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Unit 1 - Honors World Literature
Intercede
Hackneyed
Approbation
Innuendo
To intervene on behalf of another.... Mediate, negotiate, arbit…
(Of phrase or idea) lacking significance from being overused.…
Approval or praise.... Admiration, endorsement, acceptance
An allusive or oblique mark or hint, typically a suggestive o…
Intercede
To intervene on behalf of another.... Mediate, negotiate, arbit…
Hackneyed
(Of phrase or idea) lacking significance from being overused.…
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Honors World Literature vocab #1
Stout
Fatigue
Dervish
Impudence
(of a person) somewhat fat or of heavy build.
extreme tiredness, typically resulting from mental or physica…
a member of a Muslim (specifically Sufi) religious order who…
the quality of being impudent; impertinence.
Stout
(of a person) somewhat fat or of heavy build.
Fatigue
extreme tiredness, typically resulting from mental or physica…
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Vocabulary #1; Honors World Literature
Abashed
Abdicate
Abut
Abyss
Ashamed or embarrased, disconcerted.
To give up or renounce ( authority, duties, an office ), espe…
To be adjacent; touch or join at the edge or border ( often f…
A deep, immeasurable space, gulf, or cavity; vast chasm, anyt…
Abashed
Ashamed or embarrased, disconcerted.
Abdicate
To give up or renounce ( authority, duties, an office ), espe…
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World Literature Honors Quarterly 1
Characterization
Characterization does what?
Setting does what?
The exposistion
The way in which authors convey information about their chara…
•Makes a story compelling... •Adds interest... •Makes characters se…
Appeals to your senses:... •Sight... •Touch... •Taste... •Hearing... •Smell
The writer introduces the characters and setting, providing d…
Characterization
The way in which authors convey information about their chara…
Characterization does what?
•Makes a story compelling... •Adds interest... •Makes characters se…
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Honors World Literature Exam 1
what period came before enlightment
Renaissance period
Introduction to the Enlightenment
the scientific method
renaisaance
world can be best understood through Scripture, the divine in…
The rise of reason... the scientific method... the rise of the nati…
Isaac Newton- described physical world in math terms... world as…
what period came before enlightment
renaisaance
Renaissance period
world can be best understood through Scripture, the divine in…
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Honors World Literature Unit 1
True or False: According to Meyer, bec…
True or False: Changes in the literary…
True or False: The formula fiction tip…
True or False: Formula fiction general…
False
False
True
False
True or False: According to Meyer, bec…
False
True or False: Changes in the literary…
False
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Vocab! WEEK 1 (Honors World Literature)
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
[verb] to corrupt or make worse by adding something of lesser…
[adj] very skillful or deceitful
[verb] to make (something) greater by adding to it, increasing
[adj] deprived of, or made unhappy due to loss
Adulterate
[verb] to corrupt or make worse by adding something of lesser…
Ambidextrous
[adj] very skillful or deceitful
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Word Clues 1 Honors World Literature/ Comp
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
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Honors World Literature Vocab: Week 1
Accredit
Credence
Creditable
Credulous
To authorize, To certify, To believe
Belief, Acceptance as true
Deserving praise
Believing too easily, Gulliable
Accredit
To authorize, To certify, To believe
Credence
Belief, Acceptance as true
Honors World Literature Vocabulary Lesson 1
Divulge
Abet
Dogmatic
Insipid
To tell or reveal
To assist or encourage
Arrogant and stubborn
Lacking flavor, dull
Divulge
To tell or reveal
Abet
To assist or encourage
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Honors World Literature: Vocabulary Set 1
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
make worse by addition
able to use both hands equally well
to make larger, increase
deprived of
adulterate
make worse by addition
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well
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Honors World Literature Vocab List 1
mal
post
port
dict
bad
after
carry
say
mal
bad
post
after
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Honors World Literature Semester 1 Final (Fall)
What era was Siddhartha in?
What era was the Fisherman and the Gen…
Who is the Babylonian Fertility god?
What text has the Indian creation myth?
Indian
Persian
Marduk
Rig Veda
What era was Siddhartha in?
Indian
What era was the Fisherman and the Gen…
Persian
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World Literature Honors Vocab Set #1
Abysmal (adj.)
