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English 10 Honors SAT Vocabulary
epiphany
indigent
expurgate
facetious
(n.) a sudden, intuitive perception of the essential meaning…
(adj.) very poor
(v.) to amend by removing words, passages, etc. to be deemed…
(adj.) note meant to be taken seriously or literally
epiphany
(n.) a sudden, intuitive perception of the essential meaning…
indigent
(adj.) very poor
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Honors English 10 - Vocabulary
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
(v.) To corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
(adj.) Able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
(v.) To make larger, increase
(part., adj.) Deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
(v.) To corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
Ambidextrous
(adj.) Able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
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English 10 Honors
Personification
Alliteration
Imagery
Theme
Figure of speech in which a thing, quality, or idea is repres…
Stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same…
The authors uses of words and phrases to create "mental image…
Base that acts as a foundation for the entire literary piece.…
Personification
Figure of speech in which a thing, quality, or idea is repres…
Alliteration
Stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same…
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 10
adept
aspire
bleak
chide
(adj.) thoroughly skilled; (n.) an expert
(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher…
(adj.) bare, dreary, dismal
(v.) to blame; scold
adept
(adj.) thoroughly skilled; (n.) an expert
aspire
(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher…
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary 3a
somber
rancor
bereft
forlorn
(adj) dark in color or tone; gloomy
(n) bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standin…
(adj) deprived of or lacking something, especially in a non-m…
(adj) pitifully sad or abandoned or lonely
somber
(adj) dark in color or tone; gloomy
rancor
(n) bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standin…
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary #1
prudence
precedence
inveterate
brazen
careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; showing wisdom
status established in order of importance or urgency
habitual and longstanding manner
dare, defy, shameless
prudence
careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; showing wisdom
precedence
status established in order of importance or urgency
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
temperate
enigma
inevitable
eccentric
(adjective)... not extreme or excessive; restrained... They had a…
(noun)... something hard to understand or explain; a mystery... Th…
(adjective)... unavoidable; bound to happen... There will be inevi…
(adjective) ... deviating from conventional or accepted conduct,…
temperate
(adjective)... not extreme or excessive; restrained... They had a…
enigma
(noun)... something hard to understand or explain; a mystery... Th…
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Honors English, Vocabulary List 10
Lithe
Litigation
Loquacious
Lucid
bending easily; flexible
lawsuit
talkative
shining; easily understood
Lithe
bending easily; flexible
Litigation
lawsuit
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Honors English 10 Wednesday Vocabulary
Compound Sentence
Syntax
Aesthetic
Aberration
a sentence with more than one subject or predicate
Sentence Structure -- helps a sentence sound good or convey a…
pertaining to beauty
a departure from what is normal, usual or expected, typically…
Compound Sentence
a sentence with more than one subject or predicate
Syntax
Sentence Structure -- helps a sentence sound good or convey a…
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Honors English 10 Monday Vocabulary
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Dissimulation
excessive admiration
strong expression of disapproval
to conceal true feelings or emotions
practice of misleading others through trickery
Adulation
excessive admiration
Censure
strong expression of disapproval
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
policy (noun)
contempt (noun)
ethics (noun)
advocate (noun)
rule, course of action
feeling that something is beneath you
moral values, principals
person who publicly supports a certain cause
policy (noun)
rule, course of action
contempt (noun)
feeling that something is beneath you
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
Contempt
Policy
Ethics
Advocate
-part of speech: noun... -definition: the feeling that a person…
-part of speech: noun ... -definition: A course or principle of…
-part of speech: noun... -definition: moral principles that gove…
-part of speech: noun... -definition: person who publicly suppor…
Contempt
-part of speech: noun... -definition: the feeling that a person…
Policy
-part of speech: noun ... -definition: A course or principle of…
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary
Anomalous
Vapid
Curtail
Egoist
deviating from the general rule
commonplace, unimaginative
to cut short
a person obsessed with self
Anomalous
deviating from the general rule
Vapid
commonplace, unimaginative
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
encroaching
Commemorates
extricating
constricting
intruding on, especially in a gradual way
honors a memory
the action of setting free or removing from a difficult situa…
preventing freedom of movement; limiting
encroaching
intruding on, especially in a gradual way
Commemorates
honors a memory
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
Succinct
Aphorism
Recondite
Neologism
Compact; something described with few words
Quickly phrased statment of a truth or opinion
Not easily understood
A new word or phrase
Succinct
Compact; something described with few words
Aphorism
Quickly phrased statment of a truth or opinion
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English Honors 10 Vocabulary
Analysis
Claim
Context
Convey
(n) A detailed examination of the elements or structure of so…
(n) An assertion of the truth of something, typically one tha…
(n) The circumstances that form the setting for an event, sta…
(v) Make (an idea, impression, or feeling) known or understan…
Analysis
(n) A detailed examination of the elements or structure of so…
Claim
(n) An assertion of the truth of something, typically one tha…
English 10 Honors Vocabulary
abjure
decry
expiate
maudlin
(v.) to reject, renounce ... (To prove his honesty, the presiden…
(v.) to criticize openly ... (The kind video rental clerk decrie…
(v.) to make amends for, atone ... (To expiate my selfishness, I…
(adj.) weakly sentimental ... (Although many people enjoy romant…
abjure
(v.) to reject, renounce ... (To prove his honesty, the presiden…
decry
(v.) to criticize openly ... (The kind video rental clerk decrie…
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary
Accede
Attrition
Boisterous
Condone
(Verb) Assent or agree to a demand, request, or treaty.
