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English 12 - Week 12 Vocab
aspire
intrinsic
dense
overt
v. to be ambitious; desire; aim
adj. belonging to the real nature of a thing; essential; inhe…
adj. packed closely together; thick; compact
adj. open; observable; not hidden
aspire
v. to be ambitious; desire; aim
intrinsic
adj. belonging to the real nature of a thing; essential; inhe…
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English 12 Lesson 12
propensity
condescending
compunction
sepulcher
tendency
displaying superiority
uneasiness caused by guilt
tomb or burial chamber
propensity
tendency
condescending
displaying superiority
English 12 Lesson 8
pander
asperity
renunciation
unimpeachable
to exploit weaknesses of others
roughness or harshness
rejection
unquestionable
pander
to exploit weaknesses of others
asperity
roughness or harshness
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English 12 Lesson 14
protege
indiscernible
virulent
phlegmatic
person under the guidance of another
difficult or impossible to see
extremely infectious or poisonous
calm and unemotional
protege
person under the guidance of another
indiscernible
difficult or impossible to see
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 13
implicate
analgesic
turpitude
discretionary
to involve or connect unfavorably
medication to reduce or eliminate pain
wickedness
left to one's own judgment
implicate
to involve or connect unfavorably
analgesic
medication to reduce or eliminate pain
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 9
provocative
bumpkin
toady
culpable
tending to excite or stimulate
unsophisticated, awkward person
person who flatters for personal gain
deserving blame or condemnation
provocative
tending to excite or stimulate
bumpkin
unsophisticated, awkward person
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English 12 Lesson 7
gibberish
inimical
nexus
coeval
nonsense; unintelligible speech
unfriendly; hostile; injurious
link, tie, or bond
of the same time period
gibberish
nonsense; unintelligible speech
inimical
unfriendly; hostile; injurious
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English 12 Lesson 10
majordomo
untenable
perambulate
veneer
a chief butler or assistant
impossible to defend
to walk about
a thin, attractive layer that conceals something common or co…
majordomo
a chief butler or assistant
untenable
impossible to defend
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 20
echelon
waive
serendipity
nondescript
a level of authority or responsibility
give up; to relinquish something voluntarily
a knack of making lucky discoveries by accident
lacking individual characteristics
echelon
a level of authority or responsibility
waive
give up; to relinquish something voluntarily
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English 12 Lesson 18
poignant
satiate
cumulative
exhilaration
very moving; touching
to satisfy fully
increasing
thrill
poignant
very moving; touching
satiate
to satisfy fully
English 12 Lesson 17
depravity
attribute
congenital
discourse
moral corruption
to relate to a particular cause
natural dating from birth
discusion; a conversation
depravity
moral corruption
attribute
to relate to a particular cause
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English 12 Lesson 16
trenchant
bourgeois
nascent
indefeasible
effectively keen and forceful in thought or expression
relating to the middle class
emerging; coming into existence
not capable of being undone
trenchant
effectively keen and forceful in thought or expression
bourgeois
relating to the middle class
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 4
Efficacious
Catharsis
Inundate
Revere
effective; producing the desired outcome
a release of emotional tension
to overwhelm
to regard with respect, awe, or adoration
Efficacious
effective; producing the desired outcome
Catharsis
a release of emotional tension
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 3
Scapegoat
peremptory
atelier
axiom
one who bears the blame for others
not allowing refusal or delay
an artist's or a designers workshop
a universal truth; an established rule
Scapegoat
one who bears the blame for others
peremptory
not allowing refusal or delay
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 19
transient
tremulous
fulsome
utilitarian
remaining only a short time
timid, fearful
insincere
useful; practical
transient
remaining only a short time
tremulous
timid, fearful
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English 12 / Lesson 12
Apprise
Beatific
Cogent
Colloquy
To make aware of; to inform
Marked by a joyful appearance; blissful
Forceful, to the point, and convincing
A conversation or dialogue, especially on a serious subject
Apprise
To make aware of; to inform
Beatific
Marked by a joyful appearance; blissful
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 5
Consternation
Anomaly
Vitriolic
Preamble
alarming dismay or concern
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurence
harsh in tone; bitterly critical
an introduction; a preliminary statement
Consternation
alarming dismay or concern
Anomaly
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurence
15 terms
English 12 Lesson 12
Propensity
Condescending
Compunction
Sepulcher
n. a tendency
adj. displaying superiority; patronizing
n. an uneasiness caused by guilt; a qualm
n. a tomb or burial chamber
Propensity
n. a tendency
Condescending
adj. displaying superiority; patronizing
English 12
support
disavantage
complicated
non verbal.
