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Cad vs Bounder vs Rotter

Cad, bounder, rotter mean one who shows himself to be no gentleman. Usually they are somewhat vague terms of contempt for bad behavior or manners.

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By vs Through vs With

By, through, with are comparable as prepositions followed by a word or phrase naming the agent, means, or instrument.

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Buy vs Purchase

Buy, purchase mean to acquire something for money or an equivalent.

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Buttress vs Pier vs Abutment

Buttress, pier, abutment are architectural terms for auxiliary structures designed to serve as a prop, shore, or support for a wall (as of a building).

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Busy vs Industrious vs Diligent vs Assiduous vs Sedulous

Busy, industrious, diligent, assiduous, sedulous mean actively engaged or occupied in work or in accomplishing a purpose or intention.

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Business vs Commerce vs Trade vs Industry vs Traffic

Business, commerce, trade, industry, traffic are comparable chiefly when they denote one of the forms or branches of human endeavor which have for their objective the supplying of commodities.

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Burn vs Scorch vs Char vs Sear vs Singe

Burn, scorch, char, sear, singe mean to injure by exposure to fire or intense heat.

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Burden vs Encumber vs Cumber vs Weigh vs Weight vs Load vs Lade vs Tax vs Charge vs Saddle

Burden, encumber, cumber, weigh, weight, load, lade, tax, charge, saddle are comparable when they mean to lay a heavy load upon or to lie like a heavy load upon a person or thing.

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Bundle vs Bunch vs Bale vs Parcel vs Pack vs Package vs Packet

Bundle, bunch, bale, parcel, pack, package, packet denote things done up for storage, sale, or carriage.

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Bump vs Clash vs Collide vs Conflict

Bump, clash, collide, conflict are comparable when they mean to come or cause to come into violent contact or close or direct opposition.