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English
apparel
besiege
compress
denounce
attire, garments
blockage, encircle
condense, shrink, shorten
criticized, censure
apparel
attire, garments
besiege
blockage, encircle
14 terms
English
symbol
figurative language
imagery
metaphor
One thing that stands for something else in addition to itself.
Language which imaginatively describes or compares two or mor…
Highly descriptive language that appeals to the senses.
An implied imaginative comparison between unlike things.
symbol
One thing that stands for something else in addition to itself.
figurative language
Language which imaginatively describes or compares two or mor…
45 terms
English
Metaphor
Personification
Theme
Universal symbol
Comparison of the unalike things
human attribute given to a non human thing
Main idea of the story
word or object that most everyone can agree on
Metaphor
Comparison of the unalike things
Personification
human attribute given to a non human thing
English
Internet
LAN
Software
Formatting
A global network connecting millions of computers, making it…
A program or instructions that give directions to the computer.
Changes the physical structure of a document
Internet
A global network connecting millions of computers, making it…
LAN
10 terms
english
car
tiger
elephant
crocodile
four wheeled vehicle
big cat like animal
big animal
big animal
car
four wheeled vehicle
tiger
big cat like animal
English
crucible
conjuring
schisms
proscribed
Definition: A place or occasion of severe test or trail.
A magician or a scourer
A split or division of organized group
Forbid, especially by law.
crucible
Definition: A place or occasion of severe test or trail.
conjuring
A magician or a scourer
ENGLISH
accumulate
luxury
palatable
plethora
collect
nice to have -noun
pleasant-adj
very large amount
accumulate
collect
luxury
nice to have -noun
English
Veranda
Obscurely
Appeasement
Disconsolate
roofed platform along a house
not clear to the understanding
peaceful and calm
unhappy
Veranda
roofed platform along a house
Obscurely
not clear to the understanding
10 terms
english
postscript
prescription
scribe
script
a note added after ending a letter
an order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor
before the invention printing, a person who wrote books by ha…
the text of a play, movie or broadcast
postscript
a note added after ending a letter
prescription
an order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor
English
peevish
clutching
claggy
Gutter
Easily irritated or annoyed... Ex: The clingy toddler became pee…
Holding tightly... Ex: The dogs owner was clutching the leash so…
Something that makes things sticky.... Ex: I glanced at my boots…
The space between framed panels... Ex: The line of intersection…
peevish
Easily irritated or annoyed... Ex: The clingy toddler became pee…
clutching
Holding tightly... Ex: The dogs owner was clutching the leash so…
44 terms
English
McCarthyism
Theocracy
Allusion
Tragedy
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
A government based on a religion; System is ruled by religiou…
A reference to a well-known thing or idea
A dramatic form in which the main character ... -The tragic hero…
McCarthyism
A campaign or practice that supports the use of unfair allega…
Theocracy
A government based on a religion; System is ruled by religiou…
13 terms
english
Plot
Setting
Basic Situation
Inciting Incident
The plan scheme,or main story of a literary or dramatic work,…
time and place
what is happening before the conflict is introduced
the event that introduces the conflict
Plot
The plan scheme,or main story of a literary or dramatic work,…
Setting
time and place
English
Hearing/listening... auditory... audio... audit…
star... asteroid... astronaut... heavens
self... automatic... autograph... autobiography
well... good... benefit
aud
Aster/Astro
auto
bene
Hearing/listening... auditory... audio... audit…
aud
star... asteroid... astronaut... heavens
Aster/Astro
English
Displacement
Heritage
Exponent
Variable
Distance and direction of an object's change in position from…
tradition
(n.) one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets;…
A factor that can change in an experiment
Displacement
Distance and direction of an object's change in position from…
Heritage
tradition
English
attention getter
thesis
direct quotations
paraphrase
first part of an intro
a statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be…
report of the exact words of an author or speaker
expressing the meaning using different words :GREATER CLEARITY:
attention getter
first part of an intro
thesis
a statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be…
ENGLISH
THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY ... by Khuswant S…
WE'RE NOT AFRAID TO DIE...IF WE CAN AL…
THE VOICE OF THE RAIN... - Walt Whitman
The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse
SUMMARY ... In this story, the author draws a pen portrait of h…
SUMMARY... A dream to duplicate the round-the-world voyage... The…
SUMMARY... The Voice of the Rain is a poem that celebrates rain…
SUMMARY... This is a story of two tribal Armenian boys who belo…
THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY ... by Khuswant S…
SUMMARY ... In this story, the author draws a pen portrait of h…
WE'RE NOT AFRAID TO DIE...IF WE CAN AL…
SUMMARY... A dream to duplicate the round-the-world voyage... The…
ENGLISH
connoisseur
asunder
raze
blighted
expert in art
apart from each other
to tear down
ruined, broken, withered
connoisseur
expert in art
asunder
apart from each other
10 terms
English
Noun
adverb
complex sentence
Citation
Person, place, animal, thing and or idea.
