2.5 Argument Essay Writing

EN08 Unit 2.5 Vocabulary List
Argument Essay Writing
Anecdote n.
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or
amusing nature
Compare v.
to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc.) in order to note
Contrast v.
to compare in order to show unlikeness or differences; note the opposite
Counterclaim n.
a claim made to offset another claim, especially one made by the defendant in a
legal action.
Counter argument n.
a contrasting, opposing, or refuting argument.
Concession n.
the act of conceding or yielding, as a right, a privilege, or a point or fact in an
Cause v.
to be the cause of; bring about.
Data n.
individual facts, statistics, or items of information
Cliché n.
stereotyped expression; usually expressing a common thought or idea, that has
lost originality, over exposure
Elaborate adj.
marked by intricate and often excessive detail; complicated; ornate.
Expert opinion n.
a person’s opinion who has special skill or knowledge in some particular field;
specialist; authority
Effect n.
something that is produced by an agency or cause; result; consequence
Emotional words n.
words that create emotion
Rebuttal n.
to refute by evidence or argument.
the numerical facts or data themselves.