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mwathen English 9 Voc. 9
Abjure (v.)
Acrid (adj.)
August (adj.)
Callous (adj.)
give up, renounce; repudiate, recant, or shun
harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
harsh and unfeeling; unsympathetic
Abjure (v.)
give up, renounce; repudiate, recant, or shun
Acrid (adj.)
harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 7
Eu
Micro
Rupt
Cide
good, well, advantageous
extremely small in scale or scope or capability
break, burst
killing, killer
Eu
good, well, advantageous
Micro
extremely small in scale or scope or capability
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 5
Inter
Interject (v.)
Post
Postern (n.)
between, among
insert, interrupt; throw between
after,behind
a back or side entrance
Inter
between, among
Interject (v.)
insert, interrupt; throw between
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mwathen English 9 Voc 2
Pathos
Sub
Pro
Dis
a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
under, below
before, forward
apart, not
Pathos
a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
Sub
under, below
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 4
An
Archy
Anima
Magna
not, without
government
soul, spirit
great, large, big
An
not, without
Archy
government
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mwathen English 9 Voc 3
E; Ex
Cis
Mala
Bona
out, away from
cut, kill
bad
good
E; Ex
out, away from
Cis
cut, kill
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 7
Eu
Micro
Rupt
Cide
good, well, advantageous
extremely small in scale or scope or capability
break, burst
killing, killer
Eu
good, well, advantageous
Micro
extremely small in scale or scope or capability
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 6
Conserve
Folly
Formerly
Harmony
Keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruc…
Foolish or senseless behavior
In an earlier period; previously
Peaceable or friendly relations; accord; agreement; tranquill…
Conserve
Keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruc…
Folly
Foolish or senseless behavior
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 10
Antipathy (n.)
Applicable (adj.)
Asset (n.)
Beset (v.)
a strong dislike, hostile feeling
capable of being applied; relevant, suitable
something of value; a resource; an advantage
to attack on all sides
Antipathy (n.)
a strong dislike, hostile feeling
Applicable (adj.)
capable of being applied; relevant, suitable
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 1
Circum
Spect(are)
Pre
Ven(ire)
around
look
before
come
Circum
around
Spect(are)
look
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 11
Agile (adj.)
Cascade (v.)
Predominate (adj.)
Prudence (n.)
able to move quickly and easily
descends over, rushes down a steep surface
to have or gain the upper hand; win
wisdom, caution, restraint in regards to money or practical m…
Agile (adj.)
able to move quickly and easily
Cascade (v.)
descends over, rushes down a steep surface
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 12
Abrasive (adj.)
Acclimate (v.)
Chagrin (n)
Complacent (adj.)
rough, suitable for grinding or polishing
to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
distress or embarrassment at having failed or been humiliated
self-satisfied; smug
Abrasive (adj.)
rough, suitable for grinding or polishing
Acclimate (v.)
to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
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mwathen English 9 Unit 1-3 Review
Admonish (v.)
Circumvent (v.)
Efface (v.)
Relinquish (v.)
warn strongly
to go around or bypass
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
release, as from one's grip
Admonish (v.)
warn strongly
Circumvent (v.)
to go around or bypass
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mwathen English 9 Honors Voc. 4
Omnis
Pan
Super
E, Ex
all, every
all, everywhere
to an extreme degree
Out or Away
Omnis
all, every
Pan
all, everywhere
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mwathen English 9 Honors Voc. 5
Sed, Sess, Sid
Residual (adj.)
Sediment (n.)
Dissidence
to sit; to be still; to plan; to plot
being a residue or remainder
small, solid pieces of material that come from rocks or livin…
a difference of opinion, discontent
Sed, Sess, Sid
to sit; to be still; to plan; to plot
Residual (adj.)
being a residue or remainder
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mwathen English 9 Units 1-3 Review
Belligerent (adj.)
Benevolent (adj.
Fortitude (n.)
Gibe (v.)
someone who fights (or is fighting)
generous; charitable
strength of mind that allows one to courageously face adversity
laugh at with contempt and derision
Belligerent (adj.)
someone who fights (or is fighting)
Benevolent (adj.
generous; charitable
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mwathen English 9 Voc. 4-7 Unit Review
Abscond
Larceny
Animosity
Inanimate
depart suddenly and secretly
stealing or theft
strong dislike; bitter hostility
not having life; without energy or spirit
Abscond
depart suddenly and secretly
Larceny
stealing or theft
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mwathen English Honors Voc. 6
Ameliorate (v.)
Conservation (n.)
Detriment (n.)
