SYNONYMS

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Use our dictionary of synonyms to find substitutes when you want to avoid using the same word repeatedly when speaking or writing, to find a more modern or more formal equivalent of a word, or to broaden your vocabulary.

Is 'irregardless' a real word
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Video: is ‘irregardless’ a real word?

 

What does irregardless mean, and is it correct? Watch this video for the facts. Find more information about irregardle…

Questions about language

Why is the alphabet arranged the way it is? How many words are there in the English language? Get the answers to some intriguing language questions.

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Words you learn at the vicarage

 

I share something in common with Jane Austen, Tori Amos, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Vincent van Gogh: I am the child of a clergyman.…