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18 terms
English 12: Vocabulary #9
acronym
ad hominem
analogy
connotation
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
an argument that makes personal attack upon an opponent inste…
a comparison or parallel drawn between two things
an idea that is implied or suggested
acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
ad hominem
an argument that makes personal attack upon an opponent inste…
25 terms
English 12: Vocabulary #7
indomitable
inept
innate
inscrutable
impossible to subdue
generally incompetent and ineffectual
present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; being talent…
of an obscure nature
indomitable
impossible to subdue
inept
generally incompetent and ineffectual
20 terms
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 9--Vocabulary 12
abhor
congeniality
cynic
dupe
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
(n.) compatibility; friendliness; agreeableness
(n.) a person who believes that people act only from selfish…
(n.) person who is easily fooled or used ; (v.) to fool or ex…
abhor
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
congeniality
(n.) compatibility; friendliness; agreeableness
20 terms
English 12 Final Vocabulary
congenial
aborigines
grotesque
oblivious
pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests th…
a native inhabitant of a place
comically or repulsively ugly or distorted; bizarre
not aware of or not concerned about what is happening around…
congenial
pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests th…
aborigines
a native inhabitant of a place
16 terms
English 12: Vocabulary List #1
Zen
avid
bias
coup
meditation as a key to understanding the universe
very eager; greedy; keenly desirous
prejudice; partiality; preference
an unexpected masterstroke; a brilliant strategy
Zen
meditation as a key to understanding the universe
avid
very eager; greedy; keenly desirous
18 terms
English 12: Vocabulary List #2
accept
adapt
adopt
advice
Receive or take something given or offered
Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Take and use as one's own; to legally take into one's family
A suggestion about what you should do
accept
Receive or take something given or offered
adapt
Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
10 terms
English 12 Vocabulary 12
aesthetic
defunct
espouse
gregarious
adjective- pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to b…
adjective-no longer in existence or functioning; dead
verb-to take up and support; to become attached to, adopt; to…
adjective- living together in a herd or group; sociable, seek…
aesthetic
adjective- pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to b…
defunct
adjective-no longer in existence or functioning; dead
13 terms
English 12: Vocabulary #13
alienation
anachronism
annihilate
characterization
estrangement; emotional isolation or dissociation
something located at a time when it could not have existed or…
to destroy completely; to reduce to utter ruin
literary term that refers to techniques writers use to bring…
alienation
estrangement; emotional isolation or dissociation
anachronism
something located at a time when it could not have existed or…
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #10
disconsolate
disreputable
flush
meander
deeply dejected; sad; discouraged
in low regard; having a bad reputation; held in low opinion
even or level with another surface
to follow a winding, turning, or uncertain course
disconsolate
deeply dejected; sad; discouraged
disreputable
in low regard; having a bad reputation; held in low opinion
10 terms
English lll - Vocabulary 12
Monarchy
Estate
Chivalry
Flaunt
n. A government ruled by a king or queen or inherited the pos…
n. Is money, property, and other valuable items that a person…
n. Code of conduct for knights during the Middle Ages charact…
(v.) to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited, o…
Monarchy
n. A government ruled by a king or queen or inherited the pos…
Estate
n. Is money, property, and other valuable items that a person…
15 terms
English 12 - Vocabulary #11
Impotent
Imprecation
Jocular
Juxtapose
Powerless; lacking strength.
A curse.
Humorous, lighthearted.
To place side-by-side for comparison.
Impotent
Powerless; lacking strength.
Imprecation
A curse.
