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Vocabulary List 3 - BCA American Literature
Apt
Cognizance
Wanton
Crucible
Def: (adj.) inclined; likely; intelligent and learning quickl…
Def: (n.) awareness, an observation; a range of knowledge... Sen…
Def: (adj.) done or shown maliciously; done deliberately with…
Def: (n.) a severe searching test, trial; a container of meta…
Apt
Def: (adj.) inclined; likely; intelligent and learning quickl…
Cognizance
Def: (n.) awareness, an observation; a range of knowledge... Sen…
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Vocabulary List 2 - BCA American Literature
Arrears
Doddering
Approbation
Blather
(n., pl.) Being behind in payments or duties; not fulfilling…
(adj.) shaking and trembling from old age... Sentence: The dodde…
(n.) approval, commendation... Sentence: The councilman asked hi…
(n.) foolish talk... (v.) to talk foolishly and senselessly... Sent…
Arrears
(n., pl.) Being behind in payments or duties; not fulfilling…
Doddering
(adj.) shaking and trembling from old age... Sentence: The dodde…
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Vocabulary List 1 - BCA American Literature
Decorous
Lithe
Archaic
Dulcet
Def: (adj.) well behaved, dignified, socially proper... Sentence…
Def: (adj.) bending easily, limber... Sentence: Many gymnasts, s…
Def: old and obsolete; relating to old times... Sentence: Dinosa…
Def: (adj.)pleasing to the ear; sweet and soothing... Sentence:…
Decorous
Def: (adj.) well behaved, dignified, socially proper... Sentence…
Lithe
Def: (adj.) bending easily, limber... Sentence: Many gymnasts, s…
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BCA Global Review Ch 8 Vocabulary
Sahara
Savanna
Sahel
Animism
Large desert in Africa
Grassy plain
Land at the southern edge of the Sahara
Religion in which spirits play a role in daily life
Sahara
Large desert in Africa
Savanna
Grassy plain
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BCA Global Review Ch 8 Vocabulary
Sahara
Savanna
Sahel
Animism
Large desert in Africa
Grassy plain
Land at the southern edge of the Sahara
Religion in which spirits play a role in daily life
Sahara
Large desert in Africa
Savanna
Grassy plain
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American Literature Vocabulary 8
Arid
Brusque
Condescending
Conovergence
(adj) lacking of sufficient water or rainfall; dry.
(adj) marked by rude or peremptory shortness.
(adj) attitude marked by feeling of superiority towards others.
(n) the coming together of two or more things.
Arid
(adj) lacking of sufficient water or rainfall; dry.
Brusque
(adj) marked by rude or peremptory shortness.
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Literature Vocabulary Unit 8
animosity
apathy
apprehensive
commend
strong dislike; bitter hostility
a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
fearful or anxious, especially about the future
to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attentio…
animosity
strong dislike; bitter hostility
apathy
a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
Literature Vocabulary Unit 8
affluence
arrears
cascade
cringe
(n.) wealth, riches, prosperity; great abundance, plenty
(n.) unpaid or overdue debts; an unfinished duty
(n.) a steep, narrow waterfall; something falling or rushing…
(v.) to shrink back or hide in fear or submissiveness
affluence
(n.) wealth, riches, prosperity; great abundance, plenty
arrears
(n.) unpaid or overdue debts; an unfinished duty
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Vocabulary Literature 7 and 8
autobiography
biography
anecdotes
personal essay
story about a person's life told by that person
story about a person's life told by someone else
short account of events
a form of nonfiction that expresses the writer's thoughts and…
autobiography
story about a person's life told by that person
biography
story about a person's life told by someone else
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Literature Vocabulary Unit 8
affluence
arrears
cascade
cringe
wealth, riches, prosperity, great abundance, plenty (n)
unpaid or overdue debts, an unfinished duty (n)
a steep, narrow waterfall, something falling or rushing forth…
to shrink back or hide in fear or submissiveness (v)
affluence
wealth, riches, prosperity, great abundance, plenty (n)
arrears
unpaid or overdue debts, an unfinished duty (n)
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Vocabulary of Literature Lesson 8
semblence
requite
congenial
indefatigable
appearance
to repay
agreeable
