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15 terms
Ms. Taylor's English 11 honors vocab week 16
Recant
Impalpable
Salient
Specious
To withdraw or disavow a statement of opinion
Unable to be felt; intangible
Significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
Deceptive or misleading
Recant
To withdraw or disavow a statement of opinion
Impalpable
Unable to be felt; intangible
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
n. excessive or blond adoration; worship of an object.
v. to make impure; to contaminate.
v. to come forth; to send forth.
adj. tastelessly gaudy.
idolatry
n. excessive or blond adoration; worship of an object.
adulterate
v. to make impure; to contaminate.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 5
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
n. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
n. a curse.
n. something that does not logically follow.
adj. cheerful; optimistic.
fop
n. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
imprecation
n. a curse.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 12
halcyon
fastidious
badinage
malapropism
adj. calm; pleasant.
adj. hard to please; fussy.
n. playful, teasing talk.
n. a word humorously misused.
halcyon
adj. calm; pleasant.
fastidious
adj. hard to please; fussy.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried.
adj. happening by chance or accident.
v. to summarize; to repeat briefly.
adj. done without care; in a routine fashion.
celibate
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried.
fortuitous
adj. happening by chance or accident.
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Ms.Taylor's English 11 honors vocab week 19
Acrid
Fulminate
Dross
Abnegation
Marked by a sharp taste and smell;bitter
To voice disapproval of protest
Refuse or waste
Unwillingness to admit reality or truth; denial
Acrid
Marked by a sharp taste and smell;bitter
Fulminate
To voice disapproval of protest
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 3
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
adj. ordinary or dull.
adj. in good faith.
adj. accidental; nonessential.
adj. fertile; productive.
pedestrian
adj. ordinary or dull.
bona fide
adj. in good faith.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 1
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
adj. causing disagreement.
adj. dishonorable, shameful.
n. a rude or impolite person.
n. a shield; protection.
factious
adj. causing disagreement.
ignoble
adj. dishonorable, shameful.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 8
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
v. to ridicule; to mock.
v. to criticize sharply.
v. to frolic; to romp about playfully.
v. to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire.
deride
v. to ridicule; to mock.
censure
v. to criticize sharply.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 11
elixir
desiccated
cessation
juxtapose
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments.
adj. dried up.
n. a stopping; a discontinuance.
v. to place side by side for comparison.
elixir
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments.
desiccated
adj. dried up.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
adj. skillful; clever.
adj. visible to the naked eye.
adj. foolish; inane.
adj. pertaining to cows or cattle.
adroit
adj. skillful; clever.
macroscopic
adj. visible to the naked eye.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 15
orifice
hallow
perdition
chaff
n. mouth; opening.
v. to make holy.
n. damnation; ruin; hell.
n. worthless manner.
orifice
n. mouth; opening.
hallow
v. to make holy.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 13
nirvana
salutary
despicable
harlequin
n. a condition of great peace or happiness.
adj. healthful; wholesome.
adj. contemptible; hateful.
n. a clown.
nirvana
n. a condition of great peace or happiness.
salutary
adj. healthful; wholesome.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 6
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
banal
n. an intense dislike.
v. to make clear.
adj. likely to happen; threatening.
adj. common, ordinary
antipathy
n. an intense dislike.
elucidate
v. to make clear.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 2
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
adj. powerless; lacking strength, without the gun.
n. an exact opposite; and opposite extreme.
n. whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind.
n. a correction.
impotent
adj. powerless; lacking strength, without the gun.
antithesis
n. an exact opposite; and opposite extreme.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
n. an evil design or plan.
adj. having a negative effect; insulting.
n. an omen or sign.
adj. suitable for marriage in age and physical development, r…
machination
n. an evil design or plan.
pejorative
adj. having a negative effect; insulting.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 14
bombast
orthography
paleontology
recoil
n. impressive but meaningless language.
n. correct spelling.
n. a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study…
v. to retreat; to draw back.
bombast
n. impressive but meaningless language.
orthography
n. correct spelling.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
n. excessive or blond adoration; worship of an object.
v. to make impure; to contaminate.
v. to come forth; to send forth.
adj. tastelessly gaudy.
idolatry
n. excessive or blond adoration; worship of an object.
adulterate
v. to make impure; to contaminate.
