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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
...
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
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
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
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.…
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…
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
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
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
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
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…
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
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
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
English
contradict
dictation
dictator
predict
to steak against, to say the opposite of.
The act of saying words for someone else to write down.
a person who commands and rules with total authority
To say what will happen in the future, often using reason or…
contradict
to steak against, to say the opposite of.
dictation
The act of saying words for someone else to write down.
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…
English
Debacle
Laceration
Ardent
Refectory
A complete failure
Large worn or cut
Warm feeling expressed in zealous support
A large dining hall
Debacle
A complete failure
Laceration
Large worn or cut
20 terms
ENGLISH
Bereft
Dour
Fortitude
Opulent
Adj: made unhappy through loss
Adj: stern' ill humored
Noun: courage through difficulties
Adj: wealthy
Bereft
Adj: made unhappy through loss
Dour
Adj: stern' ill humored
English
applause
audience
background
bullet points
a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
The assembled spectators or listeners at an event.
the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in…
A small symbol usually used to emphasize a list
applause
a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
audience
The assembled spectators or listeners at an event.
english
reasonable
bystander
tripod
neglect
some or something that is logical or makes scene
a person who stand near but dos not take place in the event
three leg ed stand that sport a camera
to fail of caring or to do something
reasonable
some or something that is logical or makes scene
bystander
a person who stand near but dos not take place in the event
English
punctuation
Punctuation-apostrophe
Punctuation-apistrophe or plurals
Apostrophe contractions
Can be a question mark and exclamation mark
Using' S or ' to show ownership
' S and' is to show ownership do you show there are many they…
Use apostrophe in contractions to replace missing letters wor…
punctuation
Can be a question mark and exclamation mark
Punctuation-apostrophe
Using' S or ' to show ownership
English
Gradient
Momentum
Motif
Degradation
Rate of regular ascent or descent; inclination; a part slopin…
Strength or force gained by motion or through the development…
A usually recurring salient thematic element (arts); a domina…
Decline to a low, destitute or demoralized state; moral or in…
Gradient
Rate of regular ascent or descent; inclination; a part slopin…
Momentum
Strength or force gained by motion or through the development…
English
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Strategies
SOAPSTONE
speaker
language that is intended to influence people and that may no…
appeal to ethos, lagos, pathos
- speaker... - occasion... - audience... - purpose... - subject... - tone
narrator or author
Rhetoric
language that is intended to influence people and that may no…
Rhetorical Strategies
appeal to ethos, lagos, pathos
10 terms
English
Liable
Ostentations
Incredulous
Grave
Legally obligated; probable; likely to be affected
Blind legally or mortally
Unwilling or unable to believe something; skeptical
Very slow, solemn, deep
Liable
Legally obligated; probable; likely to be affected
Ostentations
Blind legally or mortally
English
Direct Object
Indirect Object
Reflexive Pronouns
Intensive Pronoun
A word or group of words that names the receiver of the action.
A word or group of words that tells to whom or what (or for w…
A reflexive pronoun refers to the subject and directs the act…
An intensive pronoun emphasizes the noun or pronoun in the sa…
Direct Object
A word or group of words that names the receiver of the action.
Indirect Object
A word or group of words that tells to whom or what (or for w…
English
abil-
abol-
abolish
abs-
handy
Destroy, get rid of
Movement to end slavery
Away, from
abil-
handy
abol-
Destroy, get rid of
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…
30 terms
English
Shrewd
Covet
Deface
Candid
Having sharp Judgement adj.
Desire something that someone else has v.
Ruin the appearance v.
Truthful adj.
Shrewd
Having sharp Judgement adj.
Covet
Desire something that someone else has v.
