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14 terms
English Language Arts- SAT vocab
fecund
sage
vacuous
deride
fertile
a wise man/ or to be wise
lacking ideas/intelligence
to ridicule
fecund
fertile
sage
a wise man/ or to be wise
224 terms
SAT Vocab - LANGUAGE ARTS
abridge
accede
acclaim
accost
1. (v.) to cut down, shorten (The publisher thought the dicti…
(v.) to agree (When the class asked the teacher whether they…
(n.) high praise (Greg's excellent poem won the acclaim of hi…
(v.) to confront verbally (Though Antoinette was normally qui…
abridge
1. (v.) to cut down, shorten (The publisher thought the dicti…
accede
(v.) to agree (When the class asked the teacher whether they…
83 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ______ is meant to hu…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
120 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
108 terms
Language Arts SAT Terms
debauchery
ebullient
facetious
aloof
wild living
overcome with joy and excitement
humorous
withdrawn
debauchery
wild living
ebullient
overcome with joy and excitement
9 terms
language arts sat words
Anthology
Epilogue
Prologue
Satire
a collection of poems and stories
a closing section added to a novel or play
an introductory section added to a poem,novel, or story
a literary work that ridicules and derides human vices and we…
Anthology
a collection of poems and stories
Epilogue
a closing section added to a novel or play
SAT Vocal: Language Arts
anthology
epilogue
prologue
satire
a collection of poems and stories
a closing section added to a novel or play
an introductory section added to a poem, novel, or story
a literary work that ridicules and derides human vices and we…
anthology
a collection of poems and stories
epilogue
a closing section added to a novel or play
83 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ______ is meant to hu…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
130 terms
Language Arts: SAT Vocabulary
Obstreperous
Conspicuous
Mendacious
Portent
Noisy; boisterous; unruly; out of control
Easily noticable; prominent
Not truthful; false
An indication of something about to happen; an omen; a predic…
Obstreperous
Noisy; boisterous; unruly; out of control
Conspicuous
Easily noticable; prominent
10 terms
Language Arts SAT Words
Deploy
Cavalier
Egg
Mete
To arrange strategically
Casual; Carefree
To encourage
To distribute
Deploy
To arrange strategically
Cavalier
Casual; Carefree
10 terms
language arts SAT vocab
delineate
nefarious
vernacular
brawn
to describe accurately
extreme wickedness
everyday speech, slang
muscular strength
delineate
to describe accurately
nefarious
extreme wickedness
46 terms
Language Arts SAT Words
acclaim
enigma
prodigal
adroit
praised or to applaud
a mystery; a puzzle
wasteful; especially with money; extravagant
skillful in physical activity, or in handling difficult situa…
acclaim
praised or to applaud
enigma
a mystery; a puzzle
20 terms
SAT vocabulary language arts
Delineate
Nefarious
Vernacular
Brawn
To describe accuratly
Extreme wickedness
Everyday speech slang
Muscular strength
Delineate
To describe accuratly
Nefarious
Extreme wickedness
SAT Language Arts Words
fecund
sage
vacuous
deride
fertile; productive
a wise man; to be wise through experience and reflection
lacking ideas or intelligence
To ridicule; mock
fecund
fertile; productive
sage
a wise man; to be wise through experience and reflection
10 terms
Language Arts SAT #3
deploy
writhe
egg
mete
to arrange strategically
to cause to twist or bend
to encourage to incite to action
to distribute by or as if by measure
deploy
to arrange strategically
writhe
to cause to twist or bend
10 terms
Language arts SAT vocabulary
Augmented
Efficient
Rueful
Emphatic
Made larger enlarged in size
Performing or functioning in the best possible manner
Feeling showing or expressing sorrow or pitty
Uttered with emphases; strongly expressive
Augmented
Made larger enlarged in size
Efficient
Performing or functioning in the best possible manner
43 terms
SAT language arts vocab
Abate
Abdicate
Aberration
Abstain
To make less amount, degree, force , etc. ... To deduct
To give up formally
A departure from what is normal
To hold back
Abate
To make less amount, degree, force , etc. ... To deduct
Abdicate
To give up formally
10 terms
Language Arts SAT Words
Ameliorate
Cavort
Clairvoyant
Conflagration
To make or become better; more bearable, more satisfactory
To behave in a high spirited, festive manner
Having or claiming to have the ability to see objects or acti…
A destructive fire, usually an extensive one
Ameliorate
To make or become better; more bearable, more satisfactory
Cavort
To behave in a high spirited, festive manner
28 terms
Language Arts SAT Words
