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giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen; threatening; inauspicious. ominous
a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels. parable
something done in a sad or mournful way. When you ask in a pitiful little voice if you can pleasego to the party Plaintively
sticking out; projecting protruding
a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble. Refuge
dissolved, of loose structure," also "morally lax," from Latin resolutus, past participle of resolvere "untie, unfasten, loose, loosen" (see resolution) resolute
calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil Serene
(of a person) calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation. stolid
abstinence from alcoholic drink temperance
a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen trepidation
novelty trifle
having an untidy or disheveled appearance unkempt
behavior showing high moral standards virtue
(of writing) very lengthy and full. voluminous
a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained whims
attractively lively and animated vivacious
having developed certain abilities or proclivities at an earlier age than usual. precocious
making use of clever and indirect methods to achieve something subtle
great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective. zeal
to torment; trouble; distress; plague; worry: Lack of money vexedly
defined as something done in a manner that causes or shows sorrow, pity or regret ruefully
the characteristic harsh sound made by a duck. quack
rude repreachfully
lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual protracted
make (a sound) with one's voice uttering

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ELA Vocab Crossword

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exposition first part of the story
the time and place a story happens setting
the main character in the story protagonist
the person or thing that causes trouble for the protagonist antagonist
problems that happen to cause the character troubles complications
the most exciting part of the story climax
a series of events that make up a story plot
main part of the story where complications arise rising action
events that lead to the end of the story falling action
the end of the story where problems are resolved resolution
a person, place, thing or idea noun
a word that expresses action verb
a word that modifies or describes a noun adjective
modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb and answers the questions: when? where? why? how? adverb
used in the place of one or more nouns or pronouns pronoun
shows the location of a noun or pronoun in the sentence to something else preposition
expresses emotion and does not have to be in the sentence for it to make sense interjection
a word used to connect clauses or phrases conjunction
the amount of the series of events that make up a person's life biography
an indication of a future event in the story foreshadowing
a word that is pronounced the same way as another word but has a different meaning homophone
a comparison of two words using "like" or "as" simile
comparing something by saying something "is" something else metaphor
the repetition of words with the same sound at the beginning alliteration

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The Miracle Worker Crossword

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to give the impression that something bad will happen ominous
a simple story used to illustrate a moral parable
sounding sad and mournful plaintivle
sticking out protruding
a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble refuge
admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering resolute
calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil serene
calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation stolid
abstinence from alcoholic drink temperance
a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen trepidation
having an untidy or disheveled appearance unkempt
behavior showing high moral standards virtue
occupying or containing much space; large in volume, in particular voluminous
a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained whims
attractively lively and animated vivacious
having developed certain abilities or proclivities at an earlier age than usual precocious
so delicate or precise as to be difficult to analyze or describe subtle
great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective zeal
difficult and much debated; problematic vexed
expressing sorrow or regret, especially when in a slightly humorous way rueful
someone fake quack
a thing of little value or importance trifle
expressing disapproval or disappointment reproachful
lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual protracted
make (a sound) with one's voice uttering

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Customer Service Week Crossword

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Recognize with gratitude; be grateful for appreciate
Transmit information communicate
A form used in making a request application
When a customer's service is not working we submit a ____ ticket trouble
Someone who pays for goods or services Customer
The opportunity to pay a bill late without having services shut off is an arrangement
Hear with intention listen
Watch your ______ when speaking to customers tone
Work done by one person or group that benefits another service
To add autopay a customer must log into smarthub
Being of service or assistance helpful
A facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement smile
The first known use of a ______ was in 1885 phone
Customers that put their services on vacation over the summer are called snowbirds
If the caller is upset, stay calm

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Academic Language Vocabulary Crossword

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a particular study of something analysis
an expression including the words "like" or "as" to compare one thing with another simile
an expression that describes a person or object by referring to something that is considered to possess similar characteristics metaphor
the last two lines in a Shakespearean sonnet that changes the readers outlook of the poem Volta
a type of usually humorous expression in which you say the opposite of what you intend irony
the description of an object or an idea as if it had human characteristics personification
a way of speaking or writing that makes someone or something sound much bigger, better, smaller, worse, more unusual, etc., than they are hyperbole
the exact opposite, or opposition of the thesis antithesis
the repetition of consonants at the beginning of two or more words, as in "live and learn" alliteration
the use of similar sounds, esp. vowels, in two or more words, as in "mellow wedding bells" assonance
a combination of sounds or musical notes that are pleasant when heard together consonance
explaining or describing an event or situation in writing expository
expresses the writer's attitude toward the subject or the reader tone
intended to seem important or influence people rhetorical
the act of combining different ideas or things to make a whole that is new and different from the items considered separately synthesis
, in grammar, a situation in which two nouns or noun phrases are used to refer to the same person or thing appositive
a belief or opinion that you develop from the information that you know inference
to state something written or spoken in different words, esp. in a shorter and simpler form to make the meaning clearer paraphrase
a feeling or idea that is suggested by a word in addition to its basic meaning, or something suggested by an object or situation connotation
the topic of discussion or writing or the main idea of a work of literature or art theme
an expression of opinion, or the right to express an opinion voice
the use of pictures or words to create images, esp. to create an impression or mood imagery
a piece of writing or music that copies the style of a serious piece in a way that is intentionally humorous parody
the voice in which a story is told and its relationship to the events in the story point of view
to put things or people next to each other, esp. in order to compare them juxtaposition
to suggest the happening of a future event foreshadow
the naming of something with a word whose sound suggests the thing itself, such as "buzz" and "zip" onomatopoeia
the manner in which words are pronounced diction
in a written work is the passages which explain where events take place, what happened before the story begins, and the background of the characters exposition
an important character in a story or play; usually the good guy protagonist
a person who opposes or disagrees with the protagonist; usually the bad guy antagonist

