petulant, prerogative, provincial,
simulate, transcend, umbrage, unctuous. For each word, find the part of speech and
definition. Next, write one sentence per word.
Vocabulary Unit 2 ameliorate, aplomb, bombastic, callow, drivel, epitome, exhort, ex officio,
infringe, ingratiate, interloper, intrinsic...
SAT WORD LIST
uncertainty; having 'mixed' feelings
unable to decide
short account of something interesting; story
odd; not fitting the pattern
ghost; something that 'appears'
Thesaurus comes in handy to increase your vocabulary. You should try to replace the general words with the more specific ones. For instance, replace the word ‘important’ with the word ‘vital’ when you want to say something that is very important and necessary, and if not done correctly there...
rounds. Everyone would be spelling the words wrongly and only I'll be the only one to know how to spell each and every word that she asks perfectly.
Everything about English invites me in. Even if a boy talks English so well and fluently with all those bombastic words I'll completely, definitely, automatically...
for strong theatrical effects. Giacomo Puccini, who worked on developing the opera Madame Butterfly, and having the advantage of not understanding a word of English, was swept away by the. emotionalism of the production.
David Belasco was an undisputed master of stage sensationalism, and
Quinn’s motives from the harshness of Andreson’s criticisms, but even though the Father is standing up for his student he is still being arrogant and bombastic. Father Murray’s pride is evident in his speech to Andreson and the other men due to an almost need he has to embarrass the men, especially Andreson...
to read this last week but then i juz read it today and it's really bombastic and nice =) This is how it goes..
One of the greatest things in life is to have a selfless, understanding, devoted and loving mother. These are the words that best summarise the qualities of my mother. It is not surprising...
Killers, who clearly see themselves being in the music business for the long run. On their third album, the band returns with a different sound, less bombastic, less Springsteen influenced, and just as compelling.
10. Ponytail, Ice Cream Spiritual: Fun. That's what this album is. Fun. It's a pop pleasure...
Highly Literary Words 70
c) Archaic, Obsolescent and Obsolete Words 74
d) Barbarisms and Foreignisms 78
e) Literary Coinages (Including Nonce-Words) 83
4. SPECIAL COLLOQUIAL VOCABULARY 95
a) Slang 95
b) Jargonisms 100
c) Professionalisms 103
d) Dialectal words 105
e) Vulgar words or vulgarisms...
Veracity - truthful
Paucity - lack of something
Maintain - assert
Contrite - feel remorse
Laconic - when he/she says very few words.
Pugnacious - a person who is pugnacious likes to aggressively argue about everything. Verbally combative is another good way to describe pugnacious...
comprehensive intricacy provocative usurp
ambiguous felicitous introspective rhetorical vernacular
A commanding speaker, Douglass used his powerful voice to accentuate important points and to get his listeners'...
enfáticos). Aside from the titles or captions given to each print, these are Goya's only known words on the series. With these works, he breaks from a number of painterly traditions. He rejects the bombastic heroics of most previous Spanish war art to show the effect of conflict on individuals. In addition...
columnist, a writer versed in and paid for expressing his opinion in an interesting, thought-provoking way. He is educated yet down to earth and not a bombastic or over-inflated or even lover of elevated lexicon or writing style. He is representative of the majority of educated US citizens.
a syndicated column he wrote at the time, stating that Malcolm X did very little to back up his words and that he was not qualified to attack the accomplished Dr. Bunche. This started an ugly war of words with Malcolm X who denounced Robinson’s dream of an integrated and equal America as a sell out to...
a pleasure to listen to him when he teaches English whether it be prose or poetry and he would leave his mark on it. There, is nothing bombastic in his use of words, because he always uses very simple ones, so that even an average student could follow him. He has always been very methodical in his approach...
and similar ones. It did not only criticize the latter's denial of the existence of an external world (anyway an unjust criticism), but also the bombastic, obscure style of Hegel's writings." Peter Jonkers, "Perspectives on twentieth century philosophy: A Reply to Tom Rockmore," 
18.^ Ludlow, Peter...
SAT Vocabulary Building by Dr. Steve Baba
You do not need to learn every word in the dictionary to improve your SAT
score. Every bone in your body has a name, but the names of your bones
will not be on the SAT for two reasons. It would give an unfair advantage
novel, Paul notices how his parents had been superficial with language before he joint the army. Especially, schoolmasters and family had exploited words, violently sometimes, to convince him and his friends to join the army. After listening the arguments of a teacher who incited his pupils to join the...
Words That is Not In Barrons
2.adduce.......present as evidence
4.afferent...carrying towards the center
7.amortization...act of reducing debt thro partial payments
President Roosevelt led the United States during two of the worst periods of its history; the great Depression and World War II. Reassured by his bombastic voice,
Roosevelt inspired hope and determination in the American public. Ann Adams, who was talented in art before polio paralyzed her, retrained...
Choosing the Right Word
personalities of each character in the play therefore the production of the play itself. Shakespeare’s style of concealing poetic dialogue with ordinary words and phrases contributes to the characterization of the play. Dialogues, slangs, insults and thoughts are all portrayed as contemporary elements used...
to sell their products. However, this author flouts that bold tone by use of sarcastic and exaggerated word choice. For example, he mocks the scientific words typically used by using made up words. He creates terms like “pain nuclei,” “kilofrankels,” and “comfortrons.” By inserting this satirical diction...
1.belie - Vt - 1.(of an appearance) Fail to give a true notion or impression of (something); disguise or contradict
2.Fail to fulfill or justify (a claim or expectation); betray.
2. bellicose - Adj - Demonstrating aggression...
not that easy. And the reason is very simple. Most of the time talking about oneself comes out as a bombastic display of prolonged self-praise. In fact, I am a man of actions thats why a clever use of words can not serve the very purpose especially for me. But, in this essay I will try to depict my whole...
Seneca is also reflected in the organization of these four plays, especially in the bloodiness of many of their scenes and in their highly colored, bombastic language. The influence of Seneca, exerted by way of the earlier English dramatist Thomas Kyd, is particularly obvious in Titus Andronicus, a tragedy...
method of manipulation to gain power. Hitler soon discovered his talent for speaking a powerful oratory, “His hoarse, grating voice, for all the bombastic, humourless, histrionic content of his speeches, dominated audiences by dint of his tone of impassioned conviction and gift for self-dramatization...
Tendulkar’s Silence is a critique of patriarchal values and institutions and shows how law operates as an instrument in silencing the voice of woman. The word ‘silence’ in the title has different levels of significations. Literally is means the judge’s order for maintaining silence in the court-room but metaphorically...
audience’s attention and gives a clear picture of the topic that I was presenting. However, while preparing the script, I employed the use of several bombastic words that impeded my presentation in terms of expressing fluently. I feel very restricted to the script; I find myself having the obligation to follow...
an even number of bars, you would expect it to land on the downbeat of the subsequent bar, whether it be after the 4th bar, 8th bar, etc. In other words, you expect a resolution of the rhythmic tension. When it goes unresolved, in this case if it were to finish on another offbeat, that would stick out...