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15 terms
English
Simile
Jargon
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Compare two things using 2 words; Like or As E.G As dumb as a…
Technical language used for a specific thing E.G A a Welder W…
Words that describe its sound E.G BANG! BANG! BANG!
Repetition of constant sounds E.G she sells seashells by the…
Simile
Compare two things using 2 words; Like or As E.G As dumb as a…
Jargon
Technical language used for a specific thing E.G A a Welder W…
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.
English
Periphery
Accoutrements
Raconteur
Aggrieved
the outer limits or edge of an area or object. ... a marginal or…
additional items of dress or equipment, or other items carrie…
a person who tells anecdotes in a skillful and amusing way... A…
feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated... How a kid…
Periphery
the outer limits or edge of an area or object. ... a marginal or…
Accoutrements
additional items of dress or equipment, or other items carrie…
33 terms
English
archery
athletics
badminton
baseball
łucznictwo
lekkoatletyka
badminton
baseball
archery
łucznictwo
athletics
lekkoatletyka
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
10 terms
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
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.
english
timid
debris
recumbent
dejectedly
lacking in courage or self confidence;... shy... adj
the remains of something broken;... scattered fragments, wreckag…
laying down resting... adj
cast down in spirits; depressed... adj
timid
lacking in courage or self confidence;... shy... adj
debris
the remains of something broken;... scattered fragments, wreckag…
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
16 terms
ENGLISH
Compromise
Detail
Injury
Interact
To settle a dispute by agreeing to accept less than what was…
A piece of information.
Harm or damage to someone.
To communicate or be involved in an activity with someone else.
Compromise
To settle a dispute by agreeing to accept less than what was…
Detail
A piece of information.
15 terms
english
Lamentable
Pernicious
Augment
Cunning
(Adjective) regrettable ; unfortunate
(Adjective) hurtful ; wicked ; mean-spirited
(Verb) to make larger
(Adjective) deceiving; crafty;sly
Lamentable
(Adjective) regrettable ; unfortunate
Pernicious
(Adjective) hurtful ; wicked ; mean-spirited
15 terms
english
demo
duct
flex, flect
graph, gram
people
lead, conduct
to bend
to write, to record
demo
people
duct
lead, conduct
20 terms
english
interminably
ritual
disengage
reprimand
non stop, all the time... I felt as if the test was interminable…
a group of people coming together, a type of ceremony... In many…
to become unintact with, release... I started to become disengag…
corrections, critizism... My mother had reprimanded me because I…
interminably
non stop, all the time... I felt as if the test was interminable…
ritual
a group of people coming together, a type of ceremony... In many…
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
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
74 terms
English
century
choose
crash
describe
Jahrhundert
wählen
verunglücken, abstürzen
beschreiben
century
Jahrhundert
choose
wählen
25 terms
English
alliteration
allusion
assonance
concrete poems
Rhyme
Take the figure
alliteration
allusion
12 terms
English
Adele
Adrift
apprehensively
brutal
hello
floating without control, drifting, not anchored or moored
uneasy or fearful about something that might happen
salvage crule inhuman
Adele
hello
Adrift
floating without control, drifting, not anchored or moored
25 terms
English
Detain... Verb
Stain... Verb/Noun
Bur
Lunge
To keep some one in coustody
To mark something or make dirty marks that do not come off
A prickly seed or case that sticks to animals fur
A sudden forward thrust of the body
Detain... Verb
To keep some one in coustody
Stain... Verb/Noun
To mark something or make dirty marks that do not come off
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…
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…
18 terms
English
Disempower
Squalid
Diction
Irony
make (a person or group) less powerful or confident
(of a place) extremely dirty and unpleasant, especially as a…
style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words:
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of…
Disempower
make (a person or group) less powerful or confident
Squalid
(of a place) extremely dirty and unpleasant, especially as a…
15 terms
English ...
