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AVT1: BENEFIT p. 26-27 additional vocabulary practice
result
benefit
beneficial
prevent
something that happens because of something else; ... the outcom…
a helpful result (noun); OR to gain or receive good results f…
(adj.) helpful, favorable, causing improvement
to stop from happening
result
something that happens because of something else; ... the outcom…
benefit
a helpful result (noun); OR to gain or receive good results f…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Units 7-9
allocate
ardent
assiduous
brash
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned.
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent.
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent.
allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned.
English II Vocab. Week 6
Cajole
Corroborate
Dissent
Spurious
(v.) coax; wheedle
(v.) confirm; support
(v.) disagree
(adj.) false; counterfeit; forged; illogical
Cajole
(v.) coax; wheedle
Corroborate
(v.) confirm; support
40 terms
Unit 9 and 10 English 12.H
acclamation
bucolic
calumniate
chary
a shout of welcome
characteristic of countryside, rural, pastoral
to slander, to accuse falsely
extremely cautious, hesitant
acclamation
a shout of welcome
bucolic
characteristic of countryside, rural, pastoral
10 terms
soph english ch1
facetious
ostentatious
optimum
detriment
humorous playfully joking
meant to impress others flashy
best possible; most favorable; most desirable
something that causes damage harm or loss
facetious
humorous playfully joking
ostentatious
meant to impress others flashy
10 terms
english ch 4 vocab
relinquish
impetuous
maudlin
berate
to surrender(something); give (something) up
done or acting in a hurry, with little thought; impulsive
tearfully sentimental; overly emotional
to criticize or scold harshly
relinquish
to surrender(something); give (something) up
impetuous
done or acting in a hurry, with little thought; impulsive
Vocab unit 4
Affable adj
Aggrandize v
Amorphous adj
Aura n
Polite or curtious
To increase in greatness power or wealth
Shapeless
Personal vibe
Affable adj
Polite or curtious
Aggrandize v
To increase in greatness power or wealth
10 terms
Vocab Unit 2
Abominations
Conjured
Daft
Demonic
Sources of utter disgust or intense dislike; hateful, disgust…
Summoned by a devil or evil spirit by invocation or incantation
Mad; insane
Possessed or influenced by a demon
Abominations
Sources of utter disgust or intense dislike; hateful, disgust…
Conjured
Summoned by a devil or evil spirit by invocation or incantation
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english vocab ch2
instigate
rudimentary
resilient
collaborate
to bring about by moving others to action; stir up
fundamental; necessary to learn first
able to recover quickly from harm, illness, or misfortune
to work together on a project; cooperate in an effort
instigate
to bring about by moving others to action; stir up
rudimentary
fundamental; necessary to learn first
Academic Terms - English II H
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
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шинэ үг
fastened up
rank as
consult
almanacs
нийлүүлэх, нэгтгэх
байрлах жагсаах
зөвлөгөө авах, туслалцаа авах
хуанли
fastened up
нийлүүлэх, нэгтгэх
rank as
байрлах жагсаах
Vocabulary WOrkshop Level E Unit 5 (1-10)
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
(v) to express agreement; (n) agreement
(n) one who does good to others
(adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage, knightly
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
assent
(v) to express agreement; (n) agreement
Vocabulary 8 (usual and unusual)
orthodox
rarity
abnormal
precedent
adhering to tradition
something uncommon and valued
not conforming to expected norms
an action that later serves as an example
orthodox
adhering to tradition
rarity
something uncommon and valued
15 terms
Vocab 8 English
Acrimonious
Affirmative
Ambidextrous
Amiable
sarcastic; bitter; nasty
positive
able to use both hands with ease
good-naturedly
Acrimonious
sarcastic; bitter; nasty
Affirmative
positive
15 terms
lesson 4 vocab
fortuitous
hedonism
celibate
perfunctory
happening by chance or accident
pursuit of pleasure , especially of the senses
abstaining from intercourse;unmarried
done without care; in a routine fashion
fortuitous
happening by chance or accident
hedonism
pursuit of pleasure , especially of the senses
Vocabulary 6 (polis and urb)
megalopolis
urbane
impolitic
metropolitan
a region compromising several large cities
polite and sophisticated
unwise or not exhibiting good judgment
pertaining to a major city
megalopolis
a region compromising several large cities
urbane
polite and sophisticated
Vocabulary 7 (completion)
deficient
integral
replenish
paltry
not having enough of an essential quality; insufficient
necessary for completeness
to make complete again
meager; small
deficient
not having enough of an essential quality; insufficient
integral
necessary for completeness
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Unit one iwords
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
To caution, scold, or remind, correct
To break through
A bandit, theif
Cautious, careful
Admonish
To caution, scold, or remind, correct
