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Vocab Test 6

Test 2 second semester 2018 school year Nawrocki

Assailable Adj.- Able to be mastered or overtaken
Posterity Noun- Future or succeeding generations
Clemency Noun- Leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person administering justice
Deftly Adverb- With skill and style
Palpable Adj.- Capable of being perceived
Assay Verb- To examine or analyze
Elucidate Verb- To make something clear and understandable; to shed light on something
Manifest Verb- Clearly revealed to the mind, the senses, or judgement
Nuance Noun- A subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
Dissonant Adj.- Lacking in harmony
Tenet Noun- A principle or belief honored by a person or a group of people
Albatross Noun- 1. A great white sea bird native to the Southern hemisphere 2. A constant, worrisome burden
Rhyming couplet Two lines of the same length that rhyme and complete one thought
Declamation The re-giving of an important or famous speech
Elocution An expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture
Transition A word or phrase that provides a connection between ideas, sentences, or paragraphs
Poetry Writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning sound and rhythm
Nomenclature The body or system of names in a particular field; the term of terms applied to something
Form The physical structure of a poem including length of lines, rhyme scheme, repetition
Rhyme Scheme Pattern of rhyme indicated by lowercase letters
Stanza Group of lines making up a single unit
Speaker The narrative voice in the poem, not necessarily the author
Romanticism A movement in literature and fine arts in the early 19th century that stressed personal emotion, imagination, and freedom from rules of form
Dis Apart
Sonare To sound
Nom Name
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