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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 (List 11)
Limpid
Indelicate
Insolent
Linchpin
(adj.) transparent, perfectly clear; absolutely serene and un…
(adj.) tactless, lacking sensitivity for the feelings of others
(adj.) disrespectful in speech or conduct, rude, cheeky
(n.) the key element (or person) in something
Limpid
(adj.) transparent, perfectly clear; absolutely serene and un…
Indelicate
(adj.) tactless, lacking sensitivity for the feelings of others
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English 11 - Set 3
impervious
bellicose
innately
tumult
unable to be penetrated
war-like; inclined to fight
inborn
uproar; congestion
impervious
unable to be penetrated
bellicose
war-like; inclined to fight
Gruehn English 11 Set #11
Allegations
Audacious
Propriety
Inexplicable
(n) a statement that someone has done something wrong or ille…
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
(n) the state of being proper, appropriateness; (pl) standard…
(adj.) Hard to explain or impossible to understand
Allegations
(n) a statement that someone has done something wrong or ille…
Audacious
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
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English 11
redundant
aristocrat
ethos
presumptuous
unnecessary; excessive; extra or repetitive
one who has the manners and position of the elite or "superio…
in writing, ethos is the credibility the writer works to esta…
acting bold or forward in doing or saying something one hasn'…
redundant
unnecessary; excessive; extra or repetitive
aristocrat
one who has the manners and position of the elite or "superio…
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English 11 Vocab Set 11
dwell
ebullience
edification
egg
to remain for a time
bubbling with excitement
enlighten; instruct
to encourage
dwell
to remain for a time
ebullience
bubbling with excitement
english 11 unit 1
Friendship
Common
Seem
Quality
A relationship with someone you know, trust, and regard with…
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how good or bad something is
Friendship
A relationship with someone you know, trust, and regard with…
Common
phổ biến
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English 11 - Lesson Eight
neologism
censure
deride
gambol
a new word or expression
to criticize sharply
to ridicule; to mock
to frolic; to romp about playfully
neologism
a new word or expression
censure
to criticize sharply
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English 11- 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 / Lesson 11
Attenuate
Behemoth
Disinter
Impinge
To make or become thin... To lessen the amount, force, or value of
Something or someone of enormous size or power
To remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up
To go beyond desirable or established limits; to encroach... To…
Attenuate
To make or become thin... To lessen the amount, force, or value of
Behemoth
Something or someone of enormous size or power
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Week 3 - English 11
perception
wary
cavern
pulsing
Impression
careful, cautious
a large cave
throbbing, vibrating
perception
Impression
wary
careful, cautious
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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
English11 - list 11
Ennui
Ephemeral
equable
Equanimity
boredom
Brief amount of time
lack of change; uniform
balance; calm
Ennui
boredom
Ephemeral
Brief amount of time
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English 11
oppression
somber
frugal
venerable
noun. Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.... ADJ: op…
adjective. Dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
adjective. Thrifty; avoiding waste (positive connotation)
adjective. Accorded a great deal of respect, especially becau…
oppression
noun. Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.... ADJ: op…
somber
adjective. Dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
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English 11 Set 12
emphatic
enhance
enmity
escapade
forcibly expressive
to improve
hostility; deep-seated hatred
an adventurous act
emphatic
forcibly expressive
enhance
to improve
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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
English 11
ameliorate
aplomb
bombastic
callow
to improve, make better
poise, assurance, great self-confidence
full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
without experience, lacking sophistication and poise
ameliorate
to improve, make better
aplomb
poise, assurance, great self-confidence
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 11
Adversary
Alienate
Artifice
Coerce
An opponent... Enemy... one's opponent in a contest, conflict, or d…
Cause to become unfriendly, hostile, or distant
a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skil…
(v.) to make somebody do something by force or threat (The co…
Adversary
An opponent... Enemy... one's opponent in a contest, conflict, or d…
Alienate
Cause to become unfriendly, hostile, or distant
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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: List #5
bovine (adj.)
facetious (adj.)
contrite (adj.)
erudite (adj.)
in the manner of a cow
treating serious issues with... inappropriate humor
deeply remorseful for a bad... action
showing great knowledge or... learning
bovine (adj.)
in the manner of a cow
facetious (adj.)
treating serious issues with... inappropriate humor
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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: List #12
gauche (adj.)
zenith (noun)
futile (adj.)
ruminate (verb)
lacking social grace
the top of a trajectory; the highest point
incapable of producing any result
to think deeply
gauche (adj.)
lacking social grace
zenith (noun)
the top of a trajectory; the highest point
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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: 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 #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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English 11 - Ch. 25 Vocabulary
devoid
implore
infuriate
intimidate
without
to urge
to anger
to scare
devoid
without
implore
to urge
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English 11: List #6
noxious (adj.)
bilk (verb)
replete (adj.)
blasphemy (noun)
very harmful
to cheat someone out of money
well-supplied with something
profane talk about holy or sacred things
noxious (adj.)
