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constituent in Latin grammar; a noun and its modifier can function as a sentence modifier ablative absolute
construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence adjunct
abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure to another anacoluthia , anacoluthon
sentence, abrupt change within a anacoluthon
repetition of last word of sentence at beginning of next sentence anadiplosis
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next anadiplosis , reduplication
conditional sentence, subordinate clause of antecedent , protasis
conditional sentence, main clause of apodosis , consequent
breaking off in the middle of a sentence (as by writers of realistic conversations) aposiopesis
thought broken off in mid-sentence aposiopesis
sentence, break in middle aposiopesis
sentence, sudden breaking of thought mid- aposiopesis
aphasia in which the lesion is assumed to be in the association tracts connecting the various language centers in the brain; patient's have difficulty repeating a sentence just heard associative aphasia , conduction aphasia
large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily bullpen , detention cell , detention centre
nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence case , grammatical case
part of a sentence with its own verb clause
(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence clause
group of words containing a subject and predicate and forming a sentence clause
correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence) clink , gaol , jail , jailhouse , pokey , poky , slammer
grouping of words in a sentence collocation
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