Lexical change

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affixation
the addition of bound morphemes (prefixes and suffixes) to an existing word (e.g. sudden + ly - suddenly)
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Acronym
A word formed from initial parts (letters and syllables) of a word. (e.g NASA = national....)
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Initialism
A group of initials used to form a word, with the letters pronounced seperately. (e.g. BBC)
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Eponyms
name of something after whom something is named (sandwich is named after lord sandwich)
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compound
two words put together to make a new word (e.g. smoke + fog = smoke)
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Archaims
Words that are obsolete and no longer used by general population.
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Acronym

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A word formed from initial parts (letters and syllables) of a word. (e.g NASA = national....)

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Initialism

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Eponyms

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compound

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