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summer words

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a symbolic representation. allegory (noun)
the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables. alliteration (noun)
to study or determine the nature and relationship of the parts of by analysis. analyze (verb)
a usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident anecdote (noun)
to give advance thought, discussion, or treatment to anticipate(verb)
resemblance of sound in words or syllables assonance (noun)
receiving or entitling one to recive advantage, use, or benefit beneficial (adjective)
of, relating to, or arranged in or according to the order of time chronological (adjective)
to represent as similar compare (transitive verb)
the suggesting of a meaning by a word apart from the thing it explicitly names or describes connotation (noun)
harmony or agreement among components consonance (noun)
the parts of a discourse that surround a word or passage and can throw light on its meaning context (noun)
to set off in contrast : compare or appraise in respect to differences contrast (verb)
a contention by words or arguments debate (noun)
an act or process of denoting,to serve as an indication of denotation (noun)
to represent or give an account of in words describe(verb)
to add details to; expand elaborate(verb)
a person or thing that shows all the typical qualitys of something epitome (noun)
to determine the significance, worth, or condition of usually by careful appraisal and study evaluate (verb)
to make known explain (verb)
a thing done: as fact (noun)
to put into a systematized statement or expression formulate (verb)
involving risk or danger :dangerous hazardous (adjective)
a phrase or expression that has a meaning that differs from the literal meaning of it's parts taken together idiom (noun)
bright or shiny illustrious (adjective)
to derive as a conclusion from facts or premises infer (verb)
having, exercising, or characterized by sound judgment judicious (adjective)
of, relating to, or expressed in letters literal (adjective)
to manage or utilize skillfully manipulate (verb)
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them metaphor (noun)
uttered or sounded in one unvarying tone : marked by a sameness of pitch and intensity monotonous (adjective)
having infinite awareness, understanding, and insight omniscient (adjective)
the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it onomatopoeia (noun)
a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter opinion (noun)
someone who is positive Optimist (noun)
a restatement of a text, passage, or work giving the meaning in another form paraphrase (noun)
a small area of land marked of for special use. a peice of land plot(verb)
to declare or indicate in advance predict (verb)
very strict rigorous (adjective)
a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as simile (noun)
to tell in a shorted version of a story or written passage summarize (verb)
to give help or comfort support (verb )
a condensed statement or outline synopsis (noun)
to form by bringing together seperate parts synthesize (verb)
a subject or topic of discourse or of artistic representation theme (noun)
a course or path that one follows trace (noun)
an imaginary and indefinitely remote place utopia (noun)
devotion to the truth : truthfulness veracity (noun)
being in or following the exact words verbatim (adjective)
necessary for life vital (adjective)
a statement that seems unbelievable or absurd but that may be true in fact paradox (noun)
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