1. What is the difference between euphemism and dysphemism?
- Euphemism is putting something socially unacceptable in a polite manner, whereas dysphemism is not socially acceptable and is something said in an innapropriate manner.
- Euphemism is the literal meaning of words and dysphemism is when a word can have a double meaning behind it.
- Euphemism is extremely unacceptable in the society, for example, swear words. Dysphemism is a polite manner of speech.
- Euphemism is not socially acceptable and is something said in an innapropriate manner, whereas, dysphemism is putting something socially unacceptable in a polite manner.
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2. What is an ellipsis?
- Representation of a significant pause.
- One speaker speaking over another, interuppting them.
- Omission of a vowel/syllable in the pronunciation of a word.
- Omission of vowel at the end of the word when the next word begins with a vowel.
3. What is the use of contradictory words in a phrase known as?
4. What is an enlarged example extracted from a text called?
- Grab quote.
5. What is an indefinite article?
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