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TermDefinition
Ambiguous Having more than one possible meaning.
Coherent Marked by an orderly and consistent relation of parts.
Convey Serve as a means for expressing something.
Derive To come from.
italic A typeface with letters slanting upward to the right.
Ellipsis Omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences.
Adage A condensed but memorable saying embodying an important fact.
Ad Hominem Appealing to personal considerations.
Antecedent The referent of an anaphor.
Clarify Make clear and comprehensible.
Distinguish Make as different.
Implicit Implied though not directly expressed.
Inconsistency The quality of lacking a harmonious uniformity among parts.
Initial The first letter of a word (especially a person's name).
Multimedia Transmission that combine media of communication.
Thesaurus A book containing a classified list of synonyms
Superlative The form of an adjective or adverb ending in "-est"
Subordinate clause A clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb
Rhetorical Relating to using language effectively
Refrain The part of a song where a soloist is joined by singers
Created by: Kira williams