Pride & Prejudice Vocabulary Crossword

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May 7, 2017
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a person's look or manner, especially indicating their character or mood: mien
very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail: fastidious
the quality of being open and honest in expression: candour
pretentious and vulgar display, especially of wealth and luxury, intended to impress or attract notice: ostentation
of or like a person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules: pedantic
Lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or interest; dull: insipidity
an act of reasoning earnestly with a person for purposes of dissuasion: expostulation
a claim or the assertion of a claim to something: pretension
not capable of being appeased: implacable
a residence of a parish priest: rectory
an introduction to something more substantial: overture
pleasantly easy to approach and talk to: affability
characterized by showing servile complaisance obsequiousness
necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility: incumbent
the body of religious worshipers, as distinguished from the clergy: laity
brisk and cheerful readiness: alacrity
to suggest or say that someone or something is guilty: impute
a person who is staying or working in a place for only a short time: transient
a phrase or idea that lacks significance through having been overused: hackneyed
the state or quality of conforming to conventionally accepted standards of behavior or morals: propriety

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25 literary terms Crossword

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Feb 28, 2016
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1.a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification analogy
1.a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person anecdote
1.a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought cliche
1.the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic theme
a recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a literary, artistic, or musical work motif
1.an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect parody
1.a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory paradox
1.a detailed analysis and assessment of something, especially a literary, philosophical, or political theory critique
1.place or deal with close together for contrasting effect juxtapose
a metaphor introduced and then further developed throughout all or part of a literary work, especially a poem extended metaphor
a play on words pun
the part of a sentence or clause containing a verb and stating something about the subject predicate
1.a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound nuance
a comparison using "like" or "as" simile
a word free from limitations or qualifications absolute
the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers antecedent
a long narrative poem epic
a sermon homily
the one who tells the story narrator
a story or narrated account narrative
the use of figures of speech to create a vivid image imagery
a conclusion one draws inference
the subject treated in a paragraph or work topic
a humorous imitation of serious work parody
a work in three parts trilogy

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MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH TERMINOLOGY Crossword

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Sep 21, 2016
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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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Sustainability Crossword

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Feb 14, 2017
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able to be reused or recycled renewable
the number of births per 1,000 women fertilityrate
able to be maintained or continued sustainability
something being released, especially pollution emissions
a natural fuel such as coal or fas, formed from the remains of living things fossilfuel
the impact of human activities on the environment environmentalfootprint
the number of people or organisms that can be supported carryingcapacity
the using up of a resource consumption
governmental decisions concerning issues within a country domesticpolicy
per person percapita
the level of wealth and comforts in which someone is living livingstandards
governmental decisions concerning issues with other countries foreignpolicy
more than enough; extra surplus
a lack of something scarcity
materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain naturalresources
parts of the world that are less technologically and economically advanced developingworld

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Career Crossword

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Nov 23, 2016
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an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress. Career
the imparting or exchanging of information by speaking, writing, or using some other medium. Communication
a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep Dream
series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep. "I had a recurrent dream about falling from great heights" Education
understandings and personal attributes that make individuals more likely to gain employment and to be successful in their chosen occupations". Employability
a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one. Enterprise
the action of exploring an unfamiliar area. Exploration
a break or hole in an object or between two objects. Gap
the object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. Goals
economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories. Industry
the ability to assess and initiate things independently. Initiative
a paid position of regular employment. Job
an act of travelling from one place to another. Journey
knowledge acquired through study, experience, or being taught Learning
a job or profession. Occupation
the action of organizing something. Organisation
the process of making plans for something. Planning
the process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues. Problem solving
coming after, less important than, or resulting from someone or something else that is primary. Secondary
management of or by oneself; the taking of responsibility for one's own behaviour and well-being. Self managment
the ability to do something well; expertise. Skills

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Argument Writing Vocabulary Crossword

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Feb 9, 2016
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reasoned thinking that supports a specific claim or position argument
correct or suitable for a particular time, situation, or purpose appropriate
a statement that a speaker or writer is trying to prove, usually by using evidence claim
when something such as a piece of writing is easy to understand because its parts are connected in a clear and reasonable way coherent
a justification of a claim; an explanation reason
details or quotes from a text that directly relate to the subject or problem being discussed or considered relevant evidence
not related to the subject being discussed irrelevant
the opposing viewpoint or the opposite of the main claim in an essay counterclaim
evidence that is relevant and specific well-chosen evidence
to give the reader a clear picture in his/her mind illustrates
identify information in the text that supports understanding and uses that evidence to explain ideas cite
a personal view, attitude, or judgment opinion
to move by argument or evidence to belief, agreement, consent, or a course of action convince
a piece of factual writing in which ideas on a single topic are presented, explained, argued, or described in an interesting way essay
a method of doing something which involves several steps or stages process
the specific reason a person has for writing purpose

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EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION Crossword