very harmful
bilk (verb)
to cheat someone out of money
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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: 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…
English 11 - Lesson 3
symposium
foreshadow
scrutinize
evasive
n. a meeting for discussing a particular subject; a collectio…
v. to indicate or suggest beforehand; to give a warning of
v. to examine closely or critically
adj. avoiding by cleverness; not straightforward; misleading
symposium
n. a meeting for discussing a particular subject; a collectio…
foreshadow
v. to indicate or suggest beforehand; to give a warning of
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English 11- Lesson 1
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
causing disagreement
dishonorable, shameful
a rude or impolite person
a shield, protection
factious
causing disagreement
ignoble
dishonorable, shameful
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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
English 11 - Lesson 2
prologue
conjecture
terse
misanthrope
introductory lines of a play; the preface to a literary work;…
an opinion without proof; guesswork - to speculate; to guess
brief and to the point (in writing or speaking); concise
an individual who dislikes or distrusts other human beings
prologue
introductory lines of a play; the preface to a literary work;…
conjecture
an opinion without proof; guesswork - to speculate; to guess
English 11 - Lesson 1
vernacular
rhetorical
provocative
accentuate
the native language or dialect of a country or region; everyd…
the effective use of words (particularly in prose composition…
stimulating; pushing or tending toward action, thought, or st…
to emphasize; to heighten the effect of; to pronounce or mark…
vernacular
the native language or dialect of a country or region; everyd…
rhetorical
the effective use of words (particularly in prose composition…
English 11 - Lesson 4
novice
banter
connotation
nostalgic
an inexperienced person; a beginner
n. teasing or mocking in a good-natured, playful manner; v. t…
the suggested, or implied, meaning of a word, not its strict…
having a longing for things past
novice
an inexperienced person; a beginner
banter
n. teasing or mocking in a good-natured, playful manner; v. t…
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English 11 Nouns and Pronouns
noun
concrete noun
abstract noun
collective noun
the part of speech that names a person, place, thing, or idea.
type of noun that is something you can see, touch, taste, hea…
type of noun that is something you cannot perceive through an…
type of noun that names a group of people or things.
noun
the part of speech that names a person, place, thing, or idea.
concrete noun
type of noun that is something you can see, touch, taste, hea…
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English 11
concoct
condescending
conditional
Conformist
V- to devise; make up;contrive
V- acting from a superior position towards another individual
Adj- subject to, or depending on a condition or conditions
N- a person who adopts the attitudes, behavior, dress,etc. of…
concoct
V- to devise; make up;contrive
condescending
V- acting from a superior position towards another individual
English 11 - Lesson 9
shrew
slucrative
garrulous
abridge
a mouse like animal that eats insects; a bad-tempered, naggin…
profitable; producing money or weatlh
talking too much, especially about unimportant things
to shorten the number of words; to condense
shrew
a mouse like animal that eats insects; a bad-tempered, naggin…
slucrative
profitable; producing money or weatlh
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Poetry English 11
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Personification
A comparison of two things using "like" or "as"
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Simile
A comparison of two things using "like" or "as"
Metaphor
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
15 terms
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,
concurrent
confiscate
constitute
decipher
happening or existing at the same time; simultaneous
to seize with authority; legally take possession
to make up; be the parts of
interpret, or read (something confusing or hard to make out
concurrent
happening or existing at the same time; simultaneous
confiscate
to seize with authority; legally take possession
English 11 - Lesson 5
anagram
goad
noncommital
assertion
a word or phrase formed from another word or phrase by changi…
n. a prod for driving cattle; anything that drives or urges;…
not committing to any one position or course of action; not r…
the act of declaring something; a claim or declaration stated…
anagram
a word or phrase formed from another word or phrase by changi…
goad
n. a prod for driving cattle; anything that drives or urges;…
Gruehn English 11 Set #1
Absolve
Caricature
Clangor
Cupidity
(v) to clear from blame, responsibility or guilts
(n) a representation, such as a drawing, that exaggerates a s…
(n) a loud ringing sound; (v) to make a loud ringing noise
(n) an eager desire for something; greed
Absolve
(v) to clear from blame, responsibility or guilts
Caricature
(n) a representation, such as a drawing, that exaggerates a s…
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English 11 - SOL Review
Abstract language
Alliteration
Almanac
Ambiguity
language that is vague and expresses generalities and intangi…
repetition of consonant sounds
An annual publication including calendars with weather foreca…
uncertain, unclear; lack of sureness about someone or something
Abstract language
language that is vague and expresses generalities and intangi…
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds
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English 11 Vocab List #1
devious
contend
arroyo
mesa
shifty, not... straightforward
to compete, to vie
a deep gully cut by an... intermittent stream; a dry gulch
a broad, flat-topped hill with... cliff-like sides
devious
shifty, not... straightforward
contend
to compete, to vie
English 11 - Lesson 10
intangible
idiomatic
expletive
affable
not capable of being touched; not material; vague or not easi…
characteristic or a particular language
an oath or exclamation, usually profane; a word with no meani…
friendly, cordial, pleasnat and easy to talk to; showing frie…
intangible
not capable of being touched; not material; vague or not easi…
idiomatic
characteristic or a particular language
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ENGLISH 11 Week 11
Protrude
Homicide
Listless
Insinuate
extend beyond or above a surface.
the deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another;…
(of a person or their manner) lacking energy or enthusiasm.
suggest or hint (something bad or reprehensible) in an indire…
Protrude
extend beyond or above a surface.
Homicide
the deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another;…
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English 11- Lesson 3
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
ordinary or dull
in good faith
accidental; nonessential
fertile, productive
pedestrian
ordinary or dull
bona fide
in good faith
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