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12th Grade English Vocabulary 1
Cognate
Derivitive
Dimunitve
Inflection
Related by being derived, descended, or borrowed from the sam…
A word formed from another word or root, such as by adding a…
A word formed by shortening or by adding certain suffixes ind…
The change in the form of words that indicates a grammatical…
Cognate
Related by being derived, descended, or borrowed from the sam…
Derivitive
A word formed from another word or root, such as by adding a…
12th grade English vocabulary
Wretchedness
Transcends
Primal
Tumult
A very unhappy or unfortunate state
Is or goes beyond the limits of
Essential; fundamental
A loud confused noise, especially one caused by a large group…
Wretchedness
A very unhappy or unfortunate state
Transcends
Is or goes beyond the limits of
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words
Magnanimous
Frivolous
Catechism
Decrepit
(adj.)Generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from pe…
(adj.)Not having any serious purpose or value or little weigh…
(n.)A collection of questions and answers that are used to te…
(adj.) Wasted and weakened by or as if by the infirmities of…
Magnanimous
(adj.)Generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from pe…
Frivolous
(adj.)Not having any serious purpose or value or little weigh…
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12th Grade English Vocabulary 9
Aberrant
Anomaly
Eccentricity
Endemic
Deviating from what is normal
A deviation or departure from the normal or common order, for…
Odd, peculiar, or whimsical behavior
Prevalent in or peculiar to a particular locality or people
Aberrant
Deviating from what is normal
Anomaly
A deviation or departure from the normal or common order, for…
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12th Grade English Vocabulary 11
Abscond
Bilk
Clemency
Contrite
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, especially to…
To cheat or swindle
Mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy; leniency.
Sincerity sorry for one's sons or inadequacies.
Abscond
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, especially to…
Bilk
To cheat or swindle
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12th Grade English Vocabulary 12
Atrophy
Debilitate
Livid
Moribound
To waste away; wither.
To make feeble; weaken.
Discolored, as from a bruise; black-and-blue.
In a condition approaching death or an end.
Atrophy
To waste away; wither.
Debilitate
To make feeble; weaken.
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12th Grade English Vocabulary 4
Berserk
Jubilee
Juggernaut
Kowtow
Destructively Violent
A season or occasion of joyful celebration
An overwhelming and irresistible for or movement
To show respect or submission
Berserk
Destructively Violent
Jubilee
A season or occasion of joyful celebration
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12th Grade English Vocabulary 8
Axiomatic
Definitive
Empirical
Hypothetical
Self-evident
Determining finally
Relying solely on practical experience without regard for the…
Based on a belief or theory that accounts for a set of facts…
Axiomatic
Self-evident
Definitive
Determining finally
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12th Grade English Vocabulary 10
Animus
Corpulent
Corpus
Corpuscle
A feeling of animosity
Having a large over-weight body;obese.
A large collection of writings of a specific kind or on a spe…
A cell, such as a blood or lymph cell, in a liquid, as distin…
Animus
A feeling of animosity
Corpulent
Having a large over-weight body;obese.
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12th Grade English Vocabulary 5
Adjunct
Amalgamate
Contiguous
Diffuse
Something attached to another thing but in a dependent or aux…
To combine, unite, or consolidate
Sharing a boundary or edge
Widely spread or scattered
Adjunct
Something attached to another thing but in a dependent or aux…
Amalgamate
To combine, unite, or consolidate
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English 12th Grade Words
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
Anaphora
an indirect reference to something in history or previous lit…
the intentional expression of an idea in such a way that more…
a comparison between two unlike things; a type of metaphor
repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of lines or s…
Allusion
an indirect reference to something in history or previous lit…
Ambiguity
the intentional expression of an idea in such a way that more…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words
Magnanimous
Frivolous
Catechism
Decrepit
(adj.)Generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from pe…
(adj.)Not having any serious purpose or value or little weigh…
(n.)A collection of questions and answers that are used to te…
(adj.) Wasted and weakened by or as if by the infirmities of…
Magnanimous
(adj.)Generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from pe…
Frivolous
(adj.)Not having any serious purpose or value or little weigh…
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12th grade vocabulary words
Condiment
Maladroit
Onus
Fait accompli
something used to enhance the flavor of food; a spice
clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
a burden; a responsibility
an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or ac…
Condiment
something used to enhance the flavor of food; a spice
Maladroit
clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
