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cite

to mention in support, proof, or confirmation

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context

the set of circumstances or facts that surround a particular events situation

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figurative language

language that contains or uses figures of speech

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dialogue

the conversation between characters in a novel,drama,ect

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tone

.vocal sound; that made by vibrating muscular bands in the larynx.

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mood

a distinctive emotional quality or character.

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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

to add details

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theme

a subject of discourse,discussion,meditation,or composition.

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central idea

dominant impression or the universal, generic truth found in the story.

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judgement

an act or instance of judging

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claim

to assert and demand the recognition of (a right ,title ,possession.)

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thesis

a subject for a composition or a essay.

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convey

to communicate ;impart ; make known

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pronoun

many languages that are used as replacement or substitutes for nouns and noun phrases

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connotation

something suggested or implied by a word or thing

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deotation

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; the association or set of associations that a word usually elicits for most speakers of a language, as distinguished from those elicited for any individual speaker because of personal experience.

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precise


being exactly that and neither more nor less:

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noun

Nouns are often described as referring to persons, places, things, states, or qualities, and the word noun is itself often used as an attributive modifier

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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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adjective

Grammar. any member of a class of words that modify nouns and pronouns, primarily by describing

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adverb

descibires a verb

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significant

Statistics. of or relating to observations that are unlikely to occur by chance and that therefore indicate a systematic cause.