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a long angry speech of criticism or a accusation (synonym=rage, antonym=happy) tirade
provoke or annoy(someone) to stimulate some action or reaction (synonym=provoke, antonym=discourage) goad
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty (synonym=pretty, antonym=ugly) aesthetic
unable to be conquered (synonym=invulnerable, antonym= vulnerable) invincible
limited in knowledge of the world; narrow minded (synonym= dumb, antonym=sophisticated) provincial
to establish; to reflect the truth (synonym=reveal, antonym=conceal) evince
supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about (synonym=helpful, antonym=unfavorable) conducive
to lead towards some action (synonym=persuade, antonym=discourage) induce
to draw a conclusion from fact; to infer (synonym=conclude, antonym=not understand) deduce
extended in time; prolonged (synonym=lingering, antonym=brief) protracted
stubborn; obstinate; hard to move forward (synonym=immovable, antonym=malleable) intractable
to draw back; withdraw (synonym=repeal, antonym=forward) retract
irritable or short-tempered (synonym=bad-tempered, antonym=patient) petulant
that which drives one; momentum (synonym=stimulus, antonym=unmangable) impetus
a traditional story, one concerning the early history of people (synonym=folk-tale, antonym=novel) myth
a traditional story, regards history but is unauthenticated (synonym=saga, antonym=book) legend
a body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group (synonym=fables, antonym=fake) lore

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Synonyms and Antonyms Crossword

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synonym for image picture
synonym for response answer
synonym for finish complete
antonym for evening morning
antonym for nice naughty
group of fish school
antonym for old young
antonym for fact opinion
antonym for light dark
antonym for promise pledge
synonym for fast quick
antonym for forget remember
antonym for smile frown
synonym for few several
synonym for shape figure
antonym for answer question
synonym for best favorite
synonym for currency money
synonym for listened heard
antonym for below above

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STAAR Vocabulary Review Crossword

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the most exciting point in the story climax
a sound word onomatopoeia
comparing two things using like or as simile
a piece of text that is not real fiction
if we read and understand the text, the questions are _______ easy
a type of organizational text structure that uses dates chronological
words that have similar meanings synonyms
words that have opposite meanings antonym
the ending of the story where conflict is resolved resolution
the problem in the story conflict
the time and location in which a story takes place setting
a type of conflict that only involves one character internal
a type of conflict that happens between a character and some type of negative force external
when people are speaking to each other dialogue
unspoken parts of a drama that tell characters where to go or how to act stage directions
a statement that is true and can be proven fact
a personal belief that cannot be proven to be true opinion
compares two things without using like or as metaphor
gives human characteristics to objects or non human things personification
repeating the same beginning sound alliteration
a point of view that uses pronouns such as I, we, me, my, us first person
organizational text structure that tells how things are similar or different compare and contrast
the lesson or moral of a story theme
using text evidence and prior knowledge to make a _____ inference
hints in the text that predict the future foreshadowing
a feeling the reader feels during the most exciting parts of a book/story suspense
when authors use your senses to paint a picture of what is happening in the story imagery
point of view that uses pronouns such as you, your second person
point of view that uses pronouns such as he, she, him, her, they, them third person

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Genre Crossword Puzzle

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literature in the form of prose, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people. fiction
The stories are meant to amuse the reader, as well as inform on true stories non fiction
an exciting, emotional, or unexpected series of events or set of circumstances. drama
a collection of spoken or written words that expresses ideas or emotions in a powerfully vivid and imaginative style, comprising of a particular rhythmic and metrical pattern poetry
the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth. folklore
short fictional story, often containing elements such as anthropomorphic animals, written for the benefit of a concluding maxim or moral. fable
a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events myth
a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated. legend
is a story about magic and legendary deeds. It sometimes contains elves, fairies, witches or dragons. fairytale
is a story with unbelievable elements, related as if it were true and factual talltale
is a genre consisting of stories that could have actually occurred to people or animals in a believable setting realisticfiction
is defined as movies and novels in which a story is made up but is set in the past and sometimes borrows true characteristics of the time period in which it is set. historicalfiction
is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, sciencefiction
the faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible fantasy
is a type of nonfiction writing that conveys information about something, which means it is factual informationalwriting
where you try to convince someone to take a particular issue on a point of voice persuasivewriting
My name is Michael Smith and I was born on the 30th of August, 1967 in Long Beach,. California. My parents were Eddie Smith and Joan Smith. autobiography
an account of someone's life written by someone else biography
a play dealing with tragic events and having an unhappy ending, especially one concerning the downfall of the main character tragedy
professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical sketches, intended to make an audience laugh. comedy
a short piece of writing on a particular subject essay

