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Literature honors
Pensive
Elated
Numismatist
Alienate
Wistfully thoughtful
Very happy or proud
Someone who collects coins
To make someone feel indifferent or uncomfortable
Pensive
Wistfully thoughtful
Elated
Very happy or proud
10 terms
honors literature
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
to make larger, increase
deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
34 terms
Honors literature
Tropo(Greek)
Heliotrope
Troposphere
Tropism
Turn
A plant that turns so that it faces the sun
The lowest region of the atmosphere between the earth's surfa…
The turning or bending movement of an organism or a part towa…
Tropo(Greek)
Turn
Heliotrope
A plant that turns so that it faces the sun
11 terms
Honors Literature
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction;... to…
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
careful; cautious
Admonish
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
Breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction;... to…
10 terms
Honors Literature
Diction
Dialect
Didactic
Elegy
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specifi…
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead
Diction
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Dialect
a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specifi…
34 terms
Honors literature
Apollonian
Archaic
Frame
Flashback
In contrast to dionysian, refers to the most noble godlike qu…
Language that is old fashioned not completely obsolete but no…
A structure that provides the premise or setting for a narrat…
A return to an earlier time in a story or play in order to cl…
Apollonian
In contrast to dionysian, refers to the most noble godlike qu…
Archaic
Language that is old fashioned not completely obsolete but no…
50 terms
Honors Literature
Accede
Brandish
Comprise
Deft
To yield to
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
To include or contain
Skillful, nimble
Accede
To yield to
Brandish
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
80 terms
English I Honors - Literature Vocabulary
Characterization
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Protagonist
is the act of creating and developing a character
author directly states a character's traits
author tells what a character looks like, does, and says, as…
main character in a literary work
Characterization
is the act of creating and developing a character
Direct Characterization
author directly states a character's traits
36 terms
Honors Literature Latin Flashcards
voc, vok
dic, dict
dica, dicat
duc, duct
voice, call
say, speak, assert
proclaim, set apart
lead
voc, vok
voice, call
dic, dict
say, speak, assert
46 terms
Honors Literature Final Vocabulary
glutton
obscure
nefarious
hinder
one that eats to excess
not readily understood
very wicked; evil
to impede the progress of
glutton
one that eats to excess
obscure
not readily understood
30 terms
Honors American Literature (Fall)
Jonathan Edwards
Anne Bradstreet
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Paine
Sinners In the Hands of an angry God
To My Dear and Loving Husband
The Declaration of Independence
The Crisis
Jonathan Edwards
Sinners In the Hands of an angry God
Anne Bradstreet
To My Dear and Loving Husband
26 terms
Honors Literature Semester I
"The Baker Heater League"
"A Retrieved Reformation"
"Cub Pilot on the Mississippi"
"Old Ben"
Patricia c. and Fredrick McKissack
O. Henry
Mark Twain
Jesse Stuart
"The Baker Heater League"
Patricia c. and Fredrick McKissack
"A Retrieved Reformation"
O. Henry
30 terms
Honors literature vocab
Breach
Circumspect
Muddle
Relinquish
(N) an opening, gap, rupture, rift, a violation or infraction…
(Adj) careful, cautious
(V) to make a mess of, muddle through,to get by(n) a hopeless…
(V) to let go, give up
Breach
(N) an opening, gap, rupture, rift, a violation or infraction…
Circumspect
(Adj) careful, cautious
38 terms
Elements of Literature: Honors Edition
Expostition
Rising Action/Complication
Climax
Falling Action
1. The part of a narrative where the setting and characters a…
The part of the narrative where events occur that lead the pr…
The turning point of the narrative... More specifically, where t…
The events in the narrative the facilitate the resolution/den…
Expostition
1. The part of a narrative where the setting and characters a…
Rising Action/Complication
The part of the narrative where events occur that lead the pr…
10 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 5
Sallow
Antecedent
Apocryphal
Resolute
adj. unhealthy looking; sickly; pale; ashen. Ant- healthy.
noun. a preceding occurrence or cause or event; precursor.
adj. being of questionable authenticity; mythical; dubious; l…
adj. firm in purpose or belief; stubborn; tenacious; steadfas…
Sallow
adj. unhealthy looking; sickly; pale; ashen. Ant- healthy.
