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25 terms
english 11H
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
expression of approval or favorable opinion;praise
to make easier or milder; to put an end to;appease
a combination, union, or merger for some specific reason,purp…
decline, deterioration, or decay; excessive self-indulgence
approbation
expression of approval or favorable opinion;praise
assuage
to make easier or milder; to put an end to;appease
20 terms
English 11H
Apostate
Bravado
Consensus
Constrict
One who forsakes his religion
A display of false courage
A collective agreement
Contract
Apostate
One who forsakes his religion
Bravado
A display of false courage
19 terms
English 11h
Torque
Crescendo
Perpetual
Cyclotron
Twisting force
Get louder
Never ending
Accelerate in spiral paths
Torque
Twisting force
Crescendo
Get louder
24 terms
English 11H
abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Attack on person rather than on the opponents ideas
A work that functions on a symbolic level
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
Attack on person rather than on the opponents ideas
23 terms
English 11H
ague (n)
availed (v)
brook (v)
commensurate (a)
fever or shivering fit
to be of use or value
to suffer
corresponding in size or degree
ague (n)
fever or shivering fit
availed (v)
to be of use or value
13 terms
English 11H
Tone
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
The general character or attitude of a place/ piece of writing
the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as…
a quality that evokes pity or sadness.
the Word of God, or principle of divine reason and creative o…
Tone
The general character or attitude of a place/ piece of writing
Ethos
the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as…
16 terms
English 11H
Alliteration
Metaphor
Simile
Caesura
occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of cl…
figure of speech in which a word or phrase is not literally a…
figure of speech involving a comparison with one thing with a…
a break between words or near the middle of the line
Alliteration
occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of cl…
Metaphor
figure of speech in which a word or phrase is not literally a…
30 terms
English 11H vocab 7
Florid
Garrulous
Libertine
Fortuitous
flushed with a rosy color; ruddy; very ornate; flowery
given to excessive and often trivial, rambling talk; tiresome…
one who acts without moral restraint; a dissolute person; one…
happening by accident or chance; accidental; lucky or fortunate
Florid
flushed with a rosy color; ruddy; very ornate; flowery
Garrulous
given to excessive and often trivial, rambling talk; tiresome…
30 terms
English 11H Midterm Vocab Review
ubiquitous
obsequious
inexorable
disparage
ever-present
obedient; deferential
relentless
to put down; belittle
ubiquitous
ever-present
obsequious
obedient; deferential
30 terms
English 11H Vocab 6
Privy
Levity
Confer
Epigram
made a participant in knowledge of something private or secret
lightness of manner or speech, esp. when inappropriate; frivo…
to bestow(an honor); to invest with (a characteristic); to me…
a short, witty poem expressing a single thought or observatio…
Privy
made a participant in knowledge of something private or secret
Levity
lightness of manner or speech, esp. when inappropriate; frivo…
10 terms
Vocab 1 English 11H
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
Excessively interested in acquiring and owning wealth. (adj)
To claim unwarrantably or without justification. (verb)
Lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.(adj)
Argue or elaborate a subject in excessive detail. (verb)
Acquisitive
Excessively interested in acquiring and owning wealth. (adj)
Arrogate
To claim unwarrantably or without justification. (verb)
29 terms
English 11H 5-6
Bas-relief
Debase
Declivity
Proclivity
Sculpture whose ornament or figures are somewhat raised above…
To lower in quality, value, or dignity, to degrade
A downward slope, the slope of a hill
A natural inclination or tendency
Bas-relief
Sculpture whose ornament or figures are somewhat raised above…
Debase
To lower in quality, value, or dignity, to degrade
30 terms
English 11H 7-8
Acquisitive
Inquisition
Querulous
Dynamo
Eagerly seeking to obtain things, wealth, or information
A prolonged inquiry or questioning, especially a harsh invest…
Complaining, irritable, peevish
An electric generator; An extremely forceful, energetic, or h…
Acquisitive
Eagerly seeking to obtain things, wealth, or information
Inquisition
A prolonged inquiry or questioning, especially a harsh invest…
30 terms
English 11H 9-10
Lucent
Lucid
Elucidate
Pellucid
Shining, luminous; Permitting light to pass through, transluc…
Clearly expressed, easy to understand; Logical, rational, sane
To make clear or plain, to clarify
Very clear, thus allowing a maximum of light to pass through,…
Lucent
Shining, luminous; Permitting light to pass through, transluc…
Lucid
Clearly expressed, easy to understand; Logical, rational, sane
34 terms
AP English 11H Midterm
tone
patronizing
accusatory
reluctant
(N.) The writer's attitude toward the material and/or readers.
