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Honors English 2 Vocabulary
Acquiesce (v.)
Condone (v.)
Exacerbate (v.)
Placate (v.)
to accept something reluctantly, but without protest; without…
to forgive; to approve
to make a problem worse; to worsen
to make less angry or hostile
Acquiesce (v.)
to accept something reluctantly, but without protest; without…
Condone (v.)
to forgive; to approve
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Vocabulary 2 -Honors English
heresy
docile
libation
anathema
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established d…
easy to teach or manage
a drink, especially an alcoholic one
1. a hated, repellent person or thing... 2. a formal curse
heresy
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established d…
docile
easy to teach or manage
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Honors English Vocabulary #2
idiosyncrasy (n)
prolific (adj.)
disheveled (adj.)
deplorable (adj.)
an attribute that makes you different from other people
highly productive
disorderly or untidy
worthy of severe condemnation
idiosyncrasy (n)
an attribute that makes you different from other people
prolific (adj.)
highly productive
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Vocabulary - English 2 Honors 2016
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise
to make easier or milder, relieve, to quiet, calm
a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
decline, decay, deterioration
approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise
assuage
to make easier or milder, relieve, to quiet, calm
Vocabulary #2 english honors
esoteric
ersatz
savant
corroborate
Intended for or understood by only a small group
Artificial, synthetic; being an inferior substitute
Learned person, scholar, someone admitted to membership in a…
to support with evidence; to confirm
esoteric
Intended for or understood by only a small group
ersatz
Artificial, synthetic; being an inferior substitute
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Honors English Vocabulary 2
Palpable
Pall
Futile
Medley
Adj. capable of being touched or felt; readily or plainly seen
N. A cloth of velvet put on a coffin... A coffin... Something the c…
Adj. incapable of producing results; ineffective
N. A mixture of heterogeneous elements; a jumble
Palpable
Adj. capable of being touched or felt; readily or plainly seen
Pall
N. A cloth of velvet put on a coffin... A coffin... Something the c…
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English I Honors Vocabulary List 2
indifferent
appalled
guile
formidable
Having no preference
horrified, shocked
deceit; trickery
Menacing; causing fear or awe
indifferent
Having no preference
appalled
horrified, shocked
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 2
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
(adj.) having a pleasing appearance
(v.) to make up for; to repay for services
adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
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Honors English, Vocabulary List 2
Adroit
Adulation
Advocate
Aesthetic
skillful
praise
to recommend
pertaining to beauty
Adroit
skillful
Adulation
praise
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Honors English Vocabulary 2
abstract
analogous
cajole
commiserate
theoretical, not applied or practical; hard to understand
similar in certain qualities; comparable... p: adjective ... s: cor…
to persuade with pleasant words or false promises... p: verb... s:…
to sympathize; to feel sorrow for another's suffering
abstract
theoretical, not applied or practical; hard to understand
analogous
similar in certain qualities; comparable... p: adjective ... s: cor…
Honors English 2: General Vocabulary
Truculent
Redress
Equable
Sated
easily annoyed or angered and likely to argue
to correct (something that is unfair or wrong)
tending to remain calm : free from sudden or harsh changes
to end (something, such as hunger or curiosity) by providing…
Truculent
easily annoyed or angered and likely to argue
Redress
to correct (something that is unfair or wrong)
English II Honors Vocabulary #2
zenith
wanton
vouch
vie
N. The point on the celestial sphere that is directly above t…
Adj. Lascivious or promiscuous. Exciting or expressing sexual…
V. To give personal assurances or guarantee
V. To strive for victory or superiority; contend
zenith
N. The point on the celestial sphere that is directly above t…
wanton
Adj. Lascivious or promiscuous. Exciting or expressing sexual…
Honors English 1-2 Vocabulary
Fastidious
Zealous
Enigmatic
Formidable
adj. -Hard to please
adj. -Very eager; enthusiastic
adj. -Puzzling; mysterious
adj. -Hard to handle or overcome; awe-inspiring in size or ex…
Fastidious
adj. -Hard to please
Zealous
adj. -Very eager; enthusiastic
Honors English 2 Vocabulary
Despondency ... Ex: He hinted at his own…
Urbane... Ex: The urbane gentleman held t…
Zenith... Ex: The sun was well past the z…
Unrequited... Ex: The unrequited boy ran…
a state of low spirits caused by loss of hope or courage
(of a person, especially a man) suave, courteous, and refined…
the highest point reached by a celestial or other object
(of a feeling, especially love) not returned or rewarded
Despondency ... Ex: He hinted at his own…
a state of low spirits caused by loss of hope or courage
Urbane... Ex: The urbane gentleman held t…
(of a person, especially a man) suave, courteous, and refined…
English 2 Honors Vocabulary
Simile
metaphor
assonance
consonance
A comparison of two things using like or as
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word like…
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Repetition of consonant sounds within words
Simile
A comparison of two things using like or as
metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word like…
Honors English Vocabulary 2
vilify
nullify
rejuvenate
nostalgia
to utter slanderous and abusive statements against; to defame
to make of no value or consequence
to make young or youthful again
a sentimental or wistful affection for the past or an irrevoc…
vilify
to utter slanderous and abusive statements against; to defame
nullify
to make of no value or consequence
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ENGLISH 2 HONORS VOCABULARY!!!!!!!!!!
