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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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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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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 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
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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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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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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
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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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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 10 Week 1 Vocab
demagogue
filibuster
gerrymander
ideology
A leader who lies and gains power by arousing the passions an…
A procedural practice in the Senate whereby a senator refuses…
change voting district lines in order to favor a political pa…
a system of ideas and ideals, especially one that forms the b…
demagogue
A leader who lies and gains power by arousing the passions an…
filibuster
A procedural practice in the Senate whereby a senator refuses…
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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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English Honors 1 Vocab
Discreet
Envious
Alliance
Validity
Sneaky, unnoticeable
(adj.) - jealous
An agreement to work together
Accuracy
Discreet
Sneaky, unnoticeable
Envious
(adj.) - jealous
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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
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Honors english 1 vocabulary
exhume
expulsion
impel
visualize
to dig out of the ground
to drive out of
to urge into
to see in your head
exhume
to dig out of the ground
expulsion
to drive out of
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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
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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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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 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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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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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 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…
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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.
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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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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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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…
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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
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English honors 1
Sycophant (noun)
Pernicious (adjective)
Ubiquitous (adjective)
Non Sequitur (noun)
someone who uses flattery to try to get what they want.
intending to cause harm
appearing everywhere
a statement that does not logically follow a conversations fl…
Sycophant (noun)
someone who uses flattery to try to get what they want.
Pernicious (adjective)
intending to cause harm
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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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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…
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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…
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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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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
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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 - 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…
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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 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…
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English 1 Honors: In the Time of the Butterflies
Where is the dominican republic locate…
what country shares the landmass with…
why did julia alvarez write this story
what is alvarez's connection to the st…
south and a bit east of florida
haiti
to inform others of the mirabal sisters and capture the spiri…
she was exiled from the D.R. because of her father's involvem…
Where is the dominican republic locate…
south and a bit east of florida
what country shares the landmass with…
haiti
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ENGLISH 1 HONORS UNIT1A
reprieve
emaciated
execute
cruible
the cancellation or postponment of punishment synonyms: pardo…
made extremely thin and weak synonyms:bony, skelatal
to carry out, or accomplish synonyms: achieve, complete
a vessel used for melting materials at high temperatures
reprieve
the cancellation or postponment of punishment synonyms: pardo…
emaciated
made extremely thin and weak synonyms:bony, skelatal
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English 1 Honors Unit 1A
Reprieve
Emaciated
Execute
Decisive
Def: (noun.) The cancellation or postponement of punishment.…
Def: (Adj.) Made extremely thin and weak. ... Sentence: "A poor…
Def: (verb.) To carry out , or accomplish ... Sentence: "It gave…
Def: (Adj.) Final or concluding... Sentence: "Today, they will d…
Reprieve
Def: (noun.) The cancellation or postponement of punishment.…
Emaciated
Def: (Adj.) Made extremely thin and weak. ... Sentence: "A poor…
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English Honors 1
Discreet
Envious
Alliance
Validity
careful and circumspect in one's speech or actions, especiall…
feeling or showing envy
a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially…
the quality of being logically or factually sound; soundness…
Discreet
careful and circumspect in one's speech or actions, especiall…
Envious
feeling or showing envy
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english honors 1
adMONish (v)
BREACH (n,v)
BRIGand (n)
CIRcumspect (adj)
To caution/advise something; to mildly scold.... accidentally l…
(n) an opening or rapture; a violation (v) To create an openi…
A bandit, outlaw, robber
Careful and cautious
adMONish (v)
To caution/advise something; to mildly scold.... accidentally l…
BREACH (n,v)
(n) an opening or rapture; a violation (v) To create an openi…
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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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English 1 Honors Vocabulary
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
to corrupt;make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
to be able to use both hands equally well
to make larger
deprived of-made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
to corrupt;make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
Ambidextrous
to be able to use both hands equally well
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English 1 Honors - V. #18
Quintessential
Conjecture
Foray
Zaftig
Being the most typical model of something, ideal
Inference or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evi…
Venture or an initial attempt, especially outside one's usual…
Having a pleasantly plump, shapely figure
Quintessential
Being the most typical model of something, ideal
Conjecture
Inference or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evi…
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English 1 honors
avarice
collusion
inculcate
limpid
greed for riches
a secret agreement, especially for fraudulent or treacherous…
to teach persistently and earnestly
clear, fluorescent, able to be seen through
avarice
greed for riches
collusion
a secret agreement, especially for fraudulent or treacherous…
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vocab for english 1 honors
Irony
Allusion
Achilles heel
Stentorian
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a weakness or vulnerable point.
(of a person's voice) loud and powerful.
Irony
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
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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
Honors English 1-2 Vocabulary
Fastidious
Zealous
Enigmatic
Formidable
adj. -Hard to please
adj. -Very eager; enthusiastic
adj. -Puzzling; mysterious
adj. -Hard to handle or overcome; awe-inspiring in size or ex…
Fastidious
adj. -Hard to please
Zealous
adj. -Very eager; enthusiastic
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Honors English 10 Vocab List #1
Amiable
Amused
Benevolent
Compassionate
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
Pleasurably entertained, occupied, or diverted
Well meaning and kindly
Feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others.
Amiable
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
Amused
Pleasurably entertained, occupied, or diverted
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