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15 other words for ‘big’

The word ‘big’ is one of the most frequently used words in English, yet there are many other different words you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. Why not use these words if you want to talk about the… Read More

15 other words for ‘nice’

The word ‘nice’ is one of the most frequently used words in English, yet there are many other different words you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. Why not use these words if you want to talk about the… Read More

9 other words for ‘talk’

The word ‘talk’ is frequently used in English, yet there are many other different words you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. Many synonyms for ‘talk’ describe how quickly someone talks or how much they say – try some… Read More

11 other words for ‘shout’

The word ‘’shout’ is one that is frequently used in English, yet there are many other different words you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. Why not try these words instead of using ‘shout’? bawl                      Our neighbour is always… Read More

11 other words for ‘say’

The word ‘say’ is one of the most frequently used words in English, yet there are many other different words you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. Why not use these words if you want to say something quietly?… Read More

15 other words for ‘run’

When you want to describe how to move quickly, the word ‘run’ comes to mind. However, ‘run’ is used very frequently in English, and there are many other words that you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. If you… Read More

What’s the difference between bass and base?

This week we are looking at two words which are sometimes confused: bass and base. bass A bass saxophone, guitar, or other musical instrument is one that has a lower range of notes than other instruments of its kind. The vocalist had been joined by the lead… Read More

What’s the difference between sting and bite?

This week we are looking at two words which are sometimes confused: sting and bite. sting Sting is usually a verb. Its past tense and past participle is stung. If a creature such as a bee, wasp, or scorpion stings you, it pricks your skin and… Read More

What’s the difference between illness and disease?

This week we are looking at two words which are sometimes confused: illness and disease. illness If you have an illness, there is something wrong with your health. An illness can last for a long time or a short time, and its effects can be serious or not serious. Read More