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Letters
A letter is a mark or character used to represent an articula...

Says Ii Said
"Says I" is a vulgarism; don't use it. "I said" is correct fo...

X L C D M1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, 1000.
(9) Proper names begin with a capital; as, "Jones, Johnson, C...

Power Of Fitness Tact And Nicety In Business Words
There is an aspect of business words which has to do with s...

Vocation And Avocation
Don't mistake these two words so nearly alike. Vocation is th...

Figurative Language
In Figurative Language we employ words in such a way th...

Double Negative
It must be remembered that two negatives in the English langu...

Present Tense
Sing. Plural ...


DEFINITIONS




Vocabulary Parts of Speech - Requisites

A Pronoun is a word used for or instead of a noun to keep us from
repeating the same noun too often. Pronouns, like nouns, have case,
number, gender and person. There are three kinds of pronouns, personal,
relative and adjective.

A verb is a word which signifies action or the doing of something. A
verb is inflected by tense and mood and by number and person, though the
latter two belong strictly to the subject of the verb.

An adverb is a word which modifies a verb, an adjective and sometimes
another adverb.

A preposition serves to connect words and to show the relation between
the objects which the words express.

A conjunction is a word which joins words, phrases, clauses and
sentences together.

An interjection is a word which expresses surprise or some sudden
emotion of the mind.





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