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English Language Arts Vocabulary
synonym
hyperbole
metaphor
simile
a word that has the same meaning as another word
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
A comparison without using like or as
A comparison of two things using like or as
synonym
a word that has the same meaning as another word
hyperbole
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
English Language Arts Vocabulary Pt. 9
Expository
Topic Sentence
Commentary
Thesis
an informative tone.
A sentence with a subject and position that introduces the su…
An opinion or comment about a concrete detail or the topic; t…
A sentence with a subject and a position or opinion.
Expository
an informative tone.
Topic Sentence
A sentence with a subject and position that introduces the su…
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English-Language Arts Vocabulary
cite
evidence
inference
theme
to quote directly or indirectly from a text
support for an idea or claim
drawing a conclusion on the basis of circumstantial evidence
the underlying meaning or lesson of a text
cite
to quote directly or indirectly from a text
evidence
support for an idea or claim
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English Language arts 9
Activist
Reactionary
Retroactive
Counteract
One who acts in rigorous support for or in oppositions to an…
Ultra conservative, or reacting strongly out of bias
Extending to a prior time
To act against or make ineffective ; to offset
Activist
One who acts in rigorous support for or in oppositions to an…
Reactionary
Ultra conservative, or reacting strongly out of bias
English /Language Arts Vocabulary
adjective
adverb
affix
alliteration
words that describe a noun (e.g., red, bold)
words that modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb. An ad…
general term that refers to prefixes and suffixes
repetition of the initial consonant sound in two or more neig…
adjective
words that describe a noun (e.g., red, bold)
adverb
words that modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb. An ad…
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English Language Arts Vocabulary
analyze
main idea
details
text features
to examine the structure of a text in order to explain or int…
what the article/story is mostly about
statements that give more information about the main idea
components of a story not including the main body including (…
analyze
to examine the structure of a text in order to explain or int…
main idea
what the article/story is mostly about
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Language Arts 9 Vocabulary 9
Incredulous
Nonchalantly
Rarities
Sarcastically
shocking or disbelieving
seeming to be coolly unconcerned or indifferent
something rare or hard to find
a cunning, often ironic, cutting comment meant to wound
Incredulous
shocking or disbelieving
Nonchalantly
seeming to be coolly unconcerned or indifferent
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Vocabulary list 9 8th Grade Language Arts
bolster
depreciate
indiscriminate
inquisitive
to provide support or reinforcement
To decrease in value
(adj.) without restraint or control; unselective
Curious; eager to learn
bolster
to provide support or reinforcement
depreciate
To decrease in value
English Language Arts Vocabulary
Unalienable
Promissory
Tranquillity
Desolate
Not capable of being sold or transferred
Containing or implying a promise
Quality or state of being tranquil: calmness; peacefulness; q…
Dreary; dismal; gloomy
Unalienable
Not capable of being sold or transferred
Promissory
Containing or implying a promise
English Language Arts Vocabulary
Aha Moment (clue)
Tough Questions (clue)
Words of the Wiser (clue)
Memory Moment (clue)
suddenly a character realizes, understands, or finally figure…
a character pauses to ask a friend or him/herself a tough que…
a character (probably older and wiser) takes the main charact…
the author stops or interrupts the action to tell you a memor…
Aha Moment (clue)
suddenly a character realizes, understands, or finally figure…
Tough Questions (clue)
a character pauses to ask a friend or him/herself a tough que…
English Language Arts Vocabulary
Narrator (n)
Inference (n)
Infer (v)
Reliable (adj)
The person who tells a story.
Good guess based on evidence and knowledge.
To make a good guess based on evidence and knowledge.
Trustworthy or believable.
Narrator (n)
The person who tells a story.
Inference (n)
Good guess based on evidence and knowledge.
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Language Arts Vocabulary 9
Autonomy
Bureaucratic
Mandate
Ostracize
Independence; self-governent
Insisting on strict rules and routine, often to the point of…
A group's expresses wishes; clear signal to act; vote of conf…
To expel of exclude from a group
Autonomy
Independence; self-governent
Bureaucratic
Insisting on strict rules and routine, often to the point of…
English Language Arts Vocabulary
Dramatic Irony
Monologue
Soliloquy
Chorus
A form of irony in which the reader or audience knows more ab…
A dramatic speech delivered by a single character in a play
A long speech delivered by an actor alone on the stage repres…
In traditional or classic drama, a group of performers who sp…
Dramatic Irony
A form of irony in which the reader or audience knows more ab…
Monologue
A dramatic speech delivered by a single character in a play
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English Language Arts Vocabulary
claim
counterclaim
accentuate
adapt
stated facts supported by evidence or details (pros)
arguing against, claim made to offset another claim (cons)
give emphasis or to stress
get use to
claim
stated facts supported by evidence or details (pros)
counterclaim
arguing against, claim made to offset another claim (cons)
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English Language Arts Vocabulary
action
active voice
affix
alliteration
real or fictional events that comprise the subject of a novel…
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
to fasten, join, or attach.
