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Freshman Spoken English Vocabulary #9
scenario
residue
extract (v.)
refinery
a sequence of events especially when imagined; especially : a…
a small amount of something that remains after the main part…
remove or take out, especially by effort or force.
a factory where substances in their natural state, such as oi…
scenario
a sequence of events especially when imagined; especially : a…
residue
a small amount of something that remains after the main part…
33 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
Mood
Tone
Author's Purpose
Conflict
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Attitudes and presuppositions of the author that are revealed…
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
A struggle between two opposing forces.
Mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Tone
Attitudes and presuppositions of the author that are revealed…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 4
Abscond
Access
Anarchy
Arduous
Verb - to run off and hide... The thieves who absconded with se…
Noun - approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an…
Noun - a lack of government and law; confusion... In the final…
Adjective - hard to do, requiring much effort... No matter how…
Abscond
Verb - to run off and hide... The thieves who absconded with se…
Access
Noun - approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an…
40 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Review
supple
aperture
luminous
coarse
Bending easily; flexibility
hole or opening
shining, glowing, radiant
crude in speech or behavior; rough
supple
Bending easily; flexibility
aperture
hole or opening
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 6
Atone
Bondage
Credible
Defray
Verb - to make up for... At one time or another, everyone has d…
Noun - slavery; any state of being bound or held down... Many p…
Adjective - believable... Do you have a credible explanation fo…
Verb - to pay for... Corporate sponsors helped to defray the co…
Atone
Verb - to make up for... At one time or another, everyone has d…
Bondage
Noun - slavery; any state of being bound or held down... Many p…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 5
Accomplice
Annihilate
Arbitrary
Brazen
Noun - a person who takes part in a crime... The driver of the…
Verb - to destroy completely... Throughout history, nations tha…
Adjective - unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims with…
Adjective - shameless, impudent; made of brass... Behavior cons…
Accomplice
Noun - a person who takes part in a crime... The driver of the…
Annihilate
Verb - to destroy completely... Throughout history, nations tha…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 1
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
Verb - to caution or advise against something; to scold mildl…
Noun - an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infract…
Noun - a bandit, robber, outlaw, highway man... Ancient caravan…
Adjective - careful, cautious... It is important for a diplomat…
Admonish
Verb - to caution or advise against something; to scold mildl…
Breach
Noun - an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infract…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 2
Adjourn
Alien
Comely
Compensate
Verb - to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place…
Noun - a citizen of another country; adjective - foreign, str…
Adjective - having a pleasing appearance... The proud parents a…
Verb - to make up for; to repay for services... The manufacture…
Adjourn
Verb - to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place…
Alien
Noun - a citizen of another country; adjective - foreign, str…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 7
Adieu
Advent
Apex
Assimilate
Interjection - "Farewell! "; Noun - a farewell... As my friends…
Noun - an arrival; a coming into place or view... The advent of…
Noun - the highest point, tip... If you want to reach the apex…
Verb - to absorb folate; to adopt as one's own; to adapt full…
Adieu
Interjection - "Farewell! "; Noun - a farewell... As my friends…
Advent
Noun - an arrival; a coming into place or view... The advent of…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 9
Auxiliary
Candid
Cubicle
Drudgery
Adjective - giving assistance or support; Noun - a helper, ai…
Adjective - frank, sincere; impartial; unposed... It is safe to…
Noun - a small room or compartment... The tiniest cubicle is us…
Noun - work that is hard and tiresome... Trade unions lobby to…
Auxiliary
Adjective - giving assistance or support; Noun - a helper, ai…
