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Fosters freshmen honors English, vocabulary #1-2
Aghast
Amiable
Audacious
Begrudge
Overcome with shock and dissappointment
Friendly and kind
Bold and daring (inclined to take risks) -especially in viola…
To give or concede reluctantly; to be annoyed by; to look upo…
Aghast
Overcome with shock and dissappointment
Amiable
Friendly and kind
20 terms
Reno High Foster Honors English List 25
acrimonious
congenital
complacent
evoke
adj. bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
adj. existing prior to or at birth but not hereditary; being…
adj. self-satisfied; smug
v. to call forth or summon a reaction; to elicit
acrimonious
adj. bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
congenital
adj. existing prior to or at birth but not hereditary; being…
20 terms
RHS Honors English Foster List #23
obstreperous
morphodite
trousseau
analogous
adj. noisy or boisterous, esp. in resistance to control or ad…
n. having a form, characteristics, etc., (esp. reproductive o…
n. the special wardrobe a bride gathers for her wedding
adj. alike in certain ways; similar in function but not in or…
obstreperous
adj. noisy or boisterous, esp. in resistance to control or ad…
morphodite
n. having a form, characteristics, etc., (esp. reproductive o…
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Reno High Foster Honors English List 25
acrimonious
congenital
complacent
evoke
adj. bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
adj. existing prior to or at birth but not hereditary; being…
adj. self-satisfied; smug
v. to call forth or summon a reaction; to elicit
acrimonious
adj. bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
congenital
adj. existing prior to or at birth but not hereditary; being…
English - personification, simile, metaphor-Mrs. Foster
personification
simile
metaphor
metaphor
A kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract i…
A comparison using "like" or "as".
A comparison without using like or as.
The typical teenage boy's room is a disaster area.
personification
A kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract i…
simile
A comparison using "like" or "as".
23 terms
RHS foster freshman honors english word of the day #5 (H)
Obdurate
Obfuscate
Onerous
Opulent
Adj-stubborn; hard-hearted
V-to confuse, to bewilder
Adj-burdensome; heavy, hard to endure
Adj-rich, luxurious, wealthy
Obdurate
Adj-stubborn; hard-hearted
Obfuscate
V-to confuse, to bewilder
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Mrs. Foster English - Vocab Test #1
asperity
bane
buffoon
doleful
n. 1. Sharpness of harshness of manner... 2. Roughness of surfac…
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm... baneful -…
n. A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a…
adj. Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
asperity
n. 1. Sharpness of harshness of manner... 2. Roughness of surfac…
bane
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm... baneful -…
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Honors English (Mrs. Williams)
Satiate
Sardonic
Sanguine
Sanctity
(V.) To fill completely
(Adj.) Showing disrespect or scorn for someone or something
(Adj.) Confident or hopeful
(N.) State or quality of being holy, important, or valuable.
Satiate
(V.) To fill completely
Sardonic
(Adj.) Showing disrespect or scorn for someone or something
30 terms
Honors English, Mrs. Holtz
Abridge
Acrid
Adamant
Affable
To shorten in duration; to reduce the number of words
Sharp and harsh or unpleasantly irritating in taste or odor;…
Unshakeable or insistent especially in maintaining a position…
Being pleasant and friendly especially in interactions with o…
Abridge
To shorten in duration; to reduce the number of words
Acrid
Sharp and harsh or unpleasantly irritating in taste or odor;…
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honors English mrs Adam
verbal irony
situational irony
dramatic irony
alliteration
when the exact opposote of what is said is said
opposite of what is expected to happen happens
reader understands something the characters don't
phrase w/ same sound multiple times
verbal irony
when the exact opposote of what is said is said
situational irony
opposite of what is expected to happen happens
45 terms
Honors english mrs.Good
alias
clandestine
enigma
latent
Assumed name
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
a puzzle; a mystery
potential that is not readily apparent
alias
Assumed name
clandestine
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
30 terms
Mrs. Hargrove Honors English
Plot
Narrative Order
Chronological Order
Flashback
The sequence of events in which it involves the characters in…
The sequence of events.
The most common type of narrative order in children's books.…
Occurs when the author narrates an event that took place befo…
Plot
The sequence of events in which it involves the characters in…
Narrative Order
The sequence of events.
