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A person or group on the otherside in a contest?
adversary
kindly
benevolently
What is elude?
slip away from
etiquette
Formal rules
humility
humble:meekness
prodigy
a person with amazing talents
What is relent?
to be become less harsh
a copy of something
replica
retort
a sharp or witty reply
solemonly
a serious way
Bias
impartial judgment stemming from prejudice
affable
pleasant to others
barbarous
savage
condone
overlook
discern
recognize
imperative
must be done
indolently
lazily
palpable
that which can be touched or felt
solicitously
showing concern
taint
spoil, corrupt
tangible
that which can be touched or felt
blighted
ruin
decay
doggedness
stubbornness
frond
fern leaf
infallibility
never mistaken
never any errors
invalid
weak from sickness
mournful
sad
naught
zero
none

nothing
reiterate
to repeat over and over again
sullenly
in a way that shows anger
vermillion
bright red
accost
approach an peak to first
avenge
to take revenge on someones behalf
endeavor
to make an effort
impunity
freedom from punishment
insufferably
unbearable
obstinate
not to give in
stubborn
preclude
prevent
recoil
draw or shrink back
tier
arrange in rows above one another
virtuoso
a person who has artistic excellence
characterization
the way an author uses to develop a character
conflict
struggle between to opposing forces
dialogue
a conversation between to or more people
figurative language
not literal
flashback
a way to show what happened in the past
foreshadowing
hint of what is to come
hyperbole
figure of speech with a lot of exaggeration
imagery
the use of the senses
inference
a reasonable conclusion about something
irony
what appears to be and what really is
metaphor
to compare without using like or as
mood
overall atmosphere
personification
give life to non living thing
plot
what is happening in the literary work
point of view
authors choice of narrator for the story
pun
play on words
protagonist
main character
satire
a way in which to ridicule a subject
setting
the time
season or period of history
simile
a figure of speech using like or as
style
disisived handkling of language by an author
theme
main idea of literary work
tone
attitude of author either stated or emplied