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary 15
drudgery
eminent
sordid
enlighten
hard and disagreeable work
exceptional; notable
filthy; dirty; unclean
to give revealing or broadening knowledge to
drudgery
hard and disagreeable work
eminent
exceptional; notable
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 12
propensity
condescending
compunction
sepulcher
tendency
displaying superiority
uneasiness caused by guilt
tomb or burial chamber
propensity
tendency
condescending
displaying superiority
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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…
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary 16
rebuke
recant
recapitulate
recoil
to scold; to blame
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
to summarize; to repeat briefly
to retreat; to draw back
rebuke
to scold; to blame
recant
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #8
audacity
deviation
yearn
unsummoned
boldness; recklessness; rashness
change or variance from the norm or standard
to long for; to feel tenderness or compassion for; to desire…
not asked to appear; not called for; uninvoked
audacity
boldness; recklessness; rashness
deviation
change or variance from the norm or standard
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English 12: Vocabulary #10
aphrodisiac
boycott
chauvinism
cynic
arousing or increasing romantic or passionate desires
a group's refusal to buy something or to take part in something
activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over…
someone who mistrusts people's motives, thinks everyone is mo…
aphrodisiac
arousing or increasing romantic or passionate desires
boycott
a group's refusal to buy something or to take part in something
16 terms
English 12. Vocabulary Unit 6
abject
agnostic
complicity
derelict
degraded; miserable; contemptible
one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skept…
involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice
someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; left aba…
abject
degraded; miserable; contemptible
agnostic
one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skept…
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Unit 3
cavort
credence
dissemble
distraught
to play boistrously
the mental attitude that something is beleivable
to behave unnaturally or affectedly
deeply agitated, usually from emotion
cavort
to play boistrously
credence
the mental attitude that something is beleivable
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Unit 4
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
any progressive decline of failure; wasting away of a body or…
a fortified place (n)
a state of harmony; a treaty or pact (n)
having or revealing supreme mastery or skill (adj)
atrophy
any progressive decline of failure; wasting away of a body or…
bastion
a fortified place (n)
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English 12-Vocabulary #5
admonish
simulate
capricious
ruffle
to caution or warn; to reprimand; rebuke
to feign; to act out a role; to create the effect or appearan…
changeable; on a whim; flighty
to disturb the smoothness of; to ripple
admonish
to caution or warn; to reprimand; rebuke
simulate
to feign; to act out a role; to create the effect or appearan…
16 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Unit 5
acuity
deliniate
depraved
esoteric
Sharpness of vision
represented accurately or precisely
deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper
understandable only by an enlightened inner circle
acuity
Sharpness of vision
deliniate
represented accurately or precisely
15 terms
English Vocabulary List 12
expedient
consolidate
rebut
impeccable
(adj) useful for bringing about a desired result; suited to t…
(vt/vi) to combine into a single whole; merge; unite
(vt/vi) to prove or try to prove someone or something wrong,…
(adj) without defect or error; flawless; perfect (incapable o…
expedient
(adj) useful for bringing about a desired result; suited to t…
consolidate
(vt/vi) to combine into a single whole; merge; unite
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #6
default
degradation
unsolicited
divert
failure or neglect to fulfill an obligation or requirement
demotion; reduction of worth or value
unwanted; unrequested; not sought after
to turn aside; to distract; to change the course of
default
failure or neglect to fulfill an obligation or requirement
degradation
demotion; reduction of worth or value
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #9
apprehension
assure
blunder
complacent
foreboding; premonition of disaster; dread
to guarantee; to cause to feel certain
a stupid mistake
satisfied; personally content; sometimes suggesting smugness…
apprehension
foreboding; premonition of disaster; dread
assure
to guarantee; to cause to feel certain
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #4
actuality
justification
adolescent
inhibited
reality; fact
proof of rightness; fairness
between puberty and maturity; youthful
discouraged by social conventions; restrained
actuality
reality; fact
justification
proof of rightness; fairness
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #16
dispatch
gall
impracticable
indignation
to kill; to end; to slay
to irritate; to vex; to bother
not workable or operational; not feasible
anger resulting from unjust treatment
dispatch
to kill; to end; to slay
gall
to irritate; to vex; to bother
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #3
abstractly
contrive
scoundrel
debilitate
ideally; not representing something specific
to plan; to devise a strategy; to scheme; to plot
villain; worthless lout
to weaken; to enfeeble; to cause to lose strength
abstractly
ideally; not representing something specific
contrive
to plan; to devise a strategy; to scheme; to plot
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #13
aperture
bard
contemporary
depredation
opening or hole; orifice
poet or minstrel
person or thing living or occurring at the same time as another
spoiling; ravaging' plundering
aperture
opening or hole; orifice
bard
poet or minstrel
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #14
