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    1093/applin/amu022 Advance Access published on 23 June 2014 “L2 vs. L1 Use of Synonymy: An Empirical Study of Synonym Use/Acquisition” Dilin Liu1, and Shouman Zhong2 The article,” L2 vs. L1 Use of Synonymy: An Empirical Study of Synonym Use/Acquisition” by Dilin Liu and Shouman Zhong seeks to examine the use of four sets of synonyms by Chinese second language learners and native speakers of English by using a forced choice question instrument beside corpus data as reference. As it is clear from the abstract, the data analysis of this paper uncovers many leading findings. One of the findings is the general synonym acquisition trajectory. Which is…

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    Synonyms Of Anxiety

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    Anxiety is described by Nitschke (2013) as an unpleasant emotion that not only includes anticipation and uncertainty, but also elicits affective, cognitive, and behavioral changes in response to a perceived future threat. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary provides a medical definition of anxiety that includes synonyms such as “apprehension” and “fear;” feelings that are accompanied by self-doubt regarding one’s coping abilities (“Anxiety,” 2017). The American Psychological Association (n.d.)…

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    Presentation Synonyms

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    During the presentation the client presented with some speech and language characteristics by using an abnormal use of pitch, intonation, rhythm and stress. The client had difficultly with the understanding of directional terms such as front and back. Another characteristic that was seen and heard by the client was a lot of laughing in the beginning of the session but later his laughter faded away. OBJECTIVES OF THE SESSION: Vocabulary Sentence completion Answer question about whats…

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    India is a country with huge population. However, some people have achieved great sucess through their hard work and abilities. Let’s learn about some of these famous personalities. Homonyms are words that sound like one another but have different meanings. Synonyms are words with similar meanings while antonyms are words with opposite meaning. India is a huge country with different climates and geographic regions. Let’s explore some interesting facts about our country. Religion in India is…

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    NURSING AS A PROFESSION A concept is something conceived in the mind. An abstract or generic idea generalized from particular instances. Another words, a statement about all of the members of a group or all the instances of a situation. (Thesaurus, 2011). Synonyms of concept: Conception, generality, notion, mind’s eye, image and impression. Antonyms of concept: Actuality, fact and reality. Introduction As a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the heart, mind, soul and body of our patients,…

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    Pg. 159 Antonyms – afraid, cowardly, and doubtful Synonyms – bold, convinced, and fearless Paralyzed – Adjective; (a person or part of the body) partly or wholly incapable of movement. Sentence: when you take one of these red pills you don’t just go to sleep; you’re paralyzed with sleep, and all night long you can’t wake, no matter what goes around you. Pg.84 Antonyms- able, and healthy Synonyms- disabled, helpless, stupefied, and inactive Vulnerable – Adjective; to be susceptible to physical…

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    Algeo And Pyles

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    Over the years, as no one paid much attention to unify the words, the differences deepened, not only in professional areas, but also in everyday-used words and phrases. These new lexical items reflect a specific lifestyle, activities and, of course, the new political system, and include for example bartender, congress, cowboy, maverick, popcorn, prairie, bury the hatchet, hit the jackpot, etc. (Crystal 248). Most of these words integrated into the Standard English, which means that they are…

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    a. Denotational Variations According to Edmonds and Hirst, denotational variations is one of the variation that differ near-synonym words. Denotational variation itself is the differences in the idea such as the figure above where enemy and foe differ in emphasis. Gove mentions that enemy conveys about antagonism while foe stresses about active warfare rather than inner reaction (as cited in Edmonds & Hirst, 2002, p. 110) b. Stylistic Variations Generally, stylistic variations only covering a…

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    When the Vikings and the French invaded the land, they also invaded the English language, but in a way that encouraged its growth. Both Old and Middle English experienced an influx of loanwords, resulting in original terms, the establishment of synonyms, and the formation of specialized vocabulary levels. English history potentially provides us with an important lesson, one that forces us to reconsider what we allow into our lives. It would be irrational to suggest that we embrace violence and…

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    The Meaning Of Good

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    allows believers to fully experience a life filled with God’s goodness. “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect” (New Living Translation, Rom. 12:2). In the book of Romans, God uses the word “perfect” as a synonym to good. This instance shows his followers that the word “good” should equal the word “perfection” which is not…

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