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Pre-AP English
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9th grade vocabulary
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9th grade vocab words, Semester 1
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  1. coveted
    desire wrongfully
  2. scrutiny
    careful, through watvh
  3. poetic justice
    karma, equal punishment
  4. reiterate
    repeat
  5. precariously
    dependent, unstable
  6. procured
    obtained
  7. naught
    zero, worthlessness
  8. surmounted
    conquer, prevail
  9. imprudent
    reckless
  10. -er
    more, one who, that which
  11. -est
    most
  12. LIST 2
    LIST 2
  13. diverting
    entertaining, distracting
  14. acquiesed
    accepted, agreed
  15. suffuse
    overspread, flood
  16. exasperation
    annoyance, irritation
  17. retorted
    snapped
  18. langour
    wariness
  19. adulation
    worship, cheer, praise
  20. exhorbitant
    expensive
  21. disconsolate
    very unhappy
  22. precluded
    prevent, hinder
  23. endeavored
    seriously tried
  24. -hood
    state, quality or condition
  25. -ly
    in a matter that is, like a, or time related
  26. LIST 3
    LIST 3
  27. omen
    event believed to be sign of future occurence
  28. monotomy
    lack of variety
  29. spurn
    reject, kick down
  30. pandemonium
    wild uproar
  31. hindrance
    burden
  32. symmetry
    sameness
  33. consternation
    sudden amazment resulting in confusion, distress
  34. ubiquitous
    being everywhere at once
  35. emaciated
    extremely thin
  36. pallid
    skin discoloration
  37. voracious
    huge appietite, always hungry
  38. onerous
    causing a burden
  39. nostalgic
    yearn for return of past
  40. -ful
    notable for
  41. -less
    without
  42. dejectedly
    depressed, disheartened
  43. pantomime
    sign, conveying actions with gestures
  44. LIST 4
    LIST 4
  45. morosely
    glum, sour, moody
  46. imperiously
    arrogent, overbearing
  47. pugnacious
    combatitive
  48. recumbent
    resting, inclined,
  49. brusquely
    blunt, abrupt
  50. bemused
    bewildered, confused
  51. abash
    shame, destroy confidence of
  52. extremity
    limit, edge, end, limb
  53. suffice
    sufficent
  54. woeful
    unhappy, sorry
  55. implicit
    implied
  56. explicit
    expressed, definite
  57. -able, -ible
    capable of, worthy of
  58. -some
    showing increasing degree, characterized by
  59. LIST 5
    LIST 5
  60. dictum
    authoritive pronouncement
  61. impotent
    lacking power or ability
  62. optimism
    bright side
  63. repertoire
    entire stock of skills
  64. nocturnal
    at night
  65. nebulous
    cloudy, hazy, vague
  66. indimidation
    fill with fear
  67. indigenous
    native, natural
  68. entailment
    necessary or consequence of
  69. -ish
    somewhat like, related to
  70. -ness
    condition, state, or quality
  71. synonmynous
    equivalent
  72. LIST 6
    LIST 6
  73. sojurn
    temporary stay
  74. dispensation
    distribution
  75. iniquites
    sin, injustice
  76. contentious
    quarralsome
  77. condescesion
    superiotity
  78. diminutive
    small, tiny, petite
  79. fraught
    loaded, cargo
  80. monosyllabic
    short, brief, one syllable
  81. fractious
    rule-breaking
  82. amiable
    friendly, agreeable
  83. auspicious
    promising success
  84. ethical
    moral
  85. culture
    sophistication, lifestyle, customs
  86. compromise
    bargain
  87. abominable
    awful
  88. -cide
    act of killing or killer of
  89. -ment
    act or instence of doing something, state, process

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