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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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:…
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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…
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
Freshman English vocabulary exam
Emanated
Rebuff
Disconcerted
Inscrutable
Came from
Rejection
Upset or embarrassed
Not easily understood
Emanated
Came from
Rebuff
Rejection
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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
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.
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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…
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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
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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
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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
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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
Freshman English Honors Vocabulary
abrupt (adj.)
apprehensive (adj.)
bridled (v. part.)
brusque (adj.)
Sudden and unexpected; brief to the point of rudeness; curt.
Anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happ…
Showing one's resentment or anger, especially by throwing up…
Abrupt or offhand in speech or manner.
abrupt (adj.)
Sudden and unexpected; brief to the point of rudeness; curt.
apprehensive (adj.)
Anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happ…
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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…
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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…
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
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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…
Freshman English Antigone Vocabulary
Infallible
Rout
Staunch
Toady
1) Free from error; that cannot be mistaken... 2) Absolutely rel…
1) Flight of a defeated army in disorder... 2) Complete defeat
1) Firm, strong... 2) Loyal, steadfast... A follower, supportive
To fawn upon, flatter
Infallible
1) Free from error; that cannot be mistaken... 2) Absolutely rel…
Rout
1) Flight of a defeated army in disorder... 2) Complete defeat
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English Vocabulary Freshman #1
Absolve
Banal
Candor
Dawdle
Set or declare
So lacking in originality
The quality of being open and honest in expression
Waste time to be slow
Absolve
Set or declare
Banal
So lacking in originality
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Freshman Advanced English Vocabulary
Winsome
Zephyr
Trepidation
Verbose
pleasing
a gentle breeze
feeling of dread
wordy
Winsome
pleasing
Zephyr
a gentle breeze
Freshman English Vocabulary Week 10
Curt
Curtail
Daunting
Dearth
abruptly and rudely short
to lessen, reduce
intimidating, causing one to lose courage
a lack, scarcity
Curt
abruptly and rudely short
Curtail
to lessen, reduce
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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
freshman english vocabulary
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)
Freshman English-Vocabulary Words
adage
churlish
citadel
bonanza
wise saying
rude
fortress
jackpot
adage
wise saying
churlish
rude
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
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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
Freshman English vocabulary
Anguish
Annihilation
Eloquent
Ferocity
Extreme distress
Total destruction
Expressing yourself clearly and effectively
Viciousness or animal like
Anguish
Extreme distress
Annihilation
Total destruction
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Vocabulary Freshman English
phototropic
phosphorescent
photogenic
lucid
tending to move or grow towards the light
giving off light without heat
attractive in picture
easy to understand clear
phototropic
tending to move or grow towards the light
phosphorescent
giving off light without heat
Vocabulary Freshman English
Affinity (n)
Tantamount (a)
Brazen (a)
Misanthrope (n)
A natural attraction
Equivalent in effect or value
Extremely bold; audacious; shameless
Person who hates human beings
Affinity (n)
A natural attraction
Tantamount (a)
Equivalent in effect or value
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Freshman English vocabulary
promulgate
flout
epiphany
piety
to proclaim or declare something officially, especially to pu…
to show contempt for a law or convention by openly disobeying…
a sudden realization or leap of understanding
strict observance of religious principles in everyday life
promulgate
to proclaim or declare something officially, especially to pu…
flout
to show contempt for a law or convention by openly disobeying…
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.
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
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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
Freshman English vocabulary
Deploy
Bereft
Augment
Fortitude
To position or arrange
Deprived of
To make larger
Courage in facing difficulties
Deploy
To position or arrange
Bereft
Deprived of
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Freshman English Vocabulary
Indignent
Perfunctory
Odious
Revel
Outraged, Irate
Unthinking, Mechanical
Disgusting, Loathsome
To Enjoy, To Celebrate
Indignent
Outraged, Irate
Perfunctory
Unthinking, Mechanical
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Vocabulary English freshman
Abscond
Access
Adherent
Adjourn
Leave hurriedly and secretly
Entering in a place
Someone who supports something or somone
to suspend the meeting
Abscond
Leave hurriedly and secretly
Access
Entering in a place
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
Freshman English vocabulary
Bilk
Homily
Demise
Emit
To cheat or swindle to thwart
A searmon
Death or ceasing to exist
To send out or to give forth as in sound or light
Bilk
To cheat or swindle to thwart
Homily
A searmon
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