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Honor english cards
2011-05-19 17:43:57
hard honors

for all Honor english students
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  1. trite
    • adj.
    • lacking in freshness or effectiveness because of constant use or excessive repetition
  2. dissipation
    • noun
    • the act of scattering in various directions
    • disperse
    • dispel
  3. Garish

    Crudely or tastelessly colorful, showy, or elaborate

  4. Augment
    to make larger, or enlarge in size, number, or strength
  5. Rendezvous
    • A meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two

    • people
  6. rend
    • to
    • remove from place by violence
    • to split or tear apart or in pieces by violence as a sign of
    • anger,grief or despair
    • to
    • pierce with sound
  7. piqued

    wounded in one's pride

  8. Dissipation
    • the act of scattering in various directions; disperse;
    • dispel.
  9. Nouveau

    A newly rich person

  10. Egregious
    • Extraordinary
    • in some bad way
  11. Limpid

    clear or transparent

  12. Vacillate
    • to
    • waver in mind or opinion be indecisive
  13. Anathema

    a person or thing that is detested or loathed

  14. Quell

    • to kill, to thoroughly overwhelm and reduce to submission or passivity. n.
    • slaughter
  15. Facade
    • The front of a building, especially an imposing or decorative one
    • a superficial appearance or illusion of something
  16. Mollify

    to soften in feeling, as a person, to pacify, appease

  17. Chic
    • attractive
    • and fashionable; stylish
  18. Bane

    Poison, harm or woe

  19. Penchant
    • a
    • strong inclination, taste, or liking for something.
  20. Recondite
    • dealing with very profound or difficult subject matter

    • beyond ordinary knowledge or understanding;
    • little
    • known; obscure
  21. Eminent
    • High in rank or notoriety, prominent or distinguished

    • Noteworthy or conspicuous

    • Lofty or high

  22. Rectitude

    Honesty, righteousness, morally upright character