Course: Fun ways to learn new words for everyday communication Lesson: Words about words Presented by Reema Behl
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What kind of words are we looking at? Anticlimax Analogy Ambiguity Simile Clich Euphemism Epigram Redundancy
Why you should know them? Help you read better Hielp you understand the writer's point ofvwiow better Help you write better Help uou understand the writer's point of view better
How should you approach the next two lessons? We will go word by word Explain the origin of each word Explain the ongin of Explain the meaning of each word Give an example of its usage Convert it into an adjective and use in a sentence
Anticlimax Origin: Greelk nti: Opposite to Klimax: Ladder Opposite of climbing up/climbing down the ladder of importance
Anticlima A gradual or sudden increase in the importance or impressiveness of what is sald It is the opposite of climax highest point of the ladder) t is the opposite of climax (highest point of the ladder A ridiculous drop in thought and expression
Anticlimax The aliens that have come to take over planet Earth turn out to be unable to touch water and all die without need of human intervention.
Anticlimax He lost his family, his car and his cell phone family, his car and his cell phorne
Anticlimax...Anticlimactic Although the child anticipated that the gift would Althoush the child anticipated that the gift would ough the child anticipated that the git wou bring him endless enjoyment, it quickly turned into an anticlimactic experience
Simile vs Metaphor Life is like a box of chocolates Life iS liKe a boX Of Chocolates My life is an open book.
Redundand Redundancy deu The biggest, the greatest, the most stupendous film star on the planet, Shah Rukh Khan.
Redundancy... Redundant I will revert back to you. The word back' I will revert back to you. The word 'bac here is redundant.
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