Word of the Day! (Spring)

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Word of the Day
Denotation
• Definition – (n) the dictionary definition of a
word; the literal meaning
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• Connotation
• Definition – (n) the cognitive meaning of a
word
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• Tone
• Definition – (n) A literary technique that tells
the reader what the author's attitude behind
writing the work is
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• Mood
• Definition – (n) the feeling created in the
reader by the literary work or passage
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ANALOGOUS
Definition – (n) a similarity between like features
of two things, on which a comparison may be
based
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IRONY
Definition – (n) the technique that portrays
differences between appearance and reality, or
expectation and result
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Genre
• Definition – (n) a category or form of literature
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• Voice
• Definition – (n) a writer’s distinctive “sound”
or way of “speaking” on the page. It is related
to word choice, sentence structure, and tone
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• Theme
• Definition – (n) a central message or insight
into life revealed through a literary work (the
story’s life lesson)
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Word of the Day
• Expository Essay
• Definition –(n) nonfiction work that gives
information, discusses ideas, or explains a
process
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Vocabulary Quiz!
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Denotation
Connotation
Analogous
Tone
Mood
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Irony
Genre
Voice
Theme
Expository Essay
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• Disposition
• Definition – (n) natural mental and emotional
outlook or mood; final settlement of a matter
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• Characterization
• Definition – (n) the act of creating and
developing a character. Could be directly or
indirectly stated
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• Conflict
• Definition – (n) a struggle between opposing
forces. Characters in conflict form the basis of
stories
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Foreshadowing
Definition – (n) the use of clues in a literary work
that suggest events that have yet to occur
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• Monologue
• Definition – (n) a long speech in a play by one
character addressed to other characters
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• Prose
• Definition – (n) the ordinary form of written
language. Writing that is not poetry, drama, or
song
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• Symbol
• Definition – (n) a character, place, thing or
event that stands for something else
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• Oxymoron
• Definition – (n) a combination of words that
contradict each other
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• Allegory
• Definition – (n) a story or tale with two or
more levels of meaning – a literal level and
one or more symbolic levels
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• Allusion
• Definition – (n) a reference to a well-known
person, place, event, literary work, or work of
art
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Vocabulary Quiz!!
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Disposition
Characterization
Conflict
Foreshadowing
Monologue
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Prose
Symbol
Oxymoron
Allegory
Allusion
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• VERBATIM
• Definition – (adj) word for word; exactly as
written
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• SOPHOMORIC
• Definition – (adj) immature
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• Volatile
• Definition – (adj) tending or threatening to
break out into open violence; explosive
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• Anecdote
• Definition – (n) a brief story about an
interesting, amusing, or strange event told to
entertain or make a point
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• Epiphany
• Definition – (n) a sudden flash of insight into a
conflict or situation
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• Hyperbole
• Definition – (n) a deliberate exaggeration or
overstatement
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• Pun
• Definition – (n) a play on words involving a
word with two or more meanings or two
words that sound alike
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• Perceptive
• Definition – (adj) having or showing insight,
understanding, or intuition
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• Impartial
• Definition – (adj) not in favor of one side or
the other; unbiased
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• Vindicated
• Definition – (v) Freed from blame
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Vocabulary Quiz!!
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Verbatim
Sophomoric
Volatile
Anecdote
Epiphany
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Hyperbole
Pun
Perceptive
Impartial
Vindicated
Word of the Day
• Acrimonious
• Definition – (adj) Bitter or sharp in language,
tone, or behavior
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• Peruse
• Definition – (v) to read carefully
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• ILLICIT
• Definition – (adj) Illegal; not permitted for
ethical or moral reasons
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• Forthright
• Definition – (adj) honest, direct, outspoken
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• Elusive
• Definition – (adj) difficult to capture or
comprehend
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• Deface
• Definition – (v) to mar the surface or
appearance of; disfigure
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• Incognito
• Definition – (adj) hidden or in disguise
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• Kinetic
• Definition – (n) pertains to motion
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• Supercilious
• Definition – (adj) showing excessive pride
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• Metamorphosis
• Definition – (v) a transformation
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Vocab Quiz!!
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Acrimonious
Peruse
Illicit
Forthright
Elusive
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Deface
Incognito
Kinetic
Supercilious
Metamorphosis
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AMIABLE
Definition – (adj) having or showing pleasant,
good-natured personal qualities
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FICKLE
Definition – (adj) Likely to change; instability;
not constant
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Consolidate
Definition – (v) to bring together into a single or
unified whole; unite; combine
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STOIC
Definition – (adj) unmoved by joy or grief
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DOCILE
Definition – (adj) easily managed; easily trained
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OPAQUE
Definition – (adj) not transparent or translucent;
does not allow light to pass through
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AUSPICIOUS
Definition – (adj) promising success or opportunity;
prosperous
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EMACIATE
Definition – (v) to make abnormally lean or thin
by a gradual wasting away of flesh.
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HOMAGE
Definition – (n) respect or reverence paid or
rendered
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ANIMOSITY
Definition – (n) a feeling of strong dislike
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 LAST VOCAB QUIZ!!!!! 
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Amiable
Consolidate
Docile
Fickle
Auspicious
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Stoic
Emaciate
Opaque
Homage
Animosity

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