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English 10 Honors
Personification
Alliteration
Imagery
Theme
Figure of speech in which a thing, quality, or idea is repres…
Stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same…
The authors uses of words and phrases to create "mental image…
Base that acts as a foundation for the entire literary piece.…
Personification
Figure of speech in which a thing, quality, or idea is repres…
Alliteration
Stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same…
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Honors English 10 Week 1 Vocab
demagogue
filibuster
gerrymander
ideology
A leader who lies and gains power by arousing the passions an…
A procedural practice in the Senate whereby a senator refuses…
change voting district lines in order to favor a political pa…
a system of ideas and ideals, especially one that forms the b…
demagogue
A leader who lies and gains power by arousing the passions an…
filibuster
A procedural practice in the Senate whereby a senator refuses…
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English 10 Honors Vocab #1
LOGY
Anthropology
Morphology
PHIL
Study
The study of origin, races, customs, and beliefs of humankind…
The form and structure of an organism or any of its parts. (N)
Love
LOGY
Study
Anthropology
The study of origin, races, customs, and beliefs of humankind…
20 terms
Honors English 10 List 6
abashed
aloof
anguish
articulate
(adj., part.) embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
(n.) great mental suffering, distress, or pain; (v.) to be de…
(v.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fi…
abashed
(adj., part.) embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
aloof
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
20 terms
Honors English 10 List 7
acme
attribute
belittle
convey
The highest point
(n.) a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated w…
(v.) to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to…
(v.) to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; t…
acme
The highest point
attribute
(n.) a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated w…
20 terms
Honors English 10 List 1
adage
bonanza
churlish
citadel
(n) a proverb; a wise saying
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, pr…
(adj) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity…
(n) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong…
adage
(n) a proverb; a wise saying
bonanza
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, pr…
20 terms
Honors English 10 List 4
annul
blase
bolster
deplore
(v.) to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative…
(adj.) indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many…
(v.) to support, give a boost to; (n.) a long pillow or cushi…
(v.) to feel or express sorrow, disapproval
annul
(v.) to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative…
blase
(adj.) indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many…
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Honors English 10 List 5
aghast
ample
apparition
assert
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
(adj.) more than enough, large, spacious
(n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual app…
(v.) To declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put fo…
aghast
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
ample
(adj.) more than enough, large, spacious
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Honors English 10, List 3
allot
amass
audacious
comply
(v) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for onese…
(adj) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
(v.) to yield to a request or command
allot
(v) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
amass
(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for onese…
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Honors English 10 List 2
antics
avowed
banter
bountiful
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
declared openly and without shame
(v) to exchange playful remarks; (n) talk that is playful and…
generous; plentiful
antics
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
avowed
declared openly and without shame
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Suffix Review- English 10 Honors
-able, -ible
-ance, -ence
-en
-ful
able to, tending to, do or be
state, condition, or action
to cause to be, made of
full of, able to
-able, -ible
able to, tending to, do or be
-ance, -ence
state, condition, or action
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Honors English II List 10
Tempestuous (adj)
Complexion (noun)
Gallows (noun)
Blasphemous (adj)
characteristic of a tempest; stormy
the hue or appearance of the skin
a frame from which criminals are hanged
showing disrespect towards something considered sacred
Tempestuous (adj)
characteristic of a tempest; stormy
Complexion (noun)
the hue or appearance of the skin
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English 10 Honors - Oedipus
abase
besiege
blight
conflagration
behave in a way so as to belittle or degrade (someone)
to surround, overwhelm (military); crowd around oppressively;…
(v) to infect; (n) disease, infestation
an uncontrollable fire; blaze or inferno
abase
behave in a way so as to belittle or degrade (someone)
besiege
to surround, overwhelm (military); crowd around oppressively;…
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Prefix Review - English 10 Honors
anti-
auto-
co-
contra-
against , opposite of
self
together
against
anti-
against , opposite of
auto-
self
60 terms
Honors English 10 Final
lampoon
loquacious
lucid
lucrative
to ridicule
talkative
clear, logical
making a lot of money
lampoon
to ridicule
loquacious
talkative
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Honors English 10 Final Exam
alliteration
amplification
anadiplosis
anaphora
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
Device in which the author repeats something they're just sai…
Figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
amplification
Device in which the author repeats something they're just sai…
15 terms
English 10 Honors # 5D
