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Vocabulary 8th grade Language Arts
aghast
ample
apparition
assert
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
more than enough
(n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual app…
(v.) To declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put fo…
aghast
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
ample
more than enough
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8th Grade Language Arts
genre
literary text
literary device
textual evidence
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
special technique used in writing, like imagery or figurative…
direct words from the text that help support your ideas
genre
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
literary text
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
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Vocabulary List 11 8th Grade 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…
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8th Grade Language Arts Important Vocabulary
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting
Internal Conflict
Good guy/gal (Hero)
Bad guy/gal (Villain)
Where and when the story takes place, including time and weat…
Person vs. themselves
Protagonist
Good guy/gal (Hero)
Antagonist
Bad guy/gal (Villain)
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Language Arts 8th Grade
Fiction
Nonfiction
Historical Fiction
Characters
a made-up story
a true story
a made-up story with real characters, places, or events from…
the people, animals, or other things that the story is about
Fiction
a made-up story
Nonfiction
a true story
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8th Grade Language Arts
genre
literary text
literary device
textual evidence
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
special technique used in writing, like imagery or figurative…
direct words from the text that help support your ideas
genre
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
literary text
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
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Vocabulary list 9 8th Grade Language Arts
bolster
depreciate
indiscriminate
inquisitive
to provide support or reinforcement
To decrease in value
(adj.) without restraint or control; unselective
Curious; eager to learn
bolster
to provide support or reinforcement
depreciate
To decrease in value
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary Final
banter
contagious
disgruntled
disposition
(v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease; (n.) talk that is pl…
Capable of being transmitted from person to person, animal to…
Angry; dissatisfied; annoyed; impatient; irritated
A person's general or natural mood; tendency
banter
(v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease; (n.) talk that is pl…
contagious
Capable of being transmitted from person to person, animal to…
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Vocabulary list 10 8th Grade Language Arts
autonomy
bureaucratic
mandate
ostracize
-noun Independence or freedom
-adjective Over-regulated
- noun An official order or commission to do something; may b…
-verb totally reject
autonomy
-noun Independence or freedom
bureaucratic
-adjective Over-regulated
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Vocabulary List 1 8th Grade Language Arts
detriment
dexterous
discretion
facetious
Disadvantage
(adj.) skillful in the use of hands or body; clever
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decis…
(adj.) humorous, not meant seriously
detriment
Disadvantage
dexterous
(adj.) skillful in the use of hands or body; clever
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Vocabulary List 2 8th Grade Language Arts
collaborate
despondent
instigate
resilient
verb -to work together on a project; cooperate in an effort
-downhearted; hopeless; overwhelmed with sadness
verb -to bring about by moving to action; stir up
adjective -able to recover quickly from harm, illness, or mis…
collaborate
verb -to work together on a project; cooperate in an effort
despondent
-downhearted; hopeless; overwhelmed with sadness
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Vocabulary List 4 8th Grade Language Arts
Berate
Estrange
Euporic
Impetuos
(v.) to scold sharply
(v.) to drift apart or become unfriendly; to cause such a sep…
Characterized by or feeling intense excitement and happiness.
Forcefully; passionately
Berate
(v.) to scold sharply
Estrange
(v.) to drift apart or become unfriendly; to cause such a sep…
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8th Grade --Language Arts Vocabulary
Agile
Audacious
Crusade
Dub
Able to move quickly/easily
Bold dating or inhibited
A military expedition a campaign for a cause
To choose, to name
Agile
Able to move quickly/easily
Audacious
Bold dating or inhibited
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Vocabulary 8th grade Language Arts
Innocuous
Infringe
Vague
Denotation
Not harmful
Breaking terms of a law, etc.
Uncertain, unclear meaning
The meaning of a word or phrase
Innocuous
Not harmful
Infringe
Breaking terms of a law, etc.
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Vocabulary List 8 8th Grade Language Arts
attrition
circumvent
cohesion
grievous
a reduction of strength in numbers, a wearing down
To circle AROUND and therefore bypass; to avoid by artful man…
A sense of attachment, solidarity, and camaraderie that binds…
(adj.) causing sorrow or pain; serious
attrition
a reduction of strength in numbers, a wearing down
circumvent
To circle AROUND and therefore bypass; to avoid by artful man…
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Language Arts Vocabulary 8th Grade
Antagonist
Characterization
Climax
Exposition
The character who opposes the main character
The way in which a writer reveals the nature of a character
The high point of interest or suspense in a story or play
The part of the story or play that provides background inform…
Antagonist
The character who opposes the main character
Characterization
The way in which a writer reveals the nature of a character
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8th grade Language Arts vocabulary:
Patriarch
Patriarchal
Patrician
Maternal
A man who controls a family, group, or government
A characteristic of a system of society or government control…
A person who is a member of the highest social class
Of or relating to a mother;motherly
Patriarch
A man who controls a family, group, or government
Patriarchal
A characteristic of a system of society or government control…
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Vocabulary List 5 8th Grade Language Arts
Charlatan
Corroborate
Disseminate
Diverge
A con artist
(verb) , Support with evidence
TO SPREAD; SCATTER; DISPERSE
(adj.) going in different directions; different from each oth…
Charlatan
A con artist
Corroborate
(verb) , Support with evidence
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8th grade Language Art VOCABULARY
Aghast
Ample
Apparition
Assert
(adj.) The unexpected score of the game left everyone aghast.