Aspire
Assiduous
Assuage
Astute
Seek to attain; Long for.
Earnest and persistent in under taking a task.
Ease or lessen; satisfy; soothe.
Wise; shrewd.
Aspire
Seek to attain; Long for.
Assiduous
Earnest and persistent in under taking a task.
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Honors English Vocabulary 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
Verb. To approach and speak to first' to confront in a challe…
Noun. A commend indicating strong criticism or disapproval. R…
Adjective. Desirous of something to the point of greed; inten…
Adjective. Having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink. Sali…
Accost
Verb. To approach and speak to first' to confront in a challe…
Animadversion
Noun. A commend indicating strong criticism or disapproval. R…
Vocabulary English 2 Honors
Affiliated
Ascertain
Attainment
Bequeath
Closely associated with another typically in a dependent or s…
To learn or find out something, such as information or the tr…
The state or condition of having gotten or done something dif…
To say in a will that (your property) will be given to (a per…
Affiliated
Closely associated with another typically in a dependent or s…
Ascertain
To learn or find out something, such as information or the tr…
Vocabulary #2 English Honors
Agile
Assertion
Chronicle
Faltered
Able to move quickly and easily
A statement
A record of events
To hesitate from lack of courage or confidence
Agile
Able to move quickly and easily
Assertion
A statement
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Honors English Vocabulary 2
Etiquette: n
Deference: n
Apprised: v
Precipitate: verb
Appropriate begavior for ceremonies
Respect; courtesy; regard
Informed; notified
To cause to happen before expected or desired.
Etiquette: n
Appropriate begavior for ceremonies
Deference: n
Respect; courtesy; regard
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Vocabulary Honors English #2
Equivocate
Fortuitous
Impeccable
Liaison
To be unclear
Accidental, random
Flawless, perfect
Link, connection
Equivocate
To be unclear
Fortuitous
Accidental, random
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Honors English 2 Vocabulary
amorphous
exhort
guile
sanguine
of no particular form or type; not organized; (synonym)nebulo…
to urge strongly; to advise or warn earnestly... synonym--admoni…
cunning... synonyms- trickery, artifice; craftiness
naturally cheerful and hopeful, having a ruddy complexion, co…
amorphous
of no particular form or type; not organized; (synonym)nebulo…
exhort
to urge strongly; to advise or warn earnestly... synonym--admoni…
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Vocabulary English 2 Honors
Divulge
Abet
Ardor
Dogmatic
Verb. To tell; to reveal... Ant: to conceal
Verb. To assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing ... Ant:…
Noun. An intense feeling of devotion or eagerness ... Ant: indif…
Adjective. Arrogant and stubborn about one's beliefs... Ant: ope…
Divulge
Verb. To tell; to reveal... Ant: to conceal
Abet
Verb. To assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing ... Ant:…
Honors English- vocabulary #2
Amalgamate
Demented
Hone
Beleaguer
(v.)to mix or merge so as to make a combination; blend; unite…
(adj.)crazy;insane;mad.
(v.)to sharpen.
(v.)to surround with military forces; to harass.
Amalgamate
(v.)to mix or merge so as to make a combination; blend; unite…
Demented
(adj.)crazy;insane;mad.
