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Synonyms for the 96 most commonly used words in English

Synonyms for the 96 most commonly used words in English
Amazing — incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary Anger — enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden Angry — mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed Answer — reply, respond, retort, acknowledge Ask– — question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz Awful — dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant Beautiful — pretty, lovely, handsome, attractive, gorgeous, dazzling, splendid, magnificent, comely, fair, ravishing, graceful, elegant, fine, exquisite, aesthetic, pleasing, shapely, delicate, stunning, glorious, heavenly, resplendent, radiant, glowing, blooming, sparkling Begin — start, open, launch, initiate, commence, inaugurate, originate Break — fracture, rupture, shatter, smash, wreck, crash, demolish, atomize Come — approach, advance, near, arrive, reach Image courtesy:

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Animals in Winter So right now in preschool we are learning about Animals in Winter.....I don't know why I always have so much fun with this theme!! Anyway, today for a science experiment, we discovered what it would feel like to be a Polar Bear swimming in the icy water (kind of). First, have each child put their bare hands in a bowl of freezing ice water. We like to count and see how long they can hold it in there (great counting practice).

The 20 Most Controversial Rules in the Grammar World » Online College Search Like anything else involving stringent rules and regulations, grammar harbors a hefty share of obsessive fanboys and fangirls who enjoy debating its ins, outs, and other various quirks. So of course controversies break out in academia, the media, and even intimate conversations between friends. After all, you don’t have to have an English degree to get steamed up when someone uses poor grammar. Here are a few of the ones that churn stomachs and angry up the blood, in no particular order. The Oxford Comma Debates regarding whether the Oxford comma should keep on being used are comparable to those about the death penalty and/or abortion.

MOVE IT MONDAYS VOL II - CLASSROOM MOVEMENT SERIES Okay, okay!! So, I know it's Tuesday and I am flyin' with a Monday piece today (I swear I haven't gotten that far into summer mode yet). However, in my defense, if you came for a little look-see yesterday, you may have noticed that I was guest bloggin' for my palsy-walsy, Katie King, over at Queen of the First Grade Jungle. I thought about just skipping MOVE IT this week (I really like orderly things - except for my home office it seems), but I just started this series and couldn't pass it up. So without getting us too much further away from Monday . . . here she be . . . in all her glory :)

Everything's a Copy, But You Should Still Embrace Your Voice Whatever your creative goal – be it to pen a Pulitzer prize winning novel, shoot an Oscar winning movie, or paint a masterpiece – it’s important to remember that you are constantly surrounded by outside influences. You read, you watch movies, and you examine art. Each of these mediums, with their wide variety of style and voice, influence your life and your creativity. Synonyms for 95 Commonly Used Words - A Mini-Thesaurus for Writers Synonyms for 95 Commonly Used Words in the English language Source for Comic Source for Synonyms Writers Write offers the best writing courses in South Africa. To find out about Writers Write - How to write a book, or The Plain Language Programme - Writing courses for business, email

ESL Activities for Kindergarteners Teaching ESL to kindergartners can be challenging. Many children at the age of five or six are just beginning to become comfortable with one language. Introducing a new language, especially one as complex as English, can thus be difficult. However, studies suggest that children learn languages better than adults, and so children may be able to excel at their ESL studies when they begin in kindergarten. Here are some resources to find tips and activities to help make learning fun and to encourage kids to enjoy getting a firm grasp on the English language. Here’s a list of links to websites that have done an excellent job at compiling activities that would be beneficial and fun when teaching ESL to very young students: pansypanda Sometimes the way you act will have an effect on people in an subconscious. You may not even realize that you are causing causing this effect. Hare are 16 mental life hacks that may cause people to feel a certain way or do something. It may help you in the future. Check them out. These are kind of cool.

19 Words From Medieval Times That We Should Definitely Bring Back Old words are cool. They’ve got this sort of forbidden vibe to them; we haven’t used them in so long, so unearthing them is at once a tribute, yet also this weird longing to capture a spirit and time now relegated to the history books. With that in mind, here are a few medieval words and phrases you can use that are at once practical, and nowadays quite amusing — life would probably be a lot better if we walked around using these words. 1. Vancouver Housing: Renters Live In A $5-Million Mansion For $750/Month From left, Erik Paulsson, Phoenix Muranetz and Jeet-Kei Leung pose in front the South Vancouver mansion they share with several other friends on a nearly one-acre lot worth more than $5 million. (Photo: David P. Ball/The Tyee) "Welcome to our humble abode," Erik Paulsson beckons as he swings open the broad front door of the South Vancouver mansion he shares with a group of friends, his hands wet from dishwashing duty. The local filmmaker's statement is at once sincere and ironic: He and his roommates pay an average of just $750 a month, substantially below the average $1,000-plus one-bedroom rent in the city.