3/19 - Passage #1 (Miguel de Cervantes)

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English IV H/AP Multiple-Choice Practice

Sardonic

(adj.) bitterly sarcastic; mocking; sneering

Acrimonious

(adj.) marked by strong resentment or cynicism

Euphony

(n.) a succession of harmonious sounds used in poetry or prose; the opposite of cacophony

grandiloquent

(of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic

provincial

(adj.) lacking sophistication, narrow-minded; contained to a narrow area (pertaining to the country)

tenuous

having little substance or significance

prosody

the study of poetic meter

burlesque

a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way; a parody of something else

farce

a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations

supercilious

proud and arrogant; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority

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