expanding critical vocabulary

some words to expand your vocab :)

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  • Created on: 02-01-12 18:09
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Things a writer can do:
Deal with
Endorse
Assert
Express
Handle
Emphasise
Undermine
Deny
Explore
Subscribe
Argue
Purport
Struggle
Redefine
Intensify
Portray
Tackle
Observe
Engage
Suggest
Celebrate
Subvert
Respond
Accept
Persist
Underpin
View
Exhibit
Fuse
Release
Combine
Illustrate
Treat
Envisage
Contribute
Convey
Proclaim
Focus
Perceive
Embrace
Insist
Parody
Question
Recite

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Refuse
Highlight
State
Transcend
Dismiss
Evaluate
Pursue
Juxtapose
Espouse
Oblige
Preserve
Object
Imply
Connect
Replace
Repudiate
Anticipate
Refocus
Damn
Acknowledge
Bemoan
Challenge
Reinforce
Infuse
Reject
Imagine
Reject
Imagine
Persevere
Underline
Reveal
Recall
Define
Mediate
Prefigure
Writing can be or feel like:
Nostalgic
Melancholy
Casual
Echoing
Desolate
Affectionate
Triumphant
Modest
Acidic…read more

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Still
Childlike
Airy
Purposeless
Clear
Indifferent
Comforting
Chant-like
Abrupt
Driving
Paradoxical
Tranquil
Secular
Impermanent
Prosaic
Arid
Composed
Staccato
Bitter
Autumnal
Unhurried
Wistful
Purposeful
Yearning
Chilling
Harmonious
Restrained
Aimless
Unearthly
Naive
Acerbic
Virulent
Muted
Breezy
Numb
Bursting
Unreal
Delicate
Overarching
Overriding
Grating
Undefined
Disjointed
Lilting
Serene
Menacing…read more

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Urgent
Wholesome
Bleak
Cautious
Bleak
Cautious
Intricate
Futile
Suspended
Archaic
Sensuous
Confined
Consistent
Rooted
Raw
Spell-like
Uneven
Succinct
Resonant
Fecund
Provocative
(un)yielding
Sordid
Disparate
Aggressive
Rolling
Inviting
Simple
Insistent
Sultry
Seductive
Intense
Nervous
Snarling
Cynical
Sceptical
Dignified
Unifying
Disparate
Detached
Sharp
Blunt
Impatient
Contradicting
Crescendo
Elusive…read more

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Ephemeral
Enduring
Poignant
Mesmerising
Military
Wry
Oblivious
Absorbed
Pugnacious
Swaggering
Grudging
Duplicitous
Gentle
Tolling
Relentless
Cramped
Graceful
Exquisite
Tidy
Combative
Swaying
Stumbling
Expanding
Polished
Incongruous
Devoid
Fragile
Fluid
(un)fulfilled
Inexorable
Percussive.…read more

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Alicia

Very detailed and awesome! Great for Section A AQA English Language! THANKS! :D

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