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english 9 honors vocabulary review lessons 5 8
English 9 Honors

Vocabulary Review Lessons 5-8

Ms. Barlettabarlettac@dkja.orgwww.dkjamsbarlettaenglish.weebly.com/

vocabulary lesson 8
Vocabulary Lesson 8
  • 1. beget (v.): to produce; to make happen

HINT: To get

  • 2. educe (v.): to draw or bring out
  • 3. glean (v.): to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor

HINT: When you clean, you glean everything from off the floor.

  • 4. chafe (v.): to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction
  • 5. effrontery (n.): shameless boldness

HINT: Front

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Vocabulary Lesson 8
  • 6. imbibe (v.): to drink (especially alcohol)

HINT: Beber=to drink

  • 7. feign (v.): to pretend

HINT: You might feign fainting.

  • 8. desist (v.): to stop; to discontinue
  • 9. allude (v.): to hint at; to refer to indirectly
  • 10. elite (n.): the choice members or best of a group
vocabulary lesson 8 extra words
Vocabulary Lesson 8 Extra Words
  • 11. incongruous (adj.)not appropriate

HINT: in=not; congruent=equal to

  • 12. bulwark(n.)a defensive wall
  • 13. connoisseur (n.)an expert

HINT: King of the sewer

  • 14. cacophony(n.)harsh sounds
  • 15. expunge(v.)to remove

HINT: Sponge

vocabulary lesson 7
Vocabulary Lesson 7
  • 1. gird (v.): to prepare for an event or an action

HINT: Birds gird for the winter.

  • 2. daunt (v.): to make afraid; to discourage

HINT: Haunt

  • 3. flux (n.): a state of continual change or movement

HINT: Fluctuate

  • 4. hovel (n.): a wretched living place; an open shed

HINT: Hole in the ground

  • 5. cadaverous (adj.): of or like a corpse; pale; gaunt; thin

HINT: Cadaver

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Vocabulary Lesson 7
  • 6. gothic (adj.): of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction

HINT: Goth

  • 7. penury (n.): extreme poverty

HINT: Not even a penny

  • 8. egress (n.): an exit


  • 9. felicity (n.): happiness; bliss

HINT: Feliz

  • 10. despot (n.): a dictator with absolute power

HINT: Da spot

vocabulary lesson 7extra words
VocabularyLesson 7Extra Words!
  • 11. chattel (n.): property; a movable item of personal property

HINT: Cattle is an example of chattel.

  • 12. austere (adj.): stern, plain

HINT: Steer can appear to be austere.

  • 13. lament (v.): to mourn


  • 14. aloof (adj.):distant; indifferent; disinterested

HINT: On the roof

  • 15. cerebral (adj.): relating to the brain


vocabulary lesson 6
Vocabulary Lesson 6

1. nepotism (n.): favoritism shown to family or friends by those in power, especially in business or hiring practices

HINT: If you have a family member who works at Home Depot, and you get a job there before someone who is more qualified, this is a case of nepotism.

2. begrudge (v.): to resent another’s success; to envy

HINT: grudge

3. mandarin (n.): an influential person; a member of an elite group

HINT: You might know a man who is successful and therefore, a mandarin.

4. glutinous (adj.): gluey; sticky

HINT: glue

5. enmity (n.): deep-seated hostility, often mutual

HINT: enemy

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Vocabulary Lesson 6

6. declaim (v.): to speak in a dramatic, impassioned, or blustering manner

HINT: claim

7. imbue (v.): to inspire or influence; to saturate


8. gaff (n.): a pole with a large hook on one end

HINT: staff

9. quaff (v.): to drink in large quantities; to gulp


10. bibliophile (n.): a lover of books

HINT: biblio=books; phile/o=lover of

vocabulary lesson 6 extra words
Vocabulary Lesson 6 Extra Words!

11. sporadic(adj.)occurring irregularly


12. stagnant(adj.)motionless; dull


13. stolid(adj.)impassive; not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; impassive

HINT: solid

14. strident(adj.)loud and harsh


15. superfluous(adj.)unnecessary; extra

HINT: super saver

vocabulary lesson 5
Vocabulary Lesson 5
  • 1. jaded (adj.): worn out; dulled, as from overindulgenceHINT: Faded2. gist (n.): the main pointHINT: If someone hits you with their fist, you get the gist.3. advocate (v.): to recommend; to speak in favor ofHINT: Advertise; Vocal4. efface (v.): to obliterate; to wipe outHINT: Erase your face5. charisma (n.): a personal appeal or attraction; magnetismHINT: Charm
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Vocabulary Lesson 5
  • 6. ogre (n.): a brute; a large monster; a frightful giantHINT: Shrek
  • 7. mesmerize (v.): to hypnotizeHINT: Hypnotize
  • 8. entity (n.): anything having existence; either physical or mysticalHINT: Entire
  • 9. bandy (v.): to exchange words; to discuss casuallyHINT: Banter
  • 10. dastardly (adj.): cowardly and treacherousHINT:
vocabulary lesson 5 extra words
Vocabulary Lesson 5 Extra Words
  • 11.mundane(adj.):everyday; commonplace HINT:
  • 12. seclusion(n): isolationHINT: Seclude
  • 13. tirade (n): extensive scoldingHINT:
  • 14. servile(adj.): slavish; servant-likeHINT: Servant
  • 15. soporific (adj.): sleep causing HINT: