English Vocab Quiz: Point Value
What is consonance?
Repetition of consonant sound (not necessarily neighboring words).
What is hyperbole?
Big exaggeration, usually w/humor.
What is rhythm?
What is surveillance?
A watch kept over a person, group, etc.
What is notorious?
Widely and unfavorably known.
What is a subdivision?
A division of a plot of land.
What is implement?
To fulfill, perform or carry out.
What is personification?
Giving an inanimate object human qualities.
What is to succumb?
To give way to a superior force; yield.
What is perspective?
The state of one’s ideas.
What is cliché?
Word or phrase that is overly used.
What is albeit?
Although; even if.
What is assonance?
Resemblance of sound in words or phrases (middle/vowel).
What is a predecessor?
What is a person who comes before another?
What is an idiom?
Language particular to a group of people.
What is allocating?
To set apart for a particular purpose.
What is alliteration?
Repetition of consonant sounds usually at the beginning of a word.
What is allusion?
Reference to something well-known.
What is a simile?
Comparing two unlike things using like or as.
What is onomatopoeia?
Naming a thing or action by imitating a sound.
What are demographics?
The statistical data of a population.
What is stanza/verse?
Group of lines in a poem or song.
What is a metaphor?
Comparing two things without the marker of like/as.
What is a pun?
Use of multiple meaning words to create a play on words usually for humor sake.
What is rhyme?
Repetition of the final sounds of a word.
What is reignite?
To stimulate or provoke again.
What is ambivalence?
Uncertainty or flucuation especially when caused by inability to make a choice.