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234 terms
IB English Vocabulary
frugal
miserly
tacit
metafiction
sparse, saving
hoarding
unwritten, unspoken
stories within stories
frugal
sparse, saving
miserly
hoarding
103 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Enigma
Apathy
Indifferent
Revere
a mystery; hard to understand or explain
lack of emotion or interest
having no preference
to worship; to honor
Enigma
a mystery; hard to understand or explain
Apathy
lack of emotion or interest
213 terms
IB English Vocabulary - Junior
poignant
consistency
compassion
skein
1. causing a sharp sense of sadness, pity or regret. 2. sharp…
the ability to maintain a particular standard or repeat a par…
sympathy for the suffering of others, often including desire…
bundle of yarn
poignant
1. causing a sharp sense of sadness, pity or regret. 2. sharp…
consistency
the ability to maintain a particular standard or repeat a par…
105 terms
IB English Vocabulary
theme
atmosphere
tone
mood
main idea or ideas in a work of literature
ambiance or weather of any given passage
author's attitude toward the world and/or a specific subject…
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
theme
main idea or ideas in a work of literature
atmosphere
ambiance or weather of any given passage
192 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Anti-Hero
Areté
Aside
Act
The imperfect protagonist of a drama who tries to confront th…
Generally known as excellence of any kind, can be specificall…
A part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on…
One of the principal divisions of a theatrical work. (Plays a…
Anti-Hero
The imperfect protagonist of a drama who tries to confront th…
Areté
Generally known as excellence of any kind, can be specificall…
165 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Allegory
Accent
Alliteration
Allusion
a symbolical narrative; The Faerie Queene
a stressed syllable or ictus; "When shall we three meet again?"
using the same consonant to start two or more stressed words…
a reference to a historical, mythic, or literary person, plac…
Allegory
a symbolical narrative; The Faerie Queene
Accent
a stressed syllable or ictus; "When shall we three meet again?"
15 terms
IB English vocabulary.
Diction
Connotation
Denotation
Juxtaposition
Choice of words
The way you understand a word, contextual definition
Definition of a word
Two or more ideas are placed side by side in a narrative or p…
Diction
Choice of words
Connotation
The way you understand a word, contextual definition
24 terms
Vocab #4- IB English
aristocratic
boisterous
brassiere
crooked
of or relating to government by an aristocracy; a class of pe…
rough and noisy; noisily jolly or rowdy; clamorous; unrestrai…
a woman's undergarment for supporting the breasts.
not straightforward; dishonest
aristocratic
of or relating to government by an aristocracy; a class of pe…
boisterous
rough and noisy; noisily jolly or rowdy; clamorous; unrestrai…
60 terms
IB English vocabulary
Figurative Language
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Using a word or phrase that does not have its normal everyday…
Comparing two different things without using "like" or "as."
Comparing two different things using "like" or "as."
giving a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes.
Figurative Language
Using a word or phrase that does not have its normal everyday…
Metaphor
Comparing two different things without using "like" or "as."
11 terms
IB English Vocabulary Part 3
Relish (N)
Contend (V)
Ostentatious (Adj)
Boisterous (Adj)
A strong liking
Having an argument about something
Displaying wealth in a way to attract attention
Very noisy in a lively way
Relish (N)
A strong liking
Contend (V)
Having an argument about something
13 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
a story that has a symbolic meaning in different forms.... Examp…
a group of words start with the same letter and have the same…
referring to or a casual mention of something else.... Example:…
an uncertainty of meaning or doubtfulness.... Example: But for e…
Allegory
a story that has a symbolic meaning in different forms.... Examp…
Alliteration
a group of words start with the same letter and have the same…
13 terms
IB English Vocabulary Part 1
Miscreant (N)
Bravado (N)
Plunder (V)
Hackneyed (Adj)
Someone who misbehaves and breaks the law
Having a confident behavior to impressing people.
To steal from a place
Not interesting or funny
Miscreant (N)
Someone who misbehaves and breaks the law
Bravado (N)
Having a confident behavior to impressing people.
