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Lexical field = Group of words from the same lexical area.
Archaic = Words which are no longer in common use.
Dated Lexis = Adjectives of approval.
Obsolete / Obsolescene = Words which have completely vanished.
Neologism / Coinages = New words.
Initalism = Abbreviations e.g. BBC TV DVD
Polysyllabic = Words including more than one syllable.
Diminutives = Imformal versions of words (child language) e.g. mummy daddy.
Clippings = Shortened versions of words e.g. bye temp.
Phatic language = Social…