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English Vocab 8th grade
Alteration
Amends
Drastic
Irretrievable
the act or process of altering; the state of being altered:
Reparation or compensation for a loss, damage, or injury of a…
Acting with force or violence
Not retrievable
Alteration
the act or process of altering; the state of being altered:
Amends
Reparation or compensation for a loss, damage, or injury of a…
English 8th Grade Vocab
Visage: (n)
Amiable: (adj)
Credence: (n)
Spunk: (n)
a person's face or facial expression
displaying a friendly manner
belief or acceptance of something as true
courage; determination
Visage: (n)
a person's face or facial expression
Amiable: (adj)
displaying a friendly manner
English 8th grade vocab
Abstract
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, o…
a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through…
a reference to a famous person, place, event, or work of lite…
A comparison made to a similarity, connection, or symbolic co…
Abstract
thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, o…
Allegory
a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through…
10 terms
Rhetorical Devices (8th Grade English)
amplification
allusion
alliteration
anaphora
repetition of a word or expression while adding more detail f…
a short reference to a familiar person place thing or event
reptetition of initial sound
repetition of the same word at the beginning of successive fr…
amplification
repetition of a word or expression while adding more detail f…
allusion
a short reference to a familiar person place thing or event
18 terms
8th grade English Quarter 1
narrative
plot
dialogue
conflict
A story true or fictitious.
The plan, scheme, or main story of a literary work.
A conversation between two or more persons.
A fight, battle, or struggle, especially a prolonged struggle…
narrative
A story true or fictitious.
plot
The plan, scheme, or main story of a literary work.
English Vocab 8th grade
spawned
mammoth
traverse
breakneck
to produce
immensely large, huge, enormous
to pass though something
Dangerously fast
spawned
to produce
mammoth
immensely large, huge, enormous
Vocab tuns for 8th grade english
erg,urg
vig
ig,ag,act,eg
pos,pon
work
belively,be energetic
do,drive,act
to place to put
erg,urg
work
vig
belively,be energetic
119 terms
8th grade english vocab
peril
visage
torrent
malign(long)
danger
face
a heavy outpouring, a violent stream(of liquid)
to make harmful, damaging, often untrue statements about some…
peril
danger
visage
face
20 terms
8th Grade English Vocab
Abdicate
Bane
Cajole
Daunt
(verb) to cast off or relinquish (let go of)
(noun) something that causes misery or death
(verb) to deceive or persuade with false pretenses
(verb) cause to lose courage
Abdicate
(verb) to cast off or relinquish (let go of)
Bane
(noun) something that causes misery or death
25 terms
Blue Definitions 8th grade English
tyrant
bungle
loyal
mishap
a cruel and oppressive ruler.
A. carry out (a task) clumsily or incompetently, leading to f…
giving or showing firm and constant support or allegiance to…
an unlucky accident.
tyrant
a cruel and oppressive ruler.
bungle
A. carry out (a task) clumsily or incompetently, leading to f…
82 terms
8th Grade English
Incognito
Bellicose
Tectonic
Diffident
(Adj/Adv) The identity assumed by a person whose actual ident…
(Adj) Warlike or hostile in manner or temperament
(Adj) Of relating to the forces involved in forming the geolo…
(Adj) Lacking or marked by a lack of self confidence; shy and…
Incognito
(Adj/Adv) The identity assumed by a person whose actual ident…
Bellicose
(Adj) Warlike or hostile in manner or temperament
10 terms
English vocab. 8th grade
Meditation
Reveries
Deftly
Tedious
The act of deep thinking or reflection
A daydream
Move quick and skillful manner
Boring, tiresome because of length, slowness or dullness
Meditation
The act of deep thinking or reflection
Reveries
A daydream
10 terms
English Vocab 8th grade
Rancor
Cantankerous
Melancholy
Adament
Hatred, bitterness
I'll- tempered, quarrelsome
Sad or depressed, pensive
Refusing to be persuaded to change ones mind
Rancor
Hatred, bitterness
Cantankerous
I'll- tempered, quarrelsome
15 terms
English! 8th grade
stanza
quatrain
rythm
repetition
an organization pattern of verse
a four line stanza or poem
the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
the use of a word, phrase, line, or sound more then once
stanza
an organization pattern of verse
quatrain
a four line stanza or poem
20 terms
English vocab 8th grade
Annul
Blasé
Bolster
Deplore
To reduce to nothing
Indifferent,bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasure
to support,give a boost to
To feel or express regret or disapproval
Annul
To reduce to nothing
Blasé
Indifferent,bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasure
36 terms
Vocabulary 8th Grade English
Hyper
Hypo
Mono
Chrom
over, above
under, below
one
color
Hyper
over, above
Hypo
under, below
20 terms
English 8th grade
annul
blase
bloster
deplore
to reduce to nothing( ineffective)
indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
boost, to support
regret, disapproval
annul
to reduce to nothing( ineffective)
blase
indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
8th Grade English Vocab
Linking Verb
Action Verb
Verb Phrase
Helping Verb
A verb (such as appear, be, become, feel, grow, or seem ) tha…
A verb, as run, think, or soothe, that expresses something th…
The part of a sentence containing the verb and any direct or…
An auxiliary verb; a verb that accompanies the main verb in a…
Linking Verb
A verb (such as appear, be, become, feel, grow, or seem ) tha…
Action Verb
A verb, as run, think, or soothe, that expresses something th…
English vocab 8th grade
defenestrate
immolate
indicate
interrogate
to throw something or someone out a window
to destroy something with fire (religious sacrfices)
to point out/show
to question someone
defenestrate
to throw something or someone out a window
immolate
to destroy something with fire (religious sacrfices)
14 terms
English 8th grade
Palpble
Amenity
Condone
Naive
perceptible by touch
a desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or pl…
accept and allow (behavior that is considered morally wrong o…
( of a person or action ) showing a lack of experence, wisdom…
Palpble
perceptible by touch
Amenity
a desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or pl…
135 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
abridge (v.)
