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10 terms

Vocabulary Unit 7

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Acronym
an abberveation formes by combining the intital letters in words or parts of series of words.
Anonymous
not named or identified; done by someone unknown.
Antonym
word that means the opposite of another word.
Eponym
a person for whom somehting, such as a city, building, or street has been named.
Heteronym
on of two or more words that are spelled alike but have different meanings and pronucations, such asbass voice and bass a fish.
Homonym
one of two or more words that are pronounced alike but have different meanings, such as isle and aisle.
Onomatopoeia
the formation of words that imitate sounds assosiated with the objects or actions to witch they refer
Oronym
a sting of words that sounds like another sting of words, such as gray day and gray a.
Pseudonym
false name; fictitious name.
Synonym
one of two or more words that have the same meaning.