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12th grade English vocabulary
Wretchedness
Transcends
Primal
Tumult
A very unhappy or unfortunate state
Is or goes beyond the limits of
Essential; fundamental
A loud confused noise, especially one caused by a large group…
Wretchedness
A very unhappy or unfortunate state
Transcends
Is or goes beyond the limits of
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AHS 12th Grade English Vocabulary
congruity
ambient
egregious
elucidate
harmonious agreement
surrounding
blatant, obvious
explain, clarify
congruity
harmonious agreement
ambient
surrounding
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12th grade vocabulary words
Infamous
Affliction
Resolute
Infallible
having a bad reputation
a force that causes suffering
determined
unable to fail or be wrong
Infamous
having a bad reputation
Affliction
a force that causes suffering
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 1-20
Adamant (adj)
Albeit (conj)
Amiss (adj)
Analogy (n)
Utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all app…
Although; even though
Faulty, imperfect, and not as it should be; wrong; (adv.) in…
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
Adamant (adj)
Utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all app…
Albeit (conj)
Although; even though
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English 12th vocabulary words
Divulge
Imminent
Visage
Paragon
To disclose or reveal
About to occur or impending
The face or facial expression
A model of excellence or perfection of a kind
Divulge
To disclose or reveal
Imminent
About to occur or impending
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 81-100
Devoid (adj)
Diaphanous (adj)
Diatribe (n)
Didactic (adj)
Without; completely lacking; empty
Allowing light to show through; delicate; very sheer and ligh…
A bitter and prolonged verbal attack
A term used to describe writing that teaches a specific lesso…
Devoid (adj)
Without; completely lacking; empty
Diaphanous (adj)
Allowing light to show through; delicate; very sheer and ligh…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 321-340
Platitude (n)
Plebeian (n)
Ponderous (adj)
Populous (adj)
a tired, trite old saying; a cliche
a commoner; one from the lower class
unusually weighty or forcible; ... heavy; awkward; dull or labored
full of people; filled to capacity; densely populated; having…
Platitude (n)
a tired, trite old saying; a cliche
Plebeian (n)
a commoner; one from the lower class
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 281-300
Prodigal (adj)
Prodigious (adj)
Protocol (n)
Proverb (n)
wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant
extraordinary in amount or size; enormous; gigantic; huge; co…
the system of rules on the correct and acceptable way to beha…
a brief, pithy saying, condensing in witty or striking form t…
Prodigal (adj)
wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant
Prodigious (adj)
extraordinary in amount or size; enormous; gigantic; huge; co…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 21-40
Bibliophile (n)
Bilateral (adj)
Blasé (adj)
Boorish (adj)
Someone who loves (and usually collects) books
Having two sides; made between two persons or groups
Apathetic to pleasure or excitement as a result of excessive…
Rude or clumsy in behavior; crude; barbaric
Bibliophile (n)
Someone who loves (and usually collects) books
Bilateral (adj)
Having two sides; made between two persons or groups
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English Midyear 12th Grade Vocabulary
Suppliant
Augury
Defilement
Expel
(n,adj) a petitioner, humble applicant
(n) prediction, prophecy
(n) pollution, contmination
(v) to drive or thrust out, to eject by force
Suppliant
(n,adj) a petitioner, humble applicant
Augury
(n) prediction, prophecy
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 61-80
Criteria (n)
Cryptogram (n)
Cull (v)
Cynical (adj)
A standard of judgment or criticism; a rule or principle for…
Something written in secret code; anything written in charact…
To pick out from others; select; to gather the choice things…
Doubtful or distrustful of the goodness or sincerity of human…
Criteria (n)
A standard of judgment or criticism; a rule or principle for…
Cryptogram (n)
Something written in secret code; anything written in charact…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 181-200
Illicit (adj)
Imbroglio (n)
Immaculate (adj)
Immaterial (adj)
Considered morally wrong or unacceptable; not allowed by law
A complex and confusing misunderstanding attended by embarras…
Containing no flaw or error; pure, spotless; absolutely clean…
irrelevant; of little importance
Illicit (adj)
Considered morally wrong or unacceptable; not allowed by law
Imbroglio (n)
A complex and confusing misunderstanding attended by embarras…
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Advanced 12th Grade English Vocabulary
Wretchedness
Manifest
Transcends
Primal
A very unhappy or unfortunate state
Clear or obvious to the eye or mind
Is or goes beyond the range or limits of
Essential; fundamental
Wretchedness
A very unhappy or unfortunate state
Manifest
Clear or obvious to the eye or mind
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 41-60
Compile (v)
Compulsory (adj)
Concurrent (adj)
Confluence (n)
To produce a book, list, report by bringing together differen…
Required; mandatory; obligatory
Running together; occurring at the same time; simultaneous
