EOG Vocabulary Review

argument

an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated or angry one
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aspect

a particular part or feature of something
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assumption

a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof
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author’s attitude

The tone or the mood
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benefit

an advantage or profit gained from something
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central Idea

A thesis statement usually appears near the end of the introductory paragraph of a paper, and it offers a concise summary of the main point or claim of the essay, research paper, etc.
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claim

state or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof
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common

occurring, found, or done often; prevalent
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concern

relate to; be about
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contribute


give (something, esp. money) in order to help achieve or provide something:
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counterargument

an argument or set of reasons put forward to oppose an idea or theory developed in another argument
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describe

give an account in words of (someone or something), including all the relevant characteristics, qualities, or events
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dilemma

a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, esp. equally undesirable ones
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effect

a change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause
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