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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 12
appreciable
autocratic
blanch
blasphemy
(adj.) sufficient to be noticed or measured
(adj.) absolute in power or authority
(v.) to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil
(n.) an act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for somet…
appreciable
(adj.) sufficient to be noticed or measured
autocratic
(adj.) absolute in power or authority
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English 12 Honors--Frankenstein List 1
fervent
satiate
confer
requisite
showing deep feeling
to satisfy
to give, grant, or bestow
required for a purpose
fervent
showing deep feeling
satiate
to satisfy
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English 12 Honors--Frankenstein List 4
apathy
chimerical
impediments
repined
quality of not caring
given to fantastic schemes
things that stand in the way
complained
apathy
quality of not caring
chimerical
given to fantastic schemes
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Honors English 12-12
rescind
quintessential
ostentatious
oblivious
take back
being the best of something
overdone to the point of showing off
unaware
rescind
take back
quintessential
being the best of something
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12 English Honors Vocab
ebullient (adj)
inane (adj)
impediment (n)
indolent (adj)
enthusiastic
trivial
hindrance
lazy
ebullient (adj)
enthusiastic
inane (adj)
trivial
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Honors English, Vocabulary List 12
Pecuniary
Pedant
Peremptory
Perennial
monetary; financial
one who possesses mere book learning; narrow-minded teacher
dictatorial; unconditional
continual; enduring
Pecuniary
monetary; financial
Pedant
one who possesses mere book learning; narrow-minded teacher
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English 12 Honors--Frankenstein List 2
dross
dauntless
amassed
entreated
Unwanted part
bold; fearless; courageous
accumulated; collected
Begged; pleaded with
dross
Unwanted part
dauntless
bold; fearless; courageous
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English 12 Honors--Frankenstein List 3
lineaments
indefatigable
effectual
procure
Lines or features of the face
Tireless
Able to produce the desired effect
To get; obtain
lineaments
Lines or features of the face
indefatigable
Tireless
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English 12 Honors--Frankenstein List 5
chaise
imbibed
recapitulation
panegyric
a chair with a long seat
To absorb or take in as if by drinking
A summary
a speech or essay about a dead person
chaise
a chair with a long seat
imbibed
To absorb or take in as if by drinking
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Honors English 12
Abjure
Acumen
Auspicious
Belie
Swear off, formally reject (a belief, cause of claim)
The ability to make food judgements and quick decisions
Born to succeed, sign of future sucess
Fail to give a true notion of (appearance) disguise/contradict
Abjure
Swear off, formally reject (a belief, cause of claim)
Acumen
The ability to make food judgements and quick decisions
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Honors English #12
Arcane
Artifacts
Atone
Callow
secret, mysterious; SYN: unknowable, impenetrable, esoteric.
simple objects showing human workmanship; SYN: art, achieveme…
to make amends; SYN: apologize, redeem, absolve.
immature, inexperienced; SYN: crude, greenhorn, juvenile.
Arcane
secret, mysterious; SYN: unknowable, impenetrable, esoteric.
Artifacts
simple objects showing human workmanship; SYN: art, achieveme…
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Honors English Vocab 12
DIsparity
Homogeneous
Deviate
Anthesis
Inequality
Similar in kind
To vary from a path
The exact opposite
DIsparity
Inequality
Homogeneous
Similar in kind
Honors English-vocabulary #12
deluge
catholic
eerie
martial
(n.)a flood; an overwhelming rush; surge; inundation.
(adj.)universal in extent; wide-ranging; broad; involving all…
(adj.)weird; mysterious; strange and frightening; creepy; sin…
(adj.)warlike; relating to the military.
deluge
(n.)a flood; an overwhelming rush; surge; inundation.
catholic
(adj.)universal in extent; wide-ranging; broad; involving all…
ENGLISH 12 Honors
Ameliorate (v.)
Amelioration (n.)
Conserve (v.)
Conservatation (n.)
Make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.