Candid
Adjective - frank, sincere; impartial; unposed... It is safe to…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 3
Abridge
Adherent
Altercation
Cherubic
Verb - to make shorter... Travel by air abridged the time neede…
Noun - a follower, supporter; Adjective - attached, sticking…
Noun - an angry argument... A noisy altercation in the next apa…
Adjective - resembling an angel portrayed as a little child w…
Abridge
Verb - to make shorter... Travel by air abridged the time neede…
Adherent
Noun - a follower, supporter; Adjective - attached, sticking…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 8
Assurance
Asylum
Console
Dilate
Noun - a pledge; free from doubt, self-confidence... The airpor…
Noun Dash an institution for the care of children, elderly pe…
Verb - to comfort; Noun - the keyboard of an organ; a control…
Verb - to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon... The…
Assurance
Noun - a pledge; free from doubt, self-confidence... The airpor…
Asylum
Noun Dash an institution for the care of children, elderly pe…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 11
Brevity
Comport
Concise
Demure
Noun - shortness... The speech was notable more for its brevity…
Verb - to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement…
Adjective - expressing much in a few words... As a rule of thum…
Adjective - sober or serious manner, modest... Despite her demu…
Brevity
Noun - shortness... The speech was notable more for its brevity…
Comport
Verb - to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 10
Adept
Aspire
Bleak
Chied
Adjective - thoroughly skilled; Noun - an expert... Not only is…
Verb - to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a high…
Adjective - bare, dreary, dismal... Urban renewal can turn a ru…
Verb - to blame; scold... The teacher chided the student for tr…
Adept
Adjective - thoroughly skilled; Noun - an expert... Not only is…
Aspire
Verb - to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a high…
10 terms
Freshman English - Vocabulary Week 3
Abasement
Billowing
Cower
Enhance
NOUN - humiliation; degradation
VERB - swelling; fluttering; waving
VERB - recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
VERB - improve; make better or clearer
Abasement
NOUN - humiliation; degradation
Billowing
VERB - swelling; fluttering; waving
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary words
sycophant
pernicious
ubiquitous
non sequitur
Someone who uses flattery to try to get what he/she wants fro…
intending to cause harm (adj)... synonym: harmful/dangerous ... ant…
appearing everywhere (adj)... synonym: omnipresent/pervasive ... an…
a statement that does not logically follow a conversation's f…
sycophant
Someone who uses flattery to try to get what he/she wants fro…
pernicious
intending to cause harm (adj)... synonym: harmful/dangerous ... ant…
44 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
Vaguely (adverb)
Monstrous (adj.)
Quiver (verb)
Encounter (verb)
Unclear or uncertain
Huge
To shake slightly
To meet in an unexpected way
Vaguely (adverb)
Unclear or uncertain
Monstrous (adj.)
Huge
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 13
Ad infinitum
Apportion
Bona fide
Buoyant
Adverb - endlessly... Children who hear a favorite story read o…
Verb - to divide and give out in shares... The aging King decid…
Adjective - genuine; sincere... The appraiser studied the old b…
Adjective - able to float easily; able to hold things up; che…
Ad infinitum
Adverb - endlessly... Children who hear a favorite story read o…
Apportion
Verb - to divide and give out in shares... The aging King decid…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
curmudgeon
sojourn
gregarious
augment
a bad-tempered person (noun)... synonym: crab/grouch... antonym: an…
a temporary stay (noun)... synonym: journey... antonym: relocation
fond of company (adj)... synonym: outgoing/social ... antonym: shy/…
to increase (verb)... synonym: add/enlarge ... antonym: reduce
curmudgeon
a bad-tempered person (noun)... synonym: crab/grouch... antonym: an…
sojourn
a temporary stay (noun)... synonym: journey... antonym: relocation
10 terms
English Vocabulary Freshman
Atrophy
Incumbent
Bastion
Jocular
a wasting away of the body or of an organ or part, as from de…
holding an indicated position, role, office, etc., currently:…
a projecting portion of a rampart or fortification that forms…
given to, characterized by, intended for, or suited to joking…
Atrophy
a wasting away of the body or of an organ or part, as from de…
Incumbent
holding an indicated position, role, office, etc., currently:…
