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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
archaic
argot
connotation
denotation
no longer used or acceptable; ancient
informal, specialized vocabulary of a particular group
ideas or meanings suggested by a word
the most direct or specific meaning of a word
archaic
no longer used or acceptable; ancient
argot
informal, specialized vocabulary of a particular group
English III Honors - First Set
ubiquitous (n. ubiquity)
symbiosis (adj. symbiotic)
parasitic
precocious
present, appearing, or found everywhere
a relationship between two organisms
one-sided or exploitative relationship
having developed abilities at an early age
ubiquitous (n. ubiquity)
present, appearing, or found everywhere
symbiosis (adj. symbiotic)
a relationship between two organisms
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English II Honors - Lesson #4
abscond
access
anarchy
arduous
to run off and hide; bolt; skip town
approach or admittance to places; entry
a lack of government and law; chaos; turmoil
hard to do; requiring much effort
abscond
to run off and hide; bolt; skip town
access
approach or admittance to places; entry
Honors English
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religous…
A reference to a well-known thing or idea. (Include literatur…
A dramatic form in which the main character is involved in a…
McCarthyism
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
Theocracy
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religous…
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English II Honors - Lesson #1
admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
to caution or advise against something; reprimand
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; br…
a bandit ,robber, outlaw, highwayman
careful; cautious; wary; prudent
admonish
to caution or advise against something; reprimand
breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; br…
english honors
curt
demoralize
dillemma
inclination
to be abrupt
to discourage
a hard choice
a tendency
curt
to be abrupt
demoralize
to discourage
Honors English
Theocracy
Allusion
McCarthyism
Tragedy
A government based on my religion; system is ruled by religio…
A reference to a well known thing or idea
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
A dramatic form in which the main character the tragic hero i…
Theocracy
A government based on my religion; system is ruled by religio…
Allusion
A reference to a well known thing or idea
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English Honors
Author's Point of View
Organizational Patterns
Chronological Order
Cause and Effect
How the author feels about the subject he or she is writing a…
the logical structure in which text is arranged, such as a se…
a method of speech organization in which the main points foll…
The reason something happens and the result of it happening.
Author's Point of View
How the author feels about the subject he or she is writing a…
Organizational Patterns
the logical structure in which text is arranged, such as a se…
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Tone Words Honors English II
jovial
apathetic
caustic
disdainful
characterized by a spirit of good fellowship; merry; joyful
having or showing little or no emotion; indifferent
severely critical or sarcastic
scornful; feeling or expressing contempt
jovial
characterized by a spirit of good fellowship; merry; joyful
apathetic
having or showing little or no emotion; indifferent
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English II Honors Lesson #2
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
to stop proceedings temporarily; postpone; discontinue
a citizen of another country; foreign strange; exotic
having a pleasing appearance; attractive; pretty
to make up for; to repay; recompense
adjourn
to stop proceedings temporarily; postpone; discontinue
alien
a citizen of another country; foreign strange; exotic
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Honors English 12A List 3
abridge
adherent
altercation
cherubic
to make shorter
(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to
an angry argument
resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beauti…
abridge
to make shorter
adherent
(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to
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Honors English I - List 9
Evading
Forlornly
Haphazardly
Mutilated
escaping; dodging
looking pitiful, desperate, or hopeless; despondently
without care; randomly
damaged; disfigured
Evading
escaping; dodging
Forlornly
looking pitiful, desperate, or hopeless; despondently
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Honors English I - List 8
Undistinguished
Furtively
Doggedly
Mechanically
common
done secretly
stubbornly
acting like a machine
Undistinguished
common
Furtively
done secretly
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Honors English I: List 1
Adversaries
Languish
Nuptial
Pernicious
antagonist party; foe; enemies
to become dispirited; weak; to long for
marriage; wedding
deadly; destructive
Adversaries
antagonist party; foe; enemies
Languish
to become dispirited; weak; to long for
English I Honors - Rhetoric Vocabulary
Formal Rhetoric
Rhetoric
Sender/Receiver Relationship
Occasion
a speech given by a person in a literary work
the crafting of a message for a specific audience and purpose
the dynamic or relationship between the sender and the receiv…
the context of time, and place, and person that shape the arg…
Formal Rhetoric
a speech given by a person in a literary work
Rhetoric
the crafting of a message for a specific audience and purpose
Honors English Vocab
fastidious
zealous
enigmatic
formidable
hard to please -adj.
very eager; enthusastic -adj.
puzzling; mysterious -adj.
hard to handle or overcome; awe-inspiring -adj.
fastidious
hard to please -adj.
zealous
very eager; enthusastic -adj.
