Vocabulary 6

English 1 standard

Tyrannize (v) – to rule or control completely (often in anger) 
Nullify (v) – to counteract or work against
Kid (v) – to mock or tease
Ascend (v) – to rise up from below
Expeditionary (adj) – sent on a trip, often for the military
Interstate (adj) – between, involving, or among two or more states 
Eminent (adj) – high esteem or rank; very important 
Improbable (adj) – unlikely to be true or take place
Bud (n) – an object that’s not yet mature
Tangerine (n) – a small citrus fruit
Kleptomania (n) – obsessive desire, or impulse, to steal 
Eager (n) – extremely zealous, overly-into doing something
Mandatory (adj) – required
Join (v) – to bring or pull together as one unit
Morbidly (adv) – in a way that has to do with death or something gruesome

 

English 1 honors

Crinkle (v) – to wrinkle
Seduce (v) – to tempt or draw away from proper conduct
Finagle (v) – to get something through trickery
Agglomerate (v) - to collect or gather into a cluster or mass
Obscene (adj) – indecent, objectionable, disgusting
Incandescent (adj) – giving off a visible light; glowy
Arid (adj) – dry; having insufficient rain
Amorphous (adj) – something which is lacking definite form
Flabbergasted (n) – overwhelmed with shock  
Arras (n) – a wall hanging or tapestry
Grudge (n) a feeling of ill will
Lyre (n) – ancient Greek stringed instrument related to the harp
Vicariously (adv) – in a way that is experienced in the imagination through the actions of another person
Jaywalk (v) – to cross the street carelessly
Maudlin (adj) – sentimental (but in a kinda corny way)

English 2

Tyrannize (v) – to rule or control completely (often in anger) 
Nullify (v) – to counteract or work against
Annihilate (v) - to completely destroy 
Ascend (v) – to rise up from below
Expeditionary (adj) – sent on a trip, often for the military
Interstate (adj) – between, involving, or among two or more states 
Eminent (adj) – high esteem or rank; very important 
Improbable (adj) – unlikely to be true or take place
Apoplectic (n) – extremely angry, to the point of being speechless
Narcissist (n) - someone in love with themselves 
Kleptomania (n) – obsessive desire, or impulse, to steal 
Eager (n) – extremely zealous, overly-into doing something
Quota (n) - a prescribed number 
Mandatory (adj) – required
Morbidly (adv) – in a way that has to do with death or something gruesome