Flashcards in Vocabulary Deck (26):
A strong, regular repeated pattern of movement or sound.
The pun, is a form of word play that suggests two or more meanings
Doubtful need or uncertainty of meaning or intention
An idea or feeling that a word gives you in addition to its primary meaning
The literal or primary meaning of the word in contrast to feelings or ideas that the word suggests
A declarative sentence is used to convey information or make statements
The study of handwriting, and the expression of a writer’s character, personality, and abilities
Pertaining a practical point of view or consideration
Complex sentence structure
A sentence that has an independent clause as well as a dependent clause. e.g. Though he was very rich, he was still very unhappy.
Compound sentence structure
A sentence that has two or more clauses. e.g. “A man walks to the station, whilst whistling his favourite tune.
Simple sentence structure
A sentence that only has one clause. e.g. “A man walks to the station”
Similarity of sound between words or the ending words, especially when these are used to end lines of poetry.
Refers to repetition of sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase eg: pitter, patter
Repetition of vowel sounds to create internal rhymes within sentences or phrases eg: frail, trailed - does not have to be a rhyme as a rhyme depends on consonant and vowels (resemblance of sound between syllables of nearby words, arising particularly from the rhyming of two or more stressed vowels, but not consonants (e.g. sonnet, porridge ), but also from the use of identical consonants with different vowels (e.g. killed, cold, culled )
A word or group of words that describes or limits a verb, noun, adjective, or adverb
A noun denoting an idea, quality, or state rather than a concrete object
A noun which can be identified through someone's senses such as touch, sight, smell. For example a phone is a concrete noun, you can touch it, feel it.
Something used for or regarded as representing something else
Incomplete sentence or word
an auxiliary verb that expresses necessity or possibility. English modal verbs include must, shall, will, should, would, can, could, may, and might.
the system of contrastive relationships among the speech sounds that constitute the fundamental components of a language
A book or other written or printed work, regarded in terms of its content rather than its physical form
Written or spoken communication or debate, communication of thought through words
The total stock of words in a language
the branch of linguistics and logic concerned with meaning. The two main areas are logical semantics, concerned with matters such as sense and reference and presupposition and implication, and lexical semantics, concerned with the analysis of word meanings and relations between them.