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English 11B - All Words (2016)
impute
incompatible
inconsequential
inevitable
to attribute an action to particular person or group
opposed in nature, not able to live or work together
unimportant, trivial
certain, unavoidable
impute
to attribute an action to particular person or group
incompatible
opposed in nature, not able to live or work together
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English 11B List 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
adjective: skillful; clever
adjective: visible to the naked eye
adjective: foolish; inane
adjective: pertaining to cows or cattle
adroit
adjective: skillful; clever
macroscopic
adjective: visible to the naked eye
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English Vocabulary Words 11B
misconstrue
obnoxious
placate
placid
verb- to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
adjective- highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
verb- to appease, soothe, satisfy, pacify
adjective- calm, peaceful
misconstrue
verb- to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
obnoxious
adjective- highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
English 11B - Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes was known for his abil…
Hughes wrote predominately about
How did Hughes sustain authenticity
Hughes loved
effectively and artistically reveal variety of African Americ…
Plight Blacks from their own point of view
Used dialect and colloquialisms
language and music
Langston Hughes was known for his abil…
effectively and artistically reveal variety of African Americ…
Hughes wrote predominately about
Plight Blacks from their own point of view
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English 11B All ANSWERS
What was the first successful English…
Select an example that supports the st…
Why would the colonists need a plan fo…
What was the proposition that Benjamin…
Jamestown, Virginia... -Lesson 1
Native Americans wanted to halt colonial expansion onto their…
to decide military and judicial procedures... -Lesson 1
a Grand Council overseeing a common defense, expansion, and I…
What was the first successful English…
Jamestown, Virginia... -Lesson 1
Select an example that supports the st…
Native Americans wanted to halt colonial expansion onto their…
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English 11B Unit 1
Anonmalous
Aspersion
Bizzarre
Brusque
(adj)Abnormal, Irregular, departing from the usual.
(n) A damaging or derogatory statement, in the act of slander…
(adj) Extremely strange, unusual, atypical.
(adj) Abrupt , blunt, with no formalities.
Anonmalous
(adj)Abnormal, Irregular, departing from the usual.
Aspersion
(n) A damaging or derogatory statement, in the act of slander…
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English 11B: Writing
Introduction
1. Grab the reader's attention in a ne…
* State an interesting fact or startli…
* Avoid starting with a question... * Avo…
Which part of the writing process gives you the opportunity f…
How do you make a first impression and positively bias the re…
What are some suggested attention-getting devices or hooks?
What are some things to avoid in an introduction?
Introduction
Which part of the writing process gives you the opportunity f…
1. Grab the reader's attention in a ne…
How do you make a first impression and positively bias the re…
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English 11B Unit 10
parallelism
irony
repetition
antithesis
repetition of words, phrases, or sentences
contrast between expectation and reality
the action of repeating something that has already been said…
form of parallelism that emphasizes small contrast
parallelism
repetition of words, phrases, or sentences
irony
contrast between expectation and reality
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English 11B Lesson 26
Abrogate
Conquistador
Inquisitive
Interrogate
To abolish, do away with, repeal, or cancel, especially by au…
A conqueror, especially one from Spain who defeated the nativ…
A. Eager for knowledge; inclined to investigate... B. Excessivel…
To question formally and officially
Abrogate
To abolish, do away with, repeal, or cancel, especially by au…
Conquistador
A conqueror, especially one from Spain who defeated the nativ…
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List 11B English Vocab
lattice
litigious
malleable
myriad
a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usually arrange…
to make the subject of a lawsuit; contest at law
capable of being extended or shaped by hammering or by pressu…
a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things
lattice
a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usually arrange…
litigious
to make the subject of a lawsuit; contest at law
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English Vocabulary List 11B
Flaccid
Impecunious
Inexorable
Moribund
Limp, not firm; lacking vigor or effectiveness (soft, flabby)…
Having little or no money (penniless, impoverished, indigent)…
Inflexible, beyond influence; relentless, unyielding (inescap…
Dying, on the way out (obsolescent) adj.
