Tangible (adj.): perceptible by touch.

Synonyms: solid, concrete

Example Sentence: At the NATO summit, NATO promised tangible support for the Ukraine crisis.


Commend (v.): to praise for being worthy of notice.

Synonyms: compliment, congradulate

Example Sentence: In the Dark Knight Trilogy, Batman was never commended for his heroic actions.


Lobbyist (n.): someone who is hired by a business or cause in order to convince legislators to support them.

Synonyms: activist

Example Sentence: The lobbyist tried to convince the legislators to support proposition 47.


Lunacy (n.): the state of being a lunatic; insanity

Synonyms: madness, insanity

Example Sentence: Many scientists thought that Darwin’s theory were pure lunacy.



Aver (v.): to state or assert to be true.

Synonyms: affirm, allege

Example Sentence: For a while, Ukraine lacked central leadership because multiple politicians averred that they had the power.

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