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Vocabulary English 1 Pre IB
Corporeal
Auditorium
Visualize
Capitol
of or relating to a person's body, especially as opposed to t…
the part of a theater, concert hall, or other public building…
form a mental image of; imagine.
the building in Washington, D.C., used by the Congress of the…
Corporeal
of or relating to a person's body, especially as opposed to t…
Auditorium
the part of a theater, concert hall, or other public building…
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IB English Vocabulary 1
Abashed
Blithe
Candid
Derisive
cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be c…
truthful and straightforward; frank
expressing contempt or ridicule
Abashed
cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
Blithe
showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be c…
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IB English Vocabulary 1
Hiatus
Hackneyed
Unctuous
Innuendo
(n.) A break, gap, or break (in the sense of having an elemen…
(adj.) used so often as to lack freshness or originality
(adj.) excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an…
(n) a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a der…
Hiatus
(n.) A break, gap, or break (in the sense of having an elemen…
Hackneyed
(adj.) used so often as to lack freshness or originality
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IB English Vocabulary 1
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
analogy
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
something out of its normal time
a comparison that explains or describes one subject by pointi…
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
allusion
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
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IB English Vocabulary #1
Specious
Appprobation
Vaunt
Irresolute
Superficially plausible, but actually wrong
Approval or praise
To boast about something, especially excessively
Uncertain
Specious
Superficially plausible, but actually wrong
Appprobation
Approval or praise
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IB English Vocabulary Part 1
Miscreant (N)
Bravado (N)
Plunder (V)
Hackneyed (Adj)
Someone who misbehaves and breaks the law
Having a confident behavior to impressing people.
To steal from a place
Not interesting or funny
Miscreant (N)
Someone who misbehaves and breaks the law
Bravado (N)
Having a confident behavior to impressing people.
10 terms
IB English Vocabulary 1
Allusion
Figurative language
Foil
Hyperbole
A reference in a work to something outside the work
Writing any used figures of speech like metaphor similes and…
Sidekick to protagonist
Extreme exaggeration
Allusion
A reference in a work to something outside the work
Figurative language
Writing any used figures of speech like metaphor similes and…
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IB English Vocabulary 1
Aberration
Abstinence
Abstract
Acclaim
Deviating from the right path or usual course of action
The giving up of certain pleasures
It concrete, hard to understand
Loud applause, approval
Aberration
Deviating from the right path or usual course of action
Abstinence
The giving up of certain pleasures
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IB English Vocabulary 1
abashed
blithe
candid
derisive
caught to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be c…
truthful and straightforward; frank
expressing contempt or ridicule
abashed
caught to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
blithe
showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be c…
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IB English Vocabulary 1
Aquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
Able to get and retain ideas, aquiring weath, greedy
To claim or take without right
Trite, commonplace, loss of value through overuse
To work on excessively, overwork
Aquisitive
Able to get and retain ideas, aquiring weath, greedy
Arrogate
To claim or take without right
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IB English Vocabulary 1
Abjure
Churlish
Facetious
Jejune
Solemnly renounce
rude and mean spirited
treating serious issues with deliberate, inappropriate humor
simplistic/uninteresting
Abjure
Solemnly renounce
Churlish
rude and mean spirited
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IB English Vocabulary-1
Abdicate
Abstruse
Acute
Adherent
(v): To give something up willingly
(adj): Hard to understand
(adj): sharp or severe, keenly perceptive, of great importance
(n): a supporter of a cause
Abdicate
(v): To give something up willingly
Abstruse
(adj): Hard to understand
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IB English Vocabulary 1
Aggrieve
Badger
Bric-a-brac
Dilatory
To give grief or sorrow to
To pester
Objects of curiosity or for decoration
Tending to cause a delay
Aggrieve
