April 27 2012

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equate

to consider to be the same

aspect

a characteristic to be considered

obtain

come into possession of

consist

be composed of

objective

the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

prohibit

To stop one from doing something; prevent

via

by way of

preliminary

coming at the beginning; coming before the main event or activity

pursue

go in search of or hunt for

initiate

prepare the way for

metaphor

a figure of speech in which two things are compared by saying one thing IS the other thing without using "like" or "as."

sonnet

a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme

trochaic

a metrical measurement of one stressed syllable and one unstressed

iambic

one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable

pentameter

a verse line having five metrical feet

foot

a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm

couplet

a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse

triplet

three line stanza

quatrain

A stanza or group of four lines of poetry

cinquain

a five line stanza

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