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English Vocab

Vocab i need to study

1. Analysis (n) a careful examination and evaluation of a work of literature or of an element within a work of literature
2. Argument (n) an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated or angry one; a reason or set of reasons given with the aim of persuading others that an action or idea is right or wrong
3. Bias (n) prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair; (v) cause to feel or show inclination or prejudice for or against someone or something, give a bias to
4. Cite (v) quote a passage, book, or author as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, especially in a scholarly work
5. Critique (n) a detailed analysis and assessment of something, especially a literary, philosophical, or political theory; (v) evaluate a theory or practice in a detailed and analytical way
6. Evaluate (v) form an idea of the amount, number, or value of; assess
7. Explicit (adj) stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt
8. Illustrate (v) explain or make something clear by using examples, charts, pictures, etc.
9. Implicit (adj) implied though not plainly expressed; essentially or very closely connected with
10. Synthesize (v) combine a number of things into a coherent whole
11. ana- backward, reversed; according to
12. -ate to apply, operate
13. ex- out, out of; completely
14. im- in, toward; not; against
15. -ize to cause, to make, to become (makes a word a verb)
16. syn- same, similar
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