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Cite

To mention in support, proof, or confirmation;

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Context

The parts of a written or spoken statement that precede

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Relevant

Bearing upon or connected with the matter in hand; pertinent:

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Figurative Language

language that contains or uses figures of speech, especially metaphors.

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Dialouge

The conversation between characters in a novel, drama, etc.

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Mood

A state or quality of feeling at a particular time.

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Paraphrase

A restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in another form, as for clearness.

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Elaborate

Worked out with great care and nicety of detail; executed with great minuteness.

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Theme

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.
Compare.

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Central Idea

The central idea can be best described as the dominant impression or the universal, generic truth found in the story.

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Judgement

The forming of an opinion, estimate, notion, or conclusion, as from circumstances presented to the mind.

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Claim

To assert or maintain as a fact:
She claimed that he was telling the truth.

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Thesis

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.

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Convey

To carry, bring, or take from one place to another; transport; bear.

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Pronoun

Any member of a small class of words found in many languages that are used as replacements or substitutes for nouns and noun phrases.

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Denotation

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

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Precise

Definitely or strictly stated, defined, or fixed:
precise directions.

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Verb

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.

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Adverb

Any member of a class of words that function as modifiers of verbs or clauses, and in some languages, as Latin and English.

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Significant

Having or expressing a meaning.