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