5 Common Words and their Synonyms to Increase your Vocabulary



Synonyms, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary, are words that have the same meaning as another word in the same language. It’s almost or nearly the same, but not exactly; if there are any words that have the same meaning, there would be no need for those to exist.

Here are some words with their synonyms and their meanings. Having a wider vocabulary of synonyms allows you to express yourself more clearly.

• Talk – to say words in order to express your thoughts, feelings, opinions, etc., to someone

Declaim – to say (something) in usually a loud and formal way
Discourse – the use of words to exchange thoughts and ideas
Lecture – a talk or speech given to a group of people to teach them about a particular subject
Speak – to say words in order to express your thoughts, feelings, opinions, etc., to someone

• Happy – experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight 

Blissful – extremely or completely happy
Chuffed – very pleased
Delighted – full of great pleasure or satisfaction
Joyful – feeling, causing, or showing great happiness

• Angry – feeling or showing anger 

Apoplectic – very angry and excited
Ballistic – extremely and usually suddenly excited, upset, or angry
Enrage – to make (someone) very angry
Fume – a state of excited irritation or anger

• Beautiful – very pleasing to look at


Aesthetic – of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful
Comely – pleasurably conforming to notions of good appearance, suitability, or proportion
Fetching – attractive or pleasing
Gorgeous – splendidly or showily brilliant or magnificent

• Quiet – free from disturbing noise or uproar

Close up of woman shushing

Serene – clear and free of storms or unpleasant change
Tranquil – free from agitation of mind or spirit
Calm – a period or condition of freedom from storms, high winds, or rough activity of water
Still – devoid of or abstaining from motion

Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary


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