Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Word Meaning

Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Word Meaning
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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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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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homonyms
In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings, whether spelled the same or not
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homonyms
In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings, whether spelled the same or not
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
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
verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
homographs
A homograph is a word that shares the same written form as another word but has a different meaning
part of speech
A part of speech is a category of words which have similar grammatical properties
synonym
A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language
homophones
A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, and may differ in spelling

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