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English Honors: Vocab 1
A (An)
Ambi
Anti
Circum
no, not, without, lacking... -ex. Amnesia: a (without) mne (memo…
both... -ex. Ambiguous: ambi (both) ag (do) ous (full of)
against... -ex. Antidote: anti (against) dot (give)
around... -ex. Circumscribe: circum (around) scribe (write)
A (An)
no, not, without, lacking... -ex. Amnesia: a (without) mne (memo…
Ambi
both... -ex. Ambiguous: ambi (both) ag (do) ous (full of)
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Honors English I: List 1
Adversaries
Languish
Nuptial
Pernicious
antagonist party; foe; enemies
to become dispirited; weak; to long for
marriage; wedding
deadly; destructive
Adversaries
antagonist party; foe; enemies
Languish
to become dispirited; weak; to long for
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Honors English 1 Vocabulary
contempt
indigent
insubstantial
repose
the feeling of dislike and a lack of respect for someone/some…
impoverished
lacking substance; flimsy
a state of rest, sleep, or tranquility
contempt
the feeling of dislike and a lack of respect for someone/some…
indigent
impoverished
Honors English 1
abjure
abrogate
abstemious
acumen
To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate.
To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority.
Eating and drinking in moderation.
Quickness and keenness of judgment or insight.
abjure
To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate.
abrogate
To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority.
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English II Honors - Lesson #1
admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
to caution or advise against something; reprimand
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; br…
a bandit ,robber, outlaw, highwayman
careful; cautious; wary; prudent
admonish
to caution or advise against something; reprimand
breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; br…
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Honors English Week 1
levity
jargon
jaunt
jeopardy
lack of seriousness, frivolity
a specialized vocabulary of a group, an obscure language
a short pleasure trip
exposure to danger, peril
levity
lack of seriousness, frivolity
jargon
a specialized vocabulary of a group, an obscure language
Honors 9 English - Semester 1
imprudent
surmounted
invariably
ardent
adj.... unwise, not careful
v.... Overcame
adv.... without exception; unchanging
adj.... Enthusiastic or passionate
imprudent
adj.... unwise, not careful
surmounted
v.... Overcame
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Honors English 8 Week 1
abstinence
ambulatory
diatribe
didactic
Avoiding harmful behaviors
able to walk about
(n) bitter, abusive attack or criticism; rant
Designed or intended to teach
abstinence
Avoiding harmful behaviors
ambulatory
able to walk about
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English II Honors Semester 1
Exposition
Inciting Incident
Rising Action
Climax
An introduction to the setting, characters, and basic situati…
Introduces the central conflict
All the events leading up to the climax
The highest point of interest
Exposition
An introduction to the setting, characters, and basic situati…
Inciting Incident
Introduces the central conflict
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English I Honors Vocab 1
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
morally unrestrained
a coin collector
a scarcity or lack
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
licentious
morally unrestrained
numismatist
a coin collector
13 terms
Midterm Exam Honors 1 English
MLA Formatting
MLA Heading
MLA Header
MLA Title
One inch margins on each side of paper... Double-space the text…
Upper left-hand corner... Double-spaced... Your Name... Instructor's N…
Upper right-hand corner ... Last name, followed by a space with…
Not underlined, bolded or italicized... Centered on first page…
MLA Formatting
One inch margins on each side of paper... Double-space the text…
MLA Heading
Upper left-hand corner... Double-spaced... Your Name... Instructor's N…
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Honors English II List 1
sagacious
nefarious
obtuse
perfidious
shrewd; wise
Evil; wicked
mentally dull; not very intelligent
willing to betray one's trust; disloyal
sagacious
shrewd; wise
nefarious
Evil; wicked
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Love English 1 Honors List 7
clemency
coerce
cogent
cognizant
mercy, leniency... Antonyms: harshness, punishment
to force, to bully, to intimidate... Antonyms: deter
convincing, to the point, effective... Antonyms: indirect, ineff…
aware, perceptive... Antonyms: obtuse, abstruse
clemency
mercy, leniency... Antonyms: harshness, punishment
coerce
to force, to bully, to intimidate... Antonyms: deter
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Honors English Semester 1
archaic
argot
connotation
denotation
no longer used or acceptable; ancient
informal, specialized vocabulary of a particular group
ideas or meanings suggested by a word
the most direct or specific meaning of a word
archaic
no longer used or acceptable; ancient
argot
informal, specialized vocabulary of a particular group
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Honors English #1 Vocabulary
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
morally unrestrained
a coin collector
a scarcity, lack
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
licentious
morally unrestrained
numismatist
a coin collector
Honors English I Vocab 1
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
(v.) to make larger, increase
(adj., part.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
