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Terms in this set (25)
Indicates a person, place, thing, or idea.
Substitutes for the official title of a person, place or thing.
Modifies the characteristics or amount of a person, place, thing, or idea.
Indicates action or a state of being.
Modifies verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs while specifying when, where, and how much.
Modifies how a person, place, thing, or idea is located or combined.
Used to link phrases and clauses to create complex sentences.
Words used to clarify the plurality of persons, places, things, and ideas.
Demonstrates and exclamation or remark.
Identifies a specified person, place, thing, or idea.
Made up of a single independent clause.
Contains at least two independent clauses.
A clause with both a subject and predicate that can stand alone as a complete thought.
A clause that is missing either a subject or predicate. It cannot stand alone as a complete thought.
A sentence that contains a dependent and an independent clause.
A sentence that contains at least two independent clauses and at least one dependent clause.
Used to join two independent clauses that are closely related in thought.
Indicates a full thought and the end of a complete sentence.
Used to introduce a list of items.
Used to indicate internal or external dialogue. Must be accompanied by a comma to introduce a question stem.
Used to indicate a dramatic pause by the speaker or writer.
Indicates excitement or a rise in the speaker's volume.
Indicates the use of a question. Must be accompanied by a questions signal word at the beginning or somewhere within the sentence.
Used as a signal of possession or an indicator that a contraction is being used.
Used when a dependent clause is joined to an independent clause, when an introduction to a sentence is made, and when listing items.