Question 1: which aesthetic antonyms
can be used to describe the initial perceptual feeling of the texture at first glance?
After the manual overview we obtained 3693 examples of prepositional antonymy candidates, with all together 26 antonym
Porter (1868-1920), as "an excessively or persistently optimistic person." What is its antonym
? Apparently sunshine is simpler than gloom, since for the latter outlook Roget's Thesaurus can propose a whole string of options, including "pessimist," "malist," "killjoy," "calamity howler," "worrywart," "prophet of doom," "Cassandra," "Eeyore," and "one who is always building dungeons in the air." Just such "dungeons" of the imagination, surprisingly, seem to have housed Giuseppe Mazzotta during his provocative dialogue with Boccaccio's masterpiece.
- Each word comes with an antonym
, synonym, sound and example sentence.
In addition, the current study used SAT scores that emphasized critical reading, grid-in math items, and calculator use, and de-emphasized antonym
items (Bridgeman, McCamley- Jenkins, and Ervin, 2000).
A contronym or autantonym is a polysemous word where one of the meanings is the antonym
of another--that is, a word which is its own opposite .
an unusual macaronic antonym
charade, French "us" = English "no us"
Here are some more examples of split antonym
Here are several antonym
pairs that illustrate this.
"Whilst trawling through Chambers Dictionary of Synonyms and Anagrams," Susan Thorpe writes, "I was struck by the number of times the word CALM appeared, particularly when used as an antonym
. This set me wondering about the number of words for which CALM is an antonym
mopy Monty Python: perfect antonym
! (mopy = mopey, Web3) anagram: Monty Python : hynt: NOT MOPY!
Students ofthe fourth and fifth grades learnt antonyms
of the words in the stories.
Expedient synonyms and antonyms
abound, and so do euphemisms (though there may be overtones), for expletives and interjections.
The book presents many specialty groups and dialogues including baseball, citizenship, basketball, the home, soccer, nutrition, the job interview, exercise, swimming, antonyms
, astrology, automobile parts, technology, medical, and corporate slogans.
With bustling energy, this orthographic adventure celebrates the basic components of any elementary school language arts curriculum--verbs, conjunctions, interjections, contractions, homophones, antonyms
and more--making it a great choice for classrooms.