60 terms
IB English Vocabulary List
Aberration
Abeyance
Abject
Abjure
A departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
A state of temporary disuse or suspension.... Ex: Matters were h…
1) Of a situation or condition= extremely bad, unpleasant, an…
Solemnly renounce (A belief, cause, or claim).... Ex: His refusa…
Aberration
A departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
Abeyance
A state of temporary disuse or suspension.... Ex: Matters were h…
97 terms
IB English vocabulary
Organization
Detail
Allusion
Diction
A writers attempt at structure
Language dealing with the 5 senses
A reference to something which is commonly known
Refers to the writer's word choice
Organization
A writers attempt at structure
Detail
Language dealing with the 5 senses
15 terms
IB English Vocabulary Part 2
Dissipate (V)
Perilous (Adj)
Obstinate (Adj)
Abhor (V)
to spread out
Full of danger
Refusing to change one's ideas
Dealing with hatred
Dissipate (V)
to spread out
Perilous (Adj)
Full of danger
42 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Amiable
Amicable
Congenial
Convivial
Friendly; kind
Showing goodwill; peaceable
Compatible; having kindred needs or tastes; sympathetic
Sociable, outgoing in a festive way, especially when pertaini…
Amiable
Friendly; kind
Amicable
Showing goodwill; peaceable
40 terms
IB English -- The Stranger Vocabulary
Condolences
Atheist
Destitute
Convulsion
Expressions of sympathy
A person who believes there is no god
Extremely poor
Violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness)
Condolences
Expressions of sympathy
Atheist
A person who believes there is no god
12 terms
IB English vocabulary #2
Encomium
Captious
Puerile
Venal
A writing that prises someone ot something highly
A person tending to find or raise petty objects
Lack of seriousness
To do dishonest things in return for money
Encomium
A writing that prises someone ot something highly
Captious
A person tending to find or raise petty objects
20 terms
IB English Vocabulary #6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
adjective... 1. (of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unp…
noun... a person who believes that nothing is known or can be kn…
noun... the state of being involved with others in an illegal ac…
adjective... in a very poor condition as a result of disuse and…
Abject
adjective... 1. (of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unp…
Agnostic
noun... a person who believes that nothing is known or can be kn…
15 terms
IB English Vocabulary #3
Manichee
Impugn
Inculcate
doggerel
heretic Christians... God only ruled half of the universe... He rul…
to challenge as false... cast doubt upon... ruin a reputation
to cause or influence someone to accept an idea or feeling... br…
bad poetry
Manichee
heretic Christians... God only ruled half of the universe... He rul…
Impugn
to challenge as false... cast doubt upon... ruin a reputation
20 terms
IB English Vocabulary 2
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombabstic
Callow
To improve, make better
Poise, great self confidence
Pompous or overblown in language
Without experience, immature
Ameliorate
To improve, make better
Aplomb
Poise, great self confidence
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IB English Vocabulary
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
Retentive (adjective)
To steal (verb)
Boring; plain (adjective)
To overwork (verb)
Acquisitive
Retentive (adjective)
Arrogate
To steal (verb)
10 terms
IB English vocabulary
Askance (noun)
Etymology ( noun)
Gregarious (adj)
Gyration (noun)
With a side glance of disapproval; scornfully
The origin or derivation of words; a word study.
Loving in groups; liking to be with others.
A revolving action around an axis; a winding round.
Askance (noun)
With a side glance of disapproval; scornfully
Etymology ( noun)
The origin or derivation of words; a word study.
IB English Vocabulary #3
Honor
Integrity
Virtue
Demagogue
respect that is given to someone who is admired.
the quality of being honest and having strong moral principle…
behavior showing high moral standards.
political leader who receives power by appealing to voters fe…
Honor
respect that is given to someone who is admired.
