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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. the 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.
  2. a word that has the same or very similar meaning to another word.
  3. A word which is more generic than a given word or words. For example: transport is the ___________ of train, bus, taxi, tram, etc...
  4. these are opposites which are mutually exclusive, e.g. male/female. These are ungradable so can't be used with 'very'.
  5. Words that are written and pronounced the same, but have a different meaning, for example: bat (the animal) & bat ( the thing you use in cricket).
  6. a form of 'oppositeness', where there is a reciprocal relationship/one implies the other, e.g. buy and sell / lend and borrow

5 True/False questions

  1. Antonym'finger' is a __________of 'hand' because a finger is part of a hand


  2. homographswords that have the same spelling but different pron, e.g. a windy road / a windy night


  3. textual colligationthe grammatical constructions a word likes to appear in or with


  4. meronymThe attribute or aspect of the whole replaces the whole eg The doctor went to see the APPENDIX in bed three.


  5. homophoneswords which have different spelling but the same pron, e.g. won / one