consternation
conundrum
coterie
emollient
dismay; concern; worry
puzzle; dilemma, problem
small group of people who share interests and associate frequ…
something soothing and softening to the skin
consternation
dismay; concern; worry
conundrum
puzzle; dilemma, problem
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English 10 Honors 2D
arable
brigand
carte blanche
consomme'
fit for cultivation
robber
authority with no bounds
clear soup
arable
fit for cultivation
brigand
robber
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English 10 Honors SAT Vocabulary
epiphany
indigent
expurgate
facetious
(n.) a sudden, intuitive perception of the essential meaning…
(adj.) very poor
(v.) to amend by removing words, passages, etc. to be deemed…
(adj.) note meant to be taken seriously or literally
epiphany
(n.) a sudden, intuitive perception of the essential meaning…
indigent
(adj.) very poor
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English 10 Honors #7D
anecdote
cerebral
churlish
cogent
short account or story
relating to the brain; intelligent
vulgar; surly
convincing; sound
anecdote
short account or story
cerebral
relating to the brain; intelligent
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English 10 Honors #14D
artisan
boondoggle
indiscernible
opprobrium
skilled manual worker; craftsman
unnecessary, wasteful work
imperceptible; not able to be seen
disgrace; infamy
artisan
skilled manual worker; craftsman
boondoggle
unnecessary, wasteful work
20 terms
Authors in Honors English 10
The Oedipus Cycle
Macbeth
A Separate Peace
Monkeys
Sophocles
William Shakespeare
John Knowles
Susan Minot
The Oedipus Cycle
Sophocles
Macbeth
William Shakespeare
52 terms
Honors English 10
Alliteration
Allusion
Audience
Attitude
the repetition of a constant sound
an indirect reference to a person, event or a piece of litera…
the intended reader of a piece
a way of thinking or feeling about someone or something
Alliteration
the repetition of a constant sound
Allusion
an indirect reference to a person, event or a piece of litera…
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English 10 Honors #4D
acme
apocryphal
catharsis
desiccate
highest point
doubtful origin; fictitious
an extremely emotional experience
to dry up completely
acme
highest point
apocryphal
doubtful origin; fictitious
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English 10 Honors Lesson 10
idolatry
ignoble
imminent
immolate
excessive or blind adoration or worship
dishonorable; shameful
likely to happen
to kill as a sacrifice by fire
idolatry
excessive or blind adoration or worship
ignoble
dishonorable; shameful
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Honors English 10 vocab
Critique
Diminish
Ethics
Encapsulate
An analysis of something (noun) to critique (verb)
To make or become less (verb)
Moral principles of a group (noun)
To enclose something (verb); "in a nutshell" -summarize somet…
Critique
An analysis of something (noun) to critique (verb)
Diminish
To make or become less (verb)
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 10
adept
aspire
bleak
chide
(adj.) thoroughly skilled; (n.) an expert
(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher…
(adj.) bare, dreary, dismal
(v.) to blame; scold
adept
(adj.) thoroughly skilled; (n.) an expert
aspire
(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher…
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary 3a
somber
rancor
bereft
forlorn
(adj) dark in color or tone; gloomy
(n) bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standin…
(adj) deprived of or lacking something, especially in a non-m…
(adj) pitifully sad or abandoned or lonely
somber
(adj) dark in color or tone; gloomy
rancor
(n) bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long-standin…
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The Great Gatsby Honors English 10
Feign
Supercilious
Ostentatious
Mar
to pretend; to imitate deceptively
having or showing arrogant superiority
characterized by vulgar or pretentious display; designed to i…
to impair the appearance of; disfigure
Feign
to pretend; to imitate deceptively
Supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority
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English 10 Honors Vocabulary #1
prudence
precedence
inveterate
brazen
careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; showing wisdom
status established in order of importance or urgency
habitual and longstanding manner
dare, defy, shameless
prudence
careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; showing wisdom
precedence
status established in order of importance or urgency
36 terms
Honors English 10 review
Imagery
Conflict
Point of view
Symbolism
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
A struggle between opposing forces (i.e. Man vs. Man, Man vs.…
The perspective from which a story is told. (First person, th…
The practice of representing things by symbols, or of investi…
Imagery
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces (i.e. Man vs. Man, Man vs.…
21 terms
Honors English 10 roots & prefixes
a-/an-
ambi-/amphi-
bi-/di-
e-/ex-
not or away from
both
two
out
a-/an-
not or away from
ambi-/amphi-
both
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Honors English 10 exam
lyric poetry
narrative poetry
dramatic poetry
musical devices
poetry that expresses vivid thoughts and feelings
tells a story with one or more characters, a setting, a confl…
one or more characters speak, telling what is happening throu…
such as alliteration, onomatopoeia, assonance, consonance, me…
lyric poetry
poetry that expresses vivid thoughts and feelings
narrative poetry
tells a story with one or more characters, a setting, a confl…
25 terms
English II Honors - Stems 10
circum
equi
per
anthro
around
equal
through
man
circum
around
equi
equal
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Honors English 10 Vocab List #1
Amiable
Amused
Benevolent
Compassionate
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
Pleasurably entertained, occupied, or diverted
Well meaning and kindly
Feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others.
