English Final

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obsequious

marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness, obsessed

nugatory

having no force

contrite

regretful, grieving

voracity

state of being ravenous

prescience

foresight

insuperable

not able to be passed over

precocious

mature qualities at a young age

querulous

whining or complaining

Adjectival Prep Phrases

When, which one, what kind, how many, to what extent?

Adverbial Prep Phrases

How, why, where?

genteel

stylish

impunity

exemption of freedom from harm

acquiesce

to accept

propitiate

to appease

ponderous

of great weight

inexorable

stubborn

assail

to attack violently with words

tutelage

guardianship

quintessence

the most typical example

circumspect

cautious

nuance

distinct variation

Friar Lawrence

Friend of Romeo + Juliet. He helps marry R + J, and is the one who created the plan for them to run away which ended up with them killing themselves.

Mercutio

Romeo's close friend who later is killed. He is the comical character in the play who makes dirty jokes.

The Nurse

Juliet's nurse who has cared for Juliet her entire life. She disagrees with the plan of R + J running away but she was too late.

Tybalt

Juliet's cousin who is fierce and brave. He is later killed.

Helping Verb

helps another verb (ex. I "have" been there.)

Linking Verb

Acts as an =. (ex. I "am" happy.)

Conjunctive Conjunction

Join IC's preceded by a ; and followed by a , (ex. however, thus)

Indefinite Pronoun

has no specific antecedent (ex. Several people failed the test).

Personal Pronoun

he, you, it, they

Relative Pronoun

starts adjectival DC's. (who, which, that).

Reflexive

includes self or selves (himself, herself, themselves)

NOC

renames object. (ex. We elected him "president".)

AOC

describes object. (ex. We called him "nice".)

Phrases have...

a subject OR verb

Clauses have...

a subject AND verb

Gerunds

starts with -ing; functions as a noun. (ex. "Swimming" is fun.)

Participles

present end in -ing; past end in -ed or -en. Always act as adj. (ex. I like the "dancing" dogs.)

How are subjects plural?

If they are joined by and.

Subjects joined by ____, use the closest word for agreement.

or/nor

Indefinite pronouns can be...

single or plural.

Collective nouns can be...

single or plural.

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