English 11H- Vocabulary Unit #1A

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					NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 1A – Word List
   1. aberration
   2. acquiesce
   3. askance
   4. austere
   5. benign
   6. bravado
   7. choleric
   8. contrite
   9. expatriate
   10. expostulate
   11. hoax
   12. idiosyncrasy
   13. invariable
   14. lachrymose
   15. lurid
   16. machinations
   17. mollify
   18. necromancy
   19. neophyte
   20. nuance
   21. proclivity
   22. progeny
   23. sagacity
   24. superfluous
   25. supersede
   26. temperate
   27. umbrage
   28. vertigo
   29. victuals
   30. virago
NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 2A – Word List
   1. accolade
   2. antiquity
   3. ascetic
   4. beguile
   5. bulwark
   6. caustic
   7. clarion
   8. colloquial
   9. contumacious
   10. denizen
   11. dolorous
   12. drawl
   13. effrontery
   14. histrionic
   15. ignominy
   16. inane
   17. knell
   18. labyrinthine
   19. malevolent
   20. nebulous
   21. obdurate
   22. parsimonious
   23. pernicious
   24. plumage
   25. querulous
   26. sanguine
   27. saturnine
   28. soporific
   29. taciturn
   30. ubiquitous
NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 3A – Word List
   1. acrimonious
   2. apocryphal
   3. axiomatic
   4. bellicose
   5. bombastic
   6. calumny
   7. cognizant
   8. comely
   9. dearth
   10. deference
   11. dexterous
   12. disparage
   13. encomium
   14. fetter
   15. gainsay
   16. harbinger
   17. indigenous
   18. intrepid
   19. mendicant
   20. misnomer
   21. opprobrium
   22. phlegmatic
   23. quixotic
   24. redundant
   25. squalid
   26. surfeit
   27. tyro
   28. verbose
   29. vituperation
   30. waive
NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 4A – Word List
   1. aeon
   2. averse
   3. altercation
   4. blasphemy
   5. bucolic
   6. carouse
   7. charlatan
   8. craven
   9. diffident
   10. dirge
   11. diurnal
   12. esoteric
   13. excoriate
   14. extirpate
   15. fracas
   16. fecund
   17. germane
   18. guile
   19. impervious
   20. incongruous
   21. insipid
   22. jeopardize
   23. laconic
   24. mephitic
   25. nocturnal
   26. protocol
   27. reconcile
   28. recondite
   29. sundry
   30. vilify
NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 5A – Word List
   1. execrable
   2. malediction
   3. obstreperous
   4. odium
   5. oscillate
   6. paraphrase
   7. perfunctory
   8. plethora
   9. precarious
   10. protuberant
   11. pusillanimous
   12. quandary
   13. quintessence
   14. raucous
   15. reprisal
   16. sanctimonious
   17. scintilla
   18. succinct
   19. surreptitious
   20. sycophant
   21. syllogism
   22. tautological
   23. tenuous
   24. tractable
   25. unwonted
   26. utopian
   27. vernacular
   28. wheedle
   29. zealot
   30. zealous
NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 6A – Word List
   1. abrogate
   2. adamant
   3. affable
   4. alluvial
   5. bumptious
   6. cabal
   7. captious
   8. catholic
   9. debacle
   10. desultory
   11. doggerel
   12. dudgeon
   13. effigy
   14. eschew
   15. feckless
   16. hackneyed
   17. incubus
   18. inscrutable
   19. interdict
   20. lackey
   21. loquacious
   22. missive
   23. niggardly
   24. onerous
   25. paroxysm
   26. quay
   27. ribald
   28. tenacious
   29. vulpine
   30. wont
NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 7A – Word List
   1. abate
   2. abet
   3. bastion
   4. belabor
   5. benison
   6. brusque
   7. castigate
   8. clandestine
   9. condiment
   10. cupidity
   11. diatribe
   12. ejaculate
   13. enigma
   14. hyperbole
   15. impugn
   16. invidious
   17. latent
   18. miscreant
   19. moribund
   20. ostentatious
   21. pilfer
   22. proscribe
   23. regale
   24. reticent
   25. stalwart
   26. substantiate
   27. truculent
   28. vagary
   29. vestige
   30. wistful
NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 8A – Word List
   1. acumen
   2. aesthetic
   3. augury
   4. bowdlerize
   5. cadence
   6. cliché
   7. coalesce
   8. consensus
   9. demagogue
   10. distraught
   11. dubious
   12. ethereal
   13. exigent
   14. expunge
   15. filch
   16. flay
   17. furtive
   18. glib
   19. hoodwink
   20. importune
   21. inexorable
   22. innuendo
   23. inure
   24. itinerant
   25. lacteal
   26. lassitude
   27. litigious
   28. lucid
   29. lugubrious
   30. placebo
NAME ___________________________                    ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                        Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                                   UNIT 9A – Word List
   1. clerical
   2. discrepancy
   3. disparity
   4. fleet
   5. magnanimous
   6. magnate
   7. moratorium
   8. nefarious
   9. officious
   10. peripheral
   11. portentous
   12. proboscis
   13. prodigal
   14. rancor
   15. red tape
   16. rococo
   17. sardonic
   18. sartorial
   19. scourge
   20. sinecure
   21. subversive
   22. sully
   23. tangible
   24. temerity
   25. trite
   26. turgid
   27. upbraid
   28. vacillate
   29. vernal
   30. wily
NAME ___________________________                 ENG 11H: American Literature

PERIOD _____                                     Vocabulary Terms (Semester 1)

                               UNIT 10A – Word List
1. absolve
2. acolyte
3. altruistic
4. apostate
5. archetype
6. assiduous
7. atrophy
8. banal
9. buttress
10. cache
11. cavil
12. chicanery
13. diabolic
14. duplicity
15. emollient
16. engender
17. exigency
18. feign
19. hedonist
20. homily
21. innocuous
22. jingoist
23. meander
24. mitigate
25. modicum
26. morass
27. nominal
28. nonentity
29. noxious
30. perennial

				
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