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English 10 Pre-AP: Voc. #3
Derision
Assimilating
Purged
Myopia
n. ridicule, mockery
v. absorbing, adapting or changing to conform
v. freed from impurities, to get rid of whatever is undesirable
n. a visual defect like nearsightedness
Derision
n. ridicule, mockery
Assimilating
v. absorbing, adapting or changing to conform
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Pre-AP English 10 lesson 16 Vocab
Acclaim
Amass
Anarchist
Banter
Praise, approval; to salute; to hail
To collect, to gather, to accumulate
One who believes in the absence of government or law
To speak in a witty or teasing manner
Acclaim
Praise, approval; to salute; to hail
Amass
To collect, to gather, to accumulate
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Pre-ap English10 7a
Adhor
Accolade
Ascetic
Bequeath
To regard with extreme repugance; to detest utterly; to loath
Praise, an award
One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; absent…
To hand down, to give or leave in a will
Adhor
To regard with extreme repugance; to detest utterly; to loath
Accolade
Praise, an award
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English 10 Pre-AP: Voc. #1
Gesticulated
Skewed
Hiatus
Pall
v. to make or use gestures, especially in an animated or exci…
adj. turned to one side, slanting
n. a break or interruption
n. shadow; anything that covers or overspreads, especially wi…
Gesticulated
v. to make or use gestures, especially in an animated or exci…
Skewed
adj. turned to one side, slanting
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English 10 Pre-AP: Voc. #4
Intonation
Alluding
Obsolete
Devious
n. manner of utterance; specifically : the rise and fall in p…
v. to make indirect reference
adj. No longer produced or used; out of date.
adj. not straightforward; shifty or crooked; underhanded
Intonation
n. manner of utterance; specifically : the rise and fall in p…
Alluding
v. to make indirect reference
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Pre-AP English 10 Rhetorical Devices
Motif
Natural Order Sentence
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Recurrent images, words, objects, phrases, or actions that te…
The subject comes before the predicate.
The use of words that by their sounds suggest their meaning.…
A form of paradox that combines a pair of opposite terms into…
Motif
Recurrent images, words, objects, phrases, or actions that te…
Natural Order Sentence
The subject comes before the predicate.
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 2
abstracted
adulation
adversity
burgeon
adj; removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost…
noun; extreme praise or admiration
noun; misfortune, unfavorable happening
verb; to sprout, to newly emerge
abstracted
adj; removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost…
adulation
noun; extreme praise or admiration
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 12A
Abridge
Alacrity
Antipathy
Augment
to shorten, to diminish
prompt and cheerful response
a dislike, distaste, or enmity
to make greater or to supplement
Abridge
to shorten, to diminish
Alacrity
prompt and cheerful response
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 14
stealthy
succinct
voluminous
abet
adj; acting in a secret and sneaky way-- this is a negative…
adj; brief, compact
adj; marked by great volume or size
verb; to encourage or to assist (usually an offense against…
stealthy
adj; acting in a secret and sneaky way-- this is a negative…
succinct
adj; brief, compact
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab #10
Prudent (adj)
Consternation (noun)
Ribald (adj)
Appellation (noun)
Wise and handling practical matters
A sudden or complete loss of courage in a face of difficulty
Vulgar or lewd behavior
Alternative name, title or designation
Prudent (adj)
Wise and handling practical matters
Consternation (noun)
A sudden or complete loss of courage in a face of difficulty
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Pre Ap English 10 Unit 10
Ben
Benevolent
Benefactor
Benign
well, good
kindly, favorable towards
a person who gives friendly aid
causing no harm
Ben
well, good
Benevolent
kindly, favorable towards
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Pre AP English 10 Unit 5
Rancor
Inexorable
Extol
Element
Extreme hatred
Unrelenting or unavoidable
Praise highly
Merciful or lenient
Rancor
Extreme hatred
Inexorable
Unrelenting or unavoidable
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 10
fickle
lethargy
hackneyed
amass
picky; indecisive
sluggishness; laziness
trite; tired; stale; overused
to accumulate
fickle
picky; indecisive
lethargy
sluggishness; laziness
