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10 terms
English 11 Set 6
Camaraderie
Canopy
Capitulate
Carnivore
friendship
covering
to surrender or give in
meat eater
Camaraderie
friendship
Canopy
covering
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English 11: Set 6
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
Connotation
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
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English 11 vocab set 6 51-60
allusion
analogy
anecdote
connotation
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
analogy
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
English 11 set 6
Accost
Brevity
Cajole
Copious
To approach and speak to someone
Briefness
To persuade someone he or she doesn't want to do
Abundant; plentiful
Accost
To approach and speak to someone
Brevity
Briefness
English 11 set 6
Accommodating
Accord
Acquiesce
Adamant
Willing to help; obliging.
Noun a) agreement; harmony b) a settlement or compromise of c…
To consent or comply
Firm and unyielding in purpose or opinion; inflexible.
Accommodating
Willing to help; obliging.
Accord
Noun a) agreement; harmony b) a settlement or compromise of c…
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English 11 set 6-
camaraderie (n)
capitulate (v)
carnivore (n)
carrion (n)
comradeship; good fellowship, friendship
to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms; to give…
an animal that eats flesh
dead or putrefying flesh; rottenness; anything vile
camaraderie (n)
comradeship; good fellowship, friendship
capitulate (v)
to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms; to give…
English 10 Set 6
venal
cult
nuance
torpor
capable of betraying trust, especially if bribed
an organized sect with an obsessive devotion to a person or a…
a subtle difference
a state of not caring; a state of sluggish activity
venal
capable of betraying trust, especially if bribed
cult
an organized sect with an obsessive devotion to a person or a…
English 11 Set 6
edify
effete
elegy
elusive
to improve someone morally
worn out; barren
a sad or mournful poem
difficult to catch or to hold; hard to... explain or understand
edify
to improve someone morally
effete
worn out; barren
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English 11 Vocab Set 6
abash
bigotry
cajole
chargrin
to destroy the self confidence or self possession of anyone;…
obstinate and unenlightened attachment to ones own religion,…
to get ones way be deceptive flattery or specious promises
embarrassment or humiliation caused by disappointment or fail…
abash
to destroy the self confidence or self possession of anyone;…
bigotry
obstinate and unenlightened attachment to ones own religion,…
20 terms
English 11 Set 6
Juxtapose (verb)
Plight (noun)
Covert (adj)
Cope (verb)
To place side by side. Syn-connect ant- separate
Difficult situation. Syn-predicament ant-blessing
Secret, hidden. Syn-masked ant-open
To be able to handle. Syn-manage ant-struggle
Juxtapose (verb)
To place side by side. Syn-connect ant- separate
Plight (noun)
Difficult situation. Syn-predicament ant-blessing
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English 11 Vocab set 6
Gregarious
Egregious
Atrophy
Sublime
Sociable
Remarkably bad
Waste away
Grand
Gregarious
Sociable
Egregious
Remarkably bad
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English 11 Vocabulary Set 6
cynic
oceanic
conviction
expound
believes the worst
broad and powerful
principle
explain
cynic
believes the worst
oceanic
broad and powerful
Vocab English 11 set 6
Myriad
Accolade
Grandiloquent
Caucus
(n.) an extremely large number
(n.) an award, an honor
(adj.) attempting to impress with big words or grand gestures
(n.) a meeting of members of a political party to make decision
Myriad
(n.) an extremely large number
Accolade
(n.) an award, an honor
24 terms
English 11 Vocabulary set 6
tactful
prosperity
interpolate
alleviate
diplomatic, sensitive in dealing with others in difficult sit…
wealth; financial success
(1) insert in between two opposing points;... (2) inserted in so…
to make less severe, to relieve
tactful
diplomatic, sensitive in dealing with others in difficult sit…
prosperity
wealth; financial success
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English 11 set 6
Depravity
Coercion
Benevolent
Cryptic
extreme corruption, wickedness
use of force to get someone to obey
generous, charitable
mysterious, hidden, secret
Depravity
extreme corruption, wickedness
Coercion
use of force to get someone to obey
English 11 Vocab Set 6
Abhorrence (n.)
Arraigned (v.)
Debase (v.)
Divest (v.)
a feeling of extreme repugnance or aversion; utter loathing
to call to account
to reduce in quality or value; abominate
to strip of clothing (remove), ornament, etc.
