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luscious is a synonym of delicious

adjective [ luhsh-uhs ]

luscious is another word for delicious

✅  Both adjectives describe something pleasing to the senses (the delicious smell of baked bread; a luscious red rose).

✅  Luscious describes something that is ripe, rich, or luxuriant (luscious berries; luscious hand cream).

✅  Delicious usually is limited to how something tastes, smells, or satisfies (delicious irony), and luscious more often describes texture, whether it’s food, fabric, or parts of the body (luscious silk; luscious hair).

⚠️  Luscious can have sexual connotations as well (luscious lips).

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depict is a synonym of sketch

verb [ dih-pikt ]

depict is another word for sketch

✅  Sketch refers to drawing only the outline or key features of something (They sketched a quick portrait).

✅  Depict refers to representing something in a lot of detail (He accurately depicted a snowy scene).

✅  Although either can mean to represent something in art or in words, depict usually suggests the written word (The book depicted the last years of the king’s reign), while sketch is used more broadly (He sketched out his plans over dinner).

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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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