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 6
adulterate
animosity
apocryphal
avarice
verb; to make impure by adding lesser substances; to corrupt
noun; harsh feelings, enmity, resentment, hatred
adj; of doubtful origin or authenticity, not genuine
noun; greed for wealth
adulterate
verb; to make impure by adding lesser substances; to corrupt
animosity
noun; harsh feelings, enmity, resentment, hatred
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Pre AP English 10 Unit 3
Avarice
Furtive
Bacchanalian
Extradite
Extreme greed for wealth
Stealthy or secretive
Wild and drunken
Hand over to the jurisdiction
Avarice
Extreme greed for wealth
Furtive
Stealthy or secretive
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Pre-AP English 10 F451 Vocabulary
Abstracted
Aesthetic
Bestial
Blanch
Lost in thought; deeply engrossed or preoccupied
Concerned with visual appeal
Without reason or intelligence; brutal, inhumane, or beastly
To whiten or turn pale
Abstracted
Lost in thought; deeply engrossed or preoccupied
Aesthetic
Concerned with visual appeal
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Pre-AP English 10 Literary& Rhetorical Terms
alliteration
allusion
analogy
assonance
the occurrence of the same letter sound at the beginning of c…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
the repetition of the sound of a vowel in nonrhyming stressed…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter sound at the beginning of c…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
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Pre AP English 10 Unit 1
Divulge
Abet
Dogmatic
Insipid
To tell or reveal a secret
To help, encourage, or support someone in a criminal act
Arrogant or stubborn about ones unapproved beliefs
Dull or not stimulating
Divulge
To tell or reveal a secret
Abet
To help, encourage, or support someone in a criminal act
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Pre-AP English 1A List #10
Ped
mort
carn
psych
foot or child
death
flesh
soul
Ped
foot or child
mort
death
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Pre AP English 10 Unit 2
Emaciated
Motley
Heresy
Docile
Extremely thin or wasted away
Made up of many colors
The crime of holding a belief a established doctor one
Easy taught, led, or controlled
Emaciated
Extremely thin or wasted away
Motley
Made up of many colors
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Literary Terms Pre AP English 10
Allusion
Round Characterization
Flat Characterization
Static Characterization
a reference to a something well known in literature such as t…
the method of revealing a character who has more complex dime…
the method of revealing a character who has only one or two c…
the method of revealing a character who does not change much…
Allusion
a reference to a something well known in literature such as t…
Round Characterization
the method of revealing a character who has more complex dime…
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 11B
Indelible
Inert
Malevolence
Obliterate
Cannot be removed, washed away or erased
Unable to move or to act, sluggish
Ill will or evil intentions
To remove all traces of; to do away with; to destroy complete…
Indelible
Cannot be removed, washed away or erased
Inert
Unable to move or to act, sluggish
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 9B
Introspective
Lucid
Meticulous
Misanthrope
the quality of examining one's own mind or thoughts
easily understood, mentally sound
taking great care
a hater of mankind
Introspective
the quality of examining one's own mind or thoughts
Lucid
easily understood, mentally sound
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Pre AP English 10 Vocabulary 8A
acquiesce
affinity
blasphemous
buttress
to give in, to comply
a likeness, a natural relationship, a kinship
irreverent, profane
a support or prop
acquiesce
to give in, to comply
affinity
a likeness, a natural relationship, a kinship
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Pre AP English 10 Final Vocab
Assuage
Taciturn
Allege(d)
Imprudent
To lessen pain or distress, to calm
Silent, not liking to talk
Declare, assert positively
Lacking judgment
Assuage
To lessen pain or distress, to calm
Taciturn
Silent, not liking to talk
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 13
elicit
incessant
jollity
kindle
verb; to bring out a response, to evoke
adj; uninterrupted
noun; merriment, state of being jolly
verb; to start a fire; to stir up
elicit
verb; to bring out a response, to evoke
incessant
adj; uninterrupted
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List 10 Pre-AP English Vocab
Obscure
Suppressed
Ostentatious
Frenetic
relatively unknown
kept from being circulated
