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15 Rhetorical terms, 15 Tone Words Minya Rancic 2B 5/1/16

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'Yes, I know I've lost my job, but I'm so looking forward to spending time at home.'
Pretentious; inflated; high-flown
'So who needs ice removal in a warm climate? Well the night can get very cold. And of course when it's hot every day, you may want to head for the cooler hills!'
'So…what happened?'
Uninteresting; blaand
'What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.'
Frank; honest; open and sincere
Hard to understand; incomprehensible
Intense; passionate; fervent
'The farmers in the valley grew potatoes, peanuts, and bored.'
Biting; contemptuous; sneering
Worn out or wearied, as by overwork or overuse
'After the suspect… Well, you’ve read the court documents. After the heinous crime was completed, the suspect fled the scene.'
'An empty stream, a great silence, an impenetrable forest. The air was thick, warm, heavy, sluggish.'
using a character and/or story elements symbolically to represent an abstraction in addition ot the literal meaning
Involving ludicrous or mocking treatment of a solemn object
Dreamily or wistfully thoughtful; meditative; reflective
a terse statement of known authorship which expresses a general truth or moral principle
'a figure of speech when an imaginary or absent person is represented as speaking'
'The heat and sun of midday'
“I go where I please, and I please where I go.”
'He spoke of times past and future, and dreamt of things to be.'
Grave; sober; solemn; serious; without excess; simple
Lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy
'This afternoon, in this room, I testified before the Office of Independent Council and the Grand Jury. I answered their questions truthfully, including questions...'
Reserved; reluctant
Characterized by servile deference or obedience
Stating and drawing attention to something in the very acat of passing it over
Instructive; too lecture-driven; preachy
Amusing; humorous; lacking serious intent

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