English Thesaurus
(adverb) 
Definition
skilfully
All the team members played well.
Synonyms
skilfully
,
expertly
,
adeptly
,
with skill
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professionally
, ,
properly
The children always behave properly when we have guests.
,
effectively
He has the will and ability to govern effectively.
,
efficiently
,
adequately
,
admirably
,
ably
,
conscientiously
,
proficiently
Opposites
,
incompetently
,
incorrectly
,
ineptly
,
sloppily
,
inexpertly
,
ham-fistedly
,
unskilfully
(adverb) 
Definition
satisfactorily or pleasingly
I thought the interview went very well.
Synonyms
satisfactorily
,
nicely
She has a private income, so they manage very nicely.
,
smoothly
,
successfully
The doctors have concluded preliminary tests successfully.
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capitally
,
pleasantly
, ,
famously (informal)
,
splendidly
,
agreeably
,
like nobody's business (informal)
,
in a satisfactory manner
Opposites
(adverb) 
Definition
thoroughly
Mix all the ingredients well.
Synonyms
thoroughly
a thoroughly researched and illuminating biography
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completely
Dozens of flats have been completely destroyed.
I have fallen completely in love with him.
,
fully
He had still not fully recovered.
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carefully
, ,
efficiently
,
rigorously
(adverb) 
Definition
intimately
How well do you know him?
Synonyms
intimately
You have to be willing to get to know your partner intimately.
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closely
, ,
deeply
Our conversation left me deeply depressed.
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Opposites
(adverb) 
Definition
thoroughly
This is obviously a man who's studied his subject well.
Synonyms
carefully
,
closely
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minutely
The metal is minutely examined to ensure there are no cracks.
, ,
comprehensively
,
accurately
The test can accurately predict what a bigger explosion would do.
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in detail
Examine the wording in detail before deciding on the final text.
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in depth
We will discuss these three areas in depth.
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extensively
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meticulously
,
painstakingly
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rigorously
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scrupulously
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assiduously
,
intensively
,
from top to bottom
,
methodically
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attentively
,
conscientiously
,
exhaustively
(adverb) 
Definition
favourably
He speaks very well of you.
Synonyms
favourably
She responded favourably to my suggestions.
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highly
one of the most highly regarded chefs in the French capital
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kindly
She kindly carried our picnic in her rucksack.
,
warmly
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enthusiastically
,
graciously
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approvingly
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admiringly
,
with admiration
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appreciatively
,
with praise
,
glowingly
,
with approbation
Opposites
unfavourably
,
coldly
,
unkindly
,
disapprovingly
,
unsympathetically
,
gracelessly
(adverb) 
Definition
by a considerable margin
Franklin did not turn up until well after midnight.
Synonyms
considerably
Their dinner parties had become considerably less formal.
, ,
very much
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significantly
The number supporting him had increased significantly.
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substantially
The price was substantially higher than had been expected.
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markedly
The quality of their relationship improved markedly.
(adverb) 
Definition
extremely
I am well aware of how much she has suffered.
Synonyms
fully
These debates are discussed fully later in the book.
, ,
greatly
People would benefit greatly from a pollution-free vehicle.
, ,
amply
This collection amply demonstrates the poet's genius.
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very much
, , ,
sufficiently
, ,
heartily
We're all heartily sick of all the aggravation.
,
abundantly
The pages are abundantly illustrated with colour photos.
(adverb) 
Definition
very likely
The perpetrator may well be someone who was close to the victim.
Synonyms
possibly
I couldn't possibly answer that.
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probably
They probably won't make this plan public until July.
, ,
reasonably
,
conceivably
,
justifiably
10 (adverb) 
Definition
suitably or fittingly
My parents always treated me well.
Synonyms
decently
,
right
If you're not treated right, let us know.
, ,
fittingly
, , , ,
properly
The debate needs to be conducted properly.
, ,
politely
, ,
generously
, ,
in all fairness
,
genially
,
civilly
,
hospitably
Opposites
unfairly
,
unjustly
,
unsuitably
11 (adverb) 
Definition
comfortably or prosperously
We manage to live very well on our combined salaries.
Synonyms
prosperously
,
comfortably
,
splendidly
,
in comfort
,
in (the lap of) luxury
,
flourishingly
,
without hardship
12 (adverb) 
Her friends all get on well together.
Synonyms
harmoniously
,
nicely
She's just written a book, nicely illustrated and not too technical.
,
pleasantly
, ,
politely
,
famously (informal)
,
amicably
,
amiably
,
agreeably
,
peaceably
,
genially
,
like a house on fire (informal)
(adjective) 
Definition
in good health
I hope you're well.
Synonyms
healthy
She had a normal pregnancy and delivered a healthy child.
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strong
It took me a long while to feel well and strong again.
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sound
His body was still sound.
,
fit
It will take a very fit person to beat me.
, ,
robust
His robust physique counts for much in the modern game.
,
hale (old-fashioned)
looking hale and hearty
,
hearty
She was still hearty and strong at 120 years and married a third husband at 92.
,
in good health
,
alive and kicking
,
fighting fit (informal)
,
in fine fettle
,
up to par
,
fit as a fiddle
I'm fit as a fiddle with energy to spare.
,
able-bodied
All able-bodied men between eighteen and forty had been drafted.
,
in good condition
Opposites
, , , , , , , , , ,
below par
, ,
under-the-weather
,
at death's door
,
green about the gills
,
crook (Australian, New Zealand, informal)
(adjective) 
Definition
satisfactory or acceptable
He was satisfied that all was well.
Synonyms
satisfactory
I never got a satisfactory answer.
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good
He is very good at his job.
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right
It's not right, leaving her like this.
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fine
It's fine to ask questions as we go along.
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happy
a happy coincidence
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fitting
The President's address was a fitting end to the campaign.
, , , , ,
proper
In those days it was not thought proper for a woman to be on the stage.
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thriving
He now owns a thriving antique business.
, , ,
fortunate
He has had a very fortunate life.
Opposites
(adjective) 
It would be well to check the facts before you speak out.
Synonyms
advisable
It is advisable to book your hotel in advance.
, ,
proper
Please ensure that the proper procedures are followed.
, ,
Opposites
,
unfitting
,