describing a showy or pretentious display
wildly excited or active
Obscure
relatively unknown
Suppressed
kept from being circulated
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 11A
Abet
Agile
Antidote
Ascertain
to encourage or to assist (usually an offense against justice…
characterized by ability to move quickly with suppleness and…
something that relieves the effects of poison
to find out definitely; to determine
Abet
to encourage or to assist (usually an offense against justice…
Agile
characterized by ability to move quickly with suppleness and…
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 10A
abstracted
adulation
adversity
burgeon
removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost in one'…
extreme praise or admiration
misfortune, unfavorable happening
to sprout, to newly emerge
abstracted
removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost in one'…
adulation
extreme praise or admiration
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Pre-AP English 10 Test #1
Hyperbole
Understatement
Litotes
Antithesis
Exaggerating some part of your statement in order to give it…
employed by writers or speakers to intentionally make a situa…
An understatement by using double negatives, or in other word…
literal meaning opposite, two opposite ideas put together in…
Hyperbole
Exaggerating some part of your statement in order to give it…
Understatement
employed by writers or speakers to intentionally make a situa…
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English 10 Pre-AP: Lesson Eight Vocab.
abate
decorum
abhor
dole
(v.) to lessen in violence or intensity... syn. subside;decrease…
(n.) conformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper beha…
(v.) to detest; to hate strongly ... syn.despise; loathe ant. lo…
(v.) to distribute; to give out sparingly ... ant. hoard
abate
(v.) to lessen in violence or intensity... syn. subside;decrease…
decorum
(n.) conformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper beha…
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PreAp English: Vocab 10 Synonyms
adept
aspire
bleak
chide
masterful, accomplished, proficient
seek, yearn, aim for, soar
grim, cheerless, gloomy, desolate, barren
upbraid, reprimand, rebuke, chastise
adept
masterful, accomplished, proficient
aspire
seek, yearn, aim for, soar
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PreAP English 9 Vocab 10
pompous
precipice
rectify
reprieve
irritatingly grand, self-important
a steep rock face or cliff
to be put right, to make correct
cancel or postpone punishment
pompous
irritatingly grand, self-important
precipice
a steep rock face or cliff
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Vocab 10 Pre-AP English II
assay
augment
diverge
faction
noun. an analysis (especially of ore) to determine compositio…
verb. to increase; to make greater; to enlarge
verb. to move or extend in different directions from a common…
noun. a group of people within a larger group, usually causin…
assay
noun. an analysis (especially of ore) to determine compositio…
augment
verb. to increase; to make greater; to enlarge
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Pre Ap English 10 Unit 4
Bigot
Expunge
Candid
Argot
One who is intolerant of differances and people
Erase or eliminate
Truthful or straight forward
Special words or phrases used by a specific group or people
Bigot
One who is intolerant of differances and people
Expunge
Erase or eliminate
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 12B
Luxuriant
Paltry
Pedantry
Placid
abundant in growth; very fertile
trifling; petty; worthless
act of showing off learning in a manner that is needless and…
peaceful, calm
Luxuriant
abundant in growth; very fertile
Paltry
trifling; petty; worthless
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Pre-AP English 10-Rhetorical Terms #2
Rhyme
Sarcasm
Satire
Shift or Turn
Repetition of sounds in two or more words or phrases that app…
The use of verbal irony in which a person appears to be prais…
A technique that points out the fallacies in both people and…
A change or movement in a piece resulting from an epiphany, r…
Rhyme
Repetition of sounds in two or more words or phrases that app…
Sarcasm
The use of verbal irony in which a person appears to be prais…
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 3
indulgent
ineptness
ingrate
inundate
adj; lenient, especially towards oneself
noun; lack of competence or judgment
noun; an ungrateful person
verb; to flood, to overflow
indulgent
adj; lenient, especially towards oneself
ineptness
noun; lack of competence or judgment
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Pre-AP English 10/ Native Americans
