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English II Honors Lesson #2
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
to stop proceedings temporarily; postpone; discontinue
a citizen of another country; foreign strange; exotic
having a pleasing appearance; attractive; pretty
to make up for; to repay; recompense
adjourn
to stop proceedings temporarily; postpone; discontinue
alien
a citizen of another country; foreign strange; exotic
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honors english 2 weeks
cacophony
consent
decapitate
disarray
a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.... "a cacophony of deafen…
noun... 1.... permission for something to happen or agreement to do…
verb... cut off the head of (a person or animal).... "a decapitated…
noun... noun: disarray; plural noun: disarrays... 1.... a state of dis…
cacophony
a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.... "a cacophony of deafen…
consent
noun... 1.... permission for something to happen or agreement to do…
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English honors 2
vantage
abjure
extenuate
languish
a good position or view
reject formally
to lessen
continue for a long time without activity
vantage
a good position or view
abjure
reject formally
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Honors English 2
Enigma
Apathy
Indifferent
Revere
A mystery; hard to understand or explain
Lack of emotion or interest
Having no preference
To worship; to honor
Enigma
A mystery; hard to understand or explain
Apathy
Lack of emotion or interest
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English Honors 2 #2
Homely(adj.)
Envelop(v.)
Sidle(v.)
Cower(v.)
lacking physical beauty/proportion
to surround or cover completely
move sideways
shrink away or crouch down in fear
Homely(adj.)
lacking physical beauty/proportion
Envelop(v.)
to surround or cover completely
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English 9 Honors - Semester 2
ecclesiastical
qualms
analogous
accosted
adj.... having to do with the church
n.... Feelings of doubt; misgivings
adj.... similar or alike in some way; equivalent to
(verb) to confront boldly
ecclesiastical
adj.... having to do with the church
qualms
n.... Feelings of doubt; misgivings
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Honors English 2 Vocabulary
Acquiesce (v.)
Condone (v.)
Exacerbate (v.)
Placate (v.)
to accept something reluctantly, but without protest; without…
to forgive; to approve
to make a problem worse; to worsen
to make less angry or hostile
Acquiesce (v.)
to accept something reluctantly, but without protest; without…
Condone (v.)
to forgive; to approve
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Honors English 1-2
fastidious
zealous
formidable
enigmatic
hard to please
very eager; enthusiastic
hard to handle or overcome; awe-inspiring in size or excellence
puzzling; mysterious
fastidious
hard to please
zealous
very eager; enthusiastic
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Lesson 8: English 2 Honors
abate
decorum
abhor
dole
to lessen in violence or intensity... syn: subside; decrease... ant…
conformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper behavior…
to detest; to hate strongly... syn: despise, loathe... ant: love, a…
to distribute; to give out sparingly... ant: hoard
abate
to lessen in violence or intensity... syn: subside; decrease... ant…
decorum
conformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper behavior…
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Honors English II List 2
immolation
succor
somber
teemed
offering or killing made as a sacrifice
aid; relief; help
very sad or serious; dark in color
was full of; swarmed
immolation
offering or killing made as a sacrifice
succor
aid; relief; help
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Lesson 10: English 2/Honors
expound
cajole
inscrutable
balk
to explain in detail; to clarify... syn: elaborate... ant: muddle;…
to persuade with false promises and flattery... syn: coax; wheed…
not easily understood; hard to fathom... syn: enigmatic... ant: obv…
to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse to…
expound
to explain in detail; to clarify... syn: elaborate... ant: muddle;…
cajole
to persuade with false promises and flattery... syn: coax; wheed…
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Lesson 9: English 2/Honors
emulate
sere
enhance
contrite
to strive to be equal to; to imitate... syn: copy
dry and withered... syn: desiccated, arid... ant: lush
to increase the value or beauty of something... syn: improve, he…
feeling regret for having committed some wrongdoing... syn: repe…
emulate
to strive to be equal to; to imitate... syn: copy
sere
dry and withered... syn: desiccated, arid... ant: lush
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English I Honors Vocabulary List 2
indifferent
appalled
guile
formidable
Having no preference
horrified, shocked
deceit; trickery
Menacing; causing fear or awe
indifferent
Having no preference
appalled
horrified, shocked
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English Honors 2 #3
Ravine(n.)