English Honors 2 Vocabulary
Advesary
Orthodoxy
Fallacy
Petulant
Noun. An enemy; an opponent ... Syn: antagonist, rival, foe... Ant:…
Noun. Traditionally accepted codes and customs; a belief or w…
Noun. A deceptive, misleading, or false idea or mistake.... Syn:…
Adjective. Moved to or showing sudden, impatient, irritation,…
Advesary
Noun. An enemy; an opponent ... Syn: antagonist, rival, foe... Ant:…
Orthodoxy
Noun. Traditionally accepted codes and customs; a belief or w…
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Vocabulary English 2 honors
abate
abet
abhor
acquit
to lessen in violence or intensity... syn: subside, decrease... ant…
to assist or encourage, especially in wrong doing... syn: promot…
to detest, loathe, hate strongly... syn: despise, abominate... ant:…
to find not guilty of a fault or crime... syn: vindicate, absolv…
abate
to lessen in violence or intensity... syn: subside, decrease... ant…
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrong doing... syn: promot…
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English Honors Vocabulary 2
bellicose
bombastic
elegiac
choleric
having or showing a ready disposition to fight - adjective
high-sounding lofty in style (showing off) - adjective
resembling or a characteristic of great sorrow for the dead -…
characterized by anger (quick to be angered) - adjective
bellicose
having or showing a ready disposition to fight - adjective
bombastic
high-sounding lofty in style (showing off) - adjective
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Honors English- Vocabulary #2
Fundamental
Apathy
Mosaic
Innate
A foundation or basis
absence or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement
a picture or decoration made of small, usually colored pieces…
Native
Fundamental
A foundation or basis
Apathy
absence or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement
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Honors English - Vocabulary 2
brusque
dispassionate
effervescent
indefatigable
abrupt; blunt; rough
no personal feeling
enthusiastic; bubbly
incapable of getting tired
brusque
abrupt; blunt; rough
dispassionate
no personal feeling
vocabulary 2 english honors
amalgamate
ambidextrous
anachronism
animate
to combine... syn- unite, blend, mix, consolidate... ant- splinter,…
skillful in both hands... syn- versatile
someone/something out of its proper time
to give life or motion to... syn- enliven, encourage, excite... ant…
amalgamate
to combine... syn- unite, blend, mix, consolidate... ant- splinter,…
ambidextrous
skillful in both hands... syn- versatile
Honors English Vocabulary: 2
Genealogy
Genocide
Genre
Genteel
n; A record of descent from one's ancestors, the study of fam…
n; The planned annihilation of a racial, political or cultura…
n; A type, class, or category, especially of fine art or lite…
adj; Well-mannered; refined and polite
Genealogy
n; A record of descent from one's ancestors, the study of fam…
Genocide
n; The planned annihilation of a racial, political or cultura…
Honors English Vocabulary (2)
REVENUE
ANACHRONISM
ADHERENCE
ENUNCIATION
Noun; Income (company or organization)
Noun; A thing belonging to a period other than in which it ex…
Verb; Sticking to, being faithful to, believe in
Noun; act of pronouncing words, say or pronounce clearly, pro…
REVENUE
Noun; Income (company or organization)
ANACHRONISM
Noun; A thing belonging to a period other than in which it ex…
English II Honors Vocabulary List 1.2
grandiloquent
grandiose
gratuitous
gravity
pompous; using a lot of big, fancy words in an attempt to sou…
absurdly exaggerated
given freely (said of something bad); unjustified; unprovoked…
seriousness; (also the force that makes apples fall down from…
grandiloquent
pompous; using a lot of big, fancy words in an attempt to sou…
grandiose
absurdly exaggerated
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Honors English vocabulary 2
Gall
Frenzy
Revelry
Restitution
Scornful boldness
Excited state of mind
Noisy merrymaking; festivity
Making good for a loss or damage; repayment
Gall
Scornful boldness
Frenzy
Excited state of mind
Honors English Vocabulary 2
Lithe
Logistics
Maladroit
Malaise
Adj. :moving in an easy and graceful way
Noun : the things that must be done to plan and organize a co…
Adj. : very awkward : not skillful or adroit
Noun : medical : a slight or general feeling of not being hea…
Lithe
Adj. :moving in an easy and graceful way
Logistics
Noun : the things that must be done to plan and organize a co…
15 terms
Vocabulary- Honors English #2
Anecdote
Autonomous
Bias
Coherent
Noun; A short, amusing story about a real incident or a perso…
Adjective; acting independently or having the freedom to do s…
noun; Showing favoritism/prejudice toward someone or somethin…
