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Vocabulary Words- English 9
Tangible
Endeavor
Insatiable
Irksome
something that is perceptible by touch; real
to try very hard to accomplish something; a difficult task
unable to be satisfied
something or someone that is irritating or annoying
Tangible
something that is perceptible by touch; real
Endeavor
to try very hard to accomplish something; a difficult task
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
Assuaged
Piety
Imprudent
Vapid
To make an unpleasant feeling less intense
The quality of being religious or reverent
Not showing care for the consequences of actions
Offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging
Assuaged
To make an unpleasant feeling less intense
Piety
The quality of being religious or reverent
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
reverent
scornful
amiable
wry
feeling or showing deep and solemn respect
feeling or expressing contempt or derision
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor
reverent
feeling or showing deep and solemn respect
scornful
feeling or expressing contempt or derision
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Vocabulary words for English 9
Alkaline
Compulsory
Du jour
Inevitable
A group of metallic elements; like a battery.
Required by law or a rule; obligatory.
Of the day.
A situation that is unavoidable.
Alkaline
A group of metallic elements; like a battery.
Compulsory
Required by law or a rule; obligatory.
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
meticulous
altruism
ameliorate
rustic
(adj.) extremely careful; particular about details
(n) A display of genuine and unselfish concern for the welfar…
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(adj.) Having to do with the countryside; rural
meticulous
(adj.) extremely careful; particular about details
altruism
(n) A display of genuine and unselfish concern for the welfar…
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
meticulous
altruism
ameliorate
rustic
(adj.) extremely careful; particular about details
A display of genuine and unselfish concern for the welfare of…
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Having to do with the countryside; rural
meticulous
(adj.) extremely careful; particular about details
altruism
A display of genuine and unselfish concern for the welfare of…
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Vocabulary words (English 9)
Impudent
Complacent
Connive
Obstreperous
Cocky
Unconcerned
To conspire
Loud, obnoxious
Impudent
Cocky
Complacent
Unconcerned
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English 9 - Chapter 5 Vocabulary Words
Imply
Obstacle
Hypocrite
Illusion
To express indirectly; suggest
Something that gets in the way; a barrier
Someone who claims to be something he or she is not; an insin…
A false impression; a mistaken view of reality
Imply
To express indirectly; suggest
Obstacle
Something that gets in the way; a barrier
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English 9 Vocabulary List #4 Focus Words
Introspective
Tactile
Microscopic
Euphonious
(adj.) Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings... looking…
(adj.) Of or related to the sense of touch
(adj.) Too small to be seen except under a microscope... Done wi…
(adj.) Having a pleasant sound
Introspective
(adj.) Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings... looking…
Tactile
(adj.) Of or related to the sense of touch
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English 9 Honors--Vocabulary #9
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
(v.) to comfort; (n.)the keyboard of an organ; (n.) a control…
(v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
assurance
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people,…
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English 9 vocabulary words
Anarchy
Anarchy
Amorphous
Amorphous
A state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of autho…
Absence of government and absolute freedom of the individual,…
Without a clearly defined shape or form.
Vague; ill-organized; unclassifiable.
Anarchy
A state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of autho…
Anarchy
Absence of government and absolute freedom of the individual,…
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English 9 vocabulary words
Imagery
Alliteration
Personification
Onomatopoeia
Creation of mental pictures that appeal to the senses
Peter piper pick a peck of
The tree branches lifted the wind
O-O-O-O-O-O-O,Buzzzzzzzzz, bang
Imagery
Creation of mental pictures that appeal to the senses
Alliteration
Peter piper pick a peck of
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English(9) Vocabulary Words - Unit 9
Cadaverous (Adjective)
Gist (Noun)
Egress (Noun)
Begrudge (Verb)
Of or like a corpse; pale; ghastly.
The main or essential part of a matter; bearing; substance; s…
The act or an instance of going, especially from an enclosed…
To be reluctant to give, grant, or allow; envy; resent; covet.
Cadaverous (Adjective)
Of or like a corpse; pale; ghastly.
Gist (Noun)
The main or essential part of a matter; bearing; substance; s…
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VOCABULARY WORDS ENGLISH 9
Surmise
Pervasive
Indigent
Contrite
to infer with little evidence
having the tendency to spread throughout
very poor, impoverished
penitent, eager to be forgiven
Surmise
to infer with little evidence
Pervasive
having the tendency to spread throughout
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English vocabulary words 9
-ous (adj)
Prodigious (adj.)
Glorious (adj.)
Mysterious (adj.)
Like or pertaining to
Enormous synonym: colossal antonym: little
Possessing or deserving glory synonym: splendid antonym: awful
Strange, unknown, or difficult to understand synonym:deep ant…
-ous (adj)
Like or pertaining to
Prodigious (adj.)