To give grief or sorrow to
Badger
To pester
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IB English vocabulary 1
Enigma
Apathy
Indifferent
Revere
A riddle
Lack of emotion or interest
Having no preference
To worship; to honor
Enigma
A riddle
Apathy
Lack of emotion or interest
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IB English Vocabulary 1
syntax
personification
metaphor
values
Sentence structure
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
figure of speech comparing two different things
Beliefs of a person or social group in which they have an emo…
syntax
Sentence structure
personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
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English 1 Pre-IB Vocabulary
Adamantine
Atrocious
Capricious
Disgorge
too hard to cut, break, or pierce; unbreakable or firm
shockingly bad, tasteless, or wicked; very bad
Unpredictable and unstable
to eject, surrender, or yield as a result of some sort of force
Adamantine
too hard to cut, break, or pierce; unbreakable or firm
Atrocious
shockingly bad, tasteless, or wicked; very bad
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IB SL English: Vocabulary 1
Assertion
Clarity
Cogent
Coherent
(Noun) a declaration or statement
(Adjective) clearness in thought or expression
(Adjective) convincing; reasonable
(Adjective) logically connected
Assertion
(Noun) a declaration or statement
Clarity
(Adjective) clearness in thought or expression
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IB English 11 Vocabulary #1
apposite
brevity
candor
laconic
(adj.) relevant; to the point... ex. Joe's comments were *appo…
(n.) briefness or conciseness in speech or writing... Limited…
(n.) straightforwardness, sincerity... Norman knew he could tr…
(adj.) using few words in speech... Because Bush's laconic r…
apposite
(adj.) relevant; to the point... ex. Joe's comments were *appo…
brevity
(n.) briefness or conciseness in speech or writing... Limited…
IB English Vocabulary List #1
Diction
Organization
Tone
Irony
writer's individual word choice, related to style, creates mo…
how a writer structures their thought
describes the author's attitude toward his or hers material
the contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is me…
Diction
writer's individual word choice, related to style, creates mo…
Organization
how a writer structures their thought
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IB English Vocabulary List 1
Abjure
Churlish
Facetious
Jejune
(v.) to renounce or to give up under oath
(adj.) like a churl; boorish; rude
(adj.) not meant to be taken seriously or literally
(adj.) without interest or significance; dull
Abjure
(v.) to renounce or to give up under oath
Churlish
(adj.) like a churl; boorish; rude
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IB English 1 Vocabulary Woods
Sacerdotal
Abjure
Quell
Vagary
Relating to priests or priesthood; priestly
Solemnly renounce a belief, cause, or claim.
Put an end to, typically by the use of force
An unexpected change in a situation or someone's behavior
Sacerdotal
Relating to priests or priesthood; priestly
Abjure
Solemnly renounce a belief, cause, or claim.
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IB English 11 - Vocabulary #1
Turgid
Existential
Polemical
Vituperation
Adjective. Inflated, pompous, overblown (arrogant)
Adjective. Of or pertaining to existence; self-determining.
Adjective. Relating to controversy, argument, or refutation a…
Noun. Verbal abuse, violent condemnation. (Reprimand)
Turgid
Adjective. Inflated, pompous, overblown (arrogant)
Existential
Adjective. Of or pertaining to existence; self-determining.
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IB English Vocabulary 1-12
Cogent
Rhetoric
Didactic
Exculpate
(of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, esp.…
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing.
Cogent
(of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing
Rhetoric
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, esp.…
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IB english Unit 1 Vocabulary
prosaic (adj)
Tacit (adj)
unconscionable (adj)
cadence (N)
dull; unimaginative (like prose, as opposed to poetry)
implied; not spoken
Not controlled by conscience; unscrupulous; immoral
rhythm; rise and fall of sounds
prosaic (adj)
dull; unimaginative (like prose, as opposed to poetry)
Tacit (adj)
implied; not spoken
234 terms
IB English Vocabulary
frugal
miserly
tacit
metafiction
sparse, saving
hoarding
unwritten, unspoken
stories within stories
frugal
sparse, saving
miserly
hoarding
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IB English Vocabulary List 1
Insipid
Solicitous
hamper
astute
lacking flavor or zest, dull.
anxious or concerned
to prevent the movement or action of
having sharp judgement
Insipid
lacking flavor or zest, dull.