(adj.) He had ample opportunity to dispose of his loot before…
(noun) The ghostly apparition seemed to float through the wall.
(verb) Mr. Smith asserts that he was home last Thursday.
Aghast
(adj.) The unexpected score of the game left everyone aghast.
Ample
(adj.) He had ample opportunity to dispose of his loot before…
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Vocabulary List 6 8th Grade Language Arts
ante-,anti
chron, chrono-
-cide
de-
before, preceding
time
kill
remove
ante-,anti
before, preceding
chron, chrono-
time
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Language Arts Vocabulary 8th grade
Argument
Injury
Insecurity
Interact
Oral disagreement ; support of a claim
Harm or damage of a person
Lack of confidence; self dought
Act together with others
Argument
Oral disagreement ; support of a claim
Injury
Harm or damage of a person
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Vocabulary List 3 8th Grade Language Arts
Ambiguous
Dissident
Embelish
Fritter
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
(n.) a rebel, opposed to the norm
To decorate, to make beautiful with ornamentation
to waste
Ambiguous
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
Dissident
(n.) a rebel, opposed to the norm
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Acquisition
Adherence
Admonish
Aptitude
An addition
Sticking to, obedience to
To worn or scold forcefully
An ability or talent
Acquisition
An addition
Adherence
Sticking to, obedience to
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Abscond
Clandestine
Equivocal
Juxtapose
Leave somewhere quickly and secretly to avoid being caught
Kept secretly, or done secretly, especially because it's not…
Open to more than one interpretation or meaning
Put two or more things together for comparison
Abscond
Leave somewhere quickly and secretly to avoid being caught
Clandestine
Kept secretly, or done secretly, especially because it's not…
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8th grade Language Arts vocabulary:
Benefit
Benevolent
Benign
Nona fide
(n)- a good or helpful result or effect
(adj)- kind and generous; organized to do good things for oth…
(adj)- not causing harm or damage; mild, gentle or pleasant
(adj)- real or genuine; made or done in a honest and sincere…
Benefit
(n)- a good or helpful result or effect
Benevolent
(adj)- kind and generous; organized to do good things for oth…
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Language Arts (8th Grade) Vocabulary
Aborigine
Holocaust
Impropriety
Ludicrous
the original inhabitants
destruction by fire
bad manners
laughing at something that is absurd
Aborigine
the original inhabitants
Holocaust
destruction by fire
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Alibi
Animal
Animation
Astronomy
an excuse, especially to avoid blame
any such living thing other than a human being
animated quality; liveliness
the study stars, planets, and other objects in outer space
Alibi
an excuse, especially to avoid blame
Animal
any such living thing other than a human being
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Language Arts Vocabulary 8th Grade
Acronym
Anecdote
Antonym
Aphorism*
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters o…
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
a word OPPOSITE IN MEANING to another. Fast is an antonym of…
a short pity saying expressing a general truth; maxim... a ters…
Acronym
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters o…
Anecdote
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
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8th grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Malevolent
Feign
Arduous
Sequester
having or showing wish to do evil to others
pretend to be affected by (feeling, state, or injury)
requiring strenuous effort
isolate or hide away
Malevolent
having or showing wish to do evil to others
Feign
pretend to be affected by (feeling, state, or injury)
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8th Grade Language Arts VVMS
alliteration
onomatopoeia
imagery
metaphor
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning.
words that appeal to one or more of the five senses; sensory…
a figure of speech in which something is described as though…
alliteration
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
onomatopoeia
the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning.