Words that describe how, where, when and how followed with an…
Longer sentence including more words with a conjunction and s…
When writing an essay, a citation backs up your ideas and opi…
Noun
Person, place, animal, thing and or idea.
adverb
Words that describe how, where, when and how followed with an…
10 terms
English
Poise
Passe
Initial
Proceed
Graceful and elegant bearing in a person.
No longer fashionable; out of date
The first letter of a word
Move forward
Poise
Graceful and elegant bearing in a person.
Passe
No longer fashionable; out of date
English
Dormant
Disseminate
Irrevocable
proliferation
*Inactive; alive but not actively growing, as if asleep... *The…
*To spread or scatter widely; distribute... *The flower ________…
*not able to be canceled or undone; irreversible... *when I got…
*A rapid spread or increase... *My brother had a ______________…
Dormant
*Inactive; alive but not actively growing, as if asleep... *The…
Disseminate
*To spread or scatter widely; distribute... *The flower ________…
10 terms
English
spectacles
perspective
spectacle
respect
glasses
one way of looking at things
something displayed for the public to see
to look up to someone to show honor
spectacles
glasses
perspective
one way of looking at things
10 terms
English
Cynical
Ambivalent
Demagogue
Demure
adj. Doubtful or distrustful of the goodness or sincerity of…
adj. Having opposing attitudes or feelings towards a person,…
n. A leader who appeals to citizen's emotions
adj. Quiet and modest; reserved
Cynical
adj. Doubtful or distrustful of the goodness or sincerity of…
Ambivalent
adj. Having opposing attitudes or feelings towards a person,…
english
confer
ferry
transfer
defer
have discussion; exchange opinions
to transport from one place to another
to move from one place to another
put off or procrastinate
confer
have discussion; exchange opinions
ferry
to transport from one place to another
12 terms
English
Affiliate
Cognizant
Interrelated
Passive Related
Noun. A person or organization officially attached to a large…
Adjective. Having knowledge or being aware of something.
Adjective. Past tense, denoting people, concepts, or things a…
Noun. Non-violent opposition to authority,especially a refusa…
Affiliate
Noun. A person or organization officially attached to a large…
Cognizant
Adjective. Having knowledge or being aware of something.
20 terms
English
Accomplice
Annihilate
Arbitrary
Brazen
A person who takes part in a crime
To destroy completely
Unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard f…
Shameless; impudent; made of brass
Accomplice
A person who takes part in a crime
Annihilate
To destroy completely
English
Sage
Adversary
Cordial
Ponderous
Wise
Enemy
Friendly
Heavy and buff
Sage
Wise
Adversary
Enemy
English
descry
fulsome
unctuous
adduce
catch sight of
disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome p…
(adj.) Excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an…
to bring forward as an example or as proof; to cite
descry
catch sight of
fulsome
disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome p…
ENGLISH
cat
dog
fish
hi
cat
dog
fish
hi
cat
cat
dog
dog
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
English
Plagiarizing
Summarizing
Adversary
Barricade
Is copying and pasting without giving credit to the Author.
Getting the main words and putting it on a sentence.
Someone who offers opposition.
Block off with barriers.
Plagiarizing
Is copying and pasting without giving credit to the Author.
Summarizing
Getting the main words and putting it on a sentence.
English
Muslim
Fundamentalism
Shah
Ayatollah
a believer or follower of Islam
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principl…
The title of the former ruler of Iran
(1900?-1989) Islamic religious leader who led a fundamentalis…
Muslim
a believer or follower of Islam
Fundamentalism
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principl…
English
Affinity
Definite... Free of all uncertainty
Finite... Having limits; measurable
Infinity... An unlimited amount of time,…
A similarity or attraction to something or someone; a liking…
Synonym: positive... The students were definite about turning i…
Synonym: restricted... They only had infinite time together.
Synonym: ever-lasting... To infinity and beyond!
Affinity
A similarity or attraction to something or someone; a liking…
Definite... Free of all uncertainty
Synonym: positive... The students were definite about turning i…
13 terms
english
Treacherous
Impunity
conspiracy
accusation
dangerous, hazardous
exemption for punishment
a combination of people for a secret unlawful evil purpose
a change of wrong imputation of guilt or blame
Treacherous
dangerous, hazardous
Impunity
exemption for punishment
24 terms
English
Waist
Waste
Sight
Cite
...
...
To summon to appear before court.
Waist
...
Waste
...
