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Thursday, October 01, 2009

' What is in a Name' ? !!

P.Natarajan.

The style of writing varies from person to person. There are many words available giving the same meaning. Judicious choice of the words, making use of the appropriate expressions and the unambiguous manner while conveying any idea, go a long way in making a draft interesting to the reader.

There are multiple choices available to choose from the vocabulary . The words giving the same meaning are grouped topic wise below:-

a) The Name :- What is in a Name may be a million dollar question. That is because there are many Names and they are as follows:-
Personal Name, Alias Name, Pen Name, Pet Name, Pseudonym, Family Name, Initials, Surname, Maiden Name, Nick Name.

A person is known by different names at different places. you have to click the correct ID while you search him at the web in question.

b) The moods:- The moods are many and they vary also as follows:-
alert, amazed, annoyed, astonished, bored, cheerful, confused, confident, distressed, disheartened, disillusioned, ecstatic, excited, exhausted,
fed up, hostile, irritable, lazy, lonely, moody, melancholic, merry, nostalgic, nervous, optimistic, pensive, positive,
restless, sentimental, thoughtful, touchy, triumphant, upset, void, weary

You can describe the mood selecting from the above list.

c) Thinking:- The choice of words :-
analyze, anticipate, apprehend, assume, aware, believe, calculate, categorise, conclude, dream, divine, evaluate, forget, fabricate, imagine, infer, intend, judge, know, opine, mediate, ponder, predict, presume, propose, reason, reflect, recall, remember, understand, visualize

d) Age :- Know your age from the following list :-
adolescence, adult, boy, childhood, elderly, grown up, delinquent, kid, matured, middle aged, minor, new born, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old, pensioner, teenager, sexagenarian, toddler, wrong side of 40, a foot in the grave, youth

e) Medicines:- Knowing the terms listed below, will go a long in understanding why a particular medicine is prescribed by the Doctor:-
analgesic, antibiotic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diaphoric, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, emetic, laxative, liniment, purgative, sedative, stimulant, styptic, tonic.

g) Sounds:- We hear so many types of sounds. They are:-
applause, bark, booing, burp, breathing, chanting, cheer, chuckle, clear one's throat, cry, gasping, groaning, grumble, grunt, hiccups, howl, hiss, hum, moan, mumble, murmur, mutter, pant, roar, scream, stammer, shout, sigh, sniff, snoring, sobbing, sucking, whisper, whistling.
I am sure either you are making or hearing these sounds almost every day as you go along the market, school or hospital zone , parks, zoo, in the gymkhana or at home when surrounded by family and guests.

Wishing you a quiet time for the time being !!

pn

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