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Ms. Taylor's English 11 honors vocab week 16
Recant
Impalpable
Salient
Specious
To withdraw or disavow a statement of opinion
Unable to be felt; intangible
Significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
Deceptive or misleading
Recant
To withdraw or disavow a statement of opinion
Impalpable
Unable to be felt; intangible
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
n. excessive or blond adoration; worship of an object.
v. to make impure; to contaminate.
v. to come forth; to send forth.
adj. tastelessly gaudy.
idolatry
n. excessive or blond adoration; worship of an object.
adulterate
v. to make impure; to contaminate.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 5
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
n. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
n. a curse.
n. something that does not logically follow.
adj. cheerful; optimistic.
fop
n. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
imprecation
n. a curse.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 12
halcyon
fastidious
badinage
malapropism
adj. calm; pleasant.
adj. hard to please; fussy.
n. playful, teasing talk.
n. a word humorously misused.
halcyon
adj. calm; pleasant.
fastidious
adj. hard to please; fussy.
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Ms.Taylor's English 11 honors vocab week 19
Acrid
Fulminate
Dross
Abnegation
Marked by a sharp taste and smell;bitter
To voice disapproval of protest
Refuse or waste
Unwillingness to admit reality or truth; denial
Acrid
Marked by a sharp taste and smell;bitter
Fulminate
To voice disapproval of protest
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 3
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
adj. ordinary or dull.
adj. in good faith.
adj. accidental; nonessential.
adj. fertile; productive.
pedestrian
adj. ordinary or dull.
bona fide
adj. in good faith.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried.
adj. happening by chance or accident.
v. to summarize; to repeat briefly.
adj. done without care; in a routine fashion.
celibate
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried.
fortuitous
adj. happening by chance or accident.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 1
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
adj. causing disagreement.
adj. dishonorable, shameful.
n. a rude or impolite person.
n. a shield; protection.
factious
adj. causing disagreement.
ignoble
adj. dishonorable, shameful.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 8
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
v. to ridicule; to mock.
v. to criticize sharply.
v. to frolic; to romp about playfully.
v. to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire.
deride
v. to ridicule; to mock.
censure
v. to criticize sharply.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 11
elixir
desiccated
cessation
juxtapose
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments.
adj. dried up.
n. a stopping; a discontinuance.
v. to place side by side for comparison.
elixir
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments.
desiccated
adj. dried up.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
adj. skillful; clever.
adj. visible to the naked eye.
adj. foolish; inane.
adj. pertaining to cows or cattle.
adroit
adj. skillful; clever.
macroscopic
adj. visible to the naked eye.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 2
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
adj. powerless; lacking strength, without the gun.
n. an exact opposite; and opposite extreme.
n. whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind.
n. a correction.
impotent
adj. powerless; lacking strength, without the gun.
antithesis
n. an exact opposite; and opposite extreme.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 15
orifice
hallow
perdition
chaff
n. mouth; opening.
v. to make holy.
n. damnation; ruin; hell.
n. worthless manner.
orifice
n. mouth; opening.
hallow
v. to make holy.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 13
nirvana
salutary
despicable
harlequin
n. a condition of great peace or happiness.
adj. healthful; wholesome.
adj. contemptible; hateful.
n. a clown.
nirvana
n. a condition of great peace or happiness.
salutary
adj. healthful; wholesome.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 6
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
banal
n. an intense dislike.
v. to make clear.
adj. likely to happen; threatening.
adj. common, ordinary
antipathy
n. an intense dislike.
elucidate
v. to make clear.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
n. an evil design or plan.
adj. having a negative effect; insulting.
n. an omen or sign.
adj. suitable for marriage in age and physical development, r…
machination
n. an evil design or plan.
pejorative
adj. having a negative effect; insulting.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 14
bombast
orthography
paleontology
recoil
n. impressive but meaningless language.
n. correct spelling.
n. a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study…
v. to retreat; to draw back.
bombast
n. impressive but meaningless language.
orthography
n. correct spelling.
