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Canterbury Tales Prologue vocabulary

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  • Q1
    ability to move quickly and easily
    agility
    30s
  • Q2
    high-standing; great
    eminent
    30s
  • Q3
    increase over time
    accrue
    30s
  • Q4
    settle or decide by listening to both sides of an argument
    arbitrate
    30s
  • Q5
    kind; gracious
    benign
    30s
  • Q6
    sly dealings; skill in deceiving
    guile
    30s
  • Q7
    unreasonably stubborn
    obstinate
    30s
  • Q8
    thrifty; careful with money
    frugal
    30s
  • Q9
    pressure
    duress
    30s
  • Q10
    the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region.
    vernacular
    30s
  • Q11
    the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character
    characterization
    30s
  • Q12
    a story that serves to bind together several different narratives
    frame story
    30s
  • Q13
    a line consisting of ten syllables where a pattern of unstressed and stressed syllables are alternated
    iambic pentameter
    30s

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