English Literature Glossary Terms

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  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "trenchant", meaning "cutting deeply and quickly"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "trestle", meaning "an open braced framework for supporting the horizontal stringers of a railway-bridge"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "triad", meaning "a group of three persons of things"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "tricolor", meaning "of three colors"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "tricycle", meaning "a three-wheeled vehicle"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "trident", meaning "the three-pronged fork that was the emblem of neptune"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "trinity", meaning "a threefold personality existing in the one divine being or substance"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "trio", meaning "three things grouped or associated together"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "tripod", meaning "a three-legged stand, usually hinged near the top, for supporting some instrument"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "trisect", meaning "to divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "trite", meaning "made commonplace by frequent repetition"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "triumvir", meaning "one of three men united coordinately in public office or authority"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "trivial", meaning "of little importance or value"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "troublesome", meaning "burdensome"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "truculent", meaning "having the character or the spirit of a savage"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Verb

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