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are words that describe or give additional information about other words in a sentence.
lower in rank or position or of less or secondary importance.
Is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb.
one independent clause
A sentence that includes one independent clause and at least one dependent clause.
A sentence structure made up of two independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction.
Compound Complex Sentence
at least one dependent clause and two or more independent clauses
An action word
A word that describes a noun
A person, place, thing, or idea
requiring someone or something for financial, emotional, or other support.
a sentence missing a subject or verb or complete thought
Run on Sentence
Two or more complete sentences written together without the correct punctuation or connecting words.
two sentences joined incorrectly with only a comma
to bring the different elements of into a relationship that will ensure efficiency or harmony.
A word used to join words or groups of words; together; connects words, phrases
is a noun or noun phrase that renames another noun right beside it. The appositive can be a short or long combination of words. Examples: The insect, a cockroach, is crawling across the kitchen table.
expresses emotion and has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence