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English 9 / Lesson 9
Allure
Antiquity
Appraise
Cleave
The power to attract or charm
The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages... The qual…
To estimate the value of... To form a judgment of; to evaluate
To cling to or be faithful to... To split with force or a sharp…
Allure
The power to attract or charm
Antiquity
The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages... The qual…
English 9 - Week 9
atrocious
doubtful
hilarious
obnoxious
adj. monstrous, shockingly bad, wicked
adj. feeling uncertain about something
adj. extremely funny; causing loud amusement
adj. highly offensive; extremely unpleasant
atrocious
adj. monstrous, shockingly bad, wicked
doubtful
adj. feeling uncertain about something
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English 9 Unit 4
abscond
abscond
abscond
access
(v.) to run off and hide
synonyms: bolt, make off
Thieves who _____________________ with several of the museum'…
(n.) approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an in…
abscond
(v.) to run off and hide
abscond
synonyms: bolt, make off
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English+ 9
work
job
apprenticeship
education
Arbeit
Arbeitsstelle
Handwerksausbildung
Bildung
work
Arbeit
job
Arbeitsstelle
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English 9 / lesson 10
Amputate
Aptitude
Beneficiary
Boon
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
A natural talent
One who benefits or gains an advantage from something
A welcome gift or blessing
Amputate
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
Aptitude
A natural talent
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English 9 Unit 1
Admonish
Admonish
Admonish
Breach
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
The librarian had to _____________________ the noisy students…
Synonyms: reprimand, call on the carpet
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
Admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
Admonish
The librarian had to _____________________ the noisy students…
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English 9 Unit 2
adjourn
adjourn
adjourn
alien
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
The judge _____________________ the hearing until ten o'clock…
synonyms: postpone, discontinue
(n.) a citizen of another country (adj.) foreign, strange
adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
adjourn
The judge _____________________ the hearing until ten o'clock…
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English 9 / Lesson 12
Adversity
Cardinal
Credible
Empathize
Misfortune; hardship
Most important; chief
Believable; reliable
To show or feel understanding of another's feelings or problems
Adversity
Misfortune; hardship
Cardinal
Most important; chief
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Key English 9: 21A
A presentation
Geography
Wildlife
A hiker
Esitys
Maantiede
Eläimistö, luonto
Retkeilijä
A presentation
Esitys
Geography
Maantiede
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English 9 / Lesson 11
Amenity
Averse
Complacent
Decompose
A feature that contributes to physical comfort... A feature that…
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned
To decay or to break down into basic elements
Amenity
A feature that contributes to physical comfort... A feature that…
Averse
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
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English 9 Literary Terms
Plot
External conflict
Character
Setting
Sequence of events that make up a story
Struggle against an outside force.
A person, animal or force in the story.
The time and place of a story.
Plot
Sequence of events that make up a story
External conflict
Struggle against an outside force.
Vocab Lesson 12- English 9
malodorous
accolade
malapropisms
dubious
having a bad odor
a special acknowledgment or award
ludicrous misuse of a word, especially with one that sounds s…
doubtful; arousing doubt
malodorous
having a bad odor
accolade
a special acknowledgment or award
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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary #9
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
(v.) to comfort; (n.)the keyboard of an organ; (n.) a control…
(v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
assurance
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
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english9 vocab 8
affliction
devoid
elusive
formidable
distress;pain;misfortune
empty;without completely lacking
not easily found or understood
inspiring wonder, fear or dread
affliction
distress;pain;misfortune
devoid
empty;without completely lacking
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English 9--Vocabulary 13
acknowledge
adversary
elude
exploit
(v.) recognize the rights or authority of; admit; to express…
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(v.) to escape from or avoid; to escape the understanding of
(v.) to make use of, develop; to make improper use of for per…
acknowledge
(v.) recognize the rights or authority of; admit; to express…
adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent
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English 9 Vocabulary 6
arrogance
docile
frivolous
kindle
(n.) overbearing pride; a lack of regard for others
(adj.) gentle; easy to manage
(adj.) silly; unimportant
(v.) to ignite; to arouse or excite; to set on fire
arrogance
(n.) overbearing pride; a lack of regard for others
docile
(adj.) gentle; easy to manage
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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
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English 9 Unit 5
accomplice
accomplice
accomplice
annihilate
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
synonym: partner in crime
The driver of the getaway car was arrested and tried as an __…
(v.) to destroy completely
accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
accomplice
synonym: partner in crime
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English 9 - Unit 9
uniform
unison
unanimous
monologue
The same all the way through; consistent
One voice
Showing complete agreement
A speech made by a single person
uniform
The same all the way through; consistent
unison
One voice
English 9 Dec 14
concoction
debris
disdain
eavesdrop
something (such as a food or drink) that is made by mixing to…
scattered fragments, wreckage
Intense dislike
to listen secretly to private conversations
concoction
something (such as a food or drink) that is made by mixing to…
debris
scattered fragments, wreckage
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English 9 Unit 7
Adieu
Adieu
Adieu
Advent
(int.) "Farewell!" ; (n.) a farewell
Synonyms: "So long," good-bye
You have reached the stage of life where you must expect to s…
(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view
Adieu
(int.) "Farewell!" ; (n.) a farewell
Adieu
Synonyms: "So long," good-bye
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English 9 Unit 8
assurance
assurance
assurance
asylum
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
synonyms: promise, sureness
The airport was built with the _________________________ that…
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
assurance
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
assurance
synonyms: promise, sureness
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English 9 Vocab #9
betrayal
controversial
defiance
envious
to disappoint the hopes or expectations of; be disloyal to.
a prolonged public dispute, debate, or contention; disputatio…
open resistance; bold disobedience.
a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to anothe…
betrayal
to disappoint the hopes or expectations of; be disloyal to.
controversial
a prolonged public dispute, debate, or contention; disputatio…
English 9 January 25
prate
conspire
baleful
minion
(verb) to speak about unimportant matters rapidly and incessa…
(verb) to act in agreement and in secret towards a deceitful…
(adjective ) foreshadowing of evil or tragic events
(noun) a follower of a powerful person
prate
(verb) to speak about unimportant matters rapidly and incessa…
conspire
(verb) to act in agreement and in secret towards a deceitful…
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English 9 Unit 6
atone
atone
atone
bondage
(v.) to make up for
Synonym: expiate
In some early societies, people who committed certain crimes…
(n.) slavery; any state of being bound or held down
atone
(v.) to make up for
atone
Synonym: expiate
English 9 October 12
Inception
Incipient
Annihilate
Nihilism
the beginning of something
In its early stages; the beginning
to destroy completely
the belief that there are no values or morals in the universe
Inception
the beginning of something
Incipient
In its early stages; the beginning
Poetry Terms 1 - English 9
alliteration
simile
slant rhyme
antithesis
type of internal rhyme when beginning consonant sounds repeated
comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
type of end rhyme with similar but not exact sounds
using two opposites to highlight or contrast features of both
alliteration
type of internal rhyme when beginning consonant sounds repeated
simile
comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
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English 9 - UNIT 9 (Definitions)
abate
adulation
anathema
astute
to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less…
praise or flattery that is excessive
an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation
shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
abate
to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less…
adulation
praise or flattery that is excessive
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English 9--Vocabulary 11
bland
chronic
contemptible
diligent
(adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
(adj.) lasting a long time; constant; habitual
(adj.) despicable; hateful; low
(adj.) hardworking; industrious
bland
(adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
chronic
(adj.) lasting a long time; constant; habitual
English 9 Dec 7
commotion
conspicuous
diminish
egregious
a state of confused and noisy disturbance
Easily seen or noticed
to make or become smaller, reduce in size
Extremely bad
commotion
a state of confused and noisy disturbance
conspicuous
Easily seen or noticed
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English 9/10 Sulam
Traditional
Numerous
Disrupt
Evident
Done for a long time
Many
Interrupt
It's clear to see or understand
Traditional
Done for a long time
Numerous
Many
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 3A
prolific
reprove
symmetry
tranquil
(adj) causing plentiful growth
(v) to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent
(n) equal on both sides of a dividing line
(adj) calm, free from disturbance
prolific
(adj) causing plentiful growth
reprove
(v) to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent
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English 9 Midterm Study guide
plot
expositon
conflict
internal conflict
Sequence of events in a story
Beginning of the story when characters and setting are introd…
A struggle between opposing forces
A conflict can be internal, involving opposing forces within…
plot
Sequence of events in a story
expositon
Beginning of the story when characters and setting are introd…
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English 9 Vocabulary Lesson 3
aft
aquatic
armada
barnacles
situated near or at the rear part of a ship or boat
living or growing in or on water
a fleet of warships
hard-covered shellfish that attach themselves to submerged su…
aft
situated near or at the rear part of a ship or boat
aquatic
living or growing in or on water
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 4A
acrimonious
ameliorate
amenable
amorphous
(adj) stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior
(v) to make better or more tolerable; improve
(adj) ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield
(adj) lacking definite form; having no specific shape; formless
acrimonious
(adj) stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior
ameliorate
(v) to make better or more tolerable; improve
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 5A
affable
ambivalence
ameliorate
audacity
(adj) pleasant and likable; friendly, good-natured, or easy t…
(n) mixed feelings or emotions, positive and negative feeling…