Shimmering(v.)/(adj.)
Circumscribe(v.)
Conviction(n.)
small, deep, narrow valley
to shine with a light that seems to move slightly
to restrict/limit
strong belief
Ravine(n.)
small, deep, narrow valley
Shimmering(v.)/(adj.)
to shine with a light that seems to move slightly
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English Honors 2 #4
Implore(v.)
Preclude(v.)
Impunity(n.)
Surmount(v.)
to call upon in urgency(beg,plead)
make impossible especially beforehand(rule out,prevent)
free from punishment/loss(exemption)
to get to the top of; to prevail over; achieve something grea…
Implore(v.)
to call upon in urgency(beg,plead)
Preclude(v.)
make impossible especially beforehand(rule out,prevent)
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English Honors 2 #5
Disquieting(adj.)
Surreal(adj.)
Abstract(adj.)
Surreptitiously(adv.)
prompting feelings of anxiety/worry
having ability of a dream/unreal/... bizarre
existing in thought or idea but not a physical/concrete examp…
acting/doing something secretly
Disquieting(adj.)
prompting feelings of anxiety/worry
Surreal(adj.)
having ability of a dream/unreal/... bizarre
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Honors English vocab 2
Alacrity
Assiduity
Austerity
Azure
Noun. To have cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness.…
Noun. Effort or diligence. Synonyms: exertion, indefatigabili…
Noun. Sternness or severity of manner or attitude. Synonyms:…
Adj. blue sky-like color of something. Synonyms: sky-blue, la…
Alacrity
Noun. To have cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness.…
Assiduity
Noun. Effort or diligence. Synonyms: exertion, indefatigabili…
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Vocabulary - English 2 Honors 2016
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise
to make easier or milder, relieve, to quiet, calm
a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
decline, decay, deterioration
approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise
assuage
to make easier or milder, relieve, to quiet, calm
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English Honors 2 #1
Culture(n.)
Aimlessly(adv.)
Attributes(n.)
Coincidentally(adv.)
a group of people sharing common characteristics
doing something with no goal/purpose
characteristic
by chance
Culture(n.)
a group of people sharing common characteristics
Aimlessly(adv.)
doing something with no goal/purpose
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English 2 honors vocab
Cower
Plaudit
Engima
Abrograte
Recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
Statement ; giving strong praise
Puzzles;mystery
Cancel;deny;repeal
Cower
Recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
Plaudit
Statement ; giving strong praise
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Honors English I - List 2
Doff
Jocund
Braggart
Gossamer
remove
happy
someone that brags a lot
a gauze fabric; a very thin, light cloth
Doff
remove
Jocund
happy
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Honors English 8 Lesson 2
Acclaim
Acquiesce
Assimilate
Delirious
Applaud; announce with great approval
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
To absorb or become absorbed; to make or become similar
Extreme mental confusion or excitement
Acclaim
Applaud; announce with great approval
Acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
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Vocabulary #2 english honors
esoteric
ersatz
savant
corroborate
Intended for or understood by only a small group
Artificial, synthetic; being an inferior substitute
Learned person, scholar, someone admitted to membership in a…
to support with evidence; to confirm
esoteric
Intended for or understood by only a small group
ersatz
Artificial, synthetic; being an inferior substitute
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Honors English 12A List 2
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
to stop proceedings temporarily
a citizen of another country; foreign, strange
having a pleasing appearance
to make up for; to repay for services
adjourn
to stop proceedings temporarily
alien
a citizen of another country; foreign, strange
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Honors English Vocabulary 2
Palpable
Pall
Futile
Medley
Adj. capable of being touched or felt; readily or plainly seen
N. A cloth of velvet put on a coffin... A coffin... Something the c…
Adj. incapable of producing results; ineffective
N. A mixture of heterogeneous elements; a jumble
Palpable
Adj. capable of being touched or felt; readily or plainly seen
Pall
N. A cloth of velvet put on a coffin... A coffin... Something the c…
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English 2 Honors Vocab
antagonist
metaphor
similie
theme
a person who is opposed to struggles against, or competes wit…
comparing something NOT using "like" or "as".
comparing something using "like"or "as".
main idea
antagonist
a person who is opposed to struggles against, or competes wit…
metaphor
comparing something NOT using "like" or "as".
