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Lesson 3 British literature
Antecedent
Antidote
Antagonist
Antediluvian
Preceding
Remedy
Foe
Before the great flood
Antecedent
Preceding
Antidote
Remedy
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British Literature Vocabulary Lesson 3
abstemious (adj.)
archaic (adj.)
dulcet (adj.)
expurgate (v.)
eating and drinking moderately
no longer current or applicable
melodious, pleasant to hear
to remove objectionable words from
abstemious (adj.)
eating and drinking moderately
archaic (adj.)
no longer current or applicable
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British Literature: Lesson 3-Vocab
adventitious
fecund
pedestrian
edify
adj... def: accidental; nonessential... syn: incidental
adj... fertile, productive... syn: prolific... ant: sterile
adj... ordinary or dull... syn: commonplace; mediocre... ant: imaginat…
verb... to improve someone morally
adventitious
adj... def: accidental; nonessential... syn: incidental
fecund
adj... fertile, productive... syn: prolific... ant: sterile
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British Literature Lesson 3 Vocab
Abstemious (Adjective)
Archaic (Adjective)
Dulcet (Adjective)
Expurgate (Verb)
Eating and drinking moderately (Universities are looking for…
No longer current or applicable; antiquated (College essays m…
Melodious; pleasant to hear (College essays must invoke dulce…
To remove objectionable words from (People should expurgate w…
Abstemious (Adjective)
Eating and drinking moderately (Universities are looking for…
Archaic (Adjective)
No longer current or applicable; antiquated (College essays m…
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British Literature Mozley Vocabulary Lesson 3
Vituperative
Excoriate
Ostensible
Pejorative
- Uttering or given to censure, characterizedby verbal abuse.
- To censure scathingly.... OR... - To wear the skin off of, abrade.
- Intended for display; being such in appearance; apparent.
- Having negative connotations; tending to disparage or belit…
Vituperative
- Uttering or given to censure, characterizedby verbal abuse.
Excoriate
- To censure scathingly.... OR... - To wear the skin off of, abrade.
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British Literature College Bound Lesson 3
abstemious (adj)
archaic (adj)
dulcet (adj)
expurgate (verb)
eating and drinking moderately - It seems as the author of Da…
no longer current or applicable; antiquated - The archaic vie…
melodious, pleasant to hear - The title "Dandelion Dreams" is…
to remove objectionable words from - Silko does not hesitate…
abstemious (adj)
eating and drinking moderately - It seems as the author of Da…
archaic (adj)
no longer current or applicable; antiquated - The archaic vie…
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British Literature Vocabulary #3
purge (v)
relish (v)
talon (n)
taut (adj)
to cleanse or purify
to enjoy keenly
a claw as on an eagle
pulled tight
purge (v)
to cleanse or purify
relish (v)
to enjoy keenly
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British Literature: Lesson Five
consternation
anomaly
vitriolic
preamble
alarming dismay or concern
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurence
harsh in tone; bitterly critical
a preliminary statement; an introduction
consternation
alarming dismay or concern
anomaly
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurence
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British lit Vocab lesson 3
Ascetic
Ascribe
Asperity
Auspices
Relating to a strict and simple way of living that avoids phy…
To refer to a supposed cause source or author
Harshness of behavior or speech hat expresses bitterness or a…
Divine or prophetic token
Ascetic
Relating to a strict and simple way of living that avoids phy…
Ascribe
To refer to a supposed cause source or author
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British Literature Lesson Six
sectarian
peregrination
accoutrement
contrive
narrowly confined to a particular group
travel by walking
an accessory item of dress or equipment
to plan cleverly; to devise
sectarian
narrowly confined to a particular group
peregrination
travel by walking
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Unit 3 Vocabulary - British Literature
articulate
cavort
credence
decry
(v.) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
(n.) belief, mental acceptance
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
articulate
(v.) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
cavort
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
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British Literature Lesson Eight
Affable
Apocryphal
Desultory
Garbled
good natured - adj
fictitious - adj
random - adj
distorted - adj
Affable
good natured - adj
Apocryphal
fictitious - adj
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British Vocabulary Lesson 3
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(V) To have an intense dislike or hatred for