Honors English III- Lesson 3
parochial
obfuscate
edify
ambiguous
local, narrow, limited... syn: provincial; narrow-minded... ant: un…
to confuse, to bewilder, muddle... syn: muddle; obscure... ant: cla…
to improve someone morally
open to more than one interpretation... syn: unclear; vague; unc…
parochial
local, narrow, limited... syn: provincial; narrow-minded... ant: un…
obfuscate
to confuse, to bewilder, muddle... syn: muddle; obscure... ant: cla…
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Honors English 11 Set #5
jocose
jocular
festoon
fete
cheerful; merry
characterized by joking
to drape or adorn festively
to honor with a banquet or feast
jocose
cheerful; merry
jocular
characterized by joking
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Honors English 8 Lesson 2
Acclaim
Acquiesce
Assimilate
Delirious
Applaud; announce with great approval
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
To absorb or become absorbed; to make or become similar
Extreme mental confusion or excitement
Acclaim
Applaud; announce with great approval
Acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
Honors 9 English - Semester 1
imprudent
surmounted
invariably
ardent
adj.... unwise, not careful
v.... Overcame
adv.... without exception; unchanging
adj.... Enthusiastic or passionate
imprudent
adj.... unwise, not careful
surmounted
v.... Overcame
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Honors English Vocab
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
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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary 7
adieu
advent
apex
assimilate
(int.) "Farewell!"; (n.) a farewell
(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view
(n.) the highest point, tip
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own…
adieu
(int.) "Farewell!"; (n.) a farewell
advent
(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view
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English Honors 11 Vocabulary
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Refutation
An appeal to emotion. Pathos arguments may use loaded words t…
An appeal to reason. It occurs when a writer tries to convinc…
Ethos is basically an appeal to credibility. The writer is se…
To prove wrong by argument or evidence
Pathos
An appeal to emotion. Pathos arguments may use loaded words t…
Logos
An appeal to reason. It occurs when a writer tries to convinc…
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Honors English 8 Week 1
abstinence
ambulatory
diatribe
didactic
Avoiding harmful behaviors
able to walk about
(n) bitter, abusive attack or criticism; rant
Designed or intended to teach
abstinence
Avoiding harmful behaviors
ambulatory
able to walk about
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Honors English III - 2nd quarter
allay
capacious
didactic
diurnal
to put (fear, doubt, suspicion, anger, etc.) to rest; calm; q…
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy:
inclined to teach or lecture others too much:
of or belonging to the daytime (opposed to nocturnal).
allay
to put (fear, doubt, suspicion, anger, etc.) to rest; calm; q…
capacious
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy:
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 13
ad infinitum
apportion
bona fide
buoyant
(adv.) endlessly
(v.) to divide and give out in shares
(adj.) genuine; sincere
(adj.) able to float easily; able to hold things up; cheerful…
ad infinitum
(adv.) endlessly
apportion
(v.) to divide and give out in shares
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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary 8
auxiliary
candid
cubicle
drudgery
(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
(adj.) frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
(n.) a small room or compartment
(n.) work that is hard and tiresome
auxiliary
(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
candid
(adj.) frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary #9
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
(v.) to comfort; (n.)the keyboard of an organ; (n.) a control…
(v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
assurance
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
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Honors English I - List 4
Precluded
Retribution
Impunity
Immolation
prevented
payback
freedom from consequence
destruction
Precluded
prevented
Retribution
payback
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 11
brevity
comport
concise
demure
(n.) shortness; briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
(v.) to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
(adj.) expressing much in a few words
(adj.) sober or serious in manner, modest
brevity
(n.) shortness; briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
comport
(v.) to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 12
appreciable
autocratic
blanch
blasphemy
(adj.) sufficient to be noticed or measured
(adj.) absolute in power or authority
(v.) to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil
(n.) an act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for somet…
appreciable
(adj.) sufficient to be noticed or measured
autocratic
(adj.) absolute in power or authority
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English 9 Honors Vocabulary 14
annex
cleave
cordial
cornerstone
(v.) To add to, attach: to incorporate;(n.) An attachment or…
(v.) To cut or split open; to cling to
(adj.) in a friendly manner, hearty; cheery; (n.) A liqueur
(n.) the starting point of a building; a fundamental principl…
annex
(v.) To add to, attach: to incorporate;(n.) An attachment or…
cleave
(v.) To cut or split open; to cling to
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honors english: lesson one
interminable
equanimity
camaraderie
litany
tiresome and long; seemingly endless
composure; calmness
goodwill
long repetitive, or dull account
interminable
tiresome and long; seemingly endless
equanimity
composure; calmness
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Honors English
Mcarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
