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Linguistic Test 17

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A metaphorical or metonymic use of an expression in place of another expression that is disagreeable or offensive

A case that marks Indirect objects, Nouns having the role of recipient beneficiary of an action and possessor of an item

A form-meaning composite that represents a lexical form, and single meaning of a lexeme.

A movable non-event within a discourse that consists of a speaker's feeling toward an event or a state of affairs. It may have broad scope (such as toward a series of events) or narrow scope

An illocutionary act that is made complex by the negation of its illocutionary force. It expresses that the speaker is not performing a particular illocutionary act

An overlap that is intended to blot out some portion of the speech of another participant

A prose-like description of the major grammatical constructions in a language, illustrated with examples

The set of substitutional relationships a linguistic unit has with other units in a specific context.

- A relation between a consequent and a condition. The consequent is true or in force if and only if the condition is true, with the result that there is a conditional relation in both directions between the related propositions

Schema that involves the active meeting of physically or metaphorically opposing forces

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