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enrichissez votre expression écrite !

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Par quels mots peut-on remplacer ‘good’, ‘bad’, ‘interesting’, ‘important’ dans les sujets d’expression écrite?

Voici quelques synonymes que vous pouvez utiliser (attention, chaque mot a sa nuance, on ne les emploie pas dans les mêmes contextes):

GOOD: excellent, hard-working, thrilling, fine, positive, proper, appropriate, convenient, desirable, efficient, first-class, first-rate, fit, genuine, satisfactory, suitable, sound, workable, attractive.

BAD: unacceptable, unsuitable, undesirable, absurd, appalling, awkward, criminal, defective, evil, false, foolish, groundless, harmful, second-class, second-rate, unfortunate, serious, useless, hopeless, critical.

INTERESTING: captivating, curious, exciting, fascinating, provocative, stimulating, thought-provoking.

IMPORTANT: major, significant, decisive, consequential, crucial, essential, of substance, paramount, capital, impressive.

BIG: huge, tall, large, enormous, high, gigantic, great, immense, vast, sizeable.

NICE: friendly, lovely, beautiful, kind, attractive, charming, delightful, likeable, pleasant.

Find the French translation of these words on WordReference.

Find more synonyms on synonym.com.

248 (!!) Words to Use Instead of “Said” !!

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

I’m sure this will be the longest article of the blog !!

Learn new verbs to use instead of “say”, this will be a nice change for the person who will read your paper !

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  • withdrew
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