For instance, take the word 'morose.' The definition of 'morose' is 'gloomily or sullenly ill-humored.' Sometimes, even reading a dictionary definition is not enough to give us a complete understanding of a word.
Most dictionaries provide synonyms and antonyms, as well.
WEBSTER’S NEW WORLD® ROGET’S A-Z THESAURUS by Charlton Laird and the editors of Webster’s New World dictionaries.
Copyright © 1999 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost.
Sometimes, we get stuck when trying to choose the best word in a sentence, or we tend to use the same words too often.
For instance, we might be looking for a word that means the opposite of 'courageous,' but we want to choose a different word than 'scared.' Let's take on the antonym challenge and see if we can find a better word!
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