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Ms. Taylor's Voc. Week 5 English 11
Fop
Imprecations
Non sequitur
Sanguine
An excessively fashion-conscious man
A curse
Something that does not logically follow
Cheerful; optimistic
Fop
An excessively fashion-conscious man
Imprecations
A curse
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
n. excessive or blond adoration; worship of an object.
v. to make impure; to contaminate.
v. to come forth; to send forth.
adj. tastelessly gaudy.
idolatry
n. excessive or blond adoration; worship of an object.
adulterate
v. to make impure; to contaminate.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 11
elixir
desiccated
cessation
juxtapose
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments.
adj. dried up.
n. a stopping; a discontinuance.
v. to place side by side for comparison.
elixir
n. a supposed remedy for all ailments.
desiccated
adj. dried up.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 6
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
banal
n. an intense dislike.
v. to make clear.
adj. likely to happen; threatening.
adj. common, ordinary
antipathy
n. an intense dislike.
elucidate
v. to make clear.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 12
halcyon
fastidious
badinage
malapropism
adj. calm; pleasant.
adj. hard to please; fussy.
n. playful, teasing talk.
n. a word humorously misused.
halcyon
adj. calm; pleasant.
fastidious
adj. hard to please; fussy.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 14
bombast
orthography
paleontology
recoil
n. impressive but meaningless language.
n. correct spelling.
n. a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study…
v. to retreat; to draw back.
bombast
n. impressive but meaningless language.
orthography
n. correct spelling.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
adj. skillful; clever.
adj. visible to the naked eye.
adj. foolish; inane.
adj. pertaining to cows or cattle.
adroit
adj. skillful; clever.
macroscopic
adj. visible to the naked eye.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab Week 13
nirvana
salutary
despicable
harlequin
n. a condition of great peace or happiness.
adj. healthful; wholesome.
adj. contemptible; hateful.
n. a clown.
nirvana
n. a condition of great peace or happiness.
salutary
adj. healthful; wholesome.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 5
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
n. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
n. a curse.
n. something that does not logically follow.
adj. cheerful; optimistic.
fop
n. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
imprecation
n. a curse.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
n. an evil design or plan.
adj. having a negative effect; insulting.
n. an omen or sign.
adj. suitable for marriage in age and physical development, r…
machination
n. an evil design or plan.
pejorative
adj. having a negative effect; insulting.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried.
adj. happening by chance or accident.
v. to summarize; to repeat briefly.
adj. done without care; in a routine fashion.
celibate
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried.
fortuitous
adj. happening by chance or accident.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors Vocab. Week 15
Orifice
Hallow
Perdition
Chaff
n. mouth; opening
v. to make holy
n. damnation; ruin; hell
n. worthless matter
Orifice
n. mouth; opening
Hallow
v. to make holy
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 8
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
v. to ridicule; to mock.
v. to criticize sharply.
v. to frolic; to romp about playfully.
v. to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire.
deride
v. to ridicule; to mock.
censure
v. to criticize sharply.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 1
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
adj. causing disagreement.
adj. dishonorable, shameful.
n. a rude or impolite person.
n. a shield; protection.
factious
adj. causing disagreement.
ignoble
adj. dishonorable, shameful.
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Ms. Taylor's English 11 Honors, Vocab Week 2
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
adj. powerless; lacking strength, without the gun.
n. an exact opposite; and opposite extreme.
n. whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind.
n. a correction.
impotent
adj. powerless; lacking strength, without the gun.
antithesis
n. an exact opposite; and opposite extreme.
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Ms. Taylor's Outsiders Characters
Ponyboy
Johnny
Darry
Two-Bit
youngest brother, narrator
frightened, abused by his parents
Serious, determined, hard on Ponyboy
wisecracker, joker
Ponyboy
youngest brother, narrator
Johnny
frightened, abused by his parents
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Ms. Taylor's Freak the Mighty Vocabulary
aberration
archetype
avarice
cretin
odd and unusual; an oddity
a Universal symbol or idea expressed in dreams or dream-like…
greed
dumb person
aberration
odd and unusual; an oddity
archetype
a Universal symbol or idea expressed in dreams or dream-like…
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Ms Taylor's Q3 vocabulary
Altruistic
Bleak
Cumbersome
Dismal
showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
little or no hope - hopeless
difficult to handle due to size or weight
depressed/gloomy
Altruistic
showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
Bleak
little or no hope - hopeless
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Ms. Taylor English 2 Vocab.
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
to debase or make impure; use cheaper, inferior, or less desi…
able to use both hands equally well; double-dealing.
to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent;…
a simple past tense and past participle of bereave.
Adulterate
to debase or make impure; use cheaper, inferior, or less desi…
Ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; double-dealing.
