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English IV Vocabulary 10
deter
devoid
diatribe
diffident
to discourage; to keep someone from doing something
entirely without; lacking
a bitter verbal attack
lacking self-confidence; timid
deter
to discourage; to keep someone from doing something
devoid
entirely without; lacking
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English IV Vocabulary 11
predatory
symmetry
tawdry
fusillade
victimizing or destroying others for one's own gain; pillaging
exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing…
gaudy and cheap in appearance or nature
a rapid outburst or barrage
predatory
victimizing or destroying others for one's own gain; pillaging
symmetry
exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing…
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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…
57 terms
English 1 Vocabulary
Abscondbris
Affluentbris afflaaaac
Accedebris
Arbitratorbris
(verb) To secretly leave somewhere, taking with ... you somethin…
(adjective) Having plenty of money, nice houses, ... expensive…
(phrasal verb) Agree to a demand, especially... after first dis…
(verb) To officially judge how am argument between ... two oppo…
Abscondbris
(verb) To secretly leave somewhere, taking with ... you somethin…
Affluentbris afflaaaac
(adjective) Having plenty of money, nice houses, ... expensive…
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English vocabulary
scene
sound
city
traffic
Ansicht, Szene
Geräusch
Stadt, Großstadt
Verkehr
scene
Ansicht, Szene
sound
Geräusch
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2a Vocabulary English A
generous
considerate
courageous
selfless
someone who is willing to give money, spend time etc, in orde…
always thinking of what other people need or want and being c…
brave
caring about other people more than about yourself - used to…
generous
someone who is willing to give money, spend time etc, in orde…
considerate
always thinking of what other people need or want and being c…
20 terms
ENGLISH - Vocabulary Unit 1
adage
bonanza
churlish
citadel
(n) a proverb, wise saying
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, pr…
(adj) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity…
(n) fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong o…
adage
(n) a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, pr…
1,267 terms
Academic Vocabulary English-English (+Czech)
Looming
Miniscule
Raid
Pledge
emerging, appearing... tyčící se, rýsující se, vynořující se ne…
very small... nepatrný, maličký, miniaturní
attack, seizure... útok, přepadení, nájezd (vojenský), přepadno…
binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something…
Looming
emerging, appearing... tyčící se, rýsující se, vynořující se ne…
Miniscule
very small... nepatrný, maličký, miniaturní
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Lesson 2 English Vocabulary
dialog
erratic
extensive
forfeit
A conversation; the conversation between characters in a stor…
Not consistent
Large in space or amount
To lose through some thought; to be forced to give up by way…
dialog
A conversation; the conversation between characters in a stor…
erratic
Not consistent
113 terms
English Vocabulary
proficiency
proficiency test
proficiency level
usher [n]
Fertigkeit, Kenntnisse
Prüfung, Leistungsnachweis
Leistungsniveau
Platzanweiser, Gerichtsdiener
proficiency
Fertigkeit, Kenntnisse
proficiency test
Prüfung, Leistungsnachweis
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English vocabulary
Encroaching
Tantalizingly
Furtive
Menacing
Intruding
In a teasing way
Sneaky/ hidden
Threatening
Encroaching
Intruding
Tantalizingly
In a teasing way
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English Vocabulary
abundant
access
accommodate
accumulate
present in great quantity
The right to enter
have room for hold,without crowding
get or gather together
abundant
present in great quantity
access
The right to enter
158 terms
English Vocabulary
announce
approach
brave
cheer
إعلان
اقتراب-الوصول إلى
شجاع
ابتهاج
announce
إعلان
approach
اقتراب-الوصول إلى
6 terms
English Vocabulary
Palpable
Indolently
Naive
Scruples
Able to be felt; easily perceived
Lazily; idly
Unsophisticated
Misgivings about something one feels is wrong
Palpable
Able to be felt; easily perceived
Indolently
Lazily; idly
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English Vocabulary
Go sightseeing
Bungee Jumping
Fishing
Swimming
Hacer turismo
Puenting
Pescar
Nadar
Go sightseeing
Hacer turismo
Bungee Jumping
Puenting
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English Vocabulary
Cancelled
Indoor
To Creep
Zones
decide or announce that (an arranged or planned event) will n…
situated, conducted, or used within a building or under cover…
move slowly and carefully, esp. in order to avoid being heard…
An area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a di…
Cancelled
decide or announce that (an arranged or planned event) will n…
Indoor
situated, conducted, or used within a building or under cover…
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English 11: Vocabulary #10
engender (verb)
nuance (noun)
covert (adj.)
