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English 9H



School:Silver Creek H.S.
Location:Sellersburg IN
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Maze Run Vocab one-three

  • ascended -- to rise
  • lurch -- swaying abruptly
  • consumed -- to absorb; engross
  • bombarded -- attacked
  • stale -- musty
  • devoid -- without
  • piercing -- gazing intensely

Maze Runner 1-3

  • ascended -- to rise
  • lurch -- swaying abruptly
  • consumed -- to absorb; engross
  • bombarded -- attacked
  • stale -- musty
  • devoid -- without
  • piercing -- gazing intensely

Maze Runner 4-6

  • mammoth -- extremely large
  • wincing -- flinch
  • obstructions -- obstacles
  • wedged -- to pack or fit tightly
  • suppress -- to hinder or stop
  • linger -- to stay around, loiter
  • creased -- a wrinkle
  • splinter -- fragment
  • epiphany -- sudden understanding
  • bulbous -- bulb shaped, bulging

Maze Runner Vocab 25-30

  • Interjected -- to interrupt
  • Gamut -- a challenge
  • Oblige -- to consent or agree
  • Restored -- make whole, refreshed
  • Ruddied -- to make red
  • Entwined -- twisted together
  • Defied -- to go against the rules
  • Writhing -- to twist in pain
  • Contemplative -- to think deeply

Maze Runner Vocab 39-42

  • comical -- humorous
  • sabotage -- underhanded interference
  • coincidence -- two or more events that happen at the same time
  • scoured -- to search thoroughly, to clean completely
  • interminable -- never ending
  • figment -- made up, not real
  • rebuke -- to reprimand
  • feverishly -- in an extreme hurry
  • telepathy -- mind to mind communication
  • horde -- a group
  • lunacy -- insanity
  • cusp -- the edge
  • gibberish -- meaningless talk or writing
  • piqued -- interested
  • acrid -- bitter

Vocab Lesson 1

  • vernacular -- everyday language, rather than literary language
  • argot -- the informal specialized vocabulary or expressions of a particular group
  • jargon -- a specialized vocabulary of a profession or trade
  • standard -- conforming to the established language used by educated speakers
  • archaic -- no longer used or applicable, ancient
  • idiom -- an expression with a special meaning that cannot be understood from the meanings of the individual words; a nonliteral expression
  • semantics -- the study of meaning and word interpretation
  • denotation -- the most direct or specific meaning of a word
  • pidgin -- a simplified form of speech developed from two or more languages

Vocab lesson 10

  • devious -- meant to trick
  • guile -- sly intelligance
  • masquerade -- to disguise oneself
  • veracity -- truthfulness or accuracy
  • fictitious -- false or fake
  • hypocritical -- giving a false appearance
  • reputable -- having a good reputation
  • duplicity -- deliberate deception in behavior or speech
  • gullible -- easily deceived or fooled
  • overt -- open and observable

Vocab lesson 11

  • astute -- having shrewd judgement
  • precocious -- showing unusually early development
  • virtuoso -- a very skilled musician or other type of artist
  • aptitude -- natural ability
  • painstaking -- marked by or requiring great care
  • resourceful -- effective and imaginative in solving problems
  • adept -- very skillful
  • finesse -- to achieve a goal or handle a situation with subtle skill
  • prodigy -- a person with exceptional talents or powers
  • acme -- the highest point of achievement

Vocab lesson 13

  • validate -- to establish or confirm the truth or legality of something
  • candid -- frank
  • legitimate -- lawful
  • truism -- a statement of self evident truth
  • base -- low or inferior in position or quality
  • dexterity -- skill and grace in physical movement
  • meritorious -- worthy
  • appraisal -- evaluation or estimation of worth
  • criterion -- a standard of judgement
  • mediocore -- moderate to inferior in quality

Vocab lesson 14

  • discourse -- formal speech or writing
  • prattle -- to talk foolishly
  • utterance -- something that is said
  • cogent -- logical and convincing
  • literate -- able to read and write
  • sophistry -- clever arguments that are misleading or incorrect
  • circumlocution -- the use of unnecessarily wordy and indirect language
  • falter -- to hesitate or stammer in speech
  • raconteur -- a person who tells stories and relates incidents, with skill and wit
  • verbose -- using or containing too many words

Vocab lesson 15

  • incommunicado -- without a way to communicate
  • peon -- an unskilled laborer or farm worker
  • bravado -- false bravery
  • hacienda -- a large estate or ranch
  • peccadillo -- a small fault, often habitual
  • aficionado -- an enthusiastic fan or admirer
  • flotilla -- a small fleet of boats or ships
  • junta -- a group of military leaders who seize and hold power over a country
  • renegade -- an outlaw, rebel, deserter, or traitor
  • embargo -- a government order preventing trade with another country

Vocab lesson 16

  • breadth -- width
  • innumerable -- too many to count
  • paucity -- smallness of number
  • appreciable -- noticeable
  • gargantuan -- gigantic
  • negligible -- not enough to be worth considering
  • proliferate -- to multiply, increase, or spread rapidly
  • copious -- plentiful
  • inordinate -- exceeding reasonable limits
  • pittance -- a very small amount

Vocab lesson 17

  • coincidental -- happening or existing at the same time by accident
  • fortuitous -- happening by lucky accident
  • prophetic -- foreseeing or predicting the future
  • arbitrary -- based upon impulse or random chance
  • deliberation -- slow, careful thought
  • premeditated -- planned or arranged in advance
  • unwittingly -- unknowingly
  • contrive -- to cleverly plan
  • haphazard -- without plan or order
  • spontaneity -- the quality of following personal impulse rather than outside influences or planning