1. (v) treating in a condescending manner
adj. Of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.
(adj.) unwilling, holding back
tone
(N.) The writer's attitude toward the material and/or readers.
patronizing
1. (v) treating in a condescending manner
34 terms
AP English 11H Midterm
tone
patronizing
accusatory
reluctant
(N.) The writer's attitude toward the material and/or readers.
1. (v) treating in a condescending manner
adj. Of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.
(adj.) unwilling, holding back
tone
(N.) The writer's attitude toward the material and/or readers.
patronizing
1. (v) treating in a condescending manner
15 terms
English 11H Unit 2 Vocab Review
Feign
Levity
Mar
Supercilious
to pretend; fake
lightheartedness
to injure or damage
arrogant; haughty
Feign
to pretend; fake
Levity
lightheartedness
41 terms
English 11H Final
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
100 terms
English 11H - Vocab
Pugnacious (Adjective)
Extricate (Verb)
Inexorable (Adjective)
Precipitous (Adjective)
Having a quarrelsome or combative nature... Other forms: Pugnac…
Release from entanglement... Other forms: Extrication (Noun), U…
Not to be persuaded, Unyielding... Other Forms: Inexorability (…
Extremely steep, Not passible... Other Forms: Precipitously (Ad…
Pugnacious (Adjective)
Having a quarrelsome or combative nature... Other forms: Pugnac…
Extricate (Verb)
Release from entanglement... Other forms: Extrication (Noun), U…
36 terms
English 11H Vocab
Apathy
Assuage
Benefactor
Beneficiary
(Noun)- lack of caring; indifference.... He apathetically compl…
(Verb) to ease or lesson. ... My mother gave me medicine to ass…
(Noun) personson who gives money or other help to a person or…
(Noun) person receiving benefits or proceeds of something, es…
Apathy
(Noun)- lack of caring; indifference.... He apathetically compl…
Assuage
(Verb) to ease or lesson. ... My mother gave me medicine to ass…
23 terms
English 11H vocab
Hackneyed
Indolence
Jettison
Jollity
Common, overdone
Idleness, Sloth
Eliminate, discharge
Gaiety, merriment
Hackneyed
Common, overdone
Indolence
Idleness, Sloth
31 terms
English 11h set 8
Ostracize
Innumerable
Qualm
Rostrum
To banish or exclude by General consent
To numerous or abundant to be numbered or counted
Sudden feeling of uneasyness
A platform or stage for public speaking
Ostracize
To banish or exclude by General consent
Innumerable
To numerous or abundant to be numbered or counted
10 terms
English 11H Chapter 5
Dormant
Disseminate
Irrevocable
Proliferation
Inactive
Spread/scatter widely, Distribute
Not able to be canceled
A rapid spread or increase
Dormant
Inactive
Disseminate
Spread/scatter widely, Distribute
English 11H #1
factious
ignorable
fervent
rectify
causing disagreement
dishonorable, shameful
eager, earnest
correct, to make right
factious
causing disagreement
ignorable
dishonorable, shameful
80 terms
11h english vocab
vassal
polarize
obfuscate
verisimilitude
(n.) a person under the protection of a feudal lord to whom h…
(v.) to cause to concentrate around two conflicting or contra…
(v.) to darken or obscure; to confuse or bewilder
(n.) the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or pr…
vassal
