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Holt Fifth Course - Lesson 1
Holt Vocabulary Fifth Series - Lesson 1 - Eleventh grade
n: everyday or informal language; native language
adj: effective use of words designed to be impressive, showy, and oratorical
adj: stimulating; pushing or tending toward action, thought, or strong feeling
v: to emphasize; to heighten the effect of; to pronounce or mark with an accent
n: condition or state of being complex, involved, or detailed; elaborateness
adj: given to examination of one's own thoughts and feelings; contemplative
adj: well chosen for the occasion; appropriate; apt
v: to take by force, wrongfully, or without rights
adj: of wide scope; inclusive; thorough
adj: uncertain; vague; unclear; having more than one possible meaning
n: The art or study of using language effectively and persuasively
v: To incite to anger or resentment; To stir to action or feeling; To give rise to; evoke: provoke laughter; To bring about deliberately; induce: provoke a fight.
n: something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action
n: a secret agent who incites suspected persons to commit illegal acts
adj: having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate
n: Contemplation of one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations; self-examination
n: one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
n: The act of usurping, especially the wrongful seizure of royal sovereignty; a wrongful seizure or exercise of authority or privilege belonging to another; an encroachment
n: Doubtfulness or uncertainty as regards interpretation
n: a teacher of rhetoric; an orator.