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English 10 Lesson 10
Acute
Anonymous
Apprehensive
Arrogant
very great
having an unknown author
fearful
showing too much self-importance
Acute
very great
Anonymous
having an unknown author
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English 10
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
A campainor practice that supports the use of unfair allegati…
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religiou…
A reference to a well-known thing or idea (include literature…
A dramatic form in which he main character- the tragic hero-…
McCarthyism
A campainor practice that supports the use of unfair allegati…
Theocracy
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religiou…
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English 10
Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
Plot
Chronological Order
Cause
Vocab.
Series of related events in a story.... •design... •setup ... •The s…
Usually the events in a plot are told.... •Temporal ... •dated ... •…
Is the reason something happens.... •origin... •source ... • I can't…
Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
Vocab.
Plot
Series of related events in a story.... •design... •setup ... •The s…
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English 10- Lesson 10
expound
cajole
inscrutable
balk
to explain in detail; to clarify
to persuade with false promises and flattery
not easily understood; hard to fathom
to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse to…
expound
to explain in detail; to clarify
cajole
to persuade with false promises and flattery
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English 10 (List 10)
Elucidate
Lucid
Luminary
Luminous
(v.) to throw light upon; to make clear; to explain
(adj.) (literally containing light) clear; easy to understand
(n.) one who is a source of light or inspiration to others; f…
(adj.) emitting light; shining; brilliant
Elucidate
(v.) to throw light upon; to make clear; to explain
Lucid
(adj.) (literally containing light) clear; easy to understand
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vocab 12 english 10
assuage
concede
dissent
esoteric
relieve, ease, pacify
admit reluctantly; yield
to disagree, especially with the majority
known to, or understood by, a limited group of people
assuage
relieve, ease, pacify
concede
admit reluctantly; yield
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English 10 Literary Terms
symbol
imagery
theme
motif
A concrete person, place, or object used to represent an abst…
Words or phrases a writer selects to create a certain picture…
A statement about life a particular work is expressing, centr…
An often repeated idea or theme in literature; an object, des…
symbol
A concrete person, place, or object used to represent an abst…
imagery
Words or phrases a writer selects to create a certain picture…
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English 10 Lesson 10
expound
expunge
extol
extradite
verb-to explain; to set forth point by point; to interpret
verb-to erase
verb-to praise highly
verb-to turn a prisoner over to the jurisdiciton of another c…
expound
verb-to explain; to set forth point by point; to interpret
expunge
verb-to erase
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 2
adroit
adroit
adroit
amicable
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
synonyms: clever, deft
Many rodeo performers are _________________________ at twirli…
(adj.) peaceable, friendly
adroit
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
adroit
synonyms: clever, deft
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 5
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
(noun) one who does good to others... Without the help of many…
(adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly... In to…
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
assent
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 1
adulterate
adulterate
adulterate
ambidextrous
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
synonyms: contaminate, pollute
Hospitals take strict precautions to assure that nothing ____…
(adjective) able to use both hands equally well, very skillfu…
adulterate
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
adulterate
synonyms: contaminate, pollute
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English 10 - Writing Terms
contrast (v., n.)
compare (v.)
expository (adj.)
persuasive (adj.)
to discuss the differences between two things
to discuss the similarities AND differences between two things
a kind of essay that explains a topic
a kind of essay that tries to make the reader agree with your…
contrast (v., n.)
to discuss the differences between two things
compare (v.)
