Reading 2/1/13

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Reading 2/1/13
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2013-02-03 16:31:07
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  1. modernization
    to make modern in appearance (looks) or style of recent times
  2. infer
    conclude by reason
  3. generalize
    make general or broad statements
  4. climax
    highest point existing
  5. imply
    hint or suggest
  6. occupation
    a person's usual or principal WORK or BUSINESS...what they do for a living
  7. variable
    thing that varies or changes
  8. vertical
    line plane...that is straight up and down
  9. theme
    topic
  10. personification
    act of personifying...giving human traits to non-living objects
  11. hyperbole
    exaggeration for effect
  12. compromise
    settlement made with concessions
  13. beneath
    below or underneath
  14. metaphor
    figure of speech...a word that describes one thing but used for another
  15. equivalent
    equal in quantity
  16. simile
    figure of speech...that compares two different things
  17. ancestors
    one from whom an individual, group or species is decended

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