Terms in this set (118)
Deff: abundance, as of resources or goods; pleenty.
Deff: imitation or reproduction of the supposed words of another, as in order to represent his or her character.
Deff: lacking in spirit or interest.
Deff: a state or condition of individuals or society characterized by a breakdown or absence of social norms and values, as in the case of uprooted people.
Deff: thin or slender in form, as a thread.
Deff: the act of saluting.
Deff: to spellbind; fascinate.
Deff: a wide-ranging and impressive array or dislpay.
Deff: of or relating to syntax: syntactic errors in English.
Deff: the slightest indication or vaguest feeling of suspicion, doubt, hostility, or the like.
Deff: rowdy; disorderly.
Deff: the institution and carrying on of legal proceedings against a person.
Deff: a dangerous, forebiding, or deathlike influence or germs polluting the atmosphere.
Deff: a model or pattern of excellence or of a particular excellence.
Deff: inherent in essencial character of something.
Deff: the quality of being urbane; refined courtesy or politeness; suavity.
Deff: to come upon or meet with, especially unexpectedly.
Deff: Devoid of freshness or originality; hackneyed; trite.
Deff: of limited size; of comparatively restricted dimensions; not big; little.
Deff: to see, get knowledge of, learn of, find, or find out; gain sight or knowledge of (something previously unseen or unknown).
Deff: to give or impart knowledge of a fact or circumstance to.
Deff: apt or liable to vary or change; changeable.
Deff: to stop; discontinue.
Deff: to make or cause to become worse; diminish in ability, value, excellence, etc; weaken or damage.
Deff: the elements or first principles of a subject.
Syn: basic methods and procedures.
Deff: not prudent; lacking discretion; incautious; rash.
Deff: difference in sentiment or opinion; disagreement.
Deff: to serve or interrupt the connection of or between; detach.
Deff: The author seeks to present facts and data to explain a subject, situation, or idea.
Deff: recount events chronologically that is, in the order in which they happened.
Deff: based on fear, pity or getting you to "jump on the band-wagon".
Deff: assertions that one thing caused another.
Deff: testimonials from a recognized authority.
Exmaples or Anecdotes
Deff: stories to demonstrate the "truth".
Data or Statistics
Deff: numerical data that have gathered or sampled.
Deff: objective facts that can be tested or measured.
Deff: support that is given for the argument.
Deff: a statement about something.
Deff: authors writing to entertain are trying to amuse or interest their readers.
Deff: the author seeks to change readers' minds, and the passage includes the author's opinions, recommendations, or conclusions.
Deff: capable of arousing and holding the attention.
Syn: interested, captivated.
Deff: blood and guts.
Syn: blood, carnage, slauter.
Ant: pleasant, cheerful.
Deff: the quality of being alike.
Syn: alike, similar.
Ant: different, unique.
Deff: relating to the motion of material bodies and their forces.
Ant: lazy, immobile
Deff: a word that expresses an opposite meaning.
Ant: same, similar.
Deff: habitual failure to present from work, class, etc.
Deff: the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on.
Deff: a way of doing somethin, especially a systematic way.
Deff: having or showing keen interest of intense desire.
Deff: a group problem-solving techniques in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions.
Syn: group action, analyze, ponder.
Deff: unpleasantly loud and harsh.
Syn: unpleasantly loud, harsh
Ant: quiet, moderate
Deff: marked by no noteworthy or significant events.
Syn: borring, uneventful.
Deff: clouded as with sediment.
Ant: clear, clean
Deff: of outstanding significance.
Syn: important, towering, historic
Ant: unimportant, unsignificant
Deff: marked by devotion to the popular welfare.
Syn: giving, compassionate
Ant: selfish, greedy
Deff: move or swing back and forth.
Syn: flaunt, showing off
Ant: not show, not flashy
Deff: in a sufficient manner. Also to have enough to get by.
Deff: a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries. When one country wants to take over another country.
Deff: without respect; in a disdainful manner.
