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.
- 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.