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A synonym is a word that means the same, or almost the same thing, as another word.

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Is there a synonym for the phrase “card up his sleeve”?

"A card up his sleeve" means to have a secret advantage that you can use later; for example, She still has one card up her sleeve. This means that she has a secret plan, idea, or advantage that can be ...
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Single Word Request- to fill a void [on hold]

What is one word for “to fill a void”? Sentence example: “Being with my family ‘filled a void’ in my heart.”
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A replacement exclamation for “Gee” or “Man”?

Sometimes, I might say 'Man', as the precursor to a statement as in this recent example I said to myself after reading something: "Man, to give anything a label will always technically be reductive, ...
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using ''require'' or synonyms in a cover letter

I have a doubt about the correct use of the verb to require and its synonyms in a cover letter. My doubt is: require sounds almost like it's something that you are forced to do (therefore expresses a ...
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Adjectival form of “ipso facto”

I am looking for either a literal Latin adjectival form of "ipso facto," or--more interestingly--an adjective with a very closely equivalent meaning to that of the adverb "ipso facto." Though there ...
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Title for the leader of a kakoracy [closed]

As we have a king and kingdom, dictator and dictatorship, can I have a kakocrat and a kakocrator or similar?
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“To the best of one's ability” - Synonym?

I'm trying to rephrase We help children move and play to the best of their ability. It's about children with movement concerns, so this seems semantically correct to me. I just need a different ...
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Can “dedicated” be replaced by “specialized” when it means“used only for one particular reason”?

“dedicated” has a meaning of “used only for one particular reason” ,and “specialized” means“made,trained,designed,developed,or used for a particular reason” So i wonder if “specialized” can substitute ...
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What is another word for the character trait of stepping out of ones comfort zone? [closed]

I am working on an assignment and cannot find synonyms for the character trait "out of one's comfort zone". Any suggestions?
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Suggestions on how to approach rewording part of an article for an essay [closed]

I am trying to reword a section of an article for an essay I have to complete for class but am struggling on where to start. Does anyone have any tips or suggestions?
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Need a good word for “parts of the day”

Does anyone know an alternative (smarter) word for "parts of the day" ? examples: afternoon, dusk, evening, morning, night, et cetera My problem is I'm writing a form where I would like to ask what ...
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Word for the order of arguments in a function or operands in an expression

Suppose I define a function F that takes an angle A and a length L and returns a rhombus, with all four sides measuring L, two angles measuring A and the other two, 180°-A. I can then write the ...
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“To date” versus “so far”

Are "to date" and "so far" synonyms? Or is there a difference between the two. For example, So far, research has identified nearly 80 CYP450 enzymes involved in triterpenoid metabolism in plants. ...
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Antonym of “assume” or; a synonym of “assume” and its antonym

As the title implies, I am looking for a good, simple, single word antonym of "assume". Alternatively, if no good antonym exists that satisfies the requirements below, I am also open to suggestions ...
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Word for - showing favor to someone you hate

There are plenty of words for showing favor to those you like, example Nepotism- showing favor to family members. Is there a word for showing favoritism to someone you hate? The man I hate and ...
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Word that means good deed, offering, contribution

I'm trying to find a word -- preferrably a short one -- that means: Good deed Help Offering Contribution This word will be used as the name of a feature in a software app where a user helps another ...
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a verb that means inhabiting the desert by large numbers?

I want to know if "conquer the desert" is the right way to talk about inhabiting desert by large numbers.Also,if there is any other verb that can be used other than "conquer" like "invade" or "overrun"...
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Logical term for when an object is the same thing as itself

I'm trying to see if there's a word for this in English and having some problems making a definition in my program. I want to say that two objects are not only have identical properties/values but ...
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Word for lying lazily in bed?

There is a word used specifically for lying relaxed in a bed or someplace comfortable, stretched out and not wanting to move from that position. Problem is, I can't remember what the word is called, ...
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Adjective beginning with 'c' that describes an institution that sacrifices individuality for conformity

I'm struggling to remember the word, going through a bout of lethologica I guess. If someone can help me that would me great. I believe I first heard the word being used by William F. Buckley, if that'...
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Alternative to “with respect to” while preserving original meaning

Grammarly has pointed out that this sentence may be wordy: The goal is to tackle the classification of documents with respect to ICD. due to the usage of "with respect to". It recommends me to ...
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Synonym for 'blinkered' with positive connotations

I want to say: "a blinkered pursuit of pure excellence" and was wondering if there was a more positive adjective I could use instead of 'blinkered', as it is not negative in this context. However, I ...
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Easy to practice synonym

I try to find a synonym of easy-to-practice to describe an easy-to-practice yoga. What is a word that describes something that is easy to practice? I thought of straightforward but it's more like easy-...
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What is another term for “through osmosis”?

I am looking for a single word to replace the phrase "through osmosis" with a single term, if that's even the correct phrase... Example: When my daughter's project won the science fair, I too felt ...
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Appropriate Synonym for 'accelerated' in thesis title [closed]

I have the following thesis title: On the acceleration of X Methods: superfast Y Solver for Z My thesis goal and reached objective is "Improving X and using it into Y, which becomes very fast". I ...
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Is there a single word meaning figuratively 'separate wheat from chaff' (good from bad), about teaching ideas?

Is there a single word meaning 'separate wheat from chaff'? The closest I've found is 'winnow' but it doesn't really capture the sentiment. I'm looking for a word to help describe a person, an ...
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Usage of plesionyms (i.e. slightly differing synonyms)

Plesionyms are synonymous words which have slight differences in meaning. What are the examples of it? I found: Fog v Mist Fearless v Brave When and why are they are used? What are the aspects ...
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How to say “and more!” in a more professional sense

We are in the process of writing an ad that details our curriculum, and the ad goes something like this - "...fall prevention, medical emergencies, AND MORE!" I keep thinking there has to be a better ...
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'Discouraged' as an antonym of 'recommended'?

We're designing short informative messages to be displayed as feedback on a design application. The usage of a particular type of lens is either recommended or recommended against. The positive ...
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Is fight always of a negative connotation?

Is fight always of a negative connotation? Is there a better one that conveys the same points with a more positive meaning? As in “fighting for change”?
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A better alternative to 'segment' denoting the part of daily academic routine

The definition of 'segment' from English Oxford Living Dictionaries: segment (noun) 1. each of the parts into which something is or may be divided. I hope we can say "segments of the ...
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What is another word for perspective? [closed]

In the sentence: This experience gave me a new [perspective]. What would be an eloquent word (or short phrase) that I could use instead of "perspective"?
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Finding the right word for a process

How would one say that he did the same thing (e.g. making the same dish) but in different ways in a single word? a more elaborated example would be, I used different technologies to achieve the same ...
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A better way of saying “inventions are invented” [closed]

“It is a great privilege to be born in the century of innovation. This is a time when revolutionary inventions are invented daily.” I need alternatives, but I've already used "created" as a word, don'...
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Another word for “negatively affected” [closed]

is there a word that can be used instead of negatively affected. For example if two companies merged and many people lost their jobs in the process. I want to refer to those who lost their jobs as ...
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Another word for “dominate” [closed]

I’m trying to find a better word for “dominate” in the following sentences. It feels to me that “dominate” has more of a “subdue” meaning rather than “having deep knowledge about something”, which is ...
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I need a word that is for when something implies another thing will happen [closed]

Basically, I have a sentence that says something that happened and the following sentence explains what happens in response. The response is inevitable so the occurrence implies the response. I need a ...
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Word for “disliking something at first but then eventually liking it”

Single word for "disliking something at first but then eventually liking it."
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Is there a phrase for “I cast a glance” but as in an accident?

I want to say "I accidentally cast a glance at my watch... shoot! It's 10:30" except I don't want to use the word "accidentally" (or cast for that matter...). Is there a way to maybe combine ...
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'Every two' as synonymous with 'every other'

In the sentence "a copy for every two people", i.e. 'to share", would every two be synomymous with every other, where the latter would be used in the same sense as it is used in "I used to visit her ...
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A word for someone who falsely believes that a danger is no threat [closed]

I am looking for a succinct single word that sums up the following definition: A person who falsely believes that an impending danger is of no real threat To add some context - I have frequently ...
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How are synonyms punctuated?

I am translating a text to English that uses a lot of repetitive synonyms in a row, and I am wondering how to best form a sentence that sounds English without creating confusion. Which connector to ...
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What are some exact replacements for the word floccinaucinihiliplication?

Floccinaucinihilipilification means, according to Oxford dictionaries, "The action or habit of estimating something as worthless." Is there a replacement that conveys this meaning exactly? ...
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A synonym for one subsidiary of a group (accounting software)

We're a subsidiary company who develops software solutions for a group of other subsidiaries. The latter specialize in the same business process (iron ore mining/dressing). In our projects we use '...
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Internationally recognized synonym/term for 'technical passport'?

What's the common, internationally recognized term for such a document: A technical passport is a document intended for the customer. It contains the most important technical data of the machine or ...
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Is the word “selfie” formal enough to be used in official documents?

I was asked to edit a translation and I noticed that the original English sentence is: Selfie (only) - You will only need to upload a selfie photo. The context is the process of uploading ...
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Categorising eating habits in a single word or short term

Is there a word or term to describe preferred eating habits (other than "eating habits")? That is to say, a catch-all category to describe the states of being a carnivore, vegan, pescitarian, ...
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What is the differece between garbage,litter,rubbish and trash [duplicate]

Why do we use different words for a same meaning?what is the difference?
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True Word for Discount Manipulation - “Companies that creating fake discount perception”

Some companies use fake discount manipulation techniques to increase their income. If we use a word in common, I call them scammer. Perception list in terms of example: P.S: I know, I used the word ...
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A better alternative to “taking out pomegranate seeds by hands”

Today, I found the usage of the verb "peel" in OffSet site, which says: Man's hands peeling a pomegranate. I am sure that "peel" can easily be used in "peeling potatoes", as we strip off their ...