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Saturday Mix – Same Same But Different, 9 September 2017

Welcome to the Saturday Mix, 9 September 2017!

This week we are diving into the depths of our thesaurus and exploring the world of synonyms.

Same Same But Different
Your ‘Same Same But Different’ task is to take the five challenge words and NOT use them in your writing. That’s right, you need to dig out your thesaurus and find a synonym for each word instead.

Your words are:

  1. produce
  2. puncture
  3. smile
  4. young
  5. difficult

Your writing form is either poetry or prose.

Synonym Searching
Synonyms are words that are similar, or have a related meaning, to another word. They can be lifesavers when you want to avoid repeating the same word or if your word might not be the most appropriate. You can search for synonyms online at: http://www.thesaurus.com/

You may be asking yourself, What are some examples of synonyms?
Luckily, the nice folks at YourDictionary have some for you…

Synonym Examples
Here is a list of adjectives and their synonyms that are commonly used to describe people…

Beautiful
: attractive, pretty, lovely, stunning
Fair
: just, objective, impartial, unbiased
Funny
: humorous, comical, hilarious, hysterical
Happy
: content, joyful, mirthful, upbeat
Hardworking
: diligent, determined, industrious, enterprising
Honest
: honorable, fair, sincere, trustworthy
Recalcitrant
: obstinate, stubborn
Turbulent
: disordered, violent
Old
: antiquated, ancient, obsolete, extinct, past, prehistoric, venerable, aged

Source: Your Dictionary

Good luck with your ‘Same Same But Different’ challenge. I can’t wait to see what you come up with! Don’t forget to tag ‘Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’, ‘Saturday Mix’, and hashtag #SSBD. It may also be helpful to highlight or list the synonyms you have used.

As always, make sure you link your fabulous creation to the helpful Mister Linky.

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21 comments on “Saturday Mix – Same Same But Different, 9 September 2017

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  4. weejars
    September 9, 2017

    Reblogged this on By Sarah and commented:

    My Saturday Mix Challenge for this week…

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  6. pensitivity101
    September 9, 2017

    Young love from me Sarah.

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    September 9, 2017

    Falling for autumn over this-a-way
    Hopeful Homestead

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  12. Night Unlatched
    September 10, 2017

    Oh this looks like a great prompt!

    • weejars
      September 10, 2017

      Thank you – I’ve only just taken on the hosting gig and am rotating through four different prompts over the month…

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  14. weejars
    September 10, 2017
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  16. scribblersdip
    September 12, 2017

    another fun one Sarah 🙂

    I love these exercises – they’re good ways to play the brain and remind of us of possibilities –

    here you are:

    https://strumpetsgarden.wordpress.com/2017/09/12/its-all-the-same/

    • weejars
      September 12, 2017

      Thanks Pat. Loved your response! Thanks for joining in 😊

      • scribblersdip
        September 12, 2017

        my pleasure and it’s good to stretch my brain!

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