Integrity
the quality of being honest and having strong moral principle…
201 terms
IB English Literature Terms
Abstract
Adage
Aesthetic distance
Allegory
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
A proverb, wise saying
an audience's detachment or non-involvement with the characte…
A literary or pictorial device in which each literal characte…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Adage
A proverb, wise saying
42 terms
HL IB English Vocabulary
frugal
miserly
tacit
metafiction
sparse, saving
hoarding
unwritten, unspoken
stories within stories
frugal
sparse, saving
miserly
hoarding
42 terms
HL IB English Vocabulary
frugal
miserly
tacit
metafiction
sparse, saving
hoarding
unwritten, unspoken
stories within stories
frugal
sparse, saving
miserly
hoarding
12 terms
IB English Vocabulary #2
onomatopoeia
consonance
euphony
cacophony
Words that sound like the sounds they make i.e. buzz, meow, h…
Repetition of consonant sounds at the end of a word.
Pleasant sounding words; melodic. Usually the words begin wit…
Sound words that are jarring to the ear. The sounds are harsh…
onomatopoeia
Words that sound like the sounds they make i.e. buzz, meow, h…
consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds at the end of a word.
19 terms
Vocabulary English 1 Pre IB
Corporeal
Auditorium
Visualize
Capitol
of or relating to a person's body, especially as opposed to t…
the part of a theater, concert hall, or other public building…
form a mental image of; imagine.
the building in Washington, D.C., used by the Congress of the…
Corporeal
of or relating to a person's body, especially as opposed to t…
Auditorium
the part of a theater, concert hall, or other public building…
49 terms
English III IB Expanding Vocabulary
Capitulate
Ubiquitous
Aesthetic
Catharsis
To surrender
To be everywhere at the same time
Relating to artistic beauty
An emotional or psychological cleansing
Capitulate
To surrender
Ubiquitous
To be everywhere at the same time
56 terms
English III - IB Vocabulary Words
Capitulate (kah PICH uh layt)
Ubiquitous (yoo BIK who tus)
Aesthetic (es THET ik)
Catharsis (kuh THAR sis)
To surrender under certain conditions; to give in.
The quality of being everywhere (or seeming to) at the same t…
Having to do with artistic beauty.
An emotional or psychological cleansing that brings relief or…
Capitulate (kah PICH uh layt)
To surrender under certain conditions; to give in.
Ubiquitous (yoo BIK who tus)
The quality of being everywhere (or seeming to) at the same t…
20 terms
IB English Vocabulary 17
Vapid
Ameliorate
Zealous
Unassuming
lacking liveliness or interest; dull
to improve
filled with, or motivated by, enthusiastic devotion
not showy or arrogant; modest; plain
Vapid
lacking liveliness or interest; dull
Ameliorate
to improve
42 terms
HL IB English Vocabulary
frugal
miserly
tacit
metafiction
sparse, saving
hoarding
unwritten, unspoken
stories within stories
frugal
sparse, saving
miserly
hoarding
10 terms
IB English Vocabulary 1
Abashed
Blithe
Candid
Derisive
cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be c…
truthful and straightforward; frank
expressing contempt or ridicule
Abashed
cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
Blithe
showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be c…
20 terms
IB English Vocabulary #6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
adjective... 1. (of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unp…
noun... skeptic, doubter, free thinker
noun... collusion, connivance, manipulation, involvement (illegal)
adjective... delinquent, slack, negligent
Abject
adjective... 1. (of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unp…
Agnostic
noun... skeptic, doubter, free thinker
10 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Reminiscent (adj.)
Remiss (adj.)
Incarcerate (v.)
Recede (v.)
reminding, or recalling, suggestive
negligent, careless
to imprison, to confine
to go back
Reminiscent (adj.)
reminding, or recalling, suggestive
Remiss (adj.)
negligent, careless
24 terms
IB English Vocabulary
admonish
brusque
fathom
fulminations
(verb)warn or reprimand someone firmly.
