Top 16 smart synonyms you should use

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Web Desk: Synonym is a word that means exactly or nearly same as another word, you can make your writing much more captivating by choosing lively synonyms for a word in sentences. It’s usage make your writing more vivid and create a more intriguing image in the mind of others.

There is certainly some treasure to be unearthed in one, here is a list of 16 smart-sounding synonyms to reboot your vocabulary.

Instead of ‘Paunchy’, try using ‘Abdominous’ for a large belly.

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Instead of ‘Bad language’, try using ‘Billingsgate’

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Instead of using ‘Bad idea’ use ‘Cacoethes.’

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Instead of ‘Skillful’ try using ‘Daedal’.

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Instead of using ‘Confuse’ try using ‘Embrangle’.

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Instead of ‘feverish’ try using ‘Febrile’.

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Instead of using ‘Slippery’, try using ‘Gliddery’.

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Instead of using ‘Goose Bumps’, try using ‘Horripilation’.

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Instead of using ‘Smelly’, try using ‘Mephitic’.

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Instead of using ‘Miser’, try using ‘Nipcheese’.

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Instead of using ‘Bend’ try using ‘Obliquate’.

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Instead of using ‘Cheerful’, try using ‘Riant’.

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Instead of using ‘Predict’, try using ‘Vaticinate’.

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Instead of using ‘Unlucky, use ‘Wanchancy’.

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Instead of using, ‘Last night’, use ‘Yesternight’.

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Instead of using ‘Criticism’ try using ‘Zoilism’.

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Source: Mental floss

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