Adversity
Annotate
Integrity
Anecdote
Synonym: Difficulty... Antonym: Easy... POS: Abstract Noun... Etymolog…
Synonym: Take Notes... Antonym: Non-annotate... POS: Verb... Etymology…
Synonym: Honesty... Antonym: deceiving... POS: Noun... Etymology: Midd…
Synonym: Story... Antonym: Expository Writing... POS: Abstract Noun…
Adversity
Synonym: Difficulty... Antonym: Easy... POS: Abstract Noun... Etymolog…
Annotate
Synonym: Take Notes... Antonym: Non-annotate... POS: Verb... Etymology…
10 terms
Language arts sat vocab
Aberration
Belittle
Cache
Debarth
Deviating from the right path or usual course of action
To make something less important
A hiding place
Shortage
Aberration
Deviating from the right path or usual course of action
Belittle
To make something less important
10 terms
Language Arts SAT #4
terse
coerse
diverse
abate
brief and to the point
to force by threatening
different
to reduce
terse
brief and to the point
coerse
to force by threatening
31 terms
LANGUAGE ARTS SAT
Ajar
Aggrandize
Aftermath
Adjunct
not completely open, not completely closed
to increase in size
something that results or follows from an event
something added to another thing but not essential to it
Ajar
not completely open, not completely closed
Aggrandize
to increase in size
10 terms
language arts sat 2
Prance
Encroach
smitten
allude
to act or walk about in a lively maner
to intrude gradually upon the rights of another; to tresspass
very mich love
to refer to casually or indirectly
Prance
to act or walk about in a lively maner
Encroach
to intrude gradually upon the rights of another; to tresspass
35 terms
English Language Arts Vocabulary
synonym
hyperbole
metaphor
simile
a word that has the same meaning as another word
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
A comparison without using like or as
A comparison of two things using like or as
synonym
a word that has the same meaning as another word
hyperbole
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
40 terms
Language Arts, SAT Words
CONFLAGRATION
CULPABLE
LISTLESS
EMULATE
an extensive fire that destroys a great deal of land or prope…
deserving blame.
(of a person or their manner) lacking energy or enthusiasm
match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imit…
CONFLAGRATION
an extensive fire that destroys a great deal of land or prope…
CULPABLE
deserving blame.
10 terms
SAT#4 Language Arts
Fluent
Console
Memorabilia
Expectorant
Able to write or speak easily and smoothly
To comfort; to make someone feel less sad
Things worth remembering
To split
Fluent
Able to write or speak easily and smoothly
Console
To comfort; to make someone feel less sad
11 terms
SAT#5 Language Arts
Intricate
Dank
Lackluster
Inaudible
Complicated; detailed
unpleasantly damp
Dull; lacking brightness
Unable to be heard
Intricate
Complicated; detailed
Dank
unpleasantly damp
30 terms
Language Arts Vocab (Sat)
Dialect
ascent
maxim
martyrdom
A usage or vocabulary that is a characteristic of a group of…
an upward slope
a saying that is widely understood o be wise
death because of a persons' adherence to a belief or cause.
Dialect
A usage or vocabulary that is a characteristic of a group of…
ascent
an upward slope
29 terms
SAT Language Arts Final
Abhor
Abrogate
Bilk
Ensconce
Hate; detest utterly; loathe
To abolish by formal or official means; repeal
Cheat; defraud; to evade payment; escape
Establish firmly in a position; to settle securely
Abhor
Hate; detest utterly; loathe
Abrogate
To abolish by formal or official means; repeal
120 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
120 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
90 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
The presentation of two contrasting images. "To be or not to…
A figure of speech wherein the author groups apparently contr…
Bitter, caustic language that is meant to hurt or ridicule so…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
The presentation of two contrasting images. "To be or not to…
120 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
120 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
120 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
13 terms
LANGUAGE ARTS 809: THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
appropriate
archaic
assimilate
culture
suitable
outdated, belonging to a much earlier time
to absorb or become absorbed, as with knowledge
the social patterns characteristic of a certain people
appropriate
suitable
archaic
outdated, belonging to a much earlier time
15 terms
LANGUAGE ARTS 705: THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
category
cliché
colloquial
communicate
A group or division in a general system of classification; a…
A worn-out idea or trite expression.
