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Vocabulary 2

Week 2 vocabulary
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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