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American Literature Unit 11 Vocabulary (11-20)
misconstrue
obnoxious
placate
placid
(v.) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
(adj.) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
(v.) to appease, soothe, pacify
(adj) calm, peaceful
misconstrue
(v.) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
obnoxious
(adj.) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
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American Literature Unit 11 Vocabulary (1-10)
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extr…
(adj.) serving to settle an issue; final
(adj.) not respectable, not esteemed
allude
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly
clairvoyant
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extr…
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American literature unit 11
Hum
Chlor
Vac
Phor
Earth
Green
Empty
Carry
Hum
Earth
Chlor
Green
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Abeka American Literature Unit 11
James Whitcomb Riley
Winslow Homer
Emily Dickinson
Sidney Lanier
known as the Hoosier Poet; "When the Frost is on the Punkin"
painted Breezing Up
wrote almost two thousand poems; most of which were published…
known for attempting to combine musical techniques in his poe…
James Whitcomb Riley
known as the Hoosier Poet; "When the Frost is on the Punkin"
Winslow Homer
painted Breezing Up
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American Literature - Unit 11
array
attest
covet
deem
(noun) - grouping of things; series... synonyms - arrange, orde…
(verb) - bear witness to; certify; declare... synonyms - assert…
(verb) - to desire wrongfully... synonyms - envy, hanker for, c…
(verb) - to form an opinion; judge... synonyms - account, belie…
array
(noun) - grouping of things; series... synonyms - arrange, orde…
attest
(verb) - bear witness to; certify; declare... synonyms - assert…
20 terms
American Literature Unit 11
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
to refer to casually or indirectly
supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory pow…
serving to settle an issue; final
not respectable, not esteemed
allude
to refer to casually or indirectly
clairvoyant
supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory pow…
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American Literature Unit 11 Vocab
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
moderate and self-disciplined
blameworthy
dependent on certain conditions and events
to confirm
abstemious
moderate and self-disciplined
censurable
blameworthy
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American Literature Unit 11 Vocab
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
moderate and self-disciplined
blameworthy
dependent on certain conditions and events
to confirm
abstemious
moderate and self-disciplined
censurable
blameworthy
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Honors American Literature Unit 11
Assertion
Exertion
Dissertation
Disconcert
(n.) Something declared or stated positively
(n.) The use of power and strength
(n.) A formal and long paper, written for a degree at s unive…
(v.) To upset and confuse
Assertion
(n.) Something declared or stated positively
Exertion
(n.) The use of power and strength
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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 11
grunts (n.)
exasperate (v.)
taut (adj.)
volition (n.)
low, short guttural sounds made by an animal or a person... Gra…
irritate intensely; infuriate... She grew __________________(d)…
stretched or pulled tight; not slack ... The fabric stays _____…
the faculty or power of using one's will... She left the church…
grunts (n.)
low, short guttural sounds made by an animal or a person... Gra…
exasperate (v.)
