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Evaluation of Subtle Differences of 426
Selected Sets of Synonyms
A Total of 2307 Synonymous Words

Some Background Synonyms are different words (or sometimes phrases) with identical or very similar meanings. Words that are synonyms are said to be synonymous, and the state of being a synonym is called synonymy. The word comes from Ancient Greek syn ("with") and onoma ("name"). The words car and automobile are synonyms. Similarly, if we talk about a long time or an extended time, long and extended become synonyms. In the figurative sense, two words are often said to be synonymous if they have the same connotation.

Remember that many thousands of English words that are spelled the same have very divergent meanings.
For Example:
Flash - These nouns denote bright light, especially when it is a visible sign of combustion.
Flash - These verbs mean to send forth light.
Flash - These nouns denote a brief interval of time.

Here for our List of 426 Sets of Words and their Synonyms

Here for our Alphabetic List of 2307 Synonymous Words

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