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20 terms
Englsih 3 honors vocab
balk
ballad
banal
bane
to stop
love song
dull
a burden
balk
to stop
ballad
love song
24 terms
englsih honors vocab 3
compromise
condescending
conditional
conformist
v to settle a dispute by terms agreeable to both sides
adj possessing an attitude of superiority, patronzing
adj depending on a condition
n person who complies with accepted rules and customs
compromise
v to settle a dispute by terms agreeable to both sides
condescending
adj possessing an attitude of superiority, patronzing
15 terms
Englsih 10 Honors Lesson #6D
camaraderie
haughty
hubris
imbroglio
rapport between friends
proud; arrogant
arrogance resulting from excessive pride
difficult situation
camaraderie
rapport between friends
haughty
proud; arrogant
7 terms
Honors englsih vocab set 7
curtail
deleterious
demagogue
digression
to cut short
harmful in a subtle way
leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims
straying from the main point
curtail
to cut short
deleterious
harmful in a subtle way
15 terms
Honors Englsih Vocab list 9
emulate
sere
enhance
contrite
to strive to be equal to; to imitate
dry and withered
to increase the value or beauty of something
feeling regret for having committed some wrongdoing
emulate
to strive to be equal to; to imitate
sere
dry and withered
10 terms
Honors Sophmore Englsih week 1
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
able to use both hands equallt well; very skillful; deceitful…
to make larer, increase
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equallt well; very skillful; deceitful…
15 terms
Englsih honors 1 ACTUAL vocab words
Harried
Indoctrination
Skeptical
Innumerable
Adjective, strained or worried
Noun, Training
Adjective, doubtful
Adjective, Infinite/countless
Harried
Adjective, strained or worried
Indoctrination
Noun, Training
20 terms
Vocab Unit 4 Englsih 2 Honors
Affable
Aggrandize
Amorphous
Archetype
Adj. courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
V. to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or…
Adj. shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type…
N. an original model on which something was patterned or repl…
Affable
Adj. courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
Aggrandize
V. to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or…
15 terms
Englsih honors 1 ACTUAL vocab words
Harried
Indoctrination
Skeptical
Innumerable
Adjective, strained or worried
Noun, Training
Adjective, doubtful
Adjective, Infinite/countless
Harried
Adjective, strained or worried
Indoctrination
Noun, Training
20 terms
Englsih 3 Honors - Unit 1 Vocab
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
Able to get & retain ideas or information;concerned with acqu…
To claim or take without right
hackneyed, trite, commonplace (stale)
To work on excessively; to thrash soundly(overwork)
Acquisitive
Able to get & retain ideas or information;concerned with acqu…
Arrogate
To claim or take without right
10 terms
Englsih 2 Honors Vocabulary Week 5
Static character
Whimsical
External conflict
Outraged
A character who undergoes little change
Extravagant or playful
Struggle between a character and an outside force or someone…
Anything that strongly offends you
Static character
A character who undergoes little change
Whimsical
Extravagant or playful
30 terms
Vocabulary # 7 , 8 , 9 Honors Englsih
Sardonic (adj)
Augment (v)
Indolence (n)
Ambivalence (n)
disdainfully or skeptically humorous; scornfully mocking and…
to make greater, more numerous, larger or more intense
an inclination to laziness
simultaneous and contradictory attitudes of feelings towards…
Sardonic (adj)
disdainfully or skeptically humorous; scornfully mocking and…
Augment (v)
to make greater, more numerous, larger or more intense
13 terms
Englsih 9 Honors Final Vocab Words
Alliteration
Anaphora
Anastrophe
Antithesis
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
repitiion of a word or phrase at the beginning od successive…
transposition of normal word... EX. Dare Not instead of (Don't d…
contrast of ideas or words in a parallel structure
Alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
Anaphora
repitiion of a word or phrase at the beginning od successive…
17 terms
Background Information on Novels and Short Stories - Honors Englsih
Notes From the Midnight Driver
ACC
CMC
Black Boy
Jordan Sonnenblick
Charles Dickens
Alexander Dumas
Richard Wright
Notes From the Midnight Driver
Jordan Sonnenblick
ACC
Charles Dickens
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englsih vocab five
imprecation
panegyric
nebulous
bowderlize
a curse (noun)
an expression of praise (noun)
hazy; vague; uncertain (adjective)
to remove offensive passages of a play, novel, etc. (verb)
imprecation
a curse (noun)
panegyric
an expression of praise (noun)
20 terms
Englsih Vocab Unit 1
warily
verbatim
tentative
stolid
cautiously with great care; gingerly
word for word: exactly as written or spoken; exact
experimental in nature, uncertain, hesitant; trying something…
not easily moved, mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive…
warily
cautiously with great care; gingerly
verbatim
word for word: exactly as written or spoken; exact
27 terms
HONORS - Short Story Vocabulary
palpable
indolently
sensuous
affable
able to be touched or felt
lazily; idly
relating to the senses
friendly; good-natured
palpable
able to be touched or felt
indolently
lazily; idly
20 terms
Honors Vocabulary Unit 3: Matching Antonyms
abhorrent
admonish
ambrosial
attenuate
desirable
approve; support
displeasing in regards to taste or smell
strengthen; intensify
abhorrent
desirable
admonish
approve; support
20 terms
Honors Vocabulary Unit 3: Matching Synonyms
abhorrent
admonish
ambrosial
attenuate
repulsive; detestable
correct; reprimand; scold
pleasing to taste or smell; food or drink worthy of the gods
weaken; lessen
abhorrent
repulsive; detestable
admonish
correct; reprimand; scold
10 terms
(H) Englsih Week 1 Dates
1492
1607
1620
1636
Columbus discovered America.