Advocate
an unfavorable situation that is not good
complex (phức tạp)
Gestures, posture, the presence or absence of eye contact.(ph…
support
Advocate
disavantage
an unfavorable situation that is not good
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 1
Moratorium
Desiccate
Arable
camaraderie
suspension of activity
dry
suitable for cultivation of land
goodwill and rapport
Moratorium
suspension of activity
Desiccate
dry
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 2
metamorphosis
donnybrook
nonchalant
vestige
transformation or dramatic change
a fight; an uproar
unconcerned; indifferent
a trace or evidence of something that once existed
metamorphosis
transformation or dramatic change
donnybrook
a fight; an uproar
15 terms
English 12-Lesson 12
machination
macroscopic
maelstrom
malaproprism
an evil design or plan
visible to the naked eye
whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
a word humorously misused
machination
an evil design or plan
macroscopic
visible to the naked eye
English 12 - Week 6
appease
entente
arbitration
placate
v. to satisfy, relieve; to pacify by giving in to demands; to…
n. an understanding or agreement between two or more countries
n. a method of settling a dispute in which an impartial perso…
v. to calm the anger of
appease
v. to satisfy, relieve; to pacify by giving in to demands; to…
entente
n. an understanding or agreement between two or more countries
18 terms
English 12: Vocabulary #9
acronym
ad hominem
analogy
connotation
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
an argument that makes personal attack upon an opponent inste…
a comparison or parallel drawn between two things
an idea that is implied or suggested
acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
ad hominem
an argument that makes personal attack upon an opponent inste…
20 terms
English 12: List #12
acrophobia
aggression
amnesia
behaviorism
A morbid fear of great heights.
A feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack.
1. Partial or total loss of memory. 2. Loss of memory. Usuall…
developed by John Watson, a system based on repeated patterns…
acrophobia
A morbid fear of great heights.
aggression
A feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack.
20 terms
English 12 Vocab Lesson 3
circuitous
contortion
deflect
diffuse
roundabout; indirect; more complicated
a twisting into a strained shape or expression
to redirect; to bend a moving object toward a new course
to spread out into a larger area
circuitous
roundabout; indirect; more complicated
contortion
a twisting into a strained shape or expression
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 11
canard
wont
etymology
cortege
deliberately misleading story
likely
the history of a word; the study of word origins
a group of attendance; a retinue
canard
deliberately misleading story
wont
likely
English 12 Lesson 6
sectarian
accoutrement
contrive
platitude
narrowly confined to a particular group
an accessory item of dress or equipment
to plan cleverly
an obvious remark or cliche
sectarian
narrowly confined to a particular group
accoutrement
an accessory item of dress or equipment
English 12 Lesson 15
prominent
autonomy
coagulate
appellation
very noticeable or obvious
independence
to change from liquid into a thickened or solid mass
name, title, or designation
prominent
very noticeable or obvious
autonomy
independence
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List 12 - English 12
adroit
adulterate
adventitious
aegis
(adj) skillful, clever
(v) to make impure, to contaminate; (adj) impure
(adj) accidental, nonessential
(n) a shield; protection, sponsorship
adroit
(adj) skillful, clever
adulterate
(v) to make impure, to contaminate; (adj) impure
Gruehn English 12 Set #17
ornery
temperance
palaver
brash
(adj) mean; contrary; bad-tempered; difficult (and in this no…
(n.) restraint; moderation
(n) profuse and idle talk; chatter
(adj) impertinent; impudent; tactless; offensively bold
ornery
(adj) mean; contrary; bad-tempered; difficult (and in this no…
temperance
(n.) restraint; moderation
15 terms
English 12 Lesson 7
dilatory
convoluted
entreat
anecdote
tending to delay or procrastinate
complicated; intricate
to earnestly request or petition
a short account of an incident
dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate
convoluted
complicated; intricate
15 terms
English 12 Lesson 5
Consternation
Anomaly
Vitriolic
Preamble
n. alarming dismay or concern
n. a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence
adj. harsh in tone; bitterly critical
n. a preliminary statement
Consternation
n. alarming dismay or concern
Anomaly
n. a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence
15 terms
English 12 Lesson 9
Provocative
Bumpkin
Toady
Culpable
adj. tending to excite or stimulate
n. an unsophisticated, awkward person
n. a person who flatters for personal gain
adj. deserving blame or condemnation; guilty
Provocative
adj. tending to excite or stimulate
Bumpkin
n. an unsophisticated, awkward person
25 terms
English 12: Vocabulary #7
indomitable
inept
innate
inscrutable
impossible to subdue
generally incompetent and ineffectual
present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; being talent…
of an obscure nature
indomitable
impossible to subdue
inept
generally incompetent and ineffectual
17 terms
English 12 - New Poetry Terms
assonance
consonance
cacophony
euphony
Repetition of vowel (a, e, i, o, u) sounds.