Approbation (n.)
Bent (n.)
Candid (adj.)
very bad
approval [opposite: disapprobation]
inclination; aptitude
truthful
Abysmal (adj.)
very bad
Approbation (n.)
approval [opposite: disapprobation]
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ESPFA Honors World Literature Vocab 1-Cantrall
abet
what part of speech is abet?
coerce
what part of speech is coerce?
To support or encourage a wrongdoing
verb
to force
verb
abet
To support or encourage a wrongdoing
what part of speech is abet?
verb
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vocab list for honors world literature 1
allegory
skeptical
monotheism
polytheism
symbolic story
doubting
worship of one god
worship of many gods
allegory
symbolic story
skeptical
doubting
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English Vocabulary #1 (World Literature Honors)
decimate
ludicrous
incarnadine
coerce
verb.... to destroy or kill a part of (1/10 of)... synonyms: annihi…
adjective.... causing laughter by being ridiculous, absurd, outs…
adjective.... flesh colored; reddened, as with blood... synonyms: b…
verb.... to force, to act, or think in a given manner... synonyms:…
decimate
verb.... to destroy or kill a part of (1/10 of)... synonyms: annihi…
ludicrous
adjective.... causing laughter by being ridiculous, absurd, outs…
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10th Honors World Literature - Unit 1 Vocabulary
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose.
(n.) decline, decay, deterioration; a condition or period of…
Approbation
(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
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Honors World Literature Oedipus the King Act 1
Sphinx
What is Sphinx's riddle?
Who answers the riddle correctly?
What is the answer to the riddle?
a winged creature with a lion's body and a woman's head
what walks on four legs in the morning, on two a noon, and on…
Oedipus
Man, who crawls as a baby, stands on two legs in maturity, an…
Sphinx
a winged creature with a lion's body and a woman's head
What is Sphinx's riddle?
what walks on four legs in the morning, on two a noon, and on…
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World Literature Honors Vocabulary
Callous
Somber
Billow
Exalt
(adj.) showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard f…
(adj.) dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
(v.) (of fabric) fill with air and swell outward; to balloon
(v.) hold (someone or something) in very high regard; think o…
Callous
(adj.) showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard f…
Somber
(adj.) dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
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World Literature honors vocabulary
Beguile
Civility
Decorum
Demeanor
To deceive; trick... To amuse; delight... To pass (time) pleasantly
Politeness; courtesy ... An act or expression of courtesy
Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety
The way in which one behaves or conducts oneself; deportment
Beguile
To deceive; trick... To amuse; delight... To pass (time) pleasantly
Civility
Politeness; courtesy ... An act or expression of courtesy
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Honors World Literature Vocabulary
Callous
Somber
Billow
Exalt
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for othe…
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy.
(of fabric) fill with air and swell outward; to balloon.
hold (someone or something) in very high regard; think or spe…
Callous
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for othe…
Somber
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy.
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Honors World Literature
aberration
abound
abstemious
abut
n. something (such as a problem or a type of behavior) that i…
v. to be present in large numbers or in great quantity
adj. no eating and drinking too much
v. to touch along an edge
aberration
n. something (such as a problem or a type of behavior) that i…
abound
v. to be present in large numbers or in great quantity
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Honors World Literature
"Cannibal Spell for King Unis"
"The Great Hymn to the Aten"
The Babylonian Creation Epic (Enuma El…
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Ancient Egyptian cosmogony; author unknown; pyramid text; A g…
Ancient Egyptian; author unknown; praise for the sun god; pos…
Creator God, Marduk; creation of humans; establishes the city…
Mesopotamian epic; King of Uruk and his animalistic sidekick…
"Cannibal Spell for King Unis"
Ancient Egyptian cosmogony; author unknown; pyramid text; A g…
"The Great Hymn to the Aten"
Ancient Egyptian; author unknown; praise for the sun god; pos…
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World Literature Honors - Semester 1 Final
Ambidextrous
Ambivalence
Ambigous
Trident
Able to use the right and left hands equally well.
The state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas abo…
Having a double meaning.
A three-pronged spear.
Ambidextrous
Able to use the right and left hands equally well.
