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context

the parts of something written or spoken that immediately precede and follow a word or passage and clarify its meaning.

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Dialouge

conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie.

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Tone

the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, 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; rewording.

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Elaborate

worked out with great care and nicety of detail

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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 ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions.

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Claim

to demand by or as by virtue of a right; demand as a right or as due

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Thesis

a proposition stated or put forward for consideration, especially one to be discussed

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Convey

to communicate; impart; make known

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Phrases

a sequence of two or more words arranged in a grammatical construction and acting as a unit in a sentence.

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Connotation

the associated or secondary meaning of a word or expression in addition to its explicit or primary meaning: A possible connotation of “home” is “a place of warmth, comfort, and affection.”.

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denotation

the explicit or direct meaning or set of meanings of a word or expression

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precise

definite or exact in statement, as a person.

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verb

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.

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adverb

decrides the verb