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Quiz Answers [Jun. 1st, 2011|01:14 pm]
Nicodemus
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(1) Meaning the opposite = antonym
(2) Same pronunciation but different meanings = homonym
(3) A fictitious name; an "alt" = pseudonym
(4) Homograph = heteronym
(5) A name derived from a father's name = patronym
(6) A pronounceable initialism = acronym
(7) Named for someone: e.g. pasteurization, Parkinson's = eponym
(8) Just in case you work undercover, your codename = cryptonym
(9) A place name based on a geographical feature = toponym
(10) A reduplicated taxonomical name; you red foxes should know this! = tautonym
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[User Picture]From: harvardheinous
2011-06-02 04:38 am (UTC)
Well I knew all the real words on that list!   : P
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[User Picture]From: nicodemusrat
2011-06-02 05:39 am (UTC)
They're all real words in the dictionary! Some are obscure, sure, I'll give you that. :)
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