Word wright vocabulary
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1. A puppy 2. A female dog giving birth to puppies (or a mammal giving birth to a litter of offspring)
verb - to make someone angry or annoyed
(adj) relating to physical, especially sexual, needs and activities
to (cause to) wrap round
compensate for the faults or bad aspects of (something)
a religious song or poem, typically of praise to God or a god.
(of a living human being, often in contrast to a divine being) subject to death.
the term cur refers to a mongrel dog
an enemy or opponent
the repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
a break between words, usually in the middle of a line
of, relating to, or composed in poetic meter
a literary technique and a form of wit in which the words that are used become the main subject of the work,
of or relating to war or soldiers
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
occurs when a situation is not the same as its literal meaning
the act or process of making a strong urging or appeal
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named
is one of the major poetic devices. It is also called an imperfect rhyme, slant rhyme, near rhyme or oblique rhyme. It can be defined as a rhyme in which the stressed syllables of ending consonants match, however the preceding vowel sounds do not match.
combination of contradictory words
impossible to disentangle or separate
sarcastic, critical, and mocking another's
having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner.
to increase the strength of (an electric signal) or to express more fully and in greater detail
having or showing strong opinions about what is right behavior and what is wrong behavior
poetic verse that is made up of iambs, which are metrical "feet" with two syllables.
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in non-rhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible (e.g., penitence, reticence)
representation of a thing or concept as having human qualities
a lament for the dead, especially one forming part of a funeral rite
expressing sorrow or regret, especially when in a slightly humorous way
to offer to sell things or work for a lower cost than (another person or company)
of, relating to, or involving elegy or mourning or expressing sorrow for that which is irrecoverably past: an elegiac lament for youthful ideals