Poetry Unit Three

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Commodity

an article of trade or commerce, especially a product as distinguished from a service.

Kinetic

pertaining to motion; caused by motion; characterized by movement

Kinesthetic

of or pertaining to the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, and joints; muscle sense

Ambiguous

open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal; of doubtful or uncertain nature; difficult to comprehend

Predominance

the state, condition, or quality of having ascendancy, power, authority, or influence over others

Recapitulate

to review by a brief summary, as at the end of a speech or discussion; summarize.

Ornate

elaborately or sumptuously adorned, often excessively or showily so; embellished with rhetoric ; florid or high-flown

Purport

to present, especially deliberately, the appearance of being; profess or claim, often falsely; to convey to the mind as the meaning or thing intended

Valediction

an act of bidding farewell or taking leave; an utterance, oration, or the like, given in bidding farewell or taking leave

Fealty

fidelity to a lord; the obligation or the engagement to be faithful to a lord, usually sworn to by a vassal.

Demesne

possession of land as one's own; an estate or part of an estate occupied and controlled by, and worked for the exclusive use of, the owner

Surmise

to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess.

Augment

to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent

Seethe

to surge or foam as if boiling. to be in a state of agitation or excitement

Reverie

a state of dreamy meditation or fanciful musing; a daydream

Amorous

inclined or disposed to love, especially sexual love

Indignation

strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base; righteous anger.

Resignation

the act of giving up an office position, often formally; an accepting, unresisting attitude, state

Irascible

easily provoked to anger; very irritable; characterized or produced by anger

Petulant

moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance

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