nilsenvocabulary-8-Comp-Contrast

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Unformatted text preview: 19 1 Chapter 8 Comparison and Contrast Metaphors Many of our prefixes and suffixes occur in antithetical pairs. Evaluation: Eu-Mal, Bene-Mis Attitude: Pro-Con, Size: Maxi-Mini Position: Hyper-Hypo, Super-Sub, In-Trans Time: Pre-Post Prefixes often assimilate to become more like the word they are attached to: Inelegant, Indecent, Impossible, Irreligious, Illegal, etc. 19 2 Vocabulary Plus: A Source-Based Approach www.ablongman.com/nilsen By Don L. F. Nilsen And Alleen Pace Nilsen 19 3 Antithetical Prefixes Pro- | Con- | Anti- | Contra- Pro- forward Prognosis Program Progress Project Promotion Propose Propel Prospects Protest Protrude Provoke Con-with Confederates Congress Conjur Conspire Contractions Contractor Anti-against Antibiotics Antigen Antioxidant Antipathy Antiseptic Antithetical Antitoxin Anti-war protestor Contra-against Counter- offensive Contraband Contradiction Contra- indicated Contrary Contras Contrast Contravene Controversy (Nilsen & Nilsen 180-181) 19 4 Visual Antithesis Ren Magritte 19 5 Visual Antithesis Again Ren Magritte 19 6 Visual Antithesis Again Ren Magritte 19 7 Good and Bad Eu- | Bene- | Ortho- | Mal- | Mis- Eucharist Eugene Eugenics Eulogy Euphemism Euphonious Euphoria Benediction Benedict Arnold Benedictine Order Benefactor Beneficial Benefits Benevolent Benign Orthodontist Orthodox Orthography Orthopedic Orthoscopic microscope Orthotics Maladjusted Malaise Malapropism Malcontent Malice Malicious Malignant Malodorous Malpractice Malnourished Mrs. Malaprop Misaligned Miscarriage (of justice) Mishap Misdiagnosed Misgivings (Nilsen & Nilsen 183-185) 19 8 Com: with/together | Dis: apart/distant Combatant Combination Comfort Committee Companion Complete----- Cooperate Coordinate...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course ENG 312 taught by Professor Nilsen during the Spring '10 term at ASU.

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