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L.A Vocab

Terms

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theme
the main thought or idea of the story
philosophically
calmly
point of veiw
the outlook from which the story takes place
hearkened
listened
suspense
the feelings aroused when the plot is proggessing
understatement
saying less then what you mean
commotion
disturbance
plot
the series or events that take place in the story which create the story
collective
gathered
moil
search for
starboard
right side of the ship
irrevocable
unaltered
phosphorous
glowing chemical substance
transcend
go beyond
demeanour
manner
double negative
the incorrect use of two or more negative words
lashed
tied tightly
amenities
comforts
sardonic
scornful
mushing
dog sledding
precipitate
hasten the outbreak
exaggeration
blowing things out of proportion
crisis
point where the character meets the opposing force is forced to make a decision
grisly
scary, horrible
distraught
upset
gangway
a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside
marge
edge, border, margin
derelict
wreakage
countenance
face
overstatement
saying much more than you mean
redundancy
saying more than is needed
deferential
respectful
porthole
round window
chaotic
disorderly
convalescing
getting better, healing
baffled
puzzled, confused
absurdity
silly, absurd
rebellious
against
latitude
region measured from the equator
homely
simple, plain
character
people in the story which do things and to whom things are done
partiality
favouratism
contradiction
saying two opposite things at once
setting
place and time where the story takes place
predominated
area taken up by a group of people
watch
guard duty
climax
turning point in a story, point where the reader finds out if the character succeeds or fails
conflict
created by a problem the character faces
conclusion or denoument
falling action
privation
thirst and starvation
constitution
state of health
miscreants
villians

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