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  1. Do You Know These Synonyms For “Toilet”?

  2. What’s Another Word For “Cute”?

    When cute won’t cut it, try these words instead Puppies are undeniably cute, as are toddlers, bunnies, and Baby Yoda. Beyond that, however, cute just doesn’t always cut it.  An adjective, cute is defined as “attractive, especially in a dainty way; pleasingly pretty.” It sounds nice enough, and there are certainly cases in which it’s used with the best of intentions. In other cases, however, it’s …

  3. “Fictional,” “Fictitious,” And “Fictive”: Are They Synonyms?

    Although some people absolutely love reading true stories, there are others who have no interest in nonfiction books. Instead, they prefer to dive into stories from made-up universes instead of immersing themselves in facts. So do they prefer fictional novels, fictitious tales, or fictive stories? All three of these adjectives look and sound similar, but are they synonyms that can be interchanged? The answer is …

  4. Compliment Your Mom With These Unique Synonyms

  5. “M.D.” vs. “Ph.D.” vs. “Dr.”: Are They Synonyms?

    Quick: when you hear the word doctor, what do you picture? Most would probably describe someone in a white lab coat with a stethoscope hanging around their neck or someone in medical scrubs—someone you would seek out if you have a deep cut that needed stitches. That word doctor, however, is a title assigned to many who don’t come close to that description, many of …

  6. Synonyms Across Generations: Is It A Mixtape Or Playlist?

    Does your grandfather still call the fridge an “icebox”? Have you ever wondered why your mom calls the remote a “clicker”? Are you the kind of person who stubbornly still refers to your contact list as a “Rolodex”? As technology advances, the language that we use changes. New inventions (and conventions) prompt most of us to abandon old-fashioned terms like icebox in favor of more …

  7. Zip, Zilch, Nada! 16 Ways To Say “Nothing”

    What are you doing on January 16th? After all the holiday parties, events, and shenanigans, you can take this day in particular to relax. Why? January 16th is National Nothing Day! In a world that requires near-constant busyness, this day (and unofficial holiday) is an excuse to kick your feet up and do … nothing. National Nothing Day was proposed in 1972 by Harold Pullman …

  8. Can Emoji Have Synonyms?