Problem of the choice of the verb-synonym (cognitive approach)

Actual problems of linguistics

Synonymic rows in the natural language are always motivated by the interpretation of an Observer on the basis of defining a lexical prototype. The article shows that the dynamic character and the base for the development of the language are specified by the ability of Language learner to interpret the acquired knowledge and to reconsider the extant one. The goal of the article is to show the development of a synonymic row with the negative emotional charge from Old English to Modern English.