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A judgement that a person is not guilty of the crime with which the person has been charged Acquittal
Show feelings of superiority; be patronizing Condescend
State a fact or belief confidently and forcefully Assert
Showing contempt; scornful Contemptuous
A select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society Elite
Develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form Evolve
Courage in pain or adversity Fortitude
Unable to speak distinctly or express oneself clearly Inarticulate
An experienced and trusted adviser Mentor
The state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed Notoriety
The ancient past, especially the period before the Middle Ages Antiquity
All the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote in an election Electorate
Relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these Ethical
A short extract from a film, broadcast, or piece of music or writing Excerpt
Belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine Heresy
Showing a kindness and care associated with a father; fatherly Paternal
A very poor person Pauper
A child born after the death of its father Posthumous
Accurately describing or predicting what will happen in the future Prophetic
A comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification Analogy

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Lesson 1-3 Vocabulary Crossword

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to relieve from a charge of fault or crime; declare not guilty ACQUITTAL
to state with assurance, confidence, or force; state strongly or positively; affirm ; aver ASSERT
to stoop or deign to do something CONDESCEND
showing or expressing scornfulness; disrespectful CONTEMPTUOUS
the choice or best of anything considered collectively, as of a group or class of persons ELITE
to develop or change gradually by growth EVOLVE
mental and emotional strength in facing difficulty, adversity, danger, or temptation courageously FORTITUDE
lacking the ability to express oneself, especially in clear and effective speech INARTICULATE
a wise trusted counselor or teacher MENTOR
having fame usually in an unfavorable or bad sense NOTORIETY
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based ANALOGY
the quality of being ancient; ancientness ANTIQUITY
the body of persons entitled to vote in an election ELECTORATE
pertaining to or dealing with morals or the principles of morality ETHICAL
a passage or quotation taken or selected from a book, document, or film EXCERPT
opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine HERESY
characteristic of or befitting a father; fatherly PATERNAL
a person without any means of support, especially a destitute person who depends on aid from public welfare funds or charity PAUPER
arising, occurring, or continuing after one's death POSTHUMOUS
relating to someone or something that foretells events PROPHETIC
having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities, affable AMIABLE
a marshy arm, inlet, or outlet of a lake or river BAYOU
a facial expression, often ugly or contorted, that indicates disapproval GRIMACE
that cannot be subdued or overcome, as persons, will, or courage; unconquerable INDOMITABLE
capable of being extended or shaped by hammering or by pressure from rollers MALLEABLE
overly dramatic, exaggerated, emotional or sentimental MELODRAMATIC
to give way to superior force; yield SUCCUMB
moving back and forth rapidly to produce sound VIBRANT
the face, usually with reference to shape, features, and expressions VISAGE
being curious of ideas or notions; extraordinary WHIMSICAL

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Leadership Qualities Crossword

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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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Lesson 11-15 Word Search

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intermittent
insolence
insipid
innovation
innate
inhibition
influx
infallible
inertia
ineffectual
indomitable
indict
indignant
indestructable
inconsistent
inclement
incentive
incendiary
inarticulate
inanimate
inalienable
inadvertent
inaccessible
imposition
implacable
imperceptible
impediment
impartial
immaculate
hors d'oeuvre
hieroglyphic
heresy
harass
grimace
gloat
fortitude
fluctuate
flagrant
farce
facsimile
facilitate
fabricate
exultant
explicate
expediant
excerpt
evolve
evade
ethical
espoinage

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25 literary terms Crossword

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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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Vocab word search

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Unprecedented
Rejuvenate
Proximity
Pompous
Plausible
Painstaking
Loathe
Invariably
Insipid
Encumber
Ecstatic
Deteriorate
Atrocious
Affiliate
Prophetic
Posthumous
Paternal
Inarticulate
Heresy
Excerpt
Ethical
Electorate
Contemptuous
Condescend
Assert
Antiquity
Acquittal
Zealous
Reactionary
Qualm
Prolific
Paradox
Mien
Mediocre
Impediment
Fabricate
Emphatically
Aesthetic
Whimsical
Visage
Verbatim
Succumb
Mystic
Melodramatic
Malleable
Indignant
Commendable
Callous
Amiable
Indomitable

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Find! Those! Words! Word Search

