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A clause that needs a main clause to complete its meaning
subordinating clause
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The term used to describe the vocabulary of a language
lexis
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A set of words that are linked by a subject, topic, context or meaning
lexical set
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The associations/implied meaning that word has
connotation
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words and phrases considered unacceptable by general society: eg swearing
taboo lexis
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words that have one out present day use in english
archaic lexis
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A newly invented word
coinage
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A rhetorical technique where something is exaggerated
hyperbole
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the standard form as used by society
standard lexis
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A mild or indirect expression used instead of one that is considered in some way offensive, painful or unpleasamt
euphemisms
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A word that expresses sudden emotion
interjection
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Lexis that directly creates emotions in the listener or reader
emotive lexis
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A device which emphasises an idea through reiteration
repetition
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A word or expression in a text that regers back to another part of the text
anaphoric reference
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A word or expression in a text that refers forward to another part of the text
cataphoric reference
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A list of words which are punctuated by commas or conjunctions or in shopping list format
listing
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listing which involves the use of conjunctions
syndetic listing
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listing which doesn't involve the use of conjunctions
asyndetic listing
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listin which involves the use of a combination of different conjunctions
polysyndetic listing
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The term used to describe the vocabulary of a language

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A set of words that are linked by a subject, topic, context or meaning

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The associations/implied meaning that word has

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words and phrases considered unacceptable by general society: eg swearing

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