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27 Cards in this Set

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N a person who creates a written work
A person who uses pictures or diagrams intended to explain or decorate
describes common sounds consisting of more than one phoneme or basic sound. Examples of blends are str (three basic sounds blended together), br (two sounds), gl, and spl.
to write or print with a beginning capital letter or in capital letters
a main division of a book or of a law code
a person in a story, novel, or play
1 : possessing all necessary parts :
2 : brought to an end : having been completed
1. the act of comprehending
2. : knowledge gained by comprehending
3 : the capacity for understanding
1. a speech sound (as \p\, \n\, or \s\) produced by narrowing or closing the breath channel at one or more points
2 : a letter representing a consonant; especially : any letter of the English alphabet except a, e, i, o, and u
to bring into existence
1: to represent or give an account of in words
2 : to trace the outline of <describe a circle
1:guidance of action or conduct
2 : an instruction, indication, or order given with authority <follow directions>
3 : the line or course along which something moves, lies, or points <headed in a northerly direction>
1. imagination 3, fancy
2 : something imagined: as a :
Illusion 2 b : a work of literature set in an unreal world often with superhuman characters and monsters
1. not to be changed or undone <my final offer>
2 : relating to or occurring at the end or conclusion
to make clear by using examples 2 a : to provide with pictures or diagrams intended to explain or decorate <illustrate a book>
1 : of, relating to, or existing at the beginning
1 a : the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a large group of people b : a means of communicating ideas
publication containing different pieces (as stories, articles, or poems) and issued at regular intervals (as weekly or monthly
a : the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another <the order of the seasons> <in alphabetical order> b : the established way or arrangement <the old order> c : regular or harmonious arrangement or a condition having such an arrangement <kept my room in order>
5 a : the state of things when law or authority is obeyed <restored order after the riot> b : a certain rule or direction :
: to declare in advance : foretell on the basis of observation, experience, or reasoning
1. any of various marks or signs used in punctuation
2. the act, practice, or system of inserting punctuation marks in written matter to make the meaning clear and separate parts (as clauses or sentences)
a : something asked
1 : the quality or state of being real
1 : a unit of spoken language that consists of one or more vowel sounds alone or with one or more consonant sounds preceding or following
2 : one or more letters (as syl, la, and ble) in a word (as syl•la•ble) usually set off from the rest of the word by a centered dot or a hyphen and treated as guides to division at the end of a line
1 : something that stands for something else; especially : something real that stands for or suggests another thing that cannot in itself be pictured or shown <the lion is a symbol of courage>
2 : a letter, character, or sign used instead of a word or group of words <the sign + is the symbol for addition>
upper/lower case
Capital letters (also simply called capitals or caps) are also known as upper case;
Minuscule or lowercase letters are the smaller form of letter, as opposed to capital letters
1 : a list or collection of words defined or explained
vowel/long, short
1 : a speech sound produced without obstruction or audible friction in the mouth
2 : a letter (as a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y) representing a vowel
In linguistics, vowel length is the duration of a vowel sound.