15 terms
Ms. Taylor's Voc. Week 5 English 11
Fop
Imprecations
Non sequitur
Sanguine
An excessively fashion-conscious man
A curse
Something that does not logically follow
Cheerful; optimistic
Fop
An excessively fashion-conscious man
Imprecations
A curse
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 11
elixir
desiccated
cessation
juxtapose
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments.
adj. dried up.
n. a stopping; a discontinuance.
v. to place side by side for comparison.
elixir
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments.
desiccated
adj. dried up.
15 terms
Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 12
halcyon
fastidious
badinage
malapropism
adj. calm; pleasant.
adj. hard to please; fussy.
n. playful, teasing talk.
n. a word humorously misused.
halcyon
adj. calm; pleasant.
fastidious
adj. hard to please; fussy.
15 terms
Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 14
bombast
orthography
paleontology
recoil
n. impressive but meaningless language.
n. correct spelling.
n. a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study…
v. to retreat; to draw back.
bombast
n. impressive but meaningless language.
orthography
n. correct spelling.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 13
nirvana
salutary
despicable
harlequin
n. a condition of great peace or happiness.
adj. healthful; wholesome.
adj. contemptible; hateful.
n. a clown.
nirvana
n. a condition of great peace or happiness.
salutary
adj. healthful; wholesome.
15 terms
Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 6
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
banal
n. an intense dislike.
v. to make clear.
adj. likely to happen; threatening.
adj. common, ordinary
antipathy
n. an intense dislike.
elucidate
v. to make clear.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
adj. skillful; clever.
adj. visible to the naked eye.
adj. foolish; inane.
adj. pertaining to cows or cattle.
adroit
adj. skillful; clever.
macroscopic
adj. visible to the naked eye.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 5
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
n. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
n. a curse.
n. something that does not logically follow.
adj. cheerful; optimistic.
fop
n. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
imprecation
n. a curse.
15 terms
Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
n. an evil design or plan.
adj. having a negative effect; insulting.
n. an omen or sign.
adj. suitable for marriage in age and physical development, r…
machination
n. an evil design or plan.
pejorative
adj. having a negative effect; insulting.
15 terms
Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried.
adj. happening by chance or accident.
v. to summarize; to repeat briefly.
adj. done without care; in a routine fashion.
celibate
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried.
fortuitous
adj. happening by chance or accident.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab. Week 15
Orifice
Hallow
Perdition
Chaff
n. mouth; opening
v. to make holy
n. damnation; ruin; hell
n. worthless matter
Orifice
n. mouth; opening
Hallow
v. to make holy
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 8
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
v. to ridicule; to mock.
v. to criticize sharply.
v. to frolic; to romp about playfully.
v. to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire.
deride
v. to ridicule; to mock.
censure
v. to criticize sharply.
15 terms
Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 1
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
adj. causing disagreement.
adj. dishonorable, shameful.
n. a rude or impolite person.
n. a shield; protection.
factious
adj. causing disagreement.
ignoble
adj. dishonorable, shameful.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 2
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
adj. powerless; lacking strength, without the gun.
n. an exact opposite; and opposite extreme.
n. whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind.
n. a correction.
impotent
adj. powerless; lacking strength, without the gun.
antithesis
n. an exact opposite; and opposite extreme.
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Ms. Taylor's Outsiders Characters
Ponyboy
Johnny
Darry
Two-Bit
youngest brother, narrator
frightened, abused by his parents
Serious, determined, hard on Ponyboy
wisecracker, joker
Ponyboy
youngest brother, narrator
Johnny
frightened, abused by his parents
94 terms
Ms. Paine's AP English Vocabulary Words
Abase(v)
Abate(v)
Abdicate(v)
Abduct(v)
To humiliate, degrade
To reduce, lessen
To give up a position, usually one of leadership
To kidnap, take by force
Abase(v)
To humiliate, degrade
Abate(v)
To reduce, lessen
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Ms. Taylor English 2 Vocab.
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
to debase or make impure; use cheaper, inferior, or less desi…
able to use both hands equally well; double-dealing.
to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent;…
a simple past tense and past participle of bereave.
Adulterate
to debase or make impure; use cheaper, inferior, or less desi…
Ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; double-dealing.
