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arrid
dry
balk
to stop short, or refuse to go on
bask
to lye in or be exposed to pleasant warmth
bilk
to cheat or defraud
boor
a rude or unmannerly person
dolt
a stupid person or blockhead
dupe
to fool someone
flag
to signal or warn
foil
to prevent the success of something
gait
a manner of stepping walking
hail
to cheer, salute or greet
lull
to put someone to sleep,
a period of time that nothing happens
plod
to walk heavily
quip
a clever or witty remark
rend
to tear apart or divide
ruse
an action or a device meant to confuse
seer
a person who sees the future
tiff
a light or petty quarrel
vain
conceited
wary
watchful, cautious, on guard
antagonist
a character who opposes the protagonist
protagonist
main character, plays a central role in the story
symbol
a word, phrase or object that stands representing something else
theme
central idea or purpose in a literary work
imagery
discriptive language
metaphor
a figure in speech when one thing is spoken as though it is something else
tone
the writer's attitude toward the subject
characterization
the act of creating a character
conflict
a struggle between opposing forces
setting
the time and place of a literary work