Ambivalence
The state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas abo…
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Honors World Literature Vocabulary
feign
harbinger
improvident
incipient
verb: to pretend to be affected by a (feeling, state, or inju…
noun: a person or thing that announces or signals the approac…
adjective: not having or showing foresight; spendthrift or th…
adjective: in an initial stage; beginning to happen or develop
feign
verb: to pretend to be affected by a (feeling, state, or inju…
harbinger
noun: a person or thing that announces or signals the approac…
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Honors World Literature, Word Within the Word List 1
mal
post
port
dict
bad
after
carry
say
mal
bad
post
after
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Homonyms Honors World Literature
Whether
Weather
Week
Weak
subordinating conjunction... ex. Do you know _____ I'm late?
outdoor conditions... ex. rainy _____ is on the way
a period of seven days... ex. I hope this ____ is over soon.
lacking strength... ex. I was very ____ after the flu.
Whether
subordinating conjunction... ex. Do you know _____ I'm late?
Weather
outdoor conditions... ex. rainy _____ is on the way
Vocab: Honors World Literature
Antiquated
Unkempt
Cryptic
Discourse
To old to be useful... Adj.
Messy ... Adj.
Hidden; secret; mysterious... V.
And exchange of information... N.
Antiquated
To old to be useful... Adj.
Unkempt
Messy ... Adj.
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Honors World Literature Midterm
The Iliad Plot Book 1
The Iliad Plot Book 2
The Iliad Plot Book 6
The Iliad Plot Book 22
Apollo attacks the Greeks because Agamemnon takes a girl as a…
Zeus sends a false prophetic dream to Agamemnon in which the…
Hector returns into the city of Troy. He finds his wife, Andr…
Hector's parents try to convince Hector to stay in the city b…
The Iliad Plot Book 1
Apollo attacks the Greeks because Agamemnon takes a girl as a…
The Iliad Plot Book 2
Zeus sends a false prophetic dream to Agamemnon in which the…
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Honors World Literature
antitheses
hyperbole
understatement
paradox
an understatement in which 2 often opposing ideas are present…
gross exageration
an ironic statement that makes light of something serious
a contradictory truth (statement that reveals a kind of truth…
antitheses
an understatement in which 2 often opposing ideas are present…
hyperbole
gross exageration
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Honors World Literature Vocaulary
Callous
Somber
Billow
Exalt
Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
Dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
(of fabric) Fill with air and sell outward' to balloon
Hold (someone or something) in very high regard; think or spe…
Callous
Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
Somber
Dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
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Honors World Literature Vocab
Callous
Somber
Billow
Exalt
(adj): showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard f…
(adj): dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
(v): (of fabric) fill with air and swell outward; to balloon
(v): hold (someone or something) in very high regard; think o…
Callous
(adj): showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard f…
Somber
(adj): dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
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honors world literature
fecundity
indomitable
cerulean
duplicity
state of being fertile/ fruitful in offspring or vegetation
incapable of being domintated
sky blue
doubleness
fecundity
state of being fertile/ fruitful in offspring or vegetation
indomitable
incapable of being domintated
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Honors World Literature
Morose
Assail
Tawdry
Acquiescent
Gloomily / excited
assault / protect
gaudy / tasteful
submissive / resistant
Morose
Gloomily / excited
Assail
assault / protect
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Honors World Literature Vocab
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Paradox
the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as…
a quality that evokes pity or sadness
the principle of reason and judgment, associated with the ani…
a statement or proposition that, despite sound reasoning from…
Ethos
the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as…
Pathos
a quality that evokes pity or sadness
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Honors World Literature Vocab
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
a departure from what is proper
for a specific purpose; improvised
the source or cause of a fatal injury
material that is grossly insincere or exaggerated sentimentally
aberration
a departure from what is proper
ad hoc
for a specific purpose; improvised
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Honors World Literature
Direct Metaphor
Implied Metaphor
Meter
Free Verse
The comparison of one thing to another without the use of lik…
