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Flashcards in Vocab 2: Unit 1 Deck (17):
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Caustic

Sarcastic in a bitter way

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Deprecate

Express disapproval of

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Fastidious

Very concerned about detail/cleanliness

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Inane

Silly/stupid

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Insolent

Showing lack of respect

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Neophyte

A person who is new to something

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Predilection

A bias in favor of something

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Recant

Take back

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Sanguine

Being optimistic in a bad situation

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Anaphora

Repetitive

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Asyndeton

Take out conjunctions to make a point

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Ethos

Credibility to the speaker making the argument

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Logos

Credibility to the argument itself

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Pathos

Stirs up emotion

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Polysyndeton

Use conjunctions multiple times in a row to make a point

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Zeugma

A word that applies to more than one noun

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Banal

Boring or unoriginal