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English Fall Vocabulary #9
Abstain
Bestial
Charlatan
Denounce
(v).... 1. To keep oneself from doing, engaging in, or partaking…
(adj).... 1. Of or resembling a beast... 2. Marked by brutality or…
(n).... 1. A person who makes elaborate, fraudulent, and often v…
(v).... 1. To condemn openly as being wrong or reprehensible... 2.…
Abstain
(v).... 1. To keep oneself from doing, engaging in, or partaking…
Bestial
(adj).... 1. Of or resembling a beast... 2. Marked by brutality or…
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English 9: Fall Vocabulary
Distraught
Insolent
Insinuatingly
Pandemonium
Very troubled or confused
Bodily disrespectful
Suggested indirectly
Any place or sense of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
Distraught
Very troubled or confused
Insolent
Bodily disrespectful
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English 9 Vocabulary (Fall Semester)
guile
wanton
numinous
disinterested
(noun) insidious cunning, deceit, treachery
(adj.) lustful; not chaste, sexually promiscuous
(adj.) divine, spiritual
(adj.) impartial, unbiased, unprejudiced
guile
(noun) insidious cunning, deceit, treachery
wanton
(adj.) lustful; not chaste, sexually promiscuous
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English 9 Fall Final Vocabulary
congenial
vicarious
contempt
chagrin
pleasant because of similar qualities; pleasant because suite…
experienced in the imagination through the experiences of ano…
deserving scorn
disgust; begrudging acceptance
congenial
pleasant because of similar qualities; pleasant because suite…
vicarious
experienced in the imagination through the experiences of ano…
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English 9 Fall 2015
antagonism
squander
emblem
prosaic
active hostility or dislike
to spend or use wastefully
an object that functions as a symbol
dull or commonplace
antagonism
active hostility or dislike
squander
to spend or use wastefully
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary List (Fall) : #9
Aspire
Bias
Havoc
Incisive
(v.) to desire with eagerness; to long to seek for advancemen…
(n.) a mental leaning or inclination; propensity toward an ob…
(n.) general destruction or waste; widespread devastation and…
(adj.) sharp; keen; penetrating; piercing; acute
Aspire
(v.) to desire with eagerness; to long to seek for advancemen…
Bias
(n.) a mental leaning or inclination; propensity toward an ob…
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary : Fall (List #1)
Accost
Adroit
Automaton
Badger
(vb.) To approach and speak to often in a challenging or aggr…
(adj.) Having or showing skill, cleverness, or resourcefulnes…
(n.) A mechanism that is relatively self-operating; especiall…
(vb.) To harass or annoy consistently
Accost
(vb.) To approach and speak to often in a challenging or aggr…
Adroit
(adj.) Having or showing skill, cleverness, or resourcefulnes…
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary : Fall (List #2)
Caustic
Cessation
Condolence
Dupe
(adj.) Marked by incisive sarcasm; capable of destroying or e…
(n.) A temporary or final ceasing (as in action); STOP
(n.) Sympathy with another in sorrow; an expression of sympathy
(n.) One that is easily deceived or cheated
Caustic
(adj.) Marked by incisive sarcasm; capable of destroying or e…
Cessation
(n.) A temporary or final ceasing (as in action); STOP
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English II/MS Writers Vocabulary List #9, Fall 2016
abdicate
episode
inadvertent
infallible
to give up or renounce power
an event or series of events that are part of a larger whole;…
unintentional
free from error; reliable and dependable
abdicate
to give up or renounce power
episode
an event or series of events that are part of a larger whole;…
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Honors English III - Vocabulary Fall List 9
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Concede
Concise
(Adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
(Adj.) having opposite and conflicting feelings about someone…
(V) to admit; yield; give in
(Adj.) brief and compact
Altruistic
(Adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
Ambivalent
(Adj.) having opposite and conflicting feelings about someone…
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English 9 Fall List
Apathy
Paradox
Insipid
Latent
lacking enthusiasm
when something disagrees with itself
lacking flavor
existing, but not yet developed
Apathy
lacking enthusiasm
Paradox
when something disagrees with itself
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All 20 English 9 words for Fall
antagonism
emblem
recoil
quarry
active hostility
an object that functions as a symbol
to shrink back or fall back
the object of a hunt; prey
antagonism
active hostility
emblem
an object that functions as a symbol
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary (Fall) : List #12
Altruistic
Amorous
Antithesis
Assiduous
(adj.) unselfish; concern for the welfare of others; exhibiti…
(adj.) inclined to love or making love; fond; affectionate; l…
(n.) in opposition or contrast of thoughts, usually in words;…
(adj.) constant in application; diligent; industrious; unremi…
Altruistic
(adj.) unselfish; concern for the welfare of others; exhibiti…
Amorous
(adj.) inclined to love or making love; fond; affectionate; l…
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary List: (Fall) #6
Adverse
Advocate (n.)
