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12 terms
Language- Vocabulary for Language Class
alphabet
blend
compound
consonant
a system of written symbols for speech sounds
letters which go together so that you can hear both sounds
a word made up from two separate words
21 letters (bcdfghjklmnpqrstvwxyz)
alphabet
a system of written symbols for speech sounds
blend
letters which go together so that you can hear both sounds
5 terms
language vocabulary
noun
verb
synonym
antonym
person, place or thing
shows action
words that mean the same
words that are opposites
noun
person, place or thing
verb
shows action
Language Vocabulary
Determine
Figurative
Connotation
Connotative
Come to decision or resolution.
Depative from the literal use of words; to speak met a phoric…
Something suggested or implied by a word or thing, rather tha…
Expressing or suggesting a secondary meaning of a word in add…
Determine
Come to decision or resolution.
Figurative
Depative from the literal use of words; to speak met a phoric…
50 terms
Language vocabulary
Consistent
Crave
Engage
Exclude
In agreement or reliable
Have an appetite or great desire for
Consume all of ones attention or time
Prevent from being included/considered/or excepted
Consistent
In agreement or reliable
Crave
Have an appetite or great desire for
language vocabulary
adaptable
decree
eccentric
esteem
able to adjust to new situations : speech: adjective .
an official order or decision from someone in authority.speec…
acting or thinking in a strange way; not usual or normal in b…
a favorable opinion; respect good step toward earning a promo…
adaptable
able to adjust to new situations : speech: adjective .
decree
an official order or decision from someone in authority.speec…
166 terms
Language Arts Vocabulary
Abbreviation
Acronym
Active voice
Address
a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to r…
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
a speech or written statement, usually formal, directed to a…
Abbreviation
a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to r…
Acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
14 terms
Figurative Language Vocabulary
Simile
Metaphor
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A comparison of two unlike things by saying that one thing is…
The repetition of the same initial consonant sound in a serie…
Words whose sounds suggest their meaning.
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
Metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things by saying that one thing is…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
34 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
allegory
alliteration
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
a literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of se…
ad hominem
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
12 terms
Language- Vocabulary for Language Class
alphabet
blend
compound
consonant
a system of written symbols for speech sounds
letters which go together so that you can hear both sounds
a word made up from two separate words
21 letters (bcdfghjklmnpqrstvwxyz)
alphabet
a system of written symbols for speech sounds
blend
letters which go together so that you can hear both sounds
12 terms
Vocabulary/Language
accent (n)
accent (v)
articulate (v)
dialect (n)
a style of speech or pronunciation that is characteristic of…
to emphasize in speech or in music
to express in words
the form or version of a language that is spoken in a country…
accent (n)
a style of speech or pronunciation that is characteristic of…
accent (v)
to emphasize in speech or in music
10 terms
Language vocabulary
Awe
Nimble
Solitude
Summit
Wonder
quick and light
Being alone
Highest point
Awe
Wonder
Nimble
quick and light
90 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
audience
concession
context
counterargument
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward
audience
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
concession
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
Language vocabulary
Main idea
Connotation
Denotation
Irony
A topic that a writer or speaker conveys
The ideas and feelings associated with the word, as opposed t…
A words denotation is its dictionary definition
Expression of one's meaning by using language that normally s…
Main idea
A topic that a writer or speaker conveys
Connotation
The ideas and feelings associated with the word, as opposed t…
Language vocabulary
Narrator
Dynamic Character
Static Character
Flashback
Is the voice that tells the story, sometimes the narrator is…
Is one who undergoes important changes as a plot unfolds.
Is the one who remains the same throughout the story.
Is an interruption of the action to present events that took…
Narrator
Is the voice that tells the story, sometimes the narrator is…
Dynamic Character
Is one who undergoes important changes as a plot unfolds.
Language vocabulary
Belfry
Domestic
Insufferable
loathe
A tower or a room in a tower
Of or relating to the household or the family
Incapable of being endured intolerable
To dislike greatly and often with disgust
Belfry
A tower or a room in a tower
Domestic
Of or relating to the household or the family
18 terms
Language Vocabulary
Filial
Indignantly
Incumbent
Knacker
Having the relationship of a child or offspring to parent
Angrily
Resting on, as a duty, or obligation
A person who buys worn-out or old livestock and slaughters th…
Filial
Having the relationship of a child or offspring to parent
Indignantly
Angrily
17 terms
Language vocabulary
Symbol
Character
Setting
Plot
A person, object, event, image, or place that stands for a la…
The people or animals in your story.
The place and time of the story events.
The sequence of events in the story.
