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Furbished
brightly polished
Juxtaposition
put two objects together to compare
Blank Verse
Unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter
Aside
when a character steps aside and speaks to the audience or another character but the other characters don't hear
Surmise
to guess, to draw an opinion on bogus info
Prophetic
in a predictive manner
Motif
a reaccuring theme, thing, or emotion
Soliloquy
a long speech a character says to himself
Liege
a king, royal person
Chastise
to harshly scold
Metaphysical
abstract, supernatural
Sovereign
a king or monarch
Dramatic Irony
audience knows something a character doesn't
Verbal Irony
character says something but means something elese (sarcasm)
Situational Irony
something occurs you didn't expect
Augment
increase
Predominance
superiority
Palbable
can be touched or held, a feeling in the story
Characterization
characterizing someone based on thoughts, feelings, speech, and actions
Stealthy
stealth, quiet, unnoticed
Multitudinous
vast, in great numbers
Atmosphere
aura, surroundings
Equivocate
to tell falsehoods
Anoiled
to make something sacred
Indissoluble
cannot mix, cannot be undone
Connotation
implied meaning
Infirmity
physical o rmental defect
Dautless
courageous
Jocund
cheery, cheerful
Malevolence
evil wishing, willing something bad on someone
Climax
main atraction, high point, turning point
Pernicious
wicked
Judicious
shpwing good judgement
Sundry
misc, various assortment
Intemperance
lack of restraint
Avarice
greed
Credulous
gullible, believing to readily
Plot Development
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
Theme
a messeage in a literary work that says something about life
Perturbation
disorder, physical or mental
Pristine
clear, pure, unused
Clamorous
noisy
Harbringers
forerunner