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List of 17 Common Synonyms in English from A to C with Examples

by | Dec 16, 2018 | English Vocabulary

Ashin Damika

Ashin Damika

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Today I am going to share with you common and useful English words thesaurus. 

 

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Ashin Damika

List of 17 Common Synonyms in English from A to C with Examples

ONE for Not+(one or one+) (A) (B) (C)

  1. absent=not here,not present/(Absent minded=not thinking of what one is doing)/(to absent(oneself)=to stay away from,not be present/n. absence=state of being absent/absentee=one who is absent,eg. owner of land)
  2. ajar=not quite shut,(eg. door,window)
  3. ambiguous=not clear(as to meaning/ which may be understood in more than one way)
  4. archaic=not used(any more),(very old)
  5. (archaism=the used of an old word or form of words no longer in common use)
  6. artificial=not real,not by nature,(pretended/artifice=a trick/artificer=a good workman)
  7. askew=not straight/(out of order)
  8. aslant=not straight(up & down)/sloping
  9. awake=adj. not sleeping/(active in mind)(to wake from sleep/to excite to action/awaken=to awake)
  10. away=not at home(or in the usual place/apart)(Fall away=not to support any more/to desert)(To throw away=throw out as of no further use/Pass away=to die/to work away=continue working/Right away
    =at once,now/Far & away the best=much the best)
  11. awkward=not clever(in doing or making thing)/(difficult to deal with/ungraceful/To be in awkward situation=to be in difficulties) (A)10
  12. backward=not equal to others/(a backward child=one who is not level in his power of thought or strength with other children of the same age)/not eager to act,slow/(backwards=towards the back)
  13. bastard=not real/not of the usual kind/(a child whose parents were not married)belles – letters=not scientific writing/(writing,such as poetry,stories,etc. )
  14. bleak=not cheerful(cheerless) & cold
  15. bleary(eyed)=not seeing well/(having red, painful eyes)
  16. blurred=not clear in shape,(- – – as if seen through a mist) (B)5
  17. cold=not showing love/(calm & without feeling/In cold blood=when quite calm/Throw cold water on(a plan)=say that it is useless or impossible)//(opposite of hot) //(an illness causing pain in throat & running of liquid from the nose)
    crude=(of work or speech)not well finished/not polish/(bad – mannered)//(rough & bitter to taste/in the natural state) (C) 2

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