|Wordy Wednesday|

Wordy Wednesday is here! 10 more words for you! 🙂

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1.
Andragogy
an·dra·go·gy
noun

The methods or techniques used to teach adults.

2.
Assonance
as·so·nance
noun
resemblance of sounds.
Also called vowel rhyme. Prosody. rhyme in which the same vowel sounds are used with different consonants in the stressed syllables of the rhyming words, as in penitent and reticence.
3.
Colloquial
col·lo·qui·al
adjective

used when people are speaking in an informal way

4.
Epitome
epit·o·me
noun
a perfect example

an example that represents or expresses something very well

5.
Hubris
hu·bris
noun
a great or foolish amount of pride or confidence.
6.
Obfuscate
ob·fus·cate
verb

to make (something) more difficult to understand.

7.
Juxtaposition
jux·ta·po·si·tion
noun

the act or an instance of placing two or more things side by side; also :  the state of being so placed

8.
Paradox
par·a·dox
noun

something (such as a situation) that is made up of two opposite things and that seems impossible but is actually true or possible

someone who does two things that seem to be opposite to each other or who has qualities that are opposite

a statement that seems to say two opposite things but that may be true

9.
Malapropism
mal·a·prop·ism
noun
an amusing error that occurs when a person mistakenly uses a word that sounds like another word but that has a very different meaning
10.
Satire
noun

a way of using humor to show that someone or something is foolish, weak, bad, etc: humor that shows the weaknesses or bad qualities of a person, government, society, etc.

the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc.

And that’s all folks… until next week! 🙂
Passion Mango ❤
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