Honors English 11 Vocab List 10

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Honors English 11 Vocab List 10
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  1. FORMIDABLE
    • (adj)
    • Inspiring awe or fear, capable of preventing another from undertaking opposing steps.
    • Difficult to accomplish because of obstacles.
  2. FORTUITOUS
    • (adj) Occurring by chance
    • NOTE: Do not confuse with fortunate.
  3. FRACTIOUS
    (adj) Inclined to be rebellious or peevish
  4. FRUGAL
    (adj) Using rigid economy
  5. FURTIVE
    (adj) Done in a secret or underhand manner.
  6. GARRULOUS
    (adj) Excessively talkative
  7. GINGERLY
    (adv) In a careful or cautious manner.
  8. GIRD
    • (verb)
    • To make ready.
    • To encircle.
    • To invest with power or authority.
  9. GREGARIOUS
    (adj) Outgoing, usually found associating with others
  10. GUILE
    (noun) Sly or cunning intelligence
  11. HACKNEYED
    (adj) Worn out through frequent use; hence, commonplace or meaningless.
  12. HALCYON
    (adj) Peaceful, calm
  13. HARBINGER
    (noun) A forerunner or messenger
  14. HEINOUS
    (adj) Atrocious or deeply offensive
  15. HISTRIONIC
    (adj) Intended for effect; stagy, affected.
  16. HOAX
    (noun) A false story circulated through mischief; a fraud played as a joke.
  17. HOODWINK
    (verb) To deceive by giving something a false appearance.
  18. HYPERBOLE
    (noun) Extravagant exaggeration
  19. IDIOSYNCRASY
    (noun) An eccentricity peculiar to an individual; a personal mannerism.
  20. IGNOMINY
    (noun) Public disgrace or dishonor as a result of ignoble or contemptible conduct.

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