Vocabulary 1
Vocabulary 2
Types of sentences
Idioms
Using Context Clues
100

Meant to be funny; a play on words

Pun

100

a word that makes a sound

onomatopoeia

100

Go the office.

Imperative

100

Don't beat around the bush. 

get to the point

100

When Mrs. Cusick got a tiny cut on her finger she got all melodramatic and demanded a doctor.  

melodramatic

drama-oriented

200

A saying that isn't meant to be taken literally

idiom

200

giving human traits to objects or ideas

personification

200

Why do you have so many boogers?

Interrogative

200

You didn't have to stab me in the back.

Betray me

200

When Summer was walking home she was full of remorse about the money she stole.

remorse

regretful/bad/guilty

300

words that function exactly as defined

literally

300

comparing 2 things for explanation

analogy

300

Your hair is hideous!

Exclamatory

300

Unclogging my sink was a piece of cake.

easy

300

My voicemail was flooded with inquiries after I won the lottery.


inquiries

messages, comments, questions

400

When the literal meaning is the exact opposite of what is meant; sarcasm

irony

400

to "figure out" what is means

figuratively

400

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Declarative

400

You missed that car by the skin of your teeth.

barely; a narrow margin

400

Mrs. Cusick had to alter her plans after she pooped her pants.

Alter

change

500

comparing 2 things using like or as

simile

500

comparing 2 things without using like or as

mataphor

500

Pick up that trash!

Imperative

500

I go to the gym once in a blue moon.

Rarely

500

Everyone loves eating liver but Mrs. Cusick because she detests the raw organ diet.

hates/can't stand

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