Sophomore Vocabulary

FALL SEMESTER

FALL SEMESTER
1. ethnography

2. juxtapose

3. paradox

4. paradigm

5. improvident

6. prowess

7. discern

8. imperious

9. emissary

10. capricious

11. incipient

12. brusque

13. deft

14. introspective

15. circumspect

16. specious

17. specter

18. feign

19. harbinger

20. guttural

21. pandemonium

22. voluble

23. opaque

24. transmigration

25. relinquish

26. vouch

27. filial

28. guru

29. guise

30. depilatory

31. commensalism

32. exemplify

33. uniformity

34. endorse

35. usurper

36. impede

37. dire

38. compunction

39. mettle

40. husbandry

41. palpable

42. equivocate

43. sacrilegious

44. sundry

45. mirth

46. resolute

47. raze

48. laudable

49. appease

50. avarice 

SPRING SEMESTER:

51. decorum

52. palatial

53. indignation

54. tact

55. melancholy

56. gamut

57. indefatigable 

58. discomfiture

59. convalescence

60. monotonous

61. burgeon

62. sallow

63. plait

64. wanton

65. posterity

66. subsume

67. detritus

68. contrite

69. swath

70. lament

71. harrowing

72. broach

73. deference

74. insolence

75. solace

76. rhetoric

77. alliteration

78. assonance

79. hyperbole

80. onomatopoeia 

81. understatement

82. anaphora

83. antithesis

84. apostrophe

85. chiasmus

86. euphemism

87. litotes

88. metonymy

89. oxymoron

23. dichotomy

24. impede

25. dire

26. compunction

27. mettle

28. palpable

29. equivocate

30. inscrutable

31. amiss

32. sundry

33. sacrilegious

34. usurper

35. purge

36. requisition

37. decorum

38. windfall

39. indefatigable

40. queue

41. billets

42. palatial

43. indignation

44. tact

45. obliterate

46. melancholy

47. gamut

48. discomfiture

49. convalescent

50. monotonous

51. dregs

52. insubordination

53. debauched

54. putrefaction

55. apoplexy

56. sallow

57. wanton

58. destitute

59. posterity

60. detritus

61. supplication

62. discordant

63. implore

64. rectify

65. obstinate

66. undulate

67. nebulous

68. transmute

69. Alliteration

70. Assonance

71. Hyperbole 

72. Onomatopoeia 

73. Understatement 

74. Anaphora 

75. Antithesis 

76. Apostrophe 

77. Chiasmus 

78. Euphemism 

79. Litotes 

80. Metonymy 

81. Oxymoron 

82. Synecdoche