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Jan 27, 2017
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the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock. Fossils
make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify. Adapt
a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. Species
the process of developing or being developed. Development
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources, land use, and industries. Geography
having the same or a similar relation; corresponding, as in relative position or structure. HomologousStructure
in genealogy, any person to whom two or more persons claim descent; also, the most recent ancestral form or species from which two different species evolved. CommonAncestor
structures are similar or resembling in certain respects, in function or in appearance but not in evolutionary origin or developmental origin. AnalogousStructure
relying on or derived from observation or experiment. Empirical
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form. Organism
deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information. DNA
a distinctive attribute or aspect of something. Features
any of the pieces of hard, whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates. Bones
a period of ten years. Decades
the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex. Structure
an anatomical feature that no longer seems to have a purpose in the current form of an organism of the given species. VestigialStructure
the branch of biology and medicine concerned with the study of embryos and their development. Embryology
The investigation and comparison of the structures of different organisms. ComparativeAnatomy
an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. CharlesDarwin
the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth. Evolution

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Anne frank : Diary of a Young Girl Vocabulary Crossword

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Oct 18, 2016
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sad or depressed melancholy
thte act of surrendering Capitulation
passionate; devoted; zealous ardent
serious; gloomy somber
items of personal property chattels
a room for cleaning and storing dishes and doing kitchen work scullery
uncompfortable; distressing oppressive
tediously unchanging or unvarying monotonous
stubbornly adhearing to an opinion, purpose, or course of action despite reasonable arguments against it obstinate
clandestinely; in a sneaky manner surreptitiously
a noisy disturbance or argument row
one who intentionally hinders the efforts of a person or group or destroys property belonging to another saboteur
with reverence for a particular worship or religion pious
having a pleasant, likable disposition congenial
two weeks fornight
bag, similar to a backpack, used to hold supplies or personal belongings rucksack
miserable, and depressed dejected
showing contempt or lack of respect disdainful
the act of freeing a person or group from the control of another emancipation
physically and /or emotionally distant aloof
cleared away; dispelled banished
reckless; without regard for what is right wanton
overly concerned with a minutes's details or formalisms; finicky pedantic
became quiet; lessened subsided
flirtatious behavior coquetry
excess fuss or concern ado
unalterable; unable to take back or change irrevocable
without interruption; constantly incessantly
honorable;having a high standard of morality or sense of right or wrong virtuous
loud enough to cause reverberation resounding

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Mental and Emotional Health Terminology Crossword

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Sep 27, 2016
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The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties Resilience
Confidence in one's own worth SelfEsteem
The act or process of closing something Closure
A nervous disorder with excessive uneasiness Anxiety
The state of being isolated from a group Alienation
The ability to do something successfully or efficiently Competence
The ability to become aware of something by senses Perception
Deep sorrow Grief
Feelings of severe despondency and dejection Depression
A mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance Stigma
The realization of one's talents and potentialities Selfactualization
The friendly and generous reception of strangers Hospitality
A external stimulus or event that causes stress to a organism stressor
The expression of deep sorrow for someone who has died mourning
Lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern Apathy
A person looked to by others RoleModel
Psychological stress that is beneficial for the experiencer Eustress
The ability to understand and share the feelings of another empathy
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
Feelings of pity for someone else's misfortune Sympathy
Advice that is useful and intended to help or improve something constructivecriticis
Reaction that triggers a bodily or physical response to a stimulus physiologicalrespons

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English 2 crossword puzzle

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Oct 20, 2016
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a brief statement or account of the main points of something. Summary
combine (a number of things) into a coherent whole. Synthesize
Connecting background knowledge to what you are reading Making connections
of or relating to sensation or the physical senses; transmitted or perceived by the senses. Sensory
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reason Inferences
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation. Analyze
evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments. Textual evidence
Refers to information that is implied or inferred because it's not clearly stated Draw conclusions
the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment Critical thinking
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic. Theme
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative language
the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry. Prosody
a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such formal elements as meter, rhyme, and stanzaic structure. Poem
elements are a strong visual means of indicating relationships. Graphic elements
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature. Poetry
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. Symbolism
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Allegory
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. Allusion

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Leadership Qualities Crossword

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Jan 23, 2017
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to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or admiration: Esteem
moral or ethical quality: Character
freedom from deceit, hypocrisy, or duplicity Sincerity
the ability to be relied on or depended on Reliability
the state or fact of being responsible, answerable, or accountable responsibility
a call or summons to engage in any contest, as of skill, strength, etc. challenge
a keen sense of what is appropriate, tasteful, or aesthetically pleasing; taste; discrimination. Tact
The true or actual state of a matter: Truth
the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery. Courage
esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability Respect
cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. Teamwork
cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. Enthusiasm
a guiding or directing head, as of a movement Leader
the act of committing, pledging, or engaging oneself. Commitment
truthfulness, sincerity, or frankness: Free of deceit or fraud Honesty
adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. Integrity
full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing: Confidence
the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose. Determination
honesty, fairness, or integrity in one's beliefs and actions: Honor
the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs. Communication
a feeling of wonder or approval. Admiration
a wise and trusted coach, counselor or teacher. Mentor
steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. perseverance
the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations. Loyalty
the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, Judgement
the manner in which one conducts or carries oneself, including posture and gestures Bearing

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