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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.
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…
English Vocabulary Words
Hospital
Hospitable
Homonym
Synonym
Root-word hosp... Definition: where he/she attendeds when they a…
Root-word hosp ... Definition: somewhere or something that makes…
Root-word onym ... Definition: a word that sounds the same but i…
Root-word onym... Definition:words that are different but have a…
Hospital
Root-word hosp... Definition: where he/she attendeds when they a…
Hospitable
Root-word hosp ... Definition: somewhere or something that makes…
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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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 Vocabulary Words
Excerpt
Exhilarate
Exonerate
Exorbitant
A passage selected from a book, play, piece of music, etc.... T…
To cheer; to stimulate; to enliven
To free from blame... To relieve of a task
Excessive
Excerpt
A passage selected from a book, play, piece of music, etc.... T…
Exhilarate
To cheer; to stimulate; to enliven
English Vocabulary Words
(Ad)versary
(A)lienate
(Ar)tifice
Coerce
N. One that contends with, opposes, or resists.
V. To make unfriendly, hostile, or indifferent; to convey or…
N. Dishonest or insincere behavior or speech that is meant to…
V. To make someone do something or to get something by using…
(Ad)versary
N. One that contends with, opposes, or resists.
(A)lienate
V. To make unfriendly, hostile, or indifferent; to convey or…
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Vocabulary Words- English 9
Tangible
Endeavor
Insatiable
Irksome
something that is perceptible by touch; real
to try very hard to accomplish something; a difficult task
unable to be satisfied
something or someone that is irritating or annoying
Tangible
something that is perceptible by touch; real
Endeavor
to try very hard to accomplish something; a difficult task
English Vocabulary Words
ABHOR
ABOMINATE
ABRIDGE
ABSTRUSE
regard with disgust or hatred
detest, loathe
shorten
difficult to understand
ABHOR
regard with disgust or hatred
ABOMINATE
detest, loathe
English Vocabulary Words
Segregation
Evade
Anarchy
Sovereign
the action or state of setting someone or something apart fro…
escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or trickery
a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of autho…
a supreme ruler, especially a monarch
Segregation
the action or state of setting someone or something apart fro…
Evade
escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or trickery
English Vocabulary Words
infer (verb)
inference (noun)
Tet (proper noun)
foretells (verb)
to figure out from evidence and reasoning rather than from di…
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
Vietnamese New Year
tells the future
infer (verb)
to figure out from evidence and reasoning rather than from di…
inference (noun)
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
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English 10 Vocabulary Words
Chattel
Austere
Lament
Aloof
item of personal, movable property.
sterns, severely simple and plain.
to show sorrow or regret.
distant, reserved in manner: not involved.
Chattel
item of personal, movable property.
Austere
sterns, severely simple and plain.
English vocabulary words
annilate
expendable
infinitesimally
correlate
To completely destroy; reduce to nothingness
Able to be used up and then discarded or replaced
In amounts so small as to be barely measurable
to correspond; to be mutually related
annilate
To completely destroy; reduce to nothingness
expendable
Able to be used up and then discarded or replaced
English vocabulary words
Nonconformity
Elusive
Converging
Acclamation
Behavior which shows a choice not to share in common practice…
Hard to grasp
Coming together, meeting at a point
Showing approval or praise, sometimes by clapping or cheering
Nonconformity
Behavior which shows a choice not to share in common practice…
Elusive
Hard to grasp
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English Vocabulary Words
sacristy
crook
prod
shear
a room in a church where the priest prepares for service
the hooked staff of a shepherd
to poke with finger, foot or pointed object
to cut the wool off (of a sheep)
sacristy
a room in a church where the priest prepares for service
crook
the hooked staff of a shepherd
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English vocabulary words
Monkey
Holiday
Hobbies
Teammates
Any of a variety of primates with human like faces long tails…
A day of celebration or rest
An activity done often for pleasure
Another player of ones team
Monkey
Any of a variety of primates with human like faces long tails…
Holiday
A day of celebration or rest
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English Vocabulary Words
scenario
determine
representation
central idea
An imagined or projected sequence of events.
To decide after study.
The act of showing or symbolizing something again.
The general message about life that is portrayed in a text.
scenario
An imagined or projected sequence of events.
determine
To decide after study.