Implies or suggests the comparison between the two thing with…
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
Direct Metaphor
The comparison of one thing to another without the use of lik…
Implied Metaphor
Implies or suggests the comparison between the two thing with…
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Honors World Literature Vocabulary
Decadence
Defame
Baleful
Banal
Moral decay or decline
To say things harmful to a person's reputation; to malign or…
Harmful; meaning
Boring; trite; insipid
Decadence
Moral decay or decline
Defame
To say things harmful to a person's reputation; to malign or…
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Honors World Literature vocabulary
Bellow
naivete
folly
Yearn
to shout with a deep, loud roar
lack of experience
lack of good sense
have an intense feeling of longing for something
Bellow
to shout with a deep, loud roar
naivete
lack of experience
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Honors World Literature Exam
ambiguity
what do the symbols on Arnold's car re…
who or what could be the catalyst in "…
catalyst in a good man is hard to find…
doubtfulness or uncertainty, vagueness
33, 19, 17 --- Judges book of the bible, the devil interrogat…
- the start of a reaction ... - the music is the catalyst in " W…
the cat -- "cat nap" made grandmother think of house = all of…
ambiguity
doubtfulness or uncertainty, vagueness
what do the symbols on Arnold's car re…
33, 19, 17 --- Judges book of the bible, the devil interrogat…
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Honors world literature
Arcane(adj)
Egregious(adj)
Ostracious(v)
Digestion(N)
Secret , mysterious... Synonyms-strange,puzzling,obscure,mystify…
Conspicuously bad... Synonyms-terrible,awful,ghastly,atrocious... A…
To exclude from a group, to banish... Synonyms-avoid,reject,shub…
A straying from the main point... Synonyms-circumvention,departu…
Arcane(adj)
Secret , mysterious... Synonyms-strange,puzzling,obscure,mystify…
Egregious(adj)
Conspicuously bad... Synonyms-terrible,awful,ghastly,atrocious... A…
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World Literature Honors Vocabulary
Absolve
Adamant
Amiable
Amoral
To clear of guilt... Ex: Having an iota of evidence proving tha…
Refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind; firm... Ex: C…
Good-natured; friendly... Ex: Once she met Mr. Smith, Julia rea…
Lacking ethical principles... Ex: Itamar was an amoral person w…
Absolve
To clear of guilt... Ex: Having an iota of evidence proving tha…
Adamant
Refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind; firm... Ex: C…
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Honors World Literature
absolve
alleviate
animosity
approximate
set or declare (someone) free from blame, guilt, or responsib…
make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe
strong hostility
close to the actual, but not completely accurate or exact
absolve
set or declare (someone) free from blame, guilt, or responsib…
alleviate
make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe
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Honors World Literature
Adroit
Amicable
Averse
Belligerent
Expert in the hands or mind
Peaceful, friendly
Having a deep distaste
Warlike, one at war
Adroit
Expert in the hands or mind
Amicable
Peaceful, friendly
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Vocabulary honors world literature
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
Expression of approval
To make calm, easier
Group of people that form for specific purpose
Downfall
Approbation
Expression of approval
Assuage
To make calm, easier
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Honors World Literature
Chinua Achebe
aestheticism
allegory
allusion
wrote "Things Fall Apart"
believing that art should just be appreciated for art; art do…
when something has a deeper meaning
when a work refers to something else, usually the Bible, myth…
Chinua Achebe
wrote "Things Fall Apart"
aestheticism
believing that art should just be appreciated for art; art do…
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Honors World Literature Vocab
adroit
adulterate
adventitious
aegis
skillfull; clever
to make impure
accidental; non-essential
a shield; protection sponsorship
adroit
skillfull; clever
adulterate
to make impure
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Honors World Literature Vocabulary
callous
somber
billow
exalt
(adj) showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard fo…
(adj) dark or dull in tone; gloomy
(v) (of fabric) fill with air and swell outward; to balloon
(v) to hold someone/something in very high regard; think or s…
callous
(adj) showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard fo…
somber
(adj) dark or dull in tone; gloomy
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Honors world literature vocabulary
Heinous
Malice
Accolade
Euphemism
Shockingly evil
Desire to cause harm or suffering
An award or praise
A word or phrase that makes the unpleasant reality sound better
Heinous
Shockingly evil
Malice
Desire to cause harm or suffering
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