16 terms
Ms. Smart's AP English Poetry Vocab
alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
apostrophe
Repetition of consonant sounds
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
45 terms
English Midterm Ms. Francis-Taylor
Symbol
Motif
Theme
Rhetoric
any object, person, place, or action that has both meaning in…
an object, idea, or symbol that repeats itself throughout lit…
the central message of a literary work. It is an idea the aut…
The art of using language to persuade and/or influence. "the…
Symbol
any object, person, place, or action that has both meaning in…
Motif
an object, idea, or symbol that repeats itself throughout lit…
30 terms
Ms. Taylor's Freak the Mighty Vocabulary
aberration
archetype
avarice
cretin
odd and unusual; an oddity
a Universal symbol or idea expressed in dreams or dream-like…
greed
dumb person
aberration
odd and unusual; an oddity
archetype
a Universal symbol or idea expressed in dreams or dream-like…
71 terms
AP Lit and Comp terms Ms. Taylor 2016
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
The repetition of similar or identical or similar consonant s…
A reference in a work or literature to something outside the…
A figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
A figure of speech in which someone (usually absent), some ab…
Alliteration
The repetition of similar or identical or similar consonant s…
Allusion
A reference in a work or literature to something outside the…
47 terms
Ms. Murphy's AP English Literary Terms
tone
satiric poetry
persona
irony
the mood or manner of expression in work that conveys an atti…
poetry that combines criticism with humor
character to speak for a work
difference between what's said and meant
tone
the mood or manner of expression in work that conveys an atti…
satiric poetry
poetry that combines criticism with humor
14 terms
Ms Taylor's Q3 vocabulary
Altruistic
Bleak
Cumbersome
Dismal
showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
little or no hope - hopeless
difficult to handle due to size or weight
depressed/gloomy
Altruistic
showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
Bleak
little or no hope - hopeless
24 terms
Taylor's English
surcingle
gossamer
inquisitorial
interminableness
belt, band, strap
light, thin or delicate
curious, prying, spying
Seeming to have no end
surcingle
belt, band, strap
gossamer
light, thin or delicate
10 terms
Ms Taylor's The Night The Bed Fell Vocabulary
avert
culprit
destine
endeavor
to keep from happening... prevent
one guilty of some offense
to determine beforehand
a serious attempt to accomplish something... undertaking
avert
to keep from happening... prevent
culprit
one guilty of some offense
21 terms
Ms. Taylor's Spelling Bee Spelling Words
mystic
derelict
charismatic
heredity
...
...
...
...
mystic
...
derelict
...
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Vocabulary for 4th grade Ms.Taylor's class
astronauts
lunar
module
hatch
travelers in outer space
related to the moon
section
covered entrence
astronauts
travelers in outer space
lunar
related to the moon
15 terms
Ms. Taylor English 11 honors vocab 18
Contiguous
Apotheosis
Proletariat
Malfeasance
Making contact or touching at some point
The finest example
The working class or lower class
Poor conduct or wrongdoing, especially on the part of a publi…
Contiguous
Making contact or touching at some point
Apotheosis
The finest example
(George Winter) Ms Ogata's English III AP Terms Examples
Aphorism
Apostrophe
Archetype
Antithesis
An Apple a Day keeps the Doctor away!... The Journey of a thous…
Hello Sun! ... Goodbye, moon.
The brave knight.... The Princess.
Man Proposes.... God Disposes.
Aphorism
An Apple a Day keeps the Doctor away!... The Journey of a thous…
Apostrophe
Hello Sun! ... Goodbye, moon.
100 terms
Ms. Wolff's Master Vocabulary List Pre-AP English 10
Brazen
Compunction
Din
Edict
Adjective: to face with defiance or imprudence.
Noun: anxiety arising from awareness or guilt.
Noun: a loud, continued noise.
Noun: an official public proclamation having the force of law.
Brazen
Adjective: to face with defiance or imprudence.
Compunction
Noun: anxiety arising from awareness or guilt.
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Ms Taylor English 11 vocab 20
Disseminate
Extemporaneous
Intractable
Acerbic
To disperse or scatter
Done without planning; spur of the moment; unexpected; makesh…
Difficult to manipulate or govern
Sarcastic in mood, tone, or temper; harsh
Disseminate
To disperse or scatter
Extemporaneous
Done without planning; spur of the moment; unexpected; makesh…
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English 11, Week 6 Voc, Ms. Taylor
Antipathy
Elucidate
Imminent
Banal
An intense dislike
To make clear
Likely to happen; threatening
Common, ordinary
Antipathy
An intense dislike
Elucidate
To make clear
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