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Honors English I Vocab 2
adroit
amicable
averse
belligerent
adj. skillful; expert in the the use of the hands or mind
adj. peaceably, friendly
adj. having deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
adj. given to fighting, warlike; combative, agressive; n. one…
adroit
adj. skillful; expert in the the use of the hands or mind
amicable
adj. peaceably, friendly
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Honors English 2
Setting
Plot
Internal Conflict
External Conflict
The Time and Place of the story
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
A struggle that takes place within a character's mind
A struggle that takes place outside of a character
Setting
The Time and Place of the story
Plot
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
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English 9 Honors 2.2
baffle
cinema
despise
ebullient
bewilder; perplex; fill with confusion
movie; motion picture industry
look down on with with contempt or disgust
overflowing with enthusiasm
baffle
bewilder; perplex; fill with confusion
cinema
movie; motion picture industry
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Honors English 10 List 2
antics
avowed
banter
bountiful
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
declared openly and without shame
(v) to exchange playful remarks; (n) talk that is playful and…
generous; plentiful
antics
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
avowed
declared openly and without shame
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English II Honors Semester 2 Vocabulary
Allusion
Antagonist
Antistrophe
Archetypes
A reference to something well-known
The character or force in conflict with the main character
Part of the ode during which the chorus moves left to right
Universal symbols, images, character, motifs, or patterned th…
Allusion
A reference to something well-known
Antagonist
The character or force in conflict with the main character
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English 2 Honors Vocab Unit 2
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
(adj.) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-soundin…
(adj.) without experience; immature, not fully developed; lac…
Ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Aplomb
(n.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 2
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
(adj.) having a pleasing appearance
(v.) to make up for; to repay for services
adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
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Honors English vocab #2
Indelible
Stigma
Reproach
Seminal
Ineradicable, permanent
Shame, ignominy
Disgrace, blemish
Influential, groundbreaking
Indelible
Ineradicable, permanent
Stigma
Shame, ignominy
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Honors English Vocabulary #2
idiosyncrasy (n)
prolific (adj.)
disheveled (adj.)
deplorable (adj.)
an attribute that makes you different from other people
highly productive
disorderly or untidy
worthy of severe condemnation
idiosyncrasy (n)
an attribute that makes you different from other people
prolific (adj.)
