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19 terms

English 10 Unit 2 Vocab

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sundry
adj - different, other
coy
adj - displaying modesty or shyness
smart
verb - to cause pain
brawn
noun - muscle
alight
verb - to stop in a journey, to arrive
scurrility
noun - coarseness or indecency of language
victual
noun - food or provisions of any kind
spry
adj - active, full of health and spirit
cuckold
noun - derisive name for the husband of an unfaithful wife
gallant
noun - a ladies' man, a paramour
lecherous
adj - characterized by indulgence of lust
knave
noun - an unprincipled man
nigh
adj - near
prevail
verb - to predominate
abate
verb - to lessen, diminish, reduce
doleful
adj - sorrowful
narrative verse
non-dramatic verse that tells a story
persona
from the latin word for mask, meaning the character assumed by the narrator in a poem or work of fiction
topos
from the greek word for place, meaning a commonly used literary scenario or technique