Enormous synonym: colossal antonym: little
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Vocabulary English 9 / words
the actor
the actress
the alien
the eye
l'acteur
l'actrice
l'extra-terrestre
l'oeil
the actor
l'acteur
the actress
l'actrice
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English 9 Vocabulary Lesson 3
aft
aquatic
armada
barnacles
situated near or at the rear part of a ship or boat
living or growing in or on water
a fleet of warships
hard-covered shellfish that attach themselves to submerged su…
aft
situated near or at the rear part of a ship or boat
aquatic
living or growing in or on water
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English 9--Vocabulary 12
abhor
congeniality
cynic
dupe
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
(n.) compatibility; friendliness; agreeableness
(n.) a person who believes that people act only from selfish…
(n.) person who is easily fooled or used ; (v.) to fool or ex…
abhor
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
congeniality
(n.) compatibility; friendliness; agreeableness
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English 9--Vocabulary 13
acknowledge
adversary
elude
exploit
(v.) recognize the rights or authority of; admit; to express…
(n.) an enemy, opponent
(v.) to escape from or avoid; to escape the understanding of
(v.) to make use of, develop; to make improper use of for per…
acknowledge
(v.) recognize the rights or authority of; admit; to express…
adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent
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English 9 Vocabulary List #3 Focus Words
autonomy
antibiotic
philanthropy
vivacious
(n.) Self-government, political control.
(n.) A substance, such as penicillin, that destroys or inhibi…
(n.) Efforts to improve the well-being of humankind, generall…
(adj.) Attractively lively and animated
autonomy
(n.) Self-government, political control.
antibiotic
(n.) A substance, such as penicillin, that destroys or inhibi…
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English 9 Vocabulary 8
attribute
humanitarian
irony
infest
1. (v.) to credit, assign (He attributes all of his success t…
(adj.) concerned with human welfare; (n.) a person devoted to…
(n.) a contrast or discrepancy between what is stated and wha…
(v.) to overrun in a way that causes harm or annoyance
attribute
1. (v.) to credit, assign (He attributes all of his success t…
humanitarian
(adj.) concerned with human welfare; (n.) a person devoted to…
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English 9 Vocabulary List #3 Root Words
auto
bio
anthropo
viv
self
life
man
life
auto
self
bio
life
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English 9 Unit 4 Vocabulary
ambivalent
auspicious
eclectic
imperious
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
favorable; promising
made up of a variety of sources or styles
arrogantly domineering or overbearing
ambivalent
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
auspicious
favorable; promising
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English 9 Vocabulary List #1 Root Words
non (nonsense)
un (unique)
de (decay)
dis (disorder)
not
not
down
away
non (nonsense)
not
un (unique)
not
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English 9 Vocabulary List #2 Root Words
mis
mal
bene
eu
bad
bad
good
good
mis
bad
mal
bad
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English 9 Vocabulary List #1 Focus Words
nonchalant
unequivocal
denounce
disarray
(adj) unconcerned, indifferent, or unexcited; casual
(adj) clear; absolute; having only one possible meaning or in…
(verb) to condemn or censure openly or publicly
(noun) disorder; confusion
nonchalant
(adj) unconcerned, indifferent, or unexcited; casual
unequivocal
(adj) clear; absolute; having only one possible meaning or in…
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English Vocabulary 9 Words
Morose
Comport
Fiscal
Potion
Gloomy
Harmony; to bear
Pertaining to financial matters in general
A drink with magical powers
Morose
Gloomy
Comport
Harmony; to bear
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English 9 Unit 3 Vocabulary
alleviate
contemporary
gratuitous
impartial
to ease pain or burden
current, modern
given freely
unbiased; not in favor of one side or the other
alleviate
to ease pain or burden
contemporary
current, modern
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Vocabulary Words - English 9
ballistics
bestial
cacophony
cartographer
The study of the flight of bullets, bombs or shells
inhuman
harsh, unpleasant sound
one who makes maps
ballistics
The study of the flight of bullets, bombs or shells
bestial
inhuman
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Vocabulary Words English 9
nepotism
begrudge
mandarin
glutinous
(noun) favoritism shown to family or friends by those in powe…
(verb) to resent another's success; to envy
(noun) an influential person; a member of an elite group
gluey; sticky
nepotism
(noun) favoritism shown to family or friends by those in powe…
begrudge
(verb) to resent another's success; to envy
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
pungent
laden
ambrosia
chaste
(adj.) having an intense flavor or odor;
(adj.) carrying a load or burden
(n.) the food of the Greek and Roman gods; something extremel…
(adj.) innocent of unlawful sexual intercourse; pure in thoug…
pungent
(adj.) having an intense flavor or odor;
laden
(adj.) carrying a load or burden
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Vocabulary Words English 9
Rapturous
Rational
Folded
Articulate
Expression poor manifesting of Ecstasy or Passion
Reasonable
Cease operation due to financial problems or knack of support
Expressing oneselves readily and clearly
Rapturous
Expression poor manifesting of Ecstasy or Passion
Rational
Reasonable
English 9 Vocabulary words
Barbarous
Disarming
Grotesque
Imprudent
(ADJ) Uncivilized, wild cruel, and savage
(ADJ) Capable of removing fear through charm
(ADJ) Fantastically ugly
(ADJ) Lack of self-restraint when it would be wise to have it
Barbarous
(ADJ) Uncivilized, wild cruel, and savage
Disarming
(ADJ) Capable of removing fear through charm
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Unit 12 Vocabulary Words English 9 Agostino
abjure (verb)
acrid (adjective)
august (adjective)
callous (adjective)
to renounce or repudiate under oath; to avoid or shun
harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
emotionally hardened, unfeeling
abjure (verb)
to renounce or repudiate under oath; to avoid or shun
acrid (adjective)
harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
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English Vocabulary Words 9
Neutral
relegate
anecdote
scanty
unbiased; not taking sides; objective
to banish; to send away
a brief, entertaining story
inadequate; minimal
Neutral
unbiased; not taking sides; objective
relegate
to banish; to send away
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English 9 vocabulary words
Tacit
Emblem
Effulgence
Candid
Expressed non verbaly not spoken
An object that senses a symbol
A brilliant shine
Straight forward, impractical
Tacit
Expressed non verbaly not spoken
Emblem
An object that senses a symbol
English Vocabulary Words #9
Huckster
Tenure
Frivolity
Nomenclature
A person who employs showy methods
Length of time
Lack of seriousness
A set of systems
Huckster
A person who employs showy methods
Tenure
Length of time
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Voc. words for English 9
strident
stupendous
incredulous
superiority
harsh noise; loud
awesome; extremely impressive
unwilling to or unable to believe something
state of being of a higher rank, status or quality
strident
harsh noise; loud
stupendous
awesome; extremely impressive
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English 9 Vocabulary words
Setting
Protagonist
Antagonist
Round Character
The place or surroundings where an event takes place
The main character in a story, usually has a goal
The character that opposes the protagonist
A character changed by conflict
Setting
The place or surroundings where an event takes place
Protagonist
The main character in a story, usually has a goal
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vocabulary words English 9
gall
parry
cogitate
transpire
shameless, boldness, nerve
to deflect or evade with a bow, especially in swordfighting
to think deeply
to happen, to take place
gall
shameless, boldness, nerve
parry
to deflect or evade with a bow, especially in swordfighting
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
Ingrate
Irate
Loathsome
Ostentanious
A person who shows no gratitude
Feeling or showing extreme anger
Highly offensive
Intended to attract notice and impress others
Ingrate
A person who shows no gratitude
Irate
Feeling or showing extreme anger
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English Vocabulary 9 (words)
Acrimonious
Amiable
Candid
Cyclical
Bitter; angrily
Agreeable; good natured; friendly
Honest; open sincere
Suspicious; distrustful
Acrimonious
Bitter; angrily
Amiable
Agreeable; good natured; friendly
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
trilogy
derogatory
parochialism
hamlet
a series of three books
degrading or desparing
protaining to only one group
small village
trilogy
a series of three books
derogatory
degrading or desparing
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
Adulation
Adversity
Benevolence
Bombastic
Flattery, Worship
misfortune, hardtimes
kindness, mercy
Extravagant, Boastful
Adulation
Flattery, Worship
Adversity
misfortune, hardtimes
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English Vocabulary Words 9
Agile
Cull
Eloquence
Enjoin
able to move quickly and easily... quick, smart, and clever
to select or choose (someone or something) from a group
the ability to speak or write well and in an effective way
to direct or order (someone) to do something
Agile
able to move quickly and easily... quick, smart, and clever
Cull
to select or choose (someone or something) from a group
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english 9 vocabulary words
scowl
scourge
apprehensive
complacent
contract the brows in a sullen
flips out when punished
scared of someone or something
happy with oneself
scowl
contract the brows in a sullen
scourge
flips out when punished
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
auxiliary
expedient
candid
cubicle
giving assistance or support
means to an end, useful
frank, sincere, impartial, and unnposed
a small room or compartment
auxiliary
giving assistance or support
expedient
means to an end, useful
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English 9 vocabulary words
Indolently*
Vitality*
Forbidding
Bleak
Done in a way to avoid activity or exertion; lazily
The state of being strong and active; energy
Unfriendly or threatening in appearance
Bare; desolate; empty
Indolently*
Done in a way to avoid activity or exertion; lazily
Vitality*
The state of being strong and active; energy
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English 9--Vocabulary 10
credentials
cumbersome
genial
hoax
(n.) written evidence showing that a person has a right to a…
(adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
(adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
(n.) an act intended to trick or deceive, a fraud; (v.) to tr…
credentials
(n.) written evidence showing that a person has a right to a…
cumbersome
(adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
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English 9 Vocabulary Words
abet
contrite
indigent
pervasive
to aid, help, encourage
penitent, eager to be forgiven
very poor, impoverished
having the tendency to spread throughout
abet
to aid, help, encourage
contrite
penitent, eager to be forgiven
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