English III HonorsVocabulary Lesson 9Ms. Barletta cbarletta@dphds.org<br />November 9, 2009<br />
Vocabulary Lesson 9<br />1. machination (n.): an evil design or plan<br />HINT: Machine<br />2. pejorative (adj.): having ...
Vocabulary Lesson 9<br />6. chimerical (adj.): imaginary; fantastic<br />7. masochist (n.): one who enjoys his or her own ...
Vocabulary Lesson 9<br />11. grandiose (adj.): impressive; showy; magnificent<br />HINT: grand<br />12. raiment (n.): clot...
Vocabulary Lesson 9 Extra Words<br />16. duress (n.): hardship, restraint, confinement<br />17. sonorous (adj.): producing...
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English III Honors Vocab 9

  1. 1. English III HonorsVocabulary Lesson 9Ms. Barletta cbarletta@dphds.org<br />November 9, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Vocabulary Lesson 9<br />1. machination (n.): an evil design or plan<br />HINT: Machine<br />2. pejorative (adj.): having a negative effect; insulting<br />HINT: perjury<br />3. harbinger (n.): an omen or sign<br />4. nubile (adj.): suitable for marriage in age and physical development<br />5. sapient (adj.): wise; full of knowledge<br />
  3. 3. Vocabulary Lesson 9<br />6. chimerical (adj.): imaginary; fantastic<br />7. masochist (n.): one who enjoys his or her own pain and suffering<br />8. finesse (n.): diplomacy; tact; artful management<br />9. heterogeneous (adj.): different; dissimilar<br />HINT: Hetero=different<br />10. eclectic (adj.): choosing from various sources<br />
  4. 4. Vocabulary Lesson 9<br />11. grandiose (adj.): impressive; showy; magnificent<br />HINT: grand<br />12. raiment (n.): clothing; garments<br />13. blanch (v.): to whiten; to make pale<br />HINT: bleach<br />14. hybrid (n.): anything of mixed origin<br />15. idiosyncrasy (n.): a peculiar personality trait <br />
  5. 5. Vocabulary Lesson 9 Extra Words<br />16. duress (n.): hardship, restraint, confinement<br />17. sonorous (adj.): producing sound<br />HINT: sonar<br />18. supplant (v.): to take the place of<br />HINT: plant<br />19. debacle (n.): a sudden calamitous downfall; a complete failure<br />20. truculent (adj.): inclined toward conflict; eager to fight<br />
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