(adjective) abrupt in manner; blunt; rough:
(noun) understand (a difficult problem or an enigmatic person…
(noun) an expression of vehement protest.
admonish
(verb)warn or reprimand someone firmly.
brusque
(adjective) abrupt in manner; blunt; rough:
21 terms
IB English Vocabulary
allusion
analyze
diction
narrative
n. a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing o…
v. to discover or reveal (something) through detailed examina…
n. the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writi…
n. spoken or written account of a story... The narrative describ…
allusion
n. a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing o…
analyze
v. to discover or reveal (something) through detailed examina…
32 terms
IB English vocabulary
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Archetype
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or ide…
short and interesting story or an amusing event often propose…
typical character, an action or a situation that seems to rep…
Allegory
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
Allusion
brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or ide…
19 terms
IB English Vocabulary
theme
motif
metaphor
similie
insight about humanity or the way the world works that is dev…
recurring elements or ideas
comparison used to facilitate understanding
metaphor that uses "like" or "as"
theme
insight about humanity or the way the world works that is dev…
motif
recurring elements or ideas
15 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Character or story elements used symbolically to represent an…
The occurence of the same initial sound in several words in s…
Something literary, mythological, or historical that the auth…
Intentional or unintentional meanings of a word, phrase, sent…
Allegory
Character or story elements used symbolically to represent an…
Alliteration
The occurence of the same initial sound in several words in s…
96 terms
IB English Vocabulary
theme
mood/atmosphere
tone
voice
main idea or ideas in a work of literature
ambiance or weather of any given passage
author's attitude toward the world
ethos or personality of a passage
theme
main idea or ideas in a work of literature
mood/atmosphere
ambiance or weather of any given passage
59 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimerical
(n.) Something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
(v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n.) a harsh…
(adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
Adjunct
(n.) Something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
Bellwether
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
20 terms
IB English Vocabulary #6
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
adjective... 1. (of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unp…
noun... a person who believes that nothing is known or can be kn…
noun... the state of being involved with others in an illegal ac…
adjective... in a very poor condition as a result of disuse and…
Abject
adjective... 1. (of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unp…
Agnostic
noun... a person who believes that nothing is known or can be kn…
20 terms
IB English Vocabulary 7
Allay
Bestial
Coterie
Convivial
1. to put (fear, doubt, suspicion, anger, etc.) to rest; calm…
1. of, relating to, or having the form of a beast :... 2.without…
a group of people who associate closely.... syn: clique, communi…
1. friendly; agreeable:... 2.fond of feasting, drinking, and mer…
Allay
1. to put (fear, doubt, suspicion, anger, etc.) to rest; calm…
Bestial
1. of, relating to, or having the form of a beast :... 2.without…
15 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Laurels
Lofty
Dissapation
Incontinence
Honour, or distinction, or fame
Of great height
The process of slowly disappearing
Inability of the body to control the evacuation functions of…
Laurels
Honour, or distinction, or fame
Lofty
Of great height
20 terms
IB English Vocabulary
accentuate
ambiguous
comprehensive
felicitous
make more noticeable or prominent
open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning
complete; including all or nearly all elements or aspects of…
well chosen or suited to the circumstances
accentuate
make more noticeable or prominent
ambiguous
open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning
27 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Ingenious (adj)
Contenious (adj)
Whimsical (adj)
Pungent (adj)
Marked by originality, resourcefulness, and cleverness in con…
1. Likely to cause people to argue or disagree; controversial…
1. Unsual in a playful or amusing way; not serious... 2. Prone t…
1. Having a sharply strong taste or smell... 2. Having a strong…
Ingenious (adj)
Marked by originality, resourcefulness, and cleverness in con…
Contenious (adj)
1. Likely to cause people to argue or disagree; controversial…
40 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Condolences
Atheist
Destitute
Convulsion
Expression of sympathy
A person who disbelieved in the existence of god
Without the basic necessities of life
Sudden Jerking Motion
Condolences
Expression of sympathy
Atheist
A person who disbelieved in the existence of god
10 terms
IB English Vocabulary
Chattel
Austere
Lament
Aloof
noun; slave, an item of personal property
1. adjective; stern.... 2. adjective; extremely simple and plain
verb; to mourn, to express sorrow or regret
adjective; distant, uninvolved
Chattel
noun; slave, an item of personal property
Austere
1. adjective; stern.... 2. adjective; extremely simple and plain
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