Week 2 – Vocabulary 1. Inference (noun) - a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning. 2. Brainstorm (verb) - To think, consider, or investigate (an issue, for example) by brainstorming. 3. Synthesize (verb) - To form a synthesis; the combining of separate elements to form a coherent whole. 4. Abbreviation (noun) - a shortened form of a word or phrase. 5. Composition (noun) - the act or process of composing; specifically : arrangement into specific proportion or relation and especially into artistic form. 6. Relevance (noun) - relation to the matter at hand; relates to the needs of the user.