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31 terms
8th grade english test
alliteration
antagonist
indirect description
direct description
words that are near each other that have with the same sound.
protagonist's enemy
character's actions that give off opinions for the reader.
stated fact
alliteration
words that are near each other that have with the same sound.
antagonist
protagonist's enemy
100 terms
8th grade english final
abdicate
abhor
abject
abomination
to give up a claim, position , or privilage
to regard with hatred or disgust
humble; wretched
person or thing that is dreadful or disgusting
abdicate
to give up a claim, position , or privilage
abhor
to regard with hatred or disgust
46 terms
English 8th Grade
What is a Noun
What is a Verb
What is a Pronoun
What is a Interjection
Person, Place, thing, or idea
An action
I, You, He, She
Exclamatory
What is a Noun
Person, Place, thing, or idea
What is a Verb
An action
17 terms
Roots 4 MC 8th Grade English
schole
ludo
allude
illusion
leisure, free time, Greek
play, mock - Latin
make indirect reference to.
the creation of a false impression.
schole
leisure, free time, Greek
ludo
play, mock - Latin
46 terms
8th Grade Honors English
metaphor
similie
alliteration
hyperbole
a comparison of two unlike things that suggests a similarity…
a comparison using "like" or "as" - she sings like an angel
the recurrence of initial consonant sounds - rubber baby bugg…
an exaggeration - that building can touch the clouds
metaphor
a comparison of two unlike things that suggests a similarity…
similie
a comparison using "like" or "as" - she sings like an angel
12 terms
8th Grade English Examples
Gerund
Participle
Infinitive
Active Voice
He avoided doing his math assignment because the NHL playoffs…
The crying baby had a wet diaper.
They were going to dance.
Beautiful flowers cover the ground.
Gerund
He avoided doing his math assignment because the NHL playoffs…
Participle
The crying baby had a wet diaper.
43 terms
Vocab English 8th grade
Auto
Bio
Graph
Ology
To write
About yourself
to write or draw
The study of
Auto
To write
Bio
About yourself
69 terms
8th grade English final
Abstract nouns
Nouns
Pronouns
Present perfect tense
nouns of things which can not be seen, pointed at or touched…
the names of all things which can be seen, pointed at or touc…
words that replace nouns in a sentence
past tense verb but HAS or HAVE is used before it (has died,…
Abstract nouns
nouns of things which can not be seen, pointed at or touched…
Nouns
the names of all things which can be seen, pointed at or touc…
18 terms
8th grade: English - extra credit
independent clause
dependent clause
and, but, & or
either/or, neither/nor, both/and
can stand alone as a complete thought (sentence)
can't stand alone as a complete thought
list the coordinating conjunctions
list the correlative conjunctions
independent clause
can stand alone as a complete thought (sentence)
dependent clause
can't stand alone as a complete thought
10 terms
8th grade english
Climax
Advancing action
Connotative meaning;
Character
the most exciting part of a story
action that helps story move forward.
and implied meaning
a person who appears in a story or work.
Climax
the most exciting part of a story
Advancing action
action that helps story move forward.
10 terms
English Vocabulary 8th Grade
Adage (Noun)
Bonanza (n)
Churlish (Adj)
Citadel (Noun)
A proverb or wise saying
A rich mass of ore as found in mining
Lacking politeness
A fortress that overlooks and protects a city
Adage (Noun)
A proverb or wise saying
Bonanza (n)
A rich mass of ore as found in mining
54 terms
Bob Jones 8th grade English
Pronouns
Antecedent
Personal Pronoun
Demonstrative Pronouns
Are words that substitute for nouns.
Is the noun or other pronoun that the pronoun replaces. An an…
Are the most used types of pronouns. All personal pronouns ha…
The pronouns "this, these that, and those" point out persons,…
Pronouns
Are words that substitute for nouns.
Antecedent
Is the noun or other pronoun that the pronoun replaces. An an…
54 terms
8th grade English Final
Amplify
Armistice
Arrogant
Bland
Make stronger, larger, greater
Temporary peace, halt in fighting
Haughty, convinced of ones own importance
Gentle, soothing, lacking in interest or taste
Amplify
Make stronger, larger, greater
Armistice
Temporary peace, halt in fighting
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8th grade English vocabulary
adage
bonanza
churlish
citadel
a proverb, wise saying
a rich mass of ore in a mine, something very valuable, profit…
lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; diff…
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or…
adage
a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
a rich mass of ore in a mine, something very valuable, profit…
20 terms
Ottoson 8th Grade English
acme
attribute
belittle
convey
(n.) the highest point
(n.) A quality or characteristic belonging to or associated w…
(v.) to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to…
(v.) to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; t…
acme
(n.) the highest point
attribute
(n.) A quality or characteristic belonging to or associated w…
275 terms
8th grade English vocab
Tri
Non
Mis
Extra
Three
Not
Bad
Beyond
Tri
Three
Non
Not
8 terms
English 8th grade
palpable
indolent
forbidding
cosmopolite
plainly seen
lazy
threatening, grim, unfriendly
sophisticated person-traveled lots of places-cultural
palpable
plainly seen
indolent
lazy
10 terms
English vocabulary 8th grade
Kerfuffle
Analogy
Indubitable
Cite
A small conflict, fuss, a disturbance
Comparison between two things, typically on the basis of thei…
Unquestionable, cannot be doubted, certain
To quote a passage, book, or author as evidence for support
Kerfuffle
A small conflict, fuss, a disturbance
Analogy
Comparison between two things, typically on the basis of thei…
46 terms
8th grade English vocabulary
Bellows
Wry
Infernally
Maim
N-a device with an air bag that emits a stream of air when sq…
ADJ-using or expressing dry, especially mocking,humor.
