A word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language is called synonym. Let us look at one example here:-

Shut- Please shut the door.

Now the synonym of the word shut is close, so we can also say-Please close the door.

Here is a list of some synonyms which we can use in our daily conversations.

  1. Baffle- Confuse, deceive

The general was trying to confuse the enemy.

She was punished for trying to deceive others.

  • Bossy- Controlling, tyrannical

Her mother is very controlling.

He was a tyrannical ruler.

  • Fair- Just,objective,impartial,unbiased

I just can’t believe this.

Workers at the voting place were trained to discuss the candidate’s beliefs in an unbiased way.

  • Beautiful- Attractive, pretty, lovely, stunning

Your dress is very pretty.

You are looking stunning.

  • Funny- humorous, comical, hilarious, hysterical

The humorous video went viral in just few minutes.

He was comical little figure.

We thought it was hilarious when we first heard about it.

I don’t know about hysterical, but you do get emotional.

Dear readers, these are some synonyms which might in some way or other while using language. I will come some more words in my next blog. Keep reading.