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Unit 4 Vocabulary - British Literature
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n.) the wasting of away of a body organ or tissue; any progr…
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact…
(adj.) complete or perfect in the highest degree; (v.) to bri…
atrophy
(n.) the wasting of away of a body organ or tissue; any progr…
bastion
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold
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Unit 4 British Literature
English Reformation
new literary art forms
The romantic allegory
The faerie queen's author
English Renaissance, Tudor Age, and Elizabethian period
Italian sonnet, lyric poetry, and the essay
The Faerie Queen
Edmund Spenser
English Reformation
English Renaissance, Tudor Age, and Elizabethian period
new literary art forms
Italian sonnet, lyric poetry, and the essay
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OTHS British Literature - Unit 4
Who are the five men on the Nellie?
Describe in detail the setting where t…
Who is the narrator of the story?
Describe Marlow's physical appearance.
the Director of Companies, the lawyer, the accountant, the na…
on the Thames River in a boat called the Nellie, where Marlow…
an anonymous sailor on the Nellie
ascetic aspects, sunken cheeks, yellow complexion, and wind s…
Who are the five men on the Nellie?
the Director of Companies, the lawyer, the accountant, the na…
Describe in detail the setting where t…
on the Thames River in a boat called the Nellie, where Marlow…
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British Literature unit 4
Pledge
Nectar
Just
Semblance
Drink a toast
Drink of the gods
Behaving to what is right and fair
Appearance
Pledge
Drink a toast
Nectar
Drink of the gods
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British Literature - Vocab Unit 4
Maelstrom
Myopic
Overt
Pejorative
A whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation that rese…
Nearsighted; lacking a broad, realistic view of a situation.
Open, not hidden, expressed in a way that is easily recognized
Tending to make worse, expressing disapproval or disparagement.
Maelstrom
A whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation that rese…
Myopic
Nearsighted; lacking a broad, realistic view of a situation.
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British Literature Unit 4
atrophy
flotsam
incumbent
bastion
immobilized and gets no exercise
floating wreckage of a ship
an official who holds an office
a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a…
atrophy
immobilized and gets no exercise
flotsam
floating wreckage of a ship
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Unit 4 British Literature Vocabulary
Abstruse
Ecclesiast
Entreaty
Frugal
difficult to understand; obscure
a priest or member of the clergy
an earnest or humble request
sparing or economical with regard to money or food
Abstruse
difficult to understand; obscure
Ecclesiast
a priest or member of the clergy
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BJU British Literature Unit 4
change
neutral
Catholic
government and church
A time of _________ could correctly describe the seventeenth…
With the accession of James I to the throne of England, the c…
The people felt that the country was now more pro-__________…
James believed that he should be the head of the _________ an…
change
A time of _________ could correctly describe the seventeenth…
neutral
With the accession of James I to the throne of England, the c…
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British Literature Quiz Unit 4
The Authors Resolution in a Sonnet
To The Virgins to Make Much of Time /…
The Constant Lover (Known for the coup…
To Althea, from Prison / To Lucasta, G…
George Wither
Robert Herrick
Edmund Waller
Richard Lovelace
The Authors Resolution in a Sonnet
George Wither
To The Virgins to Make Much of Time /…
Robert Herrick
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British Literature Vocabulary Unit 4
Atrophy
Atrophy
Bastion
Concord
(Noun) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progre…
(Verb) to waste away
(Noun) a fortified place, stronghold
(Noun) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pa…
Atrophy
(Noun) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progre…
Atrophy
(Verb) to waste away
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British Literature Vocab Unit 4
aberrant
analogous
bevy
circumspect
departing from the right, normal, or usual course
similar or alike; compatible, akin; corresponding in some par…
a large group or collection; a group of birds
watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent; well-considered; ca…
aberrant
departing from the right, normal, or usual course
analogous
similar or alike; compatible, akin; corresponding in some par…
