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Synonyms for demonstrative

Synonyms for demonstrative

a pronoun that points out an intended referent

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given to or marked by the open expression of emotion

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serving to demonstrate

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When more specific linguistic communication is preferred, speakers use place and time adverbs or demonstrative adjectives and pronouns so as to situate the referent in its proper spatial and temporal parameters.
Not only is the metaphor one that becomes palpable in the process of reading the sentence, but also the use of the demonstrative adjective rather than the definite article, brings the story into close enough focus for the reader to feel the splash.
As the author notes, the demonstrative adjective follows the noun and agrees with it in number, gender, and determination, e.
Headlines that used demonstrative adjectives like "this," "that" and "those" showed significantly higher click through rates and a higher propensity for outperforming other headlines.
In fact, in Chapter 6, early on in the book, the following points are treated and with high success: The Possessive Adjectives, Articles with Family Names, Special Use of the Present, Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns, and Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns.