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10 terms
ela vocabulary
stupor
pity
gallant
groggy
mental dumness
sympathy
brave or noble
not fully awake
stupor
mental dumness
pity
sympathy
17 terms
ELA vocabulary
Parapet
Beleaguered
Ascetic
Envelop verb
A low protected wall or railing... The castle was inside a parap…
Constant trouble... The shark kept beleaguering the survivors of…
Severe; self-disciplined... The old man was ascetic and sick
Completely cover... The car was enveloped in snow.
Parapet
A low protected wall or railing... The castle was inside a parap…
Beleaguered
Constant trouble... The shark kept beleaguering the survivors of…
9 terms
vocabulary ela
valediction
agile
vengeance
eavesdrop
farewell speech
Able to move quickly and easily
Revenge
to listen secretly to private conversations
valediction
farewell speech
agile
Able to move quickly and easily
20 terms
ELA vocabulary
apparel
besiege
compress
denounce
clothing Synonyms: attire, garments
to attack; cause trouble Synonym:pressure, hound
to press together Syn:shorten Ant: enlarge
to condemn openly Syn: criticize Ant: acclaim
apparel
clothing Synonyms: attire, garments
besiege
to attack; cause trouble Synonym:pressure, hound
32 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Explain
Reign
Inspection🔍
Corridor
Make an idea clear to someone by describing it in more detail
The period of time during which something is the most important
The act of looking at something closely in order to learn more
A long hallway
Explain
Make an idea clear to someone by describing it in more detail
Reign
The period of time during which something is the most important
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ELA VOCABULARY
BOISTEROUS
hospitable
bankrupt
fraudulent
Noisy; loud; violent; rowdy.
friendly, kind, and solicitous toward guests; receptive or open
(adj.) in a state of financial ruin; (v.) to ruin financially…
cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deceptio…
BOISTEROUS
Noisy; loud; violent; rowdy.
hospitable
friendly, kind, and solicitous toward guests; receptive or open
15 terms
Ela Vocabulary
Amiss
Avail
Bizarre
Chastise
In a faulty way, astray, or wrong.
To be of use to;to help.
Unusual, odd or outrageous.
To criticize or discipline.
Amiss
In a faulty way, astray, or wrong.
Avail
To be of use to;to help.
75 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Alliteration
Plot
Idea
First-person Narrator
The repetition of an initial consonant sound
The series of events in a story in which the characters try t…
Something that you imagine or picture in your mind
A character in a story who uses the first-person pronouns I,…
Alliteration
The repetition of an initial consonant sound
Plot
The series of events in a story in which the characters try t…
12 terms
Ela vocabulary
astral
self-assured
clone
chromosome
a kind of star
self confident
a cell that is identical to anothger
any of several bodylikes
astral
a kind of star
self-assured
self confident
18 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Rueful
Disheveled
Aghast
Adulation
Expressing sorrow or regret
Untidy, disordered
Filled with horror, or shock
Excessive praise or admiration
Rueful
Expressing sorrow or regret
Disheveled
Untidy, disordered
26 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Analysis
apply
appropriate
argument
detailed examination of the elements or structure of somethin…
make a formal application or request.
suitable or proper in the circumstances.
an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heate…
Analysis
detailed examination of the elements or structure of somethin…
apply
make a formal application or request.
16 terms
Vocabulary ELA
Hyperbole
Symbol
Metaphor
Imagery
Obvious and intentional exaggeration
Something used to represent something else
Comparison of 2 things without using like or as
Formation of mental images by use of language that us colorfu…
Hyperbole
Obvious and intentional exaggeration
Symbol
Something used to represent something else
29 terms
ELA vocabulary
Determine
Infer
Meticulous
Solace
Verb- decide, conclude, choose
Verb- read between lines
Adj- precise; showing great attention to detail
Noun, verb- to confort or console(in a time of distress or sa…
Determine
Verb- decide, conclude, choose
Infer
Verb- read between lines
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ELA VOCABULARY
alliteration
characterization
analogy
antagonist
The repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words
The act of creating and developing a character
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A character or force in conflict with the main character
alliteration
The repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words
characterization
The act of creating and developing a character
21 terms
Ela vocabulary
Previous
Primary
Purchase
Range
Existing or happening before present time... She made previous a…
Most important... Your safety is our primary concern.
To buy... He purchased a new suit for a hundred dollars.
A group or collection of different things or people that are…
Previous
Existing or happening before present time... She made previous a…
Primary
Most important... Your safety is our primary concern.
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ELA Vocabulary.
Absurd
Appall
Chivalrous
Distinction
Absolutely crazy
To fill with fear
Having the qualities of bravery
Notice of differneces
Absurd
Absolutely crazy
Appall
To fill with fear
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ELA VOCABULARY
agile
audacious
crusade
dub
Able to move quickly and easily/... nimble
Fearless and daring
a military expedition/ a campaign for a cause
to choose; to name
agile
Able to move quickly and easily/... nimble
audacious
Fearless and daring
10 terms
ELA Vocabulary
analyze
Draw Conclusions
Thesis
Essential Question
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or struct…
finally to sum up
a statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be…
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analyze
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or struct…
Draw Conclusions
finally to sum up
16 terms
Ela Vocabulary
Roots
Affixes
Denotation
Analogies
an additional element placed at the beginning or end of a roo…
literal or dictionary meanings of a word in contrast to its c…
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
narrative technique, sometimes used in literature, film, hype…
Roots
an additional element placed at the beginning or end of a roo…
Affixes
literal or dictionary meanings of a word in contrast to its c…
ELA Vocabulary
Absurd
Appall
Disctintion
Regulation
no logic
to fill with fear
noticing differences
rules or laws
Absurd
no logic
Appall
to fill with fear
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ELA Vocabulary
Heath
Heir
Hurlyburly
Knell
An uncivilized or irreligious person
a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to…
Commotion, noise, disturbance
sound of a funeral bell; omen of death or failure
Heath
An uncivilized or irreligious person
Heir
a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to…
13 terms
vocabulary ELA
Outlandish
Persistent
Pertinent
Potential
looking or sounding bizarre
continuing firmly
relevant
Having or showing the capacity to become or develop into some…
Outlandish
looking or sounding bizarre
Persistent
continuing firmly
ELA vocabulary
Obnoxious
Anonymous
Homicide
Pique
Extremely unpleasant ... My brother was being Obnoxious when i w…
Not identified by name (unknown)... A girl doing a gossip column…
The killing of one person from another.... Police offers deal wi…
a feeling of irritation or resentment... My sister was feeling p…
Obnoxious
Extremely unpleasant ... My brother was being Obnoxious when i w…
Anonymous
Not identified by name (unknown)... A girl doing a gossip column…
9 terms
Vocabulary ELA
Style
Symbol
Figurative Language
tone
a manner of doing something.
Anything (object,animal event, person, or place)that represen…
imaginative language or figures of speech not meant to be tak…
A writerś or speakerś attitude towards the subject, character…
Style
a manner of doing something.
Symbol
Anything (object,animal event, person, or place)that represen…
12 terms
ELA vocabulary
Blissful
Het
Hypochondria
Melancholy
Filled with joy; happy
Angry/upset
Nervous about health
Pensive sadness
Blissful
Filled with joy; happy
Het
Angry/upset
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ELA vocabulary
Coexist
Cohesive
Coincidence
Combine
To live together🎎
Sticking together🎭
A sequence of thing happening together🎶🎶
Put things together
Coexist
To live together🎎
Cohesive
Sticking together🎭
10 terms
ela vocabulary
peasant
caveat
avarice
illuminate
a poor farmer of low social status
a warning
extreme greed for wealth
light up
peasant
a poor farmer of low social status
caveat
a warning
20 terms
ELA vocabulary
Outcomes
Visible
Discretion
Isolated
Results
Capable of being seen
Individual choice
Set apart from others
Outcomes
Results
Visible
Capable of being seen
15 terms
ELA VOCABULARY
anarchy
ardent
augment
blasé
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
Increase
bored because of frequent indulgence; unconcerned
anarchy
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
15 terms
ELA VOCABULARY
ample
collaberate
concise
distinct
more than enough
work together
Expressing much in few words
different
ample
more than enough
collaberate
work together
22 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Admonish (v)
Breach (n)
Breach (v)
Brigand (n)
To caution or advise against something
An opening, gap or rift
To create an opening
A robber or outlaw
Admonish (v)
To caution or advise against something
Breach (n)
An opening, gap or rift
12 terms
ELA vocabulary
Setting
Protagonist
Characterization
Antagonist
the time and location in which the story occurs
The hero or main character. The____________ is hindered by so…
How the author /writer reveals the characters to the reader.…
A person or force which opposes the protagonist in literary w…
Setting
the time and location in which the story occurs
Protagonist
The hero or main character. The____________ is hindered by so…
20 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Consonance
Assonance
Rhyme
Poetry
the correspondence of consonants, especially those at the end…
correspondence of sounds; harmony of sounds only in vowels
identity in sound of some part, especially the end, of words…
the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exc…
Consonance
the correspondence of consonants, especially those at the end…
Assonance
correspondence of sounds; harmony of sounds only in vowels
12 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Disgrace
Discontent
Illiterate
Illegal
Loss of respect,dishonor
Not happy with
Not able to read
Not legal
Disgrace
Loss of respect,dishonor
Discontent
Not happy with
Ela vocabulary
Figurative
Literal
Accompany
Intrigue
In class we learn about figurative language.