The act of making something better.
Protection from harm or destruction.
The action of conserving something, in particular.
Ameliorate (v.)
Make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.
Amelioration (n.)
The act of making something better.
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Honors English 12
Abbot
Abdicate
Abdomen
Abdominal
Superior of a community of monks
To give up (royal power)
Area between diaphragm and pelvic floor; the belly
Pertaining to the abdomen
Abbot
Superior of a community of monks
Abdicate
To give up (royal power)
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Honors English List 12
Caricature
Capricious
Grandiose
Fauna
(n) a portrait or description that is purposely distorted or…
(adj) unpredictable; likely to change at any moment
(adj) absurdly exaggerated
(n) animals
Caricature
(n) a portrait or description that is purposely distorted or…
Capricious
(adj) unpredictable; likely to change at any moment
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Honors English Vocab #12
Austere
Esoteric
Facsimile
Grotesque
without decoration
understood by a specialized group
an exact copy
distorted or ugly
Austere
without decoration
Esoteric
understood by a specialized group
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English Honors 12 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
(V) To approach and to speak first; to confront in a challeng…
(N) A comment indicating strong critisism or dissaproval
(Adj) Intensly eager over something
(Adj) Having a salty taste or unpleasant to drink
Accost
(V) To approach and to speak first; to confront in a challeng…
Animadversion
(N) A comment indicating strong critisism or dissaproval
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Honors English vocab 12
Hapless
Quota
Savvy
Accolade
Out of luck, unfortunate
Fixed or required amount
Common sense
Award or privilege granted as a special honor
Hapless
Out of luck, unfortunate
Quota
Fixed or required amount
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Honors English List 12
altruistic
amorous
antithesis
assiduous
showing unselfish regard for the welfare of others
expressing or showing love
the direct opposite; contrast
persistent; persevering
altruistic
showing unselfish regard for the welfare of others
amorous
expressing or showing love
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Honors English- Vocabulary #12
Hoard
Regimen
Indignant
Obsessive
a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded…
a regulated course, as of diet, exercise, or manner of living…
feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure a…
Domination of ones thoughts by desire
Hoard
a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded…
Regimen
a regulated course, as of diet, exercise, or manner of living…
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Honors English Vocab. #12
zealous
enthusiastic; fervent; eager
Medieval Latin- zelosus
wrath
(adj) ardently active; devoted; diligent
synonyms of zealous
origin of zealous
(noun) indignation; intense anger; rage
zealous
(adj) ardently active; devoted; diligent
enthusiastic; fervent; eager
synonyms of zealous
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honors english vocab #12
accelerate
compensate
exaggerate
humiliate
to speed up, increase speed
to make up for, pay, renumerate
to overstate, magnify, inflate
to lower the self respect of, mortify
accelerate
to speed up, increase speed
compensate
to make up for, pay, renumerate
English Honors Vocab #12
Deluge
Catholic
Eerie
Martial
A flood... Ant: drought
Universal... Ant: limited
Weird, mysterious ... Ant: common
Warlike
Deluge
A flood... Ant: drought
Catholic
Universal... Ant: limited
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Honors English HW #12
precipitate
osier
harangue
plumage
to drop
any of various willows having tough flexible twigs or branche…
noisy, attacking speech
feathers of a bird
precipitate
to drop
osier
any of various willows having tough flexible twigs or branche…
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Honors English Vocab 12
Deluge
Catholic
Eerie
Martial
A flood; an overwhelming rush
Universal; wide ranging
Weird; mysterious; strange and frightening
Warlike; relating to the military
Deluge
A flood; an overwhelming rush
Catholic
Universal; wide ranging
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English Honors 12 (colemans)
persiflage
aberration
philippic
depredation
light and slightly contemptuous mockery or banter.
