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Language Arts 8 th grade
Procrastination (v)
Profess (V)
Promontory (N)
Prologue (N)
Put Off something until later. ... "I could ________ on my HW,…
Come forward. Make a public declaration. ... "I ___________ Jac…
The highest point of land projecting over a body of water.... "…
The introductory part of a book. ... "The _________ was sad, as…
Procrastination (v)
Put Off something until later. ... "I could ________ on my HW,…
Profess (V)
Come forward. Make a public declaration. ... "I ___________ Jac…
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language arts 8
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
a pledge
an institution for care
to comfort
to become larger
assurance
a pledge
asylum
an institution for care
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Language Arts 8 Poetry
Poetry "often" includes 1 or more of t…
Poems tell ___ with a ___
Some themes are difficult to understan…
Poetry is a ___ genre
Rhyme, Rhythm, and Repetition
stories (narrative), theme (main idea about life)
symbolism
literary
Poetry "often" includes 1 or more of t…
Rhyme, Rhythm, and Repetition
Poems tell ___ with a ___
stories (narrative), theme (main idea about life)
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Language Arts List #8
Figurative Language
Simile
Hyperbole
Imagery
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written…
A comparison of two unlike things using like or as
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
Figurative Language
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using like or as
62 terms
8 Language Arts
clause
phrase
evidence
support
A group of words containing a subject and predicate and formi…
A sequence of two or more words acting as a unit in a sentence.
Facts or examples that tend to prove or disprove something.
To validate and elaborate on evidence through the use of fact…
clause
A group of words containing a subject and predicate and formi…
phrase
A sequence of two or more words acting as a unit in a sentence.
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Language Arts: WW Les. 8
acrid
casualty
congested
cope
Sharp, irritating, or bitter to the sense of taste or smell
A person killed or injured in a war or accident
1: Overcrowded; filled to full; 2: Filled with fluid
To manage problems or difficulties successfully
acrid
Sharp, irritating, or bitter to the sense of taste or smell
casualty
A person killed or injured in a war or accident
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Language Arts set #8
Dict
Log
Graph
Scrib/ script
say, speak
word
write
write
Dict
say, speak
Log
word
5 terms
Language arts 8
transition
conservative
acclimate... A climate
candid
n... a change from one subject, condition or place to another…
adj... resistant to change
v... to adjust to the environment or climate
adj... very honest or blunt in truthfulness... not posed
transition
n... a change from one subject, condition or place to another…
conservative
adj... resistant to change
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language arts #8
adhere
apprehensive
capital
conspicuous
to stick to, either mentally or physically
unsure about trying something
1:the city in which the center of the government is located 2…
eaisly seen or noticed
adhere
to stick to, either mentally or physically
apprehensive
unsure about trying something
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Language Arts 8B #8
comparative
scholarship
sequence
author's purpose
the adverb form of the following sentence: Dahlia skated arou…
an award given to an outstanding student for college tuition
events described in the order they occur
a writer's main reason for writing something; includes such r…
comparative
the adverb form of the following sentence: Dahlia skated arou…
scholarship
an award given to an outstanding student for college tuition
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Language Arts - Vocabulary 8
ordeal
despite
aerial
climate
(n.) An ordeal is a difficult or painful experience.
(prep.) If you do something despite being warned against it,…
(adj.) When something is described as aerial, it is done *in…
(n.) Climate refers to the *temperature, wind speed, rainfall…
ordeal
(n.) An ordeal is a difficult or painful experience.
despite
(prep.) If you do something despite being warned against it,…
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Language arts 8 vocab
Abstain
Contain
Detain
Detention
To hold back from an activity by choice; to hold back from vo…
to hold; to have within
To hold back; to delay; to keep from proceeding
a period of time in which someone is held back; a form of pun…
Abstain
To hold back from an activity by choice; to hold back from vo…
Contain
to hold; to have within
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Language Arts 8 Affixes
uni-/mono-
pre-
cog-
gen-
one
before
to know, be aware of
kind, type
uni-/mono-
one
pre-
before
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Language Arts 8 Vocabulary Note Cards
Antagonist
Foil
Round Characters
Irony
main character's adversary who is often villainous
A character whose personality traits who conflicts with the p…
characters who have a complex personality
expression of one's meaning by using language, normally signi…
Antagonist
main character's adversary who is often villainous
Foil
A character whose personality traits who conflicts with the p…
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AA Vocabulary 8 Language Arts
clandestine
contingency
egocentric
exonerate
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
(noun) A possible future event that must be prepared for or g…
(adj) selfish; believing that one is the center of everything
(v.) to clear from a charge or accusation
clandestine
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
contingency
(noun) A possible future event that must be prepared for or g…
Language Arts Terms #8
Insular
Insulate
Idiosyncrasy
Idiom
Limited in knowledge or perspective
To protect from outside influence
