Vocabulary 1

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Words: METAPHOR BALLAD SIMILE ONOMATOPEIA SONNET RATIONS PREPOSTEROUS REPENTANCE PREDICAMENT DISSENT

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METAPHOR (N) A COMPARISON BETWEEN TWO THINGS THAT ARE UNALIKE
BALLAD (N) A POEM OR SONG NARRATING A STORY IN SHORT STANZAS
SIMILE (N) A COMPARISON BETWEEN TWO THINGS THAT ARE UNALIKE USING LIKE OR AS
ONOMATOPOEIA (N) A WORD THAT SOUNDS LIKE WHAT IT IS DESCRIBING
SONNET (N) A POEM THAT IS 14 LINES LONG, USES ANY NUMBER OF FORMAL RHYME SCHEMES, IN ENGLISH IT TYPICALLY HAS 10 SYLLABLES PER LINE
RATIONS (N) a fixed allowance of provisions or food, especially for soldiers or sailors or for civilians during a shortage
PREPOSTEROUS (ADJ) completely contrary to nature, reason, or common sense; absurd; senseless; utterly foolish
REPENTANCE (N) deep sorrow, compunction, or contrition for a past sin, wrongdoing, or the like
PREDICAMENT (N) an unpleasantly difficult, perplexing, or dangerous situation
DISSENT (V) to disagree with the methods, goals, etc., of a political party or government; take an opposing view
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