the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
action
real or fictional events that comprise the subject of a novel…
active voice
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
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English Language Arts Vocabulary
sensory image
personification
simile
noun
a writer's use of words which connect to a ... reader's sense of…
a figure of speech in which a nonhuman ... thing (an idea, objec…
a figure of speech that compares two things ... without using th…
is a word used as the name of something: a person, a place,…
sensory image
a writer's use of words which connect to a ... reader's sense of…
personification
a figure of speech in which a nonhuman ... thing (an idea, objec…
English Language Arts Vocabulary
Nouns
Adjectives
Pronouns
Verbs
a person, place, thing, or an idea. (Ex. girl, kid )
words that describe or modify a person or thing in the senten…
words that takes the place of a noun. (Ex. it, her)
words that express actions, states, or a relationship between…
Nouns
a person, place, thing, or an idea. (Ex. girl, kid )
Adjectives
words that describe or modify a person or thing in the senten…
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Language Arts 9 Vocabulary 1
emission
remission
transmit
intercede
the act or process of emitting
the act of remitting
to send from one person, place, or thing to another
to plead on another's behalf
emission
the act or process of emitting
remission
the act of remitting
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Language Arts 9 Vocabulary 5
Embargo
Enthusiastic
Exponent
Exult
an order by a government prohibiting merchant ships from ente…
having or showing great interest or excitement
a number or symbol, placed to the right of and above the expr…
to rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant
Embargo
an order by a government prohibiting merchant ships from ente…
Enthusiastic
having or showing great interest or excitement
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Language Arts 9 Vocabulary 6
Maneuver
Metaphor
Mosaic
Mutation
a movement or procedure that involves skill or cunning
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase that is ordinari…
a picture or design made on a surface by fitting and cementin…
the process of by which a change in form occurs
Maneuver
a movement or procedure that involves skill or cunning
Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase that is ordinari…
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Vocabulary #9--Language Arts
Richter Scale
rupture
epicenter
tsunami
A scale that rates an earthquake's magnitude based on the siz…
To break apart, to burst
The point on the surface above the focus where the shaking of…
A huge destructive wave (especially one caused by an earthqua…
Richter Scale
A scale that rates an earthquake's magnitude based on the siz…
rupture
To break apart, to burst
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English Language Arts Vocabulary
Setting
Characters
Plot
Theme
When and where the story takes place
Who does the events
The sequence of events (what happens)
The main idea, the author's message to the reader.
Setting
When and where the story takes place
Characters
Who does the events
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Language Arts Vocabulary 9
benign (adj.)
abashed (verb)
confiscate (v.t.)
deluge (verb)
w.o. (O.F. From L. = bene (well) + genus (kind)... 1. Kind, grac…
1. To confuse, to make s.o. uncomfortable... 2. To embarrass s.o.
w.o. Latin con (with) t fiscus (treasury)... 1. To seize for the…
Noah-----> (a flood)... 1. A flooding of the land by water... 2. A…
benign (adj.)
w.o. (O.F. From L. = bene (well) + genus (kind)... 1. Kind, grac…
abashed (verb)
1. To confuse, to make s.o. uncomfortable... 2. To embarrass s.o.
Language Arts Vocabulary 9
Apt
Awry
Bludgeon
Capitulate
Suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
in a turned or twisted position or direction; wrong out o the…
a short club used as a weapon; to strike with a heavy club; t…
to end resistance, give up, throw in the towel
Apt
Suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
Awry
in a turned or twisted position or direction; wrong out o the…
English Language Arts Vocabulary Words
Prophecy
Fate
Gist
Annotate
A prediction or foretelling of what shall happen in the future.
A final outcome that cannot be deceived.
The main point or idea.
To make explanatory notes.
Prophecy
A prediction or foretelling of what shall happen in the future.
Fate
A final outcome that cannot be deceived.
