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Linguistic Test 18

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A pro-form that substitutes for a verb or predicate

An illocutionary act for which all the presuppositions of the propositional content conditions, preparatory conditions, and sincerity conditions are satisfied

Root which cannot occur as a separate word apart from any other morpheme

A proposition that is or appears to be contradictory but expresses some measure of truth

A meaning that is derived from a primary sense by analogy or similarity

A clause with a nonfinite verb

A noun phrase that has a systematic correspondence with a clausal predication which includes a head noun morphologically related to a corresponding verb

Third person deixis that distinguishes a less important referent in the present stage of the discourse from a referent that is more important

The concrete object or concept that is designated by a word or expression. It is an object, action, state, relationship, or attribute in the referential realm

Grammatical case that indicates absence, deprivation

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