Advocate (v.)
Amicable
(adj.) acting in a contrary direction; conflicting; counterac…
one who pleads the cause of another; one who defends
to plead in favor of; to defend by argument
(adj.) friendly; peaceable; characterized by good will; harmo…
Adverse
(adj.) acting in a contrary direction; conflicting; counterac…
Advocate (n.)
one who pleads the cause of another; one who defends
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English 9 Fall Final
ize
ate
ing
ist
bring about or cause
make or cause to be
shows action in progress
one who is occupied with
ize
bring about or cause
ate
make or cause to be
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary : Fall (List #4)
Chagrin
Consternation
Deride
Discern
(n.) vexation; mortification; embarrassment; humiliation caus…
(n.) paralyzing amazements; great error, wonder, or surprise;…
(v.) to ridicule, mock, taunt; to laugh at with contempt
(v.) to see distinctly; to perceive' to distinguish mentally;…
Chagrin
(n.) vexation; mortification; embarrassment; humiliation caus…
Consternation
(n.) paralyzing amazements; great error, wonder, or surprise;…
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary : Fall (List #3)
Acrimonious
Admonish
Alacrity
Belligerent
(adj.) caustic, biting, or rancorous, especially in feeling,…
(v.) to warn; to rebuke; to censure; to reprove with mildness
(n.) promptness in response; cheerful readiness or willingnes…
(adj.) hostile; addicted to war; warlike; threatening
Acrimonious
(adj.) caustic, biting, or rancorous, especially in feeling,…
Admonish
(v.) to warn; to rebuke; to censure; to reprove with mildness
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary (Fall) : List #10
Cryptic
Curtail
Emit
Eventuate
(adj.) hidden; secret; occult; having a hidden or ambiguous m…
(v.) to shorten; to cut off the end or a part of; to lessen
(v.) to send forth; to throw or give out; to let fly; to disc…
(v.) to happen in the end; to result in
Cryptic
(adj.) hidden; secret; occult; having a hidden or ambiguous m…
Curtail
(v.) to shorten; to cut off the end or a part of; to lessen
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary (Fall) : List #14
Amnesty
Balk (n.)
Balk (v.)
Blunt
(n.) pardon
interference; a delay; failure
to omit; to neglect
(adj.) plain; slow to perceive
Amnesty
(n.) pardon
Balk (n.)
interference; a delay; failure
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary: (Fall) List #5
Cognizant
Effigy
Exacerbate
Flout (v.)
(adj.) informed; having knowledge of something; aware
(n.) a copy; image, likeness; the image or likeness of a pers…
(v.) to irritate; to exasperate; to annoy; to embitter; to ma…
to mock; to insult; to treat with contempt; to scorn
Cognizant
(adj.) informed; having knowledge of something; aware
Effigy
(n.) a copy; image, likeness; the image or likeness of a pers…
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary (Fall) : List #11
Abrogate
Access
Accomplice
Alleged
(v.) to abolish by an authoritative act, applied to laws, dec…
(n.) the way or means by which a thing may be approached; lib…
(n.) associate in a crime; a partner in guilt; accessory; abe…
(v.) to assert or declare without proof; to give as an argume…
Abrogate
(v.) to abolish by an authoritative act, applied to laws, dec…
Access
(n.) the way or means by which a thing may be approached; lib…
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English 9 Things Fall Apart vocabulary
Harmattan
Improvident
prowess
impending
dry,dusty wind that blows from the Sahara to the Atlantic coa…
lacking foresight or thrift (careful management)
bravery,valor, or skill
about to happen
Harmattan
dry,dusty wind that blows from the Sahara to the Atlantic coa…
Improvident
lacking foresight or thrift (careful management)
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary (Fall) : List #7
Conjecture
Corroborate
Doleful
Domicile
(n.) guesswork; inference; theory; a prediction from incomple…
(v.) to confirm; to make certain; to support with evidence or…
(adj.) sorrowful; expressing grief; melancholy; sad; dismal;…
(n.) an abode or dwelling; a place of permanent residence; a…
Conjecture
(n.) guesswork; inference; theory; a prediction from incomple…
Corroborate
(v.) to confirm; to make certain; to support with evidence or…
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary (Fall) : List #13
Abortive
Buff
Conjugal
Consummate (v.)
