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Distortion: the action of giving a misleading account or impression.
Deviation: the action of departing from an established course or accepted standard.
Change: make or become different.
Amusement: the state or experience of finding something funny.
Diversion: an activity that diverts the mind from tedious or serious concerns; a recreation or pastime.
Synonym of Diversion is Distortion.
The synonym is FEEBLE is weak.
Meanings of the given words:
Pious : Strongly believing in religion.
Pure : not mixed or adulterated with any other substance or material.
Pretentious : means showing off.
Clean : free from dirt, marks, or stains.
Devout : Having or showing deep religious feeling.
Therefore answer : Pious = Devout.
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Q. Guess the correct synonym of the following words:
Synonym of Timid is Shy.
Shy usually means you are too embarrassed to say anything, like a shy person at a party doesn't want to join the conversation.
Timid like Maria said, is fearful of things, usually you imagine the word "timid" with a mouse, if you are timid like a mouse, you are cautious of everything around you and won't take risks unless you have to.
Solvent : means able to pay one's debts or not in debt.
Bankrupt : means unable to pay his debts or exhausted.
So insolvent means bankrupt.
Unconnected not joined together or to something else.
Chaotic : in a state of complete confusion and disorder.
Unaccountable : unable to be explained; Inexplicable.
Confusing : bewildering or perplexing.
Inexplicable : unable to be explained or accounted for.
Synonym of Inexplicable is Unaccountable
The synonym of BARE is UNCOVERED.
The word “deify” means to “worship or regard as a god.” For example: “she was deified by the early Romans as a fertility goddess”.
Frank is a synonym of candid.
As adjectives the difference between frank and candid is that frank is honest, especially in an manner that seems slightly blunt while candid is impartial and free from prejudice.
As verbs the difference between cancel and repeal is that cancel is to cross out something with lines etc while repeal is to cancel, invalidate, annul.
To lynch is to murder, or unlawfully kill. When an angry mob kills someone they believe is guilty of a crime, they lynch that person. Through history, when a group of people murders someone, especially by hanging him by the neck, they are usually said to lynch him.
Transparent : (of a material or article) allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be distinctly seen.
Fleeting : lasting for a very short time.
Feeble : lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness.
Fanciful : over-imaginative and unrealistic.
Transient : lasting for a very short time.
Synonym of Transient is Fleeting
Torment : severe physical or mental suffering.
Chastisement : to criticize someone severely.
Harassment : aggressive pressure or intimidation.
Terror : extreme fear.
Torture : the action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or in order to force them to do or say something.
Synonym of Torture is Torment
Hindrance : a thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone.
Repression : the action of subduing someone or something by force.
Obstacle : a thing that blocks one's way or prevents or hinders progress.
Restriction : a limiting condition or measure, especially a legal one.
Restraint : a measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control.
Bliss : perfect happiness; great joy.
Depression : feelings of severe despondency and dejection.
Indecency : an indecent act or expression.
Recession : a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters.
Salacity : the expression of undue or inappropriate interest in sexual matters.
Synonym of Salacity is Indecency
Soothe : gently calm (a person or their feelings).
Merge : combine or cause to combine to form a single entity.
Purchase : acquire (something) by paying for it; buy.
Glisten : (of something wet or greasy) shine with a sparkling light.
Meld : blend; combine.
Synonym of Meld is Merge
The synonym of NEUTRAL is unbiased.
Messenger : a person who carries a message or is employed to carry messages.
Steward : a person employed to look after the passengers on a ship, aircraft, or train.
Forerunner : a person or thing that precedes the coming or development of someone or something else.
Pilot : a person who operates the flying controls of an aircraft.
Harbinger : a forerunner of something.
Diligent is a synonym for hardworking in industrious topic.
When used as verbs, admonish means to warn or notify of a fault, whereas reprimand means to reprove in a formal or official way. Reprimand is also noun with the meaning: a severe, formal or official reproof.
Artificial : made or produced by human beings rather than occurring naturally, especially as a copy of something natural.
Superficial : appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely.
Foolish : lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
Worthless : having no real value or use.
Shallow : not exhibiting, requiring, or capable of serious thought.
Synonym of Shallow is Superficial
Animated : full of life or excitement; lively.
Enraptured : give intense pleasure or joy to.
Bewildered : perplexed and confused; very puzzled.
Fitful : active or occurring spasmodically or intermittently; not regular or steady.
Ecstatic : feeling or expressing overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement.
Synonym of Ecstatic is Enraptured