abscond (v.)
abstemious (adj.)
acolyte (n.)
to shorten or reduce... ex: To abridge her lesson for the third…
to depart secretly... ex: Katie absconded from the room to go me…
refraining from the enjoyment of life's physical pleasures... ex…
assistant or follower... ex: Mrs. romeo's acolyte, Ms. Krieg, ra…
abridge (v.)
to shorten or reduce... ex: To abridge her lesson for the third…
abscond (v.)
to depart secretly... ex: Katie absconded from the room to go me…
30 terms
8th grade english
adage
aloof
amass
ample
a proverb, wise saying
with drawn, standing apart from others by choice
to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; t…
more than enough, large, spacious
adage
a proverb, wise saying
aloof
with drawn, standing apart from others by choice
20 terms
8th grade English vocab
Bellicose
Incognito
Tectonic
Diffident
Adj. warlikeor hostile in manner
N. With ones identity disguised or concealed
Adj. Relating to the forces of forming geological feature suc…
Adj. Lacking or marked by a lack of self confidence, shy and…
Bellicose
Adj. warlikeor hostile in manner
Incognito
N. With ones identity disguised or concealed
12 terms
8th grade English chapter 2
Singular noun
Plural noun
Possessive form
Compound nouns
Names one person, place, thing or idea
Names more than one person, place, thing or idea
Of a noun shows ownership or relationship
Made up of two or more verbs used together as a single noun
Singular noun
Names one person, place, thing or idea
Plural noun
Names more than one person, place, thing or idea
10 terms
ENGLISH VOCAB 8TH GRADE
ardent
auxillary
despondent
credential
passionate
a person or thing providing supplemenyary or addiotional help…
in low sprits from loss of hope or courage
an achievement to say someone is qualified for something
ardent
passionate
auxillary
a person or thing providing supplemenyary or addiotional help…
25 terms
8th grade english vocab
Abdicate
Bane
Cajole
Daunt
(Verb) to cast off or relinquish (let go of) ex. He agreed to…
(Noun) something that causes misery or death ex. Fogs are com…
(Verb) to deceive or persuade with false pretenses ex. You ca…
(Verb) cause to lose courage ex. I felt somewhat daunted by t…
Abdicate
(Verb) to cast off or relinquish (let go of) ex. He agreed to…
Bane
(Noun) something that causes misery or death ex. Fogs are com…
16 terms
English 8th grade
Synecdoche
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
When a part of something represents the whole.
A comparison using like or as
A comparison not using like or as
When a thing, animal, or idea is given human qualities
Synecdoche
When a part of something represents the whole.
Simile
A comparison using like or as
36 terms
8th Grade English Vocab
Segregate (v)
Diligent (adj)
Perjury (n)
Frugal (adj)
separating into different groups
hardworking
telling lies under oath
economical; not wasting anything
Segregate (v)
separating into different groups
Diligent (adj)
hardworking
8th Grade english
Memoir
Miscellaneous
Viewpoint
Anecdote
A record of events written by a person intimate knowledge of…
...
...
...
Memoir
A record of events written by a person intimate knowledge of…
Miscellaneous
...
8th grade English
English call of the wild vocab 1-3
Morose
Imperiously
Metamorphosed
...
Unsociable
In an overbearing manner
Transformed
English call of the wild vocab 1-3
...
Morose
Unsociable
38 terms
8th Grade English Writing Terms
independent clause
dependent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentenc…
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as…
a subordinate clause that modifies a noun or pronoun. Usually…
A subordinate clause that modifies a verb, adjective, or adve…
independent clause
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentenc…
dependent clause
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as…
English 8th grade Vocab.
An-
Aesth/ , esth/, esthesi/, esthesio,
meter
-esia
not, without
Feeling, perception, sensation
to measure
action, process
An-
not, without
Aesth/ , esth/, esthesi/, esthesio,
Feeling, perception, sensation
10 terms
8th Grade English Vocab
Intrepid
Facile
Natter
Subtlety
Resolutely fearless; dauntless
Moving, acting, working, proceeding, etc., with ease, sometim…
To talk incessantly; chatter.
