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10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 6

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climactic
of the highest point; of the most intense part of a story or event
fidelity
loyalty, faithfulness; accuracy; accuracy of the reproduction of a sound or picture
anecdote
a brief, entertaining account of an interesting incident
staunch
loyal, steadfast; strong or solid; watertight; v. to check the flow of (blood, etc)
prodigy
a person with extraordinary talents, especially a highly gifted child; an act or thing that causes amazement; a marvel
forte
something that someone does very well; a strong point
epilogues
a short concluding section at the end of a literary work; speech at the end of a play
stigma
a mark of shame; a stain; in botany, the portion of a flower's pistil on which pollen is deposited for germination
hypochondriac
a person suffering from abnormal anxiety about his or her health; one who imagines he or she is sick or has symptoms of a disease
extemporaneous
done, said, or performed with little or no preparation; unrehearsed; offhand