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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