ADJ-of, relating to, or characteristic of hell or the underwo…
V-wound or injure (someone) so that part of the body is perma…
Bellows
N-a device with an air bag that emits a stream of air when sq…
Wry
ADJ-using or expressing dry, especially mocking,humor.
10 terms
English 8th Grade Vocabulary
Mollified
Derogatory
Plaintively
Brusquely
Pacified, appeased, eased (anger)
Negative, degrading
Mournfully
Rudely, instantly
Mollified
Pacified, appeased, eased (anger)
Derogatory
Negative, degrading
120 terms
8th grade vocabulary English
accent
articulate
dialect
diction
(n) stay of pronunciation typical of people from a certain re…
say clearly; (adj) skilled in expressing oneself clearly and…
(n) form of speech; a unique form of language, spoken by peop…
(n) to say; clearness of speech or pronunciation
accent
(n) stay of pronunciation typical of people from a certain re…
articulate
say clearly; (adj) skilled in expressing oneself clearly and…
20 terms
Jesuit 8th Grade English Set 15
assist
assume
assure
attach
to give support or aid to
to take for granted; to suppose
inform positively and with certainty and confidence
to fasten or affix; join; connect
assist
to give support or aid to
assume
to take for granted; to suppose
12 terms
English Vocabulary 8th Grade
Proprietor
Tarry
Ignorant
Sovereign
the owner of a business, or a holder of property
of, like, or covered with tar
lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unso…
possessing supreme or ultimate power
Proprietor
the owner of a business, or a holder of property
Tarry
of, like, or covered with tar
15 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
Lethargic
Robust
Ominous
Ruminate
Sluggish
Strong
Feeling that something bad will happen
Contemplate or thinking deeply
Lethargic
Sluggish
Robust
Strong
15 terms
8th grade English vocab
Grand jury
Hick
Scandal
To bench
a group of people who decide of a case goes to trial
a person from a rural area thought to be unsophisticated
an event that shocks people
to take someone out of the game
Grand jury
a group of people who decide of a case goes to trial
Hick
a person from a rural area thought to be unsophisticated
20 terms
8th Grade English Vocab
zeal
progeny
stealthily
metamorphosed
enthusiasm
children
secretly
transformed
zeal
enthusiasm
progeny
children
90 terms
English 8th Grade Vocab
Defenestrate
Immolate
Indicate
Interrogate
To throw someone or something out of a window
To destroy something with fire
To point out; to show
To question someone
Defenestrate
To throw someone or something out of a window
Immolate
To destroy something with fire
25 terms
8th Grade Vocabulary(ENGLISH)
Serene(2)
Obscure(2)
Bleak(2)
Provoke (2)
ADJ- peaceful, calm, relaxing
V- To block from view... ADJ- Not known well; unclear
ADJ(w/ ly) - Dark, Depressing, deary
V- To incite or cause someone to feel or do something usually…
Serene(2)
ADJ- peaceful, calm, relaxing
Obscure(2)
V- To block from view... ADJ- Not known well; unclear
10 terms
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…
8 terms
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
27 terms
English Vocab 8th grade
hearken
vexed
cunningly
foresight
listen carefully
trouble/bother
crafty or sly
knowledge or insight gained by looking forward
hearken
listen carefully
vexed
trouble/bother
14 terms
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…
117 terms
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
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
10 terms
8th English Vocabulary 1
aghast
adulation
condolences
disconsolate
filled with horror or shock
excessive pride or admiration
expression of sympathy
without consolation or comfort; unhappy
aghast
filled with horror or shock
adulation
excessive pride or admiration
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
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
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
112 terms
8th Grade English Final
What is an Act?
What is Allusion?
What is Antagonist?
What is an Aside?
subdivision of a play
reference to something in another work of literature, mytholo…
character of force in conflict with a main character
character's brief remarks to the audience
What is an Act?
subdivision of a play
What is Allusion?
reference to something in another work of literature, mytholo…
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
19 terms
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…
75 terms
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…
64 terms
8th Grade English Vocabulary
Literal
Contraste
Argue
Invest
Taking words into their most basic sense.
Being strictly different.
To cite evidence in support of an idea, action, belief.
To devote effort and time into a specific task with a worthwh…
Literal
Taking words into their most basic sense.
Contraste
Being strictly different.
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
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