Breach
To break through
15 terms
Vocab list 1
acknowledgement
accommodation
accede
abridge
to admit as true
a help; adjustment
to give consent
make shorter
acknowledgement
to admit as true
accommodation
a help; adjustment
Vocabulary Unit 1
epitomize
epitome
vacuous
prowess
to be a perfect example of
perfect example or representation of a particular quality
having or showering lack of thought
skill or expertise in a particular activity
epitomize
to be a perfect example of
epitome
perfect example or representation of a particular quality
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Sadlier-Oxford Level E Units 10 & 11
Acquiesce
Allure
Askew
blithe
to accept without protest
to be attractive
Crooked, twisted to one side
Cheerful,lighthearted, casual
Acquiesce
to accept without protest
Allure
to be attractive
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English Vocab (Jan 18)
Imprudent
Invective
Malevolent
Vapid
Not showing care for the consequences of an action; rash, unw…
Insulting, abusive or highly critical language; vituperation,…
Having or showing a wish to do evil to others; vindictive, vi…
Offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging; dull, bo…
Imprudent
Not showing care for the consequences of an action; rash, unw…
Invective
Insulting, abusive or highly critical language; vituperation,…
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Grammar
noun
verb
adjective
adverb
person, place, or thing
word describing action or being; in its basic form it would h…
describes a person, place, or thing: BIG house
describes a verb OR adds meaning to an adjective: ran FAST; a…
noun
person, place, or thing
verb
word describing action or being; in its basic form it would h…
15 terms
Vocab Quiz #2
Altercation
Assail
Beseech
Blithe
A heated argument
Attack violently, assault
To beg
(adj.) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
Altercation
A heated argument
Assail
Attack violently, assault
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English Vocab: P's
paradox
parallelism
anaphora
isocolon
a statement that appears to self-contradictory or opposed to…
the structure similarity in writing
parallelism- when the exact repetition of words/phrases at th…
parallelism- using a series of clauses at the same length (I…
paradox
a statement that appears to self-contradictory or opposed to…
parallelism
the structure similarity in writing
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Purple Hibiscus vocab
Totter
Communion
Thwart
Sacristy
Stagger (unsteady)
The christian ritual of recieving the body and blood of Jesus…
To prevent someone from doing something or to stop something…
A room in a church where the priest prepares for a service
Totter
Stagger (unsteady)
Communion
The christian ritual of recieving the body and blood of Jesus…
15 terms
Seebold Vocab
annihiliation
levity
non-etity
delusion
to destroy completely
lightness as opposed to seriousness
something that doesn't exist or have an identity
a false opinion or belief
annihiliation
to destroy completely
levity
lightness as opposed to seriousness
22 terms
Las Materias
La administración de empresas
La arqueología
El arte
La biología
Business administration
Archeology
Art
Biology
La administración de empresas
Business administration
La arqueología
Archeology
unit 16
anglo
ist
savr
pithec
enlgish
one who
lizard
ape
anglo
enlgish
ist
one who
Vocab unit 6
Vulnerable adj
Feign v
Levity n
Revelation n
Sensitive to critisism
To pretend
A lightness of mind or behavior
"A light bulb moment"
Vulnerable adj
Sensitive to critisism
Feign v
To pretend
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Set #5
narcissistic
derivative
affected
fallacious
(adj) having to do with extreme self-adoration and a feeling…
(adj) unoriginal, obtained from another source
(adj) assuming a false manner or attitude to impress others
(adj) containing a fallacy, or mistake in logic; logically un…
narcissistic
(adj) having to do with extreme self-adoration and a feeling…
derivative
(adj) unoriginal, obtained from another source
15 terms
12 Vocabulary Unit 4
Abscond
Antithesis
Beguile
Chastise
To flee, especially after committing a crime
Opposing or contrasting thoughts or ideas
To deceive or mislead by cheating or trickery
To condemn sharply
Abscond
To flee, especially after committing a crime
Antithesis
Opposing or contrasting thoughts or ideas
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The Metamorphosis Vocabulary
grueling
meticulous
conspicuous
exude
Definition: extremely tiring... POS: adj... Sentence: Clara has suc…
Definition: showing great attention to detail; very careful a…
Definition: Standing out so as to be clearly visible... POS: adj…
Definition: 1) discharge (smell) slowly and steadily. 2) (of…
grueling
Definition: extremely tiring... POS: adj... Sentence: Clara has suc…
meticulous
Definition: showing great attention to detail; very careful a…
12 terms
English - Unit 1 & 2 English Vocab
Oblivious
Volatile
Discord
Vituperative
A person who is clueless to what is going on around them.
An object or situation is volatile if it is unstable or likel…
A strife or disagreement.
A vituperative person will scold you, often with abusive lang…
Oblivious
A person who is clueless to what is going on around them.