irritate intensely; infuriate... She grew __________________(d)…
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abeka american literature unit 11
This is My Letter to the World
There Is No Frigate like a Book
Success I Counted Sweetest
A Bird came down the Walk
Dickinson
Dickinson
Dickinson
Dickinson
This is My Letter to the World
Dickinson
There Is No Frigate like a Book
Dickinson
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American Literature Vocab Unit 11
Allude
Clairvoyant
Conclusive
Disreputable
(Verb) to refer to casually or indirectly... Syn: suggest, insin…
(Adjective) supernaturally perceptive ... (Noun) one who possess…
(Adjective) serving to settle an issue; final... SYN: decisive,…
(Adjective) not respectable, not esteemed... SYN: disgraceful, d…
Allude
(Verb) to refer to casually or indirectly... Syn: suggest, insin…
Clairvoyant
(Adjective) supernaturally perceptive ... (Noun) one who possess…
Vocabulary Unit 11 American Literature
Affront
Bewilderment
Colossal
Confound
To insult intentionally, especially openly. SYN: provoke, off…
The condition of being confused or disoriented. SYN: confusio…
Of great size, extent, or amount; immense; of great scope or…
To cause to become confused or perplexed. SYN: baffle, perple…
Affront
To insult intentionally, especially openly. SYN: provoke, off…
Bewilderment
The condition of being confused or disoriented. SYN: confusio…
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Abeka American Literature Unit 11
Emily Dickinson
Sidney Lanier
Life and Song
James Whitcomb Riley
There Is No Frigate like a Book; We Never Know How High We Ar…
Song of the Cattahoochee; one of the most accomplished poets…
"If life were caught by a clarionet,/ And a wild heart, throb…
When the Frost Is on the Punkin; "the Hoosier Poet"; Away
Emily Dickinson
There Is No Frigate like a Book; We Never Know How High We Ar…
Sidney Lanier
Song of the Cattahoochee; one of the most accomplished poets…
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abeka american literature unit 11
This is My Letter to the World
There Is No Frigate like a Book
Success I Counted Sweetest
A Bird came down the Walk
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
This is My Letter to the World
Emily Dickinson
There Is No Frigate like a Book
Emily Dickinson
Vocabulary Unit 11 American Literature
affront
bewilderment
colossal
confound
To insult intentionally, especially openly
The condition of being confused or disoriented
Of great size, extent, or amount; immense; of great scope or…
To cause to become confused or perplexed
affront
To insult intentionally, especially openly
bewilderment
The condition of being confused or disoriented
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Unit 11 Vocabulary (American Literature)
Affront
Bewilderment
Colossal
Confound
(v) To insult intentionally, especially openly... SYN: provoke,…
(n) The condition of being confused or disoriented... SYN: confu…
(adj) Of great size, extent, or amount; immense; of great sco…
(v) To cause to become confused or perplexed... SYN: baffle, per…
Affront
(v) To insult intentionally, especially openly... SYN: provoke,…
Bewilderment
(n) The condition of being confused or disoriented... SYN: confu…
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Unit 11 Vocabulary Honors American Literature
Adduce
Antediluvian
Atavistic
Benison
To offer as an example
Ancient; outmoded; Before the flood
Exhibiting the characteristics of one's forebears.
Blessing
Adduce
To offer as an example
Antediluvian
Ancient; outmoded; Before the flood
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CP American Literature Vocab Unit 11
Pernicious
Gauche
Abstemious
Censurable
extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless
moderate, sparing (as in eating or drinking); characterized b…
deserving blame or correction
Pernicious
extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
Gauche
awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless
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American literature great gatsby unit 11
Affront
Bewilderment
Colossal
Confound
: (v) To insult intentionally, especially openly. SYN: provok…
: (n) The condition of being confused or disoriented. SYN: co…
: (adj) Of great size, extent, or amount; immense; of great s…
: (v) To cause to become confused or perplexed. SYN: baffle,…
Affront
: (v) To insult intentionally, especially openly. SYN: provok…
Bewilderment
: (n) The condition of being confused or disoriented. SYN: co…
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Literature Unit 11
absurd
avalanche
classify
ensure
making no sense at all, going completely against or having no…
a large mass of snow, ice, rocks, or other material sliding o…
to group or label in an organized way
to make sure, safe, or certain; to garuntee
absurd
