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NWEA Vocabulary 231-260
An original example of a certain person or thing.
having complete or unlimited knowledge
A figure of speech that doesn't really make sense (e.g. You're a jumbo shrimp)
a situation where something contradicts itself
think about the statement, "This sentence is false."
Standard English basically means how we say words in English, or how we write. Not using slang.
a accusation of people with a same trait (e.g. blond haired people are stupid)
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language. Proper grammar
a trite or obvious remark
Something that represents something else.
A metric foot is occasionally used in the United Kingdom (UK) for a length of 300 millimeters (30 cm).
A person or thing that is the exact opposite of someone or something else
a pair or series of related words (e.g.) phrases, or clauses.
the treatment of inanimate objects as if they had human feelings
a type of rhythm in poetry that sounds like da-DUM da-DUM da-DUM da-DUM da-DUM (five da-DUMs)
iambic means the stressed syllable comes second (e.g. "re-VERSE" as opposed to "AP-ril")
a device in which a part signifies the whole or the whole signifies the part. To say "threads" for "clothes" or "wheels" for "car"
The action of scanning a line of verse to determine its rhythm
× / × / × / × / × /
When I | consid | er how | my light | is spent