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synonym: Instant synonym answers via command line.

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synonym: instant synonym answers via command line. 🖖 Documentation Status Updates

synonym is nice because it allows you stay in the console. If you love editing articles, essays and blogs using a console-based text editor, and from time to time find yourself searching synonyms for verbs and adjectives, then it is for you.

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  • If the word was mispelled, synonym would give a guess.
  • Limiting to a specific property (n., v., adj., adv.) is possible.
  • synonym uses cache by default for faster access. Caching can be disabled by setting SYNONYM_DISABLE_CACHE environment variable. The cache is in ~/.cache/howdoi.
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  • Beautiful terminal colors thanks to crayons.
  • Inspired by howdoi


usage: synonym [-h] [-p property] [the word of interest]

positional arguments:
  The Word of Interest

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -p, --property        the property of interest, choose from [n, v, adj, adv]
  -c, --color           enable colorized output

  -C, --clear-cache     clear the cache
  -v, --version         display the current version of synonym


pip install synonym



This package was created with Cookiecutter and the audreyr/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.


0.1.0 (2017-06-22)

  • First release on PyPI.

0.1.1 (2017-06-24)

  • Second release on PyPI.

0.1.2 (2017-06-28)

  • Third release on PyPI.

0.1.3 (2017-06-29)

  • Fourth release on PyPI.

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