Length ranks your synonyms based on character count.
Common words appear frequently in written and spoken language across many genres from radio to academic journals.
Informal words should be reserved for casual, colloquial communication.
noun. directive, instruction
noun. question, request
noun. requirement to obey; implementation of rule(s)
noun. physical energy, power
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