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portly
acquittal
affiliate
amiable
analogy
antiquity
apprehensive
ascertain
assert
atrocious
bayou
callous
commendable
compassion
composure
condescend
contemptuous
deteriorate
ecstatic
electorate
elite
encumber
ethical
evolve
excerpt
fortitude
grimace
heresy
inarticulate
indignant
indomitable
ineffectual
insipid
judicious
malleable
melodramatic
mentor
mystic
notoriety
paraphrase
paternal
pauper
personification
posthumous
prophetic
succumb
verbatim
vibrant
visage
whimsical

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Personality adjectives Crossword

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able to move quickly and easily agile
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen apprehensive
noisy, energetic, and cheerful; rowdy boisterous
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others callous
having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties diligent
tending to avoid commitment or self-revelation, especially by responding only indirectly evasive
acting or done quickly and without thought or care impetuous
cheerful and friendly jovial
sluggish and apathetic lethargic
showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment naive
engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought pensive
formal or self-restrained in manner and relationship; avoiding familiarity or intimacy with others: reserved
careless; excessively casual slovenly
able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities versatile
having or showing a feeling of patronizing superiority condescending
showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise meticulous

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Middle Ages Crossword

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covering of iron worn by knights armor
chuirch official who oversaw the work of priest bishop
a high official of the catholic church appointed by pope cardinal
where the lord and his knights lived castle
people of the middle ages believed it represented god's rules and teachings Catholic Church
qualities of a good knight, bravery,respect for women chivalry
an official of the church such as priest, bishop clergyman
expeditions sent by the pope to capture the holy land crusades
a period of several hundred years during the dark middle ages dark ages
large piece of land owned by a lord estate
the act of removing a persons membership from church excommunication
arrangement between lord, vassal,, and serf for ownership of land feudalism
land given for military service fief
holding beliefs that the church felt were wrong heresy
court to punish heretics inquisition
clowns before a lord to make them laugh jesters
contest between knights on horseback joust
person who rules a country during middle ages king
man of honor in the military knight
well to noble who owns an estate lord
large piece of land owned by a lord manor
fall of the roman empire in 476 and ended with modern period 1400 medieval period
same as medieval period middle ages
singers and musicians who entertained the lords minstrels
deep, wide, water-filled ditch surrounding a castle moat
building where monks lived monastery
man who gives up property to serve god monk
class of rich people, nobles or lords nobility
poor people who worked on manors peasants
head of the roman catholic church pope
clergyman of the christian church priest
very poor people who worked for lords serfs
contest or joust beetween two knights or two groups of knights tournament
wandering minstrels who wrote poems about the love of a beautiful lady of noble birth troubadours
noble who was given land by the lord in return for military service vassal

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Literary Devices Crossword

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Repetition of a beginning sound for effect. Alliteration
Reference to a well known character or event from history, literature etc. Allusion
Repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong. Ex: belt, felt Assonance
Reassurance of similar sounds especially consonants. Ex: pitter, patter. Consonance
A positive statement expressed by negating its opposite expressions. Litotes
a long narrative poem about someone who does heroic deeds. Ex: The Oddessy Epic
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative Language
Poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms. Free Verse
Extreme Exaggeration. Hyperbole
Phrase or word stating one unlike thing is another Metaphor
Words that imitate sound. Onomatopoeia
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects. Personification
Repeats same word or phrase to make idea more clear Repetition
Correspondence of sound between the words or the endings of words especially when these are at the ends of lines of poetry. Rhyme
Comparing two unlike things using 'like' or 'as' Simile
The person telling the story. (Not to be confused with author) Speaker
A group of lines forming the basic reassuring metrical unit in a poem; a verse, Stanza
Mental Picture created by the way the author writes Imagery
Story poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Ex: Animal Farm Allegory
Phrase so overused it lost its original meaning. Cliche
The use of humor, irony exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize peoples stupidity or vices. Ex: Animal Farm Satire

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Figurative Language Terms Crossword

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a group of lines in a poem Stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning Figurative language
the way poems are written and may or may not be sentences Line
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses Imagery
comparison that does not use like or as Metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualities Personification
comparison using like or as Simile
the narrator of the poem Speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood Rhyme
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry meter
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem Repetition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines end rhyme
The pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry Internal Rhyme
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words Alliteration
The pattern the end rhyme creates Rhyme Scheme
Repition of sounds at the end of the words Rhyme
How the writing makes the reader feel Mood
Exaggeration Hyperbole
A phrase or expression that is overused Cliche
A word or phrase that means something other than what is acually being said Idiom
A play on words, double meaning, or pronounciation Pun
Reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. Allusion
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification Analogy
Arrangement and relationship of the parts of a piece of writing Structure

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