11th grade Top 20 Vocabulary Words
to relieve or soothe
The mother's lullaby assuaged the child's fears.
to regognize the difference
Your teacher will ask you to discern the relevant and irrelevant information.
They delineated the process for completing the chemistry lab.
The antique dealer procured three new pieces at the auction.
For centuries, man has clained the mind of a women is an enigma
implied, rather than expressly stated
Nick and Joe had an implicit agreement that they would never date the other's ex-girlfriend.
fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated
Your body paragraph must include explicit evidence from the text.
the quality of being humble or modest
The boy displayed great humility by not taking credit for his ideas in a group.
a state of perplexity or uncertainty
The traveler came to a fork in the road and was in a quandary over which direction to take.
In the words of Usher, "I was in the club, looking so conspicuous."
The ball is an auspicious occasion for the students of the Senior class.
to make clear; to explain
The counselor asked the students involved in the fight to elucidate on the situation that caused the altercation.
The English teacher used a segue when moving to the next topic
to occur, happen, take place
As 11th grade students, several lessons must transpire before you are ready to take the Regents exam.
clear and to the point
Mrs. Ross asked her students to keep their responses concise.
Most students have an innate understanding of acceptable classroom behavior.
Ms. Sloane appeared pensive as she perused the newspaper.
full of strong emotion
Mrs. Calvasina vehement response to her student's misbehavior was evident by her angry tone.
to conclude or judge by using evidence
Familiar with her boyfriend's moods, she was able to infer by his silent treatment that he was angry about something.
a short account of a particular event, usually humorous in nature
Before starting the lecture, Mr. Snedden told a particularly funny anecdote about the time his dog ate his student's essays.