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English 11: Vocabulary #11
kismet
exonerate
altruism
myopic
destiny
To remove blame or guilt for a wrongdoing
a selfless act
so focused on one small thing that the whole picture can't be…
kismet
destiny
exonerate
To remove blame or guilt for a wrongdoing
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English 11, Vocabulary 11
SER
assertion
exertion
dissertation
Latin for "join"
something declared or stated positively
the use of power and of strength
a formal and long paper, written for a degree at a university…
SER
Latin for "join"
assertion
something declared or stated positively
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English 11: Vocabulary #2
slipshod
nefarious
precursor
impregnable
showing a lack of care or thought
wicked or criminal
a person or thing that comes before another of a similar kind
unable to be captured or... broken into
slipshod
showing a lack of care or thought
nefarious
wicked or criminal
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English 11: Vocabulary #8
abstain (verb)
haughty (adj.)
tenacious (adj.)
acquiesce (verb)
restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
arrogantly superior
not letting go of or giving up on something one holds dear
accept something reluctantly, but without protest
abstain (verb)
restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something
haughty (adj.)
arrogantly superior
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English 11: Vocabulary #9
curmudgeon (noun)
sojourn (noun)
gregarious (adj.)
augment (verb)
a bad-tempered person
a temporary stay
fond of company
to increase
curmudgeon (noun)
a bad-tempered person
sojourn (noun)
a temporary stay
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English 11: Vocabulary #10
engender (verb)
nuance (noun)
covert (adj.)
renown (noun)
to cause or give rise to
a subtle difference
not openly displayed
the state of being known and celebrated by many
engender (verb)
to cause or give rise to
nuance (noun)
a subtle difference
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English 11: Vocabulary #7
cantankerous (adj.)
deride (verb)
debacle (noun)
temerity (noun)
argumentative and uncooperative
to verbally rip apart
a disaster
excessive or foolish boldness
cantankerous (adj.)
argumentative and uncooperative
deride (verb)
to verbally rip apart
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English 11: Vocabulary #13
solace
insipid
pedestrian
visceral
comfort in a time of stress or sadness
lacking taste or class
lacking inspiration
from the gut
solace
comfort in a time of stress or sadness
insipid
lacking taste or class
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ACT Vocabulary English 11
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
ordinary; dull; commonplace; mediocre
in good faith; legitimate; genuine
accidental; nonessential; incidental
fertile; productive; prolific
pedestrian
ordinary; dull; commonplace; mediocre
bona fide
in good faith; legitimate; genuine
English 11 Vocabulary Week 11
abhorrent
benevolence
credulous
infidel
very repugnant; hateful
any act of kindness or well-doing
easily deceived, gullible
one who denies the existence of God
abhorrent
very repugnant; hateful
benevolence
any act of kindness or well-doing
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English lll-Vocabulary 11
Hierarchy
Peasant
Hovel
Makeshift
n. any system of things or people arranged or graded one abov…
n. A farmer with a small farm and land
n. A shack, small house, usually dirty and run-down
adj. roughly built, crude, flimsy, or temporary
Hierarchy
n. any system of things or people arranged or graded one abov…
Peasant
n. A farmer with a small farm and land
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English 11 - Ch. 26 Vocabulary
condone
contemplate
feasible
feign
to excuse
to consider
possible
to fake
condone
to excuse
contemplate
to consider
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English 11 - Ch. 25 Vocabulary
devoid
implore
infuriate
intimidate
without
to urge
to anger
to scare
devoid
without
implore
to urge
English 11: Lesson 1 vocabulary
accentuate
ambiguous
comprehensive
felicitous
to emphasize; to heighten the effect of; to pronounce or mark…
having more than one possible meaning; uncertain; vague or un…
of wide scope; inclusive; thorough
well chosen for the occasion; appropriate; apt; having an agr…
accentuate
to emphasize; to heighten the effect of; to pronounce or mark…
ambiguous
having more than one possible meaning; uncertain; vague or un…
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English 11 - Vocabulary Lesson 11
elixir
desiccated
cessation
juxtapose
a supposed remedy for all ailments
dried up
a stopping; a discontinuance
to place side-by-side for comparison
elixir
a supposed remedy for all ailments
desiccated
dried up
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English 11 Vocabulary Lesson 11
ambivalent
beneficent
betrothed
congenital
Having mixed feelings
Doing good
Engaged to be married
Present at birth
ambivalent
Having mixed feelings
beneficent
Doing good
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English 11 - Ch. 4 Vocabulary
berate
estrange
euphoric
impetuous
to scold angrily
to drive away
very happy
impulsive
berate
to scold angrily
estrange
to drive away
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English 11 Unit 11 Vocabulary
Ascertain
Contingent
Corroborate
Extemporize
(v) find out with certainty
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
(v.) to provide supporting evidence, verify, or authenticate
to act or speak without preparation or rehearsal, improvise
Ascertain
(v) find out with certainty
