Semantics

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What is meant by Semantic Field?
This is; a group of words based around the same topic/theme e.g. Foundation, Concealer, Bronzer; semantic field of make-up.
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What is a Synonym?
A wrod that has an equivalent meaning to another word e.g. Friend/Mate
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What is an Antonym?
A word/words that have opposite meanings to one another e.g. Happy/Sad
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What is a Hyponym?
This is the relationship between more general and specific words e.g. Computer; Laptop/Desktop
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What is meant by Eupherism?
These are more socially acceptable words or phrases e.g. when a company says they're 'downsizing' rather than firing people.
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What is meant by Dyspherism?
These are more blunt, harsher and probably taboo words or phrases e.g. 'Nutcase' to refer to someone with a mental illness
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What is a Metaphor?
An example of a metaphor is; 'boling with rage'
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A wrod that has an equivalent meaning to another word e.g. Friend/Mate

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