making no sense at all, going completely against or having no…
avalanche
a large mass of snow, ice, rocks, or other material sliding o…
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Bridges to Literature III Unit 11 Vocabulary
craft
seized
exhibited
captive
(noun) ship
(verb) captured by force
(verb) presented for others to see
(noun) prisoner
craft
(noun) ship
seized
(verb) captured by force
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Unit 11 World Literature
Fid
Fidelity
Confide
Fall
To trust, believe
Faithfulness; loyalty
To trust (another) with information or a secret
To deceive
Fid
To trust, believe
Fidelity
Faithfulness; loyalty
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American literature vocab level E unit 11 (1-10)
Allude
Clairvoyant
Conclusive
Disreputable
To refer to casually or indirectly
Supernaturally preceptive; one who possesses extrasensory pow…
Serving to settle an issue; final
No respectable, not esteemed
Allude
To refer to casually or indirectly
Clairvoyant
Supernaturally preceptive; one who possesses extrasensory pow…
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AP Literature Unit 11 Vocabulary
epistolary
romanticism
gothicism
circumlocution
a piece of literature narrated through letters (examples: Fra…
1800-1840 reaction against Enlightenment rationalism; emphasi…
emphasizes the bizarre, darkness, elements of supernatural, p…
a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more wor…
epistolary
a piece of literature narrated through letters (examples: Fra…
romanticism
1800-1840 reaction against Enlightenment rationalism; emphasi…
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AP Literature Unit 11 Vocabulary
epistolary
romanticism
gothicism
circumlocution
a piece of literature narrated through letters (examples: Fra…
1800-1840 reaction against Enlightenment rationalism; emphasi…
emphasizes the bizarre, darkness, elements of supernatural, p…
a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more wor…
epistolary
a piece of literature narrated through letters (examples: Fra…
romanticism
1800-1840 reaction against Enlightenment rationalism; emphasi…
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American Lit. Vocabulary Unit 11
Allude
Clairvoyant
Conclusive
Disreputable
To refer to casually or indirectly
Supernaturally perceptive ; one who possesses extrasensory po…
Serving to settle an issue; final
Not respectable, not esteemed
Allude
To refer to casually or indirectly
Clairvoyant
Supernaturally perceptive ; one who possesses extrasensory po…
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World Studies: Unit 11: The American Revolution
Proclamation of 1763
Sons of Liberty
The Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts
A proclamation from the British government which forbade Brit…
A radical political organization for colonial independence wh…
In 1773, Parliament passed the Tea Act and allows the East In…
Passed by Parliament in 1774 in reaction to the Boston Tea Pa…
Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which forbade Brit…
Sons of Liberty
A radical political organization for colonial independence wh…
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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
20 terms
American Lit Vocab. Unit 11
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly... SYNONYMS: suggest, in…
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possess extras…
(adj.) serving to settle an issue; final... SYNONYMS: decisive,…
(adj.) not respectable, not esteemed... SYNONYMS: disgraceful, d…
allude
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly... SYNONYMS: suggest, in…
clairvoyant
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possess extras…
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American Headway 1 - Unit 11
adventure
art
bathing suit
bottom
冒險
藝術
游泳衣
底部
adventure
冒險
art
藝術
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American Headline 4 Unit11
altitude
ambition
architect
bump
the height of an object above sea
a strong desire to achieve something
someone whose job is to design buildings
to hit or knock against something
altitude
the height of an object above sea
ambition
a strong desire to achieve something
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Unit 11 Literature
Alias
Amble
Burly
Distort
An assumed name, especially as used to hide one's identity; o…
To walk slowly, stroll; an easy pace; a leisurely walk
Big and strong; muscular
To give false or misleading account of; to twist out of shape
Alias
An assumed name, especially as used to hide one's identity; o…
Amble
To walk slowly, stroll; an easy pace; a leisurely walk
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American Headway 0 - Unit 11
a little bit
accident
act
afraid
一點點
事故 n.
法案 v.
怕 adj.
a little bit
一點點
accident
事故 n.