Jamestown, first English settlement that survived
Mayflower came over with the pilgrims
Harvard College was founded
1492
Columbus discovered America.
1607
Jamestown, first English settlement that survived
5 terms
Elements of Style (Stylistic Elements or Features)
DICTION
SYNTAX
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
RHETORICAL DEVICES
A style of speaking or writing determined by the choice of wo…
The ordering of elements in a sentence. Unusual word order ha…
Any use of language that will not yield to literal interpreta…
The use of words in a certain way to convey meaning or to per…
DICTION
A style of speaking or writing determined by the choice of wo…
SYNTAX
The ordering of elements in a sentence. Unusual word order ha…
66 terms
Englsih Vocab Quiz #5
Adolescent (Adj.)
Adolescent (N.)
Antediluvian
Archaic
Growing from childhood to adulthood
Teenager
Antiquated; belonging to the time before the biblical flood
Old-fashioned
Adolescent (Adj.)
Growing from childhood to adulthood
Adolescent (N.)
Teenager
118 terms
English Honors 3 Clark RVRHS
Transcendentalism
Romanticism
Realism
Parallel Structure
a philosophical movement that protest against the general sta…
Romantic style or movement in literature and art, or adherenc…
a theory of writing in which the ordinary, familiar, or munda…
repetition of a chosen grammatical form within a sentence
Transcendentalism
a philosophical movement that protest against the general sta…
Romanticism
Romantic style or movement in literature and art, or adherenc…
7 terms
Lambs to the Slaughter Vocab
Anxiety
Consoling
Luxuriate
Administered
State of being worried or uneasy
Comforting
Take great pleasure
Used as; given; applied
Anxiety
State of being worried or uneasy
Consoling
Comforting
20 terms
Level E Unit 5
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
(noun) one who does good to others... Without the help of many…
(adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly... In to…
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
assent
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
20 terms
Vocabulary Level F Unit 3
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
To have an intense dislike or hatred for
The modification of the social patterns, traits or structure
resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or c…
to assign or refer to (as a cause or source)
Abominate
To have an intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
The modification of the social patterns, traits or structure
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Level F: Unit 5
amnesty
autonomy
axiomatic
blazon
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
(n.) self-government, political control... SYNONYM: home rule... A…
(adj.) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted princi…
(v.) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publ…
amnesty
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
autonomy
(n.) self-government, political control... SYNONYM: home rule... A…
20 terms
Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level F Unit 5
amnesty
autonomy
axiomatic
blazon
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
(n.) self-government, political control... SYNONYM: home rule... A…
(adj.) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted princi…
(v.) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publ…
amnesty
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
autonomy
(n.) self-government, political control... SYNONYM: home rule... A…
20 terms
Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level F Unit 4
affable
aggrandize
amorphous
archetype
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to... SY…
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
(n.) an original model on which something was patterned or re…
affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to... SY…
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 6
ameliorate
baleful
berate
circumvent
To make better; to become better; to improve.
