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cite

to mention in support, proof, or confirmation; refer to as an example:

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dialog

converstion between two or more pepole

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mood

a distinctive emotional quality or character

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pharahpras

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

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. The central idea can be best described as the dominant impression or the universal, generic truth found in the story.

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jugment

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.

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claim

to assert and demand the recognition of (a right, title, possession, etc.); assert one's right to:

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thesis

a dissertation on a particular subject in which one has done original research, as one presented by a candidate for a diploma or degree.

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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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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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relevant

bearing upon or connected with the matter in hand; pertinent:
a relevant remark.

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figurative language

language that contains or uses figures of speech, especially metaphors.

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tone

any sound considered with reference to its quality, pitch, strength, source, etc.:

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denotation

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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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

any member of a class of words that function as modifiers of verbs or clauses, and in some languages, as Latin and English, as modifiers of adjectives, other adverbs, or adverbial phrases, as very in very nice, much in much more impressive, and tomorrow in She'll write to you tomorrow. They relate to what they modify by indicating place (I promise to be there), time (Do your homework now!), manner (She sings beautifully), circumstance (He accidentally dropped the glass when the bell rang), degree (I'm very happy to see you), or cau

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significant

having or expressing a meaning; indicative; suggestive: