24 terms

AP english exam week 1

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assertion
a declaration or statement
cogent
convincing; reasonable
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
coherent
logically connected
cohesive
logically consistent
didactic
instructive
discourse
verbal expression or exchange; conversation
eloquence
the ability to speak vividly or persuasively
emphasize
to stress
fluid
easily flowing
implication
the act of suggesting or hinting
lucid
easily understood; clear
rhetoric
the art of using language effectively and persuasivley
arbiter
a judge who decides a disputed issue
biased
prejudiced
exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
impartial
unbiased
incontrivertible
undeniable
integrity
trustworthiness; completeness
objectivity
treating facts without influence from personal feelings or prejudices
penitent
expressing remorse for ones misdeeds
plausible
credible
substantiated
supported with proof
vindicated
cleared of blame