(adj.) brought forth in an immature state; failing; incomplet…
(n.) an enthusiastic participant; a heavy soft leather; a mil…
(adj.) belonging to marriage or the relation between husband…
to finish by completing or fulfilling; to bring or carry to t…
Abortive
(adj.) brought forth in an immature state; failing; incomplet…
Buff
(n.) an enthusiastic participant; a heavy soft leather; a mil…
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Honors English 9 Vocabulary (Fall) : List #8
Anathema
Diatribe
Expunge
Fortuitous
(n.) a ban or curse pronounced against an offender; a person…
(n.) a discourse or dispute; a bitter, malicious speech or wr…
(v.) to blot out; to rub out; to erase; to obliterate; to del…
(adj.) lucky; fortunate; accidental; happening by chance
Anathema
(n.) a ban or curse pronounced against an offender; a person…
Diatribe
(n.) a discourse or dispute; a bitter, malicious speech or wr…
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H English 9 Fall Final Vocabulary
Aghast
Amiable
Belligerent
Benevolent
amazed,stunned
friendly and pleasant manner
hostile and agressive
kind,charitable
Aghast
amazed,stunned
Amiable
friendly and pleasant manner
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HHS English 9 Fall Final
plot
exposition
conflict
internal conflict
what happens in a story; a serie of related events
the first part of a story where the character, setting and co…
the problem or struggle
a struggle that takes place within a charater's heart or mind
plot
what happens in a story; a serie of related events
exposition
the first part of a story where the character, setting and co…
160 terms
9 english vocab FALL
abridge
abscond
access
accomplice
to shorten
to run and hide
gain entry
a partner in crime
abridge
to shorten
abscond
to run and hide
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mwathen English 9 Vocabulary Terms for fall 2015 Final Exam
Antipathy
Beset
Decorum
Duress
a strong dislike, hostile feeling
to attack from all sides, to surround
proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
compulsion by threat, forcible confinement
Antipathy
a strong dislike, hostile feeling
Beset
to attack from all sides, to surround
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English 9 Fall Final--
Tone
Mood
Irony
Dramatic Irony
The attitude a writer takes toward a subject. Unlike mood, wh…
In a literary work, mood is the feeling or atmosphere that a…
A special kind of contrast between appearance and reality—usu…
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation…
Tone
The attitude a writer takes toward a subject. Unlike mood, wh…
Mood
In a literary work, mood is the feeling or atmosphere that a…
10 terms
Week 9 Fall Vocabulary
Abstract
Acknowledge
Aggregate
Allocate
relating to or involving general ideas or qualities rather th…
to say that you accept or do not deny the truth or existence…
to join or combine into a single group... Syn: congregate, combi…
to divide and give out (something) for a special reason or to…
Abstract
relating to or involving general ideas or qualities rather th…
Acknowledge
to say that you accept or do not deny the truth or existence…
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Vocabulary Week #9 Fall
deprecate
derogatory
desecrate
despot
(v.) to express mild disapproval; to belittle
Insulting or intended to insult
(v.) to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contami…
(n.) one who has total power and rules brutally (The despot i…
deprecate
(v.) to express mild disapproval; to belittle
derogatory
Insulting or intended to insult
62 terms
English 9 Fall Exam
allusion
anedote
Ambiguity
Characterization
a metaphor or parable
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
A word, phrase or statement which contains more than one mean…
used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the…
allusion
a metaphor or parable
anedote
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
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9-10 Fall Vocabulary
advocate
comprehensive
confirm
convert
to support or argue for (a cause, policy, etc.)... Syn: support…
including many, most, or all things... Syn: complete, thorough
to state or show that (something) is true or correct... Syn: ver…
to change (something) into a different form or so that it can…
advocate
to support or argue for (a cause, policy, etc.)... Syn: support…
comprehensive
including many, most, or all things... Syn: complete, thorough
35 terms
English 9 Fall Exam
Adulation
Guile
Harbinger
Mendicant
noun... wild or excessive admiration; flattery
noun... cunning; duplicity; artfulness
noun... a forerunner; a signal of
noun... a beggar
Adulation
noun... wild or excessive admiration; flattery
Guile
noun... cunning; duplicity; artfulness
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Honors English 9 Fall Review
what is an allegory?
what is an anti-utopian fiction?
what is the two layers of allegory?
