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apparent
1. easily seen or understood

2. appearing as such but not necessarily so
sullen
1. grumpy, resentful
impulse
1. a sudden desire to do something without thinking about the results
2. a short electrical signal
retrieve
1. to find something and bring it back
emerge
1. to appear after being hidden

2. to have a particular quality or position after a dificult experience
mislead
1. to make someone believe something that is not true by giving him false or incomplete information
tangible
1. real, definite, and able to be shown or touched
refute
1. to prove that a statement or idea is not fair or correct
invariably
1. always, without changing
regress
1. to go back to an earlier, less developed state
verify
1. to find out if a fact, statement id true

2. to state that something is true
obscure
1. unclear or difficult to understand

2. known about by only a few people
deteriorate
1. to become worse
hypothesis
1. an idea that is suggested as an explanation of something, but has not yet been proved
introspective
1. thinking deeply about your own thoughts and feelings
inevitable
1. certain to happen and impossible to avoid
crucial
1. extremely impoprtant
provoke
1. to make someone very angry

2. to cause a sudden reaction or feeling
irrevocable
1. not able to be changed or stopped
cognitive
1. having to do with the process of knowing and being able to remember
plot
The series of related events that make up a story
conflict
A struggle between opposing characters or opposing forces
internal conflict
a conflict that takes place within a characters own mind.
external conflict
when a character struggles with an outside force such as another character, society, or a natural force
climax
the point in a story that creates the greatest suspense or interest
resolution
the final part of the story when the conflict is resolved and the
story comes to a close
parallel episodes
repeated elements of the plot,
foreshadowing
the use of clues of hints to suggest events that will occur later in the plot
proposition and support
a persuasive style of writing that begins with an opinion which is followed by logical reasons that explain why this is a valid idea.
anecdotes
a brief story told to illustrate a point