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WKHS Week 12 Vocabulary

Terms

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shift/turn
refers to a change or movement in a piece resulting from an epiphany, realization, or insight gained
scintillating
sparkling (ADJ)
expunge
to strike out; to erase (V)
gregarious
social; liking companionship (ADJ)
details
the facts revealed by the author or speaker that support the attitude or tone in a piece of poetry or prose
juxtapose
to place side by side (V)
soporific
causing sleep (ADJ)
amalgam
a mixture of different elements (N)
ostracize
to exclude from a group; to banish (V)
carnivore
a flesh-eating animal (N)
plummet
to fall or plunge straight downward (V)
cacophony
harsh or discordant sound (N)
circumvent
to avoid by going around; to encircle (V)
narrative
an account of events; anything that is narrated
taciturn
silent; not talkative (ADJ)

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