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❶Only clauses closely related in thought should be joined to make a compound sentence. They are usually grouped in the following five groups:

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Glossary of English grammar and usage terms. A. Adjective: a word, phrase, or clause that describes a noun or pronoun. Adverb: a word, phrase, or clause that modifies the meaning of a verb, adjective, or other adverb. Antecedent: the noun or noun phrase to which a pronoun refers.

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This glossary includes a complete list of the grammar terms and definitions covered in our free grammar lessons, with convenient links to the lessons relating to each grammar . A glossary of English grammatical and linguistic terms, with definitions, explanations and example sentences. This glossary of English grammar terms relates to the English language. Some terms here may have additional or extended meanings when applied to other languages.