18 terms

LA 12 vocab sept

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Personification
giving human qualtities to un human objects
Simile
a direct comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as
understatement
says less, but means more
imagery
words that paint a picture
antagonist
bad guy
futile
no useful purpose
arduous
difficult
heinous
hatefully evil
impede
slow the process of
impenetrable
Incapable of being understood
dilatory
describing one who is tardy
listless
lack of energy
sedentary
settled
soporific
drowsy
stupor
reduced sensibility
torpor
dullness
paucity
scarcity
ebullience
intense enthusiasm