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English Vocabulary words #3
guru
ellipse
embargo
enthusiastic
religious teacher and spiritual guide in Hinduism
a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a cir…
an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a…
having or showing great excitement and interest
guru
religious teacher and spiritual guide in Hinduism
ellipse
a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a cir…
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English Words
develop
prose
genre
simile
grow and evolve
ordinary writing
type of book
compares two unlike things using like or as
develop
grow and evolve
prose
ordinary writing
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Vocabulary Words for English IV
vulnerable
advantage
brindled
privy
capable of or susceptible to being wounded or hurt, as by a w…
any state, circumstance, opportunity, or means specially favo…
having a gray or brown streak or a patchy coloring
1.participating in the knowledge of something private or secr…
vulnerable
capable of or susceptible to being wounded or hurt, as by a w…
advantage
any state, circumstance, opportunity, or means specially favo…
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English Vocabulary Words
Lachrymose
Euphoria
Apathy
Ambivalence
(adj.): tearful; showing sorrow
(n.): an extremely strong feeling of happiness and excitement…
(n): the feeling of not being interested in something, and no…
(n): feeling of not being sure whether you want or like somet…
Lachrymose
(adj.): tearful; showing sorrow
Euphoria
(n.): an extremely strong feeling of happiness and excitement…
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English vocabulary Words
emerge
renegade
mesmerized
persistent
come out into view, as from concealment
A disloyal person who betrays his or her cause; a traitor; a…
having your attention fixated as though by a spell
refusing to give up
emerge
come out into view, as from concealment
renegade
A disloyal person who betrays his or her cause; a traitor; a…
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English Vocabulary Words
Haughty
Internalize
Materialistic
Intangible
Arrogantly superior and disdainful
(v) to keep ideas, knowledge or attitudes INSIDE your head... ma…
preoccupied with material things; greedy for possessions
not perceptible by touch
Haughty
Arrogantly superior and disdainful
Internalize
(v) to keep ideas, knowledge or attitudes INSIDE your head... ma…
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English Vocabulary Words
Conclusion
Cite
Argument
Mood
Making up your mind based on evidence
To quote; to give credit to a source
A reason or set of reasons that something is true *not just a…
The way an author makes the reader feel; the emotions or "vib…
Conclusion
Making up your mind based on evidence
Cite
To quote; to give credit to a source
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English vocabulary words
Impunity
retribution
immolation
connoisseurship
exemption from punishment or loss or escape from fines
The idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what…
Death or destruction
individual who is has expert knowledge on a subject
Impunity
exemption from punishment or loss or escape from fines
retribution
The idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what…
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English Vocabulary Words
Adversary
Apprehensive
Multitude
Pertinent
Opponent
Anxious
A large number of, a group
Acceptable
Adversary
Opponent
Apprehensive
Anxious
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Vocabulary Words 8th Grade English
Sandal
Snowbank
Heralding
Sternness
Noun... any of various low shoes or slippers
Noun... a mound of snow, as a snowdrift or snow shoveled from a…
Verb... a person or thing that proclaims or announces
Noun... firm, strict, or uncompromising
Sandal
Noun... any of various low shoes or slippers
Snowbank
Noun... a mound of snow, as a snowdrift or snow shoveled from a…
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English Vocabulary words
Accede
Brandish
Comprise
Deft
to yield to; to assume an office or dignity.
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion.
to include or contain; to be made up of
skillful, nimble
Accede
to yield to; to assume an office or dignity.
Brandish
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion.
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English 10 Vocabulary Words
Insipid
Laconic
Juxtapose
Lethargic
Lacking flavor or interest
Using very few words (in speech, of a person, or style of wri…
A place, deal, or thing close together for contrasting effect
Sluggish, lifeless, inactive, slow
Insipid
Lacking flavor or interest
Laconic
Using very few words (in speech, of a person, or style of wri…
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English vocabulary words
Dauntless
Pillage
Melancholy
Alienated
Fearless, unintimidated
To rob of goods, to plunder
Gloomy, weary
Hostile, unwelcome or estranged
Dauntless
Fearless, unintimidated
Pillage
To rob of goods, to plunder
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SAT Vocabulary Words English 2
abate (v.)
balk (v.)
calamity (n.)
debase (v.)
to reduce or lessen
to stop or block abruptly
an event with disastrous consequences
to lower the quality or esteem of something
abate (v.)
to reduce or lessen
balk (v.)
to stop or block abruptly
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English Vocabulary Words
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 exxc…
fastidious
adj. hard to please
zealous
adj. very eager; enthusiastic
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English Vocabulary Words
fortaste
renovate
trickle
truce
preview, warning
repair, restore, redo
to fall by small drops
a pause in fighting or temporary peace
fortaste
preview, warning
renovate
repair, restore, redo
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English Vocabulary Words
Empower
immerse
benefit
prosperity
give (someone) the authority or power to do something
dip or submerge in a liquid
an advantage or profit gained from something.
the state of being prosperous.
