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poetryn: poems in general as a genre of literature
frequentadj: happening constantly
poemn: a piece of writing that emphasizes the expression of feelings and ideas by paying particular attention to diction (sometimes rhyme), rhythm, and imagery
frustratev: to hinder or prevent efforts, plans, or desires from doing, succeeding, or being fulfilled; to make someone feel upset or annoyed because they are unable to change or achieve something
devourv: to eat or consume something eagerly or ravenously; or to destroy something rapidly
fictionn: the type of book or story, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people; anything made up or imagined that is not true
butlern: a male servant in charge of serving food and drinks and taking care of household duties
octaven: a musical interval encompassing eight diatonic scale degrees, such as the interval from C to the next C in a C major scale
rimn: the edge of something in the shape of a more or less circular object
medialadj: referencing or situated in the middle of something; pertaining to or located near the axis of the body
caesuran: a pause or break in a line of poetry, music, or speech, usually marked by punctuation or a natural pause in the rhythm; a momentary interruption or cessation
enjambmentn: the continuation of a sentence or clause without a pause at the end of a line of poetry, often resulting in a flowing or run-on effect in verse
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
emotionn: a strong feeling such as love, anger, etc. deriving from one’s situation, mood, or relationships with others
recognizev: to acknowledge or realize something or someone; to identify, remember, or become aware of something that was previously known or encountered
distinguishv: to notice or understand the difference between two people or things
deceasedadj: no longer alive; dead
celebratev: to acknowledge a memorable or good day or event with a social gathering or enjoyable activity
poetn: a person who writes poetry
frankadj: honest and sincere; open and candid in expression
bullyn: a person who uses strength or power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker; (verb) to intimidate, harass, or mistreat someone weaker or less powerful
reactv: to take action in response to something
memorizev: to learn something carefully so that you will remember it exactly
even: (also as “Eve”) the day or period of time immediately preceding a particular event; the biblical figure who was the first woman and wife of Adam, according to the Jewish and Christian faiths
knitv: to make a garment or fabric by interlocking loops of yarn with needles or a machine
breathn: the air that is taken into and expelled from your lungs; the process of taking into and expelling air from your lungs
tarryv: to delay or linger in a place; to stay or remain longer than necessary; to procrastinate or be slow in leaving; to wait or wait for something; (adjective) referring to something that is like tar in consistency or color, or is smeared or covered with tar
dispersev: to spread out or distribute over a broad region, or to cause something to do so
quartern: one of four equal parts; a fourth part or portion
endlessadj: having no end or conclusion; infinitely very large in size or amount
appealn: a serious, earnest, or urgent request for money, information, or help; a quality that makes somebody or something attractive or interest
furnishv: to provide a room or building with furniture and fittings; to provide something useful or necessary
temporarilyadv: for a limited time only or not permanently
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
rhymen: a word or phrase that has the same last sound as another word or phrase, often used in poetry and songwriting
anticipatev: to expect or predict that something will happen; to tell in advance
hintn: an indirect suggestion; a slight but appreciable amount of something
exaggeratev: to describe or represent something as better or worse than it is
plean: an appeal or request, especially for help or understanding; a legal excuse or defense; an earnest entreaty or supplication
genien: in Islamic mythology, a supernatural spirit that is usually depicted as being bound to serve a human master and possessing magical powers; a creature or a force that can grant wishes or fulfill desires
oleandern: an evergreen Mediterranean shrub or small tree with white, pink, or red flowers and long pointed thick leaves cultivated as an ornamental and landscaping plant
smackv: to hit something or someone with force, often making a loud noise; to deliver a sharp criticism or rebuke
guisen: the outward appearance or aspect of someone or something, especially in a way that is different from usual or concealing the true nature
worn-outadj: exhausted or fatigued from overuse or prolonged activity; no longer effective or functional due to excessive wear or use
masculineadj: having characteristics or an appearance that are usually regarded as typical or appropriate for men
threatn: a strong indication or likelihood of harm, danger, or adverse consequences; an expression of intent to inflict harm or injury on someone or something, often made as a means of coercion or intimidation
insinuatev: to suggest or imply something indirectly or subtly; to insert something gradually or subtly
slangn: informal or non-standard language that is often used within a specific group or culture and may not be considered appropriate in a professional or formal context
anthologyn: a collection of selected writings, often by various authors or from various sources, on a particular topic or theme
confusev: to mistake one thing for another; to make somebody hard to understand
scandalousadj: causing public outrage or offense by being morally or socially unacceptable; involving shameful or improper behavior
biblen: the sacred writings of the Christian religions, consisting of the Old and New Testaments; a book regarded as authoritative in its field
guiltn: the fact of having committed something illegal; the negative feelings caused by believing or knowing that you have done something wrong
deceivev: to cause someone to believe something that is not true, often by telling a lie or creating a false impression
sweepv: to clean something, especially a floor or an area, by using a broom; move swiftly and smoothly
intentionn: something you want to do and are going to do
domesticadj: relating to or inside a particular country, not foreign or international
abusen: the use of something in an incorrect or harmful manner
attractionn: a sense of like someone, particularly sexually; something that causes individuals to desire to go to a specific area or do a specific activity
threatenv: to utter intentions of injury or punishment against someone
fertilityn: the state or quality of being able to produce babies, young animals, fruit, or new plants
poisonn: a substance that can cause illness, injury, or death when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin; something harmful, malicious, or toxic; the act of damaging or ruining a relationship; (verb) to introduce a substance into something or someone harmful and potentially deadly
