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14 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
setting
point of view
first-person narration
third-person narration
time period and location
the perspective from which the story is told
a character tells the story, using the word "I"
the story is told by by someone other than a character in the…
setting
time period and location
point of view
the perspective from which the story is told
30 terms
English- Short Story Vocabulary
perceptible by touch; palpable
perceive or recognize; detect
accept or allow behavior that is consi…
of vital importance, crucial
tangible
discern
condone
imperative
perceptible by touch; palpable
tangible
perceive or recognize; detect
discern
26 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Beleaguer
Ruse
Parapet
Remorse
verb... lay siege to; beset with difficulties
noun... an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
noun... a low protective wall along the edge of a roof, bridge,…
noun... deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed
Beleaguer
verb... lay siege to; beset with difficulties
Ruse
noun... an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
20 terms
English: Short Stories Vocabulary
awe
barred
scurry
crevasse
feeling surprised or in fearful
the state of being in a cage or behind bars
the act of walking with small and fast steps
a big crack in a glacier
awe
feeling surprised or in fearful
barred
the state of being in a cage or behind bars
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Short Story Vocabulary -English
mirage
debacle
grandeur
imminent
n; optical illusion
n; the sudden downfall or colapse; disaster
n; magnificence or splendor of appearance
adj; likely to happen soon; about to occur
mirage
n; optical illusion
debacle
n; the sudden downfall or colapse; disaster
12 terms
Short story English vocabulary
Hierarchy
Abject
Frugal
Covetous
a system where people are ranked one above the other accordin…
Extremely bad, unpleasant
Not wasteful, not spending freely or unnecessarily
To want deeply, especially something another person has
Hierarchy
a system where people are ranked one above the other accordin…
Abject
Extremely bad, unpleasant
43 terms
English vocabulary short story
Exposition
Rising action
Falling action
Resolution
Introducrtion of information
All the events leading up to the climax
Events directly after the climax
Resolving the conflict
Exposition
Introducrtion of information
Rising action
All the events leading up to the climax
12 terms
English Vocabulary Short Story
Palpable
Indolently
Futile
Precluded
Adj. Able to be touched or felt
Adv. Lazily
Adj. Hopeless
V. Prevented; made impossible in advance
Palpable
Adj. Able to be touched or felt
Indolently
Adv. Lazily
30 terms
Short Story English Vocabulary
Tangible
Quarry
Disarming
Cultivated
Capable of being touched or felt; having actual form and subs…
The object of a hunt
Removing or overcoming suspicion; inspiring confidence.
Refined or cultured in manner.
Tangible
Capable of being touched or felt; having actual form and subs…
Quarry
The object of a hunt
20 terms
english short story vocabulary
veiled
forestall
abandonment
repression
the brides face was veiled by a cloth
to forestall the man from getting hit by a bus i jumped in fr…
The women in a story of an hour cried out with abandonment wh…
the handcuffs are my repression
veiled
the brides face was veiled by a cloth
forestall
to forestall the man from getting hit by a bus i jumped in fr…
20 terms
English short story vocabulary
Vignette
Tone
Voice
inherit
(N) a short, descriptive literary sketch that may stand alone…
(N) the attitude a writer takes toward his or her subject.
(N) a writer's unique use of the language that allows the rea…
(V) to receive or be left with (a situation, object, etc.) fr…
Vignette
(N) a short, descriptive literary sketch that may stand alone…
Tone
(N) the attitude a writer takes toward his or her subject.
38 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Lugubrious
Furrow
Baize
Boisterous
looking or sounding sad and dismal
trench made in the ground by a plow
green felt
noisy and unrestrained
Lugubrious
looking or sounding sad and dismal
Furrow
trench made in the ground by a plow
31 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Tangible
Vitality
Staccato
Opaqueness
Perceptible by touch
The state of being strong and active
Quick, short, sounds
Hard to see through, not transparent
Tangible
Perceptible by touch
Vitality
The state of being strong and active
30 terms
English: Short Story Vocabulary
plot
expostion
conflict
rising action
sequence or related events moving from a problem to a solutio…
introduces the setting, characters, and situation of a story
struggle between two opposing forces
events that lead up to the climax
plot
sequence or related events moving from a problem to a solutio…
expostion
introduces the setting, characters, and situation of a story
39 terms
Short Story Vocabulary for English
Short story
Fiction
Setting
Irony
brief fictional narratives intended to be read in a single si…
Stories created by the imagination; not based strictly on fac…
Where and when a story takes place
Showed through characters and plot development, contradiction…
Short story
brief fictional narratives intended to be read in a single si…
Fiction
Stories created by the imagination; not based strictly on fac…
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English short story vocabulary
Interminably
Petulantly
Profusely
Duly
Endless, unlimited
Sudden, impatient irritation, usually over a trifling or unim…
Abundant, lavish, extravagant
In a due manner, properly
Interminably
Endless, unlimited
Petulantly
Sudden, impatient irritation, usually over a trifling or unim…
37 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Opulent
Vicissitude
Resplendent
Sallow
ostentatiously rich and luxurious or lavish.
a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is u…
attractive and impressive through being richly colorful or su…
(of a person's face or complexion) of an unhealthy yellow or…
Opulent
ostentatiously rich and luxurious or lavish.
