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Friday, December 18, 2009

Words Like - A Simple, Visual Thesaurus

Words Like is handy little website for those times when you need a thesaurus. Words Like works in your choice of two ways. You can browse the word clouds or simply enter a word in the search box. Any word that you click on in either the word cloud or in the list generated by your search will lead you to at least one word with a similar meaning. Definitions are provided for every word on Words Like.

Applications for Education
Words Like could be useful for student writers that are in need of some new words to spice-up their writing.

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