Vocab 5 Flashcards


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Jeopardy

danger

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divulge

to make known; disclose

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slander

to utter false or malicious statements about

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Instigation

the act of insisting or urging on

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Restrain

to hold back;restrict

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composure

a calm or tranquil state of mind

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reckoning

a settlement of accounts

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Perceive

to become aware of; comprehend

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Prosperity

a state of well being, especially economic

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Respite

a delay or extension

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Sonnet Sequence

A series of sonnets focused on a particular theme

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Exemplum

a example or model

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Classicism

a style that reflects the principals and concerns of the art and literature of ancient Greece and Rome

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Octave

the first eight lines of a Petrarchan, Italian, or sonnet

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Sestet

a six line poem or stanza; the final six lines of a Petrarchan, Italian, or sonnet