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adlibbing
speaking or performing spontaneously without preperation
Since Libby was...her speech she forgot the statistics of how many times ppl fart per day.
allusion
a brief casual reference to a person, place or event
Because the girl was a loser she made...s to famous places she'd visited to make her seem popular
ambiguity
not enough clarity
analogy
use of a comparison to new knowledge with something already known
analysis
breaking something complex into smaller part, finding relations and gaining a better understanding of the topic as a whole
assertion
a claim or statement of belief,
an... needs evidence, if an...does not have evidence it's considered an opinion.
assumption
a claim accepted without proof or other support
audience
intended recepient of communication
cliche'
a figure of speech or graphic expression that has lost it's capacity to communicate effectively b/c of overuse
connotation
the associations and feelings associated with a word or phrase used in its literal meaning
context
the part of the text or statement that surrounds words-helps find meaning
cropping
make smaller by cutting the photo so some of the original photo is missing
deduction
in logic, a form of argument in which if the premises are true, then the conclusion must be true as well
diction
stylistic choice of words and syntax