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Glossary of English 9 Weeks Exam

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Moment
Something of great importance
Forbearance
Tolerance
Refractory
Going against, resistant to control
Venial
Pardonable
Supererogatory
Beyond the expected degree, extra, not necessary
Supernumerary
Exceeding the standard number
Denoument
The final part of a story
Inversion
Changing the order of the words in a sentence
"In silent night when rest I took"
Parallel Structure
Repeating a sentence using the same structure
"For the people, by the people, ect..."
Allusion
Refering to something well-known in your writing
Alliteration
Repeating a sound in order to make a mood
"That fearful sound of 'Fire!' and 'Fire!'"
Temperance
Ben Franklin's first virtue
Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorn Clemens

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