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Flashcards in WOD Quiz First Semster Deck (30):
1

Numbering the pages of the book,manuscript, screenplay, etc.

Paginate (verb)

2

Statement that is not connected in a logical or clear way to anything said before

Non-sequitur (Noun)

3

A feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation and excitement

Ennui (noun)

4

Sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past

Nostalgia

5

Indulged in enjoyable remembrance of past events; to recall pleasant moments in ones life

Reminisce (verb)

6

the maintaining of someone or something in a life or existence; a source of strength or nourishment

sustenance (noun)

7

a strong inner feeling or notion of future misfortune or evil; a presentiment or disaster to come

Foreboding

8

an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for someone or something

Infatuation

9

to make a stupid or careless mistake

Blunder

10

deceitfulness in speech or conduct; speaking or acting in different ways to different people concerning the same matter

Duplicity

11

an action or event that comes before and leads to something else

Prelude

12

to write or talk about a subject or moment using many details

Expatiate

13

to think deeply on something

ruminate

14

the process of making a revision to a text

emendation

15

the last or final part or point; end goal

terminus

16

expressive use of language in speaking or writing that is highly persuasive

eloquent

17


the state of happiness and satisfaction

Contentment

18

having a great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, or enthusiasm

fervent

19

the repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or successive verses, clauses, or sentence

anaphora

20

beginning to exist; in an initial stage

incipient

21

to deport in a sudden and secret manner, especially, to avoid capture by the law

abscond

22

something or someone that one passionately dislikes

anathema

23

based on or appealing to emotion rather than reason: attack directed against a person's character rather than against their arguments

Ad Hominem

24

make someone feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried especially with trivial matters

vex

25

to say, write, or plead in protest, objection, or dissaproval

remonstrate

26

intelligently analytical and clear thinking; accurate and sharply focused

incisive

27

wanting to avoid activity or exertion; lazy

indolent

28

loyal and committed in attitude; firm; dependable

staunch

29

damage the reputation (of someone or something) in the opinions of others or make (something) dirty or discolored

besmirch

30

to show activity or movement gradually; permeate or saturate gradually; to filter through

percolate