Language arts vocabulary 9
Cide, cise
Omni
Ped, pod
Curr, curs
Cut down, kill... Genocide
All, every ... Omnivorous
Foot... Impediment
Run... Concurrent
Cide, cise
Cut down, kill... Genocide
Omni
All, every ... Omnivorous
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Vocabulary language arts #9
Acuity
Debunk
Adroit
Pontificate
Penetrating or clear intelligence or skill.... Syn- sharpness/ a…
To show the falseness or hollowness of.... Syn- expose/ disprove…
Clever or skillful in the use of hands or the mind.... Syn- nimb…
To express one's views in an arrogant or pompous manner.... Syn-…
Acuity
Penetrating or clear intelligence or skill.... Syn- sharpness/ a…
Debunk
To show the falseness or hollowness of.... Syn- expose/ disprove…
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English Language Arts Vocabulary Words
Archetype
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
Irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means an…
In this type of irony, facts or events are unknown to a chara…
Irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect t…
Archetype
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
Verbal Irony
Irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means an…
English Language Arts,Vocabulary
Humane
Mortal
Planetary
Satellites
Adjective;possessing the best qualities of human beings;kind,…
Adjective;certain to die eventually;causing death;to the deat…
Adjective;referring to a planet or planets;global;wandering;m…
Noun;a planet,moon,or artificial object that orbits a planet;…
Humane
Adjective;possessing the best qualities of human beings;kind,…
Mortal
Adjective;certain to die eventually;causing death;to the deat…
English Language Arts,Vocabulary
Humane
Mortal
Planetary
Satellites
Adjective;possessing the best qualities of human beings;kind,…
Adjective;certain to die eventually;causing death;to the deat…
Adjective;referring to a planet or planets;global;wandering;m…
Noun;a planet,moon,or artificial object that orbits a planet;…
Humane
Adjective;possessing the best qualities of human beings;kind,…
Mortal
Adjective;certain to die eventually;causing death;to the deat…
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Language Arts Vocabulary #9
Aptitude(n.)
Charisma(n.)
Fickle(adj.)
Labyrinth(n.)
An inherent ability , as for learning
A rare personal quality attributed to leaders who arouse ferv…
Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, espec…
An intricate structure of interconnecting passages through wh…
Aptitude(n.)
An inherent ability , as for learning
Charisma(n.)
A rare personal quality attributed to leaders who arouse ferv…
Language Arts: Vocabulary #9
Acquiesce
Blasphemous
Emaciated
Empirical
To give in; to comply
Irreverent; profane; incredibly disrespectful
Very thin (usually a result of starvation); wasting away
Based on observation or experiment and not on theory
Acquiesce
To give in; to comply
Blasphemous
Irreverent; profane; incredibly disrespectful
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Language Arts Vocabulary 9
Phon, phono, phone
Cacophony (noun)
Dysphonia (noun)
Euphonic (adjective)
Sound, voice
Harsh sounds; bad noise
Difficulty producing speech sounds, usually did to hoarseness
Having a nice sound; pleasant combination of sounds in words
Phon, phono, phone
Sound, voice
Cacophony (noun)
Harsh sounds; bad noise
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English language arts vocabulary
Narrator
Point of view
First person point of view
Second person
The person who tells the story or poem.
The perspective of the narrator.... Where the narrator tells th…
A first person narrator is in the story.... Uses the pronoun "I".
The narrator puts you in the story.... Uses the pronoun "you".
Narrator
The person who tells the story or poem.
Point of view
The perspective of the narrator.... Where the narrator tells th…
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Language Arts Vocabulary 9
Periphery
Permeate
Preverse
Petulant
The outermost part within a boundary, the outside edge
To flow or spread through; penetrate
Stubborn; contrary; intractable
Ill-humored, irritable, cranky
Periphery
The outermost part within a boundary, the outside edge
Permeate
To flow or spread through; penetrate
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Westing Game Ch. 9-12 Vocabulary Definitions: Language Arts/English
sappy
broker
uppity
jabbering
Showing love or being sentimental, but in a foolish and silly…
A person who helps people to buy or sell things; such as stock.
Snobby or stuck up; thinking you're better than others.
Talking quickly, in an excited way, and not very clearly.
sappy
Showing love or being sentimental, but in a foolish and silly…
broker
A person who helps people to buy or sell things; such as stock.
