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English 11 / Lesson 11
Attenuate
Behemoth
Disinter
Impinge
To make or become thin... To lessen the amount, force, or value of
Something or someone of enormous size or power
To remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up
To go beyond desirable or established limits; to encroach... To…
Attenuate
To make or become thin... To lessen the amount, force, or value of
Behemoth
Something or someone of enormous size or power
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English 11- lesson 11
Elixir
Desiccated
Cessation
Juxtapose
A supposed remedy for all ailments
Dried up
A stopping; a discontinuance
To place side-by-side for comparison
Elixir
A supposed remedy for all ailments
Desiccated
Dried up
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English 11 - Lesson Eight
neologism
censure
deride
gambol
a new word or expression
to criticize sharply
to ridicule; to mock
to frolic; to romp about playfully
neologism
a new word or expression
censure
to criticize sharply
English 11 - Lesson 3
symposium
foreshadow
scrutinize
evasive
n. a meeting for discussing a particular subject; a collectio…
v. to indicate or suggest beforehand; to give a warning of
v. to examine closely or critically
adj. avoiding by cleverness; not straightforward; misleading
symposium
n. a meeting for discussing a particular subject; a collectio…
foreshadow
v. to indicate or suggest beforehand; to give a warning of
English 11 - Lesson 9
shrew
slucrative
garrulous
abridge
a mouse like animal that eats insects; a bad-tempered, naggin…
profitable; producing money or weatlh
talking too much, especially about unimportant things
to shorten the number of words; to condense
shrew
a mouse like animal that eats insects; a bad-tempered, naggin…
slucrative
profitable; producing money or weatlh
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English 11- Lesson 1
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
causing disagreement
dishonorable, shameful
a rude or impolite person
a shield, protection
factious
causing disagreement
ignoble
dishonorable, shameful
English 11 - Lesson 2
prologue
conjecture
terse
misanthrope
introductory lines of a play; the preface to a literary work;…
an opinion without proof; guesswork - to speculate; to guess
brief and to the point (in writing or speaking); concise
an individual who dislikes or distrusts other human beings
prologue
introductory lines of a play; the preface to a literary work;…
conjecture
an opinion without proof; guesswork - to speculate; to guess
English 11 - Lesson 1
vernacular
rhetorical
provocative
accentuate
the native language or dialect of a country or region; everyd…
the effective use of words (particularly in prose composition…
stimulating; pushing or tending toward action, thought, or st…
to emphasize; to heighten the effect of; to pronounce or mark…
vernacular
the native language or dialect of a country or region; everyd…
rhetorical
the effective use of words (particularly in prose composition…
English 11 - Lesson 4
novice
banter
connotation
nostalgic
an inexperienced person; a beginner
n. teasing or mocking in a good-natured, playful manner; v. t…
the suggested, or implied, meaning of a word, not its strict…
having a longing for things past
novice
an inexperienced person; a beginner
banter
n. teasing or mocking in a good-natured, playful manner; v. t…
English 11 - Lesson 5
anagram
goad
noncommital
assertion
a word or phrase formed from another word or phrase by changi…
n. a prod for driving cattle; anything that drives or urges;…
not committing to any one position or course of action; not r…
the act of declaring something; a claim or declaration stated…
anagram
a word or phrase formed from another word or phrase by changi…
goad
n. a prod for driving cattle; anything that drives or urges;…
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English 11 / Lesson 12
Amity
Animadversion
Antithetical
Bellicose
Peaceful relations; friendship
A critical or hostile comment
Being in direct and outspoken opposition
Inclined to quarrel; combative; warlike
Amity
Peaceful relations; friendship
Animadversion
A critical or hostile comment
English 11 - Lesson 10
intangible
idiomatic
expletive
affable
not capable of being touched; not material; vague or not easi…
characteristic or a particular language
an oath or exclamation, usually profane; a word with no meani…
friendly, cordial, pleasnat and easy to talk to; showing frie…
intangible
not capable of being touched; not material; vague or not easi…
idiomatic
characteristic or a particular language
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English 11- Lesson 3
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
ordinary or dull
in good faith
accidental; nonessential
fertile, productive
pedestrian
ordinary or dull
bona fide
in good faith
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English 11- Lesson 2
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
powerless; lacking strength
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
a correction
impotent
powerless; lacking strength
antithesis
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
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English 11 - Vocabulary Lesson 11
elixir
desiccated
cessation
juxtapose
a supposed remedy for all ailments
dried up
a stopping; a discontinuance
to place side-by-side for comparison
elixir
a supposed remedy for all ailments
desiccated
dried up
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English 11- lesson 12
Halcyon
Fastidious
Badinage
Malapropism
Calm or pleasant
Hard to please or fussy
Playful, teasing talk
A word humorously misused