renown (noun)
to cause or give rise to
a subtle difference
not openly displayed
the state of being known and celebrated by many
engender (verb)
to cause or give rise to
nuance (noun)
a subtle difference
24 terms
English Vocabulary
Sunnily
Apoplectic
Decreed
Bedecked
Cheerful
To overcome with anger
Command; Order
Decorate
Sunnily
Cheerful
Apoplectic
To overcome with anger
60 terms
English Vocabulary
aberration
abhor
acquiesce
alacrity
something that differs form the norm ( noun)
to hate, detest (Because he always wound up getting hit in th…
to agree without protesting (Though Mr. Pospieszny wanted to…
eagerness, speed (For some reason, Simon loved to help his gi…
aberration
something that differs form the norm ( noun)
abhor
to hate, detest (Because he always wound up getting hit in th…
102 terms
English vocabulary
Abdomen
Accompany
Career
Strength
Bụng
Hộ tống
Ngề nghiệp
Điểm mạnh
Abdomen
Bụng
Accompany
Hộ tống
15 terms
English Vocabulary
Auspicious (adj)
Belie (v)
Bellicose (adj)
Bowdlerize (v)
Definition:Attended by favorable ... circumstances ... Sentence:It…
Definition:To contradict, to give ... false impression... Sentence…
Definition:Having or showing ... a ready disposition to fight... S…
Definition:Remove or change ... parts considered vulgar or immor…
Auspicious (adj)
Definition:Attended by favorable ... circumstances ... Sentence:It…
Belie (v)
Definition:To contradict, to give ... false impression... Sentence…
English Vocabulary
Accoutrements
Aggrieved
Choleric
Comport
equipment or accessories
(adj.) distressed, wronged, injured (The foreman mercilessly…
Easily angered
behave
Accoutrements
equipment or accessories
Aggrieved
(adj.) distressed, wronged, injured (The foreman mercilessly…
45 terms
English Vocabulary
rotund
wiry
fluffy
murky
excessively fat... Adjective
Thin, but tough and sinewy.... Adjective
Soft and feathery... Adjective
dark or gloomy; clouded with sediment.... Adjective
rotund
excessively fat... Adjective
wiry
Thin, but tough and sinewy.... Adjective
26 terms
English vocabulary
a drop in the ocean
first and foremost
phase
stage
a very small amount of something compared to what is needed o…
used to emphasize the most important quality, purpose, reason…
noun [countable]... one of the stages of a process of developmen…
noun [countable]... one of the parts which something such as a c…
a drop in the ocean
a very small amount of something compared to what is needed o…
first and foremost
used to emphasize the most important quality, purpose, reason…
35 terms
Vocabulary English
Phototrophic
Phosphorescent
Photogenic
Lucid
Tending to grow or move towards light
giving off light without heat
Attractive in picture or photographs
Easy to understand;Clear
Phototrophic
Tending to grow or move towards light
Phosphorescent
giving off light without heat
9 terms
English Vocabulary
prefix
suffix
multiple meaning
base word
Word part that is placed at the beginning of a root word to c…
Word part that is placed at the end of a root word to change…
A word that has more than one meaning.
Root word without a prefix or suffix
prefix
Word part that is placed at the beginning of a root word to c…
suffix
Word part that is placed at the end of a root word to change…
10 terms
English Vocabulary
Conviction
Remorse
Reluctant
chastise
a strong belief or opinion
deep regret or guilt for a wrong commiting
feeling or showing doubt about doing something wrong
to criticize someone harshly for doing something wrong.
Conviction
a strong belief or opinion
Remorse
deep regret or guilt for a wrong commiting
16 terms
English vocabulary
reach
feet
widespread
boundary
alcanzar
pies
esparcido
limite
reach
alcanzar
feet
pies
70 terms
English vocabulary
Herd
Treck
Inland
Glancing
Manada
Emigrar
Interior
Echando un vistazo
Herd
Manada
Treck
Emigrar
20 terms
English Vocabulary
Venerable
Puerile
Levity
Frugal
Worthy of respect because of advanced age, dignity, etc.... At…
Foolish for a grown person to say or do; childish; immature.…
Lack of proper seriousness; improper gaiety... During the assem…
Thrifty; not wasteful ... Her frugal attitude allowed her to sa…
Venerable
Worthy of respect because of advanced age, dignity, etc.... At…
Puerile
Foolish for a grown person to say or do; childish; immature.…
27 terms
English Vocabulary
allegory
satire
propaganda
glittering generalities
a story in which the characters, settings, and events represe…
a literary work that criticizes human behavior through ridicu…
a form of communication in which persuasive techniques are us…
a generally accepted virtue is usually employed to stir up fa…
allegory
a story in which the characters, settings, and events represe…
satire
a literary work that criticizes human behavior through ridicu…
19 terms
english vocabulary
enigma
anathema
hackneyed
intractable
a person of puzzling or contradictory character
a person or thing detested or loathed
made commonplace or trite; stale; banal
not easily controlled or directed; not docile or manageable;…
enigma
a person of puzzling or contradictory character
anathema
a person or thing detested or loathed
20 terms
English Vocabulary
Comrade-Noun
Laborious-Adjective
Resolution-Noun
Falter-Verb
a companion who shares one's activities or is a fellow member…
(especially of a task, process, or journey) requiring conside…
a firm decision to do or not to do something.
start to lose strength or momentum.
