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October 4, 2010
Ms. Barletta
barlettac@dkja.org
www.dkjamsbarlettaenglish.weebly.com/
 1. consternation (n.): alarming dismay or
concern
HINT:
 2. anomaly (n.): a deviation for the norm
HINT: A(n)=not; norm...
 6. expiate (v.): to make amends for
HINT:If you are trying to win back your ex-
boyfriend or girlfriend, you might expia...
 11. foist (v.): to pass off as genuine or valuable
HINT: Fool
 12. plethora (n.): an overabundance; excess
HINT: Plenty...
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English 12 honors vocab 5

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Vocabulary for 12th grade Honors English

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  1. 1. October 4, 2010 Ms. Barletta barlettac@dkja.org www.dkjamsbarlettaenglish.weebly.com/
  2. 2.  1. consternation (n.): alarming dismay or concern HINT:  2. anomaly (n.): a deviation for the norm HINT: A(n)=not; norm=not normal  3. vitriolic (adj.): harsh in tone; bitterly critical HINT:  4. preamble (n.): a preliminary statement; an introduction HINT: Pre=before/prior  5. coterie (n.): a small group of people who share interests and meet frequently HINT: It is eerie to see so many coteries.
  3. 3.  6. expiate (v.): to make amends for HINT:If you are trying to win back your ex- boyfriend or girlfriend, you might expiate your wrongdoings by buying them flowers.  7. compendium (n.): a list or collection of items HINT: compilation  8. comprise (v.): to include or consist of; contain HINT:You might comprise a list of prizes.  9. eidetic (adj.): pertaining to extraordinarily detailed and vivid recall HINT:  10. innocuous (adj.): harmless HINT:
  4. 4.  11. foist (v.): to pass off as genuine or valuable HINT: Fool  12. plethora (n.): an overabundance; excess HINT: Plenty  13. flippancy (n.): disrespect HINT:  14. incongruous (adj.): incompatible; unsuitable for the situation HINT: In=not; congruent= equal  15. disconcert (v.): to frustrate; confuse HINT: Your parents might disconcert you if they do not let you go to the concert this Saturday.
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