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
a bitter attack or denunciation, especially a verbal one.
an act of attacking or plundering.
persiflage
light and slightly contemptuous mockery or banter.
aberration
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
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Honors English 12 Vocab 12
afoot
anachronism
barb
censorious
(adv) in the process of happening or developing
(n) an error in chronology (usually pertaining to persons or…
(n) a caustic remark
(adj) highly critical; fault finding
afoot
(adv) in the process of happening or developing
anachronism
(n) an error in chronology (usually pertaining to persons or…
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English Honors Vocab #12
equivocal
expeditious
galvanize
implacable
ambiguous (usually intended to mislead)
done with speed and efficiency
to stimulate or to excite as if by an electric shock
incapable of being appeased
equivocal
ambiguous (usually intended to mislead)
expeditious
done with speed and efficiency
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Honors English Week #12
Formidable
Fortuitous
Fracas
Fractious
Inspiring fear or respect
Occurring by chance
A noisy dispute
Grumpy, bad tempered
Formidable
Inspiring fear or respect
Fortuitous
Occurring by chance
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Honors English II #12
Absolve
Caricature
Clangor
Contiguous
v. to clear from blame, responsibility or guilt... 사면하다, 용서하다
n. a representation, such as a drawing, that exaggerates a su…
n. a loud ringing sound; v. to make a loud ringing noise... 땡그랑…
adj. side by side, touching; near; adjacent in time... 인접한, 근접한
Absolve
v. to clear from blame, responsibility or guilt... 사면하다, 용서하다
Caricature
n. a representation, such as a drawing, that exaggerates a su…
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Honors English 12 Midterm
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a symbolic story
repetition of a consonant sound
a reference, usually indirect... -usually to the Bible or Greek…
meaning is unclear
allegory
a symbolic story
alliteration
repetition of a consonant sound
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Honors English 12 Literary Terms II
in medias res
archetype
diction
imagery
the literary technique of relating a story from the midpoint,…
a symbol, image, plot or character type that occurs frequentl…
an author's choice of words to convey a tone or effect
language used to convey a visual picture or invoke any sensor…
in medias res
the literary technique of relating a story from the midpoint,…
archetype
a symbol, image, plot or character type that occurs frequentl…
31 terms
Honors English 12 Definitions
Syntax
What is a phrase?
Why is syntax important?
List the 5 basic functions and describ…
The study of structure of a sentence.
A group of words that function as a single unit Can be substi…
By learning to analyze the structure of a sentence, we learn…
Subject- (Doer of the action) Specifies the entity about whic…
Syntax
The study of structure of a sentence.
What is a phrase?
A group of words that function as a single unit Can be substi…
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Gish Honors English 12
obfuscate
obtrude
ogre
opiate
to obscure or darken
To impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others with undue insis…
A giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats humans
Something that dulls the senses and induces relaxation or tor…
obfuscate
to obscure or darken
obtrude
To impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others with undue insis…
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Honors English Level D Unit #12
Appreciable
Autocratic
Blanch
Blasphemy
(adj.) sufficient to be noticed or measured
(adj.) absolute in power or authority
(v.) to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil
(n.) an act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for somet…
Appreciable
(adj.) sufficient to be noticed or measured
Autocratic
(adj.) absolute in power or authority
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Honors English Vocab. 12
Officiate
Saga
Clamor
Fluctuate
To perform the duties of an office; to referee
A narrative of heroic exploits; a long, detailed account
A public outcry; any loud and continued noise; to call for by…
To change continually; to move up and down
Officiate
To perform the duties of an office; to referee
Saga
A narrative of heroic exploits; a long, detailed account
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English 12 Honors
Cenotaph
Unctuous
Vicissitude
Titillate
Noun... A monument or a memorial to someone buried elsewhere... Pos…
