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encumbered
burdened/hindered
stoke
tend to/stir up fire
firmament
expanse of sky
deportee
one sent out of his country for legal reasons
unremittingly
not stopping or pausing
reverie
daydream
lamentation
sadness, mourning
spasmodically
frequent jerky movements
taciturn
temporarily disinclined to talk
nebulous
vague, indistinct
predilection
established preference for something
assuage
soothe grief
unsullied
clean, unspotted
impudent
bold in a cocky way
tacit
expressed without words or speech
dispensation
exempt, release from
domicile
residence
vindicated
freed
vengeance
revenge with vehemence
furtively
sneakily
assimilation
fitting into a culture
insinuatingly
suggestively
oppressive
holding down, extreme control
cliché
worn phrase
rebuff
criticize/reject
epitaph
memoir on gravestone
portentous
dark foreshadowing
transgression
sin
languish
state of weak/feebleness
prolixity
wordy
invocation
conjuring
mickle
great
impute
relate/credit to
enmity
hatred
bandying
send back and forth
sojourn
temporary stay
jocund
lightearted
inundation
overwhelm, flood
beguiled
deceived
culling
select from group
procures
to get/obtain
alliteration
repeat of sound or sounds in first syllable of word
assonance
repeat of vowel sound in middle/end of word
consonance
repeat of consonant sound in middle/end of word
meter
arrangement of words in poetry
iambic pentameter
five iambs in a line (unstressed and then stressed syllable)
onomatopoeia
a word that makes the sound it describes, i.e. buzz
literal
actual, factual
figurative
figure of speech
blank verse
no rhyme iambic pentameter