Flashcards in Academic Vocab Deck (17)
the parts of something written or spoken that immediately precede and follow a word or passage and clarify its meaning.
conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie.
the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, 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; rewording.
worked out with great care and nicety of detail
The central idea can be best described as the dominant impression or the universal, generic truth found in the story.
the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions.
to demand by or as by virtue of a right; demand as a right or as due
a proposition stated or put forward for consideration, especially one to be discussed
to communicate; impart; make known
a sequence of two or more words arranged in a grammatical construction and acting as a unit in a sentence.
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.”.
the explicit or direct meaning or set of meanings of a word or expression
definite or exact in statement, as a person.
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.