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  1. relay
    a race in which several team members take turns running to complete a race
  2. Insolent
    insulting, arrogant
  3. Exposition
    introduces the main characters, the setting and sometimes the conflict.
  4. Assurance
    guarantee or pledge
  5. Set a purpose for reading
    Identify what you want to accomplish as you read
  6. Ensnare
    to take or catch in something
  7. Analyze
    Examine carefully and in detail
  8. Vehemently
    with intense emotion
  9. Stifled
  10. Stealthily
    cautiously; secretly
  11. Characterization
    the way a writer creates and developes characters
  12. Rising Action
    increases tension and builds the conflict
  13. Conviction
    A strong belief
  14. Inertia
    resistance to motion, action or change
  15. Sage
    Wise or profound person
  16. Subtle
    Slight; difficult to detect
  17. Junction
    A place where 2 roads meet
  18. Prodigy
    A person with exceptional talent
  19. Gingerly
    with extreme care
  20. Summarize
    to briefly retell the main idea of a piece of writing in ones own words
  21. Climax
    the point of greatest interest or the turning point in the story
  22. Opposition
    the act of opposing or resisting
  23. Audacity
    Shameless daring or boldness
  24. Retaliation
    a paying back of a wrong
  25. Restrain
    to hold back; to control
  26. Conceive
    to think of
  27. setting
    the time and place of an action
  28. Authors Message
    main idea or theme of a particular work
  29. Haughitly
    proudly, scornfully
  30. Insight
    wisdom and understanding
  31. Dent/dont
  32. ped/pod
    child or foot
  33. Theme
    a message about life or human nature that the writer shares with readers
  34. Corp
  35. liable
    likely to
  36. Vex
    to disturb; to annoy
  37. retorted
    reply quickly or sharply
  38. predictions
    readers stradegy that involves using text clues to make a reasonable guess about what will happen next.
  39. Monotony
    tedious sameness
  40. Suspense
    the state or quality of being undecided
  41. Lark
    carefree or spirited adventure
  42. Magni
  43. Equ
  44. Acute
    Sharp; keen
  45. Myth
    A traditional story usually concerning a super human being or unlikely event
  46. Min
    Less Minor-less
  47. Cap
    Take/ seize
  48. Derision
  49. Crevice
  50. Adorn
    to enhance or decorate
  51. Omni
  52. Hypocritical
    False or deceptive
  53. Clutch
    To grasp and hold tightly
  54. Crouch
    to stoop with bent knees
  55. Foreshadowing
    a decive that prepairs readers for an event or action occuring later in the plot
  56. Resolution
    Reveals the final outcome of events and ties up loose ends
  57. Falling Action
    shows the results of the climas and brings the story to a close
  58. Sinister
    suggesting or threatening evil
  59. Bewilderment
    the state of confuse or astonished
  60. Poly
  61. illuminated
    lite up, lighted, made bright
  62. Side Kick
    a close friend
  63. deceive
    cause to believe what is not true
  64. diminish
    to become smaller or less
  65. refrain
    to hold oneself back, to stop
  66. Arrogant (Relay)
    displaying a sense of self-importance
  67. inferences
    logical guess that is made based of facts and ones own knowledge and experiences
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2011-11-02 14:39:06

Jordyn Language Arts Test
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