75 terms

Vocab Mr.Yonamine 75 words with n,v,adj

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Consequencen
something that logically or naturally follows from an action or condition
Essentialadj
absolutely necessary or important
Incidentn
an individual occurrence or event
Narrativen
tells a story or describes a sequence of events in an incident
Reflectv
think deeply or carefully about
Analyzev
to examine carefully and in detail
Chronologicaladj
arranged in the order of time
Coherencen
the clear and orderly presentation of ideas
Effectiveadj
producing a desired or intended result
Responsen
an answer or reply, as in words or in some action
Affirmationn
emotional support or encouragement
Dismaladj
gloomy or dreary
Blatantadj
boldly obvious
Obnoxiousadj
highly objectionable
Credibilityn
the quality of being believable or worthy of trust
Themen
the central idea or purpose of the literary work
Adversityn
a difficult situation or condition; misfortune or tragedy
Acridadj
having an irritatingly strong and unpleasant taste or smell
Excerptn
a short extract from a film, broadcast, or piece of music or writing
Nimbleadj
quick and light with movement
Hurtlev
to rush violently, move with great speed
Reprimandv
to reproof or rebuke, especially a formal one by a person in authority
Impedev
to slow down movement or progress
Consensusn
an agreement that satisfies everyone in a group
Docileadj
easily taught, led, or controlled
Paraphrasen
restates in one's own words
Prosperityn
the state of being successful, usually by making a lot of money
Summarizev
to create a summary or brief statement of the main ideas of a piece of writing
Retortv
say something in answer to a remark or accusation, typically in a sharp, angry, or wittily incisive manner
Complacentadj
pleased, especially with oneself or one's merits, often without awareness or being smug
Rhetoricn
the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing
Claimn
position statement that asserts an idea or makes an argument
Aspirev
to long, aim, or seek ambitiously; be eagerly desirous, especially for something great or of high value
Effectn
a change that results from a specific action
Affectv
make a difference to, have an influence on
Apathyn
lack of interest, enthusiasm or concern
Candidadj
truthful or straightforward
Perceivev
become aware or conscious of something
Relevantadj
closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand
Dismantlev
to disassemble or pull down; take apart
Temperamentn
a person's or animal's nature, especially as it permanently affects their behavior
Vindictiveadj
having or showing a strong desire for revenge
Vocationn
a strong feeling of suitability for a particular career or occupation
Haphazardadj
characterized by a lack of order or planning; randomless; dependent on chance
Momentumn
strength or force gained by motion or by series of events
Redundantadj
not or no longer needed or useful
Tentativeadj
not done with confidence, uncertain and hesitant, not definite
Objectiveadj
not influenced by personal feelings, opinions, interpretations, or prejudice; based on facts
Subjectiveadj
influenced by personal feelings, opinions, and prejudice; not based on facts
Inferencen
logical guess or conclusion based on observation, prior experience or textual evidence
Anecdoten
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person
Counterclaimn
an argument that opposes or disagrees with a previous claim or argument
Rebuttaln
evidence that disagrees with the counterclaim
Reasoningn
the process of forming conclusions, judgments, or inferences from facts
Logicaladj
characterized or capable of clear, sound reasoning
Collaborativeadj
produced or conducted by two or more parties working together
Accuracyn
the quality or state of being correct or precise
Appealv
make a serious or urgent request
Elicitv
call forth, as an emotion, feeling, or response
Comprehensiveadj
covering much; having an extensive mental grasp of a particular subject(s)
Advocatev
publicly recommend or support
Conciseadj
using few words; not including extra or unnecessary information
Citev
quote (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, especially in a scholarly work
Fortifyv
strengthen or invigorate (someone) mentally or physically
Proficientadj
competent or skilled in doing or using something
Decipherv
to find the meaning of something difficult to read or understand
Tolerantadj
showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with
Tenacityn
the quality of persistence; being very detemined; working very hard to retain something
Ironyn
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning
Deviatev
to depart from a intended line of thought or reasoning
Foreshadowv
to show, indicate, or suggest in advance
Piquev
stimulate interest or curiosity
Beseechv
ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something
Tangibleadj
capable of being touched; real or actual, not imaginable
Overtadj
open to view or knowledge; not concealed or secret