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
To avoid through craftiness.
ameliorate
To make better; to become better; to improve.
baleful
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
10 terms
Vocabulary Power Plus Book 2 Lesson 2
heresy
docile
libation
anathems
n. the crime of holding a belief that goes against establishe…
adj. easy to teach and manage ... syn: submissive, compliant... ant…
n. a drink especially an alcoholic one... syn: intoxicant
1. a hated, repellant person or thing... 2. a formal curse... syn 1…
heresy
n. the crime of holding a belief that goes against establishe…
docile
adj. easy to teach and manage ... syn: submissive, compliant... ant…
19 terms
Of Mice and Men Ch1 Vocabulary
mottled
bindle
juncture
debris
adj. marked by spots or blotches of different colors or shades
n. a bundle, usually of bedding and other possessions, carrie…
n. the line or point where two things are joined
n. remains of something destroyed or broken down.
mottled
adj. marked by spots or blotches of different colors or shades
bindle
n. a bundle, usually of bedding and other possessions, carrie…
9 terms
Englsih
1
2
3
4
To avoid a clear answer, thereby escaping responsibility or b…
Notice
Shockingly evil
An opinion expressed in defiance of general accepted ideas
1
To avoid a clear answer, thereby escaping responsibility or b…
2
Notice
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Level F: Unit 6
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing form the usual.... Synon…
(n) A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
(adj.) Extremely strange, unusual, atypical.... Synonyms: Grot…
(adj.) Abrupt, blunt, with no formalities.... Synonyms: Curt,…
Anomalous
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing form the usual.... Synon…
Aspersion
(n) A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
11 terms
Root #3
homo
spec
duct
fer
same
lookduct
lead
carry
homo
same
spec
lookduct
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Level E Unit 5
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
(noun) one who does good to others... Without the help of many…
(adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly... In to…
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
assent
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Level F: Unit 4
affable
aggrandize
amorphous
archetype
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to... SY…
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
(n.) an original model on which something was patterned or re…
affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to... SY…
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12
abjure
acrid
august
callous
(verb) to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun.... Sy…
(adj.) harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper.... Sy…
(adj.) majestic, inspiring admiration and respect.... Synonyms:…
(adj.) emotionally hardened, unfeeling.... Synonyms: insensitiv…
abjure
(verb) to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun.... Sy…
acrid
(adj.) harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper.... Sy…
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Level E Unit 7
abhor
amend
buffet
chaos
(verb) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply... Syn…
(verb) to change in a formal way; to change for the better... S…
(verb) to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or for…
(noun) great confusion, disorder... Syn.: anarchy, turmoil, pan…
abhor
(verb) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply... Syn…
amend
(verb) to change in a formal way; to change for the better... S…
20 terms
Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 3
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
(n.) an enemy, opponent... SYNONYMS: antagonist, rival, foe... ANT…
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfe…
(n.) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever…
(v.) to compel, force... SYNONYMS: pressure, bully, intimidate,…
adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent... SYNONYMS: antagonist, rival, foe... ANT…
alienate
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfe…
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Level E Unit 13
antipathy
applicable
asset
beset
(n.) a strong dislike, hostile feeling... Syn: hostility, enmit…
(adj.) capable of being applied; relevant, suitable... Syn: app…
(n.) something of value; a resource; an advantage... Syn: prope…
(v.) to attack from all sides; to surround, hem in; (adj., pa…
antipathy
(n.) a strong dislike, hostile feeling... Syn: hostility, enmit…
applicable
(adj.) capable of being applied; relevant, suitable... Syn: app…
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Level F, Unit 1
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n.) Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
(n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
14 terms
Root words#4
vid
omni
ex
poly
look
all
out
many
vid
look
omni
all
12 terms
ENGLSIH
treating with honor and respect
silly and strange
expressing overwhelming happiness
wishing to return to the past
Reverent
Whimsical
Ecstatic
Nostalgic
treating with honor and respect
Reverent
silly and strange
Whimsical
20 terms
englsih
incumbent
inimical
livid
promulgate
necessary
hostile; bad
angry
to announce
incumbent
necessary
inimical
hostile; bad
20 terms
Sadlier Oxford Level E Unit 10
acquiesce
allure
askew
blithe
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... SYN: comply wi…
(v) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n) a strong attra…
twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly ... SYN: awry, lop…
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned... SYN: carefree, n…
acquiesce
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... SYN: comply wi…
allure
(v) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n) a strong attra…
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Level E Unit 9
allocate
ardent
assiduous
brash
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned.... Syn.: intense, ferven…
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent.... Syn.: industrious, u…
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent.... Syn.: rash,…
allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned.... Syn.: intense, ferven…
60 terms
English 10 Honors Vocab Spencer
circumvent - verb
insipid - adjective
magnanimous - adjective
placate - verb
bypass
dull, bland
generous, noble in spirit
to win over, conciliate, mollify, appease, soothe
circumvent - verb
bypass
insipid - adjective
dull, bland
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level F: Unit 1
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n.) Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
(n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
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