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english 10 honors DCHS vocabulary
humana
humane
Inhumane
Indiginous
human
Having the worthy qualities of human beings, such as kindness…
Brutal; cruel; lacking kindness and pity.
native to an area or original to an area
humana
human
humane
Having the worthy qualities of human beings, such as kindness…
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College Prep Vocab DCHS English 10
abstain (v.)
anachronistic (adj.)
capitulate (v.)
empathy (n.)
to refrain from doing somthing
out of the context of time, out of date
surrender
feeling someone else's feeling
abstain (v.)
to refrain from doing somthing
anachronistic (adj.)
out of the context of time, out of date
27 terms
English vocab 2 DCHS
germane
germane
germane
insatiable
(adj) relevant, appropriate, apropos,
synonyms: pertinent
Antonyms: irrelevant, extraneous, inappropriate
(adj) so great or demanding as not to be satisfied
germane
(adj) relevant, appropriate, apropos,
germane
synonyms: pertinent
52 terms
English vocab 7 DCHS
Atrophy
Atrophy
Atrophy
Bastion
(N) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressi…
Synonyms: degeneration, deterioration, wither
Antonyms: growth, development, mature, develop
(N) a Fortified place, stronghold
Atrophy
(N) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressi…
Atrophy
Synonyms: degeneration, deterioration, wither
40 terms
English vocab DCHS
Abtruse
Aesthetic
Alleviate
Ambiguous
Difficult to understand
Beauty
To ease the burden
Open to more than one interpretation
Abtruse
Difficult to understand
Aesthetic
Beauty
56 terms
English vocab 9 DCHS
Allay
Allay
Allay
Bestial
V; to clamor pacify, set to rest, to lessen or relieve
Synonyms: reduce alleviate, moderate
Antonyms: agrivate, exacerbate, intensify
Adj; beast like,beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and…
Allay
V; to clamor pacify, set to rest, to lessen or relieve
Allay
Synonyms: reduce alleviate, moderate
26 terms
English vocab 5 DCHS
Articulate
Articulate
Articulate
Cavort
(V) to pronounce distinctly, to express well in words, to con…
Synonyms: pronounce, elucidate;(adj) eloquent
Antonyms: mumble,slur;(adj) tongue-tied, halting
(V) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
Articulate
(V) to pronounce distinctly, to express well in words, to con…
Articulate
Synonyms: pronounce, elucidate;(adj) eloquent
28 terms
English Vocab 6 DCHS
Murky
Murky
Murky
Nefarious
(Adj) dark and gloomy, obscure, lacking in clarity and precis…
Synonyms: dim, cloudy, unclear
Antonyms: clear, transparent, lucid, limpid
(Adj) wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
Murky
(Adj) dark and gloomy, obscure, lacking in clarity and precis…
Murky
Synonyms: dim, cloudy, unclear
29 terms
English vocab 3 DCHS
Accost
Accost
Accost
Animadversion
(V) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challeng…
Synonym: buttonhole, approach, confront
Antonyms: evade, avoid, shun
(N) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
Accost
(V) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challeng…
Accost
Synonym: buttonhole, approach, confront
28 terms
english vocab 1 DCHS
acquisitive
acquisitive
acquisitive
Arrogate
able to retain ideas or information; concerned with acquiring…
synonyms: greedy grasping avaricious retentive
antonyms: altruistic, unretentive
to claim or take with out right
acquisitive
able to retain ideas or information; concerned with acquiring…
acquisitive
synonyms: greedy grasping avaricious retentive
22 terms
English vocab 4 DCHS
Maelstrom
Maelstrom
Myopic
Myopic
(N) a whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation resem…
Synonyms: vortex, chaos, turbulence, tumult
(Adj) nearsighted, lacking a broad, realistic view of a situa…
Synonyms: shortsighted
Maelstrom
(N) a whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation resem…
Maelstrom
Synonyms: vortex, chaos, turbulence, tumult
54 terms
English Vocab unit 8 DCHS
Abject
Abject
Abject
Agnostic
adj: degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complet…
Synonyms: wretched, miserable, ignoble, sheer, utter
Antonyms: lofty, noble, exalted
N: one who believes that nothing can be known about god; a sk…
Abject
adj: degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complet…
Abject
Synonyms: wretched, miserable, ignoble, sheer, utter
120 terms
DCHS Mrs. Smith Vocab 1-10
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
to corrupt, make worse by addition of something of lesser worth
able to use both hands
to make larger, increase
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by addition of something of lesser worth
ambidextrous
able to use both hands
46 terms
Unit 4 English 1 Exam(DCHS Carmincke)
Specific references to your reasons ba…
Definitions are examples of what?