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English Vocabulary Words
hoodwink
insular
rampart
ostracize
to deceive or trick.
of or relating to an island or islands:
a broad elevation or mound of earth raised as a fortification…
to exclude, by general consent, from society, friendship, con…
hoodwink
to deceive or trick.
insular
of or relating to an island or islands:
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English Vocabulary Words
Tacit
Vapid
Assuage
Malevolent
understood without being stated
offering nothing stimulating or challenging
to make less intense
wishing harm upon others
Tacit
understood without being stated
Vapid
offering nothing stimulating or challenging
English Vocabulary Words
daub
passive
eventual
frivolous
to paint coarsely or unskillfully
influence by outside forces
Ultimate.
lacking of seriousness or important
daub
to paint coarsely or unskillfully
passive
influence by outside forces
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English vocabulary words
tremulous
saunter
trivial
subtle
quivering, shaking
to walk slowly and happily
not important, insignificant
faint, mysterious, working unnoticeably or secretly
tremulous
quivering, shaking
saunter
to walk slowly and happily
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English Vocabulary words
nuance (n)
renown (n)
abasement (n)
harangue (v, n)
something subtle; a fine shade of meaning
fame
humilation; degredation
noisy, attacking speech
nuance (n)
something subtle; a fine shade of meaning
renown (n)
fame
English Vocabulary words
Alcove
Conscientious
Scrivener
Prosperous
A small room that is set back from the rest
Very careful about doing what you are supposed to do.
Public writer of letter or documents for others; clerk.
Having success; successful; thriving; making a lot of money.
Alcove
A small room that is set back from the rest
Conscientious
Very careful about doing what you are supposed to do.
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English Vocabulary Fighting words
Ruse
Pugnacious
Stratagem
Surreptitious
A crafty often-underhanded trick
Combative eager \enthusiastic to fight
A clever trick used to deceive enemy
Done by secretive means
Ruse
A crafty often-underhanded trick
Pugnacious
Combative eager \enthusiastic to fight
English Vocabulary Words
transient
vindicate
amicable
suppress
not lasting, enduring, or permanent
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion
having a spirit of friendliness; without serious disagreement…
to end an activity through the use of force or coercion
transient
not lasting, enduring, or permanent
vindicate
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion
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English vocabulary words
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
Definition: Native; native to an area
indigenous
Definition: Native; native to an area
subjective
English honors vocabulary words
receding
disarming
prolonged
imprudent
used as becoming more distant
removing or lessening suspicions or fears
extended
unwise
receding
used as becoming more distant
disarming
removing or lessening suspicions or fears
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English Vocabulary Words
embedded
evasive
precaution
marooned
to be contained by or held within a solid object
to avoid something on purpose
something done for a safety reasons
stranded or left alone with no escape
embedded
to be contained by or held within a solid object
evasive
to avoid something on purpose
English 8 Week 1 Vocabulary Words
sycophant
pernicious
ubiquitous
non sequitur
A person attempting to win favor by flattering important people
Causing damage; harmful
present or existing everywhere
A random comment
sycophant
A person attempting to win favor by flattering important people
pernicious
Causing damage; harmful
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Lesson 3 English vocabulary words
antagonistic
botch
dearth
dire
showing opposition or ill will; OPPOSED; HOSTILE; INIMICAL
do clumsily; spoil by poor work; foul up; BUNGLE;RUIN
inadequate supply;SCARCITY;LACK
arousing dread or deep distress; DREADFUL; OMINIOUS; THREATIN…
antagonistic
showing opposition or ill will; OPPOSED; HOSTILE; INIMICAL
botch
do clumsily; spoil by poor work; foul up; BUNGLE;RUIN
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 10 Vocabulary Words
Mausoleum
Sieve
Pulverize
Pantomime
n. impressive building housing a tomb or a group of tombs
n. utensil consisting of a wire mesh held in a frame, used fo…
v. to reduce to fine particles (turned to dust)
v. express or represent by exaggerated mime, using only gestu…
Mausoleum
n. impressive building housing a tomb or a group of tombs
Sieve
n. utensil consisting of a wire mesh held in a frame, used fo…
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Vocabulary Words--English III
Invincible
spurned
gale
apt
incapable of being overcome or subdued
reject with contempt
a strong wind moving 45-90 knots
naturally disposed toward
Invincible
incapable of being overcome or subdued
spurned
reject with contempt
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
pique (verb)
brazen (adjective)
catalyst (noun)
