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English 8 Lesson 8
Apathy
Bludgeon
Cursory
Eloquent
n. a lack of interest or emotion
v. to strike with a club n. a short, heavy club with one end…
adj. performed quickly with little attention to detail
adj. clear, expressive, and moving in speech
Apathy
n. a lack of interest or emotion
Bludgeon
v. to strike with a club n. a short, heavy club with one end…
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English 8 Week 8
foreshadow
sanctity
suspense
symbolism
to give a suggestion or hint about something that will happen…
the state or quality of being holy or sacred
a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about wh…
use of objects to represent ideas
foreshadow
to give a suggestion or hint about something that will happen…
sanctity
the state or quality of being holy or sacred
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English 8 Vocabulary 3
aloof
barbaric
bough
bound for
distant
crude and uncivilized
branch
headed for
aloof
distant
barbaric
crude and uncivilized
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English 8 Vocabulary #1
diplomat
aspiration
salutation
foreword
n. a government representative; a person skillful in dealing…
n. great ambition; a breathing in; in medicine, the removal o…
n. a gesture of greeting; the opening greeting in a letter
n. a book's introduction; a preface
diplomat
n. a government representative; a person skillful in dealing…
aspiration
n. great ambition; a breathing in; in medicine, the removal o…
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Voc 11 - English 8
colossal
credulous
facetious
gaudy
huge, tremendous, titanic
gullible; naive; overly trusting
humorous and wisecracking
cheap and showy; overly bright; flashy and tacky
colossal
huge, tremendous, titanic
credulous
gullible; naive; overly trusting
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English 8 Vocabulary #2
dispense
tumult
imperative
negligent
(v) to distribute or administer; to do without; to do away wi…
(n) a violent or noisy commotion of a crowd; a disorderly dis…
(adj) absolutely necessary; urgent; commanding... (n) command
(adj) guilty of neglect; failing to show proper care or caution
dispense
(v) to distribute or administer; to do without; to do away wi…
tumult
(n) a violent or noisy commotion of a crowd; a disorderly dis…
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English 8 Vocabulary 2
accord
accurate
agent
clarity
agreement
exact
representative
clearness
accord
agreement
accurate
exact
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8 English WW Lesson 8 (Book 9)
adroit
affront
avocation
crusade
adjective - Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adep…
verb - To insult or offend deliberately.... noun - A deliberate…
noun - An activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
noun - A prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed…
adroit
adjective - Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adep…
affront
verb - To insult or offend deliberately.... noun - A deliberate…
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English 8 Vocabulary 1, English 8 Vocabulary 3, English 8 Vocabulary 2
associate
bankrupt
devoted
diverse
connect OR a person with whom one is connected
ruined financially
dedicated
different
associate
connect OR a person with whom one is connected
bankrupt
ruined financially
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English 8 Lesson 3
Anonymity
Awry
Citadel
Delirious
n. the state of being unknown
adj. 1. turned or twisted to one side 2. unexpectedly wrong;…
n. A fortress
adj. experiencing uncontrolled excitement, emotion, or confus…
Anonymity
n. the state of being unknown
Awry
adj. 1. turned or twisted to one side 2. unexpectedly wrong;…
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English 8 Lesson 6
Anthology
Alleviate
Conciliatory
Diminution
n. a collection of short stories, poems, or plays
v. to make more bearable; to ease
adj. overcoming distrust or hostility through friendliness
n. a lessening or a decrease
Anthology
n. a collection of short stories, poems, or plays
Alleviate
v. to make more bearable; to ease
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English 8 Lesson 5
Assuage
Blasphemous
Celestial
Dialogue
v. to make less severe or painful
adj. disrespectful toward what is considered sacred
adj. of or relating to the sky or heavens
n. 1. a conversation between two people 2. the lines spoken b…
Assuage
v. to make less severe or painful
Blasphemous
adj. disrespectful toward what is considered sacred
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English 8 Lesson 10
Amendment
Calliope
Clairvoyance
Didactic
n. an alteration or correction
n. an organ-like musical instrument having a keyboard that op…
n. the power to see things that are invisible to the senses
adj. intended to instruct or guide
Amendment
n. an alteration or correction
Calliope
n. an organ-like musical instrument having a keyboard that op…
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English 8 Lesson 4
Acclaim
Bedraggled
Cryptic
Ebb
v. to approve or praise loudly n. enthusiastic approval
adj. wet and filthy, as though having been dragged through mud
adj. having a hidden or secret meaning
v. to flow or fall back, as the tide n. a period of decline
Acclaim
v. to approve or praise loudly n. enthusiastic approval
Bedraggled
adj. wet and filthy, as though having been dragged through mud
English 8 Vocabulary
Bias
Media
Pell-Mell
Juxtapose
(Noun) tendency of believing certain people, ideas, etc. over…
(Noun) Main method of mass communication regarded by everyone
(Adverb) In disorderly, reckless haste.
