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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
10 terms
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
10 terms
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
10 terms
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
40 terms
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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Important TeXes English language art vocabulary
phonology
phonemes
morphology
morphemes
study of the sound system of a language
basic unit of sound
study of the structure of words/words formation
smallest representation of meaning
phonology
study of the sound system of a language
phonemes
basic unit of sound
11 terms
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…
22 terms
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
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
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
10 terms
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
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
10 terms
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…
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
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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
10 terms
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
25 terms
unit 16
anglo
ist
savr
pithec
enlgish
one who
lizard
ape
anglo
enlgish
ist
one who
81 terms
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…
90 terms
vocab 1-12
accede
acquiesce
affiliated
alienate
To agree
To accept without protest
associated, connected
To make hostile
accede
To agree
acquiesce
To accept without protest
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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…
30 terms
Alford vocab 10+11
Idolatry
Adulterate
Emanate
Garish
Excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
To make impure; to contaminate
To come forth; to send forth
Tastelessly gaudy
Idolatry
Excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
Adulterate
To make impure; to contaminate
21 terms
Tempest Vocabulary
Bootless
Direful
Perfidious
Rapt
ineffective, not producing results
dreadful, terrible
deceitful and untrustworthy, evil
so busy thinking about or enjoying one thing that one does no…
Bootless
ineffective, not producing results
Direful
dreadful, terrible
10 terms
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
10 terms
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
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
10 terms
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…
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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
25 terms
Reading Grade; 2-12: ELPS-TELPAS Proficiency level descriptors (DOMAIN 1 Comp 2 PPR)
Beginning
Beginning
Beginning
Beginning
Little to no ability to read and understand English.
Read and understand the very limited, recently practiced, or…
Vocab mainly includes environmental print, some very high-fre…
Read slowly, word by word.
Beginning
Little to no ability to read and understand English.
Beginning
Read and understand the very limited, recently practiced, or…
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
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…
10 terms
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
10 terms
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
10 terms
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
22 terms
Chp.3 ~ 3,4,5
burly
buxom
cherubic
obese
husky
plump and attractive
chubby and innocent looking
extremely overweight
burly
husky
buxom
plump and attractive
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
18 terms
English vocab set 3
barge
cavalcade
churl
desolate
flat bottomed boat
formal procession of people walking or riding in vehicles
a rude or boorish person
barren or deserted
barge
flat bottomed boat
cavalcade
formal procession of people walking or riding in vehicles
15 terms
English 10 Vocab #1
abject
ablutions
assent
avid
hopeless, miserable; contemptible; servile
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
to agree; to yield
showing great enthusiasm
abject
hopeless, miserable; contemptible; servile
ablutions
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
10 terms
Lesson 11
aberration
adjudge
candor
corroborate
a departure from the usual course; a deviation; an abnormal d…
to decree or decide by law; to pass sentence
openness; saying what one really thinks; frankness; impartial…
to support or strengthen an idea or a statement; to attest to…
aberration
a departure from the usual course; a deviation; an abnormal d…
adjudge
to decree or decide by law; to pass sentence
10 terms
Set #7
accentuate
feasible
inducement
indulgent
(v) to emphasize; make more noticeable or prominent
(adj.) possible, able to be done, achievable
(n) Anything used or given to persuade or motivate; an incent…
(adj.) yielding to the wishes or demands of others
accentuate
(v) to emphasize; make more noticeable or prominent
feasible
(adj.) possible, able to be done, achievable
16 terms
English vocab set 4
abstract
cadence
cinders
figment
existing in though but not having a physical existence
modulation or inflection of the voice
small pieces of partly burned coal or wood
something that someone believes but is only in his imagination
abstract
existing in though but not having a physical existence
cadence
modulation or inflection of the voice
25 terms
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
20 terms
English Vocabulary List #6
Neg
Ocu
Olig
Op/Oper
No
Eye
Few
Work
Neg
No
Ocu
Eye
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop - Level G - Unit 4
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact…
(adj.) complete or perfect in the highest degree; (v.) to bri…
atrophy
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
bastion
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold
10 terms
Lesson 5
amorphous
guile
sanguine
protégé
shapeless; of no particular form or type; not organized
craftiness; deceit; cunning
naturally cheerful and hopeful; confident; having a ruddy com…
someone whose welfare or career is guided and helped by a mor…
amorphous
shapeless; of no particular form or type; not organized
guile
craftiness; deceit; cunning
15 terms
AP Eng 3 vocab
syllogism
cause and effect argument
Process Analysis
Inflammatory
deductive reasoning
arguing that something is caused by something
a chronological sequence of steps that explains how something…
arousing angry feelings
syllogism
deductive reasoning
cause and effect argument
arguing that something is caused by something
10 terms
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…
10 terms
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
10 terms
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
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