9th Grade Introduction to Literature and Composition

Vocabulary List

 

 

Week of August 27

abundant

apprise

autobiography

biography

conceive

defiant

inaccurate

mundane

eloquence

exploits

lenient

procrastinate

 

 

Week of Sept. 4

altercation

appropriate

cached

consider

dense

elite

exposition

implicit

jeopardy

myriad

procure

scrutinize

 

Week of Sept. 10

abridged

aptitude

chastise

contemplate

desolation

endure

extreme

inaudible

kindle

obnoxious

prodigious

sinister

 

Week of Sept. 17

adamant

arbitrary

bizarre

configuration

denouement

enormous

facilitate

incessant

legend

obstinate

proficient

skeptical

 

Week of Sept. 24

adversary

askew

bountiful

contempt

dense

erratic

fiction

incite

lucid

obvious

profusion

solitary

 

 

Week of Oct. 1

alienate

astute

clarify

context

desolation

esteem

fluent

indicative

malevolent

ominous

protagonist

antagonist

 

 

Week of Oct. 8

alternative

audacious

climax

copious

deter

euphoric

forestall

inevitable

malicious

perpetual

profusion

ramification

 

 

Week of Oct. 15

anxious

augment

coerced

criterion

digressed

evade

forfeit

infinite

maverick

perspective

redundant

subtle

 

 

Week of Oct. 29

apprehensive

austere

complications

confirmation

crucial

dilemma

exclusive

genial

intolerant

mediocrity

peruse

relinquish

 

 

Week of Nov. 5

disperse

apathy

culminate

dissolution

exorbitant

genuine

intrepid

moderation

plausible

reminisce

tantalize

serene

 

 

Week of Nov. 13

appease

cunning

distinct

hostility

intricate

modification

precarious

rigorous

timid

satire

vulnerable

prevaricate

 

 

Week of Nov. 26

universal

edifice

turbulent

prior

trite

irrelevant

humane

illuminate

explicit

curtail

eerie

capable

 

Week of Dec. 3

admonish

allude

devastated

affinity

dismal

aftermath

deduce

forlorn

menacing

momentary

veracity

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