(N) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or struc…
(ADJ) resulting from chance rather than from a inherent cause…
(V) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
Abominate
(V) To have an intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
(N) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or struc…
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British Literature (competency 3)
Anglo-Saxon Period/ Middle Ages (AD 41…
Medieval Period (AD 500-1500)
Renaissance & Elizabethan Periods (130…
17th Century Literature (1650-1800)
Characterized by: heroic poetry-brave feats,codes of conduct,…
characterized by: chivalry, courtly love,mysticism, Christian…
Rebirth of rationalism, humanism, and classic knowledge. An a…
Puritanism and Jacobean Age, embraced Neoclassicism, "Age of…
Anglo-Saxon Period/ Middle Ages (AD 41…
Characterized by: heroic poetry-brave feats,codes of conduct,…
Medieval Period (AD 500-1500)
characterized by: chivalry, courtly love,mysticism, Christian…
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British Literature - Lesson Three Vocabulary
abstemious (adjective)
archaic (adjective)
dulcet (adjective)
expurgate (verb)
definition: eating and drinking moderately... sentence: An abste…
definition: no longer current or applicable; antiquated... sente…
definition: melodious, pleasant to hear... sentence: The author…
definition: to remove objectionable words from... sentence: The…
abstemious (adjective)
definition: eating and drinking moderately... sentence: An abste…
archaic (adjective)
definition: no longer current or applicable; antiquated... sente…
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Literature Vocabulary Lesson 3
collapse
collide
complex
disastrous
to fall down or apart; to break down suddenly; the act of fal…
to crash; to come together with a violent impact; to come int…
complicated; difficult; a group of related buildings; a group…
seriously harmful; damaging
collapse
to fall down or apart; to break down suddenly; the act of fal…
collide
to crash; to come together with a violent impact; to come int…
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Honor's British Literature: Lesson Three (2016-2017)
Coalesce
Decadence
Exemplary
Exuberance
to join
a decline
excellent
joy
Coalesce
to join
Decadence
a decline
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British Literature 12 - V.3
lugubrious
metamorphosis
moiety
nanotechnology
(adj.) mournful, dismal, gloomy, especially to an exaggerated…
(n.) a marked change in appearance, character, condition, or…
(n.) a half; a part, portion, or share
(n.) the art of manipulating materials on an atomic or molecu…
lugubrious
(adj.) mournful, dismal, gloomy, especially to an exaggerated…
metamorphosis
(n.) a marked change in appearance, character, condition, or…
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lesson3. appreciating literature
genre
reflect
lesson
sheer
장르
반영하다
교훈
순수한, 순전한
genre
장르
reflect
반영하다
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British Literature lesson 6
mnemonics
castigate
toothsome
captious
an adjective meaning "intended to assist the memory"
to punish, rebuke, criticile severely, reprimand
delicious, sexually attractive person "sweet-tooth"
difficult to please, hyper-critical
mnemonics
an adjective meaning "intended to assist the memory"
castigate
to punish, rebuke, criticile severely, reprimand
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British Literature List 3
doleful
discerns
desolation
livid
adj very sad or dreary
v distinguishes or recognizes
n sadness
adj reddish; very angry
doleful
adj very sad or dreary
discerns
v distinguishes or recognizes
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BritLit Vocab Lesson 3
scapegoat
peremptory
atelier
axiom
n. one who bears the blame for others
adj. not allowing refusal or delay; imperative
n. an artist's or a designers workshop
n. a universal truth; an established rule
scapegoat
n. one who bears the blame for others
peremptory
adj. not allowing refusal or delay; imperative
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Vocabulary of Literature Lesson 3
morose
droll
confound
wince
sullen
amusing
to perplex
to shrink involuntarily
morose
sullen
droll
amusing
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Literature Lesson 3 Vocab
Barrage
Bigot
Designate
Diversity
Rapid; outpouring of something
An intolerant person
Indicate or point out
Difference or variety
Barrage
Rapid; outpouring of something
Bigot
An intolerant person
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Lesson 3 Appreciating Literature
coal
mine
last
Permisson
to go on or continue in time
coal
mine
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British Literature Lesson 2
Consecrate
Execrate
Sacrament
Sacrilege
To make or declare sacred... To dedicate something to a goal
To denounce as evil
Something considered to have sacred significance
Disrespect to something regarded as sacred
Consecrate
To make or declare sacred... To dedicate something to a goal