vengeance (noun)
to excite curiosity or interest
(disapproving) open and without shame, usually about somethin…
a person or event that quickly causes change or action
an act or opportunity of inflicting such trouble
pique (verb)
to excite curiosity or interest
brazen (adjective)
(disapproving) open and without shame, usually about somethin…
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English Vocabulary Words
Telegraph
Steam Locomotive
Steamboat
Louisiana Purchase
A machine that allows you to send messages from far distances
It is train that can carry cargo (different materials) and pe…
A boat that is run on coal, and is used to transport people f…
Thomas Jefferson had purchase the state of Louisiana from Fre…
Telegraph
A machine that allows you to send messages from far distances
Steam Locomotive
It is train that can carry cargo (different materials) and pe…
English Vocabulary Words
capitulate
digress
exacerbate
expunge
to surrender or stop resisting
to stray from the main subject
to make worse
to erase or strike out
capitulate
to surrender or stop resisting
digress
to stray from the main subject
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English vocabulary words
Exclusive
Barbarism
Ironic
Adversaries
Only : limited
Uncivilized behavior
The opposite of what would be expected
Enemies
Exclusive
Only : limited
Barbarism
Uncivilized behavior
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Vocabulary words- English
Pun
Disparage
Alliteration
Unwieldy
A play on words based on the similarity of sound ... between wor…
To belittle
Repetition of consonant sounds
not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or co…
Pun
A play on words based on the similarity of sound ... between wor…
Disparage
To belittle
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English vocabulary words
astonish
bewildered
combative
condemn
a cause of amazement or wonder
to lose ones bearings or being confused
eager to fight
to declare officially to be unfit for use or consumption
astonish
a cause of amazement or wonder
bewildered
to lose ones bearings or being confused
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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…
vocabulary words english
analyze
compound
describe
possibility
study it closely
made of two or more parts
tell what its like
likehood chance
analyze
study it closely
compound
made of two or more parts
English Vocabulary Words
Benevolent
Benign
Biannual
Bicentennial
Kind, well meaning
Kind, Gentle
Happens twice a year
The two-hundredth anniversary of something
Benevolent
Kind, well meaning
Benign
Kind, Gentle
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English Vocabulary Words
Drone
audible
frantic
extensive
(verb) a continuous low sound
adjective) able to be heard
(adjective) wild or distraught with fear
(adjective) covering a large area
Drone
(verb) a continuous low sound
audible
adjective) able to be heard
English Vocabulary Words
Captured
Curse
Dissolve
Dull
caught
a swear word
to make or become liquid
not sharp
Captured
caught
Curse
a swear word
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English Vocabulary words
Bulwark
Cache
Cajole
Cacophony
A defensive wall, emotionally or physically.
A hiding place of the objects hidden in a bidding place
The persuade someone to do something they didn't want to do.
Harsh sounds ex. coughs
Bulwark
A defensive wall, emotionally or physically.
Cache
A hiding place of the objects hidden in a bidding place
English Vocabulary Words
cable
distribution
essential
fundamental
a strong wire rope
spread; sharing
necessary
basic
cable
a strong wire rope
distribution
spread; sharing
English Vocabulary Words
Aesthetic
Conventional
Mitigate
Pragmatic
Characterized by a sensitivity to beauty in art and taste.
Customary; Conforming to established practices.
To make less severe or harsh; To moderate; To lessen; To reli…
Practical; Realistic; Down to earth.
Aesthetic
Characterized by a sensitivity to beauty in art and taste.
Conventional
Customary; Conforming to established practices.
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English Vocabulary Words
Verdict
Juror
Deliberations
Unanimous
- A judgement or a decision ... - Sentence - The Jury had troub…
- A member of the jury ... - Help decide the verdict ... - The ju…
- Careful consideration before a decision ... - The jury delibe…
- Complete agreement ... - It was a unanimous vote to buy choco…
Verdict
- A judgement or a decision ... - Sentence - The Jury had troub…
Juror
- A member of the jury ... - Help decide the verdict ... - The ju…
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English Vocabulary Words
Sodden
Satin
Revelation
Commence
Saturated with liquid, soaked through... P.O.S-ADJECTIVE... Conjuga…
A sooth glossy fabric typically silk... P.O.S-NOUN... Conjugation-S…
A surprising and previously unknown fact... P.O.S- Noun... Conjugat…
Begin, start... P.O.S- Verb... Conjugation-Commenced... Synonyms- open
Sodden
Saturated with liquid, soaked through... P.O.S-ADJECTIVE... Conjuga…
Satin
A sooth glossy fabric typically silk... P.O.S-NOUN... Conjugation-S…
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