Flashcards in Academic Vocab Deck (30):
to mention in support, proof, or confirmation
the set of circumstances or facts that surround a particular event, situation, etc.
bearing upon or connected with the matter in hand
language that contains or uses figures of speech, especially metaphors.
conversation between two or more persons.
in written composition, is an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience.
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; rewording.
worked out with great care and nicety of detail; executed with great minuteness
a subject of discourse, discussion, meditation, or composition; topic:
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.
the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, authoritatively, and wisely, especially in matters affecting action; good sense; discretion:
a man of sound judgment.
to demand by or as by virtue of a right; demand as a right or as due
a subject for a composition or essay.
to communicate; impart; make known:
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.
the associated or secondary meaning of a word or expression in addition to its explicit or primary meaning
the state or form of being dentate.
Nouns are often described as referring to persons, places, things, states, or qualities,
any member of a class of words that function as the main elements of predicates, that typically express action, state, 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
Grammar. any member of a class of words that modify nouns and pronouns, primarily by describing a particular quality of the word they are modifying
describes a verb
definitely or strictly stated, defined, or fixed
having or expressing a meaning
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication
a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., by which an event or scene taking place before the present time in the narrative is inserted into the chronological structure of the work.
point of view
a specified or stated manner of consideration or appraisal; standpoint:
the formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things, or of such images collectively:
the act of repeating, or doing, saying, or writing something again; repeated action, performance, production, or presentation.