Execrate
To denounce as evil
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Unit 3 British Literature
Vehement
inveigh
surmise
demise
adj. strongly emotional
v. to attack strongly in words
v. to draw a conclusion based on a little or no information
the end of existence
Vehement
adj. strongly emotional
inveigh
v. to attack strongly in words
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British Literature Test 3
Knight
Squire
Monk
Student
Mercenary
Honored his father
Hunter
Skinny horse
Knight
Mercenary
Squire
Honored his father
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The Vocabulary of Literature Lesson 3
morose
droll
confound
wince
sullen
amusing
to perplex
to shrink involuntarily
morose
sullen
droll
amusing
British Literature: Quiz 3 (16th Century)
Utopia
Renaissance
Bastion
Comedy
(n) no place (literally); a fantastical vision of a New World…
(n) the rebirth of art, culture, and intellect started in Ita…
(n) a fortified place, stronghold
(n) a play that is primarily humorous
Utopia
(n) no place (literally); a fantastical vision of a New World…
Renaissance
(n) the rebirth of art, culture, and intellect started in Ita…
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British Literature Week 3 Vocabulary
encumbered
frugal
splayed
victuals
held back
thrifty
spread out
prepared food
encumbered
held back
frugal
thrifty
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Honors British Literature Lesson Five
copious
dearth
eloquent
jargon
plentiful; large amount
a shortage
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
nonsensical talk; specialized language
copious
plentiful; large amount
dearth
a shortage
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British New York, Lesson 3
James, Duke of York
New York
New York City
Peter Stuyvesant
The British king gave this person land that included New Neth…
New Netherland was renamed this:
New Amsterdam was renamed this:
The governor of New Amsterdam before the British took over. P…
James, Duke of York
The British king gave this person land that included New Neth…
New York
New Netherland was renamed this:
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Vocab lesson 3 world literature
adversery
alienate
artifice
coerce
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(v.) to turn away;to make indifferent.
(n.) A skillful or ingenious device
(n.)to compel,force
adversery
(n.) an enemy, opponent
alienate
(v.) to turn away;to make indifferent.
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British Literature Test 3
bartering
Miles Coverdale
False
The Act of Supremacy
During the Tudor period, the middle class gained power except…
Who produced the first complete Bible in English?
The Reformation was not as successful in Italy as in England…
What divorced England from the Catholic church?
bartering
During the Tudor period, the middle class gained power except…
Miles Coverdale
Who produced the first complete Bible in English?
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Literature Lesson 3: from "Barrio Boy"
imagery
memoir
mood
narrative voice
language that creates a mental picture by appealing to the se…
a narrative composed from personal experience
the emotions or feelings that are conveyed in a literary work
the tone and attitude of the narrator of a story or speaker i…
imagery
language that creates a mental picture by appealing to the se…
memoir
a narrative composed from personal experience
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Vocab 3 for British Literature
ancillary (adj)
bowdlerize (v)
condescend (v)
cozen (v)
subordinate or supplementary
to remove material considered offensive (from a book, play, f…
to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to deal w…
to trick; to cheat or swindle
ancillary (adj)
subordinate or supplementary
bowdlerize (v)
to remove material considered offensive (from a book, play, f…
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British Literature Vocab Week 3
Sultana
Toad in the hole
Treacle
Wholemeal
golden raisin
sausages baked in a batter pudding—sort of like pigs in a bla…
molasses
whole wheat
Sultana
golden raisin
Toad in the hole
sausages baked in a batter pudding—sort of like pigs in a bla…
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British Literature set 3
G. Herbert Bittersweet characteristic
G. Herbert Bittersweet method
Paradox definition
Love characteristic
emphasis on religion
Paradox
a truth expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction
honor in love
G. Herbert Bittersweet characteristic
emphasis on religion
G. Herbert Bittersweet method
Paradox
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Honors British Literature Lesson Seven
clamor
contract
duplicity
equivocal
loud noise - noun
to become smaller - verb
deceit - noun
vague - adj
clamor
loud noise - noun
contract
to become smaller - verb
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Literature Vocab- Lesson 3
Attain
Autocrat
Automaton
Badger
To gain by hard work, to achieve, to reach.