tireless
semblence
appearance
requite
to repay
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Literature Vocabulary 8
Superficial
Incessantly
Derision
Tumultuous
concerned only with what is obvious or apparent
continuing without stopping
the feeling that people express when they criticize and laugh…
loud, excited, and emotional
Superficial
concerned only with what is obvious or apparent
Incessantly
continuing without stopping
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Literature 8 vocabulary -al
altruism
alternate
alien
inalienable
selfless concern for the welfare of others
to do in turns
foreign
that may not be taken away or transferred
altruism
selfless concern for the welfare of others
alternate
to do in turns
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Literature Vocabulary List #8
Inanimate
Incinerate
Intrepid
Larceny
Not having life
To burn to ashes
Brave, fearless
Theft
Inanimate
Not having life
Incinerate
To burn to ashes
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AP Literature Vocabulary 8
Imbroglio
Fecundity
Sundry
Effete
Confusion; morass; quagmire
Fertility
Miscellaneous
Overly refined (used up)
Imbroglio
Confusion; morass; quagmire
Fecundity
Fertility
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American Literature Vocabulary #8
adhere
arid
assiduous
bear
stick completely to a surface or substance; believe and follo…
extremely dry
hard-working
endure an ordeal of difficulty
adhere
stick completely to a surface or substance; believe and follo…
arid
extremely dry
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American literature vocabulary 8
Antipathy
Imminent
Elucidate
Imminent
An intense dislike ant. Affinity
Likely to happen; threatening
To make clear
Likely to happening ant.distant; delayed
Antipathy
An intense dislike ant. Affinity
Imminent
Likely to happen; threatening
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American Literature Vocabulary 8
attest
attribute
discern
dispatch
to tell the truth, true
characteristics; features
to see clearly; clear
to send; away
attest
to tell the truth, true
attribute
characteristics; features
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American Literature Vocabulary #8
Discordant
Embellish
Fallocious
Immutable
adj: not harmonious; conflicting... Nothing is quite as discorda…
v. adorn; ornament... Every time Thomas caught fish, he would em…
adj. false; misleading... After telling the fallacious story to…
adj. unchangeable... The immutable fact is you are guilty and go…
Discordant
adj: not harmonious; conflicting... Nothing is quite as discorda…
Embellish
v. adorn; ornament... Every time Thomas caught fish, he would em…
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British Literature Vocabulary #8
Nettle
Prepossessing
Ludicrous
Mordant
Verb; to irritate or annoy (someone)
Adjective; attractive or appealing in appearance
Adjective; so foolish, unreasonable, or out of place as to be…
Adjective; (especially of humor) having or showing a sharp or…
Nettle
Verb; to irritate or annoy (someone)
Prepossessing
Adjective; attractive or appealing in appearance
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Literature Vocabulary List 8
Acquiesce (v)
Amity (n)
Arduous (adj)
Gestalt (n)
to consent or comply passively or without protest
peaceful relations, as between nations; friendship
demanding great effort or labor; difficult
an organized whole that is perceived as more than the sum of…
Acquiesce (v)
to consent or comply passively or without protest
Amity (n)
peaceful relations, as between nations; friendship
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Unit 8 Literature Vocabulary
Abnormal
Capsize
Catastrophe
Decrease
not usual, not typical, strange
to turn bottom side up, upset
a large-sale disaster, misfortune, or failure
to become or make less; a lessening
Abnormal
not usual, not typical, strange
Capsize
to turn bottom side up, upset
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Literature Vocabulary #8
brandish
comprise
deft
plod
to wave or flourish in a menacing way
to include or contain; to be made up of
skillful, nimble
to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
brandish
to wave or flourish in a menacing way
comprise
to include or contain; to be made up of
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Literature Vocabulary: Week 8
Irascible
Grievance
Mitigate
Wont
Easily angered
Complaint
To soften; To lessen
Custom, habit
Irascible
Easily angered
Grievance
Complaint
