5 Common Words And Their Synonyms To Increase Your Vocabulary

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5 Common Words And Their Synonyms To Increase Your Vocabulary

Date posted: Sep 17, 2015       Posted by: Silvester


Synonyms, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary, are words that have the same meaning as another word in the same language. It’s almost or nearly the same, but not exactly; if there are any words that have the same meaning, there would be no need for those to exist.

Here are some words with their synonyms and their meanings. Having a wider vocabulary of synonyms allows you to express yourself more clearly.

• Talk - to say words in order to express your thoughts, feelings, opinions, etc., to someone
Declaim - to say (something) in usually a loud and formal way
Discourse - the use of words to exchange thoughts and ideas
Lecture - a talk or speech given to a group of people to teach them about a particular subject
Speak - to say words in order to express your thoughts, feelings, opinions, etc., to someone

• Happy - experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight
Blissful - extremely or completely happy
Chuffed - very pleased
Delighted - full of great pleasure or satisfaction
Joyful - feeling, causing, or showing great happiness

• Angry - feeling or showing anger
Apoplectic - very angry and excited
Ballistic - extremely and usually suddenly excited, upset, or angry
Enrage - to make (someone) very angry
Fume - a state of excited irritation or anger

• Beautiful - very pleasing to look at
Aesthetic - of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful
Comely - pleasurably conforming to notions of good appearance, suitability, or proportion
Fetching - attractive or pleasing
Gorgeous - splendidly or showily brilliant or magnificent

• Quiet - free from disturbing noise or uproar
Serene - clear and free of storms or unpleasant change
Tranquil - free from agitation of mind or spirit
Calm - a period or condition of freedom from storms, high winds, or rough activity of water
Still - devoid of or abstaining from motion



Source:
Merriam-Webster Dictionary - http://bit.ly/1evC7oa

 

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