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cite

To mention support,proof

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context

the parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or follow a specific word or passage, usually influencing its meaning or effect

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dialogue

conversation between two or more persons.

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Tone


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any sound considered with reference to its quality, pitch, strength,

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paraphrase

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

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theme

a subject of discourse, discussion, meditation, or composition; topic

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Central idea

The central idea is the central, unifying element of the story, which ties together all of the other elements of fiction used by the author to tell the story.

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Judgement

the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, authoritatively, and wisely, especially in matters affecting action; good sense; discretion:

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claim

to assert or maintain as a fact:

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Convey

to lead or conduct, as a channel or medium; transmit.

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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, and that have very general reference, as I, you, he, this, who, what. Pronouns are sometimes formally distinguished from nouns, as in English by the existence of special objective forms, as him for he or me for I, and by nonoccurrence with an article or adjective.

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Elaborate

worked out with great care and nicety of detail; executed with great minuteness:

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Denotation

a word that names or signifies something specific

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relevate

closely connected or appropriate to what is being done or considered.

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precise

being exactly that and neither more nor less:

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verb

A action

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Adverb

qualifies an adjective,

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significant

sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention; noteworthy.