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Latin Roots - Part 1

Matching

a. ambivalence h. annuity
b. matriarch i. biathlon
c. benevolence j. anthropocentric
d. amicable k. cardiodynia
e. centigrade l. rebellion
f. chronometer m. cerebrate
g. anticlimactic n. circumvent
____ 1. interpreting or regarding the world in terms of human values and experiences
____ 2. to use the mind; think or think about
____ 3. divided into 100 degrees, as a scale
____ 4. inability to make a choice; the coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings
____ 5. to go around or bypass
____ 6. characterized by or exhibiting friendliness
____ 7. a woman who is the founder or dominant member of a community or group
____ 8. something closing a series that is strikingly less important than what precedes it
____ 9. the yearly payment of an allowance or income.
____ 10. pain in the heart region
____ 11. an act of kindness
____ 12. A competition that combines events in cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.
____ 13. a very accurate timepiece
____ 14. open, organized, and armed resistance to one's government or ruler

Latin Roots . anything prohibited by law ____ 12. dense towers that often reach altitudesof 30. the study of people ____ 6. to isolate ____ 8. collaborate b. choice of words . a noisy shouting ____ 5. belief that something is true or valid ____ 7. dealing with the nature of the physical body ____ 2. contraband k. inflammation of the skin ____ 9. cumulonimbus d.Part 2 Matching a. decagon f. hidden meaning ____ 4. a plane polygon of ten angles and ten sides ____ 3. demographic g. cyclical e. credence l. seclude j. a cloud characterized by large. cognition ____ 1. diction h. decentralization n. process of acquiring knowledge ____ 10. to work together ____ 13. ____ 11. clamor i. the distribution of power from a central authority to regional authorities ____ 14. having parts arranged in a whorl ____ 15. corporeal c. dermatitis o. cryptic m.000 ft.

hemisphere f. an equal distance from two points ____ 2. one half of the earth ____ 5. the study of the history of a family ____ 12. domineering k. above normal pressure ____ 6. written with one’s own hand ____ 15. equidistant e. hypertension o. of the same nature or kind ____ 9. made up of unrelated parts ____ 11. genealogy h. abnormal indigestion ____ 4. endogamy i. autograph b. gynephobia j. inflammation of the stomach . geoponics g.Latin Roots . forebode c. genus of plants including sunflowers ____ 3. homogeneous n. helianthus d. gastritis m. to give an advance warning of something bad ____ 8. soil based agriculture ____ 7. the custom to marry within one’s clan ____ 13. excessively controlling ____ 10. dyspepsia ____ 1. fear of women ____ 14.Part 3 Matching a. heterogeneous l.

narrow avenue or passage ____ 16. marriage with only one person at a time ____ 15. any severe form of mental disorder ____ 12. transgress d. microorganism o. amorphous g. telegraph c. interstitial m. professional care and treatment of the feet ____ 3. a cosmetic treatment of the hands and fingernails ____ 8. an optical instrument for viewing objects that are above the level of direct sight ____ 9. an apparatus. prescribe ____ 1. vista e. especially one seen through a long. polytheistic h. paternity q. belief in more than one god or in many gods ____ 17. a large white blood cell. monogamy p. occurring principally in connective tissue ____ 5. manicure f. occurring in the time following death ____ 20. not conforming to the patterns of conduct usually accepted ____ 2. as a rule or a course of action to be followed ____ 11. postmortem t. lacking definite form ____ 14. prescience b. any living thing too small to be viewed by the unaided eye . situated between the cells of a structure ____ 10. system. macrophage n. immoral l. a body of ideas that reflects the beliefs and interests of a nation ____ 7. periscope j. a view or prospect. to lay down. Part 4 Matching a. psychosis i. pedicure r. in writing or otherwise. philanthropy s. love of mankind in general ____ 6. ideology k. or process for transmitting messages or signals to a distant place ____ 19. knowledge of things before they exist or happen ____ 13. the state of being a father ____ 18. to cross over or go beyond the limits imposed by law ____ 4.