A peculiar quality; a quirck
Speech or phrase specific to a particular language or group o…
Insular
Limited in knowledge or perspective
Insulate
To protect from outside influence
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Vocabulary #8--Language Arts
hectic
writhed
treacherous
assaulted
lots of activity, hurried, confused
twisted in pain
dangerous
attacked violently
hectic
lots of activity, hurried, confused
writhed
twisted in pain
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Language Arts 8 Testing Vocabulary
Cause and Effect
Characterization
Conflicts
Connotation
The reason something happens (cause) and the result of it hap…
This is how the author describes a character, or what the aut…
Problems that take place in a story. There are internal and e…
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
Cause and Effect
The reason something happens (cause) and the result of it hap…
Characterization
This is how the author describes a character, or what the aut…
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KIS Language Arts Vocabulary 8
setting
theme
protagonist
antagonist
the time and place in which the events occur within a work
the general idea or insight about life that the writer wants…
the main character
the person or force opposing the protagonist
setting
the time and place in which the events occur within a work
theme
the general idea or insight about life that the writer wants…
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Language Arts 8 Unit 3
Reflective
Persuasive
Narrative
Expository
Addresses an experience and includes the writer 's insights a…
Tries to convince the reader to adopt a particular point of v…
Tells the story of real-life experience
Presents facts and ideas, or explains a process
Reflective
Addresses an experience and includes the writer 's insights a…
Persuasive
Tries to convince the reader to adopt a particular point of v…
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Language Arts Week 8
Phys
Pneu
Poly
Pop
Nature... Physics
Breathe... Pneumonia
Many... Polygamy
People... Population
Phys
Nature... Physics
Pneu
Breathe... Pneumonia
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Language Arts 9 Vocabulary 8
Atlas
Mercury
Narcissus
Psyche
a book or bound collection of maps
an element, a silvery-white, poisonous metal that is a liquid…
a plant related to the daffodil, with yellow or white flowers…
the soul or spirit as distinguished from the body
Atlas
a book or bound collection of maps
Mercury
an element, a silvery-white, poisonous metal that is a liquid…
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Language Arts 8 Vocabulary
Envelop
Apparition
Frivolous
Apathetic
To enclose around or surround
Ghost super natural appearance
Not important
No emotion lacking interest
Envelop
To enclose around or surround
Apparition
Ghost super natural appearance
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Story Elements Language Arts 8
antagonist
character
character trait
characterization
The opponent of the main character in a story, the "bad guy"…
A fictional or real personality created by an author.
prominent aspect of character's personality (intelligent, gen…
The way in which an author develops a character by telling wh…
antagonist
The opponent of the main character in a story, the "bad guy"…
character
A fictional or real personality created by an author.
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Language arts week 8
Attire
Cryptic
Divergent
Gaunt
Noun... Clothes... Her attire was not enough to wear to school
Adjective... Puzzling... His response was so cryptic I was shocked
Adjective ... Different from each other... The movie Divergent is a…
Adjective... Thin and bony... She was so gaunt that she ended up dy…
Attire
Noun... Clothes... Her attire was not enough to wear to school
Cryptic
Adjective... Puzzling... His response was so cryptic I was shocked
19 terms
Language arts 8
In-
In-
Ciner
Combus
Not
In, into
Ash
Burn up
In-
Not
In-
In, into
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Language Arts Vocab #8
conform
formation
reform
formative
to be the same as or similar to something; to obey /agree wit…
something that is formed or created; an orderly arrangement o…
to improve someone or something by removing or correcting fau…
used to describe the time when someone or something is growin…
conform
to be the same as or similar to something; to obey /agree wit…
formation
something that is formed or created; an orderly arrangement o…
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language arts vocab 8
incongruous
clandestine
notarize
obsequious
out of place, not harmonious
done secretly or in a private way
to certify legally
eager to help or please
incongruous
out of place, not harmonious
clandestine
done secretly or in a private way
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Language Arts 8.2
Impediment
Expedient
Pedestrian
Pedant
Noun... something that gets in the way; obstacle
Adjective ... practical; prudent
Adjective ... lacking excitement; ordinary and dull
Noun... one possessing abundant knowledge of minor, often uninte…
Impediment
Noun... something that gets in the way; obstacle
Expedient
Adjective ... practical; prudent
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Language Arts Vocab #8
Mutual
Menace
Enhance
Inherit
Shared
Threat
Add to
Receive from ancestors
Mutual
Shared
Menace
Threat
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Vocab 8 Language Arts
animosity
apathy
apprehensive
commed
strong dislike bitter hostility
lack of feeling emotion or interest
fearful or anxious especially about the future
to praise express approval to present as worthy of attention…
animosity
strong dislike bitter hostility
apathy
lack of feeling emotion or interest
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Language arts 8
adroitly
bide
brusquely
Defy
skillfully and nimbly, using both his body and his mind well
wait, remain
in an abrupt, blunt manner
to challenge or dare, to boldly refuse to obey or yield
adroitly
skillfully and nimbly, using both his body and his mind well
