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20 terms
English
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
to stop, postpone, suspend, temporarily
a citizen from another country, foreign, strange
pleasing appearance, attractive
to make up for, to repay for service, recompense
adjourn
to stop, postpone, suspend, temporarily
alien
a citizen from another country, foreign, strange
30 terms
English
Melancholy
Blunder
Prudent
Pacify
A gloomy state of mind.
A gross, stupid, or careless mistake
Wise or judicious in practical affairs
To bring or restore to a state of peace or tranquility
Melancholy
A gloomy state of mind.
Blunder
A gross, stupid, or careless mistake
20 terms
ENGLISH
football
NFL football
49ers
packers
football
NFL football
49ers
packers
football
football
NFL football
NFL football
31 terms
english
aud
aster/astro
auto
bene
hearing/listening... auditory... audio... auditorium
star;heavens... astronaut... astronomy... audition
self... automatic ... autoimmune... autograph
well;good... benediction... benefactor... beneficial
aud
hearing/listening... auditory... audio... auditorium
aster/astro
star;heavens... astronaut... astronomy... audition
15 terms
english
Expository non-fiction
Narrative non-fiction
Persuasive
Exspository
Factual and informative writing , such as news papers.
Tells a true story.
Is an essay or paragraph thats written to persaue the reader.
Is an essay or paragraph that presents facts, gives direction…
Expository non-fiction
Factual and informative writing , such as news papers.
Narrative non-fiction
Tells a true story.
16 terms
english
extinguish
eject
exhale
exceed
To put out
to throw out
to breathe out
to go beyond what is expected
extinguish
To put out
eject
to throw out
10 terms
English
Eluding-V.-
Reproach-N.-
Disconsolately-Adj.-
Avenging-Adj.-
To get away from someone or something.
Disapproval.
In a sad or depressed way.
Getting revenge.
Eluding-V.-
To get away from someone or something.
Reproach-N.-
Disapproval.
26 terms
English
Once upton atime...
elephant
steel
AD
Es war einmal...
Elefant
Stahl
nach christus
Once upton atime...
Es war einmal...
elephant
Elefant
English
Admonish
Demagogue
Altruism
Tedious
(verb) warn or reprimand someone firmly
(noun) a political leader who seeks support by appealing to p…
(noun) The belief in or practice of disinterested and selfles…
(adjective) too long, slow, dull ; tiresome or monotonous
Admonish
(verb) warn or reprimand someone firmly
Demagogue
(noun) a political leader who seeks support by appealing to p…
8 terms
English
Symbol
Ethnicity
Sex
Motif
A person objects or color the represents a idea
Non physical features that separates us
The physical body parts that separates males and females
A repeated symbol that helps identify the theme of the text
Symbol
A person objects or color the represents a idea
Ethnicity
Non physical features that separates us
20 terms
English
Abashed
Aloof
Anguish
Articulate
adj- Embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
adj- withdrawn, standing apart from others
n- great mental suffering, distress or pain ... V- to be deeply…
V- to pronounce distinctively; to express well in words; to f…
Abashed
adj- Embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
Aloof
adj- withdrawn, standing apart from others
19 terms
english
Feudalism
Manorialism
Chivalry
Serf
A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lan…
An economic system based on the manor and lands including a v…
Code of conduct for knights during the Middle Ages
a farm worker considered part of the manor on which he or she…
Feudalism
A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lan…
Manorialism
An economic system based on the manor and lands including a v…
20 terms
english
. abide - put up with something or som…
enthrall - hold spellbound
purge - rid of impurities
commend - present as worthy of regard,…
. abide - put up with something or som…
enthrall - hold spellbound
English
alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Caesura
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhy…
a break between words within a metrical foot.
alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
13 terms
English
noun
verb
pronoun
adjective
person, place,thing or idea
A word that expresses action, a state of being or feeling, or…
A word that takes the place of a noun
A word that modifies a noun or pronoun.
noun
person, place,thing or idea
verb
A word that expresses action, a state of being or feeling, or…
15 terms
English
Act
Scene
Playwrite
Dramatic Irony
Take action
the place where an incident in real life or fiction occurs or…
A person who writes plays
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
Act
Take action
Scene
the place where an incident in real life or fiction occurs or…
10 terms
English
Earthquake
Epicenter
Focus
Magnitude
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
Point on earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus.
The point beneath Earth's surface where the rock first breaks…
The measurement of an earthquake's strength based on seismic…
Earthquake
The result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust…
Epicenter
Point on earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus.
25 terms
English
alliteration
allusion
assonance
concrete poems
Rhyme
Take the figure
alliteration
allusion
69 terms
english
Guild
Ambiance
Foible
Tangent
an organization of persons with related interests goals etc.…
The mood character quality tone atmosphere etc.
a minor weakness in someones character
In immediate physical contact touching
Guild
an organization of persons with related interests goals etc.…
Ambiance
The mood character quality tone atmosphere etc.
