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2. Which of the following is the term used to describe the process of semantic shift in which a word develops more negative connotations over time?

  • Pejoration
  • Amelioration
  • Backformation
  • Weakening

3. Which of the following is described by the term abbreviation?

  • camcorder
  • lol
  • detox
  • nimby

4. What is the term used to describe a word from a foreign language that becomes part of the English Language?

  • Backformation
  • Borrowing
  • Eponym
  • Acronym

5. Which of the following units of meaning is not a blending?

  • download
  • globesity
  • surgical strike
  • i-pod


Nelson Bayomy


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