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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
English 11H
expatriated
anathema
bellicose
recumbent
deported; driven from ones native land
curse
quarrelsome
resting
expatriated
deported; driven from ones native land
anathema
curse
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…
English 11h
Torque
Crescendo
Perpetual
Cyclotron
Twisting force
Get louder
Never ending
Accelerate in spiral paths
Torque
Twisting force
Crescendo
Get louder
55 terms
English 11H
Solicitus
Avarice
Prodigious
Conjecture
Interest, concern, eager or anxious
Greed
Great
Opinion formed on incorrect or incomplete info
Solicitus
Interest, concern, eager or anxious
Avarice
Greed
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
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 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…
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 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
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
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
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
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)
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…
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
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
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…
English 11H vocab
Hackneyed
Indolence
Jettison
Jollity
Common, overdone
Idleness, Sloth
Eliminate, discharge
Gaiety, merriment
Hackneyed
Common, overdone
Indolence
Idleness, Sloth
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…
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…
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…
125 terms
English11H Midterm
What is the name of Arthur's sword?
What code did Beowulf's men break when…
Fiend, greedy, claws, night hunter, bu…
Fame surviving death earned through he…
Excalibur
Comitatus
Grendel
Lof
What is the name of Arthur's sword?
Excalibur
What code did Beowulf's men break when…
Comitatus
English 11H vocab list 2
Sodden
Plume
Pugnacious
Revelation
adj. thoroughly soaked; saturated; expressionless, stupid, or…
n. a feather, esp. a large and showy one; a structure or form…
adj. combative in nature; belligerent
n. a grand realization; something revealed or disclosed
Sodden
adj. thoroughly soaked; saturated; expressionless, stupid, or…
Plume
n. a feather, esp. a large and showy one; a structure or form…
English 11H #1
factious
ignorable
fervent
rectify
causing disagreement
dishonorable, shameful
eager, earnest
correct, to make right
factious
causing disagreement
ignorable
dishonorable, shameful
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…
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
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
20 terms
English 11H Unit 6
abject
agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
(adj.) Degraded, base, contemptible
(n.) One who believes that nothing can be known about God (ad…
(n.) Involvement in wrongdoing
abandoned, neglected
abject
(adj.) Degraded, base, contemptible
agnostic
(n.) One who believes that nothing can be known about God (ad…
English 11H Vocab list 3
Ponderous
Hyperbole
Stolid
Promontory
adj. having great weight; unwieldy from weight or bulk; lacki…
n. a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for empha…
adj. having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; impas…
n. a high ridge of rock or land jutting out into a body of wa…
Ponderous
adj. having great weight; unwieldy from weight or bulk; lacki…
Hyperbole
n. a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for empha…
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
English 11H Vocab 9
Aristocratic
Boisterous
Economize
Principle
adj. of or pertaining to a person having the tastes, manners,…
adj. rough and noisy; noisily jolly or rowdy; unrestrained, l…
v. to practice frugality (careful spending); to avoid waste o…
n. a general or fundamental rule or truth on which others are…
Aristocratic
adj. of or pertaining to a person having the tastes, manners,…
Boisterous
adj. rough and noisy; noisily jolly or rowdy; unrestrained, l…
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…
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…
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
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
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
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)
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
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
30 terms
English 11H 11-12 Vocab
Battery
Battlement
Abate
Bellicose
A beating or pounding, especially an unlawful beating, as in…
A defense wall with alternating high and low sections (often…
To reduce in quantity or intensity, to subside, to diminish
Warlike, eager to fight
Battery
A beating or pounding, especially an unlawful beating, as in…
Battlement
A defense wall with alternating high and low sections (often…
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
English 11H Vocab List 1
abdicate
abstain
absurd
accede
(v.) to resign, formally give up an office or a duty; to diso…
(v.) to freely choose not to commit an action (Everyone deman…
(adj.) Inconsistent with reason or common sense.
(v.) to agree (When the class asked the teacher whether they…
abdicate
(v.) to resign, formally give up an office or a duty; to diso…
abstain
(v.) to freely choose not to commit an action (Everyone deman…
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
English 11H vocab words
Necropolis
city
necro
tantalize
city of dead
polis
dead
tease or torment
Necropolis
city of dead
city
polis
16 terms
English 11h list 4
Timid
Liquidate
Anecdote
Premonition
Lack of courage. Easily frightened
To settle. To pay a debt
Short, interesting story about a real incident
A strong feeling that something is about to happen
Timid
Lack of courage. Easily frightened
Liquidate
To settle. To pay a debt
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
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