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ELA VOCABULARY CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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A conversation between characters dialogue
A comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as simile
The perspective from which a story is told point of view
A type of writing that explains, defines, clarifies, or gives information about a topic expository writing
The struggle between opposing forces conflict
A secondary plot that occurs along with a main plot subplot
The outcome of the conflict of a story, when loose ends are wrapped up Resolution
Words that have opposite meanings antonyms
Words that have similar meanings synonyms
The series or sequence of related events that make up a story or novel plot
To briefly restate the main ideas of a piece of writing in your own words Summarize
A type of writing that tells a story or describes a sequence of events of events in an incident narrative
To study the details of a work to identify essential or important features or meanings. analyze
The central idea, message, or lesson that the author wants the reader to learn theme
The methods that a writer uses to develop characters through descriptions, appearance, and actions. characterization
Events in the plot that gives the reader background information needed to understand the story. exposition
A logical guess or conclusion based on observation, prior experience or textual evidence inference
A comparison between two unlike things without using the words like or as metaphor
Writing that describes an incident and includes a personal response to an incident and a reflection of the incident personal narrative

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Vocab Units 10-12 Crossword

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synonym of hateful abominable
(adj.) blundering and awkward (n.) clumsiness bumbling
Fill in the blank. Does he truly comprehend the _______ of his actions? consequence
Antonym of undeceive delude
(v.) to give out in small amounts dole
Fill in the blank. The truck will _______ in flames if its fuel tank exploded. engulf
antonym of assist foil
(v.) to express definitely or systematically; to devise, invent; to state as a formula formulate
Antonym of laziness initative
synonym of souvernir memento
(n.) a person who refuses to follow established ideas or ways of doing things; (adj.) of or relating to the unconventional nonconformist
Fill in the blank. The contract becomes ________ at 8PM null and void
(n.) a wide, unobstructed view of an area; a complete survey of a subject; a continuously passing or changing scene; a range or spectrum panorama
antonym of ancestry posterity
synonym of snoop pry
Fill in the blank. Every five years, the hotel will _________ the décor of its elegant lobby. refurbish
(adj.) able to deal promptly and effectively with all sorts of problems; clever in finding ways and means of getting along resourceful
synonym of challenging or severe rigorous
antonym of prior of previous subsequent
Fill in the blank. Even a pilot with ________ judgement can be surprised by sudden changes in the weather. unerring
(n.) an assumed name, especially as used to hide one's identity; (adv.) otherwise called alias
synonym of saunter or ramble amble
antonym of weak or puny burly
Fill in the blank. A magazine known to _______ the facts would be an unreliable source of information. distort
(adj.) persistent, stubbornly determined, refusing to give up dogged
synonym of speechless dumbfounded
antonym of still alive extinct
Fill in the blank. You must have _______ to have a war. grit
(adj.) sure to happen, unavoidable inevitable
synonym of deep-seated ingrained
antonym of slow and sluggish meteoric
Fill in the blank. The audience roared with laughter at the comedy troupe's hilarious ________ parody
(v.) to triumph over; to succeed; to exist widely, be in general use; to get someone to do something by urging prevail
synonym of artifact relic
antonym of secure rend
Fill in the blank. To ________ your supplies you must go to the store and buy some things. replenish
(v.) to search through, investigate the contents of; (n.) an active search; a collection of odd items rummage
synonym of being stingy skimp
antonym of nondetective sleuth
Fill in the blank. Did he __________ the school with spray paint? vandalism
(v.) to kidnap, carry of by force abduct
synonym of uncertain ambiguous
antonym of going forward balk
Fill in the blank. Phones are much more ______ now then they were a generation ago compact
(v.) to consult, talk over, exchange opinions: to present as a gift, favor or honor confer
synonym of reserve earmark
antonym of hot or warm frigid
Fill in the blank. The harrow is a farm ______ that is used to pulverise and smooth soil implement
(adj.) to great to be counted: unpredictable, uncertain incalculable
synonym of undeniable indispuitable
antonym of easygoing intensive
Fill in the blank. The spies carried out a night _________ as part of the training mission. maneuver
(n.) an action taken to destroy something or to prevent it from working properly; (v.) to take such destructive action. sabotage
synonym of inadequate scant
Antonym of open or direct stealthy
Fill in the blank. That _______ young man is a good wrestler strapping
(adj.) harsh, shrill; unpleasant sounding strident
synonym of prosper thrive
Antonym of tiny titanic
Fill in the blank. Sir Galahad was a _______ knight of King Arthur's Round Table valiant

