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Sunday, September 13, 2020

synonym for happy


adjective [ ih-ley-tid ]

elated is another word for happy

Elated is the perfect adjective to use when you’re in particularly high spirits, especially when that exalted feeling arises from a victory or achievement. This lofty adjective comes from the verb elate, which means “to make very happy or proud,” but in earlier uses meant “to lift; elevate.” So the next time you’re walking on air or beaming with pride (or both!), remember that elated is up there, too, waiting in the wings for you to use it!

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absolutely elated
When he learned that his book was going to be published, he was absolutely elated.
elated and relieved
The couple felt elated and relieved when the paperwork to buy their dream home was finalized.  

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

synonym for effective


adjective [ poht-nt ]

potent is another word for effective

Something that is effective produces a desired or expected result. Something that is potent is not just effective; it's powerful. Potent implies great natural or inherent power, and it works as a synonym for effective when applied to things that are highly persuasive or convincing, such as a well-constructed argument. Potent symbols and potent metaphors are powerfully evocative, and potent ingredients produce powerful physical or chemical effects.

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potent argument
The most potent argument against the project is how much money it will divert from other initiatives.
remains potent
The case the legislator made years ago for campaign finance reform remains potent today.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

synonym for valuable


adjective [ in-val-yoo-uh-buhl ]

invaluable is another word for valuable

Something that is valuable has considerable monetary worth or is particularly useful for a specific purpose. This adjective is often used to talk about things that offer or may one day offer a material advantage or quantifiable benefit. Something that is invaluable has value beyond calculation or appraisal; it is priceless. Here we get into things so important or meaningful, such as the support of a dear friend through a difficult time, or yielding benefits of such great magnitude that they defy measurement or estimation.

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invaluable experience
Though he lost the match, the tennis player said competing against his hero was an invaluable experience.
prove invaluable
Knowing how to drive a manual transmission car proved invaluable when she moved to Europe.

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