7th Grade Cards: Language Arts

Words for students of 7th Grade, the page is for arts words (List 1), which are essential vocabulary for 7th Grade academic classes.
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anecdote
short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
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argue
invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; debate
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assume
suppose; presume; take on; bear
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assumption
a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; the act of taking possession of or power over something
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clarification
process of making things clearer or easier to understand
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connotation
an idea that is implied or suggested; what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
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convention
social or moral custom; formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates; agreement between states
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debate
discussion; dispute; discussion involving opposing points
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denotation
meaning or indication; distinguishing by name; something, such as a sign or symbol, that denotes
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description
act of describing; sketch or account of anything in words
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explicit
precisely and clearly expressed; definite; outspoken
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expository
explanatory; serving to explain
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figurative
not literal, but metaphorical; using figure of speech
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fluency
quality of smoothness of flow; quality of being fluent in language
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illogical
lacking orderly continuity; lacking in correct logical relation
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implicit
implied or understood though not directly expressed
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inconsistency
state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness
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infinitive
the uninflected form of the verb
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irony
expression by deliberate contrast between apparent and intended meaning; witty language used to insult
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logical
reasonable; based on known statements or events or conditions
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nominative
serving as or indicating the subject of a verb and words identified with the subject of a copular verb
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objective
not influenced by emotions; having actual existence or reality
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parallel structure
balance within one or more sentences of similar phrases or clauses that have the same grammatical structure
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prose
essay; ordinary speech or writing; commonplace expression or quality
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revision
modification; correction; act of altering