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execute is a synonym of perform

verb [ ek-si-kyoot ]

execute is another word for perform

✅  Perform is the best word to refer to completing a course of action, especially one needing prolonged, regular, or methodical work (to perform your duties well).

✅  Perform is a more general word than execute, often used as a more formal word for do (to perform acts of heroism).

✅  Execute is the best word to refer to carrying out an order, plan, or program (She trusted me to execute the mission).

✅  Execute is often used in computer technology meaning to run a program (The processor executed the code in the segment).

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towering is a synonym of tall

adjective [ tou-er-ing ]

towering is another word for tall

✅  Tall is the best word when something is either a lot higher than it is wide or of more than average height (a tall vase).

✅  Towering is the best word to describe something that is much taller than the things around it, even if they are also tall (a towering tree).

✅  Tall is mostly an objective characteristic, whereas towering is usually about the relationship between something and its surroundings (The towering rock wall that scared her as a child seemed small and insignificant when she was an adult).

✅  Towering often implies that something is intimidating or scary (He was a towering figure in the magazine industry).

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frustrate is a synonym of baffle

verb [ fruhs-treyt ]

frustrate is another word for baffle

✅  Baffle and frustrate both refer to stopping someone’s progress or efforts.

✅  Baffle suggests preventing someone from accomplishing a purpose by confusing or perplexing them (The clue baffled them so much that they couldn’t solve the case).

✅  Frustrate is best when an outside force causes all efforts or attempts to be ineffectual and nothing ever comes from them (His lack of cooperation frustrated their plans).

✅  It can be a person who frustrates or baffles someone’s plans, but it’s more commonly a wider system, often a bureaucratic one, such as the legal system or local government (The plan for a new swimming pool was frustrated by building regulations).

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