20 terms
English
cede (v.)
collusion (n.)
dubious (adj)
phalanx (n.)
to give up rights
a secret agreement
doubtful
a closely massed group of individuals
cede (v.)
to give up rights
collusion (n.)
a secret agreement
53 terms
English
korálek
hláskovat
náhrdelník
proč
bead
spell
necklace
why
korálek
bead
hláskovat
spell
11 terms
English
Plain folk
bandwagon
Satire
transfer
Attempting to convince the public that one's views reflect th…
A fallacy which assumes that because something is popular, it…
A literary work that criticizes human misconduct and ridicule…
Associating a person or idea with something everyone thinks i…
Plain folk
Attempting to convince the public that one's views reflect th…
bandwagon
A fallacy which assumes that because something is popular, it…
17 terms
english
apparel
besiege
compress
denounce
clothing that which severs as dress or decoration.
to attack by surrounding with military forces: to cause worry…
to press together or to fold together
to condemn openly: to accuse firmly
apparel
clothing that which severs as dress or decoration.
besiege
to attack by surrounding with military forces: to cause worry…
10 terms
English
Host (noun)
Prudent (adj.)
Forlorn (adj.)
Insolent (adj.)
A large number of people or thing; a crowd; a lot of people o…
Careful; cautious; sensible; having common sense
sad;lonely
rude or showing a lack of respect
Host (noun)
A large number of people or thing; a crowd; a lot of people o…
Prudent (adj.)
Careful; cautious; sensible; having common sense
10 terms
english
Romeo
Juliet
Capulet
Montague
A Montague, Juliet's love/husband, banned from Verona, killed…
A Capulet, Romeo's love/wife, faked her death, killed herself…
Juliet's dad, has a family feud with the Montague
Romeo's dad, has a family feud with Capulet.
Romeo
A Montague, Juliet's love/husband, banned from Verona, killed…
Juliet
A Capulet, Romeo's love/wife, faked her death, killed herself…
16 terms
English
mood
tone
allusion
concrete detail
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
details that relate to or describe actual, specific things or…
mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
tone
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
ENGLISH
Modify
distort
traverse
dawdle
to adjust... Bumblebee modified is old corvette car to a new mod…
to twist out of the usual shape... Tyler photoshopped the pictur…
to travel... During the road trip we traversed across Mississippi
to move slowly... I don't dawdle when I am focused
Modify
to adjust... Bumblebee modified is old corvette car to a new mod…
distort
to twist out of the usual shape... Tyler photoshopped the pictur…
12 terms
English
shirked
destitute
unstinting
dire
(v) to get out of doing especially what one ought to do... Shirked
(adj) extremely poor; suffering great want... Distitude
(adj) giving or being given freely or generously... unstinting
(adj) dreadful; threatening disaster... Dire
shirked
(v) to get out of doing especially what one ought to do... Shirked
destitute
(adj) extremely poor; suffering great want... Distitude
28 terms
english
eros
uranus
titans
cyclops
first being out of chaos. god of eternal love.
heaven. father of titans
children of heaven and earth. first primary gods.
one eyed god. monster. son of heaven and earth.
eros
first being out of chaos. god of eternal love.
uranus
heaven. father of titans
28 terms
English
Onomatopoeia
Repetition
Alliteration
Assonance
the use of words that imitate sounds
the use of any element of language more than once, used for m…
repetition of initial consonant sounds
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants
Onomatopoeia
the use of words that imitate sounds
Repetition
the use of any element of language more than once, used for m…
148 terms
English
Randy Bragg
Dan Gunn
Lib McGovern
Helen Brown
The protagonist, and the descendant of an old Florida family.…
Fort Repose's doctor, and Randy's best friend. A bitter divor…
Randy's girlfriend, and later his wife. A smart, resourceful,…
Mark's wife, and the mother of Peyton and Ben Franklin. Her h…
Randy Bragg
The protagonist, and the descendant of an old Florida family.…
Dan Gunn
Fort Repose's doctor, and Randy's best friend. A bitter divor…
30 terms
english
malleable
forestall
psychoanlysis
glower
able to be hammered on pressed permanenly out of shape withou…
prevent or obstruct by taking action ahead of time.
the scientific study the human mind and its functions, especi…
give out steady light without flame
malleable
able to be hammered on pressed permanenly out of shape withou…
forestall
prevent or obstruct by taking action ahead of time.
