Flashcards in Academic Vocab Deck (20):
To mention in support, proof, or confirmation;
The parts of a written or spoken statement that precede
Bearing upon or connected with the matter in hand; pertinent:
language that contains or uses figures of speech, especially metaphors.
The conversation between characters in a novel, drama, etc.
A state or quality of feeling at a particular time.
A restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in another form, as for clearness.
Worked out with great care and nicety of detail; executed with great minuteness.
Grammar. the element common to all or most of the forms of an inflectional paradigm, often consisting of a root with certain formative elements or modifications.
The central idea can be best described as the dominant impression or the universal, generic truth found in the story.
The forming of an opinion, estimate, notion, or conclusion, as from circumstances presented to the mind.
To assert or maintain as a fact:
She claimed that he was telling the truth.
A proposition stated or put forward for consideration, especially one to be discussed and proved or to be maintained against objections:
He vigorously defended his thesis on the causes of war.
To carry, bring, or take from one place to another; transport; bear.
Any member of a small class of words found in many languages that are used as replacements or substitutes for nouns and noun phrases.
The explicit or direct meaning or set of meanings of a word or expression, as distinguished from the ideas or meanings associated with it or suggested by it
Definitely or strictly stated, defined, or fixed:
Or a relation between two things, and that may be inflected for tense, aspect, voice, mood, and to show agreement with their subject or object.
Any member of a class of words that function as modifiers of verbs or clauses, and in some languages, as Latin and English.