Advent
Blase
Bravado
Disparate
n.... A coming or arrival ... arrival
Indifferent to what others might find pleasurable or exciting…
swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
fundamentally different; entirely unlike
Advent
n.... A coming or arrival ... arrival
Blase
Indifferent to what others might find pleasurable or exciting…
15 terms
English
Dramatic license
foreshadow
theme
flashback
artist/writer goes beyond the text
an early warning, hint, or clue by the author of events to ta…
basic idea or underlining message the author is trying to exp…
a device used by the author to present scene or incidents goi…
Dramatic license
artist/writer goes beyond the text
foreshadow
an early warning, hint, or clue by the author of events to ta…
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…
16 terms
English
cried
dried
milk
let"s
wept
parched
galactic/o
autoclave door left open slightly after cycle
cried
wept
dried
parched
53 terms
English
korálek
hláskovat
náhrdelník
proč
bead
spell
necklace
why
korálek
bead
hláskovat
spell
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
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
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…
12 terms
English
Propaganda
Ethos
Testimonials
Pathos
Information aimed at positively or negatively influencing the…
Seeks to build trust and credibility
Using the declaration of a famous person or authoritative exp…
Appeal to emotion
Propaganda
Information aimed at positively or negatively influencing the…
Ethos
Seeks to build trust and credibility
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
34 terms
English
negative
loosey-goosey
lovely
underground
Less than zero
relaxed and at ease; imprecise and unstructured
very nice... beautiful... Pretty
under the surface of the ground
negative
Less than zero
loosey-goosey
relaxed and at ease; imprecise and unstructured
ENGLISH
anarchy
consternation
contentious
decalogue
disorder; absence of rules
a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utter c…
tending to argument or strife
ten commandment by which one lives by
anarchy
disorder; absence of rules
consternation
a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utter c…
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.
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…
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…
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
9 terms
english
spruce- trim indress or appearcn... adj…
bridle - device thats fixed n a horses…
loggerhead - thick headed or stupid pe…
alight- to dismount from a horse or de…
...
...
...
spruce- trim indress or appearcn... adj…
...
bridle - device thats fixed n a horses…
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
15 terms
English
aquatic
assert
avert
bleak
growing or living in or on water; done in or upon water
to say firmly; to declare; a firm statement or declaration; s…
to turn away; to keep from happening
without much hope; cold and dreary; exposed to cold winds and…
aquatic
growing or living in or on water; done in or upon water
assert
to say firmly; to declare; a firm statement or declaration; s…
17 terms
English
Rhetoric
Rising Action
Satire
Setting
Effective writing or speaking... Powerful Writing... Writing... Tha…
Events leading up to the climax... leading events... Rise... The ri…
A literary work that criticizes human misconduct and ridicule…
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
Rhetoric
Effective writing or speaking... Powerful Writing... Writing... Tha…
Rising Action
Events leading up to the climax... leading events... Rise... The ri…
118 terms
English
Ilium
Troy
Thetis
Peleus
- Troy (ancient name)... - city-state on the western end of Asia…
- Ilium (common name)... - city-state on the western end of Asia…
- a sea nymph... - leader of the Nereids... - married Peleus... - moth…
- husband of Thetis... - father of Achilles
Ilium
- Troy (ancient name)... - city-state on the western end of Asia…
Troy
- Ilium (common name)... - city-state on the western end of Asia…
17 terms
english
customs officer
declare
ruins
immense
a person who works at the border of two countries
to make known; to state openly
Destroyed or wrecked state
huge; enormous
customs officer
a person who works at the border of two countries
declare
to make known; to state openly
10 terms
English
Abduction
Ductile
Conductive
Seductive
Kidnapping (n)... that alien ship abducted that cow last night i…
(adj) capable of being shaped or bent; malleable; pliable; or…
having the property of conducting something (especially heat…
tempting and attractive; enticing ... My girlfriend is very sedu…
Abduction
Kidnapping (n)... that alien ship abducted that cow last night i…
Ductile
(adj) capable of being shaped or bent; malleable; pliable; or…
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