An increase stress was laid on the literal feeling of bobby.
A boy will accompany a girl to prom.
Her life was notorious for intrigue and perfidy.
Figurative
In class we learn about figurative language.
Literal
An increase stress was laid on the literal feeling of bobby.
10 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Adhere
Atrocity
Cope
Disquieting
to stick to; remain attached
an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act
to struggle successfully against; to prove to be a match for
causing uneasiness or worry
Adhere
to stick to; remain attached
Atrocity
an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act
31 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Point of View
Main Character
Minor Character
Protagonist
The perspective from which a story is told
the person the story is mostly about
Less important characters in the story; they interact with th…
Good guy
Point of View
The perspective from which a story is told
Main Character
the person the story is mostly about
24 terms
Ela Vocabulary
Sequential
Chronological
Problem
Solution
arranged in order
arranged in order of time
Conflict
the answer
Sequential
arranged in order
Chronological
arranged in order of time
10 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Effect
Objective
Subjective
Root Word
The result that is produced by a cause.
Writing without stating opinion, writing only using facts.
Writing that states opinion.
The main part of a word.
Effect
The result that is produced by a cause.
Objective
Writing without stating opinion, writing only using facts.
15 terms
ELA VOCABULARY
accumulated
ambition
barren
deposit
to gather or collect
a strong desire or drive
not producing or creating anything; having no vegetation
to deliver and leave an item, often for safekeeping
accumulated
to gather or collect
ambition
a strong desire or drive
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ELA VOCABULARY
Allot
Amass
Audacious
Comply
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for onese…
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
(v.) to yield to a request or command
Allot
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
Amass
(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for onese…
16 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Point of view
First person
Dialogue
Third person
The narrators position in the book.
Someone telling you his or her story.
Conversation between two or more in a book, movie, or play.
Writing from the third person point of view and uses pronouns…
Point of view
The narrators position in the book.
First person
Someone telling you his or her story.
10 terms
ELA Vocabulary
allibi
clue
deduction
evidence
a defense used to prove that a suspect was not a crime scene.
something used to help save a problem
used logic and reasoning skills to form a conclusion about a…
objects detectives collect to help in the investigation of a…
allibi
a defense used to prove that a suspect was not a crime scene.
clue
something used to help save a problem
26 terms
Burton ELA Vocabulary Words
central idea
passage
summary
contribute
The most important point the author makes
a section of text
A retelling of the most important parts of what was read.
To give
central idea
The most important point the author makes
passage
a section of text
15 terms
Ela Vocabulary
Flooding
Mirage
Municipal
Complement
Water Everywhere
An optical illusion caused by atmospheric conditions, especia…
Of or relating to a city or town or its governing body.
A thing that completes or brings to perfection.
Flooding
Water Everywhere
Mirage
An optical illusion caused by atmospheric conditions, especia…
25 terms
ELA vocabulary
Evaluate
Contrast
Compare
Infer
To form an opinion judge, or solve.
To assess difference of two or more things, to tell how thing…
To assess similarities of two or more things, to tell how thi…
To conclude by reasoning, using what you know and what the te…
Evaluate
To form an opinion judge, or solve.
Contrast
To assess difference of two or more things, to tell how thing…
15 terms
ELA vocabulary
Analyze
Apply
Cite
Claim
to separate a thing or idea into its parts in order to figure…
to put to some practical or specific use: to apply one's know…
to quote a (passage, book, author, etc.), especially as an au…
to assert or maintain as a fact; to state as a fact or as one…
Analyze
to separate a thing or idea into its parts in order to figure…
Apply
to put to some practical or specific use: to apply one's know…
38 terms
ELA vocabulary
Simile
Synonym
Antonyms
Metaphor
Comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"
A word with the same meaning as another.
Words with opposite meanings.
Comparison of two things using the words "is", "are" , or "we…
Simile
Comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"
Synonym
A word with the same meaning as another.
Academic Vocabulary ELA
Plot
Setting
Genre
Fiction
A series of related events in a story, each connected to the…
The time and place in which a story unfolds.
A category or type of literature
A story that is not true or is made up
Plot
A series of related events in a story, each connected to the…
Setting
The time and place in which a story unfolds.
10 terms
ELA Vocabulary
Dwarfed
Presence
Procedure
Outfitted
To cause to look or seem smaller.
The fact or condition of being present or near.
A way of doing something or getting something done, often a s…
To equip.
Dwarfed
To cause to look or seem smaller.
Presence
The fact or condition of being present or near.
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