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Noun Concept
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performative verb  Hereby test  performative verbs
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A verb that explicitly conveys the kind of speech act being performed. Open English WordNet
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A verb that explicitly conveys the kind of speech act being performed. Open English WordNet
Performative verbs are verbs carried out simply by means of uttering them aloud. Wikipedia
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It is for this reason that apologize is called a performative verb, defined as a verb denoting linguistic action that can both describe a speech act and express it. Open English WordNet
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