to discuss the similarities AND differences between two things
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 3
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfe…
(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 transfe…
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 8
animosity
apathy
apprehensive
commend
(noun)strong dislike; bitter hostility... Syn: enmity, rancor, a…
(noun)a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest... Syn: indifferen…
(adjective)fearful or anxious, especially about the future... Sy…
(verb)to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of at…
animosity
(noun)strong dislike; bitter hostility... Syn: enmity, rancor, a…
apathy
(noun)a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest... Syn: indifferen…
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English 10 Lesson 10
Expound
Cajole
Inscrutable
Balk
v. to explain in detail; to clarify
v. to persuade with false promises and flattery
adj. not easily understood; hard to fathom
v. to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse…
Expound
v. to explain in detail; to clarify
Cajole
v. to persuade with false promises and flattery
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 4
affiliated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
(adj., verb - past participle) associated, connected... Syn.: a…
(verb) to find out... Syn.: discover, determine, establish
(noun) an accomplishment, the act of achieving... Syn.: achieve…
(verb) to give or pass on as an inheritance... Syn.: transmit,…
affiliated
(adj., verb - past participle) associated, connected... Syn.: a…
ascertain
(verb) to find out... Syn.: discover, determine, establish
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English 10 Vocabulary Unit 1
abate
abet
abhor
acquit
verb; to lessen in intensity; subside, decrease
verb; to assist or encourage, especially in wrong doing
verb; to detest, loathe, hate strongly
verb; to find not guilty of a fault or crime
abate
verb; to lessen in intensity; subside, decrease
abet
verb; to assist or encourage, especially in wrong doing
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 3A
adroit
anecdote
apathetic
artisan
(adj) skillful
(n) a brief amusing story
(adj) indifferent; uninterested
(n) craftsman
adroit
(adj) skillful
anecdote
(n) a brief amusing story
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 5A
abhor
accolade
bigot
bolster
(v) to hate
(n) congratulations; praise; an award or privilege granted as…
(n) narrow-minded, prejudiced person
(v) support; prop up
abhor
(v) to hate
accolade
(n) congratulations; praise; an award or privilege granted as…
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English 9/10 Sulam
Traditional
Numerous
Disrupt
Evident
Done for a long time
Many
Interrupt
It's clear to see or understand
Traditional
Done for a long time
Numerous
Many
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 4A
antiquated
archaic
aristocracy
asylum
(adj) outdated; old fashioned; refers to something still bein…
(adj) ancient; outdated; old fashioned; refers to something n…
(n) the highest class in certain societies; a privileged or s…
(n) place of refuge or safety from some one's enemies.
antiquated
(adj) outdated; old fashioned; refers to something still bein…
archaic
(adj) ancient; outdated; old fashioned; refers to something n…
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 8A
mirth
misconstrue
omit
orator
(n) merry fun... Jollity, merriment; amusement or laughter
(v) to misunderstand... to interpret wrongly
(v) to leave something out; exclude
(n) an eloquent and skilled public speaker
mirth
(n) merry fun... Jollity, merriment; amusement or laughter
misconstrue
(v) to misunderstand... to interpret wrongly
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 6
accede
brandish
comprise
deft
(verb) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity... Managemen…
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion…
(verb) to include or contain; to be made up of... Classical sym…
(adj.) skillful, nimble... The __________ fingers of Spanish nu…
accede
(verb) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity... Managemen…
brandish
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion…
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English 10 Vocab #10
essence
haggle
hallucinate
hotbed
the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, e…
dispute or bargain persistently, especially over the cost of…
experience a seemingly real perception of something not actua…
an environment promoting the growth of something, especially…
essence
the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, e…
haggle
dispute or bargain persistently, especially over the cost of…
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 6A
abridge
appease
carrion
conspiracy
(v) to shorten
(v) make calm or quiet
(n) dead and decaying flesh
(n) a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harm…
abridge
(v) to shorten
appease
(v) make calm or quiet
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English 3 Vocabulary 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
to make impure; to contaminiate
to come forth or send forth
tastelessly; gaudy
idolatry
excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
adulterate
to make impure; to contaminiate
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 2A
furtive
ignominy
imploring
irrelevant
(adj) secretive
(n) public shame and disgrace
(v) begging; making an urgent appeal
(adj) not related to the matter at hand
furtive
(adj) secretive
ignominy
(n) public shame and disgrace
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English 10 Vocabulary Unit 2
altercation
ambivalent
amicable
anathema
noun; a heated argument; quarrel
adjective; being uncertain; unable to decide between two oppo…
adjective; friendly; peacable
noun; a greatly disliked, hated person or thing; a curse or p…
altercation
noun; a heated argument; quarrel
ambivalent
adjective; being uncertain; unable to decide between two oppo…
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 10A
absolution
blithe
counterfeit
cryptic
(n) forgiveness; pardon; release
(adj) free-spirited; carefree; happy; joyous
(adj) fake; false
(adj) puzzling; enigmatic
absolution
(n) forgiveness; pardon; release
blithe
(adj) free-spirited; carefree; happy; joyous
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 7A
alliance
apprehensive
bequeath
compel
(n) a union formed for mutual benefit
(adj) feeling alarm; worried
(v) to give or leave something by means of a will when one dies
(v) to urge; force someone to do something
alliance
(n) a union formed for mutual benefit
apprehensive
(adj) feeling alarm; worried
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 9A
blatant
blasphemy
creditable
cringe
(adj) obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable se…
(n) speech which offends religious views... Something you say or…
praiseworthy;... deserving of praise but not that amazing
(v) recoil; shy away
blatant
(adj) obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable se…
blasphemy
(n) speech which offends religious views... Something you say or…
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ENGLISH 10 UNIT 1A
acute
affable
annihilate
arid
(adj) very sharp or severe
(adj) sociable
(v) to destroy
(adj) dry;unproductive or empty
acute
(adj) very sharp or severe
affable
(adj) sociable
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English 10 Vocabulary 3/Ouren
avarice
avid
bacchanalian
balk
noun; excessive greed; desire for wealth
adjective; eager; extremely interested
adjective; wild drunkedness
verb; to stop short and refuse to continue; to obstruct
avarice
noun; excessive greed; desire for wealth
avid
adjective; eager; extremely interested
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English 10 Vocab - Unit 7
abhor
amend
buffet
chaos
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
(v.) to change in a formal way; to change for the better
(v.) to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force…
(n.) great confusion, disorder
abhor
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
amend
(v.) to change in a formal way; to change for the better
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English 10 Lesson 9
Alter
Ample
Blunt
Chronic
to change
plenty of
honest to the point of rudeness
constant
Alter
to change
Ample
plenty of
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English 10 Lesson 16
Convey
Delusion
Devise
Savor
To communicate
A wrong belief
To create
To enjoy
Convey
To communicate
Delusion
A wrong belief
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English 10 vocabulary
concise (adj)
queasy (adj)
feet (n)
pounds (n)
clear and precise, but brief.