Vicissitude
a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is u…
29 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Paroxysm
Fanatic
Peccadillo
Ruse
Sudden attack of a particular emotion.
Someone who is filled with excessive zeal.
A sin
Action intended to deceive someone.
Paroxysm
Sudden attack of a particular emotion.
Fanatic
Someone who is filled with excessive zeal.
28 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Repressed
Monetarily(adv.)
Scope
Intrigue
To keep under control; being restrained
Of or relating to money$$$
Range of view, outlook; to look at; examine
To arouse with curiosity or interest by fascinating qualities
Repressed
To keep under control; being restrained
Monetarily(adv.)
Of or relating to money$$$
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English short story vocabulary
Profusely
Boisterous
Reprimand
Civic
Adjective; abundant
Adjective; rough and noisy
Noun; a severe act of disapproval by a formal or authoritativ…
Adjective; of citizens
Profusely
Adjective; abundant
Boisterous
Adjective; rough and noisy
English Short Story Vocabulary
Affable
Amenity
Ennui
Indolent
Adj. friendly;pleasant... The Most Dangerous Game
Noun- something that makes life more convenient or comfortabl…
Noun- boredom... The Most Dangerous Game
Adj.- lazy... The Most Dangerous Game
Affable
Adj. friendly;pleasant... The Most Dangerous Game
Amenity
Noun- something that makes life more convenient or comfortabl…
28 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Impartial
Emanate
Dire
Fervent
Not favoring one side or the other, fair/ adjective
To come forth/verb
Dreadful, terrible/adjective
Having or showing great intensity of feeling, passionate/adje…
Impartial
Not favoring one side or the other, fair/ adjective
Emanate
To come forth/verb
44 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
accost (v)
afflict (v)
avail (v)
astute (adj)
to speak to someone in a forceful way.
causing physical pain or suffering in.
be use of to.
marked by practical hardheaded intelligence.
accost (v)
to speak to someone in a forceful way.
afflict (v)
causing physical pain or suffering in.
30 terms
English short story vocabulary
barbaric (adjective)
genial (adjective)
impartial (adjective)
incorruptible (adjective)
uncivilized, marked by crudeness, lack of restraint (mean)
friendly; smiling/pleasant
showing favor to neither side; not biased
incapable of being lead to do a wrong act
barbaric (adjective)
uncivilized, marked by crudeness, lack of restraint (mean)
genial (adjective)
friendly; smiling/pleasant
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English Short Story Vocabulary
amenity
naive
tangible
affable
the pleasantness of a place or a person
having or showing a lack of experience, judgment, or informat…
capable of being touched; discernible by the touch; material…
showing warmth and friendliness; benign; pleasant
amenity
the pleasantness of a place or a person
naive
having or showing a lack of experience, judgment, or informat…
25 terms
English: short story vocabulary
a cry of sorrow
beginning something new
attract strongly, as if with a magnet
a gifted or intelligent person
Lament
Debut
Mesmerize
Prodigy
a cry of sorrow
Lament
beginning something new
Debut
54 terms
English - Short Story Vocabulary
precluded
impunity
redress
retribution
excluded; made impossible
freedom from punishment
to correct and compensate for
deserved punishment for evil done; repayment; retaliation
precluded
excluded; made impossible
impunity
freedom from punishment
37 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
vigilance
wince
consternation
cower
the action or state of keeping careful for possible danger or…
give a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of th…
feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpec…
crouch down in fear
vigilance
the action or state of keeping careful for possible danger or…
wince
give a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of th…
30 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Florid
Untrammeled
Barbaric
Exhuberant
elaborately or excessively intractable or complicated
not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restrict…
savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal
filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement
Florid
elaborately or excessively intractable or complicated
Untrammeled
not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restrict…
21 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Setting
Rising Action
Climax
Denouement
The place or type of surroundings where someone is positioned…
The series of events that build toward the climax. This follo…
The most intense, exciting, or important point of something
The final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the st…
Setting
The place or type of surroundings where someone is positioned…
Rising Action
The series of events that build toward the climax. This follo…
26 terms
English Short-Story Vocabulary
Tangible
Discern
Condone
Imperative
perceptible by touch
perceive or recognize
accept and allow
of vital importance
Tangible
perceptible by touch
Discern
perceive or recognize
18 terms
English Short story vocabulary
Protagonist
Antagonist
Expositions
Climax
The protagonist is the main character in the story you write…
An antagonist is a group of characters, institution, or conce…
a large-scale public exhibition or show, as of art or manufac…
the highest or most intense point in the development or resol…
Protagonist
The protagonist is the main character in the story you write…
Antagonist
An antagonist is a group of characters, institution, or conce…
40 terms
English short story vocabulary
Christian version of questions and ans…
the state or quality of being ferocious
tremble or shake in a rapid mode
drive, push or to cause move in a part…
Catechism
Ferocity
Quiver
Propelled
Christian version of questions and ans…
Catechism
the state or quality of being ferocious
Ferocity
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English Vocabulary:short story
Tangible
Amenity
Affable
Condone
capable of being touched; real or actual
The quality of being pleasing or agreeable
pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to
to disregard or overlook; to pardon or forgive
Tangible
capable of being touched; real or actual
Amenity
The quality of being pleasing or agreeable
25 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
plot
exposition
rising action
climax
main storyline of the piece of literature
a setting forth of meaning or intent; introduces theme, chara…
conflict is worked on (75% of the story)
emotional high point when conflict ends; close to the end of…
plot
main storyline of the piece of literature
exposition
a setting forth of meaning or intent; introduces theme, chara…
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English short story vocabulary
Ramifications
Secession
Ardent
Subdue
A consquence of an action or event, especially when complex o…
The action of withdrawing formally from a membership of a fed…
Enthusiastic or passionate
Overcome, bring under control
Ramifications
A consquence of an action or event, especially when complex o…
Secession
The action of withdrawing formally from a membership of a fed…
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English Vocabulary: Short Story
Florid
Untrammeled
Barbaric
Exuberant
elaborately or excessively intricate or complicated.