Comrade-Noun
a companion who shares one's activities or is a fellow member…
Laborious-Adjective
(especially of a task, process, or journey) requiring conside…
48 terms
English Vocabulary
claim or assertion
origin myth
archetype
unconscious
a statement we believe to be true
a traditional story that explains how life began
symbols, patterns, or character types that repeat across cult…
having temporarily lost awareness; in a faint
claim or assertion
a statement we believe to be true
origin myth
a traditional story that explains how life began
20 terms
English Vocabulary
bonanza
adage
churlish
citadel
something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding;a very larg…
wise saying
good manners; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or…
bonanza
something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding;a very larg…
adage
wise saying
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English vocabulary
Admonish
Breach
Brigade
Circumspect
To warn gently
To break the law
Bandit
Carefully to consider all circumstances and consequences
Admonish
To warn gently
Breach
To break the law
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English Vocabulary
make up
He told me / told to me
He said me / He said to me
look up
to invent a story (phrasal verb)
He told me (tell someone)
He said to me (say something)
find a word in the dictionary (phrasal verb)/ ---- up
make up
to invent a story (phrasal verb)
He told me / told to me
He told me (tell someone)
English Vocabulary
Absolve (v)
Acclaim (v)
Accolade (n)
Bellicose (adj)
to acquit; pardon
to praise opening; praise
praise, distinction
war-like, hostile
Absolve (v)
to acquit; pardon
Acclaim (v)
to praise opening; praise
10 terms
English Vocabulary
Acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
(adj) able to get and retain ideas of information; concerned…
(V) to claim or take without right
(adj) hackneyed, trite, commonplace
(V) to work on excessively; to trash soundly
Acquisitive
(adj) able to get and retain ideas of information; concerned…
arrogate
(V) to claim or take without right
48 terms
English Vocabulary
Demeanor
Lithe
Impasse
conciliate
A person's manner or attitude towards others
graceful; supple; readily bent
a road or passage without an exit; dead end... a difficult situa…
to ease the anger or agitation of; pacify; calm down
Demeanor
A person's manner or attitude towards others
Lithe
graceful; supple; readily bent
58 terms
English vocabulary
Embezzlement
Blunt
Lounging
Layoff
It is an act of dishonestly withholding assets for the purpos…
(two meanings) abrupt in speech or manner; having a dull edge
Lie, sit, or stand in a relaxed or lazy way
Also known as a reduction in force (RIF). Elimination of jobs…
Embezzlement
It is an act of dishonestly withholding assets for the purpos…
Blunt
(two meanings) abrupt in speech or manner; having a dull edge
10 terms
English vocabulary
catapult
facilitate
craven
glutton
to luanch
to make easier
lacking the least
consumes alot
catapult
to luanch
facilitate
to make easier
55 terms
English Vocabulary
Diction
Pursuit
Bleak
Practical
interesting word choices
the act of chasing or going after something; striving for som…
bare, desolate, windswept; without hope; depressing
relating to or concerned with ordinary activities; using comm…
Diction
interesting word choices
Pursuit
the act of chasing or going after something; striving for som…
10 terms
English 9--Vocabulary 10
credentials
cumbersome
genial
hoax
(n.) written evidence showing that a person has a right to a…
(adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
(adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
(n.) an act intended to trick or deceive, a fraud; (v.) to tr…
credentials
(n.) written evidence showing that a person has a right to a…
cumbersome
(adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
10 terms
English Vocabulary
Repetition
Anecdote
Persuasion
Convincing
Again and again and again too.
something interesting about physicality story.
the action or fact of persuading someone or believe something.
Believe that something is true or real.
Repetition
Again and again and again too.
Anecdote
something interesting about physicality story.
45 terms
English Vocabulary
Emulate
Carren
Enigma
Acute
(v) copy in an attempt to equal or be better than
To swerve or lurch from side to side
a puzzle; a mystery
Sharp
Emulate
(v) copy in an attempt to equal or be better than
Carren
To swerve or lurch from side to side
36 terms
English vocabulary
Ziggurat
Hemoglobin
Photosynthesis
Abjure
A rectangular stepped tower. Sometimes surrounded by a temple.
A red protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the bloo…
The process by which plants, some protistans use the energy f…
Solemnly renounce(a belief, cause, or claim)
Ziggurat
A rectangular stepped tower. Sometimes surrounded by a temple.
Hemoglobin
A red protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the bloo…
480 terms
English Vocabulary
chagrin
capricious
diffident, diffidence
discomfited
mortification
fickle
shy
disappointed, defeated
chagrin
mortification
capricious
fickle
110 terms
English Vocabulary
non sequitur
impair
panegyric
quandary
something that does not logically follow
to weaken; to cause to become worse
an expression of praise
a puzzling situation; a dilemma
non sequitur
something that does not logically follow
impair
to weaken; to cause to become worse
168 terms
English vocabulary
the day
the month
the year
I was born on 12th October
le jour
le mois
l année
je suis né le 12 octobre
the day
le jour
the month
le mois
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