Exotic (adj.)
become better; make better; improve; enhance
preservation from loss, injury, or waste
injury, damage, or something that causes it; disadvantage
introduced from another country; foreign; strikingly unusual
Ameliorate (v.)
become better; make better; improve; enhance
Conservation (n.)
preservation from loss, injury, or waste
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mwathen English 9 Vocabulary Terms for fall 2015 Final Exam
Antipathy
Beset
Decorum
Duress
a strong dislike, hostile feeling
to attack from all sides, to surround
proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
compulsion by threat, forcible confinement
Antipathy
a strong dislike, hostile feeling
Beset
to attack from all sides, to surround
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mwathen English Lit Final Exam
Penitent
Rancorous
Tenacious
Treasonous
Expressing remorse for one's misdeeds
characterized by bitter, long-lasting resentment
Characterized by holding fast; showing great determination in…
Showing betrayal
Penitent
Expressing remorse for one's misdeeds
Rancorous
characterized by bitter, long-lasting resentment
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Wathen English 9 Voc. 6
Abscond (v.)
Anarchy (n.)
Arduous (adj.)
Auspicious (adj.)
to run off and hide
a lack of government and law; confusion
hard to do, requiring much effort
favorable; fortunate
Abscond (v.)
to run off and hide
Anarchy (n.)
a lack of government and law; confusion
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English 9 / Lesson 9
Allure
Antiquity
Appraise
Cleave
The power to attract or charm
The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages... The qual…
To estimate the value of... To form a judgment of; to evaluate
To cling to or be faithful to... To split with force or a sharp…
Allure
The power to attract or charm
Antiquity
The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages... The qual…
English 9 - Week 9
atrocious
doubtful
hilarious
obnoxious
adj. monstrous, shockingly bad, wicked
adj. feeling uncertain about something
adj. extremely funny; causing loud amusement
adj. highly offensive; extremely unpleasant
atrocious
adj. monstrous, shockingly bad, wicked
doubtful
adj. feeling uncertain about something
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English 9 Unit 4
abscond
abscond
abscond
access
(v.) to run off and hide
synonyms: bolt, make off
Thieves who _____________________ with several of the museum'…
(n.) approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an in…
abscond
(v.) to run off and hide
abscond
synonyms: bolt, make off
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English 9 / lesson 10
Amputate
Aptitude
Beneficiary
Boon
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
A natural talent
One who benefits or gains an advantage from something
A welcome gift or blessing
Amputate
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
Aptitude
A natural talent
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English 9 / Lesson 12
Adversity
Cardinal
Credible
Empathize
Misfortune; hardship
Most important; chief
Believable; reliable
To show or feel understanding of another's feelings or problems
Adversity
Misfortune; hardship
Cardinal
Most important; chief
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English 9 / Lesson 11
Amenity
Averse
Complacent
Decompose
A feature that contributes to physical comfort... A feature that…
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned
To decay or to break down into basic elements
Amenity
A feature that contributes to physical comfort... A feature that…
Averse
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
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English 9 Unit 1
Admonish
Admonish
Admonish
Breach
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
The librarian had to _____________________ the noisy students…
Synonyms: reprimand, call on the carpet
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
Admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
Admonish
The librarian had to _____________________ the noisy students…
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English 9 Unit 2
adjourn
adjourn
adjourn
alien
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
The judge _____________________ the hearing until ten o'clock…
synonyms: postpone, discontinue
(n.) a citizen of another country (adj.) foreign, strange
adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
adjourn
The judge _____________________ the hearing until ten o'clock…
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English 9--Vocabulary 13
acknowledge
adversary
elude
exploit
(v.) recognize the rights or authority of; admit; to express…
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(v.) to escape from or avoid; to escape the understanding of
(v.) to make use of, develop; to make improper use of for per…
acknowledge
(v.) recognize the rights or authority of; admit; to express…
adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent
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English 9--Vocabulary 12
abhor
congeniality
cynic
dupe
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
(n.) compatibility; friendliness; agreeableness
(n.) a person who believes that people act only from selfish…
(n.) person who is easily fooled or used ; (v.) to fool or ex…
abhor
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
congeniality
(n.) compatibility; friendliness; agreeableness
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English 9 Literary Terms
Plot
External conflict
Character
Setting
Sequence of events that make up a story
Struggle against an outside force.
A person, animal or force in the story.
The time and place of a story.
Plot
Sequence of events that make up a story
External conflict
Struggle against an outside force.
