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25 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…
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English Vocabulary
alliteration
analogy
imagery
metaphor
the repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close to…
a comparison of two things to show that they are alike in cer…
language that appeals to the senses
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two seemin…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close to…
analogy
a comparison of two things to show that they are alike in cer…
English Vocabulary
Sunnily
Apoplectic
Decreed
Bedecked
Cheerful
To overcome with anger
Command; Order
Decorate
Sunnily
Cheerful
Apoplectic
To overcome with anger
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
ENGLISH VOCABULARY
DETACHED
MYRIDS
STEWARDS
OMINOUS
UNEMOTIONAL, UNCONCERND.
LARGE NUMBERS, MULTITUDES.
PEOPLE WHO SERVE PASSENGERS ON A PLAIN, TRAIN, AND SHIP.
THREATING, SUGGJEST THAT SOME THING BAD IS GOING TO HAPPEN.
DETACHED
UNEMOTIONAL, UNCONCERND.
MYRIDS
LARGE NUMBERS, MULTITUDES.
20 terms
English Vocabulary
To prevent, suppress or stop something…
An impulse
Delivering fancy speech
To accuse or present proof of a fault…
Stifle
Impetus
Orating
Incriminating
To prevent, suppress or stop something…
Stifle
An impulse
Impetus
27 terms
English Vocabulary
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
The beginning of the story when the conflict, setting, and ma…
A series of relevant incidents/actions/conversation that crea…
The point at which the protagonist makes a decision that dete…
The action and conversations that occur after the climax has…
Exposition
The beginning of the story when the conflict, setting, and ma…
Rising Action
A series of relevant incidents/actions/conversation that crea…
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
10 terms
English vocabulary
branch
brave
dash
evening
Part of a tree. It grows out from the trunk of the tree. (Noun)
A brave person is someone who is not afraid of danger. (adj.)
A small amount of something. (noun)
The part of the day between late afternoon and early nightime…
branch
Part of a tree. It grows out from the trunk of the tree. (Noun)
brave
A brave person is someone who is not afraid of danger. (adj.)
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…
15 terms
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
English vocabulary
Entail
Crass
Anthology
Tumult
To have as a necessary Consequence and to involve
Extremely unrefined ; gross ; stupid
A collection, especially of literary works
Violent, noisy commotion
Entail
To have as a necessary Consequence and to involve
Crass
Extremely unrefined ; gross ; stupid
14 terms
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…
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
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
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
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
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
596 terms
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...
English vocabulary
catapult
facilitate
craven
glutton
to luanch
to make easier
lacking the least
consumes alot
catapult
to luanch
facilitate
to make easier
20 terms
English 8 Vocabulary 3
aloof
barbaric
bough
bound for
distant
crude and uncivilized
branch
headed for
aloof
distant
barbaric
crude and uncivilized
112 terms
Vocabulary English
Copious
Furtive
Paragon
Broach
abundant in supply or quanity
tempting to avoid notice or attention, typically because of g…
a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of particular…
a piece of jewelry, or a topic raised for discussion, normall…
Copious
abundant in supply or quanity
Furtive
tempting to avoid notice or attention, typically because of g…
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
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…
40 terms
English Vocabulary
Asterisk
Asteroid
Astronaut
Astronomer
n. A symbol * that is used in printed text, sometimes to tell…
n. A minor planet
n. A person who travels to outer space in a spacecraft
n. A person who studies stars, planets, and other objects in…
Asterisk
n. A symbol * that is used in printed text, sometimes to tell…
Asteroid
n. A minor planet
8 terms
English Vocabulary
Waver
Seclude
Askew
Tribulations
To fluctuate between two or more choices
To hide away
Not Straight
Hard times
Waver
To fluctuate between two or more choices
Seclude
To hide away
20 terms
Vocabulary - English
Deploy
cavalier
egg
mete
to arrange strategically
casual, carefree and nonchalant
to encourage or incite to action
to distribute by or as if if by measure, allot
Deploy
to arrange strategically
cavalier
casual, carefree and nonchalant
60 terms
English vocabulary
Absolve
Adamant
Amiable
Amoral
To clear of guilt
Firm
Good-natured
Lacking ethical principles
Absolve
To clear of guilt
Adamant
Firm
English vocabulary
add to sth
bargain
bracelet
debunk
to put something with something else
something that is sold for less than its usual price or its r…
a piece of jewellery that you wear around your wrist
to show that an idea, a belief, etc. is false; to show that s…
add to sth
to put something with something else
bargain
something that is sold for less than its usual price or its r…
480 terms
English Vocabulary
chagrin
capricious
diffident, diffidence
discomfited
mortification
fickle
shy
disappointed, defeated
chagrin
mortification
capricious
fickle
English vocabulary
Abstemious
Acumen
Auspicious
Belie
Moderate , sparing ( as in eating and drinking ) ;charcterize…
Quickness, accurary, and keenness of judgement or insight
Favorable , fortunate
Contradict; give a false impression
Abstemious
Moderate , sparing ( as in eating and drinking ) ;charcterize…
Acumen
Quickness, accurary, and keenness of judgement or insight
5 terms
English Vocabulary
synonyms
antonyms
homonyms
homophones
words that mean the same
words that are opposite
words that sound the same but have different meanings
words that sound alike but spelled different
synonyms
words that mean the same
antonyms
words that are opposite
20 terms
English vocabulary
elicit
director
gothic
genre
draw out a reaction from someone
a perosn who is in charge of an activity or film
a word generally related to dark things.
