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Enlgish Vocabulary
Avow
Abound
Obliged
Render
confess openly... to claim; to declare boldly; to admit
exist in large quantities
force somebody to do something
to give or provide
Avow
confess openly... to claim; to declare boldly; to admit
Abound
exist in large quantities
26 terms
Enlgish 11 Literature Terms
Protagonist
Antagonist
Dynamic Character
Setting
The main character or hero of the story
The hero's enemy, the villain.
Character that undergoes change
Time and place; where the story takes place
Protagonist
The main character or hero of the story
Antagonist
The hero's enemy, the villain.
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Classification of Enlgish Literature
When did Gales appear?
What is the status of Britons?
What are Britons know as?
When did Roman Occupation appear?
Before 50A.D.
very little remain in English
Tribal
50-450A.D.
When did Gales appear?
Before 50A.D.
What is the status of Britons?
very little remain in English
13 terms
Enlgish Vocabulary
Apparatus
Slaken
Repercussion
Tumultuous
The technical equipment or machinary needed for a particular…
Make or become slack
The recoil of something after impact
Making a loud, confused noise
Apparatus
The technical equipment or machinary needed for a particular…
Slaken
Make or become slack
25 terms
VOCABULARY ENLGISH
get on with
do up
clear up
go on
continue doing something, especially work
repair or decorate a building so that it looks attractive
make a place tidy by removing things from it or putting them…
continue
get on with
continue doing something, especially work
do up
repair or decorate a building so that it looks attractive
15 terms
vocabulary enlgish
conjectures
cynicism
truculent
petulant
the formation or expression of an opinion or theory without s…
idea that people are motivated purely by self interest
eager to quick to argue or fight aggressively defiant
childish or bad tempered
conjectures
the formation or expression of an opinion or theory without s…
cynicism
idea that people are motivated purely by self interest
10 terms
Vocabulary for Enlgish
inexorable (adj)
sublime (adj)
disdain (n)
despondence (n)
impossible to stop or prevent.
of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great a…
the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's co…
state of being despondent; depression of spirits from loss of…
inexorable (adj)
impossible to stop or prevent.
sublime (adj)
of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great a…
9 terms
Renaissance/ Middle Enlgish Literature Test
Sir Thomas Malory
Chaucer
Marlowe
Raleigh
Le Morte Darthur
The Canterbury Tales
"The Passionate Shepherd to His Love"
"The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd"
Sir Thomas Malory
Le Morte Darthur
Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
16 terms
Enlgish Vocabulary List
Eerie
Infiltrate
Stealthily
Ridicule
(adj.) causing fear because of strangeness; weird, mysterious
(v.) to pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealth…
in a secretive or sneaky manner
v. to make fun of
Eerie
(adj.) causing fear because of strangeness; weird, mysterious
Infiltrate
(v.) to pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealth…
12 terms
Vocabulary Unit 8: Enlgish
abscond
access
anarchy
ardous
(v.) to run off and hide
(v.) to get at; to obtain
(n.) a lack of government and law
(adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort
abscond
(v.) to run off and hide
access
(v.) to get at; to obtain
10 terms
Enlgish Vocabulary #3
acute
sagacity
vexed
refrained
sharp, severe, sensitive
intelligence and good judgement
disturbed; annoyed
held back
acute
sharp, severe, sensitive
sagacity
intelligence and good judgement
20 terms
Vocabulary 9A - Enlgish
aberration
aristocracy
bolster
catharsis
straying; a departure from what is normal
upper class; ruling class
support; prop up
purging of pent-up emotions
aberration
straying; a departure from what is normal
aristocracy
upper class; ruling class
10 terms
enlgish vocabulary list 4
assay
assertion
attrition
audacious
to assess or determine value
claim or declaration
fading or wearing out over time
bold; outrageous
assay
to assess or determine value
assertion
claim or declaration
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Enlgish III Vocabulary
Abomination
Begrudge
Clamor
Compromise
Something disgusting and wicked
Envy or show resentment
Protest loudly; make noise
Certainty; confidence or assurance in doing something
Abomination
Something disgusting and wicked
Begrudge
Envy or show resentment
Enlgish Vocabulary List #1
Palpable
Indolently
Bizarre
Naïve
Able to be touched or felt.
Lazily; idly.
Odd in appearance.
Unsophisticated.
Palpable
Able to be touched or felt.
Indolently
Lazily; idly.