poisonousadj: containing or producing toxic substances; harmful or dangerous to living beings, often causing illness, injury, or death; capable of causing serious harm or destruction
acknowledgedadj: recognized or admitted as being true or valid
assumev: to think or accept something to be true without having proof of it; to take or begin to have power; to begin to exhibit a specific quality or appearance
sinn: the offense against a religious or moral law or against God
toleratev: to allow something to exist or happen, even if it is disliked or opposed
edgyadj: being tense, nervous, or irritable; nervous, jittery behavior; having a provocative, unconventional, or avant-garde style or mentality
reversev: to change something’s direction, order, position, decision, etc., to the opposite one; (adjective) directed or moving toward the rear
haltv: to bring or come to a stop; to force to stop moving or operating
resistv: to refuse to accept something and attempt to prevent it from happening
resistancen: the act of defending oneself from an aggressor or refusing to accept something
graven: a place where a dead body is buried, typically marked by a headstone or other memorial; a very serious, solemn, or important matter; (verb) to carve, cut, or etch a design, inscription, or mark onto a hard surface, such as stone or metal; (adjective) serious, solemn, or weighty in nature
mortaladj: subject to death; unrelenting and deadly
honestyn: the quality of being truthful, sincere, and morally upright; adherence to moral and ethical principles
alienatedadj: feeling isolated, estranged, or disconnected from others, often due to a sense of difference or lack of belonging
draftn: a preliminary version of something that is not yet in its final form
braveadj: showing courage or fearlessness in the face of danger, difficulty, or adversity
boughn: a branch of a tree, especially a large or main branch
gloomyadj: characterized by a lack of light or sunshine, resulting in a dark or dim atmosphere; feeling despondent, dismal, or melancholy
paleadj: having skin that is very light colored; lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness
helmn: the wheel or other mechanism used to steer a ship or boat; the person in control or command of a ship or boat
spiken: a narrow, thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, etc.; a sudden large increase in the magnitude or concentration of something
spurn: a thing that encourages someone to do something; any sharply pointed projection; (verb) to incite or stimulate someone or something
meditationn: the act of focusing one’s mind on a particular object or thought; activity to train attention and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state
branchn: a division of a tree or woody shrub that grows out from the trunk or a main stem; a division of some larger or more complex organization
dispelv: to remove something, especially a feeling of fear, doubt, and false idea
dewn: the tiny drops of water that have condensed on a cool surface overnight
defeatv: to win against somebody in a fight, war, or attempt
envisionv: to imagine or expect what a situation will be like in the future
showyadj: attracting attention due to being bright, flashy, or ostentatious; tending to be more concerned with appearance or showmanship than with substance or quality
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
couragen: the ability to face danger, difficulty, uncertainty, or pain without being overcome by fear or despair; the quality of being brave or courageous
revn: a measure of the rate at which an engine or motor rotates, often expressed in revolutions per minute (RPM); (verb) to increase the number of rotations per minute
stanzan: a group of lines of poetry that form a unit; a division of a poem consisting of a series of lines arranged together, usually with a recurring pattern of meter and rhyme
refrainv: to avoid or stop doing something; to hold oneself back from an action
fortn: a military structure designed to be defended from attack
oddadj: strange or unexpected; not divisible by two
anxiousadj: worried and nervous
inquisitiveadj: curious and interested in learning or finding out about things; questioning or prying into matters that are not one’s concern; curious or nosy
goofyadj: silly or foolish
preposterousadj: absurd, ridiculous, or contrary to reason or common sense
durableadj: capable of lasting and being used for a long time without being damaged or destroyed
ephemeraladj: lasting or used for only a short time
scotn: a tax or payment, particularly a share or portion of something; a person from Scotland or a Scottish immigrant
needlen: a thin, pointed object typically used for sewing or medical purposes; a metal or plastic instrument used for administering injections or drawing blood
slivern: a small, thin, narrow piece or fragment of something, often characterized by its length or its sharpness or thinness; a small portion or amount of something, often used in a metaphorical sense to describe a trace or a hint of something
cradlen: a small bed for an infant, often designed to rock back and forth; a place or region where something begins or originates
introductionn: a preliminary explanation or remarks given before the start of a text, performance, or event; the act of bringing something new into existence or introducing something to a wider audience or new market
mysteriousadj: difficult to understand, explain, or identify; having an aura of secrecy, intrigue, or puzzlement
handwritingn: the particular way in which a person writes, as distinct from printing or typing
mortalityn: the quality or state of being subject to death
poeticadj: of or relating to poetry (= a piece of writing that emphasizes the expression of feelings and ideas); using language in an imaginative and expressive way
instantadj: happening immediately, with no delay
memorableadj: worth remembering or likely to be remembered, especially because of being very important or remarkable
earnestadj: characterized by sincere and severe conviction or effort; showing a deep and a genuine sense of purpose or commitment
graspingadj: eager in acquiring or wanting to acquire more wealth, property, or power than is necessary
silentadj: without any or little sound
tombn: a large stone structure or underground chamber in which the dead are buried
hauntv: to frequent or visit repeatedly, often in a way that is disturbing or unsettling; to occupy or fill the mind, often in a way that is unpleasant or persistent
chilln: a feeling of coldness that makes one shiver; (verb) to make cool or cooler
veinn: a blood vessel that carries blood from various parts of the body back to the heart; a mineral deposit or layer of rock that is contained within another rock formation
streamn: a small, narrow river; a continuous flow of something, such as liquid, gas, people, vehicles, etc.
consciencen: a person’s inner sense of what is right or wrong in their conduct or motives, viewed as a guide to their behavior
calmadj: not excited, angry, or nervous; free from wind, large waves