14 terms

Flowers for Algernon

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Absurd
Ridiculously unreasonable
The cat in the sink is absurd.
Characterization
Techniques a writer uses to create and develop a character
I used my family to help me characterize the character
Inference
logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience
I made an inference on the test
Hypothesis
theory requiring proof
My hypothesis is that it is gonna rain
Tangible
able to be touched
The pigeons are tangible
Syndrome
a group of symptoms or signs that collectively characterize or indicate a disease, disorder, abnormality, etc.
I have mucklewells syndrome
Naïveté
lack of sophistication or worldliness
The fish have a lack of naïveté
Impair
to damage, weaken, or lessen
My teacher impaired my hearing from yelling so much
Shrew
a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
My teacher reminds me of a shrew
Specialization
the special line of work you have adopted as your career
I specialize in criminal justice
Statistically
in terms of the principles used to analyze numerical data
Statistically I am always right
Proportional
having a constant relation in degree or number
The numbers are all proportional
Sensation
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Selena Gomez is a sensation in my eyes
Introspective
tending to think about oneself; examining one's feelings
The gorilla always looks introspective

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