Antecedent
noun. a preceding occurrence or cause or event; precursor.
20 terms
Honors Literature Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
10 terms
Honors American literature vocab 1
absolve; forgiveness
adamant; unshakeable
amiable; friendly
amoral; unprincipled
to clear guilt of
firm
good natured
lacking ethical principles
absolve; forgiveness
to clear guilt of
adamant; unshakeable
firm
11 terms
Honors Literature Vocab.
assertion
cogent
coherent
cohesive
a declaration or statement
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
condition of sticking together
assertion
a declaration or statement
cogent
convincing; reasonable
26 terms
Terms in Literature Honors 9
Protagonist
Theme
Symbol
Antagonist
The main character; the person with a problem or a goal to so…
The insights about life presented by the author; the meaning…
An object or event that represents more than itself.
The person or forces against the protagonist.
Protagonist
The main character; the person with a problem or a goal to so…
Theme
The insights about life presented by the author; the meaning…
10 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 4
Sublime
Capitulate
Sagacity
Deprecate
adj. worthy of adoration or reverence; beautiful; inspiring .…
verb. surrender under agreed conditions; yield; relent. Ant-…
noun. Wisdom; understanding; perceptiveness. Ant- stupidity
verb. To express strong disapproval of; deplore; denounce. An…
Sublime
adj. worthy of adoration or reverence; beautiful; inspiring .…
Capitulate
verb. surrender under agreed conditions; yield; relent. Ant-…
10 terms
Honors American Literature vocab 3
acclaim; cheer
adjacent; Next to
elicit; extract
engross; engage
praise
close
to bring out
to hold the interest of
acclaim; cheer
praise
adjacent; Next to
close
16 terms
Honors American Literature: Puritan Literature
Who was the author of "Of Plymouth Pla…
Who was the author of "Sinners in the…
Who was the author of "The Interesting…
Who was the author of "The Captivity a…
William Bradford
Jonathan Edwards
Olaudah Equiano
Mary Rowlandson
Who was the author of "Of Plymouth Pla…
William Bradford
Who was the author of "Sinners in the…
Jonathan Edwards
15 terms
Honors Literature Word Wall
Mull
Discreet
Loquacious
Gregarious
To Think About
Not revealing more than necessary
Talkative
Social
Mull
To Think About
Discreet
Not revealing more than necessary
36 terms
Honors Literature Test
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
antihero
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero, or protago…
central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
alliteration
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
allusion
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
Honors Literature Vocab Words
Enigma
Apathy
Indifferent
Revere
something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things gen…
Having no preference
to honor, regard with respect
Enigma
something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
Apathy
the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things gen…
22 terms
9th Honors Literature Final
Author's Purpose
Supporting Details
Words in Context
Allusion
the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic
a paragraph contains facts, statements, examples-specifics wh…
refers to the sentences or the whole paragraph surrounding an…
an indirect reference to a famous person, place, event, or li…
Author's Purpose
the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic
Supporting Details
a paragraph contains facts, statements, examples-specifics wh…
102 terms
Literature Honors Midterm
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Couplet
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
The repetition of vowel sounds within non-rhyming words.
Repetition of a constant sounds within at the end of words.
A rhymed pair of lines.
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
Assonance
The repetition of vowel sounds within non-rhyming words.
20 terms
Honors Literature Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
50 terms
Honors British Literature Vocab
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
A reference to a person, place, or event that is meant to cre…
A locution that addresses a person or personified thing not p…
Allegory
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
honors American literature
abstract
aesthetic
alleviate
ambivalent
general, not concrete
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
to ease a pain or a burden
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, uncertain
abstract
general, not concrete
aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab #10
Aesthetic adj.
Bulwark n.
Defunct adj.