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English Midterm Ms. Francis-Taylor
Symbol
Motif
Theme
Rhetoric
any object, person, place, or action that has both meaning in…
an object, idea, or symbol that repeats itself throughout lit…
the central message of a literary work. It is an idea the aut…
The art of using language to persuade and/or influence. "the…
Symbol
any object, person, place, or action that has both meaning in…
Motif
an object, idea, or symbol that repeats itself throughout lit…
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Ms. Taylor, Unit 1 Vocab
adulterate
ambidexterous
augment
bereft
Corrupt
able to use both hands equally well; skillful
grow in size
deprived of
adulterate
Corrupt
ambidexterous
able to use both hands equally well; skillful
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Ms Taylor's The Night The Bed Fell Vocabulary
avert
culprit
destine
endeavor
to keep from happening... prevent
one guilty of some offense
to determine beforehand
a serious attempt to accomplish something... undertaking
avert
to keep from happening... prevent
culprit
one guilty of some offense
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Taylor's English
surcingle
gossamer
inquisitorial
interminableness
belt, band, strap
light, thin or delicate
curious, prying, spying
Seeming to have no end
surcingle
belt, band, strap
gossamer
light, thin or delicate
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Vocabulary for 4th grade Ms.Taylor's class
astronauts
lunar
module
hatch
travelers in outer space
related to the moon
section
covered entrence
astronauts
travelers in outer space
lunar
related to the moon
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Ms. Taylor's Spelling Bee Spelling Words
mystic
derelict
charismatic
heredity
...
...
...
...
mystic
...
derelict
...
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Ms Taylor WMS Unit 2
Wounded Knee Massacre
Indian Territory
Sarah Winnemucca
Ponca
Last major conflict between Native Americans and the US Milit…
The land where the 5 major tribes were moved in Northern Okla…
Sarah Winnemucca was a Paiute woman that was an important act…
A small tribe that lived in modern day Nebraska. In 1854 they…
Wounded Knee Massacre
Last major conflict between Native Americans and the US Milit…
Indian Territory
The land where the 5 major tribes were moved in Northern Okla…
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Ms. Taylor English 11 honors vocab 18
Contiguous
Apotheosis
Proletariat
Malfeasance
Making contact or touching at some point
The finest example
The working class or lower class
Poor conduct or wrongdoing, especially on the part of a publi…
Contiguous
Making contact or touching at some point
Apotheosis
The finest example
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Ms. Taylor's vocab week 3
Pedestrian
Bona fide
Adventitious
Fecund
Adj. Ordinary or dull
In good faith
Adj. accidental; nonessential
Adj. fertile; productive
Pedestrian
Adj. Ordinary or dull
Bona fide
In good faith
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Ms. Taylor's Stupid Note Cards
Fiction
Nonfiction
Plot
Exposition
Imaginary people&events
Real people&events
A sequence of events which make up a story
Sets the stage for the story
Fiction
Imaginary people&events
Nonfiction
Real people&events
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Ms.Taylor's WWI-Vocabulary List
Nationalism
Militarism
Alliance
Trench Warfare
The doctrine that your national culture and interests are sup…
A political orientation of a people or government to maintain…
An organization of people (or countries) involved in pact or…
A type of armed combat in which the opposing troops fight fro…
Nationalism
The doctrine that your national culture and interests are sup…
Militarism
A political orientation of a people or government to maintain…
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Ms. Taylor's: princess bride vocab
Provisions. N pg. 23
Swarthy. ADJ pg. 15
Tantalizing. ADJ pg
Neuroses. N pg. 11
the providing or supplying of something, especially of food o…
(of skin color, complexion, etc.) dark.
having or exhibiting something that provokes or arouses expec…
Also called psychoneurosis. a functional disorder in which fe…
Provisions. N pg. 23
the providing or supplying of something, especially of food o…
Swarthy. ADJ pg. 15
(of skin color, complexion, etc.) dark.
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Spelling Bee words for Ms. Taylor's class
Antibiotic
Antidote
Subterranean
Subtle
medicine used against infection
medicine used to counteract poison
underground
Elusive; difficult to detect
Antibiotic
medicine used against infection
Antidote
medicine used to counteract poison
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Semester 1 test Ms. Taylor's class
Engraving
Alfonso de Albuquerque
Mestizo
Peon
Art form in which an artist etches a design on a metal plate…
As leader of the Portuguese military this general led the cap…
Person in Spain's colonies in the Americas who was of Native…
A worker forced to labor for a land lord in order to pay off…
Engraving
Art form in which an artist etches a design on a metal plate…
Alfonso de Albuquerque
As leader of the Portuguese military this general led the cap…
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