The #Write #Word? Post 27

Stuart Aken

tranquil Thanks to wordart.com for the means to create the word cloud!

Struggling to find the ‘right’ word for your writing? You’re not alone. Maybe, in trying to improve my own work, I can help other writers.

Today’s words: Tranquil/Turbulent, Transpire, Take action to, Tennant, Triskaidekaphobia.

Antonyms: words that express the opposite of other words can be hard to find, because thesauruses usually give no examples. When lost for such opposites, if I can’t dig a suitable word from my grey matter, I reach for ‘The New Nuttall Dictionary of English Synonyms and Antonyms’ published 1986, which generally solves my dilemma.

Tranquil: Possible synonyms include reposeful, peaceful, impassive, inexcitable, and pleasurable.

Turbulent: Alternatives include disorderly, violent, and excitable.

Usage for Tranquil/Turbulent:

‘By the lake, Amber stretched delicate toes into the tranquil cool waters and contemplated the ripples distorting the mirrored mountains on the far shore. But her mind and…

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  5 comments for “The #Write #Word? Post 27

  1. 07/14/2018 at 3:01 pm

    Reading your quote from Ursula K. Leguin I can’t help thinking of another popular quote: ‘Speach may be silver, but silence is gold! (In some cases, I should ad 😉

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    • 07/14/2018 at 3:27 pm

      Yes, I agree and sometimes “silence is gold” should apply in many cases. 😉

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  2. 07/15/2018 at 8:02 am

    Thaks for spreading the words by reblogging,Eugenia.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. 07/16/2018 at 7:04 am

    Eugenia,

    Nice share! When I read the word pair, I immediately came up with… “The turbulent storm dissipated rapidly revealing nothing but tranquil blue skies.” 🙂

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