20 terms
Enlgish Vocabulary List 10
Engender definition
Engender synonyms
Engender antonyms
Engender sentence
Verb, to cause or give rise to
Create/produce
Destroy/ruin
The idea for a new volleyball clinic was engendered by a disc…
Engender definition
Verb, to cause or give rise to
Engender synonyms
Create/produce
20 terms
Enlgish Vocabulary List 2
Apprehensive
Artifice
Assuage
Augment
Fearful or anxious , especially about the future
A skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick or skill; tric…
To make easier or milder; to appease or to quiet, to calm; to…
To make larger, increase
Apprehensive
Fearful or anxious , especially about the future
Artifice
A skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick or skill; tric…
20 terms
Vocabulary #9 AP Enlgish
Accrue
Annotation
Bedlam
Covert
to accumulate over time, happen as natural result
explanatory note or comment
state of uproar, confusion
hidden, purposely kept secret. A hiding place
Accrue
to accumulate over time, happen as natural result
Annotation
explanatory note or comment
20 terms
Enlgish Vocabulary 12
virtue, integrity
a strong inclination toward something
to proclaim, make known
an inclination, preference
probity
proclivity
promulgate
propensity
virtue, integrity
probity
a strong inclination toward something
proclivity
32 terms
Vocabulary Business Enlgish 2
prohibition
interdiction
proscription
embargo
(drank)verbod
ontzegging, verbod
veroordeling, verbod
verbod
prohibition
(drank)verbod
interdiction
ontzegging, verbod
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Vocabulary 16 enlgish LML
Ex
Exhale
Exit
Exclude
Out
To breathe out
To go out
To shut or keep out
Ex
Out
Exhale
To breathe out
Enlgish Vocabulary For Midterms
Adapt
Adept
Adopt
Macrocosm
To Adjust, Accommodate, Or Modify
Expert Or Proficient
To Embrace, Espouse Or Take By Choice
Entire World Or Universe
Adapt
To Adjust, Accommodate, Or Modify
Adept
Expert Or Proficient
20 terms
Enlgish 1 ,vocabulary lesson 4
Civil
To condense
Culpable
Delectable
Adequality polite
To reduce the extent of, to express in fewer words
Deserving the blame for something
Very pleasing
Civil
Adequality polite
To condense
To reduce the extent of, to express in fewer words
10 terms
Enlgish Vocabulary Lesson 1 Spelling
Percussion
Perennial
Permeate
Persevere
Percussion
Perennial
Permeate
Persevere
Percussion
Percussion
Perennial
Perennial
47 terms
Enlgish III Roots & Vocabulary Words
ANIM
CAPIT,CIPIT (CEPS)
GRAND
JUR
Mind; feeling; life; heart.
Head
Great
To swear; law
ANIM
Mind; feeling; life; heart.
CAPIT,CIPIT (CEPS)
Head
12 terms
Vocabulary 5:PIB Enlgish 9
Dogmatic
elusive
enervate
expedite
emphatic is asserting one's opinion
hard to grasp
to weaken, to lessen the strength of
to make quick and easy; to speed up
Dogmatic
emphatic is asserting one's opinion
elusive
hard to grasp
10 terms
Enlgish 7-8 Vocabulary 2
Tenuous
Penitent
Laudatory
Imperious
Having little substance or strength, thin in consistency.
Expressing remorse for one's misdeeds.
Giving praise.
Arrogantly domineering.
Tenuous
Having little substance or strength, thin in consistency.
Penitent
Expressing remorse for one's misdeeds.
30 terms
Enlgish IIA Vocabulary List #5
Lesson 13... bombastic
acquiesce
belittle
diffident
using high-sounding language without much meaning; overblown
to give in without protest; comply; assent
to make something seem less worthy or important
lacking self-confidence; timid
Lesson 13... bombastic
using high-sounding language without much meaning; overblown
acquiesce
to give in without protest; comply; assent
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Enlgish 11 H Vocabulary VIII
Afflictions (Noun)
Alcove (Noun)
Beneficence (Noun)
Chamois (Noun)
state of being affected by something
an arched opening (as in a wall)
act of doing good
soft leather made from sheepskin
Afflictions (Noun)
state of being affected by something
Alcove (Noun)
an arched opening (as in a wall)
18 terms
Enlgish Serial E1 Vocabulary
Mosque
Foundation
Adamant
Staunch
a muslim place of worship
underlying basis or principle for something
resfusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind
loyal and committed in attitude
Mosque
a muslim place of worship
Foundation
underlying basis or principle for something
15 terms
Vocabulary ; Mrs.Hall Enlgish 2 By Anahi Carvajal
Oxymoron
Onomatopoeia
Personification
Pun
a contradicting statement
sound words
giving humans characteristics to a non-human character/thing
play on words joke that plays on different meanings of a word
Oxymoron
a contradicting statement
Onomatopoeia
sound words
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Vocabulary List 1 AP Enlgish 11
forte
facade
detest
austere
one's strong point; area of expertise; talent
false front
to hate
severe; strict; stern
forte
one's strong point; area of expertise; talent
facade
false front
12 terms
Unit 2 vocabulary enlgish ll honors
Static
Ecstasy
Stasis
Entity
Having no motion or change
Intense joy or delight
Condition in which there is no change
A being
Static
Having no motion or change
Ecstasy
Intense joy or delight
20 terms
Unit 6: level E vocabulary workshop Enlgish
Accede
Brandish
Comprise
Deft
To yeild; go assume an office or dignity
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
To include or contain; to be made up of
Skillful, nimble
Accede
To yeild; go assume an office or dignity
Brandish
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
12 terms
Unit 16 Vocabulary for Enlgish 1 Hon
metabolism
metamorphosis
metaphorical
inalienable
the process through which an organism changes food into energy
change in form; transformation
symbolic rather than literal
not able to be taken away
metabolism
the process through which an organism changes food into energy