A campaign or practice that supports the ... Use of unfair alleg…
A government based on a religion system is ruled by religious…
A reference to a well known thing or idea( include literature…
A dramatic form in which the main character -the tragic hero-…
Mcarthyism
A campaign or practice that supports the ... Use of unfair alleg…
Theocracy
A government based on a religion system is ruled by religious…
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english honors
allocate
argument
contempt
degenerate
distribute for a particular purpose
an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heate…
the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration…
having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities consider…
allocate
distribute for a particular purpose
argument
an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heate…
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Honors English I - List 5
Instigates
Depreciate
Discreet
Precipitous
stirs up
to reduce in value
careful about what one says or does
steep; sheer
Instigates
stirs up
Depreciate
to reduce in value
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Honors English I - List 3
Disposition
Esteem
Rapier
Trespass
your stance on a topic
high regard
sword
to pass somewhere without permission
Disposition
your stance on a topic
Esteem
high regard
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Honors English
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religiou…
A reference to a well-known thing or idea (include literature…
A dramatic form in which the main character- the tragic hero-…
McCarthyism
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
Theocracy
A government based on a religion; system is ruled by religiou…
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Honors English
style
mood
theme
indirect characterization
the choices a writer makes; the combination of distinctive fe…
the overall emotion created by a work of literature
central idea of a work of literature
the character is revealed through thoughts of other character…
style
the choices a writer makes; the combination of distinctive fe…
mood
the overall emotion created by a work of literature
English Honors
context
primary source
secondary source
plagirism
the circumstances or conditions in which something exists or…
the original document or image created by someone who experie…
a discussion about or commentary on a primary source; the key…
the unattraibuted use of another writers words or ideas
context
the circumstances or conditions in which something exists or…
primary source
the original document or image created by someone who experie…
English Honors: Vocab 1
A (An)
Ambi
Anti
Circum
no, not, without, lacking... -ex. Amnesia: a (without) mne (memo…
both... -ex. Ambiguous: ambi (both) ag (do) ous (full of)
against... -ex. Antidote: anti (against) dot (give)
around... -ex. Circumscribe: circum (around) scribe (write)
A (An)
no, not, without, lacking... -ex. Amnesia: a (without) mne (memo…
Ambi
both... -ex. Ambiguous: ambi (both) ag (do) ous (full of)
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English II Honors Semester 1
Exposition
Inciting Incident
Rising Action
Climax
An introduction to the setting, characters, and basic situati…
Introduces the central conflict
All the events leading up to the climax
The highest point of interest
Exposition
An introduction to the setting, characters, and basic situati…
Inciting Incident
Introduces the central conflict
honors english
solace
stately
supple
suppress
(n) comfort, relief; (v) to comfort, console
(adj) dignified, majestic
(adj) bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable…
(v) to stop by force, put down
solace
(n) comfort, relief; (v) to comfort, console
stately
(adj) dignified, majestic
Honors English
parallelism
anaphora
verbal irony
paradox
repetition of chosen grammatical form within a sentence
rhetorical devices that uses repetition at beginning of claus…
says one thing but means another
opinion/statement contrary to accepted traditional idea
parallelism
repetition of chosen grammatical form within a sentence
anaphora
rhetorical devices that uses repetition at beginning of claus…
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English Honors
Demoralize
Lacerated
Tangible
Obsolete
to discourage; lower the spirit of
torn jagged; wounded; ripped
capable of being touched or seen; real; palpable; actual
extinct; outdated
Demoralize
to discourage; lower the spirit of
Lacerated
torn jagged; wounded; ripped
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Honors English
Altercation (noun)
Opulent (adjective)
Cryptic (adjective)
Fiasco (noun)
a noisy dispute... The ALTERCATION between the two teams erupte…
demonstrating great wealth... The OPULENT lifestyle of the busi…
secret; mysterious... The CRYPTIC message was read and reread b…
a failure... We hoped the school play would be a great success…
Altercation (noun)
a noisy dispute... The ALTERCATION between the two teams erupte…
Opulent (adjective)
demonstrating great wealth... The OPULENT lifestyle of the busi…
Honors English
Clamor
Tenacity
Haughty
ominous
Loud Noise
Quality, Stubborn
Proud
Sign Of evil, Threatening
Clamor
Loud Noise
Tenacity
Quality, Stubborn
Honors english
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusions
Tragedy
Campaign or practice that uses/supports use of unfair allegat…
Goverment based on religion
Reference to a well known thing or idea
Main character involved in struggle and it ends badly normall…
McCarthyism
Campaign or practice that uses/supports use of unfair allegat…
Theocracy
Goverment based on religion
57 terms
Honors English
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
A campgain or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
A goverment based on a religion; system is ruled by religous…
A reference to a well-known thing of idea ( include literatur…
A dramatic form in which the main character- the tragic hero-…
McCarthyism
A campgain or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
Theocracy
A goverment based on a religion; system is ruled by religous…
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