English 10 1st Quarter Exam Vocab
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a person who studies the future and makes predictions about it based on current trends
to add notes to a text as a means to gather information, comment, or explain
the fact of two things beings seen or placed close together with contrasting effect 比較のための並列
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named ex: sizzle, cuckoo, bang, wow, pop.
a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.
an attitude or way in which to look at or consider an event or situation, to take in information to shape an opinion or point of view
a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance.
a metamorphosis that occurs during the life cycle of an animal
the leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text.
a scene in a movie, novel, etc.., set in a time earlier than the main story.
a short, pithy statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct
the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race. So as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races
the ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of options or behaviour that one does not necessarily agree with. 忍耐
a typical example of a certain person or thing, an original that has been imitated. a recurrent symbol or motif in literature, art, or mythology. 典型
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable
a person, place or thing that is subject to sudden or unpredictable changes in mood or mind 変わりやすい
(of a manifestation or event) attributed to some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature
the lack or denial of something considered to be a necessity 欠乏 不足
a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something
literally work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature
a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterised by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.
to expect, hope or believe. To form a mental of something that is to present or not actually the case.
the quality or condition of being two things. an instance of opposition or contrast between two concepts or two aspects of something.
a thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract
a literally or artistic genre in which realistic narrative and naturalistic technique are combined with surreal elements of dream or fantasy.
in a literal manner with no exaggeration, to be exact.
departing from a literal use of words; to speak metaphorically.
the attribution of human characteristics or behaviour to a god, animal, or object.
a short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advise
a sudden, dramatic and important discovery or development
not sincere; not acting in a way that supports what you say that you believe
intentionally ridiculous or bizarre; surreal. Relating to or supporting a belief that human beings exit in a purposeless, chaotic universe.
a person who accepts a situation as it is and is prepared to deal with it accordingly.
allowed, especially within a set of regulations; permissible
the cycle of death and rebirth to which life in the material world is bound.
a part or element of a larger whole.
restore friendly relations between. To cause to coexist in harmony; make or show to be compatible
open to more than one interpretation. unclear or inexact because a choice between alternatives has not been made.
the use of symbols to represent ideas, values, emotions or qualities
an abbreviation formed from initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word
the atmosphere or pervading tone of something, esp. a work of art.
a role or character adopted by an author or an actor.
the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc
the occurrence of the same later or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
a quality in a work of fiction that arouses excited expectation or uncertainty about what may happen.
arranged alphabetically. A beginner's rudimentary; elementary book.
a humorous imitation of something, typically a film or a particular genre of film, in which its characteristic features are exaggerated for comic effect.
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for dead.
an angelic being, to be associated with light, passion, and purity
a small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in which a dead person is laid or buried
the action or state of setting someone or something apart from other people of things. The enforced separation of different racial groups in a country, community, or public establishment
an irrational belief in supernatural beings, due to ignorance or fear.
to be physically nearsighted or lacking in imagination, freight, or intellectual insight.
of, affecting, or arising in the mind; related to be mental and emotional state of a person
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic.
suffering from a a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgement. To be or feign innocence.
the practice of thinking or make decisions as a group in a way that discourages creativity or individual responsibility.
the part of a play or work of fiction in which background ti the main conflict is introduced.
a series of incidents in a story plot that complicate matters for the protagonist, creating a "rise" in the tension or suspense of the story.
the point of tension in the story and turning point of the story from rising to falling action and on to resolution and conclusion.
the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved leading towards the resolution
the conclusion of a story, typically , in which the problems of the story are resolved.
an unexpected development, twist, or turn in a store, film, television program, etc.
to warn or give an indication of a future event
a fine, filmy substance consisting of cobwebs spun by small spiders, which is seen esp. in autumn. something very light, thin, and insubstantial or delicate
a woman's long fur scarf or shel worn around the neck and shoulders
a soft, fine silk, cotton, or nylon material like net, used for making veils and dresses.
to give someone or to gain greater knowledge and understanding about a subject or situation
a condition state or quality of being free or as free as possible from all flaws
satisfying one's conception of what is perfect; most suitable
the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses
(of literature, art, or music) expressing the writer's emotions in an imaginative and beautiful way.
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical material unit in a poem; a verse.
a stanza of four lines, esp. one having alternate rhymes
a word that can take the place of a noun such as I, you, me, he, she, it, they, we, him, her, us, them.