vocab 1.1-1.8 review

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words from past test, from 1.1 to 1.8

(1.1) amiable

good, peaceable

interminable

lasting or seeming to last forever, endless

ardent

passionate

euphamism

the use of a word or phrased to be offensive

(1.2) protagonist

a person who is for the main character

antagonist

the charector who opposses the main charector in a story

imagery

the descriptive or figurative languge used in literature to create word pictures for the reader by details of sight,sound, taste, touch, smell, or movement.

foreshadowing

literary work is the use of clues that suggest of events that have yet to occur.

sensory language

the writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the senses.

genre

catagory or type of literature.

(1.3) alliteration

the repitition of initial consonent sounds.

anticlimax

the turning point in a story, but a let-down.

denouement

any events that occur after the resolution.

progeny

children; offspring.

indigenous

existing or growing nautrally in a region or country;native

reiterate

to say or do again repeatedly.

affluent

wealthy; rich.

anthology

a collection of stories, poems, songs, ect.

posterity

all of a person's descendents; all succeding generations

adversity

to please; satisfy

digress

to wander temporarily from the subject in talking or writing

disquiet

to make uneasy; disturb

hyperbole

exaggeration for effect; not meant to be taken literally

thwart

to obstruct, frustrate, or defeat

sparse

thinly spread; not dense

inordinate

excessive; immoderate

culprit

a person guilty of crime or offense

empathy

the ability to share in another's emotions, thoughts, or feelings

apathy

1. the lack of emotion 2. lack of interest, indifference, listlessness

elaborate

to add more details, usually with "on" or "upon"

resilent

recovering strength, spirits, etc. quickly

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