Halcyon
Calm or pleasant
Fastidious
Hard to please or fussy
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Caesar's English 1 (Lessons 11-20)
spec
pend
omni
re
look
hang
all
again
spec
look
pend
hang
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English 11-Lesson 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
an evil design or plan
having a negative effect; insulting
an omen or sign
suitable for marriage in age and physical development, referr…
machination
an evil design or plan
pejorative
having a negative effect; insulting
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English 11- Lesson 6
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
banal
an intense dislike
to make clear
likely to happen; threatening
common, ordinary
antipathy
an intense dislike
elucidate
to make clear
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English 11 Vocabulary Lesson 11
ambivalent
beneficent
betrothed
congenital
Having mixed feelings
Doing good
Engaged to be married
Present at birth
ambivalent
Having mixed feelings
beneficent
Doing good
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English 11- Lesson 8
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
to ridicule; to mock
to criticize sharply
to frolic; to romp about playfully
to kill someone as sacrificial victim, usually by fire
deride
to ridicule; to mock
censure
to criticize sharply
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English 11- Lesson 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
an excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
to make impure; to contaminate
to come forth; to send forth
tastefully gaudy
idolatry
an excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
adulterate
to make impure; to contaminate
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English 11- Lesson 5
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
an excessively fashion-conscious man
a curse
something that does not logically follow
cheerful; optimistic
fop
an excessively fashion-conscious man
imprecation
a curse
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English 11- Lesson 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
skillful; clever
visible to the naked eye
foolish; inane
pertaining to cows or cattle
adroit
skillful; clever
macroscopic
visible to the naked eye
English 11: Lesson 1 vocabulary
accentuate
ambiguous
comprehensive
felicitous
to emphasize; to heighten the effect of; to pronounce or mark…
having more than one possible meaning; uncertain; vague or un…
of wide scope; inclusive; thorough
well chosen for the occasion; appropriate; apt; having an agr…
accentuate
to emphasize; to heighten the effect of; to pronounce or mark…
ambiguous
having more than one possible meaning; uncertain; vague or un…
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Lesson 20 English 11
chronic
dread
genetics
heredity
lasting a long time or recurring often
to anticipate with anxiety, alarm, or apprehension
branch of biology that deals with heredity
carrying over of characteristics from parent to offspring by…
chronic
lasting a long time or recurring often
dread
to anticipate with anxiety, alarm, or apprehension
English 11: Lesson 2 vocabulary
allegory
conjecture
despicable
dissolute
symbolic story in which people, settings, or actions represen…
n. an opinion without proof; guesswork; v. to guess
contemptible; deserving of scorn; vile
lacking moral restraint; very wicked; immoral; undisciplined
allegory
symbolic story in which people, settings, or actions represen…
conjecture
n. an opinion without proof; guesswork; v. to guess
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English 11 - Lesson 3
egoism
euphemism
erudite
equivocal
arrogance
substitution of harsh words with milder words
scholarly, learned
having two or more meanings
egoism
arrogance
euphemism
substitution of harsh words with milder words
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English 11- lesson 16
Salient
Recant
Jocular
Palliate
Significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
To withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
Humorous or lighthearted
To ease; to lesson ; to soothe
Salient
Significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
Recant
To withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
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English 11-lesson 15
Orifice
Hallow
Perdition
Chaff
Mouth; opening
To make holy
Dammation; ruin; hell
Worthless matter
Orifice
Mouth; opening
Hallow
To make holy
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English 11-lesson 13
Nirvana
Salutary
Despicable
Harlequin
A condition of great peace or happiness
Healthful; wholesome
Contemptible or hateful
A clown
Nirvana
A condition of great peace or happiness
Salutary
Healthful; wholesome
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English 11 - Lesson 11
battery
battlement
abate
bellicose
a beating or pounding, especially an unlawful beating; guns o…
a defense wall with alternating high and low sections
to reduce in quantity or intensity, to subside, to diminish
warlike, eager to fight
battery
a beating or pounding, especially an unlawful beating; guns o…
battlement
a defense wall with alternating high and low sections
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English 11- lesson 17
Rebuke
Nonentity
Sang-froid
Desultory
To scold to blame
A person or thing of little importance
Calmness; composure or cook-self possession
Wandering from subject to subject
Rebuke
To scold to blame
Nonentity
A person or thing of little importance
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English 11- lesson 18
Incendiary