boyhood c. goddess ____ 1. occurring. aging . the state of being a boy ____ 9. acceptable to one's conscience ____ 2. conscionable q. or characteristic of all or the whole ____ 14. or living at the same time ____ 6. ____ 11. to make strong ____ 5. a female deity ____ 10. contemporary j. terrain l.Part 5 Matching a. the act of altering a bill ____ 13. of. fortify b. flautist e. especially as considered with reference to its natural features ____ 16. introspective k. universal n. the study of human beings ____ 15. in the process of growing old. theology m. pertaining to. system of corporative organization of a political unit ____ 17. existing. amendment g. statistician o. the state of being satisfied with what one has ____ 3. a tract of land. an expert in or compiler of statistics ____ 7. feelings. autonomy i. one who plays the flute ____ 12. study of divine things or religious truth ____ 4. anthropology f. a right of self-governing ____ 8. corporatism d. contentedness h. etc. to look into or examine one's own mind. senescent p.

five iambic feet in each line. Hyperbole Hyperbole (overstatement) is a type of figurative language that depends on intentional overstatement. The stanzas of a poem are usually of the same length and follow the same pattern of meter and rhyme. Examples of onomatopoeic words can be found in numerous Nursery Rhymes e. at close intervals. Quatrain A stanza or poem of four lines. Simile A figure of speech in which two things are compared using the word "like" or "as" to draw attention to similarities about two things that are seemingly dissimilar. of the final consonant sounds of accented syllables or important words. in which there are five iambs to a line. Poetry Terms Alliteration The repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words such as tongue twisters like 'She sells seashells by the seashore' Assonance The repetition or a pattern of similar sounds. which is the most common type of meter in English poetry. line. Stanza Two or more lines of poetry that together form one of the divisions of a poem. Iambic pentameter Shakespeare's plays were written mostly in iambic pentameter. Each repeated unit of meter is called a foot. An arrangement of language in which the accents occur at apparently equal intervals in time." Blank verse Blank verse is in unrhymed iambic pentameter which is a type of meter in poetry. Meter Meters are regularized rhythms. or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem. . units usually consisting of one heavily accented syllable and one or more lightly accented syllable. Rhyme The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at the end of two or more words. An examples of a metaphor is 'drowning in debt'. It is a basic measure of English poetry. usually after every stanza. Personification Personification means giving human traits to nonhuman or abstract things. Refrain A phrase. Consonance Consonance is the repetition. Onomatopoeia A figure of speech in which words are used to imitate sounds. Rhythm Rhythm is significant in poetry because poetry is so emotionally charged and intense. Rhythm can be measured in terms of heavily stressed to less stressed syllables. clippety-clop and cock-a-doodle-do. Rhythm is measured in feet. Metaphor A metaphor is a pattern equating two seemingly unlike objects. Couplet Shakespearean sonnets usually end in a couplet and are a pair of lines that are the same length and usually rhyme and form a complete thought.g. as in the tongue twister "Moses supposes his toeses are roses. Imagery Imagery draws the reader into poetic experiences by touching on the images and senses which the reader already knows.

and five syllables. Parts of a Sentence http://www.writingcentre.Verse A single metrical line of poetry. The term epigram is derived from the Greek word epigramma. seven. humorous poem of consisting of five anapaestic lines. Villanelle A villanelle has only two rhyme sounds. Sonnet English (or Shakespearean) sonnets are lyric poems that are 14 lines long falling into three coordinate quatrains and a concluding couplet. Epitaph An epitaph is a commemorative inscription on a tomb or mortuary monument written in praise of a deceased person. Lines 3 and 4 have five to seven syllables and also rhyme with each other. 2. and 5 of a Limerick have seven to ten syllables and rhyme with one another. Limerick A short sometimes bawdy.ca/hypergrammar/rvsentpt. or poetry in general (as opposed to prose). consisting of five tercets and one concluding quatrain. Line 1 is one word (the title) Line 2 is two words that describe the title. The first and third lines of the first stanza are rhyming refrains that alternate as the third line in each successive stanza and form a couplet at the close.uottawa. satirical and witty poem usually written as a brief couplet or quatrain.html . meaning inscription. Types of Poems Cinquain A cinquain has five lines. Haiku reflects on some aspect of nature. Italian (or Petrarchan) sonnets are divided into two quatrains and a six-line sestet. Lines 1. A villanelle is nineteen lines long. Haiku A Japanese poem composed of three unrhymed lines of five. Line 3 is three words that tell the action Line 4 is four words that express the feeling Line 5 is one word that recalls the title Epigram A very short.