The #Write #Word? Post 14

Sharing word lessons by Stuart Aken.

Stuart Aken

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Struggling to find the ‘right’ word for your writing? Me, too. Maybe, in trying to improve my own work, I can help other writers.

Today’s words: Gadget, Gleefully, Gourmet/Gourmand, Get her back up, Liberosis, Garbage.

Synonyms are alternative words that might say exactly what you’re trying to convey.

Gadget: some synonyms are object, contrivance, instrument, and tool. We could also explore artifice, gimmick, invention, contraption, gizmo, apparatus, device, improvisation, utensil, thingummy, whatsit, and doodah.

Usage for Gadget:

‘These days, there seems to be a gadget for almost every activity, but how many of them actually work, or save time and effort, is open to debate.’

‘Henry, pass me that gadget for opening those bottles, will you?’

‘Tired of breaking her fingernails when removing staples from documents, Jenny invented a gadget to do the job, entirely unaware that the staple extractor had been around for…

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  2 comments for “The #Write #Word? Post 14

  1. 04/16/2018 at 12:21 pm


    Gadget is a common word in my dictionary of daily words. Everything is a gadget or a thing-a-mah-gig. 🙂 Thanks for join today’s hodgepodge of 4M, Sparks, A2Z, & BoTB. Have a tunetastic week, my friend!

    Curious as a Cathy
    iPad Art Sketch ‘N’ is for Naptime for Baby

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    • 04/16/2018 at 12:55 pm

      Thank you for visiting, Cathy. Gadget is part of my vocab, as well. I like the word gizmo too.


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