A ruler with unlimited power; a dictator or domineering person.
A robot; a person who acts like a robot
A small burrowing animal with short legs, long claws, and a t…
Attain
To gain by hard work, to achieve, to reach.
Autocrat
A ruler with unlimited power; a dictator or domineering person.
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British Literature Vocabulary 3
adjure
adroitly
largesse
entreated
request solemnly; appeal to earnestly
with physical or mental skill
nobility of spirit
begged; pleaded with
adjure
request solemnly; appeal to earnestly
adroitly
with physical or mental skill
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British Literature Vocab 3
Repudiate
Soliloquy
Enigmatic
Blench
verb... to refuse to accept or be associated with
noun... an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself…
adjective... difficult to interpret or understand; mysterious
verb... make a sudden flinching movement out of fear or pain
Repudiate
verb... to refuse to accept or be associated with
Soliloquy
noun... an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself…
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British Literature Test 3
1. individualism... 2. primitivism... 3. pan…
primitivism
pantheism
idealism
4 literary philosophies of the age of romanticism
says that man is naturally good, until he is civilized thereb…
says that god and nature are one; worshiping nature
promoting of opptomism
1. individualism... 2. primitivism... 3. pan…
4 literary philosophies of the age of romanticism
primitivism
says that man is naturally good, until he is civilized thereb…
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British Literature Vocabulary #3
apiary
astringent
aviary
banter
noun; a place where bees are kept; especially: a collection o…
noun; a substance that causes the contraction of body tissues…
noun; a large cage or a house or enclosure in which birds are…
verb; to speak to or address in a witty and teasing manner.... n…
apiary
noun; a place where bees are kept; especially: a collection o…
astringent
noun; a substance that causes the contraction of body tissues…
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Literature Lesson 3 Vocabulary
circumspect
zephyr
renegade
retribution
adj. cautious
n. gentle breeze
n. a person who deserts one cause for another
n. paybacks
circumspect
adj. cautious
zephyr
n. gentle breeze
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Literature lesson 3
interactive
interfere
intermittent
intersect
able to act back forth between people or things... ex: Laura lik…
1. to come between... -> latin: ferire- to strike... ex: at the the…
off-and-on, step-and-start... ex!: the dry field needed steady r…
to cut or pass through, to cross... ex: to get to te zoo, follow…
interactive
able to act back forth between people or things... ex: Laura lik…
interfere
1. to come between... -> latin: ferire- to strike... ex: at the the…
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British Literature Vocab. #3
Antagonist
Benevolent
Collaborate
Diligent
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
(adj.) kindly, charitable
(v) to cooperate, work together
(adj.) showing care in doing one's work (The diligent researc…
Antagonist
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
Benevolent
(adj.) kindly, charitable
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British Literature Lesson Ten
Circuitous
Circumlocution
deleterious
extenuating
Indirect, Roundabout
An unnecessarily wordy or evasive form of expression
having a harmful effect; injurious
Lessening or moderating
Circuitous
Indirect, Roundabout
Circumlocution
An unnecessarily wordy or evasive form of expression
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British Literature Test 3
The Romantics
Link of texts b/w Swift, Wollstonecraf…
Romanticism Definition
Image: John Martin, The Bard
-Things are moving really fast; times are changing quickly ... -…
Ways in which they examine, critique and push for change in t…
-Emphasis on the "Imagination" and the poet as prophet ... -Poet…
-Bard at top of mountain looking out ... -In corner the king and…
The Romantics
-Things are moving really fast; times are changing quickly ... -…
Link of texts b/w Swift, Wollstonecraf…
Ways in which they examine, critique and push for change in t…
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