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vocabulary for english

submerge

to cover, burry, or suppress

malleable

flexible, able to be shaped by an outside force

peripheral

being on the outer part of the visual field; of minor relevance or importance

commiserate

to feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with

alliteration

the repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words

allusion

a brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictitious, or a work of art. casual reference to a famous historical or literary figure or event

metaphor

comparison of two unlike things using the verb "to be" and not using like or as as in a simile

imagery

language that evokes one or all the five senses: seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, touching

personification

giving human qualities to animals or objects

tone

the attitude a writer takes towards a subject or character: serious, humorous, sarcastic, ironic, satirical, tongue-in-cheek, solemn, objective

hyperbole

an exaggeration or overstatement

simile

the comparison of two unlike things using like or as. related to a metaphor

submerge

i must ____ my weariness in order to focus.

malleable

my viewpoints are very ______

peripheral

i saw a dog in my _______ vision

commiserated

i ______ with my mom over the loss of her father

accessible

"the online textbook is very ______," i explained to my mom

cherish

i ___ my grades, because they are of great importance

beckoned

my mother _____ me to her room

taunt

the idiot thought he could ______ me about my last name, even though his was the same.`

subordinate

sometimes i ______ schoolwork below pay

purge

i always try to ____ myslef, i like being perfect

inexhaustible

i wish i had an ______ amount of energy

competent

i am ___ in everything, well most things

sullen

there are times when all i feel is ____

diverge

i hope i don't ____ from the path im on

malicious

"wow way to be ____," i said to the girl who just cleated me in my back

insubordinately

there are definately times when i feel as if acting ______ would be best and the most fun

nuances

there are only a few ____ between my best friend haley and i

deference

i show my elders much ___

discreet

i am going to be ___ when i wrap my sisters birthday present

elite

i am an ____ student in my class

improvise

being able to ____ is an important skill

invulnerable

i wish i was _____

accessible

reachable; able to get into

cherish

hold dear, value highly

beckoned

summoned, asked to come

taunted

teased in sarcatsic language

subordinate

placed below in rank

purge

rid of impurities

inexhaustible

cannot be used up or emptied

competent

capable, able to do something

sullen

resentment, in an angry mood

diverge

to move in different directions

malicious

intentionally harmful

insubordinate

not submitting to authority; disobient, rebellious

nuances

slight degrees of differnece

discreet

done without attracting attention

elite

the best or most skilled members of a group

improvise

preform with little or no preperation

invulnerable

impossible to damage, injure, or wound

deference

corteous respect

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