adulterate
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
ambidextrous
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
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Honors English 1 Semester Final
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Symbolism
comparison of two unlike things not using like or as
comparison of two different things or ideas through the use o…
kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract ide…
use of any object, person, place, or action that both has a m…
Metaphor
comparison of two unlike things not using like or as
Simile
comparison of two different things or ideas through the use o…
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Knight English I Honors LIST 1
abate
aberration
abet
abeyance
to make or become less
deviation from normal
to aid or help in crime
suspension in activity, hiatus
abate
to make or become less
aberration
deviation from normal
Honors English 1 Vocab 4
affiliated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
(adj., part.) associated, connected
(v.) to find out
(n.) an accomplishment, the act of achieving
(v.) to give or pass on as an inheritance
affiliated
(adj., part.) associated, connected
ascertain
(v.) to find out
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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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Honors English 1 Midterm
Diction
Syntax
Theme
Plot
word choice
the way in which words and clauses are ordered and connected…
-an important idea, argument, or message that emerges from a…
-the pattern of events that organizes a story... -usually involv…
Diction
word choice
Syntax
the way in which words and clauses are ordered and connected…
Poetry Terms English 1 Honors
Imagery
Enjambment
Metaphor
Music
using the five senses
to continue a thought from the end of one line to the next.
comparison of unlike things using "is"
poetry was called "aural art", which means that it was meant…
Imagery
using the five senses
Enjambment
to continue a thought from the end of one line to the next.
Honors English 1
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
Campaign or practice based on unfair alligations and investig…
Government based on religion.
Reference to well known thing or idea.
Drama where the tragic hero struggles and it ends in disaster…
McCarthyism
Campaign or practice based on unfair alligations and investig…
Theocracy
Government based on religion.
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English 1 Honors Vocab
dismal
persistent
ludicrous
contentious
depressing and dreary (adj.)
continue to exist or endure over a long period of time (adj.)
foolish, unreasonable or out of place (adj.)
causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial (adj.)
dismal
depressing and dreary (adj.)
persistent
continue to exist or endure over a long period of time (adj.)
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Knight English 1 Honors Review LIST 2
affable
aggravate
agnostic
alacrity
friendly
to irritate, annoy, vex
a doubter of the existence of God
eagerness; willingness
affable
friendly
aggravate
to irritate, annoy, vex
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Vocabulary 1 -Honors English
abet
coerce
divulge
dogmatic
to assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
to cause to do through pressure or necessity
to make known to the public information previously kept secret
characterized by assertion of unproved principles
abet
to assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
coerce
to cause to do through pressure or necessity
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 1
admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
(n.) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
(adj.) careful, cautious
admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
breach
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
31 terms
Honors English - 1.05
Transcontinental
Economic prosperity and military advan…
Coal mining, timber and steel
industrialization and urbanization in…
Spanning the length of the continent
A transcontinental railroad would have many advantages, inclu…
What industries began to boom due to the building of the tran…
The period of time after the civil war and into the beginning…
Transcontinental
Spanning the length of the continent
Economic prosperity and military advan…
A transcontinental railroad would have many advantages, inclu…
English 10 Honors Vocab #1
LOGY
Anthropology
Morphology
PHIL
Study
The study of origin, races, customs, and beliefs of humankind…
The form and structure of an organism or any of its parts. (N)
Love
LOGY
Study
Anthropology
The study of origin, races, customs, and beliefs of humankind…
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary #1
prudence
precedence
inveterate
brazen
careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; showing wisdom
status established in order of importance or urgency
habitual and longstanding manner
dare, defy, shameless
prudence
careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; showing wisdom
precedence
status established in order of importance or urgency
English 1 Honors
epigram
fatalistic
lackadaisical
numismatist
a witty saying
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
uninterested; listless
a coin collector
epigram
a witty saying
fatalistic
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
honors english semester 1
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
archetype
repetition of sounds at the beginning of words
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
character or thing that opposes the protagonist
