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Writing Power

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Essay
A short literary composition on a particular theme or subject, usually in prose and generally analytic, speculative, or interpretative.
organized
formed into a structured or coherent whole
revise
to go over carefully in order to correct or improve
support
back up with details
compare
to put things together to see how they are the same
contrast
show how things are different
explain
Give details about how and why something is as it is
evaluate
to think about something and decide if it is good or not
formulate
to plan or express in an orderly way
trace
follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something
summarize
To capture all the most important parts of the original story, but express them in a much shorter space, and in the readers own words.
describe
to explain with details
analyze
to look at something carefully by attention to its parts
infer
To draw a conclusion from evidence
predict
Suggest what may happen based on available information