Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 19 Vocabulary. Study carefully how verbs are formed from Nouns and Adjectives, and how Nouns are formed form verbs and Adjectives. Vocabulary is helpful in word building and increasing word power. In this chapter, we will learn so many words with Homophones, Homonyms, Synonyms, Antonyms, Diminutives, Proverbs, Sounds of objects, Cries of animals, Words denoting groups, Idiomatic comparisons, etc.
Homophones are words that have the same pronunciation but with a different meaning. Examples are bark of a dag and bark of a true. There could be two or many more words having the same spelling and pronunciation but with different meanings.
Synonyms are words that look different in form but are similar in sense or meaning.
Antonyms are words opposite in meaning.
Certain words or formed from other nouns to express smallness, affection or contempt. Such words are called Diminutives.
A proverb is a short and wise saying with a deep meaning it is a kind of advice or warning. It. presents a truth or some bits of useful wisdom. It is generally based on common sense or practical experience.
- As the king so are the subject.
- After death the doctor.
- A rolling stone gathers no moss.
- A cry in the wilderness.
- Black takes no other hue.
- Birds of a feather flock together.
- Charity begins at home.
- Diamond cuts diamond.
- Excess of everything is bad.
- An empty vessel makes much noise.
Cries of Creatures
Cry is a loud sound without words that expresses a strong feeling.