is a typical character, an action or a situation that seems t…
alliteration
repetition of sounds at the beginning of words
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
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Honors English Vocabulary 1
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religiou…
A reference to a well-known thing or idea (include literature…
A dramatic form in which the main character -the tragic hero-…
McCarthyism
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
Theocracy
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religiou…
15 terms
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
20 terms
Honors English 12B, List 1
abscond
access
anarchy
arduous
(v) to run off and hide
(n) approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an inc…
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
(adj) hard to do, requiring much effort
abscond
(v) to run off and hide
access
(n) approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an inc…
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English 1 Honors Vocab
asperity (n)
bane (n)
doleful (adj)
extrovert (n)
harshness of manner; unevenness
a person or things that causes harm; causing destruction or r…
full of sorrow; sad
a person who is focused on others/ what is going on around he…
asperity (n)
harshness of manner; unevenness
bane (n)
a person or things that causes harm; causing destruction or r…
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Honors English 12A, List 1
admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to…
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
careful, cautious
admonish
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to…
12 terms
Honors English Vocabulary 1
Cosmopolitan
Sagacious
Indolent
Peruse
Adj. Internationally sophisticated; wordly
Adj. Having or showing practical sense and sound judgement; w…
Adj. Disinclined to exert oneself; habitually lazy
V. To read through with great care; to survey or examine in d…
Cosmopolitan
Adj. Internationally sophisticated; wordly
Sagacious
Adj. Having or showing practical sense and sound judgement; w…
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Honors English, Vocabulary List 1
Abase
Abate
Abet
Abominate
to humiliate; degrade
to lessen; diminish
to aid; encourage
to abhor
Abase
to humiliate; degrade
Abate
to lessen; diminish
20 terms
Honors English 10 List 1
adage
bonanza
churlish
citadel
(n) a proverb; a wise saying
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, pr…
(adj) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity…
(n) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong…
adage
(n) a proverb; a wise saying
bonanza
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, pr…
English Honors VOCAB 1
Abase
Abstuse
Acumen
Adroit
To lower rank, prestige, or esteem
Difficult to understand
Quickness, accuracy, and keeness of judgement or insight.
Dexterous; deft
Abase
To lower rank, prestige, or esteem
Abstuse
Difficult to understand
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Honors English 11: Vocabulary List #1
Discomfit
Edification
Malfeasance
Feasible
to embarrass and confuse
improvement or enlightenment
misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official
capable of being accomplished
Discomfit
to embarrass and confuse
Edification
improvement or enlightenment
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English 1 Honors Vocabulary Terms #2
erratic
expulsion
feint
fodder
not regular or consistent
the process of driving out
a deliberately deceptive movement
raw material for a specific purpose
erratic
not regular or consistent
expulsion
the process of driving out
20 terms
Honors English Vocabulary #1
mellifluous (adj.)
absolve (v)
peturb (v)
transcend (v)
sweetly flowing
to forgive or free from blame
to disturb greatly
to go beyond or above; surpass
mellifluous (adj.)
sweetly flowing
absolve (v)
to forgive or free from blame
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Honors English 1 Literary terms list 1
plot
apostrophe
sestina
setting
sequence of events in literature (exposition, rising action,…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
poem composed of six six-line stanzas and a three-line conclu…
the time period, place, and surroundings in a story
plot
sequence of events in literature (exposition, rising action,…
apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
21 terms
Honors English 1, Week 1
ostentatious
contentious
pessimism
cursory
showing off
quarrelsome
gloominess
hasty
ostentatious
showing off
contentious
quarrelsome
English Honors 1 Vocab
Discreet
Envious
Alliance
Validity
Sneaky, unnoticeable
(adj.) - jealous
An agreement to work together
Accuracy
Discreet
Sneaky, unnoticeable
Envious
(adj.) - jealous
English Honors - Set 1
brunt
Appalled
Suppliant
Luxuriate
main force of a blow
Shocked, disgusted
person who begs for aid
to enjoy the richness, pleasure of
brunt
main force of a blow
Appalled
Shocked, disgusted
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary: S1 Exam
acerbic
apathetic
complacent
dejected
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
self-satisfied, overly content
depressed
acerbic
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
apathetic
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
20 terms
Honors English Unit 1 Vocabulary
abjure
belie
chicanery
deleterious
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief
be in contradiction with
the use of tricks to deceive someone; usually harmless, at le…
harmful to living things
abjure
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief
belie
be in contradiction with
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