Unformatted text preview: 4. Apposition: A grammatical relation of a word and a noun. Example: Rudoplh the brown-nose deer is an example of apposition. The growth of the plant is by the deposit of successive layers of fertilizer. 5. Tantamount: Equivalent, or being equal to something. Example: It was as good as gold. It was as bad as sin. 6. Paradox: A statement that contradict itself. Paradoxical: Seems contradict itself but nonetheless possibly true. Example: It is paradoxical that standing up is more tired than walking. I always lie is a paradox....
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- Spring '11
- English, Equivalence relation, Equals sign