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In the Gordons' Mess "a Marine" used to stand as synonym for emptiness.

I am sure you understand by this time, Mr. Burns, that Colorado is a synonym for perfection.

The fox is the synonym of cunning, and will often outwit the shrewdest trapper.

Aversion is frequently employed as a synonym for repugnance.

Ziyan caan appears to be used as a synonym of it, or else refers to a part of it.

But the name of Pullman is destined to long remain a synonym of philanthropy.

It was not to be wondered at that the name of Texas became the synonym for savagery.

There cannot be a doubt that the word perception is that synonym.

I have not found it and I am in'' he hesitated, as if searching for a synonym.

So that in our own language "heaven" may still be used as a synonym for "God."

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c. (but rare before 18c.), from Latin synonymum, from Greek synonymon "word having the same sense as another," noun use of neuter of synonymos "having the same name as, synonymous," from syn- "together, same" (see syn-) + onyma, Aeolic dialectal form of onoma "name" (see name (n.)).

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