The state or tranquility of being subtle
Intrepid
Resolutely fearless; dauntless
Facile
Moving, acting, working, proceeding, etc., with ease, sometim…
8th Grade English Vocabulary
Abdicate (verb)
Bane (noun)
Cajole (verb)
Daunt (verb)
To cast off or relinquish. (Let go of)
Something that causes a misery or death.
To deceive or persuade with false pretenses.
Cause to lose courage.
Abdicate (verb)
To cast off or relinquish. (Let go of)
Bane (noun)
Something that causes a misery or death.
165 terms
8th grade ENGLISH VOCAB
ALLUSION
CHRONIC
DENUNCIATION
EMBELLISH
(n) an indirect reference
(adj.) Lasting and recurring for a long time
(n) open disapproval
(v) to make beautiful or decorating... to improve by adding dec…
ALLUSION
(n) an indirect reference
CHRONIC
(adj.) Lasting and recurring for a long time
23 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
Formidable
Juxtapose
Timorous
Vie
Frightening; dreadful
To place side by side
Easily frightened; timid
To compete
Formidable
Frightening; dreadful
Juxtapose
To place side by side
5 terms
8th grade English
Stupor
Vaguly
Concussion
Delirious
Mental numbness, daze
Not clear, lack of understanding
Injury to the brain or spinal cord
Wandering in the mind and talking complete nonsense
Stupor
Mental numbness, daze
Vaguly
Not clear, lack of understanding
17 terms
8th grade English vocab
Meticulously
Chastisement
Phenomenon
Aptitude
taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise;…
severe criticism; a rebuke or strong reprimand
a fact, occurrence, or circumstance observed or observable
readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence
Meticulously
taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise;…
Chastisement
severe criticism; a rebuke or strong reprimand
33 terms
8th Grade US History/Chapter 5 (English)
Magna Carta
constitution
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
suffrage
(1215) a charter of liberties agreed to by King John of Engla…
a set of basic principles that determines the powers and duti…
(1786) a document that gave people in Virginia freedom of wor…
voting rights... (section 1)
Magna Carta
(1215) a charter of liberties agreed to by King John of Engla…
constitution
a set of basic principles that determines the powers and duti…
55 terms
8th Grade English Writing Terms
independent clause
dependent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentenc…
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as…
a subordinate clause that modifies a noun or pronoun. Usually…
A subordinate clause that modifies a verb, adjective, or adve…
independent clause
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentenc…
dependent clause
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone as…
10 terms
8th Grade Science/Unit 8 (English)
DNA
nucleotide
replication
mutation
deoxyribonucleic acid, the material that contains the informa…
in a nucleic-acid chain, a subunit that consists of a sugar,…
the duplication of a DNA molecule
a change in the structure or amount of the genetic material o…
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid, the material that contains the informa…
nucleotide
in a nucleic-acid chain, a subunit that consists of a sugar,…
English Vocab 8th grade
tawny
tantalizingly
lucid
fictitious
orange-brown or yellow-brown color
torment or tease
easy to understand
not real or true
tawny
orange-brown or yellow-brown color
tantalizingly
torment or tease
55 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
List 1
Peril
Visage
Torrent
List 1
Danger
Face
A heavy outpouring; a violent stream (of liquid)
List 1
List 1
Peril
Danger
8 terms
English 8th grade
Placidly
Condoled
Jarred
Presumptuous
Quiet or sencere
To grieve with
Send a painful or damaging shock through
Overconfident
Placidly
Quiet or sencere
Condoled
To grieve with
47 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
Peccadillo
Zenith
Fabricate
Vex
Mistake
highest point or peak
Lie
Annoy
Peccadillo
Mistake
Zenith
highest point or peak
9 terms
English 8th grade
Descriptive writing
Sensory Details
Simile
Metaphor
Creates pictures of persons,places,things, or actions.
Elaborate use of sensory language- rich,vivid, and lively det…
An indirect comparison made between two different or unlike t…
A direct comparison between two different or unlike things. A…
Descriptive writing
Creates pictures of persons,places,things, or actions.
Sensory Details
Elaborate use of sensory language- rich,vivid, and lively det…
vocab english 8th grade
imperious
emanated
reveries
gnashed
(adj.) Commanding; domineering.
(verb). Originate from; is produced by.
(noun) A state of dreamy meditation or daydream, visionary, o…
(verb) To grind or strike together in rage or pain.
imperious
(adj.) Commanding; domineering.
emanated
(verb). Originate from; is produced by.
10 terms
English 8th grade
recumbent
morose
resigned
imperiously
lying down
gloomy sullen
accepting of the inevitable
comandingly
recumbent
lying down
morose
gloomy sullen
8th Grade English List 1
Adage
Collaborate
Decree
Discordant
N A wise old saying
V To work together, especially in literary artistic or scient…
N An authoritative order having the force of law
Adj Not harmonious; conflicting; harsh sounding
Adage
N A wise old saying
Collaborate
V To work together, especially in literary artistic or scient…
5 terms
8th grade english
Natal
dispossess
persecution
coup
relates to birth
to deny him or her possession
Harsh treatment of other
Sudden overthrow of a government by group of people
Natal
relates to birth
dispossess
to deny him or her possession
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