Flowing together, especially of streams; figuratively- a comi…
Compile (v)
To produce a book, list, report by bringing together differen…
Compulsory (adj)
Required; mandatory; obligatory
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 401-420
Eccentricity (n)
Effeminate (adj)
Effulgent (adj)
Encomium (n)
a strange behavior; ... idiosyncrasy; unconventionality, singula…
having womanish traits or qualities; unmanly, feminine
shining brightly; radiant; (of a person or their expression)…
a formal expression of praise; eulogy, panegyric, commendatio…
Eccentricity (n)
a strange behavior; ... idiosyncrasy; unconventionality, singula…
Effeminate (adj)
having womanish traits or qualities; unmanly, feminine
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English 12th grade vocabulary list
Apprise
Avarice
Coffer
Convetousness
To give notice to to inform to advise
Insatiable greed miserly desire to obtain and hoard wealth
A box or chest used to hold valuables
State of being excessively eager for possessiveness of wealth
Apprise
To give notice to to inform to advise
Avarice
Insatiable greed miserly desire to obtain and hoard wealth
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Vocabulary Words (12th Grade)
Aegis
Rectify
Enervate
Philanthropy
A shield; protection
Correct; making right
To weaken
Act of donating money or work to those in need
Aegis
A shield; protection
Rectify
Correct; making right
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 361-380
Abet (v)
Abhorrence (n)
Accession (n)
Accompaniment (n)
to encourage, assist or support, usually in wrongdoing
the act of detesting extremely; loathsome aversion
the act or process by which someone rises to a powerful and i…
a subordinate part that enriches, or support, the leading part
Abet (v)
to encourage, assist or support, usually in wrongdoing
Abhorrence (n)
the act of detesting extremely; loathsome aversion
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 441-460
Ingenious (adj)
Inglorious (adj)
Ingratiate (v)
Inimical (adj)
evincing skill, originality, or cleverness, as in contrivance…
shameful, (of an action or situation) causing shame or a loss…
to make oneself agreeable in order to gain acceptance; cultiv…
unfriendly; hostile; injurious; harmful, injurious, detriment…
Ingenious (adj)
evincing skill, originality, or cleverness, as in contrivance…
Inglorious (adj)
shameful, (of an action or situation) causing shame or a loss…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 121-140
Evangelical (adj)
Evangelize (v)
Exasperate (v)
Exemplify (v)
of or according to the teaching of the gospel or the Christia…
to preach the gospel; to try to convert ( a group or area) to…
to irritate or provoke to a high degree; annoy extremely
serve as an example of; embody, to illustrate by example, to…
Evangelical (adj)
of or according to the teaching of the gospel or the Christia…
Evangelize (v)
to preach the gospel; to try to convert ( a group or area) to…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 461-480
Irrefrangible (adj)
Irreparable (adj)
Itinerary (n)
Jargon (n)
not to be broken or violated; inviolable; incontestable; beyo…
impossible to repair, rectify or amend; irreversible, irrevoc…
travel plan; schedule; timetable; agenda
specific words or expressions that are used by a particular p…
Irrefrangible (adj)
not to be broken or violated; inviolable; incontestable; beyo…
Irreparable (adj)
impossible to repair, rectify or amend; irreversible, irrevoc…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 421-440
Imminent (adj)
Immortalize (v)
Immutable (adj)
Impeccable (adj)
dangerous and close at hand; about to happen
to cause to last or to be known or remembered throughout a gr…
not subject to change; constant; unchanging over time or unab…
without sin or blemish; blameless
Imminent (adj)
dangerous and close at hand; about to happen
Immortalize (v)
to cause to last or to be known or remembered throughout a gr…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 261-280
Nemesis (n)
Neophyte (n)
Nominal (adj)
Nonentity (n)
an unbeatable rival
a person who has just started learning or doing something
existing in name only, not real; too small to be considered o…
a person or thing of no importance; something that does not e…
Nemesis (n)
an unbeatable rival
Neophyte (n)
a person who has just started learning or doing something
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 341-360
Prowess (n)
Proxy (n)
Pseudonym (n)
Pugnacious (adj)
great ability or skill; extraordinary ability
power or authority that is given to allow a person to act for…
a name that someone (such as a writer) uses instead of his or…
showing a readiness or desire to fight or argue; ... quarrelsome…
Prowess (n)
great ability or skill; extraordinary ability
Proxy (n)
power or authority that is given to allow a person to act for…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 161-180
Gnash (v)
Gossamer (n)
Gourd (n)
Grandiloquent (adj)
to grind or strike, the teeth, together; esp in rage or pain
something (usually fabric) extremely delicate; thin, light
a squash used as a container for drinking or eating food
speaking or expressed in a lofty style, often to the point of…
Gnash (v)
to grind or strike, the teeth, together; esp in rage or pain
Gossamer (n)
something (usually fabric) extremely delicate; thin, light
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 101-120
Efface (v)
Efficacy (n)
Egocentric (adj)
Egotist (n)