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Mr. Bitzer honors English
Emulate
Sere
Abate
Contrite
Verb; to strive to be equal to; to imitate
Adjective; dry and withered
Verb; to lessen violence or intensity
Adjective; feeling regret for having committed some wrongdoing
Emulate
Verb; to strive to be equal to; to imitate
Sere
Adjective; dry and withered
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Honors English Mr. Adams
Abdicate
Acolyte
Ambiguity
Austere
renounce one's throne
An assistant or follower
uncertainty of meaning in language; lack to commitment.
Severe or strict in matter attitude or appearance.
Abdicate
renounce one's throne
Acolyte
An assistant or follower
75 terms
Mrs. Gregory Honors English Vocabulary
Callous
Somber
Billow
Exalt
showing or having cruel disregard for others
dark or dull in tone; gloomy
fill will air; swell outward; to balloon outward
to hold in high regard; think or speak highly of
Callous
showing or having cruel disregard for others
Somber
dark or dull in tone; gloomy
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Mr. Foster English Terms Cherry Creek High School
metaphor
mixed metaphor
dead metaphor
extended metaphor
-A figure is speech which makes an implicit, or hidden compar…
- A succession of incongruous or ludicrous comparisons. When…
-Traditionally defined as a figure of speech that has lost it…
- A comparison between two unlike things that continue throug…
metaphor
-A figure is speech which makes an implicit, or hidden compar…
mixed metaphor
- A succession of incongruous or ludicrous comparisons. When…
43 terms
English Honors- Mr. White
Escarpments
Amalgam
Sully
Subcutaneous
noun... Geology. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, r…
noun... an alloy of mercury with another metal or metals.
to soil, stain, or tarnish. -Verb
adjective... situated or lying under the skin, as tissue.
Escarpments
noun... Geology. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, r…
Amalgam
noun... an alloy of mercury with another metal or metals.
15 terms
Vocabulary--> Honors English <Mrs. Quinby>
sieve (n, 74)
proboscis (n, 22)
slum (n, 148)
cacophony (n, 42)
a kitchen tool that has many small holes
large nose
a poor area of town
harsh mixture of sounds
sieve (n, 74)
a kitchen tool that has many small holes
proboscis (n, 22)
large nose
16 terms
Mrs. Alonso Honors English-Notes
Science Fiction
Elements of Science Fiction
3 2
Extrapolation
A form of fantasy in which scientificmfacts, assumprions, or…
Science, Technology and Invention, Future and remote past(tim…
To be science fiction, a story must have at least ____ of the…
Exaggerations, logical extensions of scientific and cultural…
Science Fiction
A form of fantasy in which scientificmfacts, assumprions, or…
Elements of Science Fiction
Science, Technology and Invention, Future and remote past(tim…
30 terms
English 2 Honors: Mrs. Wilson
vitriolic
mire
vilify
collate
harsh, bitter, or malicious
area of wet swampy ground, marsh
speak or write about in an obsessively disparaging manner
collect and combine in proper order
vitriolic
harsh, bitter, or malicious
mire
area of wet swampy ground, marsh
Honors English 10 (mrs. Cox)
Jingoist
Lothario
Maverick
Nemesis
Person skilled in foreign languages
a man who behaves selfishly and irresponsibly in his sexual r…
Unorthodox person
The inescapable agent of someone's downfall
Jingoist
Person skilled in foreign languages
Lothario
a man who behaves selfishly and irresponsibly in his sexual r…
79 terms
English Honors Exam (Mrs. Ferrens)
supplication
suppliant
lamentation
pestilence
a humble request, prayer, petition
a humble petitioner
outward expression of sorrow; cries of grief
any contagious disease; an epidemic of disease
supplication
a humble request, prayer, petition
suppliant
a humble petitioner
English Honors Terms Mrs. Hinds
Metonymy
Synecdoche
Irony
Hyperbole
Definition : A figure of speech which is characterized by the…
A form of metaphor which in mentioning a part signifies the w…
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
- extravagant statements or claims not meant to be taken lite…
Metonymy
Definition : A figure of speech which is characterized by the…
Synecdoche
A form of metaphor which in mentioning a part signifies the w…
28 terms
english honors vocab - Mrs. Roy
Abysmal
Accretion
Ardent
Bamboozle
extremely hopeless or wretched; bottomless
the process of growth or enlargement by a gradual buildup
Passionate
to trick
Abysmal
extremely hopeless or wretched; bottomless
Accretion
the process of growth or enlargement by a gradual buildup
29 terms
honors english vocab- mrs dennis
ambrosial
amorous
arbitrary
auroral
extremely delicious
full of love
based upon impulse or random chance, rather than on reason
pertaining to or resembling dawn; rosy; radiant
ambrosial
extremely delicious
amorous
full of love
141 terms
Honors English Vocab Mrs. Brown
Tentative
Plausible
Placid
Aquiesce
Unsure, not definite
Believable
Calm and peaceful
To agree to do something even if you don't want to
Tentative
Unsure, not definite
Plausible
Believable
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Mrs. Carr Honors English Vocabulary
Licentious
Numismatist
Paucity
Fatalistic
