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Beliefs, Opinions and Attitudes

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Explanation
You will often need to express your views on issues and problems related to your discipline. You will also need to comment on the views of your classmates, teachers and the work of scholars in your field. You therefore need to know and use a wide range of words relating to beliefs, opinions and attitudes. Here are some of the most useful words in this area. Look up the meanings of the words that you do not know by clicking on them:
 

Verbs Nouns Adjectives
advocate
argue
believe
consider
contend
  feel
hold
insist
judge
maintain
conviction
opinion
outlook
perspective
philosophy
  position
principle
stance
standpoint
viewpoint
biased
conservative
dogmatic
liberal
moderate
  open-minded
radical
rational
tolerant
traditional

Exercise:
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Last updated on: Monday, February 25, 2013