not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restrict…
savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal.
filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.
Florid
elaborately or excessively intricate or complicated.
Untrammeled
not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restrict…
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English Short Story Vocabulary
dowry
dinginess
instinctive
incessantly
property brought to her husband by a woman at the time of mar…
dirtiness; shabbiness
natural; not learned
continually
dowry
property brought to her husband by a woman at the time of mar…
dinginess
dirtiness; shabbiness
11 terms
English short story vocabulary
Plot
Exposition
Rising action
Climax
Arrangement of events in a story
Where setting and characters are revealed
Where the story becomes complicated b
The exciting part of the story
Plot
Arrangement of events in a story
Exposition
Where setting and characters are revealed
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English short story vocabulary
Florid
Untrammeled
Barbaric
Exuberant
To complicate
Not deprived of freedom
Savagery cruel
Filled with energetic and excitement
Florid
To complicate
Untrammeled
Not deprived of freedom
25 terms
English short story vocabulary
plateau
tangible
refute
toadying
a period of little or no apparent or decline progress in an i…
real actual,rather than imaginary or visionary
to prove a person or option to be in error with facts
to curry favor with,for ones person game
plateau
a period of little or no apparent or decline progress in an i…
tangible
real actual,rather than imaginary or visionary
15 terms
English short story vocabulary
Archaic
Vanquish
Temerity
Imperviousness
Old and no longer what we would consider useful
To defeat throughly
Reckless, boldness
Not allowing passage, cannot be broken through
Archaic
Old and no longer what we would consider useful
Vanquish
To defeat throughly
27 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Genre
Fable
Dynamic character
Static character
A category/type of short story
Short story, (usually with animals) conveying a moral
Undergoes an important inner change
Does not go through inner change
Genre
A category/type of short story
Fable
Short story, (usually with animals) conveying a moral
58 terms
English short story vocabulary
Resignedly
Dejected
Vestibule
To chasten
Accepting something unpleasant that one can not do anything a…
Sad and depressed; dispirited.
Antechamber; an entrance hall inside a building.
Have a restraining effect on; discipline, punish; to cause (s…
Resignedly
Accepting something unpleasant that one can not do anything a…
Dejected
Sad and depressed; dispirited.
10 terms
english short story vocabulary
commence
dilapidated
skinflint
wrathful
to begin or start something
worn out, aged or in ruins
cheap, miserly, not generous
filled with intense anger
commence
to begin or start something
dilapidated
worn out, aged or in ruins
23 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Palpable
Cultivated
Amenities
Affable
adj; able to be felt or touched
adj; refined and well educated
pl. noun; a desirable or useful feature or facility of a buil…
adj; friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to
Palpable
adj; able to be felt or touched
Cultivated
adj; refined and well educated
9 terms
English short story vocabulary
Jovial
Defiantly
Disengaged
Ritual
Cheerful and friendly
Bold, disobedience
Emotionally detached
A religious ceremony
Jovial
Cheerful and friendly
Defiantly
Bold, disobedience
45 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
compromise
compulsory
rehabilitate
chronicle
expose to danger
necessary
restore to good condition
record
compromise
expose to danger
compulsory
necessary
28 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Impeded
Magnanimous
reverence
Conjectures
to slow the movement, progress, or action of (someone or some…
Having or showing a generous and kind nature; great, elevated
Honor or deep respect that is felt or shown :esteem;appreciat…
An idea or opinion formed without proof or sufficient evidenc…
Impeded
to slow the movement, progress, or action of (someone or some…
Magnanimous
Having or showing a generous and kind nature; great, elevated
57 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Enthrall
Protrude
Console
Vanity
verb; to fascinate, to charm
verb; to stick out, to extend
verb; to comfort, to make less sad
noun; being overly proud of one's appearance
Enthrall
verb; to fascinate, to charm
Protrude
verb; to stick out, to extend
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