Vocab lesson 18

  • vehement -- showing intense emotion or passion
  • assert -- to state or express firmly
  • foolhardy -- unwisely bold
  • undaunted -- no discouraged by danger or difficulty
  • flout -- to disobey openly
  • outspoken -- frank and unreserved in speech
  • vibrant -- pulsing with energy
  • ferocity -- fierceness
  • incisive -- clear and sharp in analysis or expression

Vocab lesson 19

  • enthrall -- to capture someones attention
  • preoccupy -- to hold attention completely
  • scrutinize -- to examine carefully
  • disregard -- to ignore
  • oblivious -- lacking awareness
  • receptive -- ready or willing to accept something
  • vigilant -- watchful
  • heedless -- not paying attention
  • rapt -- deeply absorbed in something
  • tacit -- not spoken

Vocab Lesson 2

  • atlas -- a book or bound collection of maps
  • jovial -- jolly;filled with good cheer
  • quixotic -- dedicated to unreachable goals; idealistic but not practical
  • galvanize -- to stimulate or urge into action; to spur
  • Pyrrhic victory -- a victory that is offset by staggering losses or that comes at a huge price
  • Sisyphean -- requiring endless effort; without result or success
  • epicure -- a person with refined taste, especially in food or drink
  • nemesis -- a source of harm or ruin; an opponent that cannot be defeated
  • saturnine -- gloomy and sullen

Vocab Lesson 2 Revised

  • saturnine -- gloomy and sullen
  • atlas -- a book or bound collection of maps
  • jovial -- jolly; filled with good cheer
  • quixotic -- dedicated to unreachable goals, idealistic but not practical
  • solecism -- an improper form of dialect was spoken
  • galvanize -- to stimulate or urge into action; to spur
  • Pyrrhic victory -- a victory that is offset by staggering lossesor that comes at a huge price
  • Sisyphean -- requiring endless effort; without result or success
  • epicure -- a person with refined taste, especially in food or drink
  • nemesis -- a source of harm or ruin; an opponent that cannot be defeated

Vocab lesson 3

  • behold -- to gaze at or look upon
  • foresee -- to see or know ahead of time
  • myopia -- lack of planning for the future
  • subliminal -- below the threshold of conscious thought; not detectable
  • envision -- to picture in the mind
  • impressionistic -- describing a highly personal, individual response to experience
  • premonition -- a feeling that something will happen in the future
  • discernmet -- excellent judgement and insight; skill in perceiving
  • gape -- to stare in amazement, often with the mouth wide open
  • perceptive -- marked by understanding or awareness

Vocab lesson 4

  • hamper -- to prevent from moving freely or making progress
  • procrastinate -- to delay; to put off doing something
  • thwart -- to prevent from taking place; frustrate
  • deter -- to prevent or discourage from acting, by means of fear or doubt
  • preclude -- to make impossible or unlikely
  • subside -- to sink a lower or more normal level
  • commence -- to begin
  • obstruction -- something that blocks or gets in the way
  • scuttle -- to run or move with short, hurried movements
  • cessation -- a bringing or coming to an end

Vocab lesson 5

  • substantiate -- to support with evidence
  • dupe -- to take advantage of people by tricking or fooling them
  • indisputable -- beyond doubt or question
  • refute -- to prove to be false or invalid
  • dissuade -- to discourage from doing something through persuasion
  • imply -- to hint
  • red herring -- something that draws attention away from the main issue
  • apologist -- a person who speaks in defense of a person, an idea, or a position
  • fallacy -- a false belief
  • infer -- to draw a conclusion from evidence

Vocab lesson 6

  • anathema -- something or someone that is greatly hated and avoided
  • eulogy -- a tribute
  • quibble -- to criticize, argue, or raise objections over something unimportant
  • adulation -- adoration
  • critique -- a detailed review; an evaluation
  • laudable -- worthy of praise and honor
  • accolade -- great praise
  • commend -- to give approval or praise
  • homage -- publicly expressed honor or respect
  • reproach -- to criticize or express disapproval

Vocab lesson 7

  • pungent -- having a sharp, strong taste or smell
  • savory -- pleasing to the taste or smell
  • culinary -- related to cooking or kitchens
  • morsel -- a very small piece
  • ravenous -- extremely hungry
  • bland -- calming or soothing
  • devour -- to consume or eat up greedily or enthusiastically
  • quaff -- to drink heartily and deeply
  • simmer -- to cook gently in a liquid just at or below the boiling point
  • cutlery -- utensils used for eating

Vocab lesson 8

  • cataclysm -- an intense and violent disaster or change
  • havoc -- widespread destruction and devastation
  • cataclysm -- an intense and violent disaster or change
  • pugnacious -- combative
  • havoc -- widespread destruction and devastation
  • pugnacious -- combative
  • blight -- to have a negative effect on
  • eradication -- the act of tearing out by the roots
  • blight -- to have a negative effect on
  • obliterate -- to wipe out completely
  • eradication -- the act of tearing out by the roots
  • stagnant -- stale and foul because of lack of movement
  • obliterate -- to wipe out completely
  • stagnant -- stale and foul because of lack of movement
  • decomposition -- the process of rotting, breaking down, or disintegration
  • mar -- to inflict damage or spoil the quality of
  • decomposition -- the process of rotting, breaking down, or disintegration
  • pulverize -- to pound, crush, or grind into powder or dust
  • mar -- to inflict damage or spoil the quality of
  • pulverize -- to pound, crush, or grind into powder or dust

Vocab lesson 9

  • innovation -- something newly introduced or created
  • broach -- to bring up a subject for discussion
  • embark -- to board a plane or ship
  • initiative -- a beginning or an introductory step
  • novice -- a beginner
  • debut -- to make a first public appearance
  • incipient -- beginning to exist or appear
  • overture -- a piece of music intended to introduce a longer work
  • convene -- to assemble formally
  • generate -- to create; to bring into being
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