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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary #9
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
(v.) to comfort; (n.)the keyboard of an organ; (n.) a control…
(v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
assurance
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
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English 9--Vocabulary 12
abhor
congeniality
cynic
dupe
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
(n.) compatibility; friendliness; agreeableness
(n.) a person who believes that people act only from selfish…
(n.) person who is easily fooled or used ; (v.) to fool or ex…
abhor
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
congeniality
(n.) compatibility; friendliness; agreeableness
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English 9--Vocabulary 13
acknowledge
adversary
elude
exploit
(v.) recognize the rights or authority of; admit; to express…
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(v.) to escape from or avoid; to escape the understanding of
(v.) to make use of, develop; to make improper use of for per…
acknowledge
(v.) recognize the rights or authority of; admit; to express…
adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent
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English 9 Vocabulary 8
attribute
humanitarian
irony
infest
1. (v.) to credit, assign (He attributes all of his success t…
(adj.) concerned with human welfare; (n.) a person devoted to…
(n.) a contrast or discrepancy between what is stated and wha…
(v.) to overrun in a way that causes harm or annoyance
attribute
1. (v.) to credit, assign (He attributes all of his success t…
humanitarian
(adj.) concerned with human welfare; (n.) a person devoted to…
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English 9 Vocabulary Lesson 3
aft
aquatic
armada
barnacles
situated near or at the rear part of a ship or boat
living or growing in or on water
a fleet of warships
hard-covered shellfish that attach themselves to submerged su…
aft
situated near or at the rear part of a ship or boat
aquatic
living or growing in or on water
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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
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English 9 Unit 4 Vocabulary
ambivalent
auspicious
eclectic
imperious
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
favorable; promising
made up of a variety of sources or styles
arrogantly domineering or overbearing
ambivalent
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
auspicious
favorable; promising
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English 9 Unit 3 Vocabulary
alleviate
contemporary
gratuitous
impartial
to ease pain or burden
current, modern
given freely
unbiased; not in favor of one side or the other
alleviate
to ease pain or burden
contemporary
current, modern
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The Necklace Vocabulary English 9
dowry
distinguished
caste
suppleness
Money a bride (or bride's family) gives to a groom
Adj. Being known because of an accomplishment
Noun. Groups of people determined by how much money a person…
flexibility, ability to bend easily
dowry
Money a bride (or bride's family) gives to a groom
distinguished
Adj. Being known because of an accomplishment
2015-16 Vocabulary English 9
bilateral
bipartisan
bisect
duplex:
adj. Having two sides.
adj. Involving two political parties.
v. To divide into two equal parts.
n. A dwelling with two units.
bilateral
adj. Having two sides.
bipartisan
adj. Involving two political parties.
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English 9 - Vocabulary Terms
Ravine
gnarly
scowl
wince
a deep narrow steep sided valley
something that has many knots or bumpy surfaces.
frown with displeasure
draw back as with fear or pain
Ravine
a deep narrow steep sided valley
gnarly
something that has many knots or bumpy surfaces.
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English 9 - Vocabulary 9
controversial
steadily
defiance
envious
giving rise to a public disagreement
direct or sure in movement
a refusal to obey something or someone
feeling or showing envy
controversial
giving rise to a public disagreement
steadily
direct or sure in movement
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English 9 Vocabulary 6
arrogance
docile
frivolous
kindle
(n.) overbearing pride; a lack of regard for others
(adj.) gentle; easy to manage
(adj.) silly; unimportant
(v.) to ignite; to arouse or excite; to set on fire
arrogance
(n.) overbearing pride; a lack of regard for others
docile
(adj.) gentle; easy to manage
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Vocabulary Unit 2 English 9
appraise
avert
bewilder
complacency
(v.) to assess the worth or value of (A realtor will come ove…
(v.) to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid
(v.) to puzzle completely, confuse
(n.) self-satisfied ignorance of danger (Colin tried to shock…
appraise
(v.) to assess the worth or value of (A realtor will come ove…
avert
(v.) to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid
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English 9 - Vocabulary 9
Controversial
Steadily
Defiance
Envious
giving rise to a public disagreement
direct or sure in movement
a refusal to over something or someone
feeling or showing envy
Controversial
giving rise to a public disagreement
Steadily
direct or sure in movement
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English 12: Vocabulary #9
acronym
ad hominem
analogy
connotation
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
an argument that makes personal attack upon an opponent inste…
a comparison or parallel drawn between two things
an idea that is implied or suggested
acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
ad hominem
an argument that makes personal attack upon an opponent inste…
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English 9--Vocabulary 17
abrasive
denote
hindrance
irreducible
(adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; (…
(v) be a name or symbol for; to mean explicitly
(n.) an action, person, or thing that gets in the way; obstacle
(adj.) not capable of being made smaller or simpler
abrasive
(adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; (…
denote
(v) be a name or symbol for; to mean explicitly
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English 9--Vocabulary 15
apathy
cascade
induction
inverse
(n.) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
(n.) a small, steep waterfall; something that falls in a mann…
(n.) an act of enrolling or bringing someone into a group, or…
(adj.) inverted; reversed; opposite; (n.) the opposite
apathy
(n.) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
cascade
(n.) a small, steep waterfall; something that falls in a mann…
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English 9--Vocabulary 14
addicted
defraud
evict
formidable
(adj.) given up to a habit or compulsion
(v.) to take away; to deprive of something dishonestly
(v.) to force out of property by taking legal action; to eject
(adj.) hard to overcome or deal with; causing fear; awe-inspi…
addicted
(adj.) given up to a habit or compulsion
defraud
(v.) to take away; to deprive of something dishonestly
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Vocabulary Unit 1 English 9
drone
imprudent
malicious
misanthropic
talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
unwise, not careful
Intended to hurt or harm
adj. hating mankind
drone
talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
imprudent
unwise, not careful
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English 9 Vocabulary Unit 9
auxiliary
candid
cubicle
drudgery
giving assistance or support, a helper
frank, sincere, impartial
a small room or compartment
work that is hard and tiresome
auxiliary
giving assistance or support, a helper
candid
frank, sincere, impartial
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English 9 Vocabulary List 9
chron
cide
cise
cit
time
cut down, kill
cut down, kill
to call, start
chron
time
cide
cut down, kill
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English 9 Vocabulary
encase
arbitrary
docile
abhorrent
to enclose
based on opinion, preference, or whim
easily taught, led , or managed
detestable, repugnant
encase
to enclose
arbitrary
based on opinion, preference, or whim
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List 9 Vocabulary - English 9
ambivalence
bemused
blighted
ephemeral
simultaneous conflicting feeling
lost in thought, preoccupied, or bewildered about something
something damaged, ruined, or devalued in some way
something transient or passing
ambivalence
simultaneous conflicting feeling
bemused
lost in thought, preoccupied, or bewildered about something
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English 9 Vocabulary
morph
disgruntle
vest
implicit
root meaning "shape"
discontent, unhappy, displeased
root meaning "clothes, endow"
something, normally behavior that is understood but not stated
morph
root meaning "shape"
disgruntle
discontent, unhappy, displeased
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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary 7
adieu
advent
apex
assimilate
(int.) "Farewell!"; (n.) a farewell
(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view
(n.) the highest point, tip
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own…
adieu
(int.) "Farewell!"; (n.) a farewell
advent
(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view
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English 9 Vocabulary 2
belligerent
havoc
recede
meander
(adj.) aggressive; warlike
(n.) destruction; devastation
(v.) to move back or away from; to lessen or fade
(v.) to follow a twisting, turning course; to wander without…
belligerent
(adj.) aggressive; warlike
havoc
(n.) destruction; devastation
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English 9--Vocabulary 1
annals
epic
extremity
intact
(n.) chronological records; historical accounts
(n.) a long, narrative poem about the adventures of a great h…
(n.) the farthest or outermost point or part; the greatest de…
(adj.) whole, with no part missing; undamaged
annals
(n.) chronological records; historical accounts
epic
(n.) a long, narrative poem about the adventures of a great h…
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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary 8
auxiliary
candid
cubicle
drudgery
(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
(adj.) frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
(n.) a small room or compartment
(n.) work that is hard and tiresome
auxiliary
(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
candid
(adj.) frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 13
ad infinitum
apportion
bona fide
buoyant
(adv.) endlessly
(v.) to divide and give out in shares
(adj.) genuine; sincere
(adj.) able to float easily; able to hold things up; cheerful…
ad infinitum
(adv.) endlessly
apportion
(v.) to divide and give out in shares
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English 9--Vocabulary 11
bland
chronic
contemptible
diligent
(adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
(adj.) lasting a long time; constant; habitual
(adj.) despicable; hateful; low
(adj.) hardworking; industrious
bland
(adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
chronic
(adj.) lasting a long time; constant; habitual
English 9: Lesson 1 vocabulary
annals
demoralize
disperse
epic
chronological records; historical accounts
to undermine the confidence of a person or group; discourage;…
to break up and scatter; to cause to vanish or disappear; to…
a long poem about the adventures of a great hero; impressive;…
annals
chronological records; historical accounts
demoralize
to undermine the confidence of a person or group; discourage;…
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 11
brevity
comport
concise
demure
(n.) shortness; briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
(v.) to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