(Verb) To place together or side by side in close comparison
Bias
(Noun) tendency of believing certain people, ideas, etc. over…
Media
(Noun) Main method of mass communication regarded by everyone
listen unit 4 - English 8
greedy
foolish
amazement
unfortunately
/ˈɡriːdi/
/ˈfuːlɪʃ/
/əˈmeɪzmənt/
/ʌnˈfɔːtʃənətli/
greedy
/ˈɡriːdi/
foolish
/ˈfuːlɪʃ/
English 8
Domesticity
Epiphany
Coveted
Acolyte
Home and family life
Sudden moment of clear understanding or inspiration
Wanted desperately to possess something belonging to another
Follower, apprentice
Domesticity
Home and family life
Epiphany
Sudden moment of clear understanding or inspiration
English 8 Unit 11
appease
belated
calamitous
cite
to make calm,soothe,to relieve
late, tardy
causing great misfortune
to quote, mention, or summon
appease
to make calm,soothe,to relieve
belated
late, tardy
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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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Unit 1 - English 8
lucky
enough
spend
however
/'lʌki/ (adj) may mắn
adv. /i'nʌf/ đủ
v. /spɛnd/ tiêu, xài
adv. /hau´evə/ tuy nhiên
lucky
/'lʌki/ (adj) may mắn
enough
adv. /i'nʌf/ đủ
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English 8 Vocabulary 8: Kindness
altruism (noun)
amicable (adjective)
benefactor (noun)
benign (adjective)
Unselfish concern and actions for the welfare of others
Friendly; showing goodwill
A person who gives financial or other aid
Kind and gentle; Harmless; not dangerous to health
altruism (noun)
Unselfish concern and actions for the welfare of others
amicable (adjective)
Friendly; showing goodwill
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English 8 Vocabulary 13
baffled
catastrophe
clad
conspicuous
puzzled; frustrated; perplexed; confused
huge and sudden disaster
clothed; dressed
Easy to notice; obvious; standing out
baffled
puzzled; frustrated; perplexed; confused
catastrophe
huge and sudden disaster
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English 8 Week 8
haggard
analogy
bonanza
crusade
Having an exhausted appearance
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount
an energetic and organized campaign concerning a social, poli…
haggard
Having an exhausted appearance
analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
Unit 2 English 8
antics
avowed
banter
bountiful
(n.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions... syn: p…
(adj.) declared openly and without shame, acknowledged... syn:…
(v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease... (n.) talk that is pla…
(adj.) giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly…
antics
(n.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions... syn: p…
avowed
(adj.) declared openly and without shame, acknowledged... syn:…
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ENGLISH Week 8
Mammal
Grasslands
Bird
Desert
This is a type of animal that has hair.
This is a biome that has warm days and cold nights and lots o…
This is a type of animal that has feathers and flies.
