12 terms

The study of literature

Unit 18
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Swerve
(v) to change direction
Discourse
(n) conversation or written communication
Alleyway
(n) a by-street, narrow way between buildings; a path in a park
Mundane
(adj) secular, not spiritual; very ordinary, not interesting, dull
Entity
(n) existence; something that really exist apart from other things
Retain
(v) contain, continue to have something; keep in memory, remember
Untenable
(adj) indefensible, that cannot be proved and defended against criticism
Unworkable
(adj), not capable of being carried out or put into practice
Invalid
(adj) ungrounded, cannot be logically proved, not based on correct information
Bear out
(v) prove, provide evidence, confirm
Enlarge on
(v) give more details
Weight up
(v) assess, think about advantages and disadvantages of something
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