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1. Special symbols that hellp you pronounce words correctly

2. Noun or pronoun the sentence is about

3. Singular uses singular verb

4. Word often implied but not actually stated

5. Is plural

6. Small; contains no more thatn 75 -000 entries

7. Unrelated figures appearing side by side should be...

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

9. Person - place - things you can see - touch - feel - taste - smell - hear

10. Words expressing strong feelings

11. Often introduced by words such as then or as

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

13. 2 nouns express combined ownership

14. Can stand alone

15. Used to express command

16. Make principle noun plural (fathers-in-law) (runners-up)

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

18. Prepositional phrases containing verb forms are...

19. Formed by adding r or er in one-syllable & some two syllable words or adding more/less

20. Plural

21. History of word

22. Musical terms ending in o

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

24. 2 complete but related thoughts. 2 independent clauses; joined by; and - but or: or semicolon - or however - therefore

25. A phrase or clause

26. yrs. - CPAs - Nos.

27. Answers To whom? To what? For what?

28. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words

29. Commas are used to separate word that...

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

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

32. Word or groups of words that explain or rename previously mentioned nouns or pronouns

33. Noun or pronoun that answers What? or Whom?

34. To rest (lie - lay - lain - lying)

35. Not capitalized-generalized person - places & things

36. Bushes - Rodriguezes -Williames

37. Expected to occur later

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

39. Present tense of a verb preceded by the word to (to be - to sit)

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

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

42. Faculty - committee - team - group - jury-may be singular or plural depending on how they are used

43. Describes actions that began in the past & have continued to the present

44. Express current action

45. Used in certain countries or regions

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

47. Plural ending in o w/ vowel before it

48. Describes ongoin actions that occured in the past - usually as another action is taking place

49. A -an & the

50. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause