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DELTA lexis session 2 sense relations Test

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4 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a form of 'oppositeness', where there is a reciprocal relationship, e.g. buy and sell / lend and borrow
  2. The attribute or aspect of the whole replaces the whole eg The doctor's came to see the APPENDIX in bed three.
  3. A word that is opposite in meaning to another one, for example: cold - hot.
  4. words that are on a scale, e.g. hot, warm, cool, cold are on a scale of hotness and coldness. They can be 'very' 'fairly' etc.

4 True/False Questions

  1. multiple taxonomy/incompatiblesthese are opposites which are mutually exclusive, e.g. male/female. These are ungradable so can't be used with 'very'.

          

  2. complementariesthese are opposites which are mutually exclusive, e.g. male/female. These are ungradable so can't be used with 'very'.

          

  3. Homonymsthe relationship between words represented by the formula X is a type of Y, as in a mango is a type of fruit. In this case, mango is a _________ of fruit.

          

  4. hyponymthe relationship between words represented by the formula X is a type of Y, as in a mango is a type of fruit. In this case, mango is a _________ of fruit.

          

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