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English 10A Final DCHS
comma splice
sentence fragment
run-on sentence
plot
the use of a comma to join two independent clauses.
groups of words that look like sentences, but aren't.
two or more independent clauses (i.e., complete sentences) ar…
the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work, dev…
comma splice
the use of a comma to join two independent clauses.
sentence fragment
groups of words that look like sentences, but aren't.
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
10 terms
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
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
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
66 terms
PAP Biology Chapter 11( Ms. Bush DCHS)
Genetic Variation
Phenotype
Phenotype Variation
Genetic Variation
Increases chances of survival,leads to phenotypic variation
A collection of all an organism's physical characteristics(Ex…
Necessary for natural selection
Stores in a population's gene pool
Genetic Variation
Increases chances of survival,leads to phenotypic variation
Phenotype
A collection of all an organism's physical characteristics(Ex…
44 terms
DCHS AP Human Geography- Chapter 11- Agriculture Terms and
organic agriculture
agriculture
primary economic activity
secondary economic activity
approach to farming and ranching that avoids the use of herbi…
the purposeful tending of crops and livestock in order to pro…
economic activity concerned with the direct extraction of nat…
economic activity involving the processing of raw materials a…
organic agriculture
approach to farming and ranching that avoids the use of herbi…
agriculture
the purposeful tending of crops and livestock in order to pro…
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
5 terms
English 11: Vocabulary #11
kismet
exonerate
altruism
myopic
destiny
To remove blame or guilt for a wrongdoing
a selfless act
so focused on one small thing that the whole picture can't be…
kismet
destiny
exonerate
To remove blame or guilt for a wrongdoing
10 terms
English 11 (List 11)
Limpid
Indelicate
Insolent
Linchpin
(adj.) transparent, perfectly clear; absolutely serene and un…
(adj.) tactless, lacking sensitivity for the feelings of others
(adj.) disrespectful in speech or conduct, rude, cheeky
(n.) the key element (or person) in something
Limpid
(adj.) transparent, perfectly clear; absolutely serene and un…
Indelicate
(adj.) tactless, lacking sensitivity for the feelings of others
15 terms
English 11 / Lesson 11
Attenuate
Behemoth
Disinter
Impinge
To make or become thin... To lessen the amount, force, or value of
Something or someone of enormous size or power
To remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up
To go beyond desirable or established limits; to encroach... To…
Attenuate
To make or become thin... To lessen the amount, force, or value of
Behemoth
Something or someone of enormous size or power
11 terms
English 11 - Set 3
impervious
bellicose
innately
tumult
unable to be penetrated
war-like; inclined to fight
inborn
uproar; congestion
impervious
unable to be penetrated
bellicose
war-like; inclined to fight
Gruehn English 11 Set #11
Allegations
Audacious
Propriety
Inexplicable
(n) a statement that someone has done something wrong or ille…
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
(n) the state of being proper, appropriateness; (pl) standard…
(adj.) Hard to explain or impossible to understand
Allegations
(n) a statement that someone has done something wrong or ille…
Audacious
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
10 terms
English 11 Vocab Set 11
dwell
ebullience
edification
egg
to remain for a time
bubbling with excitement
enlighten; instruct
to encourage
dwell
to remain for a time
ebullience
bubbling with excitement
15 terms
English 11- lesson 11
Elixir
Desiccated
Cessation
Juxtapose
A supposed remedy for all ailments
Dried up
A stopping; a discontinuance
To place side-by-side for comparison
Elixir
A supposed remedy for all ailments
Desiccated
Dried up
10 terms
English 11
redundant
aristocrat
ethos
presumptuous
unnecessary; excessive; extra or repetitive
one who has the manners and position of the elite or "superio…
in writing, ethos is the credibility the writer works to esta…
acting bold or forward in doing or saying something one hasn'…
redundant
unnecessary; excessive; extra or repetitive
aristocrat
one who has the manners and position of the elite or "superio…
10 terms
Week 3 - English 11
perception
wary
cavern
pulsing
Impression
careful, cautious
a large cave
throbbing, vibrating
perception
Impression
wary
careful, cautious
English11 - list 11
Ennui
Ephemeral
equable
Equanimity
boredom
Brief amount of time
lack of change; uniform
balance; calm
Ennui
boredom
Ephemeral
Brief amount of time
15 terms
English 11 - Lesson Eight
neologism
censure
deride
gambol
a new word or expression
to criticize sharply
to ridicule; to mock
to frolic; to romp about playfully
neologism
a new word or expression
censure
to criticize sharply
english 11 unit 1
Friendship
Common
Seem
Quality
A relationship with someone you know, trust, and regard with…
phổ biến
dường như
how good or bad something is
Friendship
A relationship with someone you know, trust, and regard with…
Common
phổ biến
15 terms
English 11, Vocabulary 11
SER
assertion
exertion
dissertation
Latin for "join"
something declared or stated positively
the use of power and of strength
a formal and long paper, written for a degree at a university…
SER
Latin for "join"
assertion
something declared or stated positively
5 terms
English 11
oppression
somber
frugal
venerable
noun. Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.... ADJ: op…
adjective. Dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
adjective. Thrifty; avoiding waste (positive connotation)
adjective. Accorded a great deal of respect, especially becau…
oppression
noun. Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.... ADJ: op…
somber
adjective. Dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
13 terms
English 11
Adversary
Alienate
Artifice
Coerce
An opponent... Enemy... one's opponent in a contest, conflict, or d…
Cause to become unfriendly, hostile, or distant
a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skil…
(v.) to make somebody do something by force or threat (The co…
Adversary
An opponent... Enemy... one's opponent in a contest, conflict, or d…
Alienate
Cause to become unfriendly, hostile, or distant
5 terms
English 11: Vocabulary #2
slipshod
nefarious
precursor
impregnable
showing a lack of care or thought
wicked or criminal
a person or thing that comes before another of a similar kind
unable to be captured or... broken into
slipshod
showing a lack of care or thought
nefarious
wicked or criminal
10 terms
English 11,
concurrent
confiscate
constitute
decipher
happening or existing at the same time; simultaneous
to seize with authority; legally take possession
to make up; be the parts of
interpret, or read (something confusing or hard to make out
concurrent
happening or existing at the same time; simultaneous
confiscate
to seize with authority; legally take possession
5 terms
English 11: Vocabulary #9
curmudgeon (noun)
sojourn (noun)
gregarious (adj.)
