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29 Cards in this Set

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sharp
acute
boldness
audacity
developed;created;born
conceived
in a sly or deceptive way
cunningly
ridicule
derision
way of speaking thats characteristic of a particular place or group of people
dialect
conceal or hide behind a false appearance or manner
dissemble
occurs when the reader knows something a character in a book doesn't know
dramatic irony
expressions that are not literally true but that suggest similarities between usually unrelated things
figures of speech
perception of the importance of events before they occur
foresight
energetic gestures
gesticulations
false; insecure; or phony
hypocrytical
language that creates word pictures and appeals to the senses
imagery
direct comparison between two unlike things without using a specific word of comparison
metaphors
speaks of a nonhuman or inanimate thing as if it had human or lifelike qualities
personification
held back
refrained
intelligence and good judgment
sagacity
comparison between two unlike things using a word of comparison such as, like than, as, or resembles
similies
circumstances that turn out to be the opposite of what is expected
situational irony
in a secretive way
stealthily
the way a writer uses language
style
smooth manner
suavity
assumptions
suppositions
people, places, or events that have meaning in themselves, but also stand for something beyond themselves
symbols
forcefully
vehemently
when one this is said and something else is meant
verbal irony
disturbed
vexed
cautious
wary
sharp
acute