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Monday, November 23, 2020


intrepid is a synonym of fearless

adjective [ in-trep-id ]

intrepid is another word for fearless

Someone who is intrepid stays their course regardless of obstacles that arise. This bold adjective is a close synonym for fearless, but intrepid suggests a degree more resolve and daring. Adventurers, explorers, and travelers are all commonly described as intrepid; reporters, too, though not scaling mountains and traversing seas, are often described as intrepid, surmounting obstacles of a different variety. The phrase intrepid soul is used to refer to an individual who dares to do something to the surprise, delight, or admiration of others.

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intrepid reporter
The story had career-making potential for whichever intrepid reporter dared to take it on.
a few intrepid + noun
The rancher watched as a few intrepid cows broke from the herd and ran straight up the hill in search of greener pastures.

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Sunday, November 22, 2020


invigorate is a synonym of energize

verb [ in-vig-uh-reyt ]

invigorate is another word for energize

The verb invigorate is bursting with life! It means “to give vigor to” or “to fill with life and energy.” This animated term is similar to energize, but invigorate, drawing on vigor “vitality,” emphasizes healthy physical or mental energy or power. A brisk walk in mountain air will invigorate your senses; a fascinating conversation will invigorate your mind; and, applied a little more broadly, actions taken by a governing body, such as a city government, might invigorate a local economy.

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inspire and invigorate
The incredible stories shared by her neighbors inspired and invigorated her.
invigorate + economy
The senators were convinced that the legislation, if passed, would invigorate the economy.

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Saturday, November 21, 2020


embroil is a synonym of involve

verb [ em-broil ]

embroil is another word for involve

The verb embroil is used to talk about involvements or entanglements of a particularly contentious or messy nature. If a person is embroiled in controversy, they are at the center of a bitter dispute or are deeply involved in a complex situation marked by discord and hostility. The more general verb involve is often used to talk about participation in something embarrassing or troublesome, but it does not convey the same degree of complication or strife.

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embroil in controversy
The company was embroiled in controversy after its CEO refused to denounce sexist remarks that were leaked to the press.
currently embroiled
The musician is currently embroiled in a legal battle with her record label over who owns the rights to her songs.

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