4 Characteristics of Native American L…
Native American Literary Characteristics
Two Types of "Myths"
The Trickster
(1) The land is sacred and is a living part of all beings whi…
(1) Based on an verbal tradition... (2) The "myth" is the most i…
(1) Creation "Myths": These "myths" tell how the world and hu…
(1) Common feature of the Native American "myth" ... (2) An anim…
4 Characteristics of Native American L…
(1) The land is sacred and is a living part of all beings whi…
Native American Literary Characteristics
(1) Based on an verbal tradition... (2) The "myth" is the most i…
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Vocabulary Midterm Pre AP English 10
hapless
affable
forlorn
maudlin
unlucky
friendly, good natured, easy to talk to
pitifully sad, abandoned or lonely
self pityingly or tearfully sentimental
hapless
unlucky
affable
friendly, good natured, easy to talk to
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 9
equivocate
espousing
hedonist
indefatigable
verb; to attempt to lie, to mislead, or to hide the truth
adj; marrying, giving one's loyalty, adopting or embracing…
noun; one who seeks pleasure as the sole aim in life
adj; tireless, incapable of being fatigued
equivocate
verb; to attempt to lie, to mislead, or to hide the truth
espousing
adj; marrying, giving one's loyalty, adopting or embracing…
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Pre-AP English 10 Entrance Exam
noun
proper nouns
common noun
pronoun
words that name poeple, places, things, and ideas
name of a specific person, place, or thing, always begins wit…
general word that can mean more than one person, place, or th…
words that replace nouns
noun
words that name poeple, places, things, and ideas
proper nouns
name of a specific person, place, or thing, always begins wit…
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Pre-AP English 10 Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstract…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Reference to another work or famous figure.
Comparison between two things to show how alike they are.
Allegory
Narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstract…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
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English 10 Pre-AP Vocab #5
Agile
Beguile
Discern
Guileless
adj. moving quickly and lightly
v. influence by slyness; to trick someone, either with decept…
v. detect with the senses
adj. free of deceit; innocent and without deception
Agile
adj. moving quickly and lightly
Beguile
v. influence by slyness; to trick someone, either with decept…
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 10B
Ingrate
Inundate
Miser
Nefarious
an ungrateful person
to flood, to overflow
one who lives in wretched circumstances to save and hoard money
extremely wicked, evil, vicious
Ingrate
an ungrateful person
Inundate
to flood, to overflow
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 4
transparent
turbulence
viable
abridge
adj; quality of being able to be seen through, clear
noun; wild or disturbing activity
adj; capable of working, functioning, or developing adequately
verb; to shorten, to diminish
transparent
adj; quality of being able to be seen through, clear
turbulence
noun; wild or disturbing activity
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 11
felicitous
impeccable
imperturbable
malleable
adj; happy or delightful
adj; free from fault or blame
adj; marked by extreme calm, impassivity, assurance and ste…
adj; capable of being shaped, influenced, or altered, tract…
felicitous
adj; happy or delightful
impeccable
adj; free from fault or blame
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Pre Ap English 10 unit 9 Vocab
Uni/mono
Uniform
Unanimous
Monologue
one
the same way all the way through, consistent
showing complete agreement
a speech made by a single person
Uni/mono
one
Uniform
the same way all the way through, consistent
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 12
trite
vulgarity
vociferous
acclaim
adj; overused, commonplace, hackneyed
noun; something offensive to good taste and refinement
adj; clamorous; boisterous (suggests a vehement outcry)
noun; praise, approval, to salute; to hail
trite
adj; overused, commonplace, hackneyed
vulgarity
noun; something offensive to good taste and refinement
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Pre-AP English 10 Vocab 7B
implausible
incongruity
insularity
morose
not believable
nonconformity, disagreement, incompatibilty
qualities of an island; narrow-mindedness of opinion
being sullen or gloomy
implausible
not believable
incongruity
nonconformity, disagreement, incompatibilty
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