English
Profusely
Paraphernalia
Perfunctory
Defiantly
Plentifully in a freely available
Necessary items an equipment for a particular activity
done mechanically without enthusiasm
boldly, rebelliously
Profusely
Plentifully in a freely available
Paraphernalia
Necessary items an equipment for a particular activity
8 terms
english
scullery (noun)
benevolent (adjective)
gambolled (verb)
implements (noun)
a small kitchen.... "..with the ring of light from his lantern d…
kindly... "...he was still a majestic-looking pig, with a wise a…
run or jump playfully... "Yes, it was theirs — everything that t…
a utensil, a tool, used for a particular purpose... "Sometimes t…
scullery (noun)
a small kitchen.... "..with the ring of light from his lantern d…
benevolent (adjective)
kindly... "...he was still a majestic-looking pig, with a wise a…
English
Adherence
Aptitude
Bewildered
Chastisement
support,steady, devotion
talent
completely puzzled or confused
severe criticism; corporal punishment
Adherence
support,steady, devotion
Aptitude
talent
18 terms
English
Pinnacle - noun and verb
culmination - noun
sovereign noun and adjective
prerequisite noun adjective
The most successful point. In terms of a mountain, the peak,…
The highest or climactic point of something, especially somet…
. A king or queen who is the supreme ruler of a country.... 2. a…
1. n. A thing that is required as a prior condition for somet…
Pinnacle - noun and verb
The most successful point. In terms of a mountain, the peak,…
culmination - noun
The highest or climactic point of something, especially somet…
english
diverse
prestigious
imposing
potent
difrent dissmilar
having the power to impress or gain respect and influence
massive powerful, substantial ... intimidating
having authority or grate power strong
diverse
difrent dissmilar
prestigious
having the power to impress or gain respect and influence
English
Amplify
Armistice
Arrogant
Bland
To make stronger, larger, greater, louder.
A temporary peace.
Haughty
Gentle, Soothing.
Amplify
To make stronger, larger, greater, louder.
Armistice
A temporary peace.
8 terms
English
Plot
Plot Diagram
Exposition
1 1/2. Inciting Incident
The plan, design, or sequence (order) of events in a play, po…
1. Exposition... 2. Rising Action... 3. Climax... 4. Falling Action... 5.…
The beginning part of the plot which provides information abo…
An event or decision that sets the main conflict in motion an…
Plot
The plan, design, or sequence (order) of events in a play, po…
Plot Diagram
1. Exposition... 2. Rising Action... 3. Climax... 4. Falling Action... 5.…
9 terms
English
Alliteration
Assonance
Onomatopoeia
Simile
Repetition of the same sound at the beginning of a group of w…
Repetition of the same or similar vowel sounds.
Occurs when the word echoes or imitates the actual sound of t…
A comparison between two things using the words ... "like or as"
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound at the beginning of a group of w…
Assonance
Repetition of the same or similar vowel sounds.
15 terms
english
demo
duct
flex, flect
graph, gram
people
lead, conduct
to bend
to write, to record
demo
people
duct
lead, conduct
english
throng
somber
misanthrope
enigma
A crowd
(adj.) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spiri
A person who hates or distrusts humankind
A puzzle, mystery, or riddle
throng
A crowd
somber
(adj.) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spiri
40 terms
english
simile
metaphor
repetition
personification
a comparison between two things using the words like or as.
a comparison between two things without using the words like…
using a word over and over again to get your point across.
giving human qualities to something not human.
simile
a comparison between two things using the words like or as.
metaphor
a comparison between two things without using the words like…
8 terms
english
simile
pun
metaphor
imagery
a part of speech in which two unlike things explicitly compar…
a word or a phrase that has a word that has no meaning to a s…
comparing two words that are completly un alike Ms. Vandervel…
painting word pictures in the readers mind.
simile
a part of speech in which two unlike things explicitly compar…
pun
a word or a phrase that has a word that has no meaning to a s…
english
nascent
frail
antiquated
infantile
just coming into existence ... Kais nascent interest in forensic…
weak or delicate... The elder woman was to frail to walk
too old to be useful... My dad kept the antiquated typewriter fo…
having to do with infants... The tella tubes is a infantile tele…
nascent
just coming into existence ... Kais nascent interest in forensic…
frail
weak or delicate... The elder woman was to frail to walk
11 terms
English
quantum
harmonic
ghost rider
universe
The smallest amount or unit of something.
A special note that a musical instrument can play which sound…
An actor in marvel's movie.
Everything that exists, especially all physical matter, inclu…
quantum
The smallest amount or unit of something.
harmonic
A special note that a musical instrument can play which sound…
10 terms
English
Dispel
Impulse
Compelling
Pulsate
(Verb) To drive away; scatter, as to dispel a misconception -…
(Noun) A sudden, involuntary urge to do something He had an i…
(Adj) Forceful; urgently demanding attention THIS MAN NEED CO…
(Verb) throb My head is throbbing from the loud notices i kee…
Dispel
(Verb) To drive away; scatter, as to dispel a misconception -…
Impulse
(Noun) A sudden, involuntary urge to do something He had an i…
english
ambiance
cliamant
cloister
debacle
the character and atmosphere of a place... Mood, feeling; genera…
a person making a claim
a covered walk in convent
fiasco
ambiance
the character and atmosphere of a place... Mood, feeling; genera…
cliamant
a person making a claim
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