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105 terms
Freshman Honors English Vocab
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…
100 terms
Honors Freshman English
Abberation
Abstinence
Abstract
Acclaim
A deviating from the right path or usual course of action; a…
The giving up of certain pleasures such as food or drink
Theoretical, not applied or practical; not concrete; hard to…
Loud applause; approval
Abberation
A deviating from the right path or usual course of action; a…
Abstinence
The giving up of certain pleasures such as food or drink
29 terms
Honors Freshman English Final
Fallible
Garish
Homage
Penury
Capable of making an error; tending to be erroneous... Synonyms…
Marred by strident color or excessive ornamentation; gaudy; l…
Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly... Synonym…
Extreme want or poverty; destitution... Synonyms:barrenness, de…
Fallible
Capable of making an error; tending to be erroneous... Synonyms…
Garish
Marred by strident color or excessive ornamentation; gaudy; l…
92 terms
honors freshman english 2
titillate
nocturnal
virtuoso
modify
excite
of or occuring at night
exceptionally good at something
change
titillate
excite
nocturnal
of or occuring at night
32 terms
Freshman Honors English Final
totalitarianism
Utopia
Dystopia
Yertle the Turtle connection
a system in which the state has, or pretends to have, total c…
an imagined place or state of things in which everything is p…
a futuristic world in which oppressive societal control and t…
Yertle the Turtle acts as a dictator over the rest of the tur…
totalitarianism
a system in which the state has, or pretends to have, total c…
Utopia
an imagined place or state of things in which everything is p…
157 terms
Freshman honors English final
Page header
Main page header
Works cited
Margins
Last name page number
Name... Teacher... Class & grade... Due date
Last name, first name. Title of the book (italicized). Place…
One inch all the way around
Page header
Last name page number
Main page header
Name... Teacher... Class & grade... Due date
Honors Freshman English Final
Goddess of love
The Sun God
God of War
Goddess of the Hunt
Aphrodite/ Venus
Apollo
Ares/ Mars
Artemis/Minerva
Goddess of love
Aphrodite/ Venus
The Sun God
Apollo
80 terms
Freshman Honors English Final
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Anecdote
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
a reference to a historical or literary person, place, or eve…
the repetition of a word or word group at the beginning of se…
a short written or oral account of an interesting event or ep…
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Allusion
a reference to a historical or literary person, place, or eve…
18 terms
Honors Freshman English Vocabulary
Beleaguered (adj)
Ascetic (adj)
Constitutes (v)
Obstruction (n)
Surrounded and under attack
Severe, and self-disiple
To establish something
To block something
Beleaguered (adj)
Surrounded and under attack
Ascetic (adj)
Severe, and self-disiple
Freshman English Honors Vocabulary
brazen
burnish
citadel
conscientious
bold and without shame.
polish (something, especially metal) by rubbing.
a fortress, typically on high ground, protecting or dominatin…
(of a person) wishing to do what is right, especially to do o…
brazen
bold and without shame.
burnish
polish (something, especially metal) by rubbing.
43 terms
Honors Freshman English
Round Character
Flat Character
Static Character
Dynamic Character
Fully developed,has many different character traits
Stereotyped,one-dimensional,few traits
Doesn't change
Changes as a result of the story's events
Round Character
Fully developed,has many different character traits
Flat Character
Stereotyped,one-dimensional,few traits
28 terms
vocab honors freshman english
beleaguered
ascetic
constitutes
obstruction
(adj) surrounded & under attack
(adj) severe & self disciplined
(v) to establish something
(n) to block something
beleaguered
(adj) surrounded & under attack
ascetic
(adj) severe & self disciplined
Honors Freshman English Characterization
Archetype
Protagonist
Antagonist
Flat
A role that can be fulfilled by any book or movie
Main character with a conflict
Whatever or whomever is in a conflict with the protagonist
Character we know little about (1 or 2 traits)
Archetype
A role that can be fulfilled by any book or movie
Protagonist
Main character with a conflict
27 terms
Freshman Honors English - POEcab
preclude
impunity
accost
explicit
to prevent; to make impossible
freedom from punishment, harm, or bad consequenses
to approach and speak to, especially in an aggressive manner
fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing merely implied
preclude
to prevent; to make impossible
impunity
freedom from punishment, harm, or bad consequenses
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honors english freshman
solace
affluent
ennui
maladroit
noun.peace
adj. abundance of wealth, property or material goods
noun. a feeling of weariness, boredom
adj. awkward, tactless
solace
noun.peace
affluent
adj. abundance of wealth, property or material goods
20 terms
Honors Freshman English Vocab
Apathy
Austere
Catalyst
Debonair
(noun) lack of emotion or feeling
(adj.) rigorously self-disciplined and severly moral; strict…
(noun) One that precipitates a process or event, especially w…
(adj,) Suave; Urbane
Apathy
(noun) lack of emotion or feeling
Austere
(adj.) rigorously self-disciplined and severly moral; strict…
10 terms
Freshman Honors English 17
capacious
commodious
dearth
equilibrium
having a lot of space inside; roomy
roomy and comfortable ... convenient
a scarcity or lack of something
state in which opposing force or influences are balanced
capacious
having a lot of space inside; roomy
commodious
roomy and comfortable ... convenient
22 terms
Freshman Terms Honors English
Alliteration
Allusion
Characterization
Conflict/Plot
The repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words.
A brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or ficti…
The method used by a writer to develop a character. The metho…
The struggle found in fiction. Conflict/Plot may be internal…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words.
Allusion
A brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or ficti…
45 terms
Honors Freshman English Vocab
divulge
abet
ardor
dogmatic
to tell; to reveal (as a secret)
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
an intense feeling of devotion or eagerness
arrogant and stubborn about one's belief
divulge
to tell; to reveal (as a secret)
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
27 terms
Honors Freshman English Vocab
burgeon
hauteur
plausible
sinister
begin to grow or increase rapidly;flourish
haughtiness of manner, disdainful pride
seeming reasonable or probable-skilled at providing persuasiv…
giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happe…
burgeon
begin to grow or increase rapidly;flourish
hauteur
haughtiness of manner, disdainful pride
60 terms
Honors English Freshman Vocab
Indifferent
Apathy
Obscure
Ambiguous
Not caring one way or another; lacking preference;neutral
Lack of emotion or interest
Unclear; clouded; partially hidden; hard to understand
Having more than one meaning; vague
Indifferent
Not caring one way or another; lacking preference;neutral
Apathy
Lack of emotion or interest
41 terms
Freshman Honors English
Metaphor
Simile
Allegory
Archetype
a figure of speech that identifies one thing as being the sam…
a figure of speech that directly compares two things through…
a story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
a recurrent symbol or motif in literature, art, or mythology.
Metaphor
a figure of speech that identifies one thing as being the sam…
Simile
a figure of speech that directly compares two things through…
27 terms
Freshman Honors English - POEcab
preclude
impunity
accost
explicit
to prevent; to make impossible
freedom from punishment, harm, or bad consequenses
to approach and speak to, especially in an aggressive manner
fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing merely implied
preclude
to prevent; to make impossible
impunity
freedom from punishment, harm, or bad consequenses
28 terms
Freshman Honors English Final
soliloquy
chorus
prologue
aside
a character alone on stage tells the audience his or her inne…
a single speaker who prepares the audience for what is coming
an introduction to a literary work
a remark made by one character, intended to be heard by the a…
soliloquy
a character alone on stage tells the audience his or her inne…
chorus
a single speaker who prepares the audience for what is coming
39 terms
Honors English Freshman Midterm
alliteration
allusion
protagonist
antagonist
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
brief reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historic…
central character or leading figure in poetry, narrative, nov…
character or a group of characters which stand in opposition…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
allusion
brief reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historic…
74 terms
Freshman Honors English Final
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a story in which most (if not all) of the literal objects act…
a phrase where most of the words begin with the same letter
reference to a statement, person, place, event from literatur…
element of uncertainty (ex: The Cask of Amontillado)
allegory
a story in which most (if not all) of the literal objects act…
alliteration
a phrase where most of the words begin with the same letter
55 terms
Honors Freshman English Final
allusion
epic hero
epic poem
foreshadowing
reference to a statement, person, place, or an event from lit…
a hero who is larger than life (the strongest, smartest, brav…
a long narrative poem which relates the great deeds of a larg…
the use of clues to hint at events that will occur in the plot
allusion
reference to a statement, person, place, or an event from lit…
epic hero
a hero who is larger than life (the strongest, smartest, brav…
12 terms
Honors Freshman English Midterm
What is an archetype?