Empower
give (someone) the authority or power to do something
immerse
dip or submerge in a liquid
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English Vocabulary words
apathy
Doughty
Prosaic
Avaricious
to show a lack of interest
brave and persistent
having the style or diction of prose; lacking poetic beauty
having or showing an extreme greed for wealth or material gain
apathy
to show a lack of interest
Doughty
brave and persistent
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4th Grade English Vocabulary Words
uneasy
disappointment
leisure
perseverance
worried
a feeling when your hopes are not met
to relax
continuing in spite of trouble. continuing even when somethin…
uneasy
worried
disappointment
a feeling when your hopes are not met
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English Vocabulary Words
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
lean sharp concerned guant
overbearingly assuming or insolently proud... synonyms: presump…
altruistic
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
ambivalent
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
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English Vocabulary Words
Accede
brandish
comprise
deft
to give consent, approval, or adherence; agree; assent; to ac…
to shake or wave, as a weapon; flourish. synonyms:display ant…
to include or contain. synonyms:contain antonyms:ruin
dexterous; nimble; skillful; clever synonyms:able antonyms:st…
Accede
to give consent, approval, or adherence; agree; assent; to ac…
brandish
to shake or wave, as a weapon; flourish. synonyms:display ant…
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English III ACT Vocabulary Words -Set 1
adhere
aloof
ambiguous
analyze
(verb)... 1. stick completely to a surface or substance... 2. belie…
(adjective) not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
(verb) open to more that one interpretation; having a double…
(verb) examine in detail, typically for purposes of explanati…
adhere
(verb)... 1. stick completely to a surface or substance... 2. belie…
aloof
(adjective) not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
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English Vocabulary
Beckon
obituary
Concoct
sinewy
to signal, summon, or direct by a gesture of the head or hand
a notice of the death of a person often including...
to devise, make up; contrive
strong; robust
Beckon
to signal, summon, or direct by a gesture of the head or hand
obituary
a notice of the death of a person often including...
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English- Spelling & Vocabulary words (List #1)
analyze
cite
distinguish
support
to examine text in great detail in order to understand it bet…
to quote; to mention from a piece of text for support or proof.
to recognize as distinct or different; to set apart as differ…
to give strength to a point or argument; to give aid or help.
analyze
to examine text in great detail in order to understand it bet…
cite
to quote; to mention from a piece of text for support or proof.
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Vocabulary Word English 2
abhor (v)
solace (n)
desolate (v)
vanquish (v)
to regard with disgust
comfort in sorrow or distress
make (a place) bleakly and depressingly empty or bare
to defeat in battle
abhor (v)
to regard with disgust
solace (n)
comfort in sorrow or distress
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English Class Vocabulary Words
Analysis
Assessment
Evidence
Interpretation
(n) process of breaking a complex topic into smaller parts
(n) the evaluation of the quality or ability of someone or so…
(n) examples that prove an idea
(n) the act of explaining the meaning of something
Analysis
(n) process of breaking a complex topic into smaller parts
Assessment
(n) the evaluation of the quality or ability of someone or so…
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Vocabulary Words English 10E
lodgement
askew
evacuation
indignant
A place in which a place or thing is located
not in a straight or level position
the removal of persons or things from an endangered area
Angered at something unjust or wrong
lodgement
A place in which a place or thing is located
askew
not in a straight or level position
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Vocabulary #5: English Words
monopoly
binary
trilogy
pentameter
A market in which there are many buyers and only one seller.
Composed of two elements.
A set of three related works of art.
A line of verse containing five metrical feet.
monopoly
A market in which there are many buyers and only one seller.
binary
Composed of two elements.
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English Vocabulary
audacity
evacuated
etiquette
lavishly
boldness; daring
remove from an area
acceptable manners
plentifully
audacity
boldness; daring
evacuated
remove from an area
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English Iqbal vocabulary words
Child Labor
Bonded Labor
Slavery
Sweatshop
work that deprives children of their childhood, their potenti…
A person becomes a bonded laborer when their labor is demande…
A human being owning another human being for the purpose of l…
A shop or factory where workers work long hours at low wages…
Child Labor
work that deprives children of their childhood, their potenti…
Bonded Labor
A person becomes a bonded laborer when their labor is demande…
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English Vocabulary G Words
gumption
gregarious
grueling
gratuitous adj
guts and determination
seeking and enjoying the company of others
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion,especially…
unnecessary and without any good reason
gumption
guts and determination
gregarious
seeking and enjoying the company of others
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English Vocabulary I Words
irascible adj
impromptu adj
imply v
infer v
characterized by anger, or easily angered.
said or done without preparation, on the spot.
to express or state indirectly.
to conclude something based on information given.
irascible adj
characterized by anger, or easily angered.
impromptu adj
said or done without preparation, on the spot.
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English vocabulary words
Camouflage
Optimistic
Resplendent
Disheveled
To blend in
Happy
Shining brightly
Untidy
Camouflage
To blend in
Optimistic
Happy
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English Vocabulary Words
Taxonomy
Nomenclature
Qualify/qualification
Connotation
a branch of science that classifies organisms
devising or choosing names for things
recognized as something
...