English
Pedestrian
Bona fide
Adventitious
Fecund
Ordinary or dull
In good faith
Accidental or non essential
Fertile or productive
Pedestrian
Ordinary or dull
Bona fide
In good faith
38 terms
English
be excited
be worried
complain
dream
about
about
about/of
about/of
be excited
about
be worried
about
english
neutral
inform
fundamental
locally
don't have an opinion
get information
basic
near by
neutral
don't have an opinion
inform
get information
60 terms
ENGLISH
ALLITERATION
Allusion
anecdote
antagonist
repeating a consonant sound in close proximity to others
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
a short narrative account of an amusing unusual, revealing, o…
a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or w…
ALLITERATION
repeating a consonant sound in close proximity to others
Allusion
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
34 terms
English
Executive
Listless
Wreathed
Prompting
Executive
Listless
14 terms
English
Theme
Suspence
Irony
Plot
With great power comes great responsibility
Imagine if your teachers gave you no homework, how would you…
A firemen afraid of fire, a dentist with crooked teeth and ca…
Theme
With great power comes great responsibility
Suspence
Imagine if your teachers gave you no homework, how would you…
25 terms
english
verve
gossamer
denizen
demagogue
great energy and enthusiasm
a very light or delicate material like a piece of a spiders web
a regular an inhabitant as in a denizen of the library
rabble rousing leader a person especially an orator or politi…
verve
great energy and enthusiasm
gossamer
a very light or delicate material like a piece of a spiders web
English
PA or PN
DO or IO
Prepositional Phrase
Protagonist
will only be present if there is a linking verb
will only be present in sentences that are with a action verb
A DO and IO will never be found in a ___________
Main Character
PA or PN
will only be present if there is a linking verb
DO or IO
will only be present in sentences that are with a action verb
40 terms
English
simile
metaphor
scribble
random letter
like as
direct comparison w/out using comparison word, her eyes are l…
picture only
begin to use letters
simile
like as
metaphor
direct comparison w/out using comparison word, her eyes are l…
23 terms
English
Rhetorical Question
Imperative
Adverb
Abstract Noun
A question that does not require an answer.
A word that gives advice or instructions, or that express a r…
The part of speech (or word class) that is used to add detail…
A noun (such as courage of freedom) that names an idea, event…
Rhetorical Question
A question that does not require an answer.
Imperative
A word that gives advice or instructions, or that express a r…
English
puzzled
reeds
papyrus
prow
to be confused, or difficult to understand
a tall thin grass that grows in wet areas
a tall plant that is like grass, it grows in marshes especial…
The front of a boat
puzzled
to be confused, or difficult to understand
reeds
a tall thin grass that grows in wet areas
English
Symbol
Alliteration
parallel structure
Repetition
A thing that represents or stands for something else
Repetition of consonant sounds
the repetition of words or phrases that have similar grammati…
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
Symbol
A thing that represents or stands for something else
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
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…
20 terms
English
Verisimilitude
Inherent
Caprice
Solace
The appearance of truth; likelihood; probability
existing in someone or something as a permeant and inseparabl…
a sudden, Impulsive, and seemingly unmotivated notion or acti…
comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble, alleviation of dis…
Verisimilitude
The appearance of truth; likelihood; probability
Inherent
existing in someone or something as a permeant and inseparabl…
English
Cap
Earnings
Exacerbate
Extracurricular activities
to set a limit on the amount of money that someone can spend…
the amount of money that you earn
make a problem become worse
things that you do at school or college that are not part of…
Cap
to set a limit on the amount of money that someone can spend…
Earnings
the amount of money that you earn
30 terms
english
conjunction
collective noun
who versus whom
verb
a word that joins words, phrases, or clauses together
nouns that identify groups of things or people
who is a subjective pronoun (subject of the clause), and whom…
a word that expresses an action, a feeling, or a state of being
conjunction
a word that joins words, phrases, or clauses together
collective noun
nouns that identify groups of things or people
31 terms
English
Verb
Transitive verbs
Intransitive verbs
Noun
Shows Action, linking, helping
Transfer the action to a direct object
Action verbs that do not transfer action
Person, places, things or idea.
Verb
Shows Action, linking, helping
Transitive verbs
Transfer the action to a direct object
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