Sharing Stuart Aken’s – The #Write #Word? featuring the word -fabulous.
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Do you sometimes struggle to find the ‘right’ word for your writing? I do. Perhaps, in improving myself, I can help other writers.
Today’s words: Fabulous, Generally, Famously.
Synonyms are alternative words that might say exactly what you’re trying to convey.
Fabulous: an adjective with a good number of shades of meaning, and one that can be used either literally or metaphorically. It’s shortened version ‘Fab’ was first recorded in 1957 but became popular with the rise of The Beatles in the early 1960s, known as The Fab Four’. The word means ‘based on fable, something founded on fictitious tales, unhistorical’.
Roget’s Thesaurus gives the following alternatives: unreal, prodigious, imaginary, untrue, super, pleasurable, and noteworthy. Under the subheading ‘super’ are another 40 synonyms including fantastic, groovy, wizzo, gorgeous, stunning, capital, scrumptious and juicy.
Usage for Fabulous:
‘You look absolutely fabulous!’ Here, we could employ…
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