Abhorrence (n.)
a feeling of extreme repugnance or aversion; utter loathing
Arraigned (v.)
to call to account
10 terms
English 11 set 6
Bulwark (n)
Cache (n)
Cacophony (n)
Cajole (v)
Defensive wall
Hiding place
Harsh sounds
To coaxe
Bulwark (n)
Defensive wall
Cache (n)
Hiding place
20 terms
English 11 set 6
Impervious
Improper
Incendiary
Incentive
Adj. Unable to be affected... I'm impervious to pain
Adj. not suitable... He was using improper jargon
Adj. stirring up conflict... They were incendiary bullets
Noun. Motivation to take action... Her incentive was always money
Impervious
Adj. Unable to be affected... I'm impervious to pain
Improper
Adj. not suitable... He was using improper jargon
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AP English 11 Set 6
adj. not simple
noun. delicate distinction
adj. total failure
noun. effect
Complex
Subtleties
Catastrophic
Consequences
adj. not simple
Complex
noun. delicate distinction
Subtleties
english vocab set 6
refute
hardy
fervor
opportunist
1. to prove wrong by argument/evidence, shown to be false/err…
robust; capable of enduring difficult conditions 2. (of plant…
intense/passionate feeling
a person who exploits circumstances to gain immediate advanta…
refute
1. to prove wrong by argument/evidence, shown to be false/err…
hardy
robust; capable of enduring difficult conditions 2. (of plant…
9 terms
English Vocabulary - Set 6
appeal
suggest
quotation
initiate
to attract or interest OR ... to ask
to imply, infer or say
a passage that is quoted from a book, speech, etc. OR ... words…
to begin
appeal
to attract or interest OR ... to ask
suggest
to imply, infer or say
Set 6, English II
anarchy
condone
dimiss
facetious
n. absence of government; state of disorder
v. accept; allow
v. put away from consideration; reject
adj. joking; humorous
anarchy
n. absence of government; state of disorder
condone
v. accept; allow
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English IV - Set 6
appall
cognizant
commiserate
expedient
to shock
conscious of
to express sorrow
self-interested and fast
appall
to shock
cognizant
conscious of
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English 12 Set 6 (Term 2/4)
inert
circumvent
clandestine
acquit
unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish
to get around; bypass
secret
to find not guilty of fault or crime
inert
unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish
circumvent
to get around; bypass
12 terms
English 11 vocab set 6
cacaphony
cadence
cajole
callow
harsh sounding mixture of sounds
rhythm; rise and fall of sounds
to persuade someone to do something he doesn't want to do
immature
cacaphony
harsh sounding mixture of sounds
cadence
rhythm; rise and fall of sounds
10 terms
English 11 Semester 2 Set 6
Tentative
Bravado
Morose
Sparse
uncertain
pretended courage
gloomy; sullenly melancholy
scanty; meager
Tentative
uncertain
Bravado
pretended courage
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English Vocab Set 6
Nepotism
Begrudge
Mandarin
Glutinous
Favoritism showed to family of friends
To envy; to resent another's success
An influential person; a member of an elite group
Gluey; sticky
Nepotism
Favoritism showed to family of friends
Begrudge
To envy; to resent another's success
English 11 H Vocabulary Set 6
Spasmodic
Specious
Doleful
Flout
(Adj) Temporarily impulsive or violent; intermittent and Inte…
(Adj) Apparently but not actually just, sound, correct, etc.;…
(Adj) Sad; sorrowful; mournful.
(N/V) To defy contemptuously; to scorn or scoff; such an act.
Spasmodic
(Adj) Temporarily impulsive or violent; intermittent and Inte…
Specious
(Adj) Apparently but not actually just, sound, correct, etc.;…
8 terms
English Words Set 6
dauntless (adj)
debilitate (v.)
deplete (v.)
discrepancy (n.)
showing fearlessness and determination
make (someone) weak and infirm
use up the supply or resources of
a lack of compatibility or similarity between two or more facts
dauntless (adj)
showing fearlessness and determination
debilitate (v.)
make (someone) weak and infirm
14 terms
Year 9 ENGLISH LANGUAGE Study Set 6
pension
readjustment
spontaneous
caption
A sum paid regularly to a person, usually after retirement.
the act of correcting again
said or done without having been planned in advance
A text label that identifies an illustration such as a figure…
pension
A sum paid regularly to a person, usually after retirement.