Symbol
A person, object, event, image, or place that stands for a la…
Character
The people or animals in your story.
34 terms
language vocabulary
uni
bi
tri
sub
one
two; twice
three
under
uni
one
bi
two; twice
20 terms
Language vocabulary
Avenge
Cede
Deluge
Discretion
To get revenge for, get even for, settle a score ... Synonym: re…
To give up, surrender ... Synonym: transfer
A great flood; heavy fall of rain... Synonym: swamp... Antonym: dri…
Good judgement; care in speech and action... Synonym: prudence
Avenge
To get revenge for, get even for, settle a score ... Synonym: re…
Cede
To give up, surrender ... Synonym: transfer
23 terms
Language Vocabulary
forlorn
resolution
astonished
extravagant
sad or lonely; desolate
promise
surprised
strange; extremely elaborate
forlorn
sad or lonely; desolate
resolution
promise
15 terms
Language Vocabulary
Informal
Informative text
Claims
Point of view
Suited for ordinary or everyday use.
Text that gives information, instructs ,and provide knowledge.
Declares to be true, state as a fact.
A way of looking at or thinking about something.
Informal
Suited for ordinary or everyday use.
Informative text
Text that gives information, instructs ,and provide knowledge.
Language vocabulary
appositive
plagiarize
rhetorical question
transition
A word or phrase that follow a noun or pronoun for emphasis o…
use ideas or writings of another and present them as one's own
A question asked merely for effect with no answer expected.
A word or phrase that links different ideas.
appositive
A word or phrase that follow a noun or pronoun for emphasis o…
plagiarize
use ideas or writings of another and present them as one's own
10 terms
Language Arts Vocabulary #3
opinion
fact
contraction
setting
what someone thinks about a particular thing
a true piece of information
the short form of two words, where the missing letters are re…
the time and place a story takes place
opinion
what someone thinks about a particular thing
fact
a true piece of information
15 terms
Language Vocabulary
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
To express deep regret or sorrow over
1. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessiti…
To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importanc…
To set free from slavery; to liberate.
Bewail
To express deep regret or sorrow over
Destitute
1. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessiti…
Vocabulary: Language
trepidation
sagacious
bevy
flippant
(n.) timorous uncertain agitation : apprehension
(adj.) of keen and farsight penetration and judgement : disce…
(n.) a large group or collection... a large group of animals and…
(adj.) lacking proper respect or seriousness
trepidation
(n.) timorous uncertain agitation : apprehension
sagacious
(adj.) of keen and farsight penetration and judgement : disce…
37 terms
Language Vocabulary
Accent
Creole/Creolized Language
Cuneiform
Denglish
the manner in which people speak and the way words are pronou…
a language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians…
combination of German and English
Accent
the manner in which people speak and the way words are pronou…
Creole/Creolized Language
a language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
Language Vocabulary
Foray
Predilection
Contentious
Entailment
To do something that is unusual or not normal for you
A preferred way of doing things
Always ready to argue or fight
A legal situation regarding to the use of inherited property
Foray
To do something that is unusual or not normal for you
Predilection
A preferred way of doing things
Language vocabulary
Acute
conceive
vex
Stifled
sharp or keen
to think of
to disturb ... annoy
smuthered ... unable to breathe
Acute
sharp or keen
conceive
to think of
17 terms
Language vocabulary
Analyze
Apparatus
Marvee
Vessee
to examine carefully
A group or combination of instruments, machinery, tool or mat…
...
...
Analyze
to examine carefully
Apparatus
A group or combination of instruments, machinery, tool or mat…
LANGUAGE VOCABULARY=)
Waif
Transpire
Spasm
Retraction
stray person or animal/ a homeless child
to come to pass/ happen
a sudden uncontrolled contracting of muscles
a statement ~taking back~ something previously said
Waif
stray person or animal/ a homeless child
Transpire
to come to pass/ happen
14 terms
Vocabulary language
Apprehend
Authority
Conscientious
Deter
To arrest or take into custody
Arguments that draw on recognized experts
Careful
To discourage
Apprehend
To arrest or take into custody
Authority
Arguments that draw on recognized experts
20 terms
language vocabulary
articulate
chatty
circuitous
conversational
express clearly
talkative; negative
wordy, not direct; negative
conversation style
articulate
express clearly
chatty
talkative; negative
25 terms
Language Vocabulary
alliteration
Dictionary
Periodical
Atlas
The repetition of beginning sounds of words.
Book of alphabetically listed words in a language with defini…
Piece of writing that is published weekly or monthly.
Collection of maps with cities, roads, highways, etc.
alliteration
The repetition of beginning sounds of words.