Flaccid
Limp, not firm; lacking vigor or effectiveness (soft, flabby)…
Impecunious
Having little or no money (penniless, impoverished, indigent)…
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English 11B Unit 8
stage directions
dialogue
characterization
dramatic exposition
playwriters instructions about how a play should be performed…
conversation and speeches of characters in a drama
the act of revealing characters personalities
to provide background information about the characters and th…
stage directions
playwriters instructions about how a play should be performed…
dialogue
conversation and speeches of characters in a drama
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English 11B Lesson 15
Abdicate
Absolve
Catharsis
Countermand
To formally give up control, authority, or a high office
A. To clear of guilt and blame... B. To relieve from a requireme…
A purifying or refreshing release of emotional tension
To cancel or reverse an order or a policy
Abdicate
To formally give up control, authority, or a high office
Absolve
A. To clear of guilt and blame... B. To relieve from a requireme…
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English 11B Vocabulary 3
Quixotic
Dulcet
Reminisce
Opportune
Idealistic and totally impractical
Melodious, soft, soothing
The act or practice of recalling the past
Occurring or coming at a good time
Quixotic
Idealistic and totally impractical
Dulcet
Melodious, soft, soothing
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English 11B List 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
noun: an evil design or plan
adjective: having a negative effect; insulting
noun: an omen or sign
adjective: suitable for marriage in age and physical developm…
machination
noun: an evil design or plan
pejorative
adjective: having a negative effect; insulting
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English Vocab 11B
proponent
quaver
recoil
recoup
one who puts forward a proposal, one who supports a cause or…
to shake, tremble, to trill
to spring back, shrink... the actor springing back
to make up for, regain
proponent
one who puts forward a proposal, one who supports a cause or…
quaver
to shake, tremble, to trill
English 11B Exam
Alliteration
Apostrophe
Assonance
Blank Verse
Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore
Talking to something that does not talk back
repetition of vowel sounds
unrhymed iambic pentameter
Alliteration
Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore
Apostrophe
Talking to something that does not talk back
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English 11B List 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
noun: excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
verb: to make impure; to contaminate
verb: to come forth; to send forth
adjective: tastelessly gaudy
idolatry
noun: excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
adulterate
verb: to make impure; to contaminate
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English 11B Exam Review
Insidious
Malinger
Obtuse
Preposterous
secretly treacherous
pretend to be ill
slow to understand
ridiculous
Insidious
secretly treacherous
Malinger
pretend to be ill
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English 11B Unit 9
appease
furtive
shard
refuge
to bring to a state of peace. quiet, ease, calm or contentment
taken, done, used, secret
sharp fragment of glass or metal
protection from danger or trouble
appease
to bring to a state of peace. quiet, ease, calm or contentment
furtive
taken, done, used, secret
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Checkpoint 12 English 11B
What would the historical context for…
One way of understanding a text and an…
What is Frederick Douglass's purpose i…
From the context of paragraph 5, what…
the Civil War era
historical context
He is demonstrating that slavery victimizes both the slave an…
reason
What would the historical context for…
the Civil War era
One way of understanding a text and an…
historical context
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English vocab 11b
Proponent
Quaver
Recoil
Recoup
One who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or…
To shake, tremble; to trill... S: vibrate, shiver, quake, palpit…
To spring back, shrink; the act of springing back ... S: flinch,…
To Make up for, regain ... S: recover, retrieve
Proponent
One who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or…
Quaver
To shake, tremble; to trill... S: vibrate, shiver, quake, palpit…
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English 11B Final Vocab
absolve
adulation
anathema
avarice
v. to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
n. praise or flattery that is excessive
n. an object of intense dislike
n. a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
absolve
v. to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
adulation
n. praise or flattery that is excessive
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English 11B Final Exam
insidious
malinger
obtuse
preposterous
secretly treacherous
pretend to be ill
slow to understand
ridiculous
insidious
secretly treacherous
malinger
pretend to be ill
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English 11B Exam Quotes
"So very ridiculous was the idea that,…
"...for if the fountain gushed at my v…
"The circumstances leading to the chan…
"...however long I might remain a slav…
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Narrator,…
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Dr.Heidegg…
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Doug…
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Doug…
"So very ridiculous was the idea that,…
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Narrator,…
"...for if the fountain gushed at my v…
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Dr.Heidegg…
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English 11B Vocab
Elusive
Tumultuously
Exalted
Perception
difficult to explain or grasp
in an agitated manner; violently
elevated
an awareness; an insight
Elusive
difficult to explain or grasp
Tumultuously
in an agitated manner; violently
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English 11B Final Exam
mundane
poignant
rueful
inscrutable
commonplace; ordinary
sharply painful to the feelings
feeling or showing sorrow or pity
impossible to see; completely obscure or mysterious
mundane
commonplace; ordinary
poignant
sharply painful to the feelings
English11B Exam Words
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
(adj) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
(adj) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Anomalous
(adj) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Aspersion
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
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AP English 11B 2
Intrepid
Languid
Exodus
Influx
Adj. Fearless; bold
Adj. Lacking energy; weak; showing little interest in anything
N. A mass departure
N. A mass arrival or incoming; a continuous incoming
Intrepid
Adj. Fearless; bold
Languid
Adj. Lacking energy; weak; showing little interest in anything
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AP English 11B
Terse
Coerce
Prudent
Diverse
Brief and to the point, concise
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering th…
Cautious; discreet; exercising good judgement