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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary #9
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
(v.) to comfort; (n.)the keyboard of an organ; (n.) a control…
(v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
assurance
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
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English 9 Vocabulary 6
arrogance
docile
frivolous
kindle
(n.) overbearing pride; a lack of regard for others
(adj.) gentle; easy to manage
(adj.) silly; unimportant
(v.) to ignite; to arouse or excite; to set on fire
arrogance
(n.) overbearing pride; a lack of regard for others
docile
(adj.) gentle; easy to manage
Poetry Terms 1 - English 9
alliteration
simile
slant rhyme
antithesis
type of internal rhyme when beginning consonant sounds repeated
comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
type of end rhyme with similar but not exact sounds
using two opposites to highlight or contrast features of both
alliteration
type of internal rhyme when beginning consonant sounds repeated
simile
comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
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English 9 - UNIT 9 (Definitions)
abate
adulation
anathema
astute
to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less…
praise or flattery that is excessive
an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation
shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
abate
to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less…
adulation
praise or flattery that is excessive
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English 9 Unit 6
atone
atone
atone
bondage
(v.) to make up for
Synonym: expiate
In some early societies, people who committed certain crimes…
(n.) slavery; any state of being bound or held down
atone
(v.) to make up for
atone
Synonym: expiate
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English 9/10 Sulam
Traditional
Numerous
Disrupt
Evident
Done for a long time
Many
Interrupt
It's clear to see or understand
Traditional
Done for a long time
Numerous
Many
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English 9 Voc. 9
ambivalence
bemused
blighted
ephemeral
having mixed feelings about
lost in thought; preoccupied; confused
damaged, ruined, spoiled
something short-lived or passing; temporary
ambivalence
having mixed feelings about
bemused
lost in thought; preoccupied; confused
English 9 January 25
prate
conspire
baleful
minion
(verb) to speak about unimportant matters rapidly and incessa…
(verb) to act in agreement and in secret towards a deceitful…
(adjective ) foreshadowing of evil or tragic events
(noun) a follower of a powerful person
prate
(verb) to speak about unimportant matters rapidly and incessa…
conspire
(verb) to act in agreement and in secret towards a deceitful…
English 9 Dec 7
commotion
conspicuous
diminish
egregious
a state of confused and noisy disturbance
Easily seen or noticed
to make or become smaller, reduce in size
Extremely bad
commotion
a state of confused and noisy disturbance
conspicuous
Easily seen or noticed
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English 9--Vocabulary 11
bland
chronic
contemptible
diligent
(adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
(adj.) lasting a long time; constant; habitual
(adj.) despicable; hateful; low
(adj.) hardworking; industrious
bland
(adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
chronic
(adj.) lasting a long time; constant; habitual
English 9 October 12
Inception
Incipient
Annihilate
Nihilism
the beginning of something
In its early stages; the beginning
to destroy completely
the belief that there are no values or morals in the universe
Inception
the beginning of something
Incipient
In its early stages; the beginning
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English 9 Vocab #9
betrayal
controversial
defiance
envious
to disappoint the hopes or expectations of; be disloyal to.
a prolonged public dispute, debate, or contention; disputatio…
open resistance; bold disobedience.
a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to anothe…
betrayal
to disappoint the hopes or expectations of; be disloyal to.
controversial
a prolonged public dispute, debate, or contention; disputatio…
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 3A
prolific
reprove
symmetry
tranquil
(adj) causing plentiful growth
(v) to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent
(n) equal on both sides of a dividing line
(adj) calm, free from disturbance
prolific
(adj) causing plentiful growth
reprove
(v) to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent
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Lesson 2 English 9 Vocab
belittle
blase
concoct
decade
to speak of something or someone as small or unimportant
uninterested or unimpressed
to devise cleverly; to invent
ten years
belittle
to speak of something or someone as small or unimportant
blase
uninterested or unimpressed
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Lesson 8 English 9 Vocab
alight
convalesce
dainty
feint
to descend and settle, as after flying
to recover one's health
delicate or charming
to distract an opponent by pretending to move in one directio…
alight
to descend and settle, as after flying
convalesce
to recover one's health
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Lesson 4 English 9 Vocab
acute
durable
eavesdrop
ethical
serious and sudden
able to withstand wear, decay, or tough conditions
to listen secretly to private conversations
pertaining to accepted standards of behavior
acute
serious and sudden
durable
able to withstand wear, decay, or tough conditions
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English 9 Unit 5
accomplice
accomplice
accomplice
annihilate
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
synonym: partner in crime
The driver of the getaway car was arrested and tried as an __…
(v.) to destroy completely
accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
accomplice
synonym: partner in crime
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Lesson 1 English 9 Vocab
articulate
crux
debris
decry
well-spoken or clear; to speak clearly and distinctly
the main or most important point or feature
scattered remains; rubble
to condemn or disapprove openly
articulate
well-spoken or clear; to speak clearly and distinctly
crux
the main or most important point or feature
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