why does an allegory often have histor…
an extended narrative in a prose or verse which character, ev…
anti-utopia is an imaginary place or society characterized by…
1- the characters and actions described by the surface story…
because writers are able to comment on what has happened. it…
what is an allegory?
an extended narrative in a prose or verse which character, ev…
what is an anti-utopian fiction?
anti-utopia is an imaginary place or society characterized by…
62 terms
English 9 Fall Exam
allusion
anedote
Ambiguity
Characterization
a metaphor or parable
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
A word, phrase or statement which contains more than one mean…
used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the…
allusion
a metaphor or parable
anedote
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
53 terms
English Fall Final 9
Maverick
Lucid
Malaise
Ironic
N. A nonconformist; a rebel.
Adj. Clear; easy to understand.
N. A feeling of depression, uneasiness, or queasiness.
Adj. Meaning the opposite of what you seem to say; using word…
Maverick
N. A nonconformist; a rebel.
Lucid
Adj. Clear; easy to understand.
32 terms
English 9 Fall Trimester
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Inciting Incident
sequence of events that make up a story
information to understand the conflict
events that builds toward the climax
introduces the conflict
Plot
sequence of events that make up a story
Exposition
information to understand the conflict
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English Fall Exam Vocabulary
loquacious
circumlocution
colloquy
colloquial
--talkative... —ADJ... --loqui + cious (adjective ending)... --Ex: My…
--a roundabout expression... —Noun... --circum (around) + loqui (to…
--A colloquy is usually a formal conference.... —Noun... --Literall…
--Colloquial language is informal language.... —ADJ... --Colloquial…
loquacious
--talkative... —ADJ... --loqui + cious (adjective ending)... --Ex: My…
circumlocution
--a roundabout expression... —Noun... --circum (around) + loqui (to…
34 terms
English Vocab 9 Fall
Noxious
Renumeration
Bilk
Engender
Harmful
Payment
To defraud
To cause
Noxious
Harmful
Renumeration
Payment
15 terms
English 9 Fall EOC
allusion
analogy
hyperbole
parallelism
a reference
comparison between 2 pairs of things
an exaggeration
repetition of words, phrases, or sentences that have the same…
allusion
a reference
analogy
comparison between 2 pairs of things
21 terms
English 9: root words-fall
Astro
Auto
Aqua
Bene
*star
Self
Water
Good
Astro
*star
Auto
Self
15 terms
Elements of English 9 Fall 2016
exposition
plot
conflict
theme
the very beginning of the story where you get information abo…
the sequence of events in the story
the struggle between two opposing forces
the universal message that the author wishes to convey about…
exposition
the very beginning of the story where you get information abo…
plot
the sequence of events in the story
66 terms
English 9 Fall Final
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Hera
King of gods and sky
God of the seas
God of the underworld
Zeus' wife; queen of the gods; goddess of couples and marriage
Zeus
King of gods and sky
Poseidon
God of the seas
32 terms
English 9 fall final
Conflict
Characterization
Setting
Simile
When two or more characters are having a problem
Describe what someone is like or looks like
Where something happens
Uses like or as
Conflict
When two or more characters are having a problem
Characterization
Describe what someone is like or looks like
66 terms
English 9 Fall Final
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Hera
King of gods and sky
God of the seas
God of the underworld
Zeus' wife; queen of the gods; goddess of couples and marriage
Zeus
King of gods and sky
Poseidon
God of the seas
54 terms
English 9 Fall Final
The Journey
The Unhealable Wound
The Magic Weapon
The Battle Between Good and Evil
sends hero in search for truth of information necessary to re…
this wound (physical/mental) can't be fully healed. This indi…
sometimes connected with Task. Refers to an individual hero's…
pit obvious forces which represent good & evil against one an…
The Journey
sends hero in search for truth of information necessary to re…
The Unhealable Wound
this wound (physical/mental) can't be fully healed. This indi…
36 terms
English 9 Fall Exam
Repetition
Alliteration
Anaphora
Unexpected Syntax
The act of repeating a word or phrase
The recurrence of sounds ... • Example: Sally Sells Seashells by…
Repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of back-to-ba…
The change of sentence structure, when the author suddenly ch…
Repetition
The act of repeating a word or phrase
Alliteration
The recurrence of sounds ... • Example: Sally Sells Seashells by…
66 terms
English 9 Fall Final
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Hera
King of gods and sky
God of the seas
God of the underworld
Zeus' wife; queen of the gods; goddess of couples and marriage
Zeus
King of gods and sky
Poseidon
God of the seas
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