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a word naming an attribute of a noun, such as sweet, red, or technical.
adjective
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a word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things
noun
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a word that can function as a noun phrase used by itself and that refers either to the participants in the discourse (e.g. I, you ) or to someone or something mentioned elsewhere in the discourse (e.g. she, it, this ).
pronoun
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a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.
verb
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a word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective, verb, or other adverb, expressing manner, place, time, or degree (e.g. gently, here, now, very ). Some adverbs, for example sentence adverbs, can also be used to modify whole sentences.
adverb
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the attribution of human feelings and responses to inanimate things or animals, especially in art and literature.
pathetic fallacy
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the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g. cuckoo, sizzle ).
onomatopeia
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a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
metaphor
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a word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things

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a word that can function as a noun phrase used by itself and that refers either to the participants in the discourse (e.g. I, you ) or to someone or something mentioned elsewhere in the discourse (e.g. she, it, this ).

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a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.

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Front

a word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective, verb, or other adverb, expressing manner, place, time, or degree (e.g. gently, here, now, very ). Some adverbs, for example sentence adverbs, can also be used to modify whole sentences.

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