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acronym -> word formed from successive initials or groups of letters, as NATO
analogy -> comparison between like features of two things that are otherwise dissimilar
antonym -> word of opposite meaning
colloquial -> appropriate to casual rather than formal speech or writing
dialect -> pronunciation or words peculiar to an area
dictionary -> resource that lists the words of a language with their meanings
idiom -> expression peculiar to a language
jargon -> vocabulary meaningful only to a particular profession or group
semantics -> the study of meaning in language
synonym -> word meaning the same as another
syntax -> the arrangement of words into sentences and phrases
theme -> short essay; subject of discussion or art
vernacular -> language used locally or in everyday speech

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