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Is there any tool online that generally permits me to enter a phrase or idea and get back a word that means something similar? For example, if I were looking for a better word or phrase for arguing winsomely but forcefully in favor of something, where might I go to find such a definition?

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Perhaps the tags (online-resources) or (dictionaries) (or both) might be suitable for this question? (I did not make an edit suggestion, since I am not that familiar with tagging system at this site.) –  Martin May 18 at 9:10
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A straightforward thesaurus, used imaginatively, can often help. –  WS2 May 18 at 10:28

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Yes -- try OneLook's reverse dictionary.

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