17 terms
English
Aptitude- (noun) ... Synonyms- ability,af…
Attentive- (adj.)... Synonyms- aware,obse…
Barricade- (noun)- Synonyms- blockade,…
Banish (verb) - Synonyms- exile,dismis…
Definition- Ability to learn or understand quickly... Sentence-…
Definition- Gives attention to something, also being consider…
Definition- (n)- A temporary structure put up to block passag…
Definition- To force to leave a country or place;exile... Senten…
Aptitude- (noun) ... Synonyms- ability,af…
Definition- Ability to learn or understand quickly... Sentence-…
Attentive- (adj.)... Synonyms- aware,obse…
Definition- Gives attention to something, also being consider…
78 terms
English
Oedipus
Laius
Creon
Jocasta
King of Thebes, flees Corinth to escape phrophecy
Former king of Thebes, Killed by Oedipus
Oedipus' brother-in-law and uncle
Oedipus' mother and wife
Oedipus
King of Thebes, flees Corinth to escape phrophecy
Laius
Former king of Thebes, Killed by Oedipus
9 terms
English
Foreshadowing
Motif
Oxymoron
Symbolism
writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the…
Motifs contribute in developing the major theme of a literary…
The same difference... ex Cruel to be kind ex Painfully beautiful
When an author wants to suggest a certain mood or emotion, he…
Foreshadowing
writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the…
Motif
Motifs contribute in developing the major theme of a literary…
11 terms
english
Setting
Conflict types
Mood and tone
symbol
When and where the story takes place
person vs. person person vs. self person vs. society person v…
Mood think "me"
when an object or action takes on a bigger meaning than what…
Setting
When and where the story takes place
Conflict types
person vs. person person vs. self person vs. society person v…
20 terms
English
abide
enthrall
purge
commend
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
hold spellbound,
rid of impurities
present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
abide
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
enthrall
hold spellbound,
10 terms
english
self possessed
delusion
immentent
headlong
Having or showing control of ones feelings in a difficult tim…
a false belief persists despite of evidence proving it false.…
likely to occur at any moment; impending ... inescapable= unlike…
Head first; With great haste, break neck speed, without much…
self possessed
Having or showing control of ones feelings in a difficult tim…
delusion
a false belief persists despite of evidence proving it false.…
15 terms
english
bilk
homily
demise
emit
to cheat or swindle
a sermon
death; a ceasing to exist
to sent out; to give forth, as in sound or light
bilk
to cheat or swindle
homily
a sermon
23 terms
English
elimination
auxiliary
adventure
souvenir
Act of removal of materials from the body
(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
An unusual or exciting experience
is a usually inexpensive reminder of a place visited.
elimination
Act of removal of materials from the body
auxiliary
(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
29 terms
English
Rubbish
Waste
Bin
Bin Bag
Things that you throw away because you don't want them anymore.
Materials that are not needed and thrown away.
A container kept outside that you put rubish in.
A plastic bag with you put rubish in and then throw away.
Rubbish
Things that you throw away because you don't want them anymore.
Waste
Materials that are not needed and thrown away.
15 terms
English
Bilk
Homily
Demise
Emit
(verb) to cheat or swindle; to thwart... synonym: defraud; con a…
(noun) a sermon... synonym: lecture; speech antonym:
(noun) death; a ceasing to exist... synonym: termination; conclu…
(verb) to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light... synon…
Bilk
(verb) to cheat or swindle; to thwart... synonym: defraud; con a…
Homily
(noun) a sermon... synonym: lecture; speech antonym:
18 terms
english
morose
dejected
anguish
skeptical
showing a brooding ill humor
affected or marked by low spirits
extreme distress of body or mind
marked by or given to doubt
morose
showing a brooding ill humor
dejected
affected or marked by low spirits
20 terms
English
Available
Cater
Customary
Dissuade
(adj)= Ready for use, at hand ( Synonyms=Obtainable, on hand,…
(v)= To satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and ple…
(adj)= Usual, expected, routine (Synonyms= regular, normal, t…
(v)= To persuade not to do something (Synonyms= discourage, t…
Available
(adj)= Ready for use, at hand ( Synonyms=Obtainable, on hand,…
Cater
(v)= To satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and ple…
231 terms
english
declaration
entertain
equivalent
proximity
n. 宣佈,宣告,聲明申報 (單)
娛樂
adj. 相等的,相當的
n. 接近,附近
declaration
n. 宣佈,宣告,聲明申報 (單)
entertain
娛樂
18 terms
English
Theme
alliteration
simile
metaphor
the lesson of the story .
the repeating of the same word sound
using like or as
not using like or as
Theme
the lesson of the story .
alliteration
the repeating of the same word sound
23 terms
English
speaker
theme
narrative poem
haiku
The voice that talks to the reader in a poem; not always the…
Idea(s) about human experience/life the author wants to express
A poem that tells a story
Japanese poem with 3 unrhymed lines (5, 7, 5), usually focusi…
speaker
The voice that talks to the reader in a poem; not always the…
theme
Idea(s) about human experience/life the author wants to express
21 terms
English
Alliteration
Allusion
Aside
Comic relief
the repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
a reference to a person, place, poem, book, event, etc.,
words spoken by an actor in such a way that they are heard by…
the intrusion of humor interrupting or immediately following…
Alliteration
the repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
Allusion
a reference to a person, place, poem, book, event, etc.,
12 terms
english
kill
body
believe
sleep
cide
corp/corpu
cred
dorm
kill
cide
body
corp/corpu
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