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British Literature: Vocabulary Unit 4 Words
affinity
bilious
cognate
corollary
a natural attraction to a person, place, thing or activity; a…
peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant
closely related in origin, essential nature, or function; suc…
a proposition that follows from one already proven; a natural…
affinity
a natural attraction to a person, place, thing or activity; a…
bilious
peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant
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British Literature Vocab Unit 4
Affable
Aggrandize
Amorphous
Archetype
Courteous, Pleasant
To increase in power, greatness, or wealth
Shapeless, without definite form
An original model on which something was patterned or replica…
Affable
Courteous, Pleasant
Aggrandize
To increase in power, greatness, or wealth
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British Literature Unit 4 Vocab
affinity
bilious
cognate
corollary
(n.) a natural attraction to a person, thing, or activity; a…
(adj.) peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant
(adj.) closely related in origin, essential nature, or functi…
(n.) a proposition that follows from one already proven; a na…
affinity
(n.) a natural attraction to a person, thing, or activity; a…
bilious
(adj.) peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant
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British Literature Vocab Unit 4
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue any progressiv…
(n) a fortified place, stronghold
(n) a state or agreement, harmony; a treaty, pact, covenant
(adj) complete or perfect in the highest degree; to bring to…
atrophy
(n) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue any progressiv…
bastion
(n) a fortified place, stronghold
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British Literature Honors ~ Vocabulary Unit 4
Atrophy
Bastion
Concord
Consummate
The wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive d…
A fortified place, stronghold
A state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact, cov…
Complete or perfect in the highest degree; to bring to a stat…
Atrophy
The wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive d…
Bastion
A fortified place, stronghold
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British Literature: Vocabulary Unit 4 Sentences
risible
elixir
folderol
affinity
The suggestion was so ______ that I couldn't help laughing ou…
The intensive merchandising and tremendous sale of patent med…
Foreign visitors sometimes dismiss our national political con…
All kittens display a natural _____ for mischief, but I have…
risible
The suggestion was so ______ that I couldn't help laughing ou…
elixir
The intensive merchandising and tremendous sale of patent med…
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OTHS British Literature - Unit 4
Who are the five men on the Nellie?
Describe in detail the setting where t…
Who is the narrator of the story?
Describe Marlow's physical appearance.
the Director of Companies, the lawyer, the accountant, the na…
on the Thames River in a boat called the Nellie, where Marlow…
an anonymous sailor on the Nellie
ascetic aspects, sunken cheeks, yellow complexion, and wind s…
Who are the five men on the Nellie?
the Director of Companies, the lawyer, the accountant, the na…
Describe in detail the setting where t…
on the Thames River in a boat called the Nellie, where Marlow…
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Unit 4 Vocabulary (Honors British Literature)
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n.) the deterioration of an organ or tissue; a decline or fa…
(n.) a fortified place or stronghold
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony and unity; a treaty or pact
(adj.) absolutely complete or perfect; (v.) to bring to the h…
atrophy
(n.) the deterioration of an organ or tissue; a decline or fa…
bastion
(n.) a fortified place or stronghold
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Semester 2 Unit 4 British Literature
The mood Jacob's Room can best be desc…
After re-reading the paragraph describ…
In Jacob's Room, what comparison can b…
Eliot most likely included allusions t…
True
he is sensitive to his surroundings and world events.
They are both keenly aware of the effects the war had on the…
False
The mood Jacob's Room can best be desc…
True
After re-reading the paragraph describ…
he is sensitive to his surroundings and world events.
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Honors British Literature - Unit 4: SA Terms
Shibboleth
Voice
Descriptive Dictionary
Proscriptive Dictionary
A word or phrase which is identified with members of a group.…
The expression of the writer's personality through their writ…
A dictionary which records words as they are being used.