readjustment
the act of correcting again
10 terms
English Vocabulary set 6
Environs
Hapless
Heinous
Incognito
The area adjoining or surrounding a place
unfortunate
(adj.) very wicked, offensive, hateful
Having ones true identity concealed
Environs
The area adjoining or surrounding a place
Hapless
unfortunate
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English I Set 6
Succumb
Superfluous
Taciturn
Tantamount
to give way to superior force
unnecessary
being of few words
equivalent in effect or meaning
Succumb
to give way to superior force
Superfluous
unnecessary
10 terms
English III Set 6
deign
deity
dejected
delectable
v. to condescend; to think it in accordance with one's dignit…
n. a god or goddess
v. depressed; disheartened
adj. delightful; delicious
deign
v. to condescend; to think it in accordance with one's dignit…
deity
n. a god or goddess
10 terms
English vocab set 6
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
Connotation
A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, t…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
An idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
Allusion
A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, t…
Analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
20 terms
Vocab Set 6 - Whitty English 11
Erudite (adj)
Esoteric (adj)
Euphemism (n)
Evasive (adj)
Scholarly, educated
Beyond understanding
Softer way of saying something bad
Vague, elusive
Erudite (adj)
Scholarly, educated
Esoteric (adj)
Beyond understanding
19 terms
Honors English 11 vocabulary: set 6: etymology
Harbor
Er
Pro
Prophet
Shelter
One who
For/ in favor of
Teller
Harbor
Shelter
Er
One who
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English set 6
Myriad
Accolade
Grandiloquent
Caucus
An extremely large number
An award or honor... Praise
attempting to impress with big words or grand gestures
A meeting of members of a political party to make decisions
Myriad
An extremely large number
Accolade
An award or honor... Praise
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Honors English 11 vocabulary: set 6: definitions
Harbringer
Prophetic
Palpable
Multitudinous
A person or thing that announces or signals the approach of a…
Accurately describing or predicting what will happen in the f…
Able to be touched or felt
Very numerous; too numerous to be counted
Harbringer
A person or thing that announces or signals the approach of a…
Prophetic
Accurately describing or predicting what will happen in the f…
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English Vocab Set 6
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
Connotation
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
18 terms
English Vocab Set 6 (11.8.15)
askew
implore, beseech, entreat
enigma
futile, futility
crooked, off-center, out of place, out of line
to beg and really, really mean it, to plead
a puzzle, anything that is difficult to understand or explain
serves no purpose, as it produces no result
askew
crooked, off-center, out of place, out of line
implore, beseech, entreat
to beg and really, really mean it, to plead
English II Set 6
content
dubious
former
frivolous
happy
doubtful
previous
silly
content
happy
dubious
doubtful
English Vocab Set 6
aesthetic
nascent
analogous
ancillary
a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
starting to develop; coming into existence
similar or alike in some way
providing assistance
aesthetic
a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
nascent
starting to develop; coming into existence
English Vocabulary Set 6
reprehensible
rendezvous
implore
clad
Deserving blame or punishment
to meet in secret accordance
To beg
A diagram that is based on patterns of shared, derived traits…
reprehensible
Deserving blame or punishment
rendezvous
to meet in secret accordance
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English 1 Set 6-A
podiatrist
podiatry
chiropodist
chiropody
a foot doctor
the practice of treating foot ailments
a doctor who treats hand and foot ailments
the practice of treating hand and foot ailments
podiatrist
a foot doctor
podiatry
the practice of treating foot ailments
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English 11 Vocabulary Terms, Set 6
Ascetic
Brevity
Degradation
Dogmatic
Living without physical comforts or pleasures, especially for…
The quality of expressing something in very few words
An experience or situation that makes you feel ashamed and an…
Completely certain of their beliefs and expect others to acce…
Ascetic
Living without physical comforts or pleasures, especially for…
Brevity
The quality of expressing something in very few words
English II set 6
wallow
sufficient
flounder
brandish
move about clumsily
able to fulfill a need
walk with great difficulty
exhibit aggressively
wallow
move about clumsily
sufficient
able to fulfill a need
The English Teacher Set 6
cultivate
ere
lest
aeon
make, grow
before
for fear that
a long time, a billion years
cultivate
make, grow
ere
before
21 terms
SMA - Ellis - English 11 - Vocab Set 6
erudite
esoteric
euphemism
dysphemism
(adj): scholarly, educated
(adj): beyond understanding; abstruse
(n): softer way of saying ... something bad, circumlocution
antonym for euphemism
erudite
(adj): scholarly, educated
esoteric
(adj): beyond understanding; abstruse
20 terms
English 4 set 6
Acede
Brandish
Comprise
Deft
To yield to
To wave or flourish in a mean fashion
To include or contain
Skillful or nimble
Acede
To yield to
Brandish
To wave or flourish in a mean fashion
10 terms
English 11 Word Set 6
Ambivalence
Coagulate
Desultory
Dormant
Hesitancy
Thicken
Random
Inactive
Ambivalence
Hesitancy
Coagulate
Thicken
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