Factual data and statistics are exampl…
Quotations are examples of what?
Logos
Logos
Logos
Logos
Specific references to your reasons ba…
Logos
Definitions are examples of what?
Logos
17 terms
English Lesson 2 Vocab SAT Prep DCHS 2016-17
heresy
docile
libation
anathema
the crime of holding a belief that goes against the establish…
easy to teach or manage
a drink, especially an alcoholic one
hated, repellent person or thing; a formal curse
heresy
the crime of holding a belief that goes against the establish…
docile
easy to teach or manage
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E10 Vocabulary Mrs. Smith DCHS Week 4
Holocaust (n.)
Impervious (Adj.)
Impetus (n.)
Jeopardy (n.)
A large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaught…
Not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance…
A moving force, impulse, stimulus... (Synonyms: impulse, incent…
Danger... (Synonyms: risk, hazard, peril)... (Antonyms: safety, s…
Holocaust (n.)
A large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaught…
Impervious (Adj.)
Not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance…
10 terms
E10 Vocabulary Mrs. Smith DCHS Week 3
Adroit (Adj.)
Amicable (Adj.)
Averse (Adj.)
Belligerent (Adj.)
Skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind.... (Synonyms…
Peaceful, friendly... (Synonyms: congenial, neighborly, cordia…
Having a deep-seated distaste; opposed,unwilling.... (Synonyms:…
Giving to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive.... (Synonym…
Adroit (Adj.)
Skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind.... (Synonyms…
Amicable (Adj.)
Peaceful, friendly... (Synonyms: congenial, neighborly, cordia…
41 terms
PAP Biology Chapter 12[sections 1&2] and Chapter 10 (Ms. Bush DCHS)
Permineralization
Natural Cast
Trace Fossils
Amber-Preserved Fossils
Occurs when minerals carried by water are deposited around a…
Forms when flowing water removes all of the original tissue,…
Record the activity of an organism
Organisms that become trapped in tree resin that hardens afte…
Permineralization
Occurs when minerals carried by water are deposited around a…
Natural Cast
Forms when flowing water removes all of the original tissue,…
10 terms
English 10 Lesson 10
Acute
Anonymous
Apprehensive
Arrogant
very great
having an unknown author
fearful
showing too much self-importance
Acute
very great
Anonymous
having an unknown author
15 terms
English 10 / lesson 10
Attest
Axiom
Churlish
Concoct
To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or a…
A statement or principle that requires no proof because its t…
Lacking good manners; rude, impolite
To make up, prepare, or invent
Attest
To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or a…
Axiom
A statement or principle that requires no proof because its t…
59 terms
English 10
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
A campainor practice that supports the use of unfair allegati…
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religiou…
A reference to a well-known thing or idea (include literature…
A dramatic form in which he main character- the tragic hero-…
McCarthyism
A campainor practice that supports the use of unfair allegati…
Theocracy
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religiou…
19 terms
English 10 Lesson 10
expound
expunge
extol
extradite
verb-to explain; to set forth point by point; to interpret
verb-to erase
verb-to praise highly
verb-to turn a prisoner over to the jurisdiciton of another c…
expound
verb-to explain; to set forth point by point; to interpret
expunge
verb-to erase
172 terms
English 10
Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
Plot
Chronological Order
Cause
Vocab.
Series of related events in a story.... •design... •setup ... •The s…
Usually the events in a plot are told.... •Temporal ... •dated ... •…
Is the reason something happens.... •origin... •source ... • I can't…
Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
Vocab.
