Chapter 7: Verbal and Written Communications | Crossword


2.part of a written composition, which consists of a collection of sentences related to one topic
8.sentence that contains a subject and a verb, and which expresses a complete thought; independent clause
9.a word that modifies or describes a noun or pronoun
10.five letters in the English language: a, e, i, o, and u (sometimes y is substituted for i)
11.collective term for eight classifications of words that denote each word's function; in English these include noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, conjunction, preposition, and interjection
12.the use of an uppercase letter for the first letter of a word, and lowercase for the remaining letters; used for proper nouns
13.all letters of the English alphabet excepta, e, i, o, and u
14.a word that joins other words, phrases, clauses, or sentences


1.the practice or system of using certain conventional marks or characters such as commas, question marks, and periods in writing
2.the study of humans' use of space; includes physical territory and personal territory
3.the study of how words and their components combine to form sentences
4.a word, phrase, or clause that expresses emotion
5.a word representing a person, place, or thing
6.a word that connects or relates its object to the rest of the sentence
7.a shortened form of a word or term; one or more letters are omitted and replaced with an apostrophe to create one word
10.any word describing an action or a state of being

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