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Difference between Ebullient and Elated

  Ebullient and elated both suggest cheerfulness and high spirits.   Elated usually refers to happiness in response to some external incident or news. Ex – His supporters were elated when it was announced that he had...
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Difference between Reduce, Abate, Curtail and Diminish

  These words mean to make or to become smaller or less. Reduce is the most general among these words and is used in a variety of situations. It means to bring down to a...
Dismay vs Daunt

Difference between Daunt and Dismay

  Daunt means to frighten, dishearten or otherwise discourage someone to induce a loss of will for going on. Ex – No threat could daunt him in his quest for finding the truth behind the...
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Difference between synonyms of Different

  Difference between synonyms of Different different vs diverse vs divergent vs distinct vs dissimilar vs disparate   Different is opposite of alike and thus it applies to things that are not alike. It stresses on individuality. Ex - The...
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Words denoting deficiency or non-existence, absence, dearth, lack, scarcity and shortage.

  Dearth is closer in meaning to lack and scarcity. These words can mean total or partial insufficiency. Usually an adjective is used with them to express total deficiency. Ex - You display a complete lack of manners. Absence is...
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Difference between Complex, Complicated, Convoluted and Intricate

  These adjectives refer to something having interconnected parts which make the whole thing difficult to follow. Complex suggests a combination of many associated parts. Ex - They had made such a complex system that it was difficult to...
censure vs reprimand vs...

Censure vs Reprimand vs Reproach vs Admonish vs Reprove vs Rebuke

  Words of Criticism Censure and reprimand indicate formal criticism, usually public or official. Reprimand indicates direct confrontation. Ex - The policeman reprimanded the offender. Censure may be direct or indirect. Ex - The newspaper censured the politician. Reproach expresses disapproval that arises from one's...
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Changing Colors, Changeable, Erratic, Chameleonic, Capricious and Whimsical.

  Changeable and erratic are general terms and can apply to anything. Changeable describes the ability of a thing to change and is neutral in tone. Erratic is negative in tone and points to uneven or...

Tortuous vs Torturous

  Tortuous and torturous have entirely different meaning but still the words are often confused with each other. Here we discuss them in detail so that you don't make a mistake when you use them.  TORTUOUS TORTUROUS Meaning  full...
Elegy vs Eulogy

Elegy vs Eulogy

  Elegy and eulogy have entirely different meanings but still the words are often confused with each other. Here we discuss them in detail so that you don't make a mistake when you use them.   ELEGY EULOGY Meaning A...