English Vocab Quiz: Point Value

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What is consonance?

Repetition of consonant sound (not necessarily neighboring words).

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What is hyperbole?

Big exaggeration, usually w/humor.

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What is rhythm?

Beat.

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What is surveillance?

A watch kept over a person, group, etc.

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What is notorious?

Widely and unfavorably known.

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What is a subdivision?

A division of a plot of land.

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What is implement?

To fulfill, perform or carry out.

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What is personification?

Giving an inanimate object human qualities.

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What is to succumb?

To give way to a superior force; yield.

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What is perspective?

The state of one’s ideas.

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What is cliché?

Word or phrase that is overly used.

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What is albeit?

Although; even if.

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What is assonance?

Resemblance of sound in words or phrases (middle/vowel).

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What is a predecessor?

What is a person who comes before another?

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What is an idiom?

Language particular to a group of people.

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What is allocating?

To set apart for a particular purpose.

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What is alliteration?

Repetition of consonant sounds usually at the beginning of a word.

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What is allusion?

Reference to something well-known.

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What is a simile?

Comparing two unlike things using like or as.

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What is onomatopoeia?

Naming a thing or action by imitating a sound.

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What are demographics?

The statistical data of a population.

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What is stanza/verse?

Group of lines in a poem or song.

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What is a metaphor?

Comparing two things without the marker of like/as.

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What is a pun?

Use of multiple meaning words to create a play on words usually for humor sake.

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What is rhyme?

Repetition of the final sounds of a word.

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What is reignite?

To stimulate or provoke again.

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What is ambivalence?

Uncertainty or flucuation especially when caused by inability to make a choice.