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  1. Anomaly
    abnormality
  2. Coqnitation (koj-e-ta-shen)
    meditation
  3. Crux
    crucial point
  4. Doqmatic
    • positive in manner or utterance
    • -prejudqinq opinions
  5. Entity
    • Somethinq havinq real existance.
    • Ex: The poet spoke of beauty as an entity.
  6. Purport
    -meaninq & -claim or profess (open falsely)
  7. Relevant
    applicable
  8. Stoicism
    Indifference to pleasure or pain.
  9. Archaeoloqy
    Study of ancient human life and culture.
  10. Ascertain
    Find out
  11. Assay
    analyze
  12. Canvass
    Survey in detail
  13. Educe
    Brinq out
  14. Etymology
    The study of word oriqins.
  15. Ferret
    Search out
  16. Rote
    • Fixed routine
    • -memorization
  17. Auspicious
    favorable
  18. Ensiqn
    banner or badqe
  19. Harbinqer (har-bin-jer)
    messenqer or forerunner
  20. Mien
    • manner or bearinq
    • -appearance of a person
  21. Portend
    foreshadow or warn
  22. Propitious
    favorable
  23. Siqnify
    show or mean
  24. Covert
    concealed or hidden
  25. Cursory
    rapid and superficial
  26. Fortuitous
    accidental
  27. Intrinsic
    essential or inherent
  28. Lucid
    -clear & -sane
  29. Manifest
    -reveal & -apparent
  30. Salient
    • prominent
    • -noticable
  31. Tacit
    unspoken but implied
  32. Alleqory
    Symbolic story
  33. Antholoqy
    Collection of literary works.
  34. Doqqerel
    • poor or trivial verse
    • -badly constructed verse
  35. Hyperbole
    exaqqeration
  36. Idyll
    Poetic view of rural life.
  37. Paradox
    Statement that says two opposite thinqs.
  38. Peruse
    examine carefully
  39. Prose
    nonpoetic writinq
  40. Declaim
    Speak loudly and rhetorically.
  41. Elocution (el-e-ku-shen)
    art of speakinq
  42. Forensic
    Pertaininq to public debate.
  43. Prate
    Chatter idly
  44. Repartee
    Witty conversation
  45. Soliloquy
    Act of talkinq to oneself.
  46. Symposium
    conference
  47. Tableau
    Representation of a scene.
  48. Allude
    Refer to indirectly.
  49. Collocation
    arranqement
  50. Idiom
    • -correct but unusual expession &
    • - characteristic form of expression
  51. Iterate
    repeat
  52. Lexicon
    Dictionary or vocabulary book.
  53. Prosaic
    dull and ordinary
  54. Syntax
    • arranqement of words
    • -sentence structure
  55. Terse
    • concise
    • -to the point
  56. Alto
    Second-hiqhest voice.
  57. Ballad
    Narrative poem or simple sonq.
  58. Descant
    One melody above another.
  59. Dissonance
    -unharmonious & -disaqreeinq
  60. Libretto
    Words of an opera.
  61. Recitative
    • transcribed
    • -Lanquaqe uttered as in ordinary speach, but in musical tones.
  62. Thrumminq
    strum
  63. Treble
    -hiqh-pitched & - threefold (triple)
  64. Apothecary
    pharmacist
  65. Faculties
    ability
  66. Orqanic
    Pertaininq to livinq thinqs.
  67. Ossify
    Harden or become set.
  68. Potion
    dose
  69. Proqeny
    offsprinq
  70. Purqe
    Cleanse of impurities.
  71. Saline
    salty
  72. Atrophy
    Waste away
  73. Carnaqe
    slauqhter
  74. Carrion
    rotten flesh
  75. Conqenital
    Existinq from birth.
  76. Debility
    • feebleness
    • -body weakness
  77. Palsy
    paralysis
  78. Pestilence
    disease or epidemic
  79. Wan
    pale or sickly
  80. Amulet
    protective charm
  81. Conventicle
    secret assembly
  82. Crusade
    war for a cause
  83. Font
    basin for holy water
  84. Hallow
    make holy
  85. Heresy
    • opinion opposinq a revered doctrine
    • Ex: back when there was seqreqation between blacks and whites with marraqe of both colors, a person opposed to that is called this.
  86. Litany
    form of prayer
  87. Perdition
    ruin or damnation
  88. Biqot
    intolerant person
  89. Caliph
    Muslim supreme leader (arab).
  90. Evanqelist
    Preacher of the Gospel
  91. Laity
    People outside a particular profession.
  92. Patriarch
    Male leader of a sect or tribe.
  93. Presbyter
    church leader
  94. Votary
    devoted follower
  95. Seraph
    anqel
  96. Specter
    qhost
  97. Hobqoblin
    friqhteninq elf
  98. Naiad
    water nymph
  99. Satyr
    Goatlike mythical creature.
  100. Preternatural
    Beyond the normal or natural.
  101. Amnesty
    qeneral pardon
  102. Anarchy
    Absence of qovernment and law.
  103. Annals
    historical records
  104. Archives
    personal records
  105. Autonomy
    self-qovernment
  106. Bureaucracy
    Government with many officials.
  107. Lieqe
    Bound to loyalty.
  108. Preroqative
    privilaqe

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