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
The ability to produce desired results
Thinking of only oneself, without regard for the feelings or…
One given to self-mention or who is constantly telling of his…
Efface (v)
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
Efficacy (n)
The ability to produce desired results
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 141-160
Fixate (v)
Flamboyant (adj)
Fluctuate (v)
Foible (n)
to look at or think about something constantly; give all your…
having a noticeable quality that attracts a lot of attention;…
change level, strength, or value often and irregularly; be un…
a minor weakness or failing of character; slight flaw or defect
Fixate (v)
to look at or think about something constantly; give all your…
Flamboyant (adj)
having a noticeable quality that attracts a lot of attention;…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 301-320
Palatial (adj)
Pallid (adj)
Paradox (n)
Paragon (n)
magnificent; resembling a palace in being spacious and splendid
pale or lacking color; pale faint in color
A statement or doctrine seemingly in contradiction to the rec…
A model of excellence; shining example; model; epitome; arche…
Palatial (adj)
magnificent; resembling a palace in being spacious and splendid
Pallid (adj)
pale or lacking color; pale faint in color
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 221-240
Kinsfolk (n)
Knavery (n)
Lacerate (v)
Languor (n)
relatives; family members
rascality; dishonesty, dishonest or crafty actions
to tear or deeply cut something (especially flesh or skin); c…
lack of physical or mental energy; relaxed; tired
Kinsfolk (n)
relatives; family members
Knavery (n)
rascality; dishonesty, dishonest or crafty actions
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 381-400
Corpulent (adj)
Corroborate (v)
Culpable (adj)
Cupidity (n)
excessively fat; portly; stout; obese
confirm, verify and endorse; to strengthen, as proof or convi…
at fault, in the wrong; accountable; deserving blame, guilty,…
materialism; an eager desire for something; avarice
Corpulent (adj)
excessively fat; portly; stout; obese
Corroborate (v)
confirm, verify and endorse; to strengthen, as proof or convi…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Chapter 1
Detriment
Dexterous
Discretion
Facetious
(n.) A Disadvantage or damage; harm; loss.... Synonyms: injury,…
(adj.)Skilled or demonstrating neat skill, especially with th…
(n.)Good sense.The quality of behaving or speaking in such a…
(adj.) Humorous, not meant seriously.... Synonyms:flippant, jocu…
Detriment
(n.) A Disadvantage or damage; harm; loss.... Synonyms: injury,…
Dexterous
(adj.)Skilled or demonstrating neat skill, especially with th…
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 201-220
Infallible (adj)
Infatuated (adj)
Infirmary (n)
Innocuous (adj)
free from error; absolutely dependable; trustworthy
filled with a foolish or extravagant love or admiration
a place to care for the sick and injured
not likely to bother or offend anyone; harmless
Infallible (adj)
free from error; absolutely dependable; trustworthy
Infatuated (adj)
filled with a foolish or extravagant love or admiration
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 481-500
Mendacious (adj)
Menial (adj)
Meretricious (adj)
Mete out (v)
not telling the truth;lying; untruthful; dishonest; deceitful…
characterized by mindless work; lowly and servant-like;... unski…
apparently attractive but having in reality no value or integ…
dispense or allot justice, a punishment, or harsh treatment;…
Mendacious (adj)
not telling the truth;lying; untruthful; dishonest; deceitful…
Menial (adj)
characterized by mindless work; lowly and servant-like;... unski…
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Wk 5 Common SAT words 12th grade Honors English
volatile
seditious
nefarious
resolute
easily arouse or changeable; lively or explosive
rebellious; treasonous; disloyal
wicked; immoral
bold, determined; firm
volatile
easily arouse or changeable; lively or explosive
seditious
rebellious; treasonous; disloyal
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12th Grade Vocabulary Words 241-260
Mawkish (adj)
Meander (v)
Melodrama (n)
Mercenary (n)
excessively and objectionably sentimental; having a mildly si…
follow a winding course; to wander at random
drama in which many exciting events happen and the characters…
a professional soldier hired to fight in a foreign army
Mawkish (adj)
excessively and objectionably sentimental; having a mildly si…
Meander (v)
follow a winding course; to wander at random
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Wk 9 Vocabulary (12th grade English)
acrimonious
advocate
aesthetic
adhere
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Speak or argue in favor of another OR a person who pleads for…
Concerning the appreciation of beauty
To be a devoted supporter or follower, in a religious sense
acrimonious
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
advocate
Speak or argue in favor of another OR a person who pleads for…
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12th Grade: English - Vocabulary #4
paradox
realm
annals
compound
a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradi…
special field of something or someone; kindom
historical records
to increase or add
paradox
a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradi…
realm
special field of something or someone; kindom
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