Dictionary
Book of alphabetically listed words in a language with defini…
11 terms
Language Vocabulary
reverance
beseech
melancholy
ponder
a deep,deep respect
to beg or plead
low spirit, sadness
consider carefully; think over; think carefully
reverance
a deep,deep respect
beseech
to beg or plead
Language Vocabulary
Noun
Verb
Adjective
Adverb
Person, Place, or Thing. Ex. girl, apple.
An Action Word
Describes a Noun
Modifies a Verb
Noun
Person, Place, or Thing. Ex. girl, apple.
Verb
An Action Word
11 terms
Vocabulary / Language
Simile
Metaphor
personification
Hyperbole
a comparison of 2 unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
A comparison between two things saying one thing IS something…
Giving human traits or qualities to non-living things
An exaggeration for dramatic effect
Simile
a comparison of 2 unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
Metaphor
A comparison between two things saying one thing IS something…
Language vocabulary
Adverb
Prepositions
Conjunction
Interjection
Used to describe verbs, adjectives and other adverbs
Used to tell about space and time
Used to join words and groups of words
Used to express strong emotion
Adverb
Used to describe verbs, adjectives and other adverbs
Prepositions
Used to tell about space and time
7 terms
Language Arts Vocabulary
Astonished
Realistic
Resent
Inquisitive
greatly surprised or impressed; amazed
having or showing a sensible idea of what can be achieved or…
feel bitterness or annoyance (at a circumstance, action or pe…
curious or inquiring
Astonished
greatly surprised or impressed; amazed
Realistic
having or showing a sensible idea of what can be achieved or…
Language Vocabulary
endangered language
extinct language
click sound
hand down
which may soon not exist
"dead" language
specific sound of Khomani (a language)
to pass traditions from older people to younger ones
endangered language
which may soon not exist
extinct language
"dead" language
language vocabulary
diatribe
somnolent
peremptory
acceded
a bitter, sharply abusive denunciation, attack, or criticism
tending to cause sleep
leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal
to give consent, approval, or adherence
diatribe
a bitter, sharply abusive denunciation, attack, or criticism
somnolent
tending to cause sleep
15 terms
Language Vocabulary
Adirondack
Dam
Sling
Sluice
Twisted wooded furniture generally used outdoors
A barrier that impounds water or underground streams
A weapon used to throw a thing such as a stone or clay
A gate used to let in water or to separate water
Adirondack
Twisted wooded furniture generally used outdoors
Dam
A barrier that impounds water or underground streams
Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
Language Vocabulary
Norm
Stereotype
Transgress
Conform
Rule or standard
A widely held but fixed and oversimplified idea of a group of…
To break or cross
To behave according to norms
Norm
Rule or standard
Stereotype
A widely held but fixed and oversimplified idea of a group of…
Language Vocabulary!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
aspire
boisterous
commemorate
decorum
hope for
rowdy
honor
etiquette
aspire
hope for
boisterous
rowdy
Language Vocabulary
Depressed
Diploma
Ignorant
Apartheid
A person being in a state of unhappiness, being miserable, or…
A certificate awarding a student after he/ she has succeeded…
A person that lacks knowledge or is uneducated/ unsophisticated
A policy or system of discrimination on the grounds of race
Depressed
A person being in a state of unhappiness, being miserable, or…
Diploma
A certificate awarding a student after he/ she has succeeded…
Language Vocabulary
Conjugate
Nomenclature
Syntax
Dangling participle
To change the verb as they follow the subject and time (prese…
A system of names used in an art or science.
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
When phrases are placed awkwardly; grammatical faux.... Example:…
Conjugate
To change the verb as they follow the subject and time (prese…
Nomenclature
A system of names used in an art or science.
14 terms
Academic and Language Arts Vocabulary
Predict
Compare
Cause
Contrast
to say or estimate something that will happen in the future b…
to observe how two or more things are similar
to make something happen
to observe how two or more things are different
Predict
to say or estimate something that will happen in the future b…
Compare
to observe how two or more things are similar
300 terms
Language Vocabulary
Pandemic
Parody
Redundant
Adulterate
General; widespread
A work which imitates another in a ridiculous manner
Repetitious
To make impure, to contaminate
Pandemic
General; widespread
Parody
A work which imitates another in a ridiculous manner
15 terms
language vocabulary
Astonishment
Insignificant
merly
breach
to fill with wonder ; to ameze
having little or no importance ; minor
nothing more than ; simply ; only
the breaking of any tie or trust
Astonishment
to fill with wonder ; to ameze
Insignificant
having little or no importance ; minor
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