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Vocabulary Unit 6 . Brandish. to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion. Comprise. to include or contain; to be made up of. Counter-argument. An argument or set of reasons put forward to oppose an idea or theory developed in another argument. Destitute.

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Brandish
Brandish

  • to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion


Comprise
Comprise

  • to include or contain; to be made up of


Counter argument
Counter-argument

  • An argument or set of reasons put forward to oppose an idea or theory developed in another argument


Destitute
Destitute

  • Deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in


Emaciated
Emaciated

  • Excessively thin as a result of starvation


Explicit
Explicit

  • Definite, clearly stated


Imagery
Imagery

  • Authors use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth to his or her work.


Interminable
Interminable

  • Have no limit or end


Inopportune
Inopportune

  • Coming at a bad time; not appropriate


Ironic
Ironic

  • Suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens sarcastic


Motif
Motif

  • A main idea reoccurring in a literary, musical, or art form


Musty
Musty

  • Stale, moldy out of date


Objective summary
Objective Summary

  • The object or goals of one’s efforts or actions not influenced by personal feelings, based on facts!


Ominous
Ominous

  • Unfavorable, threatening, a bad omen


Pinnacle
Pinnacle

  • A high peak or point


Rampant
Rampant

  • Growing without check, running wild


Solace
Solace

  • Comfort, relief; to comfort or console


Supple
Supple

  • Bending easily, readily adaptable


Suppress
Suppress

  • To stop by force, put down


Theme
Theme

  • Central insight into life provided by a work of literature, art, or music


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