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an explanation or description accompanying a pictorial illustration for the school yearbook, funny captions were written for snapshots showing a typical day at school

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a word or series of words often in larger letters placed at the beginning of a passage or at the top of a page in order to introduce or categorize the textbook features cleverly worded captions to capture the reader's attention

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“Caption.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/caption. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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