English Exam: Vocabulary

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trans-

across

transgress

to go beyond or over set limits

Transitive

Descibing an action carried from a subject to a verb to an object

translucent

permitting light to pass through, not transparent

transatlantic

crossing or reaching across the Atlantic

Transit

Passage from one place to another

Transcribe

to make a written copy, translate

Transfigure

to change the form or appearance of

transmutation

change of one species to another

beneficence

the quality of being kind or helpful or generous

efficacious

producing or capable of producing desired effects

Facsimile

an exact copy or reproduction

feasible

capable of being accomplished

facile

Done with little effort

suffice

to be enough

Plot

sequence of events

Internal Conflict

Character vs. Self

External Conflict

Character vs. Society,Character vs. Man, Character vs. Nature, Character vs. Supernatural

Antagonist

Works in opposition to the protagonist.

Protagonist

Hero, main person of a story

Theme

Central message/moral/intent of story

Setting

Time and Place

Mood

Feeling generated by words

Symbols

A thing representing another thing

Foreshadowing

The use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot

Simile

Direct comparison using like or as

Metaphor

Indirect Comparison not using like or as

Personification

Giving inanimate/animals human actions

Hyperbole

An exaggeration to make a point

Alliteration

Repeated starting sounds in a phrase.

Direct Characterization

The author explicitly descibes the character

Indirect Characterization

Character is characterized through action

Flat Character

Character that is not fully developed

Round Character

A character that is thourougly developed

Static Character

Character that doesn't change in a story.

Dynamic Character

A character that changes throughout the story.

Dialogue

Nationality, accent, dialect, personality, outlook

Possessions

Wealthy, poor, hobbies

Reactions

What's important to the character

Thoughts

Opinions, italics, view

Background

Wealthy, work ethic, values, family

magnus-

great

magnanimous

noble, generous, forgiving

magnate

tycoon, wealthy in business, influential

magnitude

great size, importance

magnificence

amazing

magnify

make greater, bigger

bi-

two

bilateral

of having two or more sides

Bipartisan

supporting two parties

Bilingual

capable of using two languages

Bisect

to split into two

Bifocals

glasses that correct for near and far sightedness

an-/a-

not, without, irregular (root)

anomaly

irregularity

Atheist

not beliveing in god(s)

Agnostic

belief that the human mind cannot find god

anarchy

without rule

Anesthetic

without feeling

com-cor-,col-

with/together (root)

companion

to share "bread" with, a friend

collaborate

to work together

correlate

to relate agree with something

composition

to put together ideas

coherent

sticking together,an orderely relation, logically understandable

path-

feeling, suffering (root)

Sympathy

sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)

empathy

understanding and entering into another's feelings

apathy

indifference

antipathy

against, strong dislike

telepathy

communicating from afar

demesne

domain

imperiously

king-like

insular

sheltered

progeny

children, offspring

deft

skilled, handy

reproof

criticism, warning

disconsolate

cheerless, cold, comfortless

vicarious

learning through another's experiences

ignominiously

wretched, hateful, ashamed

arduous

hard, difficult, challenging

malingerer

slacker, shirker

insidious

sinister

inexorable

unstoppable, relentless

obdurate

stubborn, unyielding

celerity

quickness

lugubriously

dismally

convulsive

writhing, spasms

salient

noticeable, defining

callow

cowardly, immature

remonstrance

protest

averred

claimed

voracious

extremely powerful especially in appetite

innocuously

harmless, benign

irresolutely

w/o resolution, undecided

eloquent

articulate, expressive

reverent

admiring, respectful

feigned

faked

transient

temporary, brief

ramshackle

dilapidated

discomfited

confused, annoyed, uncomfortable

pertinacity

persistance

muses

ponders, reflects

palpitant

throbbing, pulsing, able to be felt

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