(Noun) The action or process of gradually reducing the streng…
(Adj) (of a person, event, or behavior) Noisy, energetic, and…
(Verb) Accept and allow (behavior that is considered morally…
Accede
(Verb) Assent or agree to a demand, request, or treaty.
Attrition
(Noun) The action or process of gradually reducing the streng…
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
Diction 1. bombast
Diction 2. cliché
Diction 3. colloquial
Diction 4. diction
elevated language, often pompous and overdone
a trite or overused expression or idea
ordinary or familiar type of conversation
author's choice of words
Diction 1. bombast
elevated language, often pompous and overdone
Diction 2. cliché
a trite or overused expression or idea
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Honors 10 English- Vocabulary
divulge
abet
dogmatic
insipid
to tell; to reveal ( as a secret) ... syn: unveil; disclose
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing ... syn: promot…
arrogant and stubborn about one's (often unproven) beliefs
lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating ... syn: flat; life…
divulge
to tell; to reveal ( as a secret) ... syn: unveil; disclose
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing ... syn: promot…
Honors English-vocabulary #10
fallible
blatant
dawdle
affiliate
(adj.)(of persons)liable to err, especially in being deceived…
(adj.)brazenly obvious; flagrant; too conspicuous.
(v.)to waste time; idle; trifle; loiter.
(n.)an associate; partner; member; colleague.
fallible
(adj.)(of persons)liable to err, especially in being deceived…
blatant
(adj.)brazenly obvious; flagrant; too conspicuous.
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary
Abolish
Cantankerous
Detest
Entreaty
V. Put an end to
ADJ. Irritable, Grouchy
V. Dislike intensely
N. Passionate request
Abolish
V. Put an end to
Cantankerous
ADJ. Irritable, Grouchy
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English 10 Honors Unit 3 Vocabulary
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
(n) an enemy, opponent
(v) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer…
(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 transfer…
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English 10 Honors insane vocabulary
demeanor
lithe
impasse
conciliate
a persons manner towards others
graceful
a road with no exit
pacify
demeanor
a persons manner towards others
lithe
graceful
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Honors English- Vocabulary #10
Hiatus
Amiable
Conflagration
Presumptuous
a break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series,…
having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities;…
a destructive fire, usually an extensive one
unwarrantedly or impertinently bold; forward
Hiatus
a break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series,…
Amiable
having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities;…
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Vocabulary Honors 10 english
abrogate
antithesis
calibrate
dearth
to abolish
the absolute opposite
to set
a lack
abrogate
to abolish
antithesis
the absolute opposite
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Honors English Vocabulary: 10
supercilious
inexorable
oracle
oration
adj; Disdainful; haughty and aloof
adj; Relentless; unyielding
n; A shrine where the ancient Greeks consulted one of their g…
n; An address or formal speech given on a special occasion
supercilious
adj; Disdainful; haughty and aloof
inexorable
adj; Relentless; unyielding
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Vocabulary #1b English 10 Honors
nettle
noxious
obdurate
obligatory
(v.) to annoy; to vex
(adj.) harmful
(adj.) stubborn
(adj.) binding, required
nettle
(v.) to annoy; to vex
noxious
(adj.) harmful
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Vocabulary #2b English 10 Honors
bellicose
castigate
enigma
pied
(adj.) warlike; combative
(v.) to scold strongly
(n.) a mystery; a puzzle
(adj.) multicolored
bellicose
(adj.) warlike; combative
castigate
(v.) to scold strongly
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English 10 Honors Unit 2 Vocabulary Words
adroit
amicable
averse
belligerent
(adj) skillful, expert in the use of hands or mind
(adj) peaceable, friendly
(adj) having deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
(adj) given to fighting; warlike; combative, aggressive ... (n)…
adroit
(adj) skillful, expert in the use of hands or mind
amicable
(adj) peaceable, friendly
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Vocabulary #5b English 10 Honors
adulation
adversary
bard
benediction
(n.) flattery; admiration
(n.) opponent
(n.) poet
(n.) a blessing
adulation
(n.) flattery; admiration
adversary
(n.) opponent
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Vocabulary #3b English 10 Honors
adventitious
agape
bedizen
bilious
(adj.) accidental; casual
(adj.) openmouthed
(v.) dress with vulgar finery
(adj.) suffering from indigestion
adventitious
(adj.) accidental; casual
agape
(adj.) openmouthed
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Vocabulary #4a English 10 Honors
aesthetic (n.)
