Updated: Feb 12
Welcome back! I decided to add another article type for more variety.
This will be a simple list of synonym words starting on A.
Also, I'll add some fun facts about words.
Fun fact No.1 - some of the least known English words:
futhorc - The Old English, runic alphabet
gossypol - a toxic pigment that inhibits sperm production
chersonese - a peninsula
duvetyn - a soft fabric made of wool, cotton, rayon, or silk
stibnite - a mineral; also the chief source of antimony
didapper - n., a type of small bird
witenagemot - n., an Anglo-Saxon political council
Did you recognize any? Here's more!
Fun fact No.2 - the longest English word:
190,000 Letters Long word is this: Methionylthreonylthreonylglutaminylalanylprolylthreonylphenylalanylthreonylglutaminylprolylleucylglutaminylserylvalylvalylvalylleucylglutamylglycylserylthreonylalanylthreonylphenylalanylglutamylalanylhistidylisoleucylserylglycylphenylalanylprolylvalylprolylglutamylvalylseryltryptophylphenylalanylarginylaspartylglycylglutaminylvalylisoleucylserylthreonylserylthreonylleucylpro... and here's the whole thing.
Most commonly used A words in English and their synonyms:
exciting, mind-blowing, flabbergasting
annoyance, vexation, exasperation, crossness, irritation, irritability, indignation, pique, displeasure, resentment, rage, fury, wrath, outrage, temper, irascibility, ill temper, dyspepsia, spleen, ill humor, tetchiness, testiness, waspishness, aggravation, ire, choler, bil
reply, response, rejoinder, return, reaction, acknowledgement, retort, riposte, retort, acknowledge
inquire (of), query, want to know, question, put a question to, interrogate, quiz, cross, question, cross-examine, catechize, grill, pump, give the third degree to, put, put forward, pose, raise, submit, propose, seek/get the answer to
very unpleasant, disgusting, nasty, terrible, dreadful, ghastly, horrid, horrible, vile, foul, abominable, appalling, atrocious, horrendous, hideous, offensive, objectionable, obnoxious,, frightful, loathsome, revolting, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, odious, sickening, nauseating, nauseous, gruesome, diabolical, yucky, sick-making, godawful, gross, from hell, icky, grotty, beastly, hellacious, lousy, noisome, disgustful, loathly, very bad, poor, hopeless, inadequate, inferior, unsatisfactory, substandard, laughable, lamentable, execrable, crummy, pathetic, rotten, useless, woeful, abysmal, dire, poxy, duff, chronic, rubbish, a load of pants, egregious, crap, shit, chickenshit
regarding, concerning, with reference to, referring to, with regard to, with respect to, respecting, relating to, touching on, dealing with, relevant to, with relevance to, connected, with, in connection with, on the subject of, in the matter of, apropos
off, from here, from there, aside, to one side, elsewhere, abroad, not at home, not here, gone, absent
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