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20 terms

Poetry Unit Three

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Commodity
an article of trade or commerce, especially a product as distinguished from a service.
Kinetic
pertaining to motion; caused by motion; characterized by movement
Kinesthetic
of or pertaining to the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, and joints; muscle sense
Ambiguous
open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal; of doubtful or uncertain nature; difficult to comprehend
Predominance
the state, condition, or quality of having ascendancy, power, authority, or influence over others
Recapitulate
to review by a brief summary, as at the end of a speech or discussion; summarize.
Ornate
elaborately or sumptuously adorned, often excessively or showily so; embellished with rhetoric ; florid or high-flown
Purport
to present, especially deliberately, the appearance of being; profess or claim, often falsely; to convey to the mind as the meaning or thing intended
Valediction
an act of bidding farewell or taking leave; an utterance, oration, or the like, given in bidding farewell or taking leave
Fealty
fidelity to a lord; the obligation or the engagement to be faithful to a lord, usually sworn to by a vassal.
Demesne
possession of land as one's own; an estate or part of an estate occupied and controlled by, and worked for the exclusive use of, the owner
Surmise
to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess.
Augment
to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent
Seethe
to surge or foam as if boiling. to be in a state of agitation or excitement
Reverie
a state of dreamy meditation or fanciful musing; a daydream
Amorous
inclined or disposed to love, especially sexual love
Indignation
strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base; righteous anger.
Resignation
the act of giving up an office position, often formally; an accepting, unresisting attitude, state
Irascible
easily provoked to anger; very irritable; characterized or produced by anger
Petulant
moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance

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