This is a biome that is very dry with cacti and snakes.
Mammal
This is a type of animal that has hair.
Grasslands
This is a biome that has warm days and cold nights and lots o…
English 8--Unit 14
menial
parry
predatory
ravage
(n) a servant who does lowly and unpleasant work; (adj.) of o…
(n) a defensive movement to deflect or ward off a thrust or b…
(adj.) living by killing, eating, or robbing others
(n) devastating, destructive, or ruinous damage; (v) to bring…
menial
(n) a servant who does lowly and unpleasant work; (adj.) of o…
parry
(n) a defensive movement to deflect or ward off a thrust or b…
English 8--Unit 13
acme
attribute
belittle
convey
(noun) the highest point of something; the highest level atta…
(n) a quality or characteristic belonging to someone or somet…
(verb) to regard or portray as less impressive or important t…
(verb) to express; to communicate something
acme
(noun) the highest point of something; the highest level atta…
attribute
(n) a quality or characteristic belonging to someone or somet…
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English 8, Vocabulary 5
application
artery
consumed
contend with
putting on
blood vessel
used
struggle against
application
putting on
artery
blood vessel
15 terms
English 8
Detriment (n)
Monotony (n)
Cordial (adj)
Hapless (adj)
Something that causes difficulty or disadvantage
Sameness, state in which there is no change or nothing new
Friendly and pleasant to be around
Without luck; unfortunate; doomed; cursed
Detriment (n)
Something that causes difficulty or disadvantage
Monotony (n)
Sameness, state in which there is no change or nothing new
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Year 8 English- Grammar
Parts of speech
How many parts of speech?
Nouns
Pronouns
Nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, co…
8
Name people, places, things, animals, ideas, beliefs and emot…
Stand in place of a noun.
Parts of speech
Nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, co…
How many parts of speech?
8
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Honors English 8 Week 1
abstinence
ambulatory
diatribe
didactic
Avoiding harmful behaviors
able to walk about
(n) bitter, abusive attack or criticism; rant
Designed or intended to teach
abstinence
Avoiding harmful behaviors
ambulatory
able to walk about
English 8
Calamity
Epiphany
Coveted
Acolyte
Terrible event; disaster..noun
Sudden moment of clear understanding or inspiration(light bul…
Wanted desperately to own something belonging to another..verb
Follower;apprentice..noun
Calamity
Terrible event; disaster..noun
Epiphany
Sudden moment of clear understanding or inspiration(light bul…
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English 8- Unit 8
rural
pollution
fresh
raise
the opposite of "urban" or "city"
The air is getting dirtier because of the smoke from the fact…
I love to get up early, have a walk, and enjoy the ..........…
- The students ............... hands to answer their teacher'…
rural
the opposite of "urban" or "city"
pollution
The air is getting dirtier because of the smoke from the fact…
English8
Calamity
Epiphany
Coveted
Acolyte
Noun: terrible event; disaster
Noun: sudden moment of clear understanding or inspiration(lig…
Verb: wanted desperately to own something belonging to another
Noun: follower; apprentice
Calamity
Noun: terrible event; disaster
Epiphany
Noun: sudden moment of clear understanding or inspiration(lig…
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English 9 Vocabulary 8
attribute
humanitarian
irony
infest
1. (v.) to credit, assign (He attributes all of his success t…
(adj.) concerned with human welfare; (n.) a person devoted to…
(n.) a contrast or discrepancy between what is stated and wha…
(v.) to overrun in a way that causes harm or annoyance
attribute
1. (v.) to credit, assign (He attributes all of his success t…
humanitarian
(adj.) concerned with human welfare; (n.) a person devoted to…
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8 English WW L13
blandishment
deprecate
discomfit
meteoric
noun - (often plural) That which is intended to coax or persu…
verb - 1. To criticize or express disapproval of.... 2. To repre…
verb - To make uneasy by confusing or embarrassing a person.
