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Academic words

citation a quotation or reference from a text brought forward as support (more useful when it includes a line number, paragraph number, page number and/or author
claim an assertion to the truth of something, typically one that is disputed or in doubt
clarity the quality of being coherent or easy to understand
compare to note similarities
comparison the process of noting similarities and differences
concept an idea, especially an abstract idea
conflicting incompatible or clashing
convincing having the quality of believability and credibility
connection a relationship in which a person, thing, or idea is linked or associated with something else
connotatve refers to the emotions (positive or negative) that are associated with words
content all that is contained/dealt with in a discussion or piece of writing; substance
contrast to note differences
convey to communicate or make known
cumulative increasing by successive addition
description to represent or give an account in words
develop to cause to grow and become more mature, advanced, or elaborate
delineate to describe, portray, or list in detail
diagram a plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designated to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole
disadvantage an unfavorable circumstance or condition that reduces the chances of success or effectiveness
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