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Flashcards in Vocab #4 nov 5 Deck (24):
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excess of confidence

hubris

2

useless restatement, saying the same thing twice

tautology

3

uninteresting or insignificant

jejune

4

12 days after Christmas; or divine manifestation

Epiphany

5

daily, ordinary

quotidian

6

edit by omitting bad parts

bowdlerize

7

clarification that someone is actually somone

notarize

8

help out by intervening

intercede

9

cliche; saying that is overused

hackneyed

10

official approval or praise

approbation

11

indirectly making a sexual or hurtful joke

innuendo

12

people who join together for a common cause

coalition

13

bringing about a response; causing a reaction

elicit

14

vacation; break

hiatus

15

someone who holds assets in trust for someone else

fiduciary

16

Restatement

Repeating an idea in a variety of ways

17

Repetition

Restating an idea using the same words

18

Parallelism

Repeating grammatical structures

19

Rhetorical question

Asking a question that's answer is self-evident, intended to stir emotions or provoke thought

20

Emotional appeal

Speaking to an audiences hopes, fears, likes. And dislikes.

21

Logical appeal

(appeal to reason)
Appealing to an audiences senses of reason

22

Call to action

Language that directly urged the reader to do something

23

Analogy

Comparison that points out how two things are alike

24

Anecdote

A brief story used to make a point