Amiable
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
Amused
Pleasurably entertained, occupied, or diverted
Honors English 10 vocab
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
Official approval
to make easier
a combination
decline, decay or deterioration
Approbation
Official approval
Assuage
to make easier
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Honors English 10 Vocabulary
temperate
enigma
inevitable
eccentric
(adjective)... not extreme or excessive; restrained... They had a…
(noun)... something hard to understand or explain; a mystery... Th…
(adjective)... unavoidable; bound to happen... There will be inevi…
(adjective) ... deviating from conventional or accepted conduct,…
temperate
(adjective)... not extreme or excessive; restrained... They had a…
enigma
(noun)... something hard to understand or explain; a mystery... Th…
25 terms
Honors English, Vocabulary List 10
Lithe
Litigation
Loquacious
Lucid
bending easily; flexible
lawsuit
talkative
shining; easily understood
Lithe
bending easily; flexible
Litigation
lawsuit
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Finals: English 10 Honors
Serrated
Detrimental
Sagacious
Accolade
Saw- toothed, notched
Harmful, causing damage or disadvantage
Having Wisdom
High praise, reward, honor or acknowledgement
Serrated
Saw- toothed, notched
Detrimental
Harmful, causing damage or disadvantage
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Honors English 10 Wednesday Vocabulary
Compound Sentence
Syntax
Aesthetic
Aberration
a sentence with more than one subject or predicate
Sentence Structure -- helps a sentence sound good or convey a…
pertaining to beauty
a departure from what is normal, usual or expected, typically…
Compound Sentence
a sentence with more than one subject or predicate
Syntax
Sentence Structure -- helps a sentence sound good or convey a…
35 terms
English 10 Honors Vocab
Divulge
Abet
Dogmatic
Insipid
Verb, Syn: Unveil Ant: conceal
Verb, Syn: Persuade Ant: Disuade
Adj, Syn: Arrogant Ant: Open-minded
Adj, Syn: Lifeless Ant: Interesting
Divulge
Verb, Syn: Unveil Ant: conceal
Abet
Verb, Syn: Persuade Ant: Disuade
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English Honors week #10
vicarious
convention
narrative
experience
experiencing something through the feelings or actions of som…
the way in which something is usually done.
a spoken or written account of connected events;a story.
to encounter or undergo an event or occurence
vicarious
experiencing something through the feelings or actions of som…
convention
the way in which something is usually done.
29 terms
English 10 Honors vocab
Logos
Verbum
Tropos
Photos
(greek) word, study
(latin) word
(greek) turn
(greek) light
Logos
(greek) word, study
Verbum
(latin) word
30 terms
Honors English 10 Monday Vocabulary
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Dissimulation
excessive admiration
strong expression of disapproval
to conceal true feelings or emotions
practice of misleading others through trickery
Adulation
excessive admiration
Censure
strong expression of disapproval
20 terms
Unit 10 Vocab Heermans Honors English 10
acquiesce
allure
askew
blithe
accept reluctantly but without protest
quality of being mysteriously powerful
not in straight position
casual or cheerful appearance that is inappropriate
acquiesce
accept reluctantly but without protest
allure
quality of being mysteriously powerful
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English Honors 10 vocab
annihilate
expendable
infinitesimally
resilient
to destroy completely; wipe out.
dispensable; unnecessary.
in steps so small as to be immeasurable or incalculable.
capable of bouncing or springing back to an original shape af…
annihilate
to destroy completely; wipe out.
expendable
dispensable; unnecessary.
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Honors English 10/20
Atone
Burgeon
Coerce
Defile
To satisfy or appease by making amends
To grow, often rapidly
To dominate by force or threat
To make impure or unclean
Atone
To satisfy or appease by making amends
Burgeon
To grow, often rapidly
46 terms
English 10 Honors Final
static characters
dynamic characters
dialect
tone
one that does not undergo important changes in who they are,…
one that does undergo important changes (in understanding, mo…
language used by the people of a specific area, class, or any…
describes the author's attitude towards his/her subject throu…
static characters
one that does not undergo important changes in who they are,…
dynamic characters
one that does undergo important changes (in understanding, mo…
20 terms
English 10 Honors Unit 1 Vocab Words
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
(v) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of le…
(adj) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; dec…
(v) to make larger, increase
(adj) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
adulterate
(v) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of le…
ambidextrous
(adj) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; dec…
20 terms
English 10 Honors Unit 3 Vocabulary
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
(n) an enemy, opponent
(v) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer…
(n) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever…
(v) to compel, force
adversary
(n) an enemy, opponent
alienate
(v) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer…
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