ascetic
benign
serenity
estuary
given to strict self-denial; deprived
kind and gentle in manner
state of being clear and calm; peacefulness
where a river meets the sea; a river's mouth
ascetic
given to strict self-denial; deprived
benign
kind and gentle in manner
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #7
abundant
agrarian
profuse
decisive
more than enough; plentiful; in excess; more than adequate
pertaining to land of its use; related to agriculture
bountiful; lavish; plentiful
conclusion or definite; sure; conclusive; determined
abundant
more than enough; plentiful; in excess; more than adequate
agrarian
pertaining to land of its use; related to agriculture
10 terms
English 12-Vocabulary #1
bracken
coarse
desolate
forlorn
large, coarse ferns
rough in texture
deserted; joyless
sad and lonely
bracken
large, coarse ferns
coarse
rough in texture
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English 12-Vocabulary #2
coherent
contend
wanton
cynicism
consistent; logical
to argue or to debate; to assert
flagrantly immoral
fault-finding; distrust of human nature
coherent
consistent; logical
contend
to argue or to debate; to assert
15 terms
English 12 Lesson 4 Vocabulary
celibate
censure
cessation
chaff
unmarried; abstaining from sex
to criticize sharply
a stopping; a discontinuance
worthless matter
celibate
unmarried; abstaining from sex
censure
to criticize sharply
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Lesson 15
pedestrian
pejorative
perdition
perfunctory
a person or thing said to be ordinary or dull
having a negative effect; insulting
damnation; ruin; hell
done without care; in a routine fashion
pedestrian
a person or thing said to be ordinary or dull
pejorative
having a negative effect; insulting
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Lesson 14
orifice
orthography
paleontology
palliate
mouth, opening
correct spelling
a science dealing with prehistoric life through study of foss…
to ease; to lessen; to soothe
orifice
mouth, opening
orthography
correct spelling
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Lesson 1
adroit
adulterate
adventitious
aegis
skillful, clever
to make impure, to contaminate
accidental; nonessential
a shield; protection; sponsorship
adroit
skillful, clever
adulterate
to make impure, to contaminate
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Lesson 7
factious
fastidious
fatuous
fecund
causing disagreement
hard to please, fussy
foolish, inane
fertile, productive
factious
causing disagreement
fastidious
hard to please, fussy
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Lesson 2
antipathy
antithesis
badinage
banal
an intense dislike
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
playful, teasing talk; to banter, to tease with playful talk
common, ordinary
antipathy
an intense dislike
antithesis
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
15 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Lesson 3
bombast
bona fide
boor
bovine
impressive but meaningless language
in good faith
a rude or impolite person
pertaining to cows or cattle
bombast
impressive but meaningless language
bona fide
in good faith
15 terms
English 12 Lesson 5 Vocabulary
deride
desiccated
despicable
desultory
to ridicule, to mock
dried up
contemptible; hateful
wandering from subject to subject
deride
to ridicule, to mock
desiccated
dried up
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Vocabulary List #12 English 12
balm
exhilaration
frayed
reverence
preparation applied externally as a remedy or for soothing
the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
worn away or tattered along the edges
a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
balm
preparation applied externally as a remedy or for soothing
exhilaration
the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
10 terms
English 12 Vocabulary Unit 12
subjugate
conjugal
`contiguous
contingent
to bring under control; to conquer or subdue
of or related to marriage
touching on one side; sharing a border or borders
possible, conditional
subjugate
to bring under control; to conquer or subdue
conjugal
of or related to marriage
10 terms
English 12 - Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Copious
Dearth
Eloquent
Jargon
Abundant; in plentiful supply
A scarcity; lack
Extremely expressive and persuasive
The specialized language of people in the same profession
Copious
Abundant; in plentiful supply
Dearth
A scarcity; lack
10 terms
English ll - Vocabulary 12
Adequate
Plaque
Advance
Nuisance
Adj. ... Enough; sufficient
V. Distress, burden... N. Deadly infectious disease
V. Move forward, skills will improve... N. Progress
N. a bothersome annoying person or a thing
Adequate
Adj. ... Enough; sufficient
Plaque
V. Distress, burden... N. Deadly infectious disease
29 terms
English 12 Unit 1 Vocabulary
Cogent
Exigent
Assay
Intransigent
Convincing
Urgent
To test/analyze
Stubborn
Cogent
Convincing
Exigent
Urgent
10 terms
English 12 - Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Querulous
Lampoon
Reproach
Brevity
Complaining; whining
To attack or ridicule through humorous imitation; spoof
Blame; a rebuke
Briefness; shortness of duration
Querulous
Complaining; whining
Lampoon
To attack or ridicule through humorous imitation; spoof
89 terms
Final English 12 Vocabulary Review
Facile
Demeanor
Blatantly
Incensed
arrived at with little effort; lacking depth
the manner in which a person acts around other people
in an obvious manner
extremely angry at something wrong
Facile
arrived at with little effort; lacking depth
Demeanor
the manner in which a person acts around other people
10 terms
English 12 Lesson 4 Vocabulary
amenable
demeanor
insubordination
magistrate
[adjective]. easily controlled; cooperative. In planning a ge…
[noun]. a manner; an attitude. The doctor's soothing _?_ made…
[noun]. a refusal to give in to authority; defiance. John was…
[noun]. a judge. It was the attorney's goal to become a _?_ o…
amenable
[adjective]. easily controlled; cooperative. In planning a ge…
demeanor
[noun]. a manner; an attitude. The doctor's soothing _?_ made…
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