Contingent
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
English 11: Lesson 2 vocabulary
allegory
conjecture
despicable
dissolute
symbolic story in which people, settings, or actions represen…
n. an opinion without proof; guesswork; v. to guess
contemptible; deserving of scorn; vile
lacking moral restraint; very wicked; immoral; undisciplined
allegory
symbolic story in which people, settings, or actions represen…
conjecture
n. an opinion without proof; guesswork; v. to guess
English 3 Vocabulary 11
elixir
desiccated
cessation
juxtapose
a supposed remedy for all ailments
dried up
a stopping or discontinuance
to place side by side for comparison
elixir
a supposed remedy for all ailments
desiccated
dried up
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English 11-Vocabulary #11
close
despondency
dire
taboo
stuffy; having little space between; shut up
dejection; loss of hope; discouragement; despair
fearful; horrible
forbidden; banned; prohibited
close
stuffy; having little space between; shut up
despondency
dejection; loss of hope; discouragement; despair
English IV Vocabulary 11
predatory
symmetry
tawdry
fusillade
victimizing or destroying others for one's own gain; pillaging
exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing…
gaudy and cheap in appearance or nature
a rapid outburst or barrage
predatory
victimizing or destroying others for one's own gain; pillaging
symmetry
exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing…
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English 11: Vocabulary List #1
sycophant
pernicious
ubiquitous
non sequitur
someone who uses flattery to try to... get what he/she wants fro…
intending to cause harm
appearing everywhere
a statement that does not... logically follow a conversation's f…
sycophant
someone who uses flattery to try to... get what he/she wants fro…
pernicious
intending to cause harm
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English 11-Vocabulary #8
burly
conspicuous
shuffle
converse
bulky, coarse, or rough; big and strong (built)
obvious; very noticeable; evident; clear
to stride; a sliding movement
to exchange thoughts and opinions; engage in conversation
burly
bulky, coarse, or rough; big and strong (built)
conspicuous
obvious; very noticeable; evident; clear
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English 11: Vocabulary List #3
jingoistic
implacable
affinity
coquette
overly patriotic
unable to be soothed
a natural skill
a woman who flirts to get... what she wants
jingoistic
overly patriotic
implacable
unable to be soothed
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English 11-Vocabulary #7
bolster
classically
voracious
coincidentally
to give a boost; support; to reinforce
traditionally; enduring excellence
having a huge appetite; ravenous; excessively hungry
happening at the same time by accident; simultaneously
bolster
to give a boost; support; to reinforce
classically
traditionally; enduring excellence
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English 11-Vocabulary #13
effect
emulate
exemption
expend
to bring about; to execute; to accomplish
to vie with; to rival; to strive to equal or excel another
state of being excused; immunity; privilege; freedom; release…
to put forth; to use up or consume
effect
to bring about; to execute; to accomplish
emulate
to vie with; to rival; to strive to equal or excel another
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English 11-Vocabulary #5
adversary
revive
apparition
resolute
the antagonist; opponent; enemy; rival
to return to consciousness; to bring back to life
a ghost; phantom
purposeful; firm; steady
adversary
the antagonist; opponent; enemy; rival
revive
to return to consciousness; to bring back to life
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English 11-Vocabulary #6
exclusion
landmark
morally
officials
to leave out; shutting out
important; milestone; an object that marks a boundary or serv…
principles of right and wrong; expressing correct behavior
someone in office; administrators
exclusion
to leave out; shutting out
landmark
important; milestone; an object that marks a boundary or serv…
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English 11-Vocabulary #4
anniversary
baffling
round
band
annual occurrence of a day marking a notable event
confusing or puzzling
recurring sequence of events; a repeating pattern
an organized group
anniversary
annual occurrence of a day marking a notable event
baffling
confusing or puzzling
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English 11-Vocabulary #10
absetemious
amiable
wield
despotic
sparing in diet; self-denying
easy to get along with; friendly; good-natured
to exert; to direct by influence; to use with full command; t…
dictatorial; arbitrary; tyrannical
absetemious
sparing in diet; self-denying
amiable
easy to get along with; friendly; good-natured
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English 11-Vocabulary #9
conjurer
emaciated
fidelity
grapple
magician; to summon by sorcery; one who deals in the occult
become or make very thin; wasted away; enfeebled
faithful; careful observance of obligations; loyalty
to seize and struggle with; to wrestle
conjurer
magician; to summon by sorcery; one who deals in the occult
emaciated
become or make very thin; wasted away; enfeebled
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English 11 Poetry Vocabulary
Pathetic fallacy
Alliteration
Assonance
Apostrophe
giving human emotion to non-human objects
repetition of similar consonant sounds in several words in on…
repetition of similar vowel sounds
direct address to an object or person who is not present (spe…
Pathetic fallacy
giving human emotion to non-human objects