Adjective... Oily, greasy, excessively smooth... Negative... Latin wor…
Noun... Sudden or unexpected turns often encountered in one's li…
Verb... Excite pleasurably agreeable... Positive... Latin word titilla…
Cenotaph
Noun... A monument or a memorial to someone buried elsewhere... Pos…
Unctuous
Adjective... Oily, greasy, excessively smooth... Negative... Latin wor…
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honors english vocab 12
cache
cajole
devoid
enervate
hiding place; something hidden in the hiding place
persuade by pleasant words or false promises
entirely without; lacking
to weaken, lessen the strength of
cache
hiding place; something hidden in the hiding place
cajole
persuade by pleasant words or false promises
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Honors English Vocab-12
paranoia
phobia
resuscitate
salutary
an illogical, persistent feeling of distrust or suspicion of…
an extreme fear
to revive
have a good effect on health
paranoia
an illogical, persistent feeling of distrust or suspicion of…
phobia
an extreme fear
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Honors English 12 Midterm
"Had hair as yellow as wax,/ But lank…
"As hot and lecherous as a sparrow...h…
"A stout churl, be it known,/ Hardy an…
"But rich was he in holy thought and w…
Pardoner
Summoner
Miller
Parson
"Had hair as yellow as wax,/ But lank…
Pardoner
"As hot and lecherous as a sparrow...h…
Summoner
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Honors English III- Lesson 12
halcyon
fastidious
badinage
malapropism
adj. calm; pleasant... syn: tranquil; unruffled... ant: troubled; t…
adj. hard to please; fussy... syn: meticulous; exacting... ant: cas…
n. playful, teasing talk... syn: chaff, joshing
n. a word humorously misused
halcyon
adj. calm; pleasant... syn: tranquil; unruffled... ant: troubled; t…
fastidious
adj. hard to please; fussy... syn: meticulous; exacting... ant: cas…
240 terms
Honors English Vocab units 1-12
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
v. to refer to casually or indirectly
adj. supernaturally perceptive; n. one who possesses extrasen…
adj. serving to settle an issue; final
adj. not respectable, not esteemed
allude
v. to refer to casually or indirectly
clairvoyant
adj. supernaturally perceptive; n. one who possesses extrasen…
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Honors English IV Vocab 12
aesthetic
defunct
discomfit
espouse
relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art, dealing w…
dead; no longer in use or existence
to frustrate, thwart, or defeat; to confuse, perplex, or emba…
to take up and support; to become attached to, adopt; to marry
aesthetic
relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art, dealing w…
defunct
dead; no longer in use or existence
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English 12 Honors Oedipus
Epic vs. Lyric poetry
Oedipus' fate
Tragedy should be..
Catharsis
Epics are long, lyrics are short. Epics focus on battles/achi…
To kill his father and marry his mother
1. Complex, 2. Suffering (feel pity)
Purging of emotion (have to feel something)
Epic vs. Lyric poetry
Epics are long, lyrics are short. Epics focus on battles/achi…
Oedipus' fate
To kill his father and marry his mother
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English 10 Honors Lesson # 12
machination
macroscopic
maelstrom
malapropism
evil design or plan
visible to the naked eye
whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
humorously misused word
machination
evil design or plan
macroscopic
visible to the naked eye
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Honors English 12 4
Atrophy
Bastion
Concord
Consummate
The wasting away of a body organ
A fortified place, stronghold
A state of agreement, harmony, unanimity
Complete or perfect in the highest degree
Atrophy
The wasting away of a body organ
Bastion
A fortified place, stronghold
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Honors english group 12
trite
truculent
tumid
tumult
commonplace; overused
aggressive; eager to fight
swollen; inflated
great commotion or agitation
trite
commonplace; overused
truculent
aggressive; eager to fight
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Honors English Vocal 12
trite
truculent
tumid
tumult
commonplace overused
aggressive eager to fight
swollen inflated
great commotion
trite
commonplace overused
truculent
aggressive eager to fight
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Honors English 12 Beowulf
Brythen tribe
Animism
Celts
3-400's
Where did britian get its name
Religion of animals?
The first ppl?
Time period?
Brythen tribe
Where did britian get its name
Animism
Religion of animals?
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