73 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
Aesthetic
Bolster
Plethora
Conducive
Relating to art and beauty
To make something stronger or better; to give support to some…
An excessive supply
Making it more likely for something to happen to happen or ex…
Aesthetic
Relating to art and beauty
Bolster
To make something stronger or better; to give support to some…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 12
Appreciable
Autocratic
Blanch
Blasphemy
Adjective - sufficient to be noticed or measured... The injured…
Adjective - absolute in power or authority... For many years, t…
Verb - to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to par…
Noun - an act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for som…
Appreciable
Adjective - sufficient to be noticed or measured... The injured…
Autocratic
Adjective - absolute in power or authority... For many years, t…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Unit 14
Annex
Cleave
Cordial
Cornerstone
Verb - to add to, attach; to incorporate; noun - an attachmen…
Verb - to cut or split open; to cling to... It is possible to c…
Adjective - in a friendly manner, party; cheery; Noun - a Liq…
Noun - the starting point of a building; a fundamental princi…
Annex
Verb - to add to, attach; to incorporate; noun - an attachmen…
Cleave
Verb - to cut or split open; to cling to... It is possible to c…
22 terms
Vocabulary - Freshman English
rakishly
hurtling
distraught
haggard
adv. with a trim, casual look; dashingly
adj. moving swiftly and with great force
adj. extremely troubled; confused; distracted
adj. having a worn look, as from sleeplessness
rakishly
adv. with a trim, casual look; dashingly
hurtling
adj. moving swiftly and with great force
16 terms
Freshman English vocabulary exam
Emanated
Rebuff
Disconcerted
Inscrutable
Came from
Rejection
Upset or embarrassed
Not easily understood
Emanated
Came from
Rebuff
Rejection
10 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary 4
Deter
Implantation
Inequity
Infirmity
To Stop
Something suggested
noun: injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or sta…
(n.) a weakness or ailment (physical, mental, moral, etc.)
Deter
To Stop
Implantation
Something suggested
75 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
Subject
Theme
Context
Blended Quote
The thing a book or movie is about.
The intended message in a book or movie.
The background information on what is happening.
A quote that is a part of your sentence.
Subject
The thing a book or movie is about.
Theme
The intended message in a book or movie.
10 terms
freshman english vocabulary #3
loiter
perpetual
pernicious
inane
wait, linger, or dawdle
continuing forever
highly injurious or destructive
lacking significance or meaning, immature
loiter
wait, linger, or dawdle
perpetual
continuing forever
10 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary 5
Allusion
Altruistic
Appease
Arbitrary
A reference
Unselfish
TO CALM; PACIFY; PLACATE
determined by chance or impulse
Allusion
A reference
Altruistic
Unselfish
10 terms
freshman english vocabulary #2
demoralize
subsequent
curt
dilemma
to lower the spirits, weaken the confidence or cheerfulness
following, in time or order, next, later
rudely brief when speaking to someone
a situation requiring a difficult choice
demoralize
to lower the spirits, weaken the confidence or cheerfulness
subsequent
following, in time or order, next, later
10 terms
freshman english vocabulary #1
adamant
amoral
eccentric
absolve
not giving in, stubborn
lacking a moral sense, without pinciples
differing from what is customary, odd
to find innocent or blameless
adamant
not giving in, stubborn
amoral
lacking a moral sense, without pinciples
60 terms
Freshman English Relationships Vocabulary
niece
mother-in-law
nephew
father-in-law
The daughter of my brother or sister; the daughter of my husb…
the woman who is a husband or wife's mother... My ________ is n…
The son of your brother or sister, or the son of your husband…
the father of your husband or wife... My _______ really loves h…
niece
The daughter of my brother or sister; the daughter of my husb…
mother-in-law
the woman who is a husband or wife's mother... My ________ is n…
10 terms
freshman English vocabulary 2
curt
demoralized
dilemma
inclination
(v.) to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expecte…
discourage
(n.) a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
tendency
curt
(v.) to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expecte…
demoralized
discourage
15 terms
freshman english vocabulary (study!!!)