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Literature: Vocabulary Unit 11
Brevity
Comport
Concise
Demure
Shortness
To conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
Expressing much in a few words
Sober or serious in manner, modest
Brevity
Shortness
Comport
To conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
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Unit 11 Literature Vocabulary
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
moderate; characterized by abstinence and self-discipline
deserving of blame or correction
likely but not certain to happen, back-up plan
to confirm, verify
abstemious
moderate; characterized by abstinence and self-discipline
censurable
deserving of blame or correction
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Unit 11--American Reform Movement
David Walker
Horace Greeley
Horace Mann
Charles Gradison Finney
An African American against the American Colonization movemen…
*became a strong voice in the abolitionist movement as the ed…
*Leading voice for education reform in mid-1800s who served a…
-left career as lawyer to preach.... -said each individual was r…
David Walker
An African American against the American Colonization movemen…
Horace Greeley
*became a strong voice in the abolitionist movement as the ed…
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American English in Mind unit 11
oxygen
weight
improve
tip
(n)氧氣
(n)重量
(v)改善
(n)訣竅
oxygen
(n)氧氣
weight
(n)重量
Literature Unit 11
alias-kw
alias-kw
alias-kw
amble-kw
(n) an assumed name, especially as used to hide ones identity…
synonyms: (n) pseudonyn
antonyms: (n) real name, given name, legal name
(v) to walk slowly , stroll; (n) an easy pace; a leisurely walk
alias-kw
(n) an assumed name, especially as used to hide ones identity…
alias-kw
synonyms: (n) pseudonyn
53 terms
American Headway 1 - Unit 11
adventure
art
bathing suit
bottom
冒險
藝術
游泳衣
底部
adventure
冒險
art
藝術
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American Lit unit 11
HUM
CHLOR
VAC
PHOR
earth
Green
empty
carry
HUM
earth
CHLOR
Green
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American Lit Unit 11
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
moderate, sparing (eating and drinking); characterized by abs…
deserving of blame or correction
likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on unce…
to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
abstemious
moderate, sparing (eating and drinking); characterized by abs…
censurable
deserving of blame or correction
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American Headway 2 Unit 11
ash
be made redundant
can't stand
ban
remains of burnt things
you lose your job because there are no more jobs
to hate
forbid
ash
remains of burnt things
be made redundant
you lose your job because there are no more jobs
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American Lit.- Unit 11
Diffident
Fidelity
Confide
Fallacy
adj.- shy; not assertive
n.- faithfulness; loyalty
v.- to trust another with information or a secret
n.- a misleading or mistaken ideas
Diffident
adj.- shy; not assertive
Fidelity
n.- faithfulness; loyalty
16 terms
literature unit 11
protagonist
Setting
allusion
first-person point of view
The main character; The character whom the action of the plot…
Where and when a literary work takes place
a reference to a familiar literary or historical person or ev…
narration of a story by one of the characters, using the firs…
protagonist
The main character; The character whom the action of the plot…
Setting
Where and when a literary work takes place
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World Literature-Unit 11
language
thoughts ideas
human
general
_ is one of God's greatest gifts to man; it is the single mos…
this is because they have no _ or general _ in the proper sense
this second kind of signal is _ communication
it is the exchange of _ ideas-foxes in general, rabbits in ge…
language
_ is one of God's greatest gifts to man; it is the single mos…
thoughts ideas
this is because they have no _ or general _ in the proper sense
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Unit 11 Literature Flashcards
Absurd
Avalanche
classify
ensure
unrealistic or making no sense
a large mass of snow,ice,rocks,or other material sliding or f…
to group or label in organized way
to make sure
Absurd
unrealistic or making no sense
Avalanche
a large mass of snow,ice,rocks,or other material sliding or f…
20 terms
Unit 11 American Lit
Allude
Clairvoyant
Conclusive
Disreputable
To refer to casually or indirectly.
Supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory pow…
Serving to settle an issue; final.
Not respectable, not esteemed.
Allude
To refer to casually or indirectly.
Clairvoyant
Supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory pow…
20 terms
American Lit (Unit 11)
Abrogate
Ambient
Asperity
Burnish
(V.) to repeal, cancel, declare null and void
(Adj.) completely surrounding, encompassing
(N.) roughness, severity, bitterness or tartness
(V.) to make smooth or glossy by rubbing, polish
Abrogate
(V.) to repeal, cancel, declare null and void
Ambient
(Adj.) completely surrounding, encompassing
30 terms
Literature Vocabulary Unit 11
Adduce
Antediluvian
Atavistic
Benison
To offer as an example
Ancient; outmoded
Exhibiting the characteristics of one's forebears
Blessing
Adduce
To offer as an example
Antediluvian
Ancient; outmoded
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