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Vocabulary 8 - World Literature
ascetic
attenuate
attribute
depravity
a person who renounces material comforts
to reduce, weaken, or lessen
to ascribe; to relate to a cause or source
moral corruption; perversion
ascetic
a person who renounces material comforts
attenuate
to reduce, weaken, or lessen
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Unit 8 Literature Vocabulary
abnormal
capsize
catastrophe
decrease
not usual, not typical, strange
to turn bottom size up, upset
a large-scale disaster, misfortune, or failure
to become or make less; a lessening
abnormal
not usual, not typical, strange
capsize
to turn bottom size up, upset
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Literature Vocabulary #8
Celestial
Terrestrial
Proliferate
Prolix
(Adj) of or relating to the sky and heavens; of or relating t…
(Adj) relating to or occurring on the earth; living or growin…
(V) to increase in amount or number quickly
(Adj) using too many words; prolonged or drawn out
Celestial
(Adj) of or relating to the sky and heavens; of or relating t…
Terrestrial
(Adj) relating to or occurring on the earth; living or growin…
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Literature Vocabulary 8
goad
grimance
haversack
heifer
drive; push into action
twisting of the face because of pain or distress
canvas shoulder bag
young cow
goad
drive; push into action
grimance
twisting of the face because of pain or distress
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Literature: Vocabulary Ch. 8
Abnormal
Capsize
Catastrophe
Decrease
not usual, not typical, strange
to turn bottom side up, upset
a large-scale disaster, misfortune, or failure
to become or make less; (n.) a lessening
Abnormal
not usual, not typical, strange
Capsize
to turn bottom side up, upset
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Literature Vocabulary Words 8
beget
educe
glean
chafe
to produce; to make happen, to cause; to induce
to draw or bring out
to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor
to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction
beget
to produce; to make happen, to cause; to induce
educe
to draw or bring out
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American Literature Vocabulary #8
adhere
arid
assiduous
bear
stick completely to a surface or substance; believe and follo…
extremely dry
hard-working
endure an ordeal of difficulty
adhere
stick completely to a surface or substance; believe and follo…
arid
extremely dry
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AP Literature Vocabulary #8
Scintillant
Espouse
Despondency
Whimsical
that of which sparkles or emits light
To adopt or support a cause or belief
being in a state of deep sadness or hopelessness
amusing or playful in an unfamiliar manner
Scintillant
that of which sparkles or emits light
Espouse
To adopt or support a cause or belief
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Unit 8 Literature Vocabulary
Abnormal
Capsize
Catastrophe
Decrease
not usual, not typical, strange
to turn bottom side up , upset
a large-scale disaster, misfortune, or failure
to become or make less; a lessening
Abnormal
not usual, not typical, strange
Capsize
to turn bottom side up , upset
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Literature Vocabulary 8
Acquiesce
Amity
Arduous
Gestalt
To accept reluctantly without argument
Friendship
Difficult / Painstaking
Idea in which the whole is more than the sum of its parts
Acquiesce
To accept reluctantly without argument
Amity
Friendship
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Literature: Vocabulary Quiz #8
perverse
prelude
rancid
rustic
stubborn; inclined to go against what is expected
an introduction
stale, spoiled, foul
country-like; simple, plain; awkward
perverse
stubborn; inclined to go against what is expected
prelude
an introduction
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Literature List 8 Vocabulary
Assurance
Asylum
Console
Dilate
a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
an institution for care of children, elderly people, etc.; a…
to comfort; the keyboard of an organ; a control panel for an…
to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
Assurance
a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
Asylum
an institution for care of children, elderly people, etc.; a…
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literature - vocabulary week 8
venturesome
rife
ebullient
viable
trending to take risks
commonly found, widespread