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English Language Arts vocabulary
inert
impair
wince
naïve
adj.... lifeless; having no power to move or act
verb.... to become damaged or weakened
verb.... a slight grimace or shrinking movement caused by pain o…
adj.... innocent to the ways of the world; childlike
inert
adj.... lifeless; having no power to move or act
impair
verb.... to become damaged or weakened
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English language arts VOCABULARY
figurative language
plot
imagery
style
a language that uses words or expressions with a meaning in a…
the main events of a story or movie presented by the writer.
visually descriptive literary work.
the literary element that describes the ways the author uses…
figurative language
a language that uses words or expressions with a meaning in a…
plot
the main events of a story or movie presented by the writer.
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Language arts vocabulary 9
tortuous
Retort
extort
voluble
Not direct
To respond sarcastically
Wrongly force someone
Talkative
tortuous
Not direct
Retort
To respond sarcastically
Language arts vocabulary #9
Avenge
Cede
Deluge
Discretion
To get revenge for, get even for, settle a score; to punish s…
To give up, surrender, to hand over to another
A great flood; a heavy fall of rain; anything that comes in v…
Good judgment; care in speech and action; freedom to judge or…
Avenge
To get revenge for, get even for, settle a score; to punish s…
Cede
To give up, surrender, to hand over to another
Language arts vocabulary 9
Astute
Resurgent
Curvilinear
Draconian
Quick in discernment; shrewd, clever, keen
A rise after defeat
Formed, bound, or characterized by curvy lines
Hard, severe, cruel
Astute
Quick in discernment; shrewd, clever, keen
Resurgent
A rise after defeat
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Language Arts Vocabulary 9
Virtuoso (noun)
Partisan (noun)
Hamper (verb)
Contend (verb)
A person who has a special knoweldge or skill in a field.
An adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause.…
To hold back;hinder;impede
To struggle in opposition
Virtuoso (noun)
A person who has a special knoweldge or skill in a field.
Partisan (noun)
An adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause.…
Language arts vocabulary 9
Accord
Antics
Benign
Bananza
(Noun) An agreement , usually a formal one
Playful or mischievous tricks , pranks or shenanigans
Not harmful 2. Kind and generous (of a person)
A rich harvest or a sudden good fortune (synonyms: gold mine…
Accord
(Noun) An agreement , usually a formal one
Antics
Playful or mischievous tricks , pranks or shenanigans
Language Arts Vocabulary 9
Forage
Forbear
Fortitous
Fraught
Verb- to search or hunt for food and provisions... Two men, rifl…
Verb- to refrain from doing something... Resist sharing opinion…
Adjective- having good fortune occurring by accident or chanc…
Adjective- full of... Firefighter, cargo... Books, humor... Kathy, guilt
Forage
Verb- to search or hunt for food and provisions... Two men, rifl…
Forbear
Verb- to refrain from doing something... Resist sharing opinion…
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Language arts vocabulary #9
Defunct
Legend
Odious
Totter
No longer in existence
Key to map; myth or story
Hateful
Walk unsteadily
Defunct
No longer in existence
Legend
Key to map; myth or story
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Language Arts vocabulary #9
Interrobang
Afoot
Gawk
Mirage
A punctuation mark designed for use at the end of a rhetorica…
In preparation or beginning.
Stare openly and stupidly
Something that appears real or possible but isn't
Interrobang
A punctuation mark designed for use at the end of a rhetorica…
Afoot
In preparation or beginning.
English language arts vocabulary
Grotesque
Intermittent
Capitulate
Adamant
Having a bizarre, fanstastic appearance; ugly.
Occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady.
Surrender; ceast to resist an opponent.
Refusing to be persuaded to change one's mind.
Grotesque
Having a bizarre, fanstastic appearance; ugly.
Intermittent
Occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady.
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Language Arts Vocabulary #9
encroach
bludgeon
pertinent
disarming
to advance beyond the usual or proper limits, trespass
short club, used as a weapon; (v.) to strike with a heavy clu…
related to the matter at hand, to the point
charming; tending to get rid of unfriendliness or suspicion
encroach
to advance beyond the usual or proper limits, trespass
bludgeon
short club, used as a weapon; (v.) to strike with a heavy clu…
Vocabulary 9 Language Arts
encroach
bludgeon
pertinent
disarming
to advance beyond the usual or proper limits
a short club used as a weapon (v.)to strike with a heavy club…
related to the matter at hand
charming; tending to get rid of unfriendliness
encroach
to advance beyond the usual or proper limits
bludgeon
a short club used as a weapon (v.)to strike with a heavy club…
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