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inquire is a synonym of ask

verb [ in-kwahyuhr ]

inquire is another word for ask

✅  Ask and inquire are both commonly used in the context of posing a question.

✅  Inquire is the more formal of the two (May I inquire about the price?). Ask is more general—it can also be used to request things (I asked for a glass of water).

  Inquire often implies you’re asking about something specific, or asking with a specific motivation or intent. It’s usually followed with the words after, into, or about (I’m calling to inquire about the position).

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precise is a synonym of accurate

adjective [ pri-sahys ]

precise is another word for accurate

✅  Accurate is the best word to use when something is true, factual, or conforms to the spirit of something (accurate work; accurate statement; accurate portrayal).

✅  Precise is similar, but is used to convey specificity and detail (precise number; precise wording).

✅  You can be accurate without taking special care, but being precise depends on being very careful (It was an accurate representation; She gave me precise details).

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boorish is a synonym of rude

adjective [ boor-ish ]

boorish is another word for rude

✅  Boorish is the best word to use when describing someone who doesn’t pay attention to other people’s feelings (She had a boorish manner).

✅  Rude is more general, suggesting that someone is impolite or has bad manners (rude behavior).

✅  Boorish often describes a more purposeful rudeness, or even a personality (his boorish cousin).

✅  While rude can describe someone’s general personality, it more often describes someone’s attitude or behavior in an individual social interaction, which may be unintentional (It was a well-intentioned comment, but it sounded rude).

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