(v) to improve or make better
(n) raw arrogance and disregard for normal standards; rude or…
affable
(adj) pleasant and likable; friendly, good-natured, or easy t…
ambivalence
(n) mixed feelings or emotions, positive and negative feeling…
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 6A
antiquated
clandestine
egregious
hackneyed
(adj) old fashioned, no longer used, obsolete
(adj) held or conducted in secret
(adj) extremely bad, extraordinary in some awful way
(adj) made commonplace or trite; stale; banal
antiquated
(adj) old fashioned, no longer used, obsolete
clandestine
(adj) held or conducted in secret
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 10A
ambiguous
amiable
crass
discursive
(adj) open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncer…
(adj) good-nature and likeable
(adj) crude and unrefined; insensitive; gross
(adj) passing aimlessly from one subject to another; rambling
ambiguous
(adj) open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncer…
amiable
(adj) good-nature and likeable
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Lesson 7 English 9 Vocab
badger
benevolent
elapse
fitful
to harass persistently; to annoy
showing, doing, or resulting in good
to slip by, as in time
stopping and starting intermittently
badger
to harass persistently; to annoy
benevolent
showing, doing, or resulting in good
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 7A
conciliate
cursory
derision
enmity
(v) to overcome anger or hostility, to win goodwill of someone
(adj) hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed; superficial
(n) ridicule; mockery, scorn
(n) hostility between enemies
conciliate
(v) to overcome anger or hostility, to win goodwill of someone
cursory
(adj) hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed; superficial
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 9A
acquiesce
affinity
blasphemous
buttress
(v) submit or comply silently or without protest; agree
(n) an attraction to or liking for something;... A likeness, a n…
(adj) disrespectful or mocking behavior toward anything held…
(n) something that supports or strengthens
acquiesce
(v) submit or comply silently or without protest; agree
affinity
(n) an attraction to or liking for something;... A likeness, a n…
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Lesson 2 English 9 Vocab
belittle
blase
concoct
decade
to speak of something or someone as small or unimportant
uninterested or unimpressed
to devise cleverly; to invent
ten years
belittle
to speak of something or someone as small or unimportant
blase
uninterested or unimpressed
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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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English 9 Unit 4 Vocabulary
ambivalent
auspicious
eclectic
imperious
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
favorable; promising
made up of a variety of sources or styles
arrogantly domineering or overbearing
ambivalent
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
auspicious
favorable; promising
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 2A
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
(n) the direct opposite
(v) to move, climb, or go upward; mount; rise
(adj) grave; sober; solemn; serious
(adj) independent
antithesis
(n) the direct opposite
ascend
(v) to move, climb, or go upward; mount; rise
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ENGLISH 9 UNIT 8A
abhor
accolade
ascetic
bequeath
(v) detest utterly; loathe
(n) praise, approval
(n) a person who leads an austerely simple life, esp. one who…
(v) to hand down; pass on
abhor
(v) detest utterly; loathe
accolade
(n) praise, approval
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Key English 9 Unit 23
a screen
a temperature
a chance
a rule
valkokangas
lämpötila
mahdollisuus
sääntö
a screen
valkokangas
a temperature
lämpötila
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Lesson 5 English 9 Vocab
bizarre
bungle
deduce
dynamic
unusual or strange
to act or work clumsily; to ruin something through clumsiness
to conclude by reasoning; to infer
energetic; intense; forceful
bizarre
unusual or strange
bungle
to act or work clumsily; to ruin something through clumsiness
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Lesson 3 English 9 Vocab
amity
cater
guise
inconsequential
friendship
to supply what is needed or desired
a false appearance
of little or no importance
amity
friendship
cater
to supply what is needed or desired
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Lesson 8 English 9 Vocab
alight
convalesce
dainty
feint
to descend and settle, as after flying
to recover one's health
delicate or charming
to distract an opponent by pretending to move in one directio…
alight
to descend and settle, as after flying
convalesce
to recover one's health
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