A dictionary which seeks to direct and control how words are…
Shibboleth
A word or phrase which is identified with members of a group.…
Voice
The expression of the writer's personality through their writ…
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Honors British Literature 1 Level F Unit 4 Vocabulary Synonyms
Affable
Affable
Affable
Aggrandize
Genial
Amicable
Cordial
Augment
Affable
Genial
Affable
Amicable
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Honors British Literature 1 Level F Unit 4 Vocabulary Antonyms
Affable
Affable
Affable
Affable
Surly
Cantankerous
Dour
Inhospitable
Affable
Surly
Affable
Cantankerous
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British Literature Unit 1
portmanteau
malapropism
figurative language
metaphor
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden…
portmanteau
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
malapropism
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
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Vocabulary Unit 4 Level F Honors British Literature (Ms. Bass)
affable ... adj.
aggrandize ... v.
amorphous ... adj.
aura ... n.
courteous and pleasant ... synonyms: genial, amicable, agreeabl…
to increase in greatness ... synonyms: augment, amplify, enhanc…
without definite form ... synonyms: formless, unstructured, neb…
that which surrounds ... synonyms: ambience, atmosphere
affable ... adj.
courteous and pleasant ... synonyms: genial, amicable, agreeabl…
aggrandize ... v.
to increase in greatness ... synonyms: augment, amplify, enhanc…
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Unit 4 (American-British)
Baggage
Line
Movie theater
Vacation
Luggage
Queue
Cinema
Holiday
Baggage
Luggage
Line
Queue
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BJU British Literature 2nd Edition Unit 4 - The Stuart Period
Novum Organum
"Father of Modern Science"
"Advancement of Learning"
"Of Studies"
Bacon's work that explains the "new instrument"--scientific i…
Sir Francis Bacon
Bacon's work that states his objections to traditional philos…
Essay by Bacon that states the value of book learning
Novum Organum
Bacon's work that explains the "new instrument"--scientific i…
"Father of Modern Science"
Sir Francis Bacon
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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 Lit Unit 4 Vocabulary
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
n. the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressiv…
n. a fortified place, stronghold
n. a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact,…
adj. complete or perfect in the highest degree; v. to bring t…
atrophy
n. the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressiv…
bastion
n. a fortified place, stronghold
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Unit 2 Vocabulary - British Literature
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj.) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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Unit 1 Vocabulary - British Literature
acquisitive (adj.)
arrogate (v.)
banal (adj.)
belabor (v.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
to claim or take without right
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive (adj.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
arrogate (v.)
to claim or take without right
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British Literature Vocabulary List #4
evade (v)
evocation (n)
exult (v)
flouting (v)
to escape by cleverness or deception
act of bringing something to mind
to feel great joy, especially in conquest or triumph
disregarding in a contemptuous way; scorning
evade (v)
to escape by cleverness or deception
evocation (n)
act of bringing something to mind
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British Literature Unit Four
Restoration Period
Satire
Novel
When was Miguel's Cervantes' early nov…
The Restoration came about after approximately 20 years of ci…
a kind of writing that ridicules human weakness, vice, or fol…
it is literature that tells a story
early 1600's
Restoration Period
The Restoration came about after approximately 20 years of ci…
Satire
a kind of writing that ridicules human weakness, vice, or fol…
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Unit 1--The Periods of British Literature
dominion
depredation
incumbent
redress
n. rule or power to rule; mastery
n. destruction caused by robbery or looting
adj. required as a duty or an obligation
n. repayment for a wrong or an injury
dominion
n. rule or power to rule; mastery
depredation
n. destruction caused by robbery or looting
12th British Lit & Comp Unit 4 Vocab
Pastoral (adj)
Repast (n)
Aggregate (adj)
Egregious (adj)
Having to do with the country.
A meal; food and drink for a meal.
Gathered into a whole; total.
Standing out sharply as wrong or bad.
Pastoral (adj)
Having to do with the country.
Repast (n)
A meal; food and drink for a meal.