Alliteration
repetition of similar consonant sounds in several words in on…
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English 11: Vocabulary List #4
bemoan
misogynist
abhor
talisman
express discontent or... sorrow over
someone who hates women
to hate
an object with magical... powers to bring good luck
bemoan
express discontent or... sorrow over
misogynist
someone who hates women
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English 11 - Ch. 19 Vocabulary
benign
blase
comprise
condescend
kindhearted
unexcited
to be made up of
to lower oneself
benign
kindhearted
blase
unexcited
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English 11 - Ch. 20 Vocabulary
averse
detract
disdain
divulge
opposed
to take away
disrespect
to tell
averse
opposed
detract
to take away
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English 11 - Ch. 1 Vocabulary
detriment
dexterous
discretion
facetious
disadvantage
skilled
good sense
funny
detriment
disadvantage
dexterous
skilled
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English 11, Vocabulary 12
IT, IANC
sedition
ambiance
circuitous
Latin for "to go, to pass"
act or practice aimed at undermining authority, rebellion
environment surrounding, atmosphere
roundabout or lengthy
IT, IANC
Latin for "to go, to pass"
sedition
act or practice aimed at undermining authority, rebellion
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English 11, Vocabulary 10
TOT
totalitarian
totality
HOL
Latin for "whole"
having to do with a government in which one person, group, or…
completeness
Greek for "whole"
TOT
Latin for "whole"
totalitarian
having to do with a government in which one person, group, or…
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English 11-Vocabulary #3
distracted
elusive
statistical
etched
to divert the mind or attention of; confused
tricky; difficult to catch; slippery
numerical facts; data
drawn in clean; unmistakable lines; engraved
distracted
to divert the mind or attention of; confused
elusive
tricky; difficult to catch; slippery
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English 11, Vocabulary 9
SOL
MONO
VULG
POLY, POLL
"alone"
"one"
"crowd"
"many"
SOL
"alone"
MONO
"one"
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English 11, Vocabulary 7
FORT
AUSP
DEST
SORT
"happening by chance"
"bird-watcher, fortune-teller"
"to determine"
"chance, lot, fate"
FORT
"happening by chance"
AUSP
"bird-watcher, fortune-teller"
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English 11-Vocabulary #2
absence
demolished
suffered
fair-minded
condition of not being present
destroyed
forced to endure; held back
marked by impartiality and honesty
absence
condition of not being present
demolished
destroyed
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English 9--Vocabulary 11
bland
chronic
contemptible
diligent
(adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
(adj.) lasting a long time; constant; habitual
(adj.) despicable; hateful; low
(adj.) hardworking; industrious
bland
(adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
chronic
(adj.) lasting a long time; constant; habitual
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English 11-Vocabulary #1
colossal
conflagaration
perpendicular
contrivance
exceptionally large; enormous; oversize; astonishingly big
destructive fire
upright or vertical; straight up
mechanism; problem-solving device, usually a tool or... mechanism
colossal
exceptionally large; enormous; oversize; astonishingly big
conflagaration
destructive fire
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English ll -Vocabulary 11
Culture
Latent
Civilization
Counsel
N. Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of pe…
(adj.) hidden, present but not realized
A complex, highly organized social order
something that provides direction or advice as to a decision…
Culture
N. Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of pe…
Latent
(adj.) hidden, present but not realized
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English 12: Vocabulary #11
abominable
abomination
conflagration
demonstrative
loathsome; disagreeable
something disgustingly offensive
A very large, intense and uncontrolled fire.
openly expressive of emotions
abominable
loathsome; disagreeable
abomination
something disgustingly offensive
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English Honors 11 Vocabulary
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Refutation
An appeal to emotion. Pathos arguments may use loaded words t…
An appeal to reason. It occurs when a writer tries to convinc…
Ethos is basically an appeal to credibility. The writer is se…
To prove wrong by argument or evidence
Pathos
An appeal to emotion. Pathos arguments may use loaded words t…
Logos
An appeal to reason. It occurs when a writer tries to convinc…
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English 11, Vocabulary 14
SEMA, SEMIO
semantic
semiotic
DIGM, DICT
Greek for "sign"
having to do with the meaning of words or langage
of or relating to signs or symbols
Greek for "a showing, comparison"
SEMA, SEMIO
Greek for "sign"
semantic
having to do with the meaning of words or langage
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English 12-Vocabulary #11
contemplate
destiny
embark
zeal
to view or consider thoughtfully; to think about; to ponder
inevitable and certain course of events; that which is to hap…
to make a start; to go on board ship for a voyage; to set sail
devoted energy; intense pursuit; enthusiasm
contemplate
to view or consider thoughtfully; to think about; to ponder
destiny
inevitable and certain course of events; that which is to hap…
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