Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Adjectives & Adverbs

Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Adjectives & Adverbs
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conjunctive adverbs
A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that connects two independent clauses
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verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
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noun
A noun is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas
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adjective
In linguistics, an adjective is a describing word, the main syntactic role of which is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object signified
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adjective
In linguistics, an adjective is a describing word, the main syntactic role of which is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object signified
noun
A noun is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas
verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
conjunctive adverbs
A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that connects two independent clauses
adverb
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, determiner, noun phrase, clause, or sentence
clause
In grammar, a clause is the smallest grammatical unit that can express a complete proposition
phrase
In everyday speech, a phrase may be any group of words, often carrying a special idiomatic meaning; in this sense it is roughly synonymous with expression
senses
A sense is a physiological capacity of organisms that provides data for perception

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