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English Opposite Words

Oxymoron by Melissa... I wrote this song primarily out of my own interests. This song explains oxymoron, and gives examples that transcend into everyday communication. Since oxymoron are "side by side words that are opposite in meaning," many examples permeate into everyday oral language. I like to analyze these examples as they come up in conversation and in literature to give my students experience with real world examples on a continual basis.

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32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

EPHEMERAL // by Daniel Dalton. 32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

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28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

Palabras en otros idiomas

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Noooooooo! Said is clean! Just Google "said-bookisms" to see how hated substitutes for said are. I used to use anything but said and now cringe when I look at my old stories.

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30 Hilarious Jokes By The Grammar Nazis, For The Grammar Nazis

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32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

SUPINE // by Daniel Dalton. 32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

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35 Unique Travel Tattoos to Fuel Your Eternal Wanderlust

Fernweh - wanderlust “Fernweh” is one of my favorite German words and there is no English translation for it. It is basically the opposite of homesickness (Heimweh): when you feel like you have to leave your familiar surroundings to discover new places. It is the need for distance, the wish to experience something far away from home, the urge to escape from your everyday life by travelling.

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Learn About Plain English and Avoid Vague Words

List of English Words You Should Avoid Using if giving formal advice or information.

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Coddiwomple {English slang word} ~ (v.) to travel in a purposeful manner towards a vague destination.

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