Different; varied
Terse
Brief and to the point, concise
Coerce
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering th…
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English 11B Stories/Poems
"Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner
"In Another Country" by Ernest Hemingway
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"…
Dexter falls in love with Judy when he is young they are apar…
Has a messy storyline, ambiguity (leaving parts out for peopl…
Took place in a hospital, war, leg hurt, unfortunate events f…
Dramatic monologue, main character is friendly but lonely/dep…
"Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Dexter falls in love with Judy when he is young they are apar…
"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner
Has a messy storyline, ambiguity (leaving parts out for peopl…
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English 11b vocab 5
Dogmatic
Asinine
Fleeting
Analyze
Closed minded
Utterly stupid and silly
Brief
Examine
Dogmatic
Closed minded
Asinine
Utterly stupid and silly
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English 11B: Exam
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"…
Winter Dreams:... Fitzgerald first reveal…
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock:... I…
Winter Dreams:... Why is Judy Jones appea…
dramatic monologue
describing his dreams as a teenager
end rhyme
She uses it to get what she wants
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"…
dramatic monologue
Winter Dreams:... Fitzgerald first reveal…
describing his dreams as a teenager
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English 9 vocab 11B
proponent
quaver
recoil
recoup
(n.) one who puts forward a proposal; one who... supports a caus…
(v.) to shake, tremble; to trill... 떨리다
(v.) to shrink back, shrink; (n.) the act of springing back... 움…
(v.) to make up for, regain... 되찾다, 회복시키다, 만회하다
proponent
(n.) one who puts forward a proposal; one who... supports a caus…
quaver
(v.) to shake, tremble; to trill... 떨리다
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English 11B: 1-15
Terse
Coerce
Diverse
Abate
Brief and to the point; Concise
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering him
Different; Varied
To reduce
Terse
Brief and to the point; Concise
Coerce
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering him
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English 11B 3
According to "Introduction to Cultural…
One day I was hanging around the campu…
With the coming of Dean Moriarty began…
As we rode in the bus in the weird pho…
They wanted to highlight the potential negative consequences…
The beat generation was made up of young people who were just…
a spirit of adventure
Kerouac's use of syntax gives his writing a fast, animated st…
According to "Introduction to Cultural…
They wanted to highlight the potential negative consequences…
One day I was hanging around the campu…
The beat generation was made up of young people who were just…
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English 11B SAT Vocabulary #1
acrimony
affirmation
ambiguous
ameliorate
(n) bitterness, harshness
(n) confirmation
(adj) doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
acrimony
(n) bitterness, harshness
affirmation
(n) confirmation
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English 11B Set 7
Disclose
Condolence
Formidable
Opportunistic
To make known;to reveal
Pity for someone else's sorrow or loss; sympathy
Awesome, impressive, or frightening
Eagerly seizing chances as they arise
Disclose
To make known;to reveal
Condolence
Pity for someone else's sorrow or loss; sympathy
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English 11B Set 9
Exploitation
Pragmatism
Incisive
Transmute
The act of making use of a person or think selfishly or uneth…
Belief in approaching problems though practical rather than t…
Expressed clearly and directly
To change in form or substance
Exploitation
The act of making use of a person or think selfishly or uneth…
Pragmatism
Belief in approaching problems though practical rather than t…
12 terms
English Vocab 11B
indelible
inert
malevolence
obliterate
cannot be removed
unable to move
evil intentions
to destroy
indelible
cannot be removed
inert
unable to move
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English 11B Words
Dialect
Oxymoron
Onomatopoeia
Idiom
Definition: A regional variety of a language distinguished by…
Definition: A figure of speech that combines opposite or cont…
Definition: A word that imitates the sound it represents.... Exa…
Definition: A common, often used expression that doesn't make…
Dialect
Definition: A regional variety of a language distinguished by…
Oxymoron
Definition: A figure of speech that combines opposite or cont…
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Vocab 11B English
proponent
quaver
recoil
recoup
(n.) one who puts forward a proposal; one who... supports a caus…
(v.) to shake, tremble; to trill
(v.) to shrink back, shrink; (n.) the act of springing back
(v.) to make up for, regain
proponent
(n.) one who puts forward a proposal; one who... supports a caus…
quaver
(v.) to shake, tremble; to trill
10 terms
English 11b Set 2
adroit
aesthetic
agog
ambivalence
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
highly excited by eagerness
The state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional at…
adroit
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
aesthetic
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
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English 11B vocab
Proponent
Quaver
Recoil
Recoup
One who puts forwafd a proposal; one who supports a cause or…
To shake, tremble; to trill
To spring back, shrink ... The act of springing back
To make up for, regain
Proponent
One who puts forwafd a proposal; one who supports a cause or…
Quaver
To shake, tremble; to trill
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English 11B vocab
Terse
Coerce
Diverse
Abate
Brief and to the point
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering.
Different;varied
To reduce
Terse
Brief and to the point
Coerce
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering.
19 terms
English Vocab 11B
Manus
Scrib/script
Circum
Sol
Hand
Write
Around
Sun
Manus
Hand
Scrib/script
Write
26 terms
English 11B Vocab
summarily
poignant
oscillation
ludicrous
quickly and without ceremony
physically or mentally painful
the action of swinging back and forth
laughably absurd; ridiculous
summarily
quickly and without ceremony
poignant
physically or mentally painful
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English 11B Vocab List
abash
abate
abide
ablution
cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
(of something perceived as hostile, threatening, or negative)…
accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recomm…
a ceremonial act of washing parts of the body or sacred conta…
abash
cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
abate
(of something perceived as hostile, threatening, or negative)…
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Vocab English 11B
Antipathy
Elucidate
Imminent
Banal
An intense dislike
To make clear
Likely to happen; threatening
Common, ordinary
Antipathy
An intense dislike
Elucidate
To make clear
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