(adj.) expressing much in a few words
(adj.) sober or serious in manner, modest
brevity
(n.) shortness; briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
comport
(v.) to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 12
appreciable
autocratic
blanch
blasphemy
(adj.) sufficient to be noticed or measured
(adj.) absolute in power or authority
(v.) to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil
(n.) an act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for somet…
appreciable
(adj.) sufficient to be noticed or measured
autocratic
(adj.) absolute in power or authority
English 9: Lesson 2 vocabulary
belligerent
dexterity
eradicate
fervent
aggressive; warlike
skillfulness; expertness; talent
to pull up or tear up; to eliminate or destroy completely
having or showing great emotion; passionate; fierce; strongly…
belligerent
aggressive; warlike
dexterity
skillfulness; expertness; talent
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English 9 Unit 3 vocabulary
edifice
ambidextrous
animate
belated
(n) a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building
(adj) equally skillful with either hand
(adj) to give life or motion to
(adj) delayed
edifice
(n) a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building
ambidextrous
(adj) equally skillful with either hand
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English ll - Vocabulary 9
Incapable
Mass
Barrier
Inaccessible
Adj. lacks necessary skill or capacity
N. a large amount ... Adj. Affects a large amount of people
N. A natural formation or a constructed fence or a wall that…
Adj. can't be obtained or is out of reach
Incapable
Adj. lacks necessary skill or capacity
Mass
N. a large amount ... Adj. Affects a large amount of people
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English 9 vocabulary Lesson 4
elude
fallow
blight
obsequy
(v) to escape; to get away from
(adj) inactive; unproductive
(n) anything that destroys, prevents growth, or causes devalu…
(n) a funeral rite or ceremony
elude
(v) to escape; to get away from
fallow
(adj) inactive; unproductive
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English 9 Vocabulary #5
accomplice
annihilate
arbitrary
brazen
(n.) person who takes part in a crime
(v.) to destroy completely
(adj.) unreasonable; based on ones wishes or regards for reas…
(adj.) shameless, impudent; made of brass
accomplice
(n.) person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely
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English 1 - Week 9 Vocabulary
said
gave
took
bought
say
give
take
buy
said
say
gave
give
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English 9 Vocabulary
Pathos
Ethos
Logos
Rhetorical
(Emotional) means persuading by appealing to the reader's emo…
(Credibility), or ethical appeal, means convincing by the cha…
(Logical) means persuading by the use of reasoning.
of, relating to, or concerned with the art of speaking or wri…
Pathos
(Emotional) means persuading by appealing to the reader's emo…
Ethos
(Credibility), or ethical appeal, means convincing by the cha…
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English 9 Unit 2 Vocabulary
Adjourn
Alien
Comely
Compensate
to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
a citizen of another country; foreign, strange
having a pleasing appearance
to make up for; to repay for services
Adjourn
to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
Alien
a citizen of another country; foreign, strange
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English 9 Unit 5 Vocabulary
Accomplice
Annihilate
Arbitrary
Brazen
a person who takes part in a crime
to destroy complete
unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard f…
made of brass; shameless, impudent
Accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
Annihilate
to destroy complete
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English 9 Unit 15 Vocabulary
Abase
Actuate
Avert
Boorish
to lower in esteem, degrade; to humble
to move to action; to impel
to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid
rude, unrefined; clumsy
Abase
to lower in esteem, degrade; to humble
Actuate
to move to action; to impel
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 14
annex
cleave
cordial
cornerstone
(v.) To add to, attach: to incorporate;(n.) An attachment or…
(v.) To cut or split open; to cling to
(adj.) in a friendly manner, hearty; cheery; (n.) A liqueur
(n.) the starting point of a building; a fundamental principl…
annex
(v.) To add to, attach: to incorporate;(n.) An attachment or…
cleave
(v.) To cut or split open; to cling to
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English 9 Unit 1 Vocabulary
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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English 9 vocabulary list #9
bilk
homily
demise
emit
(v) to cheat or swindle; to thwart
(n) a sermon
(n) death; a ceasing to exist
(v) to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light
bilk
(v) to cheat or swindle; to thwart
homily
(n) a sermon
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English 9 Unit 9 Vocabulary
Auxiliary
Candid
Cubicle
Drudgery
giving assistance or support; a helper, aid
frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
a small room or compartment
work that is hard and tiresome
Auxiliary
giving assistance or support; a helper, aid
Candid
frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
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English 9 vocabulary 2.1
illegible
jeer
lucrative
mediocre
unable or impossible to read
to make fun; to be mean
profitable
average; not fancy
illegible
unable or impossible to read
jeer
to make fun; to be mean
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English 9 Unit 10 Vocabulary
Adept
Aspire
Bleak
Chide
thoroughly skilled; an expert
to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal…
bare, dreary, dismal
to blame; scold
Adept
thoroughly skilled; an expert
Aspire
to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal…
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