aloof (adj.)
archaic (adj.)
belie (v.)
a brand of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art…
removed or distant, either physically or emotionally
of, relating to, or characteristic of an earlier more primiti…
to give a false impression
aesthetic (n.)
a brand of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art…
aloof (adj.)
removed or distant, either physically or emotionally
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Vocabulary #4b English 10 Honors
abjure
adage
boisterous
bountiful
(v.) to renounce upon oath; to reject or avoid
(n.) a wise saying; a proverb
(adj.) violent; rough; noisy
(adj.) generous; showing bounty; giving freely
abjure
(v.) to renounce upon oath; to reject or avoid
adage
(n.) a wise saying; a proverb
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10 Honors English Vocabulary
Espied
Uncanny
Hailed
Celestial
catch sight of, glimpse
(adj.) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
Greeted by signaling or calling out to
Having to do with the sky or heavens
Espied
catch sight of, glimpse
Uncanny
(adj.) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
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Vocabulary #6b English 10 Honors
blandishment
bevy
capitulate
diadem
(n.) flattery (intended to persuade)
(n.) a large group
(v.) to surrender
(n.) a crown; any ornamental/jeweled headband that shows auth…
blandishment
(n.) flattery (intended to persuade)
bevy
(n.) a large group
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary
adroit
adulterate
adversary
alienate
skillful, expert in the use of hands of mind
to corrupt, make worse by addition of something of lesser value
an enemy, opponent
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, co…
adroit
skillful, expert in the use of hands of mind
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by addition of something of lesser value
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Honors English 10 vocabulary 10
Acquiesce
Allure
Askew
Blithe
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
To entice, temp/ a strong attraction
Twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
Cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
Acquiesce
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
Allure
To entice, temp/ a strong attraction
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary 10
idolatry
ignoble
imminent
immolate
excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
dishonorable, shameful
likely to happen, threatening
to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
idolatry
excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
ignoble
dishonorable, shameful
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English 10 Honors: Vocabulary 9 & 10
austerity
depreciate
equity
frugal
severe and rigid restrictions
to decrease in value
net value
thrifty
austerity
severe and rigid restrictions
depreciate
to decrease in value
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
Blank Verse
Pun
Soliloquy
Aside
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
Play on the multiple meaning of a word or on two words that s…
A long speech in which a character expresses private remarks…
Stage whisper; a remark spoken in an undertone by a character…
Blank Verse
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
Pun
Play on the multiple meaning of a word or on two words that s…
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Vocabulary Honors English 10
Vinc/Vict
Duc/Duct
Tract
Peto
to conquer
to lead
to drag
to seek aggressively, to assail , to rush
Vinc/Vict
to conquer
Duc/Duct
to lead
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
Aberration
Abet
Bauble
Becalm
Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense)
A trinket.
To make quiet.
Aberration
Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
Abet
To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense)
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English 10 Honors vocabulary
adverse
appalling
ballad
confidant
preventing success or development; harmful; unfavorable.
awful; terrible.
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
a person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, tru…
adverse
preventing success or development; harmful; unfavorable.
appalling
awful; terrible.
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
evanescent
negligible
capitulate
incessant
fleeting, momentary short-lived
of little importance; hardly noticeable
to give up, to surrender
without end, persistent
evanescent
fleeting, momentary short-lived
negligible
of little importance; hardly noticeable
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English 10 honors vocabulary
Abstemious
Abstruse
Acquiescent
Accrue
Sparing the amount of food
Hard to accomplish
Submission
To gather
Abstemious
Sparing the amount of food
Abstruse
Hard to accomplish
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary
pensive
jaded
solitude
dubious
thoughtful in a sad or dreamy matter
showing lack of interest due to hyper exposure
state of being alone
doubtful
pensive
thoughtful in a sad or dreamy matter
jaded
showing lack of interest due to hyper exposure
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
pensive
jaded
solitude
dubious
thoughtful in a sad or dreamy manner
showing a lack of interest or excitement caused by having don…
state of being alone
doubtful
pensive
thoughtful in a sad or dreamy manner
jaded
showing a lack of interest or excitement caused by having don…
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English Honors 10 Vocabulary
pensive
jaded
solitude
dubious
thoughtful in a sad or dreamy manner
showing a lack of interest caused by having experienced too m…
state of being alone
doubtful
pensive
thoughtful in a sad or dreamy manner
jaded
showing a lack of interest caused by having experienced too m…
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