nauseous, feeling sick
A measure of height.
A measure of weight.
concise (adj)
clear and precise, but brief.
queasy (adj)
nauseous, feeling sick
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English 10 Unit #3B
annihilation
beckon
convulsion
claustrophobia
(n) complete destruction
(v) to gesture; summon; call
(n) violent, involuntary contraction of the muscles; spasm
(n) an abnormal fear of enclosed spaces
annihilation
(n) complete destruction
beckon
(v) to gesture; summon; call
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English 10 #6B
amity
animosity
castigate
dexterous
(n) friendship (ANT: animosity)
(n) hatred; antagonism; strong hostility
(v) scold strongly
(adj) skillful with hands
amity
(n) friendship (ANT: animosity)
animosity
(n) hatred; antagonism; strong hostility
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English 10 Vocab 10
expound
cajole
inscrutable
balk
(v) to explain in detail; to clarify
(v) to persuade with false promises and flattery
(adj) not easily understood; hard to fathom
(v) to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refus…
expound
(v) to explain in detail; to clarify
cajole
(v) to persuade with false promises and flattery
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English 10 Lesson 15
Elapse
Evasive
Fluent
Futile
To go by
Indefinite
Able to express oneself
Hopeless
Elapse
To go by
Evasive
Indefinite
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English 10 Lesson 8
Compensate
Conceive
Derive
Diversity
to pay
to think of
to get
variety
Compensate
to pay
Conceive
to think of
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English 10 Lesson 14
Dubious
Ecstatic
Encounter
Evolve
Unsure
Full of joy
To run into
To grow gradually
Dubious
Unsure
Ecstatic
Full of joy
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English 10 #8B
ambivalence
cantankerous
clientele
desecrate
(n) lack of clarity; wavering; being indecisive
(adj) bad-tempered
(n) customers
(v) to damage or pollute a holy place
ambivalence
(n) lack of clarity; wavering; being indecisive
cantankerous
(adj) bad-tempered
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English 10 Vocab #6
Entice
Bisect
Collateral
Comply
(v.) to attract, tempt
(v.) to cut into two parts
(n.) A security pledged for the repayment of a loan.
(v.) to yield to a request or command
Entice
(v.) to attract, tempt
Bisect
(v.) to cut into two parts
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Unit 13- English 10
an action movie
a cartoon
a horror movie
a science fiction movie
a film/movie that has a lot of exciting action and adventure
an amusing drawing in a newspaper or magazine, especially one…
a film/movie that is designed to frighten people
a type of book, film/movie, etc. that is based on imagined sc…
an action movie
a film/movie that has a lot of exciting action and adventure
a cartoon
an amusing drawing in a newspaper or magazine, especially one…
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English 10 #7B
amiable
catharsis
connoisseur
destitution
(adj) friendly
(n) purging of pent up emotions
(n) person with refined taste and good judgement
(n) hardship; poverty; misery
amiable
(adj) friendly
catharsis
(n) purging of pent up emotions
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English 10
interact
straw
pretent
technology
interact
straw
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English 10 Vocabulary Unit 3
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfe…
(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 transfe…
70 terms
Literary Terms- English 10 RE
Plot
Dynamic Character
Static Character
Setting
The chain of related events that take place in a story.
A main character that undergoes change as the plot unfolds.
A main character that stays the same.
The time and place of the action of a short story, novel, pla…
Plot
The chain of related events that take place in a story.
Dynamic Character
A main character that undergoes change as the plot unfolds.
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