adj. - Coming into existence swiftly, suddenly, brightly, lik…
blandishment
noun - (often plural) That which is intended to coax or persu…
deprecate
verb - 1. To criticize or express disapproval of.... 2. To repre…
10 terms
English 8 - Lesson 23
appealing
compel
impel
impulse
having the power to attract... making a serious or formal reques…
to force someone to do something
to urge to action, to motivate
a strong urge or drive
appealing
having the power to attract... making a serious or formal reques…
compel
to force someone to do something
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Unit 5 Vocabulary English 8
uni, mon, mono
bi, du, di
tri-
quad, quart, tetro
one
two
three
four
uni, mon, mono
one
bi, du, di
two
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English 8 - Lesson 24
congenital
degenerate
engender
gender
existing at the time of birth... occurring in the nature of a pe…
to become worse... deteriorated
to start
categories of male, female, or neuter
congenital
existing at the time of birth... occurring in the nature of a pe…
degenerate
to become worse... deteriorated
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English 8
complacent
contempt
eloquent
guile
smug, self sustained, overly confident
distain, hatred
speaking well, articulate
cunning, decietfulness
complacent
smug, self sustained, overly confident
contempt
distain, hatred
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English 8 - Lesson 29
archipelago
chasm
latitude
longitude
a large group of islands or a sea containing a large number o…
a deep divide or rift
the distance north or south of the equator... freedom from limit…
the distance east or west of the prime meridian
archipelago
a large group of islands or a sea containing a large number o…
chasm
a deep divide or rift
44 terms
English 8 Period 8
designated
anthem
flinty-faced
betterment
Chosen for a special purpose
A song in praise of something
...
...
designated
Chosen for a special purpose
anthem
A song in praise of something
10 terms
English 8 - Lesson 28
abode
annex
cloister
edifice
a home, a place where one lives
a building added on to a larger one... to add or attach
a quiet, private place... to shut away from the outside world
a building, especially one of grand size or design
abode
a home, a place where one lives
annex
a building added on to a larger one... to add or attach
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Honors English 8 Lesson 2
Acclaim
Acquiesce
Assimilate
Delirious
Applaud; announce with great approval
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
To absorb or become absorbed; to make or become similar
Extreme mental confusion or excitement
Acclaim
Applaud; announce with great approval
Acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
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English 8 Mid Term Review
comparing 2 different things using lik…
a comparison between 2 different things
the feeling the reader gets about the…
the attitude of the author towards the…
Simile
Metaphor
Mood
Tone
comparing 2 different things using lik…
Simile
a comparison between 2 different things
Metaphor
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8 English WW Lesson 7 (Book 9)
amorous
belittle
censure
deem
adj. - Expressing love or the state of being in love.
verb - To present or speak of as unimportant or of little val…
verb - To blame or find fault with.... noun - A severe criticis…
verb - To regard or consider in a specified way; to believe.
amorous
adj. - Expressing love or the state of being in love.
belittle
verb - To present or speak of as unimportant or of little val…
English 8- List 1
Bigot
counterfeit
hamper
noxious
A narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake, false
to hold back or obstruct
harmful, poisonous, lethal
Bigot
A narrow-minded, prejudiced person
counterfeit
fake, false
English 8- List 2
abasement
billowing
cower
labyrinth
humilation
fluttering, waving
to shrink away in fear
a maze
abasement
humilation
billowing
fluttering, waving
English 8- List 3
harbinger
nuzzle
reprehensible
tardy
an indicator; a bringer of a warning
to cuddle or snuggle
very shameful or bad
slow, late, delayed
harbinger
an indicator; a bringer of a warning
nuzzle
to cuddle or snuggle
English 8- List 4
tawdry
abstain
incredulous
enshroud
of little value, gaudy, cheap
to go without, avoid
not believing
to cover
tawdry
of little value, gaudy, cheap
abstain
to go without, avoid
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