Morally unrestrained
Coin collector
A lack of something
Beliefor that all events are out of our control
Licentious
Morally unrestrained
Numismatist
Coin collector
Vocabulary--> Honors English <Mrs. Quinby>
sieve (n, 74)
proboscis (n, 22)
slum (n, 148)
cacophony (n, 42)
a kitchen took that has manh small holes
large nose
a poor area of town
harsh mixture of sounds
sieve (n, 74)
a kitchen took that has manh small holes
proboscis (n, 22)
large nose
English 2 honors Mrs. Wernerbauch
Suppliant
Lamentation
Decrepit
Detestable
Expressive of supplication, words, or actions
The act of lamenting or expressing grief
Weakens by old age; feeble;infirm
Deserving to be tested
Suppliant
Expressive of supplication, words, or actions
Lamentation
The act of lamenting or expressing grief
20 terms
Honors English Vocab. Mrs. Paradise
Acquiesce
Censure
Deride
Disdain
Intransitive Verb. To accept or skew something without argume…
Intransitive Verb. To criticize our judge strongly. Noun. Str…
Transitive Verb. To express contempt for. Ridicule.... To speak…
Noun. The feeling something or someone dies not deserve respe…
Acquiesce
Intransitive Verb. To accept or skew something without argume…
Censure
Intransitive Verb. To criticize our judge strongly. Noun. Str…
13 terms
Honors English Vocab Mrs Shingler
Ryhme Scheme
Foreshadow
Couplet
Drama
A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhymes at the end of each li…
be a warning or indication of (a future event).
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by r…
a play for theater, radio, or television.
Ryhme Scheme
A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhymes at the end of each li…
Foreshadow
be a warning or indication of (a future event).
10 terms
English 1 Honors (Mrs. Collins)
Venture
Preclude
Impunity
Retribution
to dare to do something or to proceed somewhere in spite of t…
to prevent from making possible; to prevent beforehand
exemption from punishment or consequences of an action
punishment considered to be morally right and deserved
Venture
to dare to do something or to proceed somewhere in spite of t…
Preclude
to prevent from making possible; to prevent beforehand
18 terms
Mrs. Tar Honors English Review
Prose
Poetry
Drama
Six element of short story
Written in sentences and paragraphs. It includes fiction and…
Written according to patterns of lines. It has definite rhyth…
May be written in prose or poetry. It often has a special for…
1)plot... 2)conflict... 3)setting... 4)characters... 5)point of view... 6)th…
Prose
Written in sentences and paragraphs. It includes fiction and…
Poetry
Written according to patterns of lines. It has definite rhyth…
10 terms
Honors English 2 Mrs Vault
Impropriety
Magnanimity
Aberration
Irascible
The state or quality of being unfit, unseemly, or inappropriate
The quality of being free from petty resentfulness or vindict…
Extravagance or enormity
Easily provoked to anger; very irritable
Impropriety
The state or quality of being unfit, unseemly, or inappropriate
Magnanimity
The quality of being free from petty resentfulness or vindict…
34 terms
Mr. Foster English 2 Midterm Definitions (Spring 2016)
Rhetoric
Tone
Pathos
Ethos
argument that is either spoken or written
supports for argument; aka facts
emotion; appeals to character
appeals to ethics
Rhetoric
argument that is either spoken or written
Tone
supports for argument; aka facts
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Honors English 4 Mrs.D
Crone
Extort
Forlorn
Frugal
An old women who is thin & ugly
Obtain something by force, threats, or other unfair means
Pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely
Sparing or economical with regard to money or food
Crone
An old women who is thin & ugly
Extort
Obtain something by force, threats, or other unfair means
25 terms
English 105 Honors Mrs. Triplett
Ante
Anti
Bi
Circum
Before
Against
Two
Around
Ante
Before
Anti
Against
19 terms
English 1 Honors Mrs. Kliwer
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(N) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(V) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
(N) A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(N) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period o…
Approbation
(N) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(V) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
37 terms
English Mrs. Foster Vocabulary test Al Copone Does My Shirts
convict
buoy
runt
circuits
people serving in prison
floating object in a large body of water
undersized person
complete or partial paths over which electrical currents may…
convict
people serving in prison
buoy
floating object in a large body of water
10 terms
English 1 Honors mrs.connel
esoteric
fulminate
insouciant
lachrymose
intended for or understood by a particular group
issue a thunderous verbal attack or denunciation
marked by nonchalance; carefree
weeping or inclined to weep; tearful
esoteric
intended for or understood by a particular group
fulminate
issue a thunderous verbal attack or denunciation
10 terms
Honors English 2 Mrs. Vault
Censure
Blasphemy
Intricate
Begrudge
Strong or vehement expression of disapproval
To speak of a sacred entity in an irreverent, impious manner.