Etymology n.
concerning art or beauty
fortification; barricade; wall
no longer in existence
the study of word origins
Aesthetic adj.
concerning art or beauty
Bulwark n.
fortification; barricade; wall
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab #9
Adversity n.
Broach v.
Deference n.
Esoteric adj.
hardship
start to discuss; approach
respect
obscure and difficult to understand
Adversity n.
hardship
Broach v.
start to discuss; approach
14 terms
Honors British Literature-Mythology
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Hera
Jupiter/ruler of the heavens
Neptune/god of the sea
Pluto/god of the underworld
Juno/goddess of women and childbirth
Zeus
Jupiter/ruler of the heavens
Poseidon
Neptune/god of the sea
19 terms
Honors Literature Vocab #8
Adroit adj.
Brevity n.
Decorum n.
Err v.
skilful
being brief
dignified, correct behavior
make a mistake
Adroit adj.
skilful
Brevity n.
being brief
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab #6
Acrid adj.
Boorish adj.
Cynical adj.
Epistle n.
Sharp; pungent
Ill-mannered
Believing that people only act only out of selfish motives
A letter
Acrid adj.
Sharp; pungent
Boorish adj.
Ill-mannered
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab #5
Accolade n.
Bolster v.
Cryptic adj.
Ephemeral adj.
tribute; honor; praise
support; prop up
puzzling; enigmatic
short-lived
Accolade n.
tribute; honor; praise
Bolster v.
support; prop up
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab #7
Acuity n.
Braggart n.
Debunk v.
Epitomize v.
Sharpness (mental or visual)
Someone who boasts
Expose false claims or myths
Typify; characterize; personify
Acuity n.
Sharpness (mental or visual)
Braggart n.
Someone who boasts
45 terms
Honors Literature Vocab Words
bereft
stolid
assuage
innuendo
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference
bereft
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
10 terms
Honors British Literature
blasphemy
enmity
erroneous
garner
an insult to something holy
hostility
an error
to gather; to collect
blasphemy
an insult to something holy
enmity
hostility
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 19
amorphous
catharsis
deter
expedite
lacking in shape
purging of pent-up emotions
put off; prevent
make faster
amorphous
lacking in shape
catharsis
purging of pent-up emotions
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 8
adroit
brevity
decorum
err
skillful
being brief
dignified; correct behavior
make a mistake
adroit
skillful
brevity
being brief
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 5
accolade
bolster
cryptic
ephemeral
tribute; honor; praise
support; prop up
puzzling; enigmnatic
short-lived
accolade
tribute; honor; praise
bolster
support; prop up
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 6
acrid
boorish
cynical
epistle
sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
ill-mannered
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
a letter
acrid
sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
boorish
ill-mannered
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 1
abhor
bigot
counterfeit
enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake: false
give voting rights
abhor
hate
bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 12
alibi
buttress
delineation
evacuate
an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene
strengthen; support
demarcation; explanation; definition; outlining
vacate; empty; abandon
alibi
an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene
buttress
strengthen; support
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 15
ambiguity
candid
deprecate
exegesis
uncertainty; vagueness
frank; honest
criticize; denounce
scholarly explanation or interpretation
ambiguity
uncertainty; vagueness
candid
frank; honest
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 18
amiable
cartographer
despondent
expatriate
friendly
person who makes maps
having no hope; miserable
refugee; emigrant; someone living away from his/her own country
amiable
friendly
cartographer
person who makes maps
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 13
alleviate
cacophony
denounce
exasperated
make less severe
discordant loud noises
condemn; speak out against
frustrated; annoyed
alleviate
make less severe
cacophony
discordant loud noises
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab 17
ameliorate
capitulate
desecration
exonerate
make better
surrender; give in to
spoiling something holy
acquit; absolve; remove blame
ameliorate
make better
capitulate
surrender; give in to
16 terms
Honors Literature Suffixes
-ia
-ic
-ium
-al
condition
like, related to
chemical element
like, related to
-ia
condition
-ic
like, related to
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