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Protagonist

Lead in play or story

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Quixotic

Originated from Don Quixote; trying to do something not capable of, but still trying

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Pejorative

Derogatory, depreciation, belittling

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Nemesis

Rival

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Hubris

Over-confident, snob-like

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Subordinating conjunction

Used in beginning of dependent clauses

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Subordinating conjunctions are found in

Complex sentences

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Examples of subordinating conjunction

Since, though, providing that, because

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Subordinating conjunctions used in a sentence

Once I went to the ice cream shop, I felt complete.

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Limerick

Five lines; rhyme scheme: aabba; 8-10, 8-10, 5-7, 5-7, 8-10 syllables

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Expect a cumulative sentence, participle, participial phrase, and prepositional phrase

I gazed out, looking intently across the lake, wanting to start anew in a fresh location, inspired by the aesthetics of Mother Nature.