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Vocabulary fo aandbias

  1. 1. VOCABULARY Language & Mass Communication
  2. 2. 1.denotaon 11.montage   21.discredit  2.connotaon 12.intertextuality 22.hackneyed3.dicon 13.superimposion 23.impetuous4.colloquial 14.bias     24.inconsequenal    5.imperave 15.bloviate 25.orator6.logical  fallacy 16.censure 26.scrunize7.red  herring 17.circuitous 27.spurious8.ad  hominem 18.condescending 28.substanate9.allusion 19.demagogue 29.superfluous10.sound  bite 20.digression 30.suppress
  3. 3. denotation 1
  4. 4. denotation 1the  literal  meaning  of  a  word;  the  dic2onary  defini2on  (n.)
  5. 5. connotation 2
  6. 6. connotation 2the  feeling  or  idea  that  the  word  invokes  (n.)
  7. 7. diction 3
  8. 8. diction 3the  choice  and  use  of  words  (n.)
  9. 9. colloquial 4
  10. 10. colloquial 4language  used  in  ordinary  or  familiar  conversa2on;  not  formal  (adj.)
  11. 11. imperative 5
  12. 12. imperative 5a  command  or  request  that  urges  an  audience  to  act  a  certain  way  (n.)
  13. 13. logical fallacy 6
  14. 14. logical fallacy 6an  error  in  reasoning,  o?en  due  to  misconcep2on;  some  are  meant  to  appeal  to  emo2on  (n.)
  15. 15. red herring 7
  16. 16. red herring 7something  that  is  intended  to  be  misleading  or  distrac2ng  (n.)
  17. 17. ad hominem 8
  18. 18. ad hominem 8an  argument  that  aBempts  to  counter  another’s  claims  or  conclusions  by  aBacking  the  person,  rather  than  addressing  the  argument  itself  (n.)
  19. 19. allusion 9
  20. 20. allusion 9an  expression  designed  to  call  something  to  mind  without  men2oning  it  explicitly;  a  reference  to  something  (n.)
  21. 21. sound bite 10
  22. 22. sound bite 10a  short  extract  from  a  recorded  interview,  chosen  for  its  pungency  (n.)
  23. 23. montage 11
  24. 24. montage 11They were mollified temporarily by the calm of theriver, but George knew they could not keep runningfrom ranch after ranch.piecing  together  separate  sec2ons  of  film  to  make  a  composite  whole  (n.)
  25. 25. intertextuality 12
  26. 26. intertextuality 12integra2ng  clips  or  other  texts  to  shape  the  meaning  of  the  text  (n.)
  27. 27. superimposition 13
  28. 28. superimposition 13During the long hours working in the field, themonotony would wear on them little by little.place  one  thing  (a  photo)  over  another,  typically  so  that  both  are  s2ll  evident  (n.)
  29. 29. bias 14
  30. 30. bias 14prejudice  in  favor  or  against  one  thing,  person,  or  group  compared  with  another  (n.)
  31. 31. bloviate 15
  32. 32. bloviate 15talk  at  length,  usually  in  a  inflated  or  empty;  talk  pompously  (v.)
  33. 33. censure 16
  34. 34. censure 16express  severe  disapproval  of  (v.)
  35. 35. circuitous 17
  36. 36. circuitous 17indirect;  taking  the  longest  route  (adj.)
  37. 37. condescending 18
  38. 38. condescending 18Each one of us should strive to be dynamic so that weare growing and looking at the world differently.possessing  a  feeling  of  superiority  (adj.)
  39. 39. demagogue 19
  40. 40. demagogue 19a  leader  who  seeks  support  by  appealing  to  popular  desires  and  prejudices  rather  than  by  using  a  ra2onal  argument    (n.)
  41. 41. digression 20
  42. 42. digression 20straying  from  the  main  point  (n.)
  43. 43. discredit 21
  44. 44. discredit 21to  harm  the  reputa2on  of;  dishonor;  disgrace  (v.)
  45. 45. hackneyed 22
  46. 46. hackneyed 22cliched,  worn  out  by  overuse  (adj.)
  47. 47. impetuous 23
  48. 48. impetuous 23rash,  impulsive,  ac2ng  without  thinking  (adj.)
  49. 49. inconsequential 24
  50. 50. inconsequential 24unimportant;  trivial  (adj.)
  51. 51. orator 25
  52. 52. orator 25lecturer;  speaker  (v.)
  53. 53. scrutinize 26
  54. 54. scrutinize 26to  observe  or  analyze  carefully  (v.)
  55. 55. spurious 27
  56. 56. spurious 27false  or  fake;  not  seeming  what  it  appears  to  be;  seemingly  valid,  but  not  (adj.)
  57. 57. substantiate 28
  58. 58. substantiate 28verify;  confirm;  provide  support  (v.)
  59. 59. superfluous 29
  60. 60. superfluous 29extra;  more  than  is  necessary  (adj.)
  61. 61. suppress 30
  62. 62. suppress 30forcibly  put  an  end  to  (v.)

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