English A 6 Grade Vocabulary List April 11 - 15, 2016 Name:

English A 6th Grade Vocabulary List
April 11 - 15, 2016
foe – n., a person who feels enmity, hatred or malice.
wrath – n., extreme anger.
deceit– adj, insincere, misleading, or false.
wiles – n., devious strategies to lure or entice.
bore– v., to bear fruit.
quatrain n., four-lined stanza or four-lined stanza poem.
revenge – n., to exact punishment or expiation for a wrong on behalf of; esp. in a resentful or
vindictive spirit.
tone (literary)– n. the poet’s attitude toward the subject matter in the poem or to the reader.
Homework due Friday: Look up each word in the dictionary or etymonline.
Use root words! Do not capitalize unless it’s a proper noun. You
will be required to know entire definition of each word, not just one