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Demographic

1. A particular sector of a population

Synonyms: none

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Ethos, pathos, and logos

1. Aristotle's ingredients for persuasion – otherwise known as appeals. These are different ways of persuading others to take a particular point of view
Ethos: an appeal to ethics, a way of convincing someone of the character or credibility of the persuader
Pathos: an appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing an audience of an argument by creating an emotional response
Logos: an appeal to logic, and is a way of persuading an audience by reason

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Ethos pathos logos synonyms

Ethos: credibility/trust
Pathos: emotions/values
Logos: logic/reason/proof

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Representation

1. The action of speaking or acting on behalf of someone or the state of being so represented
2. The description or portrayal of someone or something in a particular way or as being of a certain nature

Likeness/portrayal/symbol

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Stereotype

1. A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing (noun)
1. View or represent as a stereotype (with an object)

Noun: standard/Cliche/convention
Verb : typecast/Pigeonhole/categorize

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Ubiquitous

1. Present, appearing, or found everywhere

Omni present/pervasive/prevalent

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Lampoon

1. To publicly criticize someone or something by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm (verb)
2. a speech or text criticizing someone or something in this way (noun)

Verb: satirize/mock/ridicule
noun: satire/parody/spoof

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Conglomerate

1. A number of different things or parts group together to form a whole but remain distinct identities (noun)
2. gather together into a compact mass (verb)

Noun: Corporation/consortium/partnership
verbs: coalesce/merge/consolidate

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Juxtapose

1. Place or deal with close together for a contrasting affect

No good synonyms

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Vignette

1. A brief evocative a description, account, or episode
2. A small illustration or portrait photograph that fades into its background without a definite border

no synonyms

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Engender


1. To cause or give rise to

beget/catalyze/initiate

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Copious

1. Abundant in supply or quantity

ample/profuse/lavish

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Apathetic

1. Having or showing little to no feeling or emotion
2. Having little or no interest or concern

Indifferent/complacent/perfunctory

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Squander

1. Waste something (especially money or time) in a reckless or foolish manner
2. Allow an opportunity to pass

waste/dissipate/Misspend