Winslow Homer
Nobody Knows de Trouble I See
Negro Spiritual
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American Literature: 1st 9 weeks
Literature
Myth
Saga myth
Kiowa
Writings in prose or verse; especially writings having excell…
A story that explains phenomena in life
Story of some event in a Northsmens life
Pregnant lady got stuck in hole= small population ; plains cu…
Literature
Writings in prose or verse; especially writings having excell…
Myth
A story that explains phenomena in life
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American Literature Vocab Unit 9
Abate
Adulation
Anathema
Astute
to make smaller, to decrease
excessive adoration
an object of intense dislike
shrewd, wily
Abate
to make smaller, to decrease
Adulation
excessive adoration
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American Literature (12/9/14)
Emerson makes a sharp distinction betw…
Emerson conveys that you should trust…
If we start thinking and we teach that…
We should trust ourselves more than th…
bravery
yourself
genius
wisest
Emerson makes a sharp distinction betw…
bravery
Emerson conveys that you should trust…
yourself
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