Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Word Meanings

Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Word Meanings
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suffix
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
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root word
A root, or a root word, is a word that does not have a prefix or a suffix
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prefix
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word
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analogy
Analogy is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject to another , or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process
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analogy
Analogy is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject to another , or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process
prefix
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word
root word
A root, or a root word, is a word that does not have a prefix or a suffix
suffix
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
antonyms
In lexical semantics, opposites are words that lie in an inherently incompatible binary relationship as in the opposite pairs big : small, long : short, and precede : follow
synonyms
A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language
Structural analysis
Structural analysis is the determination of the effects of loads on physical structures and their components
affixes
An affix is a morpheme that is attached to a word stem to form a new word

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