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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