Third Academic Vocab

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abbreviation

shortening something by omitting parts of it - like Dr. is Doctor

adverb

A word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. They generally answer one of four questions: how, when, where, or to what extent.

antonyms

words that have opposite meanings

apostrophe

the mark ( ' ) used to indicate the omission of one or more letters from a printed word -ie. don't = do not

chronological order

arranged in order of time-what happens first, next, last

complete sentence

has two basic parts: a subject and a predicate

context clues

find meaning of a word based on other words around it

contraction

to tight enough to get smaller

declarative

to make it clear or anderstandable

interrogative

ask questions to come out with the true

multi-meaning words

words that has several meanings

opinion

what one thinks or believes obout something

organization

a group of people who work together for ceirtain reason

plural

More than one

possessive

having or showing a desire to control or dominate

predicate

part of the sentence that says something about the subject

prefixes

a group of letters added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning or form a new word.

punctuation

the use of certain marks to clarify written material

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