Apotheosis
Contiguous
Auspicious
Causing to excite or inflame
The finest example
Making contract or touching at some point; side by side
Signaling favorable or promising results
Incendiary
Causing to excite or inflame
Apotheosis
The finest example
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English 11- lesson 20
Intractable
Disseminate
Sinecure
Tendentious
Difficult to manipulate or govern
To disperse or scatter
A job that provides income but requires little or no work
Biased in perspective; referring one view over another
Intractable
Difficult to manipulate or govern
Disseminate
To disperse or scatter
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English 11- lesson 19
Insuperable
Apex
Acrid
Fulminate
Not being able to be overcome
The highest point of something
Marked by a sharp taste or smell; bitter
To voice disapproval or protest
Insuperable
Not being able to be overcome
Apex
The highest point of something
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English 11- lesson 14
Bombast
Orthography
Paleontology
Recoil
Impressive but meaningless language
Correct spelling
A science dealing with prehistoric life through the study of…
To retreat; to draw back
Bombast
Impressive but meaningless language
Orthography
Correct spelling
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English 11 Lesson 15
amend
cram
despair
eave
to change
to stuff into
to give up hope
roof overhang
amend
to change
cram
to stuff into
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English 11 - Lesson 2
belligerent
bolster
conciliate
condemn
eager or willing to fight; hostile
uphold or reinforce
to overcome the hostility or mistrust of; placate
express strong disapproval of
belligerent
eager or willing to fight; hostile
bolster
uphold or reinforce
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English11 lesson 11
clud, clus (clos)
cruc
cur(e)
milit
to close
cross
care
soldier
clud, clus (clos)
to close
cruc
cross
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English 11- Lesson 4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
happening by chance or accident
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion
celibate
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
fortuitous
happening by chance or accident
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English 11--Lesson 16
Bulwark
coalition
exodus
heinous
(n.) a strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like struct…
an alliance, usually of nations, political parties, or factions
A mass departure
(adj.) very wicked, offensive, hateful
Bulwark
(n.) a strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like struct…
coalition
an alliance, usually of nations, political parties, or factions
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English 11 Lesson #11
frustrate
furtive
gadfly
galvanize
to bring about nothing; to thwart
done is a stealthy or secretive manner
person who annoys others
to startle into sudden activity
frustrate
to bring about nothing; to thwart
furtive
done is a stealthy or secretive manner
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English 2 Lesson 11
gadfly
grandiloquent
arduous
humility
n. an irritating and persistent person.
adj. pompous or high-flown speech.
adj. difficult; requiring much effort.
n. absence of vanity; humbleness.
gadfly
n. an irritating and persistent person.
grandiloquent
adj. pompous or high-flown speech.
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Caesar's English 1 (Lessons 11-20)
spec
pend
omni
re
look
hang
all
again
spec
look
pend
hang
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English 11 Lesson 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
(n) an evil design or plan... syn: scheme, plot
(adj) having a negative effect; insulting... syn: disparaging, d…
(n) an omen or sign... syn: warning, portent
(adj) suitable for marriage in age and physical development,…
machination
(n) an evil design or plan... syn: scheme, plot
pejorative
(adj) having a negative effect; insulting... syn: disparaging, d…
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English 9 / Lesson 11
Amenity
Averse
Complacent
Decompose
A feature that contributes to physical comfort... A feature that…
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned
To decay or to break down into basic elements
Amenity
A feature that contributes to physical comfort... A feature that…
Averse
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
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Lesson #1 - English 11
annotation
appellation
eponym
linguistics
a critical or explanatory note
a name, title, or designation
a person whose name is, or is thought to be, the source of th…
the study of the nature, structure, and variation of language
annotation
a critical or explanatory note
appellation
a name, title, or designation
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English 11 Vocabulary Lesson 11
beseech
cajole
elicit
enjoin
To request earnestly; to implore or beg
To urge with gentle, repeated appeals, teasing, or flattery;…
To bring out or call forth
1. To direct or order with authority... 2. To prohibit or forbid
beseech
To request earnestly; to implore or beg
cajole
To urge with gentle, repeated appeals, teasing, or flattery;…
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Lesson 11, English 11
epistle
avid
gadfly
humility
a letter of literary composition in letter form
enthusiastic; extremely interested
an irritating an persistent person
absence of vanity; humbleness
epistle
a letter of literary composition in letter form
avid
enthusiastic; extremely interested
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