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British Lit unit 4
Pastoral
Repast
Aggregate
Egregious
Having to do with the country
Meal
Gathered into a whole; total
Standing out sharply
Pastoral
Having to do with the country
Repast
Meal
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British Lit. Unit 4
Wary
Tillage
Grisly
Florins
Cautious
Land suitable for farming
Horrible/terrifying
Gold coins
Wary
Cautious
Tillage
Land suitable for farming
30 terms
British Literature Romantics Unit
accord
acquiesce
ameliorate
benevolent
(n.) agreement, harmony
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(adj.) kindly, charitable
accord
(n.) agreement, harmony
acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
25 terms
British Lit Unit 4
What happens to the mouse's home in "T…
In "To a Mouse" the poet's attitude to…
According to the speaker in "To a Mous…
Translate the line from "To a Mouse"
Speaker's plow tore up the mouse's house
Pity
Humans and mice alike are vulnerable to disaster
But Mouse, you are not alone!
What happens to the mouse's home in "T…
Speaker's plow tore up the mouse's house
In "To a Mouse" the poet's attitude to…
Pity
20 terms
Literature-Unit:4
advance
bewilder
buffoon
controversial
(n.) a joining together for some common purpose
(v.) to puzzle completely, confuse
(n.) a clown; a coarse, stupid person
(adj.) arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
advance
(n.) a joining together for some common purpose
bewilder
(v.) to puzzle completely, confuse
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British Literature Unit: British Revolution
Charles I
Dissenters
Oliver Cromwell
Charles II
• Crowned in 1625 ... • Dissolved parliament because of war mone…
one who did not submit to catabolism during Charles I reign
• Parliaments forces leader... • defeated the royalist army... • to…
• Son of Charles I ... • offered the monarchy in 1660... • invited…
Charles I
• Crowned in 1625 ... • Dissolved parliament because of war mone…
Dissenters
one who did not submit to catabolism during Charles I reign
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Unit 4 (British Lit.)
affillated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
connected
to find out
achieving
to give or pass as an inheritance
affillated
connected
ascertain
to find out
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British Literature Vocabulary Unit 1
frame story
fastidious
abate
circumspect
a story within a story
Hard to please
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Careful, cautious
frame story
a story within a story
fastidious
Hard to please
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british lit vocab unit 4
engendering
sundry
array
chivalry
to bring into existence
various, miscellaneous
splendid attire, finery, dress
the medieval principles of a knight
engendering
to bring into existence
sundry
various, miscellaneous
Advanced British Lit Vocab Unit 4
Atrophy
Bastion
Concord
Consummate
n. the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressiv…
n. a fortified place, stronghold
n. a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact,…
adj. complete or perfect in the highest degree; v. to bring t…
Atrophy
n. the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressiv…
Bastion
n. a fortified place, stronghold
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Unit 4 British Lit Vocabulary
Pastoral (Adj.)
Repast (N.)
Aggregate (Adj.)
Egregaious (Adj.)
Having to do with the country
A meal; food and drink for a meal
Gathered into a whole; total
Standing out sharply as wrong or bad
Pastoral (Adj.)
Having to do with the country
Repast (N.)
A meal; food and drink for a meal
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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 4
affable
aggrandize
aura
contraband
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
(v.) to increase in greatness, power or wealth; to build up o…
(n.) that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive a…
(n.) illegal traffic, smuggled goods. (adj.) illegal, prohibi…
affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power or wealth; to build up o…
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British Unit 4
Bucolic (adj)
Idyllic (adj)
Agrarian: (adj)
Peregrination: (n)
having to do with country life farms; Relating to the pleasan…
extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque
Relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land; Relat…
A journey, especially a long or meandering one (usually humor…
Bucolic (adj)
having to do with country life farms; Relating to the pleasan…
Idyllic (adj)
extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque
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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 Lit: Unit 4 Vocab
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
n. the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressiv…
n. a fortified place, stronghold
n. a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact,…
adj. complete or perfect in the highest degree; v. to bring t…
atrophy
n. the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressiv…
bastion
n. a fortified place, stronghold
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