bide
wait, remain
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Language Arts Definitions 8
fractals
fraction
fracture
fragile
the type of geometry that creates broken patterns out of a sm…
a part of a whole; a broken piece of something that is no lon…
a break in a part of the body
so delicate that it could break easily
fractals
the type of geometry that creates broken patterns out of a sm…
fraction
a part of a whole; a broken piece of something that is no lon…
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Language Arts Vocab 8
confiscate
dumbfound
empower
infuriate
to seize by virtue of authority(take away)
to confuse, amaze, or astonish
to permit;enable
to cause intense anger in (someone); enrage
confiscate
to seize by virtue of authority(take away)
dumbfound
to confuse, amaze, or astonish
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language arts-8
rashly
incur
insolent
guise
when you act quickly
carma
rude/direspectfull
a false appearance
rashly
when you act quickly
incur
carma
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language Arts vocab #8
lugubrious
Apathetic
saturnine
miasma
Gloomy with exaggeration
lacking feeling or interest
gloomy with sarcasm
poisonous atmosphere
lugubrious
Gloomy with exaggeration
Apathetic
lacking feeling or interest
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language arts vocabulary #8
affluence
arrears
cascade
cringe
wealth, riches, prosperity; great abundance
unpaid and overdue debts; an unfinished duty
a steep, narrow waterfall; something falling or rushing forth…
to shrink back or hide in fear or submissiveness
affluence
wealth, riches, prosperity; great abundance
arrears
unpaid and overdue debts; an unfinished duty
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Language Arts- List 8
Abstruse
Aggregate
Ephemeral
Guile
Difficult to understand
Total, cumulative
Short-lived; fleeting, brief
Deceit; willingness; cunning
Abstruse
Difficult to understand
Aggregate
Total, cumulative
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Language Arts: List #8
calor
cap, cip, cept
capt
carn
heat
take
head
flesh
calor
heat
cap, cip, cept
take
10 terms
Language Arts Vocab 8
Obtuse L: Noose
Congenial L: Jeans
Aspire L: Retire
Consensus L: Sends Us
insensitive; block-headed; slow in comprehension
pleasant to be around; agreeable
to hope, to achieve
general agreement
Obtuse L: Noose
insensitive; block-headed; slow in comprehension
Congenial L: Jeans
pleasant to be around; agreeable
19 terms
Language Arts 8, unit 3
Comparison
Contrast
Mood
Static
how alike
differences
feeling of the story
unchanging
Comparison
how alike
Contrast
differences
Language Arts Vocab 8
Lanky
Enunciate
Pomp
Disheveled
Ungracefully thin and tall
To say or pronounce clearly
Ceremony or splendid display.
Untidy, disordered
Lanky
Ungracefully thin and tall
Enunciate
To say or pronounce clearly
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Language Arts 8
Impediment
Expedient
Pedestrian
Pedant
Something that gets in the way, obstacle
Practical; prudent
Lacking excitement, dull
One possessing abundant knowledge of minor, often uninteresti…
Impediment
Something that gets in the way, obstacle
Expedient
Practical; prudent
20 terms
language arts chapter 8
abnormal
capsize
catastrophe
decrease
(adj.) not usual, not typical, strange... She is abnormal becau…
(v.) to turn bottom side up, upset... we capsized the water bot…
(n.) a large-scale disaster, misfortune, or failure... 9/11 is…
(v.) To become or make less; a lessening... we need to decrease…
abnormal
(adj.) not usual, not typical, strange... She is abnormal becau…
capsize
(v.) to turn bottom side up, upset... we capsized the water bot…
20 terms
Language Arts Chapter 8
The difference between an action and l…
The parts of a verb phrase
The four principal parts of every verb
The difference between a regular and i…
Action verbs show action that you can see but linking verbs j…
A verb phrase has a main verb and at least one helping verb
Present, present participle, past, past participle
For a regular verb, changing the tense of it can be by adding…
The difference between an action and l…
Action verbs show action that you can see but linking verbs j…
The parts of a verb phrase
A verb phrase has a main verb and at least one helping verb
30 terms
Language arts #7 & 8
Adament
Allusion
Anthropology
Apprise
Unshakable or insistent
To suggest or hint
The study of human beings and their ancestors
To inform
Adament
Unshakable or insistent
Allusion
To suggest or hint
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Language Arts #8
Entice
Facet
Fallacy
Feasible
To persuade with promises of something
every aspect of a situation, also it is the flat faces of dia…
misleading argument or belief based on falsehood
to have a possibility; to be possible
Entice
To persuade with promises of something
Facet
every aspect of a situation, also it is the flat faces of dia…
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Language Arts Vocabulary 8
abut
attire
avail
crony
to join at one end or be next to, to support, prop up
clothes, apparel, garb, to dress, adorn, bedeck
to be of use or benefit to, to make use of, to take advantage…
a very close friend, pal, chum, buddy
abut
to join at one end or be next to, to support, prop up
attire
clothes, apparel, garb, to dress, adorn, bedeck
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Language Arts Words - Week 8
Substantial
Gaunt
Relent
Intricate
(adj) of considerable importance, size, or worth
(adj) lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hung…
(v) to agree to do or accept something that you have been res…
(adj) very complicated or detailed
Substantial
(adj) of considerable importance, size, or worth
Gaunt
(adj) lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hung…
14 terms
Unit 2, Language Arts 8
Main Purpose
Facts
Tone
Mood
entertain, inform, persuade
inform
author's attitude
reader's feelings
Main Purpose
entertain, inform, persuade
Facts
inform
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