15 terms

from "Hope for Animals and Their World"

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argument
speech or writing that presents a claim about an issue or problem and supports it with reason and evidence
claim
the writer's position on an issue or problem
loathe
to hate or despise
pollinate
to fertilize
precipitous
sudden and rapid
sate
feed or satisfy an appetite
pupate
grow from a larva to the next development stage
genus
a category or group of species
invertebrate
An animal without a backbone
persecuted
Oppressed; ill-treated and harassed
regurgitate
1. to cause to pour back or cast up partially digested food; to vomit
environment
All external conditions and factors, living and nonliving (chemicals and energy), that affect an organism or other specified system during its lifetime.
point of view
perspective of an issue
rhetorical question
a question that does not require an answer
rhetoric
the art of using language effectively to appeal to an audience