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20 terms

Katie's vocab words

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admirable
deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
classic
a creation of the highest excellence
climax
the decisive moment in a novel or play
delineate
determine the essential quality of
enrich
make better or improve in quality
figurative
(used of the meanings of words or text) not literal
imagery
language that appeals to the senses
improper
not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
literary
appropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing
locale
the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
myth
a traditional story accepted as history
prologue
an introduction to a play
scounderl
a crook or theif
seminar
any meeting for an exchange of ideas
stanza
a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
symbolize
represent or identify by using a symbol
tendecy
an inclination or bad habit
translation
a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
unravel
disentangle
unsavory
not pleasing in odor or taste