Plot
Series of related events in a story.... •design... •setup ... •The s…
15 terms
English 10- Lesson 10
expound
cajole
inscrutable
balk
to explain in detail; to clarify
to persuade with false promises and flattery
not easily understood; hard to fathom
to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse to…
expound
to explain in detail; to clarify
cajole
to persuade with false promises and flattery
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English 10 List 10
expound
cajole
inscrutable
balk
(v) to explain in detail; to clarify
(v) to persuade with false promises and flattery
(adj) not easily understood; hard to fathom
(v) to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refus…
expound
(v) to explain in detail; to clarify
cajole
(v) to persuade with false promises and flattery
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English 10 (List 10)
Elucidate
Lucid
Luminary
Luminous
(v.) to throw light upon; to make clear; to explain
(adj.) (literally containing light) clear; easy to understand
(n.) one who is a source of light or inspiration to others; f…
(adj.) emitting light; shining; brilliant
Elucidate
(v.) to throw light upon; to make clear; to explain
Lucid
(adj.) (literally containing light) clear; easy to understand
13 terms
English 10 Literary Terms
symbol
imagery
theme
motif
A concrete person, place, or object used to represent an abst…
Words or phrases a writer selects to create a certain picture…
A statement about life a particular work is expressing, centr…
An often repeated idea or theme in literature; an object, des…
symbol
A concrete person, place, or object used to represent an abst…
imagery
Words or phrases a writer selects to create a certain picture…
20 terms
vocab 12 english 10
assuage
concede
dissent
esoteric
relieve, ease, pacify
admit reluctantly; yield
to disagree, especially with the majority
known to, or understood by, a limited group of people
assuage
relieve, ease, pacify
concede
admit reluctantly; yield
14 terms
English 10 - Writing Terms
contrast (v., n.)
compare (v.)
expository (adj.)
persuasive (adj.)
to discuss the differences between two things
to discuss the similarities AND differences between two things
a kind of essay that explains a topic
a kind of essay that tries to make the reader agree with your…
contrast (v., n.)
to discuss the differences between two things
compare (v.)
to discuss the similarities AND differences between two things
10 terms
English 10 Vocab #10
essence
haggle
hallucinate
hotbed
the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, e…
dispute or bargain persistently, especially over the cost of…
experience a seemingly real perception of something not actua…
an environment promoting the growth of something, especially…
essence
the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, e…
haggle
dispute or bargain persistently, especially over the cost of…
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 2
adroit
adroit
adroit
amicable
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
synonyms: clever, deft
Many rodeo performers are _________________________ at twirli…
(adj.) peaceable, friendly
adroit
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
adroit
synonyms: clever, deft
20 terms
English 10 Vocab - Unit 5
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
(noun) one who does good to others... Without the help of many…
(adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly... In to…
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
assent
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
5 terms
English 10
interact
straw
pretent
technology
interact
straw
15 terms
English 10 Lesson 10
Expound
Cajole
Inscrutable
Balk
v. to explain in detail; to clarify
v. to persuade with false promises and flattery
adj. not easily understood; hard to fathom
v. to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse…
Expound
v. to explain in detail; to clarify
Cajole
v. to persuade with false promises and flattery
10 terms
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
60 terms
English 10 Vocab - Unit 1
adulterate
adulterate
adulterate
ambidextrous
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
synonyms: contaminate, pollute
Hospitals take strict precautions to assure that nothing ____…
(adjective) able to use both hands equally well, very skillfu…
adulterate
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
adulterate
synonyms: contaminate, pollute
20 terms
English 10 Vocab - Unit 6
accede
brandish
comprise
deft
(verb) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity... Managemen…
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion…