(n.) a person under the protection of a feudal lord to whom h…
polarize
(v.) to cause to concentrate around two conflicting or contra…
47 terms
English 11H Final
acrimony
ardent
aromatic
audacity
(n.) sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, d…
(adj.) 1. very enthusiastic, passionate, intensely devoted... 2.…
adj. fragrant; having a sweet smell... n. a plant with fragrant…
n. excessive boldness, rashness, daring... arrogant disregard fo…
acrimony
(n.) sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, d…
ardent
(adj.) 1. very enthusiastic, passionate, intensely devoted... 2.…
30 terms
English 11H Vocab 4
Bildungsroman
Verismilitude
Hogshead
Commence
A novel that traces the social and moral development of a cha…
The quality of appearing to be true or real; truth; something…
any of various units of volume or capacity ranging from 63-14…
to begin, to start
Bildungsroman
A novel that traces the social and moral development of a cha…
Verismilitude
The quality of appearing to be true or real; truth; something…
30 terms
English 11H 13 & 14
Aesthete
Aesthetic
Beautific
Beautitude
A person who cultivates a superior appreciation of beauty, es…
Pertaining to an appreciation of beauty
Demonstrating extreme joy or blessedness
Supreme blessedness, exalted happiness; (capitalized with "th…
Aesthete
A person who cultivates a superior appreciation of beauty, es…
Aesthetic
Pertaining to an appreciation of beauty
10 terms
English 11H Vocab 4
Estrange
Impetuous
Maudlin
Berate
To surrender, give up
Impulsive, Done in a hurry
Tearfully sentimental, overly emotional
To scold harshly
Estrange
To surrender, give up
Impetuous
Impulsive, Done in a hurry
20 terms
English 11H Unit 3
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
V. To have an intense dislike or hatred for
N. The modification of the social patterns, traits, or struct…
Adj. resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause…
V. To assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
Abominate
V. To have an intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
N. The modification of the social patterns, traits, or struct…
30 terms
English 11H Vocab 5
Picaresque
Rapscallion
Forlorn
Bilge water
of or involving clever rogues adventures; of or relating to a…
a rascal; a scamp; a good-for-nothing fellow; a deceitful, un…
sad and lonely because of abandonment or desertion; forsaken…
water that collects and stagnates in the bilge (or hull) of a…
Picaresque
of or involving clever rogues adventures; of or relating to a…
Rapscallion
a rascal; a scamp; a good-for-nothing fellow; a deceitful, un…
15 terms
English11H vocab
Corroborate
Distaff
Elucidate
Duress
To support with evidence or authority
The female branch or side of a family; a pole to hold wool fo…
To make clear or plain, to thoroughly explain
A compulsion by threat or forcible restraint
Corroborate
To support with evidence or authority
Distaff
The female branch or side of a family; a pole to hold wool fo…
30 terms
English 11H Vocab 3
amnesty
avow
bellicose
cacophony
a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
having or showing a ready disposition to fight
a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.
