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lit terms round 2 S2

Literary Terms for Round 2 S2

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Harbinger (N.) Somebody or someone that foreshadows or anticipates a future event.
Obdurate (Adj.) Stubborn or hard-headed; not easily persuaded or influenced.
Reprieve (V.) To stop or postpone somebody's punishment; to offer temporary relief from harm.
Credulous (Adj.) Gullible; a person easily convinced that something is true.
Enshroud (V.) To cover or obscure an object.
Haughty (Adj.) Behaving in a superior, condescending, or arrogant way.
Obfuscate (V.) To deliberately make something difficult to understand.
Blithe (Adj.) Cheerful and carefree; casually indifferent.
Pliable (Adj.) Flexible; easily bent of molded; easily influenced or peruaded.
Blunderbuss (N.) A short wide-mouthed gun used primarily in the 17th century.
Enfranchise (V.) To give voting rights.
Remuneration (N.) Payment for work done.
Engender (V.) To arise or come into existence; to cause offspring to be conceived or born.
Plagiarism (V.) The process of copying another person's idea or written work and claiming it as your own.
Abasement (V.) To belittle someone; to act in an undignified way.
Billow (V.) To swell with air; to move in a curling mass.
Enhance (V.) To improve or increase the clarity of an image or object.
Harangue (V.) To criticize or question somebody; to try and persuade someone in a forceful or angry way.
Abrogate (V.) To end an agreement or contract formally and publicly
Credible (Adj.) Easy to believe, trustworthy.
Created by: rhornay