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Academic Vocabulary


Argument A reasoned, logical way of demonstrting that claim is valid
Textual Evidence Information that helps formulate conclusion relevant to an argument
Claim An argumentative statement
Interpret to make sense of
Counterclaim A Statement that disagrees with the original argument
Inquire Inquire
Analyze to discover meaning through examination
Elaborate To make rich in detail
Validity To confirm or offer substantial support for a claim, argument, or one's position
Concise To be brief but comprehensive in offering reasons or evidence
Precision To be exact and clear in taking a position or making an argument
Objective To Place an independent opinion, argument, point view
Subjective To place emphasis on one's own opinion, argument, or point of view
Analysis An investigation into the deeper meaning or reasons of a particular argument or belief
Consensus To have general agreement or approval of something
Nuance A Subtle difference or distinction, as in exprssion or meaning
Extrapolate Extend the application of (a method or conclusion, esp. one based on statistics) to an unknown situation by assuming that existing...: "results extrapolated to other
Created by: Negra