phrases

See as well
(noun) 
Definition
a hole or shaft bored into the earth to tap a supply of water, oil, or gas
the cost of drilling an oil well
Synonyms
hole
He took a shovel, dug a hole, and buried his possessions.
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bore
Water is pumped out to reduce pressure around the well bore.
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pit
He lost his footing and began to slide into the pit.
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shaft
old mine shafts
(noun) 
Definition
a hole or shaft bored into the earth to tap a supply of water, oil, or gas
I had to fetch water from the well.
Synonyms
waterhole
,
source
the source of the Tiber
,
spring
the hidden springs of consciousness
, ,
fountain
In the centre of the courtyard was a round fountain.
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fount
(noun) 
a man with a well of experience and insight
Synonyms
,
fund
He has an extraordinary fund of energy.
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mine
a mine of information
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treasury
These records are a treasury of information.
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reservoir
the body's short-term reservoir of energy
, ,
repository
He was the repository of all important information.
,
fount
,
(verb) 
Definition
to flow upwards or outwards
Blood welled from a gash in his thigh.
Synonyms
flow
A stream flowed down into the valley.
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trickle
A tear trickled down his cheek.
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seep
Radioactive water had seeped into underground reservoirs.
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run
cisterns to catch rainwater as it ran off the walls
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issue
A tinny voice issued from a speaker.
, ,
pour
Blood was pouring from his broken nose.
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jet
A cloud of white smoke jetted out from the trees.
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burst
Water burst through the dam and flooded their villages.
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stream
Tears streamed down their faces.
, ,
discharge
The resulting salty water will be discharged at sea.
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trickle
A tear trickled down his cheek.
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gush
Piping hot water gushed out of the tap.
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ooze
Blood was still oozing from the wound.
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seep
Radioactive water had seeped into underground reservoirs.
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exude
the fluid that exudes from the cane toad's back
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spurt
I saw flames spurt from the roof.
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spout
In a storm, water spouts out of the blowhole just like a whale.
(verb) 
He could feel the anger welling inside him.
Synonyms
rise
We need to increase our charges in order to meet rising costs.
,
increase
The population continues to increase.
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grow
An inoperable tumour was growing in his brain.
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mount
For several hours, tension mounted.
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surge
Surging imports will add to the demand for hard currency.
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swell
The human population swelled as migrants moved south.
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intensify
They are intensifying their efforts to secure the release of the hostages.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of able-bodied
Definition
strong and healthy
All able-bodied men between eighteen and forty had been drafted.
Synonyms
fit,
hale (old-fashioned),
right as rain (British, informal),
Herculean,
fighting fit,
fit as a fiddle
in the sense of abundantly
Definition
plentifully
The pages are abundantly illustrated with colour photos.
Synonyms
plentifully,
liberally,
lavishly,
extensively,
generously,
in abundance,
profusely,
copiously,
exuberantly,
in profusion,
in plentiful supply,
luxuriantly,
unstintingly,
bountifully,
bounteously,
plenteously,
in great or large numbers
in the sense of accurately
The test can accurately predict what a bigger explosion would do.
Synonyms
rightly,
closely,
carefully,
meticulously,
scrupulously,
truthfully,
authentically,
unerringly,
faultlessly,
veraciously

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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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