Solicitous
anxious or concerned
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IB English 1 Vocabulary List #2
Abrogate (v)
Circumlocution (n)
Fatuous (adj)
Kowtow (v)
to abolish by formal or official means
using more words than needed to get a point across (which is…
foolish or insane; silly; pointless
to show servile deference
Abrogate (v)
to abolish by formal or official means
Circumlocution (n)
using more words than needed to get a point across (which is…
12 terms
IB 1 English Vocabulary List #4
Acumen (n)
Deleterious (adj)
Loquacious (adj)
Precipitous (adj)
the ability to make good judgements;keen insight; shrewdness
injurious to health; harmful
talking or tending to talk much/freely; talkative
sudden or done without consideration
Acumen (n)
the ability to make good judgements;keen insight; shrewdness
Deleterious (adj)
injurious to health; harmful
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English 12 IB vocabulary 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Atmosphere
Direct characterization
repetition of beginning consonant sounds in words close toget…
an indirect reference that reminds the reader of another stor…
mood present in a literary work
the narrator identifies the character's personality and chara…
Alliteration
repetition of beginning consonant sounds in words close toget…
Allusion
an indirect reference that reminds the reader of another stor…
10 terms
IB English Vocabulary, Week 1
Abashed
Blithe
Candid
Derisive
(v) to feel embarrassed or ashamed
(adj.) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
(adj) straightforward, frank
(adj) expressing contempt or ridicule, mocking
Abashed
(v) to feel embarrassed or ashamed
Blithe
(adj.) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
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IB English 3A Vocabulary 1
movable property; slave
severe or strict in manner; stern
to express sorrow or regret
reserved in manner; uninvolved
chattel
austere
lament
aloof
movable property; slave
chattel
severe or strict in manner; stern
austere
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Vocabulary list #1 IB English
abjure
churlish
facetious
jejune
to formally declare ones abandonment of something (verb)
to be rude in a mean way (Adjective)
treating serious issues with inapropriate humor. (adjective)
dull, simple, uninteresting (adjective)
abjure
to formally declare ones abandonment of something (verb)
churlish
to be rude in a mean way (Adjective)
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IB English HL-1 Vocabulary
Ad hominem
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
directed to feelings or prejudices instead of to intellect or…
a proverb or statement expressing a general truth
a story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
the repetition of on or more initial consonants in a group of…
Ad hominem
directed to feelings or prejudices instead of to intellect or…
Adage
a proverb or statement expressing a general truth
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IB English Vocabulary 1-12
Cogent
Rhetoric
Didactic
Exculpate
(of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, esp.…
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing.
Cogent
(of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing
Rhetoric
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, esp.…
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IB HL1 English Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Analysis
Assertion
Argument
An element of uncertainty in a text; a circumstance in which…
The act of taking something whole apart to look critically at…
A statement of opinion. Sometimes an assertion is referenced…
A spoken, written, or visual text that expresses a point of v…
Ambiguity
An element of uncertainty in a text; a circumstance in which…
Analysis
The act of taking something whole apart to look critically at…
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IB english vocabulary pt1
allegory
allusion
anecdote
archetype
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
a very typical example of a certain person or thing.
