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Semantic Processes
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Reinterpretation
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Pejoration
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Melioration
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Linguistic sexism and pejoration
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Metaphor
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Metaphor
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EUPHEMISM Metaphor
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DYSPHEMISM
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course LING 210 taught by Professor Adrianamolina-munoz during the Spring '11 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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