Taxonomy
a branch of science that classifies organisms
Nomenclature
devising or choosing names for things
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vocabulary words english
allow
bitter
faint
force
to let do or happen;to agree
sharp and unpleasant;angry or hurt
to pass out or not clear;weak
strength;power
allow
to let do or happen;to agree
bitter
sharp and unpleasant;angry or hurt
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25 English vocabulary words
abate
balk
calamity
debase
(v.) to reduce
(v.) to stop
(n.) an event with disastrous consequences
(v.) to lower the quality
abate
(v.) to reduce
balk
(v.) to stop
English 2 Vocabulary Words
Etymology
Moral Dilemmas
Forms of Narration
Unreliable Narration
the study of the origin of words and the way in which their m…
is a conflict in which you have to choose between two or more…
is a report of related events presented to the listeners or r…
is a narrator, whether in literature, film, or theater, whose…
Etymology
the study of the origin of words and the way in which their m…
Moral Dilemmas
is a conflict in which you have to choose between two or more…
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English Vocabulary Words 2
gallant (adj) /gallantry (n):... EX: gal…
mettle (n)... EX: A great deal of (posse…
zeal (n)... EX: Have zeal
liege (n) -- "my liege"
def: brave, heroic (adj) / courageous behavior, especially in…
def: a person's ability to cope well with difficulties or to…
def: great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an o…
def: a feudal superior or sovereign... syn: lord, superior ... ant:…
gallant (adj) /gallantry (n):... EX: gal…
def: brave, heroic (adj) / courageous behavior, especially in…
mettle (n)... EX: A great deal of (posse…
def: a person's ability to cope well with difficulties or to…
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English 1 Vocabulary Words
anonymous
anxiety
beneficial
dishearten
unknown name
to worry; uneasy feeling
helpful
discouraged
anonymous
unknown name
anxiety
to worry; uneasy feeling
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English Vocabulary F Words
fluff n
fervent adj
finesse n
facilitate v
something of little value or significance
characterized by intense emotion
subtly skillful handling of a situation
to make easier to increase the likelihood of
fluff n
something of little value or significance
fervent adj
characterized by intense emotion
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English 11 Week One Vocabulary Words
alleviate
altruism
bestow
humanity
to make less severe; lighten a burden; remove stress
consideration for others;removed from self interest
to give; apply
mankind; all people; quality of being human
alleviate
to make less severe; lighten a burden; remove stress
altruism
consideration for others;removed from self interest
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English vocabulary words
Palpable- adjective
Receding
Palatial-adjective
Indolently-adverb
Something you can feel or sense
Going away
Magnificent/glorious
Lazily
Palpable- adjective
Something you can feel or sense
Receding
Going away
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English Vocabulary E Words
evasive adj
epitome n
egregious adj
esoteric adj
deliberately vague or ambiguous
a standard or typical example
extremely and blatantly bad
understood only by a chosen few
evasive adj
deliberately vague or ambiguous
epitome n
a standard or typical example
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English vocabulary words
Deftly
Lapse
Impulse
Intuition
To move in a quick and skillful manner
To sink or slip gradually.
A sudden wish or urge
A sense of knowing not dependent on reason; an insight.
Deftly
To move in a quick and skillful manner
Lapse
To sink or slip gradually.
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English Vocabulary
Tithe
Benign
Contemptuous
Coagulating
one tenth of annual produce or earnings
Gentle; kindly
showing contempt (feeling a person or thing is worthless or b…
change to a sold or a semi-solid state
Tithe
one tenth of annual produce or earnings
Benign
Gentle; kindly
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English Vocabulary D Words
defy verb
defiance noun
defiant adjective
defiantly adverb
to openly challenge authority or power
a refusal to obey a person or rule
boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
in a rebellious manner
defy verb
to openly challenge authority or power
defiance noun
a refusal to obey a person or rule
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English Vocabulary Words
indoctrination
thespians
inconspicuous
discreet
Teaching someone to accept an idea or principle without quest…
Greek actors
not easily seen; subtle; not noticeable
careful about what is said or done
indoctrination
Teaching someone to accept an idea or principle without quest…
thespians
Greek actors
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English Vocabulary Words
theory
literary theory
hermeneutics
narrator
-something typically from which practice is derived
-reading: complex and potentially unlimited... -interaction betw…
-systematic study of how we interpret things
-source of information we get when we read a novel
theory
-something typically from which practice is derived
literary theory
-reading: complex and potentially unlimited... -interaction betw…
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English vocabulary words
acrimony
crepitate
bellicose
indemnity
noun... bitterness or ill feeling
verb... to make a crackling sound
adjective... demonstrating aggression, willingness to fight
noun... security or protection against a loss or financial burden
acrimony
noun... bitterness or ill feeling
crepitate
verb... to make a crackling sound
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English 2B Vocabulary Words
FUGITIVE
REFUGE
REFUGEE
SUBTERFUGE
A person who flees or try to escape from illegal actions.
Shelter or protection from danger or distress
A person who has been forced to leave his/her country to esca…
The use of tricks, specially to hide, avoid or get something.
FUGITIVE
A person who flees or try to escape from illegal actions.
REFUGE
Shelter or protection from danger or distress
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