metamorphosis
change in form; transformation
21 terms
Vocabulary List 6 AP Enlgish 11
ostentatious
gregarious
annihilate
mollify
showy; fancy; gaudy
social; talkative; garrulous
totally destroy; eradicate
appease; calm down; soothe
ostentatious
showy; fancy; gaudy
gregarious
social; talkative; garrulous
21 terms
Vocabulary List 5 AP Enlgish 11
stringent
lucrative
exasperated
ostracize
stern; severe; austere
profitable
irritate; annoy
cast out; exclude; banish
stringent
stern; severe; austere
lucrative
profitable
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HCOS Enlgish 10 War of the Worlds Vocabulary
Oblivion
Transient
scenario
barrage
State of being completely forgotten or unknown ; act or proce…
Temporary ; lasting only a short time ; sudden pulse of volta…
outline of plot of a dramatic work, such as scenes characters…
heavy barrier of artillery fire to protect your own advancing…
Oblivion
State of being completely forgotten or unknown ; act or proce…
Transient
Temporary ; lasting only a short time ; sudden pulse of volta…
17 terms
Kade Enlgish 10 Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Tacit
Capacious
Contentious
Loomed
understood without being openly expressed; implied... "in the de…
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy... "..._________ Gree…
tending to argument or strife; quarrelsome... "...living togethe…
come into view in indistinct and enlarged from... "It had ______…
Tacit
understood without being openly expressed; implied... "in the de…
Capacious
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy... "..._________ Gree…
10 terms
Enlgish Honors I Vocabulary 12/13/14
atonism
sedentary
frugal
cache
a love for humanity
not moving, sitting down
cheap, thrifty, careful with money
a hidden store of something
atonism
a love for humanity
sedentary
not moving, sitting down
19 terms
Enlgish II: Vocabulary (9/17/15)
affiliate
atrocious
compassion
composure
unite with
brutal
sympathy
self-control
affiliate
unite with
atrocious
brutal
10 terms
Literature vocabulary
informational text
clarify
biography
autobiography
non fiction writing done to inform or teach you about the nat…
to make something clear or easy to understand
a story of a person's life written by another person
a story of a person's life written by him or herself
informational text
non fiction writing done to inform or teach you about the nat…
clarify
to make something clear or easy to understand
30 terms
Literature Vocabulary
eddies
contented
chaos
exuded
little whirlwinds
satisfied
complete disorder, confusion
gave off slowly and abundantly
eddies
little whirlwinds
contented
satisfied
47 terms
Literature Vocabulary
protagonist
antagonist
Plot
conflict
the hero (or the anti-hero) in a story; the character whose q…
the villian of a story, or the character that impedes the pro…
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, conclusion
the problem at the root of the story's action; the tension th…
protagonist
the hero (or the anti-hero) in a story; the character whose q…
antagonist
the villian of a story, or the character that impedes the pro…
11 terms
Literature Vocabulary
simile
metaphor
skimming
scanning
uses "like" or "as" to compare two things. Example: Waiting f…
the comparison between two unlike things. Example: Community…
reading quickly to find general information
reading quickly to find specific information (a word or fact)…
simile
uses "like" or "as" to compare two things. Example: Waiting f…
metaphor
the comparison between two unlike things. Example: Community…
19 terms
Literature Vocabulary
irony
protaganist
antagonist
external conflict
A literary device that uses contradictory statements or situa…
the central character in a story
A character or force in conflict with the main character
A problem or struggle between a character and someone or some…
irony
A literary device that uses contradictory statements or situa…
protaganist
the central character in a story
9 terms
Literature Vocabulary
Conflict
Protagonist
Antagonist
Plot
The struggle between the protagonist and the antagonist, arou…
The main character of a story; the character who is meant to…
The character in a story who is working against the protagoni…
The sequence of events that make up a story.
Conflict
The struggle between the protagonist and the antagonist, arou…
Protagonist
The main character of a story; the character who is meant to…
14 terms
Literature Vocabulary
Protaganist
Antagonist
character traits
compound sentences
the main character in the story that the reader empathizes wi…
A character who opposes the main character in the story, and…
a word that describes a character's personality (not a feeling)
a sentence that contains at least 2 independent clauses. (sen…
Protaganist
the main character in the story that the reader empathizes wi…
Antagonist
A character who opposes the main character in the story, and…
12 terms
Literature Vocabulary
cite
textual evidence
compare
contrast
to quote or show proof
evidence from text to support your ideas and claims
to show how two or more things/ideas are the same
to show how two or more things/ideas are different
cite
to quote or show proof
textual evidence
evidence from text to support your ideas and claims
52 terms
Literature Vocabulary
Alliteration
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
Repeating a consonant sound in close proximity to others
A reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
A short narrative account of an amusing, unusual, revealing,…
a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or w…
Alliteration
Repeating a consonant sound in close proximity to others
Allusion
A reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
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