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Adrenal glands
A body located near kidneyss, which release natural chemicals to stimulate the body and heart
Adrenaline
A powerful natural heart stimulant
Adrenocorticotrophic
Hormone ( ACTH) a natural hormone which stimulates the cortex of your adrenal glands via the endorcine system, which in return produces natural corticosteroids
Alliteration
Repetition of initial sounds in words that follow each other
Allussion
To allude your topic, or to insert a well known person or place in your speech
Articulation
The physical make up of the voice or a clear statement of educational intent
Assonance
Repetition of vowels, change of constants in a sentence
Backstep
Lowering one's maturity in response to a negative comment
Caesura
A strategic pause in a speech
Clues
Non- verbal messages tellings the speaker how well the speech is progressing
Conception
reaction how you consciously reat to a pressure situation
Consonance
Reception of constants change of vowels in a sentence
Corticosteroids
Natural chemicals in your body that induce a fight or glight reaction during a speech
Critique
A formal or informational assesment during a speech
Demosthenes
An outstanding Greek orator in 351 BC who among other things learned proper publis speaking with stones in his mouth
Escape
TO deny reality and ignore valuable comments about your speech
Ethos
The speaker's belief in the speech and the culture of your group
Exptempranesous
A brief speech about a given topis with only 30 mn to prepare
Fight vs. flihgt
The body's urge to run or fight rather than speak
Group
The knowledge audience
Hidden adjendas
Secret messages under the surface meaning of a speech or critique
Hub
The webbed center of your speech focusing statement
Hyperbole
Overstatement
Hypostructure
Making the substructure of speech through a detailed outline very popular with policy debaters, This is also known as hypostruture
Hypothalamus
The part of the brain that triggers the defense reaction
Idea card
Index cards used to sort topics and information
Impromptu
An "OFF" the cuff speech
Irony
Something that happens that you do not expect in a speech
Kinesthesis
Total physcal make up of the body
LARS
Lean, forward to be attentive, Be relaxed, sit square