Honors English 11 Vocab List 7

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Honors English 11 Vocab List 7
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  1. DISPARITY
    (noun) Difference (in age, quantity, character or rank); inequality
  2. DISSEMBLE
    (verb) To hide or disguise one’s true motives or feelings
  3. DISSUADE
    (verb) To persuade someone not to take a course of action
  4. DOGMATIC
    (adj) Insistent and positive in manner or utterance; arrogant in expressing an opinion; asserting an opinion as if it were an undisputed fact.
  5. DOLOROUS
    (adj) Feeling great sorrow or distress
  6. DUPLICITY
    (noun) Intentional double dealing or deception
  7. DYNAMIC
    (adj) Having power or physical energy; energetic
  8. EFFACE
    (verb) To make oneself appear insignificant or inconspicuous
  9. EFFETE
    (adj) No longer productive because of age; exhausted or worn out.
  10. EFFICACIOUS
    (adj) Having the power to produce a desired effect.
  11. EFFIGY
    (noun) A crude likeness of a person, usually in the form of a picture or stuffed image.
  12. EFFRONTERY
    (noun) Boldness without shame
  13. EFFUSIVE
    (adj) Expressing gratitude, pleasure or approval in an unrestrained manner.
  14. EGREGIOUS
    (adj) Distinguished from the rest of the group by undesirable qualities.
  15. ELICIT
    (verb) To draw out or forth; to bring to light; to draw out against inclination. (transitive)
  16. ELIXIR
    (noun) A medicinal substance; the essence of anything in its purest form
  17. EMACIATED
    (adj) Made lean, wasted or reduced in weight by starvation or disease.
  18. EMANATE
    (verb) To flow or issue forth, as from a source. (intransitive)
  19. EMINENCE
    (noun) Acknowledged superiority in a particular sphere; an important or distinguished person.
  20. EMOLUMENT
    (noun) Salary or profits derived from an occupation or office.

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