showing liveliness, high spirit
capable of living or growing
venturesome
trending to take risks
rife
commonly found, widespread
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Vocabulary Unit 8 Literature
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; a control pan…
(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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Literature Collection 8 Vocabulary
Penned
Treaties
Duplicate
Motifs
Confined or enclosed
Agreements between nations
Exact copy
Repeated patterns in design
Penned
Confined or enclosed
Treaties
Agreements between nations
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Literature Vocabulary 7 & 8
Adieu
Advent
Apex
Assimilate
A farewell... (Noun)
An arrival, coming into place or view (noun)
The highest point, point (noun)
To absorb fully, to adopt as ones own; to adapt fully (verb)
Adieu
A farewell... (Noun)
Advent
An arrival, coming into place or view (noun)
8 Literature vocabulary
Contemporary
Element
Identify
Influence
Modern... Ex: when I was a baby I played with play doh,a contem…
One necessary or basic part of a whole... Ex:the most important…
To find something or someone... Ex: I identify the problem betw…
Power or swag that affects people or things... Ex: My sister is…
Contemporary
Modern... Ex: when I was a baby I played with play doh,a contem…
Element
One necessary or basic part of a whole... Ex:the most important…
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Literature vocabulary for 7-8
Papyrus
Cubit
Exploit
Chronicles
Paper made from papyrus reed
Ancient unit of linear measure
A heroic act of deed
Accounts of historical events; a historical narrative
Papyrus
Paper made from papyrus reed
Cubit
Ancient unit of linear measure
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British literature vocabulary #8
Acqulesce
Ambivalent
Brusque
Buttreas
...
...
...
...
Acqulesce
...
Ambivalent
...
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English 8 Vocabulary in Literature
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Ballad
The repetition of the first letter in two or more main words.…
A reference to a presumably familiar person, place, or event…
Resemblance in sound of accented vowels. example: how now bro…
A poem or song of popular origin in short stanzas often with…
Alliteration
The repetition of the first letter in two or more main words.…
Allusion
A reference to a presumably familiar person, place, or event…
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Literature: Unit 8 Vocabulary
Assurance
Asylum
Console
Dilate
A pledge; freedom from doubt
An institution for care of children
To comfort; the keyboard of an organ
To make or become larger or wider
Assurance
A pledge; freedom from doubt
Asylum
An institution for care of children
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Literature Vocabulary List 8
Assurance
Asylum
Console
Dilate
(N.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
(N.) an institution for care of children, elderly people, etc…
(V.) to comfort; (n.) the keyboard of an organ; a control pan…
(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 care of children, elderly people, etc…
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AP Literature: Vocabulary 8
Lassitude
Leitmotif
Levee
Libation
A weariness, listlessness, a state of lethargy
Dominant or recurring theme
An embankment designed to prevent a river from flooding
A pouring of a liquid for ceremony; drink
Lassitude
A weariness, listlessness, a state of lethargy
Leitmotif
Dominant or recurring theme
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Literature: Week 8 Vocabulary
audacious
bequeath
censure
disinclination
bold, daring, or unrestrained
to leave to a person or other beneficiary by a will
express severe disapproval, typically in a formal statement
unwillingness
audacious
bold, daring, or unrestrained
bequeath
to leave to a person or other beneficiary by a will
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Literature Vocabulary #8
Celestial
Terrestrial
Proliferate
Prolix
: 1. of or relating the sky... : 2. of or relating to heaven... Adj…
: 1. relating to or occurring on the earth... : living or growin…
: to increase in number or amount quickly... Verb
: 1. using too many words... 2. Prolonged or drawn out ... Adjective
Celestial
: 1. of or relating the sky... : 2. of or relating to heaven... Adj…
Terrestrial
: 1. relating to or occurring on the earth... : living or growin…
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