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witty is a synonym of funny

adjective [ wit-ee ]

witty is another word for funny

Funny describes someone who is good at making other people laugh, or tends to behave in a way that amuses other people (People liked him because he was funny).

Witty describes someone who has a lot of wit—they’re perceptive and clever, and use those skills to amuse people (She was a very witty writer).

Funny is more general: it can involve being witty, or it can involve making jokes, or doing amusing things (He was always making jokes that were funny but a bit silly).

Witty describes a specific way of being funny, where you use cleverness and insightfulness to express yourself (He had a witty and dry sense of humor).

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oscillate is a synonym of wobble

verb [ os-uh-leyt ]

oscillate is another word for wobble

Wobble means to move unsteadily, especially from side to side (We watched the kitten wobble across the floor).

Oscillate means to move from side to side, or to and fro (The pendulum oscillated back and forth).

✅ Both words can also be used metaphorically: wobble suggests being undecided or wavering in a decision (He wobbled over the decision), and oscillate suggests to go from one feeling to another and back (She oscillated between happiness and nervousness).

Wobble suggests an irregular kind of movement. Oscillate suggests a regular and predictable movement back and forth to the same spot.

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inspirational is a synonym of talented

adjective [ in-spuh-rey-shuh-nl ]

inspirational is another word for talented

Talented describes having a talent or special ability. It can also mean you’re particularly good at a variety of things (a talented artist; a talented student).

Inspirational describes someone or something that inspires, whether that’s through something done or through interactions with people (an inspirational leader).

Talented emphasizes your personal skills and traits. Someone who is talented might be inspirational to others, because their skill inspires others to improve.

✅ Whether or not someone is inspirational generally relies more on other people’s reactions. Sometimes, however, it can suggest that you have a talent for inspiring people with your attitude or the way you behave (She was inspirational to the children in her class).

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