What are some of the major archetypes…
What is Gilgamesh's "genetic makeup"?
Who is Gilgamesh's best friend?
A common pattern or theme that occurs in storytelling across…
Hero's quest, flood story, good vs. evil, friends as opposites,
2/3 god, 1/3 man.
Enkidu
What is an archetype?
A common pattern or theme that occurs in storytelling across…
What are some of the major archetypes…
Hero's quest, flood story, good vs. evil, friends as opposites,
61 terms
Freshman English Honors Final
direct characterization
indirect characterization
major characters
minor characters
the reader is told directly what the character is like by the…
the reader has to use his/her own judgement to decide what a…
also called central characters are vital to the development a…
they serve to complement the major characters and help move t…
direct characterization
the reader is told directly what the character is like by the…
indirect characterization
the reader has to use his/her own judgement to decide what a…
23 terms
Freshman Honors English Midterm
Hyperbole
Simile
Metaphor
Situational Irony
overstatement or exaggeration
comparison using like or as
comparison without using like or as
when the opposite of what is supposed to happen, happens
Hyperbole
overstatement or exaggeration
Simile
comparison using like or as
143 terms
Freshman Honors English Final
Prevail
Implore
Staunch
Malign
Prove Superior; use persuasion successfully
Beg someone to do something
Firm or steadfast principle. (adherence or loyalty as a person)
To speak harmful untruths about
Prevail
Prove Superior; use persuasion successfully
Implore
Beg someone to do something
Freshman English Honors Final
epic
personification
invocation
myth
a long narrative poem that tells adventures of heroes who emb…
giving human characteristics to something nonhuman
the action of summoning someone for assistance or as an autho…
a traditional story, especially one concerning the early hist…
epic
a long narrative poem that tells adventures of heroes who emb…
personification
giving human characteristics to something nonhuman
100 terms
Honors Freshman English Final
aberration
abstinance
abstract
acclaim
noun- deviating from the right path or usual course of action…
the giving up of certain pleasures such as food or drink
theoretical; not applied or practical, not concrete, hard to…
loud applause or approval
aberration
noun- deviating from the right path or usual course of action…
abstinance
the giving up of certain pleasures such as food or drink
74 terms
Freshman Honors English Final
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a story in which most (if not all) of the literal objects act…
a phrase where most of the words begin with the same letter
reference to a statement, person, place, event from literatur…
element of uncertainty (ex: The Cask of Amontillado)
allegory
a story in which most (if not all) of the literal objects act…
alliteration
a phrase where most of the words begin with the same letter
58 terms
Honors Freshman English FINAL
Entailment
Trepidation
Analogous
Apothecary
Something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
A feeling of alarm or dread
Similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissi…
A health professional trained in the art of preparing and dis…
Entailment
Something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
Trepidation
A feeling of alarm or dread
26 terms
Freshman Honors English Poetry Terms
alliteration
assonance
blank verse
couplet
the repetition of two or more consonant sounds in successive…
repetition of vowel sounds in words close together
unrhymed iambic pentameter
a group of two lines
alliteration
the repetition of two or more consonant sounds in successive…
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds in words close together
10 terms
Vocabulary 10 Freshman Honors English
diminution
discerning
disdain
dismantle
a lessening
keenly preceptive; shrewd (when the related word "doscern" is…
a feeling of contempt for anything that is regarded as unwort…
to pull down, to take apart
diminution
a lessening
discerning
keenly preceptive; shrewd (when the related word "doscern" is…
20 terms
honors freshman english vocab 1
archaic
argot
connotation
denotation
things that are old and not used anymore: a spinning wheel
not formal, secretive code: truckers slang
what the word suggests: that's cool= that's awesome
what the word means: that's cool,= that's cold
archaic
things that are old and not used anymore: a spinning wheel
argot
not formal, secretive code: truckers slang
10 terms
Honors Freshman English Words of the Day
Accentuate (v)
Alliteration (n)
Analogy (n)
Antibody (n)
To give prominence to, to emphasize.
The repetition of the same sounds, usually consonants or cons…
Similarity in some respects between things that are other wis…
A protein produced in the blood in response to the presence o…
Accentuate (v)
To give prominence to, to emphasize.