amnesty
a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
avow
to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
30 terms
English 11H 15-16
Censorious
Censure
Legate
Allege
Faultfinding, severely critical
To criticize harshly
A representative sent on a special mission especially one rep…
To claim that something is true without necessarily having pr…
Censorious
Faultfinding, severely critical
Censure
To criticize harshly
20 terms
Vocab 6 English 11H
Munificent
Predilection
Quixotic
Nuance
Very generous (adj)
A liking or preference for something (noun)
Idealistic and impractical; marked by rash, lofty, and romant…
A subtle distinction or shade of difference (noun)
Munificent
Very generous (adj)
Predilection
A liking or preference for something (noun)
20 terms
English 11H Vocab 23
Adage
Articulate
Ballyhoo
Capacious
n. A traditional saying; a proverb
v. To pronounce clearly; to express clearly
n. A sensational advertising or promotion; uproar
adj. Spacious; roomy
Adage
n. A traditional saying; a proverb
Articulate
v. To pronounce clearly; to express clearly
132 terms
English 11H Literary Terms
Alliterative
Ballad
Blank Verse
Elegy
a poetic form that uses alliteration to unify lines of poetry
a poem that usually tells a story and has a musical rhythm
unrhymed iambic pentameter
a poem written to honor someone who has died
Alliterative
a poetic form that uses alliteration to unify lines of poetry
Ballad
a poem that usually tells a story and has a musical rhythm
10 terms
English 11H Vocab 1
Facetious
Ostentatious
Optimum
Detriment
Humorous; playfully joking
Meant to impress others; flashy
Best possible; Most favorable; Most desirable
Something that causes damage, harm, or loss
Facetious
Humorous; playfully joking
Ostentatious
Meant to impress others; flashy
15 terms
English 11H Vocabulary #3
pedestrian
deviate
obfuscate
impale
ordinary or dull
to turn away from a course; to stray
to confuse or bewilder
to pierce with a sharp stake
pedestrian
ordinary or dull
deviate
to turn away from a course; to stray
135 terms
English 11H Final
majordomo
untenable
preambulate
veneer
chief butler or assistant
impossible to defend or justify
to walk about; to stroll
a thin, attractive layer that conceals something common or co…
majordomo
chief butler or assistant
untenable
impossible to defend or justify
14 terms
English 11h unit 2 vocab
stupefy
empyreal
disparity
abrogate
make someone unable to think or feel properly
pertaining to the sky
lack of similarity or equality
to abolish by formal or official means; cancel; deny; repeal
stupefy
make someone unable to think or feel properly
empyreal
pertaining to the sky
English 11H #3
pedestrain
deviate
obfuscate
impale
adj- ordinary, dull
verb- stray away
verb- to confused, bewilder
verb- to pierce with a sharp stake through body
pedestrain
adj- ordinary, dull
deviate
verb- stray away
English 11H #2
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
adj-lacking strength, powerless
noun-an exact opposite
noun-whirlpool; turbulence; agitate state of mind
noun-a correction
impotent
adj-lacking strength, powerless
antithesis
noun-an exact opposite
82 terms
English in Mind, 11H, unit 5
get a phone call
get a surprise
get an idea
get angry
recevoir un appel téléphonique
avoir une surprise
avoir une idée
s'énerver, se mettre en colère
get a phone call
recevoir un appel téléphonique
get a surprise
avoir une surprise
20 terms
English 11H Vocab #1
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
Able to attain information or ideas; concerned with obtaining…
To claim or take without right
Hackneyed, common; silly
To work on excessively, to drag it out
Acquisitive
Able to attain information or ideas; concerned with obtaining…
Arrogate
To claim or take without right
20 terms
English 11H Vocab #1
acerbic (adj.)
affable (adj.)
amenable (adj.)
autonomy (n.)
bitter (to describe a personality)
friendly
open to advice or suggestion
independence
acerbic (adj.)
bitter (to describe a personality)
affable (adj.)
friendly
30 terms
English 11H vocab 2
Acclivity
Assuage
Bourgeois
Chimerical
an upward slope.
To make an unpleasant feeling less intense
of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with refe…
existing only as the product of unchecked imagination : fanta…
Acclivity
an upward slope.
Assuage
To make an unpleasant feeling less intense
15 terms
English 11H: Vocab
Abberation
Assuage
Brethren
Contentious
A deviation from what is right, true, or normal
To lessen distress, to calm
Brothers, close associates
Scornful, full of contempt
Abberation
A deviation from what is right, true, or normal
Assuage
To lessen distress, to calm
88 terms
English 11H Final
Ben Franklin
Dekanawidah
Edgar Allen Poe
Henry David Thoreau
~Poor Richards Almanac... ~Autobiography
~Iroquois Constitution
~The Tell Tale Heart... ~The Fall of the House of Usher
~Walden-informal... ~Civil Disobedience-formal
Ben Franklin
~Poor Richards Almanac... ~Autobiography
Dekanawidah
~Iroquois Constitution
71 terms
English in Mind 11H Unit 2
confident
difficult
easy
fast
sûr de soi
difficile
facile
rapide
confident
sûr de soi
difficult
difficile
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