10th Grade Words for Dehcho, NT, Canada

Words for 10th Grade students of Dehcho Divisional Education Council.
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 10th Grade Words for Dehcho Divisional Education Council
abalone
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n. any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior
aberrant
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n. abnormal; markedly different from an accepted norm
absenteeism
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n. habitual not to appear, especially for work or other regular duty
accelerator
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n. a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
agog
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a. highly excited
amorphous
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a. formless; lacking shape or definition
ampere
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n. unit of electric current equal to flow of one coulomb per second;
anachronistic
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a. having time error in story; erroneous in date; in wrong time
anathema
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n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
apocryphal
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a. untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
arboreal
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a. tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees
assiduous
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a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
atrophy
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n. wasting away; decrease in size; reduction in the functionality of an organ caused by disease
attenuate
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v. make slender, fine, or small; weaken; lessen density of
auspices
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n. kindly endorsement and guidance
autonomous
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a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
ballyhoo
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n. blatant or sensational promotion
beguiling
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a. misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods
belvedere
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n. densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn
biennial
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a. every two years; lasting or living for two years
bravura
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n. brilliant and showy technical skill
carcinogen
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n. any substance that produces cancer
cervine
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a. relating to or resembling deer
colloquial
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a. of informal spoken language or conversation; conversational or chatty
comestible
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n. any substance that can be used as food
commensurate
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a. of the same size, extent, or duration as another
concierge
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n. a French caretaker of apartments or a hotel; lives on the premises and oversees people entering and leaving and handles mail and acts as janitor or porter
convivial
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a. festive; occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company
corollary
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n. natural consequence or effect; result
cumbrous
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a. difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
delineate
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v. portray; depict; draw or trace outline of; sketch out
despotism
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n. government by a singular authority, either a single person or tight-knit group, which rules with absolute power
disenfranchise
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v. deprive of civil right; deprive someone of franchise, generally their right to vote
echelon
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n. level or rank in an organization, profession, or society; formation of troops, ships
eclectic
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a. composed of elements from a variety of sources
emigrant
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n. someone who leaves one country to settle in another
encyclical
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a. intended for wide distribution
fallacious
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a. false; tending to mislead; deceptive
filibuster
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v. block legislation by making long speeches
fungible
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a. of goods or commodities; freely exchangeable for or replaceable by another of like nature or kind in the satisfaction of an obligation
gazpacho
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n. a soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs; served cold
ignominy
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n. deep disgrace; shame or dishonor
imperturbable
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a. unshakably calm; placid; incapable of being disturbed or disconcerted
incontrovertible
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a. indisputable; not open to question
incredulously
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ad. in a manner indicating disbelief
indomitable
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a. unconquerable; incapable of being overcome
intransigence
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n. refusal of any compromise; stubbornness
knickknack
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n. a small inexpensive mass-produced article; miscellaneous curios
largesse
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n. a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously
lintel
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n. horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window
modicum
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n. limited quantity; small or moderate amount; any small thing
myrrh
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n. aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
narcissus
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n. (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection
neophyte
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n. recent convert to a belief; one newly initiated
neurosis
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n. a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
nunnery
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n. house in which nuns reside; cloister or convent in which women reside for life, under religious vows
obdurate
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a. hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; not giving in to persuasion
obstetrician
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n. physician specializing in delivery of babies
opacity
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n. the phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation
operetta
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n. a short amusing opera
oxymoron
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n. conjoining contradictory terms (as in `deafening silence')
parallelogram
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n. a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
pejorative
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a. tending to make or become worse; disparaging or belittling
perfunctory
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a. done routinely and with little interest or care; acting with indifference; showing little interest or care
pertinacious
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a. stubbornly or perversely persistent; unyielding; obstinate
poultice
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n. a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.
recalcitrant
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a. obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority
restaurateur
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n. the proprietor of a restaurant
sacrilegious
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a. acting or speaking very disrespectfully toward what is held to be sacred; violating sacred things; profane
sobriquet
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n. nickname; familiar name for person, typically shortened version of given name
surreptitiously
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ad. in a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention; secretively
sycophantic
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a. attempting to win favor by flattery
thievery
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n. the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
tremolo
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n. (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
tripartite
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a. involving three parties or elements
troika
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n. a modern Russian triumvirate
unconscionable
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a. lacking conscience; greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
unpronounceable
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a. impossible or difficult to pronounce correctly; very difficult to pronounce correctly
virulent
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a. extremely poisonous; hostile; bitter
vociferous
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a. offensively loud; noisy; making outcry