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Synonyms and Antonyms Crossword

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The synonym of beautiful pretty
The synonym of clever smart
The synonym of rich wealthy
The antonym of complicated simple
The antonym of full empty
The synonym of unhappy sad
The synonym of afraid scared
The synonym of idea thought
The synonym of right correct
The antonym of same different
The antonym of sunny cloudy
The antonym of present absent
The antonym of above below
The antonym of float sink

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Unit 5 Vocabulary Synonym & Antonym Crossword

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synonym to yarn anecdote
synonym to merge consolidate
antonym to genuine counterfeit
antonym to wayward and intractable docile
synonym to govern or overlook dominate
opposite of clamor for or hanker for entreat
synonym for plead or appeal to entreat
opposite of foolproof or flawless fallible
synonym of inconstant and faithless fickle
antonym of constant and steady fickle
antonym to lasting, enduring and permanent fugitive
synonym to deserter fugitive
synonym to sooty grimy
opposite of deluge or avalance iota
synonym to smidgen or jot iota
synonym to manhandle or batter maul
opposite of actual or real potential
opposite of lackluster or dull radiant
opposite of citified or metropolitan rural
opposite of minor or negligible substantial
opposite of gauche or indiscreet tactful
synonym of discreet and polite tactful
synonym of monkey with or fool with tamper
synonym to farthest or furthest ultimate
opposite of confidence uncertainty

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PSSA Literary Terms Crossword

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The term for words that mean the same thing Synonyms
Pairs of words that have opposite, or nearly opposite, meanings Antonyms
The methods a writer uses to develop the personality of the character Characterization
The figurative language term for an exaggeration Hyperbole
A reference in a work of literature to a well known character, place, or situartion in history, politics, or science or from another wrok of literature, music, or art. Allusion
The point of greatest emotional intensity, interest, or suspence in a narrative; turning point Climax
The use of clues by an author to prepare readers for events that will happen in a story Foreshadowing
Language that emphasizes sensory impressions to help the reader of a literary work see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the scenes desrcibed in the work Imagery
The term for when the opposite of what is expected or said occurs Irony
The emotional quality or atmosphere of a story or poem Mood
The part of the plot in which the characters, setting, and situation are introduced Exposition
The central struggle between opposing forces in a story or drama Conflict
A prose narrative in which situations and characters are invented by the writer Fiction
Mode of writing that tells a story Narrative
The relationship of the narrator, or storyteller, to the story (1st or 3rd) Point Of View
The part of a plot that concludes the falling action by revealing or suggesting the outcome of the conflict Resolution
A figure of speech that compares or equates seeminglingy unlike things. Implies the comparison rather than stating it with "like" or "as" Metaphor
A figure of speech in which an animal, object, or idea is given human form or characteristics Personification
A figure of speech using like or as to compare seemingly unlike things Simile
The use of images to represent internal realities Symbolism
The attitude of the narrator toward the subject, ideas, theme, or characters Tone
The main idea of the story. Usually expressed asa a general statement Theme

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The American Civil War Vocabulary Crossword

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Open fighting against authority Rebellion
Antonym for tradition Modernization
Antonym for Retain Abolish
Synonym for large estate Plantations
System of laws and principles Constitution
Synonym for servitude Slavery
Development of industries in a country or region on a wide scale. Industrialization
Movement that believed slavery should be abolished. Abolitionism
Synonym for shipper Exporter
Synonym for restrict Prohibit
Antonym of friendly Hostile
Synonym for increased Multiplied
Antonym for departure Influx
The freeing of someone from slavery Emancipation

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english II Crossword

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rhyme meter writing poem
five senses sensory
combine evidence synthesize
sarcastic Figurative language
thinking about passage critical thinking
reference to a noun allusion
emotional association of a word connotation
overall message Theme
A story with a hidden meaning Allegory
literal word Denotation
Detailing a story with information analyze
background knowledge making a connection
B.M.E Summary
use symbols to represent ideas symbolism
across across
making a connection off of knowledge inference
patterns of rythym prosody
DIDLS graphic elements
inferencing the meaning of a text Drawing conclusions
personal story of lines or stanzas poetry

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