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Writing Guidebook: IV. Expanding Your Vocabulary Flashcard
Communications 311
1) prosaic : Adj. dull, drab, colorless, banal. (see also mundane, vapid)
2) pusillanimous : Adj. easily intimidated; cowardly.
3) quandary : N. a dilemma or perplexing problem.
4) queue : N. a group of people standing in line in wait. I.v. to line up
5) querulous : Adj. giving meticulous attention to detail; nit-picky.

Created on December 12, 2013 by
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Vocabulary
Lesson #1
1) Asperity : Sharpness or harshness of manner
2) Bane : A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
3) Buffoon : A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a fool
4) Doleful : Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
5) Extrovert : A person whose attention is focused on others and on what is going on around her or him, rather than on her or his own feelings

Created on November 03, 2013 by
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Jeff Taylor
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30 Eng. Voc. Words Angela B
Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2013. .
1) chattels : noun : something (such as a slave, piece of furniture, tool, etc.) that a person owns other than land or buildings
2) subpoena : noun law : a written order that commands someone to appear in court to give evidence
3) litigants : noun law : a person who is involved in a lawsuit : someone who is suing another person or is being sued by another person
4) charlotte : noun : a dessert consisting of a filling (as of fruit, whipped cream, or custard) layered with or placed in a mold lined with strips of bread, ladyfingers, or biscuits
5) gallant : adjective : courteously and elaborately attentive especially to ladies

Created on October 30, 2013 by
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Angela Broz
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TKM Vocab Ch. 12-16

1) qualms : noun - an uneasy feeling
2) innate : adj. - native
3) tedious : adj. - tiresome
4) curtness : noun - rudely brief
5) pensive : adj. - dreamily

Created on October 21, 2013 by
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Rebecca L.
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Spelling Bee
Try to be a champion.
1) How do you spell ________ : boutique
2) How do you spell _________ : bumblebee
3) How do you spell _________ : chameleon
4) How do you spell _________ : desperado
5) How do you spell _________ : Fahrenheit

Created on October 10, 2013 by
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Amanda Lewis
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Literal terms

1) Setting : where and when the story takes place. Provides background.
2) Mood : Atmosphere. The way we feel as we read the text. happy, uneasy. Mood of affects the predictions the reader may make
3) Expositions : the beginning of the story where the reader learns the setting,character,mood and time.
4) Conflict : full of the narrative. Struggle between two characters/group of people or character verses non human.
5) Rising Action : series of complication. danger,hostility, fear or another threating situation.

Created on August 25, 2013 by
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Lisa Ketchum
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The Alchemist
This is a famous story of Paulo Coelho
1) Abandon : Give up, stop, cease, drop, forgo, and desist from
2) Sycamore : Kind of Maple tree
3) Proprietor : Owner of the businesses.
4) Zenith : The high point.
5) Burden : A load, esp. a heavy one.

Created on April 15, 2013 by
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Joshua Lee
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vocab #2

1) Indefatigable (adj.) : untiring
2) Sacrilege (n.) : gross irrevence toward a hallowed person, place, or thing
3) Multifarious (adj.) : Diverse, having many parts or elements
4) Benevolent (adj.) : well meaning, kindly
5) Recompensing (v.) : making up for a loss or injury by repaying

Created on April 02, 2013 by
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Meliza Franzak
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krista's flashcard
flashcards are the the best thinks ever in the world ever
1) see : sees
2) call : calls
3) your : you
4) animal : animals
5) horse : ponys

Created on March 07, 2013 by
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krista lewisbrown
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wierd words
lotsa wierd words
1) phantasmagoracle : yo face!!
2) frugal : that hobo down the street
3) awesome : me myself and I
4) germatologist : whats on your hands

Created on January 28, 2013 by
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trash junkie
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jayleen Flashcard

1) precipice edge : a cliff with a vertical, nearly vertical, or overhanging face
2) inedible : unfit to be eaten
3) sensible : having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment: a sensible young woman.
4) pauper : a person without any means of support, especially a destitute person who depends on aid from public welfare funds or charity
5) anxiously : full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried; solicitous: Her parents were anxious about her poor health.

Created on January 24, 2013 by
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jayleen holmes
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this dark endeavor vocab

1) intriguing : Make secret plans to do something illegal
2) adversary : enemy
3) precipes : written instructions to the clerk
4) inedible : Not fit or suitable for eating.
5) sensible : people can tell you from far away

Created on January 23, 2013 by
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blake james
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