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Reading Review

This is for the finals right before Christmas!!!

Terms

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pedestrian
a person who walks across the street on foot
bound
adj.+ verb/ certain,sure, determined and attatched
imagery
discriptive language that EVOKES and brings out the 5 SENSES!
allusion
a reference to a well-known person, place, belief, historical or literary event
suffice
verb/ be enough
edible
adj./ fit to be eaten
verdict
the decision said by a judge or jury
port
carry
nondescript
adj./ so plain or normal as to be undescribable
sheepish
adj./ shy, embarrased adv./ shyly
benign
favorable; having a good effect; not bad or harmful
import
to carry into the country
dict
speak
valiant
adj./ brave and determined
linger
verb/ to delay leaving
inject
to "throw into"
impact
noun/ the striking of one body against another verb/ to strike forcefully
humility
noun/ the quality or state of being humble
antagonist
the character(s) that opose or are against the main character
gait
noun/ way of walking or running
flashback
an interruption in the action of the plot to tell what happened at an earlier time
sect
cut
transmit
to send something from one place to another
personification
a non-human object given human-like qualities/ or characteristics
foreshadowing
using clues to suggest events that will happen later in the plot
ject
throw
malodorous
ill-smelling and highly improper
unfathomable
adj./ difficult to understand
portly
adj./ stout, overwieght, heavy( refers to living things- not objects)
propel
verb/ to push or power forward
relinquished
verb/ left behind; abandoned; forgotten
immensely
adv./ enormously or greatly
shrewd
adj./ dangerous; mischeveous; smart
muster
verb/ to call forth
eject
to "throw" out
graph
written
defiance
noun/ resistence to authority
spectator
a person who sees something such as a sporting event
metaphor
a direct comparison of two things in which one thing said to be another thing
scrib/script
to write
consolation
noun/ comfort
spec
look
protagonist
the main character- usually good and one the reader roots for
incredible
hard to believe
export
to carry out of the country
cred
believe
livid
adj./ discolored by bruising; very angry
tone
the attitude that a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or character
eluded
verb/ escaped
rumpled
adj./ wrinkled; untidy verb/ used
alliteration
repetition of the same or very similar consonant sounds in words that are close together
symbol
something that stands for or suggests something else
hordes
noun/ large, moving crowd
prediction
a guess of what will happen before it occurs
trisect
to cut into three pieces
ben/bene/bon
good/well
cowered
verb/ crouched and trembled in fear
exposition
an introduction for characteristics, setting, and backround information
pedicure
a foot treatment that could include polishing the toenails
ped
foot
bisect
to cut into two pieces
miss/mit
send
ruefully
adv./ regretfully, with apology
omit
to leave off; to not send
man
hand
inciting incident
the event in a story that begins the action
appalling
adj./ shocking; horrifying
simile
to compare two UNLIKE items using like or as
bon voyage
french for have a good trip
grimaced
noun/ facial expression of dissaproval verb/ to make a face showing discust or displeasure
scowl
noun/ an angry dissaproving expression verb/ to make an angry face
conviction
noun/ a strong belief
spectacles
something displayed for the public to see
onomatopoeia
a sound written out in words
clamor
noun/ loud and confused noise
gallant
adj./ brave; smart
derisive
adj./ scornful and ridiculing

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