Vocabulary 2

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Week 2 vocabulary

facts

statements that can be agreed upon by everyone

concrete detail

facts or quotes

examples

illustration of writer's point

citation

reference to a book, web page, article or other published work

quotation

what a source says; can be direct or indirect

interpretation

one person's understanding and explanation of a fact

commentary

opinion

opinion

judgment, belief, or interpretation; cannot be proved true or false

inference

logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience

reason

the cause of an end result; can support opinion

antebellum

belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War

antecedent

something that comes before something else

posthumous

occurring or coming into existence after a person's death

posterior

situated behind or at the back

posterity

future generations

anachronism

something existing outside of its proper time

chronological

arranged in order of time

chronic

continuing for a long time

synchronize

to cause to occur at the same time

finale

the concluding part of any performance

finite

having limits; lasting for a limited time

infinite

without limits; endless

confine

keep within limits; restrict; limit movement

definitive

authoritative and complete

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