Thesaurus

Congress protests against violence during West Bengal panchayat polls nomination process

Video: Sandipan Chatterjee; Editing: Rupesh Malviya<p>PHOTO<p>NEWS<p>BLOGS<p>LATEST<p>MOST VIEWED<p>MOST COMMENTED<p>‘Not Sick, We’re Intoxicated, It Is Like A Heroin …

Panchayat

Best Smartphone Apps for Poetry Writing

Writing poetry goes all in on technology with apps for tablets and smartphones that give poets all kinds of new-fangled tools, along with apps for …

Apps

How to Improve Your Vocabulary With ProWritingAid

One of the fundamentals of becoming a good writer is an excellent command of vocabulary.If you continue to use the same words, your writing gets …

Creative Writing

UN Resources & Documents | Dag Hammarskjöld Library | United Nations

United Nations Digital Library: The Digital Library includes UN documents, voting data, speeches, maps, and open access publications. The platform …

United Nations

What tools do you use to write?

What the Editors of The Writing Cooperative Think<b>Justin</b><b>: I tend to scratch ideas out using Apple Notes. Those ideas are then transferred into either</b> …

Writing

How To Write A Novel: Step By Step

Thinking about writing a novel? Don’t know where to start? It’s not that hard, if you really want to do it. I guess that really is the first step. …

Writing

Honestly, Shut Your Face, Sean Penn

The actor wrote a #metoo poem. And it's baaad.<p>So, Sean Penn penned a #MeToo poem. (Warning: that <i>Penn-penned</i> wordplay is going to be the only good thing about this post.)<p>Inexplicably included in his debut novel, <i>Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,</i> (which, sure... no time to harp on that), the six-page poem …

Celebrity Gossip

If the critics are right, maybe Sean Penn should stick to acting

It's only been one day since the release of his novel "Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff," but Sean Penn's foray into the world of literature already isn't going well for the Oscar-winning actor.<p>Penn's print debut — a version of "Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff" was originally released as an audiobook — has …

Lifestyle

Managing the Unruly Mind

How an old lady who took up writing in retirement figures out how to sound (occasionally) wise and coherentTry as I might, I am simply unable to …

Non-fiction

The Best Writing Tips I Wish I Had Known From The Very Beginning!

Writing is not an easy endeavor. It requires practicing a skill in order to hone the ability. The key to mastering any art is not to give up! Our …

Creative Writing

Occupation Thesaurus Entry: Auto Mechanic

<b>Jobs are as important for our characters as they are for real people.</b> A character’s career might be their dream job or one they’ve chosen due to …

College & University

5 Writing Tips from Someone Learning to Write

Seasoned writers have a lot of wisdom to offer, but as someone learning to write, here are some newbie tips that are guaranteed to be useful.Now, you …

Creative Writing

Poetry in the Digital Writing Workshop

April is National Poetry Month, when the genre becomes the focus of my middle school classroom’s writing workshop. Although pioneers of writing …

Education Technology

megatherium, n. : Oxford English Dictionary

Thesaurus »<p>Categories »<p><b>1.</b> A giant ground sloth of the genus <i>Megatherium</i> (family Megatheriidae) or the group including this genus, known from fossil …

Oxford Dictionary

The 10 Words LinkedIn Says to Strike from Your Professional Profile

Being `passionate' doesn't make you unique.<p>Time to break out the thesaurus. LinkedIn today released its 2018 Top 10 Buzzwords in the U.S. Two of them -- "leadership" and "strategic" -- overlap with the 14 words that recruiters and I last month suggested avoiding on your LinkedIn profile.<p>The 10 …

High School

Can You Make Your Brain Fall Out Of Love?

When Dessa, a rapper and singer who is a member of the hip-hop crew Doomtree, found herself in a volatile on-again off-again relationship, she felt …

Relationships

QuillBot is "a smart thesaurus for sentences"

QuillBot rewrites phrases, making it easy to tweak results and understand what it's up to in each variation.<p>Four and seven years ago our fathers gave …

Thesaurus

Oxford English Dictionary

• <b>What's new:</b> More than 700 new words, phrases, and senses have entered the <i>Oxford English Dictionary</i> in our latest update, which sees the inclusion of</i> …

Oxford Dictionary

Beware the thesaurus

Someone recently asked me if I knew another word for <i>entertaining</i>.<p>“What’s the context?” I replied, wondering if the writer was looking for an …

Language

The Tatler banned-word thesaurus

• <b>achingly</b> disturbingly, divertingly, very• <b><br>back in the day</b> there was a time, when I was younger, then, once upon a time• <b><br>bang-on-trend</b> hip, hot, …

Taxonomy

Intentions for a new year

I am not one to set New Year Resolutions, but I do want to set intentions for the coming year. Purpose, goals, plans, objectives and targets. All …

Taxonomy

Become a More Inventive Cook With The Flavor Thesaurus

At its most basic, a thesaurus is a book of synonyms. When a writer feels a certain word doesn't have enough flair, a thesaurus will offer up alternatives with pizazz. That may prompt some obnoxiously overcomplicated writing, sure, but with careful use, a thesaurus can bring more nuance to your …

Taxonomy

'Read, read, read.' The advice Louise Bernice Halfe would give to her younger self

Louise Bernice Halfe is a Cree poet from Two Hills, Alta. A survivor of the residential school system, she often draws on her childhood experiences …

Creative Writing

The Chemical Thesaurus reaction chemistry database

The <b>Chemical Thesaurus reaction chemistry database</b> has extensive links to Wikipedia & NIST.<p>If you have any queries, comments, suggestions, bug, typo …

Chemistry

Thesaurus results for HEEBIE-JEEBIES

a sense of panic or extreme nervousness<p>I got a bad case of the <i>heebie-jeebies</i> before the audition.<p><b>Synonyms of heebie-jeebies</b><p><b>Words Related to</b> …

Etymology

One more mistake

An Oct. 1 grammar mistake was especially egregious because it appeared on the op-ed page over Ruth Marcus’s column: “One fewer hostage in the Senate.” The adjective “few” means “not many but more than one,” and “fewer” is the comparative form — so “fewer” cannot be used to modify the singular noun …

Opinion

The Impotence of Blaming 'Evil'

If guns aren’t a problem, why does the U.S. have so many more shootings than any other country?<p>For all its use, “thoughts and prayers” doesn’t appear to have produced a quantifiable reduction in the rates of gun violence. Over years of mass murders in the United States, the aphorism has become a …

Guns

self-effacing (adjective) definition and synonyms

Close<p>What are red words?<p>90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded …

Language

The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma

<b>Understanding the Psychological Impact of a Character’s Past Pain</b><p>Readers connect to characters with depth, ones that have experienced life’s ups and …

Writing

The 10 Best Online Dictionaries - learn English,english,dictionary,online

Online Dictionary and Thesaurus from Collins with over 1 million words: Definitions, synonyms, pronunciations, translations, origin and examples.<p>The …

Language