a type of music or film
elicit
draw out a reaction from someone
director
a perosn who is in charge of an activity or film
English Vocabulary
Vast ( adjective )
Forbidden (verb )
Eager ( adjective )
Burrowed ( noun )
Of very great extent or quantity; immense
Refuse to allow something
Wanting to do something or wanting to have something
To tunnel down
Vast ( adjective )
Of very great extent or quantity; immense
Forbidden (verb )
Refuse to allow something
30 terms
English Vocabulary
demesne
sate
insular
deft
land retained for the owners own use
satisfied
biased
fast and rapid in movements or action
demesne
land retained for the owners own use
sate
satisfied
English Vocabulary
Snivel
Rebuke
Tirade
Inscrutable
(verb) To complain or whine tearfully, to pretend to cry.
(verb) To criticize sharply; to express sharp or stern disapp…
(noun) A long angry, bitter,or violent speech; a sharp critic…
(adj) Difficult to understand, mysterious.
Snivel
(verb) To complain or whine tearfully, to pretend to cry.
Rebuke
(verb) To criticize sharply; to express sharp or stern disapp…
10 terms
English Vocabulary
Adjacent
Demonstrated
Descendants
Forebears
next to near
to show
a person of a later generation of a group or family
ancestor; a person in a line of a parents that led to the pre…
Adjacent
next to near
Demonstrated
to show
ENGLISH VOCABULARY
HYPERBOLE
HYPERCRITICAL
HYPERTENSION
HYPERTHERMIA
An intentional statement of exaggeration
Excessively critical
Extreme tension; high
High temperature
HYPERBOLE
An intentional statement of exaggeration
HYPERCRITICAL
Excessively critical
English Vocabulary
Inaugurating
Exhilarates
Dilapidated
Carnage
formally beginning
gladdens; exites
shabby; falling apart
widespread killing; slaughter
Inaugurating
formally beginning
Exhilarates
gladdens; exites
18 terms
English Vocabulary
biome
ecosystem
tundra
migration
a major ecological community type
the complex of a community of organism and its environment fu…
a large float and with no trees where ground is always frozen
moving form one area to another at different times of the year
biome
a major ecological community type
ecosystem
the complex of a community of organism and its environment fu…
15 terms
English Vocabulary
Renounce
Insolent
Simultaneous
Incredulous
to give up or put aside voluntarily; to renounce worldly plea…
boldly rude or disrespectful. Synonyms: brazen, rude, insulting
happening, or done, at the exact same time. Synonyms: concurr…
not willing to believe. Synonyms: unbelieving, skeptical
Renounce
to give up or put aside voluntarily; to renounce worldly plea…
Insolent
boldly rude or disrespectful. Synonyms: brazen, rude, insulting
English Vocabulary
articulate
crux
debris
decry
Someone who is well spoken;clear... (adjective)
The main or most important feature.... (noun)
scattered remnants;rubble;waste... (noun)
to condemn or disapprove.... (verb)
articulate
Someone who is well spoken;clear... (adjective)
crux
The main or most important feature.... (noun)
English vocabulary
Ballistic
Fiercely
Keen
Shower cubicle
Go mad. To become extremely angry.... - "If your dad finds out y…
- Powerful way: to growl/fight fiercely... to burn fiercely.... - E…
Very interested, eager, or wanting (to do) something very muc…
Box
Ballistic
Go mad. To become extremely angry.... - "If your dad finds out y…
Fiercely
- Powerful way: to growl/fight fiercely... to burn fiercely.... - E…
30 terms
English Vocabulary
Paradox
Circumlocution
Euphemism
Epithet
A statement that at first seems to contradict itself, but on…
The use of many words to say something that could be said mor…
A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one con…
Describes a person by a characteristic or quality.
Paradox
A statement that at first seems to contradict itself, but on…
Circumlocution
The use of many words to say something that could be said mor…
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
English Vocabulary
Assurance
biology
brute
coldcock
(n) a promise
(n) study of life and living organisms
(n) someone who behaves in a very cruel way
(v) knocked someone unconscious
Assurance
(n) a promise
biology
(n) study of life and living organisms
English Vocabulary
capitulate (v)
ubiquitous (adj)
aesthetic (adj)
catharsis
to surrender under certain conditions, to give in
the quality of being everywhere at the same time
having to do with artistic beauty
an emotional or psychological cleansing that brings relief or…
capitulate (v)
to surrender under certain conditions, to give in
ubiquitous (adj)
the quality of being everywhere at the same time
28 terms
English Vocabulary
An assessment, description, or explana…
To examine something in great detail i…
Authors write for one or more of the f…
When you quote, paraphrase, or refer t…
Analysis
Analyze
Authors purpose
Cite
An assessment, description, or explana…
Analysis
To examine something in great detail i…
Analyze
47 terms
English Vocabulary
melancholy
impunity
perpetrate
reprisal
A feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause…
freedom from punishment
carry out or commit (typically a harmful, illegal, or immoral…
act of retalliation
melancholy
A feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause…
impunity
freedom from punishment
English Vocabulary
Adversity
Amicable
Analyze
Collaborate
Noun. Misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events.
Adjective. Friendly, agreeable.
Verb. To examine carefully in detail.
Verb. To cooperate, work together.
Adversity
Noun. Misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events.
Amicable
Adjective. Friendly, agreeable.
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