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Flashcards in March 12th Deck (41):
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Contrast

Being extremely different

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Analogy

A comparison between two things

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Dashes

-

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Adverbs

Words used to describe words

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Independent clause

A clause that can stand alone

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Parallel

Using same pattern of words to show that two or more ideas are the same level of importance

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Pronoun

She, he, they

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Italics

Duh

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Inverted words

Today speech

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Periodic sentence

Holds suspense... until the end

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Sentence fragment

Group of words that sound like a sentence but aren’t

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Connotation

An idea of feeling that a word invokes to its literal or primary meaning

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Noble

A lord or lady

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Charismatic

Exercising a compelling charm that inspires devotion in others

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Scholar

A specialist in a particular branch of study

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Acquisition

An asset or object brought or obtained

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Aptitude

A natural ability to do something

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Dissemination

The act of spreading something

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Revolutionary

Involving or causing a completely or dramatic change

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Provocative

Causing annoyance

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Awe

A feeling of respect mixed with fear or wonder

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Veneration

Great respect

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Contemporary

A person or thing living it existing at the same time as another

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Epoch

A period of time in history

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Arduous

Involving or requiring strenuous effort

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Indisputable

Unable to be challenged

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Justify

Show or prove to be right

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Berating

Scold angrily

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Discredit

Harm the good reputation of someone

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Discerning

Having good judgment

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Eminence

Fame or recognized superiority

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Unassailable

Unable to be attacked or defeated

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Deceptive

Giving an appearance to be different from truth

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Conciliation

The action of stopping someone from being angry

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Incredulity

The state of being unwilling

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Blunt

Uncompromising forthright

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Indiscretion

Behaviour or speech that is indiscreet

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Spontaneity

A condition of being spontaneous

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Dialect

A form of language specific to region or social group

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Self-revelatory

Displaying ones most private feelings

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Skeptical

Not easily convinced