Alliteration (n)
The repetition of the same sounds, usually consonants or cons…
31 terms
(Earley) Freshman Honors English Midterm
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Allusion
a comparison using words such as "like" or "as"
a subtle comparison not using direct comparison words
when "human-like" qualities are given to an animal or inanima…
a mention of or reference of something, without directly sayi…
Simile
a comparison using words such as "like" or "as"
Metaphor
a subtle comparison not using direct comparison words
45 terms
Freshman Honors English Final Vocab!
Cache
Nemesis
Denizen
Aplomb
A concealed store of goods or valuables... Syn:hoard, reserve
Someone or something a person cannot conquer or achieve; a ha…
Occupant, inhabitant ... Syn: resident... Ant:emigrant, alien
Self confidence... Syn: assurance, poise... Ant: awkwardness
Cache
A concealed store of goods or valuables... Syn:hoard, reserve
Nemesis
Someone or something a person cannot conquer or achieve; a ha…
85 terms
Freshman Honors English Final Review
1rst person point of view
3rd person limited
3rd person omniscient
alliteration
the narrator in the story "I" (sometimes can be unreliable)
seeing only one person's thought process
knowing all different person's point of view
repetition of congruent sounds
1rst person point of view
the narrator in the story "I" (sometimes can be unreliable)
3rd person limited
seeing only one person's thought process
20 terms
Honors Freshman English Vocab Test
aesthetic
conventional
mitigate
pragmatic
characterized by a sensitivity to beauty in art and taste
customary; conforming to established practices
to make less severe or harsh; to moderate; to lessen; to reli…
practical; realistic; down to earth
aesthetic
characterized by a sensitivity to beauty in art and taste
conventional
customary; conforming to established practices
20 terms
Unit 1- Vocab Honors Freshman English
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
v. to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of les…
adj. equally skillful, hypocritical, deceitful; versatile
v. to make larger, increase; amplify
adj. deprived, made unhappy through a loss; bereaved
adulterate
v. to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of les…
ambidextrous
adj. equally skillful, hypocritical, deceitful; versatile
20 terms
Unit 5- Honors Freshman English Vocab
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
(adj) unselfish, concerned about the welfare of others; selfl…
(v) to express agreement, (n) agreement; consent
(n) one who does good to others; patron
(adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly or gal…
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned about the welfare of others; selfl…
assent
(v) to express agreement, (n) agreement; consent
20 terms
Unit 6- Honors Freshman English Vocab
accede
brandish
comprise
deft
(v) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity; consent
(v) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion; sw…
(v) to include or contain; to be made up of; compose
(adj) skillful, nimble; dexterous
accede
(v) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity; consent
brandish
(v) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion; sw…
20 terms
Unit 2- Honors Freshman English Vocab
adroit
amicable
averse
belligerent
(adj) skillful, expert in the use of hands/mind;
(adj) peaceful, friendly; cordial
(adj) deep-seated distaste, opposed, unwilling; disinclined
(adj) warlike, combative, agressive; assertive
adroit
(adj) skillful, expert in the use of hands/mind;
amicable
(adj) peaceful, friendly; cordial
20 terms
Unit 4- Honors Freshman English Vocab
affiliated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
(adj) associated, connected; related
(v) to find out; discover or establish
(v) accomplishment, act of achieving; fulfillment
(v) to give or pass on as an inheritance; bestow
affiliated
(adj) associated, connected; related
ascertain
(v) to find out; discover or establish
20 terms
Unit 9 VOcab- Honors Freshman English Vocab
allocate
ardent
assiduous
brash
(v) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distr…
(adj) very enthusiastic, impassioned; intense, zealous, ferve…
(adj) persistent, attentive, diligent; industrious, unremitti…
(adj) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent, rash, impetuo…
allocate
(v) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distr…
ardent
(adj) very enthusiastic, impassioned; intense, zealous, ferve…
20 terms
Unit 8- Honors Freshman English Vocab
animosity
apathy
apprehensive
commend
(n) strong dislike; bitter hostility; enmity, rancor, antipathy
(n) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest; indifference, di…
(adj) fearful or anxious, especially about the future; worrie…
(v) to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of atte…
animosity
(n) strong dislike; bitter hostility; enmity, rancor, antipathy
apathy
(n) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest; indifference, di…
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