Vocabulary 5

English 1 standard

Amiable (adj) – friendly
Antagonize (v) – to make angry; to oppose
Attire (n) – clothing
Diligently (adv) – in a hard-working manner
Erratic (adj) – irregular
Impair (v) – to damage; to weaken
Morbid (adj) – gruesome, horrible
Obsess (v) – to greatly preoccupy; to fill one’s mind about something
Vigil (n) – a watch (often by gathering people)
Vaguely (adv) – not precisely, not clearly
Recur (v) – to occur again, periodically, or repeatedly
Repugnant (adj) – extremely distasteful, unacceptable
Refuge (n) – shelter from danger
Rapture (n) – a feeling of intense pleasure or joy
Rankle (v) – to fester (continue to be painful); to irritate or annoy

English 1 honors
Aberration (n) – a deviation from the norm
Auspicious (adj) – favorable
Austere (adj) – strict and severe
Asinine (adj) – foolish, silly
Diligently (adv) – in a hard-working manner
Feeble (adj) – weak, frail
Innate (adj) – a natural part of something else
Inordinately (adv) – extremely; “very”
Quell (v) – to quiet or pacify something
Ramshackle (adj) – loose; about to fall apart
Recur (v) – to occur again, periodically, or repeatedly
Repugnant (adj) – extremely distasteful, unacceptable
Refuge (n) – shelter from danger
Rapture (n) – a feeling of intense pleasure or joy
Rankle (v) – to fester (continue to be painful); to irritate or annoy

English 2
Ridiculous (adj) - deserving of mocking or teasing; absurd

Relic (n) - an object surviving from an earlier time
Ruminate (v) - to think deeply about something
Ruse (n) - an action intended to fool someone
Reticent (adj) - reserved, not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
Abode (n) - a dwelling place, home
Absolve (v) - to clear of blame or guilt
Aversion (n) - a strong dislike
Blunder (n) - a mistake
Conclude (v) - to arrive at a judgment or decision
Diligently (adv) - in a hard-working manner
Repose (v) - to relax or rest
Bestow (v) - to apply, to give, to present
Nonconformist (n) - one who does not follow general accepted beliefs or practices (doesn't follow the norm)
Unscrupulous (adj) - without principles, dishonorable