Descriptions of Language

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Descriptions of Language
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  1. precise
    definitely or strictly stated, defined, or fixed; exact and careful
  2. plain
    clear, simple, without special pretensions
  3. literal
    not figurative or metaphorical; true to fact, not exggerated, the primary or strict meaning of a word
  4. exact
    strictly accurate or correct; precise
  5. detached
    impartial or objective, disinterested, unbiased
  6. concrete
    pertaining to or concerned with realities or actual instances rather than abstractions
  7. exact
    strictly accurate or correct
  8. ordinary
    mediocre, plain, or undistinguished
  9. insipid
    without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualitites; bland
  10. simple
    not elaborate or artificial, easy to understand and deal with
  11. homespun
    simple, rustic, plain, or unpolished
  12. symbolic
    of, pertaining to, or expressed by a symbol
  13. emotional
    showing or revealing very strong emotions
  14. figurative
    not literal; using figures of speech
  15. sensuous
    readily affected through the senses
  16. poetic
    characterized by romantic imagery
  17. picturesque
    strikingly graphic or vivid, creating detailed mental images
  18. grotesque
    fantastically ugly or absurd, odd or unnatural in shape or appearance
  19. jargon
    the language, expecially vocabulary, peculiar to a particular trade, profession, or group
  20. esoteric
    private, secret, confidential, understood by or meant for only a special few who have special knowledge or interest
  21. provincial
    characteristic of certain unsophisticated inhabits of a province; local
  22. moralistic
    narrow minded morality
  23. vulgar
    crude, coarse, unrefined language, or the vernacular
  24. informal
    casual and familiar
  25. colloquial
    appropriated to informal speech or conversation
  26. slang
    very informal usage in vocabulary and idiom that is characteristically more metaphorical, playful, elliptical, vivid and ephemeral than ordinary language
  27. idiomatic
    having a distinct style or character, peculiar to or characteristic of a particular language or dialect

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