augment (verb)
a bad-tempered person
a temporary stay
fond of company
to increase
curmudgeon (noun)
a bad-tempered person
sojourn (noun)
a temporary stay
5 terms
English 11: Vocabulary #8
abstain (verb)
haughty (adj.)
tenacious (adj.)
acquiesce (verb)
restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
arrogantly superior
not letting go of or giving up on something one holds dear
accept something reluctantly, but without protest
abstain (verb)
restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
haughty (adj.)
arrogantly superior
5 terms
English 11: Vocabulary #10
engender (verb)
nuance (noun)
covert (adj.)
renown (noun)
to cause or give rise to
a subtle difference
not openly displayed
the state of being known and celebrated by many
engender (verb)
to cause or give rise to
nuance (noun)
a subtle difference
5 terms
English 11: List #6
noxious (adj.)
bilk (verb)
replete (adj.)
blasphemy (noun)
very harmful
to cheat someone out of money
well-supplied with something
profane talk about holy or sacred things
noxious (adj.)
very harmful
bilk (verb)
to cheat someone out of money
English 11
ameliorate
aplomb
bombastic
callow
to improve, make better
poise, assurance, great self-confidence
full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
without experience, lacking sophistication and poise
ameliorate
to improve, make better
aplomb
poise, assurance, great self-confidence
60 terms
ACT Vocabulary English 11
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
ordinary; dull; commonplace; mediocre
in good faith; legitimate; genuine
accidental; nonessential; incidental
fertile; productive; prolific
pedestrian
ordinary; dull; commonplace; mediocre
bona fide
in good faith; legitimate; genuine
10 terms
English 11 Set 12
emphatic
enhance
enmity
escapade
forcibly expressive
to improve
hostility; deep-seated hatred
an adventurous act
emphatic
forcibly expressive
enhance
to improve
5 terms
English 11: List #5
bovine (adj.)
facetious (adj.)
contrite (adj.)
erudite (adj.)
in the manner of a cow
treating serious issues with... inappropriate humor
deeply remorseful for a bad... action
showing great knowledge or... learning
bovine (adj.)
in the manner of a cow
facetious (adj.)
treating serious issues with... inappropriate humor
5 terms
English 11: Vocabulary #7
cantankerous (adj.)
deride (verb)
debacle (noun)
temerity (noun)
argumentative and uncooperative
to verbally rip apart
a disaster
excessive or foolish boldness
cantankerous (adj.)
argumentative and uncooperative
deride (verb)
to verbally rip apart
10 terms
English 11 - Ch. 26 Vocabulary
condone
contemplate
feasible
feign
to excuse
to consider
possible
to fake
condone
to excuse
contemplate
to consider
5 terms
English 11: List #12
gauche (adj.)
zenith (noun)
futile (adj.)
ruminate (verb)
lacking social grace
the top of a trajectory; the highest point
incapable of producing any result
to think deeply
gauche (adj.)
lacking social grace
zenith (noun)
the top of a trajectory; the highest point
17 terms
English 11 Nouns and Pronouns
noun
concrete noun
abstract noun
collective noun
the part of speech that names a person, place, thing, or idea.
type of noun that is something you can see, touch, taste, hea…
type of noun that is something you cannot perceive through an…
type of noun that names a group of people or things.
noun
the part of speech that names a person, place, thing, or idea.
concrete noun
type of noun that is something you can see, touch, taste, hea…
5 terms
English 11: Vocabulary #13
solace
insipid
pedestrian
visceral
comfort in a time of stress or sadness
lacking taste or class
lacking inspiration
from the gut
solace
comfort in a time of stress or sadness
insipid
lacking taste or class
English 11 Vocabulary Week 11
abhorrent
benevolence
credulous
infidel
very repugnant; hateful
any act of kindness or well-doing
easily deceived, gullible
one who denies the existence of God
abhorrent
very repugnant; hateful
benevolence
any act of kindness or well-doing
13 terms
Poetry English 11
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Personification
A comparison of two things using "like" or "as"
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Simile
A comparison of two things using "like" or "as"
Metaphor
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
10 terms
English lll-Vocabulary 11
Hierarchy
Peasant
Hovel
Makeshift
n. any system of things or people arranged or graded one abov…
n. A farmer with a small farm and land
n. A shack, small house, usually dirty and run-down
adj. roughly built, crude, flimsy, or temporary
Hierarchy
n. any system of things or people arranged or graded one abov…
Peasant
n. A farmer with a small farm and land
10 terms
English 11 - Ch. 25 Vocabulary
devoid
implore
infuriate
intimidate
without
to urge
to anger
to scare
devoid
without
implore
to urge
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