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Euphemism

a mild, indirect, or vague term that has been substituted for one that is considered harsh or offensive

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Among

show a relationship involving more than two persons or things being considered as a group

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Clause

a group of words that has a subject and a predicate

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Independent Clause

expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence

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Number

referring to individual, countable units

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Coordinating Conjunctions

and, but, or, so , nor, for, yet

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Subject

a word, phrase, or clause tht names whom or what the sentence is about

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Interjection

a word or phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation

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Direct Object

the person or thing that is directly affected by the action of the verb

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Fewer

things that can be counted or numbered, used with plural nouns

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e.g.

(for example)

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Abstract Noun

the name of a quality or a general idea (persistence, democracy)

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Correlative Conjunctions

work in pairs to join words or phrases (e.g. Neither the pharmacist nor her assistant could read the physician's hand writing.)

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Collective Noun

represents a group of persons, animals, or things (family, flock, furniture)

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Predicate

the part of a sentence that tells what the subject does or what is done to the subject

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Predicate Adjective

an adjective that follows a linking verb and helps to explain the subject

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Between

show a relationship involving two persons or things, to compare one person or thing with an entire group, or to compare more that two things in a group if each is considered individually.

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Personal Pronoun

a specific person, place, thing or idea, by indicating the person speaking (first person), the person or people spoken to (second person) or any other person, place, thing or idea being talked about (third person)

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Dependent Clause

does not express a complete thought and therefore cannot stand alone as a sentence

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Adverb

a word, phrase, or clause that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb

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Phrase

a group of two or more words that act as a single part of speech in a sentence

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Run-On Sentence

when two or more complete sentence are written as though they were one sentence

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Conjunction

a word that joins words, phrases, or clauses

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Sentence

a group of words that expresses a complete thought

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Antecedent

the word or group of words to which a pronoun refers

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Lay

to put on or place

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Proper Noun

the official name of a person, place, or thing (Susan, Houston, Vanderbilt Hospital)

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Preposition

a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other word in the sentence

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Further

a figurative distance and means "to a greater degree"

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Less

degree or amount-things in bulk or the abstract, used with singular nouns

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Effect

result or outcome; to bring about or to accomplish

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Farther

a measurable distance

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Indirect Object

the person or thing that is indirectly affected by the action of the verb

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Predicate Nominative

a noun or pronoun that follows a linking verb and helps to explain the subject

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i.e.

(that is)

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Noun

a word or a group of words that names a person, place, thing, or idea

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Subject-Verb Agreement

a subject must agree with its verb in number

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Adjective

a word, phrase or clause that modifies a noun or pronoun, answers the questions: what kind, which one, how many, or how much

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Lie

to recline or rest

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Affect

to influence or change; an emotional response or disposition

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Pronoun

a word that takes the place of a noun, another pronoun, or a group of words acting as a noun

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Verb

a word or phrase that is used to express an action or a state of being; present, past, and future

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Clichés

expressions or ideas that have lost their originality or impact over time because of excessive use

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Amount

referring to things in bulk

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Common Noun

the general, not the particular, name of a person, place, or thing (e.g. nurse, hospital, syringe)

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Possessive Pronoun

a form of personal pronoun that shows possession or ownership (does not contain an apostrophe)