Adjective; Forming a whole ... synonyms- rational, consistant,…
Anecdote
Noun; A short, amusing story about a real incident or a perso…
Autonomous
Adjective; acting independently or having the freedom to do s…
10 terms
English 2 Honors Unit 3 Vocabulary Words
Urbane
Adversary
Inclement
Punitive
(adj.) refined in manner or style, suave
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(adj.) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
(adj.) inflicting or intended to inflict punishment
Urbane
(adj.) refined in manner or style, suave
Adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent
20 terms
Honors English Vocabulary 2
Aegis
Apprise
Bibulous
Claque
Protection
To inform
Fond of drinking
Enthusiastic admirers
Aegis
Protection
Apprise
To inform
Honors English Vocabulary2
Prowess
venerable
medieval
hereditary
bravery; unusual skill or ability
deserving respect because of age; honored above others
belonging to the Middle Ages; gothic
inheritance; passed down from parent to child
Prowess
bravery; unusual skill or ability
venerable
deserving respect because of age; honored above others
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Honors English Vocabulary 2
benevolent
derision
disparity
flagrant
kindly, to wishwell
contemptuous ridicule or mockery
inequality
conspicuously or obviously offensive
benevolent
kindly, to wishwell
derision
contemptuous ridicule or mockery
English honors vocabulary 2
Corroborate (v)
Conspicuous (adj)
Incorrigible (adj)
Lethargic (adj)
To confirm
Clearly visible; obvious
To firmly fixed on their ways to be changed
Drowsy; dull; sluggish; indifferent
Corroborate (v)
To confirm
Conspicuous (adj)
Clearly visible; obvious
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Honors English Vocabulary 2
aegis
apprise
bibulous
claque
protection, backing, or support of a particular person or org…
to notify or inform someone
excessively fond of drinking alcohol
a group of people hired to applaud a performer or public spea…
aegis
protection, backing, or support of a particular person or org…
apprise
to notify or inform someone
Honors English Vocabulary #2
Simile
Metaphor
Imagery
Personification
Comparison using like or as
Comparison without the use of like or as
Formation of mental images
Giving a non-human form human characteristics
Simile
Comparison using like or as
Metaphor
Comparison without the use of like or as
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English 1 Honors Vocabulary Terms #2
erratic
expulsion
feint
fodder
not regular or consistent
the process of driving out
a deliberately deceptive movement
raw material for a specific purpose
erratic
not regular or consistent
expulsion
the process of driving out
Honors English II - Vocabulary #2
Subtle (adj)
Enigma (n)
Infer (v)
Diverse (adj)
not obvious
puzzle
to conclude, to lead to a result or conclusion
varied
Subtle (adj)
not obvious
Enigma (n)
puzzle
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Honors English 2 EOC Vocabulary
Central Idea
Characterization
Conflict
Connotation
The most important point the author makes.
A method an author uses to let readers know more about the ch…
A struggle between opposing forces.
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
Central Idea
The most important point the author makes.
Characterization
A method an author uses to let readers know more about the ch…
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English 2 Honors Unit 5 Vocabulary Words
Altruistic
Diffident
Infallible
Assent
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
(adj.) shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
(adj.) free from error; absolutely dependable
(v.) to express agreement; (n.) agreement
Altruistic
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
Diffident
(adj.) shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
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Honors English 3: Vocabulary 2
Pretentious
Reminiscent
Frivolous
Foreboding
attempting to impress by affecting greater importance, talent…
tending to remind one of something
not having any serious purpose or value
fearful apprehension; a feeling that something bad will happen
Pretentious
attempting to impress by affecting greater importance, talent…
Reminiscent
tending to remind one of something
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English 2 Honors Unit 9 Vocabulary Words
Copious
Gnarled
Poignant
Inkling
(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
(adj.) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or…
(n.) a hint; a vague notion
Copious
(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
Gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
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