Volatile
An object or situation is volatile if it is unstable or likel…
Lesson 2
abject
prosaic
propriety
revile
hopelessly low; wretched; miserable; without self-respect
matter-of-fact; ordinary; commonplace
acceptable behavior; conformity with conventional standards
to attack with abusive language; to call insulting names
abject
hopelessly low; wretched; miserable; without self-respect
prosaic
matter-of-fact; ordinary; commonplace
Lesson 3
assimilate
cognizant
discursive
ennui
to absorb and incorporate food or knowledge; to absorb one gr…
aware of or informed about something
wandering or shifting from one subject to another; rambling;…
discontent and listlessness from lack of occupation or interest
assimilate
to absorb and incorporate food or knowledge; to absorb one gr…
cognizant
aware of or informed about something
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2016-17 AP Lit Terms
Absolute
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
a word free from limitations or qualifications (best, unique,…
a familiar proverb or wise saying. ... ex: "the early bird gets…
a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
the repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring…
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications (best, unique,…
Adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying. ... ex: "the early bird gets…
List One
Accusatory
Apathetic
Cynical
Condescension
(adj.) containing or expressing accusation; accusing
(adj.) having or showing little or no feeling or emotion, spi…
(adj.) having or showing the attitude or temper of a cynic: c…
(noun) voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in relati…
Accusatory
(adj.) containing or expressing accusation; accusing
Apathetic
(adj.) having or showing little or no feeling or emotion, spi…
21 terms
Chp. 3 ~ 7(10-end), 8
Immunize
Lesion
Malignant
Morbid
Make immune
Injury
Very evil
Having to do with disease
Immunize
Make immune
Lesion
Injury
20 terms
serial vocab part 2
adjudicated
inter
foliage
eminently
pronounced or declared
to burry
plant leaves
greatly/extremely, very
adjudicated
pronounced or declared
inter
to burry
10 terms
English 12 Vocab 3
etymology
allay
innate
pathos
The study of words and their origins (beginnings).
To ease or lessen something (for instance, a doubt or concern…
Possessed at birth or something that is central or at the cor…
A quality bringing about or evoking pity or sorrow
etymology
The study of words and their origins (beginnings).
allay
To ease or lessen something (for instance, a doubt or concern…
Lesson 13
gregarious
exhilaration
patrimony
obsequious
outgoing; sociable
high spirits; invigoration; excitement
an inheritance from one's father or ancestors; any heritage o…
too ready to please, praise, or obey; servile; fawning
gregarious
outgoing; sociable
exhilaration
high spirits; invigoration; excitement
Lesson 10
ascribe
elegy
engender
humdrum
to assign (as to a cause); to attribute; to think of as comin…
a sad or mournful poem or song, often about someone who is dead
to bring into being; to produce; to cause
without variety or excitement; monotonous; commonplace
ascribe
to assign (as to a cause); to attribute; to think of as comin…
elegy
a sad or mournful poem or song, often about someone who is dead
Lesson 4
adroit
allay
blazon
bravado
clever; skillful in a mental or physical way
to lessen; to relieve; to calm
to proclaim; to display publicly; a coat of arms; a banner
a show of false bravery or confidence
adroit
clever; skillful in a mental or physical way
allay
to lessen; to relieve; to calm
English #1
Evoke
Insuperable
Lucrative
Voucher
To bring a feeling or memory back into the mind
Impossible to solve or get control of
Producing money or wealth
indicating a credit against the future
Evoke
To bring a feeling or memory back into the mind
Insuperable
Impossible to solve or get control of
Lesson 7
broach
charlatan
erudite
etymology
to mention for the first time; to introduce a subject; to sta…
a person who falsely claims to possess expert knowledge or sk…
having or displaying extensive knowledge; learned; scholarly
the source and development of a word; the study of word sourc…
broach
to mention for the first time; to introduce a subject; to sta…
charlatan
a person who falsely claims to possess expert knowledge or sk…
Lesson 9
abnegation
copious
eulogy
euphony
self-denial; a giving up or a renunciation of rights
abundant; plentiful; full of information; wordy
a speech or piece of writing in praise of a person or thing,…
agreeableness of sound; pleasant combination of sounds in spo…
abnegation
self-denial; a giving up or a renunciation of rights
copious
abundant; plentiful; full of information; wordy
Lesson 8
absolve
antipathy
antipodes
indigent
to declare free from guilt and blame; to set free from a prom…
a strong dislike; an aversion
any two places at directly opposite points on the earth; two…
poor; needy
absolve
to declare free from guilt and blame; to set free from a prom…
antipathy
a strong dislike; an aversion
Lesson 1
banal
bellicose
finesse
glib
commonplace; trite; stale from overuse
quarrelsome; hostile; inclined to fighting
delicate skill; subtlety; to bring about with skill; to evade
done in a smooth, offhand manner; easily spoken; speaking too…
banal
commonplace; trite; stale from overuse
bellicose
quarrelsome; hostile; inclined to fighting
Vocab unit 3
Abominate v
Acculturation n
Ascribe v
Circuitous adj
To intensly dislike
A blend of social patterns as a result of contact with others
To give credit
Indirect or round about
Abominate v
To intensly dislike
Acculturation n
A blend of social patterns as a result of contact with others
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