Repetition of consonant (letters other than a, e, i, o, u) so…
harsh sounds (eg: b, p, t, k, g)
pleasant, harmonious sounds (eg: l, m, n, v)
assonance
Repetition of vowel (a, e, i, o, u) sounds.
consonance
Repetition of consonant (letters other than a, e, i, o, u) so…
15 terms
English 12--Lesson 6
elixir
elucidate
emanate
emendation
a supposedly remedy for all ailments
to make clear
to come forth; to send forth
a correction
elixir
a supposedly remedy for all ailments
elucidate
to make clear
15 terms
English 12 / Lesson 11
Cacophony
Confrere
Convoke
Filial
Harsh or jarring sound
Comrade; colleague
To summon or call together for a meeting
Of, relating to, or befitting a son or daughter
Cacophony
Harsh or jarring sound
Confrere
Comrade; colleague
18 terms
English 12 Lord of the Flies Vocab 9-12
corpulent
demented
torrid
exulting
stout
insane
scorching
joyful
corpulent
stout
demented
insane
English 12 Week 15 Vocab
adulterate
disseminate
amalgamate
ligature
v. to make impure or inferior by adding poor or improper subs…
v. to scatter widely; spread about
v. to mix, combine, or merge
n. something that is used for tying or binding
adulterate
v. to make impure or inferior by adding poor or improper subs…
disseminate
v. to scatter widely; spread about
English 12 Week 13 Vocab
accost
inviolable
acquiesce
mollify
v. to approach and speak to in a hostile or aggressive manner
adj. not to be violated or profaned; indestructible
v. to consent silently or without protest; assent
v. to soothe anger or hostility; to make less intense or viol…
accost
v. to approach and speak to in a hostile or aggressive manner
inviolable
adj. not to be violated or profaned; indestructible
English 12 Week 16 Vocab
agrarian
gambol
ameliorate
prudent
adj. relating to farming matters; relating to land and its ow…
v. to jump or skip playfully; frolic
v. to make or become better; improve
adj. wise and sensible in handling practical matters; careful…
agrarian
adj. relating to farming matters; relating to land and its ow…
gambol
v. to jump or skip playfully; frolic
English 12 - Week 11 Vocab
confluence
inflexible
effluent
influx
n. a flowing together of two or more streams; a crowd or a co…
adj. not easily bent; stiff; rigid; unyielding in mind, princ…
n. the outflow of something, especially a stream from a body…
n. a mass arrival
confluence
n. a flowing together of two or more streams; a crowd or a co…
inflexible
adj. not easily bent; stiff; rigid; unyielding in mind, princ…
15 terms
English 12 Lesson 10
Majordomo
Untenable
Preambulate
Veneer
n. a chief butler or assistant
adj. impossible to defend or justify
v. to walk about; to stroll
n. a thin, attractive layer that conceals something common or…
Majordomo
n. a chief butler or assistant
Untenable
adj. impossible to defend or justify
English 12 Week 15 Vocab
embellish
eulogize
eccentric
euphemism
v. make more attractive, as by adding ornament or color
v. to praise highly (especially a person who has just died) i…
adj. not conforming to normal or usual behavior; odd; peculiar
n. the use of a mild or less direct word or phrase in place o…
embellish
v. make more attractive, as by adding ornament or color
eulogize
v. to praise highly (especially a person who has just died) i…
20 terms
English 11/12 #12
autonomy
bizarre
capricious
censure
independence
strikingly odd in appearance or style
changeable;fickle
to blame; to criticize adversely
autonomy
independence
bizarre
strikingly odd in appearance or style
Gruehn English 12 Am. Lit Set #12
Mercurial
Sentiment
Idealist
Enthralled
(adj.) quick and changeable in temperament
(adj.) tender, romantic or nostalgic feeling
(n.) one who sees the best in things
(v.) held spellbound; captivated
Mercurial
(adj.) quick and changeable in temperament
Sentiment
(adj.) tender, romantic or nostalgic feeling
English 12 - Week 7 Vocab
abjure
endemic
adjudicate
judicious
v. to give up on oath, renounce; to abstain from
adj. prevalent in or restricted to a particular place or people
v. to hear and decide a case by judicial procedure
adj. having or showing sound judgment; wise
abjure
v. to give up on oath, renounce; to abstain from
endemic
adj. prevalent in or restricted to a particular place or people
English 12 - Week 5 Vocab
arcane
facility
archives
hone
adj. known or understood by only those with special knowledge…
n. ease of doing, moving, or acting due to aptitude or skill
n. a place where public records or historical documents are k…
v. to sharpen; to perfect or make more effective OR n. a whet…
arcane
adj. known or understood by only those with special knowledge…
facility
n. ease of doing, moving, or acting due to aptitude or skill
11 terms
english 12 list 3
vehement
inveigh
surmise
demise
Showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense
(v.) to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapp…
(v.) - to guess, infer, suppose with little evidence
death; a ceasing to exist
vehement
Showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense
inveigh
(v.) to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapp…
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