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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
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
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.
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
24 terms
English
Sarcasm
Irony
Allegory
Aliteration
harsh, cutting language/tone designed to ridicule.
a situation or statement where the truth is the opposite of a…
a literary work in which characters objects, or actions repre…
the repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring…
Sarcasm
harsh, cutting language/tone designed to ridicule.
Irony
a situation or statement where the truth is the opposite of a…
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…
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…
english
disgruntled
congenial
defiant
anguish
unhappy;resentful... Kaila was disgruntled because she was at sc…
friendly and sociable... It was easy for Kylan to make friends b…
openly resistant to authority... The child was defiant to eating…
great pain... Kai felt anguished when her team loss the champion…
disgruntled
unhappy;resentful... Kaila was disgruntled because she was at sc…
congenial
friendly and sociable... It was easy for Kylan to make friends b…
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
14 terms
english
Explain some of the ways Phillip is pr…
Describe how the hurricane killed T
how does Phillips Mothers racisum
How does he change
fishing poles (nail) and hooks in safe place... feed himself ... h…
heard sound of gun shot/ wave crack... eye of hurricane... blocked…
...
blind
Explain some of the ways Phillip is pr…
fishing poles (nail) and hooks in safe place... feed himself ... h…
Describe how the hurricane killed T
heard sound of gun shot/ wave crack... eye of hurricane... blocked…
50 terms
English
permeate
etymology
prevaricator
habiliments
to pass into and penetrate throughout; to spread or diffuse i…
the study of word origins
one who evades the truth; a liar
clothing; garb; attire
permeate
to pass into and penetrate throughout; to spread or diffuse i…
etymology
the study of word origins
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
20 terms
English
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
to have an intense dislike or hatred for
the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structure…
resulting from chance rather than from an inherit cause or ch…
to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
Abominate
to have an intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structure…
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:
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…
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
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.,
45 terms
english
act
scene
alliteration
allusion
major division of a play from elizabethan age to late 19th ce…
a unit within an act
repetition of initial consonent sounds
reference to a person place or thing that has historical, art…
act
major division of a play from elizabethan age to late 19th ce…
scene
a unit within an act
12 terms
english
kill
body
believe
sleep
cide
corp/corpu
cred
dorm
kill
cide
body
corp/corpu
32 terms
English
Light
Why
Sometimes
Watch
Claro
Porque
As vezes
Observar
Light
Claro
Why
Porque
48 terms
English
Autobiography
Biography
Essay
What are the 3 main type of Essays
Authors own story of his/her life
the story of a person's life told by some other than that per…
short nonfiction writing that presents main ideas on a topic
Expository... Persuasive... Personal
Autobiography
Authors own story of his/her life
Biography
the story of a person's life told by some other than that per…
15 terms
english
Good evening
I never see you in church nowadays
lately
recently
Jó estét
Soha nem látom mostanában templomban
mostanában
mostanában
Good evening
Jó estét
I never see you in church nowadays
Soha nem látom mostanában templomban
15 terms
English
They talk about things that happened b…
Junior wants to be seen as smart or ar…
Jane was petrified when she came face…
When i'm in a dark room my eyes dilate.
Aboriginal
Articulate
Petrified
Dilate
They talk about things that happened b…
Aboriginal
Junior wants to be seen as smart or ar…
Articulate
30 terms
English
astute
astute
astute
asylum
adjective
keen in mind & judgement
shrewd, perceptive
noun
astute
adjective
astute
keen in mind & judgement
27 terms
English
Antagonist
Antihero
Characterization
Conflict
Opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero, or protago…
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a…
The struggle between opposing forces or characters in a story.
Antagonist
Opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero, or protago…
Antihero
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
41 terms
english
number
singular
plural
number
______ form a word that indicates whether a word that indicat…
reforming to one person place or thing ______.
when a word refers to more than one, it is _____ in a number.
a verb should agree in ____ with its subject.
number
______ form a word that indicates whether a word that indicat…
singular
reforming to one person place or thing ______.
14 terms
English
come in
sit down
close
mother
mời vào
ngồi xuống
đóng
mẹ
come in
mời vào
sit down
ngồi xuống
English
Appeal to Authority
Bandwagon
Poisoning the well
Slippery slope
Appealing to a powerful figure
To do something because everyone else is doing it
Attacking for praising the person making an argument
Assuming that X will set off a chain reaction of events
Appeal to Authority
Appealing to a powerful figure
Bandwagon
To do something because everyone else is doing it
10 terms
english
book
yes
pencils
friends
Libros
si
lapiz
amigos
book
Libros
yes
si
11 terms
English
Symbolism
Allegory
Paradox
Motif
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently…
a decorative design or pattern.
Symbolism
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
Allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
24 terms
English
hello
my name is
what is your name
me
hola
me llamo/ mi nombre es
como te llamas tu?
yo
hello
hola
my name is
me llamo/ mi nombre es
26 terms
English
Fall of Troy
Hectors Funeral
Rhapsodes
Role of poet
1250 BC
12 days
Group of poets in Greek
to preserve history
Fall of Troy
1250 BC
Hectors Funeral
12 days
English
Dialect
Persona
Setting
Who wrote mother to son
Is a certain way people talk from different places ex. pop in…
An imagined speaker in a work of poetry
Is the time and place the story is
Langston Hughes
Dialect
Is a certain way people talk from different places ex. pop in…
Persona
An imagined speaker in a work of poetry
9 terms
English
Blau
Rot
Grün
Gelb
Blue
Red
Green
Yellow
Blau
Blue
Rot
Red
12 terms
English
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Red herring
Celebrity endorsement relies on the illusion of an expert
Attempt to evoke emotional response in the consumer
Gives you the evidence and statistics you need to fully under…
Divert attention to another topic
Ethos
Celebrity endorsement relies on the illusion of an expert
Pathos
Attempt to evoke emotional response in the consumer
8 terms
English
noun
verb
adjective
adverb
person, place or thing
action
describes a noun
describes a verb, adjective, or adverb
noun
person, place or thing
verb
action
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