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10 Cards in this Set

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Connotation
The emotional and imaginative
association surrounding a word.
non literal
Denotation
The strict dictionary definition of a word.
literal
dialect
Different forms of American English.
regional dialects
the english used by by people in a particular region of the country.
accent
ethnic dialects
the english used by a particular culture group
ebonics
SEAE
Standard edited American English-the most widely used and accepted variety of American English.
Standard English
slang
Made up words and old words used in new ways.
peer talk
colloquialism
the colorful widely used expressions of conversational language.
sayings
jargon
A special language used by a particular group of people
cliches
Tired words or expressions
lame language