Complex
To envy the possession of enjoyment of something
Censure
Strong or vehement expression of disapproval
Blasphemy
To speak of a sacred entity in an irreverent, impious manner.
18 terms
Honors English 4 - Mrs. Carlotz
Descartes
Philosophy of Truth
Tolstoy
Philosophy of Beauty
Questioning is good and essential to strengthen the foundatio…
What philosophy is Descartes?
Art is emotion with a connection
What philosophy is Tolstoy?
Descartes
Questioning is good and essential to strengthen the foundatio…
Philosophy of Truth
What philosophy is Descartes?
14 terms
Mrs. Devlin Honors English Vocab
Harangue
Abasement
Billowing
Cower
Noisy, attacking speech
humiliation; degradation
swelling; fluttering; waving
recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
Harangue
Noisy, attacking speech
Abasement
humiliation; degradation
20 terms
Mrs. Graham, Honors English Period 2
Acerbic
Befuddled
Callous
Defensive
My V.P.E teacher has an acerbic attitude when people don't ch…
I am usually befuddled when Mr. Weatherington hands out homew…
My older cousin has a callous personality, she shows no respe…
Boyfriends are usually defensive over their girlfriends.
Acerbic
My V.P.E teacher has an acerbic attitude when people don't ch…
Befuddled
I am usually befuddled when Mr. Weatherington hands out homew…
12 terms
Honors English 9 Mr. Staver
a-,an
amphi
ana-,an
anti-
not, without Ex. abyss
both Ex. amphibious
up, back, again Ex.analysis, anode
against Ex.antipodal
a-,an
not, without Ex. abyss
amphi
both Ex. amphibious
117 terms
English Final Review - Mrs. Spearman Honors English
Prose
Poetry
Drama
Fiction
Written in sentences and paragraphs.... Includes fiction (novel…
Written according to patterns of lines. it has definite rhyth…
May be written in prose OR poetry. It is written to be perfor…
Made up stories that did not actually occur.
Prose
Written in sentences and paragraphs.... Includes fiction (novel…
Poetry
Written according to patterns of lines. it has definite rhyth…
44 terms
Mrs. Bankston English non-honors
the legendary poet credited with writi…
The Odyssey takes place after_________…
Homer was believed to have been________.
the cyclops who held odysseus and his…
Homer
trojan war
blind
polyphemus
the legendary poet credited with writi…
Homer
The Odyssey takes place after_________…
trojan war
76 terms
Mrs. Neuman Honors English III
allusion
archetype
Carpe Diem
aside
a reference in a work of literature to a well-known person, p…
a pattern that appears in literature across cultures and is r…
seize the day
words spoken by an actor directly to... the audience, which are…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to a well-known person, p…
archetype
a pattern that appears in literature across cultures and is r…
79 terms
English Honors Exam (Mrs. Ferrens)
supplication
suppliant
lamentation
pestilence
a humble request, prayer, petition
a humble petitioner
outward expression of sorrow; cries of grief
any contagious disease; an epidemic of disease
supplication
a humble request, prayer, petition
suppliant
a humble petitioner
79 terms
English Honors Exam (Mrs. Ferrens)
supplication
suppliant
lamentation
pestilence
a humble request, prayer, petition
a humble petitioner
outward expression of sorrow; cries of grief
any contagious disease; an epidemic of disease
supplication
a humble request, prayer, petition
suppliant
a humble petitioner
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