Deff: in fear or dread of possible evil or harm.
Deff: a word that expresses the same or similar meaning.
Syn: same, similar in meaning
Ant: different, antonym
Deff: moving quickly and lightly. Ballet requires a dancer to be very agile.
Deff: the act of freeing someone or something.
Deff: causes to be prejudiced.
Deff: drawing a conclusion on the basis of circumstantial evidence.
Syn: solve, interpretation, presumption, reasoning.
Deff: attach to. We annex the 2 buildings to make a large one.
Deff: capable of arousing and holding the attention.
Syn: interesting, alluring, captivating, intriguing.
Ant: boring, repulsive.
Deff: detaining conversation for political or economic favors.
Syn: convince, waiting
Deff: a small stiff cushion into which pins are stuck ready for use.
Deff: a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife.
Syn: swamp, bog, estuari
Deff: a thick and heavy shoe. Also the accent heard in people from Ireland.
Syn: accent, jargon, dialect
Deff: a deep fissure
Syn: crack, fissure, gap
Deff: small carnivorous mammal with short legs elongated body. Van also mean to try to get out doing something. Or be referred to someone whom enjoys gossiping to maintain or keep status as with a boss or employer.
Syn: sneaky, snich, cunning
Ant: truthful, honest
Deff: Exisitng as an essential constituent or characteristic.
Syn: congenital, innate, instinctive, native
Ant: acquired, incidental, learned
Deff: of or relating to a geographical area.
Ant: boundary, terraine
Deff: an area of land.
Syn: boundary, terraine
Deff: to fool or hoax.
Syn: trocked, fooled
Ant: cognizant, aware
Deff: the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others.
Syn: barbarism, savagery, heartlessness
Deff: marked by refinement in taste and manners.
Syn: educated, refined
Deff: without prejudice.
Syn: aloof, disinterest, neutral
Deff: weighing heavily on the senses or spirit. A dictator can oppress his people, depending highly on his intuition knowledge of what his people want most then act accordingly.
Ant: calm, gentle, relieving
Deff: a feeling of excessive concern. Very concerned. Too much worrying.
Syn: anxiety, concern, uneasiness
Ant: calm, contentedness
Deff: detain in conversation for political or economic favors.
Deff: the length of a straight line through the center of a circle.
Deff: a branch of mathematics concerned with quantitative data.
Deff: came up with after a mental effort.
Deff: something a little different from others of the same type.
Deff: angered at something unjust or wrong.
Deff: decrease in size, extend or range. You can also diminish a person's reputation by telling bad things about them.
Deff: capable of being borne or endured. The dentist hurt only a little. The pain was tolerable.
Deff: belonging to the present time. Can also mean 2 or more things belonging to the SAME time, present or future.
Deff: a professional person authorized to practice law. A lawyer, a solicitor (in England).
Deff: the state of having little or no money and possessions.
Deff: a discrimination between things as different, different from the rest.
Deff: the totality of surrounding conditions.
Deff: discuss terms of an agreement, we negotiate with the car salesman to get a lower price.
Disposed or placed in a particular kind of order, organize.
Deff: making or becoming suitable; adjust to circumstances; can also be the place where you sleep.
Deff: feeling or showing worry or solicitude.
Deff: an instance of traveling by air.
Deff: the magnitude of something in a particular direction. How big something is; measurement, length, width, height, etc.
Deff: inspire with confidence.
Deff: a very good; of the highest quality.
includes facts, examples, descriptions, and specific pieces of info.
Restatement and Summary
means putting it into your own words.
not giving all the details only important facts.
Application of Ideas
use what you already know in a same or similar situation.
Cause and Effect
when one event or idea influences another.
Compare and Contrast
writers compare to point out what is similar and contrast to point out what is different about ideas or things.
when we take pieces of info and put them together to figure out something that the writer has not directly stated.
a broad statement about a group of people, objects, or things or about a type of event.
are based on too little info.
require broad knowledge to justify them.
careful decisions to select words that will impact their audience.