abhor
abominate
abridge
abstruse
to hate very much ... (abhor a chore)
extreme hatred, loathing... (abominable snowman)
to shorten... (a bridge makes a distance shorter)
hard to understand, complicated... (abstract)
abhor
to hate very much ... (abhor a chore)
abominate
extreme hatred, loathing... (abominable snowman)
30 terms
Freshman English Final Exam Vocabulary
capricious
copious
indemnity
sophmoric
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies
(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
(n.) a payment for damage or loss
(adj.) immature and overconfident; conceited
capricious
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies
copious
(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
15 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary #3
N, futility
V, hurtle
Adj, consummate
N, compliance
An action that has no use or purpose
To move or travel at a very high speed
Excellence or skillful
Readiness to conform or agree to something
N, futility
An action that has no use or purpose
V, hurtle
To move or travel at a very high speed
45 terms
Freshman Advanced English Vocabulary
Winsome
Zephyr
Trepidation
Verbose
pleasing
a gentle breeze
feeling of dread
wordy
Winsome
pleasing
Zephyr
a gentle breeze
44 terms
Freshman Midterms: English Vocabulary
adulterate
opulent
augment
insidious
v) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of les…
adj) wealthy, luxurious;ample; grandiose
v) to make larger, increase
adj) intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
adulterate
v) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of les…
opulent
adj) wealthy, luxurious;ample; grandiose
Freshman Oral English Session 1 vocabulary
example
pattern
quality
excellence
serving as a pattern of behavior: "set a good example by arri…
a person or thing considered worthy of imitation
a personal trait, especially a character trait
possessing many good qualities in high degree
example
serving as a pattern of behavior: "set a good example by arri…
pattern
a person or thing considered worthy of imitation
15 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
fallible
blatant
dawdle
affiliate
capable of error
obvious, too conspicuous
to waste time
an associate or partner
fallible
capable of error
blatant
obvious, too conspicuous
15 terms
Freshman english vocabulary misc
Formulate
Magnitude
Simultaneous
Criterion
To devise or develop as a method or system
Size extent dimensions great importance or consequence for ev…
Existing occurring or operating at the same time;concurrent
A standard of judgement or criticism
Formulate
To devise or develop as a method or system
Magnitude
Size extent dimensions great importance or consequence for ev…
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
Imagery
Tone
Mood
Symbolism
The use of words to create pictures in the readers mind
The authors attutude in his/her writing
The emotional atmosphere created by the scene
Something that represents a greater concept
Imagery
The use of words to create pictures in the readers mind
Tone
The authors attutude in his/her writing
72 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
Indignent
Perfunctory
Odious
Revel
Outraged, Irate
Unthinking, Mechanical
Disgusting, Loathsome
To Enjoy, To Celebrate
Indignent
Outraged, Irate
Perfunctory
Unthinking, Mechanical
79 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary Words
Phot/phos
Phototropic
Phosphorescent
Photogenic
Light (prefix/suffix)
Tending to grow or move towards light
Giving off light without heat
Attractive in pictures or photographs
Phot/phos
Light (prefix/suffix)
Phototropic
Tending to grow or move towards light
20 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary List
Ambiguous... Week 9... Bere
Bolster... Week 9... Bere
Cordial... Week 9... Bere
Discriminating... Week 9... Bere
Adjective... having more than one meaning or answer... I was very f…
Verb... to support; to reinforce... Having lots of visitors bolster…
Adjective... warm and sincere; friendly... We received a cordial in…
Adjective... able to recognize differences; perceptive... He is a v…
Ambiguous... Week 9... Bere
Adjective... having more than one meaning or answer... I was very f…
Bolster... Week 9... Bere
Verb... to support; to reinforce... Having lots of visitors bolster…
95 terms
Freshman English-Vocabulary Words
adage
churlish
citadel
bonanza
wise saying
rude
fortress
jackpot
adage
wise saying
churlish
rude
10 terms
freshman english vocabulary
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
morally unrestrained
a coin collector
a scarcity
believing that all events in life are inviteable and determin…
licentious
morally unrestrained
numismatist
a coin collector
25 terms
Vocabulary Freshman english
Translucent
Decrepit
Earnest
Displaced
Clear,easy to understand,prestein
Run down from age or disepair
Serious in attention or effort
Moved or put out of the usual order or location
Translucent
Clear,easy to understand,prestein
Decrepit
Run down from age or disepair
9 terms
English Vocabulary Freshman Terms
Boisterous
Accentuate
Aspire
Deduction
Rough or noisy
To highlight
Looking up to something
Method of logical thinking
Boisterous
Rough or noisy
Accentuate
To highlight
12 terms
Freshman English Vocabulary
active voice
Adjective
adverb
adversary
expresses an action done by it's subject.
modifies verbs (describes) nouns and pronouns.
modifies verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.
person who opposes of fight against another.
active voice
expresses an action done by it's subject.
Adjective
modifies verbs (describes) nouns and pronouns.
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