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8th Grade Language Arts Academic Vocabulary
cite
analyze
explicit
textual evidence
to bring someone's attention to a fact when making a point by…
A type of thinking. To determine various component parts and…
Clearly and openly stated; leaving nothing to the imagination
Quotations, summaries, or paraphrases from text that give proof
cite
to bring someone's attention to a fact when making a point by…
analyze
A type of thinking. To determine various component parts and…
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Vocabulary List 7 8th Grade Language Arts
Solace
Impeccable
Predisposed
Solicitous
Comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness
(adj.) faultless, beyond criticism or blame
Having an inclination or tendency beforehand; subscribe
(adj.) showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about some…
Solace
Comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness
Impeccable
(adj.) faultless, beyond criticism or blame
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Language Arts Vocabulary 8th Grade
Talisman
Bigot
Abhor
Placid
Lucky charm
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
Hate
Calm; peaceful
Talisman
Lucky charm
Bigot
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
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Language Arts Vocabulary 8th Grade
Acronym
Anecdote
Antonym
Aphorism*
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters o…
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
a word OPPOSITE IN MEANING to another. Fast is an antonym of…
a short pity saying expressing a general truth; maxim... a ters…
Acronym
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters o…
Anecdote
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
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8th grade Language Arts Vocabulary :
Geography
Geode
Geothermal
Aerial
(n)-An area of study that deals with the location of countrie…
(n)-A rock containing a cavity lined with crystals and minera…
(adj)-of, relating to, or using the natural heat produced ins…
(adj)-performed in the air; performed by an airplane
Geography
(n)-An area of study that deals with the location of countrie…
Geode
(n)-A rock containing a cavity lined with crystals and minera…
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8th grade language arts vocabulary
Alliteration
Rhyme scheme
Allusion
Exposition
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beggining of…
A pattern of rhymes at the end of each poem or song
A expression designed to call something to mind without menti…
A comprehensive description and explanation of a idea or theory
Alliteration
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beggining of…
Rhyme scheme
A pattern of rhymes at the end of each poem or song
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Alibi
Animal
Animation
Astronomy
an excuse, especially to avoid blame
any such living thing other than a human being
animated quality; liveliness
the study stars, planets, and other objects in outer space
Alibi
an excuse, especially to avoid blame
Animal
any such living thing other than a human being
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary #7
interrupt
acquaintance
repent
confession
To break into the middle of something
A person one knows, but is not usually a close friend.
To feel sorry for something you have done and to try to chang…
an admission of guilt
interrupt
To break into the middle of something
acquaintance
A person one knows, but is not usually a close friend.
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Vocabulary 8th grade Language Arts
bindle
brusquely
contemplated
debris
a pack
gruffly
thought about
leftovers; garbage
bindle
a pack
brusquely
gruffly
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Language Arts - 8th Grade
Alliteration
Allusion
Ballad
Concrete Poem
Repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginnings of s…
Reference to something with which the reader is likely to be…
Song-like poem that tells a story usually dealing with advent…
Entire poem is written to form the shape of the subject of th…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginnings of s…
Allusion
Reference to something with which the reader is likely to be…
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vocabulary language arts 8th grade
Diction
Syntax
Tone
Mood
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
author's attitude toward the subject/ topic evoked through di…
feeling(s) evoked in the reader as a reaction to the narrativ…
Diction
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Syntax
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
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Language Arts 8th Grade Vocabulary
Anxious
Permeate
Communal
Brooding
Full of mental distress because of fear
To pass into or through every part of...
Used or shared in common by everyone in a group
Preoccupied with depression, morbid or painful memories
Anxious
Full of mental distress because of fear
Permeate
To pass into or through every part of...
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Abhor
Abrasive
Alternative
Ambiguous
Regard with disgust and hatred
1. Capable of polishing or cleaning a hard surface by rubbing…
1. Offering or expressing a choice a choice... 2. Different fro…
1. Open to more than one interpretation; having double meanin…
Abhor
Regard with disgust and hatred
Abrasive
1. Capable of polishing or cleaning a hard surface by rubbing…
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Language Arts vocabulary 8th grade
Guarantee
Contrast
Parallel
Industry
Wealth is no guarantee of happiness
The contrast between right and wrong is not always clear
His grades parallel those of his friends
Industry in our country has struggle in the last few years
Guarantee
Wealth is no guarantee of happiness
Contrast
The contrast between right and wrong is not always clear
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Allusion
Antecedent
Bais
Infer/Inference
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
A thing or event that existed before or logically precedes an…
prejudice in favor of or against one thing , person , or grou…
Inference is the act or process of deriving logical conclusio…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Antecedent
A thing or event that existed before or logically precedes an…
52 terms
8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Symbol
Allusion
Dialect
Point of View
something used to represent something else
a reference within a work to something famous outside it, suc…
the way people speak in certain locations or cultural groups
who is telling the story (narrator, main character)
Symbol
something used to represent something else
Allusion
a reference within a work to something famous outside it, suc…
23 terms
8th grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Textual evidence
Inference
Central Idea/Theme
Analyze
quotations, summaries, or paraphrases from text passages to s…
a logical conclusion based on observation, prior experience,…
the message of a literary work; a statement of truth about li…
to study details of a work to identify essential features or…
Textual evidence
quotations, summaries, or paraphrases from text passages to s…
Inference
a logical conclusion based on observation, prior experience,…
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8th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
adage
bonanza
churlish
citadel
a proverb, wise saying
a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profit…
lacking politeness or good manner; lacking sensitivity; diffi…
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or…
adage
a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profit…
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Language Arts Vocabulary - 8th Grade
stanza
speaker
couplet
figurative language
A group of lines in a poem
The voice of the poem
A rhymed pair of lines
Words or expressions with a meaning that is different from th…
stanza
A group of lines in a poem
speaker
The voice of the poem
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Language Arts Vocabulary 8th Grade
Acronym
Anecdote
Antonym
Autobiography
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters o…
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
a word OPPOSITE IN MEANING to another. Fast is an antonym of…
a history of a person's life written or told by that person.
Acronym
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters o…
Anecdote
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
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