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Vocabulary 57218436123

Vocabulary 57218436123 - Term Definition Acronym a...

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Term: Acronym Definition: a pronounceable word form from the initial letters of each word in an organizations' title Term: Adjective Definition: a word used to modify a noun (beautiful morning) or pronoun (ordinary one) Nouns, some verb forms, phrases, and clauses may also serve as adjectives Term: Adverb Definition: - a word used to modify a verb (warmly greet), an adjective (only three people), another adverb (quite seriously), or a whole sentence (Fortunately, she is employed). Term: Agreement Definition: the correspondence of one word to another in person, number, or gender
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Term: Antecedent Definition: the word to which a pronoun refers. Jonah, who is not yet ten, has already chosen the college he will attend Term: Appositive Definition: a word or phrase appearing next to a noun or pronoun that renames or identifies it and is equivalent to it: My brother Michael, the best horn player in town, won the state competition. Term: Argument Definition: writing whose primary purpose is to convince readers of an idea or persuade them to act Term: Assertion Definition: a positive statement that requires support. Assertions are the backbone of any argument Term: Audience Definition: the intended readers of a piece of writing
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Term: Body Definition: in a piece of writing, the large central part where ideas supporting the thesis are presented and developed Term: Coherence Definition: the quality of an effective essay or paragraph that helps readers see relations among ideas and move easily from one idea to the next Term: Colloquial language Definition: the words and expressions of everyday speech. Colloquial language is not used in formal writing Term: Comma splice Definition: a sentence error in which two
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