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  1. point-of-view/ orientation
  2. appeal to logic logos
  3. qualifier
  4. autonomy
  5. subjective/subjectivity
  6. integrity
  7. preconceptions
  8. hypocrisy
  9. breadth
  10. passive
  11. authority
  12. common ground
  13. reflection
  14. argument to make decision
  15. objective/objectivity
  16. argument to inform
  17. argument to explore
  18. candor
  19. digression
  20. qualitative
  21. appeal to values
  22. antithesis
  23. humility
  24. implications
  25. appeal to character ethos
  26. assumptions
  27. warrant
  28. refutation
  29. argument to persuade
  30. rebuttal
  31. reasoning
  32. argument to convince
  33. appeal to authority
  34. depth
  35. credibility
  36. inferences
  37. appeal to emotion (or heart) pathos
  38. claim
  39. relevance
  40. persuasion
  41. context
  42. active
  43. argument
  44. quantitative
  45. audience
  1. a the unique set of circumstances in which an argument exists: shaped by current events, values, culture, etc.
  2. b quality of being honest and having strong moral principles
  3. c the claim to have moral standards are beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform
  4. d a direct or engaged relationship with a person or subject
  5. e an argument to explore with the audience multiple options and choose one path
  6. f the ability to reason for yourself without undue influence by other opinions
  7. g appealing to the reader based on a strongly held common value such as equality or courage
  8. h the act of a writer moving off of the main point to entertain a smaller, possibly unrelated, point
  9. i the amount of thinking and text that focuses on one specific aspect of a topic as opposed to a wide swath
  10. j the perspective of the writer on a subject, as shaped by personal experiences or biases
  11. k a person or idea that is the direct opposite of something else
  12. l the possible longer-term consequences that can be predicted from a line of reasoning
  13. m accepting or allowing what happens or what others do without active response or resistance
  14. n the trustworthiness of a writer
  15. o something accepted as true without proof
  16. p an argument to examine important issue is puzzling or new to you or your audience
  17. q the scope of an argument, and usually suggesting a great scope that covers a wide swath
  18. r attempting to change a point of view or move the audience from conviction to action, no discovery, truth is already known
  19. s a modest view of one's own importance
  20. t the ability to influence others because of command knowledge or reputation on a subject
  21. u the readers of your work -either intended or actual readers
  22. v a point that refutes or contradicts a previous idea, or the idea of another writer
  23. w appealing to the reader based on the soundness of the ideas presented in an argument
  24. x related to the quality of something rather than its amount
  25. y not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in the presentation of an argument
  26. z a preconceived idea based on previous experiences on the subject
  27. aa a phrase used to carefully and deliberately limit the scope of a subject; instead of people, Americans age 15-25
  28. ab appealing to the reader based on the command, experience or knowledge of a source
  29. ac related to a measurable amount of something rather than its quality
  30. ad strongly influenced by personal feelings, tastes or opinions in the presentation of an
  31. ae an essential idea of a piece of writing, often synonymous with thesis, but they can be implicit
  32. af an argument to convince readers and also move them into action
  33. ag using evidence and reason in order to discover the truth, leading an audience toward a conviction
  34. ah an argument to convince readers that your perspective on an issue deserves their support
  35. ai pertaining to the matter at hand, not moving off subject
  36. aj a premise that would be considered reasonable to most readers; upon this premise a sound argument is based
  37. ak a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
  38. al a writer's honesty and willingness to be upfront with an audience, even about shortcomings
  39. am similar to rebuttal, a statement that refutes or disagrees with a contradicting idea
  40. an appealing to the reader based on an emotional not intellectual reaction
  41. ao a kind of writing that focuses on a close analysis of the writer himself in order to develop self-knowledge
  42. ap the use of logical statements presented in a thoughtful orderly way in order to develop a line of thinking
  43. aq finding an area of agreement between the writer and the reader's
  44. ar appealing to the reader based on the integrity, honesty, goodness or even humor of a source
  45. as an argument to tell readers something they do not already know but you think they should