Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Vocabulary 7

Explanatory Essay an essay that explains a topic and uses details from the text as support.
Plagiarism taking and using as your own words, ideas and words from someone else.
Inference a logical guess or conclusion based on observation, prior experience, and textual evidence.
Detail evidence that can be facts, statistics, or examples that support the topic sentence.
Diction the writer or speaker’s choice of words.
Denotation the exact meaning of the word.
Connotation the implied meaning of the word.
Simile the comparison between two unlike things, using like or as.
Metaphor the comparison between two unlike things in which one thing becomes another.
Personification a kind of metaphor that gives objects human characteristics.
Created by: arrowood