highly productive
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English I Honors Vocab 2
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
to combine
mentally ill; insane
to sharpen
to besiege by encircling; to harass
amalgamate
to combine
demented
mentally ill; insane
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Honors English, Vocabulary List 2
Adroit
Adulation
Advocate
Aesthetic
skillful
praise
to recommend
pertaining to beauty
Adroit
skillful
Adulation
praise
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V. #17 Review-English 2 Honors
UNCANNY
CAUSTIC
CIRCUMSPECT
ZEPHYR
Peculiarly unsettling, as if of supernatural origin or nature…
To eat away by chemical action; Biting, sarcastic or severe
Cautious; prudent; wary; careful
A mild gentle breeze
UNCANNY
Peculiarly unsettling, as if of supernatural origin or nature…
CAUSTIC
To eat away by chemical action; Biting, sarcastic or severe
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Lesson 2: English 2/Honors
heresy
docile
libation
anathema
the act of holding a belief that goes against established doc…
easy to teach or manage... syn: submissive; compliant... ant: unman…
a drink, especially an alcoholic one... syn: intoxicant
1. a hated, repellent person or thing... 2. a formal curse
heresy
the act of holding a belief that goes against established doc…
docile
easy to teach or manage... syn: submissive; compliant... ant: unman…
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vocabulary 2 english honors
amalgamate
ambidextrous
anachronism
animate
to combine... syn- unite, blend, mix, consolidate... ant- splinter,…
skillful in both hands... syn- versatile
someone/something out of its proper time
to give life or motion to... syn- enliven, encourage, excite... ant…
amalgamate
to combine... syn- unite, blend, mix, consolidate... ant- splinter,…
ambidextrous
skillful in both hands... syn- versatile
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Honors English Vocab 2
Metamorphosis
Vestige
Donnybrook
Nonchalant
A change of nature of a thing or person into a completley dif…
A trace of something that is disappointing or no longer exists
A scene of uproar and disorder, a heated argument
Feeling or appearing causal, calm, relaxed; not displaying an…
Metamorphosis
A change of nature of a thing or person into a completley dif…
Vestige
A trace of something that is disappointing or no longer exists
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English I Honors Vocab #2
empathy
synchronization
contagion
cognition
ability to understand and identify with another's feelings
simultaneous action
the spreading from one to another
the process or pattern of gaining knowledge
empathy
ability to understand and identify with another's feelings
synchronization
simultaneous action
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Lesson 2: English 2/Honors
heresy
docile
libation
anathema
the act of holding a belief that goes against established doc…
easy to teach or manage... syn: submissive; compliant... ant: unman…
a drink, especially an alcoholic one... syn: intoxicant
1. a hated, repellent person or thing... 2. a formal curse
heresy
the act of holding a belief that goes against established doc…
docile
easy to teach or manage... syn: submissive; compliant... ant: unman…
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English 2 Honors Unit 2 Vocabulary Words
Belligerent
Amicable
Feasible
Impervious
adj. given to fighting, warlike, combative, aggressive, n. on…
adj. peaceable, friendly
adj. possible,able to be done
adj. not affected or hurt by, admitting of no passage or entr…
Belligerent
adj. given to fighting, warlike, combative, aggressive, n. on…
Amicable
adj. peaceable, friendly
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english 2 honors 2
impotent
diaphanous
bauble
chagrin
powerless; lacking strength (adj.)
very sheer and light adj.
a showy but useless thing n.
embarrassment; a complete loss of courage n.
impotent
powerless; lacking strength (adj.)
diaphanous
very sheer and light adj.
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English II Honors - Lesson #4
abscond
access
anarchy
arduous
to run off and hide; bolt; skip town
approach or admittance to places; entry
a lack of government and law; chaos; turmoil
hard to do; requiring much effort
abscond
to run off and hide; bolt; skip town
access
approach or admittance to places; entry
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english 2 honors
sagacious
jeopardy
innocuous
blasphemy
shrewd
danger of loss, harm, or failure
not harmful or offensive
speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things; profane t…
sagacious
shrewd
jeopardy
danger of loss, harm, or failure
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English Honors Vocab #2
Noun
Proper Noun
Common Noun
Plural Noun
A word used to name a person, place, thing, or idea.
A specific person, place, thing, or idea.
A non-specific person, place, thing, or idea.
A word that indicates that there is more than one person, pla…
Noun
A word used to name a person, place, thing, or idea.
Proper Noun
A specific person, place, thing, or idea.
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ANHS Honors English 2 Quiz 1
Abstemious
Acclimate
Actuate
Ambience
1. Eating or drinking in moderation... 2. Characterized by absti…
1. to accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or s…
1. To put into motion or action; activate: "electrical relays…
1. the mood, special quality, or atmosphere of a place, situa…
Abstemious
1. Eating or drinking in moderation... 2. Characterized by absti…
Acclimate
1. to accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or s…
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English 2 Honors Vocab Unit 5
amnesty
autonomy
axiomatic
blazon
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
(n.) self-government, political control
(adj.) Self-evident, expressing a universally accepted princi…
(v.) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publ…
amnesty
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
autonomy
(n.) self-government, political control
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