(verb) to include or contain; to be made up of... Classical sym…
(adj.) skillful, nimble... The __________ fingers of Spanish nu…
accede
(verb) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity... Managemen…
brandish
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion…
8 terms
English 10
metaphor
personification
alliteration
similie
A comparison without using like or as
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
comparison using like or as
metaphor
A comparison without using like or as
personification
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
60 terms
English 10 Vocab - Unit 3
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfe…
(n.) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever…
(v.) to compel, force
adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent
alienate
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfe…
20 terms
English 10 Vocab - Unit 8
animosity
apathy
apprehensive
commend
(noun)strong dislike; bitter hostility... Syn: enmity, rancor, a…
(noun)a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest... Syn: indifferen…
(adjective)fearful or anxious, especially about the future... Sy…
(verb)to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of at…
animosity
(noun)strong dislike; bitter hostility... Syn: enmity, rancor, a…
apathy
(noun)a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest... Syn: indifferen…
20 terms
English 10 Vocab - Unit 4
affiliated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
(adj., verb - past participle) associated, connected... Syn.: a…
(verb) to find out... Syn.: discover, determine, establish
(noun) an accomplishment, the act of achieving... Syn.: achieve…
(verb) to give or pass on as an inheritance... Syn.: transmit,…
affiliated
(adj., verb - past participle) associated, connected... Syn.: a…
ascertain
(verb) to find out... Syn.: discover, determine, establish
15 terms
English 3 Vocabulary 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
to make impure; to contaminiate
to come forth or send forth
tastelessly; gaudy
idolatry
excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
adulterate
to make impure; to contaminiate
15 terms
ENGLISH 10 UNIT 5A
abhor
accolade
bigot
bolster
(v) to hate
(n) congratulations; praise; an award or privilege granted as…
(n) narrow-minded, prejudiced person
(v) support; prop up
abhor
(v) to hate
accolade
(n) congratulations; praise; an award or privilege granted as…
15 terms
ENGLISH 10 UNIT 8A
mirth
misconstrue
omit
orator
(n) merry fun... Jollity, merriment; amusement or laughter
(v) to misunderstand... to interpret wrongly
(v) to leave something out; exclude
(n) an eloquent and skilled public speaker
mirth
(n) merry fun... Jollity, merriment; amusement or laughter
misconstrue
(v) to misunderstand... to interpret wrongly
15 terms
ENGLISH 10 UNIT 3A
adroit
anecdote
apathetic
artisan
(adj) skillful
(n) a brief amusing story
(adj) indifferent; uninterested
(n) craftsman
adroit
(adj) skillful
anecdote
(n) a brief amusing story
15 terms
ENGLISH 10 UNIT 4A
antiquated
archaic
aristocracy
asylum
(adj) outdated; old fashioned; refers to something still bein…
(adj) ancient; outdated; old fashioned; refers to something n…
(n) the highest class in certain societies; a privileged or s…
(n) place of refuge or safety from some one's enemies.
antiquated
(adj) outdated; old fashioned; refers to something still bein…
archaic
(adj) ancient; outdated; old fashioned; refers to something n…
10 terms
English 10 Vocabulary Unit 1
abate
abet
abhor
acquit
verb; to lessen in intensity; subside, decrease
verb; to assist or encourage, especially in wrong doing
verb; to detest, loathe, hate strongly
verb; to find not guilty of a fault or crime
abate
verb; to lessen in intensity; subside, decrease
abet
verb; to assist or encourage, especially in wrong doing
15 terms
ENGLISH 10 UNIT 6A
abridge
appease
carrion
conspiracy
(v) to shorten
(v) make calm or quiet
(n) dead and decaying flesh
(n) a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harm…
abridge
(v) to shorten
appease
(v) make calm or quiet
91 terms
English 10 vocabulary
concise (adj)
queasy (adj)
feet (n)
pounds (n)
clear and precise, but brief.
nauseous, feeling sick
A measure of height.
A measure of weight.
concise (adj)
clear and precise, but brief.
queasy (adj)
nauseous, feeling sick
15 terms
ENGLISH 10 UNIT 2A
furtive
ignominy
imploring
irrelevant
(adj) secretive
(n) public shame and disgrace
(v) begging; making an urgent appeal
(adj) not related to the matter at hand
furtive
(adj) secretive
ignominy
(n) public shame and disgrace
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