[ proh-soh-puh-pee-uh ]
personification, as of inanimate things
[ stoun-linz ]
[ hyoo-ris-tik ]
encouraging a person to learn, discover, understand, or solve problems on his or her own, as by experimenting, evaluating possible answers or solutions, or by trial and error
[ pal-in-drohm ]
a word, line, verse, number, sentence, etc., reading the same backward as forward, as "Madam, I'm Adam" or "Poor Dan is in a droop"
[ kuh-nuhn-druhm ]
a riddle, the answer to which involves a pun or play on words, as: "What is black and white and read all over? A newspaper."
[ geyt ]
a manner of walking, stepping, or running
[ mam-uh-niz-uhm ]
the greedy pursuit of riches
[ ey-jiz-uhm ]
discrimination against persons of a certain age group
[ ni-fair-ee-uhs ]
extremely wicked or villainous; iniquitous
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