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1. Connect words - phrases and clauses of equal grammatical value or rank (and - or - but - nor)






2. Formed by adding st or est in short adj. or adding most/least






3. 1 independent and 1 dependent clause; dependent usually comes first w/ a comma






4. Words that describe or limit verbs - adjectives or other adverbs; answer When? How? Where? To what extent?






5. Can be singular or plural depending on the nouns they refer to






6. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words






7. Answers To whom? To what? For what?






8. Connecting words






9. Expected to occur later






10. Info that the reader does not need to know - it should be sett off from the rest of sentence by commas






11. Add 's (women's - children's - boss's - class's)






12. Refers to syllable of a word that gets the most emphasis






13. Surviving from a previous period






14. Two or more






15. Is plural






16. Singular uses singular verb






17. 2000s - All Bs and Cs






18. Verb phrases that precede main clauses should be followed by...






19. Occur when 2 or more adjectives appearing before a noun independently modify the noun






20. Used to express doubt - a conjecture - or suggestion






21. Noun or pronoun prepositional phrase is talking about






22. Cannot stand alone; depends on independent clause for meaning






23. Opposing or contrasting expressions (not - never - but - yet)






24. Pronouns that end in self






25. Formed by adding ing to present tense verb preceded by helping verb(is studying)






26. Join equal parts of sentences






27. To rest (sit - sat)






28. Animal or things & should be use to introduce essential clauses






29. Shortened forms of subjects & verbs (it's - there's)






30. Are capitalized-specific person - places - & things






31. 1. positive degree-used in merely describing or in limiting anouth word. 2. comparative degree-used to compare two persons or things. 3. superlative degree- used in the comparison of 3 or more persons or things






32. Verb comes before the subject






33. Dependent clauses that precede independent clauses....






34. Incomplete sentence - phrase or clause






35. Used in certain countries or regions






36. Prepositional phrases containing verb forms are...






37. Word combinations that are unique to that language






38. When one noun possess another






39. When using the coordinating conjunction and......






40. Whom may function as the object of a verb or object of a preposition






41. Plural ending in y w/ counsonant






42. Not capitalized-generalized person - places & things






43. Express current action






44. Who may function as the subject of a verb or as the subject complement of noun following linkg verb






45. Subjects are after the verb






46. Noun - pronoun - or adjective that renames or describes the subject. completes meaning of the subject and always follows the linking verb






47. Indicate whether a noun is plural or singular & whether it is located nearby or farther away






48. Words expressing strong feelings






49. To lift up; to elevate (raise - raised)






50. Who - whom - whose - which & that