Evaluation of Subtle Differences of 426 Selected Sets of Synonyms -- A Total of 2307 Synonym Words -- Page 3
This is a list of some selected words and how their synonyms differ in their meaning.
  1. assign, allot, apportion, allocate. These verbs mean to set aside or give out in portions or shares.
  2. attack, bombard, assail, storm, assault, beset. These verbs mean to set upon, physically or figuratively.
  3. attribute, ascribe, impute, credit, assign, and refer. These verbs mean to consider as resulting from, proper to, or belonging to a person or thing.
  4. average, medium, mediocre, fair, middling, indifferent, tolerable. These adjectives indicate rank or position around the middle of a scale of evaluation.
  5. aware, cognizant, conscious, sensible, awake, alert, watchful, vigilant. These adjectives mean mindful or heedful of something.
  6. awkward, clumsy, maladroit, inept, gauche, ungainly. These adjectives mean lacking grace or skill in movement, manner, or performance.
  7. bad, evil, wicked. These adjectives are compared as they mean departing from moral or ethical standards.
  8. banish, exile, expatriate, deport, transport, extradite. These verbs mean to send away from a country or state.
  9. base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork. These nouns all pertain to what underlies and supports.
  10. bear, endure, stand, abide, suffer, tolerate. These verbs are compared in the sense of withstanding or sustaining what is difficult or painful to undergo.
  11. bearing, manner, demeanor, mien, presence. These nouns pertain to a person's behavior as it reveals such distinctive personal qualities as his or her individuality or upbringing.
  12. beautiful, lovely, pretty, handsome, comely, fair. All these adjectives apply to what excites aesthetic admiration.
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