Informal and casual speech.
Give information by talking and writing; receive information…
category
A group or division in a general system of classification; a…
cliché
A worn-out idea or trite expression.
120 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
20 terms
English-Language Arts Vocabulary
cite
evidence
inference
theme
to quote directly or indirectly from a text
support for an idea or claim
drawing a conclusion on the basis of circumstantial evidence
the underlying meaning or lesson of a text
cite
to quote directly or indirectly from a text
evidence
support for an idea or claim
10 terms
English /Language Arts Vocabulary
adjective
adverb
affix
alliteration
words that describe a noun (e.g., red, bold)
words that modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb. An ad…
general term that refers to prefixes and suffixes
repetition of the initial consonant sound in two or more neig…
adjective
words that describe a noun (e.g., red, bold)
adverb
words that modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb. An ad…
35 terms
English Language Arts Vocabulary
analyze
main idea
details
text features
to examine the structure of a text in order to explain or int…
what the article/story is mostly about
statements that give more information about the main idea
components of a story not including the main body including (…
analyze
to examine the structure of a text in order to explain or int…
main idea
what the article/story is mostly about
115 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
Allusion
Alliteration
Ad Hominem
Personification
A reference contained in a work
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Pi…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Allusion
A reference contained in a work
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Pi…
16 terms
English Language Arts Terms
character
characteristic
climax
conflict
people or animals in a story
physical or personality traits
most exciting part of a story
the problem in a story
character
people or animals in a story
characteristic
physical or personality traits
Language Arts SAT Vocabulary 4
Anachronism
Anamoly
Criteria
Exacerbate
Something that is out of place in time
Something that doesn't fit in with the norm
Standards used to make judgement
To make a problem or condition worse
Anachronism
Something that is out of place in time
Anamoly
Something that doesn't fit in with the norm
10 terms
Language Arts SAT words #1
abstract
abstruse
acclaim
accolade
theoretical; not concrete
difficult to understand
praise; applaud
an award or praise
abstract
theoretical; not concrete
abstruse
difficult to understand
10 terms
English Language Arts
alliteration
personification
homophone
thene
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way…
is central message or insight into life reavealed through lit…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
12 terms
Secondary English/Language Arts
antagonist
confidant
connotation
couplet
opponent or enemy
a person to share one's secrets with
meaning of a word that is suggested or implied
pair of lines with rhyming end words
antagonist
opponent or enemy
confidant
a person to share one's secrets with
70 terms
Language Arts (SAT 1-7)
Accolade
Alienate
Aloof
Ambiance
Link: Lemonade... Praise
Link: Alien Ate... To make hostile
Link: Roof... Reserved in manner
Link: Ambulance... Mood, atmosphere
Accolade
Link: Lemonade... Praise
Alienate
Link: Alien Ate... To make hostile
18 terms
NES English Language Arts
Define homonym
Define analogy
Define soliloquy
Difference between MOOD and TONE
Words that have the same spelling/prounciation but different…
A comparison of two things
Speaking one's thoughts aloud when alone
Mood as the attitude of the author toward the subject, and To…
Define homonym
Words that have the same spelling/prounciation but different…
Define analogy
A comparison of two things
52 terms
English Language Arts
the three articles
analogy
subject
compound subject
a, an, and the; a type of adjective
a comparison of two pairs that have the same relationship.
what the sentence is about, who or what is doing the action.
a subject that contains two or more nouns or pronouns joined…
the three articles
a, an, and the; a type of adjective
analogy
a comparison of two pairs that have the same relationship.
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