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incense incense
/ɪn ˈsɛns /

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  • synonym synonym  /ˈsɪ nə ˌnɪm/ ?  two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous…

    synonym meaning(s) 

    • (n) two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context

    synonym usage(s)

    1. Very quickly, however, Piltdown became a synonym for phony; and England's claim to antiquity was cut short by several hundred thousand years.
    2. Sheik Mo has made Dubai an internationally recognized synonym for success in a Middle East that has been plagued by war, civil discontent and religious extremism.
  • synonym finder synonym finder  a book containing a classified list of synonyms
  • synonymist synonymist  a student of synonyms
  • synonymity synonymity  the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context)…
  • synonymous synonymous  /sə ˈnɑ nə məs/ ?  (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
  • synonymously synonymously  /sə ˈnɑ nə məs li/ ?  in a synonymous manner
  • synonymousness synonymousness  the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given…
  • synonymy synonymy  the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context)…
  • synopses synopses  /sɪ ˈnɑp siz/ ?  a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
  • synopsis synopsis  /sɪ ˈnɑp sɪs/ ?  a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
  • synoptic synoptic  /sɪ ˈnɑp tɪk/ ?  presenting a summary or general view of a whole
  • synoptic gospels synoptic gospels  the first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life from…
  • synoptical synoptical  /sɪ ˈnɑp tɪ kəl/ ?  presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially…
  • synoptics synoptics  /sɪ ˈnɑp tɪks/ ?  the first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life…
  • synovia synovia  viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths…
  • synovial synovial  relating to or secreting synovia
  • synovial fluid synovial fluid  viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon…
  • synovial joint synovial joint  a joint so articulated as to move freely
  • synovial membrane synovial membrane  a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the…
  • synovitis synovitis  inflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint; results in…
  • synovium synovium  a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule…
  • synsemantic synsemantic  of a word or phrase meaningful only when it occurs in the company of other…
  • synset synset  a set of one or more synonyms
  • syntactic syntactic  /sɪn ˈtæk tɪk/ ?  of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax
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