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
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Vocabulary List 1 IB English
earthy
nuptials
sprites
hard-handed
adj plain, like soil, not pretentious
pl n wedding
n supernatural elfin creature
adj expression which means someone who has worked hard, has c…
earthy
adj plain, like soil, not pretentious
nuptials
pl n wedding
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IB English: Vocabulary Quiz 1
sanguine
sordid
tableaux
truncheons
1) optimistic or positive especially in an apparently bad or…
1) involving ignoble actions and motive, arousing moral dista…
a view or sight that looks like a picture; a group of models…
a officer's billy club/baton; a short thick stick carried as…
sanguine
1) optimistic or positive especially in an apparently bad or…
sordid
1) involving ignoble actions and motive, arousing moral dista…
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IB English HL 1 Vocabulary #1
allusion
conceit
oxymoron
personification
A passing reference in a work of literature to another litera…
An elaborate or unusual comparison—especially one using unlik…
Using contradiction in way that oddly, makes sense i.e. jumbo…
A figure of thought in which an abstract concept, animal, or…
allusion
A passing reference in a work of literature to another litera…
conceit
An elaborate or unusual comparison—especially one using unlik…
28 terms
Pre-IB English 1 Elements Of Style Vocabulary
aestheticism
ambiguity
atmosphere
attitude
reverence for beauty; movement that held beautiful form is to…
A word, phrase or attitude that has double or even multiple m…
the pervasive mood or tone of a literary work - gloom, fore…
the author's viewpoint regarding his subject matter. Attitude…
aestheticism
reverence for beauty; movement that held beautiful form is to…
ambiguity
A word, phrase or attitude that has double or even multiple m…
20 terms
Pre-ib English 1 vocabulary unit 4
Abscond
Access
Anarchy
Arduous
To run off and hide
Approach or admittance to places, persons,thinngs; an increase
A lack of government and law
Hard to do, requiring much effort
Abscond
To run off and hide
Access
Approach or admittance to places, persons,thinngs; an increase
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IB 1 English Vocabulary List #4
Acumen (n)
Deleterious (adj)
Loquacious (adj)
Precipitous (adj)
the ability to make good judgements;keen insight; shrewdness
injurious to health; harmful
excessive talking; talkative; chatty
sudden or done without consideration
Acumen (n)
the ability to make good judgements;keen insight; shrewdness
Deleterious (adj)
injurious to health; harmful
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HONORS ENGLISH IB - VOCABULARY LIST #1
Dialect
Imagery
Reverberate
Descent
The form of a language as it is spoken in a certain place or…
Refers to words and phrases that appeal to the reader's senses.
To re-echo, resound.
A way down, a going down, a fall.
Dialect
The form of a language as it is spoken in a certain place or…
Imagery
Refers to words and phrases that appeal to the reader's senses.
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IB English 1 Vocabulary List #2
Abrogate (v)
Circumlocution (n)
Fatuous (adj)
Kowtow (v)
to abolish by formal or official means
using more words than needed to get a point across
foolish or insane; silly; pointless
act in an excessively obeying manner
Abrogate (v)
to abolish by formal or official means
Circumlocution (n)
using more words than needed to get a point across
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IB English Summer Vocabulary LIst #1
Detrimental
Morose
Subjugate
Uncouth
tending to cause harm
tempered or moody
to conquer or take control
lacking good manners
Detrimental
tending to cause harm
Morose
tempered or moody
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Unit 1 vocabulary words pre-ib english
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
decadence
official approval or praise
To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of de…
Approbation
official approval or praise
Assuage
To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
12 terms
IB 1 English Vocabulary List #4
Acumen (n)
Deleterious (adj)
Loquacious (adj)
Precipitous (adj)
the ability to make good judgements;keen insight; shrewdness
injurious to health; harmful
talking or tending to talk much/freely; talkative
sudden or done without consideration
Acumen (n)
the ability to make good judgements;keen insight; shrewdness
Deleterious (adj)
injurious to health; harmful
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IB English 1 Vocabulary List #2
Abrogate (v)
Circumlocution (n)
Fatuous (adj)
Kowtow (v)
to abolish by formal or official means
using more words than needed to get a point across (which is…
foolish or insane; silly; pointless
to show servile deference
Abrogate (v)
to abolish by formal or official means
Circumlocution (n)
using more words than needed to get a point across (which is…
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English 1 Pre-IB Vocabulary #2
inexplicable
consorting
lamentable
juncture
unable to be explained or accounted for
to associate, agree with, or join
regrettable; unfortunate
literal or figurative joining of two objects or ideas
inexplicable
unable to be explained or accounted for
consorting
to associate, agree with, or join
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Pre- IB English 9 Vocabulary: List 1
waive
whet
wither
wrath
To dispense with; to relinquish; to postpone
To sharpen; to make stronger; to stimulate
To dry up; to shrivel; to cause to lose courage or be ashamed
intense anger; resentful indignation; ire; rage; furry
waive
To dispense with; to relinquish; to postpone
whet
To sharpen; to make stronger; to stimulate
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