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Of Mice and Men Vocabulary Crossword

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Without Respect Contemptuously
Painful or damaging shock Jarred
A manner suggesting something bad will happen Ominously
Tough by experience Pugnacious
Ill humor Sullenness
To walk exageratedly Flounced
Manner showing arrogant superiority Imperiously
Brought low in spirit Crestfallen
To want something better than your present situation Discontent
Blunt direct manner Brusquely
Confused Bemused
Having little elasticity Brittle
Someone eager to fight Belligerently
To express extreme contempt Scornfully
Turn away Averted
A manner expressing sarrow Plaintively
Favorably inclined Mollified
A feeling of righteous anger Indignation
Something causing death or misery Scourges
Twisted Contorted
In a self - satisfied manner Complacently
Spots of color Mottled

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MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH TERMINOLOGY Crossword

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Ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape. 1
Confidence in one's own worth or abilities. SELF-ESTEEM
A sense of resolution or conclusion. CLOSURE
A feeling of worry. ANXIETY
The state or experince of being isolated from a group. ALIENATION
The ability to do something sucessful. COMPETENCE
Deep sorrow. GRIEF
Feeling of severe despondency and dejection. DEPRESSION
Hostile behavior. HOSTILITY
A chemical or biological agent. STRESSOR
Expression of deep sorrow for someone. MOURNING
A mark of disgrace associated with a particular situation, quality or person STIGMA
Lack of interest or concern. APATHY
A person looked to by others as an example to be imitated. ROLE MODEL
Normal psychological stress interpreted as being beneficial for the experiencer. EUSTRESS
Ability to understand and share the feelings of another. EMPATHY
Feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune. SYMPATHY
The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. CHARACTER
The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. INTEGRITY
Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain. DISTRESS
The fulfillment of one's talents and potentialities. SELF ACTUALIZATION

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Elements of Literature Crossword

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the repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of a series of words Alliteration
reference to persons or events in the past or in literature Allusion
a comparison of two things that are similar in some way for the purpose of explaining or clarifying Analogy
the methods used to show the personalities of the characters in a literary work Characterization
conversations among characters Dialogue
the final outcome or resolution fo the main conflict of the story Denouement
hints or clues given to suggest what will happen later in the story Foreshadowing
a statement that is deliberately exaggerated for effect Hyperbole
an expression that says one thing but means something else Idiom
using figurative language and description to convey mental images that appeal to our senses Imagery
words or phrases that mean the opposite of the literal meaning Irony
comparing two things by suggesting one thing is another Metaphor
the atmosphere or feeling created by a work of literature Mood
the series of events that happen in a literary work Plot
comparing two things by using the words "like" or "as" Simile
the use of symbols (word, object, or action) to represent an abstract idea Symbolism
the arrangement of words in sentences Syntax
the central idea, message, or meaning of a literary work Theme
the attitude of a writer toward the subject of a composition Tone
the character or force against which the main character struggles in a literary work Antagonist
the main character in a literary work; hero or heroine Protagonist

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Poetry Vocab Crossword

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The voice talking to us in a poem the voice is NOT always the poet. Speaker
A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit. It is comparable to a paragraph in an essay. Stanza
Words that explain different sounds and functions within writing. Sound devices
A fourteen-line poem, usually written in iambic pentameter. Sonnet
A comparison between two unlike things, using a word such as like, as, than, or resembles. Simile
A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables or by the repetition of other certain sound patterns. Rhythm
The repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem. Rhyme
The pattern of end rhymes in a poem. You can identify this by using different letters of the alphabet for each rhyme. Rhyme scheme
Repeating a word, phrase, line, or stanza multiple times within the poem. Repetition
A poem or stanza of four lines. Quatrain
Using words whose sounds suggest their meaning. Onomatopoeia
A lyric poem, rhymed or unrhymed, on a serious subject. These are typically addressed to one person/thing. Ode
A poem that tells a story. Not an epic: Epics have superhuman or extraordinary happenings, narratives do not. Narrative poem
An imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing. Metaphor
Poetry that expresses the feelings or thoughts of a speaker rather than telling a story. These poems are usually short and imply, as opposed to stating, a strong emotion or idea. Lyric poetry
A series of words written, printed, or recited as one of the component’s units of a larger piece of writing, such as a poem. Line
A very short humorous or nonsensical poem with five lines. Limerick
Rhymes within lines. Internal rhyme
Language that appeals to the seven senses. Imagery
Originating in Japan, a Haiku is a threeline poem which contains seventeen syllables. 5 syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the second line, 5 syllables in the last line Haiku
Poetry without a regular meter or rhyme scheme. These poems may use internal rhyme, repetition, alliteration, onomatopoeia. Free verse
The structure and organization of a poem. Form
An expressive use of language. Figurative language
A long narrative poem that is written in heightened language and tells stories of the deeds of a heroic character who embodies that values of a society. Epic
Rhymes at the ends of lines. End rhyme
A five-line poem in which each line follows a rule. A word for the subject of the poem. Two words that describe it. Three words that show action. Four words that show feeling. The subject word again-or another word for it. Cinquain
A song or songlike poem that tells a story. Ballad
The repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close together. Assonance
•The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together. Alliteration

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Friendship Crossword

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a person whom one knows friend
give assistance to support
useful helpful
the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset patience
causing laughter or amusement; humorous funny
displaying concern for others. caring
sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others Compassion
consistently good in quality or performance; able to be trusted. reliable
expressing gratitude and relief thankful
a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements respect
giving or showing firm and constant support or allegiance to a person or institution loyalty
ready and willing to forgive forgiving
the ability to do something that frightens one courage
free of deceit and untruthfulness honest

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8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

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